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sKePTiKal

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Re: Things I like
« Reply #315 on: January 24, 2012, 06:48:36 AM »
Tumeric is also an alternative med recommendation for eczema & psoriasis... in one theory of what causes these. I'm thinking curry now...
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« Reply #316 on: February 04, 2012, 02:40:56 PM »
I like reading about women's history. I like to put my little life into a bigger context.

I like thinking about the greater social voicelessness versus personal voicelessness.

Women were quite voiceless for a long long time (hundreds? yrs.). Women were not supposed to discuss any part of a sermon in church with others they were supposed to go home and ask their husbands if they had any questions (think this was puritans). It was against the law for them to speak in church. It was legal for husbands to beat their wifes, the right for a husband to beat his wife was protected by law. I saw an old ink cartoon from this past era (around 1630) of husbands beating their wives--they turned wife-beating into a joke.

When I was younger I didn't quite "get it" why women change their last names over to the man's last name. It's because a wife was a type of servant/slave and the husband owned her. Women had to have their husbands permission to leave the house.

Husbands could unceremoniously hand a wife a slip of paper and they were divorced. A woman could rarely initiate a divorce herself.
Husbands could legally "cheat" on their wives. For the wives there were laws against her cheating on her husband.
Women were not supposed to write poetry or publish books.
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Re: Things I like
« Reply #317 on: February 05, 2012, 04:18:10 PM »
Also known as 'the good old days'. :)

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« Reply #318 on: February 05, 2012, 04:35:09 PM »
This is so pleasant to read. Reminds me of the good things in life.

I came across a bit of news about a mystery artist in Edinburgh, Scotland  who was leaving beautiful little sculptures about the town. They were mostly placed in libraries and museums. They are exquisite and made from minutely cut up pieces of books. They are usually tableaus of famous scenes like from Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde.

If you look up mystery artist Edinburgh you will find them. Every once in a while one would appear and everyone would get very excited. Eventually, there were ten.  The artist really is a mystery. Yet they are so wonderful. There are little messages on them too.

I really love that.

Garbanzo

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Re: Things I like
« Reply #319 on: February 05, 2012, 04:46:08 PM »
I like those book sculptures too! Delicate work.

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« Reply #320 on: February 07, 2012, 08:10:55 PM »
A toasted pumpernickel bread sandwich, made with thick cut apple smoked bacon,  thin sliced deli turkey, lettuce and apple butter, accompanied by a side salad with champagne vinaigrette.

Or.....

Any sandwich with Duke's mayo, some sour cream and avocado.....

same salad is icing on that sandwich cake.

Love chicken salad sandwich with fresh oatmeal bread, esp if grapes, pecans and the duke mayo/sour cream combo make the party; ()

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Re: Things I like
« Reply #321 on: February 07, 2012, 09:01:53 PM »
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A toasted pumpernickel bread sandwich.....

Does anyone know the roots of the word pumpernickel?

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« Reply #322 on: February 07, 2012, 11:21:57 PM »
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A toasted pumpernickel bread sandwich.....

Does anyone know the roots of the word pumpernickel?

mud

::resisting urge to immediately google pumpernickel::
Is that a trick question, Mud?

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« Reply #323 on: February 08, 2012, 07:47:01 AM »
Ah yes, Mud.

The sweet smell of.......











devil gas? 
Eeeek; )

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« Reply #324 on: February 09, 2012, 02:57:38 PM »
Or Goblin+breaking wind.  :lol:
Who ever said German's don't have a sense of humor? (Besides every country within a few weeks march I mean.)

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Re: Things I like
« Reply #325 on: February 09, 2012, 03:00:51 PM »
Yes German is really different.  I saw in a brochure that Whale Watching is called Val Fartin. I thought that was so funny that I laughed my head off.

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« Reply #326 on: February 10, 2012, 06:46:46 PM »
OK.

I made "the sandwich" with untoasted Jewish Ryed, turkey, avocado, mayo, thick sliced apple smoked bacon, lettuce and a little apricot jam on the side of bread with lettuce.

Along with the salad it was outstanding.

No pumpernickel at all; )

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Re: Things I like
« Reply #327 on: February 16, 2012, 01:03:07 AM »
Righteous indignation

I like this term, humoursly and also seriously.

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Re: Things I like
« Reply #328 on: February 21, 2012, 02:05:23 PM »
Seeing the tips of all the bulbs I planted in the fall!

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« Reply #329 on: February 24, 2012, 12:07:47 AM »
Hearing my daughter come crashing into my home office while I am working - telling me she has attained her dream of being included in the vocal ensamble in her school (the elight, elight of singers in the chorus).

She has been working so very hard for this -- for months.

SHE GOT IT!!!!!!

I am so happy for her  :D :D :D.

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