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“guess who Lois?”

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Jul 17, 2013
 
Grace Nerissa wrote:
A few things,
The KINDLE most certainly has it's uses,
A relation, presently on dialysis says it's a GOD send,
As he must remain still for hours.
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About half hr ago,
I went into a store coming back from having ducked Ali the dog in the nearest river,
'Twas very hot and I mean VERY.
I was in a queue with everyone else, when suddenly everything
began circling round, my first instinct was to hold fast to
The rail and 'collect' myself..
I felt I was going to faint, there and then..
I pulled myself together lol..
Just wonder can real heat do that?
I intend taking it easy this aftnoon.. Relax a bit.
yes, real heat can do that ... take it easy Grace ....

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Jul 17, 2013
 
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<quoted text>Skippering is on hold now for about 5 weeks - until the treatment and the after-effects are passed. Finite time now - this has gone on since April, so on the home stretch now.

Notice all the ships in the link except one are US ones - I've competed twice in the European Tall Ships Race and know most of those from this side of the pond, but I'm not familiar with the ones you gave - thanks for that.

Interesting what you wrote about modern history. As you may know - I taught history in high school for 17 years before coming to my present life and it has changed a great deal. I specialised in the Nazis, Stalin and much of the twentieth century, including Vietnam and the Cuban Missile Crisis. When I was at school, they seemed to have the impression that all history ended with the death of Queen Victoria (1901) which I found very frustrating.
Sadly I can't locate the roster of ships that have come in in past years. I was surprised myself to see that the majority are US. I expected other countries to be represented.

I recall you were an HS history teacher. And I see that from a teacher's perspective you also has frustrations with the stagnant curriculum. What was the rationale for this, do you know?

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Jul 17, 2013
 
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<quoted text>Well crap, another 06'er! lol
You just messed my theory all up lol, you and Vee started on the same day.
they created the profiles back in the fall of 2006. I first posted in TOPIX in June, 2006 using none-registered names since that is all that was available. ABout 30 regulars posted in Offbeat at the time, of which maybe 10 still post here.
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Point proven I think.
you can if you try

remember tally told me that he is the one that gave all my rights

he did have the post removed in an hour but he still gave me all my rights

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Jul 18, 2013
 
Denny, Franko, PP, DW,
Thank you -

Yes, I suppose it pays to take care in this intense
heat, our little pale face people weren't built
for intense heat (:

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Jul 18, 2013
 
tony1003 wrote:
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Skippering is on hold now for about 5 weeks - until the treatment and the after-effects are passed. Finite time now - this has gone on since April, so on the home stretch now.
Notice all the ships in the link except one are US ones - I've competed twice in the European Tall Ships Race and know most of those from this side of the pond, but I'm not familiar with the ones you gave - thanks for that.
Interesting what you wrote about modern history. As you may know - I taught history in high school for 17 years before coming to my present life and it has changed a great deal. I specialised in the Nazis, Stalin and much of the twentieth century, including Vietnam and the Cuban Missile Crisis. When I was at school, they seemed to have the impression that all history ended with the death of Queen Victoria (1901) which I found very frustrating.
The Tall Ships were very well received when
they came to Dublin, everyone enjoyed the spectacle.

So good to see you around,Tony.

BTW,
There's an Irish TV series, called

LOVE/HATE.. which is particularly
good .. and has won many awards..

somewhat like The Sopranos, it
deals with the underworld criminal activity
over here, and is said to hold very true
to real life..
Watch out for it..

I know the BBC bought it.

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Jul 18, 2013
 
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Happeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee Wednesday, EL, Grace, Quinn, Tony, Tally, and Franko and newbie Ricky F!!! Pay day, had some running around to do. El, she will be back you cant keep a good woman, uh, GREAT woman down. She would never abandon her own thread. I bet she would even go down with a sinking ship if there was one.(especially if there were cats on board) EL, the picture has gone out to you. Gas has gone back UPPPPPPPPPP 20 cents a gallon.(Last night at work, everyone was being so negative on different subjects) and one of the managers said, "Can anyone say anything positive?" So I said, "I am positive I have a headache." Now everyone laughed. Are things getting worse? Absolutely. Are we going to just lay down by the side of the road and let troubles run us over? Absolutely NOT. People in New York are passing out due to the high temps.(Talk about a way to get some damn free oxygen from those cute EMT's!!!!)I wonder if Mayor Bloomberg is going to do his ranting and raving over the BIG GULP seven-eleven soda that people are drinking to try and stay hydrated.(I bought a little fan at Walmart for $1.50) Called.... O 2 COOL. Works fantastic. Until the batteries die. I carry it everywhere. At that price, stock up on 3 or 4, and dont forget to buy those cool down towels, which lowers body temp 20 degrees. All you do is wet it, and it stays cold for about 6 hours. Great for outdoor chores. I leave for work in one hour. Make it a great evening, too.
Yes, I agree Vee about the little
Hand held fans, I brought one to a friend
In hosp once, it helped.

Also interesting what you say about the..cool down towels..
what a GREAT idea, what is the brand name?
Haven't seen them around here, perhaps if I had a
Brand name it would narrow it down.

Thanks Vee -

Don't work TOO hard in the heat...

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<quoted text>you can if you try
remember tally told me that he is the one that gave all my rights
he did have the post removed in an hour but he still gave me all my rights
Do me a favour and don't post to me any further - I will not be replying.

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Jul 18, 2013
 
tallyho wrote:
got all passing grades ... should be at least 7 + years on this om
Tally I like your new avatar!

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Jul 18, 2013
 
RMQuinn37 wrote:
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Sadly I can't locate the roster of ships that have come in in past years. I was surprised myself to see that the majority are US. I expected other countries to be represented.
I recall you were an HS history teacher. And I see that from a teacher's perspective you also has frustrations with the stagnant curriculum. What was the rationale for this, do you know?
Not that surprising other countries aren't represented - crossing the pond would take about 5-6 weeks and that would be dead time for a vessel - unlikely to be able to fill paying berths for that. Then navigating up to the Great Lakes - round trip of both ways around another week. That takes out three months at prime earning time in summer.

No, you miss my point on the history. When I was at school as a pupil it was somewhat stagnant. Now it is very much up-to-date - certainly in the UK, there is much taught about the twentieth century, particularly the totalitarian regimes.

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Jul 18, 2013
 
Grace Nerissa wrote:
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The Tall Ships were very well received when
they came to Dublin, everyone enjoyed the spectacle.
So good to see you around,Tony.
BTW,
There's an Irish TV series, called
LOVE/HATE.. which is particularly
good .. and has won many awards..
somewhat like The Sopranos, it
deals with the underworld criminal activity
over here, and is said to hold very true
to real life..
Watch out for it..
I know the BBC bought it.
There was a very good detective drama called Jack Taylor, set in Galway. Channel 4 bought it, it was made by a German company. Brought back memories as his local was one of the pubs I drank the black stuff in when I was over.

Btw, loved Kilmainham Gaol when I visited Dublin - absolutely superb. However, the Liffey, about which I had such romantic notions, could certainly do with a clean!

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Skippering is on hold now for about 5 weeks - until the treatment and the after-effects are passed. Finite time now - this has gone on since April, so on the home stretch now.
Notice all the ships in the link except one are US ones - I've competed twice in the European Tall Ships Race and know most of those from this side of the pond, but I'm not familiar with the ones you gave - thanks for that.
Interesting what you wrote about modern history. As you may know - I taught history in high school for 17 years before coming to my present life and it has changed a great deal. I specialised in the Nazis, Stalin and much of the twentieth century, including Vietnam and the Cuban Missile Crisis. When I was at school, they seemed to have the impression that all history ended with the death of Queen Victoria (1901) which I found very frustrating.
It takes time for history to bubble down. We are just finding things out about the missle crisis we didn't know. Cuba had working missiles during the crisis that were under the command of a soviets. The Russians were afraid the guy would fire them

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Grace Nerissa wrote:
Denny, Franko, PP, DW,
Thank you -
Yes, I suppose it pays to take care in this intense
heat, our little pale face people weren't built
for intense heat (:
Good morning Grace. It gets very hot in Texas but then every place has air conditioning :)

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Jul 18, 2013
 
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Not that surprising other countries aren't represented - crossing the pond would take about 5-6 weeks and that would be dead time for a vessel - unlikely to be able to fill paying berths for that. Then navigating up to the Great Lakes - round trip of both ways around another week. That takes out three months at prime earning time in summer.
No, you miss my point on the history. When I was at school as a pupil it was somewhat stagnant. Now it is very much up-to-date - certainly in the UK, there is much taught about the twentieth century, particularly the totalitarian regimes.
Sterling Hayden had his master license at 22. A very interesting man and a war hero
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Do me a favour and don't post to me any further - I will not be replying.
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and why, are you that weak?

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Jul 18, 2013
 
Home Chill Towels

https://www.chilltowels.com/

Chill Towels provide instant cooling, without refrigeration, right out of the package !... Chill Towels readily drop to 20&#730;- 30&#730;F below your normal body temperature ...
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Home Chill Towels
https://www.chilltowels.com/
Chill Towels provide instant cooling, without refrigeration, right out of the package !... Chill Towels readily drop to 20&#730;- 30&#730;F below your normal body temperature ...
thats just stupid

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Vee wrote:
Home Chill Towels
https://www.chilltowels.com/
Chill Towels provide instant cooling, without refrigeration, right out of the package !... Chill Towels readily drop to 20&#730;- 30&#730;F below your normal body temperature ...
Nice cold towels would be good in the desert but I still prefer these!
https://www.google.com/search...
When the kids come in from the pool, they hang their towels on this and WALLA, they're dry without using the dryer!
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tony1003 wrote:
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Skippering is on hold now for about 5 weeks - until the treatment and the after-effects are passed. Finite time now - this has gone on since April, so on the home stretch now.
Notice all the ships in the link except one are US ones - I've competed twice in the European Tall Ships Race and know most of those from this side of the pond, but I'm not familiar with the ones you gave - thanks for that.
Interesting what you wrote about modern history. As you may know - I taught history in high school for 17 years before coming to my present life and it has changed a great deal. I specialised in the Nazis, Stalin and much of the twentieth century, including Vietnam and the Cuban Missile Crisis. When I was at school, they seemed to have the impression that all history ended with the death of Queen Victoria (1901) which I found very frustrating.
lol,That's ironic as I agree with the 1901 statement,lol,just I paint war game figures and war game but only pre Victorian,lol....mind you I do fancy a panzer regiment a couple of Tigers,Panthers,may be a token T-34 to blow the crap out off..lol
Hope your feeling a lot better and on the mend mate......Actually thinking of you I fancy getting a British fleet now,Nelson of cause may be Coltrane I think his name was...Skytrex do a line in miniature scale..

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