What I did today -instead- of Rocketry.

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hobie1dog

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Back pain kept me in bed all day long

Cape Byron

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Back pain kept me in bed all day long
Well that's just crap. Chronic pain is the worst dog, even worse than the black dog of depression. Trust me, I've been companions to both of them. Fingers crossed for you.

hobie1dog

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Well that's just crap. Chronic pain is the worst dog, even worse than the black dog of depression. Trust me, I've been companions to both of them. Fingers crossed for you.
They put a patch on my back to wear for the next 7 days, which is some kind of narcotic. It's not working. I've always been resistant to pharms, just the way my body is.

My son is coming over today for lunch as it's his birthday, 41 years old, wow how time flies.

prfesser

Took youngest cat (Dale, 1 yr old) to the vet yesterday. He's coughing hard, not eating solids even canned solids, dehydrating. Got an antibiotic; he's slightly better today but he's going in again anyway, probably needs IV hydration and/or steroids.

dr wogz

Fly caster

(By healthy, I mean piled high!)

A friend converted me to makin' bacon in the oven: 425° for 12 minutes. lay out flat on a cookie sheet lined with tin foil. crisp , even, flat bacon!

kuririn

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A friend converted me to makin' bacon in the oven
I could make a remark here, but I will refrain.

jqavins

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A friend converted me to makin' bacon in the oven: 425° for 12 minutes. lay out flat on a cookie sheet lined with tin foil. crisp , even, flat bacon!
For an experiment, try it on a cooling rack in the cookie sheet, with some water below. The rack lets both sides be exposed to air and the water keeps the dripings from smoking.

No guantees, but works for a duck.

jd2cylman

Still not Carl... ;-)
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For an experiment, try it on a cooling rack in the cookie sheet, with some water below. The rack lets both sides be exposed to air and the water keeps the dripings from smoking.

No guantees, but works for a duck.
I’ve found that on the rack, it doesn’t get as crispy. Fine for me, as I like my bacon squiggly... the GF, not so much. So, some goes on the rack and some on the side.

Cl(VII)

Chris Bender, Lab Rat
Last one of these for awhile as the next milestone will take some real training.

Totally having tacos and beer for dinner.

bobbyg23

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Finished up the tile in my kitchen.

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Cl(VII)

Chris Bender, Lab Rat
Finished up the tile in my kitchen.
Looks good, works well with the paint and counter too. Well done.

Cl(VII)

Chris Bender, Lab Rat
4 tacos and 4 beers?
2 tacos, 2 beers and 2 of my wife’s monstrous homemade blueberry muffins. She even made them with extra blueberries for me (that is why they are a little flat). We call them “5 mile muffins” because they probably have 5 miles of running worth of calories in each...worth it.

hobie1dog

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wow those are some big a muffins

jqavins

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When taken along as car snacks for a very long trip, they're all eaten up in the first five miles.

hobie1dog

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played 6 Lp's, some I had never played, some I hadn't heard in 50 years, great fun.

Bowman

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Squared-up a few pieces of Black Walnut using a #8 jointer plane and #5-1/2 Bailey jack plane to be used in a future project.
It is amazing how good a workout that is when you haven't done it is a while.

The wood really needed help because I originally rough-cut it from three 8' sections of trunk using an 18" chainsaw about 25 years ago.
The tree had been bulldozed into a ravine by a contractor who couldn't care less about the quality wood he was prepared to let rot away. Fortunately the land owner was receptive to my offer to haul it away.

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bobbyg23

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Installed new outlets in the kitchen to match the tile i put up.

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OverTheTop

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There's a fair bit of bench space in that kitchen for building rockets . Nice.

bobbyg23

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Nice! A true backsplash that you can count on.
Definitely. It is installed correctly and will last a long time.

bobbyg23

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There's a fair bit of bench space in that kitchen for building rockets . Nice.
Nope, I get my little corner in the basement.

jqavins

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(Moving quotes over from What did you do rocket wise today?)

9°F this morning.
Started out at 14 degrees so chilly morning.
I'll say. When I read it that I thought you must ne in metricland where 14 is chilly. Isn't 14 called "cold" in Indiana.
That's -14...
I know it's not all about latitude, but I live north of anywhere in Indiana, and I say 14 is beyond chilly and into cold. -14 is Damn cold.

Wayco

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Damn is not a strong enough expletive to describe that kind of cold. From down here in sunny AZ, anything that freezes water could use damn.

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9°F this morning.

I know it's not all about latitude, but I live north of anywhere in Indiana, and I say 14 is beyond chilly and into cold. -14 is Damn cold.
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I'm in central Indiana. I'll walk the 50 feet from my door to the mailbox and back in 32 degree weather in tshirt and shorts. At 14 degrees, it'll be jeans and a hoodie. At -14, I'll swap the hoodie for a jacket. At -40 I'll put on a hat and gloves. About a month ago I went camping and it got down to 23 overnight. Getting up to go pee was an adventure but the trip was fun.

We get -40 a few times a year. Its not exactly fun. 14 is chilly and you don't want to get wet when it's that cold but it's not like the air hurts your face.

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mbeels

Yes balsa
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Turned my old lathe into a disc sander:

hobie1dog

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Watched this video a dozen times this morning