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Post  Marc Iverson on 1/18/2014, 6:34 pm

I had a kindle fire 7-inch tablet for a while and found that unless I wanted the text very small (and I do NOT wear glasses), web sites tended to sprawl off the right side of the tablet so I would sometimes need to scroll right in order to read something like, say, the line you're reading now.

This does not happen with my mother's Samsung 10-inch Galaxy 2 tablet. That's heavier but gives a much better reading experience for the web. For books, a 7-incher is easier and ideal because it's so much lighter and less cumbersome in the hands. For movies, both large and small tablets are just fine.

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Post  CapeCoddess on 1/18/2014, 6:44 pm

@Marc Iverson wrote:I had a kindle fire 7-inch tablet for a while ...

What happened to it?

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Post  Marc Iverson on 1/18/2014, 8:41 pm

I returned it. It was the old, first model Fire. Battery life wasn't too good, and it was hard to keep while feeling that the person who bought it for me had spent too much. So I got it charged back to her card and told her maybe we'd get another one some other time.

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Post  camprn on 1/19/2014, 7:03 am

I like my Nexus 7 a lot. It's incredibly useful but it certainly doesn't replace my laptop.

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Post  llama momma on 1/19/2014, 3:12 pm

I don't know if anyone else has expressed this But,  we are only one month into official winter and I am Sooooo done with it! Lol.
Can't do any gardening so earlier today put the gardening supplies, catalogs, notes, and  paraphernalia in order.  Then made a little list of things I need for the uupcoming season.  Sure miss being outside with nature. 
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Post  Marc Iverson on 1/19/2014, 5:39 pm

So go! I'm outside most every day. My mother walks her dogs for an hour in freezing weather, and she's 70 years old. One of my neighbors is 88 and he gets out there too!

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Post  CapeCoddess on 1/19/2014, 5:44 pm

I don't go outside below 42.   Mad 

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Post  llama momma on 1/19/2014, 5:50 pm

Well Mark I see you are 5 years younger than me and still a kid   Razz  
Just teasing, your advice is sound and maybe tomorrow I'll be more
 rock on ambitious!

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Post  CapeCoddess on 1/19/2014, 5:52 pm

@llama momma wrote:maybe tomorrow I'll be more
 rock on ambitious!
yeah...have fun with that, lm.
  

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Post  llama momma on 1/19/2014, 5:57 pm

Yeah I know I'll be just as lame as today  jocolor

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Post  Marc Iverson on 1/19/2014, 6:24 pm

It's actually beautiful once you get out there. The hard part is making up your mind to get out there! Once you're out and moving, it's not bad at all.

At least if you can keep your fingers warm. Icy fingers are what will send me back inside.

Fog has a tranquil beauty of its own, and some of our coldest days are brilliantly sunny and look just like any spring day. I take the dogs down to the park, throw them their toy, and they have a great time chasing after it and trying to wrestle it from each other. They go drink from the pond and wade in it when the sprinting and tug-of-war overheats them even in sub-freezing temperatures. I find a place at a park bench with my giant insulated coffee mug and read my kindle. Sometimes I can even get two or three paragraphs read before the dogs are back giving me the eyeball treatment so I'll get up and go throw their toy again. We all get some exercise and see some nature, breathe air fresher than what we have cooped up in the house with us, and wind up feeling livelier and in a better mood. I bundle myself up and stay out for about an hour at a time. It's the best part of the day. Sometimes I even kid myself I might have come back an ounce or two lighter.

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Post  camprn on 1/19/2014, 6:42 pm

@Marc Iverson wrote:It's actually beautiful once you get out there.  The hard part is making up your mind to get out there!  Once you're out and moving, it's not bad at all.  

This was my mantra when I had to go to hockey practice at 9 pm and I knew it would be warmer outside of the rink.  Shocked What a Face 

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Post  llama momma on 1/19/2014, 6:45 pm

Mark
I use to love the cold, found it invigorating until hand arthritis kicked in.  Cold severely aggravates pain to new tolerance levels I suppose but in doing so tests the fun of being outside too.  So I generally take the easy way out and try to avoid frigid temps anymore.  Oh well.

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Post  Marc Iverson on 1/19/2014, 8:00 pm

That's a shame if your health curtails it. My sympathies. I'm getting arthritis, just a bit, in a couple of knuckles too.

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Post  camprn on 1/25/2014, 6:48 am

A gathering.
http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/01/25/business/the-elders-of-organic-farming.html?from=science

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Post  sanderson on 2/1/2014, 1:38 pm

After replying to Dstack regarding the safety of eating papaya from the bleach damaged plant, I thought I would post my mantra:

Turn the sound on.

http://www.youtube.com/embed/HzSaoN2LdfU?fs=1

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Post  CapeCoddess on 2/1/2014, 2:29 pm

rofl  Classic!!!
it's going on my facebook now!

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Post  yolos on 2/1/2014, 2:55 pm

@sanderson wrote:After replying to Dstack regarding the safety of eating papaya from the bleach damaged plant, I thought I would post my mantra:

Turn the sound on.

http://www.youtube.com/embed/HzSaoN2LdfU?fs=1

ha ha  I can relate to that spoof..

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Post  boffer on 2/1/2014, 9:33 pm

Less than 24 hours till kickoff...:

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Post  Goosegirl on 2/3/2014, 8:00 am

@boffer wrote:
Less than 24 hours till kickoff...:

Hey Boffer - your Hawks did the job in style!

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Post  Nonna.PapaVino on 2/3/2014, 11:19 am

Re Super Bowl: Lucky second half turned out a bit boring, as my mom who's just recovering from a heart attack could watch it!  Great game for us Pacific Northwesterners, though.  Nonna

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Post  boffer on 2/3/2014, 12:33 pm

I'm still in shock!  It wasn't until the middle of the fourth quarter that I finally could believe  that we were going to win.  It was an exciting game for the PNW, but I bet it was a boring game for most of the country.

I thought the last commercial was the best: the Budweiser puppy who wanted to be pals with the Clydesdales.  I wonder why they didn't use their usual Dalmatian?

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Post  sanderson on 2/3/2014, 1:47 pm

Probably because they (Dalmatians) aren't the "In" dog.

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Post  sanderson on 2/3/2014, 1:47 pm

@sanderson wrote:Probably because they (Dalmatians) aren't the "In" dog.
Congrats on your team.

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Post  Triciasgarden on 2/4/2014, 3:14 pm

Sanderson, good video.  I can so relate!

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