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I've heard of a lot of interesting objects being "dropped" on New Year's

 

  Don't know how long they have had this ... but, Tucson drops a taco.

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19 minutes ago, grasshopper said:

I've heard of a lot of interesting objects being "dropped" on New Year's

 

  Don't know how long they have had this ... but, Tucson drops a taco.

Steve is on his way.

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forgot about his affinity for them...  if he knew, they might have to find something else... a bowl of guacamole or something

 

Not much goin' on in the kitchen...made a batch of RSO today. Friend's wife is finished with radiation and started chemo yesterday. We're going after her cancer multi-pronged. Modern medicine, folk remedies, faith healing and whatever else that might work. Her hair is coming back already... white.

 

Friday, I have to take my wife to the ophthalmologist.  She has cataracts and the her sight is noticeably deteriorating. Getting to the point that they need to be dealt with. She has AMD, too. We can't do much about that. She takes some supplements that are supposed to slow its onset.

She stares at a computer more than I think good [for her eyes].

 

got our bottle of fizzy cider... told ya, I'm a real party animal. Any loud music in this household will be from the doghouse. Boy is working late. No idea what activities the ranch has planned for the guests. If it work like when I worked service sector, you off/home in time to see everyone deep into party and midnight is rolling up quick. Bar will have a party. This is the one night they stay open "late". Regular hours, it closes at 10PM. "Wild" west? Not really. Most of the residents are around my age. Party like a grandpa!!!!

 

Dumb Q

do they make upgrade sound cards for laptops? I have a sick feeling the one on this 'puter is dying slowly. Get an intermittent white noise/distortion.

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Survivors ... there is a pot/urn of fresh coffee.

  I got up about 10 till... Went back to bed around 1... up at 4AM

 

Wife observed NewYear'sEve by cleaning the house. Don't know where she got the idea that was a fun way to bring in the year .... we're party animals

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1 hour ago, grasshopper said:

Wife observed NewYear'sEve by cleaning the house. Don't know where she got the idea that was a fun way to bring in the year .... we're party animals

surprised the cops didn't show up.....

 

We were not that crazy....... The Boss and I chillin' on the couch..... I didn't even realize it was New Year till she woke up gave me a kiss and said "happy new year". She got up and said"good night I'm going to bed" 

We're gonna roll into the shop for couple hours.. Just gotta clean up a bit and get ready for tomorrow.

Later all......Happy New Years Day....

 

MKP

 

 

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17 minutes ago, MORE KLIPSCH PLEASE said:

surprised the cops didn't show up.....

 

We were not that crazy....... The Boss and I chillin' on the couch..... I didn't even realize it was New Year till she woke up gave me a kiss and said "happy new year". She got up and said"good night I'm going to bed" 

We're gonna roll into the shop for couple hours.. Just gotta clean up a bit and get ready for tomorrow.

Later all......Happy New Years Day....

 

MKP

 

 

Happy New Year Mark. Hope you plan to stick around!

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Had the whole fam damnily over last night.  It was awesome.   Fire pit was going in the back yard.  396's were spewing music out of the garage.  Lots of exotic beers and a little bourbon flowing.  At 11 or so we set off some fireworks.  On the flip side we all have to go back to work tomorrow.  On to 2020.

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Sounds like more fun than I had ... even with y'all needing to work today.

 

Boy did alright for being at work.

  Got prime rib dinner. Fireworks. A band,  and beers starting at 6PM.

 came home with a buzz and a girl.  Oh... he did get back from work at 10PM. Stopped at the bar and rolled in here at a little after midnight. He needed to be back at work at 8.

 

 

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Collards and black eyed peas........sour kraut and pork.......both sides of the Mason/Dixon line covered ......Elijah Craig Small Batch X2........Rose Bowl.......early to bed.......finish Jack Reacher novel.  Happy New Year..........

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Menudo is traditional fare here.

I'm OK with it ... as long as it's prepared properly. Otherwise, it tastes like what it is.

 

 Chuck, you will appreciate this. Recalling your wrestling match with the tone arm..

 

 I exercised my mechanical prowess on a lockset.  It was sticking and had a wallowed screw hole in the door. Replacing that loose screw was what kicked this off. It would back out and stop the door from latching. OK... Replace the screw and things stop operating ... binding. Whip out the can of Tri-Flow [WD40 w/teflon], spray the striker. Helps that, but the knob is binding. Go to loosen the handle and it has one phillips and one straight screw holding it in      ....... this was a sign I ignored and should have stopped right there....

 

but I didn't and took the screws out. Pulled it apart. A short screw and a shorter screw. Lubed it. Operating nice and smooth. Do ya think I could get the second screw to line up? Bet it took me a half hour to get the blasted thing back on the door. It does work nice now. So, it wasn't totally wasted effort. I run into a lot of that type of thing here. Everything was cobbed together from the git. Reclaimed materials. The backside of the house is clad in aluminum lithography plates.  The redwood is from an old railroad station. The windows came from that, too. The glass has wrinkles/waves

  This English/English spellcheck doesn't like the American spelling of aluminium.

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Interesting hacienda you've got there except for those half-pound spiders.

I'd have a sawed-off ready for them if I couldn't move!

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I understand grasshopper.  My father wasn't very handy and he passed that gene on to me.  I was forced to learn a little while renovating a 1894 Queen Anne in our historic district but it was learn as you go.  Spent 10 years working on that monster part time and week ends.  It was a thing of beauty though with 12' ceilings, 9 fire places and all natural wood work.  I stole it in 1975 before the crowds returned to the down town area.

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Happy new year all! Time for more Coffee and less Cocktails, same amount of Cables.

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Who am I kidding, no will power.

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On 12/31/2019 at 7:02 PM, grasshopper said:

I've heard of a lot of interesting objects being "dropped" on New Year's

 

I used to drop acid, but that was half a century ago... I think... maybe it wasn't... no, it really was...

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Just now, Marvel said:

 

I used to drop acid, but that was half a century ago... I think... maybe it wasn't... no, it really was...

 

There was a report on 60 minutes just a couple weeks ago where in the USA doctors are using a one time treatment of LSD in a highly controlled environment to help people stop cigarette smoking. And some people with terminal illnesses, helps with their overall mental health.

One good trip and they quit smoking. 

 

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20 minutes ago, polizzio said:

One good trip and they quit smoking. 

Just one?  I'd be a repeat offender!  The highly controlled environment would suck though!  Need some of that 60's San Fran "reggae" cranked in just for giggles n Schiits!   Now I'm having thoughts of Grace and Janis once again.  Stevie never really did much for me.  hahahaha  Yea, time to power up and crank 'em.  Ya just solved my problem on what to play!  This place is evil  :)

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51 minutes ago, polizzio said:

 

There was a report on 60 minutes just a couple weeks ago where in the USA doctors are using a one time treatment of LSD in a highly controlled environment to help people stop cigarette smoking. And some people with terminal illnesses, helps with their overall mental health.

One good trip and they quit smoking. 

 

 

On 12/14/2019 at 10:04 PM, dirtmudd said:
"Magic mushrooms" contain the hallucinogenic compound psilocybin.
 
"Magic mushrooms" contain the hallucinogenic compound psilocybin.

(CNN)"Magic mushrooms" may have moved one step closer to becoming a treatment for depression.

The active ingredient in psychedelic mushrooms is called psilocybin -- and a new British study suggests it could safely be used to treat depression when other drugs have failed, offering hope to millions of patients worldwide.
The study, conducted by King's College London and mental healthcare company Compass Pathways, administered psilocybin to 89 healthy adult volunteers.
The study compared the effects of 10mg and 25mg doses of psilocybin, and a placebo.
 
 
There were "no serious adverse events" and "no negative effects" on cognitive and emotional function among the volunteers that took psilocybin, according to a Compass Pathways press release. Instead, the volunteers experienced "changes in sensory perception and positive mood alteration" -- typical effects of psychedelic drugs.
"The results of the study are clinically reassuring and support further development of psilocybin as a treatment for patients with mental health problems that haven't improved with conventional therapy, such as treatment resistant depression," said James Rucker, one of the lead researchers from King's College London, in the press release.
This is just the first of two phases in their testing -- the second phase trial will involve over 200 patients with depression across Europe and North America

 

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1 hour ago, Dave1290 said:

Just one?  I'd be a repeat offender!  The highly controlled environment would suck though!  Need some of that 60's San Fran "reggae" cranked in just for giggles n Schiits!   Now I'm having thoughts of Grace and Janis once again.  Stevie never really did much for me.  hahahaha  Yea, time to power up and crank 'em.  Ya just solved my problem on what to play!  This place is evil  :)

 

Man, let me tell ya. Back when I was about 16 or 17, me and a local padna used to ride his ole dirtbike on the lake levee to Jefferson Downs, a horse racetrack and pastures in Kenner, LA. We'd go pick psylicide mushrooms (purple ring on the stem) out of the cowpies bright and early, especially on foggy mornings. Come home and wash em and either make this terrible tasting "tea" extract from em, or slice em up and eat em on a hamburger. You talk about trip! Best free high I ever experienced. But it made me really nauseous most of the time, def didn't want to eat while tripping. We once made up a gallon of "tea" and took it to an all day concert @ Tad Gormery stadium in New Orleans. (A GF turned me on to mushrooms first time.)

 

We got chased out of the pasture once by a guy toting a shotgun. Never discharged it but def put the fear in ya!

Good thing I finally grew up, graduated high school and got serious about life. Never touched a shroom again after probably 18 or 19.

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16 minutes ago, polizzio said:

make this terrible tasting "tea" extract from em

You're supposed to mix the tea with kool aid.

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