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Local Color in the Neighborhood

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Plinius on Saturday. 24 Replies

It's getting on toward peak color season here on the North Coast.  I'm lucky enough to have some truly beautiful examples of it literally right outside my door and a short walk around.  So I thought I'd break out the Olympus and record some…Continue

Tags: trees, local color, autumn, fall

Fall is already here--do you celebrate the holiday season?

Started by Deidre. Last reply by Nick Bottom on Thursday. 25 Replies

I took a brief hiatus from here, and decided to come back. I've missed you guys, and hope you are all doing well. Hard to believe that fall is around the cornerThere's not much of a fall where I live. Having said that, I love Halloween. I don't…Continue

I put my trust in my cancer fighting teams

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Joan Denoo Oct 6. 16 Replies

So, something made you ill,then God waited until many people petitioned him,then made you well again.Something makes people around the world illthen no amount of people petitioning Godmakes them well again.Cancer made me ill,I want no one to…Continue

blu (TheraminTrees)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Oct 3. 10 Replies

After what has seemed like a very long hiatus, TheraminTrees is BACK.  No great surprise, not only hasn't he lost a step, he may actually have gained a few!  That said, may I present:bluContinue

Tags: blu, YouTube, TheraminTrees

Don't leave your keys on your desk: company copies keys from photos for $6

Started by Grinning Cat. Last reply by Grinning Cat Sep 23. 8 Replies

"Keys Duplicated" will make a copy of your house key from smartphone photos, for anyone with a credit card.…Continue

Tags: stealth key copying, stealth key duplication, key copying, key copying from photos, stealth

Optical Illusions

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by sk8eycat Sep 22. 64 Replies

This one seems a bit creepy, like the middle one shouldn't be able to change rotation like that. from Cheezburger.comContinue

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Comment by sk8eycat on May 16, 2012 at 9:37am

I'm older than most of you-all iin here; I always wanted to live next door to Don Herbert ("Mr. Wizard").

Comment by booklover on May 16, 2012 at 8:28am

Me too Tony!  To quote Liz Lemon on 30 Rock "I want to go to there." lol :)

Comment by Tony Carroll on May 16, 2012 at 7:58am

Sunny day, sweeping the, clouds away

On my way to where the air is sweet

Can you tell me how to get

How to get to Sesame Street

Wouldn't that be a beautiful place to live, Melinda? I'd move in a heartbeat.

Comment by booklover on May 16, 2012 at 7:50am

I still sing the songs sometimes from Sesame Street, ha ha!  My daughter, now 20, really liked Sesame Street, and the ONLY bad thing about my son, almost 18, is that he DIDN'T LIKE SESAME STREET!  I don't know why!!!! lol :)

Comment by booklover on May 16, 2012 at 7:48am

Pepperidge Farm White Choc. w/Macadamia nut cookies are wonderful, so are the ones at Subway!

My Mom thinks Elmo usurped Grover on Sesame Street! LOL  She has several Grovers people have given her.  Grover is sweet and kind of clueless without being irritating! LOL

Comment by Paula T. on May 15, 2012 at 9:18pm
Animal drumming to Rush!?!?! My all-time favorite band?!?! Must.find.that.video!!

I grew up watching Sesame Street and had a ball watching it with my sons when they were young. So many of the same skits....it was a blast to share that with them :)
Comment by Tony Carroll on May 15, 2012 at 9:01pm

White chocolate chip with macadamia nuts! Wow! This only gets better! Hey sk8eyecat, Animal is my favorite. Go to youtube, search Animal drumming to Rush. I watch this at least once a week. Really brightens my day anytime I'm feeling a little low. Enjoy. 

Comment by sk8eycat on May 15, 2012 at 9:00pm

Heh!  I was NOT little when Sesame Street first aired.

Years ago I worked (temp job) for KCET's annual auction, back when PBS stations still had fund-raising auctions, we had an area where we put mdse. donations that were too crappy to sell on the air, we called it Oscar's Boutique.  People actually bought the stuff!

Comment by Steph S. on May 15, 2012 at 8:51pm
Yeah I'm a big Muppet fan! Even now! I watched the show when I was little. This is such a fun conversation we are having.
Cookies and Muppets And Sesame Street!
Comment by sk8eycat on May 15, 2012 at 8:48pm

Whoops!  Can't leave out this guy!

 

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