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Old 05-09-2010, 09:09 PM   #21
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Handy for getting things down from high places. Know a lot of simple things that make maintaining the larger expenditures in life - houses & cars - fairly inexpensive. Pretty fair at hearing what people are saying and giving them enough room to say it. Economical in expending energy - but efficient and effective. Don't add to stress levels, tend to keep things low key.
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Old 05-09-2010, 11:28 PM   #22
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Also, fitting maximum number of odd shaped items into a cargo area.

And sewing anything from slipcovers to handbags to lingerie.
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Math - - got straight A's all the way through, and the highest grade in a class of 300 in advanced calculus plus I loved diff eq, linear algebra, etc.

Programming - - I'm better at programming than math. Actually, figuring out the algorithm is the part I am best at. Whether it's true or not, I think I can program anything (how's that for confidence? ). The language doesn't matter.

Taking standardized tests - - 'nuff said. Whether these tests are inherently fair or not, or whether they measure anything but test-taking skill I really can't say, but I am apparently good at taking them for what that's worth (very little, once one is done with school).

Being happy when left alone - - happiness is a default condition for me.

And then there is my outstanding napping ability, that I mentioned in a previous post. My best skill is simply goofing off. I'm great at that.
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I like to take a morning walk, work in the garden, and then go make art. But, I am the quintessential napper.
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I like to take a morning walk, work in the garden, and then go make art. But, I am the quintessential napper.
Antmary, that is stunning! Please tell us more about your artwork.
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I aspire to that but will never paint as well as you do; thanks for sharing it.
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WSR, KSR, Cuppa Joe,
Gee, I didn't expect any response!
Thank you for your kind and supportive words.
I've painted all my life. I am OK in math, but one of my favorite things to do is to daydream, preferably in nature. That's where inspiration comes from, at least for me.
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What a beautiful painting, Antmary! I just came back from lunch and what a nice surprise. You are a very, very good painter.
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