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Old 05-10-2010, 04:36 PM   #41
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I think I will be good at napping - about 10 weeks to ER so haven't had time to test the theory
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Old 05-10-2010, 06:28 PM   #42
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...and bacon.
Sorry darlin'...no bacon as DH wanted breasts....

But here are some pics....
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Sorry darlin'...no bacon as DH wanted breasts....

But here are some pics....
Yummm...

What time is the next feeding?
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Old 05-10-2010, 08:19 PM   #45
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I'm really good at eating homemade biscuits and gravy.


PS. do I get a dryer sheet for this?
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Don't you just love those old cast iron frying pans! I'll be right over!
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1) I am really, really good at "intense single tasking". In fact, whenever I concentrate at my computer screen, my scratchpad, or my electronic workbench, people who walk into the room and speak up behind me never fail to startle me.

2) Nother thing I recently discover I am good at is that I give people ideas to start new threads.
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I'm really good at eating homemade biscuits and gravy.


PS. do I get a dryer sheet for this?
I do admire a man that knows what he is good at.....

Yeah...you'll need a dryer sheet or at least a napkin to dab your mouth.

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Don't you just love those old cast iron frying pans! I'll be right over!
I really do. I have two (one of which is in that pic) that used to belong to my great grandmother and I wouldn't take a farm in Georgia for them.

You are welcome to come over, but wait until tomorrow. Cooking and eating that food made me sleepy.
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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.
btw, I love your painting...you have a gentle, rhythmic touch.

That is something (well, one of the many things) I've never mastered.
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Sorry darlin'...no bacon as DH wanted breasts....

But here are some pics....
For some reason, all of a sudden I'm starving....
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I'm good at fixing stuff, but I'm equally adept at breaking things so that sorta evens out. Maybe that's how I got good at fixing things?

I can balance a checkbook, an ability that eludes many and accounts (pun intended) for many of the world's woes.

Others have said I could make a good living painting houses in part because I spend more time on surface preparation than the actual painting. But just because I'm good at it doesn't mean I like it.

Photography, when I take the time to think through the shot.
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bbbamI...do you make egg gravy? That's yummy, especially when made in bacon grease and ladled over home made biscuits. I haven't had that in ages.
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I've lost track of what I'm good at.........of course, DW always keeps track of what I'm not good at...........
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bbbamI...do you make egg gravy? That's yummy, especially when made in bacon grease and ladled over home made biscuits. I haven't had that in ages.
Oh egg gravy...you know I haven't made that in 'blows and stretches'.... I'm gonna have to make it again. Then eat sticks and weeds the rest of the week....
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I'm really good at researching things to the nth degree.

I'm a pretty good cook - especially thai food.

I'm a really good listener.

I'm a decent dancer.
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We sound an awful lot alike, except I don't know how to code software. Also, I figured out how to hook up the hole in the back of the dryer to the thingy in the wall when my husband couldn't, so that makes me good at plumbing

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We sound an awful lot alike, except I don't know how to code software. Also, I figured out how to hook up the hole in the back of the dryer to the thingy in the wall when my husband couldn't, so that makes me good at plumbing

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Well, technically, it's part of the HVAC system, not the plumbing. But glad you figured it out...
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This thread has been fun to read!

My really can-do list:

Sudoku
Making little kids laugh
Organizing
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Remembering what I read (this skill doesn't extend to numbers, unfortunately)Hiking (my grown children refuse to go with me anymore because I show no mercy on the trail)
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