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Old 08-01-2012, 08:51 AM   #10801
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Yesterday played 9 holes of golf with some friends in the morning. Had two birdies, including a chip in from about 20 yards on a par 3, which is very unusual for me but a few bad holes (triples) brought me back to earth and my normal score for 9. Then I had a G&T with a nice lunch on the deck at the club.

Went home, took a nap and when I woke up the wind was blowing nicely so I went sailing for 1-2 hours on my little catamaran (Trac 14).

DW & I went out to dinner to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary and had a nice dinner at a new place in town that we had been wanting to get to.

Then a bit of shopping and went home and watched some Olympics.

Great day in ER overall.
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Yesterday played 9 holes of golf with some friends in the morning. Had two birdies, including a chip in from about 20 yards on a par 3, which is very unusual for me but a few bad holes (triples) brought me back to earth and my normal score for 9. Then I had a G&T with a nice lunch on the deck at the club.
What's a G&T? It sounds vaguely erotic. Goose and Tickle?

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Went home, took a nap and when I woke up the wind was blowing nicely so I went sailing for 1-2 hours on my little catamaran (Trac 14).

DW & I went out to dinner to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary and had a nice dinner at a new place in town that we had been wanting to get to.

Then a bit of shopping and went home and watched some Olympics.

Great day in ER overall.
Aw, that sounds like a wonderful, terrific day in ER, I agree! Definitely one to remember.
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Went with wife to Ikea to buy tickets for its upcoming Crayfish Feast. Heh heh heh... It's a lot cheaper than going to Louisiana. Heh heh heh... Will see how good it is.

We also had their $0.99 breakfast. Ten years ago, would not have thought I could feel full with something that cost so little (and also looked little on a plate). I guess a sign of being a geezer is that you are like an old broken-in engine. Your body is like a well-oiled machine that can run on so little fuel, and yet deliver much MPG. Heh heh heh...

What do I do with the extra money that used to go for food? Oh, I know. Just feed it to the motor home, aka gas guzzler.
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Aw, that sounds like a wonderful, terrific day in ER, I agree! Definitely one to remember.
G&T = Gin & tonic
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G&T = Gin & tonic
Oh, thanks! And here I thought I was going to hear about something risque. I should have thought of Gin and tonic (my excuse is that I don't drink, sorry!)

Still sounds like a great day.
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Oh, thanks! And here I thought I was going to hear about something risque. I should have thought of Gin and tonic (my excuse is that I don't drink, sorry!)

Still sounds like a great day.
Maybe you were thinking of Tonic and Anisette?
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Maybe you were thinking of Tonic and Anisette?
T&A? Actually I am more befuddled than actually thinking, at this stage...
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T&A? Actually I am more befuddled than actually thinking, at this stage...
Nah, you're sharp. You just gotta get your mind out of the gutter. As do I and probably most people here
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Nah, you're sharp. You just gotta get your mind out of the gutter. As do I and probably most people here
Yeah, so true! Oh well. Time to leave the gutter behind and watch the Olympics. I really enjoyed watching the girls' gymnastics last night! The American team was so much better than I thought they could be.
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T&A? Actually I am more befuddled than actually thinking, at this stage...
That would be Tonsils and Adenoids. (Having them out) would be NOT my idea of a good ER day!

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That would be Tonsils and Adenoids. (Having them out) would be NOT my idea of a good ER day!

Most definitely not!! I still have mine, too. They can stay right where they are, as far as I'm concerned...
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I think this thread here is having its effects on people.
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As is usually the case, the first time I heard about that book was on this forum. I never go out much, as they say. Then, out of curiosity, I read the linked review. Oh la la. Is that what women want? I dunno... That book got quite a few readers, it looks like, and remember how men always say they subscribe to Playboy for the articles? I dunno...
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As is usually the case, the first time I heard about that book was on this forum. I never go out much, as they say. Then, out of curiosity, I read the linked review. Oh la la. Is that what women want? I dunno... That book got quite a few readers, it looks like, and remember how men always say they subscribe to Playboy for the articles? I dunno...
The young wife looked at me and said " why do I need that book. Thats what you're for."

Speaking of tonsils and adenoids.
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Trying to get Onone's Suite 6.1 to play nice with Photoshop CS6. Downloading the newest version (2GB) of Suite 6.1 to see if that works.

Still trying to remember what I did with the 5-in-1 reflector for photography. I moved it somewhere when we had the carpets cleaned last month and danged if I can find it. I'm shooting a wedding next month and may have to buy another. Then the first one will turn up.

A guy at work is getting married (2nd time for both) and his alternative is relatives with cell phone cameras, point 'n shoots and the like. I'm sure I can do better than that. So the DVD with the photos will be my wedding present to the happy couple.
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Still trying to remember what I did with the 5-in-1 reflector for photography. I moved it somewhere when we had the carpets cleaned last month and danged if I can find it. I'm shooting a wedding next month and may have to buy another. Then the first one will turn up.
After my experiences with my lost checkbook earlier this year, I know exactly where you should look. Check the first spot you thought of, where it logically would be, even though you didn't see it the first time you looked there.
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Yep, I have always had the same problem locating stuff. I would call my wife in to help look, and she would find it right under my nose.

Have always been like that since a kid. So, I don't think it is senility. Or is it?
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Yep, I have always had the same problem locating stuff. I would call my wife in to help look, and she would find it right under my nose.

Have always been like that since a kid. So, I don't think it is senility. Or is it?
My husband and I are this way. He can call and ask where something is and describe what it looks like, and I can usually remember the last place I saw it, even if i don't know what it is (like a tool or part.) If I die first, he will never find anything!
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Yep, I have always had the same problem locating stuff. I would call my wife in to help look, and she would find it right under my nose.
That happens a lot here too and is generally "plan A" when I can't find stuff. Still looking for the reflector though.

I did play around with the macro lens a bit and tried out some stuff in Photoshop from a book on image sharpening and another book on Lightroom techniques.
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