Search:

Type: Posts; User: catherine

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.11 seconds.

  1. I've been to permies.com once or twice, but...

    I've been to permies.com once or twice, but didn't realize they had a discussion forum, and just today I was thinking about how I wish there was one for permaculture. Synchronicity!

    Thank you...
  2. Replies
    2,493
    Views
    615,805

    Wow, rosa, that really does suck, but I have to...

    Wow, rosa, that really does suck, but I have to say, the way you write it, I know you'll find humor in it some day.. I love how you're figuring out the net cost of the half a Q-tip against the...
  3. Replies
    84
    Views
    8,367

    Given that it's a pied a Terre and not a primary...

    Given that it's a pied a Terre and not a primary residence, I don't know why you would need a lot of cabinets. It's just a place to land when you're out and about in the city--why would you need to...
  4. Replies
    46
    Views
    1,994

    TeacherTerry and bae: I'm hooked on the Athletic...

    TeacherTerry and bae: I'm hooked on the Athletic Brewing Company non-alcoholic beer you guys recommended. It really tastes like beer! So far I've only tried Run Wild, but I'll probably branch out...
  5. Replies
    14
    Views
    180

    Well said.

    Well said.
  6. Replies
    14
    Views
    180

    That's not what I've been taught, but I did look...

    That's not what I've been taught, but I did look that up and it seems that there are quotes in the Bible that refer to all people in the early Christian church who follow Christ as saints. I don't...
  7. Replies
    839
    Views
    68,017

    Last night I had a free BK chicken sandwich: free...

    Last night I had a free BK chicken sandwich: free because DH was picking one up for me at the drive-thru and when he went to pay, the staff member at the take-out window told him the car in front of...
  8. Replies
    14
    Views
    180

    Random thoughts about saints: One of the first...

    Random thoughts about saints:

    One of the first books I was given by my grandmother when I was really young was Lives of the Saints.

    I think the concept of sainthood falls into two categories...
  9. Replies
    35
    Views
    6,059

    This morning I timed how fast my kettle brought a...

    This morning I timed how fast my kettle brought a full pot to 200 degrees (the recommended temp for French press): 6.5 minutes. It's about 2 minutes behind the kettles I provided the link for...
  10. Replies
    35
    Views
    6,059

    All the good kettles I'm familiar with (including...

    All the good kettles I'm familiar with (including mine) have a warm setting.
  11. Replies
    35
    Views
    6,059

    So, I looked up kettles in the US and in the UK....

    So, I looked up kettles in the US and in the UK.

    In the US, 4.5 is a fast speed for coming to temperature, but I think that assumes you are starting with a full pot of water....
  12. Replies
    1,016
    Views
    221,500

    I totally agree!

    I totally agree!
  13. Replies
    2,997
    Views
    262,501

    Actually, the NYT reports to say that doubling...

    Actually, the NYT reports to say that doubling down on mask wearing may have benefits.

    In terms of the efficacy of our general run-of-the-mill mask-wearing practices, here's what one paragraph...
  14. Replies
    27
    Views
    414

    I don't read print newspapers anymore. I get an...

    I don't read print newspapers anymore. I get an urge for the New York Times Sunday paper at times but I rarely give in. I do have online subscriptions to NYT, WSJ and WaPo, but there is something...
  15. Replies
    839
    Views
    68,017

    DH is making pork tenderloin medallions with...

    DH is making pork tenderloin medallions with butternut squash puree and roasted red potatoes.
  16. Replies
    41
    Views
    4,514

    That is so cool!!! We are struggling with spice...

    That is so cool!!! We are struggling with spice storage solutions... If I had a place to hang yours I'd pay you for one!
  17. Replies
    99
    Views
    8,755

    That's for sure.

    That's for sure.
  18. Replies
    56
    Views
    1,195

    I think there is a LOT of anxiety over having...

    I think there is a LOT of anxiety over having wealth that maybe doesn't lead to suicide, just as there is a lot of anxiety about not having wealth. I think Seneca's point is simply an exercise in...
  19. Replies
    56
    Views
    1,195

    Right but what if you are not prepared for the...

    Right but what if you are not prepared for the anxiety associated with LOSING your wealth? What about people who have money and then lose it and commit suicide because they can't deal with the...
  20. Replies
    56
    Views
    1,195

    Again, I'm going to disagree.. to me wasting time...

    Again, I'm going to disagree.. to me wasting time is filling up time in ways that are not in alignment with your values. To me wasting time at this point is working more than 4 hours a day at a job...
  21. Replies
    56
    Views
    1,195

    That's true, but it doesn't diminish the...

    That's true, but it doesn't diminish the effort--He's not saying wealth is "evil"--he's saying there is a risk of falling into the comforts of luxury and then being unable to be happy without them,...
  22. Replies
    56
    Views
    1,195

    OMG, razz, you got my heart beating faster...

    OMG, razz, you got my heart beating faster here--this is exactly in the ballpark of my recent simple living direction. In fact, the program I embarked on in 2020 was heavy into Stoicism. Also, I've...
  23. Replies
    56
    Views
    1,195

    “St. Francis of Assisi was hoeing his garden when...

    “St. Francis of Assisi was hoeing his garden when someone asked what he would do if he were suddenly to learn that he would die before sunset that very day. 'I would finish hoeing my garden,' he...
  24. Thread: Ice fishing

    by catherine
    Replies
    17
    Views
    340

    DH is a fry-er and I'm a bake-r and I'm at the...

    DH is a fry-er and I'm a bake-r and I'm at the helm tonight so I think it's going to be this recipe because we happen to have heavy cream.
    ...
  25. Thread: Sheets

    by catherine
    Replies
    28
    Views
    923

    I slept in a dormer bedroom in a small Cape Cod...

    I slept in a dormer bedroom in a small Cape Cod with no AC and I did put pillowcases in the freezer and take them out before I went to bed sometimes, but I never ironed them for crispy coolness. ...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4