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    You may be on point about your whole system...

    You may be on point about your whole system reacting to your knee pain. With fibro, it seems like the system gets primed by a "real" pain to freak out about any pain or discomfort. My fibro pain...
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    It is good that you are exploring other possible...

    It is good that you are exploring other possible fields, Zoe. Maybe you need to broaden your vision further yet. What about looking in areas like Human Resources or Accounting? They use math, and a...
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    It is good that you are exploring other possible...

    It is good that you are exploring other possible fields, Zoe. Maybe you need to broaden your vision further yet. What about looking in areas like Human Resources or Accounting? They use math, and a...
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    Catherine, hens-and-chicks are succulents on...

    Catherine, hens-and-chicks are succulents on steroids. They took over one of my flower beds in northern lower MI! They were not bothered by snow or cold. I had prickly pear cactus that overwintered...
  5. Thread: Planners

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    I agree about the bullet journal being a real...

    I agree about the bullet journal being a real planner. Because I move between 4 offices, not all of which have computer access, I need a paper planner for my plans that I can carry with me. Because I...
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    I use it for lists, and for keeping track of the...

    I use it for lists, and for keeping track of the things I run across that I want to investigate later. I have also sent shopping lists to the hubby with it. I use the color coding function to...
  7. Yes, I create a note for each step or group of...

    Yes, I create a note for each step or group of steps. I can then add any research I do to that note, or make annotations as desired. Then when the project is done, I close the notebook. I have used...
  8. I have had good luck using Evernote for project...

    I have had good luck using Evernote for project management like mapping out the steps to a project and keeping track of the research on projects. I have used Klock for time tracking on projects. For...
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    Today, I have made orange blossom water flavored...

    Today, I have made orange blossom water flavored shortbread, ginger shortbread made with pureed ginger, and chocolate crinkles (aka brownie cookies). Still need to make pumpkin bread and yeast rolls,...
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    I have made my ginger shortbread recipe by...

    I have made my ginger shortbread recipe by replacing the powdered ginger called for in the recipe with the same amount of pureed ginger (the ginger paste available in the tubes in the produce section...
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    Love the term "elephant stew"!

    Love the term "elephant stew"!
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    I pass out for blood draws. I warn the tech...

    I pass out for blood draws. I warn the tech before we start, and most times accommodations to have me lay down are made without any fuss. I guess from living in a litigious society, no one wants the...
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    Very appropriate song for the salad spinner to be...

    Very appropriate song for the salad spinner to be singing!
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    I make roasted garlic pizza crust by adding the...

    I make roasted garlic pizza crust by adding the garlic to my pizza dough. Very good. One thing that I have noticed with garlic is that salt really brightens the garlic flavor. I noticed that you...
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    I use them for dry food storage, pet food...

    I use them for dry food storage, pet food storage, freezing (be careful, the cold glass is very brittle), refrigerator storage, fermenting or brining, making pickles....The glass ones are hard to...
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    Welcome!

    Welcome!
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    My Step-mother's favorite: Blessed are the...

    My Step-mother's favorite: Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not soon be bent out of shape.
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    I control most of my psoriasis without rx meds. I...

    I control most of my psoriasis without rx meds. I am apparently sensitive to a very common chemical used in skin care products and hair care products. If I use a product containing that chemical, I...
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    Twinings tea are available in the US, but not...

    Twinings tea are available in the US, but not many groceries carry them. I can find the bags a lot easier than I can find the loose teas, which is what I prefer. Our Canadian friends have a bagged...
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    Sweet and Sour Chickpeas over rice: make a...

    Sweet and Sour Chickpeas over rice: make a recipe for sweet and sour sauce, but add cooked chickpeas instead of meat.
    Spaghetti with lentils: standard spaghetti sauce, but use cooked lentils in...
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    I am one semester from graduating with a Masters...

    I am one semester from graduating with a Masters in History--after 4 years of grad school. It is hard to adjust to the new work load, and go through all the schedule juggling required. BUT, you do...
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    Oh, that is hard! Freezing might not work for the...

    Oh, that is hard! Freezing might not work for the books because of the glues used in the bindings. The traps might offer some help. Cornell University has a lot of information about bug control, as...
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    Another process that will get rid moths that is...

    Another process that will get rid moths that is ok for fragile textiles is to seal the textile in a plastic ziploc, freeze it for at least 3 days (a week is better), let it thaw for 3 days (still in...
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    The job seems to be going well, although I feel a...

    The job seems to be going well, although I feel a bit like I have been thrown into the deep end. My boss has been out dealing with family issues, leaving me to negotiate the early paperwork while...
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    Thanks all! Today was devoted to paperwork. The...

    Thanks all! Today was devoted to paperwork. The real work starts tomorrow.
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