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Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 19th, 2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By OldeBullDust
Reviving an old iTunes thread

Again/still having problems with iTunes

Background: 2010 27 iMac i7, 12Gb ram, OSX 10.6.8, iTunes 10.3

Initially all my iTunes files were as installed ie Boot Drive/user/library/music/iTunes...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 30th, 2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Morning Marc, excellent questions I...

Good Morning Marc, excellent questions

I have another for you - what is the breed of the mounties horse on the RCMP Centennial Quarter?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 17th, 2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 523
Posted By OldeBullDust
My wife & I each have the cheap (no longer...

My wife & I each have the cheap (no longer offered) Canada Wide plan with Koodo. No long distance charges, no 911 charge, call anywhere in Canada for $ 15.00 each.
Very limited to 50 minutes each,...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 30th, 2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By OldeBullDust
Yes, I've kept the original library/files intact,...

Yes, I've kept the original library/files intact, I'm planning to use them as the basis for my back-up.

I believe you're right - I've started a new library, slowly adding (copies) of files from...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 30th, 2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By OldeBullDust
Rather than trying to describe the folder - image...

Rather than trying to describe the folder - image attached

I believe all the required files are within the iTunes folder on the external hard drive.
I have tried the Option/open method, select...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 30th, 2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By OldeBullDust
Help! Moved iTunes files, Itunes Library still references old location

I need help redirecting the iTunes library file to reference the new drive.

Running 2010 27" iMac i7, OSX 10.6.8, 12 Gb ram - 2Tb internal HD, 8Tb external

First off, I copied my existing...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 29th, 2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By OldeBullDust
Perhaps this will help resolve the question.

Perhaps this will help resolve the question.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 27th, 2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 636
Posted By OldeBullDust
There is still the option of "Free" Over-the-air...

There is still the option of "Free" Over-the-air TV, and you don't have to watch any channel you [don't]want.
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Aug 27th, 2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 216
Posted By OldeBullDust
FREE: Ancient Apple computer cables

Somehow I had posted this in the wrong thread, so here it ia again

If you collect or have Apple 680x0 computers - then this might be of interest.

I have a number of old cables, mainly 9 or 10...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 26th, 2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By OldeBullDust
GONE.....Ancient Apple computer cables

If you collect or have Apple 680x0 computers - then this might be of interest.

I have a number of old cables, mainly 9 or 10 SCSI cables (various lengths - large & small connectors), plus some...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 22nd, 2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Yes Marc, Bill it is, although I've been call...

Yes Marc, Bill it is, although I've been call other things by some.

You gave away your snow Blower! :eek:

You know that you're just inviting the snow demons to seek revenge!

Anyway, I hope...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 22nd, 2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Morning Marc, you sure do get up early, I...

Good Morning Marc, you sure do get up early, I guess your internal clock needs adjusting to the new time zone.

I see you've made the big move, hope it went smoothly. Are you all done at MU or will...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 21st, 2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By OldeBullDust
Thank both of you for your quick response. I...

Thank both of you for your quick response.

I think you're right & the HDHomeRun may be the best choice

Craig: Thanks for the clarification, I was having trouble understanding the explanation on...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 20th, 2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By OldeBullDust
Recommendation for a new Digital TV Tuner

My Trusty old EyeTV 250 plus died this evening - I suspect the last/current thunderstorm - my iMac keyboard is also acting strange, but I have another.

Anyway, Elgato no longer makes or...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 23rd, 2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Posted By OldeBullDust
I do most of my banking on-line through CIBC...

I do most of my banking on-line through CIBC (especially in winter).

I prefer having a physical location where I can go & plead senility when I have a question/problem and the nice young cashiers...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 23rd, 2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 672
Posted By OldeBullDust
If I may jump in a little late in your discussion...

If I may jump in a little late in your discussion

I'm running Snow Leopard so maybe this won't fit with what-ever the OP has.

I right-click (Magic Mouse) on any hard drive icon, menu appears,...
Forum: Anything Mac May 26th, 2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,343
Posted By OldeBullDust
Do you have a separate (ie another stand-alone...

Do you have a separate (ie another stand-alone drive) back-up?



WHEN your drive fails - all will be lost
Forum: Anything Mac May 5th, 2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,343
Posted By OldeBullDust
To Partition or not to Partition - that was the...

To Partition or not to Partition - that was the question - (apologies to Bill Quiverlance)

I do intend to keep my System(s) & back-ups partitioned and on separate drives - all the other non-system...
Forum: Anything Mac May 4th, 2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,343
Posted By OldeBullDust
@ WCraig A) I run Snow Leopard because I feel...

@ WCraig
A) I run Snow Leopard because I feel comfortable with the interface, - it has what I need, doe what I want.
I installed Mavericks in order to give it a fair trial, learn what it has to...
Forum: Anything Mac May 4th, 2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,343
Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks everyone - I appreciate your comments ...

Thanks everyone - I appreciate your comments

I've checked on other sites, especially Apple's "community" site and there definitely is a divergence of opinions on partitioning.

I was under the...
Forum: Anything Mac May 3rd, 2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,343
Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks for your comments @ Rob I do keep the...

Thanks for your comments
@ Rob
I do keep the OS's on separate partitions & on separate drives makes switching faster/easier. Always kept my work in a dedicated "Jobs" folder - never liked the...
Forum: Anything Mac May 3rd, 2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,343
Posted By OldeBullDust
Why partition a hard drive?

Long question
Set-up:
Late 2010 iMac 27" i7, running 10.6.8, Mavericks also installed but never used.

Three existing hard drives-divided into multiple partitions;
A) 2Tb internal with Boot...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 1st, 2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Take care Marc Pace yourself - too much snow...

Take care Marc

Pace yourself - too much snow shovelling is not useful,
you could end up not having to worry about anything - ever!

We need your sensible comments here
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 20th, 2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Interesting! While watching the news last...

Interesting!

While watching the news last night of the Alberta Premier quitting, I noted the apparent lack of snow in the video shown.

I was quite surprised as my sibling living at that end...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 16th, 2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,543
Posted By OldeBullDust
I think this article is worth a read before we...

I think this article is worth a read before we all mourn the passing of Apple/Tim Cook et al.

Google has fooled the media and markets, but hasn't bested Tim Cook's Apple...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 30th, 2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By OldeBullDust
This may not suit your needs, I have an...

This may not suit your needs,

I have an Eyetv 250 and record various OTA TV programs - saving to a dedicated HD. I then edit the file to remove the ads etc then convert to iTunes using Toast, then...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 24th, 2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
I suspect that some, like myself, just come to...

I suspect that some, like myself, just come to sit at the back table, sip the coffee, and listen. My speeches are boring, but I listen well.

I try to follow the old line about letting others think...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 21st, 2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,897
Posted By OldeBullDust
Well, my adventure with Mavericks is interesting...

Well, my adventure with Mavericks is interesting if not anything else.

I live in a rural area, my internet is via wireless broadband, quite sufficient for most purposes, but not exceptionally...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 17th, 2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,897
Posted By OldeBullDust
Another Early 70's! wow! Gray power for sure! ...

Another Early 70's! wow! Gray power for sure!

Anyway, I think you're right pm-r, the only way I will definitely know for sure if Mavericks is suitable for me, is to try it.

I will certainly...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 17th, 2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,897
Posted By OldeBullDust
At the risk of highjacking this thread, I have a...

At the risk of highjacking this thread, I have a question.

Aside from those who are running a recent machine & are therefore forced to run the latest OS, what feature(s) are so compelling as to...
Forum: Mac Masters Jan 8th, 2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By OldeBullDust
If you are unable to locate the proper font and...

If you are unable to locate the proper font and forced to use an alternative, I suggest you could try the following similar fonts.
Shelley - Allegroscript, Snellroundhand, Kuenstlerscript, or...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 4th, 2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks John - your link worked perfectly, now I...

Thanks John - your link worked perfectly, now I can get this damn form completed - Appreciate your help!

@pm-r, Thanks, everything installed, no problems. I really appreciate your quick reply
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 4th, 2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By OldeBullDust
Trouble Downloading latest Adobe Acrobat Reader

Background: Im trying to complete an Ontario Govt form - a secure pdf file which uses the latest version of pdf and requires the latest Acrobat Reader to open/fill-in properly.

I have an older...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 28th, 2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,433
Posted By OldeBullDust
I agree, a crippled Pages is not what I require. ...

I agree, a crippled Pages is not what I require.
I do not understand why I would want a dumb-down version of what I already have - even if it is free!

And why must the version running on a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 7th, 2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Happy Birthday Marc! may you have many more. ...

Happy Birthday Marc! may you have many more.

And congratulations, you are now a novice senior citizen
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 3rd, 2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 488
Posted By OldeBullDust
Having driven in every province except PEI since...

Having driven in every province except PEI since 1968, I'd like to add my two cents (sorry - nickels worth).
Over the years I have encountered just about every quality of roadwork possible, from...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 29th, 2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Congratulations Marc on your anniversary. ...

Congratulations Marc on your anniversary.

Time flies when you're enjoying life

Wish you both many more happy years
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 1st, 2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,046
Posted By OldeBullDust
As I posted a while back I have the Eyetv...

As I posted a while back

I have the Eyetv 250 and have archived some of my old VCR tapes without any problems. Edit:( you will need to find/buy/borrow a VCR of course) The time required is the...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 28th, 2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,677
Posted By OldeBullDust
If I may add another consideration here - more to...

If I may add another consideration here - more to archived files as opposed to back-ups. The problem of long term storage.

For years i acted as the "go-to" Mac person where I worked, and spent may...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 23rd, 2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Generally speaking, Life is good, - Thanks for...

Generally speaking, Life is good, - Thanks for asking Marc.

After all, I was here when I woke up this morning, what more can I ask?

I expect you will soon be finished with teaching for the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 23rd, 2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Day All Best of luck with the puppies...

Good Day All
Best of luck with the puppies Marc, you and Deborah must be feeling a little worn by now, hope this is not too stressful for you.

I guess there is not such a thing as a "wet nurse"...
Forum: Anything Mac May 9th, 2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,638
Posted By OldeBullDust
I've not used Pixelmator previously, just...

I've not used Pixelmator previously, just downloaded the trial version and I must say that for the price (currently $14.99) I'm impressed!

True, it has it's warts, but I'm hoping that it will...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 25th, 2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Day All Sorry to hear about all the...

Good Day All

Sorry to hear about all the medical problems, hope everyone is feeling better today. Maybe the (slowly arriving) spring weather will help mend body & soul.

Re Eggs: I prefer dry...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 19th, 2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Morning All - another fine rainy day - at...

Good Morning All - another fine rainy day - at least it's warmer - for the moment!

Thanks for the coffee Marc - for me, an essential starting fluid!

Have to eat & run this morning, too may...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 19th, 2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Night All - sleep tight! Tomorrow we...

Good Night All - sleep tight!

Tomorrow we will be having - Friday!

I would like a strong coffee in the morning, please Marc,
with all the rain I think we might also need an Ark - or at least...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 17th, 2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Morning Marc, - life is good - and busy ...

Good Morning Marc, - life is good - and busy

I often fall into the (self-made) trap of following links and reading articles/stuff on the web, spending a lot of time not doing what needs to be...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 17th, 2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Morning All - Hope you're all enjoying...

Good Morning All - Hope you're all enjoying todays offerings.

And thank you Marc - your link to the Mark Twain item on the "Brain Pickings" site led me to another treasure - Steve Jobs Stanford...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 12th, 2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good (late) afternoon everybody. The weather...

Good (late) afternoon everybody.

The weather is certainly well mixed across the country, but to some extent I guess that what we should expect in the transition from winter into spring.
While we...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 12th, 2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Day All - TGIF! Everything's freshly iced...

Good Day All - TGIF!
Everything's freshly iced here - looks nice but then I don't have to go out in it!

Hope you're feeling better Don - does walking around help your legs?

Take care everybody...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 11th, 2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Night All, hope you're all tucked safely in...

Good Night All, hope you're all tucked safely in your bed.
We're waiting to see what Mother Nature drops on us tonight.

Opps! Sorry Marc, I goofed! Next May!

Well if you have anywhere near as...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 11th, 2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Afternoon All I'm fine Marc - thanks...

Good Afternoon All

I'm fine Marc - thanks for asking.

It's close to 5:00 here and I'm taking a few minutes off from cleaning up the mess in my small workshop. Should start supper soon.

I...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 11th, 2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
In keeping with your Science Jokes What did...

In keeping with your Science Jokes

What did the astronaut say after eating his first meal on the moon?

"The food was good, but the place lacked atmosphere."

Rimshot please :D
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 11th, 2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Take it easy Don, your health comes first!

Take it easy Don, your health comes first!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 9th, 2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
The mystery darkens.... Home brewed Pinot...

The mystery darkens....

Home brewed Pinot Gris & a secret sauce - both mentioned in the same thread, is this a hint of a culinary cabal?

I knew there was more to this Shangri-la thing than I...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 9th, 2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Enjoy your steak Marc, it's always nicer when...

Enjoy your steak Marc, it's always nicer when your children are around to share and pamper Dad. - and things are ofter better when served with a "secret" sauce.

TTFN
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 9th, 2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Afternoon All Excellent photos Marc,...

Good Afternoon All

Excellent photos Marc, when were these photos taken?

We saw only one large burg last year - quite some ways out from Twillingate, plus a small "burger-bit" in a cove. I...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 9th, 2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good day All Just shy of noon here, - taking...

Good day All

Just shy of noon here, - taking a short break before lunch

Wonderful photos Marc, sunrise can be very moving - the first direct light creating warm highlights against the still...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 8th, 2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Night All Glass is empty - no more red! ...

Night All

Glass is empty - no more red!

Too late to open the white.


Sleep Tight :D
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 8th, 2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
And a good afternoon to all Back in the...

And a good afternoon to all

Back in the shop, had to make a quick run down to the "Centre of the Universe".

Life's great Marc, the worlds still turning and the sun is shining somewhere, the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 8th, 2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Day All Time for a second cup I think,...

Good Day All

Time for a second cup I think, and maybe a touch of jam on a small slice of toast.

Hope every one is fit and ready for a new week. I see it's a bit cool out west, but at least we...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 16th, 2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 107,785
Posted By OldeBullDust
I would like to know why we don't have Yummy Hot...

I would like to know why we don't have Yummy Hot Snow Coffee - are the Conservatives holding out on the good stuff? :D
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 16th, 2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks Everybody, I feel more confident now. ...

Thanks Everybody, I feel more confident now.

I'm always hesitant about buying stuff when I can't ask anyone at the outlet about the product. I spoke to an "associate", and he just picked up the...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 15th, 2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks Don, that's good to hear. I intend to...

Thanks Don, that's good to hear.

I intend to keep my "Original" iTunes library on the internal boot drive, the WD external is for back-up only


Are you using Firewire or USB2?
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 15th, 2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By OldeBullDust
WD 4Tb My Book - Comment/Opinions Please

I'm considering purchasing a WD 4TB My Book External HD from COSTCO, $ 179.00, USB 3/2 - Intended for EyeTV video back-up

I initially planned to go with a MacAlly enclosure (with Firewire...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 4th, 2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By OldeBullDust
I'm not sure this suggestion will solve your...

I'm not sure this suggestion will solve your problem, But..

In Preview, If you right click on the image, you get a dialog box which allows you to choose;
Automatically Resize (which seems to fit...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 9th, 2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Well I finally got the driveway clear, just have...

Well I finally got the driveway clear, just have a few little touch-ups to do and I should be in the clear. A little concerned about the possibility of freezing rain on Sunday eve.

By my crude...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 8th, 2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
I think it's still snowing, hard to tell, the...

I think it's still snowing, hard to tell, the wind has picked up-blowing snow quickly building drifts.

We've passed the 30 cm mark and now the drifts are building higher in places.

It's pitch...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 8th, 2013, 02:17 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Well I think I'll have an early Tea Time, found a...

Well I think I'll have an early Tea Time, found a part bottle of Kahlua at the back of the cupboard, just about to brew up some coffee

Anyone for Coffee & Kahlua?
Just one cornmeal muffin left.:(
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 8th, 2013, 01:42 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Still snowing as of 1:25 PM, wind picking up a...

Still snowing as of 1:25 PM, wind picking up a bit, few drifts forming around the place.

Ventured out to check the snow levels - between 25 to 26 cm on the drive, slightly more on the front...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 8th, 2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Hi Everybody Still no wind here - just a...

Hi Everybody

Still no wind here - just a very quiet gentle snowfall.

I was admiring the view from my studio - a delicate grayscale fading off into the distance, all the angular bits converted...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 8th, 2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 98,647
Views: 8,717,003
Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Morning All Still snowing here at 9:30...

Good Morning All

Still snowing here at 9:30 AM, not much wind, so no real drifting for the moment. Accumulation of approximately 12 - 14 cm, quite dry and fine grained so drifting could be a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 7th, 2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 98,647
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Evening Marc No, I have a small (very old)...

Evening Marc
No, I have a small (very old) tractor with a 48" blower mounted on front.

Rattles & shakes a lot but it takes only three long passes to clear the snow off from the house out to the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 7th, 2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 98,647
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Just turned 7:00 PM here, waiting to see just how...

Just turned 7:00 PM here, waiting to see just how much of this storm we actually get.
We seem to be a little short on our snow allowance this year. in the past we would have at least a metre on the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 7th, 2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 31,007
Views: 2,222,720
Posted By OldeBullDust
6:51 Pm and It's snowing. Not excessively heavy...

6:51 Pm and It's snowing.
Not excessively heavy at the moment, not quite 4 cm on front walkway.

Checked the tractor, all set, gassed up & ready to go, it been ready now for almost three months -...
Forum: Mac Masters Feb 3rd, 2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,972
Posted By OldeBullDust
UX Designer - definition please.

UX Designer - definition please.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 16th, 2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks, I'll check it out Appreciate your...

Thanks, I'll check it out

Appreciate your help
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 16th, 2013, 02:42 PM
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Not quite tea time here, just 2:40 pm. Temp at...

Not quite tea time here, just 2:40 pm.
Temp at +2.5 - a little better than EC's predicted 0

Bright sunshine, no wind, no rain, no snow, no problems!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 7th, 2013, 09:45 AM
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A bright sunny morning! I had almost given...

A bright sunny morning!

I had almost given up on seeing sunshine for the rest of the winter.

Hope everyone is well rested and enjoyed Marc's coffee. A fine way to start the first full...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 3rd, 2013, 08:41 AM
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Very dark gray sky this morning, was -7 early...

Very dark gray sky this morning, was -7 early this morning at about 6:45 am

EC predicts flurries for most of the week
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 1st, 2013, 01:49 PM
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Happy New Year to all, wish everyone good health,...

Happy New Year to all, wish everyone good health, good friends & great wine.:D

and with the hope that 2013 is finally the year when sanity returns to the world
- even just a little bit!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 31st, 2012, 10:01 AM
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Morning everyone, Hope all is well where-ever you...

Morning everyone, Hope all is well where-ever you are

An almost sunny day here, -5 at the moment, predicted to rise to a balmy 0

Well, we seem to have survived another year, must be careful...
Forum: Photography Focus Dec 30th, 2012, 04:24 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
I understand this thread started a year ago, but...

I understand this thread started a year ago, but the latest post by bringonthenite caught my attention and I thought I might pass along this note.

If anyone is looking for a higher quality, but...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 30th, 2012, 09:57 AM
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We are now starting to get our share of the cold...

We are now starting to get our share of the cold weather

-10C at 9:46 AM, and for the first time this winter, EC is predicting snow and/or snow flurries for every day of the coming week.

On...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 29th, 2012, 10:26 AM
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Good Morning All Good to hear Mother Nature...

Good Morning All

Good to hear Mother Nature is taking care of your snow clearing Marc, - always the best way.

We're at -7 here at 10:22 am, EC predicts some light snow flurries - today,...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 27th, 2012, 01:58 PM
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Well, we all knew it would happen eventually! ...

Well, we all knew it would happen eventually!

We have snow:(

Thankfully it's not deep enough to require my getting the tractor & blower out to clear my drive - a few days of back & forth should...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 26th, 2012, 12:12 PM
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Good Day All I hope you had a great...

Good Day All

I hope you had a great Christmas with friends and family. Our children were home and we had a wonderful traditional Turkey supper.

Just enough snow to turn the landscape white (EC...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 26th, 2012, 11:55 AM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Looking for "good" Spades game for iPad

This may not be the proper place to post this, however I'm looking for really good card game of Spades to play on our new iPad.

I bought an ipad for my wife for Christmas, - she is into card games...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 24th, 2012, 03:49 PM
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Just in case I don't get the opportunity later,...

Just in case I don't get the opportunity later, I'll take this time to wish all at/on ehMac a Merry Christmas & a very Happy New Year.



Please - don't drink and drive, Take this time to Kiss...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 24th, 2012, 11:54 AM
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We've hit 0.0 just before noon, no wind, mostly...

We've hit 0.0 just before noon, no wind, mostly overcast with occasional threats of sunshine. Minimum of snow, just enough to say the ground has a white cover.

Roads are mainly bare with the...
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Dec 20th, 2012, 05:56 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
FREE - Agfa Scanner - GONE

No Longer available!
Agfa Arcus II scanner
Was working fine with Vuescan software when last used (2 years ago)
This a physically large machine, scans 8.5" x 14"

I getting rid of it because it...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 20th, 2012, 12:02 PM
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Well, I guess it had to happen sooner or later ...

Well, I guess it had to happen sooner or later

1C with occasional light rain. EC is predicting rain, touch of freezing rain and snow flurries.

Perfect mix for messing with the rush hour(s)...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 18th, 2012, 04:03 PM
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Hi Rp As a diabetic, I think the only...

Hi Rp

As a diabetic, I think the only sensible way to deal with the sugar content of wine, is to cut back on whatever else you might be having to balance the load.

When I think I might have a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 18th, 2012, 03:00 PM
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I'll have a coffee if I may Marc - appreciate the...

I'll have a coffee if I may Marc - appreciate the offer
Its just 2:55 here but I think thats close enough to 4 to qualify

Hot coffee and the last bit of Mexican Cornbread

Think I'll sit by the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 15th, 2012, 11:28 PM
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Hey John Just learned about your birthday -...

Hey John
Just learned about your birthday - have a great day!

Only 60! - just hitting your prime
Forum: Mac Desktops Dec 14th, 2012, 09:14 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 14th, 2012, 05:31 PM
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Hey John I'll bet that wedding will not soon...

Hey John

I'll bet that wedding will not soon be forgotten! :clap::clap::D
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 14th, 2012, 03:37 PM
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Cake and Rum - good stuff John! I have a...

Cake and Rum - good stuff John!

I have a long story about a friend of mine who years ago made a wonderful Christmas cake - too long to repeat here.
The point of the story is that she did not...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 14th, 2012, 03:12 PM
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OK Marc - couple of slices for you also. We...

OK Marc - couple of slices for you also.

We usually buy a couple of cakes for the Christmas season. For some reason both our children don't really care for it, and many of their friends are of the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 14th, 2012, 03:02 PM
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OK, I'll set out a couple of slices for you -...

OK, I'll set out a couple of slices for you - they're kinda smallish.

Still have hair eh.
I don't have to bother anymore - just trim the remaining fringe and wear a fur hat.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 14th, 2012, 02:33 PM
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Working on getting the house ready for the...

Working on getting the house ready for the holidays

Finished setting up the tree and decorating it (my job this year). Have a lot of old decorations at the bottom of the bin - stuff we usually...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 13th, 2012, 07:26 PM
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I agree Marc - John, soup is a natural for this...

I agree Marc - John, soup is a natural for this colder weather.

My wife bought a super blender at COSTCO last year and has been making what she calls "Bottom of the Frig" soup. (Sounds wonderful...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 13th, 2012, 05:49 PM
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Hi John Eggnog & rum - a perfect warming &...

Hi John
Eggnog & rum - a perfect warming & relaxing mix. I used to enjoy Eggnog a lot at this time of the year, unfortunately it's way too rich/sweet for me now, sends my blood sugar level into...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 13th, 2012, 04:20 PM
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Just 4:04 PM here, time for a break - a cup of...

Just 4:04 PM here, time for a break - a cup of coffee would be great, Still have some homemade "Mexican Style" cornbread left. Anyone?

It's 5 at the moment but that will soon drop, the sun is...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 13th, 2012, 10:26 AM
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Morning All I'll just have a late coffee to...

Morning All

I'll just have a late coffee to start Marc - have to plan todays agenda.

Beautiful day, currently 2 & no wind to speak of. Most of yesterdays accumulation is now disappearing in...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 12th, 2012, 09:17 AM
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Eeek!:eek: It's snowing!!! Massive big...

Eeek!:eek:

It's snowing!!!

Massive big flakes of the white stuff are falling all over the place!

I was resigned to another dull/gray day when suddenly we have a white-out.
We are not...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 12th, 2012, 09:11 AM
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Good Morning All Great video of Grandma...

Good Morning All

Great video of Grandma crossing the street Don, any idea as to where this took place?

She starts off walking on the road, against a red light, then goes kitty-corner across the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 12th, 2012, 08:45 AM
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Good Morning All Just -1 at 8:40 AM here,...

Good Morning All

Just -1 at 8:40 AM here, up from -3.5 overnight

Brilliant sunrise, but now clouding over, looks like it will be another dull gray day.
EC is predicting a high of just 1
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 11th, 2012, 12:28 PM
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Be very careful Marc... Mother Nature might...

Be very careful Marc...

Mother Nature might just be toying with you,
Once you get to liking the fine weather
- she'll whip away and give you freezing rain!:D
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 9th, 2012, 09:06 PM
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Happy Hanukkah Marc Be careful with the...

Happy Hanukkah Marc

Be careful with the latkes, I'v heard they can be habit-forming

Haven't had any since I moved up from TO. Used to be a old shop in Kensington Market which sold great latkes...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 2nd, 2012, 03:06 PM
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11.5 here at 3:05pm, higher than predicted. ...

11.5 here at 3:05pm, higher than predicted.
Rain mostly stopped, still cloudy with a bit of mist/fog
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 2nd, 2012, 10:37 AM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Quite interesting, not something that I would try...

Quite interesting, not something that I would try with my Mac.

Don't think it would get hot enough to cook a turkey though...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 2nd, 2012, 10:31 AM
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Rain all morning, temp now 9.5C at 10:30 with a...

Rain all morning, temp now 9.5C at 10:30 with a light to moderate breeze.
EC predicting a high of 10
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 29th, 2012, 10:26 AM
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Take care Marc, that heavy wet stuff can be...

Take care Marc, that heavy wet stuff can be rather hard on your health.

Clear a special place for Gus
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 28th, 2012, 11:06 PM
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Well, I think so, Is that what they're called in...

Well, I think so, Is that what they're called in Alberta?

When you're dragging bare toes (or anything else) through the snow, it adds greater meaning to the phrase "bone-chilling". :D
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 28th, 2012, 08:59 PM
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Life is good Marc, it's the people in it that...

Life is good Marc, it's the people in it that make me wonder.

Take care with that wet & heavy stuff, can you just push it off to one side where it will stay frozen until April?

Have a good night
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 28th, 2012, 08:39 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Maybe Gus would like a pair of long-johns/no I...

Maybe Gus would like a pair of long-johns/no I mean short-johns, to protect the important bits when you have more than 3cm of snow.

When your built close to terra firma, some things just get your...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 28th, 2012, 08:25 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
@ CanadaRam Thanks for the explanation, makes...

@ CanadaRam
Thanks for the explanation, makes sense, even to me
I appreciate your help.

@ psychodad
Thinking about your desire for "future proofing", I wonder if it's really possible. - In two...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 28th, 2012, 03:43 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Groan.. I see the thread will now fill with...

Groan..

I see the thread will now fill with Shaggy Dog stories.....:D

You could aways try UPS ( United Puppy Service)

wag wag wag...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 28th, 2012, 03:35 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
OK, I'm not a technical genius, so I'm wondering,...

OK, I'm not a technical genius, so I'm wondering, Is the thunderbolt to firewire cable - one way?

I assume the connectors for each type of cable are identical fits for each end of their type.
ie:...
Forum: Mac Masters Nov 23rd, 2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By OldeBullDust
Toast Titanium will convert the EyeTv file to...

Toast Titanium will convert the EyeTv file to several different file formats or save to iTunes,ipods, iphone, ipad etc etc, if that's what you require, or you could try Handbrake, it also converts to...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 23rd, 2012, 04:07 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Way to go John! I'm also a CPAP user, and...

Way to go John!

I'm also a CPAP user, and the difference it has made to my life cannot be exaggerated. I'm certain my wife is thankful that my doctor spotted the problem.

I went from a nasty,...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 22nd, 2012, 08:51 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Have a great Thanksgiving Marc, - Do the...

Have a great Thanksgiving Marc,

- Do the Doxies get to share some of the turkey?
Forum: Mac Masters Nov 22nd, 2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By OldeBullDust
Have you looked at Elgato's EyeTv? I have...

Have you looked at Elgato's EyeTv?

I have the Eyetv 250 and have archived some of my old VCR tapes without any problems. I believe it maybe cheaper than the Blackmagic unit - the picture quality...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 19th, 2012, 05:17 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
At 5:13 pm - Last bit of daylight quickly fading...

At 5:13 pm - Last bit of daylight quickly fading away as the fog gathers - end of a rather nice late fall day. Managed to get a lot more done outside than I thought I would.

Back down to 3C -...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 18th, 2012, 09:49 AM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Just reached 4 here at 9:48 am Morning fog...

Just reached 4 here at 9:48 am
Morning fog starting to fade away
EC indicates a nice day
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 17th, 2012, 09:25 AM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Plus 1 at 9:15am and sunny On our way to 8 ...

Plus 1 at 9:15am and sunny
On our way to 8

Somehow we seem to have a portion of the new Nfld weather - hope they don't ask for it back! :D
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 13th, 2012, 05:30 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
I can't say I really care if there is a "like"...

I can't say I really care if there is a "like" button or not - I'm not sure if I would use it anyway.

If I really appreciate a post then maybe I should take a few seconds and tell the OP how...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 8th, 2012, 11:00 PM
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Views: 1,959
Posted By OldeBullDust
With Illustrator, you may be able to open a pdf...

With Illustrator, you may be able to open a pdf file created ("printed") from Appleworks and edit the image - IF, it is/was an postscript file originally - and not protected.

I don't know, but If...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 5th, 2012, 08:09 PM
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Well, I guess I certainly screwwed that up! ...

Well, I guess I certainly screwwed that up!

Glad to hear you not sick Marc

However Don - Sorry to hear you're the one under the weather.

My son recently had a similar-sounding rough time...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 5th, 2012, 06:52 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Sorry to hear you're not feeling top notch Marc. ...

Sorry to hear you're not feeling top notch Marc.

My wonderful old Granny used to treat us with a hot Toddy at bedtime.
Mix half a glass of hot water with lots of sugar then fill the rest of the...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 4th, 2012, 07:11 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
If I may add my nickels worth. I just...

If I may add my nickels worth.

I just visited the App Store - selected Apple Apps

Selected Pages in the iWork grouping

Click on Pages support (far right - above "Information")

Click on...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 4th, 2012, 06:25 PM
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Views: 1,397
Posted By OldeBullDust
Contact CanadaRam They sell a wide variety -...

Contact CanadaRam

They sell a wide variety - I've purchased batteries & ram - all good, - Canadian operation, therefore no fuss with customs etc
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 4th, 2012, 09:38 AM
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Was a crisp -1.5 this morning, snow covering...

Was a crisp -1.5 this morning, snow covering all. Hope it will all melt soon, but that's just wishful thinking I'm sure.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 3rd, 2012, 10:15 AM
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Rain, like everything else, should be taken in...

Rain, like everything else, should be taken in moderation.

Over the last 18 days, we have had 17 days of rain !

I think there was a reshuffling of the weather - we might have gotten BC's...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 2nd, 2012, 09:40 AM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
THE SKY IS FALLING!!! Little white bits all...

THE SKY IS FALLING!!!

Little white bits all over the place!!

Woe is me, best call in the army to deal with this.

And it's only plus 1 at 9:00 am, truly a sign that the government has lost...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 31st, 2012, 05:00 PM
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7.5 at the moment, but overcast & raining -...

7.5 at the moment, but overcast & raining - feeling the damp

I remember when I lived in Goose Bay we usually had knee deep snow on Halloween night - costumes were worn over parkas & flight boots...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 30th, 2012, 03:58 PM
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Six mintes to Four - Tea Time is here (almost) ...

Six mintes to Four - Tea Time is here (almost)

I've put the pot on - home made Tim's coffee for everyone!

Have to bring your own munchies tho, I ate the last one while waiting for the power to...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 30th, 2012, 03:01 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
We survived Sandy! 8 here, but feels colder...

We survived Sandy!

8 here, but feels colder with the damp.

Still raining off & on, sometimes heavily.

At the moment no wind at all. Looking out at the big willow tree, barely a sign of...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 25th, 2012, 06:36 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Resting at 19.5 at 6:30 PM with very light...

Resting at 19.5 at 6:30 PM with very light breeze.

Perfect fall day, sunny, warm, gentle breeze - and acres of dead leaves!

Wonderful!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 25th, 2012, 10:21 AM
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12.5 at 10 AM, foggy & damp. EC predicts a high...

12.5 at 10 AM, foggy & damp. EC predicts a high of 21
This could become the last good day for the next several days

Enjoy while we can
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 22nd, 2012, 06:06 PM
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Very talented doxie there Marc, very cultured. ...

Very talented doxie there Marc, very cultured.

Unfortunately our cats don't speak French, instead they are working on teaching me "cat".

Right now we are focusing on "Open the door" & "Fresh...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 22nd, 2012, 09:54 AM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Morning All Working on my second cup of...

Good Morning All

Working on my second cup of coffee before heading outside. I'll make more if anyone wants one.

The grass is growing again, needs cutting very soon or I'll have to bale it.
The...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 15th, 2012, 02:14 PM
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Miserable day! 9.5C at the moment, drizzle rain...

Miserable day! 9.5C at the moment, drizzle rain & stiff wind. All my tools cold and wet.

Forced in by the rain, at this rate will never get my outside chores done.

Oh Well, 500 years from now...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 2nd, 2012, 02:43 PM
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And a good afternoon to you Marc, I guess you are...

And a good afternoon to you Marc, I guess you are about to sit down to Tea.

I'm doing fine thanks, a little busy these last few days, trying to get several things done that I put off back in the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 2nd, 2012, 11:58 AM
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Good day all, hope everyone is enjoying life. ...

Good day all, hope everyone is enjoying life.

Sorry I missed coffee this morning Marc, had to rush out early again. Good to hear Deborah returned OK. I guess with all the new technology...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 1st, 2012, 01:01 PM
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Good day everybody, lovely day here, sunny with a...

Good day everybody, lovely day here, sunny with a very light breeze and 17.5

Thanks for the coffee Marc, drank it while on the road.

Had to drive down to Mississauga early this morning - rush...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 28th, 2012, 06:03 PM
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Hope you are lat least feeling better Marc, -...

Hope you are lat least feeling better Marc, - that's a lot of water to deal with each day, are you sure you can't mix a little something with it?

End of todays outdoor activities here, climbing up...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 28th, 2012, 10:20 AM
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Good Morning All Thanks for the coffee Marc,...

Good Morning All

Thanks for the coffee Marc, a hot cup on a cool morning is really appreciated.

It's just 11.5 at the moment, up from 5.5 at dawn. EC predicts a high of 17

Makes working...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 25th, 2012, 11:41 AM
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Take care Marc Off to the doc ASAP!!

Take care Marc
Off to the doc ASAP!!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 25th, 2012, 10:11 AM
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13 now, was cooler overnight, heading up to 22....

13 now, was cooler overnight, heading up to 22.

EC was predicting showers this morning but its' been sunny so far
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 24th, 2012, 09:58 AM
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Ahh yes, coffee, one of life's essentials - cream...

Ahh yes, coffee, one of life's essentials - cream only please.

Thanks Marc.

It's a bit warmer out your way these days, just 7.5 here earlier, heading for 15. Strong breeze also so I'll have...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 23rd, 2012, 09:53 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Worked outside all day today, was kinda cool and...

Worked outside all day today, was kinda cool and rainy at times, kept warm by keeping busy, so I'm a little tired. Back out tomorrow, lots to do before the cold weather sets in, supposed to drop down...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 21st, 2012, 10:29 AM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Nice (busy) day today, a little cool to start but...

Nice (busy) day today, a little cool to start but should get up to 20 later.

Trying to get some work done outside while the weathers good.

I'm "semi retired", but I don't seem to have a lot of...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 21st, 2012, 10:14 AM
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13 at the moment, Weather forecast now calls for...

13 at the moment, Weather forecast now calls for light winds and a high of 20

Next 5 days do not look as good - but hey, we wanted rain and now we will have some. :)
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 20th, 2012, 10:00 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
I picked up one of the new USB adapters (ie...

I picked up one of the new USB adapters (ie charger) - very small.

Haven't had a chance to try it out yet

BTW: If anyone is thinking of getting one of the previous models ($ 35.00) which...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 20th, 2012, 09:23 AM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Great link pm-r! I'm not electronically...

Great link pm-r!

I'm not electronically advanced enough to follow all the nuances of the discussion but I did find it fascinating.

I understand that $ 21.00 seems a lot to pay for a few dollars...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 19th, 2012, 08:10 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks TE, I think I'll pop over to the Apple...

Thanks TE, I think I'll pop over to the Apple store and check it out.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 18th, 2012, 09:52 AM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks Paul, appreciate the help. I just...

Thanks Paul, appreciate the help.

I just hesitate to use the phone charger for fear of ruining my wifes' nano

Apple has just recently listed a small USB charger for $ 21, but again no output...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 17th, 2012, 07:28 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Chosing USB charger for iPod nano 6th Gen

Hope someone here with electrical/electronic background can help.

My wife has a 6th Gen ipod nano - works fine, except that charging on an old white Ibook takes quite a while ( 5 - 6 hours).

I...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 14th, 2012, 10:15 AM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Morning all, a dull rainy day here, EC predicts...

Morning all, a dull rainy day here, EC predicts a high of 17, perfect for getting all those inside chores done.

After a second cup of coffee....;)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 12th, 2012, 04:08 PM
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@ Johnp & Kim re; Tagine I'm not familiar...

@ Johnp & Kim
re; Tagine
I'm not familiar with this type of cooking vessel,
a) where did you get it, &
b) how is it different from the old fashioned stew pots or pressure cookers?

The photos...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 12th, 2012, 04:02 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Glad to hear your Ok Marc, it appears that there...

Glad to hear your Ok Marc, it appears that there was just damage to property, no serious injury reported in the news.

So take it slow, don't overdo the work - not required to get it all done in...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 11th, 2012, 07:28 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
@ KC4: That looks great! I think we will...

@ KC4: That looks great!

I think we will have to start a receipt thread ;)

Either that or a delivery service :D
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 11th, 2012, 10:01 AM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Morning All Hope all are OK on the...

Good Morning All

Hope all are OK on the rock. I saw some footage on the news, doesn't look very nice outside in NFLD. Not a good time to go sailing!

Marc, Hope you and your's are all OK, no...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 10th, 2012, 07:23 PM
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Best of luck Marc, hope the storm just passes you...

Best of luck Marc, hope the storm just passes you by.

Got a good harness for the puppies?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 6th, 2012, 08:47 AM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Morning Marc, Don Quiet morning here, just...

Morning Marc, Don

Quiet morning here, just 19 but humid (85%), EC is no longer predicting showers so I will do some more outside work.

Great coffee Marc, must be the water;)

Very good SAP,...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 5th, 2012, 05:45 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Marc, reading your post made me paws, I think...

Marc, reading your post made me paws, I think there will be howls of protest, surely this isn't just another shaggy dog tail :lmao::D
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 5th, 2012, 01:23 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Good day all Just finished lunch, heading...

Good day all

Just finished lunch, heading back out to get some work done while I can.

27C with 55% humidity at the moment, heading for 29.

I don't think I'll last too long outside, the hot...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 4th, 2012, 04:23 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Yes, the zucchini bread is very popular - my...

Yes, the zucchini bread is very popular - my daughter and my son were here over the long week-end, & both went home with a loaf and a jar of zucchini relish.

Nan, my better half, has a hard time...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 4th, 2012, 03:37 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Unbuttered it is John, forgot to mention, I...

Unbuttered it is John,

forgot to mention, I have it either with or without nuts (walnuts) in it - I'll set aside a slice of each.

Anyone else?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 4th, 2012, 02:56 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Hope I'm not too late Marc. I think I'll...

Hope I'm not too late Marc.

I think I'll have a coffee today, It's warm out but a bit cooler here in my studio.

The rain makes a pleasant backdrop for relaxing break.

I have some home-made...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 4th, 2012, 10:06 AM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Good Morning Marc Coffee was great, thanks ...

Good Morning Marc

Coffee was great, thanks

Had a light breakfast, toasted tomatoe sandwich with tomatoes from our garden - aways taste much better than the cardboard variety they sell in the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 4th, 2012, 09:59 AM
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A great day! It's raining It's cloudy ...

A great day!

It's raining

It's cloudy

It's cool (20)

Just what the flower gardens require!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 3rd, 2012, 06:39 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
29C with 49% humidity at 6:37 PM Sunset...

29C with 49% humidity at 6:37 PM

Sunset still a while away - evening very nice, bit of haze from the south
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 3rd, 2012, 02:47 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Yes Marc, gardening can build a powerful thirst -...

Yes Marc, gardening can build a powerful thirst - did my lawn work yesterday, so today I'm taking it easy.

Just returned from a quick visit to the Centre Of The Universe (aka Toronto).

Bit...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 31st, 2012, 10:50 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
@ Joker 
I dont intend to debate the issue, I...

@ Joker

I dont intend to debate the issue, I just suggest that you might find further research into the condition useful.

I will note that yes, the body will respond and act to force you to...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 31st, 2012, 05:57 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Mr. Mayor, go to the sleep clinic! Get tested! ...

Mr. Mayor, go to the sleep clinic! Get tested!

I have sleep Apnea, I know how tired you can become when you cannot get a real full nights sleep. I decided to seek help when I started to fall...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 31st, 2012, 03:52 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
hit 30C with 57% humidity at 3:44PM

hit 30C with 57% humidity at 3:44PM
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 31st, 2012, 03:50 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
13 minutes shy of 4pm Thought I'd opt for a...

13 minutes shy of 4pm

Thought I'd opt for a cold one - horror of horrors! - frig is empty!!!

Have to make an emergency run to the LCBO

I can't imagine what could have happened to those few...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 30th, 2012, 03:54 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
It's now 30C at 3:49 pm, with humidity at 41% ...

It's now 30C at 3:49 pm, with humidity at 41%

Had to come in, just too hot even in the shade.

Think I'll get a head start on 4:00 Tea, only something a little cooler

Anyone care for a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 29th, 2012, 10:05 PM
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Great end to a great day 12 at 10:pm ...

Great end to a great day

12 at 10:pm

Little stiff from working outside all day, time for a small beverage.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 28th, 2012, 08:27 PM
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This "Fliz" reminds me of the "velocipede", Aka...

This "Fliz" reminds me of the "velocipede", Aka "Bone-shaker", a very early two wheeled riding beam. Young daredevil "gentlemen" in the early 1800's used to
ride wildly downhill, must have hurt/...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 28th, 2012, 08:05 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Back down to 18 at 7:57pm - very light breeze,...

Back down to 18 at 7:57pm - very light breeze, just perfect relaxing weather

Sorry I didn't reply sooner Marc, we had a good friend/former neighbour over today, chance to revisit old times, share...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 28th, 2012, 12:14 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Just 22C at the moment, on the way to a...

Just 22C at the moment, on the way to a predicted 24, humidity down to 55%

All in all a great day, sunny with a light breeze

Lunch time now, may have a cold one later in the afternoon
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 28th, 2012, 10:07 AM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Great day so far, only 20C at 10 am here,...

Great day so far,

only 20C at 10 am here, was nice and cool overnight, windows wide open.

EC is predicting sunny weather for the entire week, however the
temp is expected to rise back into...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 27th, 2012, 09:45 AM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Perfect day today 20 with 87% humidity at...

Perfect day today

20 with 87% humidity at 9:42 am

and it's RAINING!

air is nice & clean & cool & fresh

I guess I'll have another cup and check out SAP
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 26th, 2012, 04:28 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
28.5C at 4:25 PM Worked outside for as long...

28.5C at 4:25 PM

Worked outside for as long as I could , but eventually had to come in to the cool. A very pleasant 20 here in my studio

EC is predicting showers for Monday - we do need more...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 25th, 2012, 08:04 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
now 27.5 at 8:02 pm Almost down to a...

now 27.5 at 8:02 pm

Almost down to a reasonable temp, Oh well, I guess I'll have
to get up early to get any work done outside tomorrow.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 25th, 2012, 01:00 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
It's 28.5C here at 12:58 PM Bright, clear,...

It's 28.5C here at 12:58 PM

Bright, clear, sunny sky - no clouds, just heat

I guess I'll be inside for the rest of the day
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 24th, 2012, 04:15 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Well it's now 29.5C with 49% humidity at 4:13 PM...

Well it's now 29.5C with 49% humidity at 4:13 PM

Just the occasional light breeze

@ Don

If I could, I'd send you our spare 9 then we both would have a
perfect day
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 24th, 2012, 10:58 AM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
It's going to be a hot one today 24 at...

It's going to be a hot one today

24 at 10:57am - rising fast, was 14 at 6:30am

EC predicts 30
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 23rd, 2012, 06:04 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Cooling off a bit now, just 27 at 6:01 PM, with...

Cooling off a bit now, just 27 at 6:01 PM, with 47% humidity

Not looking forward to Friday/Sat., EC is predicting 30

I wonder what this extreme weather will mean come winter
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 23rd, 2012, 10:57 AM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Wow! Marc that's amazing - on your second tank of...

Wow! Marc that's amazing - on your second tank of gas?

- Do you have a secondary mode of transport - dog sled maybe??:D

I have a 2005 VW Jetta Wagon (Diesel), just turned 218,000 km
[Mind...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 22nd, 2012, 06:25 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Early evening here (6:23 PM), temp down to 25.5...

Early evening here (6:23 PM), temp down to 25.5 - humidity 47%

All in all a nice day, but rather warm at 27 - Glad to be back home in my studio
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 17th, 2012, 10:06 AM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Thanks for the coffee Marc Just finished a...

Thanks for the coffee Marc

Just finished a late/lazy breakfast of blueberry pancakes

May have to punch another hole in my belt if I keep eating like this!

Nice and cool this morning, only...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 16th, 2012, 04:03 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Bang on 4:00, temp 28C with 63% humidity I...

Bang on 4:00, temp 28C with 63% humidity

I had to come in, just couldn't handle the heat anymore
Back in my office with a cold one to help recover!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 15th, 2012, 05:20 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
The sun is back now after a very heavy rain, an...

The sun is back now after a very heavy rain, an almost deafening downpour!

Temp 21 with 80% humidity

Everything is soaked, but it cleaned the air nicely
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 14th, 2012, 11:46 AM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
19C with 87% humidity at 11:30 am Frequent...

19C with 87% humidity at 11:30 am

Frequent showers

It's a nice temp to work outside But, while I am waterproof, I don't like working with wet wood - it gums up the router.

So it's back to...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 12th, 2012, 07:56 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
7:38 here, now in End-of-weekend-mode. ...

7:38 here, now in End-of-weekend-mode.

Relaxed supper out on the deck, watch the clouds pass in review
Rain finished for the day, birds flocking to the bush for the evening
now a cool breeze...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 10th, 2012, 06:33 PM
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Posted By OldeBullDust
Right on John, It's almost time travel! When...

Right on John, It's almost time travel!

When we get a post from Marc, it's like a message from the future! :)

Now all I need are some lottery numbers..:D
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