re: Where does all the lost mail go? - real turf fan on 10/29/20 at 3:24 pm
Each of the bigger postoffices has preprinted envelopes and when they shred your mail to the point that it's only the front of the envelope, they'll put that shred in the special envelope and mail it to you. You'll never know the adventures the rest of the envelope and the contents went through...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Zeta - Racing Towards the NE - real turf fan on 10/29/20 at 1:47 pm
13-14 hours of sunlight aren't happening. It's past the equinox, when every place on the planet gets 12 hours of light and 12 hours of dark (that was Sept. 22 this year), so the days are shorter and getting shorter every day....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Zeta - Racing Towards the NE - real turf fan on 10/29/20 at 12:53 pm
A friend uptown upriver from Audubon Park reports he's been told ten days for power to be restored. He's packing up his refrigerator/freezer to take to Metarie to a friend who's "In the only block that has power" out there. Ten days. Hope he misheard....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Tremors: Shrieker Island - real turf fan on 10/29/20 at 11:48 am
We enjoyed it. Lots of homages to earlier movies, not all homages go to Tremors, but to Jurassic Park and the ilk. Watch it with lowered expections, like most TV nowadays. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
Where the Bill and Melinda Gates money goes: - real turf fan on 10/29/20 at 11:20 am
Somebody got paid money to study this. The money came from the Gates. [link=(https://www.spiegel.de/international/world/cambodia-the-million-dollar-business-of-human-hair-extensions-a-0612d4f9-9eae-4e0c-b970-92963c36b122)]LINK[/link] [quote]This piece is part of the [b]Global Societies series...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: As Germany, France, Spain, NZ Reenter Full Lockdown,WaPo Criticizes Italy For Not Doing So - real turf fan on 10/28/20 at 7:09 pm
Novel virus is science talk for new virus, to distinguish it from other viruses (in this case, new corona virus,) that's different from the other coronaviruses that have been recognized and described in juried scientific literature....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: why Biden was in GA - real turf fan on 10/27/20 at 10:50 pm
[quote]That staffer also had a sick sense of humor because that where fdr died.[/quote] Where FDR died with his mistress by his side, his last words,"I have a horrible headache" as his brain aneurysm ruptured....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Joe just gave that speech to 1960 America. - real turf fan on 10/27/20 at 1:30 pm
FDR also went to Warm Springs Georgia. He went there to die. And FDR did die there with his mistress by his side. FDR's last words, famous at the time, "I have a terrible headache" an homage of sorts to the brain aneurysm that killed him....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Officer involved shooting in Philly. Crowds building, Officers injured - real turf fan on 10/27/20 at 1:24 pm
That hell hole still has one or two really decent neighborhoods. I'd (maybe foolishly) feel safe in the historically Italian/Sicilian neighborhood with the great kitchen supply store. But neighborhoods that were nice, now are skeletons of their former selves. Magnificent stone homes, built to ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Why do so many adults who grew up during the Cold War openly embrace socialism and... - real turf fan on 10/27/20 at 11:57 am
Because their heads were up their sphincters. I traveled enough in that time, and I had a lot of friends in Europe and the eastern Europeans I knew from scientific meetings were good drinking buddies. I'm fluent in German and the assigned minders usually were fluent in English, so we'd just talk...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Police shoot black man in Philadelphia - real turf fan on 10/27/20 at 9:25 am
Video shows two policemen in the street backing up as dude strides down the sidewalk, between two parked cars and then dude is on the street. Police are facing him, and backing up. They continue backing up as he approaches them, with his big knife up in the air and one of them yells "Drop the knife...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Gavin Newsom signs law requiring California companies to name minority or LGBTQ leaders - real turf fan on 10/26/20 at 7:51 pm
[quote]How in the world is this legal?[/quote] In the world of California. No other....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Must Watch Laura Wolk speaks volumes about Amy Comey Barret - real turf fan on 10/26/20 at 5:11 pm
Thank you so much for that link to a story I hadn't heard. It may be the feel good story of today, and maybe the most positive thing I've heard all week....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: It may be time to quit all premium streaming services for movies... - real turf fan on 10/26/20 at 4:57 pm
This option is totally dependent on the size and budget of the city where you live, but a lot of libraries have large movie collections. If you are lucky (and Knoxville TN is), there'll be someone on staff who's a movie fan and who will see that they add current releases as well as historic movie...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
Tennis Star Genie Bouchard Is Reportedly Dating This NFL Backup QB
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Where will he go now?
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Did the Big 10 mess this up?
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I think he was impressed.
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