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by MackerelCat
Mon Jul 13, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check in July 13 2020
Replies: 12
Views: 572

Re: Daily Check in July 13 2020

Penny, the guy who is in charge of Covid response for the department where I work is running around with his mask hanging off his nose. My fingers were itching to reach over and adjust it for him! Update on the Arctic Office: I have turned on the heater and am huddled over it. Tomorrow I am going to...
by MackerelCat
Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Frugal, Frugaler, Frugalest
Replies: 13
Views: 573

Re: Frugal, Frugaler, Frugalest

We have always had such terrible soil that growing vegetables wasn't that frugal. If we'd had a number of years to build up topsoil, then it would have become frugal, but it wasn't so in the first few years. At our last house, it was very dismaying: all our zucchini every year turned male (we used t...
by MackerelCat
Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Is the Coronavirus affecting you
Replies: 1238
Views: 198107

Re: Is the Coronavirus affecting you

That's an excellent point, Jackie. I wonder if the observers tracked to see if the numbers were ever turned back on.
by MackerelCat
Mon Jul 13, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check in July 13 2020
Replies: 12
Views: 572

Re: Daily Check in July 13 2020

French Fry day is something I can totally get behind. I love fries! Although if I ate them as much as I wanted them, I'd be wider than I am tall. :-D I am taking a little break at work while freezing to death. The air conditioning is set at a central location for there to be several hundred bodies i...
by MackerelCat
Sun Jul 12, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Frugal, Frugaler, Frugalest
Replies: 13
Views: 573

Re: Frugal, Frugaler, Frugalest

Frozen biscuits for me. I did not learn to make biscuits until I was grown and find them quite fiddly. My husband loves homemade, but I am absolutely fine now with frozen ones. Can make exactly how many I need and not spend 20 minutes messing about with them.
by MackerelCat
Sun Jul 12, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Is the Coronavirus affecting you
Replies: 1238
Views: 198107

Re: Is the Coronavirus affecting you

This flew under the radar in mainstream news, but after the Covid quarantine in China, observers in the US noticed that 22 million cell phone numbers and about 2 million landlines had been deregistered in China during the period when Covid was sickening the population. This was so much higher than n...