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Old 07-02-2019, 12:35   #71
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I looked into this, wired and wireless. I think both of them require a collar that needs to be charged quite frequently. The wired one shocks as they approach the wire, so if they by chance ran out without getting shocked, they could also get shocked trying to come back in. The wireless shocks if outside the range of the base unit transmitter. They even make GPS ones but it works like a wireless transmitter, so many feet around the central location. If it would let me map an area and not just be circular I would consider that. Until something better comes along, a good fence and gate would keep my dog off the highway.

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Old 07-06-2019, 03:36   #72
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I lived dangerously yesterday, at the 4th of July celebration I ate 2 fried Oreos. Probably the only Oreos I've had in 15 years. Not to dangerously though, I did turn down the optional confectioners sugar sprinkling.

No.... I didn't test.

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Well... DARN! I've been "glutened"!!!

I haven't been exposed to gluten in over a year, perhaps two. I'm VERY careful. Always read ingredients and only eat at restaurants that have a gluten-free menu.

I found two new dairy alternative items and broke the cardinal rule for one with food allergies - only try one new food at a time. Three days ago I ate both of them, not only on one day, but the following day as well. I've been having symptoms for the last two days, and if I follow the usual progression of having gluten, I have another day or two to go with this.

I'll be throwing out the foods and am really bummed. In order to find out which one it was, I'll have to eat them again. But not for a few weeks until my GI tract is healed up and not causing issues.

The one was a cheddar "cheese". And this one actually tasted like sharp cheddar and not American. It's a brand (daiya) I've had before (dairy-free cream cheese) without any problems. So perhaps it's the almond-milk yogurt.

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Hope you've rebounded VeeJay.

After some mix ups on my bike trainer program mixing up distances (miles and kilometers) and weights (pounds and kilograms) I may just switch to the metric system on it full time. I go faster and weigh less, can't be a downside to that.

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Why did bathroom tissue rolls get narrower? It's annoying to see two inches of that spool on either side of the roll.


Well, you said "Goofy......"

I just discovered a solution to that problem. I found "Extra Wide" bathroom tissue on Amazon. It's only 1/2 inch wider, but it makes a big difference. It's "Quilted Northern Ultra Plush, 4.5" wide. And (most importantly), it's THREE PLY!!!

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Dieting is hard.

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Old 08-18-2019, 00:35   #77
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Life quote I just read.

"Happiness is not getting everything you want, it's enjoying what you have."

A variation on "Count your blessings"

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