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by Tiredretiredlawyer
Wed Feb 26, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......
Replies: 461
Views: 19083

Re: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......

Volkonski wrote:
Wed Feb 26, 2020 4:15 pm
In preparation for my neck surgery I had a nuclear stress test today. Walked fast on a treadmill until my heart rate was 129. Before and after that they took pictures of the heart after filling me with radioactive dye. (I probably glow in the dark now. ;) )

So far so good.
:bighug:
by Tiredretiredlawyer
Wed Feb 26, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: ART: I know it when I see it
Replies: 191
Views: 13826

Re: ART: I know it when I see it

On some thread Foggy asked for more Bosch. https://mymodernmet.com/bosch-parade/ Floating Parade Brings the Eccentric Art of Hieronymus Bosch to Life Hieronymus Bosch is one of the most intriguing painters of the Northern Renaissance. Though little is known about his life, Bosch’s surreal and absurd...
by Tiredretiredlawyer
Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 27762
Views: 1232781

Re: Hijack this thread

I love your Sunday dinner stories. 🎶Won't you be my neighbor?🎶
by Tiredretiredlawyer
Mon Feb 24, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: ART: I know it when I see it
Replies: 191
Views: 13826

Re: ART: I know it when I see it

https://www.artistsnetwork.com/art-mediums/drawing/phenomenal-panoramas-in-pen-and-ink-drawings/ Phenomenal Panoramas in Pen and Ink Drawings BY ARTISTS NETWORK STAFF Stephen Wiltshire’s drawings of major cities are feats of meticulous draftmenship, remarkable memory and unstoppable drive. One of th...
by Tiredretiredlawyer
Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: General Politics
Topic: Political Depression - How to Handle
Replies: 128
Views: 8444

Re: Political Depression - How to Handle

https://jenniferhofmann.com/the-art-of-perseverance/ The Art of Perseverance: Staying on the Path of Change A 4-part teleclass to encourage and sustain your civic engagement through 2020 and beyond. This class is strength training for your activist heart—to create hope, commitment, and perseverance ...
by Tiredretiredlawyer
Mon Feb 24, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Teh Funny Stuffs
Topic: Adorable Fur Babies Pix and Videos (& feathers & scales &...
Replies: 226
Views: 7873

Re: Adorable Fur Babies Pix and Videos (& feathers & scales &...

Chilidog wrote:
Sat Feb 22, 2020 3:36 pm

Image

I have that same wine rack. Maybe a bit smaller
Does it come with cat and ladder?
by Tiredretiredlawyer
Mon Feb 24, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: To Bernie Or Not To Bernie? And Flash Poll 2/22/20
Replies: 61
Views: 871

Re: To Bernie Or Not To Bernie? And Flash Poll 2/22/20

Honestly, if this turns out to be an election between an egotistical, authoritarian billionaire who has been repeatedly accused of misconduct and Donald Trump, it probably won't go well for anyone, including the country. So I think there's a good argument to be made that Bernie is more electable th...
by Tiredretiredlawyer
Sun Feb 23, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: 19th Amendment - Votes for Women Centennial
Replies: 6
Views: 1504

Re: 19th Amendment - Votes for Women Centennial

In 1890, a group of six Denver women started the Colorado Equal Suffrage Association. Notably, this was an integrated group as one of the leaders was a black woman, Elizabeth Piper Ensley. Elizabeth was born in the Caribbean and worked in Boston as a teacher, where her involvement with local suffra...
by Tiredretiredlawyer
Sun Feb 23, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: 19th Amendment - Votes for Women Centennial
Replies: 6
Views: 1504

Re: 19th Amendment - Votes for Women Centennial

After decades of arguments for and against women's suffrage, the US Congress finally passed the 19th Amendment in June 1919. After Congress approved the Amendment, at least 36 states needed to vote in favor of it for it to become law. This process is called ratification. At the time, there was stro...
by Tiredretiredlawyer
Sun Feb 23, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 27762
Views: 1232781

Re: Hijack this thread

My sympathy for your loss, danraft. :bighug:
by Tiredretiredlawyer
Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 27762
Views: 1232781

Re: Hijack this thread

This made me laugh out loud so I had to share it. My 21-year old niece on Facebook: “What are some of your accomplishments post-graduation?” I got everyone in my department at work to start calling Thursday “Friday Eve,” so there’s that... Hubby used that term yesterday. Of course, "Friday" is now ...
by Tiredretiredlawyer
Thu Feb 20, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Science, General Stuff
Replies: 1322
Views: 96126

Re: Science, General Stuff

:clap:
by Tiredretiredlawyer
Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:45 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: U. S. v. Peter Bright
Replies: 1
Views: 191

U. S. v. Peter Bright

https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/02/drpizza-trial-peter-bright-trial-ends-in-hung-jury.html Trial of Peter Bright, Former Ars Technica Writer, Ends in Hung Jury A hung jury forced a federal judge to declare a mistrial today in the case of former Ars Technica reporter Peter Bright, who was indict...
by Tiredretiredlawyer
Wed Feb 19, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: Military History
Topic: Justice with Lt. Root Beer and the 699th Airborne Assault Dachshund Regiment based at Der Dachshundbünker
Replies: 69
Views: 4115

Re: Justice with Lt. Root Beer and the 699th Airborne Assault Dachshund Regiment based at Der Dachshundbünker

qbawl wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:36 pm
Tiredretiredlawyer wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:14 am
Whatever4 wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:06 am
Dere poor widdle feetses!! Dey froze!
Yes! Why for did they not slip and slide?
After a period of even high school level teams the ice will be cut up enough that walking on it is not a problem even for erect bipeds. Much less so for low center of gravity doggos.
:bighug:
by Tiredretiredlawyer
Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: ▼▲Houston, we have a problem ...
Replies: 203
Views: 21720

Re: ▼▲Houston, we have a problem ...

Sam the Centipede wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:20 pm
♪ ♫ ♪ ♫
Red and yellow and pink and green
Purple and orange and blue
I can sing a rainbow
Sing a rainbow
Sing a rainbow too

:bighug: Thank you for the codes! Such a clever Centipede you are!
by Tiredretiredlawyer
Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......
Replies: 461
Views: 19083

Re: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......

:snippity: This winter I have already seen- my GP an urologist an ophthalmologist a gastroenterologist a neurologist a neurosurgeon a dentist The Houston Methodist Hospital Baytown just announced they would follow up their recent major expansion by adding another wing of patients' rooms. Are they n...
by Tiredretiredlawyer
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: ART: I know it when I see it
Replies: 191
Views: 13826

Re: ART: I know it when I see it

https://mymodernmet.com/robert-bosch-optimization-art/ Mathematician Creates Intricate Drawings Using One Continuous Line Mathmetician and artist Robert Bosch combines his two disciplines in a series of intricate, maze-like drawings that he calls “optimization art.” This means that they were made wi...
by Tiredretiredlawyer
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: Teh Funny Stuffs
Topic: No Catz but Kate's OK
Replies: 4981
Views: 283450

Re: No Catz but Kate's OK

The meowing cat is like my Siri except she meows for you to pet her while she eats. This is a Pavlovian Payback as I petted her while she ate when she was a kitten so she would accept petting. Now she has a furrever feeder and doesn't need a slave to provide food. She does, however, need a slave to ...
by Tiredretiredlawyer
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: Military History
Topic: Justice with Lt. Root Beer and the 699th Airborne Assault Dachshund Regiment based at Der Dachshundbünker
Replies: 69
Views: 4115

Re: Justice with Lt. Root Beer and the 699th Airborne Assault Dachshund Regiment based at Der Dachshundbünker

Whatever4 wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:06 am
Dere poor widdle feetses!! Dey froze!
Yes! Why for did they not slip and slide?
by Tiredretiredlawyer
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 5543
Views: 253899

Re: Weather Alerts

Foggy wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:12 am
ONE TO THREE INCHES OF SNOW predicted for day after tomorrow here in Rawly.

This is it, the End of the World. School will be canceled for three weeks. Roads will be impassable. We're DOOMED.
School's out!!!!! HOOOOOORRRRRRRAAAAAAYYYYYYYYYYY!
by Tiredretiredlawyer
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: USA v Roger J. Stone, Jr., USDC-DC, Obstruction, False Statements, Witness Tampering
Replies: 1374
Views: 59920

Re: USA v Roger J. Stone, Jr., USDC-DC, Obstruction, False Statements, Witness Tampering

fierceredpanda wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:26 am
That Texas deposition is indeed a classic.

Also, I do have to agree with Stone's assertion that it is impossible to defame Larry Klayman.
:yeah:

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