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  1. Most hilarious thing about Jaws? The fact that my youngest spent months practicing the key part of the theme song as part of her orchestra class. These days if we even hum "duuuuh dum" she rolls her eyes and gets annoyed in a most tween-like fashion.
  2. Hey. Still alive. Still trying to keep the daughters from imploding. If I'd known I was going to have 3 teen/tween daughters during a global pandemic I would have made some different life choices. (Bought a bigger house, maybe.) Anyway, parenting is still sucking up all my time, energy and sanity, just felt like I was overdue to at least say hello. Maybe in the fall when I can kick my family out of the house during the day I'll be able to stop by more again.
  3. So, been busy, setting up for the electrical panel install, etc. They did the first half of the job today (the panel) and tomorrow they'll finish up the sundry items. I requested a 50 Amp generator hook-up, mainly because the math made sense and because multiple people told me I would be foolish to get just 30 Amps. (Can't argue with the fact that 30 Amps would barely keep the fridge and furnace running and something would drop if they both tried to turn on at the same time.) BUT! I have an entertaining story for those of you who like cars and/or fix things. My poor old mini
  4. Yes, Sir Daniel was a complete fail in Bones originally. They redid the mold before releasing him, you can spot the new one by the helmet on the saddle behind the rider. That said, you did a fine job on them! I sacrificed Mr. Backwards-Hands entirely by doing a rider swap.
  5. A friend of mine did that as a way to avoid the insanity of LA traffic. I can't imagine choosing to do those sorts of daily hours, although I've known lots of people who got sucked into working 60 hour weeks which is arguably worse.
  6. As much as inductions suck, pre-eclampsia and eclampsia are serious stuff. Hopefully bed rest keeps that blood pressure down. My thoughts will be with you two.
  7. Really feels like a sub-optimal day all around. Going to drag my three girls for flu shots this afternoon with the oldest getting a blood draw as well. Then time for a snack before a 6pm mass in honor of my father in law. He passed away some time in early Februrary but didn't want a funeral. We were supposed to do a family reunion in the summer to have some sort of memorial, but the US/Canada border's been closed. So our local church is doing this. In anticipation of having a lot of cranky teenage girls I bought chocolate cake.
  8. Reds often require extra coats, especially over a dark primer. (Red pigments are translucent compared to many others.) It helps if you start with a tan or orange base coat and then switch to red.
  9. I thought they looked like bottle caps, but I do like the idea that they can be whatever you want.
  10. I feel like I missed you changing jobs. Sounds like you have it all under control, though...
  11. I'm just thrilled that Reaper is willing to offer the special order service. That's a special level of dedication to customers right there.
  12. I pulled out my painted copy of the original sculpt and decided I like yours better. Very nicely done!
  13. "Be well rested before having baby," is always excellent advice. Unfortunately it's really hard to get a decent night's sleep when 9 months pregnant.
  14. According to NOVA, cat meows affect people the same way as a baby crying. Which makes researchers ask if cats learned to meow just to get stuff from people....
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