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07-30-2015, 04:07 AM #1
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
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blink.gif I love you, but I hate you?



07-30-2015, 04:10 AM #2
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
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07-30-2015, 04:17 AM #3
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
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Not long term couples for sure.
07-30-2015, 10:24 AM #4
Accidental Stoner Member
Posts:9,031 Threads:74 Joined:Feb 2011
I'm sure things can be called "good",
even if they did not last until death.
07-30-2015, 10:43 PM #5
US nli Incognito Anonymous
 
OMG, this is so true for us. What I forget, he remembers (usually) and vice versa.

Quote:Interestingly, older adults experienced the greatest memory difficulties with first-hand autobiographical information — and this is exactly where long-term couples gained the biggest benefit from remembering together. So, as we grow older, we offset our unreliable episodic systems by drawing on the support offered by a partner — a shared resource.

http://io9.com/long-term-couples-develop...1613429103
08-03-2015, 04:06 PM #6
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
Posts:12,777 Threads:1,182 Joined:Feb 2011
Whaler's memory is impeccable bored.gif I have sometimzers gaah.gif
08-03-2015, 04:08 PM #7
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
Posts:15,179 Threads:429 Joined:Jun 2012
Good morning shadow, how are you doing this fine day?

Hubby's memory is getting just as bad as mine, so lately we have to discuss, in detail, the past and we come up with a version we can both accept. chuckle.gif
08-03-2015, 04:19 PM #8
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
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Good morning US, civic holiday here today woohoo.gif sky is clear, sun coming up, was 28 yesterday, perfection. I bottled 22 bottles of wine yesterday, pinot grigio wine.gif and it's beautiful. Probably give most of it away but I'll start another batch this week. For me yay.gif

Whaler just always wins the recall game aaah2.gif whether it's music artists or where I left the duct tape last.
08-03-2015, 04:24 PM #9
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
Posts:15,179 Threads:429 Joined:Jun 2012
Yep, civic holiday here today too but storm systems are moving in and out, so I guess I'll be spending a day being domestic.

I've always wanted to try making my own wine. Do you have your own recipes?
08-03-2015, 04:27 PM #10
Octo Mother Superior
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Good morning girls beercheer.gif 22 bottles of wine? hyper.gif wine.gif

My memory is still good, perhaps a bit too good 13.gif
08-03-2015, 04:32 PM #11
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
Posts:15,179 Threads:429 Joined:Jun 2012
chuckle.gif Good morning Octo...yep some times a good memory can be a bad thing.
08-03-2015, 05:02 PM #12
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
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Hej Octo hug.gif

First time I've tried making wine, an ad on kijiji said these people wanted to give away a complete set of beer and wine making equipment. We jumped on it, and it was complete, everything there. But I got a kit for the wine and followed instructions. There's still 4 or 5 bottles in the carboy but at the bottom and needs to settle again. I'd like to try a Riesling next. And took some very good advice to NOT add the sulphite packet.
08-03-2015, 05:14 PM #13
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
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Quote:Sulfites are a group of chemical agents added to food, beer and wine that prevent bacterial growth. The term "sulfites" includes sulfur dioxide and the salts formed from sulfurous acid, such as sodium sulfite or potassium metabisulfite. In the mass production of wine it is also used to prevent browning of white wines and to quickly end fermentation. Other foods high in sulfite are dried fruits, pizza, oven chips, jam, seafood products and processed meats. One in 10 people will have some reaction to sulfites with reactions ranging from rashes and itching to restricted breathing, asthmatic attacks, hives and anaphylactic shock.

Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/036167_wine_s...z3hlG6w61g

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İmage
08-03-2015, 05:37 PM #14
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
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This is the storm cell that we saw yesterday...it reminded hubby and I of 'the ribbon' in the Star Trek movie. We were on the cycle and had to take refuge in the casino, but we got caught in it any way later on that evening. I think we are lucky to have made it home safely.

İmage

İmage

It's strange how one appreciates life more when one's life is in danger.
08-03-2015, 05:59 PM #15
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
Posts:15,179 Threads:429 Joined:Jun 2012
Broken Heart Syndrome:

Quote:But it turns out there is some actual science behind the phenomenon. There is a thing called broken heart syndrome, believed to occur when someone loses a close partner or spouse. Death of a spouse is recognised as one of the most stressful things that can happen to a person. But as well as the mental anguish and grief (which are themselves very debilitating and not to be dismissed), many forget that stress also has a physical component. Stress can cause numerous physical ailments, and if the stress is sudden and serious enough, such as if a spouse dies, then these ailments can be very serious, affecting the heart.

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/...ken-hearts



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