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(10-13-2016, 10:29 AM)X_4AD_84 Wrote: [ -> ]The Russians' weakness as always is the lack of good ports. Their approaches to the seas are limited.

The Chinese have it a bit better but only one ocean with direct access. Of course, they will strike out over land to try and improve that!

Access to the Indian Ocean has long been a goal. Hence, most of Southeast Asia hates China, for millennia.

If we could only recall the leaders and supporters of the Viet Nam War, and ask: "Was It Worth It?"
(10-16-2016, 04:08 PM)
Quote:Bad Dog Wrote: [ -> ]My third day of colonoscopy prep. Procedure Monday at 1015.


Huh?  I did that last week.

Wednesday no solids.  /  Got it done, Thursday 8:00 AM


Quote:Second day of liquid diet. Apple juice, and chicken broth.

I got lucky I guess.  Only 1 day of no real food. I had coffee,lots of water, and Popsicle.

Quote:I am using Preparation H. Sad

Yeah, that Supprep does that.

Quote:I have a friend driving me to and back from the hospital. He's refused gifts, but we will hit the first acceptable fast food window, at my expense.


My sister did that. I wonder why propofol makes one dingy all day long.  I didn't have any polyps , but there's some sort of odd inflammation going on. That's at the pathologist's office.



My condolences to PRB.

Wally.

ditto.
No polyps.

Double Quarter Pounder with cheese, large. Smile
(10-20-2016, 06:28 PM)X_4AD_84 Wrote: [ -> ]
(10-20-2016, 05:16 PM)Bad Dog Wrote: [ -> ]No polyps.

Same here. I do have micro colitis.   I blame gluten because gluten causes every unexplained gastrointestinal syndrome, right?   Big Grain is hiding the evidence. Tongue


Double Quarter Pounder with cheese, large. Smile

I was a good dog. I had heavily cajuned salmon at Perkins with grilled asparagus.  Desert was coconut cream pie. I had 5 diet cokes.


I'm such a lightweight with barbiturates that all I wanted to do afterward was get home and crawl into bed. The big meal came later in the day. Very trippy experience both during and after including the dreams after I got home.


I asked what the anesthesiologist was going to dope me up.  I got propofol.   The after effects were a non drowsy buzz.
I got my father's ashes buried today.

Considering what has happened in America, I regret that those ashes were not mine.
So sorry to hear he passed on. Sad
(11-10-2016, 07:41 PM)taramarie Wrote: [ -> ]So sorry to hear he passed on. Sad

We had some time to keep the ashes between the funeral and burial. My father did not die twice! My brother and I took them on some weekend trips more or less by defaultf, including to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Two days ago I took the ashes to my father's boyhood home, and asked the people living there if I could take their container through the house that had belonged to my grandfather until he died in 1999.  The family allowed my request, and I told them a little of the story. The mother apologized for the condition of the house -- but I could only say that I doubted that my father was any better a housekeeper at his age than the current children living there.

...I am surprised that nobody caught on to the regret that I have of being alive during the Trump Presidency. I think that life has become much less precious than it had been, and it will become increasingly less precious. I think that most of us are going to be reduced to our economic roles in life, a degrading situation that nobody has ever found satisfying.

I expect to hate life. Just work as your masters demand, and ignore all else, for your productivity is your sole value as a creature no longer fully human. If Donald Trump starts some unjust War for Profit, then I hope that America loses that war, and the people culpable for it are obliged to account for war crimes. There could be no better fate for America than what America did to Germany, Italy, and Japan immediately after World War II -- utter defeat followed by the establishment of new or revived democratic institutions and more cultural freedom that negates the raw nationalism of the recent majoritarian culture.

Oh, by the way -- he was a Republican, but he recognized Donald Trump as a monster.
My condolences pbrower2a. I'm sorry for your loss.
(11-11-2016, 08:41 AM)pbrower2a Wrote: [ -> ]
(11-10-2016, 07:41 PM)taramarie Wrote: [ -> ]So sorry to hear he passed on. Sad

We had some time to keep the ashes between the funeral and burial. My father did not die twice! My brother and I took them on some weekend trips more or less by defaultf, including to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Two days ago I took the ashes to my father's boyhood home, and asked the people living there if I could take their container through the house that had belonged to my grandfather until he died in 1999.  The family allowed my request, and I told them a little of the story. The mother apologized for the condition of the house -- but I could only say that I doubted that my father was any better a housekeeper at his age than the current children living there.

...I am surprised that nobody caught on to the regret that I have of being alive during the Trump Presidency. I think that life has become much less precious than it had been, and it will become increasingly less precious. I think that most of us are going to be reduced to our economic roles in life, a degrading situation that nobody has ever found satisfying.

I expect to hate life. Just work as your masters demand, and ignore all else, for your productivity is your sole value as a creature no longer fully human. If Donald Trump starts some unjust War for Profit, then I hope that America loses that war, and the people culpable for it are obliged to account for war crimes. There could be no better fate for America than what America did to Germany, Italy, and Japan immediately after World War II -- utter defeat followed by the establishment of new or revived democratic institutions and more cultural freedom that negates the raw nationalism of the recent majoritarian culture.

Oh, by the way -- he was a Republican, but he recognized Donald Trump as a monster.
I never heard that he died in the first place. Only that he was dying. Never knew he passed on.

"I think that most of us are going to be reduced to our economic roles in life, a degrading situation that nobody has ever found satisfying." Why do you feel that will happen more so with Trump as President?
I see that a particular someone is posting some juvenile comments to me. Just so people know I will not respond to immature comments. It is merely bait by people who did not grow up. In fact I could easily report it. But I will never respond unless the person speaks to me in a mature fashion. Only then will you get a response. I have no time for petty games.
Bad news from the doctor, turns out I have sleep apnea. Sad 

I'm shocked. I know I was at risk for it because of my weight (which is why my doc had me do a sleep study), but I never through I actual had it because I've never remembered waking up gasping for breath. I'm going to have to use a C-PAP machine when I sleep from now on.
My ex had that condition. He was prone to it for many reasons (swollen tonsils and he was severely obese) and I encountered what it was like by watching and listening to him. He sounded like he was suffocating. Scary to see. It also meant we could not sleep in the same bed because i could not sleep through that. Which was heartbreaking tbh. He did not have a C-PAP. So sorry you have this condition.
First day in a week i have mostly gotten over my fever. Thank you beer lol.
just had another massive earthquake here. Have to laugh really. My reaction was just to turn the light on and enjoy the ride. I am a pro at this. It lasted for 5 minutes straight. My cat is a pro at it too. Sitting beside me in bed purring. I wonder what sort of damage has been done this time.
It was a 7.5
Oh hell the tsunami warning has been confirmed. I live near the coast.
(11-13-2016, 07:54 AM)taramarie Wrote: [ -> ]Oh hell the tsunami warning has been confirmed. I live near the coast.

With a 7.5 quake it shouldn't be bad.  Hope the tsunami never arrives.  With luck damage was minimal.
(11-13-2016, 06:09 AM)taramarie Wrote: [ -> ]just had another massive earthquake here. Have to laugh really. My reaction was just to turn the light on and enjoy the ride. I am a pro at this. It lasted for 5 minutes straight. My cat is a pro at it too. Sitting beside me in bed purring. I wonder what sort of damage has been done this time.

Glad you're ok
Oh no! O hope all you folks in NZ are OK! Sad
There were several tsunami's. I do not know of the damage yet. We were evacuated out of danger zones. Civil defense sirens, after shocks and nerves for many have made sure none of us got any sleep. I am so very tired but I am here. Do not know if there are any casualties yet.
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