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Sun Mar 15, 2020, 10:20 PM

What's your favorite home isolation activity?

I keep busy catching up on procrastinated projects (cleaning closets, desk) but for entertainment there are movies, books, online contact, phone chats, playing with cat, who is delighted to have the company.

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wnylib Mar 2020 OP
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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Sun Mar 15, 2020, 10:22 PM

1. I live on five acres. Plenty to do and can take nice walks.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Sun Mar 15, 2020, 10:24 PM

2. I'm a quilter

My current goal is to make 200 quilted face masks and give them to my community .

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Response to DUgosh (Reply #2)

Sun Mar 15, 2020, 10:52 PM

15. Thanks for an idea. I don't do

quilting, but I crochet. Most of my stitches are pretty basic, but I can use this time to pick up new ones online. In the past I have made Xmas tree ornaments for myself - stars, snowflakes , angels, bells. Had some custom requests last year. Maybe I can stockpile some to sell later this year. I use cord and colored twine/thread for them and add ribbon, beads for trim..

Also have lots of yarn, various colors. Can make hats and scarves to give to winter clothing drives for kids and hats for cancer center in my region. They give them to chemo patients.

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Response to DUgosh (Reply #2)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 01:00 AM

38. i am going to dust off my sewing machine to practice..improve my sewing skills

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Response to DUgosh (Reply #2)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 10:03 AM

61. I have more quilting projects than I can count.

I'm going to empty the project bins.

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Response to DUgosh (Reply #2)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 11:41 AM

90. I've made a couple from and old silk scarf

One, I lined with a washed dryer sheet and the other I tried to felt a thin layer of cotton to it. I think for the next one I'm just going to double the silk and stitch it up. I like the idea of silk because it's light and breathable. I'm making them for me so if I ever go out in public again, wearing one will keep me from touching my face.

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Response to DUgosh (Reply #2)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 06:20 PM

104. I don't have my glasses on.....thought you said, "I'm a quitter"

And I was going to say, "Me too!"

Seriously, though, I used to have a bad habit of starting a project and not quite finishing it. Sometimes it's quite a challenge for me to work a project through to conclusion.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Sun Mar 15, 2020, 10:25 PM

3. gardening, dog walking, hiking, kayaking, writing, listening to music, reading, movies

I've got more hobbies than I can get through in the rest of my lifetime!

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Sun Mar 15, 2020, 10:25 PM

4. reading

I read one or two books a week.
Chronic insomniac.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Sun Mar 15, 2020, 10:26 PM

5. Same as when I'm not isolated at home.

Except now I have no excuse for putting off some long-neglected household projects.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #5)

Sun Mar 15, 2020, 10:53 PM

16. I hear ya.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Sun Mar 15, 2020, 10:26 PM

6. I work from home mostly

I'm actually a children's entertainer - mainly balloon twisting. I haven't had too many cancellations of gigs yet, and I'm being very careful on the gigs I do have, but they're mainly weekend gigs. I also still do some programming for a guy who owns a small website shop, but things are going to slow down there too I'm sure.

So lately I've had a lot of time to sew. I took a class so I could sew my own vests for my entertainment business and do different themes - holidays, local/state sports teams, etc. I've also got a bunch of old t-shirts (the oldest being from 1989) cut up and ironed onto fusibles, and from those I'm going to make five t-shirt quilts in different themes. Also, I should have paid attention to my sister a year ago when she told me that the Chiefs were going to the Superbowl (we're in Kansas City) as I could have been making kid's vests, pillow cases, table runners, etc. with Chiefs fabric to sell so I'm going to do that as well as try some teddy bears. If it goes well, I'll branch out to Royals and KU Jayhawk fabrics.

TlalocW

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Sun Mar 15, 2020, 10:29 PM

7. I grow cannabis... it's legal here...

And now that winter is over I'm prepping my boat to go back in the water. That is what my wife calls my happy place.

Worry not, the boat yard isn't packed with people. I was the only person there yesterday. And when it's in the water it's a floating tiny house that I can take out fishing, all alone if I feel like it. But it has a bed, a head, and a galley, so I can isolate there just as easily as home.

But gardening keeps me sane during the winter. And baking bread.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Sun Mar 15, 2020, 10:32 PM

8. Cat, home exercise, hiking, play bouzouki and guitar, internet surfing, work from

home when I take on projects, napping, my lady friend (although she has a bunch of family and friends she likes to visit, including grandkids and babies), and a few other things. If I werenít worried about impact on other people, this ďisolationĒ would be just about perfect. I do like going to restaurants, festivals, etc., on occasion.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Sun Mar 15, 2020, 10:33 PM

9. My greenhouse is looking Great !!

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Sun Mar 15, 2020, 10:33 PM

10. Genealogy

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Response to CanonRay (Reply #10)

Sun Mar 15, 2020, 10:58 PM

17. Yes! I have a lot of genealogy notes

and photosto organize. Promised some cousins that I would attach them in an email when put together.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Sun Mar 15, 2020, 10:35 PM

11. Sorting through 55 years of stuff as I pack for move to an apartment.

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Response to sinkingfeeling (Reply #11)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 05:55 PM

95. I just did that. It's endless.

I gave up counting my trips to goodwill, staples and the town recycling center. But it feels good to lighten up, now. If you have old vhs and paper pics, digitize them at everpresent.com. Great company and you deliver in person.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Sun Mar 15, 2020, 10:38 PM

12. I read. It's what I do for fun anyway. nt

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Sun Mar 15, 2020, 10:38 PM

13. Trust me, you don't want to know.

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Response to LuckyCharms (Reply #13)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 12:12 AM

29. Yup, mine's the exact same ;) nt

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Response to LuckyCharms (Reply #13)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 12:51 PM

65. We already know

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Response to Major Nikon (Reply #65)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 06:13 PM

101. Lol!

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Sun Mar 15, 2020, 10:47 PM

14. For some DU'ers, it is a torture so profound you will not believe it:

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Sun Mar 15, 2020, 11:10 PM

18. play cards with the dog

cat has been barred. he cheats.

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Response to stopdiggin (Reply #18)

Sun Mar 15, 2020, 11:57 PM

23. You must be playing Go Fish.

Switch to another game and cat wiil lose interest.

But avoid stud poker. You know how they love to "cat around."

(My cat would break up the game to turn the attention on herself. Scatter the deck to the floor and run off with all the Kings and Jacks. But forget the Joker. She can't abide fools)

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Response to stopdiggin (Reply #18)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 11:08 PM

82. Our dog can't tell the difference between a spade and his paw print.

And you don't want to use the word "spade" around the cat unless you want to spend the next hour coaxing her trembling body from under the bed.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Sun Mar 15, 2020, 11:13 PM

19. I'm wasting a few weeks of time playing Fallout 4

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Response to Zorro (Reply #19)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 12:15 AM

31. Pretty good waste of time IMHO if you're not already tired of the gameplay ...

I spent SO MUCH time on FO3 and FONV that when 4 came around ... well, I enjoyed it still and think it's a fine game, but I found I was definitely suffering from some FO burnout by the time I finished.

I'd imagine if one doesn't already have like 300 hours in the earlier games it'd be a lot more fun.

I'm enjoying my play thru of Metro:Exodus so far ...

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Response to mr_lebowski (Reply #31)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 08:40 AM

50. I hear ya

I also spent many hours wandering around both FO3 (great but bleak) and FONV (great but buggy) and actually already played through FO4, but thought I'd replay it for a while because of its clever and immersive environment.

Thanks for the Metro Exodus tip. I've been looking for a new FPS (I finished The Outer Worlds a few weeks back).

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Response to Zorro (Reply #50)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 12:32 PM

63. Lol ... I also finished Outer Worlds about a week ago ...

It's very 'fallout in space' in terms of mechanics. Decent game but ultimately a bit unsatisfying ... I probably should've played on higher difficulty. I was pretty OP most of the game because I obsess on gearing up and micromanaging inventory. Did get a little challenging at the last level (the jail place) but still mostly a cakewalk.

Speaking of apocalyptic shooters ... did you ever play any of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. games?

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Response to mr_lebowski (Reply #63)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 09:15 PM

73. Nope. Never played any S.T.A.L.K.E.R. games

I'm not a MS Windows guy.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Sun Mar 15, 2020, 11:16 PM

20. Keeping up with my friends on Flickr

No selfies, very few food shots. Just good photography on a family-friendly site worldwide.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Sun Mar 15, 2020, 11:38 PM

21. Reading, watching movies, internet, banging my head against the wall.

The usual.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Sun Mar 15, 2020, 11:41 PM

22. I'm guessing a lot of people are taking walks because...

... today, in a big arboretum near us, there were more cars parked on the roads and people walking on the paths than we've EVER seen in 20 years. And it wasn't spring beauty. Although it was a beautiful day, the only signs of life were some faint green on willows, a burgeioning patch of scilla and ONE azalea.

We credited the upsurge to no Sunday afternoon sports on TV.

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Response to LAS14 (Reply #22)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 12:03 AM

24. Imagine that. Family life returns.

I'm in an apt building near the center of town. No open nature walks. But there is a park not too far away. Will give it a try. Need the fresh air and exercise.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 12:05 AM

25. Watching anime and youtube vids

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 12:08 AM

26. I'll skip my favorite. :) Second favorite is my walk and excersize in the morning.

Later some video games, movies, TV. I also really enjoy cooking.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 12:11 AM

27. working. I think I have been ahead of the curve on this one.

I mean it's not my favorite activity, but I'm glad it has been what I can do for the last several years.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 12:11 AM

28. Cat cuddling

Sweet kitties!

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 12:13 AM

30. The DU and computer time management games.

Watching 80s and 90s movies, doing household chores I let go for too long also.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 12:17 AM

32. If the weather cooperates I plan on doing

some biking, working in the yard mulching and building a fire pit.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 12:21 AM

33. Growing a beard

Since I know Iím stuck inside until at least the end of May, I decided to stop shaving. I was due for a haircut this weekend and realized that would be a bad idea. So Iíve decided to just grow it all out and see how far this goes. It will definitely be a way to mark the time.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 12:33 AM

34. I'd like to see a new game to entertain us

while we wait it out. Real time game streamed online, called Gladiator.

Pit R's against each in a fight for their lives. Winner goes on to fight the next one. Variations in matching up the fighters, e.g. Pence vs Moscow Mitch. Winner against Bolton, etc. Toss in some ordinary Trump voters against each other and against an elected position or administration appointment.

Enough of them to keep us entertained until they all knock each other off, or a vaccine is developed, whichever comes first.

Last one standing - what to do with him/her?

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Response to wnylib (Reply #34)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 12:39 AM

36. P.S. OK. I know it sounds sick. That's

what happens when you have too much time to think about how this mess got so out of control.

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Response to Freelancer (Reply #35)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 12:40 AM

37. That should be, um, interesting.

Do post some videos.

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Response to Freelancer (Reply #40)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 01:34 AM

43. Impressive. OBE's and channeling, too?

When you get to telepathy, tell me what I am thinking so I can verify - or deny.

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Response to wnylib (Reply #43)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 01:37 AM

44. But I strongly suggest that you

avoid working on NDE's.

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Response to Freelancer (Reply #47)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 05:48 AM

49. Oh dear. Flunked telepathy

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 01:33 AM

42. Warcraft and Counterstrike.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 01:45 AM

45. Guitar.

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Response to Iggo (Reply #45)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 10:42 PM

78. Me too.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 02:00 AM

46. DU. But maybe I spend too much time on it. Sometimes it's a stresser

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 03:20 AM

48. We're painting our bedroom. After a break once we're done, then on to our bathroom.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 08:45 AM

51. I'm going to start some veg and flower garden plants, from seed

Once the weather brightens and warms up, a little, I'm heading out to my yards and gardens to start some Spring clean up.

Also love doing online jigsaw puzzles and reading. And, if I find something interesting on TV, I'm not adverse to binge watching.

And, of course, checking in at DU.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 08:49 AM

52. Right now, looking for a job.

I was a substitute teacher before all the schools were closed.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 08:59 AM

53. If the internet goes out, I will be screwed.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 09:16 AM

54. planting my seeds for garden

tomatoes already coming up maybe a little early but I will have time to keep transplanting...

sewing projects... replacing zippers for people

cleaning the chicken coop and garage

making soap and more candles

putting hives together for new bees... what color to paint... hmmm??

organizing, cleaning, etc...

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 09:17 AM

55. Practice

my drums. Practice, practice, practice.

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Response to yesphan (Reply #55)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 12:43 PM

64. Bet your neighbors love that

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Response to wnylib (Reply #64)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 02:00 PM

69. I've fixed

that issue.

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Response to yesphan (Reply #69)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 02:18 PM

70. Installed sound-proofing?

Or killed the neighbors?

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Response to wnylib (Reply #70)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 02:24 PM

71. As much as the latter

would be nice, it's the former.

They called the cops on me @ 2010. 2pm on a Sunday afternoon. Did some sound reduction and haven't
heard from them since.

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Response to yesphan (Reply #71)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 09:06 PM

72. Commendable solution

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 09:24 AM

56. Fix myself a cup of....

Hot lemonade with raw honey in it, then find a movie I haven't seen , or a old one , or one I just never got a chance to watch. Some very good old political ones from the 30's or 40's found on you tube.

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Response to duforsure (Reply #56)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 01:05 PM

66. I have a collection of oldies and classics

that are good to watch again when in the mood for them. Some are VCR cassettes. Still have the old VCR, plus blu ray. Cassablanca, Matilda, Fiddler on the Roof, Schindler's List, West Side Story, the whole Harry Potter series, several historical documentaries, plus more recent films.

Last week I took out 2 mystery DVD's and the entire set of both Winds of War and War and Remembra6nce. They are due today so I called to renew them. Got a recording that the library closed today for an indefinite period, and no fines will be charged. So I get to finish them at my leisure.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 09:33 AM

58. Throwing darts at a board with tRumps picture on it

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Response to njhoneybadger (Reply #58)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 01:25 PM

67. Very worthy pasttime.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 09:35 AM

59. Cooking!

Dinner today was chicken roast with vegetables (carrot, broccoli, zucchini and green beans) with garlic and chive mashed potatoes.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 09:37 AM

60. I'm decluttering

Marie Kondo style. Stuff will be stashed in the basement until itís safe to take to the thrift store.

I know I have to structure my days somewhat or Iíll be in my pajamas eating ice cream and binging Netflix all day.

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Response to spinbaby (Reply #60)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 01:26 PM

68. LOL. Spot on about structuring time.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 10:13 AM

62. More time to find new music from around the World.

Itís all over the internets...just got to search it out a bit.

And like the song says...ĒOne thing leads to another...

Tikki

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 10:03 PM

74. Researching, writing my new book.

I love doing research. It opens new worlds for me. And writing is my creative process.

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Response to CTyankee (Reply #74)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 10:37 PM

75. hat type of book is it?

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Response to wnylib (Reply #75)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 03:07 AM

85. It is a book of brief essays on artists' relationship with music.

Many great artists loved portraying the playing of instruments or of singing going back centuries. I have one essay on the Ghent Altarpiece and its history of being repeatedly pillaged over its history, the latest being the Nazis in WW2. Helluva story. You might have seen it in "The Monuments Men."

Stories like that. Over many centuries there are quite a few. Just started one essay on Picasso's "Three Musicians."

Frankly, it is overwhelming but so much fun to read about! I love doing research.

I had a DU post recently about album cover art. Perhaps you saw it: https://www.democraticunderground.com/10181324835

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Response to CTyankee (Reply #85)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 05:55 AM

86. Yes, I did see the thread but could

not remember album covers except one that I doubt. many people saw or would be interested in. It was not by any one person or group, but a collection of works from the early 60s by the original music artists. Do not remember what the album was called. Bought it in the 70s while out shopping. The cover was a circle with "spokes" radiating out from the center in alternating orange and yellow.

I had several albums, but I guess I paid more attention to what was on the LP than on the cover.

Sounds like a good project from an interesting angle.

Know what you mean about research. In high school and college, I groaned with everyone else whenever we got research paper assignments. Procrastinated a few days, but once I got started, was totally absorbed. Sometimes found sideline angles and had to force myself to leave them. Felt like conducting an orchestra when pulling the written notes together and then like a canvas painter when touching up the drafts to final form. Was done when it "felt right."

So, have fun and enjoy the process.

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Response to wnylib (Reply #86)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 08:17 AM

87. give me a little more descriptive stuff and I will ask my music guru, who is writing my chapter on

rock music. He is a former musician and knows his stuff. I know next to nothing. So I might be able to solve this for you...now you've got me intrigued!

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Response to CTyankee (Reply #87)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 12:21 PM

92. Well, in the 70's, after the rock music

scene had changed from the early to mid 60s (Chubby Checker, Supremes, Beach Boys) to the sounds of the Beatles, Animals, Doors, Led Zeppelin, etc., some "oldies" collections of the early 60's were produced.

I still have the LP, minus the paper jacket and cardboard cover. The artwork from the cover is reproduced on the record label. It was put out by Roulette. I don't see a date on it. Songs and artists include Loddy Lo by Chubby Checker; Forget Him-Bobby Rydell; Shimmy Shimmy Ko Ko Bop-Little Anthony and Imperials; Two Faces Have I-Lou Christie; El Watusi-Ray Barretto; Hooka Tooka-Chubby Checker; Shout-Joey Dee; Till Then-The Classics.

Found some other old LPs tucked away in the closet when I dug this one up. Some have covers; some don't. None in good enough condition for collecters (damn). I had forgotten about them since I have nothing to play them on. They include:

Doors-LA Woman; Aftermath-Rolling Stones; Melanie (that's the title and the artist); Jim Croce-Photographs and Memories (greatest hits); 4 Way Street-Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young.

The condition of the albums is due to my ex, who was usually too high to know where he was, let alone where the album covers were.

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Response to wnylib (Reply #92)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 12:29 PM

93. Oh, that gives him and me a lot! Wow.

Thank you so much for this information!

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Response to CTyankee (Reply #93)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 12:46 PM

94. Sure. Any time. if you are on

Twitter or Facebook, try to reach Stephen King, or go to his website. There must be a way to contact him there. He's around my age and is a big fan of 60's and 70's rock. Makes references to various artists, albums, and especially guitarists in his books.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 10:38 PM

76. Let's call it the "Trump Virus"...give credit where it's due. n/t

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 10:41 PM

77. Reading...

both fiction and non-fiction.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 10:47 PM

79. computer, reading, knocking off little projects one at a time

cooking. Playing with cats Lots of bingewatching of course.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 10:52 PM

80. Were we a younger lot, I suspect the answers would be vastly different!

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 11:05 PM

81. Netflix and surfing the net

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Response to MaryMagdaline (Reply #81)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 05:59 PM

96. Bodyguard. Richard Madden. Also, Turn, Washington's Spies. Jamie Bell.

What are you watching on netflix?

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Response to lindysalsagal (Reply #96)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 06:04 PM

97. Hunters (finished)

Virgin Rivers (finished)(sappy Hallmark Channel-type series with better acting and better cinematography)
Walhalla Murders - bad dubbing
Nothing really good yet

Really need to find something good

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Response to MaryMagdaline (Reply #97)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 06:07 PM

98. Mine has "The Hunter's Prayer"and MIndhunters. Those the one?

Also, go to The Last Kingdom: Vikings in pre-england 775 ad. Incredible.

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Response to lindysalsagal (Reply #98)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 06:08 PM

99. No. It's a Nazi hunting series with Al Pacino

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Response to MaryMagdaline (Reply #99)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 07:20 PM

110. Not on mine. Damn.

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Response to lindysalsagal (Reply #110)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 09:29 PM

115. Darn. It's on Amazon. I apologize

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Mon Mar 16, 2020, 11:22 PM

83. Reading, crochet, painting in nature journal, and getting the house really clean. We're

going to binge watch movies and series, too. I also stopped going to the gym and started walking 30-45 minutes in the neighborhood.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 12:00 AM

84. Hanging out here

 

And reading. I have hundreds of ebooks. Maybe even thousands.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 08:41 AM

88. I can still walk in our neighborhood and I can do research on my next art book.

I keep in touch with my family via email and phone. I check in with friends usually by phone. I'm enjoying watching some of my favorite old movies on youtube.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 10:57 AM

89. Writing letters and making cards...

It's so strange to have time to do this without rushing.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 11:50 AM

91. Reading and surfing the net.

Other pleasurable activities on are hold while Mrs. Aristus is sick...

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 06:09 PM

100. It's going to be a boring few months...

I'm writing a sci-fi story and trying to hike. Other than that I was playing Skyrm but got bored of it and looking online.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 06:17 PM

102. reading DU posts about home isolation

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Response to DBoon (Reply #102)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 06:25 PM

106. Happy to oblige you with this thread.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 06:19 PM

103. I'm still working a lot!

Our business is such that I donít have to see customers in person. They call me on the phone, order our product and I ship it out. Most of our customers are sole proprietors. Most of them are rwnjís too, unfortunately. I took 12 orders today and all 12 of these MAGAts complain how this whole thing is stupid and an overreaction. Idiots.

If I get some isolation time I plan to have my spring yard work done and out of the way...I am making a new bed for raspberries and will put in a new herb bed too.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 06:23 PM

105. If the weather gets nice before this is over, I'm going to refinish my kitchen cabinets

I know I'm going to need some good ventilation, so it's better to wait until I can have the windows open all day with a fan going.

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Response to Rorey (Reply #105)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 06:28 PM

107. I'm also waiting for ventilation weather.

Have a couple furniture refinishing projects do.

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Response to wnylib (Reply #107)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 06:34 PM

108. I used to do a lot of it.

It's so satisfying to take something all beat up and restore it to a beautiful piece of furniture.

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Response to Rorey (Reply #108)

Wed Mar 18, 2020, 12:33 AM

117. Yes it is. Several years ago

I did a desk, table, and bookcase. Haven't done it for a while, but now there's another table and desk I want to do. Best part is when you get compliments on how nice they look from people who don't know that you refinished them.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 07:02 PM

109. Thinking for going out for a cheesburger....

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Response to Turbineguy (Reply #109)

Wed Mar 18, 2020, 12:40 AM

118. Tsk, tsk

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 07:25 PM

111. I just played Irish Washerwoman and Dannyboy in my parkinglot

Behind my building. Played it on my fiddle. I feel better, now. Some neighbors came out to listen. Happy St. Patrick's Day!

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 08:19 PM

112. Same thing I do every day Pinky!



NARF!

or just sleep, and read.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 08:58 PM

113. knitting

Planning on doing some heavy-duty cleaning, some walking when it warms up a little and then planning and starting a new knitting project.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 09:18 PM

114. As I like to cook and I like a clean house, cooking and cleaning.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Tue Mar 17, 2020, 09:30 PM

116. Worrying.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #116)

Wed Mar 18, 2020, 01:03 AM

119. Is there something that makes you

smile? Takes your mind off things for a break from politics, economy, and disease? That trio calls for special breaks to recharge.

But I get it. i worry too.

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Response to wnylib (Reply #119)

Wed Mar 18, 2020, 01:08 AM

120. Cats!

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Wed Mar 18, 2020, 04:49 AM

121. Staring at the rabbit with my dog and cat

Got a baby bunny recently. She loves exercise time in the living room.

We all watch her hop around. My lab thinks she's HIS, and my cat watches from around the couch.

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Response to backtoblue (Reply #121)

Wed Mar 18, 2020, 06:26 AM

122. Remarkable dog and cat that don"t

treat the rabbit as prey.

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Response to wnylib (Reply #122)

Wed Mar 18, 2020, 11:39 AM

124. They're special, but I have to watch them every second

I have to watch Buddy. I make him sit beside me with his harness on. Cinder is sneaky, she'll do a run-by slap if Im not right there. The dog keeps the cat away....then he eats the rabbit poo...

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Response to backtoblue (Reply #124)

Wed Mar 18, 2020, 12:00 PM

125. Some decades ago I got

into trouble with a neighbor because my indoor-outdoor cat had figured out how to open the latch on his rabbit pen. Several bunnies turned up missing. Don't know how many the cat got and how many just ran for it when the door was open

Also had a border collie who was a pet, but had such strong hunting instincts that he tracked rabbits and flushed birds without any training. Hubby wanted to use him for hunting but I flat out refused. The dog had a tri color coat with a lot of sable. Coloring and size put him at risk of being shot for a fox by some drunken or stupid hunter.

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Response to wnylib (Reply #125)

Wed Mar 18, 2020, 01:28 PM

127. Here's us..




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Response to backtoblue (Reply #127)

Wed Mar 18, 2020, 07:41 PM

128. Dog looks sweet and protective.

Cat looks ready for the kill.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Wed Mar 18, 2020, 08:03 AM

123. Books, boardgames, and painting toy soldiers.

 

All the stuff I usually do anyway; I was a homebody before it was cool.

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Response to wnylib (Original post)

Wed Mar 18, 2020, 12:11 PM

126. Painting, reading, walking my hall, playing w cats, talking with family.

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