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elQu replied to the Imp This Ride board. 3:21 PM

Re: Drive-by

My oldest, who manages to swing his grades in wide arcs from failing to A in a matter of days and also is so much like his mother we might both simply die of the sameness one day, staring at each other over a much-contested $5 bill because he'd [more]

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elQu replied to the An Open Letter board. 7:48 AM

Re: An Open Letter

Congrats! ;)

You might enjoy reading "The Non-Runners Marathon Trainer" by David Whitsitt et al. It has excellent running and motivation advice and you don't need to be a marathoner to benefit from it. The stories of the individual [more]

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elQu replied to the Imp This Ride board. 7:16 AM

Re: Drive-by

My "allergies" all went away when I finally quit both gluten and dairy. And they come back Every.Single.Time I have some inadvertently or just plain make a bad choice (I'm looking at you, Boston Creme donut).

If you decide to [more]

Sat Apr 23

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elQu replied to the Running Fools board. 4:48 PM

Re: Race Report: 120th Boston Marathon


Now I have to figure out how to fix my hydration and electrolyte strategy so the next time I run a race like this I can keep running for the entire route.


Congrats, Patzer!

AFA hydration, try reading "Waterlogged: [more]

Fri Apr 15

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elQu replied to the An Open Letter board. 7:38 PM

Re: An Open Letter

If you want to read up on using run-walk interval training for running, check out the various books by Galloway, a former Olympic marathoner who now uses that methid for both his own training and the general public, for shorter distances as well as [more]

Wed Apr 13

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elQu replied to the ROTJob's Cubicle board. 9:02 AM

Re: Phrases I am sick of hearing

This is apparently a pet word of our new 20-something tenants:

"Look at us, all adulting and everything..."

...note also the noun used as a modifier of the made-up verb...

Laura
gah

Tue Apr 12

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elQu posted to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 1:40 PM

Refrigerator Diagnosis and Repair

Been poking aroind this refrigerator repair blog. Looks to have some pretty good information and advisr that I haven't seen and some of the other usual appliance repair websites. In case it helps anyone else: [more]

Mon Apr 11

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elQu replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 3:37 PM

Re: book "A Mind of Your Own"

Speaking of dark pits of depressive despair....

Years and years and years ago, I went thru a time of feeling *deeply* despondent. It was as if I was in a deep, dark pit, looking up, and couldn't see the edges or the green, sunny world that [more]

Sun Apr 10

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 11:39 AM

Re: Anyone meditate?

I found some of the downloadable meditative audio files from audible.com quite helpful. I have them on my Kindle and phone.

I like them for those nights when your mind just doesn't want to shut down. I'm [more]

Fri Apr 8

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elQu replied to the Fools Fighting Fat board. 8:34 AM

Re: All of my pants

Once you've tried some things on in the store and gotten a better handle on your new size in specific brands that you like, check Ebay for those particular itemss, I've found that particularly helpful for shoes, sports bras and slacks, often NWT or [more]

Thu Mar 31

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elQu replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 4:31 PM

Re: Lipitor/Atorvastatin Calcium

My mother-in-law took it when she was about 65 to 70 years old. She developed bad muscle pain, to the point where she couldn't walk easily up stairs. When she told her doctor about the issue, he told her "oh, these aches and pains happen as you [more]

Tue Mar 29

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elQu replied to the Best Travel Spots/Tips board. 3:26 PM

Re: Canadian Niagara Falls Hotel

Also try the Niagara Falls Hilton. Some rooms do have a Falls View, others don't.

Laura

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elQu replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:09 PM

Re: Outlander - for free

The "somehow gets transported" rather reminds me of the Weeping Angels in the "Blink" episode of Dr.Who who would get rid of people by throwing them back in time to live the rest of their life in another era. [more]

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elQu replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:03 PM

Re: Living below your means

Harpsichord.

Laura

Sun Mar 27

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elQu replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 4:48 PM

Re: Network Adaptor Issue

Thanks. Tried that - didn't work. Does that enable/disable the WiFi adaptor the same way I can manually enable/disable under Device Manager? Doing it under Device Manager earlier hadn't helped either.

I reran the diagnostics. It says I have [more]

Sat Mar 26

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elQu replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 3:19 PM

Re: Network Adaptor Issue

FYI, I get 5 bars of strength using either my ATT cell as a hotspot or DH's Verizon cell as a hotspot. Laptop didn't connect yesterday either. But something's screwy since it's telling me the network adaptor has been uninstalled, and it hasn't. [more]

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elQu replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 10:12 AM

Re: Today's LBYM Bargain Deal - Newspaper Delive

I have mentioned this before, but you can get free Sunday newspapers sometimes at a local convenience store. When the newspapers don't sell, they remove the headers to return for credit for the unsold newspapers. Then the unsold ones go in the [more]

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elQu replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 10:04 AM

Re: Network Adaptor Issue

Also, currently running a Malwarebytes scan in case something there is an issue. Looks like DH last updated database on 1/20.

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elQu replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 10:01 AM

Re: Network Adaptor Issue

Also, Network diagnostic troubleshooter tried resetting the network adapter but I still get that is unable to resolve the problem.

Laura

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elQu posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 9:57 AM

Network Adaptor Issue

Asus Eee PC Flare with Windows 7 starter. Can't connect over WiFi to the internet. I got a message that the "network adaptor had been uninstalled". Device Manager shows Qualcomm Atherosclerosis AR9485 installed. Tried disbling then [more]

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