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Thu Oct 16

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schvitzing replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 5:30 PM

Re: Amsterdam

What we don't have is any information on relatives they left behind.

You may already have done this, but you can display the ship's manifest on the Ellis Island site. It gives some information on immediate family in the old [more]

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schvitzing replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 5:22 PM

Re: 'Nother Question for the Smarties

Do I recall correctly that, back in the 60s, they were called donkey dicks?

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Wed Oct 15

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schvitzing replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 10:46 AM

Re: Looking good!

My vision has improved ..

I just saw my eye doc, too. Except for some minor indications of cataract and astigmatism development, I am no longer nearsighted.

I do prefer seeing an ophthamologist to an optometrist. My guy is [more]

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schvitzing replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 10:34 AM

Re: Amsterdam

I've looked at foreign phone books, and I've done some searching through genealogical databases, but I don't have any solid links yet. My sister might know of some relatives.M\

Have you tried the Ellis Island site? It's somewhat hit [more]

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schvitzing replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 10:28 AM

Re: Sylvie

And then she got all schwitzig, right?

Heh. No, I did, just watching her. You could fry an egg on that radiator cover.

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Tue Oct 14

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schvitzing replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 8:59 PM

Re: Sylvie

She really like lying on the sewing machine in the kitchen and soaking up the rays - very very warm. She loves it.

Our late fancy cat, ZsaZsa [a sable Burmese], used to stretch out on a steel radiator cover in the winter -- steam [more]

Mon Oct 13

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schvitzing replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 8:40 PM

Re: Prague

Oh, and treat yourself to a real Bud.

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schvitzing replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 8:39 PM

Re: Prague

What a beautiful city.

But the food is as artery clogging as anything I've eaten.

Schvitz

Sun Oct 12

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schvitzing replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 6:13 PM

Re: Amsterdam

I know nothing of my relatives over there

your family name may not be common, and it may be possible to reconnect.

I did that 25 years ago by searching paper telephone directories (remember them?) from all over the world at [more]

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schvitzing replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 5:59 PM

Re: Amsterdam

Teyler's Museum

ouch! How did we miss that?
Oh well. Our museum card is good for a year. Perhaps we will return.

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:42 PM

Re: Ebola? What about c-diff?

Another researcher is working on a pill that you can swallow to replace missing gut bacteria.

OK; but the real problem is preventing the spread of this too-common hospital-borne disease, which is spread in ways that are not dissimilar [more]

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schvitzing posted to the Political Asylum board. 12:16 PM

Ebola? What about c-diff?

Estimated burden of CDI in healthcare facilities in the United States:

Morbidity
In a recent national prevalence survey, Clostridium difficile was the most commonly reported pathogen, causing 12% of HAIs, and an estimated 80,400 [more]

Sat Oct 11

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schvitzing posted to the AngelMay's Den board. 9:26 PM

Amsterdam

DW and I just returned from a week in Amsterdam. we've been there several times before,but both the Rijksmseum and the Mauritshuis in the Hague have reopened after extensive renovations - two wonderful museums that are chock full of the Dutch masters [more]

Thu Oct 9

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:08 PM

Re: ISIS caught entering US border

The only way that ISIS is going to harm Americans is by coming in through the southern border

What? Not Canada?

BS, anyway. Let's hear it for right-wing comic books, like Judicial Watch.

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Sun Oct 5

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:31 AM

Re: Liberal solution to Ebola, II

Lighten up, Francis.

:-D

Sat Oct 4

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:55 PM

Re: Liberal solution to Ebola, II

I refused my vagina to you earlier and expressed no interest in yours.

Am I relieved!

Actually, Jedi, It's called an anus; but, I guess I shouldn't be too surprised that you don't know the difference.

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:46 PM

Re: Liberal solution to Ebola, II

Create a $1B massive new government bureaucracy funded by a huge new tax program that brings in $2B or more. Have said bureaucracy immediately launch a nationwide directive requiring schoolkids to study climate change's impact on measles. [more]

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:22 PM

Re: Liberal Solution to Ebola

Allow it into America.
Along with poverty, cocaine, MS13 gang violence, scabies, tuberculosis and low wages.
But ban soda! That's unhealthy.


Don't forget vaginal probes, the great reactionary contribution to women's [more]

Sat Sep 13

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:46 PM

Re: All in one place

I think instead of discouraging jihadis from joining ISIS, we should encourage them. That way they're easier to identify and kill. Not a lot of places to hide in the deserts of Western Iraq and Eastern Syria.

UhOh.
This is what [more]

Mon Sep 1

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schvitzing replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:51 PM

Re: 57 cops killed by "unarmed" thugs

Not particularly, considering that there have been anywhere from 1.4 million (using Clinton-era DOJ estimates) to 28 million (using the highest end estimates from the Kleck study) Defensive Gun Uses in this country over that [more]

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