Author Topic: The Venting Thread  (Read 69858 times)

apl68

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« Reply #1065 on: May 01, 2021, 06:11:26 AM »
Still have a lot of soreness and multi-colored bruising, but I'm on the mend.  Walking is no problem.  Sitting for long periods is the challenge.  I was able to manage okay all day yesterday at work.  I can now stand to kneel (Wait a minute--that didn't sound right!) for brief periods.
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« Reply #1066 on: May 03, 2021, 02:43:47 PM »
Ugh! I told the student she scored an 80 on her final exam (this was generous), and then she gives me the water works (tears). "I can't have that low a grade on my transcript! I'm a straight A student. I didn't know there would be all this stuff involved."

(Liar! Liar! Pants on fire!)

She even used up half the office hours that I had available for all my students. Fortunately the others were mostly up to speed.

I'm getting too old for this s**t.
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Re: The Venting Thread
« Reply #1067 on: May 04, 2021, 12:59:17 AM »
My body seems to have lost the ability to digest raw vegetables, and it is very disagreeable.

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« Reply #1068 on: May 04, 2021, 07:46:19 AM »
It may only be high-starch-that converts-to-sugar content ones.

Don't give up on all of them unless you have to....PM me if you want to discuss more specifically...!

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« Reply #1069 on: May 04, 2021, 08:04:22 AM »
My body seems to have lost the ability to digest raw vegetables, and it is very disagreeable.

While you have my sympathy, I couldn't help but chuckle at the irony of your post on a thread with this title.
And how is that working out for you?

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« Reply #1070 on: May 04, 2021, 08:36:34 AM »
My body seems to have lost the ability to digest raw vegetables, and it is very disagreeable.

While you have my sympathy, I couldn't help but chuckle at the irony of your post on a thread with this title.

Now that you mention it, I do see a certain appropriateness, alas.

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« Reply #1071 on: May 04, 2021, 11:12:55 AM »
Two vents.  First, I've spent much of this morning trying to order some specialized library items from a vendor.  We haven't ordered this particular item in a long time, and the supplier has since undergone a major merger and reorganization.  I've been scrutinizing their web site, calling various numbers, talking to various representatives, and e-mailing in an effort to find out how in the world to order what we need.  I thought I had found a form online to do it and filled it out, only to find that that wasn't it.  Still waiting to find out how to place the order. 

The second vent has to do with our vents.  The ones in the ceiling of the library's community meeting room.  It has not been in service for the past year.  Now we find that mold has sneaked up on us and is staining the ceiling around the vents.  It looks nasty.  Guess who'll soon be perched on a ladder with bleach trying to scrub all that away?
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« Reply #1072 on: May 04, 2021, 12:15:34 PM »
Are there any nearby (or far-off) librarians you might reach out to who have had the same headaches? Maybe they found the pathway to library gold??

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(In her best school-marm voice...))Don't you DARE go up there, young lady! You've just been injured and talking about rainbow bruises.

Do you want more? Get someone else to do it!!!!! (If there is someone else...)

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« Reply #1073 on: May 04, 2021, 02:43:45 PM »
The second vent has to do with our vents.  The ones in the ceiling of the library's community meeting room.  It has not been in service for the past year.  Now we find that mold has sneaked up on us and is staining the ceiling around the vents.  It looks nasty.  Guess who'll soon be perched on a ladder with bleach trying to scrub all that away?

Not you, hopefully.  Hire professionals for this.  They should have the proper mold removal tools, ladder, and overall safety training.

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« Reply #1074 on: May 05, 2021, 03:44:08 AM »
There is a crime wave, shootings mostly, in nearby megalopolis. The mayor of central city, solutionless so far, rejumps on the national gun control issue.Guess what , there are less than Mayor positions in every sub district in the whole metro area who need to be heard that
probably know what needs to be done and can be done to better situations and/or conditions in their areas. But noooo..first try to amend the Constitution of the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA! How about identifying the rights of criminals which allow them to proceed with their crimes and misdeeds, i.e. protections against search and and seizure.

But in the megacity central, huge potholes cannot be repaired on one of the most prestigious theroughfares in the WHOLE NATION. That, I am sure, is the appplication of old redneck, deep south , crooked as dog doo, inititiative for political change!
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So, I tried to straighten everything out and guess what I got for it.  No, really, just guess!

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« Reply #1075 on: May 05, 2021, 05:21:22 AM »
There is a crime wave, shootings mostly, in nearby megalopolis. The mayor of central city, solutionless so far, rejumps on the national gun control issue.Guess what , there are less than Mayor positions in every sub district in the whole metro area who need to be heard that
probably know what needs to be done and can be done to better situations and/or conditions in their areas. But noooo..first try to amend the Constitution of the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA! How about identifying the rights of criminals which allow them to proceed with their crimes and misdeeds, i.e. protections against search and and seizure.

But in the megacity central, huge potholes cannot be repaired on one of the most prestigious theroughfares in the WHOLE NATION. That, I am sure, is the appplication of old redneck, deep south , crooked as dog doo, inititiative for political change!
theroughfare should be "thoroughfare". The misspelling was due to the incorrect correction by the source subscribed to by my Androidal provider, probably.
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« Reply #1076 on: May 05, 2021, 07:49:41 AM »
Oh, it had been mentioned to me, way previously, that a big part of the problem was not allowing law enforcement
personnel to violate (?) the privilege of good (?) folks to secret (stash) illegal drugs. Yeah!
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« Reply #1077 on: May 05, 2021, 08:52:59 AM »
Oh, it had been mentioned to me, way previously, that a big part of the problem was not allowing law enforcement
personnel to violate (?) the privilege of good (?) folks to secret (stash) illegal drugs. Yeah!

Maybe the bigger problem is (1) worrying what kind of stuff people are storing in their homes, and (2) using guns and other potentially deadly means to get that stuff out?

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« Reply #1078 on: May 05, 2021, 09:13:18 AM »
Maybe? I was thinking more about illegal stuff in motorized vehicles. And, I should have termed it contraband perhaps. There seem to be autos associated with most all of the shootings about which I am writing. Being able to frustrate the portability of weapons should curb the occurence of shootings.
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« Reply #1079 on: May 05, 2021, 09:16:21 AM »
Maybe? I was thinking more about illegal stuff in motorized vehicles. And, I should have termed it contraband perhaps. There seem to be autos associated with most all of the shootings about which I am writing. Being about to frustrate the portability of weapons should
curb the occurence of shootings.

Or, don't worry so much about what kinds of stuff people have in their cars? Contraband is a human, political definition.