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RezDog

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The Haida used to make fermented foods. Both fermented seabird and salmon eggs. No one makes them anymore. There were still a few elders making them when I was a kid but not anymore. For the most part my live culture foods are the usual pickled vegetables, sea asparagus, yougurt, miso, kombucha. If I had a source of non pasteurized milk, I would love to try making my own yogurt. There are two dietary things that are important because they are linked. That is fibre and fermented foods. The digestive bacteria we get from fermented foods need fibre to be healthy and reproduce in our gut. There has been quite a bit of recent North American research on the subject. If you do a search on the micro biome it is full of crazy information.
 
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verndahl

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There was a researcher named Weston Price (actually a dentist) who did some research on the foods of indigenous peoples and their overall health (especially teeth). One of the common elements was fermented foods. Interesting stuff.
 

Bruno

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Conversation yesterday:
Daddy, can you use your knife to make a flap in the end of this long cardboard box?
Sure, little mouse. why?
I'm making a coffin but my legs don't fit. I'm a vampire.

And then she proceeded to crawl inside, close the flaps, and lie perfectly still.
 

32t

Member
This is an example of why I don't think anyone can write a book on how to be a good father.
 

Bruno

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Each kid is (or can be) unique. My youngest combines extreme levels of 'cute' with significant levels of 'weird'.
But she is happy and when she makes drawings, they're full of colors, hearts, rainbows and love.
She also wants to put my eyes on formaldehyde after I die so that I can watch over her at night when she is sleeping.
 

RezDog

Member
My wierd daughter is 27, and has a minor on her university degree of deviant criminal behaviour. She is happy, polite, loves animals, works and is self supporting. I think it’s ok to be wierd if that’s who you are. Doing and saying wierd stuff for attention is another matter. However Bruno and my daughters are fine.
 

32t

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I have 3 children. {That I have been blamed for anyway.}

They are all very different and have different needs, desires and abilities etc.

It would sure be nice if they came with an instruction book!
 

32t

Member
I just got off the phone from a friend. Then spoke with my wife.

I can add them to my list of, "I wish that they came with instruction books!"
 

whoever

Anonymous new guy
well, I blame the Trophy generation for it, but most "instructions" are just numbered pictured and an itemized inventory of the box. You couldn't read if you waned to
 

32t

Member
The other day I assembled a couple of portable xray shields. Not hard to do. The only instructions were on a piece of paper under the banding. "Do not remove this banding until it is vertical." That makes sense because they are spring loaded and the leaded Plexiglas, or whatever it is, is heavy so the springs are also.

Even if I wasn't told to I removed the protective paper from both sides when done!:D
 

whoever

Anonymous new guy
The other day I assembled a couple of portable xray shields. Not hard to do. The only instructions were on a piece of paper under the banding. "Do not remove this banding until it is vertical." That makes sense because they are spring loaded and the leaded Plexiglas, or whatever it is, is heavy so the springs are also.

Even if I wasn't told to I removed the protective paper from both sides when done!:D
I am waiting for a pack of gum to come with instructions
I recently bought bacon , only to discover microwave directions on the back
 

Bruno

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We were watching a tv show about top surgeons, and the discussion was about mortality due to something that has a given % chance of killing you vs chances of procedure complications. Life expectancy plays a role of course, And I said I probably wouldn't get much older than 85 in any case.

And my oldest turns to me and in the driest deadpan voice said 'not with that attitude, no.'
 

32t

Member
I have wondered about that when they do an artificial heart transplant for example on an older person that is already 99% worn out and their kidneys or something else will fail even if the heart works.

Ronald Reagan once said, "I am getting so old they don't make spare parts anymore."
 

whoever

Anonymous new guy
I have wondered about that when they do an artificial heart transplant for example on an older person that is already 99% worn out and their kidneys or something else will fail even if the heart works.

Ronald Reagan once said, "I am getting so old they don't make spare parts anymore."
I think those lists some how take into account your age and overall health when determining placement
 
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