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Blog entry by learnin2do posted 11-19-2012 05:43 AM 6021 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I think about folks here all the time-mostly with a tool in my hand, or at a local event. I hate that i rarely post or read anymore, i have just been working more diligently and extensively than ever pursuing that pipe dream! It seems to be the only thing i do well enough at all. Anyways…i did make a stupid facebook, and i try to look at the posts about which i am notified on my phone, while i wait for my kids to get out of school, so i can check on folks here at least. I just don’t write, because they usually arrive while i am still looking and reading!

-- ~christine @ used2btrees

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#1 posted 11-19-2012 12:02 PM

in some ways christine
the new phones and pads
seem to make connecting
even harder or shorter at least

sitting down to a computer
is something that can be relaxing
and can be given more attention

i don’t get cell phone coverage
so have never used them

but i see people in cars and stores
suddenly talking or texting
while they are concentrating
on something else

and the small sizes make texting
and shortcuts easier

in their own way
they are more impersonal

how are you
well gotta go

certainly different than the old phones
where you had to sit down to talk with someone
like a saturday or sunday call home
to catch up with them

holidays soon
maybe you can spend more time here
if even just to relax some

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 11-19-2012 10:59 PM

Hi Christine ! Hope things are going well .

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#3 posted 11-19-2012 11:18 PM

Thanks for checking in Christine,good to hear from you.


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#4 posted 11-20-2012 01:14 AM

thats life :-) but its sure good to have the L J famely near they never turn us down :-)
catch up when you can

take care

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#5 posted 11-20-2012 08:26 AM

Patron have you been listening to my 3 year old granddaughter on her play cell phone? Her conversations are exactly what you posted:

how are you
well gotta go

I don’t Facebook (way too petty except possibly for family connections) or Twitter (I don’t feel the need to follow anyone) my cell phone has limited coverage (including not in my house as I have a steel roof thank goodness).

Lumberjocks, good for the body and the soul!

-- "It's fine in practise but it will never work in theory"

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#6 posted 11-20-2012 03:53 PM

Oh, YAY!! hi patron, Dennis, Moment,A-1, &oldnovice _true, funny!...but sad. Sometimes i wish all the technology would cease but for my powertools!...but then…again…without the encouragement and support i have received on this site, i never would have even felt the confidence to get so busy!
i am not fond of facebook & do not have a personal page. you guys are my only electronic friends ...overwhelming for my add brain. -but, the business page is so easy to post and update available items to.

-- ~christine @ used2btrees

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#7 posted 11-23-2012 10:01 AM

Christine I also get spells where I dont post but

I still enjoy looking at everyone’s projects.

I do enjoy the creative freedom of your projects

always nice to see a new one.


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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