At which point should you switch from ink to Laser? 

Good Morning,  !

Today is Tuesday, April 2.

Space Spinach!
Was an april Fools story, that I made up, because
I have not been able to find any spinach in the stores for
over a year.

Wednesday morning I have to go for more injections into my 
eyeballs. That means no newsletters Thursday, Friday 
and possibly Saturday.

Have FUN!

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The modern rule is that every woman should be her own chaperon. --- Amy Vanderbilt (1908 - 1974) Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped. --- Elbert Hubbard (1856 - 1915)
A big-game hunter went on safari with his wife and mother-in- law. One evening, while still deep in the jungle, the Mrs awoke to find her mother gone. Rushing to her husband, she insisted on them both trying to find her mother. The hunter picked up his rifle, took a swig of whiskey, and started to look for her. In a clearing not far from the camp, they came upon a chilling sight: the mother-in-law was backed up against a thick, impenetrable bush, and a large male lion stood facing her. The wife cried, "What are we going to do?" "Nothing," said the hunter husband. "That stupid lion got himself into this mess, let him get himself out of it."
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Siegfried, the most insane amongst all of my friends, is a shrink. He has discovered a great way to get his patients to talk freely. He puts a cell phone in their hands.
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An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD goes to Mary Gullickson, 20, Fargo, North Dakota Jailed After Posting Craigslist Ad Asking For Sex Fantasy, Then Falsely Reporting The Encounter As Rape Reported by The Weekly Vice Mary Kate Gullickson, a 20-year-old North Dakota State University Student, was jailed after she allegedly posted a request for sex on Craigslist, then told police she had been kidnapped and raped. According to North Dakota State University police, Gullickson reportedly posted an ad on Craigslist, stating that she wished to experience a sexual fantasy that involved a mock kidnap and rape scenario. Gullickson reportedly communicated to multiple responders that she wanted to picked up off the street, bound with duct tape and then forced to have sex. She then requested that she be dropped off at the location where she was found. One of the ad responders agreed to Guillickson's request and role played the fantasy with her. At the conclusion of the encounter, Gullickson promptly went to police and stated that she had been kidnapped and raped. News of the purported rape spread across the NDSU campus, prompting police to devote a large amount of manpower and resources towards identifying a suspect in the case When news of the investigation reached the man who agreed to role play Gullickson's fantasy, he stepped forward to set the record straight about the incident. Investigators tracked down Gullickson's Craigslist ad and uncovered the email and phone number associated with it. Investigators also searched Gullickson's iPhone, which contained so many responses to the ad, Gullickson was unable to identify which response came from the man she ultimately accused of raping her. Guillickson also allegedly asked some of the responders to pay her $100 for the privilege of participating in the fantasy with her. Apparently none of them figured she was worth quite that much money. When asked why she lied to police about the alleged rape, Gullickson stated that her boyfriend forced her to report the encounter as a rape. Apparently they wanted some dummy to pay alimony for 18 years. Gullickson was booked into the Cass County Jail and charged with providing false information to law enforcement. She pleaded guilty to the charge at her arraignment and was sentenced on the spot to a one-year suspended sentence and a year of supervised probation. Tech Support Pits From: Kathy Re: When to switch to laser Dear Webby, At what point should I switch to a laser? Kathy Dear Kathy If you are printing rarely enough, so that your ink cartridges are drying up or causing problems, switch. Even the high quality cartridges and refill kits from Atlantic Inkjet dry up if you print only once a month. Lasers don't dry up. They use dry toner. The other reason to switch to laser is when you print a lot. Inkjet printers are really cheap, because they plan to get you with the ink. Laser printers are a lot sturdier and built to last many years, while printing huge volumes of paper. The printing cost per page is about 1/10 with a laser. Considering how much the price of Laser Printers has come down, I would say 150 pages a month is the cut-off point. I am using a DELL 1320c for the last 4-5 years, and toner from Atlantic Inkjet. The only time it stops printing is when it is out of paper or toner. Replacing toner is as fast and easy and clean as changing a yape cassette in a tape player. By the way, don't get conned by the term "Laser Jet". That is just an ink squirter with a misleading name. Have FUN! DearWebby
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Daily tip from Use Placemats For Clean Refrigerator Shelves To keep my refrigerator clean, I put washable placemats on each shelf. I also change them out to different bright happy colors as the mood strikes me. :) By amytao44 Check out ThriftyFun's Blog at
If you are paying for your own hot water, this is for you! Solar Water Heat This is not some wacky scam, that claims to make all of your hot water all of the time, but a simple pre-heater, like I have been recommending since the 70's. When there is sunshine, you pre-heat the cold water with the sun, and use the electrical or gas heater to just top it off a bit to get the precise temperature, that you are used to. The bulk of the heating is done by the sun. I used that system even in the Yukon. It works. You don't need any fancy space age or hard to find components. For the glazing you can even use clear corrugated acrylic, plexi-glass, or old windiows. The glazing is never touched by the water, it just holds off the wind and acts like a flat mini-hot-house for the pipe and outer tank. Very fast payback for Solar Water Heat!

Thanks to Sandie for this: I OWE MY MOTHER!! 1. My mother taught me TO APPRECIATE A JOB WELL DONE "If you're going to kill each other, do it outside. I just finished cleaning." 2. My mother taught me RELIGION "You better pray that will come out of the carpet." 3. My mother taught me about TIME TRAVEL "If you don't straighten up, I'm going to knock you into the middle of next week!" 4. My mother taught me LOGIC "Because I said so, that's why." 5. My mother taught me MORE LOGIC "If you fall out of that swing and break your neck, you're not going to the store with me." 6. My mother taught me FORESIGHT "Make sure you wear clean underwear, in case you're in an accident." 7. My mother taught me IRONY "Keep crying, and I'll give you something to cry about." 8. My mother taught me about the science of OSMOSIS "Shut your mouth and eat your supper." 9. My mother taught me about CONTORTIONISM "Will you look at that dirt on the back of your neck!" 10. My mother taught me about STAMINA "You'll sit there until all that spinach is gone." 11. My mother taught me about WEATHER "This room of yours looks as if a tornado went through it." 12. My mother taught me about HYPOCRISY " If I've told you once, I've told you a million times. Don't exaggerate!" 13. My mother taught me the CIRCLE OF LIFE "I brought you into this world, and I can take you out" 14. My mother taught me about BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION "Stop acting like your father!" 15. My mother taught me about ENVY "There are millions of less fortunate children in this world who don't have wonderful parents like you do." 16. My mother taught me about ANTICIPATION "Just wait until we get home." 17. My mother taught me about RECEIVING "You are going to get it when you get home!" 18. My mother taught me MEDICAL SCIENCE "If you don't stop crossing your eyes, they are going to freeze that way." 19. My mother taught me ESP "Put your sweater on; don't you think I know when you are cold?" 20. My mother taught me HUMOR "When that lawn mower cuts off your toes, don't come running to me." 21. My mother taught me HOW TO BECOME AN ADULT "If you don't eat your vegetables, you'll never grow up." 22. My mother taught me GENETICS "You're just like your father." 23. My mother taught me about my ROOTS "Shut that door behind you. Do you think you were born in a barn?" 24. My mother taught me WISDOM "When you get to be my age, you'll understand." 25. And my favorite: My mother taught me about JUSTICE "One day you'll have kids, they will turn out just like you.
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>From Anna My mother came by to show off her brand-new Pontiac Grand Am. My eight-year-old daughter took one look at the car and indignantly proclaimed, "They spelled grandma wrong!"
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Today, April 2, in
1513 Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon sighted Florida. 
  The next day he went ashore.
1801 During the Napoleonic Wars, the Danish fleet was 
  destroyed by the British at the Battle of Copenhagen.
1889 Charles Hall patented aluminum.
1902 The first motion picture theatre opened in Los Angeles 
  with the name Electric Theatre.
1905 The Simplon rail tunnel officially opened. The tunnel 
  went under the Alps and linked Switzerland and Italy.
1910 Karl Harris perfected the process for the artificial 
  synthesis of rubber.
1917 U.S. President Woodrow Wilson presented a declaration 
  of war against Germany to the U.S. Congress.
1932 A $50,000 ransom was paid for the infant son of 
  Charles and Anna Lindbergh. The child was not returned 
  and was found dead the next month.
1935 Sir Watson-Watt was granted a patent for RADAR.
1966 South Vietnamese troops joined in demonstrations at Hue 
  and Da Nang for an end to military rule.
1967 In Peking, hundreds of thousands demonstrated against 
 Mao foe Liu Shao-chi.
1982 Argentina invaded the British-owned Falkland Islands. 
  The following June Britain took the islands back.
1984 In Jerusalem, three Arab gunmen wounded 48 people when 
  they opened fire into a crowd of shoppers.
1996 Lech Walesa resumed his old job as an electrician at 
  the Gdansk shipyard. He was the former Solidarity union 
  leader who became Poland's first democratic president.
2002 Israeli troops surrounded the Church of the Nativity. 
  More than 200 Palestinians had taken refuge at the church 
  when Israel invaded Bethlehem. 
2013  smiled

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