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EllieMay

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GUYS!! I'm writing a story about love and loss between Adolf Hitlers son and a Jewish girl. I only have the beginning done. This is what I have so far:
A Forbidden Love​
The year was 1930. Naomi was just like other girls at her school, except two things made her stand out. She was A) beautiful and B) Jewish. You might wonder why being Jewish would be such a big deal, well, it wasn't, at least not until 1933 rolled around.

Hans was a tall and dashing young man. He was kind-hearted, and had a sweet soul. Hans' life was perfect, for the most part. I don't know how to put this... his father was none other than Adolf Hitler himself.

Adolf was an evil, powerful man. He did anything he wanted, anytime and anyway he wanted. He said Hans was a mistake. Adolf only cared about himself. Like I said, Adolph was an evil man, and with the help of his army, killed around 6 million Jews.
It grabs the attention. Well done! Keep going:)

Did you start a thread for your new tortoise? If so, what’s it titled so I can have a look:) How are you liking your new buddy?
 

Alecks

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It grabs the attention. Well done! Keep going:)

Did you start a thread for your new tortoise? If so, what’s it titled so I can have a look:) How are you liking your new buddy?
I haven't started the thread yet, because I am getting him on saturday. I'll start it when I get him. And thank you for saying it grabs attention, that was the whole point.
 

Yvonne G

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The cross trainer was delivered earlier than expected. Time to get exercising!👍 I will be able to put my prosthetic leg on and when my right arm heals. I will be able to use my prosthetic arm.
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That left leg's gonna get awful tired. Maybe even adversely affect the left hip. Take it carefully, and maybe have a Phy. Ther. give you some advice.
 

Cathie G

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I'm not kidding you guys...she really worked hard on this...
here are the flying bats (lol), you wind up the rubberband using the front small wings, then she stuffed them in the card, and I realeased them by opening the card. God, it was funny.
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The rubberband is actually the body of the bats.
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I'm sure that some of you have seen this before, but in my whole life I never have, and I'm thinking that's one reason it worked so good...Thanks Chefdenoel10 I have so much enjoyed this
I need the instructions on how to do that. I promise I won't use them here on the CDR. Now I don't know who to ask😁 for them.
 

Ray--Opo

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That left leg's gonna get awful tired. Maybe even adversely affect the left hip. Take it carefully, and maybe have a Phy. Ther. give you some advice.
I was just sitting on it . I have plenty of strength in my amputated leg. That when I have my prosthetic on. I get a even stride with each leg. This is the same cross trainer I used at therapy.
 

Cathie G

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My dad took a woman out one time on a date and she drank too much.. she had to stop and throw up on the side of the road and lost hers.. He didn’t even know she had them 😂
Don't sneeze without covering your mouth ... especially right now is a good time for dentures because most of us wear masks. Don't ask me how I know that. I don't like sneezing on my clothes so I always dropped down and aimed at the floor especially where the floor meets the wall. I read that a long time ago in a Family Circle magazine.😁 I'm an expert on how not to lose your dentures.😜🙃
 

CarolM

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In addition to other crazy & whacky things I do, I have a few drones that we fly. Been toooo busy over the Summer, then there was kayaking..and the deck.....so, haven't flown in awhile.

Last few days have been perfect for flying. Calm, cool, not too busy. Pulled out the batteries....and charged all up. Had a few issues synching up our controller to the drone - tonight, tried again - a few more issues. But, we launched & it finally locked into a few satellites... it went way way way up high.... thought it was gone up in the clouds. High high and higher. I hit the “Return to Home” key and low & behold it came back. BUT - no pix or videos to share. BUT - nothing lost or damaged, so stay tuned. (Or stay warned).
I cannot wait. I was given two drones that don't work, so I gave it to my son hoping he could get it to work. So we will see how far he gets. Worst case scenario - he can us it for spare parts. 😂
 

CarolM

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If you ever do them you will fall in love. There is some really beautiful ones that are expensive but I like the plain old Zebra Finches. They breed like crazy. They are a really social bunch. They have many different vocalizations. Sometimes they sound like little laughing toys. When they are going to mate it's kinda like bells ringing from them chatting back and forth. The babys are even louder. I did them for their songs. All they really need from you is a very large clean cage, little bird basket nests, good food, a shallow bird bath, the usual. I had my own little flock. They are slowly getting on in years though and dying off. I've had most of them longer than my tortoise. Their life expectancy in the wild is 2 or 3 years. I'm not sure how old my remaining ones are maybe 12.
oh Wow. So I need to make them some little basket nesting boxes instead of those little boxes that I gave them?
 

CarolM

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He is ok!! Just common crud. We did a virtual Dr appointment and they agree that it’s not symptomatic of Covid... ( THANKFULLY) .. we got him so meds and he should be ok to return to school. He stayed home with Jess and I was able to get my hair done. I’ve had that appointment scheduled for over a month.. I’m pretty pleased with it! How’s your weather now?
You deserve some spoiling, but now we want to see please?
 

CarolM

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My boys had an orange patch and my girls probably weren't true Zebras. They were white. Do yours look different because you are so close to Australia?🤗
I have no clue. They are young ones and their colours are still coming in. But the female is the one with the beigy front chest. Ebony is the smaller male and the brown feathers on his wing came out before Govenors has. He also has a little break in the black on his chest. Whereas Govenor is slightly bigger than Ebony and has more black on his wing. And his black on his chest is in a complete line so to speak. However they are still growing soooo, they may change some more. It is the first time I have had finches so not sure when they are finally grown and mature.
 
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