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General Discussion / Re: Phooey-had to buy a new fan
« Last post by Middle Child on September 13, 2018, 06:55:49 PM »
I don't want an ac in my bedroom.  I hate the ac as it is. I can't stand the noise and having the house all shut up and it's been like that all summer long this year.  It's a nightmare.

The fan is bad enough, but necessary.  It wouldn't be quite so bad if there was any place else to put it besides right next to my bed.  But that's the only place.

But no I couldn't use one of those anyway, even if I did have any expendable income right now. I have casement windows.  Putting in the window unit in my living room is a very big deal every year.  The entire window has to be taken out.  My friend built a frame for the ac. The window gets taken out and the frame screed in, and the ac put into the frame.

Then I tape up the cracks with duct tape and we reverse the process in the fall.

Sorry it's so blurry. And sorry I'm so grouchy. The heat is impossible. Thanks for trying. I love you for it. kissyou
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Funnies / Re: Dinner Guest...
« Last post by Lola on September 13, 2018, 05:49:41 PM »
Speaking of dinner tables...
We had that table for more years then I can remember.  Hubby wanted one of those bar height tables for a looooong time.  When my mother passed away, we "traded" our table for her bar height table.  Goodwill picked it up. 

Cats love the new table!  We HATE it. 

Old table seated 8 people.  We could add 4 more chairs, and everyone still be fairly comfortable. 
Bar height table seats 6.  We could add two more chairs, but who has spare bar height chairs!  The bar stools, at the counter, are much shorter. 
New table also has permanent seat cushions... cat hair big time!  More work.  I bought covers and remove them when we have guests. 

We went to a few Goodwill places... hoping to buy our old table back.  No luck.   Silly7

UPDATE:

After looking for months and months, we have decided to have someone make us a table and chairs.  Price is just a bit more then a thrift store table/chairs that isn't what we really want.  Price is much LESS then tables/chairs we found that we did like.

Picture of table before it is stained.
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General Discussion / Re: Phooey-had to buy a new fan
« Last post by Lola on September 13, 2018, 04:47:08 PM »
Any chance you could put a portable a/c unit in your room... have it vent out a window?  You did some pretty good handy work with your screened porch, that is the ONLY reason I am mentioning it. 
I have one like the one in the link.  It vents out the cat door.  There are mannnny different sizes, options, and prices.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/LG-Electronics-10-000-BTU-6-500-BTU-DOE-115-Volt-Portable-AC-w-Dehumidifier-Function-and-LCD-Remote-in-White-LP1015WNR/205649878
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General Discussion / Re: Phooey-had to buy a new fan
« Last post by Middle Child on September 13, 2018, 01:12:23 PM »
It will get there. You and the furries will make it. No other choice.

That is true because no one has fans (locally) this time of year.  Of course the weather has turned insufferable again and my bedroom is hot and stuffy even at the best of times. What the hell I never sleep anyway so what's the difference I suppose.
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General Discussion / Re: Phooey-had to buy a new fan
« Last post by ThreeStep on September 13, 2018, 09:10:37 AM »
It will get there. You and the furries will make it. No other choice.
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Calendar Events / Re: 9-11-01
« Last post by ThreeStep on September 13, 2018, 09:08:58 AM »
What gets me are those rodents for lack of better words who manage to get funds and support intended for those who need and deserve it. But - welcome to a perfect world.
All we can do is move on, heal, help and hold our heads up. Not a bad one for someone who took 30 years to get US citizenship?
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Calendar Events / Re: 9-11-01
« Last post by Middle Child on September 13, 2018, 05:21:12 AM »
People want international disasters in a rinsed and cleaned up format for daily viewing.

Friends called me at work - from Spain. I then woke SO up in NC. Then I woke friends on the West Coast up. All of us lost friends, former coworkers and even family that day.

 Hug1
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General Discussion / Re: Phooey-had to buy a new fan
« Last post by Middle Child on September 13, 2018, 05:08:00 AM »
That fan is a piece of junk. The blades keep falling off.

  I'm taking it back. At the moment I am fanless until the one I just ordered from Amazon gets here.

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B072B7XLMX/ref=od_aui_detailpages00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Calendar Events / Re: 9-11-01
« Last post by Pookie on September 12, 2018, 09:52:21 PM »
grouphug grouphug grouphug
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Calendar Events / Re: 9-11-01
« Last post by ThreeStep on September 12, 2018, 11:58:10 AM »
People want international disasters in a rinsed and cleaned up format for daily viewing.

Friends called me at work - from Spain. I then woke SO up in NC. Then I woke friends on the West Coast up. All of us lost friends, former coworkers and even family that day.
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