Typically, I don't do the skin stretching thing all that much. Just learn to make all sorts of funny faces to stretch the skin. That should be all that is needed as long as you have an assistant to work up the lather for you.
Although not too many would consider it a "resource" in the usual meaning of the word, the story of the Rocky Mountain locust and its ultimate extinction is the subject of a fascinating book by Jeffrey Lockwood ("Locust: The Devastating Rise and Mysterious Disappearance of the Insect that Shaped...
I remember the early ballpoint pens of the 1950s. The ink they used was oil based and the seal wasn't perfect. Before you used the pen, you had to wipe off the little oil glob which formed on the end. A little piece of scrap paper worked for that purpose, or you could wipe it on your trousers...
Today I decided to see if it made any difference if I let the lather stand on my face for a few minutes before putting blade to face. It didn't..I bowl lathered C.O. Bigelow, lathered up, and let it stand for 2-1/2 minutes. Still, I haven't tried this with other soaps.
I have not read the full text of the Bible (or any other religious sacred text), though I have read most of the New Testament and the first few books of the Old Testament. Also the first couple of chapters of the Book of Mormon. The latter, whose style is much ridiculed by...
Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on your thumb nail. (Henry David Thoreau)
This thread has confirmed in me the view that if all one is interested in is learning, then there is no reason to go to school. If you need the creds or a degree, well, then you have no choice because they have a monopoly on that..
For learning, per se, I have found the Great Courses lectures...
I had always thought that was the case as well. But then when I mentioned this to someone (current college student) she told me than in some cases it was because soon after the new edition appears, all of the problems can be found, worked out in detail, on the web. Don't know what to think...
Good news! According to this article, it appears blue jeans will never go out of style as long as folks need to keep sharpening their disposable razors to save money on shaving.
"Sharpening Disposable Razor"...
Giving this a bump to let everyone know that there are 5 signed up for this latest circle letter, with as many spots still open.
The "Gillette" circle letter has completed its first go-round and is starting on its second. The notes from all the participants were quite enjoyable to read.
Excellent! Glad to see another circle letter start. And feel free to move my name to whatever position you want to add it.
1. Corey (Stuart, FL, USA) - Corey
2. Jim (Redmond, WA, USA) - Cynomys
*12..Devin (Oklahoma City, OK, USA) DevinLT1966