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Upsides of Coronavirus - positive vibes only :)

Old Oct 12th 2020, 7:39 pm
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If the milk had gone off, Mum used to make cream cheese with it. I used to love it

I used to work with a man who made cottage cheese from it! Curds and Whey - just like miss muffet! A little sprinkle of salt and pepper was all he added... he would let it sour for a day or 3 (sometimes adding a little lemon juice to help it along) then strain it through cheesecloth ready to be chilled in the fridge and eaten the next day.

One good thing about Covid? I don't have to make mashed turnip for 10 people (in fact I don't have to make it at all)
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Old Oct 12th 2020, 7:49 pm
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Originally Posted by Siouxie View Post

I used to work with a man who made cottage cheese from it! Curds and Whey - just like miss muffet! A little sprinkle of salt and pepper was all he added... he would let it sour for a day or 3 (sometimes adding a little lemon juice to help it along) then strain it through cheesecloth ready to be chilled in the fridge and eaten the next day.

One good thing about Covid? I don't have to make mashed turnip for 10 people (in fact I don't have to make it at all)
exactly how mum used to make it. Difference was, we didn’t have a fridge, that’s why we often had home made cheese.
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Old Oct 12th 2020, 8:33 pm
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If the milk had gone off, Mum used to make cream cheese with it. I used to love it
If our milk went sour, mom made Russian pancakes.
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Old Oct 13th 2020, 12:47 pm
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If our milk went sour, mom made Russian pancakes.
I had to Google that.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blini
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Old Oct 15th 2020, 1:17 pm
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I don't like to go out with an unshaven appearance. So on those occasions when I need to go out I shave the day before in readiness. Otherwise I generally don't bother shaving and will just give myself a buzz once in a while so as not to look too unkempt at home.

But wearing a mask out means it doesn't matter so much.

I mentioned this to my stepdaughter who said that some of the women she works with have said they wear less make up under the mask.

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Old Oct 15th 2020, 4:43 pm
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I don't like to go out with an unshaven appearance. So on those occasions when I need to go out I shave the day before in readiness. Otherwise I generally don't bother shaving and will just give myself a buzz once in a while so as not to look too unkempt at home.

But wearing a mask out means it doesn't matter so much.

I mentioned this to my stepdaughter who said that some of the women she works with have said they wear less make up under the mask.
normally I wouldn’t leave the house without make up, but haven’t worn any since beginning of March. Mask, sunglasses...there is nothing left to see.
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Old Oct 15th 2020, 6:20 pm
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Big upside, Free access to OHIP healthcare for (non resident) Canadians (who might be visiting from say South Carolina) with no charges and no wait period.

Its freeloading at its finest. Except they couldnt actually determine the cause of the sinus pain, but they at least tried...
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Old Oct 22nd 2020, 2:17 pm
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I've got to do a Speed Awareness Course on Saturday afternoon. This time, however, because of COVID, it's online only, so I shall do it from the comfort of my home office. Much more preferable to dragging myself off to a dingy classroom full of hooligans with no respect for the rules of the road.
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Old Oct 26th 2020, 3:42 am
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I don't like to go out with an unshaven appearance. So on those occasions when I need to go out I shave the day before in readiness. Otherwise I generally don't bother shaving and will just give myself a buzz once in a while so as not to look too unkempt at home.

But wearing a mask out means it doesn't matter so much.

I mentioned this to my stepdaughter who said that some of the women she works with have said they wear less make up under the mask.
I'm currently rocking about a 2 week beard. Same reason as you, nowhere to go and wherever I do go i have to wear a mask so why bother?

Currently waiting for a new rockwell double edge razor to come in, i've battled with irritating skin every time I shave no matter whether electric, disposable, or "old school" razors. We'll see how this one does.
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