OT.. Maybe. The rambling man has yet another question.... good grief... now what?

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Hello everyone... I hate winter and am going to move to Florida! I swear I am!
Just for the winter though. lol
OK.. the question:
It has to deal with glass beads... big glass beads. lol
Does anyone here make glass floats? I don't want the large 6 inch
ones just some small ones about maybe 2 or 3 inch diamater. They are
just a simple round ball of hollow glass with no holes... have to change the
subject to off topic. I don't think these would be called beads would they?
If anyone is interested in glass blowing I would love to have your goofs. lol
It really doesn't matter if they are perfect.. I just want to make a nautical
theme
for my room and I can't find small ones that I can wrap in a net and figure
someone
here does them or knows of someone that does. We basically cover everything in
this
group. lol Rambling over....

Harry
My Ebay Auctions are at http://snipurl.com/3okw

Re: OT.. Maybe. The rambling man has yet another question.... good grief... now what?
OK, OK.  Enough with the bitching about winter.  We got another inch or two
of snow last night.  But at least we're finally getting above 0F temps, and
in a week I should finally get sunshine through my window.  Cold weather is
inconvenient, but you can dress for it and you can heat your environment
with quite simple equipment.

Move to Florida or Texas?  Not a chance.  Heat you can't escape simply.
Without air conditioning I'd be nauseated and subject to heat prostration,
and seriously unable to think.  Sure I could be a snow bird, but I can only
afford one home.

So I live where I can tolerate the weather all year, and I like it.  Because
it's a waste of time not to like what your best choice is.

OK.  Rant done.

Tina


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Re: OT.. Maybe. The rambling man has yet another question.... good grief... now what?
I would mine just the snow but right now we are having rain on top of snow
and ice. It is flooding everywhere, in my basement out front I can't even
get to my car. Power lines and huge limbs are down and I just heard a roof
collapsed in a distribution warehouse near me. I would like just snow a lot
better then this.
Roxan
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Re: OT.. Maybe. The rambling man has yet another question.... good grief... now what?
I agree with that one.  Rain with snow is the worst of all (except too much
heat).

I think the one thing I've learned about weather in Alaska is that I don't
have to let it control my enjoyment of life.  There is so much I can enjoy
when I'm stuck here by the weather, and there are surprisingly few times
when the weather actually stops me.

And I was thinking about you when you mentioned the big pine.  Pete is an
arborist, and though most of his work has been in safeguarding the
powerlines, he also works on protecting the trees themselves.

Tina


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I could just cry when I see this pine tree which is at least 75 years old
and it is the only tree that a pair of redtail hawks use to raise their
babies in. Last year the same thing happened when we had a big ice storm.
The trees are so sad.
Roxan
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Hey, hey, hey ---- I hate cold weather.  At least here in Texas you can take
off clothes and jump in water.  I love it!  I don't like 117s when I go to
Larado, but is way down south and I love going to Mexico's markets.


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Hear, hear! The one downside of living where it gets seriously cold can be the  
*expense* of heating your environment appropriately. But that's even more of a  
problem with cooling. Our electric bill goes up by a factor of 5 or 6 during  
the summer.  

Our house isn't insulated as well as it should be (it was built in the 60s when  
they didn't think about those things), and it does get chilly even in Houston.  
Right now it's sorta cold in here, but the only part of *me* that's cold is my  
feet, and that's only because I was too lazy to put on slippers.  

Celine

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Re: OT.. Maybe. The rambling man has yet another question.... good grief... now what?
Yeah.  Mom lives in Dickinson (about halfway to Glaveston), and she pays way
more for cooling than we do for heat.  Her house was built in the 60s too,
but by her rocket scientist.  If he can design the Mercury capsule, he can
design his own house.

Tina


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Harry, I have a couple of these, and in addition to being called "floatts" they
are also catlled "witching balls" or "witches balls". I believe they are meant
for floating fishing nets....
I've seen them for sale in the local Tibetan Gift store, and at places like
Pier One.
Sarajane  

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Re: OT.. Maybe. The rambling man has yet another question.... good grief... now what?
On 06 Feb 2004 21:33:22 GMT, snipped-for-privacy@aol.comeatspam (Sjpolyclay) wrote:

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Thank you so much and yes they are used to float fishing nets, but most are
big and I want the smaller ones. I will check Pier 1 when I get a chance to get
to Sandusky. Thank you again... never dawned on me to check there.

Harry
My Ebay Auctions are at http://snipurl.com/3okw

Re: OT.. Maybe. The rambling man has yet another question.... good grief... now what?

Thank you so much and yes they are used to float fishing nets, but most are
big and I want the smaller ones. I will check Pier 1 when I get a chance to get
to Sandusky. Thank you again... never dawned on me to check there>>>

you can get them on ebay... ranging from the cheap ones to the rare and
collectible --- just type in "fishing float"
like these???  
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3701376778&category=29553
Cheryl  
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On 07 Feb 2004 02:17:34 GMT, snipped-for-privacy@aol.combeads (Cheryl) wrote:

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Thank you... another thing that didn't dawn on me. I found several on Ebay
and perhaps will get a few.

Harry
My Ebay Auctions are at http://snipurl.com/3okw

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