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How absolutely awesome spaghetti squash are.  I think I had it once a decade ago and was very underwhelmed.  The missus had good spaghetti squash the other night so we bought one yesterday.  Her half got butter, cheese and herbs on it, mine was filled with tomato sauce and herbs.  Hers was to die for, mine was really good.  Now I have to grow a new kind of squash!

What did you just learn today that you should've learned years ago???
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I learned this one a couple of days ago, but you'd think I'd have known it...
At the very bottom of every page on permies is a thing you can click that switches from mobile view to desktop view.
Whoa! I have tested stuff for permies by switching the hard way!!
I never quit learning....


EDIT: By request, the thing to click....
Scroll WAY WAY down  to the absolute bottom of your screen (I know, I never do either!)
When you are on desktop (which I am in this shot) it will say "mobile view"
When you are on mobile it will say "Desktop view"
Clicking it will take you to the other view, and change the word that is there.
This picture is bigger, right click and choose "view image" to see it bigger.

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My husband was NOT a fan of spaghetti squash until I stuffed it with leftover bbq, roasted it and topped with some cheese. Now it’s a “make again”. You may need other ideas for it once you grow it!
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Not to make any more austrian curtain panels out of sheer fabric. Seriously. They are stunningly beautiful when finished, but getting there is rough. I'm on the downhill slide with two of them now. Probably finish them tomorrow.

It stresses me out so much that I am constantly eating or drinking stuff when I'm working on them. Each time I'm in the process of making one, I swear I'll never do it again. I need about six pairs of hands...and a muzzle lol!

The good news is that I'll run out of windows at some point...oh...wait. I could make them in different colors so I can change the decor when I tire of it....

Guess I'm one of those people who never learn lol!

Forgot to add: On a much more serious note, I learned that my rule paid off, big time. I use rechargeable batteries a lot. I have a healthy respect for fire, so my rule has always been to never, ever go to bed with the charger on. It gets unplugged before bed, even. I usually also take it with me if I'm going to be in another room very long, so that I can keep an eye on it. Tonight, I was settling down to look at this site and had plugged in the charger which was setting on the end table beside me. I heard a strange noise and thought it was the dog. Suddenly I realized he wasn't where the sound was. It was the charger sizzling! I quickly unplugged it and took the batteries out of it. It even smelled bad. So scary. Glad I have that rule or who knows what could've happened.
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