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Hobo Bread

You need to soak the raisins for an hour before making the bread. You can add a little glaze icing over the top if you like. [Author: Super Madcow]
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French Silk Pie

You have to let the pastry cool for 30 mins. You need to let the chocolate set before putting the topping on. [Author: Super Madcow]
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Hey, I know that dude!

Prof. David Yamane of Gun Culture 2.0 is interviewed on the topic of "COVID & Guns". . [Author: Tam]
Tags: Guns, Tam, Boomsticks, Teh Intarw3bz, Vidjo, David Yamane


PC reading - last versions chapter jump = nothing

Recently in reading in calibre reader the control page up and control page down doesn't seem to be working. in most cases the control left or control right moves to the beginning of the chapter or end of the chapter but the chapter jump to previous and next chapter doesn't work anymore. Keyboard assignments appear correct, just don't work. As this is a most used feature its a bit of a problem for me. jumping through a book. Is there any suggestion to make it work or alternative keystrokes? ...
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Can no longer add books to Calibre

When I click the Add Books button in Calibre I now get an error message: calibre, version 4.18.0 ERROR: Unhandled exception: Exception:File dialog failed (return code -1073741819): calibre 4.18 embedded-python: True is64bit: False Windows-8.1-6.3.9600-SP0 Windows ('32bit', 'WindowsPE') 32bit process running on 64bit windows ('Windows', '8.1', '6.3.9600') Python 2.7.16+ Windows: ('8.1', '6.3.9600', 'SP0', u'Multiprocessor Free') Interface language: None Successfully initialized thir...
Tags: Books, Library Management, Norton Antivirus


Diversity Printable (and what I did this week)

I’ve spent a lot of time in silence this week, most of it just listening because I wanted to understand what was happening with the Black Lives Matter movement. The thing I recognized is that underneath all the anger and the protesting is real pain, the collective pain the black community has felt not just for decades, but generations. So I listened a lot and I learned so much. I watched how so many people, including me, are supporting black lives and black stories in different ways: from protes...
Tags: Crafts, Uncategorized, Maya Angelou, Maya, Free Printable, Printable


Self-Defense Insurance vs Legal Protection Plans for Gun Owners ~ VIDEOS

Attorney, Ryan Cleckner, gives us an overview of self-defense insurance with recommendations & explains how they are actually essential legal protection plans for concealed carry holders & lawful gun owners. Editor's Note: All screen-grabs with service prices reflect general prices as of the date of publishing and are subject to program changes. Legal Protection Plans for Gun Owners, aka Self-Defense Insurance, iStock-apastron U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Gun owners who lawfully carry a concealed...
Tags: Guns, US, Ryan, USCCA, Featured Articles, Ammoland TV, Ryan Cleckner, U.S. Concealed Carry Association (USCCA, Gun Insurance, Self Defense Insurance, NRA Carry Guard Self Defense Insurance NRA, ACLDN, Ryan Cleckner Ryan Cleckner


Friday Night Lights: Unity Tactical FAST Micro Mount & FTC Magnifier Mount

Holy height over bore Batman! The Unity Tactical FAST Micro Mount and FTC Magnifier mounts look really tall for carbine optics but you might be surprised they don’t feel that tall. In fact, they are not the tallest on the market. The Micro FAST Mount was purposefully designed with modern gear in mind. Due to […] Read More … The post Friday Night Lights: Unity Tactical FAST Micro Mount & FTC Magnifier Mount appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Ftc, Friday Night Lights, Fast, Unity Tactical, Reflex/Red Dot, Micro Mount, Red Dot Riser, Unity Tactical FAST Micro Mount amp, Unity Tactical FAST Micro Mount


Coloring Bookmarks with Quotes

My daughter loves Sharpie markers to embellish all her things and make colorful crafts like these coloring bookmarks with quotes. Sharpies are great for tie dye. embellished mugs, sun catchers and so many other Sharpie crafts. So cool. She is a huge fan of coloring and loves making bright vibrant creations. I decided something she ... Read More about Coloring Bookmarks with Quotes The post Coloring Bookmarks with Quotes appeared first on Skip To My Lou.
Tags: Crafts, Print, Sharpie, Crafts For Kids


Greenman 2.0

What a week, what a crazy time we are living in. I am having a very hard time pulling myself away from the news which isn’t helping my anxiety or getting any work done. I think most of us white ladies are trying to figure out ways we can do better and that, for me at least, has involved a lot of reading, listening (mostly on Twitter), and no chiming in of my opinions. As a result I haven’t been posting on the social medias. #Black Lives Matter. I’ve got some things to show you now so I will try ...
Tags: Crafts, General, Lumberjacks, Doll, Finished Projects, GreenMan


Something to Think About in the Garden

I have so much to say right now, but my tongue is tangled in knots. I feel so much right now, but the discomfort makes me want to hide. There is so much discomfort: Of the violence we are seeing unfold daily. It’s a brutality and injustice we’ve all known was there… but perhaps it …
Tags: Garden, Gardening, Grow


NY Reps. Stefanik and Reed Talk China, Corporate Discrimination

By Matt Manda China, Corporate discrimination, and self-protection were top topics at NSSF PAC virtual town hall. IMG NSSF U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NSSF hosted two Members of Congress in an ongoing series of virtual town halls with invited members. U.S. Reps. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) and Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) talked to NSSF members about topics ranging from overreliance on Chinese manufacturing to the Congressional landscape going into the next election. The tone of the session was set clearly by...
Tags: New York, Guns, Congress, Senate, China, Joe Biden, House, House Of Representatives, Mitch McConnell, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Cuomo, Trump, Reed, U S Senate, Congressional


It's 2020. Does anyone still miss the old, tiled homescreen?

So I think the 4.20.x software is great. There's enough features and improvements that in my opinion, anyone with a Kobo should be using it. But as I was browsing around I saw some images of the old, tiled Kobo home screen and realized I do miss it. Am I the only one? Here's a couple of screenshots comparing the old and new home screens. The images may be too small to be useful, but I wanted to make sure they fit the guidelines.
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CA Senate Committee Hearing Rescheduled, Bills Headed to Floor

The California Senate Appropriate Committee meets here to slowly destroy the Second Amendment. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)-This week the Assembly Appropriations Committee passed anti-gun bills, AB 2362 and AB 2847, making them eligible for votes on the Assembly floor. Please use the TAKE ACTION button below to contact your Assembly Member and urge him/her to OPPOSE AB 2362 and AB 2847. AB 2362, sponsored by Assembly Member Al Muratsuchi (D-66), authorizes the Department of Justice to le...
Tags: Guns, California, Senate Appropriations Committee, Department Of Justice, Assembly, California Department of Justice, David Chiu, Assembly Appropriations Committee, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Henry Stern, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, NRAILA, Anthony Portantino, Al Muratsuchi


Featured Deals of the Week – 6/5/20

Welcome back to another Featured Deals of the Week. As usual, I’m your host Benjamin F, bringing you all of those sweet sweet deals on firearms, accessories, ammo, and paraphernalia. North American Rescue National Safety Month Sale – 25% off w/ code “SAFETY25” What the deal is: From Monday, June 1st to Tuesday, June 30th, […] Read More … The post Featured Deals of the Week – 6/5/20 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, Editorial, Aero, Vortex, Benjamin, NAR, Ar-15, IFAK, Scope, Shooting Accessories, Other Gear & Gadgets, Guns & Gear, Scopes, Ar-15 Lower, Cleaning Kit


‘The Joy Luck Club’ Cast Will Reunite For a Virtual Book Club With Author Amy Tan

Bring your best dumplings and moon cakes, because The Joy Luck Club is getting back together. The cast of The Joy Luck Club is reuniting in a virtual “book club” to discuss the beloved 1989 novel with the author Amy Tan. The nonprofit organization Gold House will be hosting The Joy Luck Club reunion, which will include Lauren Tom, Ming-Na Wen, Rosalind Chao, and Tamlyn Tomita. Variety reports that Gold House will be hosting The Joy Luck Club virtual reunion to discuss the 1989 novel by Amy T...
Tags: Facebook, Books, Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Disney, San Francisco, Aileen Lee, Around The Web, Yang, Tan, Amy Tan, Joy Luck Club, Tomita, Tamlyn Tomita, Ming-na Wen


POTD: Green Berets – Business as Usual During COVID19

“The more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in combat”. Is this old warrior mantra correct? Most possibly so, and the U.S. Army Green Berets in our Photo Of The Day certainly seems to think so as they perform Close Quarter Battle (CQB) training during the COVID19 lock-down. The photos were taken somewhere in […] Read More … The post POTD: Green Berets – Business as Usual During COVID19 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Photo of the Day, Green Berets, U S Army Green Berets


Florida Supreme Court Boots Gun Ban Ballot Initiative

The Florida Supreme Court has ruled the ballot summary on a gun ban initiative is misleading. (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- In a , the Florida Supreme Court handed a stinging defeat to the gun prohibition lobby by declaring a proposed state constitutional amendment that would have banned possession of so-called “assault weapons” did not meet requirements to be placed on the ballot. It was a victory for the National Rifle Association, Unified Sportsmen of Florida, National Shooting ...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Washington, US, Bloomberg, Washington State, Hammer, Nra, South Florida, U S District Court, Spokane County, Ruger, Florida Supreme Court, Keane, NSSF, Tacoma Wash


Gun Owners Rejoice After Anti-Gun ATF Nominee Successfully Defeated

Anti-gunner Chuck Canterbury won't have a chance to further erode the Second Amendment thanks to the actions of GOA. IMG NRA-ILA Springfield, VA -(AmmoLand.com)- Gun Owners of America (GOA) and its members are rejoicing that Chuck Canterbury has been withdrawn for consideration for head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF). “Despite high praises from some firearm-related lobbying organizations and silence from others, GOA sounded the alarm of Canterbury’s anti-gun ...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Eric Holder, Washington, Goa, Canterbury, Mike Lee, Sonia Sotomayor, Lee, Gun Owners of America GOA, ATF, Johnston, NICS, Ben Sasse, Fraternal Order of Police FOP, Gun Rights News


12 books books by Black women

In the wake of George Floyd’s death, a righteous uprising against racism and police brutality has swept the United States, and with it, a proliferation of so-called anti-racist books lists. The aim of these reading recommendations is to educate non-black people how systematic racism affects every aspect of our society — from what and where we eat, to who gets arrested, elected to office, or a starring role in a movie, and yes, who gets to write and publish a book. These efforts to amplify the...
Tags: Travel, Books, New York City, US, America, Racism, Brooklyn, United States, Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman, Hawaii, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Bird, Macmillan, Louisiana


This Day in History: Rollin White, of Revolver Patent Fame, is Born

White made revolvers under his own company's name. Williamstown, VT. – -(Ammoland.com)- On June 6, 1817, Rollin White was born in Williamstown, Vermont. Trained as a gunsmith by his brothers, Rollin would become best-known as the man who provided Sam Colt with a golden opportunity to be on the cutting edge of revolver design and was rebuffed. One of the most important design breakthroughs in terms of handgun development was the bored-through cylinder. In 1849, while working for Colt, Rollin W...
Tags: Guns, Congress, US, Revolver, White, Nra, Smith & Wesson, Rollin, Ammoland, Ulysses S Grant, Sam Colt, Firearm News, Colt, Logan Metesh, High Caliber History LLC, High Caliber History


I Identify with This

[Author: [email protected] (Kevin)]
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Library Maintenance - Check Library Error

I installed the latest version directly from the website and suddenly I am getting an error message when I run library maintenance/check library. Here is the error message: Quote: calibre Debug log calibre 4.18 [64bit] embedded-python: True is64bit: True Windows-10-10.0.18362-SP0 Windows ('64bit', 'WindowsPE') ('Windows', '10', '10.0.18362') Python 2.7.16+ Windows: ('10', '10.0.18362', 'SP0', u'Multiprocessor Free') Interface language: en_GB Successful...
Tags: Books, Library Management, Clean Metadata, Amazon com Multiple Countries, FanFicFare, Library Maintenance Check Library Error


Kindle browser - javascript & HTML issue

I'm in the middle of producing a browser based Sudoku page using javascript. It works fine without any installing etc but not everything is perfect. I have a settings page that is hidden by default until you press the settings button - this doesn't happen on the Kindle so I can't change the levels etc. Also there's a pair of buttons that allow you to alternate between putting in guesses for a square and the actual value - the logic works but the inactive button is supposed to grey out. What I d...
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Tip that Frown Upside Down

SMILE is an innovative LED concept dreamed up by the dream team of British lighting company BEEM, industrial designer Samuel Wilkinson, and lighting entrepreneurs Chris Stimson and Bujar Shkodra. The collection pushes the bounds of LEDs. Designed to be used without a shade, the bulbs are made of blown borosilicate glass that’s shaped into the aforementioned facial expression of joy. There are four styles and three SMILES, which might be likened to ascending memes as a measure o...
Tags: Books, Led, Lighting, Beem, Pendant Lights, Pendant Lamp, Wall Lamp, Table Lamp, Samuel Wilkinson, blown glass LED, SMILE Collection, Chris Stimson, Bujar Shkodra


For LA’s Eso Won Books, one of the nation’s preeminent African American bookstores, the moment is now

Bookseller James Fugate says when Eso Won Books reopened on Wednesday, May 27, sales were a little bit slow, though that was expected after more than two months of coronavirus-mandated closure. “You know, it was nice,” says Fugate, co-owner with Tom Hamilton of the nationally known African American bookshop in the Leimert Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. “Sales weren’t bustling because people were just getting used to the idea that they could come back,” he says. “But we were going along.” Then...
Tags: Amazon, Books, Minneapolis, Obama, California, La, America, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Sport, Chicago, Things To Do, Soccer, Bill Clinton, Ethiopia, Los Angeles City Council


Plugging and unplugging via USB

Is there a hack to avoid plugging and unplugging the Kobo from USB when we are working on Calibre? Does this hack exist or is it possible? I always had this same doubt about the kindle...
Tags: Books, Kobo Developer's Corner


boox c67ml Carta boot stuck

Hi. i've the "Onyx boox c67ml Carta" the problem- device stuck with the "starting up" screen, and never going on. i can go into "recovery mode", and i installed the last "update.zip", with no results. fully changed. please help..:help::help:
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