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Latest Activity

Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Tea":
"Funny how grains can smell so wonderful when you toast them a bit.My husband orders special organic corn tortillas. He toasts them very lightly in a skillet..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 5 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Tea":
"The grains are raw.  I roast them in a skillet till they get slightly darker and give off a pleasing nutty scent."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 5 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Tea":
"Is the rice or barley already cooked when you pan toast it? Or raw grain? I like toasting raw pine nuts (pignoli) lightly in a pan before adding them to..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 6 days ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Harmonica":
"Here, this is not whistle, but it is exceptionally impressive. Buddy Greene - Classical Harmonica Medley (Live) - YouTube"
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 6 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Tea":
"I sometimes dry pan roast brown rice or barley and add it to green tea."
Strumelia
@strumelia • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Tea":
"I do love Gen-mai Cha as well."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Tea":
"Where I forced, and it would take a dire circumstance, to choose a single tea I'd have Gen-mai cha or Kongoshimi for green and St. Issacs's Blend from Upton..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Tea":
"Golden milk recipes can vary, but most involve both some hot milk and some turmeric... plus a few other spices like cinnamon, cardomom, pepper, etc...and..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • one week ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Meals and Whistles":
"Do you find how much you eat, or what you eat before practicing adversely effects your whistle playing? "
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • one week ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Moon":
"1/16... the Moon is spectacular tonight!"
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Tea":
"No longer liking Lapsang? And yes it does have that hamish scent.   What is this, "golden milk"?  I have heard of it but have no idea what it is.  I also get..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Tea":
"I used to love Lapsang Souchong tea. I would sometimes visit Chinatown in NYC and get teas, or order from a Japanese site online. When my daughters were in..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Tea":
"I blend my own masala for chai and it often accompanies breakfast.  My main tea source is Upton in MA, though I have had some nice tea from Harney, too...."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Tea":
"There's a nice traditional spice chai tea powder I like, made by Blue Lotus. I make it with half hot milk, and I also add some turmeric and ground black..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Tea":
"Do you have a favorite tea?  I had a very nice Lapsang Shougong today."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Whistle tune/poem":
"Here, I think everyone will like this... penny_whistle.pdf (stpatswaukon.com)"
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "22":
"I generally find resolutions to lead to failure and disappointment both of which I have more than enough of.  Still, with this I would like to practice my..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "22":
"Michael did you have a 2022 NewYear resolution you are working towards?"
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "22":
"Lots of people 'slip up' but then get back on track again. Many people do adopt crazy diets and then give it up because the diet was hard to stick with...."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "22":
"Well, true enough, but in conversations with coworkers it seems ubiquitous that lifestyle changes, especially the way one eats and the fitness plans one has..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Fear?":
"Are you afraid of movie lions?"
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "22":
"Everyone's different. I've been having good success in changing my lifestyle so that I eat smarter and do more physical activities that i enjoy. Most 'diets'..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "22":
"Hummm.  I suspect weight loss is a ubiquitous resolution and one very easily abandoned.  Eating is a source of not only enjoyment and for many social..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "22":
"I've been trying to get healthier and hope to continue that into the new year. Losing weight and exercising more. "
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "MASKS":
"Is your continued mask use your own choice or are they still required in your town? In Oct. my workplace instituted mandatory vaccination if one wishes to..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "22":
"Happy New Year Everyone!  Do you burden yourself with resolutions for the upcoming year? "
Strumelia
@strumelia • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "MASKS":
"There will always be people who do weird things like borrowing icky used masks from strangers. It takes me a minute to properly adjust my mask, my hat, my..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Whistle Maker":
"Takahe Flutes in NZ has some very nice whistles in standard and unusual keys.  He may be found on Esty with demo posts on YT.  I have purchased several..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "MASKS":
"I do not know what the infection rates are here.  Still the mask wearing now seems for show rather than necessity.  I'm always surprised when I see someone..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "MASKS":
"Well I imagine Arizona has a way lower infection rate right now than for example NY, CA, or MA. When infection rates were way lower here where i live during..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "MASKS":
"Where I live retailers and grocers have not required masks for many months, perhaps approaching a year since legal requirements were dropped.  I'd say it may..."
LarryS
@larrys • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Your favorite Whistle?":
"Michael W6: England? Hey!  I have heard of this place! Very wet and mild at the moment. Gonna have the warmest new year's on record"
Strumelia
@strumelia • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "MASKS":
"I went to the supermarket today. 99% of everyone was wearing a mask. Signs at the door said "No mask No entry"... but there seemed to be no one enforcing..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "MASKS":
"Are businesses in your area still requiring masks to enter the store?"
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Your favorite Whistle?":
"England? Hey!  I have heard of this place!"
LarryS
@larrys • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Your favorite Whistle?":
"Michael W6: @Larry - I have had very good experiences with online whistle purchases.   I recommend: Becker, US, Goldfinch, Poland, Humphrey, US, Takahe, NZ..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Your favorite Whistle?":
"@Larry - I have had very good experiences with online whistle purchases.   I recommend: Becker, US, Goldfinch, Poland, Humphrey, US, Takahe, NZ and if you..."
LarryS
@larrys • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"Ok I just picked up my Feadóg after some time away from it, and looked through the little James Galway book I've been working through, and the next piece to..."
LarryS
@larrys • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Your favorite Whistle?":
"@Strumelia that's true, but its much easier to be able to just pick up a whistle in a shop rather than having to deal with delivery and all its pitfalls...."
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Your favorite Whistle?":
"Larry I have only bought whistles online. I don't think a music shop is likely to let you try out whistles anyway, especially with the pandemic going on...."
LarryS
@larrys • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Your favorite Whistle?":
"I only have 2 whistles, a Feadóg D and a Generation C. Not sure but I think I prefer the Feadóg, but I tried to tweak it a little as it has an overtone that..."
LarryS
@larrys • one month ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Anyone have a Clarke original?":
"I'm quite taken with these whistles with the wooden block, and I  was thinking of getting one out of curiosity. Anyone play one?"
LarryS
@larrys • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"Wishing everyone all the best for 2022"
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"Just wanted to wish folks everywhere a merry Christmas happy Hanukkuh happy holidays and festive Festivus! May your week be cozy, safe, and lovely...."

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Tea

Posted: Sunday January 23 2022, 7:43 AM
By: @Strumelia

Harmonica

Posted: Thursday January 20 2022, 6:27 PM
By: @Michael W6

Meals and Whistles

Posted: Sunday January 16 2022, 9:15 PM
By: @Michael W6

Moon

Posted: Sunday January 16 2022, 9:13 PM
By: @Michael W6

Whistle tune/poem

Posted: Wednesday January 12 2022, 6:43 PM
By: @Michael W6

22

Posted: Wednesday January 12 2022, 11:51 AM
By: @Michael W6

Fear?

Posted: Sunday January 9 2022, 4:50 PM
By: @Michael W6

MASKS

Posted: Sunday January 2 2022, 4:51 PM
By: @Michael W6

Whistle Maker

Posted: Thursday December 30 2021, 9:29 PM
By: @Michael W6

Your favorite Whistle?

Posted: Thursday December 30 2021, 7:08 PM
By: @LarryS

What tune are you working...

Posted: Monday December 27 2021, 3:53 PM
By: @LarryS

Anyone have a Clarke original?

Posted: Monday December 27 2021, 2:03 PM
By: @LarryS

The Positive Thread

Posted: Monday December 27 2021, 1:57 PM
By: @LarryS

What is this?

Posted: Saturday October 16 2021, 7:27 AM
By: @Strumelia

Practice!?

Posted: Wednesday October 6 2021, 7:42 PM
By: @Michael W6

That's Odd

Posted: Monday September 27 2021, 9:37 AM
By: @Keith

Which key to choose for the...

Posted: Wednesday August 4 2021, 10:40 AM
By: @Strumelia

Want to trade Alba tunable...

Posted: Wednesday July 21 2021, 9:52 PM
By: @godogs

Your Whistling

Posted: Wednesday July 14 2021, 4:28 PM
By: @Michael W6

Show us a pic of the...

Posted: Saturday July 10 2021, 4:25 AM
By: @Keith

What whistles higher than D...

Posted: Saturday July 10 2021, 4:18 AM
By: @Keith

TUNES!

Posted: Tuesday March 16 2021, 9:13 AM
By: @Strumelia

3/17

Posted: Wednesday March 10 2021, 4:32 PM
By: @Michael W6

DUO

Posted: Tuesday March 9 2021, 4:23 PM
By: @Michael W6

How to 'subscribe' to a...

Posted: Thursday March 4 2021, 8:30 AM
By: @Strumelia

Concerning Hobbits

Posted: Tuesday November 3 2020, 6:57 PM
By: @LarryS

Getting back on the horse

Posted: Monday November 2 2020, 5:10 AM
By: @LarryS

The Drifting Thread

Posted: Monday November 2 2020, 5:08 AM
By: @LarryS

Whistle tabs

Posted: Monday August 17 2020, 12:52 PM
By: @Strumelia

Is anyone doing online...

Posted: Sunday August 16 2020, 1:03 PM
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