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Make a Photo a Painting in Photoshop - charles_p_bacon
Good morning, I have a photo that I'd like to convert to a 'painting' print as close to the work of James Dietz as possible. It's a military print that we'd like to hang in our office. Here's a link to Dietz's work: [link=(https://www.jamesdietz.com/proddetail.php?prod=jd-pr-161)]https://www.j...
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re: Leftover Roux - charles_p_bacon
Much appreciated. ...
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Leftover Roux - charles_p_bacon
I have a small jar of left over roux in the fridge. Looking to make a quick gumbo with some of the leftover meat from Thanksgiving. Any advice on using a previously made roux? Thanks in advance....
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re: Things to do in Vegas besides gambling and shows? - charles_p_bacon
The atomic museum is cool if you like history. It tells the story of all the nuclear tests. There’s also an outdoor place that holds all the old neon signs from the strips past. ...
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re: Europe - charles_p_bacon
Much appreciated. No one strongly recommended an agency or guide service so I’ll assume those options aren’t really worth it? Thanks again. ...
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re: Europe - charles_p_bacon
[quote]How long a trip? Focused on one or two places, or is this a “grand tour” kind of thing? [/quote] Approx. 5 (not including travel days) focused on really one place...
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Europe - charles_p_bacon
Going to Europe with the sig. other next July. Narrowed the list down to GB/Ireland, Germany, Austria, or Norway. Curious what the board thinks and would recommended, Should we use a guide or tourist service, or any general info from past trips to the region. Any countries not in the list that sh...
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re: Bars by Minute Maid Park - charles_p_bacon
[quote]uLgdg9E0[/quote] Thanks for the info....
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Bars by Minute Maid Park - charles_p_bacon
What does the OT’s Houston population suggest...
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re: Looking to build an Acadian style home up here in Okie Land. LA architect recommendations? - charles_p_bacon
Living in MD where most homes in our HOA are designed/built by Ryan or Miller and Smith. Out of curiosity- if we ever build and decide to use a plan from a company such as Acadian Floor Design, is it as straight forward as finding a contractor, showing the plan and then paying $$? ...
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re: Buddy Ellis/John Lane in Denham - charles_p_bacon
Thank you...
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Buddy Ellis/John Lane in Denham - charles_p_bacon
Anyone know the status of this area? I'm out of state and can't get in touch with my folks. Specifically do they still have power, internet, cell phone service? ...
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Sandy Hollow - charles_p_bacon
Long time reader here... Coming home for Xmas and some friends are taking me on a hunt at sandy hollow WMA. Any good advice or reports on how the season has been? Thanks ...
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re: Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid - charles_p_bacon
AWD/4WD is a must. We live in the foothills and the grade is steep and weather is often not helpful. ...
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re: Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid - charles_p_bacon
[quote]More details: where to and distance are you commuting, how many seats, manual or automatic transmission, annual mileage, anticipated mpg, etc. would be helpful.[/quote] 30 mile commute but it is the D.C. beltway where traffic sucks. 5 to 6 days a week. need 4 seats due to child seats. aut...
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re: Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid - charles_p_bacon
[quote]Why pay a premium for the hybrid when it only returns 3mpg more than the standard model? Run the numbers but it usually doesn't make sense in cases like this. Also what brought you to Subaru? Their boxer 4 engine isn't exactly known for good fuel economy.[/quote] That's a good point on run...
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re: Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid - charles_p_bacon
Thanks for the information...
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Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid - charles_p_bacon
I just picked up a lengthy commute and need something with better MPG. Does anyone have experience with Subaru or more specific the Crosstrek Hybrid? TIA...
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Smokers - charles_p_bacon
Does anyone give their smoker an annual or routine cleaning on the inside? If so what do you use? FYI, i have an electric smoker. Thanks in advance....
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Given the OB's love of snakes... - charles_p_bacon
...I would not recommend its members relocate to Maryland. Been here 5 years and it's the most odd experience of my life. Here's one reason why: [link=(http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Laurel-Man-Arrested-for-Shooting-Snake-With-Shotgun-264267601.html)]MD Man Arrested for Shooting Snake[/l...
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