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Temperatures in Ajijic going way down tonight.....brrrrr!

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Post by CanuckBob Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:52 pm

True enough. When the inside temperature is in the mid teens it is a bit chilly. Even a few candles burning warms things up a bit in a small room.

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Post by ferret Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:17 pm

Agreed. Bring back incandescent light bulbs too! I've replaced 6 windows so far... only 7 more windows and 2 doors to go.
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Post by MexicoPete Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:35 pm

Don't laugh. But my one big window in my Bedroom-office-TV room combined is double glazed. Why? you ask. Well, not to keep the cold out. I put this window in because I read that double glazed windows help keep the sounds out during those long periods of fireworks mostly in November and December.

These days for the first time in several years, I also appreciate it's insulating benefits.

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Post by ferret Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:40 pm

I'm not laughing Pete. I'm semi doing that too because I'm maintaining the old iron grilled squares with glass but putting an aluminum slider on the inside. Taking the screens off the old iron in November and putting up a piece of acrylic for three months gives me, in effect double pane windows. Fireworks? What fireworks?
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Post by Canada_Mike Mon Dec 18, 2017 8:45 pm

ah, but I have dogs to walk - outside!
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Post by WillieRae Tue Dec 19, 2017 7:37 am

You CAN order incandescent bulbs from Mercadolibre....not expensive and better for you health.

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Post by Lady Otter Latté Tue Dec 19, 2017 9:49 am

WillieRae wrote:You CAN order incandescent bulbs from Mercadolibre....not expensive and better for you health.

How are incandescent bulbs better for your health?
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Post by ferret Tue Dec 19, 2017 9:53 am

No mercury going to the landfill and entering the water table???
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Post by CanuckBob Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:48 am

I don't believe LED lights contain mercury. The fluorescent bulbs are like betamax and 8 track. They won't be around much longer....

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Post by ferret Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:28 am

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/led-lightbulb-concerns/

Real beeswax candles anyone? That is, until the bees die off thanks to Monsanto.
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Post by CanuckBob Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:12 pm

Uh huh.......and here is an article about the health concerns from burning candles, even beeswax and soy.

http://greenexaminingroom.com/what-are-the-health-risks-of-burning-candles/

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Post by ferret Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:20 pm

Go to bed when it's dark and get up when it's light? Blackeye
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Post by CanuckBob Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:32 pm

Yep.......and when it is warm enough in the cave you can put on your pelts and go hunting for breakfast.

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Post by gringal Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:35 pm

ferret wrote:Go to bed when it's dark and get up when it's light? Blackeye

I don't know about the rest of you, but I find that 6 pm is a little early for bed. Rolling Eyes

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Post by ferret Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:43 pm

No worries Gringal. On Friday, the days will start to get longer. Beer
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Post by MexicoPete Tue Dec 19, 2017 7:02 pm

Be glad you are not from way up north where we have rain and snow and the daylight is several hours shorter or almost nonexistent far enough north.
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Post by martygraw Tue Dec 19, 2017 9:58 pm

Hey Pete, since when is Seattle "way up north"?
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Post by MexicoPete Wed Dec 20, 2017 12:14 pm

You are right Marty. But I was shocked how much less sunlight per day there is up there these days. I meant farther up north the days are even shorter.
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