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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-10-15, 02:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,689
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
One winter morning commute I found the insert to...

One winter morning commute I found the insert to a cash register drawer. Called the PD, and sure enough a local convenience store had been robbed the night before. The cops wanted me to wait with...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-23-13, 04:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,045
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
On the back of a tombstone at the back of the...

On the back of a tombstone at the back of the cemetery around a small country church in Grant Co. Wisconsin: "We would have loved her more if she wasn't so stupid." I would love to know the...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-23-13, 02:19 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 12,548
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
Our first new car was a '67 Dodge Dart, slant 6,...

Our first new car was a '67 Dodge Dart, slant 6, manual transmission (4 on steering column). The motor never died, but you had to feed it mufflers and water pumps on a regular basis. The body...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-14-13, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
absent a long time, looking for advice for wrist/thumb pain

From the fall of 2000 to 2010 I was a pretty regular participant on Bike Forums. Then I began having difficulty with my thumb and wrist. A significant portion of this is related to my work as a vet...
Forum: Recumbent 08-10-12, 06:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,478
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
OP here. Dan became frustrated with the...

OP here. Dan became frustrated with the difficulty of carrying his EZ-1 on the car for vacations, etc. He next bought a Giant revive that at least fit in the car. Finally he bought a Jamis...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-26-12, 05:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 883
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
Denver, so sorry you and Nora have to deal with...

Denver, so sorry you and Nora have to deal with so much pain. Everyone else, please ask around, although my network PCP did not stock the shingles vaccine, I discovered that the town health...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-07-12, 06:47 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,356
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
Veterinary Technician in small animal practice 30...

Veterinary Technician in small animal practice 30 years, now semi-retired.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-17-11, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
In the 6 years that I commuted year round I never...

In the 6 years that I commuted year round I never had a flat in the winter. I think cold rubber is more resistent to punctures.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-26-11, 09:04 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,662
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
When I first joined BikeForums I was so new to...

When I first joined BikeForums I was so new to the internet that I got confused about user name and name! Most everywhere else I'm known as Newfsmith, but here I'm known by my full name. No regrets...
Forum: Charity Events 02-04-11, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
I've done 6 PMC's. It is very hard to raise the...

I've done 6 PMC's. It is very hard to raise the money, especially if you don't work someplace where you have a lot of co-workers or matching donations. Most of the big time fund raisers have a...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-15-10, 09:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,128
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
So glad that the surgery is over and the recovery...

So glad that the surgery is over and the recovery begun. You have gone through a long seige with this and deserve a quick and complete recovery. No need to tell you to listen to the PT,s advice. ...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-03-10, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
I'm using IE8. I'm pretty sure I was before the...

I'm using IE8. I'm pretty sure I was before the upgrade/downgrade, when I had no problems.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-02-10, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
No that sets the cookies so you don't have to log...

No that sets the cookies so you don't have to log in when you come back to the Forum from another site. I log in, I get the welcome message and my name stays in the log in spot, but then when I try...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-02-10, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
Why don't I stay logged in?

I'm not talking about leaving the site and coming back later and having to log in. What's happening to me is I log in, start reading posts, come to one I want to make a reply to, write a quick reply...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-20-10, 09:29 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 8,103
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
Heartbreaking and terrifying. I hope and pray...

Heartbreaking and terrifying. I hope and pray that things work out well. We will be thinking of you, Tyler and his parents.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-19-10, 03:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,358
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
My sympathies to you and your Dad. Most of us on...

My sympathies to you and your Dad. Most of us on this forum have gone through something like this, or are about to go through such events, and can really relate. Peace and comfort to both you and...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-16-10, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 317
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
My winter bikes have flat pedals with small metal...

My winter bikes have flat pedals with small metal studs to improve grip. I use mini toe-clips to help keep my slushy boots on the pedals. When I gave up the SPD's for the winter I switched to an...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-16-10, 08:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 779
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
Riding will get his muscles back in no time. ...

Riding will get his muscles back in no time. Just don't forget to have him take a walk into some of those dense MD's offices. Maybe they will listen to what families more in the future. Such good...
Forum: Charity Events 01-16-10, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
This will be my 6th ride. My husband was...

This will be my 6th ride. My husband was diagnosed while I was training for my 2nd, he's still here and still cancer-free. Like last year, I will be a volunteer on Friday and Saturday, only riding...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-04-10, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
When I got my fishi8ng license in Oregon, I...

When I got my fishi8ng license in Oregon, I didn't notice the name of the store until they handed me the license in a little plastic holder with the store's name on the front: "Rogue River Guns &...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-01-10, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 432
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
You went and made me nostalgic. Who would have...

You went and made me nostalgic. Who would have guess on New Year's Day? I started bike commuting in 2000, and was hooked on both Bike Forums and Bicycle Forums. Both helped me learn to be a...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-01-10, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
Broken Bracket cap on Exage aero Brake Lever

My boss wants to use his Trek 1100 (early 90's model) on a trainer. I'm tuning it up for him. The brakes work fine and hold well, not that he will need them on a trainer. The bracket cap is the...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-07-09, 06:18 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,806
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
Definately interested, I would need to check the...

Definately interested, I would need to check the dates at work, and with DH. He would probably come as well.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-26-09, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 684
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
+1 all of the above. I hope the relearning...

+1 all of the above. I hope the relearning period is as short as possible. You all will continue to be in my thoughts.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-24-09, 03:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 427
Posted By Jean Beetham Smith
Yes, they were until the competition to be one of...

Yes, they were until the competition to be one of the top posters lead to too many one word posts. There were threads entitled +1 post count. It got to be a mess and the admins took the post count...
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