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I used to be able to right click on an image and 'search google for image' would appear as one of the options in the dialog box. Did that go away when I went to duckduckgo?
Sounds like a browser thing to me. I remember having context menus that changed when I updated my browser. I can highlight text and right-click and search for it on DDG, but I don't appear to be able to do that for images. Are you needing to search images a lot?

Today I installed my new dishwasher. The parts that I expected to be difficult were no more difficult than that, but frustratingly the installation instructions were also confusing so some of the things that should have been easy were difficult too, and it took me a lot longer than I expected. But it's done, I didn't have to take time off from work, and I saved $650 and a two-week wait. My dishes are being cleaned by the robot as I type this.
 

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I can do it for text but not images. IIRC the image used to highlight when I right clicked not so on DDG. I didn't do it very often but nice when I needed it. I wanted another image of this to quickly get a screenshot of to save filing and editing to post here. I can't get the whole reflection in screenshot.

edit: I found it by doing a text search.

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I'm still happy with Starlink. I just checked and they raised my monthly payment to $110 with no warning, but that is what I was paying for Viasat and it was super slow and had limits on how much we could load. Funny thing, Spicoli, I told my mother about the price hike and she said "Elon wants the money to buy Twitter!" LOL.

Buzz, Hughesnet charges more than than $110 per month and does not have any unlimited plans. They advertise unlimited but they have data caps. You go over and they throttle your speeds for the rest of the month. Also, Hughesnet has the absolute worst customer service I have ever dealt with. Their software constantly miscalculated data usage and said we used more than we had. It said we were loading 5mb every hour for 20 hours straight when our power was out and the modem couldn't send or receive anything. It also claimed we uploaded over 10gb in an hour- which was physically impossible on our connection. Downloading 10gb would take 2 weeks on it. Bottom line: It sucked.

Someone on another forum pointed out that the pups look more like Rhodesian Ridgebacks without the ridges than like coonhounds. I compared pictures and she was right. Peanutbutter actually has a stripe down her back and Jelly's back has a rougher texture. So they may be part RR.
 

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I wanted another image of this to quickly get a screenshot of to save filing and editing to post here.
I was watching a video of eagles and one swooped down and picked up a big fish out of the water, the fish's body looked bigger than the eagles feather covered body! I was totally impressed, never realized they had that kind of lifting power into the air!
 

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I usually watch the late news to see if we are at war yet...
Had to laugh, when USA attacked Iraq, people watching CNN knew when that war started an hour before the president of the USA did! He came on TV and announced he authorized the war would likely be starting in a couple hours...

Also, when the U.S. Marines secretly attacked that beach in Somalia under cover of darkness... only to discover a 100 TV news crews there waiting to film it... Something similar just happened this week: FBI and police with guns drawn attacked that truck with 31 unarmed Freedom Front guys inside. One of them had a camera and filmed it from the guns pointed at them view. I guess their crime was wearing masks at a time when they weren't being forced to wear masks... Of course, the FAKE NEWS had told the story completely differently earlier...
 
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I was watching a video of eagles and one swooped down and picked up a big fish out of the water, the fish's body looked bigger than the eagles feather covered body! I was totally impressed, never realized they had that kind of lifting power into the air!
A little lakefront community near my hometown paused a town council meeting to watch an eagle fish.
 

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Sounds like a browser thing to me.
I have the Chrome and Brave browsers both up and switch back and forth for which one works better for certain things. Edge browser came with Windows 10 but barely worked at all for anything. Brave blocks ads on Youtube and most sites, but doesn't work with emails from Discus. Chrome works with Discus emails and blocks gmail ads, but allows computer stalling/stopping ads buildup on long websites and videos.
 

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I went fishing in Canada a few years back, and we splurged to hire a guide for one day near the end of our trip.
We had been admiring the bald eagles all week, and how some of them had even been swooping over our boat.
Our guide pointed out a few eagles perched nearby, and when we reeled in a few undersized northerns, he showed why they were hanging around.
He would hold up a fish, an eagle would take flight, he would toss the fish in a high arc, and the eagle would grab it just as it hit the water.
A few times, they would catch it in the air.
 

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My mother went on a fishing trip with my dad and there were a ton of seagulls around. Every time they would reel in a fish, the gulls would grab it on the hooks and take off so they ended up reeling in a bunch of seagulls instead of fish (they let the seagulls go). But she has a fear of seagulls-- not that they will hurt her, but one time when she was a teenager walking with a friend some gulls flew over . Her friend looked up and a gull took a crap right on her forehead & eyes. So, Mom has always worried gulls will crap on her as well.

Have you seen the birds that can dive 200ft deep into water, catch a fish, and then fly out of the water with it? An underwater camera captured footage of one before.

I'm about to go to the grocery store.
 

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... when we reeled in a few undersized northerns, he showed why they were hanging around.
He would hold up a fish, an eagle would take flight, he would toss the fish in a high arc, and the eagle would grab it just as it hit the water.
That sounds like it would be just as illegal as keeping undersized fish... same net effect...
 

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...friend looked up and a gull took a crap right on her forehead & eyes.
Had that happen to my friend once... I offered to go get some toilet paper... she said: "Never mind, that bird is miles from here by now..." ............. LOL !
 

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I am saddened with the passing of Olddognewtrick. He was always so kind and helpful!

This past month has been a world wind for me. I was super sick for 5 days and ran a low grade fever for another 6. I think I had Hep A.
I will get to why I think that in a minute.
So... as many know, my mom lives with me and has end-stage COPD. I sent her to the ER 15 days ago, she spent the first 2 in the ER because there was no beds on the level 9f care she needed. She got to her room finally at around 330pm. At 5pm the same day, I get a phone call that she had gone into a fatal heart rhythm amd they had done 3 rounds of CPR before she had a heartbeat again. She was intubated and sent to ICU. I got to the hospital about 15 minutes later. Spoke with cardiology and she had an emergency heart cath. They did 2 stents, but the LAD (commonly called widowmaker) was calcified and the could not get a stent through there but were able to open it to about 50%. She actually needs open heart surgery, but the rehab would be grueling, and theres a good chance she would have a difficult time coming off the vent. She was hard to take off a couple of days after her heart cath. She also had an acute kidney injury which is resolving, but she has stage 3 chronic kidney disease, she has had to get blood twice, she had an NG tube for tube feeds until last friday. She failed her modified barium swallow last week, so they repeated it this morning.... waiting on results. If she failed, she will need a peg tube for nutrition and meds. She's had a rough 2 weeks.
I am exhausted, never got to take time after I felt better to recoup. This has been a mentally and emotionally exhausting couple of weeks. She is on a regular cardiac floor now. I'm not too crazy about this floor prior to her being a patient(I have worked on it), I have been here for 2.5 hours and have yet to see her nurse. I go back to work on Thursday, I hope I have the stamina to work those 7 days....
She is still a big risk because of the blockages, she doesn't remember any of it. She struggles with short term memory currently, it's like talking to a dementia patient to some degree. I have wondered if she had some impairment, just because of the changes in her executive functioning abilities, how she saves the weirdest things, and divides things up. She had 2 sisters that had dementia, so it's not an impossibility.


I read all the recent threads, but my mind is scrambled and really the only thing that stuck.... was OldDog.... I hope is family is getting through ok.
 

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This past month has been a world wind for me. I was super sick for 5 days and ran a low grade fever for another 6. I think I had Hep A.
I will get to why I think that in a minute.

So... as many know, my mom lives with me and has end-stage COPD.
Hope you're over whatever you had now... I had Covid pneumonia and recovering from its damage from Feb. 2019 to Nov. 1st 2019... before it was even 'popular'... and then the 3 later variants, but much more minor...

Yeah, as our parents get older we can all go through months to years of that stuff with them... we want to keep them alive forever... but as a testament to reality, both my parents and my 34 aunts and uncles are all gone now... Mom in 2013... last uncle Jan. 2021...

Seems all the smokers my age I know/knew are all gone now or having symptoms of COPD...
 

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Sorry you're going through that, Shan. I know you want the best for her despite the past. Hang in there, if anyone is strong enough, it's you.

I didn't know OldDog passed. I pray his family recovers from their loss.
 

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@BuzzLOL , I did get tested for Covid but was negative. Flu a/b negative also..... I just realized that I didn't explain why I thought it was hep A. My moms liver enzymes were elevated so they did an ultrasound and a hepatitis panel and she was Hep A +.

I went to the nurses station after I had been there for 3.5 hours today, and asked for her nurse. She yelled from behind the desk area that she would be with me in a minute. I stood there for 5 full minutes waiting, and then finally walked off and went back to my moms room because physical therapy was calling out needing help. She yells from behind me that she is on her way, I just rolled my eyes because I am just a little ticked off at this point. When I got back to the room, I made sure my name badge was in a prominent place so that she could see it, and called the PT by name.
She suddenly had a desire to answer questions that I didn't even get to ask.

Anyways...... my mom past her swallow eval, sort of....
She has to have mechanical soft foods and nectar thick liquids. I had to go to the units kitchen and get pudding, ice, water, an extra cup and some thickener to make her a drink and see how she did.
I tried to get her to feed herself but she couldn't.
She had her hand resting on her carrots and didnt realize it. She appears to have some vision deficit and/or no understanding of turning your head to look at people. She has been confused so that probably plays a part in it. She only ate about 10 or 12 bites and was just completely worn out trying to eat.
The nurse in me has a feeling that there is something new wrong, but I can't put into words what... it's just a gut instinct.
This admission we had: COPD exacerbation, small pulmonary embolism, congestive heart failure, NSTEMI (type of heart attack), v-fib/torsades (fatal heart rhythm), DEATH, 3 rounds of cpr, emergent heart cath, stents, acute kidney injury, new diagnosis of stage 3 chronic kidney disease, hematomas from blood draws, failed picc line (special kind of iv) insertion because of blockages, NG tube and tube feedings, gallstones (thankfully no obstructions), 2 units of blood, severe sepsis, a mystery "rash", that IV steroids didn't get rid of, inability to ambulate, vision problems, confusion, and difficulty swallowing.

I am exhausted.

I am going to have a massage tomorrow I haven't been in 4 weeks and I normally go weekly.

@Spicoli43, thanks for the vote of confidence, I might need reminded.



My riding lawn mower wouldn't work the other day.... long story short, after going to bed and starting fresh assessing the situation; i had taken the mulching plug off to make sure there was nothing wrapped around the blade because i ran over a dog toy..... when i put it back on, it was sort of crooked and wasn't hitting the safety switch correctly so it wouldn't start. I was VERY VERY happy to have figured that out because the grass hadn't been mowed in 3-4 weeks.

I think that when she goes to rehab/nursing home..... I am going to treat myself to a hotel room.with room service for a couple of days.... rest, recharge and then get back into the swing of things.

That's the plan at least.

I hope all.you dads/stepdads/mentors had a very happy fathers day and.your other halves treated you well
 

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They say the covid tests are wrong about 40% of the time.
 
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