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RE: Another OT


I gave up contacts too Donna when the ol' bifocals became necessary.
Glasses are so much more practical. And they can make the lenses for the
strong ones a lot thinner now than they used to. My old glasses were so
heavy and thick they hurt my nose to wear them.


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Fri, 21 Nov 2003 21:41:08 -0600

>I should know the answer to this question... hum- anyone out there still
>wear contacts and make their own solution from salt tablets....
>
>Donna
>Once again dating herself:(.. and gave up the contacts years ago....
>
>> 
>> Hmmm- good question .  What it the ph of human tears?
>> 
>> Theresa
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
>> Behalf Of James R. Fisher
>> Sent: Friday, November 21, 2003 1:22 PM
>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Another OT
>> 
>> 
>> Judy L Browning wrote:
>> >
>> > Acts as a buffer, bringing the pH to a more neutral state.> ---
>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> A curious question here. Baking soda will certainly raise the
>> pH, but from what? NaCl in water should have the same ph as
>> the original water, being the salt of a strong acid and
>> strong base.
>> -jrf
>> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> -- Original Message -----
>> > From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
>> > Sent: Friday, November 21, 2003 2:12 AM
>> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Another OT
>> >
>> > > Ya' got me, Theresa.  That's the formula the doctor gave me and I
>> > > didn't question it at the time - didn't know enough to do that -
>and,
>> > > since it works, have been using it.  I've tried straight salt
>water
>> > > and find it is harsher, so maybe the soda has some soothing action
>or
>> > > something.  Anybody who knows about chemistry have a clue?
>> > >
>> > > Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
>> 
>> > > ----------
>> > > > From: Theresa <tchessie@comcast.net>
>> > > >
>> > > > What is the baking soda for?
>> > > >
>> > > > Theresa
>> > > >
>> > > > -----Original Message-----
>> > > > Oddly enough, Bonnie, that's a variation on what I do every
>day:-)
>> > > > Use 1 tsp. salt + 1 tsp. baking soda to a cup of warm water -
>> > > doctor
>> > > > had me do this about 30 years ago when I had a sinus infection.
>> > > > Since I started doing this (do it first thing in the morning
>when I
>> > > > wake up - at sink; not shower); have not had an infection; used
>to
>> > > > have them all the time.  Takes a bit of getting used to, but
>once
>> > > you
>> > > > do acclimatize yourself to it; it works a treat.
>> 
>> --
>> Jim Fisher
>> Vienna, Virginia USA
>> 38.9 N 77.2 W
>> USDA Zone 7
>> Max. 105 F [40 C], Min. 5 F [-15 C]
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