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  • Tybee's Avatar
    12-1-20, 4:22am
    Tybee replied to a thread Where to live? in Open Forum
    I would do the Canadian emigration thing if I had the chance, and a daughter who was there and willing to sponsor me. So many options, lots of...
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  • Tammy's Avatar
    12-1-20, 1:32am
    Tammy replied to a thread Where to live? in Open Forum
    (To be clear - items on the “less of a priority” list means not important at all to us ...)
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  • Tammy's Avatar
    12-1-20, 1:28am
    Tammy started a thread Where to live? in Open Forum
    Brainstorm with me — Due to not being able to work and applying for disability through my pension system, the last thing tying us to living in...
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  • Rogar's Avatar
    12-1-20, 1:26am
    Rogar replied to a thread Christmas in Holidays
    I have four or five pocket knives that were either gifted to me or inherited and each has a little special meaning beyond utilitarian. I have a...
    28 replies | 266 view(s)
  • jp1's Avatar
    12-1-20, 1:14am
    jp1 replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    Apathetic, I wish I had a suggestion for what to do. My dad was a hermit during his last years. But not being able to even go around the assisted...
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  • Tammy's Avatar
    12-1-20, 1:07am
    Tammy replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    I’m giving up on convincing anyone of anything related to covid. For a while I tried. Then I realized that most people know, and if they don’t, it’s...
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  • Tammy's Avatar
    12-1-20, 1:05am
    Tammy replied to a thread Christmas in Holidays
    Ten years ago I sent about a dozen cards to older family friends and distant relatives in Germany and the Netherlands, whom we had met when we...
    28 replies | 266 view(s)
  • Rogar's Avatar
    12-1-20, 12:44am
    \ I agree. The Golden Rule may not be perfect in some eyes, but it's a darned good starting place. It covers a lot of territory. I've not...
    53 replies | 2857 view(s)
  • ApatheticNoMore's Avatar
    12-1-20, 12:42am
    I don't stress about my mom going to the grocery store anymore as realistically noone can stay at home 8 months, it's too hard, too cruel and...
    2533 replies | 214993 view(s)
  • jp1's Avatar
    11-30-20, 11:26pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Christmas in Holidays
    Since we're in a new house for this Christmas, and it faces the street instead of the back of the block like our apartment did, SO decided to...
    28 replies | 266 view(s)
  • jp1's Avatar
    11-30-20, 11:17pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Christmas in Holidays
    SO is the ‘Christmas carder’ in our household. He’s been the same abou on again off again. If ever there was a year for ‘just do It this is the one.
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  • zoey's Avatar
    11-30-20, 9:42pm
    zoey replied to a thread COVID hobbies? in Hobbies & Creativity
    Rediscovering Shakespeare's work in lockdown. Started with Macbeth. Hamlet is next in line.
    44 replies | 3558 view(s)
  • pinkytoe's Avatar
    11-30-20, 9:22pm
    pinkytoe replied to a thread What's for dinner? in Food & Recipes
    Meatless Monday so...pie shell left from Thanksgiving will use for a mushroom, green onion and spinach quiche. Steamed beets with balsamic vinegar...
    628 replies | 48278 view(s)
  • frugal-one's Avatar
    11-30-20, 9:12pm
    Buy her a mask and a face shield. Wearing both should offer protection. That's the best you can do.
    2533 replies | 214993 view(s)
  • KayLR's Avatar
    11-30-20, 8:55pm
    I like this---and I concur! I've never met any of you all, but I've been hanging out here with you for many years now. I must enjoy it and get...
    1 replies | 39 view(s)
  • Yppej's Avatar
    11-30-20, 8:52pm
    Yppej replied to a thread What's for dinner? in Food & Recipes
    A mix of chopped walnuts, tomato, guacamole, olives and brewer"s yeast - just mixed up what I had in the fridge. Hot sugarfree cocoa.
    628 replies | 48278 view(s)
  • Yppej's Avatar
    11-30-20, 8:23pm
    Wouldn't you know they were giving out Berne work jackets at work today and I took one. It's the opposite of glamorous but very warm. Frugal score.
    20 replies | 795 view(s)
  • Yppej's Avatar
    11-30-20, 8:09pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    Tried again to get my mother to let me pick up groceries for her and my dad. She refused. They are no longer going for senior hour because it is...
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  • JaneV2.0's Avatar
    11-30-20, 8:01pm
    Or earbuds or headphones. Are your hands up to freehand collage, finger-painting, or other arty pursuits not requiring too much dexterity?
    10 replies | 110 view(s)
  • Rogar's Avatar
    11-30-20, 7:38pm
    One suggestion I would have is to put up a bird feeder that you can watch from a window, download the free Merlin ID app from the Cornell Lab, and...
    10 replies | 110 view(s)
  • razz's Avatar
    11-30-20, 7:21pm
    A friend sent me this and thought it fun to share as it covers you as the online friends who educate me on so many topics. Vitamin F .... a...
    1 replies | 39 view(s)
  • Yppej's Avatar
    11-30-20, 7:07pm
    Call up people you haven't talked to in a while. If your hurts your wrist to hold the phone use speakerphone.
    10 replies | 110 view(s)
  • JaneV2.0's Avatar
    11-30-20, 6:16pm
    I think that's a pretty common fear among women. Or "How am I going to pay the thousands and thousands it costs to raise a child, never mind the...
    104 replies | 2158 view(s)
  • jp1's Avatar
    11-30-20, 5:44pm
    I suppose it depends on what one is buying. If one were to shop from my friend Gary’s pholography gallery or the gallery SuisiQ works at one is...
    25 replies | 509 view(s)
  • ApatheticNoMore's Avatar
    11-30-20, 5:19pm
    by the by that I have never been pregnant end of story. But I have of course known the raw primal terror of "what if I get pregnant (and have to...
    104 replies | 2158 view(s)
  • SteveinMN's Avatar
    11-30-20, 4:40pm
    SteveinMN replied to a thread Christmas in Holidays
    A gift we've thought of for a few hard-to-buy-for folks is one of those watch-and-grow gardens. That's probably a trade name, but it's essentially a...
    28 replies | 266 view(s)
  • frugal-one's Avatar
    11-30-20, 4:08pm
    In yesterday's paper... A guy wrote: "Evangelicals claim that God made Trump President, which suggests that God has now corrected his mistake."
    104 replies | 2158 view(s)
  • bae's Avatar
    11-30-20, 3:54pm
    bae replied to a thread Blue! in Simple Public Policy
    I suspect that gives you some context as to just how bad it was :-)
    54 replies | 2738 view(s)
  • jp1's Avatar
    11-30-20, 3:27pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Blue! in Simple Public Policy
    Is that really much of an improvement?
    54 replies | 2738 view(s)
  • razz's Avatar
    11-30-20, 3:24pm
    To-do lists are essential to structure one's day so as not to drift.
    10 replies | 110 view(s)
  • pinkytoe's Avatar
    11-30-20, 3:20pm
    I get it - I'm a doer too so it drives me nuts to not be busy. I too have something going on with my hands that limits how much I can use them each...
    10 replies | 110 view(s)
  • razz's Avatar
    11-30-20, 3:18pm
    I can understand your feelings only too well. My solution in March during the lockdown was to walk my dog and bake quick breads and eat them - not a...
    10 replies | 110 view(s)
  • JaneV2.0's Avatar
    11-30-20, 2:59pm
    I can sympathize, because though I've never been a "doer," I've come to the point where physical limitations outstrip my ability to accomplish tasks...
    10 replies | 110 view(s)
  • bae's Avatar
    11-30-20, 2:18pm
    bae replied to a thread Blue! in Simple Public Policy
    I have a good friend who lived in Colombia for some years. He speaks the language. His wife is from Colombia, and has family there. He had great...
    54 replies | 2738 view(s)
  • herbgeek's Avatar
    11-30-20, 2:17pm
    I struggle with this sometimes as well. I was getting out a lot pre-Covid but am being cautious now with minimal shopping trips. I do different...
    10 replies | 110 view(s)
  • jp1's Avatar
    11-30-20, 2:05pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    If only we could see a study that compares similar places with mask mandates and without them to see if the masks actually work. Then maybe we could...
    2533 replies | 214993 view(s)
  • happystuff's Avatar
    11-30-20, 2:01pm
    I take it you are right-handed? This suggestion is not meant to be flippant at all - so PLEASE don't take it that way... but what if you start...
    10 replies | 110 view(s)
  • KayLR's Avatar
    11-30-20, 1:42pm
    KayLR replied to a thread Christmas in Holidays
    We are decorating and putting up our tree next Sunday. I am enjoying my fall mantle décor so much right now I wasn't ready to transition. First day...
    28 replies | 266 view(s)
  • KayLR's Avatar
    11-30-20, 1:05pm
    I hear ya. I try to imagine what it would be like to retire right now. I had planned to by this time, but decided to just keep working because I...
    10 replies | 110 view(s)
  • iris lilies's Avatar
    11-30-20, 12:56pm
    iris lilies replied to a thread Blue! in Simple Public Policy
    wait – this is for the entire country of Colombia of 20 some million? What? Hell my city reaches that homicide rate in 5 year clumps. However I...
    54 replies | 2738 view(s)
  • SiouzQ.'s Avatar
    11-30-20, 12:49pm
    The younger me would have laughed at the older me complaining about this. Today marks the third week of the gallery being closed due to Covid, and I...
    10 replies | 110 view(s)
  • iris lilies's Avatar
    11-30-20, 12:32pm
    iris lilies replied to a thread Fun masks in Health & Health Care
    I made the mistake of going to get takeout at a bar /restaurant in Hermann that’s pretty “down-home.” No one in the place was wearing a face mask. I...
    7 replies | 98 view(s)
  • happystuff's Avatar
    11-30-20, 11:30am
    happystuff replied to a thread Christmas in Holidays
    I've been on-again-off-again with Christmas cards through the years. I would like to send some this year - just need to "do it".
    28 replies | 266 view(s)
  • happystuff's Avatar
    11-30-20, 11:29am
    happystuff replied to a thread Christmas in Holidays
    Glad he is okay. Have a friend whose niece was on a ship where Covid hit. She was told the military did a good job quarantining, testing and caring...
    28 replies | 266 view(s)
  • Teacher Terry's Avatar
    11-30-20, 11:21am
    Teacher Terry replied to a thread Christmas in Holidays
    He has been negative for 2 weeks. I meant to type had not has. He is on a flight crew and they all got it. He is flying again. The military has...
    28 replies | 266 view(s)
  • sweetana3's Avatar
    11-30-20, 9:19am
    sweetana3 replied to a thread Christmas in Holidays
    I suspect he will be out of quarantine and negative by Christmas.
    28 replies | 266 view(s)
  • razz's Avatar
    11-30-20, 8:48am
    razz replied to a thread Christmas in Holidays
    Tybee, so glad that your housing concerns are being resolved. It is a stressful time but now you can look forward to saying,"Whew, glad that is...
    28 replies | 266 view(s)
  • rosarugosa's Avatar
    11-30-20, 6:41am
    rosarugosa replied to a thread Christmas in Holidays
    Wow, you must be in such a state of suspense! I look forward to details and so glad things are finally falling into place for you!
    28 replies | 266 view(s)
  • rosarugosa's Avatar
    11-30-20, 6:35am
    rosarugosa replied to a thread Christmas in Holidays
    TT: I don't understand this part, "My stepson has Covid so fairly safe to have him over also."
    28 replies | 266 view(s)
  • Teacher Terry's Avatar
    11-29-20, 11:19pm
    When my mil died we were given a big conference room at the casino she retired from. You can rent a room there. Then after the service everyone came...
    74 replies | 783 view(s)
  • Teacher Terry's Avatar
    11-29-20, 11:10pm
    Teacher Terry replied to a thread Christmas in Holidays
    I quit sending Xmas cards about 15 years ago. I greatly downsized my decorations a few years ago and with no one coming over don’t know if I will...
    28 replies | 266 view(s)
  • SteveinMN's Avatar
    11-29-20, 10:38pm
    SteveinMN replied to a thread Christmas in Holidays
    Our little tree is up and lit but not decorated yet. DW got a second tree she wants to put up (same size, already has lights on it and I'm sure we...
    28 replies | 266 view(s)
  • gimmethesimplelife's Avatar
    11-29-20, 10:14pm
    Ick. I stand corrected, apparently. Rob
    54 replies | 2738 view(s)
  • Tradd's Avatar
    11-29-20, 10:03pm
    Just got home. I’m beat. Very challenging and rewarding class. I passed. Yay!
    406 replies | 90724 view(s)
  • NewGig's Avatar
    11-29-20, 9:27pm
    NewGig replied to a thread November Purge in Organizing Your Life
    I remember the Liddle Kiddles, I had Lola, who had a toy sailboat... DH got into the flat file this evening. Artwork off to a dealer who might...
    26 replies | 1541 view(s)
  • iris lilies's Avatar
    11-29-20, 8:19pm
    you organize, or have someone organize, a memorial event. In a park, at the edge of a lake, in someone’s back yard, or at the time/place ashes...
    74 replies | 783 view(s)
  • jp1's Avatar
    11-29-20, 8:17pm
    When FIL passed he and MIL encouraged everyone to come say goodbye while he was still alive and in hospice care. There was still a funeral at his...
    74 replies | 783 view(s)
  • jp1's Avatar
    11-29-20, 8:15pm
    Some people want a formal funeral of some sort. Personally I would not want any sort of formal ceremony or the atmosphere of a funeral home. A...
    74 replies | 783 view(s)
  • razz's Avatar
    11-29-20, 8:06pm
    Well for DH's passing in late December, the funeral home picked his body from the hospital, transported to the crematorium, helped write the death...
    74 replies | 783 view(s)
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