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    1-17-22, 12:57am
    Your fake angst about non existent potential fraud is impressive. Bravo?
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    1-16-22, 3:20pm
    Well, when the housing market is such that a rundown unlivable dump of a house sells for $2M is it any surprise that there are people without housing?
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    1-16-22, 8:13am
    You’d love living in San Francisco. We’re big on telling people what they can and can’t do with their property. But I get your point. And I...
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    1-15-22, 10:10pm
    Honestly there are thousands of houses just like this but in far better shape scattered throughout the older neighborhoods on the then edges of the...
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    1-15-22, 7:48pm
    Maybe we should put New Zealand in charge of solving climate change.
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    1-15-22, 7:46pm
    I tend to feel the same way about old houses that I do about kids. Other peoples’ can be wonderfully charming but I don’t want one of my own.
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    1-15-22, 3:17pm
    My limited knowledge of the subject is that it's about as difficult to get a permit to tear something down as it is to get permits to build or...
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    1-15-22, 2:51pm
    https://www.zillow.com/homes/320-Day-St-San-Francisco,-CA-94131_rb/15183314_zpid/? It survived the 1906 earthquake. Will it survive the real...
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    1-14-22, 8:21pm
    Probably we should have delayed school reopening after the holidays for a couple of weeks if we wanted to slow omicron down. Yes, that would have...
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    1-14-22, 4:36pm
    UMass Memorial Health System, the largest in the state, lost 200 workers to the mandate out of just over 14,000. Mass General Brigham lost .7%. I...
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    1-14-22, 8:11am
    One of the key reasons for trying to slow the roll of omicron is to not overwhelm hospitals. When they get overwhelmed people who wouldn’t otherwise...
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    1-13-22, 10:16pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    One of the local news stations just broke the story that San Mateo county, on the Bay Area peninsula, was storing $10m worth of PPE at the San Mateo...
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    1-13-22, 9:47pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    Iris, I hope you both get through this without issue.
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    1-13-22, 1:43pm
    Now we know why republicans are so concerned about election fraud. They assume that since they are doing it that the democrats must be too. It will...
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    1-12-22, 11:47pm
    At this time that question is unanswerable. History is written by the winners. At this point we have no idea if biden is the winner or if the...
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    1-12-22, 11:45pm
    I'm sorry to hear this. This pandemic keeps hitting closer and closer to home.
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    1-12-22, 10:07pm
    jp1 replied to a thread January Purge in Organizing Your Life
    When I was a poor college student there was not a lot of food in the fridge but there were always at least a few cheap beers. Priorities! Now I...
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    1-12-22, 9:53pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    It's fascinating to me how random it is who gets infected. SO's mom has two of her adult (obviously, since he's the youngest at 56 years old) kids...
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    1-12-22, 9:16am
    Ugggh. Thanks for the link. I guess now we need to start thinking about what we want to do for shade next summer.
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    1-12-22, 8:17am
    Our other next door neighbor prunes her rose bushes this way which seems to be the right thing to do but flowers are different from trees.
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    1-12-22, 8:15am
    Sorry. They are from different perspectives. The ‘now’ picture was taken from in our yard.
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    1-11-22, 10:35pm
    OMG. 15 years of living in old tenement buildings in NYC with steam heat has me completely sympathetic. I would probably have a PTSD flashback if I...
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    1-11-22, 10:17pm
    jp1 replied to a thread What's for dinner? in Food & Recipes
    We used to have canned vegetables with dinner every night and canned fruit as "dessert". One day when I was maybe 13 or 14, to express my annoyance,...
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    1-11-22, 9:51pm
    Our next door neighbor has a big magnolia tree in his backyard. The leaves and seedpods falling in our yard are constant work but the shade it...
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    1-11-22, 8:40pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    So sorry to hear this iris and Siouzq. Hope that everyone have minor cases and recover quickly.
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    1-11-22, 8:17pm
    jp1 replied to a thread What's for dinner? in Food & Recipes
    I don’t know about the rest of your mother’s cooking but my mom was capable of cooking good food from scratch but rarely did so. She’d grown up in a...
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    1-11-22, 4:37am
    jp1 replied to a thread First World Problems in Open Forum
    Until two years ago when was the last time any of us with the money couldn’t get what we wanted? Probably during WWII. I agree. A dishwasher is...
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    1-9-22, 1:34pm
    That reminds me of a podcast I listened to some years ago. They were interviewing a doctor whose first job out of med school was medical director at...
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    1-7-22, 1:55pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    With an extremely infectious pandemic raging it would be at best tone deaf for someone who works from home to be speaking out against people who...
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    1-6-22, 6:23pm
    He and I must have similar taste. We both picked the same one. The thing that I didn't like about any of them was that most of the bedrooms faced...
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    1-5-22, 10:57pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Whiney Whine in Simple Public Policy
    Or maybe they decided like my SO’s bowling league that it wasn’t prudent to get a lot of people together in a room during a major surge of the...
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    1-5-22, 10:27pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    Or operate a school. It's not just the kids who will be out, but also teachers, bus drivers, cafeteria workers, etc. Read this article today...
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    1-5-22, 10:14pm
    jp1 replied to a thread My new Pied a .terre in Housing
    Or maybe, since she's in St Louis she needs one of the Gateway Arch. Perhaps not from this angle though since then it'd make it feel like her...
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    1-5-22, 10:04pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    It does seem that way. We did outdoor dining New Year’s Eve and a normally really busy restaurant was less than half capacity the whole time we were...
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    1-5-22, 8:01pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    SO’s bowling league cancelled for tonight because of the infection rate. Half the teams didn’t want to participate.
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    1-5-22, 3:31pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    My dentist just sent out an email that all patients will have to show proof of vaccination to be admitted inside their office.
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    1-4-22, 10:03pm
    jp1 replied to a thread My new Pied a .terre in Housing
    You’re going to have to download a white noise app that makes rainstorm sounds for that room.
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    1-4-22, 10:00pm
    jp1 replied to a thread cottages in Housing
    I can certainly understand that. If we ever move to somewhere that it snows I’d be torn between the convenience of an attached garage and the desire...
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    1-4-22, 9:58pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    When bedbugs were all in the headlines a number of years ago I half seriously suggested to SO that his hotel employer get a bedbug sniffing dog to...
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    1-4-22, 9:51pm
    I still remember the hilarious doonesbury cartoons from that time. Along the lines of ‘I am writing a test sentence’ which the handwriting conversion...
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    1-3-22, 10:20pm
    jp1 replied to a thread cottages in Housing
    I agree that a garage is useful and desirable. But this house would look a whole lot cuter if the garage was a separate building. Personally I'd...
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    1-3-22, 8:06am
    jp1 replied to a thread cottages in Housing
    That house would be cuter if it didn’t have that ginormous garage stuck to its side.
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    1-2-22, 10:46pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Whiney Whine in Simple Public Policy
    Hope fully we will have accomplished the voting rights act before the election and can then focus on an actual platform of what we want to do if...
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    1-2-22, 5:04pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Whiney Whine in Simple Public Policy
    And the Republican party’s childish refusal to tell the truth, that that orange ****tard lost fair and square, is shameful. Liz Cheney is about the...
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    1-2-22, 1:19pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Whiney Whine in Simple Public Policy
    Here you go. Until the republican party fully denounces the big lie and admits that they just can't win elections since they have ZERO actual...
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    1-2-22, 8:09am
    jp1 replied to a thread Whiney Whine in Simple Public Policy
    You’ve been resentful about masks since before the first time you ever put one on. We all remember you bitching about them from day one. Mandates had...
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    1-2-22, 7:08am
    jp1 replied to a thread Whiney Whine in Simple Public Policy
    So now you’re going to public health meetings to push for requirements for better masks?
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    1-1-22, 8:42am
    jp1 replied to a thread Covid Shaming in Health & Health Care
    Stating that someone has risk factors is not the same as metaphorically shrugging one’s shoulders when they die. The latter seems like covid shaming.
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    12-31-21, 9:28pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    Depends on how full the hospitals are. Death rates needlessly go up when hospitals can't effectively treat everyone that needs treatment. Even in a...
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    12-31-21, 9:24pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Covid Shaming in Health & Health Care
    The link doesn't work.
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    12-31-21, 8:21pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    I just checked and our county had 461 positives yesterday. That’s roughly one out of every 600 people who live here. In just one day. Multiply that...
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    12-31-21, 8:18pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    I guess everyone with an Amazon account and a credit card qualifies as an elite then.
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    12-31-21, 6:34pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    With the case counts going so high we’re not going to be doing indoor dining again until things calm back down.
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    12-31-21, 1:24pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Birds aren't real in Simple Public Policy
    I'm not sure if this is just the truth, or if someone is trying to start a weird conspiracy theory about the origins of Thai restaurants. ...
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    12-31-21, 2:09am
    jp1 replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    Awww. You are so kind. The super duper cutie is wearing a purple shirt. I'm just the sort of cutie.
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    12-30-21, 10:55pm
    jp1 replied to a thread Conavirus...... in Health & Health Care
    I went skydiving once, 25ish years ago. It was AMAZING. I did a tandem dive with an instructor strapped to my back. Immediately afterwards I was...
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    12-30-21, 10:31pm
    Glad to hear that you got home safely. And that work wasn't too crazy. And that your trip was a lot of fun (and that you didn't die like all those...
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    12-30-21, 8:46pm
    We’ve had the wettest October -December ever. Parts of Marin county have gotten over 40 inches of rain. Normal for the entire year, with most falling...
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    12-30-21, 7:20pm
    I grew up in Denver and still listen to KBCO over the internet when I'm at work sometimes which is how I heard about it. I had kind of the same...
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    12-30-21, 5:10pm
    And now there are multiple wildfires just outside of Boulder CO, serious enough to cause the evacuation of an entire 13,000 person suburb. In late...
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