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  1. For anyone interested in exploring the subject...

    For anyone interested in exploring the subject more, I'd recommend the recent book, "Exercised" by Daniel Lieberman. A different take with similar conclusions, that a person doesn't have to be an...
  2. Thread: Milestone: 300!

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    Excellent. Working from home on a lake in...

    Excellent. Working from home on a lake in Vermont doing something you enjoy is a pleasure unavailable to many of us (former) working sorts.
  3. Thread: Flu shots?

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    I just got mine. My doctor told me that it...

    I just got mine. My doctor told me that it should be efficacious through any Jan. or Feb outbreaks. Though I'm slightly skeptical of that I did want it out of the way before any Moderna booster and...
  4. Whose personal hero and from what era our lives. ...

    Whose personal hero and from what era our lives. In my influential years during the space race I was into model rocketry and my hero was Warner Von Braun. I still have a Warner autographed 8X10...
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    I sometimes enjoy reading or discussing...

    I sometimes enjoy reading or discussing contrarian ideas just to get a better understanding why people think a certain way. That seems to have value on it's own without any intentions of changing...
  6. Thread: Red Onions

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    Hmmm. Good idea!

    Hmmm. Good idea!
  7. Thread: Red Onions

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    Red Onions

    On occasion my father would slice a red onion about a fourth of an inch thick to be placed on a single slice of white bread with a little salt. I never had any real objection to this, but also...
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    I'm certain my situation doesn't compare, but...

    I'm certain my situation doesn't compare, but I've never been close to my only brother. I dreaded dealing with money and property issues when the time came for my parents estate. When the time...
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    After seeing my friend's it was so neat I almost...

    After seeing my friend's it was so neat I almost bought one, even though I did really need it. At the time they seemed pricey, but I think the prices have come down. I'm still working on...
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    A friend has a small portable counter top...

    A friend has a small portable counter top induction plate that he uses instead of a hot plate or stove top. It's small and lightweight, energy efficient, and doesn't heat up the kitchen as much. ...
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    :+1:

    :+1:
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    An older family friend who recently passed on in...

    An older family friend who recently passed on in her 90's after several health and life challenges at one time had a sweatshirt with the old motto, "Keep calm and carry on", which I come back to at...
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    I got caught up in a small cult revival of Robert...

    I got caught up in a small cult revival of Robert E. Howard books in the seventies or maybe early eighties. He wrote pulp fiction and fantasy in the 1930's or so and was best know for the Conan the...
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    I have been curious what all the stimulus money...

    I have been curious what all the stimulus money would add up to. The web says that the average cost of a studio apartment in Denver is $1600/mo and a one bedroom is $1800. Maybe it's less in the...
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    Not for me, but I did enjoy browsing the photos...

    Not for me, but I did enjoy browsing the photos and day dreaming of a place without drought and smoke from fires. I picture a place built in 1825 having some special upkeep and heating issues.
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    I can shop at three grocery stores depending on...

    I can shop at three grocery stores depending on where other errands take me and what groceries I need or want. Last few times all three have had help wanted signs out and the Whole Foods selves were...
  17. Thread: Conavirus......

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    NPR had an article today that reinforced what I...

    NPR had an article today that reinforced what I was thinking in an earlier post. That there has been a lot of effort to emphasize the risk of being unvaccinated, but the information on breakthroughs...
  18. Thread: Conavirus......

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    Local new had these figures from UCHealth from a...

    Local new had these figures from UCHealth from a week or so ago. What ever common news sources I get promote certain numbers showing how much less risk there is for vaccinated people, but I don't...
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    "It's not easy being green." - Kermit the Frog

    "It's not easy being green." - Kermit the Frog
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    I don't doubt the situation, but wonder if it is...

    I don't doubt the situation, but wonder if it is more employer specific rather than relating to the new Federal mandates.

    I wonder if there will be more proliferation of fake cards or if there is...
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    My take is that the alternative to vaccine...

    My take is that the alternative to vaccine requirements is a weekly negative test. There seems to be a reasonable out for people not wanting or able to get the shot.
  22. Poll: I've had to give samples at the doctors office. ...

    I've had to give samples at the doctors office. It's a bit of a challenge in a small space in a weird place and elevates my blood pressure significantly. Otherwise no issues. When I've lived or...
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    Hasn't your idiot box been to Roku school?:) I...

    Hasn't your idiot box been to Roku school?:)

    I think even streaming service productions are under pressure for quantity over quality. Computer enhanced graphics instead of exotic locations or...
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    Wellington has been in my retirement portfolio...

    Wellington has been in my retirement portfolio for years. When doing an investment review with a Fidelity guy I questioned selling it and even Fidelity recommended keeping it.
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    I'm mostly through Band of Brothers. I'd seen it...

    I'm mostly through Band of Brothers. I'd seen it sometime ago but a recent documentary on the Battle of Bastogne fueled some renewed interest for a review. And I finally saw Nomadland. I liked it...
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