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    My husband is part of a large team of volunteers...

    My husband is part of a large team of volunteers called the Tiger Team that provides vast amounts of hours and work for Habitat for Humanity. During build season, he works 5-6 days 7-2 usually. Note...
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    Get Lost, you are not diverse enough

    I could not believe this article but have also found it in the WSJ. The Art Institute of Chicago dismissed ALL of its trained volunteer docents because they were mostly white, well off, women. Not...
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    Perhaps sit down with hubby and talk about what...

    Perhaps sit down with hubby and talk about what you both want in the next 10 years. Talk about what gives you pleasure, your finances, what to offload, etc. There are so many options out there.
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    We got Mom one of the "free" advantage plans. ...

    We got Mom one of the "free" advantage plans. However, it comes with copays, very limited area, limited doctors, etc. More like an HMO. They are all going to get it from you one way or the other. ...
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    My favorite old house

    This is one of my favorite old houses.

    Known as the “Matthews Mansion”, this historic home of John Matthews, considered the “Father of Indiana Limestone Industry”, was constructed between...
  6. Jane, we found that Chewy is, for us, a reliable...

    Jane, we found that Chewy is, for us, a reliable source for cat food. Just got our shipment.
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    I too do not like celebrating. Don't want...

    I too do not like celebrating. Don't want presents, don't want a dinner, etc. Just a nice quiet day to do what I want. Maybe I just dont want to be the focus as you said? But the same thing...
  8. Pinkytoe, we, as in the US, gave up manufacturing...

    Pinkytoe, we, as in the US, gave up manufacturing decades ago when we converted to a more service economy. Entire factories were packed up and shipped overseas. All kinds of labor were and continue...
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    It is weird that Amazon is opening 4 new...

    It is weird that Amazon is opening 4 new distribution centers in Indiana this year.
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    Flowerseverywhere: Each of us has to find...

    Flowerseverywhere: Each of us has to find something to do to help our "spot" in this world and those around us. Thank you for helping.
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    My husband had a job in 1977 that was 24/7 for 6...

    My husband had a job in 1977 that was 24/7 for 6 months with no end in sight. We ended up moving 3700 miles away to get away from it. It is not sustainable no matter the money and he was making...
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    I am eternally thankful that the big box store...

    I am eternally thankful that the big box store had the washing machine we wanted and oh so lucky we got an experienced delivery team. Really hoping nothing breaks in the near future.
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    Thought you would enjoy the perspective from a...

    Thought you would enjoy the perspective from a friend who just returned from a trip to Africa out in the bush.

    COVID 9/29- INDIANA population 6.7 million. 3,399 new cases, 33 deaths, 15,658...
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    Husband took a car model and some big acrylic...

    Husband took a car model and some big acrylic cases to Restore for Habitat to sell. Hooray. It is nice when bigger stuff goes. I took another bag of fabric scrap to my neighbor and found her door...
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    My 50th has also been rescheduled. But they are...

    My 50th has also been rescheduled. But they are 3,700 miles away and even pre-covid we were on the fence about a vacation there.
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    Decluttered a box of books that I held for...

    Decluttered a box of books that I held for sentimental reasons. Going to the library sale. Down to one shelf of various books. Found a first edition of a Tom Baker (Dr. Who fame) autographed in...
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    Flowerseverywhere, I love your ideas for gift...

    Flowerseverywhere, I love your ideas for gift giving. That is a good source for pillow filling. I am still covering forms I have collected for 20 years from all kinds of places. Even found one of...
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    I rarely see leg quarters except when Costco is...

    I rarely see leg quarters except when Costco is selling the pieces of leftover cooked chickens.
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    I was just at a Kroger and they were fully...

    I was just at a Kroger and they were fully stocked with a variety of chicken thigh brands. $3.29 a pound. Wings are hard to find though. But why would anyone buy the wings when there are thighs
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    Tradd, that is exactly the kind of card mom's...

    Tradd, that is exactly the kind of card mom's friend sends. We love them probably because it took some effort to have the card personalized rather than just buying a box and I can keep it.
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    I just had cataract surgery and long distance is...

    I just had cataract surgery and long distance is 20/20 without the pesky astigmatism that I had corrected. I hate reading glasses. So I have ordered a prescription pair with clear at the top,...
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    We have plenty in all the stores. We buy at...

    We have plenty in all the stores. We buy at Meijer, a local big box grocery store. Their boneless chicken thighs are a wonderful thing. Big, meaty and without a huge amount of unnecessary fat. ...
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    My parents never had anything high end so I only...

    My parents never had anything high end so I only wanted the sewing machine that my mom got in 1953 and that I learned to sew on. Ended up with it and money which is pretty impersonal. Oh, and my...
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    I just gathered together a huge cardboard box of...

    I just gathered together a huge cardboard box of fabric scraps and bigger pieces. They are going around the corner to a lady that loves to make things with them. Win/win.
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    I do not know where the house is located but...

    I do not know where the house is located but there are often companies that will clean out a house. Restore for Habitat for Humanity in many cities will do a lot. There were only a few things they...
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