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    This was my 15th RS trip. All are generally...

    This was my 15th RS trip. All are generally excellent. We are going to Florida with them in Dec. and we returned a month or so ago from Pittsburgh. So they know we do like the company and are not...
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    Don't ever like something too much if you buy it...

    Don't ever like something too much if you buy it at a warehouse store. It will be discontinued. This keeps happening to us at Costco.
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    Rant and rave. Rant: Last week I spent at a...

    Rant and rave.

    Rant: Last week I spent at a Road Scholar retreat for rug hooking class. Instructor was insulting and demeaning and I left in tears. Then she tried to do the same thing to the...
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    I pretty much knew they were doomed when I walked...

    I pretty much knew they were doomed when I walked into a two storied Sears in our busiest mall on around 10:15am on a weekday and the lights and escalator had not been turned on.
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    Growing up in Alaska, the catalogs were how we...

    Growing up in Alaska, the catalogs were how we knew what was available in the "outside" world. Still remember the toy catalog every year.

    We are losing the last Sears in Indianapolis.
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    We toured a house here in Indy that had very old...

    We toured a house here in Indy that had very old murals on the plaster all along the picture rail. It was a wonderful house that was moved and well restored. Just not the right neighborhood then...
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    I am one that agrees with climate change. I have...

    I am one that agrees with climate change. I have seen first hand significant changes in Alaskan and Arctic weather. Sad. BUT extreme weather events are constant. Galveston TX was hit by a hurricane...
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    I love your backdrop. Would make me stop and...

    I love your backdrop. Would make me stop and want to meet the creator.
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    Sometimes I am amazed at our inability to solve...

    Sometimes I am amazed at our inability to solve these problems. Japan had an earthquake and tsunami that killed over 19.000 and demolished town after town. They picked themselves up almost...
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    My take on tiny houses is that they are "cute". ...

    My take on tiny houses is that they are "cute". But in my urban area, I do not want block full of tiny houses.

    As they are presented currently, tiny houses are stick built mobile homes built on...
  11. I really suggest Chiang Mai rather than Bangkok....

    I really suggest Chiang Mai rather than Bangkok. Still bustling but so much more human and much more accessible. You can visit the Elephant Nature Park sanctuary while there. Many tours leave from...
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    It will be a long,difficult and even impossible...

    It will be a long,difficult and even impossible task for "tiny houses" to be acceptable in most any area. This is not due to a few building codes but due to zoning requirements including sanitary...
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    Got our senior flu shot yesterday at our local...

    Got our senior flu shot yesterday at our local Kroger pharmacy. Sure made it easy. Mom got pneumonia this year and was hospitalized (even after the super shot) and we have to be extra careful. ...
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    If you already shop at Target, they even give 5%...

    If you already shop at Target, they even give 5% off for their card users or has that changed? I would recommend one but I don't shop at Target. Found their merchandising was just too good and made...
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    I should have added that all our financial...

    I should have added that all our financial business other than some major affinity credit cards have been thru our credit unions for over 40 years. We had the first mortgage our CU had ever done many...
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    When you are at the credit union, it might be...

    When you are at the credit union, it might be helpful if you discuss whether a low credit limit credit card would be granted if a large credit limit would not be acceptable. You could build it up...
  17. Hubby does a lot of research on...

    Hubby does a lot of research on www.cordcutterswnews.com . They have an active facebook group also.

    Personally we have satellite but are right on the edge of cutting it off. We use an antenna...
  18. Way to go teacher. That little boy is lucky to...

    Way to go teacher. That little boy is lucky to have you help him.
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    We are going back for our 50th wedding...

    We are going back for our 50th wedding anniversary present to ourselves. Got another 4 years to go.
  20. And what about the story of Anne Perry. When...

    And what about the story of Anne Perry. When young, she and a friend killed the friend's mother. They did their time in jail and were released with new identities. She has gone on to lead a quiet...
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    Zoe, I suspect this woman was a train wreck that...

    Zoe, I suspect this woman was a train wreck that would have happened no matter what you could have done. You probably gave her more support and leeway than others. I have also met people who "know"...
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    I am pretty sure I would not shop anywhere that...

    I am pretty sure I would not shop anywhere that did not take credit cards. It is how we pay for 95% of all our purchases and really our only checks are to individuals or for charity donations. ...
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    When they make the games so complex to get a few...

    When they make the games so complex to get a few pennies savings, I ignore them. We use the Meijers savings program but they make it easy and occasionally they will mail us coupons that included...
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    We have good luck with Amazon but probably...

    We have good luck with Amazon but probably because we have 4 or 5 of their huge distribution centers here in Indianapolis. Yesterday, my door bell rang and it was a package being delivered by Amazon...
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    There are more of these stories than we probably...

    There are more of these stories than we probably know. This was just in the Alaska papers....
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