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    Simple living for me, is an intentional set of...

    Simple living for me, is an intentional set of choices. I have chosen not to live a more consumerist life (although I have more material goods than I think a true simple liver would). I have what I...
  2. Favorite low cost: Good and Cheap- eat well on...

    Favorite low cost: Good and Cheap- eat well on $4/day; Wildly Affordable Organic by Linda Watson -I like this one in particular because she has a whole system of doing certain tasks once per week...
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    I just want to say how much I appreciate your...

    I just want to say how much I appreciate your honesty and vulnerability, and how listening to your words helps me in my every day life. I am currently in a difficult family situation (90 year old...
  4. I'm getting up the same time I did when I worked....

    I'm getting up the same time I did when I worked. So many of years of doing that, and its just habit. And that time is 5 ish. Sleeping in means 5:30.

    No alarms, just when hubby wakes. I wake...
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    Stand up on the phone interview, even though they...

    Stand up on the phone interview, even though they can't see you. It will really make a difference in how your voice comes across.

    Think of, and write down a few stories from your past that...
  6. Thread: Labyrinth

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    I did very briefly, as part of an herbal...

    I did very briefly, as part of an herbal conference. The organizer already had the layout in mind and marked when the corners were, and we filled in the rest with sand or dried grass. This was...
  7. Thread: Impeachment?

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    I don't remember Henry Hyde saying he was going...

    I don't remember Henry Hyde saying he was going to ignore testimony and coordinate with Bill Clinton and acquit him before the proceedings started.
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    I don't plan to be here for later old age. I...

    I don't plan to be here for later old age. I need an area that doesn't necessarily have to be walk-able (although that would be nice) but will need to have readily accesible public transportation. ...
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    Hmmm, this is a second thread I really can't...

    Hmmm, this is a second thread I really can't participate in (the other being most interesting things about you- I don't have anything, I'm not particularly interesting which is why in conversation...
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    I'm in the middle of no where, by choice when we...

    I'm in the middle of no where, by choice when we originally bought. We had lived in a condo complex for 10 years that went downhill. The market dropped out inn our area and selling prices were 1/2...
  11. What travel companies do you trust for trips to Europe?

    For a variety of reasons, I'm looking for travel companies that pre-package vacations. I do all the arrangements for domestic vacations, but I'd like to branch out to Europe. I have no idea who is...
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    I love larkspur- I have it readily self seeding...

    I love larkspur- I have it readily self seeding in my "real" flower beds, I will add it to the meadow. Thanks for the idea!



    I learned my lesson about picking up plants at garden clubs. If...
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    I am expecting some level of weediness, hence the...

    I am expecting some level of weediness, hence the placement at the far edges. There's weeds there now, just not pretty ones. We have lots of birds who like to spread weeds etc. I've cleared out a...
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    This year I will be installing a wildflower...

    This year I will be installing a wildflower meadow on the periphery of our cleared land, in area that was formerly weeds and bittersweet. The veggie garden stays the same size, but I plan to...
  15. I also retired this year, that was big. Since I...

    I also retired this year, that was big. Since I intentionally have laid low since, while I figure out what is next for me, that's the biggest thing.
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    I just buy plain turmeric and stuff it into...

    I just buy plain turmeric and stuff it into capsules. I got mine from mountain rose only because I trust that they vet their supplies.
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    Bae- I just want to acknowledge your strength and...

    Bae- I just want to acknowledge your strength and dignity through your whole process. I admire your courage.

    For us, Christmas Eve was with the family. Loud and chaotic and fun (with 4 kids...
  18. I got 34, actually 35 if I could have spelled Xi...

    I got 34, actually 35 if I could have spelled Xi Jinping correctly, There were a couple I /should/ have gotten, like Deval Patrick who was our governor. The sports ball and singer ones, I mostly...
  19. Thread: Impeachment?

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    Not for the greater good at all, but the major...

    Not for the greater good at all, but the major driving forces keeping him there (my understanding):

    1) he's stuffing the judiciary with right leaning picks. Meaning well after he's gone, he'll...
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    Yay! Chicken Lady is back! AND Kib too! ...

    Yay! Chicken Lady is back! AND Kib too! Welcome back to both!!!
  21. Thread: Impeachment?

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    I believe Rob was referring to Trump insulting...

    I believe Rob was referring to Trump insulting Mexico.
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    For me, texting and emailing is far more...

    For me, texting and emailing is far more respectful of another person's time. Phoning demands that you stop what you are doing (no matter how important it is) because /I/ want to talk. Same with...
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    I donated $10 as well.

    I donated $10 as well.
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    Sorry to see you go UL, but really, you aren't a...

    Sorry to see you go UL, but really, you aren't a victim here. You give as much as you get, I would venture to say your reactions are disproportional to the initial stimulus. Learning to ignore...
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    Heading out to my parents, but my sister and I...

    Heading out to my parents, but my sister and I are doing all the prep. Sister is doing the main meal, and I'm doing desserts, breads and cranberry sauce. Sister's obnoxious boyfriend insists on his...
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