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    One of these days I'm going to make a pilgrimage...

    One of these days I'm going to make a pilgrimage to Bellevue and their Indian Market, but until then I'm going with
    Royal Chef's Secret Extra Long Grain from Amazon.
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    The only thing I can think of is avocado--I...

    The only thing I can think of is avocado--I didn't like it much when I tasted it as a child. I've always liked spicy food, and never disdained meat when I was a vegetarian. I picked right up where I...
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    I have some (35-plus years old) office-style...

    I have some (35-plus years old) office-style plastic waste cans that were starting to split at the top. Duct tape to the rescue.
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    That's why I put back pay in quotes. I don't...

    That's why I put back pay in quotes. I don't remember the particulars, only that they didn't get the money they were expecting because they hadn't been able to work. If they had gotten SSDI when they...
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    The person I knew who qualified (after three...

    The person I knew who qualified (after three years and hiring an attorney) had crippling osteoarthritis. bipolar disorder, and a constellation of other problems. Since they couldn't work, they got...
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    I whacked away again at the East Forty, then...

    I whacked away again at the East Forty, then whipped up a vaguely Thai lunch in the Instant Pot. The yard may be tidied up by Fall...
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    I've been using Solaray.

    I've been using Solaray.
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    There are my 32-year old washer and dryer, my...

    There are my 32-year old washer and dryer, my forty-plus year old coffee maker and spice grinder...All still perfectly functional.
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    Could forgetfulness be a side effect of...

    Could forgetfulness be a side effect of medication?
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    All the same, you'll have many adventures in it!

    All the same, you'll have many adventures in it!
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    Very handsome! It just cries out for a mural...:D

    Very handsome! It just cries out for a mural...:D
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    I find cheeseburgers fun, but I enjoy eating...

    I find cheeseburgers fun, but I enjoy eating flavorful food. I found Disneyland fun, but that might have been due to psychedelics (which I found fun in their time). It's a well-run park, that's for...
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    I hope it's catchy as hell, because the lyrics...

    I hope it's catchy as hell, because the lyrics are certainly on point.
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    Water shortages, too. Is it Chennai, in India? ...

    Water shortages, too. Is it Chennai, in India?

    That's terrifying--they have surgeons resorting to buying water.
    You can't live long without it.
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    Oh please. Unless your idea of fun is caging...

    Oh please. Unless your idea of fun is caging children or despoiling the environment--or parades featuring Nazi symbolism, I have no idea what you're talking about. The right has puritanism locked...
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    The old mortgage bait and switch--I've been...

    The old mortgage bait and switch--I've been through that; it's probably standard operating procedure. I imagine it will all turn out for the best. Good luck.
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    The person who coined "sparks annoyance" gets my...

    The person who coined "sparks annoyance" gets my vote.
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    The only C I got in high school was in chemistry....

    The only C I got in high school was in chemistry. I hold my parents directly responsible. :devil:
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    Yeah, that kind of yearning has informed my life,...

    Yeah, that kind of yearning has informed my life, as well. I have plenty now of whatever I didn't get enough of as a child. Except for the chemistry and building sets I didn't get because I guess...
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    No I haven't--although it's always intrigued me....

    No I haven't--although it's always intrigued me. Maybe I'll put it on my Amazon shopping list.
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    Yeah--the encyclopedias I grew up with were as...

    Yeah--the encyclopedias I grew up with were as old as the Dead Sea Scrolls. They were illustrated with etchings.

    I feel immense gratitude for today's richly illustrated books. Some areas of life...
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    My parents were clearly neglectful--I read...

    My parents were clearly neglectful--I read everything I could get my hands on from a tender age, and among my favorite reads were comics--Tarzan and Sheena, Queen of the Jungle. :cool: But I read...
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    It's not the texture that puts me off--I love...

    It's not the texture that puts me off--I love tapioca--it's the vaguely fruity flavor of the chia seeds. I may try a version like yours, with fruit some day.

    I use half nut milk and half cream in...
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    I'll miss it. It introduced me to tentacle and...

    I'll miss it. It introduced me to tentacle and tire pizza and recalcitrant plebney. Also, foldover feet and foldover covers.
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    I wasn't fond of chia pudding, but I love a good...

    I wasn't fond of chia pudding, but I love a good panna cotta made with nut milk. Also, various coffees and teas set up with unflavored gelatin (cream optional) are refreshing. I think my favorite is...
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