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  1. I'm sorry that folks are suffering from all the...

    I'm sorry that folks are suffering from all the complexity, although I'm relieved to find company. I used to look forward to doing as much as possible on the computer; now I freeze up, anticipating...
  2. I was just trying to decide whether to replace...

    I was just trying to decide whether to replace the transmitter for my weather station, get an entire new weather station setup (actually cheaper than replacing the transmitter for the old one), or...
  3. Thread: GMO foods?

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    After reading some articles online, mostly on Dr....

    After reading some articles online, mostly on Dr. Jim Mercola's site, I started buying organic vegetables and organically fed, free-range meat and eggs. There is evidence that GM foods are...
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    I haven't got any bright ideas beyond what...

    I haven't got any bright ideas beyond what watergoddess offered, but you've got my sympathy.

    I retired last Labor Day weekend and it's been a case of "beware of what you want, for you may get it"....
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    I was thinking about the fact that rain is...

    I was thinking about the fact that rain is overhead watering, much the same as sprinklers, so I'm not sure what's wrong with that approach. Maybe I'll give sprinkling another shot this fall before...
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    Anything labor intensive is a problem, I'm sorry...

    Anything labor intensive is a problem, I'm sorry to say. I'm pushing 67 and I'm a small, not terribly strong woman, so big projects usually end up meaning big expenses. Sometimes I think I should...
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    From several sources, including a friend's...

    From several sources, including a friend's sources and the Internet. I would be delighted if that prediction proves to be all wrong.
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    I've been told that overhead watering...

    I've been told that overhead watering (sprinklers) isn't a good idea. Yes? No? I've got plenty of hoses and sprinkler heads already.
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    Re-Strategizing for Heat and Drought Anyone?

    My garden didn't do well at all this year (so far anyway - I'm going to give it another shot for fall) even though I got a 2012 Farmer's Almanac and planted nearly everything according to moon...
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    I remember that frugal suggestion which I believe...

    I remember that frugal suggestion which I believe was inspired by the price increase and roll size reduction in TP that happened about two years ago. The cloth TP was to be used only for urine. (I...
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    My garden hasn't done well at all this year...

    My garden hasn't done well at all this year between the drought and me being sick for several months from prescription drug side effects. I just didn't have my usual enthusiasm or energy to do the...
  12. Thread: Phone Question

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    That's exactly what seems to be happening. Do...

    That's exactly what seems to be happening. Do you know what to do so the receiving party can see my number on their caller ID? There used to be a way, dialing *82 before the receiving party's...
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    Getting back to the original topic, I understand...

    Getting back to the original topic, I understand just where you're coming from. I bought some redecorating supplies a few years back that I now may not be able to use, such as wallpaper which is...
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    Did you have to remove the vinyl first? Some...

    Did you have to remove the vinyl first? Some people I used to know told me that the vinyl in my kitchen would have to be ripped up before laying anything else because otherwise the stove and...
  15. Thread: Phone Question

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    Ah, I did find a way to email support, but if...

    Ah, I did find a way to email support, but if anyone knows the answer, I'd still appreciate having it.
  16. Thread: Phone Question

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    The problem is that Tracphone is no longer...

    The problem is that Tracphone is no longer offering any kind of customer service by email or phone, so I can't do that. I thought there might be some kind of universal code for a temporary unblock. ...
  17. Thread: Phone Question

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    Phone Question

    There didn't seem to be any really suitable place to post this, so here goes. I have very rarely used my phone over the past seven years when I was overly busy and stressed out with my job. Now...
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    This is a back-to-the-land magazine and forum for...

    This is a back-to-the-land magazine and forum for us aging hippies: http://www.backwoodshome.com/
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    You can have mine, too. Southeastern...

    You can have mine, too. Southeastern Pennsylvania looks like the scenery for a day after doomsday movie.
  20. Thread: Money Myths

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    Lots of money = wealth.

    Lots of money = wealth.
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    An excellent point. I'm really suspicious of all...

    An excellent point. I'm really suspicious of all the cancer "cures" - radiation, chemo, and surgery - and believe that they often hasten death instead of giving the person a bit more time. May your...
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    I used to have a Lawn Looney next door and the...

    I used to have a Lawn Looney next door and the worst part of it was her having Lawn Doctor come regularly every summer. The sprays they use made my house smell like it had been sprayed for roaches...
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    I didn't write the original post, but I think the...

    I didn't write the original post, but I think the person who did probably meant mortgage insurance rather than homeowner's, which usually only covers property damage and liability. Mortgage...
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    You're in my prayers, Sherry. How awful to lose...

    You're in my prayers, Sherry. How awful to lose both your husband and your house.
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    Thanks, Steve and TM!

    Thanks, Steve and TM!
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