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    Her videos seem to have an appreciative audience....

    Her videos seem to have an appreciative audience.


    Jonna expresses her own femininity. One might contrast her video with one featuring Lady GaGa, with a different way of expressing femininity...
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    In my neck of the woods it was a good day to go...

    In my neck of the woods it was a good day to go out for a walk (19F in midafternoon) and keep an eye out for the "quick red fox"... see if he jumps over the lazy brown dog!
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    Winter in Northern Sweden

    "Living with the Dark Winters in Sweden"
    Jonna Jinton is a creative artist. She talks about how she balances the bright days of Midsummer with the dark days and long nights of winter. Her video...
  4. Is there a "rain check" option? If you are...

    Is there a "rain check" option? If you are taking every reasonable precaution as to the transmission of COVID, could you not propose that you gather with the honored family member at some future...
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    I watched on Hulu. I would call it timely and...

    I watched on Hulu. I would call it timely and thought-provoking. The characters are just believable enough. When the scene changes, often the years (from say, 2002 to 2009) in white letters slide...
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    At the account level I believe it is true that...

    At the account level I believe it is true that Treasury Direct does not allow a beneficiary, as may be the case with a brokerage account. However at the level of the individual I Bond holding, the...
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    I am about to begin reading "Wilding", by...

    I am about to begin reading "Wilding", by Isabella Tree.

    Isabella Tree?

    I don't think so... but you know, a tree has annual rings! <wink>
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    The symbol for the Vanguard Short Term Inflation...

    The symbol for the Vanguard Short Term Inflation Protected Index Fund is VITPX, and the comparable ETF symbol is VTIP.

    These securities have gone up in price, and I think that is mainly because...
  9. Thread: Salt

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    I enjoy eating certain things which are salty:...

    I enjoy eating certain things which are salty:
    La Cocina Tortilla Chips "Fiesta Sabor"
    Kalamata Olives
    Bratwurst
    kraut
    Salami, Pepperoni, Prosciutto
    Mozarella
    Nueskes Applewood-smoked bacon...
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    Sending healing vibes. I hope you have a...

    Sending healing vibes. I hope you have a complete and speedy recovery from all ailments.

    I watched most of the televised trial. Of course Judge Schroeder is older than other judges in...
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    For several years I have been purchasing my limit...

    For several years I have been purchasing my limit of Treasury I Savings Bonds. I intend to go on buying the limit each January, as long as I can. TIPs can and do sometimes decline in price. (I...
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    Kenosha is "close to home" but not "home" for me....

    Kenosha is "close to home" but not "home" for me. I devoted time recently to the television coverage of the trial on Court TV. As I watched the trial, it seemed to me that the defense lawyers for...
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    Yppej, Thankyou for posting the link to the LA...

    Yppej, Thankyou for posting the link to the LA Times article by Melissa Healy. I gather from the article that a CDC advisory panel had a discussion about the usefulness of "herd immunity" as a goal....
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    Now we are in an Open Enrollment Period until...

    Now we are in an Open Enrollment Period until 12/7. I am doing a lot of muting of commercials when I watch television. There sure are a lot of handsome dudes and feisty females promoting Medicare...
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    Some banks excel. Some credit unions excel. In...

    Some banks excel. Some credit unions excel. In any particular locality one can assess the competition and bank with the institution where one's own needs will be served most efficiently.

    I am...
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    In 2021 there will be a memorial ceremony at the...

    In 2021 there will be a memorial ceremony at the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, Whitefish Point MI. Due to COVID, the remembrance will be closed, attended only by surviving family members, US Coast...
  17. Rudan, Do you have a friend, perhaps someone...

    Rudan,

    Do you have a friend, perhaps someone with a workbench of their own, who might possibly have space for some of your discarded items? I would suggest enlisting this friend to be your helper...
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    I think meteorologists have invented excellent...

    I think meteorologists have invented excellent names for the storms propelled by polar jets:
    Alberta Clipper
    Saskatchewan Screamer
    Manitoba Mauler
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    La Nina "Double-dip" 2021-2022 Winter

    It looks like this winter will be the second one in a row with La Nina (colder water rising to the surface in the Pacific Ocean).

    The outcome for Great Lakes states is expected to be "polar jets"...
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    I try to make sense of the violence in places...

    I try to make sense of the violence in places where it seems to be new or running amok. I am at a loss to understand it.
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    This morning at about 6 AM a UAW striker at the...

    This morning at about 6 AM a UAW striker at the John Deere facility in Milan IL was hit by a car and killed near the picket line. The vehicle was driven by a salaried Deere employee. In Tuscaloosa...
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    I am looking into hiring a professional tp prune...

    I am looking into hiring a professional tp prune the oak tree this winter. Thanks for the suggestion!
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    In the area of Sacramento CA, the suburb of Fair...

    In the area of Sacramento CA, the suburb of Fair Oaks, the "atmospheric river"/"bomb cyclone" caused one massive oak to split (crushing 3 cars parked nearby). Is there any way to defend an oak tree...
  24. Thread: A Good Dog

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    Corgi is a small breed, for Great Love Forever. ...

    Corgi is a small breed, for Great Love Forever.

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    Labor Actions (Strikes)

    The Cornell Labor Action Tracker now lists 255 strikes in the USA.

    http://striketracker.ilr.cornell.edu

    Labor militancy is increasing across the US. Some of the employers involved:
    Amazon...
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