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    Oh, yeah. Nothing wrong with treating yourself...

    Oh, yeah. Nothing wrong with treating yourself well when others benefit as well.
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    I have heard many times that, in doing things for...

    I have heard many times that, in doing things for others, you really are doing them for yourself. You are demonstrating to yourself tangibly that you are (pick one or more) generous, forgiving,...
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    I wonder if, given the odd legal status of...

    I wonder if, given the odd legal status of cannabis/hemp in this country, those companies are using transactors or banks outside the U.S. to avoid legal issues. CO may be okay with marijuana and...
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    That would be fun to do -- there or here.

    That would be fun to do -- there or here. <looks around Minnesota for similar outings>
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    Wow! Congratulations!

    Wow! Congratulations!
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    So, seriously, when does the guilt stop? When you...

    So, seriously, when does the guilt stop? When you are down to one pair of underwear you wash nightly so you can wear it the next day with your one shirt and one pair of pants? Do you rue the day you...
  7. Thread: Daily Bread

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    I haven't heard that benediction (word for word,...

    I haven't heard that benediction (word for word, I don't think it was a single syllable different) since my ex-wife and I left the evangelical Christian church we were attending when we moved across...
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    Second: I'm guessing it was "artisanal" dark...

    Second: I'm guessing it was "artisanal" dark chocolate and probably organic almonds and coconut (or whatever inside) presented beautifully and not half-smooshed like its cheaper cousins come out of...
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    Nice little pile of ribbons in that last picture,...

    Nice little pile of ribbons in that last picture, IL! Congratulations!
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    What I would write: Nefi or whoever can be...

    What I would write:


    Nefi or whoever can be informed privately of whatever email address you want to use and I would give them that information stressing that you will help as you can (i.e., no...
  11. Thread: compost help

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    Gotta have the dry stuff! You really need to...

    Gotta have the dry stuff!

    You really need to diagnose why the compost-to-be is so wet -- the right items (e. g., no dairy or meat/fish), not enough dries, not enough air circulating ("some holes...
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    Me, too. Our dishwasher heats its own water and...

    Me, too. Our dishwasher heats its own water and does a whole load with less water than I would use handwashing.

    I do some handwashing -- some items can't go in the dishwasher (good knives, some...
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    Good luck! One of the best jobs I ever had was a...

    Good luck! One of the best jobs I ever had was a longshot. Just believe you can do it.
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    Yes. ;) Actually, the mornings are fairly...

    Yes. ;)

    Actually, the mornings are fairly routine-driven. Wake up, let out the dog, get coffee, feed the dog, let out the dog again, wake DW, read email/catch up on Web sites, make breakfast, take...
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    Congratulations, ZG. Wishing you the best in your...

    Congratulations, ZG. Wishing you the best in your new position!
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    Congratulations! I would think it's hard to...

    Congratulations! I would think it's hard to measure just how much peace of mind reaching such a milestone can bring.
  17. Thread: Art project

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    Well done! I like that you are trying out...

    Well done! I like that you are trying out different styles.
  18. I'm not sure I understand what happened here. ZG,...

    I'm not sure I understand what happened here. ZG, it sounds like you did not apply for this job but they called you asking specifically about a job for which you're overqualified? Under those...
  19. If you did not apply for this specific job, I...

    If you did not apply for this specific job, I would reply, stating that (due to your skills and experience) you do not feel the position is a good fit for you. If they're interested in you for...
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    Bingo! Our dog (never the brightest) had a couple...

    Bingo! Our dog (never the brightest) had a couple of days around the 4th when she acted even less like a dog than usual -- didn't eat (usually she can't wait to eat); parked herself to nap in odd...
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    I go by the "preponderance of evidence" model. I...

    I go by the "preponderance of evidence" model. I read as many reviews as I can and evaluate how important the reviewers' criteria are to me.

    The reviewer who writes a one-star review because...
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    Am I telling you or is my DW? :D Seriously,...

    Am I telling you or is my DW? :D

    Seriously, I have a touch of OCD and, right now, I'm trying to figure out if I'm suffering from a little depression (physiologically-induced or otherwise). Still...
  23. Thread: Daily List

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    I have found that putting a few "quick wins" on...

    I have found that putting a few "quick wins" on the list that get crossed off quickly encourages me to hit the list that much harder and get more done. ;)
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    My contention (for years; here and elsewhere) is...

    My contention (for years; here and elsewhere) is that technology is merely an amplifier. If you were going to do it anyway, technology generally makes it easier to do. I really don't know anyone who...
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    While I will agree that sociopathy currently is...

    While I will agree that sociopathy currently is enjoying a surge among managers and executives at all levels, having been a manager myself, I think there's another side to the view here.


    As a...
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