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    A lot of writers strike me that way; I don't need...

    A lot of writers strike me that way; I don't need metaphors falling all over themselves to get the drift.
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    I downloaded it from the library; I will...

    I downloaded it from the library; I will definitely throw it back.

    Her barely-veiled contempt for her parents seems pretty sincere. I've liked some of her writing, but I may be through.
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    If he's lucky, that fifty-year-old man hasn't...

    If he's lucky, that fifty-year-old man hasn't just been canned.
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    Help Thanks Wow, by Anne Lamott. Hugely boring....

    Help Thanks Wow, by Anne Lamott.
    Hugely boring. I got through about a third of it.
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    I MUCH prefer email to the phone or even...

    I MUCH prefer email to the phone or even in-person conversations. I can arrange my thoughts and there's even a chance my correspondent will read and pay attention to what I am trying to convey. I'm...
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    There's a point of diminishing returns if you...

    There's a point of diminishing returns if you have 30-year-old hair and a face like the crypt keeper.
    I don't mind looking as old as my hair. :D
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    Yes, Chef--a Memoir, by Marcus Samuelsson.

    Yes, Chef--a Memoir, by Marcus Samuelsson.
  8. As a child I loved nature, reading, art, fashion...

    As a child I loved nature, reading, art, fashion (via dolls). I still love all those things plus technology. Simplemind summed it up nicely.

    My fantasy as a child--raised on Tarzan and Sheena...
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    Personally, I'd like to see ICE disbanded and...

    Personally, I'd like to see ICE disbanded and charges brought against those who had no trouble following increasingly cruel orders and, without an apparent shred of humanity, allowed people to die in...
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    Considering they replaced saltillo tile in the...

    Considering they replaced saltillo tile in the kitchen (!), they're doubly cursed in my view. There are so many flooring options now, most of them much more appealing than the faux barn floor look....
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    Or a morgue...

    Or a morgue...
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    I've certainly seen white kitchens done well,...

    I've certainly seen white kitchens done well, and--in general--I like painted cabinetry.
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    Some flipper bought and remuddled my SO's condo....

    Some flipper bought and remuddled my SO's condo. I hate every single thing she did to it from the mint green walls to the ugly stripey faux wood floors to the uber-shiny white on white kitchen. It...
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    I just ran across this one this morning, from one...

    I just ran across this one this morning, from one of my favorite cookbook authors:

    https://twosleevers.com/instant-pot-halva-recipe/
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    My pioneer diarist/ancestor died, probably of...

    My pioneer diarist/ancestor died, probably of cholera, en route to Oregon. (Making a case for antibiotics.) She was buried near the Barlow Road.
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    I worked Christmas and Thanksgiving for years,...

    I worked Christmas and Thanksgiving for years, and breathed a hearty sigh of relief when I finally had enough seniority to avoid doing so. I don't have much of a problem with people having to work,...
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    Yeah, that was my take on it too. No birth...

    Yeah, that was my take on it too. No birth control would probably rule out my raucous life as a lady of the evening. I suppose I could have been a nun...Supposedly, I have relatives of that ilk, too....
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    If I'd been around back then (and I suspect I...

    If I'd been around back then (and I suspect I was), I would have been burned as a witch--or narrowly escaped that fate.

    I would have been comfortable being grandmother Magdalena's apprentice in a...
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    I would have worked at the brothel, and depended...

    I would have worked at the brothel, and depended on the kindness of strangers. :devil:

    Aside from quiltmaking, I doubt I have one pioneer skill. One of my great-great grandmothers was the...
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    I love turkey soup...

    I love turkey soup...
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    I'm convinced that lifestyle and diet changes are...

    I'm convinced that lifestyle and diet changes are much more powerful than pharmaceuticals in combating disease. But that's no surprise...:idea:
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    I've voted for third party candidates...

    I've voted for third party candidates often--Shirley Chisholm, John Anderson. Family members voted for Jesse Jackson, Ross Perot...The current stakes are too high for such foolishness, even though...
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    Malcolm Nance has a background in intelligence...

    Malcolm Nance has a background in intelligence and counter-terrorism with expertise in Russia and the Middle East. He's written three books on the subject of meddling in our government and elections....
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    Good point.

    Good point.
  25. I think you have to be very specific, and repeat...

    I think you have to be very specific, and repeat the message often. And it probably still won't land.
    Do you suspect your husband will support you, or just build a MIL dwelling on the property?
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