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  1. Thread: Life rhythm

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    I'm with you on this. I have always loved...

    I'm with you on this. I have always loved cooking but it was a chore when I worked long days, a chore I hated. Now going out to eat is rare-maybe 2-3x/month instead of 3/4 per week!

    Keeping our...
  2. Thread: Microwaves

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    I did some research back then. It happens to a...

    I did some research back then. It happens to a lot of people. It was deduced that some of us have a different electrical impulse pathway that causes it.

    Some of my watches had battery, some did...
  3. Thread: Microwaves

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    We have no analog clocks. The clicking of the...

    We have no analog clocks. The clicking of the hand by the second drove me nuts:cool: And I can't wear watches. They die in less than 3 weeks. Made Nursing school back in the 80s rough since...
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    Right? We have to adjust all of our clocks every...

    Right? We have to adjust all of our clocks every month: alarm clock, stove clock, the travel clock in our bathroom and the clock in hubsters Xterra. Only the phones and my car keep accurate time.
  5. Thread: Microwaves

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    We turned off the display/time feature. Ours is...

    We turned off the display/time feature. Ours is GE.
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    I did read him when I was in my 20s. Perhaps...

    I did read him when I was in my 20s. Perhaps that era is when Dad and Mom got their attitude. They survived WW2 near Rotterdam-they were adults already but didn't marry until '48. It was horrid.
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    Oh so true. Thursday a friend of mine and her...

    Oh so true. Thursday a friend of mine and her husband learned that his abdomen is full of cancer. No surgery for the primary colon cancer. No treatment to cure it. They have opted to take each...
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    Interesting. I think the kitchen cabinetry is...

    Interesting. I think the kitchen cabinetry is fabulous-I'd lose the wallpaper and if the counters aren't solid, replace those. Beautiful overall! Love the sunroom/outdoor space.

    Enjoy this trip...
  9. Thread: Microwaves

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    Hmmmm, I've never had one on the counter-always...

    Hmmmm, I've never had one on the counter-always over the stove.

    I heat tea water (I drink a LOT of tea). Steam any veggies with just a few Tbsp water. Bake potatoes. Partial defrost of items I...
  10. Thread: How to be happy

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    Ditto. Once we hit that threshold, every wage...

    Ditto. Once we hit that threshold, every wage increase thereafter, went into retirement accounts, investments, and debt reduction.

    When I got my RN license, I started putting every "take home"...
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    I watch it! It was a wonderful episode and this...

    I watch it! It was a wonderful episode and this is a very REAL physical problem. I love the psychologist character.
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    Excellent!

    Excellent!
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    I was thinking the same thing. I keep 5y tax...

    I was thinking the same thing. I keep 5y tax returns in case of audit. Paystubs have been electronic for years but when I got them, I tossed them as soon as the W2 arrived.

    Feed the Shred-It box...
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    It doesn't make sense. Vit D is not destroyed by...

    It doesn't make sense. Vit D is not destroyed by heat. I find conflicting information going from site to site to verify. Every site says it contains Vit D but they range from 342 to 1300+
  15. Thread: How to be happy

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    I had a long discussion one night with a...

    I had a long discussion one night with a neurosurgeon about money. He wanted to know how I could possibly survive on $30k/year. I asked him if he even knew what that was? Huh? So I explained the...
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    Last time I needed to replace fraying jeans, I...

    Last time I needed to replace fraying jeans, I checked every label in 3 stores (and I HATE to shop). Every single denim pair had lycra.

    I will get on a scale every single day for the rest of my...
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    Thank you. It's a rough lifestyle change but the...

    Thank you. It's a rough lifestyle change but the results in the mirror are rewarding even though I've not dropped a size pant yet. That damn lycra in jeans has been lying to me for decades:(
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    I'm down another 1.5# so 15.5# total since Jan...

    I'm down another 1.5# so 15.5# total since Jan 6.:cool:
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    We have never been big into photos in our nearly...

    We have never been big into photos in our nearly 40y married. I think there are maybe 6 albums on the bottom shelf of our bookcase. There are also 2 scrapbooks: 1 from my K-12 and 1 from my 32d in...
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    I would most definitely be making up those poster...

    I would most definitely be making up those poster type pages announcing the resources available, with the tear off tags with phone numbers. Discreetly post in bathrooms and everywhere else a...
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    I lied. We each have 1 small box of K-12...

    I lied. We each have 1 small box of K-12 memorabilia in the top of the linen closet. Forgot about those. This was a cleanup project about 20 years ago!
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    I have no boxes and I have no "elsewhere".

    I have no boxes and I have no "elsewhere".
  23. Thread: February Purge

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    Hubster has a pile beside his side of the sofa. ...

    Hubster has a pile beside his side of the sofa. I found 2 old magazines. Tore out 1 recipe and the rest is now residing in the recycle bin.
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    Here is what is happening in 1 Northwest...

    Here is what is happening in 1 Northwest University: https://broncosports.com/news/2019/9/9/general-boise-state-launches-broncobold.aspx I think it is a fantastic beginning with the 18-23yo...
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    Your husband knows you best and you've said how...

    Your husband knows you best and you've said how much you love him. His comment should be important enough to you to go seek some guidance. Obviously the tools we all have received from our...
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