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    Yes, leave your personal needs out of the...

    Yes, leave your personal needs out of the meeting.

    It might help if you have everyone in the committee identify what they think worked for the day camp and what didn't work. Then you will all...
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    Coming at your problem from a purely business...

    Coming at your problem from a purely business point of view, why can't you (or someone with the authority), just tell staff that they will be working on a given date? If that's not part of their job...
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    What's wrong with that? Aren't kids supposed to...

    What's wrong with that? Aren't kids supposed to study for/at school? Instead of playing games?
  4. My mom's favorite cousin (he lived with her...

    My mom's favorite cousin (he lived with her family after his parents died), moved from Boston to Los Angeles. I remember visiting his family one summer, and they got chilly one evening and they all...
  5. I know, I was just thinking, "I need my fleece...

    I know, I was just thinking, "I need my fleece vest," and it's 70 degrees here.

    Really, I think there will always be a few days where you just feel too hot or too cold, until your body adjusts....
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    Yes. For those who haven't, upperclassmen high...

    Yes. For those who haven't, upperclassmen high school football players were bullying, hazing and assaulting the freshmen on the team in the locker room. The coaches claim to be unaware this was...
  7. Well, after a very chilly weekend, during which I...

    Well, after a very chilly weekend, during which I almost broke my resolve and turned on the heat (long johns to the rescue!) because the house stayed around 58, today it got up to 74. And the rest of...
  8. I found this article by a French soldier about...

    I found this article by a French soldier about Americans in Afghanistan to be interesting. He sees the reality of some stereotypes about the US, but he also manages to see some good come out of it...
  9. Like any system that produces heat, a wood stove...

    Like any system that produces heat, a wood stove needs regular maintenance. If it is properly installed and used and maintained, there shouldn't be any problem.

    As PPs have pointed out, the...
  10. It's that time of year--turning on the heat?

    We usually have a thread somewhere about when you make the decision to finally turn the heat on as the days get colder.

    So it's been getting down to the 40s at night here, but the inside of the...
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    What I find interesting is that stores are open...

    What I find interesting is that stores are open more and more on holidays--many stores are opening Thanksgiving afternoon this year and staying open all night.

    But they close early on Superbowl...
  12. What I've noticed is that many people from other...

    What I've noticed is that many people from other countries complain about the US--the pervasiveness of our culture, our manners, our president, our military--but the moment something bad happens,...
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    You could buy some inexpensive muslin and sew a...

    You could buy some inexpensive muslin and sew a strip down each side, if you want to keep using it as a sheet. It would get tucked in and not seen when the sheet is on the bed, but will increase the...
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    I've always considered professional and some...

    I've always considered professional and some college sports (i.e. football, basketball and hockey, but not swimming and track) in general, and football in particular, to be the equivalent of the...
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    I think the wedding coordinator business has...

    I think the wedding coordinator business has sprung up because of a shift in who hosts the wedding these days. It used to be the bride's parents were the hosts of the wedding--they did most of the...
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    I have some very fine linen tablecloths--linen...

    I have some very fine linen tablecloths--linen can indeed be spun and woven into varying textures and thicknesses of cloth.

    I'd love linen sheets, especially for the summer, but the cost has...
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    Classic blaming the technology. If two people...

    Classic blaming the technology.

    If two people living in the same house choose to text each other--and it is a *choice*, the phones are not forcing them to text--it is because they prefer that...
  18. Just FYI, the Chicago accent was considered the...

    Just FYI, the Chicago accent was considered the the model of standard American pronunciation in the last century.
  19. I live in New England. I have a co-worker who is...

    I live in New England. I have a co-worker who is now offering hand sanitizer to everyone who stops by her cube, expressly for the purpose of not catching Ebola. "A spritz today keeps Ebola away!" she...
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    I have my grandmother's 1931 typewriter. I last...

    I have my grandmother's 1931 typewriter. I last used it two years ago to fill out a form. What I'm amazed at is that modern-day typewriter ribbons work on it. I'd have thought they'd "improved" them...
  21. Well, we don't have a *cure*. Which is, I think,...

    Well, we don't have a *cure*. Which is, I think, why people are so frightened of Ebola. Just as they were about AIDS. We still don't have a cure for AIDS/HIV, but we do have treatments that work to...
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    When was the last time you needed to fax...

    When was the last time you needed to fax anything, or receive a fax? What are your alternatives for doing so if you get rid of this fax machine?

    My public library will send a fax, for a slight...
  23. Read the delivery policy carefully. It varies...

    Read the delivery policy carefully. It varies from company to company. Sometimes the regular shipping charge is for curbside delivery, and you have to pay an extra fee for someone to carry it...
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    From what I understand from the last time I was...

    From what I understand from the last time I was mattress shopping, the box spring supports the mattress. The mattress is kind of floppy, by design, and the box spring is engineered to support it so...
  25. From what I've read, they did screen this...

    From what I've read, they did screen this patient, and all the passengers boarding flights out of Liberia, for signs of Ebola. But this patient wasn't showing symptoms yet, so he wasn't caught in the...
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