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    Every time I see this thread title, I think of...

    Every time I see this thread title, I think of this song:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-s_NudtLJvU
  2. Thread: Buckthorn

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    I know buckthorn is a problem around here, but I...

    I know buckthorn is a problem around here, but I think Japanese knotweed and bittersweet and black swallowwort are bigger issues. then there is garlic mustard and Asian jumping worms . . .
  3. My two cents' worth: I perceived Happy's comment...

    My two cents' worth: I perceived Happy's comment the same way Alan did, a sharing of her own experience with the concept of safe spaces. Then it seemed like George was reprimanding her for being...
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    Flowers: what a great way to balance the gift...

    Flowers: what a great way to balance the gift exchange desires of others while staying true to your own values.
    Tybee: it sounds like you will end up with a great ring for a very reasonable price. ...
  5. George: Surely you know by now that we digress in...

    George: Surely you know by now that we digress in our conversations big time. It's almost like if we stay on topic without any meandering, would it really even be the SLF? ;)
    One of our neighbors is...
  6. Wishing your wife the best of luck with her...

    Wishing your wife the best of luck with her surgery, Alan. My DH had a kidney removed due to a cancerous tumor in 2012 (the impetus for us to finally quit smoking - yes, that's what it took). The...
  7. I think the covid test might need to be...

    I think the covid test might need to be administered by the hospital doing the surgery. I know my sister had to have a covid test at Milton Hospital before having a colonoscopy at Milton Hospital...
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    lol

    lol
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    We fixed our washing machine! DH noticed that it...

    We fixed our washing machine! DH noticed that it wasn't agitating properly, which I might never have noticed to be honest. If it flat-out wasn't working, I probably would have called the appliance...
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    I love Reny's! You are fortunate if you have one...

    I love Reny's! You are fortunate if you have one nearby. It's become one of my top must-visits when we get up to Portland.
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    That's great Rob, very happy for you!

    That's great Rob, very happy for you!
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    Welcome, Glenhelka!

    Welcome, Glenhelka!
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    I gave away a pair of shoes on the local Facebook...

    I gave away a pair of shoes on the local Facebook giving page.
  14. Maybe Texas is going to get rid of all the...

    Maybe Texas is going to get rid of all the homophobes while they're eliminating all the rapists.
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    I'm sorry this has all been so painful, Tybee. ...

    I'm sorry this has all been so painful, Tybee. Hopefully this is a step in the right direction.
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    I've read a few since I posted last: The...

    I've read a few since I posted last:
    The Housekeeper by Natalie Barelli - reminded me of Her but not as good. I would not particularly recommend it.
    The Book of Aron by Jim Shepard - a decent...
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    JD Roth says "Nobody cares more about your money...

    JD Roth says "Nobody cares more about your money than you do." I agree that's the way it should be.
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    George: We use Tracfone too, and we upgraded our...

    George: We use Tracfone too, and we upgraded our phones last year when hearing that our phones would stop working "soon." We may have jumped the gun on that, but my newer phone is SO much better than...
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    Thanks for the input everyone. While the...

    Thanks for the input everyone. While the ultimate decision is up to my friend, at least I feel more comfortable saying that I would not recommend it. An advisor might not be a bad idea for this...
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    I've been to parties where they served tiny grape...

    I've been to parties where they served tiny grape tomatoes, mozzarella pearls and small basil leaves threaded on a toothpick. This is similar to what IL mentioned, but in finger food form. I love...
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    Financial Advisor Question

    A very dear friend of mine recently had a consultation with a financial advisor. Friend has a history of making poor financial decisions, and despite a long work history in a high-earning profession,...
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    I wear progressives myself. DH used to buy his...

    I wear progressives myself. DH used to buy his reading glasses at OSJL, but they didn't last. Apparently he is harder on them than your DH, Catherine. He's been buying them at Costco for the past...
  23. I round up to the next highest multiple of 10,...

    I round up to the next highest multiple of 10, calculate 10% (which doesn't take much calculating) and then double it as a minimum. Since Covid, we have been tipping higher amounts.
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    That's a beautiful tree, Dado.

    That's a beautiful tree, Dado.
  25. Congratulations on getting the hallway cleared,...

    Congratulations on getting the hallway cleared, EJ! Those fabric boxes look great; who would think clutter lurks within something so attractive?
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