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    After going through all I did with my parents...

    After going through all I did with my parents properties, I would never want to be a landlord again. I know one day we will be downsizing due to the physical challenges of the property. My MIL is...
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    That's funny TT. We have been waiting for such an...

    That's funny TT. We have been waiting for such an opportunity with ours. More than once we have joked about sleeping in it ourselves in the driveway because for some odd reason we sleep better in it....
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    This past year has been the year of the RV....

    This past year has been the year of the RV. Wanted to get out as much as we could to see if we liked it. Now my eyes are turning back to travel where a plane is required. We love the RV but it will...
  4. Thread: OK Boomer

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    This came up in one of my FB groups the other...

    This came up in one of my FB groups the other day. A woman with a younger supervisor was feeling extremely disrespected due to the age memes her supervisor was posting. She was very happy she was...
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    Unfortunately I was oblivious to Deferred Comp...

    Unfortunately I was oblivious to Deferred Comp when I first started with the City. Several lost years later another single co-worker started talking to me about it and I started low. Then I put every...
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    Gardnr my husband was doing that shuffling. He...

    Gardnr my husband was doing that shuffling. He didn't notice it, I did. We found out later (to my distress since we didn't address it sooner) that it was from mini strokes he was having that were...
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    I love hand painting cards for the holidays (New...

    I love hand painting cards for the holidays (New Years, Valentines, St Patrick's, Easter, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas) which I give to my clients from my volunteer jobs as well as friends and...
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    I think men appreciate less fuss (decorating) and...

    I think men appreciate less fuss (decorating) and less to maintain. I think women are always wanting to feather the nest. I'm atypical in that regard and less is more in my book.
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    Great news!!

    Great news!!
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    We were at a concert about a year ago and the...

    We were at a concert about a year ago and the artist said at the beginning that if there were cellphones used he would stop. He wasn't half way through the first song when he stopped due to a guy...
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    TT that had to be heartbreaking to watch. I'm...

    TT that had to be heartbreaking to watch. I'm thankful we were able to keep my mom at home but it was only because lung cancer took her in the end. She was becoming very close to being more than we...
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    Although I attempted to discuss the future with...

    Although I attempted to discuss the future with my parents years before their decline, they would not state their wishes. My mom responded angrily as if I was trying to knock her off her throne. When...
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    Ah yes...… such a familiar struggle. I had to...

    Ah yes...… such a familiar struggle. I had to approach it in several ways. My mom had mild dementia that went for decades and my dad's was eclipsed by my mom's issues and didn't come forward until...
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    Back when I was working we got copies of all the...

    Back when I was working we got copies of all the warrants for people in our jurisdiction. Before each shift went out officers were handed warrants for their district and would try to serve them...
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    I believe it is Peter Coyote who narrates for Ken...

    I believe it is Peter Coyote who narrates for Ken Burns and I love his voice. I'm not a fan of country music but I am a fan of Ken Burns work. He has done such a great job with his documentaries that...
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    Don't know if it counts but we pulled out a lot...

    Don't know if it counts but we pulled out a lot of the garden today. A huge windstorm knocked down most of the sunflowers and they were laying on almost everything else. Sunflower heads now woven...
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    A well patient isn't a paying patient. My doctor...

    A well patient isn't a paying patient. My doctor kept me on meds for 22 years saying they were no different than insulin for a diabetic. He actually referred to me as the poster child for benzos...
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    I agree that it could have been shorter.

    I agree that it could have been shorter.
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    I loved Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. I was...

    I loved Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. I was coming of age at the time and very much into pop culture. I loved hearing the radio ads. Loved the soundtrack. Loved Brad Pitt. Loved the excellent twist...
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    Well if we are being perfectly honest...…. I...

    Well if we are being perfectly honest...…. I get the massage too. In fact, when everything was in turmoil I was going in for a 90 minute massage once a week. I rarely buy things of a material...
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    When we were working we did all the cleaning and...

    When we were working we did all the cleaning and yardwork ourselves. The only break we had was when we left town on vacation. The big kick for me was cleaning our parents homes when we moved them...
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    TT I swear we were separated at birth !!

    TT I swear we were separated at birth !!
  23. When grandma decided that she didn't want the cat...

    When grandma decided that she didn't want the cat taken to the shelter that is when it became HER cat. When grandma is getting a dementia diagnosis is when it became THE FAMILY cat (problem).
    My...
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    Does your dad have cognitive issues? I see you...

    Does your dad have cognitive issues? I see you put him on the e-mail as well. If he is still able to make decisions on his own I would tell him that you have attempted to communicate with your sibs...
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    My nephew recently got married. They have...

    My nephew recently got married. They have purchased property and are getting ready to build a house. They asked for money towards a honeymoon in Italy. Without getting into the financial...
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