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    I am glad that I took up baking. In my...

    I am glad that I took up baking.

    In my experience, the first try with a recipe and equipment involved a mistake or two. If being tutored by a mentor maybe not … but I was self-taught.

    My...
  2. Homeowners insurance policies cover wind damage...

    Homeowners insurance policies cover wind damage but not flood damage. Unless homeowners in the Carolinas arranged for separate insurance for flood, they will soon learn about the difference between...
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    ZG, When co-workers from your former...

    ZG,

    When co-workers from your former workplace get in contact with you, it is good to know what they need... maybe an employment reference, etc.

    Tactfully refusing their requests may be...
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    I note that Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) was...

    I note that Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) was "appalled" today after President Trump's twitter comments about Dr. Ford. Trump implied there is no truth in the allegations, because (as he sees it):...
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    I saw the news today that Senator Claire...

    I saw the news today that Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri will vote against this nomination. She cannot accept a Supreme Court Justice who sees no problem with unlimited anonymous political...
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    Gardnr, I am curious about this mixture. Do you...

    Gardnr, I am curious about this mixture. Do you whip up a new batch each time you clean the floor? What are the proportions of water, vinegar, soda? Cold water?

    Up to now, mopping has seemed too...
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    I recently visited a friend in northern Michigan,...

    I recently visited a friend in northern Michigan, who wears a step counter. I don't know if hers is a Fit Bit, per se.. We took a boat to South Manitou Island. That day on the way out we had a...
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    New Bicycle Speed Record 183.93 MPH

    A very strong 45-year-old Denise Mueller-Korenek recently rode a bicycle with 17" wheels for 5 miles on a the Bonneville Salt Flats, achieving a maximum speed of 183.93 MPH. That speed is 17 MPH...
  9. SteveinMN, To clarify, I am not advocating a...

    SteveinMN,

    To clarify, I am not advocating a move to a community in decline. It would not be an improvement for many, and there is the risk of buying a house, becoming dissatisfied and needing...
  10. Retirement living opens up possibilities of...

    Retirement living opens up possibilities of relocating into an area of population decline due to a recent history of job loss. Communities affected by job losses and population decline will...
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    Hypoestes "Polka Dot Plant"

    I noticed today how my Hypoestes are growing, despite the obvious disadvantages of their location... in rocks, receiving direct sunlight for at most two hours per day.

    But as I see it, they are...
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    Typhoon Mangkhut

    This storm in the Pacific Ocean is packing sustained winds up to 170 mph with gusts to 200 mph. The Philippine Red Cross says 10 million people are at risk. Agriculture in the northern Philippines...
  13. Donald Trump is Threatening to Escalate Tariffs on Imports from China.

    Effective 8/22/18 The US imposed an additional 25% tariff on $16 Billion of Chinese goods, and China retaliated.

    Today, 9/7/18, the public comment period has ended, and the US Trade Representative...
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    Ah, Ashland! Sometimes I daydream about...

    Ah, Ashland!

    Sometimes I daydream about relocating to the RR District to be close to that co-op!

    And the butterflies. Got sedum? I believe there are 113 species of butterfly in the vicinity...
  15. In Your Money or Your Life Dominquez and Robin...

    In Your Money or Your Life Dominquez and Robin talked about projecting the trend of monthly expenses and the trend of monthly income from investments into the future. A rising trend in investment...
  16. Mr. Money Moustache was mentioned in the article.

    Mr. Money Moustache was mentioned in the article.
  17. FIRE "Financial Independence, Retire Early"

    The "Sunday Styles" section of The New York Times edition of 9/2/18 includes a story, Retiring at 43? You're on FIRE by Steven Kurutz.


    It is about the "growing movement of young professionals...
  18. Trek Bicycle Company, of Waterloo, Wisconsin, has...

    Trek Bicycle Company, of Waterloo, Wisconsin, has predicted that the 25% tariff will increase their cost of goods sold by $30 million.

    "Trek will be forced to pass these costs on to the consumer."...
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    Yppej, I wonder if you might be on good terms...

    Yppej,

    I wonder if you might be on good terms with a neighbor who has a food processor and would form a partnership... whatever is fair... maybe 1/4 of the finished pesto as compensation for use...
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    In the linked Washington Post article, Austin's...

    In the linked Washington Post article, Austin's mother observed that Jay and his girlfriend were in the wrong place at the wrong time.
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    Chiming in to wish you well, bae. Another book...

    Chiming in to wish you well, bae.

    Another book that might be of value to the spouse/partner/ex of somebody dealing with depression is Anne Sheffield's Depression Fallout.
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    I wonder if the nursing home provides for...

    I wonder if the nursing home provides for ipod/kindle or other media player, headphones and a playlist of DH father's favorite music from yesteryear. If I were in his shoes (and able to hear) I...
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    Oak Tree Devotion

    I share a plot of land with an oak tree. She is about 200 feet tall, and spreads a 200 feet radius. As the sun went down today, I sat out with this tree, and I felt such love and devotion. I felt...
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    Live, Love, Laugh... 2469 LIVE simply,...

    Live, Love, Laugh...

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    LIVE simply, dream big. Be grateful. Give LOVE. LAUGH lots
    -- Pillow Cushion
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    Memory Lane … great fun.

    Memory Lane … great fun.
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