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    Being mostly vegan pretty much eliminates most...

    Being mostly vegan pretty much eliminates most high end restaurants around and I usually end up in ethnic places.

    There is a Hispanic place that serves up a popular dish of fries topped with...
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    Interesting perspectives on fries. I routinely...

    Interesting perspectives on fries. I routinely eat them with a fork, primarily because they are best doused with ketchup. Using a fork and possibly knife avoids getting the finger gooey with...
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    I consider a good host/hostess will prepare...

    I consider a good host/hostess will prepare enough for seconds for the main course and sides. Taking small amounts of seconds is a compliment to the cooking.

    I don't see people placing napkins...
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    I somehow get the feeling in that there is no...

    I somehow get the feeling in that there is no such thing as a free lunch, or in this case no free lawn service. Maybe a lot of us will benefit as individuals on a short term basis, but a big budget...
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    I've always thought that yard work is good...

    I've always thought that yard work is good exercise regardless of how affordable it is. And it's not unpleasant. I have an electric mower with a rechargeable battery and it's a pleasure not having...
  6. I think simple living was in my genes or...

    I think simple living was in my genes or upbringing and I've never had an issue with managing finances, but YMOYL still had a significant influence on me. The value I saw was redefining in'es...
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    I don't think there is a one size fits all. I...

    I don't think there is a one size fits all. I worked in laboratories and manufacturing environments where people were exposed to a variety of chemicals and microorganisms. I've seen statistics...
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    I can't recall reading a comment section on...

    I can't recall reading a comment section on politics that was worth the time, other than Breitbart, which is an education unto itself.
  9. I started volunteering at one of a network of...

    I started volunteering at one of a network of sites that count and identify migrating raptors (hawks, eagles, and falcons) in my 50's. I am now in my early 60's but continue with the program. Sites...
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    I went past a spa type place along the Boulder...

    I went past a spa type place along the Boulder Mall in Boulder that Offers vitamin B-12 injections for $25. I don't know that I would do it, but it might be interesting.

    The Mayo Clinic web site...
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    I don't know if you can actually tell a country...

    I don't know if you can actually tell a country of origin without a lot of homework. I got my supplements out and by the label they appear to be distributed by U.S. companies, but there is no...
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    I probably qualify as a supplement junkie. I...

    I probably qualify as a supplement junkie. I take a "mature" multivitamin, mostly for eye health as it seems to be a week point in my genetics. I don't know if it helps, but the Kirkland brand is...
  13. One way to look at it is if the addition income...

    One way to look at it is if the addition income could make a difference in your quality of life or ambitions. It might come at a time when you are a little younger and more active for travel or...
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    Those are neat birds. We don't have them around...

    Those are neat birds. We don't have them around here, but I've seen them in travels.
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    UL, I actually thought MREs were something of a...

    UL, I actually thought MREs were something of a luxury. Some of the meats were a little mysterious, but they had all sorts of other goodies. I recall reading that one of Edward Abbey's camping...
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    At one time fresh trout stuffed with pineapple...

    At one time fresh trout stuffed with pineapple chunks, wrapped in foil and baked over hots coals was a favorite. After a bear encounter in camp (not fish related) I no longer cook fish in camp. Or...
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    No doubt that was one of his failures. I suspect...

    No doubt that was one of his failures. I suspect his priorities were the financial crisis and health care reform. Then by his second term he had lost control of the house and anything Obama was...
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    I wonder if T got his wall in the temporary...

    I wonder if T got his wall in the temporary measure? The big issue in the news was mostly about DACA.
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    I thought of a few things I might use it for and...

    I thought of a few things I might use it for and looked it up on Amazon. It's not cheap.
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    I have been shaving with a 1950's Gillette double...

    I have been shaving with a 1950's Gillette double edged razor I picked up off eBay for years. I get a hundred good quality blades for about $15. from Amazon as the stores don't carry much of...
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    There was a Colorado town I know of that tried...

    There was a Colorado town I know of that tried that for a few years. I don't know the cost or why it was discontinued, but it seemed like a reasonable proposition. At the Euro rate I would swag an...
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    Twice I have picked local trash collection...

    Twice I have picked local trash collection companies and both time they have been bought up by Waste Management. I don't use curbside recycling, but take them to a separate recycle center. I...
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    There is an old abandoned landfill nearby that...

    There is an old abandoned landfill nearby that they have developed to capture methane from the decomposing organics. I don't think the technology is up to it becoming profitable and wide spread. ...
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    I have a friend who has got through a few phases...

    I have a friend who has got through a few phases of "zero landfill waste", and I recall a women on the forums that I think was trying that challenge. Some of it obviously involves recycling and...
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    My cycling center buses in disabled people who...

    My cycling center buses in disabled people who help unload cars and do basic sorting. They charge a dollar a load and it's about 10 blocks from my house. I can't think of any reason not to recycle....
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