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    IL, I looked up info on the Hermann Wine Trail...

    IL, I looked up info on the Hermann Wine Trail and boy is that beautiful. It reminds me a lot of the Texas Hill Country. Good choice!
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    Don't underestimate the invigorating effect of...

    Don't underestimate the invigorating effect of moving to a new place and dealing with a new set of problems, and having a new set of discoveries. I have enjoyed that part of our peregrinations very...
  3. Thread: August Frugals!

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    Stayed home to watch eclipse rather than driving...

    Stayed home to watch eclipse rather than driving to national park to watch eclipse (they had glasses, we did not.)
    Ate leftovers for lunch, then went out for dollar ice cream cones for dinner.
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    Fingers crossed and good thoughts, Cathy! Glad...

    Fingers crossed and good thoughts, Cathy! Glad you are getting it looked at.
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    I love the house and I would buy it, but we have...

    I love the house and I would buy it, but we have had two houses at times, over overlap where we bought first.
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    I have been thinking the same thing. I am...

    I have been thinking the same thing. I am thinking that all this eclipse hoopla, sort of like a Woodstock, is going to result in many impaired people looking at the sun. I wish there was more...
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    Razz, you write, "When will shared principles...

    Razz, you write,
    "When will shared principles make the United States agenda impervious to media's manipulation?"
    but you are writing that from an outsider viewpoint, a Canadian, are you not? Not...
  8. Thread: Eclipse madness

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    Okay, got it to work by going to the website and...

    Okay, got it to work by going to the website and putting in my town. So far, it kind of looks like a tornado sky, but I heard that shadows are very different.
    Thank you!!
  9. Thread: Eclipse madness

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    This ironically funny, but all I see when I click...

    This ironically funny, but all I see when I click on link is a black screen!
  10. Thread: Eclipse madness

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    I remember a partial one when my kids were at...

    I remember a partial one when my kids were at school and they did those glasses but it still felt really unsafe to me, and you aren't ever supposed to look into the sun, right? I'd be worried about...
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    I am so glad for you to be meeting your sale...

    I am so glad for you to be meeting your sale goals--this is very inspiring for me and darn it, I am going to get to work on making and meeting my goals. Cause if you can do it, with all you have...
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    I second the dog lifter suggestion, freshstart,...

    I second the dog lifter suggestion, freshstart, there is no way you should be lifting that dog. Our golden retriever tore her ACL at Christmas and it was a slow recover, and for a while my husband...
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    Awesome, this is a real win for grandmothers (and...

    Awesome, this is a real win for grandmothers (and mothers) everywhere!
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    Hugs and lots of calming breaths coming your way;...

    Hugs and lots of calming breaths coming your way; I think finally seeing the kids there will help make it all see worthwhile, good luck!
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    I know, that would be rough, to travel all that...

    I know, that would be rough, to travel all that time and then be thwarted--but won't it get dark anyway? I am having problems visualizing this, I guess, the whole "path of totality"-- I just checked...
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    Yes, we clean recylcables first, to avoid flies...

    Yes, we clean recylcables first, to avoid flies and the like.
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    Zoe, at 61, I think I kind of get where you are...

    Zoe, at 61, I think I kind of get where you are coming from on the job issues you are describing, such as being underemployed because of years spent taking care of high needs children, having to go...
  18. Thread: August Frugals!

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    Bought new grandbaby 12 articles of clothing at...

    Bought new grandbaby 12 articles of clothing at Goodwill for 14 dollars total. included onesies, t-shirts with those mits, a great cotton shirt size 9 months for later, 2 pairs of pants, and two...
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    Yppej, that's a great idea. I was watching a...

    Yppej, that's a great idea. I was watching a youtube about touching up leather on Coach purses, and they used furniture touch up sticks. That might work well for other shoes or sandals.
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    Don't feel bad, Williamsmith!

    Don't feel bad, Williamsmith!
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    Is it so people can start a long weekend of...

    Is it so people can start a long weekend of partying? It is such a short time for such a long pre-party.
  22. I remember that march on Skokie, since I lived in...

    I remember that march on Skokie, since I lived in Chicago at the time. Here was Mike Royko's take on it:

    http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/ref/collection/skokiepo001/id/41
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    One of the coolest things my husband does for me...

    One of the coolest things my husband does for me every morning is make coffee. I think it is so sweet, and his coffee always tastes better than my coffee, and when he is out of town, it doesn't even...
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    This is why I always reject houses that are real...

    This is why I always reject houses that are real close to the street. I like a lawn buffer between me and that truck.
  25. Thread: It's not fair!

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    +1 To me it seems very ageist to give the...

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    To me it seems very ageist to give the woman's age as 62 and then tell her that she should have learned something you determine by the age of 15. Not cool, in my opinion.
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