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    I have a newer Visa card through my local credit...

    I have a newer Visa card through my local credit union but the Visa is based in the US. If I purchase anything in the US, there is a transaction fee.

    An old longterm Visa from a local bank that...
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    Did the Cold War with Russia ever really end? ...

    Did the Cold War with Russia ever really end? Gorbachev in his era tried. It failed because the population didn't choose that option or were not prepared for the consequences or whatever.

    It...
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    Yay!! Feels great,doesn't it?

    Yay!! Feels great,doesn't it?
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    IL, your artistic endeavours give you and others...

    IL, your artistic endeavours give you and others joy and positive pride in the power of creativity. I will fight with great vigour any attempt to make life an experience of self-flagellation or...
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    So how is you depriving yourself of something...

    So how is you depriving yourself of something that gives you pleasure, reasonably priced and serviceable going to help another? I am missing something here.
    I buy stuff with those criteria without...
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    The New Yorker ran a long article recently making...

    The New Yorker ran a long article recently making suggested connections between strange situations based on information publicly shared to date. The Trump-Putin meeting and end result was almost...
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    +! I still use the runner I made for my dresser....

    +! I still use the runner I made for my dresser. Lovely to see it is still being done.
  8. Thread: Daily Bread

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    Self-government is an important skill to learn as...

    Self-government is an important skill to learn as a child. Many children today seem to lack that focus and the poor teachers have to teach the kids about it before they start to teach anything else....
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    Interesting, Lhasa. Like so many native plants...

    Interesting, Lhasa. Like so many native plants as milk weed, it spreads vigorously by rhizomes so the site I just checked for more info on the plant suggest planting in pots to control the spread. ...
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    I tried to watch The Rider with a friend and...

    I tried to watch The Rider with a friend and finally we just walked out. Interesting background information to the production. Roger Ebert raves about it.
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    It would be a deal breaker for me as well. Wrong...

    It would be a deal breaker for me as well. Wrong tree for a number of reasons. Talk to the nursery first.
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    Some things are priced beyond belief. When in...

    Some things are priced beyond belief. When in town for a Stratford Festival show, I stopped at a chocolate shop for an ice-cream cone. It was $5.60 for one small scoop!!!! i have decided that when...
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    Never planted them until this year and they are...

    Never planted them until this year and they are lovely and such a variety of colours as a border plant.
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    Yay, one Monarch today! I went to hang out my...

    Yay, one Monarch today! I went to hang out my laundry and found it stuck between the screen and glass of my patio door. i huffed and puffed until I blew it out of that trap. I forgot to get a...
  15. Thread: July Purge

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    That does happen, doesn't it?

    That does happen, doesn't it?
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    Never having grown larkspurs, I looked them up. ...

    Never having grown larkspurs, I looked them up. Do they actually grow up to 6-8 feet?
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    I agree that this is the best. I had a...

    I agree that this is the best.

    I had a similar sense of emotional parting with my dental patients (some of whom I still run into) when DH's job transferred us. Most gave me a hug and simply saw...
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    I agree, too much info being shared. I would...

    I agree, too much info being shared.
    I would not advise them who to contact unless you have a request in writing from the sup to do so. It is his job, IMO, to ensure families have the contact...
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    That is beautiful image, ZG. In Ontario,...

    That is beautiful image, ZG.
    In Ontario, Friday the 13th means this and 200,000 showed up according to Ontario Provincial Police who were in attendance. They come from across the province to man...
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    Oh dear, what a decision. I once saw a peony...

    Oh dear, what a decision. I once saw a peony that was so perfect, so flawless and pure in colour, white with a hint of soft yellow cream and vivd centre that I stood looking at it breathless so...
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    Beautiful! Love seeing them

    Beautiful! Love seeing them
  22. Thread: July Frugals

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    July Frugals

    We have other threads that touch on purging etc but no July frugal.

    I prepaid my upcoming trip to Japan including all airport limousine pickup etc so am replenishing my discretionary budget...
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    I am on my own and love my dishwasher. I don't...

    I am on my own and love my dishwasher. I don't like hand washing dishes but particularly cannot tolerate the dishwashing detergents so every time, I have to put on gloves to protect my hands and...
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    That was fun to watch and mellow to listen to as...

    That was fun to watch and mellow to listen to as well. Now I have to look for music by the Mavericks
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    What makes you dance?

    On a drive to see a Shaw Festival play yesterday, I enjoyed a CD by Roy Orbison and on my return, a classic country music collection. I wished that I could just dance to the music. Do you dance...
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