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    Thanksgiving Adjusted for COVID-19

    CDC recommends that Americans stay home and NOT invite family or anybody for Thanksgiving Dinner.

    I am starting this thread for comments about our observances of Thanksgiving during the current...
  2. Thread: Abundance

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    I received my Aero Garden as a gift. Basically...

    I received my Aero Garden as a gift. Basically you click the pieces together and plug it in. Then, it's all push-button, add the water or add the "plant food" when the console says to. (It is not...
  3. Thread: Abundance

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    I agree with this point. The converse of it is:...

    I agree with this point. The converse of it is: you can be convinced that there is scarcity, or that the pleasures you now enjoy can be taken from you... so you feel anxiety rather than gratitude.
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    I order pleasure foods for people on my Christmas...

    I order pleasure foods for people on my Christmas list. "Affordability" could be an issue, because I like to select things that the recipient would not consider affordable, like a pound of 12 year...
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    Happy Birthday, Mister President

    For your daily smile, the yahoo link is to an old black and white video of Marilyn Monroe singing the birthday song for JFK.
    (Joe Biden DOB 11/20/1942)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OaP5MN9DthM
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    I believe the global pandemic has triggered an...

    I believe the global pandemic has triggered an economic recession.

    Sectors such as bars and restaurants, amusement parks, cruise lines, airlines, lodging, etc. are on "life support". I am sure...
  7. I have a sun porch with a southern exposure, and...

    I have a sun porch with a southern exposure, and the tile floor has electric radiant heat. Shortly before the first frost I move herbs indoors from the garden. I have 2 kinds of parsley, thyme,...
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    My wife and are covered by Original Medicare A &...

    My wife and are covered by Original Medicare A & B with AARP Supplement (United Health) and D (Instamed). The cost of the Supplement increases regularly as the insured person grows older (every 6...
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    Seriously, the birthday celebrations since 1921...

    Seriously, the birthday celebrations since 1921 have included a reading of Commandant John A. Lejeune's message "to all Marines throughout the globe."
    This link, with all due respect, contains his...
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    It has been reported that the Commandant's...

    It has been reported that the Commandant's Birthday Ball, as well as those of subordinate Commanders have been cancelled due to COVID-19. I understand that this is the first cancelation since 1921. ...
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    We two plan in roasting a turkey. We plan on...

    We two plan in roasting a turkey. We plan on carving half of it for ourselves and quick-delivering the other half to a couple who have some mobility problems.

    Like razz said, "Extraordinary...
  12. 11/10 shipwreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald

    At 2:30 PM 11/9/1975 the Edmund Fitzgerald, a 728 foot long ship crewed by 29 men, laden with taconite iron ore pellets, departed Superior WI.

    Early 11/10/75 a gale warning was issued for winds...
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    Roth Surchoix Grand Cru alpine-style cheese from...

    Roth Surchoix Grand Cru alpine-style cheese from Monroe WI, paired with pinot noir wine. The cheese won a world championship. The closer it is to the rind, the more this cheese reminds me of...
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    Lentils. Cooked up with garlic from the garden...

    Lentils. Cooked up with garlic from the garden and an onion from the grocery store. Simmering now, ought to be ready in 45 minutes.
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    Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Adddress: ...

    Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Adddress:

    With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive to finish the work we are...
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    Denmark has decided to cull their entire...

    Denmark has decided to cull their entire population of mink (15 to 17 million animals). I understand that COVID-19 spread from humans to the mink, then mutated and spread from mink to about 12...
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    To me, it was encouraging to hear how the voting...

    To me, it was encouraging to hear how the voting went, and to sample the emotions... which can run deep when people cast their ballots. So I thank all who contributed to this thread.

    I was just...
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    MI and NV voting for Biden would give him 270...

    MI and NV voting for Biden would give him 270 Electoral College votes. Last time I looked, Biden was leading in both states. As the afternoon sun sinks lower in the sky, and the Sundowner color...
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    I believe the ballots still are being counted in...

    I believe the ballots still are being counted in PA (20 electoral votes), GA (16), MI (16), NC (15), WI (10), NV (6) and AK (3).

    Decided states give Biden 238 electoral votes and Trump 213. ...
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    Another use of robocalls to spread misinformation...

    Another use of robocalls to spread misinformation resulted in two men in Ohio being indicted for telecommunications fraud. Prosecutors allege that they sent 85,000 robocalls to Democrats in MI, NY,...
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    Residents of Flint MI received robocalls saying...

    Residents of Flint MI received robocalls saying that due to long lines at the polls, they should vote on Wednesday.

    MI Attorney General tweeted on Tuesday morning that the messages are false and...
  22. Iris Lilies, It saddens me to hear that the...

    Iris Lilies,

    It saddens me to hear that the billing around your mammogram is causing you anxiety.

    I have been a Medicare client for a few years, and I have had my share of surprise billings as...
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    I discovered another of the payments I mailed on...

    I discovered another of the payments I mailed on Oct 1 vanished in the mail. This was a car insurance premium payment. I called the agency about it. They said I was still in "grace period", and...
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    Ballot drop boxes have been torched in at least 2...

    Ballot drop boxes have been torched in at least 2 instances. Officials have sought criminal investigation and have responded by increasing the frequency of pick-ups of ballots from the drop boxes.
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  25. Thread: Hello all!

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    Greetings, Ed, Welcome. To be simple is to...

    Greetings, Ed,

    Welcome.

    To be simple is to be great. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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