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    I’m not the greatest fan of PBS “Nature” when...

    I’m not the greatest fan of PBS “Nature” when they get into the David Attenborough mode But the most recent, “My Garden of a Thousand Bees” I thought pretty excellent. The story is of an Englishman...
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    That's sad. It seems like common criminals are...

    That's sad. It seems like common criminals are more brazen and deadly these days, but maybe some humans have always been that way.
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    NPR had a feature on this today and they are...

    NPR had a feature on this today and they are saying they "mostly likely" died of heat stress and dehydration, per the coroner's report. I could be suspcious and think they couldn't find anything...
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    If there is any positive side of things, your...

    If there is any positive side of things, your father is lucky to have you as a health advocate. My father worked long hours as long as I can recall and didn't retire until late in life. When my...
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    I was refering to older people who would be on...

    I was refering to older people who would be on medicare, plus maybe a supplement. My quick search says medicare covers mostof the expenses of transplants, and there is the "doughnut hole" drug...
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    The details might be none of my business, but I'm...

    The details might be none of my business, but I'm wondering what types of medical costs could deplete the average worker and saver in old age. I'm familiar with nursing home and assisted living...
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    My travel and other reductions in expenses due to...

    My travel and other reductions in expenses due to covid are by far outpacing any inflation effects. The news is actually saying that the increased demand for certain consumables is up for similar...
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    I've not changed anything spending wise, but I've...

    I've not changed anything spending wise, but I've been looking at TIPS as an investment.
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    I have always used an el cheapo type winding...

    I have always used an el cheapo type winding style off the shelf from the supermarket. However, I occationally throw in a military style P-51 opener similar to this one. Nothing to break and small....
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    Is that commonly accepted as the case? I am...

    Is that commonly accepted as the case? I am planning to contact a broker soon at the recommendation of a friend and while I am sceptical of their motivations, I'd not heard that before. I really...
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    My PCP for years would not accept regular...

    My PCP for years would not accept regular medicare insurance, but would take advantage plan payments. At the time I did a quick search and at least in my area there was a slightly large selection of...
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    I've been experimenting with a tamale pie recipe....

    I've been experimenting with a tamale pie recipe. Black bean, onion, tomato, pepper type bottom with a cornbread topping.
  13. Thread: My dream house

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    Really nice. All those windows and appearent...

    Really nice. All those windows and appearent lack of decent ceiling insulation probaly wouldn't fly in the cold winters here but good ethetics and maybe suited for the local climate. I have a book...
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    I wonder if some of the big box stores and Amazon...

    I wonder if some of the big box stores and Amazon are stock piling in anticipation of further shortages or disruptions. News says that many of them are chartering their own shipping and unloading to...
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    My main grocery store was out of paper towels. ...

    My main grocery store was out of paper towels. The clerk said they had been hit and miss for keeping them supplied and that it was a supply chain issue. I didn't try the big supermarket near by. ...
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    I did field and laboratory work in fisheries and...

    I did field and laboratory work in fisheries and aquaculture and also process and quality control in the food and beverage industry. Many of my friends were or are in the natural sciences and...
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    It seems odd to me that a person could work full...

    It seems odd to me that a person could work full or most of the time with just a computer and a telephone, at home or otherwise. I can't imagine any of my career type jobs that would fit into that...
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    Meatless tamale pie which a few end of the garden...

    Meatless tamale pie which a few end of the garden vegetables thrown in.
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    I often watch the political talk shows about that...

    I often watch the political talk shows about that time, but that's a good reminder to watch something pleasant instead of the usual arguing.
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    I've noticed some empty shelves on my grocery...

    I've noticed some empty shelves on my grocery shopping routines, but no shortages of anything I've needed. I have had a couple of problems getting bike parts and the bike store said it was due to...
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    Vegetable soup and sardines on sourdough bread.

    Vegetable soup and sardines on sourdough bread.
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    I don't recall about the census, but I have...

    I don't recall about the census, but I have checked other for both gender and race on certain forms on general principles.
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    I would like to think that there has been some...

    I would like to think that there has been some reductions in disinformation and conspiracy theory. It seems like every other night there is a story in mainstream news of a dying patient or survival...
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    I don't think the final word on the effectiveness...

    I don't think the final word on the effectiveness of prayer on healing has been written.

    Prayer and healing: A medical and scientific perspective on randomized controlled trials

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    It always seems like the game of chicken, waiting...

    It always seems like the game of chicken, waiting to see who will swerve first.
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