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  1. Another thing about moisturizer, especially for...

    Another thing about moisturizer, especially for us in sunny climes, is that these days many brands contain some SPF value. I use Eucerin which has an SPF of 15, which I know is not sufficient for...
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    I agree that even if Mr. Engineer gets his name...

    I agree that even if Mr. Engineer gets his name on the patent, and maybe a little bonus, the patent typically belongs to the company. So because of that, it benefits everyone who works there.
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  3. Thread: Life admin

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    Agree with Tammy. Also have to add that as a...

    Agree with Tammy.
    Also have to add that as a one-person household, I'd love the idea of temporarily letting someone else "drive" so to speak. Pay the bills, take out the trash, organize the...
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    Was reminded of this thread when I did a...

    Was reminded of this thread when I did a volunteer stint at the local Food Bank distribution center yesterday. Was with a group who were sorting the donated food items. We were told that we had to...
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    Just tell them it's good luck to get some rain on...

    Just tell them it's good luck to get some rain on your wedding day.
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    TxZen, thanks for telling us, it's always very...

    TxZen, thanks for telling us, it's always very inspiring to hear these stories. Great achievement!
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    SiouzQ - I believe here in AZ you can get at...

    SiouzQ - I believe here in AZ you can get at least one postponement requested granted fairly easily and it doesn't have to be an elaborate reason. They just rotate your name to a later date. Hope...
  8. Thread: Baltimorei

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    Sad to think that the victims of rapists and...

    Sad to think that the victims of rapists and molesters, who never saw justice from those paid to serve and protect, are today's fodder for comedic posts.

    But, once again, I'd like to reiterate the...
  9. Thread: Baltimorei

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    Sheriff Joe is famous for going after his critics...

    Sheriff Joe is famous for going after his critics - http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2015/05/08/sheriff-joe-arpaio-legal-fate-hinges-intent-civil-contempt/70993872/

    and we...
  10. Thread: Book reviews

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    Same here for the movie - Alan and gadder, did...

    Same here for the movie - Alan and gadder, did either of you see the movie? It's very stark, but since I didn't read the book don't know it if followed the story exactly.
  11. Thread: Baltimorei

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    Yes, those who vote in Maricopa County (not the...

    Yes, those who vote in Maricopa County (not the majority of those who live here, by any means) are more likely Republican than Democrat. And that means that even if Jesus came back as a Democrat, as...
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    Yes, I just saw that too. It seems to have...

    Yes, I just saw that too. It seems to have happened with the rise of these acrylic fake nails. Very troubling.
  13. Thread: Baltimorei

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    +1 and here in Phoenix we taxpayers get the...

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    and here in Phoenix we taxpayers get the pleasure of paying yet again for Sheriff Joe's illegal activities. So far the federal judge is the only one brave enough to stand up to this guy.
  14. Thread: living alone

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    larknm, that was a beautiful post. It's...

    larknm, that was a beautiful post. It's fascinating to see how we can adapt to what happens in our lives and at the same time be pro-active and resourceful in getting our needs and desires met. ...
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    It was my pleasure today to fill up a bag of...

    It was my pleasure today to fill up a bag of donated groceries for the annual postal service food drive. Happy to be able to give, and seeing my neighbors do the same.
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    Very exciting - now get yourself on Pinterest for...

    Very exciting - now get yourself on Pinterest for fun wedding and reception ideas:) I know you won't go crazy money-wise but check it out anyway because there's some clever stuff on there for...
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    TxZen, you are a very good friend. That's a lot...

    TxZen, you are a very good friend. That's a lot of work but it sounds like they are very willing, plus having a deadline and also a promise of some new usable items for a fresh room is really...
  18. Thread: pay it forward

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    I had it happen to me once when I went through a...

    I had it happen to me once when I went through a fast food drive-thru on my way to work during Christmas week. I was so surprised when the cashier told me that the person in front of me had paid for...
  19. Thread: Book reviews

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    Just finished "Beastly Things" by Donna Leon. ...

    Just finished "Beastly Things" by Donna Leon. She was recommended as another mystery writer similar to Jacqueline Winspear who writes the Maisie Dobbs series. Her main character is a police...
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    Somewhat related: a fascinating article on...

    Somewhat related: a fascinating article on bbc.com explaining how the Vietnamese took over the nail salon business.
    Turns out that it's traced back to actress Tippi Hedren who visited refugees...
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    Friends and Family: am very happy to look at...

    Friends and Family: am very happy to look at your vacation photos but really there is no need to have me scroll through all 175 of them on your phone. Really.
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    An interesting topic to ponder. I think it's...

    An interesting topic to ponder. I think it's hard for Baby Boomers to really grasp the realities of the employment world in 2015. There are macro forces along with micro influences that all impact...
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    ha, that's funny. I'm a little past that with a...

    ha, that's funny. I'm a little past that with a son who is now married, but I've found that if I do a little at a time during his visits, e.g., "do you think you'd still want these 5 shirts?" Then...
  24. Thread: Baltimorei

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    I'm referring to the outrage on this same forum...

    I'm referring to the outrage on this same forum about the Occupy movement. Remember? Seems many posters here were very upset about some sleeping bags and tents left behind in Zuccotti Park, but the...
  25. Thread: Baltimorei

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    Broken windows > outrage than broken spine. ...

    Broken windows > outrage than broken spine. Very sad.

    And while we're talking about high crime, can someone post some big color photos of the Wall Street firm that just paid Billions in fines...
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