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    That would make him a better EPA head than Scott...

    That would make him a better EPA head than Scott Priutt was.
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    I understand. I kind of like cheerleaders--maybe...

    I understand. I kind of like cheerleaders--maybe because I was one.
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    I like enthusiasm. When I hired, I was attracted...

    I like enthusiasm. When I hired, I was attracted to that quality in a candidate. I don't care if working for me isn't the fulfillment of their highest dream, but I want a little "oomph." At least to...
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    Nothing wrong with a Rolex. They're beautiful...

    Nothing wrong with a Rolex. They're beautiful watches, no doubt. But if Rob is feeling guilt, $69 seems like a grain of sand compared with $50k. And I'm not saying he should feel guilty about...
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    Rob, since I am pulled to asceticism (I wanted to...

    Rob, since I am pulled to asceticism (I wanted to be a nun for a while and Thomas Merton, Thoreau, and Diogenes are among my heroes), and since I do make a very decent living, I should probably say I...
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    Beautiful handiwork. I used to embroider but also...

    Beautiful handiwork. I used to embroider but also haven't done it in ages.
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    I admit that in my Vermont hermit state I have...

    I admit that in my Vermont hermit state I have not paid that much attention, but it seems it was a press conference only Jaranka and Donald Jr could love. Certainly didn't bolster support in his own...
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    So cute Kay! Are they your designs? I love them....

    So cute Kay! Are they your designs? I love them. Folk art in crewel!
  9. Thread: Daily Bread

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    I took from it that WS only had to be quiet on...

    I took from it that WS only had to be quiet on Sunday, the Day of Rest. It appears that this "noise fast" one day a week awakened a lot of other internal resources, so I don't see it as a bad thing....
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    Oh, gosh, what a shame. The tree you got is...

    Oh, gosh, what a shame. The tree you got is gorgeous, but it's not going to do its intended job. They should definitely acknowledge the error and compensate you for it.
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    Not a movie, but you reminded me of my favorite...

    Not a movie, but you reminded me of my favorite comedy show, Portlandia. I was watching it two nights ago and just LMAO'd for an hour. Fred Armison and Carrie Brownstein are geniuses
  12. Thread: compost help

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    You have to have at least 50% "browns" (carbon)...

    You have to have at least 50% "browns" (carbon) to 50% "greens" (nitrogen) to keep it from getting stinky. You can use grass clippings, torn up newspaper, mulch or mulched leaves, torn up egg...
  13. Thread: Daily List

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    1) WORK ON BIG REPORT!!!! DON'T PROCRASTINATE!!!!...

    1) WORK ON BIG REPORT!!!! DON'T PROCRASTINATE!!!! GET IT DONE!!!!
    2) Pick up son from Burlington and bring up here for the weekend.
    3) Go to Costco for some basics, like coffee and tuna.
  14. Thread: July Frugals

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    Please don't put that in my head. The town I was...

    Please don't put that in my head. The town I was raised in is the Home of the Hot Lobster Roll so it is my birthright to eat them whenever I want.

    In terms of frugals, I am still trying to...
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    Lovely. I love both of your choices also. We...

    Lovely. I love both of your choices also.

    We have one peony bush right on the path to the entrance to our house in NJ. It's been there for years--we got it when we had the dog prior to my last...
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    Amazing, IL! Gee, I thought the one that did...

    Amazing, IL! Gee, I thought the one that did worst looked beautiful. Definitely strong on color.

    Here's another poem of mine. A little abstract and out there, but it just kind of spilled out of...
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    Why, Yppej?

    Why, Yppej?
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    David Sedaris's podcasts are hilarious, too. It's...

    David Sedaris's podcasts are hilarious, too. It's great to hear his own voice reading his stuff.
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    Favorite flower/shrub?

    iris lilies is not allowed to answer ;). JK. Of course, IL tell us WHY you love irises and lilies

    But for the rest of you guys, do you have ONE flower that just pulls at your heartstrings?
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    Don't get me wrong. I'm in the pharmaceutical...

    Don't get me wrong. I'm in the pharmaceutical business for the money. My idealistic son once asked me "What are the creative rewards you get from your job?" and I said, "I do it for the money." And...
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    Money will not save your sanity if you have a job...

    Money will not save your sanity if you have a job you are not excited about. I agree that the "Follow your passion and money will follow" line of thinking is flawed, but what a waste of a life if you...
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    Absolutely, which is why I think suicide by the...

    Absolutely, which is why I think suicide by the young is so very tragic. Not to minimize the impact of depression and mental illness on likelihood to choose to take one's own life, but for those who...
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    Great topic--as I said on WS's thread, yes, I've...

    Great topic--as I said on WS's thread, yes, I've danced to music my whole life--mainly musicals when I was young, but I am likely to break out in dance when I hear songs like Lady Madonna, or Bad Bad...
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    Washing Dishes By Hand

    I don't know why, but since I've moved up here, I've stopped using the dishwasher. I didn't plan to stop using it. We do have a dishwasher in the house, but now I'm thinking of using the space for a...
  25. Thread: Daily Bread

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    I definitely had all those albums in my...

    I definitely had all those albums in my collection back when I was in high school and I would perform to them in front of my full-length mirror. I also had Gypsy, Oliver, Man of La Mancha, Fiddler on...
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