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    The only signs I've seen in my area are a 6 foot...

    The only signs I've seen in my area are a 6 foot banner on a fence that says, "Trump 2020 - Stop the Bull***t" (spelled correctly) and another, "Any Functioning Adult - 2020". I assume the latter...
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    Colorado University has reported 1200 new...

    Colorado University has reported 1200 new positive cases among students, a new record outbreak for the state. Contact tracing seems to point at large parties. Classes are now all remote learning...
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    I would imagine a “bird lives matter” t-shirt...

    I would imagine a “bird lives matter” t-shirt would not meet universal approval.
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    In my older house I was required to upgrade my...

    In my older house I was required to upgrade my electrical panel to handle the additional power load of an AC. That was a little pricey.
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    I added AC to my 50's home a few years ago and...

    I added AC to my 50's home a few years ago and had three places offer bids. Each had a little different take on the layout and favored brands. I've had pretty good luck with Angie's list for other...
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    NPR had a feature saying there is a shortage of...

    NPR had a feature saying there is a shortage of new refrigerators, mostly due to Covid caused problems in the supply chain and also higher demand. That would be some bad karma to have the frig go...
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    Cool old house and fun to see. I suspect not...

    Cool old house and fun to see. I suspect not only a few hundred thou to bring up to date, but another big bunch to furnish it in the period style of the photos. And I suspect some sort of...
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    Best I can hope for over the Holidays is two or...

    Best I can hope for over the Holidays is two or three gatherings of friends and family, preferably five or less people who have been behaving responsibly. And that's being optimistic. The viral...
  9. Thread: RBG dead at 87

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    Today's Wash Post had a short article and a video...

    Today's Wash Post had a short article and a video feature that showed a summary collection of the politician's earlier statements regarding the nomination and then dancing around the truth now. I...
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    I guess that's how a lot of conspiracy theory...

    I guess that's how a lot of conspiracy theory starts since the messages from leadership can't be trusted.
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    I don't have a strong opinion on when the...

    I don't have a strong opinion on when the nomination should take place or which party might be right or wrong as long as things are within the intent of the law. What bothered me is the...
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    I listened to the morning political talks today. ...

    I listened to the morning political talks today. It was interesting to hear the Republicans dance around their statements from earlier times when they said nominations close to election should wait...
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    I've been surprised that more recently some of my...

    I've been surprised that more recently some of my neighbors who have been following what I consider good practice have eased up on their behavior. I've turned down invitations to backyard gatherings...
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    I suppose alternately there might be...

    I suppose alternately there might be opportunities for nature trails, country bike rides, and quiet. Being close to open spaces and parks rates highly in my book. In some ways it would be ideal for...
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    I read that last year and was pleasantly...

    I read that last year and was pleasantly surprised since I am not a big reader of biographies. It was very interesting. I'm not one to characterize politicians into the coastal elite, but I could...
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    Thanks. Chet Baker is a favorite and that's a...

    Thanks. Chet Baker is a favorite and that's a nice song.
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    Thatís pretty neat. Thanks for offering yourself...

    Thatís pretty neat. Thanks for offering yourself up for science. I assume you donít know if you got the vaccine or a placebo, either.
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    In my twenties I waited tables at the same time...

    In my twenties I waited tables at the same time that my brother worked an entry level government job as a social worker after graduating. I recall that, counting tips, our wages were similar. ...
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    That's unsettling, to say the least. I think of...

    That's unsettling, to say the least. I think of birds as a sensitive environmental indicator and it's not been good lately.

    I follow a bird forum for the state ("cobirds") and there were several...
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    Good thought. I am not totally immune to that...

    Good thought. I am not totally immune to that and have to watch myself, but have a friend who seems to be stuck in general state of aggravation, and recent politics and health concerns have made it...
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    The Washington Post had a recent article...

    The Washington Post had a recent article surveying major cities around the world and what is permitted and what is not. Nearly ever city requires masks and most have police checks and fines. There...
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    I hope the situations improve for everyone. ...

    I hope the situations improve for everyone.

    Our fires here haven't had the national coverage of the big west coast fires, but we had the largest fire in the state's history and another the 5th...
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    Thanks, that's interesting. Not exactly super...

    Thanks, that's interesting. Not exactly super spreader events, but mostly higher risk situations from what we now know.
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    I'm curious, among your associates who have had...

    I'm curious, among your associates who have had Covid has there been any commonality of possible exposure or lax behavior? There are the obvious super spreader events like Sturgis and a few more...
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    It's been my understanding that personal freedoms...

    It's been my understanding that personal freedoms end or need to be limited when that restricts the liberties of others. Like, limiting exposure to second hand smoke or drinking and driving. I see...
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