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  1. Here's one I just picked up ingredients for. ...

    Here's one I just picked up ingredients for. It's a little different and something I've made a few times over winter. The tofu preparation is a reasonable substitute for a cream soup, plus cream...
  2. Thread: Conavirus......

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    I belong to a group that has had monthly...

    I belong to a group that has had monthly presentations with fairly well known speakers at out natural history museum auditorium. They now do a Zoom presentation at the normal meeting time where even...
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    I agree. There is probably a right and a wrong...

    I agree. There is probably a right and a wrong to things, but as a personal issue, the sooner Trump is out of sight in politics and the media the better. His mere presence seems to invite conflict...
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    All the Light We Cannot See / Anthony Doerr ...

    All the Light We Cannot See / Anthony Doerr

    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Mark Twain

    The Great Gatsby / F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Runners-up would be most anything by Steinbeck.
  5. Thread: Hunting

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    It seems obvious to me that there is a large...

    It seems obvious to me that there is a large difference between killing a hog for meat and harvesting spinach, although I'm not sure I could make a reasonable argument out of it. Maybe less of a...
  6. Thread: Hunting

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    I have hunted for food and have absolutely no...

    I have hunted for food and have absolutely no problem with sportsmen hunting. There is an ugly side to it. There are a lot of city folk who rarely venture out into the country except to hunt and...
  7. Thread: Value

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    The last few years I've gradually replaced a...

    The last few years I've gradually replaced a handful of hand-me-down furniture that I'd had for decades. The rule has been if the wood comes from a questionable source, I don't buy it. A couple of...
  8. Thread: Predictions

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    When ever I think of a Libertarian government I...

    When ever I think of a Libertarian government I think of Rachel Carson's America before Nixon's EPA. I then stop at any notion of self-regulation and personal responsibility with in our capitalistic...
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    Yes, it's two separate charges. I've noticed...

    Yes, it's two separate charges.

    I've noticed a few of the DVDs I watched a year or two ago are starting to show up on the streaming menu. I suppose with film making limited by CV-19 they may...
  10. Thread: Predictions

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    Another possible theory in this article titled,...

    Another possible theory in this article titled, "Trump's Wild Lies Down Election Home Stretch Are Not Crazy." The author claims it's right out of the Kremlin playbook.

    "If you aren’t among the...
  11. Thread: Predictions

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    His behavior recently does seem increasingly...

    His behavior recently does seem increasingly bizarre and you could be right. I've attributed it to his mental capacities becoming further unhinged. It seems to have gotten worse after his bout with...
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    Netflix has a way of keeping a lot of the higher...

    Netflix has a way of keeping a lot of the higher quality movies and series on DVD, like Game of Thrones and The Wire for example,. I do stream some excellent B horror movies on Netflix, also. My...
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    I think what happens is that people lose weight...

    I think what happens is that people lose weight by dieting rather than changing their lifestyle and lifelong eating habits. It may be hard to diet, but it's harder to give up some of the foods we...
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    Odd that it should come up. I mailed a handful...

    Odd that it should come up. I mailed a handful of common household bills a while back in what I thought was ample time. The next billing cycle a couple of them had a carryover balance that I had...
  15. Thread: Predictions

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    If I were a betting person I might go 3 to 1 odds...

    If I were a betting person I might go 3 to 1 odds Biden over Trump and even odds for the Senate to go either way. I have a suspicion that Trump is mentally unable to accept being a looser if he goes...
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    I harvested the last of the white eggplant and...

    I harvested the last of the white eggplant and will be making eggplant lasagna. The recipe will be an experiment.
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    I recently watched the new Netflix released, The...

    I recently watched the new Netflix released, The Trial of the Chicago 7. I had a little bit of special interest since I briefly met Bobby Seale years later. Some vintage footage with good modern...
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    Trick or treating?

    I've generally had fun handing out candy to the neighborhood trick or treaters, but am considering going dark this year. Maybe there will not even be many door to door trick or treaters? It does...
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    “Messaging that people need to wear a mask is...

    “Messaging that people need to wear a mask is essential, but insufficient,” she said. “It should go hand in hand with education that masks don’t give you a free pass to see as many people as you...
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    I don't doubt that wearing a mask can offer a...

    I don't doubt that wearing a mask can offer a false sense of security and there has to be additional measures. I think that is the basic point of the articles, but I'd point out that the Slate...
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    I think people are putting too much faith in the...

    I think people are putting too much faith in the vaccine as the silver bullet cure and then everything will be fine. I've seen numbers something like a third to a half of the population will refuse...
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    I have four or five voting drop boxes within...

    I have four or five voting drop boxes within about five miles of my home, outside libraries, parks, city building, etc. But just one post office. At least here it's as much a matter of convenience...
  23. Thread: ACB Hearings

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    That seems like the policy we've lived with for...

    That seems like the policy we've lived with for the last 3.5 years and maybe longer, so maybe no change? I'd just like to earn enough on my savings to keep up with or beat inflation by a little...
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    That's the type of an account a lot of us in our...

    That's the type of an account a lot of us in our semi-comfortable middle class neighborhoods should be more aware of. In his working life my brother was a social worker who did the sorts of things...
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    I know of a few people who use it as a sleep and...

    I know of a few people who use it as a sleep and and for minor pain. One comment was that it wasn't so much that it made the pain go away, but that you forgot about it. I tried it a few times over...
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