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  1. Thread: Updates...

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    I'm nearly 4.5 years into early retirement -- and...

    I'm nearly 4.5 years into early retirement -- and just about to turn 51! DS is in his senior year as a CS major, doing well both academically and socially. He moved into an apartment with two...
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    Kay, a friend of mine is a pretty established...

    Kay, a friend of mine is a pretty established local mushroom expert and he often gives free talks -- nothing in your area on his current schedule, but you might want to keep an eye on his website for...
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    Trauma-informed therapy is very different than...

    Trauma-informed therapy is very different than other types. Thankfully, it is becoming more available as those in the field recognize that trauma is at the root of many people's psych issues.
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    Change is stressful, even when it is positive...

    Change is stressful, even when it is positive change. Sounds like your new home is going to be a really great place for you. Investing in things that will make it more comfortable and livable for...
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    In 1919 average life expectancy in the US was...

    In 1919 average life expectancy in the US was 53.5 for males and 56 for females.

    https://u.demog.berkeley.edu/~andrew/1918/figure2.html

    No antibiotics or vaccines. Probably higher rates of...
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    I ran across this somewhere on the internet...

    I ran across this somewhere on the internet recently and love it so much I keep sharing it -- for those of us who struggle with what healthy boundaries look like and how to set/maintain them, it is...
  7. ZG, as much as we like to think that spiritual...

    ZG, as much as we like to think that spiritual groups are above petty infighting/power struggles/oneupmanship, etc. in fact many are not. I'm sorry this group handled the situation so poorly. But,...
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    Yes, your ex-boss was a bully who was intent on...

    Yes, your ex-boss was a bully who was intent on tearing you down to build himself up -- so glad you are now in a place that appreciates you and lets you shine! I bet more than a few of those kids...
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    If that part of the business is not profitable or...

    If that part of the business is not profitable or only minimally profitable, they actually might be deliberately trying to kill it.

    I finally gave in and subscribed to Netflix. I was trying to...
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    I LOOOOVE my 2015 Ford C-max hybrid. Get 41 mpg...

    I LOOOOVE my 2015 Ford C-max hybrid. Get 41 mpg with mostly city driving. I actually liked it better than the Prius I test drove at the same time, and it was about 5k cheaper.

    They won't be...
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    ZG, I know you try to look for the good in...

    ZG, I know you try to look for the good in everyone but your last boss at your previous org was the epitome of An Asshole. Seriously, read The No Asshole Rule if you havent already. And the boss...
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    I had a huge breakthrough in therapy a couple of...

    I had a huge breakthrough in therapy a couple of years ago. I told my therapist about my dissociating tendencies, especially the fact that I have these "out of body" experiences in relation to major...
  13. Are you from Seattle? This is the argument that...

    Are you from Seattle? This is the argument that has been used to hold our city hostage to dated 1950s zoning. When parking becomes too much of a hassle, people will find alternatives to multi-car...
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    What has worked for me (though I recognize that...

    What has worked for me (though I recognize that it is less than optimal, mathematically speaking) is having a HUGE cash stash. Some of it will get invested immediately, but I will always keep 2-3...
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    Is there anywhere near the printer where existing...

    Is there anywhere near the printer where existing jobs could be placed for pickup? It does not seem too much to ask to simply lift the stack off in order and put them in a designated location. I...
  16. Seattle has slowed down dramatically. There are...

    Seattle has slowed down dramatically. There are two houses for sale near me -- one listed several months ago for 1.5 mill, now down to 1.25 and still not moving. Another one listed for 998k a few...
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    I was listening to this interview today with a...

    I was listening to this interview today with a woman who host a podcast about depression -- you might find it (the interview, but also the podcast) interesting:
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    Thank you!

    Thank you!
  19. Thread: Ate bad food

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    ZG, after nearly two decades in Asia (and more...

    ZG, after nearly two decades in Asia (and more than my share of food poisoning) my go-to remedy for intestinal stuff is the Chinese medicine Huang Lian Su -- active ingredient is Berberine. It is...
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    Teacher Terry, what positive outcome were you...

    Teacher Terry, what positive outcome were you hoping to achieve by your gossipy comment above? The person you mentioned is not even licensed yet, so no risk that nswef would be working with her.
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    Yeah -- here in WA the temporary ones are pretty...

    Yeah -- here in WA the temporary ones are pretty easy to get. I got the paperwork for one for my mom at her last medical appointment. She was on hospice/oxygen at that point, so met the criteria as...
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    My mom's 1992 Corolla was still going strong at...

    My mom's 1992 Corolla was still going strong at around 150k miles when I totaled it in 1995. It had no AC and hand-roller windows, though, so I wasn't that sad to upgrade to a Ford CMax -- it gets...
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    I'm really sorry, ZG. TBH, one of the reasons I...

    I'm really sorry, ZG. TBH, one of the reasons I have not delved deeper into Buddhism despite my interest in Tibetan culture is because there is so much of this kind of undertone. I think the abuse...
  24. I think we are as close to full employment as you...

    I think we are as close to full employment as you can get, so most people think they will have no trouble getting a new job after the severance runs out.
  25. Thread: recovery update

    by lhamo
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    ZG, I know you have faced lots of different...

    ZG, I know you have faced lots of different challenges over the years. Your last employer was TOXIC TO THE MAX! I am honestly amazed that you survived there as long as you did. It would have...
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