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    We had our annual visit from the Western Tanagers...

    We had our annual visit from the Western Tanagers last week. They leave as quickly as they come. But so pretty to see while they are here. The downer is that I learned they love to feast on...
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    "Bettyville" does sound good...will have to look...

    "Bettyville" does sound good...will have to look for that.

    Recently finished "The Stranger in the Woods," by Michael Finkel. It's the story of the hermit who was found living in a tent in central...
  3. Thread: 2017 gardens

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    Crazy rain here, too. Record rainfall. I marked...

    Crazy rain here, too. Record rainfall. I marked on my calendar that my shelling peas were to be ready by Mother's Day, tomorrow. They are about 6 inches tall.

    Tomatoes still in greenhouse. Garlic...
  4. I understand that, but HOW does that diminish any...

    I understand that, but HOW does that diminish any of the stuff that is currently happening at the WH????
  5. I get so tired of people saying, "But Hilary's...

    I get so tired of people saying, "But Hilary's worse!" Come on, she lost. She's no longer in the picture. Why is that a viable defense for what's going on? What difference does it make to those of us...
  6. I have very little faith his supporters will...

    I have very little faith his supporters will change their minds about him. I've always subscribed to the notion discussed in this article:...
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    We're going through this right now too, in my...

    We're going through this right now too, in my family, cleaning out Mom's house now that she's moved into an assisted living facility.

    My older sister, like you, is majorly stressing over the...
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    Meetup groups are pretty successful, seems like....

    Meetup groups are pretty successful, seems like. Meetup.com

    There are all kinds of groups to join, book groups, board games, special interests, hobbies, etc.

    I did a story on groups who meet...
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    I would consider that wraparound porch more...

    I would consider that wraparound porch more livable space! Three pianos???
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    CL, looking back over your OP, I'm wondering what...

    CL, looking back over your OP, I'm wondering what kind of social life you would like to have. What do you see when you imagine it? Are you sure you want more of a social life, or do you just feel...
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    CL, do you have neighbors, live in a...

    CL, do you have neighbors, live in a neighborhood, or are you rural? Are there any women your age close by maybe in the same predicament?

    I'm in many ways just like you. I have no real friends...
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    My pet peeve lately: My office is probably 80%...

    My pet peeve lately: My office is probably 80% Millennials. I do like them..very much for the most part. But they have a very annoying habit---every one of them---of starting all their conversations...
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    How about asking people to BYOB?

    How about asking people to BYOB?
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    I had a long term relationship with a man 12...

    I had a long term relationship with a man 12 years younger than I. We were together nearly 10 years. Mostly good. But we grew apart for 2 reasons: I became more interested in health and fitness so as...
  15. Thread: Powerful movies

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    If I run across it channel surfing, I always stop...

    If I run across it channel surfing, I always stop and watch "The Pianist."
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    Some people simply cannot resist temptation. I...

    Some people simply cannot resist temptation. I think it's a disorder, or just plain social incompetence. My cousin had all her heirloom tomatoes she had tended and babied stolen from the community...
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    Whenever I boil water (for making my yogurt...

    Whenever I boil water (for making my yogurt [double boiler], pasta, etc.) instead of throwing it down the drain I go out and pour it on the cracks in my sidewalk and patio where weeds are...
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    What an interesting choice. I'm anxious to hear...

    What an interesting choice. I'm anxious to hear about your experience.
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    Ah, I clicked here thinking you had the joy of...

    Ah, I clicked here thinking you had the joy of visiting my state, but instead you meant the other Washington.
  20. Yes, the RIGHT development is key---but define...

    Yes, the RIGHT development is key---but define that. I guess here it means taking an dairy farm cutting down all the woods on it and cramming 800 houses on the land----in the flyway to the refuge.
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  21. I understand what you're saying, Cathy. I feel...

    I understand what you're saying, Cathy. I feel that way too, too much of the time.

    All I have to do is take a drive out to my once-bucolic childhood hometown. When I lived there through my teens,...
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    Holy hell, if my DH threw away a pair of my boots...

    Holy hell, if my DH threw away a pair of my boots he'd know that he deserves whatever's coming at him!
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    Lucky us...we have Annas hummers year-round. The...

    Lucky us...we have Annas hummers year-round. The rufous are here now.
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    This is how my last "physical/well woman exam"...

    This is how my last "physical/well woman exam" went too. I left so perplexed and wondered why I bothered. For a well woman exam, there was no pelvic exam, no breast exam, nothing but a short chat....
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    I hope you have better luck than I did...

    I hope you have better luck than I did overwintering my carrots. We had unexpected unusual freezing and snow...they were all spongey and not good. Next year, we'll lay down straw.
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