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  1. Thread: No Regrets

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    Went hiking in the mountains. Also, scouted for...

    Went hiking in the mountains. Also, scouted for plants for my research - and found some!
  3. Thread: No Regrets

    by DarkStar
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    Yes, my old house. It had been my home for many,...

    Yes, my old house. It had been my home for many, many years and I was still kind of attached to it (Well, mainly to the yard and plants I had to leave behind.). But once it was sold, I felt so light...
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    Playing piano/keyboard. I had lessons as a kid -...

    Playing piano/keyboard. I had lessons as a kid - loved the instrument, hated the teacher & the music she made me play. Picked it up again as an adult and tried to teach myself, with small success. I...
  5. My music lessons. I love to play, and the more I...

    My music lessons. I love to play, and the more I play, the happier it makes me.

    Grad school. It's hard, but I'm starting to do my research, and I'm really enjoying it. Plus part of my research is...
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    Political &/or religious posts on Facebook. I...

    Political &/or religious posts on Facebook. I don't care what your belief/persuasion is - you can't have a reasonable discussion there.

    Facebook in general. Although it can be useful for keeping...
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    Winesap. They're hard to find in my local grocery...

    Winesap. They're hard to find in my local grocery store, though.
  8. Thread: July Frugals

    by DarkStar
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    Today I told the place where I rent a storage...

    Today I told the place where I rent a storage unit that I'd be vacating it at the end of the month. I've got room for everything in my apartment. That should save me $70/month.
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    I live in a University town of about 115,000 in...

    I live in a University town of about 115,000 in the Southeast. My neighborhood is only a few blocks from the University. It's perfect for me, since I'm in Grad School here. I can walk to...
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    The Artist's Way was a big help to me a few years...

    The Artist's Way was a big help to me a few years back, when I was trying to find direction for my life. I let my copy go. I may need to find another and work through the exercises again. I loved...
  12. Thread: July Frugals

    by DarkStar
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    I cleaned up and organized my storage closet that...

    I cleaned up and organized my storage closet that doubles as a pantry space. I've got enough rice, other grains, beans, and pasta so that I don't have to buy any of those staples for a long time. Now...
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    "I just did a big deal to me. I burned up all my...

    "I just did a big deal to me. I burned up all my old journals and letters from painful old relationships. They were nothing I wanted to review, too angst-y, too full of loneliness, not items that...
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    I think that's the best description of Facebook...

    I think that's the best description of Facebook I've ever heard.
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    I'm grateful that the closing for my house was...

    I'm grateful that the closing for my house was today and everything went smoothly. I'm grateful that I got a decent offer after only 2 months on the market. And I'm very grateful to never have to...
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    That's what happened in Georgia last year. It...

    That's what happened in Georgia last year. It will probably be happening again this year, too.
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    It's supposed to be 105 and 106 this weekend. I...

    It's supposed to be 105 and 106 this weekend. I hope my AC doesn't go out, too. I'll be doing very little this weekend, except to go water my plants.
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    It's $8-9 a pint here. I'm in NE Georgia.

    It's $8-9 a pint here. I'm in NE Georgia.
  19. I agree on the unconditional love. No one's kids...

    I agree on the unconditional love. No one's kids turn out to be exactly what they hope for. A child is his or her own person before he or she is your child. All you can do is give them lots of love...
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    I can accept that my feet look like crap ;) I've...

    I can accept that my feet look like crap ;) I've never been a pedicure kind of girl anyway.
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    +1. That's why I left the field. Nothing like...

    +1. That's why I left the field. Nothing like getting the call in the middle of the night to come in for an emergency, and having them get an attitude because you brought your child in because you...
  22. Thread: June Frugals

    by DarkStar
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    I got free blueberries today from a friend. It...

    I got free blueberries today from a friend. It was a no-car, no-spend day. I'm working on having more of those, because so far this month has been not at all frugal. There's a music festival coming...
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    Thanks, Rogar. I may give the vibrams a try. I...

    Thanks, Rogar. I may give the vibrams a try. I agree about being cautious where to use them. A few years ago I hiked a trail at Pine Mountain, GA, that seemed to be carpeted with small, irregular...
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    I'm not very good with small talk, but I'm...

    I'm not very good with small talk, but I'm getting better. I've always been shy, and I'm trying to break out of that a bit. I do work at it, especially if I'm in a situation with someone I think I'd...
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    Wow, thanks for all the info, Zoebird. I'd read...

    Wow, thanks for all the info, Zoebird. I'd read somewhere before that shoes alter the natural gait. I always had problems with shoes as a kid. My Mom would try to buy orthopedic shoes for me because,...
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