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    Doesn't look appetizing to me. Then again, I...

    Doesn't look appetizing to me. Then again, I like(d) fresh cherries, but I don't care for cherry-flavored anything (danish, pie, cough drops, etc.). I'll note those don't look much different from...
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    So is building a garage door opener into a button...

    So is building a garage door opener into a button near the sunvisor on the car a dead technology? Or has Daimler decided that's not The Right Way To Do It?
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    AG, I'd say you should give the "dating sites" a...

    AG, I'd say you should give the "dating sites" a try. I know there's a longish thread elsewhere on this forum about the pitfalls of using them. But you're in a sparsely-populated area. Finding a...
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    Congratulations, ANM! There's something to be...

    Congratulations, ANM! There's something to be said for grabbing the sure thing, especially since this job seems to meet your needs and wants. Good luck!
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    I do. Some supermarkets here have a section in...

    I do. Some supermarkets here have a section in which they put meat close to expiration date (a day or two, usually). The discount is enough that I can buy cuts we usually would not consider. And it's...
  6. Good luck!

    Good luck!
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    They were run out of town by building codes...

    They were run out of town by building codes trying to maintain a certain public image. >8)

    Of course, up here, for some months out of the year, we could use the freezer instead of the clothesline...
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    Interesting. Most of my experience is as a...

    Interesting. Most of my experience is as a consumer and with fiberglass and cellulose. We had polystyrene foam boards on the inside walls of our below-grade basement; when I learned it was not...
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    It is, but you mentioned "foam board" in your...

    It is, but you mentioned "foam board" in your original post. I've never seen isocyanate in board form though I suppose someone could spray it and then cut it into boards. I figured you meant the...
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    Welcome, Mike! Foam board (polystyrene?)...

    Welcome, Mike!

    Foam board (polystyrene?) doesn't have much of an ability to insulate. And in some locales (like mine, in the state right above yours) it doesn't meet building code, either. So you...
  11. There also is the exposure of being able to...

    There also is the exposure of being able to download versions of apps that work on your phone (or iPad; essentially the same OS and mechanism). Apps tend to update with OSes and if your device cannot...
  12. The 6 has been deprecated by Apple. The 7 will be...

    The 6 has been deprecated by Apple. The 7 will be supported longer.

    One difference is that the 6 has a plain ol' headphone jack; the 7 does not. Partly for that reason, the 7 is listed as...
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    Excellent news, anm! Fill us in once you've...

    Excellent news, anm! Fill us in once you've chosen.
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    Lucky dog... :)

    Lucky dog... :)
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    I have friends who shoot deer and elk and a few...

    I have friends who shoot deer and elk and a few who process their own, but it's mostly breaking down the carcass and making burgers/sausage out of what isn't easily made into muscle cuts. Bear is on...
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    The husband of a friend of mine wore many hats in...

    I know! Amazing that he can make am living doing this. How does he get clients?[/QUOTE]
    The husband of a friend of mine wore many hats in his life. One of them was "marriage counselor" despite his...
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    I expect he will not get the message right away....

    I expect he will not get the message right away. "Well, how long of a break? How about a couple of months from now? Three months?" If you're truly done, don't hope he just goes away. Tell him...
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    Nice-looking place! Actually, possibly weather...

    Nice-looking place! Actually, possibly weather aside, your living situation doesn't seem very different from living in the uppermost northern Minnesota woods.

    So what do you do for income? And...
  19. Do they? Or do they wait a couple of years and...

    Do they? Or do they wait a couple of years and buy a trade-in from someone who has to have it new, at 60% of the new price? Still, that's $30-35K and a big monthly payment for at least a few years.
    ...
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    I knew I had endured a change in thinking when,...

    I knew I had endured a change in thinking when, shortly after separating from my first wife (back in the early 00s), I went to a concert and was kind of followed around by a woman with electric-blue...
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    The trails I referred to in my post generally are...

    The trails I referred to in my post generally are recreational in nature. There are several "trunk lines", if you will, which are purpose-built as connectors or are converted abandoned railroad right...
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    There are many recreational trails around here...

    There are many recreational trails around here (some of which can be used as an alternative to city streets); most of them are combined pedestrian/bicycle trails. My experience is that while there...
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    The notion that one cannot retire unless one has...

    The notion that one cannot retire unless one has a million dollars in assets is right up there with the DeBeers pricing guide for diamond rings: a really marketable idea but far too general to be...
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    I'm not sure who promulgated the idea that...

    I'm not sure who promulgated the idea that monocultures were the way to go (in planting crops or boulevard trees) but almost every tree on our street, both sides, was an ash and was taken down in one...
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    Congratulations!

    Congratulations!
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