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  1. Thread: Yelp

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    --I know what you mean...in my experience the...

    --I know what you mean...in my experience the more pure "service" providers like restaurants or motels can be subject to whatever
    idiosyncracies or violent mood swings are associated with the...
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    Well the name Glenn Yarbrough...

    Well the name Glenn Yarbrough automatically comes to mind.

    Born in Wisconsin rather than Canada.

    But he was chubby, bearded most of the time. contemporary of Ives,
    usual succession of wives....
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    I always remember Bill Murray's speech from the...

    I always remember Bill Murray's speech from the movie "Stripes", talking about how we Americans
    are "Mutts'. His character said : "We're AMERICANS; our ancestors were kicked out of
    every decent...
  4. Thread: Drum Circles

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    Drum Circles

    Just wanted to say a few words about Drum Circles.
    I have been involved in Drum Circles for about 10 years now,
    and found them quite rewarding.

    I live in an an area with two Indian reservations,...
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    It may sound trite and obvious but I like sitting...

    It may sound trite and obvious but I like sitting in my hot tub in the winter.
    When I put my house in order and retired, I allowed myself a final indulgence
    of a hot tub, and covered its back porch...
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    Dutch Tulip Bulbs from America

    For those of you paying the full retail price for tulip bulbs...

    I happen to live in an area in Washington State called the Skagit Valley.
    We are crisscrossed with dikes and blessed with...
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    Guthrie loves to relate how Goodman first played...

    Guthrie loves to relate how Goodman first played City of New Orleans for him. and it
    is even repeated in Wikipedia:

    "While at the Quiet Knight bar in Chicago, Goodman saw Arlo Guthrie, and asked...
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    Well, I loved "Whisky Galore" from Britain. Movie...

    Well, I loved "Whisky Galore" from Britain. Movie came out in 2016, but I don't go to theaters,
    spending buckets of money to sit in a concrete bunker like we have for theaters around here
    does not...
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    I have never been able to find the right spices...

    I have never been able to find the right spices to put in ground pork,
    (or any ground meat for that matter) to produce decent sausage;
    all my attempts were dismal failures.

    Dunno if anyone could...
  10. Thread: ANTS ARGH

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    You all probably have heard of this, but if you...

    You all probably have heard of this, but if you mix yeast with some sugary goo (honey or molasses or sugar syrup) and leave
    small containers out, (or leave it near a visible anthill) the ants will...
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    Retired 6 years ago. Stopped cutting my hair 2...

    Retired 6 years ago. Stopped cutting my hair 2 years before that, I had my pension
    locked in so they couldn't fire me for not looking Corporate enough.

    Pay zero dollars a year, and tie my hair in...
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    Very nice. Thanks for helping to put things in...

    Very nice. Thanks for helping to put things in perspective!
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    I use salt substitute - potassium chloride. I get...

    I use salt substitute - potassium chloride. I get plenty of sodium chloride table salt hidden in any processed or restaurant foods that I eat,
    and my point of view is that folks usually don't get...
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    I got a kick out of that! I live in the...

    I got a kick out of that! I live in the Sedro-Woolley area myself,
    and the natural beauty and slow pace of life around here never cease to amaze and delight me.

    Of course it drizzles rain for 8...
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    I like to make Mizutake, which is a traditional...

    I like to make Mizutake, which is a traditional Japanese Winter dish.
    The Japanese sit around the pot in one group and dip stuff out,
    but we just dip it out as we want a bowlful.
    You use bamboo...
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