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    razz, It is part of a longer Celtic blessing,...

    razz,

    It is part of a longer Celtic blessing, which begins:
    "May there always be work for your hands to do..."

    A new home will involve some work! <wink>
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    This is exciting news. Good luck with...

    This is exciting news. Good luck with everything.

    "... May the sun always shine upon your window pane,
    May a rainbow be certain to follow every rain..."
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    Chet Baker, September Song

    Sharing.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTMQxrKj7mU
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    I am reading (and taking my sweet time with...

    I am reading (and taking my sweet time with it...) Pico Iyer's Autumn Light: Japan's Season of Fire and Farewells

    My daily bicycle rides into the forest take me to displays of fall foliage. It is...
  5. Thread: Smoked out

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    Tiam, I am watching the maps constantly....

    Tiam,

    I am watching the maps constantly.
    Sending virtual raindrops of concern to extinguish the blazes.
    Let's hope for Marine Air to scour out the smoke for everybody.

    There may be some...
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    Have you and your elderly parents considered a...

    Have you and your elderly parents considered a trust as a legal device to hold their assets and pay their bills?

    One way to prevent elder scams is to administer the trust for legitimate expenses...
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    I would have a problem with hiking if the air...

    I would have a problem with hiking if the air quality was Unhealthy of Hazardous.

    Today I went for a bicycle ride in the forest, and I got to look at some maple trees with foliage in the yellow...
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    I hope you are hired, Rob. And if you are...

    I hope you are hired, Rob.

    And if you are hired, "Give 'er Snus!", as we say up nort.
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    I agree with Teacher Terry... stay inside if you...

    I agree with Teacher Terry... stay inside if you can.

    It may be that you can run air conditioning on "recirculate", to keep filtering your indoor air.

    http://wasmoke.blogspot.com
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    I have had much good fortune during the first 70...

    I have had much good fortune during the first 70 or so years of my life. My sons and daughters and grandchildren know that I gladly give them money when they need it.

    But...

    My goals for...
  11. Thread: Hi again!

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    I'd like to rent a casita for a vacation in NM...

    I'd like to rent a casita for a vacation in NM ... some day when life is more normal.
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    Welcome, Jake. Do you harvest mushrooms? ...

    Welcome, Jake.

    Do you harvest mushrooms?

    About 3 years ago I bought spores from Ukraine to grow porcini mushrooms,,, large edible boletes, Neoboletus ludiformus. I was prepared to wait 5 years...
  13. Public employee pensions in the USA are funded...

    Public employee pensions in the USA are funded about 72%, on average. The states with the greatest underfunding issues hover around 40% funded: IL, KY, NJ, and CT.

    The Wisconsin Retirement System...
  14. The Wisconsin Department of Justice is...

    The Wisconsin Department of Justice is investigating, and there is a video record of what each officer did. I think a reasonable amount of time must be allowed for a thorough and competent...
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    Exquisite! I like to think every bit of...

    Exquisite!

    I like to think every bit of compost will make it better yet.
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    Tonight a tree frog hopped up on to a cool spot....

    Tonight a tree frog hopped up on to a cool spot.

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  17. Thanks, iris lilies and Simplemind.

    Thanks, iris lilies and Simplemind.
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    Real interest rates, as reported by the US...

    Real interest rates, as reported by the US Treasury appear to have reached an all-time low on August 6, 2020.
    Term Real Interest Rate
    5 yr -1.32%
    10 yr -1.22%
    20 yr -1.08%

    In the...
  19. Your recommendation of a supplier of tulip bulbs?

    I am looking for a new source of supply, to buy tulip bulbs online. My DW wants a bed of 50 peach-colored tulips. I would appreciate the name(s) of companies from whom you have bought tulip bulbs...
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    Oh, The water -- Van Morrison

    I'm gonna get it myself from the mountain stream.

    Nasturtium and Coleus at the base of a slate fountain. Enjoy.
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    ((Tammy)) I hope the long haul brings you...

    ((Tammy))

    I hope the long haul brings you health and wholeness.

    Sending you plump sweet juicy virtual blueberries from the high bushes!

    Be well.
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    Yesterday while I was out and about, I encountered an elderly woman who had fallen near her front door. She was unable to get up with the aid of her husband. She assured me that she was not...
  23. I am not knocking Madison, but I would think real...

    I am not knocking Madison, but I would think real estate would be a little cheaper in Ashland, located on Chequamegon Bay (short trip to Apostle Islands) in Lake Superior. I am pretty sure there...
  24. Downtown Chicago looting -- "appears to be...

    Downtown Chicago looting --

    "appears to be co-ordinated effort with minimal police presence." -- Ryan Baker, CBS Reporter, on Twitter
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    Real Interest Rates at a New Low

    On 8/4/2020 the 10-year real yield had dropped to -1.05%


    On July 23 the US Treasury auctioned 10-Year Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) with a face value of $14 billion. The real...
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