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    Keeping a list helps me, too. Other things that...

    Keeping a list helps me, too. Other things that minimize waste in our kitchen are: making fruit salad every day or two (my family will rarely take the time to wash their own fruit, but if I make...
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    Good luck! Two of the places I lived in AZ were...

    Good luck! Two of the places I lived in AZ were within walking distance of that store.
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    I love having a treadmill in the house in winter....

    I love having a treadmill in the house in winter. I still try to get out for a walk every day before and after work, but when we have subzero temps and it's dark outside most of the day, they are...
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    Welcome! I look forward to hearing more about...

    Welcome! I look forward to hearing more about simple living in Ukraine!
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    That is a fantastic result from a first year...

    That is a fantastic result from a first year garden in such a harsh climate!

    I gardened in Phoenix & Tucson and a few things that worked for me were -- a sunken bed, to collect the rain; shade...
  6. Thread: Perseids

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    It was overcast here and the sky was very bright...

    It was overcast here and the sky was very bright at 10:30PM so we couldn't see anything last night, but will check again tonight... The Perseids is my favorite meteor shower because most of the...
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    We always stock up more in winter, filling the...

    We always stock up more in winter, filling the freezer with autumn produce and getting the pantry ready for the cold, snowy, dark season. The main inconvenience for me will be going to the store...
  8. Thread: Kitchen Ideas

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    As far as pantry vs no pantry, even if planning...

    As far as pantry vs no pantry, even if planning to move in a few years, I would go with functionality. Would it make the kitchen work better for you? How did things change when you removed the...
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    Oh, we have some waterfalls, though not as high...

    Oh, we have some waterfalls, though not as high as in upstate NY, and plenty of small hills. We have abundant lakes and trees - it is very verdant and beautiful here at this time of year, and our...
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    Welcome! I have fond memories of summers on Long...

    Welcome! I have fond memories of summers on Long Island with my grandparents when I was a kid. I've been to upstate NY several times and really enjoyed hiking amongst the waterfalls and hills (I...
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    Thanks for sharing your thoughts on these apps. I would like to get into a more regular meditation habit but have not made it a priority... checking out one of these might be a good way to begin.
  12. Good information! Do you know whether the free...

    Good information! Do you know whether the free trial is long enough to do this during it?
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    Years ago, I wrote in paper journals, but...

    Years ago, I wrote in paper journals, but destroyed them when I went to college to keep them from being found and read by anyone. I am a very guarded person, and I don't talk much without thinking...
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    Welcome from a UVa grad.

    Welcome from a UVa grad.
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    I have also never posted a rant, but my wallet...

    I have also never posted a rant, but my wallet was stolen while I was hundreds of miles from home taking care of my MIL who is in denial of aging, has early cognitive decline, is a clutterbug, and is...
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    I live in Minnesota, where the mosquitoes are...

    I live in Minnesota, where the mosquitoes are truly as large as the jokes imply, but at least mosquito season is only a few months. I previously lived in Tucson, where the mosquitoes were tiny and...
  17. We have just moved MIL and her sister into a...

    We have just moved MIL and her sister into a senior apartment. They have, for at least 25 years, talked about moving into a one-level home, and they never did anything about it. All "those...
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    10 minutes of boiling is particular to kidney...

    10 minutes of boiling is particular to kidney beans. They should not be cooked in a crockpot unless boiled on the stove first. Other beans are ok to cook from dry in the crockpot.

    Bean recipes:...
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    I also dread the actual 'traveling' part of...

    I also dread the actual 'traveling' part of traveling but love to explore new places.

    My parents live 1800 miles from us and we have a trip booked to see them in late June. I'm expecting we will...
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    Welcome from another Minnesotan! (Twin Cities...

    Welcome from another Minnesotan! (Twin Cities area)
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    Friday night pizza. Other dinners this week --...

    Friday night pizza. Other dinners this week -- Indian-spiced chickpeas with spinach; tortellini soup; fish (was frozen) with rice and roasted green beans. I don't remember anything else... the days...
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    Grateful for many things. The 3 of us are still...

    Grateful for many things. The 3 of us are still healthy, teen DD has accepted the social distancing, and has even mostly stopped complaining about it now. We're a house of introverts, which helps. ...
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    I taught the people at our church to use Zoom. ...

    I taught the people at our church to use Zoom. At first there was resistance but now they're holding all their usual meetings that way.
    I've been writing letters to contacts that I think might be...
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    Lots of household items that can be used for starting seeds, such as toilet paper tubes or pots formed from newspaper around the bottom of a glass or container.
    The biggest problem I always have is...
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    I agree, collards are delicious. Lacinato kale...

    I agree, collards are delicious. Lacinato kale is far and away my favorite for salads; I don't find much difference in the varieties when cooked. I've had the best garden success with the red...
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