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    I am in the same boat. All I know about this...

    I am in the same boat. All I know about this topic is what I read in the newspapers.

    It has been a bone of contention in Nevada whether legal sex workers should be regarded as independent...
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    There are 7 mainly rural counties in NV where...

    There are 7 mainly rural counties in NV where prostitution in licensed brothels is legal. During the COVID-19 emergency the Governor of NV closed the brothels, but they were reopened with strict...
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    Red Oak Tree

    This is a picture of the Red Oak tree I revere and protect.

    Dado Potato has a few scars. So does the tree. We carry on.

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  4. Davida/David Warrior, Head-of-State, Psalmist.

    Davida/David

    Warrior, Head-of-State, Psalmist.
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    Welcome, RedSpruce! I bake too! Pizza once...

    Welcome, RedSpruce!

    I bake too! Pizza once per week. Bread in a Pullman Pan. Sometimes cornbread in cast iron, sometimes scones.
  6. I believe Assiniboine Credit Union in Winnipeg MB...

    I believe Assiniboine Credit Union in Winnipeg MB Canada has been exemplary. "Bank on values".

    Among the innovations at ACU:
    Reconciliation with aboriginal peoples.
    Inner City Homebuyer Plan....
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    National Park Service wrapped the General Sherman...

    National Park Service wrapped the General Sherman (world's largest tree) in Sequoia National Park with aluminum blankets at the base of the trunk.
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    New York Times 9/12/21 edition had a front page...

    New York Times 9/12/21 edition had a front page investigative report on the use of antipsychotic drugs by nursing homes. Due to staffing shortages, nursing homes have a tendency to medicate...
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    Consumers' expectations of inflation are rising. ...

    Consumers' expectations of inflation are rising.

    A monthly survey of 1,300 households was launched by the New York Federal Reserve in 2013.
    The median expectations in August were:
    1 year...
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    "Down Home Blues" Centenary

    It was 100 years ago that Ethel Waters recorded "Down Home Blues" for the Black Swan Label.

    One can listen to a youtube video of the record played on a Victrola!

    Wow, the blues are with us...
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    I watched a video review of "Knob CreeK" 100...

    I watched a video review of "Knob CreeK" 100 proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. aged 9 years in a single barrel.

    I am not sure of the presenter's name... perhaps Pearson.

    When he tasted...
  12. Thread: Podcasts

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    I enjoy the general positivity of the Joy Lab...

    I enjoy the general positivity of the Joy Lab Podcast (Drs Henry Emmons and Aimee Prasek)

    I probably listen to Al Franken's podcast more often than any other. (He did a memorable interview with...
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    Wade Pfau has written several articles on Long...

    Wade Pfau has written several articles on Long Term Care, as an expensive "contingency" during retirement. The following link is a general introduction to the continuum of Long Term Care services. ...
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    At the farmers market I picked up 4 nice red...

    At the farmers market I picked up 4 nice red beets, about 3 inches in diameter. After being peeled, they diced into about 2 cups volume for Harvard Beets.
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    The Air Quality is Unhealthy in places, so I...

    The Air Quality is Unhealthy in places, so I think it makes sense to stay indoors in those areas.

    Exercise outdoors in the sunlight is uplifting, but particulate matter at an unhealthy level is...
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    Just tossing another facet into the mix, I have...

    Just tossing another facet into the mix, I have been reading Sam Sugar's Guardianships and the Elderly: The Perfect Crime

    Basically Sugar outlines equity courts and guardianship in the USA... and...
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    Thanks for your insights from your life...

    Thanks for your insights from your life experience, flowerseverywhere.

    Is your constant portfolio allocation 60% equity and 40% fixed income? I assume 65/40 was a typo.

    I totally agree that...
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    Are we talking about a QLAC -- Qualified...

    Are we talking about a QLAC -- Qualified Longevity Annuity Contract -- with an insurance company?

    A QLAC enables the owner of a qualified retirement plan, such as a 401(k) or a Traditional IRA to...
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    Wade Pfau has written (and made videos) on...

    Wade Pfau has written (and made videos) on retirement income planning. Pfau acknowledges that individual circumstances vary greatly, so there is no "one size that fits all". Pfau shines a...
  20. My crop is Zemo variety. I also have had...

    My crop is Zemo variety. I also have had excellent results in the past with Music variety in my northern garden.
  21. Hard Neck Garlic - "We want to be alone."

    I harvested about 15 bulbs of garlic for the kitchen, after setting aside the 7 biggest bulbs for planting on Columbus Day.
    I attach a picture of the garlic waiting to be used in the kitchen. They...
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    Fire and Smoke Map of the USA and Canada gives a...

    Fire and Smoke Map of the USA and Canada gives a view of the smoke plumes as well as the air quality at ground level. The data is updated every 15 minutes. Color-coded dots on the map indicate...
  23. Thread: sadness

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    Yes, it is sad to be hit with a string of...

    Yes, it is sad to be hit with a string of misfortunes like those.

    Sending supportive vibes.

    My old dad used to quote Coach Vince Lombardi, It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether...
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    The NY Times report stated that "older adults may...

    The NY Times report stated that "older adults may need boosters".

    On July 30, Israel began to administer booster shots to residents older than 60, who received Pfizer vaccine at least 5 months...
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    In the USA, I don't foresee a lockdown either. ...

    In the USA, I don't foresee a lockdown either. But I note that in Australia the Delta variant prompted Sydney and Brisbane to impose a stay-at-home lockdown until August 28, with the possibility of...
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