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    @Steve, and any other good people in old boots...

    @Steve, and any other good people in old boots (and vice versa!):

    I wear an old pair of Prospector Gore-Tex boots, which were made in Canada. This year rather than mink oil, I plan on treating...
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    Here we are on the 54th page of discussion! ...

    Here we are on the 54th page of discussion! Impeachment is quite a lively topic.

    The New York Times 11/17/2019 reported that Rachel Maddow (MSNBC) and Sean Hannity (FOX) anchor cable news from...
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    Agreed, LDAHL. There are 3 downs (rather than...

    Agreed, LDAHL.

    There are 3 downs (rather than 4 in the US rules) to advance the ball 10 yards, so the possession of the ball changes frequently unless the offense is gaining rapidly.

    There are...
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    Canadian Football rules. The players,...

    Canadian Football rules.

    The players, coaches, and spectators can legally smoke marijuana after the game. (Not to say that they all do!)
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    Exciting Football - CFL - Grey Cup

    The 107th Grey Cup football game will be played on November 24, between the undefeated Hamilton Tiger Cats and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. ESPN2 will distribute the signal for US viewers. Entre Amis...
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    Location, location, location. Residential real...

    Location, location, location.

    Residential real estate is dropping in some elite spots... one theory is Chinese buying has been in decline. I think a location with declining property values would...
  7. Thread: Your Star

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    Quelle etoile est-ce? What star is this, with...

    Quelle etoile est-ce?

    What star is this, with beams so bright,
    More lovely than the noonday light?

    Soon I expect to be hearing that Christmas carol.

    Etched glass was used by Jamie Covino in...
  8. Thread: Your Star

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    While we are at it, there is a beer named after a...

    While we are at it, there is a beer named after a star, Stella Artois, brewed since 1366.

    And in the summer months I have blooming perennial Purple Blazing Star in my back garden. YouTube has a...
  9. Thread: Your Star

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    Your Star

    This frosty time of the year the moon and stars seem brighter to my eye.

    I am starting this thread to inquire about your star (or stars).

    Is there a certain star that has particular meaning or...
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    I received a lot of the same advice about money...

    I received a lot of the same advice about money from my parents.

    One piece of advice I heard a lot was the Early American:
    For age and want, save while ye may,
    No morning sun lasts a whole day.
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    Cosmic Crisp Apple Excitement

    A new variety of apple will be available in stores December 1. "Cosmic Crisp" was developed by plant breeders at Washington State University over a 20-year period beginning in 1997.

    "Move over,...
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    This thread stirred up the old croc's love of old...

    This thread stirred up the old croc's love of old planes.

    CF-BHS, a Norseman bush plane, "the scarlet woman", owned by Lambair, based in The Pas, Manitoba, Canada. She is now permanently bolted...
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    I agree with Teacher Terry's earlier comment, to...

    I agree with Teacher Terry's earlier comment, to the effect that the user should be the chooser. Dutiful family members may help persuade the user that it could come in handy, but it has to be...
  14. Hunger (Intermittent Fasting) & Longevity

    David Sinclair adheres to an epigenetic theory of aging, and that theory seems plausible to me.

    I watched a youtube of David Sinclair in which he talked about intermittent fasting, among other...
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    Tonight's repast was a frozen Bellatoria pizza...

    Tonight's repast was a frozen Bellatoria pizza (sweet Italian sausage),
    piled high with a 5:1 mixture of chard (the last picking from the garden) to Okinawa Spinach (from the sunporch).

    I added...
  16. I stand corrected. Thank you, Toomuchstuff.

    I stand corrected. Thank you, Toomuchstuff.
  17. Thread: Shingles

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    Recently an acquaintance drove here, pulling a...

    Recently an acquaintance drove here, pulling a camper trailer. He was suffering from shingles... blinding headaches and muscle pains. I would say he was heavily medicated, but he had doubts about...
  18. Correct me if I am wrong, but I understand that...

    Correct me if I am wrong, but I understand that those residents who are felons will not be able to vote. By one estimate, that would be 62% of the adult males in that Zip Code.

    "Very Blue"? I...
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    The opinion piece in the blog written by Michael...

    The opinion piece in the blog written by Michael Snyder included a prediction that if Trump were removed from office by a Senate vote, then "there would be widespread civil unrest in the streets." ...
  20. Out of curiousity, I did a bing search on...

    Out of curiousity, I did a bing search on "Infamous Zip Code"...

    53206 came up. That Zip Code is an area of Milwaukee on the west side of I-43 surrounding the Union Cemetery. Some have called it...
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    Love people, and use things

    (...Not the other way around...)


    Joshua Fields Milburn and Ryan Nicodemus, "The Minimalists"
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    The "Father of Wisconsin" was Charles Michel de...

    The "Father of Wisconsin" was Charles Michel de Langlade (b. 1729). He led armed Indigenous People against revolutionaries during the American Revolution. His base was a trading post now known as...
  23. January 2020 Social Security increment 1.6%

    Approximately 67 million Americans who are receiving Social Security benefits will receive an increase of 1.6% next year.

    As my Old Dad would say, "It's better than nothing."
  24. With mung bean sprouts I use a large bowl full of...

    With mung bean sprouts I use a large bowl full of cool water. I find that the hulls tend to float, and the floating hulls tend to adhere to each other. So in a large round bowl I start the water in...
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    The PBS clip was interesting. So the UAW has...

    The PBS clip was interesting. So the UAW has 46,000 members at GM, but in 1978 the headcount was 10x that? Sounds like 40+ years of decline.

    From Detroit Free Press articles I gather that...
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