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    DH uses Dr. Bonner's peppermint soap. We dilute...

    DH uses Dr. Bonner's peppermint soap. We dilute it a lot, so only use a little, but of course we do run out now and then. I had it on the shopping list for a few weeks but had an occasion to go into...
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    I have been on the hunt for something to store...

    I have been on the hunt for something to store tapers. They’re in a brass basket now, but it gets dusty and I want to sell the basket, as I have hardly anything brass anymore. I’d finally decided the...
  3. Thread: February Purge

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    Four plastic rulers, 1 photograph, 2 small...

    Four plastic rulers, 1 photograph, 2 small puzzles, 1 card outta here! There's more, but I can't remember it...
    a notebook for one thing. I am finally organizing all my magazine clippings!
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    Rosa, funny. DH was just in a brooks a few days...

    Rosa, funny. DH was just in a brooks a few days ago, he had a meeting out of state and forgot his tie.

    The sales people all wanted to sell suits or whatever to other people, and ignored him. DH...
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    There are 3 locations in N.H. that do this. You...

    There are 3 locations in N.H. that do this. You have to have 100 voters or less. Or,it may be a population; that’s 100 or less.

    also, Lyndon Johnson called Nixon a “chronic campaigner.”
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    Yesterday was bad. Today? We’re not answering the...

    Yesterday was bad. Today? We’re not answering the phone. Amazing how popular we are today!
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    I have a manuscript I've promised to deliver the...

    I have a manuscript I've promised to deliver the beginning of this week. That said? We had various emergencies and whatnot over the weekend, so it didn't get done. I had to do it or at least get it...
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    I do both. We have 2 containers of tape. The...

    I do both. We have 2 containers of tape. The packing tape and scotch tape live upstairs. The painter's tape, duct tape, etc. live downstairs.

    We have main supplies of things in one place and then...
  9. Thread: February Purge

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    We are packing up things for the first flea...

    We are packing up things for the first flea market in April. DH agreed with me, we have too many hammers & tape measures, amongst other things. Normally, this is his baliwick and I keep my nose outta...
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    We have a lot of manganese in our water. Stains...

    We have a lot of manganese in our water. Stains and builds up too.

    I'm not anal, I just don't like scrubbing!
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    I try and use no chemical cleaning solutions,...

    I try and use no chemical cleaning solutions, when I can. One of these is a chamois cloth, which I use to wipe off the steam in the bathroom after a shower. It occurred to me this morning that I...
  12. Thread: February Purge

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    Thank you for reminding me! Had been down to 2...

    Thank you for reminding me!

    Had been down to 2 pairs of jeans for some time. One of them got too ripped and was tossed last week. I do need more than 1 pair. I use leggings and yoga pants in good...
  13. Thread: February Purge

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    I have been working on pulling all of the...

    I have been working on pulling all of the paperwork together. This is data for websites, cleaning plans,articles, parts of a novel. And 100s of clippings. I started this last week. It will take me a...
  14. Thread: Paper ballots

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    We use paper ballots here.

    We use paper ballots here.
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    Hm. I have a waterless cooker, a predecessor of...

    Hm. I have a waterless cooker, a predecessor of the pressure cooker. I also have a pressure cooker. Got rid of the crockpot when we got the new stove as it has a functioning simmer burner.

    I use...
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    Mattress topper to go to BIL, ready except not...

    Mattress topper to go to BIL, ready except not yet addressed. Paperwork ready to go to SIL, also not yet addressed. Redo to farm, ready to go in the mail. Figured the storage rent today for last...
  17. Thread: Next Steps

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    Ya, this was not cheap! Cost what our porch...

    Ya, this was not cheap! Cost what our porch addition/back roof did. We paid for it with an equity loan, and are paying the loan off as fast as we can!
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    For whatever it’s worth, I mostly walk around...

    For whatever it’s worth, I mostly walk around these days barefoot. Also, my arm and back don’t hurt, and that’s worth quite a bit to me!
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    We had one in FL, many years ago. Apparently,...

    We had one in FL, many years ago. Apparently, they are much improved!
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    Cathering, I PMed you. Tybee, it's a heat pump....

    Cathering, I PMed you. Tybee, it's a heat pump. It extracts heat from the outside air, up to when it's -10 outside. Miraculous as it seems? It works!

    Here's a link to an explanation:...
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    UPDATE: DH is doing much better, no walker, no...

    UPDATE: DH is doing much better, no walker, no bed downstairs,etc. he still uses a cane, and probably will for a while yet. But for those of you who are interested, with a very small sample of data...
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    We both have too much and bad habits. We’re...

    We both have too much and bad habits. We’re working on it!
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    We started out as roommates, not involved...

    We started out as roommates, not involved otherwise. So we split the chores and the money. These days he makes most of the money, I do most of the cooking and the cleaning gets done, more often by...
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    We found a good place to donate the old auto...

    We found a good place to donate the old auto repair manuals. Hurrah!

    Started today the process of pulling together all the paper organization bits. Daunting, this goes back years...
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    Hm. I’m a person whose life, until recently was...

    Hm. I’m a person whose life, until recently was all about the abuse I’d had as a kid and the PTSD that came with it. Hoarding was a defense mechanism. For me, living simply fits my ethics and present...
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