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    If Sears Holdings terminates the pension plans...

    If Sears Holdings terminates the pension plans (and that remains to be seen), then the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation would cover the vast majority of the benefits earned by the roughly 90,000...
  2. Elizabeth Warren's "DNA Test" does not prove...

    Elizabeth Warren's "DNA Test" does not prove anything, except maybe that she is under attack, and she needs to defend herself.

    Regardless of her merits as a politician, I gather that in 1986 she...
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    Sears did in fact file for Chapter 11 this...

    Sears did in fact file for Chapter 11 this morning. I see that among the major creditors is the Pension Benefit Guarantee Corp, "Amount of Liability Unknown"... so the retirees' fate with Sears (US)...
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    Sears Bankruptcy?

    I see the rumor that Sears (US) will file for bankruptcy tonight... to keep the stores open for one more Christmas holiday season.

    Sears Canada ceased operations in January 2018. It was rough on...
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    I make stuffed zucchini and gladly put the seeds...

    I make stuffed zucchini and gladly put the seeds and stringy stuff in the compost.
  6. Thread: Borscht

    by dado potato
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    Rogar, Lovely borscht! Smachnoho. The...

    Rogar,

    Lovely borscht! Smachnoho.


    The linked recipe seems incredibly fast to me. I like to take all day with borscht.
  7. Last Harvest from the Garden, Sprouting Time

    Today I harvested the last from the backyard garden, after two-or-three frost nights: kale. Good old kale.

    My tradition is to begin now to grow sprouts. My favorite sprouts are daikon radish,...
  8. MMMMmmm! Powell River. Wishing you beaucoup...

    MMMMmmm! Powell River.

    Wishing you beaucoup de wild flowers and some sunny days!
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    I get gently used lounge pants at Goodwill or St...

    I get gently used lounge pants at Goodwill or St Vincent de Paul. I sometimes wear mine outdoors in the front yard, so I appreciate the draw-string... less "plumber's crack" to amuse and inspire the...
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    Meanwhile in the perceived death threats...

    Meanwhile in the perceived death threats department,

    In Rosemount, a suburb of Minneapolis, an unidentified woman posted a tweet on October 6: So whose gonna take one for the team and kill...
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    As is my tradition I planted garlic. Zemo and...

    As is my tradition I planted garlic. Zemo and Killarney Red varieties this year.
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    I (and others, no doubt) will miss ya. Fare...

    I (and others, no doubt) will miss ya.

    Fare thee well.
  13. 17th Anniversary of US war in Afghanistan

    It has been 17 years since the United States committed forces, making it the longest war in US history. Financially this war has cost the USA about $1 trillion -- but who is counting? At $1...
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    James R. Patrick, 53, of Winter Haven FL, has...

    James R. Patrick, 53, of Winter Haven FL, has been taken into custody after making Facebook posts threatening to shoot members of Congress and their families.

    Specifically, on Sept 27 it is...
  15. Thread: Small goal

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    Yard-work, moving brush to the curb where the...

    Yard-work, moving brush to the curb where the city will come and chip it, putting things away for the winter. Columbus day I will plant garlic (Zemo and Killarney Red varieties). We are getting...
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    The Ever-Hungry Chickadees

    In my backyard I have a sturdy feeder filled with sunflower seeds. Once in a while it gets empty. OMG! Time to fill the feeder again. The chickadees seem to know me as the man with the stepladder...
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    The Nude: A Study in Ideal Form by Kenneth Clark....

    The Nude: A Study in Ideal Form by Kenneth Clark. This book evolved from a 1953 series of lectures by this Oxford University professor.

    There is more to the Nude than meets the eye! ...458 pages...
  18. I get Chapter 6: The American Dream - On a...

    I get Chapter 6: The American Dream - On a Shoestring. "Frugality is enjoying the virtue of getting good value for every minute of your life energy and from everything you have the use of."

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    It is a compelling topic, and I take everybody's...

    It is a compelling topic, and I take everybody's story with serious attention. Still, there is a humorous aspect to the Rowan and Martin Laugh In comedy sketches performed by Arne Johnson and Ruth...
  20. Thread: Borscht

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    I understand that traditional Ukrainian homes had...

    I understand that traditional Ukrainian homes had wood-burning brick ovens. And the original method of borscht preparation was slow cooking in a covered clay pot. There could be a great variety in...
  21. Before and After the first frost - What Do You Do?

    We have had our first frost in the Northern Highland of Wisconsin. One hears geese on the wing.

    Outdoor potted coleus, Italian parsley, and rosemary have been brought in to the sun porch for the...
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    I had a hunch your CU would accommodate you.

    I had a hunch your CU would accommodate you.
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    Mayo Clinic Documentary by Ken Burns

    PBS program... Lauds the benefits of group practice … "A medical democracy".

    The documentary explains Doctors Will Mayo and sons, Mother Alfred and Sister Joseph, etc.

    It is a proud history of...
  24. Thread: Borscht

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    Borscht

    This borscht was made during 7 hours in an electric slow cooker.

    For lack of cabbage, I quartered 7-8 brussels sprouts. It really schmecked with sour cream and caraway rye bread.

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    I am glad that I took up baking. In my...

    I am glad that I took up baking.

    In my experience, the first try with a recipe and equipment involved a mistake or two. If being tutored by a mentor maybe not … but I was self-taught.

    My...
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