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    DH was giddy this week because he took 7 gallons...

    DH was giddy this week because he took 7 gallons of primer paint from the alley where our neighbor left it. This neighbor was cleaning out his house before moving.

    $210 worth of paint that is now...
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    Pharmacists have a high level of microbiology...

    Pharmacists have a high level of microbiology training. It is weird when one of them escapes that mindset. But then, there are plenty of M.D. outliers, we hear about them all the time running fringe...
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    my city’s public health department put out a very...

    my city’s public health department put out a very carefully worded statement about park playgrounds in summertime. They did not say playgrounds are open. They made noise about playgrounds not being...
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    Speaking of textile purchases through Amazon, I...

    Speaking of textile purchases through Amazon, I just ordered my second twin size comforter. I absolutely love the one I got a few weeks ago. I get twin size because it’s good enough to lay over a bed...
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    The Miss Read books are classic cosy village...

    The Miss Read books are classic cosy village books, around for decades. I have not read one myself.

    I do like village/neighborhood books set in England, but those with irony attract me. ...
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    yes, and thanks.

    yes, and thanks.
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    Hmm, this means another thing to sit on the...

    Hmm, this means another thing to sit on the counter of my tiny beverage center. Not sure about that.
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    I do look at where it’s being shipped from And...

    I do look at where it’s being shipped from And avoid those Chinese vendors.I’m resigned to most of the crap I buy being made in China, but I don’t want to buy from Chinese vendors. Once in a while...
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    I don’t know why we dont snowdrops around here....

    I don’t know why we dont snowdrops around here. Our early flowers are crocus.
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    so a major question is can we, as old retired...

    so a major question is can we, as old retired folks, wait probably two more minutes for the water to boil or get near boiling?


    But here’s something just occurred to me – does the unit keep the...
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    Haha kettles. Not kennels.

    Haha kettles. Not kennels.
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    I’m resurrecting this old thread because I’m...

    I’m resurrecting this old thread because I’m considering buying an electric kettle. It’ll be a while before I buy it, but I need something for our beverage center that will make coffee. We drink...
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    early on in the pandemic, Senator Rand Paul...

    early on in the pandemic, Senator Rand Paul recovered from Coronavirus in his family homeís basement while keeping away from the rest of his family members. If they all or any came down with it, I...
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    It is pretty likely I will spend multi thousands...

    It is pretty likely I will spend multi thousands on a stove. But I DID consider buying a Magic
    Chef stove simply for the name. I live next door to the Magic Chef mansion, the house that was built...
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    I have been such a Carrie Consumer in the past...

    I have been such a Carrie Consumer in the past week. My main task has been identifying a stove for this condo.

    Normally I hate shopping for appliances, I may spend 10 minutes thinking about them,...
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    oh the high school sports news is BIG in Hermann!...

    oh the high school sports news is BIG in Hermann! The girl’s volleyball team is always tops in the state, and my across-the-street neighbor kids play on the team, as did their mom. That tradition is...
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    The bits of eBay selling I have done recently...

    The bits of eBay selling I have done recently needs packaging. I go outside to our alley communal dumpster and pull packaging materials from the recycle bin. It is very handy.

    This reminds me that...
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    The demise of big city newspapers is one of the...

    The demise of big city newspapers is one of the astonishing things of the past 20 years. Two of my relatives were trained in journalism and worked on big city paper staffs for a while.

    What...
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    Like everyone else, we took no trips this year so...

    Like everyone else, we took no trips this year so we’re certainly saving on travel. But there sure are a lot of Amazon boxes finding their way to my address… Just the packaging alone horrifies me.
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    DH gets the newspaper each morning and an online...

    DH gets the newspaper each morning and an online subscription comes with that. The city newspaper is useful for local events. I donít read it though. DH will point out things that directly affect our...
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    Cute baby tog, nice spice rack. Great winter...

    Cute baby tog, nice spice rack. Great winter accomplishments, all.
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    Pieces of a Woman. This is a theatrical...

    Pieces of a Woman.

    This is a theatrical release, so my mention probably should go on our film review board, but I saw it streaming on Netflix so it gets fuzzy in my mind whether it’s television...
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    Oh haha, yes! Makes me glad not to have a...

    Oh haha, yes! Makes me glad not to have a teenager!

    No spoilers! It was a good little piece of fluff.

    I need to add: the length these parents go to to protect their darling little daughter,...
  24. Thread: Sheets

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    I probably wonít have an answer for you for a...

    I probably wonít have an answer for you for a year. I plan to drape it on my day bed in my condo. But yeah I wonder if it will be wrinkly beyond use or if it will just be normal wrinkled which I will...
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    I don’t know how to respond to the question of...

    I don’t know how to respond to the question of why sheets are so expensive. I’m not sure that they are necessarily. It depends.


    I read somewhere that thread count doesn’t define quality. That is...
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