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  1. Thread: Ageing & Identity

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    Had this same dream about 5 years ago and then...

    Had this same dream about 5 years ago and then found from a number of increasingly discouraged regular campers about needing to book a site 3 months ahead, the increased cost of each site nowadays,...
  2. Thread: Ageing & Identity

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    Neat set-up, Bae, for camping but what do you do...

    Neat set-up, Bae, for camping but what do you do when the tree support is unavailable or in your neck of the woods, so to speak, that does not happen?
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    So sorry that you are going through this.

    So sorry that you are going through this.
  4. Thread: Ageing & Identity

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    I can understand the feeling of freedom when...

    I can understand the feeling of freedom when camping with a tent. I did it for years when leading Girl Guides as well. I finally decided that I had had enough scrambling around - when getting out...
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    I agree. I did think about fostering at one...

    I agree. I did think about fostering at one point but knew I couldn't cope with letting go. A whole class of young ones starting out must be hard to let go.

    Even with my own kids, I started...
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    You are very wise, Catherine. I have to...

    You are very wise, Catherine.

    I have to confess that I simply delete ageist jokes about 'seniors'. They really are ageist stereotypes of the extremes. I find them annoying and then take note...
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    Fighting stereotypes of ageing

    This CBC https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/ageism-study-university-of-alberta-donna-wilson-1.5138896 article covers the public approach to ageism and how poorly researched our assumptions are....
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    You are so right!

    You are so right!
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    Sometimes the spray is actually non-toxic in the...

    Sometimes the spray is actually non-toxic in the public's eyes but the municipality has to post that the spray has been applied as a legal warning. I know in our area, iron or FeHEDTA is the least...
  10. Thread: Babies!!!

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    When I saw your name leading the title of the...

    When I saw your name leading the title of the thread, 'babies', I simply had to check. :D Spring with all its fresh life and bloom is wonderful.
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    Must agree with this. I look at what is sent and...

    Must agree with this. I look at what is sent and cannot believe what autocorrect had substituted when I don't use the US spelling or if I had hesitated a little about the spelling. The recipients...
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    Have you defrosted your freezer yet?

    I am trying to get all my annual jobs done which includes defrosting the freezer before I start preserving stuff in 2019. I also take inventory of what I need, what worked, what didn't etc.

    I...
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    New research on Tramadol. It is as bad as any...

    New research on Tramadol. It is as bad as any other opioid.
    https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/opioids-tramadol-1.5134762
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    I struggle to understand the individualism...

    I struggle to understand the individualism mindset and protection of the 'common'. They seem to be in conflict. If I remember correctly some societies shared a common field to grow their food and...
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    Fun to watch especially when one speeds it up...

    Fun to watch especially when one speeds it up even further.
  16. Thread: Sprouting seeds

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    This is where I got my order and they were prompt...

    This is where I got my order and they were prompt in delivery. http://sprouting.com You would possibly notice an advantage with the exchange rate at the high end lately.
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    Love waterfalls and all the flora and fauna that...

    Love waterfalls and all the flora and fauna that love the moisture.

    I have had a desire to explore at least some of the waterfalls around Hamilton Ontario as part of the Niagara Escarpment and...
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    At one point I would have said that a second hand...

    At one point I would have said that a second hand market was possible but not too easily now. The quality of so much has deteriorated so badly with built-in obsolescence and cheap plastic parts that...
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    Sounds like a really good option. Let us know...

    Sounds like a really good option. Let us know how it works out when you do the tour.
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    Loved the micro house video! ZG, would a...

    Loved the micro house video! ZG, would a co-housing for craft work space for you? That way, your room would be for sleeping mostly.
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    Friends were recently discussing that few meet in...

    Friends were recently discussing that few meet in their homes as we do anymore. There are coffee clubs who meet for brunch or just a beverage at a Tim Hortons Donuts or McDonalds or other spot at...
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    Funny problem using the chain link. Try again...

    Funny problem using the chain link. Try again with this https://www.cnn.com/style/article/france-notre-dame-green-scli-intl/index.html
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    Roller coasters - do you ride them?

    When Canada's Wonderland advertised its newest coaster experience, I shook my head - not for me. When I was 16 and attended the Exhibition in Toronto, I had a really bad experience and never rode...
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    Notre Dame renovation

    Rather than add to the thread about the Notre Dame burning, it seemed better to start a new one about the proposals to restore and renovate the cathedral as I am sure that there will be a number of...
  25. Thread: Garage sales

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    Years ago we had one garage sale as part of a...

    Years ago we had one garage sale as part of a neighbourhood sale and it was hilarious.

    A friend came by to help and he found a truly awful gift we had received in one of those surprise white...
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