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  1. I have dug a raised bed for the German Red...

    I have dug a raised bed for the German Red (smaller cloves, not much to look at) which I bought at a farmers' market this past summer, and the Zemo garlic I grew in a ground-level bed. The soil is...
  2. Thread: Buckthorn

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    The book arrived in my mailbox yesterday. I ...

    The book arrived in my mailbox yesterday. I have read into the first chapter "Habitat", truly enjoying it! Thanks again for the recommendation.
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    The Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index increased in...

    The Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index increased in September by 5.3%. The index is now up 27% from September 2020. It would appear that dealers are bidding aggressively at auction for used vehicles....
  4. My dear wife had knee replacement surgery. I...

    My dear wife had knee replacement surgery. I drove her back home over Wisconsin's disgusting highways... which was a great ordeal.

    Today she feels that her new knee is fabulous, and she is...
  5. Robocall from Trump asked if I take insulin

    Today I received a robocall... the voice of Donald Trump.

    The Donald instructed me to press a certain #key if I take insulin.

    (Ain't nobody's business, if I doo!)

    At the end of the call, he...
  6. Thread: Buckthorn

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    I have ordered the book. Thank you for the...

    I have ordered the book. Thank you for the recommendation.

    12 or 13 years ago, about this time of year, we visited Bennington and Burlington. Vermont struck me as a splendidly beautiful state...
  7. Thread: Buckthorn

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    Buckthorn

    Buckthorn is an invasive shrub, which is a host to the soybean aphid. Buckthorn tends to take over the understory in the forest, denying light to native plants and poisoning the soil, so established...
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    I am in the same boat. All I know about this...

    I am in the same boat. All I know about this topic is what I read in the newspapers.

    It has been a bone of contention in Nevada whether legal sex workers should be regarded as independent...
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    There are 7 mainly rural counties in NV where...

    There are 7 mainly rural counties in NV where prostitution in licensed brothels is legal. During the COVID-19 emergency the Governor of NV closed the brothels, but they were reopened with strict...
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    Red Oak Tree

    This is a picture of the Red Oak tree I revere and protect.

    Dado Potato has a few scars. So does the tree. We carry on.

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  11. Davida/David Warrior, Head-of-State, Psalmist.

    Davida/David

    Warrior, Head-of-State, Psalmist.
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    Welcome, RedSpruce! I bake too! Pizza once...

    Welcome, RedSpruce!

    I bake too! Pizza once per week. Bread in a Pullman Pan. Sometimes cornbread in cast iron, sometimes scones.
  13. I believe Assiniboine Credit Union in Winnipeg MB...

    I believe Assiniboine Credit Union in Winnipeg MB Canada has been exemplary. "Bank on values".

    Among the innovations at ACU:
    Reconciliation with aboriginal peoples.
    Inner City Homebuyer Plan....
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    National Park Service wrapped the General Sherman...

    National Park Service wrapped the General Sherman (world's largest tree) in Sequoia National Park with aluminum blankets at the base of the trunk.
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    New York Times 9/12/21 edition had a front page...

    New York Times 9/12/21 edition had a front page investigative report on the use of antipsychotic drugs by nursing homes. Due to staffing shortages, nursing homes have a tendency to medicate...
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    Consumers' expectations of inflation are rising. ...

    Consumers' expectations of inflation are rising.

    A monthly survey of 1,300 households was launched by the New York Federal Reserve in 2013.
    The median expectations in August were:
    1 year...
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    "Down Home Blues" Centenary

    It was 100 years ago that Ethel Waters recorded "Down Home Blues" for the Black Swan Label.

    One can listen to a youtube video of the record played on a Victrola!

    Wow, the blues are with us...
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    I watched a video review of "Knob CreeK" 100...

    I watched a video review of "Knob CreeK" 100 proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. aged 9 years in a single barrel.

    I am not sure of the presenter's name... perhaps Pearson.

    When he tasted...
  19. Thread: Podcasts

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    I enjoy the general positivity of the Joy Lab...

    I enjoy the general positivity of the Joy Lab Podcast (Drs Henry Emmons and Aimee Prasek)

    I probably listen to Al Franken's podcast more often than any other. (He did a memorable interview with...
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    Wade Pfau has written several articles on Long...

    Wade Pfau has written several articles on Long Term Care, as an expensive "contingency" during retirement. The following link is a general introduction to the continuum of Long Term Care services. ...
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    At the farmers market I picked up 4 nice red...

    At the farmers market I picked up 4 nice red beets, about 3 inches in diameter. After being peeled, they diced into about 2 cups volume for Harvard Beets.
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    The Air Quality is Unhealthy in places, so I...

    The Air Quality is Unhealthy in places, so I think it makes sense to stay indoors in those areas.

    Exercise outdoors in the sunlight is uplifting, but particulate matter at an unhealthy level is...
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    Just tossing another facet into the mix, I have...

    Just tossing another facet into the mix, I have been reading Sam Sugar's Guardianships and the Elderly: The Perfect Crime

    Basically Sugar outlines equity courts and guardianship in the USA... and...
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    Thanks for your insights from your life...

    Thanks for your insights from your life experience, flowerseverywhere.

    Is your constant portfolio allocation 60% equity and 40% fixed income? I assume 65/40 was a typo.

    I totally agree that...
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    Are we talking about a QLAC -- Qualified...

    Are we talking about a QLAC -- Qualified Longevity Annuity Contract -- with an insurance company?

    A QLAC enables the owner of a qualified retirement plan, such as a 401(k) or a Traditional IRA to...
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