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  1. Thread: Man cold!

    by Geila
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    So what's the difference between a cold and a Man...

    So what's the difference between a cold and a Man cold?*

    I've found Musinex tablets to be the most effective when dealing with a cold. Dh and I just had it last week.

    *UA - you're a bit of a...
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    I did celebrate Winter Solstice last year and it...

    I did celebrate Winter Solstice last year and it was nice. And I know that I can opt out of all the hoopla, and that's what I did many years ago, and it was liberating at first. But now it just...
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    This is really interesting. And timely for me. ...

    This is really interesting. And timely for me. I don't practice very much, partly as a result of having to focus on survival most of my life. I've had a difficult time transitioning out of that...
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    How wonderful! I want to be your neighbor and...

    How wonderful! I want to be your neighbor and come to all your parties. I'd be happy to bring booze. :D
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    Haven't made the switch to cable yet. I picked...

    Haven't made the switch to cable yet. I picked up this $35 indoor antenna at Costco and it's working pretty well, we are getting lots of channels: ...
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    What size TV do you guys have? We have a 32"...

    What size TV do you guys have?

    We have a 32" that we bought about 10 years ago and at that time it was an upgrade, I think we had a 27" then. Now we are looking at 55" for under $500. That feels...
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    I would probably be okay with just Roku for...

    I would probably be okay with just Roku for Netflix, but Dh really likes watching the local news every night and 60 Minutes, as well as public television. I haven't heard of the Amazon Fire Stick -...
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    The credit union is a good idea. I love our...

    The credit union is a good idea. I love our credit union.
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    To Cable or Not-Cable - that is the question

    We had Dish many years ago, but now have our one tv hooked up to an inexpensive digital antenna that gives us about 20 channels (about 12 network, 8 public) most of the time, with variances due to...
  10. Mindfulness & Meditation - Benefits of Group Practice?

    Recently a friend suggested I join a meditation or mindfulness group and I was not keen on the idea because basically, I'm lazy. The idea of having to trek out to a meeting doesn't appeal because it...
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    I've attended some classes where mindfulness is...

    I've attended some classes where mindfulness is practiced as part of the overall class and it has never been in conflict with any secular ideas presented in the class - the classes themselves have...
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    I would say I used to learn towards the Thrifty...

    I would say I used to learn towards the Thrifty and now am working towards Mindful. The primary purpose of getting rid of stuff is for me to feel more peace and contentment. Having a lot of stuff...
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    Last night on the news: the Catholic church...

    Last night on the news: the Catholic church spent $2.3 million on a retirement home for a San Jose bishop:...
  14. Thread: Anger

    by Geila
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    ETA: But I also do want to validate my...

    ETA: But I also do want to validate my appropriate anger at my aunt's lack of consideration. Thank you, Teacher Terry! I'm pretty sure that this type of situation will happen again, so want to...
  15. Thread: Anger

    by Geila
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    Thank you to those of you who mentioned I might...

    Thank you to those of you who mentioned I might be angry with myself about my own expectations. I think that was part of it. I made the bed with fresh sheets and left everything else the way it...
  16. Thread: Anger

    by Geila
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    Anger

    I wasn't sure where to post this, but this seems as good a place as any. Today we will be having an overnight guest and so I had decided to devote some time to preparations but I have felt very...
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    The secondary problem is that both dh and I have...

    The secondary problem is that both dh and I have huge families and for many years we warmly welcomed anyone who wanted to stay here, even though it royally stressed me out and caused a ton of work,...
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    Yes, it's very rude. We live in an expensive...

    Yes, it's very rude. We live in an expensive city that is popular to visit and have had this problem for a long time. I've bellyached about it here plenty in the past. The Best Western by our...
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    Got a text last night from my aunt who will be in...

    Got a text last night from my aunt who will be in town today and needs a place to stay. Sigh. Why wait until the last minute to tell me? She's known for weeks apparently. And she's a house snob...
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    We have a 1989 Chevy S10 and a 1995 Honda Accord....

    We have a 1989 Chevy S10 and a 1995 Honda Accord. I think the Accord will be retired in the next year or two and the truck we will keep till it dies.
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    Tybee - I'm sorry, I should have offered earlier....

    Tybee - I'm sorry, I should have offered earlier. I feel bad that you had to search for it, there's so many threads over there.

    I'm glad that you guys are as surprised by this as I am. ...
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    Therapy can be a life saver for many people (it...

    Therapy can be a life saver for many people (it probably was for me), so I don't want to get on a therapy-bashing mentality. But it's a shock to realize that therapist oversight is so lax and that...
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    Yppej - that's funny! Teacher Terry - yes, her...

    Yppej - that's funny!

    Teacher Terry - yes, her therapist's approval of her seeing clients shocked me as well. There seems to be a lot of romantic transference and lack of boundaries in that...
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    I don't see why that would be the right thing to...

    I don't see why that would be the right thing to do. These are internet strangers. How does sharing the info help anyone?
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    herbgeek - I don't feel comfortable sharing that...

    herbgeek - I don't feel comfortable sharing that info; it feels too much like talking behind someone's back. But I will say that no one else seems bothered by the situation; in fact, most of the...
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