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    haha!

    haha!
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    Yeah, I'm kind of struggling with this, too. DH...

    Yeah, I'm kind of struggling with this, too. DH and DS are splurging a little on more pay-per-view movies since we've been quarantined. I bought a couple of vintage hooks on Etsy for our new...
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    OK, so I started reading this thread backwards......

    OK, so I started reading this thread backwards...

    We may be discovering a topic we haven't yet raked over the coals!
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    I agree. They tried so hard to tie up all the...

    I agree. They tried so hard to tie up all the loose ends it came off as very contrived. But Maggie Smith made sure she wasn't going to be asked to do a sequel.
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    My daughter wound up with tick paralysis when she...

    My daughter wound up with tick paralysis when she was only 3. We had been to party at a friend's house, which was surrounded by woods. The next day, she called to me, "Mom, help me get dressed." So...
  6. Thread: Atlanta, GA

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    Good to hear from you, Yossarian! It's been a...

    Good to hear from you, Yossarian! It's been a while.
  7. Thread: Flour

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    It's great for fish 'n chips.

    It's great for fish 'n chips.
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    I'm not a foodie. My first "hope chest" item I...

    I'm not a foodie. My first "hope chest" item I got was a cast iron skillet. I was the last on my block to get a microwave (and it was a gift from MIL), and I look at toasters with a skeptical eye, so...
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    'Justice will not be served until those who are...

    'Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are." Benjamin Franklin

    I know you are not as complacent about justice as you sometimes appear to be, LDAHL,...
  10. Thread: Atlanta, GA

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    Well, it is true that the "United" States are...

    Well, it is true that the "United" States are very different from place to place. I like Northerners, Southerners, Westerlies, PNWs, Midwesterlies, and Southwesterlies. But when you live in one...
  11. Thread: Atlanta, GA

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    We do a lot of market research in Atlanta because...

    We do a lot of market research in Atlanta because it's a city of transients so we get a good geographical representation of different attitudes all in one place. I like Atlanta because it is a...
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    Come on by and visit me, Terry! Or if you do...

    Come on by and visit me, Terry! Or if you do decide to travel to VT, PM me and I'll be happy to give you ideas for quaint towns and scenic drives.
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    My mini-college reunion in June was cancelled....

    My mini-college reunion in June was cancelled.
    My daughter's wedding was downsized dramatically. To be honest, neither she nor I am disappointed. Saves us a ton of money and a ton of work, and under...
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    Try this one: ...

    Try this one:

    https://nypost.com/2020/05/20/coronavirus-tidal-wave-causes-connecticut-real-estate-frenzy/?utm_source=url_sitebuttons&utm_medium=site%20buttons&utm_campaign=site%20buttons
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    In New England, real estate for second homes is...

    In New England, real estate for second homes is blowing up (maybe not blowing up, exactly) because a lot of New Yorkers are anticipating another COVID surge and don't want to be trapped in NYC again....
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    Scatterer here, too!! The first two years I...

    Scatterer here, too!!

    The first two years I was up in VT, I did great with clutter control, but I seem to be losing it a little. My office desk is a hot spot, and the central farmhouse table.
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    I haven't seen a lot of it, either, but I did see...

    I haven't seen a lot of it, either, but I did see a NYT op ed by Jonathan Foer.
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    I came from a family with four children and I had...

    I came from a family with four children and I had four children myself, so I can compare the two.

    I have a unique birth order situation because I'm technically the first born, but I'm not the...
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    Nobody's going to let anyone mess with meat. If...

    Nobody's going to let anyone mess with meat. If not being able to go to bars and churches isn't hard enough for Americans to accept, tell them that they can't or shouldn't eat meat and a civil war...
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    Amen, Tybee

    Amen, Tybee
  21. Thread: May Purge

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    Yes, Freecycle is a similar type of site. Not...

    Yes, Freecycle is a similar type of site. Not sure if you have one where you are, but I've given away a lot of stuff on it.
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    Geez.. aren't you ready for a little Agatha...

    Geez.. aren't you ready for a little Agatha Christie or Bridget Jones or a vintage MAD magazine?
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    Yup. I got me a flat of marigolds, too, for...

    Yup. I got me a flat of marigolds, too, for exactly the same reasons! Plus tomatoes, a lot of different lettuces and chard, cucumbers, and herbs: basil, lemon thyme, rosemary. Plus they had a buy...
  24. I feel bad that you suffer from past trauma when...

    I feel bad that you suffer from past trauma when wearing masks, but I would say that the vast majority of non-wearers in cases where masks are mandated are, yes, inconsiderate and selfish. Our local...
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    No slipcovers yet, but I did get the sewing...

    No slipcovers yet, but I did get the sewing machine from my DD. We're steeped in house projects. We're about 75% finished painting the exterior and we're deep in garden bed prep and planting mode.
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