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  1. Thread: Walden

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    I was reading the wikipedia entries on George...

    I was reading the wikipedia entries on George Sand yesterday. This comes from a 10 hr night shift at work with long breaks between tickets. Anyway, kib's comment about looking down on Thoreau...
  2. Thread: Walden

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    Don't you think 'Mommy' was the one who cared if...

    Don't you think 'Mommy' was the one who cared if his clothes were clean? More than he did? And, since he was doing the family work supporting them, perhaps it was her way of paying him back a bit....
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    I read that part of why he was considered a...

    I read that part of why he was considered a slacker at the time was that his family made its money by some invention in how to make graphite pencils that could have been easily duplicated and was...
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    Throwing out a couple of decluttering ideas...

    Throwing out a couple of decluttering ideas (based on my over 10 years of fighting this...): focus. Well, that is really one idea. I seem to do best when I set a parameter around what I'm...
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    Pick up a used cell phone from a friend. Or, if...

    Pick up a used cell phone from a friend. Or, if you use ATT, Consumer Cellular or ATT Go phones have a couple of inexpensive-ish smartphones. Consumer Cellular will work on ATT for phone and 2G...
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    I love the blood orange sherbert that they have...

    I love the blood orange sherbert that they have at a buffet that I frequent.
  7. Thread: Honduras

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    Now you are seeing why my co-workers' eyes glaze...

    Now you are seeing why my co-workers' eyes glaze over when I say 'back when I was in Honduras...'

    Another area that might be fun to explore is La Esperanza. Take the new highway to Siguatepeque...
  8. Thread: Honduras

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    I'm glad I have had a positive influence on...

    I'm glad I have had a positive influence on folks' impression of Honduras. It is a beautiful country with wonderful people who went out of their way (mostly) to be helpful.

    When you see...
  9. Thread: Honduras

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    Ok, more: Take a non-smart phone that takes a...

    Ok, more:

    Take a non-smart phone that takes a regular size sim card with you can buy a sim card at the mall across from the IC along with 'saldo' with is minutes. Tigo is the main cell phone...
  10. Thread: Honduras

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    Where are you staying? Intercontinental? ...

    Where are you staying? Intercontinental? Marriot? The area in Teguc around the Mall and those hotels (which includes the Presidential house) is fairly safe. I never had an issue takng local taxis...
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    I can make a few itty bitty guesses on a couple...

    I can make a few itty bitty guesses on a couple of the names he might have gone by..
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    Packy: Dan Blocker? Just shooting from the hip...

    Packy: Dan Blocker? Just shooting from the hip as he seems to be the most easily dismissed character on the show.

    Edited: Ok, according to Widipedia it is Parnell Roberts. I kinda forget he...
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    Remind me of this come this next summer when it...

    Remind me of this come this next summer when it hits 110-118* here in Phoenix. The saying here is 'at least you don't have to shovel sunshine'.
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    Gary, Let me know anytime you are south of Las...

    Gary, Let me know anytime you are south of Las Vegas and I'll scurry over to meet with you. I was going to try to make the Q this year, but didn't. There was a bloggers get-together that I wanted...
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    Here is the camper van/rv that I want. Small,...

    Here is the camper van/rv that I want. Small, simple.

    http://www.winnebagoind.com/products/class-b/2015/travato/floorplans

    Oh, and expensive...
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    dado potato, that's it. :)

    dado potato, that's it. :)
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    I met Jonathon and his wife once at a Midwest...

    I met Jonathon and his wife once at a Midwest Renewable Energy Fair. They dropped off the radar soon after that, though (no relation to the two events I hope). I also met Dave WisconsinBadger. ...
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    I do wonder what happened to Tricia. She and I...

    I do wonder what happened to Tricia. She and I got together for beer and garlic bread at Fletcher's, a pizza place I tended to use to meet folks. She wasn't in a good space last time I met with...
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    Ok, I soooo want to make some witty, sarcastic...

    Ok, I soooo want to make some witty, sarcastic remark here, but can't quite put a good one together. So, I'll just echo IR's little gif.
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    On the extreme end of the spectrum, if you want...

    On the extreme end of the spectrum, if you want to live very simply here is a place to start. His entire site is a primer in how to live in a van (not necessarily down by the river...) and the...
  21. I miss having my 'canned' goods in the pouches...

    I miss having my 'canned' goods in the pouches like it was in Honduras. Refried beans, tomato sauce/paste, all kinds of stuff was in pouches instead of cans. I liked it much better.
  22. Wow. I actually agree with Packy. I gotta go...

    Wow. I actually agree with Packy. I gotta go think about that.
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    anyone have zumba/yoga/whatever exercise YouTube...

    anyone have zumba/yoga/whatever exercise YouTube videos to refer me to? I'm interested as I work nights and on my nights off I get bored. Not much open at 1-5am except casinos and I'm going to try...
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    I have an Esbit stopve, which is just a folding...

    I have an Esbit stopve, which is just a folding metal frame that holds the solid fuel Esbit tablet under a pot. That is cheap and easy to store. I also have a JetBoil propane backpacking stove that...
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    I have a goal for this next year. Kind of a...

    I have a goal for this next year. Kind of a vision of where I want to be on a few levels. I'll see if I get there.
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