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  1. Thread: Plaster

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    Oh yes, I need to do ceilings first so i can...

    Oh yes, I need to do ceilings first so i can cover up when it drips or I lean into it with the roller....this is all in the past, however. Now we call "the guy".
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    jp, We use blinds for heat control and it is...

    jp, We use blinds for heat control and it is noticeably cooler in the kitchen in the morning if I keep the blinds down just until the sun gets over the house.
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    Thanks for the suggestion, Rosa. I just ordered...

    Thanks for the suggestion, Rosa. I just ordered it from the library. We have book club tomorrow night and are discussing The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett- identical twins, one passing for white,...
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    Rosa, What a haven!

    Rosa, What a haven!
  5. Thread: Shower Door

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    I agree with having a shower curtain. Taking a...

    I agree with having a shower curtain. Taking a bath in a tub with an enclosed shower door is creepy to me and getting in and out of the tub is harder with that awful aluminum track that looks scummy...
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    We're having haze. Weather guy says it is from...

    We're having haze. Weather guy says it is from the fires out west. We're in piedmont Maryland. About an hour and a half from DC.I dreamed that the woods behind our house were exploding in fire.
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    Me, too. Practicing hoarding....as if we don't...

    Me, too. Practicing hoarding....as if we don't know how! The house is progressing well. Thanks for sharing the progress.
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    Bill Brysons One Summer - 1927. It's an...

    Bill Brysons One Summer - 1927. It's an interesting non fiction of different events and how they connected. Lindbergh's flight, Babe Ruth, Al Cap
    one and the woman who changed the IRS rules so that...
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    Thanks IL. They were from Family dollar and Lowes...

    Thanks IL. They were from Family dollar and Lowes over the years. Now it's Dollar General and I haven't seen glads there for awhile. The hummingbirds like them, too.
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    Good luck IL. I have put them in as late as mid...

    Good luck IL. I have put them in as late as mid June, but not July and they sent up greenery then came back the next year. Here's a sideways picture. 3860
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    Thanks IL for the description of how you prepare...

    Thanks IL for the description of how you prepare for the shows. Nice to know that your work would be recognized as yours...you have a reputation.
  12. My favorite charm was a bicycle that had wheels...

    My favorite charm was a bicycle that had wheels and handles that turned....then another that was the Golden Triangle of Pittsburgh with all three rivers. ( Long before 3 rivers stadium! )
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    Barbecued chicken and fresh corn!

    Barbecued chicken and fresh corn!
  14. I got rid of 2 charm bracelets begun in...

    I got rid of 2 charm bracelets begun in 1958...and 1973. I hadn't worn them for years but I am sorry to have given them up. At 72 that's all I miss from decluttering.
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    The little 8 x 10 wildflower garden I planted is...

    The little 8 x 10 wildflower garden I planted is blooming beautifully. I planted the seeds very thickly, hoping to keep out the weeds. there is some grass that I need to tackle, but I am so excited...
  16. EJ you are my inspiration!!! It's hot out, so I...

    EJ you are my inspiration!!! It's hot out, so I think I will tackle the dining room....one drawer at a time so the table doesn't get filled with "stuff I need to access". If I clear a drawer, I...
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    War is a huge money maker for certain...

    War is a huge money maker for certain groups....no concern about the damage done to humans. All the money spent on weapons, weapon research if spent on peace missions, food, education,...
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    I much prefer a screened in porch. Too many bugs...

    I much prefer a screened in porch. Too many bugs here to enjoy being out on a deck.
  19. Thread: The Daily Rave

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    Thank you, Razz and Happy Stuff. I am a fortunate...

    Thank you, Razz and Happy Stuff. I am a fortunate woman.
  20. Thread: Major disorder

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    Sorting them by a dozen seems logical. Within the...

    Sorting them by a dozen seems logical. Within the 12 you'd remember where everything is. I just looked at the 6 drawer one on casters and it does have a slot for a label. I would use color coding...
  21. Thread: The Daily Rave

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    Yesterday I was able to help our teen age hire...

    Yesterday I was able to help our teen age hire who weeds...we cleaned off and reset a brick pathway in one of the flower beds. Looking at how the yard and flowers beds look now compared to 2019 when...
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    Thanks, Jane. I think the smell was right...not...

    Thanks, Jane. I think the smell was right...not particularly safe. But we do have a very small can that is used infrequently.
  23. Thread: Dream Home

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    Yes, Razz, thinking about age is important. We...

    Yes, Razz, thinking about age is important. We were lucky in that we bought a rancher in 1973 and have only added grab bars in the bathroom. We're still ok mobility wise and would have to do some...
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    Yppej, You were heard by the counselor so they...

    Yppej, You were heard by the counselor so they can move forward from there. I'm glad you get at least 3 sessions, hopefully more will be coming somehow.
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    I should print this out. The smell always made me...

    I should print this out. The smell always made me hesitant to use it as I thought it was poisonous. Thank you!
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