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    Iíve lived in at least 40 places/homes- there may...

    Iíve lived in at least 40 places/homes- there may be a couple more from my very early years that Iím not recalling right now. Most of the crazy moving was during my growing up years- my parents loved...
  2. Nice job, ejchase!

    Nice job, ejchase!
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    There are several parts of the current...

    There are several parts of the current immigration situation that really bother me:

    - the overwhelming amount of unaccompanied minors. How can we reasonably deal with them? They need homes, adult...
  4. Perhaps the same as is/has been happening in...

    Perhaps the same as is/has been happening in California for a while now... people from off-shore, All Cash offers. An offer that canít be refused.

    Then the home sits empty, as they really had no...
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    I think St Patrickís Day is to the Irish, as...

    I think St Patrickís Day is to the Irish, as Cinco de Mayo is to the Mexicans...

    US population celebrating something they only vaguely understand, and yes, a kind of cultural appropriation.
    ...
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    Fresh coho salmon (thank you Trader Joe’s), green...

    Fresh coho salmon (thank you Trader Joe’s), green beans, fried potatoes, green salad.
  7. That’s a crying shame. That is a beautiful house!!

    That’s a crying shame. That is a beautiful house!!
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    I wonder if your oil light comes on when the oil...

    I wonder if your oil light comes on when the oil is too full... I had a car that did that once.
  9. Oh for goodness sake! Craziness. The PUBLISHER...

    Oh for goodness sake! Craziness. The PUBLISHER took the books off the market. They were NOT Banned by anyone. That To Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street was copyrighted in 1937 and still in...
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    Social connections have shrunk remarkably. Saw my...

    Social connections have shrunk remarkably. Saw my grandson, wife, baby briefly for Baby’s 1st birthday last early June. Had lunch outdoors with my daughter just a month ago for her birthday, first...
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    Got my first vaccine today. Looking forward to...

    Got my first vaccine today. Looking forward to seeing my grandsons again soon.
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    Another rant re: frustrations of online...

    Another rant re: frustrations of online shopping... sneakers this time. I love Skechers, I have worn out several pairs in the last 20 years or so. Their sizes are true and quality doesn’t...
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    My only experience with flickering lights and...

    My only experience with flickering lights and gauges in a car was many years ago... and a “foreign” car- an English sports car, a Spitfire. From almost day 1, things electrical flickered, sometimes...
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    FWIW, San Francisco International Airport,...

    FWIW, San Francisco International Airport, designated as SFO, is not involved in any of these issues. (It’s not even in the City limits).

    SFO does not have a homeless problem- they regularly run...
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    FWIW, the warranty for the Toyota is from Toyota,...

    FWIW, the warranty for the Toyota is from Toyota, and good all over North America.

    The Hyundai was warranted by Hertz, good all over the US. Hertz did replace all of the interior door handles...
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    Checking back in here... I want to thank everyone...

    Checking back in here... I want to thank everyone who contributed such thoughtful responses here.

    I found 2 new long sleeved TeeShirts, in a brand I’ve bought before, on eBay. Finally, after 6...
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    TT, I stayed for a week a few years ago on the...

    TT, I stayed for a week a few years ago on the top floor of one of the big hotels in Reno, in July. It was hot and windy, all we could see out the windows was dust swirling... I was disappointed...
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    Jeppy, I don’t recall where you live... but just...

    Jeppy, I don’t recall where you live... but just an idea... my daughter recently bought a 2020 Toyota Corolla. It was a leased car, turned in at the end of the year, less than 4000 miles on it. It...
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    Buying Clothing online

    I am finding this very challenging!

    Back story- I havenít bought any clothes since I retired 3.5 years ago. The jeans and tees and sweaters I wore to work became every day wear. And, for the most...
  20. Nice start for this new year!

    Nice start for this new year!
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    Gave myself a week to purge my closet of winter...

    Gave myself a week to purge my closet of winter clothes, by way of trying on a few things as I was getting dressed each day. All of the things that didn’t feel good got bagged up. I did laundry this...
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    Definitely saved. I’ve spent way less on gas,...

    Definitely saved. I’ve spent way less on gas, from March through June, only $40. Total on gas. Averaging about $30/month since then, compared to average of $200/month. Almost no bridge tolls. Less...
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    Cel phone frustration

    So I was planning to replace my cel phone since it was several years old, not holding a charge very long even with a new battery, only had 16g storage so lots of apps werenít able to update... then I...
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    TT, I imagine 500 sq ft, if arranged right AND if...

    TT, I imagine 500 sq ft, if arranged right AND if you don’t have “stuff intensive” hobbies- like diving or quilting- would probably feel fine, especially if you have a view.

    Part of why my place...
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    Just ran across an announcement on Face Book for...

    Just ran across an announcement on Face Book for prepaid labels to mail donations in. Wonderful, since all the donation centers are still closed because of Covid19 here in California. I have Amazon...
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