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    I'll miss TOTN too, but WVPE has carried the...

    I'll miss TOTN too, but WVPE has carried the replacement for a while and it isn't too bad, except that it is really Boston-centered and has no audience participation.
    The Car Guys retired months ago...
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    Of course it's clean, it is so delightfully soapy!

    Of course it's clean, it is so delightfully soapy!
  3. Thread: PC Virus Attack

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    I got that notice too when opening this site...

    I got that notice too when opening this site today; my anti-virus program (Avast!) said that it just blocked a Trojan horse virus.
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    I had a similar experience with a point-of-sale...

    I had a similar experience with a point-of-sale clerk who then ordered several tecchie things to be sent to his home! Not too smart! I caught it when going over the bill and the card company...
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    I like the paper ones, especially if they have a...

    I like the paper ones, especially if they have a bit more of a message than the signature. It seems like a more genuine connection with the person than a click on the computer. Plus, afterwards I use...
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    I LOVE Firefly! I looked it up after hearing a...

    I LOVE Firefly! I looked it up after hearing a priest talk about it in a sermon (He liked it because it was the only Sci-fi show he knew of that had a preacher in it). I got the DVD and would be hard...
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    My dad taught me to shoot when I was about that...

    My dad taught me to shoot when I was about that age, and would take me hunting. I didn't like killing things but loved target shooting. When I went to college (50+ years ago) a boyfriend took me to...
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    I have about a dozen green-picked red tomatoes...

    I have about a dozen green-picked red tomatoes left and think I will roast them to make sauce. they don't have that fresh-picked flavor, for sure. The garden is ready for winter snow, I wish that I...
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    Some people are doing the right thing. The owner...

    Some people are doing the right thing. The owner of the Hilton Garden Inn in Staten Island is refusing to evict storm evacuees in favor of marathon runners who have reservations. "How do I tell...
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    One of my earliest memories is of getting in...

    One of my earliest memories is of getting in trouble for drawing in the flyleaf of my mother's favorite cookbook. So they got me an easel with drawing paper and crayons and I never stopped. Now, some...
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    I love the customs beagles! They wear little...

    I love the customs beagles! They wear little uniforms.
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    It took me a few days...OK, a week, to prep all...

    It took me a few days...OK, a week, to prep all of the house plants and bring them in for the winter. Hard frost was promised for last night, so yesterday I picked that last of the pole beans and all...
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    Brooklyn NY 70 years ago was an amalgam of...

    Brooklyn NY 70 years ago was an amalgam of neighborhoods, and they were like separate villages. Each neighborhood had its own downtown 3 - 4 blocks long, with several greengrocers, butchers, bakeries...
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    Try to break up the reflection. Drawing the...

    Try to break up the reflection. Drawing the drapes doesn't work, the glass is still reflective. Sometimes spraying window cleaner on the outside of the glass and letting it dry will do the trick....
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    I mow my lawn with a hand mower, dry the clothes...

    I mow my lawn with a hand mower, dry the clothes on a line, shovel snow with a shovel, drive my high-mpg car as little as possible, for currently 133,000 miles, buy food at local farmer's markets,...
  16. Thread: Toast, anyone?

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    I toast in a toaster oven, and do most of my...

    I toast in a toaster oven, and do most of my personal baking (as opposed to a big recipe for a potluck or such) in it too. As a matter of fact, it is roasting 2 dishes full of assorted garden veggies...
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    I bought the DVDs of season 1 & 2 that PBS was...

    I bought the DVDs of season 1 & 2 that PBS was selling at a reduced price last Spring. They were the British version (some scenes were cut out for the USA airings. Apparently we have such short...
  18. Thread: Bats

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    Bats ARE fascinating creatures, and I am glad...

    Bats ARE fascinating creatures, and I am glad that they are finally getting appreciated.
    They locate their prey (night flying insects) by sonar. They squeak and the echoes coming back from the...
  19. Go to www.NASA.gov/missions and you can put in...

    Go to www.NASA.gov/missions and you can put in your location and find the dates and times that it will be visible overhead. It's orbit isn't always overhead, nor does the ISS always catch the sun's...
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    Been there and I know how hard it is. You WILL...

    Been there and I know how hard it is. You WILL get through it but not right away. Grieve on your own timetable, not anybody else's. It hurt me so much when people would expect me to be "over it" in a...
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    I had a squamous cell carcinoma removed from my...

    I had a squamous cell carcinoma removed from my leg a few years ago, and another has popped up recently that I will take care of in a few weeks. I had local anesthesia and the whole thing was SO much...
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    Thanks for posting this! I checked the gas prices...

    Thanks for posting this! I checked the gas prices for Cape Cod MA, where I am staying currently; $3.63. Then out of curiosity I checked the prices for my home town of South Bend IN, $3.87! Finally! I...
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    I feel that way when I see my resident Cooper's...

    I feel that way when I see my resident Cooper's hawk pick off a sparrow from my bird feeder, but then I remember that being a predator is really hard, and most of them don't live to adulthood. I have...
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    Discover is my choice, and I have hardly ever run...

    Discover is my choice, and I have hardly ever run into a place that won't accept it, even I do in my tiny art business! I carry a Visa for those places that don't, and end up using it only 2-3 times...
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    Iris Lily, I'm with you! My purpose in life is to...

    Iris Lily, I'm with you! My purpose in life is to enjoy every minute of it, and while that sounds self-serving, the things that give me joy include my family, singing at church, and making and...
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