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Tue May 24

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ChiliChild replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:19 PM

Re: Recycling via Craigslist

I used Freecycle ( https://www.freecycle.org/ )quite a bit when we were finally escaping New Jersey. It's an online group by town or area. It accepts "Free" and "ISO" postings for [more]

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ChiliChild replied to the An Open Letter board. 3:34 PM

Re: An open letter

am I the only Luddite who does not watch Game of Thrones?

Nope.

Chili

Sun May 22

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ChiliChild replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 2:29 PM

Re: Last of the Mohicans

Though I have to say that speaking English in Tennessee became very much a second language for me.

Totally. Had the same problem living in New Jersey.

Chili

Sat May 21

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ChiliChild replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 12:27 PM

Re: Last of the Mohicans

internet reading and writing does seem to affect my grammar skills negatively, and I suspect that of others.

I've been retired from editorial work for almost 10 years. What skills I had have fallen by the wayside.

The guilt [more]

Fri May 20

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ChiliChild replied to the Best Travel Spots/Tips board. 5:43 PM

Re: Global Entry Card

Does TSA Pre include international security check-in? I seem to recall checking on Global and TSA and either one or both did not include international airports only domestic. A help, of course, but potentially a huge disappointment to go to the [more]

Thu May 19

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ChiliChild replied to the Best Travel Spots/Tips board. 5:41 PM

Re: Global Entry Card

Try San Jose Airport?

Chili

Wed May 18

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ChiliChild replied to the Baby Boomers board. 9:48 AM

Re: Baby Boomers' Retirement Woes

Yeah. Suspected so. Didn't even bother to click on it.

Hi, RDW!

Chili

Tue May 17

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ChiliChild replied to the ROTJob's Cubicle board. 5:03 PM

Re: Commercials that annoy me

There is a used car dealer in Austin who advertises on an Austin station I listen to at times. Every time I hear the first couple of syllables of his add, I change the station. His "I'm Bob Dover and I'm FOR THE PEOPLE" in an incredibly [more]

Fri May 13

Wed May 11

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ChiliChild replied to the Atheist Fools board. 5:34 PM

Re: Shocking Church Data Slips Out

Making popcorn.

Pulling up easy chair . . .

Literally. Heh.

Chili

Sat May 7

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ChiliChild replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:15 PM

Re: Day Old Donuts

My mother bought day-old donuts. She split them in two, put them in the toaster oven with a tiny bit of butter on them. We thought they were delicious!

Chili

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ChiliChild replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:10 PM

Re: Hillary's Veep

Bernie seems open to VP. Might work.

http://www.addictinginfo.org/2016/05/06/bernie-sanders-open-...

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ChiliChild posted to the Baby Boomers board. 9:27 AM

Happy Fooliversary, CHK!

Hope the Foolish Ninjas calm down enough so you can see this.

Cheers!

Chili

Fri May 6

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ChiliChild replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:05 PM

Re: GOP's Fallout Problem

The GOP has truly screwed themselves.

I'd love to applaud this, but think they won't allow him the nom. He's had enough shady dealings that it seems as if the GOP, also full of (much smarter) shady dealers, will find a way to get him [more]

Thu May 5

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ChiliChild replied to the Best Travel Spots/Tips board. 6:34 PM

Re: OT: A weekend in Istanbul

Sounds like a lovely time. We flew in two nights early and had the one full day before boarding the Viking Sea on April 3. The Sea left port that night instead of the next night due to security concerns. The ship's maiden voyage with paying [more]

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ChiliChild replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:06 PM

Re: Sanders & Cruz

It would frighten me to death, of course, but then Cruz would have been worse.

Exactly.

I read a comment on a FB article about him being so widely and wildly hated. The person commenting said they worked in the Morgan Lewis [more]

Wed May 4

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ChiliChild replied to the Atheist Fools board. 5:02 PM

Re: Hillary's Veep

Just finished one of my semi-regular half-day shifts volunteering at the local Democrats' office. Bought two buttons/pins while there:

Hillary Clinton 2016
Yes She [more]

Tue May 3

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ChiliChild replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:35 PM

Re: CNN moves toward center

We have tickets to see BOM on Thursday here in New York.

There were Mormons standing outside the theater in San Antonio handing out sheets with a phone number and URL and instructions on how to get a copy of the Book of Mormon. [more]

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ChiliChild replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 3:06 PM

Re: Noo Yawk

We are staying in the Residence Inn on Avenue of The Americas near Times Square.

A little jealous. Really want to get back up there for another visit.

Just an FYI: Noo Yawkers don't ever call it Avenue of the Americas. It's [more]

Thu Apr 28

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ChiliChild replied to the Major League Baseball board. 2:18 PM

Re: Got any personal stories from MLB games??

Game 6 1995 World Series Turner Field, Atlanta

Seated upper deck behind first base

Braves 1, Cleveland 0

Could not speak at.all. for three days.

Chili

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