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Wed Feb 10

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 12:27 PM

Road trip

I've just put another couple thousand miles on my 2003 Subaru. I drove down the coast through quiet towns. in the summer these are tourist towns . Winter can be bleak on the west coast. Because so many campgrounds are closed , I stay in low end [more]

Sun Jan 31

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 9:11 AM

Re: Watching the weather report

Once you can't ski anymore, what's the point of living with snow.

I moved to a place where it doesnt snow in the winter, but on the other hand we get all of our rain in the winter.

Teddy, I think we are postponing our Thelma and [more]

Wed Jan 27

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 8:05 PM

Re: I've been dumped!

I knew that union bank had closed it's brand-new bank here, I hadn't realized until today they closed six locations around the peninsula.

didn't bad guys rob the banks because that's where the money was.?

Must not be there any [more]

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 12:15 PM

I've been dumped!

Bank of America had four locations out here on the Olympic Peninsula.

When I purchased my home in 2009, the mortgage broker sold it to Bank of America. Because I had a visa with them I suddenly became a gold customer with the enticement of [more]

Fri Jan 22

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 5:27 PM

Re: Watching the weather report

It will be interesting to see the birth rates after a storm where 85+ million people are cuddled up inside to stay warm.

Don't say I didn't warn you.

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 5:20 PM

Re: Watching the weather report

naj, better make that order a triple. It will stay good for days outside on your balcony, should you lose electricity.

And thanks naj.

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 10:14 AM

Watching the weather report

Fifty degrees and rain is looking pretty good about now.

80 million folks buried in snow and ice is major trouble. Be safe in place .

I can't imagine that many folks with out power.

Thu Jan 21

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 3:18 PM

Re: Taking the Plunge

Let's hold hands while we go over this cliff. It's always nice to have company.

I also have enough cash set-aside for five years and if I bail on this house, could go a very long distance.

spending which could come down about [more]

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 2:35 PM

Re: Cramer did a rant this morning

My daughter and I take turns on which one of us is first to embrace technology.

I tend to wait for products to go several cycles before I spend money on it.

I was the last senior In the immediate area on my street to cut the [more]

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 10:47 AM

Cramer did a rant this morning

His rant was about the sharing culture of young people, and I felt like calling him. He was making the argument that because of Uber and other ride/car Sharing plans, people don't rent or buy cars in the same way. He said because of Airbnb and other [more]

Wed Jan 20

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 7:15 PM

Definition of insanity

No matter how many times proven otherwise, Sally believes that all will end well.

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 3:14 PM

Re: I forget if I mentioned this

I couldn't get into bird man. I think I watched it for 15 minutes.

I am sitting in doctors office, just got a shot in my spine for sciatic nerve pain. I have my iPad out and I'm watching the stock market go down.

Pain pain every [more]

Tue Jan 19

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 4:35 PM

Re: I forget if I mentioned this

Well thanks for the link. I see that I might buy HD antenna, now that my provider found a way to change the signals that I was getting for free.

My daughter gave me Alexa for Christmas. I haven't set it up yet , will do when I finish my to [more]

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 1:22 PM

Re: I forget if I mentioned this

I'm trying to decide if paying for content is the difference between a moral issue and a illegal use issue.

As long as a user isn't copying or reselling copyrighted stuff I am having a hard time understanding how picking unprotected [more]

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 12:35 PM

Re: I forget if I mentioned this

Remember Napster? Not only did were companies sued that were downloading and trading music for free , individuals were sued.

But it is an interesting dilemma. I don't pay for the signals coming to my radio.

If you haven't made an [more]

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 11:38 AM

Re: I apologize for taking so much time off

I had placed my buy limit orders closer to their individual September lows. I'm going to go cancel them before I forget about them.

I started my income tax preparation yesterday. I'm going to have to get more organized. First I had to [more]

Sat Jan 16

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 3:09 PM

I apologize for taking so much time off

But trying to come up to speed on where things are right now I can only guess that

The sky is falling, the sky is falling, there is no Safehaven.

So the Iran deal will allow who knows how much more oil on the market, how low can [more]

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 11:11 AM

Re: I forget if I mentioned this

About a month after I made the switch to a fire stick I got a letter from my cable provider offering me a lower rate . It wasn't enough floor to encourage me to switch back. The lower offer really irritated me.

Fri Jan 15

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 2:21 PM

Re: Where are my red shoes when I need them

My daughters company makes her walk 10 K steps a day just to keep her current health insurance. Actually they do it in a yearly count because there are days you just can't do it and you have to make up for it on the weekend.

I am getting [more]

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 2:12 PM

Re: I forget if I mentioned this

I am still struggling with the ability to find things I like to watch. There is an app for public TV . But when I use that I can't always find previous episodes of Poldark or whatever I had been watching before I made the switch.

naj, can [more]

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