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Homebythesea replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:55 PM

Re: Cannabis goes retail...Vancouver-WA

Here's how the Oregonian newspaper covered the story:

Recreational marijuana in Washington: Buyers line up as sales open in Vancouver
2014.07.09

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Homebythesea replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:00 PM

Re: Cannabis goes retail...Vancouver-WA

From all appearances this morning's historic event has proceeded smoothly so far.

The people waiting in line were dressed and acting like regular folks.

It's probably my age, but I was surprised to see that ~40% were [more]

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Homebythesea replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:42 PM

Re: Cannabis goes retail...Vancouver-WA

>By the way, TMF enforces copyright rules so you should only copy
>and paste a few paragraphs of a story, not the whole thing. If
>someone at TMF notices, they may pull your post. They've done it to [more]

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Homebythesea posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:25 AM

Cannabis goes retail...Vancouver-WA

The quiet condo complex where my wife & I retired 4 years ago is 1 short block north of a new retail business: "Main Street Marijuana".

There is a Subway Restaurant on the corner opposite them, and a Starbucks one block [more]

Tue Jul 1

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Homebythesea posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:29 PM

Progress: Fight against "Superbugs"

Inadvertedly, many of us are in a race against antibiotic-resistent "Superbugs". Some among us (see Stevens-Johnson Syndrome) cannot safely be treated with many kinds of antibiotics.

All of which makes this medical-related news [more]

Mon Jun 23

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Homebythesea replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:40 PM

Re: Middle Class[Income] Jobs ain't Coming Back?

I find it interesting that while Oregon does allow 'triples' on its interstate highways, the state of Washington does not.

No matter where we live we know that freeway driving can have its moments ...

Oregon gets a lot of weather [more]

Wed Jun 18

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Homebythesea posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:47 PM

Canada's Anti-Spam Law

This morning I received an email from a Canadian tourism-related business (Rocky Mountaineer)

http://www.rockymountaineer.com/en_US_CA/

politely asking me to "Please [more]

Thu Jun 5

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Homebythesea replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:14 PM

Re: OT Normandy Beaches in 1944 and 70 Years Later

My Father-in-Law ‘Doc’ Lage was a Battalion Surgeon with the 101st AirBorne and likely the first Oregon officer who parachuted into the chaos of pre-dawn D-Day.

As a surgeon he had a camera and color film with him. Decades later my wife [more]

Wed Jun 4

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Homebythesea replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:03 PM

Re: Poll: What is the greatest future threat?

In Vancouver, Washington my electric utilities company reported their 2012 fuel mix was: 76.4 % Hydro; 15.3 % Natural Gas; 7 % Nuclear; 1.2 % Coal and only 0.1 % for everything else.

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Homebythesea replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:49 AM

Re: Vancouver-WA City Council opposes Oil Terminal

Here's this evening's followup article:
----alan

Vancouver opposes oil terminal plan; now what?

2014.06.03

The Vancouver City Council officially opposes Tesoro Corp. and Savage Companies' plans for the largest [more]

Tue Jun 3

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Homebythesea posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:11 PM

Vancouver-WA City Council opposes Oil Terminal

Vancouver is the 4th largest city in the state of Washington. Similar resolutions have been passed in other state of Washington jurisdictions: Anacortes, Auburn, Bellingham, Seattle, Spokane, and Whatcom County. City of Edmonds' resolution is [more]

Tue May 20

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Homebythesea replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:35 PM

Re: A Report: by Popular Demand

Vancouver has blue for mixed recycling, gray for garbage and green for glass recycling bins. Waste Connections (NYSE: WCN) is the company that currently has the franchise. They serve 31 states, have a $5.50B market cap, pay a dividend and are trading [more]

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Homebythesea replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:48 PM

Re: A Report: by Popular Demand

RE: Aluminum Can Collecting Hobby

It is both nice to hear about your recovery and learn that I am once again in good can-collecting company :)

My daily walk from our condo up a hill to shop our neighborhood Safeway Market includes a [more]

Fri May 16

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Homebythesea replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 2:31 PM

Re: New AIV Preferred

Martin,

I found it on the OTCBB Daily List - "05/14/2014"

It appears that AIVXP is the temporary symbol.

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Sun Apr 13

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Homebythesea posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:20 PM

OT-Healthcare: Wendy was right ... again

Wendy,

Do I remember correctly that at least a year ago, you had brought this topic to our collective attention: "How Morcellators Simplified the Hysterectomy but Posed a Hidden Cancer Risk". You described a surgical procedure [more]

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