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Windowseat replied to the Replies I'd Like To Make board. 8:28 PM

Re: You need a keeper

You do need a keeper. Or some help. There are social services for vulnerable adults and I suspect you may benefit from that sort of help. If you would accept it.

Apparently he's bipolar and refuses to take his meds.

A while [more]

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Windowseat replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 9:08 AM

Re: Assisted living questions?

As to why you really need to work with an elder care attorney at this point..... They know the ropes, they know what's legal and what isn't, they understand how to get the most out of an individual's resources. They know how to avoid being taken [more]

Thu Nov 20

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Windowseat posted to the Windowseat's View board. 5:48 PM

Responding to a creepy person's demand

I don't know if any of you are following, at any distance whatsoever, the tale of Julien LeBlanc. Julien is the founder of something called Real Social Dynamics, which offers advice on how to pick up women. Julien recently gave a talk in Japan in [more]

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Windowseat replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 1:33 AM

Re: Advantex Septic-any experience with it?

Meant to place this in building and maintaining a home.......not sure how to move it all.

So sorry!!


Don't worry, it often happens.

You can't move it. Just post the same question on the Building/Maintaining [more]

Tue Nov 18

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Windowseat replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 6:31 PM

Re: Long time no see ;)

I would combine several soups for a single meal -- like tomato soup, or cream of tomato soup, with creamed butternut squash or creamed sweet potato soup. The taste would be great, and the combination is more [more]

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Windowseat replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 4:38 PM

Re: Long time no see ;)

Applesauce would be good. Ice cream. Pureed soups, as InParadise suggested. And things like tomato soup wouldn't even need to be pureed.

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Windowseat replied to the First World Problems board. 11:28 AM

Re: Going to College Overseas

Have not found this to be the case. Most recent trip was to Russia. Inquired about a chip card, but did not get it. Chose, instead, a new credit card (Chase Sapphire) that had no international transaction fees and no annual fee the first year. [more]

Mon Nov 17

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Windowseat replied to the First World Problems board. 9:40 PM

Re: Going to College Overseas

If she's going to use a credit card, make sure it has a chip in it. A lot of American cards don't work there because of the lack of a chip. She may not need it, but it's best to make sure, just in case of an emergency. (Emergencies can include trying [more]

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Windowseat replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 12:38 PM

Re: OT: Homeowner Debt 101?

I am amazed that significant withdrawals could be done with a single signature.

I was, too. It's such a basic requirement at most companies, but apparently not everyone thinks in terms of protecting the reserves. Most of the places [more]

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Windowseat replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 11:20 AM

Re: In-floor Radiant Heat ...

Anyone have any advice about this? Like what books to get ... where to order quality supplies ... etc.

You may want to ask at the Building/Maintaining a Home board. There are a lot of people with DIY experience there.

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Sun Nov 16

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Windowseat replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 8:04 PM

Re: OT: Homeowner Debt 101?

Welcome back!

As aj said, ask about reserves, and ask where they are kept, who has control, what procedures are necessary to withdraw funds, etc.

Two sad stories:

1) At my mother's condo association, the guy who had been in [more]

Fri Nov 14

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Windowseat posted to the Windowseat's View board. 6:42 PM

I don't want to join his club.

It's like the old Groucho Mark joke: "I don't want to belong to any club that will accept me as a member."

A kid at Georgetown Law has formed a club that apparently is to focus on improving the world. In order to join you have to [more]

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Windowseat posted to the Windowseat's View board. 3:13 PM

The Breakup

A list of reasons why couples broke up. Some seem bizarre, others I totally understand.

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Windowseat posted to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 1:14 AM

Zombie Debt

When someone goes through bankruptcy, their debts (with the exception of student loans and the IRS, etc) are wiped out. Gone.

But apparently some banks are keeping those debts alive and on the credit report, despite court rulings. They sell [more]

Thu Nov 13

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Windowseat replied to the An Open Letter board. 7:15 PM

Re: An open letter

CVS's voice mail instructs: "Press x to refill a prescription...Enter the prescription number followed by the pound sign..."

If it's already been refilled and is ready for pick-up, voice mail says so.


Same here. And [more]

Wed Nov 12

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Windowseat posted to the Windowseat's View board. 9:29 PM

Stay on your side of the road. How?

Painting roads should be simple, no?

No>

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Windowseat replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:18 PM

Re: When's the best time to buy holiday gifts? .

I buy my presents here and there throughout the year, as I see something I want to give someone. In fact, I'm well over half finished with the purchasing, and I know what I want to buy for several other people.

It's easier on my nerves doing [more]

Tue Nov 11

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Windowseat posted to the Windowseat's View board. 5:52 PM

A hero died today

You may not know his name, but he was a hero who helped pull America toward the future.

In the 50'a and 60's he fought for integration in the south. He walked James Meredith into the University of Mississippi, and slept in his dorm room for [more]

Sun Nov 9

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Windowseat replied to the Pet Lovers board. 12:03 AM

Re: Competing for Rescues

What's needed is a nonprofit service that can transport dogs from states that still euthanize dogs due to overcrowding, to the states that have a low inventory of dogs for adoption.

There are a couple of rescue groups in [more]

Fri Nov 7

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Windowseat replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 11:35 AM

Re: Squirrels

I've never really noticed ours hibernating. They seem to be out and about most of the time so long as it isn't raining. Even in the winter. But we have pretty mild winters, so that may be a factor.

I got the impression somewhere that [more]

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