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alstroemeria replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:27 PM

Re: Christian supernatural missionary

Part of me would like to be a fly on the wall when you tell her you're Jewish/agnostic/atheist (not sure what applies). Which I hope you will sometime. The fact that she's open to learning yoga tells me she just may be more open-minded than, say, [more]

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alstroemeria replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:13 PM

Re: tragic

Otherwise vaccinations should be compulsory. It's a public health issue not a personal choice issue.

Hear Hear!

Back when DD was an infant, her doctor decided to delay starting her vaccinations because she had gained too [more]

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alstroemeria replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 2:13 PM

Re: What is the best way?

An ex-spouse can still be held liable for accounts when an ex declares bankruptcy or doesn't pay the account.

Even if they were never an authorized user on the account?

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alstroemeria replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 1:42 PM

Re: What is the best way?

But he wants a mercedes. ...Some friend has one and he 'needs' one now.

Maybe he needs to start by reading "The Millionaire Next Door."

PS--If you get divorced, make sure the debts are divided between you fairly [more]

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alstroemeria posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 8:05 AM

beautiful music this morning

This is one of my favorite pieces by one of my favorite composers, Le tombeau de Couperin by French composer Maurice Ravel, composed during WWI, each movement honors a friend who died in the war--but it isn't sad at all, just beautiful:

[more]

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alstroemeria posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:24 AM

Why I avoid packaged/processed food

Small brands that start out all natural and organic, and devoid of GMOs and HFCS, are bought out by the majors and sales are expanded. Because only 0.7% of America's crops are organic, they can no longer buy enough such ingredients and the brand's [more]

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alstroemeria replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 10:05 AM

Re: The Evil of Banality

Sen. Paul Praises SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision

subtext:

The freedom of companies trumps the freedom of individuals.
Corporate welfare trumps human welfare.
Employer religion trumps employee religion.
Some of us [more]

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alstroemeria replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 10:01 AM

Re: Future of Robot Caregivers

RoboCaregiver

Flashback to the movie "I, Robot," the scene where Will Smith's grandmother's robot is helping her make sweet potato pies one minute…and turning on her the next.

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alstroemeria replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 8:41 AM

Re: Very Strange Weather

Strange here, too. We had a series of LOUD thunderstorm cells moving through from ~8pm to the wee hours. NOrmally such storms are much weaker and pass through in mid-late afternoon.

As for strange weather in Northern California…cool summers [more]

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alstroemeria replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 8:19 AM

Re: This Is Hard!

I make about 9 cups of it at a time.

We make about the same, and at a cup a day per person (DH takes a bit more-), it's gone in 4 days. On the days whent fruit salad isn't our entire breakfast, we eat 1/2 cup with breakfast and 1/2 [more]

Sun Jul 20

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alstroemeria replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 7:55 PM

Re: today in senioritis

Thx for the laugh, BlueGrits!

Just now…

alstro (to hubs): Wanna watch a movie?

hubs: I'm running numbers.

alstro: You're an online bookie?

hubs: hahahaha…<tilts iPad and show me that he's watching [more]

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alstroemeria replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 6:49 PM

Re: This Is Hard!

I don;t use My FitnessPal (yet…), but here's how we make our fruit salad…does it have less sugar?

1/3 melon (I prefer honeydew, hubs prefers cantaloupe, we switch every time)
1/3 orange, peaches, or mango (lately peaches)
1/3 mixed [more]

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alstroemeria replied to the AngelMay's Den board. 6:41 PM

Re: Gulp!

What they sell as fresh butter beans here (in stores and at the farmer's market) look and taste like baby limas. This is the first I heard that butter beans are beige--and bigger. I'm so confused… but I love any beans…OK, black-eyes peas are my least [more]

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alstroemeria replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:29 PM

Re: Almond milk: COSTS / benefits

Bulk bin at Whole Foods is the expensive, good-tasting one?
Would never have thought that bulk bin would be most expensive.


Organic--it really is better. Next time…

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alstroemeria posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:19 PM

today in senioritis

alstro: What do you call it when you burn a body instead of burying it?

hubs: …crickets… (but a look of engagement that tells me he understood the uestion, which is more than I get sometimes)

alstro: All I can think of is [more]

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alstroemeria posted to the I See DEAD PEOPLE board. 9:27 AM

James Garner, Maverick actor, 86

Actor James Garner, whose whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western "Maverick" led to a stellar career in TV and films such as "The Rockford Files" and his Oscar-nominated "Murphy's Romance," has died, police [more]

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alstroemeria replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:18 AM

Re: The power of southern black voters

I look forward to their chance to vote for a lilly white female liberal of their choice. They have a b;ack liberal for President now, how's that going for them?

A lot better than the alternatives, who'd love nothing better than to [more]

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alstroemeria replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 12:08 AM

Re: Almond milk: COSTS / benefits

Bulk bin at Whole Foods. Before that, ?5-lb bag at Costco.

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