bookie71

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Tue Jul 8

NL

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bookie71 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 11:46 AM

Re: Repairman's Bill

About a week ago, we received a notice from the Municipality of Anchorage that there is a fine for flushing the "flushable wipes".

Sun Jun 29

NL

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bookie71 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:21 PM

Re: Propane vs. wood stove

First of all,I don't think that someone who cuts 3 1/2 cords of wood is lazy. I hurt just thinking about it.
A new type of heater that is taking off in parts of
Alaska is mentioned in this article:
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bookie71 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:16 PM

Re: Cabbage

I grow cabbage each year and all I have ever looked for was whether it was red or green. Shows haw unsophisticated I am. :-)

Sat Jun 21

NL

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bookie71 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:53 PM

Re: Water bill clarity...(rant)

Have you considered small claims court? If all of you filed it might get someones attention since x court cases would be expensive to defend.

Mon Jun 16

NL

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bookie71 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 10:03 PM

Re: LBYM news sources

You might try logging on to your local library and reading the news through them. (Or at least we can in Anchorage). We can also get access to a lot of magazines.
All with a free library card.

Fri Jun 13

NL

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bookie71 replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 9:35 PM

Re: Grill/Shelter

Lookin' good!

Mon Jun 9

NL

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bookie71 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:20 PM

Re: OT: Merril Lynch account?

P.S. a broker talked me out of buying 10 shares of BRK.A at about 620 when I first started my retirement plan. I did wise up and buy at 19000.

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bookie71 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:15 PM

Re: OT: Merril Lynch account?

As a broker friend told me once, "I made money, the firm made money, and two out of three ain't bad."
Maybe there is a reason they are named "broker"
A good mutual fund will usually beat most financial managers.
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Sat May 17

NL

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bookie71 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 1:49 AM

Re: Grass

You might try this formula:
1 quart cheap vinegar
1/3 cup salt
1-2 table spoons dish soap
Put in a sprayer and spray grass or weeds, but doesn't poison the ground.

Mon May 5

NL

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bookie71 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 10:56 PM

Re: Where do you shop?

we are envious of all your different stores.

NL

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bookie71 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:22 AM

Re: Where do you shop?

We are in Alaska and in the old days you had very little fresh produce.

We buy about 75% of our produce at Costco. Since Costco came to town the quality of Kroger (Fred Meyer) and Safeway (Carr's) has improved but not the prices. The [more]

Fri Apr 25

NL

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bookie71 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 10:21 PM

Re: sanding plaster

I hope and assume that you wore a dust mask. Breathing problems aren't to be lightly dismissed.

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