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karenlj replied to the Retire Well on Less board. 1:57 PM

Re: 1 pan 9 minute pasta recipie

I tried the first:
http://www.marthastewart.com/978784/one-pan-pasta

We substituted spaghetti for linguine because that's what we had on hand. It was excellent. Next time, [more]

Sat Aug 29

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karenlj replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 12:07 AM

Re: How to Attract a Handyman

Angie's List. I've had great luck with:
- Handymen
- Gardners
- Plumbers
- Painters
- Deck man
- Electricians

Wed Aug 26

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karenlj replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 1:51 PM

Re: What are the 10 best states for ...

So, what does it cost to get solar panels? I'm in Houston, so it's probably not the same price here, but I would just like an idea.

Also, what happens when you need to replace your roof?

Karen

Mon Aug 24

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karenlj replied to the An Open Letter board. 10:52 PM

Re: An Open Letter

She handed me the cashier check, and I signed the release. I handed her husband a copy of the auto body shop estimate, and she asked if I drove my damaged car there. I said, nope, have a good day and left.

I hope this works out for [more]

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karenlj replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:24 PM

Re: Poll: zombie apocalypse

I watched World War Z again last night (Netflix). This was such an intelligent movie--I just loved it. If it ever happens, though, I'm a goner.

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karenlj replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:17 PM

Re: Invasive species - they're what's for dinner

Nutria are destroying the Louisiana ecology.

The used to be trapped for fur. But, But, in the late eighties, the fur market began to collapse under a glut of farmed fur from Europe, and an economic upheaval in Russia dramatically reduced [more]

Wed Aug 19

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karenlj replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:19 AM

Re: Update from Iowa

Wait--Palin is running? I missed that.
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No, you didn't.
Her -2% was the joke give-away ;-)


I missed it because negative 2% sounds to me to be about right for Palin.

Karen

Tue Aug 18

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karenlj replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 5:30 PM

Re: Dead Spot Cure

Good to know, Ken. So far, everything is looking good with the new cable/modem and setup. If I find a dead spot, though, I'll look at this. The price is certainly right.

Karen

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karenlj replied to the Political Asylum board. 1:07 PM

Re: Update from Iowa

Palin at minus 2% ended the event by rousing her intellectual constituents with, "I would rather be a member of the party of Lincoln, than one of those foreign cars like the French [more]

Mon Aug 17

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karenlj replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:59 PM

Re: Cruz Citizenship Challenged

Oh,this is so much fun...but probably not much else.

In 1967 the US Supreme Court struck down most laws forbidding dual citizenship. Ted Cruz was born in 1970. Unless Ted Cruz's mother renounced her US citizenship, the date of her Canadian [more]

Fri Aug 14

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karenlj replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:01 PM

Re: GOP priorities


The city/county/state does receive more in tax revenue because of the stadiums. People come from elsewhere and spend money...not just at the stadium, but at the businesses (hotels, motels, restaurants and other
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Wed Aug 12

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karenlj replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:02 AM

Re: Dead Spot Cure

And more fun.

Okay, I’ve got the new cable/modem and it’s much better than the previous model. Never occurred to me that I could do that. Thank you, jjbklb.

My computer was still draggy, and then there was no connection. My [more]

Sun Aug 9

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karenlj replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:02 AM

Re: Dead Spot Cure

Problem: My bedside table upstairs is a dead spot--this is where I keep my cellphone overnight and sometimes try to read my email.

Setup:
--My Xfinity cable modem is downstairs in the same room as my TV.
--My desktop is in a room
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karenlj replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:57 PM

Re: Politicians headed for court

What about Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton?

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, the state’s top law enforcement officer, turned himself into jail Monday to be booked on felony securities fraud charges.

Paxton faces three counts:
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karenlj replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:49 PM

Re: 10 ways to make the US economy work for ever

F-l:"4. Medicare to pay *no more than* the per-dose (or per pill) price paid by any other country, on a comparable volume, for the same active ingredient(s) drugs from the same manufacturer/producer. Thus, if another country buys 25-million [more]

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karenlj replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:37 PM

Re: 10 ways to make the US economy work for ever

1) redraw the electoral districts with a non-partizan independent commission

They tried this in AZ, and the dummocrats and unions fought it tooth and nail, trying to overturn the non-partisan election districting
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Wed Aug 5

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karenlj replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 9:54 PM

Re: Music for alstroemeria

Naturally, this put me in a classical mood, and my beloved vinyl. Now I am hearing Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. I may have to hear Janis to put an end to this.

Joplin or Ian?

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karenlj replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:46 PM

Re: cheap gas?

I use their app to find cheap gas. Now they're projecting possibly $2/gal regular. (Doesn't help me much...ours is a TDI.)

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karenlj replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:37 PM

Re: rice bowls

BTW, these are very popular at While Foods. There;s always a line to order them if I go anywhere near lunch or dinner time.

Thank you for the recipe and the information. I think I'll try some different rice bowls and then work at [more]

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