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Tue Nov 18

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malaoshi posted to the Atheist Fools board. 8:49 PM

Thought for my day

Just realized that this is one of the only boards I really enjoy these days... interesting posters, often good food for thought, nice humor, some news items I need to know, and completely free of the vitriolic tone that many other boards seem to have [more]

Sun Nov 16

NL

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malaoshi replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 8:29 PM

Re: OT: Homeowner Debt 101?

Great to see your name again!.(Maybe I haven't been on the same boards..)

Congrats on the possibility of your new home!

Having just sold and bought again in the Bay Area I am well aware of the costs in this area.

We have [more]

Sat Nov 8

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malaoshi replied to the Baby Boomers board. 5:59 PM

Re: For the first time ever...

Good that it turned out well. And think how good for your health it was to do that extra walking...!
Now, sit down with a nice cup of tea and something from the deli...
Maryanne

Thu Oct 30

NL

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malaoshi replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:52 AM

Re: New president of Zambia

"I had hardly submited my last post.." CNC

Is submited an American version of the word submitted? Just asking...



Maryanne

Former Brit who had to stop writing colour, theatre, favour ,etc etc
Luckily [more]

Tue Oct 28

NL

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malaoshi replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 7:51 PM

Re: Poor Giving

Have just read this thread.

I have to say I have seen first-hand, year in year out in my multicultural, adult immigrant classrooms of between 23-30 adults, from 1989 to 2006 (with a couple of non teaching years, or small classes, here and [more]

Sat Oct 18

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malaoshi replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 10:19 PM

Re: I laughed, I cried, I smiled a lot...

I thought that was a remarkable article ...both informative and moving. I am going to be getting an I-phone I hope, but I had no idea of the amazing powers of Siri.

I can already see that I should be getting some of my students with poor [more]

Wed Oct 15

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malaoshi posted to the Baby Boomers board. 5:37 PM

Old Age and all that.

Tomorrow I'm going to the birthday party of an amazing 90 year old.

He does a sudoku every morning to keep sharp, he plays bridge several times a week, he plays golf by himself so that he can always win, and he "ski" s down the [more]

Thu Oct 9

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malaoshi posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 12:16 AM

Good article ref Obama

(I'm pretty sure this is not for tele....)

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/in-defense-of-obam...

Tue Oct 7

NL

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malaoshi replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:34 AM

Re: Budapest

Enjoy!
Went there in 1992 as part of our 25th Anniversary...I am sure it has changed enormously, but it was lovely then.
Are you also going to Prague?

Maryanne

Sun Sep 28

NL

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malaoshi replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 11:45 AM

Re: So about Retiring Early...

Yes...always a vegetarian selection, and if you are a strict vegan you probably have to tell your waiter and check what he/she's offering, but they do low sodium/ sodium-free with a lot of items daily, and some sugarless desserts...they are VERY [more]

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malaoshi replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 11:11 AM

Re: So about Retiring Early...

The very out of date website ( the internal website is updated at least twice a day ) but the external website is "old"

www.stoneridgecreek.com

It is part of a Continuing Life [more]

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malaoshi replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 1:35 AM

Re: So about Retiring Early...

We are busy trying to get a handle on our completely new budget, now that we are in the Old People's Home where so much is covered in a monthly fee, including:

future skilled nursing, assisted living and/or dementia care. If one of us needs [more]

Wed Sep 24

NL

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malaoshi replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:11 PM

Re: On line U ad

We were embarrassed that our mum was the only widow that we knew about, in our very small town ...I was teased for not having a dad.

But had I, in those days, mentioned my mum was a lawyer at the League of Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, [more]

Tue Sep 16

NL

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malaoshi replied to the Baby Boomers board. 10:40 PM

Re: movie review

DH and I loved it too...( although he fell in love with the girl while I was busy admiring other cast members...)

Tue Sep 9

NL

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malaoshi posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:14 PM

Unexpected benefit

As some of you know, we moved to a Continuing Care place that I call the Old People's Home and we are surprisingly happy...

For the last 40 years or so my husband and I alternated the duty of paying the bills... (we have very few on direct [more]

Sun Aug 31

NL

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malaoshi replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:51 PM

Re: You need $100K a year, at least?

A three bedroom apartment in the suburb we just left was never less than $3200 a month...and I just checked it again.

For a short time between selling a house and trying to buy another DD and her husband rented a three bedroom for $4,600.00 [more]

Wed Aug 27

NL

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malaoshi replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:38 PM

Re: Dressing up -- shoes

I second the suggestion of shoebuy.com as most of my shoes come from there and the service has been great.
But whatever you wear, it sounds as if you'll have a very good time...and enjoy a happy [more]

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malaoshi replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:21 PM

Re: Free Feynman Lectures

Another interesting (?) fact about Feynman is that he appears to have been a synesthete, and when researchers were quoting "famous" people who were/are synesthetes they mentioned him. This was interesting to me as most famous people labeled [more]

Tue Aug 26

NL

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malaoshi posted to the Baby Boomers board. 6:13 PM

FitBit anyone?

Does anyone out there in our Boomerland have a Fitbit?

If so, are you using it regularly? Are you getting in 10,000 steps? I just got mine today and am hoping someone somewhere can be a Futbit buddy and keep me moving. It is hot in our part [more]

Sun Aug 24

NL

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malaoshi replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:32 PM

Re: Ungodly, Uncivilized Behavior In Ferguson, M

This whole thread is shocking. If any of you mean what you write, you are revealing some of the nastiest, most prejudiced side of America that I have ever seen.

If some of you actually say out loud to others things you write here, You must [more]

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