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Fri May 29

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malaoshi replied to the Baby Boomers board. 9:29 PM

Re: Chilichild?

So glad to hear you are OK. The devastation sounds horrific. Of course here in California in the TriValley, none of us can remember what rain looks like.....but I don't mean to sound flip....
Things are really topsy turvy..

Sun May 24

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malaoshi posted to the Atheist Fools board. 6:02 PM

Report from

The Old People's Home:

One of the best things about living here is the fascinating group of people, busy working on interesting things to do on campus. So one of the lectures listed for our cinema/theater space was a TED talk by the daughter [more]

Wed May 20

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malaoshi posted to the Baby Boomers board. 1:17 PM

Report from

The Old People's Home;

Went as usual to the Water Aerobics class at 8.30 this morning. Looked around the big class....maybe 35 and realized I am probably the youngest, and certainly the fattest, but NO WAY the fittest. I am in my 70's but [more]

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malaoshi replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:32 AM

Re: education protests

When we came to America and had our first child, my husband said firmly,

"Now we have to start a college fund and save every month"
"What is a college fund?"
"Money for college, of course!"
"But [more]

Mon May 18

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malaoshi replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:04 AM

Re: ahoy there Trader Joe's shoppers

I go there a lot but alas cook very much less now, with the pre-paid meals in the restaurants downstairs in the Old People's Home. But I have ordered a book using nothing but Trader Joe's ingredients and will tell you more when it arrives. [more]

Wed May 13

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malaoshi replied to the Atheist Fools board. 7:53 PM

Re: Off topic... game

Well, sano!!111!!!!

"Salons" exactly like my grandmother's. Freud, Steiner etc came to my grandmother's place...
I checked out your film of Salka, and lo and behold, a cousin of mine, famous in Vienna as an actor who came to [more]

Tue May 12

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malaoshi replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:32 PM

Re: Off topic... game

1poorguy....
I am ashamed that I am so ignorant of some of American history I had to Google Hideko Tojo. I learned a whole lot. Thanks for a history lesson (yes I really did pass my Citizenship exam, but obviously I have some big gaps!) and so I [more]

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malaoshi replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:15 PM

Re: Off topic... game

Hey sano...did our grandmothers know each other? Vienna was a small place in comparison with cities today and rather "clique" ish...lots of women gathered for afternoon coffee and discussion in each other's houses in what they thought of as [more]

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malaoshi replied to the Atheist Fools board. 7:08 PM

Re: Off topic... game

Alstro....I wish you hadn't given the answer. I believed the Soros one!

I was intrigued about the sail boat one, as I wasn't sure how one could set it on fire at sea. So I chose that one as false. (I guess there must be quite a story there [more]

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malaoshi replied to the Atheist Fools board. 7:03 PM

Re: Off topic... game

Dear Beridian,

I AM very old.

And yes, she was 10 years old at the time.

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malaoshi replied to the Atheist Fools board. 7:00 PM

Re: Off topic... game

He didn't actually do the driving...my brother did. I SHOULD have said "rode" around in my mother's old car which was what I meant. So you are half right, AM!

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malaoshi replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:57 PM

Re: Off topic... game

Loren you had me thoroughly fooled. I couldn't begin to choose one of them as false.

I sneakily looked up Jung's visits to America and he did talk at colleges in New England but the article didn't mention Harvard, even though it mentioned [more]

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malaoshi replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:52 PM

Re: Off topic... game

ChiliChild is right.
I've never actually tried a flute, although I tried both the viola and the clarinet.
Yeah Chilichild!

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malaoshi posted to the Atheist Fools board. 1:00 AM

Off topic... game

I have to attend a corporate function. As an opener and to get to know each other better, we have to offer three truths and a lie. The others have to guess which is the lie.

I thought it would be fun for some of us on this board to do this [more]

Sat Apr 25

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malaoshi replied to the Atheist Fools board. 5:59 PM

Re: Wrinkle in Time

I loved that book too, PF. Thanks so much for your post.
Maryanne

Tue Apr 21

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malaoshi posted to the Baby Boomers board. 12:59 AM

Update on the Old People's Home

We have a nice computer lab downstairs...Macs and PCs...all new. And a very competent resident gives us "drop in" help every Monday and Wed or Thursday too...free, gratis, and for nothing.

So today I went to see her with my new [more]

Mon Apr 20

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malaoshi replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:13 AM

Re: Another Article Jews/Women

I really dread the power that Orthodox Jews have in Israel and I despise the way they manipulate the state.Not only are many of their religious laws harmful to others, unkind, discriminatory, and negative, they don't have to serve in the army, they [more]

Sat Apr 18

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malaoshi replied to the Value Hounds board. 10:52 AM

Re: Cat-a-palooza

The "pay for a good review" and then "We'll put a negative review up front" seem to be very real. Two businesses I know were hit like that.

One is an independent little physiotherapy clinic which is really really good, [more]

Thu Apr 16

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malaoshi posted to the An Open Letter board. 11:16 PM

An Open Letter

To those posters who insult certain public figures with relish...

This is NOT a school playground where you hurl nasty names at someone you don't like. Haven't you outgrown that stage?

I have just spent 15 minutes on a board that [more]

Mon Apr 13

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

Re: I wonder how much this would save me...

If I go back over old photos of myself, standing up in front of a class, enthusiastic, overweight and homely, I see the same clothes I am still wearing these days!(I retired 10 years ago) It could be VERY depressing, if I were more interested in [more]

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