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    When Husband Refuses to Downsize

    One of my favorites quotes from Robert Heinlein A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve...
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    What's the best way to get a man to like you at age 53

    We did. I was married for 30 years and my wife was married for 44 years. We have been married for 12+ years.
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    California Wildfires

    We had a little excitement here yesterday. We were coming home and saw a plume of smoke about a mile from our house. It made our local paper: "Crews were working to put out a small fire Wednesday in a river bottom south of Santa Paula, authorities said. " It was about 3 acres, but it did cause...
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    Lefties: Is this true?

    Funny story from my childhood. My dad was left handed and very talented. He built a sailboat and even sewed the canvas sails. To sew sails there is a leather gadget called a "sailor's palm" that is used to push a big needle through the canvas. We were watching a show with a man from a sail...
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    After vowing to abolish police, Minneapolis city council demands, "Where are the police?" as violence plagues the city

    PRICELESS!! I remember years ago there was a bumper sticker that said, "Don't like police, call a hippy"
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    Our neighbors....the Owls

    We had the opportunity to fly both a barn owl and an eagle owl when we were on the Isle of Wight. It was an experience!
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    What was the funniest bit you ever saw on a TV sitcom?

    Tim Conway's Siamese elephant bit on Mama's Family
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    When Husband Refuses to Downsize

    Calvin Coolidge quote: Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and...
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    When Husband Refuses to Downsize

    If you are in CA, I have just the place for you! A +55 Mobile Home Park in Ventura County. PM me if you are interested. I just live here and have no other interest. We downsized from two 1800 sq ft homes into our 1400 sq ft home.
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    Two LA deputies shot , ambush style

    Thank you for bringing back memories. I studied that in Freshman English class more years ago than I want to admit to. Many years later, I was actually at the tomb of Agamemnon.
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    Two LA deputies shot , ambush style

    Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves,” what does it mean to you? To me, it means that if you're seeking revenge, you might as well destroy, not only the other person or persons, but also yourself.
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    What do you eat for breakfast?

    It is Sunday, our special day. Bagels and Lox, with cream cheese, purple onion, home grown tomatoes, seasoned salt YUM
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    Normal living' will come months after vaccine, Fauci says;

    Sorry, Carol, but that is a 1.6 percent death rate.
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    Anybody Remember The Concorde?

    Modestly, I did it. There was a deal with Cunard that if you took the QE2 from NY to London, you could fly back to NY on the Concorde for $250!! Needless to say, we took advantage of the offer.