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    Jul. 27, 2014, 05:10 PM
    evenstar replied to a thread Learn To Park S Bag! in Off Topic
    Sounds like I've been lucky! I have not had to parallel park since I owned my "68 Plymouth Fury! (The benefit of moving south and just not having...
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    Jul. 26, 2014, 04:05 PM
    I do like reading Faulkner - something about the flow of the words and sentences appeals to me (I am one of those who hear the words in my head as I...
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    Jul. 18, 2014, 02:33 PM
    evenstar replied to a poll Coke or Pepsi? in Off Topic
    I almost never drink soda now, but I do prefer Pepsi. It's a bit "sharper" in taste. But I do agree with the poster who actually likes Dr. Pepper!...
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    Jul. 18, 2014, 02:29 PM
    I planted some flowers to beautify my yard. Deer ate them all down to the ground. Now I must buy more plants plus invest in many deer proofing...
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    Jul. 16, 2014, 02:58 PM
    I can't imagine not having a horse no matter my age. But I do see that my horsey life will take on the appearance of a bell curve - my first horse...
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    Jul. 14, 2014, 04:00 PM
    evenstar replied to a thread Tour de France in Off Topic
    Thanks, FalseImpression! The commentators were kidding around a bit and saying that, after the effort Martin put out during the stage, his...
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    Jul. 14, 2014, 02:17 PM
    evenstar replied to a thread Tour de France in Off Topic
    From what the announcers say, there wasn't a camera on him to witness the crash, just the aftermath of him at the side of the road getting medical...
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    Jul. 12, 2014, 06:10 PM
    Thanks, Lady Eboshi. I felt like responding to the topic a couple of times but just did not know where to go with it. Sometimes a beer (and a...
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    Jul. 12, 2014, 05:41 PM
    evenstar replied to a thread Managing Finances in Off Topic
    How I mange my finances: First, I use an excel spreadsheet to keep track of every penny that comes into or out of my life (a la the book Your...
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    Jul. 12, 2014, 05:13 PM
    Re: GEICO. They are not my insurance company. However, one of their insureds rearended me. I called to put in a claim on a Saturday. Talked to an...
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    Jul. 12, 2014, 04:22 PM
    Yep! I get to admire my boy's gorgeous bay coat for about 2 weeks before he starts turning into a buckskin! I'm in NC, too, and he is out 24/7 with...
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    Jul. 12, 2014, 04:07 PM
    evenstar replied to a poll Bill Paying Poll! in Off Topic
    I pay my bills the old fashioned way - I get a bill in the mail, I write a check, and I mail it in the envelope provided. I know, I know, but what...
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    Jul. 12, 2014, 03:09 PM
    evenstar replied to a thread Decrapifing the house in Off Topic
    :lol: It was because of my book collection that, after my last move, I swore that for the next one I would hire movers! The furniture was no big...
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    Jul. 12, 2014, 02:56 PM
    evenstar replied to a thread Decrapifing the house in Off Topic
    I have that same collection, only it's books! A couple of years ago I did a rough calculation of the number of books I own (something north of 1,800)...
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    Jul. 9, 2014, 03:31 PM
    If I was doing it for a career, I would have focused on a degree in accountancy rather than the BA in Russian Lit I actually did. I ended up as a...
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    Jul. 6, 2014, 07:47 PM
    Well, I don't know if a Thinline will be enough for her, given what you've explained about her issues, but I have used a Thinline for many years and...
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    Jul. 6, 2014, 05:52 PM
    evenstar replied to a thread Tour de France in Off Topic
    I love watching the TdF! I was always so annoyed that I couldn't watch at all on the weekdays (the live show on NBCSN I mean) because I had to go to...
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    Jul. 4, 2014, 02:53 PM
    I think that even if you keep the new litterbox, you'd best offer a "traditional alternative" in a different location for the worried kitty. I've not...
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    Jul. 1, 2014, 06:13 PM
    Here in central NC our horses are out 24/7 with access to sheds with fans so in the daytime they tend to stay in the sheds (mainly to get away from...
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    Jul. 1, 2014, 04:48 PM
    I agree with keeping the nails trimmed and the double sided sticky tape as needed. That said...some fabric is just irresistible to kitties. I have...
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    Jun. 29, 2014, 05:28 PM
    evenstar replied to a thread Off Topic !!! in Off Course
    Cool! Let us know how long it takes to freeze! :winkgrin:
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