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Renting a Car with a Debit Card when Flying to Another City
If you have a usable credit card but hope not to pay with it, the simplest way would be to ask them if you
can put the car rental on the credit card upon taking out the car, but pay
using your debit card upon returning the car. If you don't have a usable cr...

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An Easy Clothing "Save"
I enjoyed this shirt a lot...even though, for some reason, I'm not smiling in the picture. Maybe I just wanted a solemn picture that day.  But alas, the elbows wore out. So, I cut off the sleeves, leaving just a little extra fabric beyond the seam. I folded...

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Working "for a living"
The term "work for a living" caught my eye today in a post. You
see, right there, in those last three words, "for a living" is the
problem for many folks! I'm convinced that most adults – and many youth -
either work or want to work. But working "for a livi...

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Earth Day Thoughts
I once thought
the climate issue - "global warming" as I often heard it called - was
just a political football. I am not a scientist and I don't understand all of
it.  However, I do understand that if we don't care for our land, it won't keep
caring for us ...

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Some ideas to promote a sustainable economy
As I begin a new job, working with young children, it seems like funny timing for me to be writing about opportunities for youth and adults and the economy. But then again, I want the young children I work with to be able to move forward into productive liv...

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Lentil Goulash in a Simple Rice Cooker
First, cook the lentils separately. Then put the following
in a 6-cup or larger rice cooker: 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 cup elbow macaroni 1 ½ cups cooked lentils, drained 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce ½ cup water 1 ½ teaspoons paprika ½ teaspoon garlic powder ...

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Thank you to all the women
Thank you to all the women I know you have been physically or sexually abused as children or teens or young adults, and have kept on going anyway. I understand only too well. And I care. Thank you to all the women who have been fired unjustly from a job or ...

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Because Amelia Smiled - A Book Review
A lovely picture book for all ages, yes, adults included.  This picture book gently exposes children to different cultures while also bringing home the beauty of the ripple effect, that
Amelia's smile indirectly affects so many people in so many places in s...

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My Experience with a Pseudo-Catholic Cult
Introduction: This is the story of my experience in the early 1970's, in
going to what I call a "pseudo-Catholic cult". In calling it that,
I'm not saying or implying that all the individuals involved were not Catholic, but rather that
the charismatic, dogm...

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Five Things We Can Do About Politics Today
Yesterday, I said I might go on a political rant. I might,
at some point, but first I want to make something clear. No matter what opinion
or information I share, someone may be tempted to either think that I'm "part
of the right" or "a leftist".  Whatever ...
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