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    My 3/4 ton Suburban has three rows of seats and...

    My 3/4 ton Suburban has three rows of seats and tows almost 12k. Because it's 4WD it's a little lower, I think 11k. It came with a factory installed hitch rated at 12k. I towed a steel four horse...
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    Beat me to it. :D

    Beat me to it.
    :D
  3. Publishing is not expensive if you do it right....

    Publishing is not expensive if you do it right. Repeat after me. Money flows to the author. It can take a long time, but how long does it take to learn to ride really well? You do not need to pay to...
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    We're going to Disney World next month. My...

    We're going to Disney World next month. My daughter has been there since January, she's in the Disney college program. She will get us into the parks, and we are staying at Fort Wilderness, in a...
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    Poll: My hay guy would consider himself a real life...

    My hay guy would consider himself a real life Farmer. He quit his day job about ten years ago to do hay and firewood full time.
  6. Wow. You all have fancy feasts. We had a turkey...

    Wow. You all have fancy feasts. We had a turkey cooked on the charcoal grill, homemade stuffing cooked in the oven, green bean casserole, squash, homemade cranberry orange relish, homemade mashed...
  7. I was a vegetarian for a number of years, then my...

    I was a vegetarian for a number of years, then my teenage daughter went veg for a while. My favorite Thanksgiving recipe, and popular even with the meat eaters, is a stuffed pumpkin. Take one...
  8. We travel up and down from NH to Maryland twice a...

    We travel up and down from NH to Maryland twice a year, and no matter how many times we've tried the GW bridge, it's always awful. One year we were really late leaving Maryland, and we said, let's go...
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    I would replace the blower, but you might be able...

    I would replace the blower, but you might be able to do it cheaper. The blower went on our 1970s era Nashua wood stove, and we found a comparable blower at Grainger -
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  10. Thread: Costco

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    Allergy meds. The Kirkland generic Zyrtec is 4...

    Allergy meds. The Kirkland generic Zyrtec is 4 cents a pill. Compare that to the next cheapest, at WalMart, for 20 cents a pill. $15.95 for 365 pills.

    We also get our dishwasher soap there, and...
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    I am 2/3 of the way through Dashiell Hammett's...

    I am 2/3 of the way through Dashiell Hammett's first novel Red Harvest. Reading a collection of his novels, which includes The Maltese Falcon and The Thin Man. Really enjoying his writing.
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    KL Carp, she's actually a student at Colby-Sawyer...

    KL Carp, she's actually a student at Colby-Sawyer in New London, NH. Tiny school in a tiny town in the middle of nowhere, NH. I actually used to own a big horse farm in Warner, which is close to New...
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    My kid is going to Disney!

    My middle daughter got an educational internship at Walt Disney World. She's thrilled. Anybody ever done this or have a kid that's done it? She will be there for 5 months, from January through May....
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    I get my Smartwool socks at the LL Bean outlet...

    I get my Smartwool socks at the LL Bean outlet store. Not sure if they have them online at LL Bean at the outlet price. $8.99 a pair. They're $19.99 a pair on Amazon. But I love Smartwool and wear...
  15. Thread: Facekini?

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    The latest fashion for beach-going bank robbers. ...

    The latest fashion for beach-going bank robbers. :D
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    Sorels or other types with a removable inner wool...

    Sorels or other types with a removable inner wool bootie. Pac boots. Take the pac bootie out at night and let it dry. Way warmer than anything else I've ever worn.
  17. I got a giraffe cake. :D Delighted to be back.

    I got a giraffe cake. :D Delighted to be back.
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    Once you've finished the first draft, find...

    Once you've finished the first draft, find someone to beta read it for you. Or join a writers group and read them a few chapters. Make sure it's polished. Then find an agent. I use Agent Query to...
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    When I see WTF, I automatically think Where's the...

    When I see WTF, I automatically think Where's the Fruitbat? :)
  20. Love the Super Secret Project! Saw them live a...

    Love the Super Secret Project! Saw them live a few years ago. :D Here's another protest song:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ja5_HeJatwA&feature=youtu.be
  21. All my work is edited before it's published. No...

    All my work is edited before it's published. No need to pay anyone to do it. But I am pretty good at self-editing too. :)
  22. I am also a Market Basket refugee. First...

    I am also a Market Basket refugee. First shopping trip without my MB, went to WalMart last week. Stood in the bread aisle staring at the lack of choices and the high prices. Overheard another...
  23. This is one of my favorite quotes from a story...

    This is one of my favorite quotes from a story about this:

    "The Market Basket managers and cashiers and bag boys joining in protest aren't just holding signs, they're also holding the...
  24. I second Absolute Write, but why not learn to...

    I second Absolute Write, but why not learn to edit yourself? I've never paid an editor. (I've never paid to be published either.) It's a long process, this learning to write thing, but part of it...
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    Just finished going through the edits for my next...

    Just finished going through the edits for my next novel - Stress Fractures - which should be out any day now. Reading The Best American Noir of the Century. Lots of great short stories!
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