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by colonialgirl
Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check-in September 14, 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1169

Re: Daily Check-in September 14, 2019

Thanks for the commiseration guys!
by colonialgirl
Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check-in September 14, 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1169

Re: Daily Check-in September 14, 2019

Evening all - Greetings from the land of everything I own has decided to break. So far this month we have had to get new tires, a new battery for the car, a new battery for the trimmer and the dryer has started making noises today. This on top of the cost of my new lenses, hubs hearing aids and prop...
by colonialgirl
Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Do you own or would you buy an electric car?
Replies: 14
Views: 954

Re: Do you own or would you buy an electric car?

I don't think anyone took it as political DG. It is a good discussion. What always bothers me is - they burn fossil fuels to make electricity - so are electric cars really that much better environmentally? I don't know - I have never really researched anything about them - but they are still burning...
by colonialgirl
Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Sept 8, 2019 Daily Check-in
Replies: 37
Views: 1884

Re: Sept 8, 2019 Daily Check-in

Owned - thank you for the suggestion. I am not really smart with computers, tvs, etc - so I will probably stick with Netflix. And I will never give up Prime. It pays for itself within a month - I do a lot of shopping with Amazon. When you all talk about fire sticks and that stuff, my head just spins...
by colonialgirl
Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Sept 8, 2019 Daily Check-in
Replies: 37
Views: 1884

Re: Sept 8, 2019 Daily Check-in

Hello all - Happy Sunday! Hope it is a good day and all of our ailing folk are feeling better. I think I am finally getting adjusted to the BP medication. I have always had normal BP - but think the combo of hubs being retired and having illnesses and the current US leadership and it's consequences ...
by colonialgirl
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Do you own or would you buy an electric car?
Replies: 14
Views: 954

Re: Do you own or would you buy an electric car?

I would consider a hybrid when I was ready to trade - but I always have read that the most environmentally friendly thing you can do is to keep your own car and maintain it. The data said that the use of resources to produce a new car and then the resources used to scrap the old car far outweigh any...