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by Carleen
Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Carleen's Countdown to 2020...
Replies: 109
Views: 17629

Re: Carleen's Countdown to 2020...

Hello, Everyone!!! Talked with our younger daughter last evening and they are fine. They boarded up the house and waited for the evacuation order that never came. They got tons of rain and wind but nothing that was life-threatening. So they stayed put and all is well. We're all glad and thankful for...
by Carleen
Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: DG's frugal journal
Replies: 618
Views: 88196

Re: DG's frugal journal

Howdy, DG: I know what you mean about people who criticize frugalness. One long-ago neighbor wondered how we managed to live on "leaves and twigs". We had a large garden, fruit trees and an herb garden that would rival McCormick!!! Our fruit trees gave us pears, apples and some peaches (not the best...
by Carleen
Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Carleen's Countdown to 2020...
Replies: 109
Views: 17629

Re: Carleen's Countdown to 2020...

Howdy, Everyone!!! Happy Labor Day!!! A special pat-pat-pat and a huge Thank-You to those who have to work today - firefighters, first responders, etc. Our younger daughter (the one who got married in early May) and her husband live on Folly Beach, South Carolina. Folly Beach is a small island with ...
by Carleen
Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Carleen's Countdown to 2020...
Replies: 109
Views: 17629

Re: Carleen's Countdown to 2020...

DG - You're right about the paper waste. I, too, wish the junk mail would be left as trees. Our recycling bin is emptied very two weeks and it is always full. Magazines and junk mail is most of it. Cigars - yikes. We get their catalogs, too! Here's hoping you have a terrific September. It's one of m...
by Carleen
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Carleen's Countdown to 2020...
Replies: 109
Views: 17629

Re: Carleen's Countdown to 2020...

Howdy, Everyone!!! We've had some weird weather (so what else is new...) but somehow we managed to have two days of beautiful sunshine and moderate breezes. Even the temps were nice. Most of us are in shock!!! Last evening we took older daughter, her hubby and our granddaughter out for supper for th...
by Carleen
Tue Aug 27, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Carleen's Countdown to 2020...
Replies: 109
Views: 17629

Re: Carleen's Countdown to 2020...

I thought long and hard about your post to me. PLEASE DO NOT send anything of this ilk ever again. I know who I am, I know what my registration shows, I know FOR whom I will vote, and I know AGAINST whom I will vote. I do not need to read stuff aimed at converting me or shaming me. PLEASE remember t...