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by anomie
Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: CS's Journal
Replies: 82
Views: 17627

Re: CS's Journal

Hi CS -

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It is pretty liberating once you have made the decision.
by anomie
Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:33 am
Forum: Skills & Tools Questions
Topic: Learn to Navigate Urban Areas?
Replies: 9
Views: 1504

Re: Learn to Navigate Urban Areas?

+1 Chenda a couple of things in my brain seem to have been damaged in younger years. A sense of direction I never had. I have to remember my Boy Scout training of (sun rises in the east, sets in the west, then orient from that... east is opposite from west, and figure north and south from there). A ...
by anomie
Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: What if US wealth was redistributed overnight?
Replies: 24
Views: 4877

Re: What if US wealth was redistributed overnight?

wonder how rigorous the methodology is in this study: https://futurism.com/new-report-claims-ubi-would-grow-the-u-s-economy-by-2-5-trillion/ Researchers from a U.S. think-tank have released a report detailing how a universal basic income could impact the overall economy. Based on their research, a U...
by anomie
Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:48 am
Forum: Lifestyle Questions
Topic: Organising your music collection
Replies: 4
Views: 977

Re: Organising your music collection

This is not what you are asking but ... I spent 2 days uploading my 15,000 mp3s to Google Play Music , just to find that I never even listened to them. Google makes their whole library available, makes it to easy to listen to any music I can dream of ... ... sigh ... kids these days will never appre...
by anomie
Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: anomie's journal
Replies: 57
Views: 14540

Re: anomie's journal

Hello! been a while. Lurking a bit, but hope to be back a bit more. So. I am retired. Done. my stats for possible useful reference by others: retired at 49 dw working till 55'ish, our month to month coming out of this no kids or other financial obligations own our home and a 15 year old car we are a...
by anomie
Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:01 am
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: Where do you stand on this political compass?
Replies: 19
Views: 4085

Re: Where do you stand on this political compass?

Hi!
Try this link:

https://www.politicalcompass.org/test

my result:
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They didn't have 'don't care' as responses. Guess that makes you take a stand! :D :)
by anomie
Sat Oct 01, 2016 6:28 pm
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: the animal's journal
Replies: 545
Views: 133624

Re: the animal's journal

+1 on comments of the wilderness photography! They are amazing.
Fresh reminders of the world around us.
wow! Keep them coming.
by anomie
Sat Oct 01, 2016 6:24 pm
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: Lurker's journal
Replies: 27
Views: 9415

Re: Lurker's journal

Hi Lurker! You mention you and SO reading Sherlock. If you and co are of the gaming ilk, you may consider the fun narrative driven game Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective (1981) if you can find a copy. May be out of print.. It is a cool cooperative narrative adventure. Case props from each case bu...
by anomie
Sat Oct 01, 2016 3:53 pm
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: The Reluctant Journal
Replies: 336
Views: 110990

Re: The Reluctant Journal

a little apprehensive about it as it is near family... I of course do not know your situation, but I am wishing that as we get older we were located closer to aging parents. It is very difficult to maintain a semblance of relationship over years when parents & in-laws are 1,500 miles away, and I do...
by anomie
Sat Oct 01, 2016 3:34 pm
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: anomie's journal
Replies: 57
Views: 14540

Re: anomie's journal

Greetings and salutations - It has been a long while since I have updated this journal. First, the meeting with the financial planner went really well; we got a gratis complete plan that included FireCalc type projections from them. Guess our savings qualified us for a real wealth management type tr...
by anomie
Sat Oct 01, 2016 2:31 pm
Forum: Health Questions
Topic: Which Water Filter?
Replies: 27
Views: 5340

Re: Which Water Filter?

The "royal" and "big" berkeys are available in the scratch and dent section this morning. http://www.berkeyfilters.com/berkey-water-filters/systems/scratch-and-dent/ Scratch and Dent Berkey link just saved me $30 on a Travel Berkey. Thank you JennyPenny. beware: Berkey can not ship to Iowa or Calif...
by anomie
Sat Oct 01, 2016 12:14 pm
Forum: Health Questions
Topic: Which Water Filter?
Replies: 27
Views: 5340

Re: Which Water Filter?

Hello -

Looking at the Berkey and stumbled on a look alike type called ProPur that one video reviewer said tasted better for drinking water.

http://www.gopropur.com/

Anyone familiar with Propur? Prolly this one.
by anomie
Sun Sep 11, 2016 6:08 pm
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: ScriptBunny Journal II
Replies: 34
Views: 21034

Re: ScriptBunny Journal II

Hello: I am affected by SAD every year when ... When we moved northward to the northish midwest, where there is less sunlight than the southern us I was accustomed to, I experienced SAD for several years in the winter. We were finally diagnosed with Vitamin D deficiency (they now have a test for tha...
by anomie
Wed Jun 29, 2016 8:23 pm
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: C40's Journal
Replies: 1088
Views: 281147

Re: C40's Journal

congratulations C40!
by anomie
Fri Mar 25, 2016 6:59 pm
Forum: Lifestyle Questions
Topic: Living digitally very inexpensive
Replies: 84
Views: 13165

Re: Living digitally very inexpensive

... an entire mega-corporation who is set against the existing status quo of monopolistic control of information: Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. (I added the bold) source: https://www.google.com/about/company/ The time's they ar...
by anomie
Fri Mar 25, 2016 6:50 pm
Forum: Lifestyle Questions
Topic: Living digitally very inexpensive
Replies: 84
Views: 13165

Re: Living digitally very inexpensive

Pirating only works as long as there are enough paying customers to support the content generators. Perhaps helpful to conversation --> I am not aware of any forum members other than Jacob deriving profits from their contributions to this forum. Yet this forum exists. yes? Forum content is created....
by anomie
Fri Mar 25, 2016 5:12 pm
Forum: Work & Education
Topic: Tech jobs
Replies: 16
Views: 3916

Re: Tech jobs

Remote Jobs
This is great resource I recently found. Lots of remote jobs there to give you an idea::

http://stackoverflow.com/jobs?allowsremote=true
by anomie
Fri Mar 25, 2016 5:09 pm
Forum: Work & Education
Topic: Tech jobs
Replies: 16
Views: 3916

Re: Tech jobs

... how long it takes to get a decent salary, decent being like $80k plus. In my case that never happened. 17 years on-and-off it work. Perhaps my reasons I never hit 80: going on and off, leaving for periods of time instead of building career; refusing management positions; talent and personality ...
by anomie
Wed Mar 23, 2016 8:21 pm
Forum: Skills & Tools Questions
Topic: Something From Nothing Log
Replies: 558
Views: 144177

Re: Something From Nothing Log

the in-laws hoarded books and put boxes of books in their $60/mo storage unit prior to departure. then went on the road and lived out of camper/rv. they then learned about leave one, take one paperback exchanges that apparently exist in many campgrounds. the in-laws never went back to get their pers...
by anomie
Wed Mar 23, 2016 6:39 pm
Forum: Lifestyle Questions
Topic: Living digitally very inexpensive
Replies: 84
Views: 13165

Re: Living digitally very inexpensive

seriously - I am really entranced with the idea of digitizing material possessions, and downsizing as much as possible. In my case, my SO will translate this into an ability to travel and tour. the progress of technology, power of a good laptop; proliferation of ebooks; cloud drives; all provide for...