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Forum: Other topics 04-19-2016, 11:24 AM
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Posted By gardenfun
Get out the tissues for Vera season 6. ...

Get out the tissues for Vera season 6.

Totally agree about Brenda Blethyn.
Forum: Other topics 04-13-2016, 07:10 PM
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Posted By gardenfun
Following up on bestwifeever's suggestion of...

Following up on bestwifeever's suggestion of adding Acorn to Amazon Prime: I'm in a state of British TV bliss! Also, New Zealand. If you get Acorn, and like low key murder mysteries, check out...
Forum: Other topics 03-31-2016, 03:54 PM
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oooh, thanks for reminding me, BWE! I had seen...

oooh, thanks for reminding me, BWE! I had seen that a while ago and meant to investigate it further. I love the British TV series.
Forum: Other topics 03-31-2016, 02:13 PM
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Posted By gardenfun
Been noticing over the past couple of months that...

Been noticing over the past couple of months that Amazon Prime has a bunch of PBS shows, both Masterpiece (watching Arthur and George right now--had enough of WWII!) and documentaries. They must have...
Forum: Other topics 03-27-2016, 09:12 PM
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Posted By gardenfun
Oh! also agree about the "scenery" in Poldark....

Oh! also agree about the "scenery" in Poldark. Could watch him all day....
Forum: Other topics 03-27-2016, 09:11 PM
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Posted By gardenfun
Watching "The World at War" from the 70's. I...

Watching "The World at War" from the 70's. I first watched it in the 80's I believe, on PBS. Was astounded at how superficial our Us public education was about World War II.
Highly recommend this...
Forum: Other topics 12-24-2015, 05:41 PM
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Posted By gardenfun
Just finished Episode 5 of Detectorists on...

Just finished Episode 5 of Detectorists on Netflix streaming in California. :-)
Check the new releases list, Yakers--hope you can find it!


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Forum: Other topics 12-22-2015, 07:34 PM
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Views: 72,416
Posted By gardenfun
Assorted socks to make sock snakes for my grand...

Assorted socks to make sock snakes for my grand babies.
Am considering ordering a horse head squirrel feeder on the recommendation of the cashier at Ace Hardware.


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Forum: Other topics 12-22-2015, 07:31 PM
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Posted By gardenfun
Dectectorists. Sweet and quirky but not sappy....

Dectectorists. Sweet and quirky but not sappy. British of course.
Slice of life characters but not in your face over the top types.
I finished watching Season two of Broadchurch and needed...
Forum: Other topics 12-02-2015, 07:05 PM
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Posted By gardenfun
Yippee!! Got the email about Broadchurch from...

Yippee!! Got the email about Broadchurch from Netfix this morning. I think I'll watch season one again just to remind myself of all the players and motivations.

Supposed to rain here...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-06-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,681
Posted By gardenfun
I had a similar thing happen to me the end of...

I had a similar thing happen to me the end of last year, Fermion, only with CoveredCA.
Had to report an income increase in September of 2014. Went on the website as instructed. Had to sign up again...
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-26-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,543
Posted By gardenfun
Another vote for meetup.com. The first...

Another vote for meetup.com.

The first meetup group I joined was for English bulldog owners, about ten years ago. What a hoot to see 20 Bulldogs in one spot!

Didn't make any friends from that...
Forum: Other topics 10-02-2015, 08:53 PM
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Posted By gardenfun
Not Netflix but Amazon Prime video: ...

Not Netflix but Amazon Prime video: Grantchester. I guess it was on PBS Masterpiece earlier this year? Great acting (always love Robson Green) but more importantly it deals with social issues in...
Forum: Other topics 09-30-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 72,416
Posted By gardenfun
I've been using an Aeropress for years and can't...

I've been using an Aeropress for years and can't go back to regular drip coffee.

Hmmm I've had a few recent Amazon Prime orders that have arrived a day later than promised. Anybody else having...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-16-2015, 11:13 PM
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Views: 1,107,677
Posted By gardenfun
I had the same squirrel behavior here in the...

I had the same squirrel behavior here in the east bay today.

Leaving Wednesday to visit #2 son and DIL in DC. I may be missing the dry 102 degree heat.


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Forum: Travel Information 05-05-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 12,101
Posted By gardenfun
Even upside down, it looks like the Pelican...

Even upside down, it looks like the Pelican Inn--is it??

Stayed there six weeks ago. Moonstone Beach is one of my favorites in all California! Hope you have a nice sunset tonight. :flowers:
Forum: Travel Information 05-02-2015, 09:13 PM
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Views: 12,101
Posted By gardenfun
Anxious to hear what you and your wife think of...

Anxious to hear what you and your wife think of Brookings , Alan. Thinking of moving there with my honey in the next year or so.


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Forum: Other topics 04-27-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,105
Posted By gardenfun
Age: 61 Retired: 4ish years Gender: F ...

Age: 61

Retired: 4ish years

Gender: F

Divorced 14 years after 21 year marriage, two kids, two grandchildren


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Forum: Other topics 04-25-2015, 10:24 PM
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Views: 59,506
Posted By gardenfun
I was so happy to see that, too, Alan. Got the...

I was so happy to see that, too, Alan. Got the series on DVD from Netflix a few years ago. Still as wonderful as I remembered from the 80's. Looking forward to streaming it this time.


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Forum: Other topics 04-24-2015, 09:57 PM
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Views: 59,506
Posted By gardenfun
Thanks Alan! Just finished season 4 o f Vera on...

Thanks Alan! Just finished season 4 o f Vera on Netflix DVDs, and I'm going through Brenda Blethyn withdrawal. I'll check it out!


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Forum: FIRE and Money 04-14-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 18,379
Posted By gardenfun
+1 Sent from my iPhone using Early...

+1


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Forum: Travel Information 12-27-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,424
Posted By gardenfun
Sounds great, Meadbh--and I totally agree with...

Sounds great, Meadbh--and I totally agree with you about nothing matching it.

Would you mind sharing where you were in Mexico? :)
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-12-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19,091
Views: 1,107,677
Posted By gardenfun
Winter Solstice--my favorite holiday! ...

Winter Solstice--my favorite holiday!

Haven't seen the sun much here in NorCal lately, but that's fine with us. Let it rain!

:)
Forum: Other topics 11-21-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,589
Posted By gardenfun
Love the Bulleit Rye! :) Sipping a glass of it as...

Love the Bulleit Rye! :) Sipping a glass of it as I type.

I will cry if Costco ever stops carrying it.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-21-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,383
Posted By gardenfun
Got a Blue Shield PPO Bronze plan on CoveredCA...

Got a Blue Shield PPO Bronze plan on CoveredCA for 2014.

A week ago I got an email from Blue Shield saying I could just continue paying my premiums and my coverage would continue under the same...
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