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A little calcium chloride goes a long way

Posted 03-23-2021 at 08:21 AM by jdhpa

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Used to have them at the office (back when we went to an office). Each mat required a dedicated 20A breaker, I see one of the ones at your link can draw as much as 30A!

I buy the 5 gallon drums of Calcium Chloride at the warehouse store for $20/ea.
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Yes, there really is such a book

Posted 02-05-2021 at 12:29 PM by jdhpa

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There actually is a book put out by AARP called "Medicare for Dummies". I've not read it, but it could be a good starting point for learning. Medicare For Dummies by Patricia Barry | 9781118532782 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble

Medicare itself also publishes it's "Medicare and You" booklet, which you can download from
Download handbook in different formats | Medicare.gov

You just need to take your time studying these materials to gain at
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Medigap Policy Switch?

Posted 11-30-2020 at 10:10 AM by jdhpa

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There is no penalty for switching Medigaps, although if you wait too long you could be subject to health underwriting. However, since you are still within the 6-month Medigap Open Enrollment Period, at this time you can switch to another policy without health underwriting. I would do this immediately.Consider either the AARP UHC Plan G or N. If you don't need unusual specialty care - Plan N should cover all your needs at a significantly lower premium than Plan G. Plan N has no excess
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Ben's brand tick & insect repellents are made in New Hampshire

Posted 10-06-2020 at 03:42 PM by jdhpa

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They're mostly inactive on days when the temperature stays below freezing

I use the persistent pyrethroid treatment for shoes, jeans, jackets, and Picaridin on skin and other clothing. There are some new ones coming as well.

Best solution for ticks near your home is to make your curtilage not a good habitat for them and to take steps to reduce your local rodent (mouse, vole, chipmunk, etc) population.
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Thinking about becoming South Dakota Resident in the future.

Posted 09-29-2020 at 06:39 AM by jdhpa

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I live as a nomad travelling. I have been SD resident for over 2 years and love it. It is totally legal per SD state law and you can use a mail forwarding support type company to have an address issued which is legal.
It is one night with a hotel receipt and then I pay $150.00 per year to my mail support company which is called Dakota Post in souix Falls. I dont think you need to stay one night a year just the first time.

I went and stayed a night, then went to the driver
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