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ON: What was the outcome of your friend or family member who 'broke bad'?

Posted 04-05-2019 at 09:14 PM by Blondebaerde

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There's four of us and my mom said everything (it's not that much) would be split evenly ... but she's also said "You have houses, he doesn't."
My main worry is that the house will someday become a full-blown drug house.


It's messed up - I'm the guy sweeping up the block, keeping it clean - and he's selling drugs out of the front corner door. I almost went up there with a gun back in January ... Since then I've hit reset and I don't get involved or talk
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ON: smart phone vs paper boarding passes

Posted 03-27-2019 at 12:25 PM by Blondebaerde

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Originally Posted by slyfox2 View Post
My daughter encouraged me to get the iPhone and use it as a boarding pass. But now she tells me that almost nowhere that she travels(and she travels a lot in and out of the USA, flies at least 15 times a year) will security allow her through on just a smart phone. My daughter always gets a kiosk printed paper boarding pass at the airport, and uses it for getting on the plane. Her iPhone pass is actually back up for paper.

But online it says you can use your phone at all TSA checkpoints.
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Tableau launches $1.3 million initiative to tackle bums, winos, vagrants, and wackos on our streets

Posted 03-12-2019 at 06:31 PM by Blondebaerde
Updated 04-05-2019 at 09:15 PM by Blondebaerde

This is interesting, Tableau (based on Seattle) will start using tech to track the "homelessness problem" in fifty US cities. This hit close to home (chuckle: literally) because they're local to me, just down the street actually (Kirkland campus).

https://www.king5.com/article/tech/t...6-678c1e14dbfb

Related: An Analytics/Big Data "Story"

Some years...
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(In Resp To): Feel good story illustrates the dumbing down of college

Posted 03-08-2019 at 01:01 PM by Blondebaerde

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Originally Posted by parentologist View Post
https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifes...=.9c7ac8bcfd13

Warning - Washington Post has a paywall. You get the first few articles free.

In this feel good story, a man who is a senior at Morehouse college (a historically black college in Atlanta, GA) had to bring his baby to class with him. The professor offered to hold the baby while he taught, so that the student
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Quite a few Comments on Support Groups are Just Stupid

Posted 03-05-2019 at 02:16 PM by Blondebaerde

As someone who will always be fighting my weight, I nonetheless know the 'secret' to being normal weight and healthy. As they say, big difference between knowing the path vs. walking the path, though. I'm trying, and have a sense of humor about it.

Years ago, using myself as a lab rat, I watched calories in vs. calories out, time of day, type of foods, and much more to see what the triggers were. And sure enough, along with activity levels, figure it all out. Unf it's a fair...
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