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Forum: Retirement 03-22-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 161
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Posted By sugarsugar
Just started looking through your site but wanted...

Just started looking through your site but wanted to say that is what I was talking about! I have seen some of those same things, awakened to those sunrises, stood right under that Delicate Arch,...
Forum: Retirement 03-22-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,919
Posted By sugarsugar
A few years ago, we bought a travel trailer from...

A few years ago, we bought a travel trailer from a wholesaler in Ohio. We traveled from Oregon to Ohio to pick it up, then figured what the heck, let's keep going to Maine. It was the best trip...
Forum: Phoenix area 02-11-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,878
Posted By sugarsugar
Coincidentally, I just finished reading an...

Coincidentally, I just finished reading an article about the dust and valley fever. I will link it below. I vaguely remembered hearing about valley fever in the past, but I seem to see the topic...
Forum: Portland 01-22-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,275
Posted By sugarsugar
Portland definitely does not put out the southern...

Portland definitely does not put out the southern hospitality vibe. Having traveling in the south a bit, I can totally understand how disconcerting this must have been. I assume you know this, but...
Forum: Portland 01-22-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,275
Posted By sugarsugar
:tape:

:tape:
Forum: Portland 01-22-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,275
Posted By sugarsugar
I don't think a conservative vibe under a liberal...

I don't think a conservative vibe under a liberal surface is something I've ever noticed in Portland or it surrounds. I mostly see one or the other, but in either case doubt that this is the root of...
Forum: Food and Drink 01-20-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1,168
Views: 25,696
Posted By sugarsugar
Half of an avocado and a honeycrisp apple...

Half of an avocado and a honeycrisp apple...
Forum: Portland 01-20-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,286
Posted By sugarsugar
The only place I ever experienced an earthquake...

The only place I ever experienced an earthquake was in Hawaii..and I still can't wait to go back:)

One of our places is just outside Portland in a rural area, and over the last 30 years I have...
Forum: Rural and Small Town Living 01-20-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,724
Posted By sugarsugar
I personally know of a similar situation in a...

I personally know of a similar situation in a neighboring area. Used to buy hay from them, so heard all about the inner family struggles between a a few family members over several adjoining...
Forum: Personal Finance 01-20-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 22,946
Posted By sugarsugar
Over my lifetime I amassed many many stories like...

Over my lifetime I amassed many many stories like that once I got to know some seemingly average people better, so this isn't an isolated thing. A lot of wealthy people are fully capable of keeping...
Forum: Food and Drink 01-19-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,433
Posted By sugarsugar
All oat lovers on this hill, horses included,...

All oat lovers on this hill, horses included, just breathed a sigh of relief...
Forum: Portland 01-19-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,275
Posted By sugarsugar
Funny you mention invasion of privacy, because I...

Funny you mention invasion of privacy, because I see it that way too. DH and I have had many talks over coffee lately about how our definition of privacy is going the way of the dinosaurs. And...
Forum: Portland 01-19-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,275
Posted By sugarsugar
Yep, that is definitely why I pose questions, so...

Yep, that is definitely why I pose questions, so I can guess instead.

As none of this is in the slightest bit germane to the thread (or even making sense), this will conclude our OT repartee as...
Forum: Food and Drink 01-19-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By sugarsugar
Roasted Bone broth...it is soooo good. We raise...

Roasted Bone broth...it is soooo good. We raise our own beef and take all the bones home too when we have the meat cut and wrapped.

I roast marrow bones and others that our butcher cuts in a way...
Forum: Portland 01-19-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,275
Posted By sugarsugar
Wow, what a zinger! Just joking- actually this...

Wow, what a zinger! Just joking- actually this such a non responsive reply that I'll take a pass rather than make a guess again. I am not sure that you are missing words or missing the point on...
Forum: Portland 01-19-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,275
Posted By sugarsugar
My only corporate world experiences were as I...

My only corporate world experiences were as I worked my way through college and grad school at a variety of places decades ago. What did not appeal to me back then is nothing compared to this new...
Forum: Portland 01-19-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,275
Posted By sugarsugar
Hard not to be honest when a thread makes you...

Hard not to be honest when a thread makes you feel ready to open a big old can of the infamous Oregon attitude®, lol... And you got it right on the levity, though I've just recently been back on CD...
Forum: Portland 01-19-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,275
Posted By sugarsugar
Let's see if this helps our perceptual...

Let's see if this helps our perceptual differences. What you perceive as complaints are my observations. As for name calling, maybe you can help me figure that out, because I'm pretty sure it...
Forum: Personal Finance 01-19-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,113
Posted By sugarsugar
Shacked up in 1980, married in 1983 by a judge. ...

Shacked up in 1980, married in 1983 by a judge. The vows he showed us had the "until death do us part" bit, which I left in, but they also had the "obey" nonsense which I had taken out. We also...
Forum: Arizona 01-19-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,334
Posted By sugarsugar
Currently do in Oregon and have done so for...

Currently do in Oregon and have done so for several decades. Enjoy it more than I can adequately put into words.
Forum: Portland 01-18-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,275
Posted By sugarsugar
Well...actually you do know.... From further...

Well...actually you do know....

From further down in that same post you quoted from:



Granted, it is self-diagnosed (and on occasion, self-medicated), but it is one of the few things about...
Forum: Portland 01-18-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,275
Posted By sugarsugar
Ssshhhhhhh...I think we may be in the presence of...

Ssshhhhhhh...I think we may be in the presence of the infamous ”attitude"!

If you comfortable with answering, could you tell me if you are a native Oregonian?
Forum: Portland 01-18-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,275
Posted By sugarsugar
My take is a bit different. If you tell someone...

My take is a bit different. If you tell someone not to behave like a stereotypical Texan, I think you are asserting that there is a recognizable behavior that is the norm in Texas (that is "you" as...
Forum: Portland 01-18-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,275
Posted By sugarsugar
Again, can you clear up the assumption you made? ...

Again, can you clear up the assumption you made? Given your spirited response above, I cannot make sense of the following...

What is the difference between suggesting that someone is a...
Forum: Photography Contests 01-18-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,475
Posted By sugarsugar
Crooked River

January, 2014 - The Crooked River as it winds its way thru Central Oregon...

http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/hh172/TRChelsea/image_zps811f7658.jpg
Forum: Portland 01-18-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,275
Posted By sugarsugar
The fact that you don't agree with me doesn't...

The fact that you don't agree with me doesn't make me or my experiences either insane or bigoted. What an odd idea! Respectfully speaking, this is doubly odd coming from one who told a poster to...
Forum: Portland 01-17-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,275
Posted By sugarsugar
Just wanted to point out that all I have noticed...

Just wanted to point out that all I have noticed and grown up around is the attitude part...and I would not say that the attitude problem correlates to an inability to work hard/have a work ethic. ...
Forum: Personal Finance 01-17-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 71,255
Posted By sugarsugar
Yeah, I have now completely changed my opinions...

Yeah, I have now completely changed my opinions based on this continued nonsense.
Forum: Personal Finance 01-17-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 71,255
Posted By sugarsugar
Thanks for that, and since I can't rep your posts...

Thanks for that, and since I can't rep your posts any more until I spread some around, will say here that I am of a like mind with all of your posts, as they follow my experiences on this subject.
Forum: Portland 01-17-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,275
Posted By sugarsugar
I am a native Oregonian, third generation on my...

I am a native Oregonian, third generation on my dad's side of the tree. I can assure you that it has been like this since I was old enough to notice it as a child. And it wasn't coming from or...
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