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greenmountaingal
70-79, F
United States
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Retired teacher, age 71, in new desert community
I Think About Death and Dying
To fully understand this, it would help if you'd read my story under the group heading: I Wan To Know The Truth Behind My Family's Lies and Secrets I am very afraid of what could happen at the end of my life. If I am lucky, I will die in ...
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3 days ago
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I Am a Winner
I just won a prize in the Ruffles Home Court Advantage Sweepstakes! It's a Spaulding basketball with the name Ruffles inscribed on it. They said I'd receive it in 3-4 months. I plan to donate it to the after school youth program at my ch...
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8 replies
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Jan 8, 2017
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Anyone here following the Robert Durst case?
I went to grammar school with Susan Berman. I've been following this case for a while.
70-79, F
2 replies
5 views
Jan 7, 2017
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Life
I Hate Cults
WHY CULTS EXIST Cults are prisons for various power groups, such as political power groups of the extreme right and extreme left. That is their purpose and the main reason for their existence. When a person is part of a secret power group, and they...
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0 replies
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Jan 7, 2017
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Is the Pasteur treatment still the treatment of choice for rabid dog bite?
Someone here posted a story of being forced to undergo the excruciating pain of the Pasteur treatment which he described as 14 shots in the navel, one a day for 14 days. I once knew a woman who said that she and her entire family had to undergo this ...
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4 replies
14 views
Jan 3, 2017
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Health
Is it legal to put money into other people's parkiing meters?
I live in southern California.
70-79, F
10 replies
19 views
Dec 29, 2016
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Politics
I Want To Tell You A Short Story
A California style "New Age" lady gets on a plane and finds herself next to an elderly man with a clerical collar. They fall into a conversation. The man says he is a minister of a certain Christian denomination and names his well known ch...
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2 replies
17 views
Dec 13, 2016
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Would you like to enter a great sweepstakes?
I'm frustrated because I live in California so I am not allowed to enter it according to the rules. It's a great sweepstakes because all you have to do to enter it is call an 800 #. You can call it every day once a day until 12/23/2016. ...
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3 replies
15 views
Dec 12, 2016
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Hobbies
What's the best marijuana dab pen?
Needs to be not too expensive and easy to use.
70-79, F
3 replies
7 views
Dec 9, 2016
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Health
I Hate People Staring At Me
THE WOMAN WITH THE UNRELENTING STARE Years ago, I worked as a personal secretary to a semi-famous older woman who lived in a large house. I had her study as my office, although sometimes I worked in the dining room. A middle aged woman I'll ca...
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14 replies
32 views
Dec 9, 2016
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I Know Someone Who Committed Suicide
I still find myself wondering about a situation I encountered years ago. I was at a party. A writer was there who had once won a Pulitzer prize back during the Depression era. I knew that both of his two sons had committed suicide 10 years apart. H...
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11 replies
22 views
Dec 9, 2016
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I Regret
I feel bad that I have never married. It just did not seem like a possibility to me. I always knew my mother and her people would interfere somehow, someway. I would be putting the man I loved in danger if he really loved me and was loyal to me. My m...
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15 replies
39 views
Dec 9, 2016
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I Lived Through Disappointment
I was a teacher of teens, in a city detention center, then later at the state mental hospital for 25 years. I was not a Special Ed. teacher; I taught regular classes and most of my students were bright and academically up to grade level. One day, ab...
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4 replies
17 views
Dec 8, 2016
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Have you read Crypto-Nomicon?
I am on page 300 of 1130 pages. Just wondered if anyone has finished this book.
70-79, F
3 replies
6 views
Dec 7, 2016
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Miscellaneous
Should I work as a greeter at Walmart?
In about 6 months, I will be re- entering the working world and coming out of retirement. I am 71 years old, will be 72 when I go back to work. I want a simple no brains kind of job. I need to work in the private sector for about 2 years. I don'...
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9 replies
26 views
Dec 7, 2016
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Seeking Advice
Did you ever feel like seeing a certain movie saved your life?
Or at least your sanity...?
70-79, F
15 replies
15 views
Dec 6, 2016
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Movies & TV
I Write Poetry
A VOICE IN THE NIGHT Who can measure the power of that voice in the night Sound waves that echoed 'til dawn's early light Beyond the stratosphere past Jupiter, Mars Soaring past moonbeams, racing the stars To dare the unknown, to known wha...
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4 replies
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Dec 5, 2016
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Anyone out there remember Art Bell?
He truly was Radioman. He was the founder of today's Coast to Coast nighttime radio program. Only the original program was a real groundbreaker and much classier and more intelligent than today's popularized corporately packaged C2C program...
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5 replies
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Dec 4, 2016
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Miscellaneous
I Want to Be Healthy
Question: If I am taking an antibiotic (Amoxicillin, 500 mg. capsules twice a day), should I wait to take a probiotic (yogurt, kefir and/or probiotic capsules or liquid) until after I finish taking the whole course of antibiotic meds? Or should I tak...
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23 replies
26 views
Dec 3, 2016
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Why do I keep having this dream?
In the dream I am in trouble with the police (or sometimes it's the FBI) but I haven't done anything wrong. Sometimes they are hunting for me but I slip away from them and flee. In the dream, I know I haven't broken the law but I am st...
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19 replies
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Nov 25, 2016
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Personal, Thoughts & Feelings
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