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    Agreed! The survey company I worked for would...

    Agreed! The survey company I worked for would NOT use that as a temporary marker. Also, our field crew would often blaze through shrubbery to mark a true corner unless it was obvious $$...
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    I worked for a land survey company for many years...

    I worked for a land survey company for many years pulling records for the licensed surveyors and field crew. I can say for a fact that yes, surveyors do make mistakes. Like every profession, there...
  3. I LOVE the cradle boat! How unique and...

    I LOVE the cradle boat! How unique and functional!

    After dealing with my dear friend's massive estate, knowing the stories behind furniture and items is so much more meaningful and adds to the...
  4. What is your favorite piece of wood furniture you made or own?

    I have been working on restoring an antique banker chair that was in rough, but solid condition. While admiring the curves and comfortable contours, I started thinking about all you woodworkers on...
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    At our old property, we set up a great system...

    At our old property, we set up a great system with the neighbors and they would leave their egg cartons and food scraps for the chickens in trade for farm fresh eggs. It worked out really great as...
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    .... I went with Juniors. The order process was...

    .... I went with Juniors. The order process was a challenge. It took several days and several calls. The problem was on their end. It was very expensive even with their $20 discount. Packaging...
  7. I agree with the responses above. Switch host...

    I agree with the responses above. Switch host providers. Don't go with the cheap host providers that are heavily advertised and conveniently show up in the "best of" lists. A good majority of...
  8. He has some great quotes. I like his "If you get...

    He has some great quotes. I like his "If you get to thinkin' you're a person of some influence, try orderin' somebody else's dog around." quote too.
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    Thank you for the feedback. I'll avoid CF due to...

    Thank you for the feedback. I'll avoid CF due to the sweet factor. I know that will be an issue. I am guessing that they ship them with cold packs. I once had seafood delivered with not only dry...
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    Cheesecake

    I'm sure this topic will catch some people's attention. :)

    I'm looking to send a gift to someone who LOVES cheesecake. Any of you have a favorite company that ships great cheesecake? I'm looking...
  11. I look at this with a different perspective...

    I look at this with a different perspective thanks to a conversation with a bright young gal a few weeks ago. So far, all the posts appear to be from men who have probably handled many different...
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    In all the years I worked at the land survey...

    In all the years I worked at the land survey company, there was not a single mortgage or insurance company requiring it. I think it happens more in States on the East side and not States in the...
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    Check craigslist daily. You can use a search...

    Check craigslist daily. You can use a search word of "exercise" and see what comes up in both free, furniture and other categories. There are lots of them available now but they still sell quick...
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    I worked for a land survey and civil engineering...

    I worked for a land survey and civil engineering company for many years. The company had been in business for over 46 years and finally sold it when the all owners were in their 70's and 80's. I...
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    I currently have about a dozen in me threatening...

    I currently have about a dozen in me threatening to move at any time. I have passed more then a dozen over my life that I am aware of and probably several other little ones. Each time one has hit...
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    Back in my previous life fixing computers &...

    Back in my previous life fixing computers & solving their problems, I found the HP laptops to be slow even on their best days. They typically come pre-loaded with so much junk. A clean Windows...
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    I found this tribute/story about Alex Trebek to...

    I found this tribute/story about Alex Trebek to be quite touching. It's in the first 2 minutes of this video. https://youtu.be/kM76DXonXfo
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    This was the trick I learned from my grandfather...

    This was the trick I learned from my grandfather who was an incredible woodworker and boat builder and born around 1900. (It was a major treat to be 5-6 years old and be lifted up and held so I could...
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    I heard a similar version when I was young. ...

    I heard a similar version when I was young.

    A farmer and his wife were on their way back from town when the mule pulling their cart suddenly stopped. The farmer stepped down from the cart,...
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    One summer evening during a violent thunderstorm...

    One summer evening during a violent thunderstorm a mother was tucking her small boy into bed. She was about to turn off the light when he asked with a tremor in his voice, "Mommy, will you sleep...
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    USPS Holiday Rate Increase

    For those of you who ship, you may not have seen this price increase that is going into effect 10/18/2020 thru 12/27/2020.

    USPS.com notice...
  22. Great work Stan! I love the look you created. ...

    Great work Stan! I love the look you created. Thanks for sharing the pictures.
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    I can't say ghosts do or do not exist, but I am...

    I can't say ghosts do or do not exist, but I am open to the possibilities.

    My amazing grandfather passed away when I was 9 years old. He was a gifted woodworker and boat builder and invented...
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    I have version X6 and was able to open your first...

    I have version X6 and was able to open your first file named "PGR Star 1". I was able to use the SmartFill tool just fine when I clicked in the white space between the large yellow star and the inner...
  25. We did something similar about 10 years ago with...

    We did something similar about 10 years ago with a loan for someone. Check out www.vertex42.com and you will find a bunch of excel files you can download. I recall the excel spreadsheet had several...
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