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re: Alzheimer is a cruel disease - Edwardo
My Mom had Alzheimer’s for many years. We finally had to put her in assisted living. For the last year, she didn’t know me nor could she speak coherent sentences. COVID finally took her this January. She was a university professor in education counseling and psychology; a very smart woman. It was wa...
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re: What is your 10 year plan? - Edwardo
Live 10 more years with cancer; visit the remainder of US states that I have never been to; catch a lot of fish ...
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re: Jazz thread - name some of your favorite albums. - Edwardo
Bill Bruford Chick Corea Return to Forever Tribal Tech Vital Tech Tones Mahavishnu Orchestra ...
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re: What should be my next series? - Edwardo
This series is a great read!...
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re: White Sands National Park - Edwardo
I thought it was worth the trip; we spent about 3-4 hours there. Definitely unusual. ...
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re: HVAC for basement - Edwardo
“but did no contractor mention a single mini-split with 2 heads option - 1 per room? “ Is that not the same as I mentioned in the original post? All of them said that 18000 btu is smallest dual zone outside unit. And yes, the last HVAC guy suggested a dehumidifier also. ...
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HVAC for basement - Edwardo
I have a 520 square foot basement whose walls are concrete block. I plan to divide it into two bedrooms and using mini-splits for heating and cooling. It won’t need much since it never gets very hot nor very cold, but I’m concerned with high humidity. I’ve had five HVAC people come to give me quot...
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re: Furring strips on cinder block - Edwardo
I’m not using sheet rock; I’m using bead board or shiplap, if that makes any difference. ...
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re: Furring strips on cinder block - Edwardo
How do you check moisture of the wall? The house was built in 2005 and there is no outward sign of water intrusion but the humidity in the basement can get to 60% with high outdoor humidity. ...
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Furring strips on cinder block - Edwardo
I am planning to put either beadboard or shiplap over cinder block walls in our basement and need to put in furring strips first; will glue and screw them. Only about 12 inches of two walls are below grade; the other wall is above grade. I’ve been told by one carpenter to only use treated furring s...
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re: Top 5 Concerts You’ve Attended - Edwardo
Allman Brothers - 3x Jethro Tull Rolling Stones ZZ Top Edgar Winter - 2x...
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re: Cordless blower recommendation - Edwardo
Ego...
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WWII in China - Edwardo
Anyone have recommendations for a concise history of the war in China during WWII? I’ve read a lot of books on the Pacific and European fronts but none except The Rape of Nanking about the Chinese war. ...
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re: Forest mulching vs clearing - Edwardo
If you go with mulching you will have to spray with herbicide to prevent resprouting. Probably not recommended for larger stems as the roots may interfere with foundation. ...
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re: Maine vacation - Edwardo
Franconia SP is definitely a must see especially Flume Gorge...
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re: What's your college major? - Edwardo
Forest Management ...
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re: Tree ID help (update I think I killed it / maybe not) - Edwardo
Not an ash as ash has compound leaves. The tree in the pic has simple leaves. ...
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re: Fungus growing on floor joists - Edwardo
I had almost the same thing done at my lake house; 1400 sf; adjusted plastic tarp, adding a little; brushed down the joists with a solution w/bleach. Costed me $800 plus he did some other stuff included in that amount. ...
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re: Arizona - Help me plan a trip to maximize the "Arizona experience" - Edwardo
I also highly recommend the Mogollon Rim and White Mtn areas. Also Oak Creek Canyon. ...
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Covid restrictions in Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming in late June-July? - Edwardo
We have camping reservations in those states beginning in Idaho in mid June, then to Glacier NP, then Yellowstone/Grand Tetons later in July. Does anyone know about restrictions relating to COVID-19? We will be in a travel trailer, mostly sight seeing and fly fishing. Thanks ...
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