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  1. General Chat
    My hometown the place I was born and lived for several years is on fire! Fire rages on after destroying 40% of Slave Lake - Edmonton - CBC News
  2. Dave Ramsey
    Our local radio station had a surprise announcement this past Tuesday morning ~ Dave's booming voice then comes over the airwaves. "I'm coming to town Colorado Springs!" I was so excited to hear that as it's been 2 years, he skipped last spring when he usually comes. Looking forward to his new...
  3. Secondhand Shopping
    I get paid on Thursdays so Thursdays are usually my errands day. I have an "errand" loop that I usually go to. As I'm sitting at the light waiting to turn into Costco to get gas I notice that the parking lot of the building right next to Costco is ripped up. So I look at the sign and it reads...
  4. General Chat
    I was just curious as to what the firework policy in your town. Last year, our city just responded to complaints, confiscated the fireworks, etc. This year, due to the large number of complaints last year, our city has a zero tolerance policy. They are issuing citations to appear in court...
  5. Success Stories
    "Oller, who cut her own hair, bought only thrift store clothes and refused to purchase even shoelaces, parlayed her tightness with a dollar into an act of generosity that the country is quickly learning about." Verna Oller, little old lady and secret stock picker, leaves small town $4.5 million
  6. Freebies
    I think this is great. I'm a huge magazine lover. Free three year subscription to Town & Country magazine! From RewardsGold! (no credit card required!) Here's the link! http://buzz.teenfreeway.com/z/20/CD5744 enjoy! :thumb:
  7. Freebies
    Free 3 yr Sub to Town & Country Mag http://www.teenfreeway.com/rewardsgold/tnc/sg_towncountry_pg3hg.htm
  8. Freebies
    http://www.rewardsgold.com/mags/tnc/sg_towncountry_pg1.htm
  9. Secondhand Shopping
    I bought a preferred customer card $1. You get 10% off each time for a year (approx) Paid for itself today. I bought shirts and sweaters were $3.99 cheaper then the Salvation Army in town I bought: 2 Land's End "dressy" t shirts, A Land's End essential fine gauge sweater, And a full front zip...
  10. Freebies
    http://www.rewardscountry.com/mags/tandc/town_country_pg3f.htm
  11. General Chat
    Anyone here play farm town on Facebook? I just started, it's like a mini version of sims, only with farm stuff. It's fun. If you play, and would like to we can swap names and add each other as neighbors!
  12. Dave Ramsey
    For those of you, like us, that wasn't able to see/hear it. You can now view it online at hulu.com: Enjoy.
  13. Dave Ramsey
    Dave Ramsey is doing a national "Town Hall for Hope" question and answer session on April 23rd. Looks like it will be interesting. http://www.townhallforhope.com/
  14. General Chat
    http://www.townhallforhope.com/index.cfm?event=displayHome This might be a positive thing for any of us worried about the state of the economy.
  15. General Chat
    There was a fire in my town and the apartment building was total loss leaving 160 without a home. I was in shock when I heard, its just so sad with it being so close to christmas. Thank god everyone is safe and all the animals got out alive but some people all they have is the shirt of...
  16. Secondhand Shopping
    Some other poor soul in our little town of 5,000 folks wears a size 11W like me- and has good taste in shoes, and uses the 'swap shop' at the dump. Passed up some summer sandals my first trip there, but on my second trip found a pair of lightly used girly sketcher sneakers, size 11 (and wide...
  17. Homesteading and gardening
    In another thread of mine I noticed people wanting to have them but being unsure if they are allowed. So I thought I'd share some links with you that you can use to find out if they ARE allowed... http://home.centurytel.net/thecitychicken/chickenlaws.html newsweek article...
  18. Third Agers
    I know that many of you must have ideas on what to do when you have a grandchild that lives out of town. I have 4 grandkids close by and will soon have a fifth but she will be about 3 - 4 hours from here. I know it could be that she was half way across the country and I am fortunate that it is...
  19. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    http://dailyrecord.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080918/COMMUNITIES32/809180350/1203 In my town, the immigrant day laborers just volunteered their time to help clean up our town. Not to open the immigration debate again, but here are some people who are extremely hard working, taking time...
  20. General Chat
    I was just went to Sumter, SC last week for a few days and I just loved it. My DH and I have been talking for a few years now of relocating to the south but just did not know where to move to. We would like to live in a smaller town "where everyone knows everyone". I am going back down in Feb...
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