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02/14/2018

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BB

You missed Skeezik's 98th birthday!

Hank G.

I remember a friend of mine who was telling me that despite what the guy she had been seeing thought, they really weren’t in a relationship. I said, “That’s what happens when you sleep with a guy. He gets the wrong idea about what’s going on.”

So it’s just not the woman who has mistaken ideas about a relationship.

Brent

I was reading an article the other day written by someone who spent a period of time homeless (but working, so one of the large number of "invisible" ones). And one thing that stuck out at me was the comment that food stamps don't help you so much if you're homeless... most states don't allow them to be used in restaurants, and there's a continuing pressure to reduce the list to "healthy food" that mostly requires that you have somewhere to prepare it and/or a fridge. So it probably contributes to the fact that soft drinks that are very sugary and don't require refrigeration out place milk. You might want milk, but it doesn't have the shelf life, and that can be a big decider. I've been on welfare, and I understand that with the budget you have, and if you're in a food desert where just getting to the store is an expense, you often do one trip a month... so what you get at the start of the month needs to be able to cover you till the end of it.

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