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Old 12-30-2015, 08:22 AM
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I played tennis for years too-25 years, 15 of those on a team. I injured both knees, my shoulder, and back and finally had to quit. Pickleball is so much easier on the body than tennis.

We took pickleball 101, 102, and 103 (103 a couple of times) and continue to take intermediate clinics. They all encourage safety and proper shoes. I would encourage newcomers, if they are interested in a court sport, to take these classes and learn the do's and don'ts.

There are roughly 150 pickleball courts in TV. People are playing it and having fun. I wouldn't discourage playing it. I would encourage learning the proper form, though. Just my opinion.

I'm very glad you have overcome your health issues and wish you continued good health, Carl.
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Default Sheriff's rules for golf carts.

http://www.**************.com/tips-s...f-cart-safety/

Sorry. From the shhh online news. It was a neat and concise short video going over the age of drivers and speed limits etc.
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Default Spanish Springs Fountain of Youth is a Sham!

Above all don't drink the water from the Fountain of Youth in Spanish Springs - It a sham. I've been drinking it for the last 5 years now and still got 5 year older. Its completely miss represented and at times it even turns green and stains everything ! But, I hear the water going into Brownwood off Rt 44 by the cowboys and Bulls has some promise so we moved closer and will let you know how it goes in another 5 years (I hope - someone reminds me just in case I forget ). If anyone has any other promising thoughts let me know, I'm not getting any younger and need all the help I can get.
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I'm working in a rented garage on a "Wayback Machine" but I can't remember where it was.
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Above all don't drink the water from the Fountain of Youth in Spanish Springs - It a sham. I've been drinking it for the last 5 years now and still got 5 year older. Its completely miss represented and at times it even turns green and stains everything ! But, I hear the water going into Brownwood off Rt 44 by the cowboys and Bulls has some promise so we moved closer and will let you know how it goes in another 5 years (I hope - someone reminds me just in case I forget ). If anyone has any other promising thoughts let me know, I'm not getting any younger and need all the help I can get.
Helpful Hints for dadspet, per request:

When you are watching television, do not have your iPad with you so you will not be tempted to look up the ages of the actors and actresses you are watching. I have been watching Downton Abbey and I just had to look up the actress who plays Mrs. Hughes -- a lovely woman, but I thought she was soooooo much older than I am...........

Also, while you are standing in line at Publix, never look at those people on the cover of People. You will have no idea who they are and that will make you feel really old.

Oh well, age is all a state of mind..........so they say.

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^^ good one Boomer!! LMAO
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Thanks again for more sound advice. You all Rock!
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I make coffee using a French Press. The way it works is that I pour microwaved boiling water over coffee and then push the handle down. There is a screen on the plunger and keeps almost all of the grounds on the bottom.
It doesn't taste any better than Mr. Coffee but it's just as cheap. And I can't accidentally leave anything turned on when I run out to the course. I wish I knew this trick so I could have taught my dad.
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Thanks for the advice. We are renting presently and waiting for our house to be finished in mid March. Several people have advised not jumping into making changes too quickly.
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What about the water quality here. Is it really as bad as the test shows? I have a Berkey Water Filter and the salesman did a test on that water and the tap water and then, his water from the water purifier. Both of my waters looked awful with the drops he put in, but his water was clear. So, is the water here filled with contaminents?
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What about the water quality here. Is it really as bad as the test shows? I have a Berkey Water Filter and the salesman did a test on that water and the tap water and then, his water from the water purifier. Both of my waters looked awful with the drops he put in, but his water was clear. So, is the water here filled with contaminents?




Remember what your mom told you about people who say "The check's in the mail" and" I have a vasectomy"????


File people who test your water in the same category. Not to be completely trusted.


They are doing parlor tricks in order to sell you a water softener. I bet you didn't call them either? They just showed up?


I want to go on record that no one ever said that to me about vasectomies.


Don't start, y'all.
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What about the water quality here. Is it really as bad as the test shows? I have a Berkey Water Filter and the salesman did a test on that water and the tap water and then, his water from the water purifier. Both of my waters looked awful with the drops he put in, but his water was clear. So, is the water here filled with contaminents?
There is real competition among people who want to sell you a water filter.
We purchased in TV in 2007, and haven't bought a whole-home water filter.
We have a water filtration under the sink for drinking water.
Not because the water is filled with contaminants, but because the water we drink tastes better to us being filtered.
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There is real competition among people who want to sell you a water filter.
We purchased in TV in 2007, and haven't bought a whole-home water filter.
We have a water filtration under the sink for drinking water.
Not because the water is filled with contaminants, but because the water we drink tastes better to us being filtered.
Not only that, but the lobsters in the tank prefer it filtered as well. By the way......
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I told my parents if they open the door just speak German, and say I am not the owner. But it is more fun to use Asian verbiage when you are Scandinavian. They always leave
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We just moved to TV. USAA (25 year plus member) insured us without problem. They did use a FL agent. I did not compare prices, we had a short time frame between PA and close. I note that we have NEVER had a claim so that may have made some difference. The one thing that I noticed was the sinkhole,coverage. 20% of the premium and a 10% deductible, so the deductible for a $200,000 house was $20,000. I will be coming some shopping on this next year.
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