They really don't make much of a secret of the fact that you're signing up for marketing when you sign up for the test, so that didn't surprise me, and didn't particularly bother me. Seven of the 23 suggestions (I thought they said 24, but oh, well) included the place where I live now, a city where I lived for many years and loved (Portland), and other Northwest places I know well. Then, after I'd said that long hot summers and humidity were deal-breakers, they suggested towns in Alabama, North Carolina, Texas, Georgia, and Mississippi! I said I didn't want long dreary winters, and they offered New Hampshire and Maine. They also suggested Bellingham WA, which is very beautiful, and a very nice community-- but also one of the coldest, windiest places I've ever been. And then Anchorage, which is terribly cold in winter and then humid in summer-- kind of the worst of all possible. My former secretary lived there for 7 years before moving back to the Pacific Northwest --and she smiled continuously for a whole year after leaving Anchorage.
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This woman loves living in a small town because of shopping-related matters? Is that what we love a place for, that you get a great buy on a farm table there? How many of those do we need; and does access to a great farm table make life good?
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Instead of chopping sun-dried tomatoes, trying cutting them up with scissors -- it's much, much easier. If the blades become sticky, dampen them, or slick with a little olive oil.
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