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  1. vitanola liked ChiTownScion's post in the thread So trivial, yet it really ticks you off..

    Three trips to Germany (planning our fourth) and there's one thing which we've never experienced: a bad meal.

    Aug 23, 2019 at 3:56 AM
  2. vitanola liked LizzieMaine's post in the thread So trivial, yet it really ticks you off..

    One of the kids toured Germany a few years ago and I begged her to bring me some sausage. Apparently this was impossible for customs...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 3:56 AM
  3. vitanola liked tonyb's post in the thread So trivial, yet it really ticks you off..

    A mixed-use complex half a mile from here is nearing completion. I’m hoping for a grocery and a late-night eatery in a couple of the...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 3:55 AM
  4. vitanola liked tonyb's post in the thread So trivial, yet it really ticks you off..

    ^^^^^ Alzheimer’s. Damn, damn, damn. Wife’s dad is on the train as well, gradually fading into the distance. At present he still knows...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 3:55 AM
  5. vitanola liked Hercule's post in the thread So trivial, yet it really ticks you off..

    Thank you so much, it is appreciated. He had pretty severe Alzheimer's and had stormed out of the house. My mother-in-law was following...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 3:55 AM
  6. vitanola liked ChiTownScion's post in the thread So trivial, yet it really ticks you off..

    I turn 65 in a fortnight and a day, and I am a big fan of the Millennials. With what they have to face in order to simply survive, I...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 3:54 AM
  7. vitanola liked Hercule's post in the thread So trivial, yet it really ticks you off..

    Yes indeed. About three weeks back my wife's father was struck by a car and killed, and as we were gathering up information for some of...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 3:54 AM
  8. vitanola liked Trenchfriend's post in the thread So trivial, yet it really ticks you off..

    A good thing: How I love good old department store-warranty stamp! Always a touch of the past. :) Germany without stamps is not...

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  9. vitanola liked LizzieMaine's post in the thread So trivial, yet it really ticks you off..

    "These kids today! There's never been such a spoiled, entitled, self-absorbed generation! Now where's my senior discount so I can see...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 3:53 AM
  10. vitanola liked GHT's post in the thread So trivial, yet it really ticks you off..

    It's my right, I tell you, I'm old, get out of my way! There's a reminisce in the back of my memory bank that refuses to go away. The...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 3:53 AM
  11. vitanola liked Harp's post in the thread So trivial, yet it really ticks you off..

    Several months ago construction began three blocks down the street from my crash pad, and, assuming a burger joint was rising in the...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 3:52 AM
  12. vitanola liked tonyb's post in the thread So trivial, yet it really ticks you off..

    It’s natural (arguably, anyway) to defer to elders. It’s certainly been a common habit across time and cultures, at any rate. Some...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 3:52 AM
  13. vitanola liked tonyb's post in the thread So trivial, yet it really ticks you off..

    ^^^^^ But then, few characters are more insufferable than a youngster who has yet to learn how little s/he knows. But one character...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 3:51 AM
  14. vitanola liked LizzieMaine's post in the thread So trivial, yet it really ticks you off..

    Yep. In fifteen years of this, I've never had to throw a millennial out of a show, but I've had an awful lot of sixty-pluses get drunk,...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 3:51 AM
  15. vitanola liked tonyb's post in the thread So trivial, yet it really ticks you off..

    Again, it’s only my very limited exposure talkin’ here, but I’ve found people closer to my age to be more ill-mannered than the run of...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 3:51 AM
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