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Did you notice the lack of an explosion around State Fair on Thanksgiving Day?

Cooking, My-Sugar-Na, Television

I successfully deep fried my first turkey Thursday... ON MY FIRST TRY!!!!

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What's your M/$?

M/$, Nostalga

As we all know, everybody goes mental over the "miles per gallon" of his or her car.  Car companies tout their mileage estimates.  Consumer Reports and various other websites say that by keeping your car tuned up and tires inflated, you can increase your gas mileage.

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Oh, craps

Craps, Gambling, Las Vegas, My-Sugar-Na, Reno

As much as I would hate to turn away readers, if you don't know much about craps, this entry might be hard to understand.  But please, try to follow along.

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Believe it! A community that freezes spending in mid-year.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Reno, School Board, Taxes

Since I've been to Reno five times (and Reno isn't really that big) I know the city well enough to occasionally glance at the Reno Gazette Journal and read some of the local news.  For example, when the Mitzpah hotel burned down in October 2006 and killed 12 people, I knew exactly where that hotel was located.  This past summer when fires threatened Lake Tahoe's southern shore, again, I knew the affected area and now check in on the reconstruction of the area.

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I went YouTubing again

Nostalga, YouTube

Some days are just made for surfing the internet.  With the Bears/Oakland tied 3-3, and Cinti beating Balto 6-0, this was the day.

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