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    Quote Originally Posted by magicmerl View Post
    To be fair, I don't think that eating meat / not eating meat are equivalent and inverse binary choices, the same way that killing someone and not killing someone isn't.

    We have good vegan friends, and when we eat together, there is no wheat OR meat to be seen on anybodies plate. Lots of fruits and vegetables though.
    I would describe that as accepting the rule. Out of respect for the vegetarians/vegans, no meat is served to anyone at the table for that meal.

    You may feel you have a different reason, or differently nuanced. Most people serve no meat at a meal where they are hosting for a vegetarian for that very reason.

    Either a dish contains meat/animal products or it doesn't. That's binary to me.
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    #1 - having a cold for my entire vacation when I NEVER get colds.

    #2 - SoCal's freaking obsession with low-fat cheese. WTH!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by RitaRose View Post
    #1 - having a cold for my entire vacation when I NEVER get colds.

    #2 - SoCal's freaking obsession with low-fat cheese. WTH!!!

    on the cold; that sucks. The second one is a shocker to me, though. I always think of CA in general as being sort of trendy, and good locally sourced cheeses and meats are such a big deal right now. Get thee to a cheese shop! Or a good deli.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JoanieL View Post
    on the cold; that sucks. The second one is a shocker to me, though. I always think of CA in general as being sort of trendy, and good locally sourced cheeses and meats are such a big deal right now. Get thee to a cheese shop! Or a good deli.
    I'm back in Nevada now, land of "Do whatever the hell you want", so I'm back to REAL cheddar!

    It was a little horrifying, though. Egg whites and low fat cheeses everywhere.

    And donut shops on every corner. :::shrugs:::
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    Quote Originally Posted by RitaRose View Post
    I'm back in Nevada now, land of "Do whatever the hell you want", so I'm back to REAL cheddar!

    It was a little horrifying, though. Egg whites and low fat cheeses everywhere.

    And donut shops on every corner. :::shrugs:::
    Low fat cheese!? Noooo now I'm going to never be able to sleep again! D:
    Low fat egg whites....is that....possible?? Eew
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    Quote Originally Posted by SkullCandyxox View Post
    Low fat cheese!? Noooo now I'm going to never be able to sleep again! D:
    Low fat egg whites....is that....possible?? Eew
    Egg whites are pure protein... no fat.... the fat in the egg is in the yolk

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    It is the middle of May. It was 38 F at 6 am. It is now 50 F at 10:30 am. Enough with the bloody fracking cold weather all ready!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lynna View Post
    It is the middle of May. It was 38 F at 6 am. It is now 50 F at 10:30 am. Enough with the bloody fracking cold weather all ready!
    My weather app claimed it was 35F this morning. It was definitely warmer than that! I biked to work. My apartment is a lot colder than it is outside, usually.
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    Quote Originally Posted by namelesswonder View Post
    My weather app claimed it was 35F this morning. It was definitely warmer than that! I biked to work. My apartment is a lot colder than it is outside, usually.
    Here in Delaware lows should be in the 50s and highs in the low 70s. Feels more like March than May, lately.

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    As long as we are on weather gripes.... my gripe is that we've had no rain this Spring. I'm afraid we are going to have a hell of a fire season this Summer, in fact we've already had a couple of fires.

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