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I read a post earlier today and the person seemed upset with the people running permies, and I kept thinking about it through the day.  
Negativity seems to come so easy to humans. I myself am a pessimist by nature, but I try to remind myself to be positive, to find the joy in life.  I just wanted to tell all of you thank you.  I love this sight.  I could find most of what I get here on the web, but I feel like not only am I getting more honest and true information, I also enjoy the people on and running permies. I'm sure my children thank you too since I can talk to like minded people about my chickens, garden, ect. and not bore them.   This is the only sight I post to.  I feel like you are helping me live a better life, and in turn be more conscience about how the way I live impacts the world we live in.  At the risk of sounding like a total kiss ass I wanted to thank you for all the intelligent, caring hard work you put in.  Thank you
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Jen, I can get the same way too. For me it really sucks because I am giving high amounts of medication that makes me VERY aggressive. It kills off the cancer, but makes me really agitated, so I have to really watch what I type.

But I hope in some way I have helped you, that is why I am still here, first coming here because a neighbor asked about Rocket Mass Heaters and I had no idea what they were, then I saw there was a section for sheep, and other topics that I knew stuff about, so I stayed.

Through it all, I have had the highs of retiring from the shipyard, to having the lows of utter financial ruin by having cancer...twice. But I am still here, and grateful.
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