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How I Outsmarted a Train Station in Barcelona, Spain (But It’s Useful Info, Anywhere)

  ***Please note:  While Colleen Kelly Mellor completes her book Patient Witness, documenting her lifetime experience with the health care industry (it’s ‘wicked interesting’ as they say in Rhode Island), she’ll post to biddybytes on Mondays, only….. __________________________________ Believe me:  … Continue reading

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“Let’s Talk Toilets”

(Modern European devices: Toilet on left and bidet (pronounced bee-day) on right…My 5-year-old daughter thought it a footbath. Wikipedia will tell you also how the Brit. term “loo” came about.) Don’t let the title fool you…I’m not going “trashy;” after … Continue reading

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Want to Retire in an Idyllic Place (for under $500 a month)?

(The charming and historically-rich Languedoc Roussillon region provides visual vistas like this.) It’s a new mecca for Americans who wish to live elsewhere, sampling an international lifestyle. And better news yet: Living there supposedly costs under $500 a month to … Continue reading

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