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How to remove signature in yahoo- pls help!

I have tried. Directions do not work. I have tried it in classic yahoo and in "new" yahoo.
When I go to "settings", then click on "account info" I do not have a signature option. I cannot find a signature option anywhere.
I started all this- wanting to add a signature, and I ended up with a signature I had a long time ago.
it's not a bad signature "Give me a gun.., give me a bank" you know it.

I just don't want it.


Gender Egalitarianism Made Us Human: The 'Feminist Turn' In Human Origins

(excerpt) Most influential in the turn around from a male-only perspective on human evolution has been the grandmother hypothesis. This stemmed from observation of women’s work among the Hadza hunter-gatherers of Tanzania, particularly of older women’s regular daily contributions, in contrast to the relatively uncertain production of big-game hunters. This interdisciplinary model drew on detailed Pleistocene archaeological contexts and life history theory to present two major challenges to ‘man the hunter’ orthodoxy. First, it questioned that the earliest investment in hominin offspring by someone other than the mother came from males, proposing intergenerational alliances of related females initially. Secondly, it challenged patrilocal residence or male philopatry as a default for hominins – that is the assumption that males lived with their relatives, previously accepted as homologous with great apes. There has been a significant research effort dedicated subsequently to discovering grandmother effects in terms of child survival and maternal fitness across a wide range of societies.


What about the Kaepernick Nike ad?

When I heard there was big controversy, I thot the controversy was from people who detest Nike for enslaving their workers, etc...
And I asked myself - would I criticize Kaepernick, is he "selling out"?
And I argued back, he needs the $, he's been blackballed, and plus, Big Plus - he is bring his resistance to oppression to a HUGE audience.
So I went back and forth, and I thot that's what the much-talked-about controversy on social media was about.

!! come to find out-- no.
In fact, right-wingers are burning their $200. Nikes to protest Kaepernick.
That's the controversy - that Nike is selling their product using Kaepernick, no controversy about Nike's plantation model tho.....

a revelation about being retired.

I have been retired almost 10 years.
I never realized until now how much I had missed:
taking on a task, being nervous about accomplishing it, and mastering the task, and being good at it, and feeling proud, and having other people acknowledge me.

(I guess that happens in retirement, too, but for me, most of the tasks I take on are fairly tedious - like buy a new bra, lol - and usually affect only me. )

I recently volunteered with my local immigrant advocacy agency to teach a class in English as a Second Language (which is one of the tings I did as a worker). Then - I volunteered to coordinate tutors and match tutors to students.
Which turned out to be more complicated and more time-consuming than I had anticipated.
There were times I regretted taking it on, and felt stressed.

But last night I sent my updated report on the tutors to the directors, and even before I received their big thanks -- they are wonderful about acknowledging people --
I felt the glow of a job accomplished and done well.
I felt/feel proud of myself - in a way I haven't since I was a worker. I know my work is important, the students are recent immigrants, and if a student falls through the cracks they might not learn English.

For me, it's new knowledge about myself.
Anyone else experience this?
Something you've done in retirement that you feel proud of?

Craig Unger uncovers ties between trump, Michael Cohen and Russian mafia.

it's a fascinating book.
how trump laundered $ for the Russian mob thru his vast real estate network.
just one example.

also can hear an interview with him here:

Could this racism be a result of a disintegrating mind?

Or am I making excuses....
This friend I've known for some 15 years, only in recent years we have become closer.
She is 85 (I am 70) and a strong leftist, so I have always considered her.
So she considers herself.

Twice lately she has made a comment which I consider racist.
When I mentioned a restaurant, where I would ask about a job for refugees, she said "But they have a lot of Jews there". (She is not Jewish, I am.)
When someone was asking about a particular apartment complex, she said "There are a lot of Jews living there."
When I confronted her she said, she meant a lot of Orthodox Jews. And her rationale was "don't you like to live among people like you?"
I was very disturbed, but let it go.
After the 2nd remark, i know I have to talk to her. I feel very offended and would even if I weren't Jewish.
The reason I wonder about her mental adeptness is bec. she herself has told me on many occasions that she feels she isn't as smart, as 'mentally fit' as she once was.
or maybe she always was racist and it never emerged.

Do you ever wonder if: you really like to be alone.. OR you do not have the "right" person or

persons to be with?

I know what I miss is being with that "right" person.
But since I do not have that person, I would rather be alone than be with people who I do not relate to.
Or more that I do not relate to what they talk about, or what they are interested in.

so many people seem to find trivialities fascinating.
I am just not interested in Jane Fonda's (long time ago) bulemia.

Why to NOT recommend Lyft

A lot of liberals are big on Lyft offering rides to vote.
Do what you think is right, but bear in mind:
Lyft and Uber and other stars of the "Gig economy" are anti-union, no benefits, no retirement, no autonomy for workers.
They want all the workforce to be like mcdonald's and walmart.
Is that really what you support?

see also:

What do you think about the new technology?

I was just posting on another thread about the usefulness of GPS, which certainly there have been times I wish I had it.
But I also enjoy reading a map, and I like asking people for directions.

If I don't have a map, nor a GPS, I MUST interact with a human being.
Seems to me a lot of the new technology is so we do not have to interact with a human being.

Like self check-out at supermarket.
Yes, sometimes I am in a hurry, and I am glad to get out quicker.
But most of the time I prefer to have some conversation - however brief - with a human being.
A lot of time, being in the "human cashier" line, I also enjoy the conversations of the people in line, and of the people ahead of me with the cashier.
Yes, I admit, sometimes I get impatient, and wish they would hurry up.
But more often I enjoy observing the interaction, esp. those times when the cashier is particularly kind and patient with a customer.

One thing I really hate about 'smart' phones is:
If I wonder aloud, 'wonder if it will rain later?', some person will pull out their phone and tell me.
I find that annoying.

What are others' thoughts?

suggest cheap cell phone service for a low income senior

I have had the Obama phone, free phone service for a couple of years. Free is good, but when they drive you crazy, it is not free. Now due to them, not me, I have to re-apply and I am going to be without service. Just as the weather turns wonderful and I will be taking road trips.

questions- I am looking into Consumer cellular, which seems relatively inexpensive.
Anyone with experience with this?
Any other suggestions?
Why isn't there a non-profit which can provide cellular service? It is so essential.

If I get consumer cellular can I use a phone I have?

Can I use them just for a month or two while I try to get back on to free phone?
Or do I get penalized?

(Of course by getting consumer cellular, free phone will probably refuse me service.)

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