Search:

Type: Posts; User: razz

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.10 seconds.

  1. Replies
    10
    Views
    174

    :D I agree with that to the point that I don't...

    :D I agree with that to the point that I don't dare bring any into the house as I will eat too much of it
  2. Replies
    10
    Views
    174

    I was trying to figure out if anyone had a system...

    I was trying to figure out if anyone had a system to prevent tossing out barely used but opened processed foods, defining how many of an item one might use ( e.g. - I am so bad with buying 4 instead...
  3. Replies
    10
    Views
    174

    How to plan a pantry for a solo person

    I finally cleaned my pantry yesterday. I found enough dried chickpeas and pasta to feed an army, some items well past their expiry date. I definitely need a better system or plan for rotating...
  4. Following IL's post, I have noted in my peers...

    Following IL's post, I have noted in my peers that as they retire, they retire from living as well. They keep referring to how old they are now and shouldn't expect as much from themselves and...
  5. Replies
    3
    Views
    108

    Sounds like an ordeal to go through. Do you see...

    Sounds like an ordeal to go through. Do you see value in it?
  6. So much of what you wrote is true for me as...

    So much of what you wrote is true for me as well. When DH passed away, I moved from my dream farm into town into a perfect one level home with small private yard close to all the amenities that I...
  7. A question that may trigger some further thoughts...

    A question that may trigger some further thoughts on the OP.
    How much of the loneliness problem is caused by the culture that children must ever be striving to achieve more and more self...
  8. When I read this type of a story, I wonder what...

    When I read this type of a story, I wonder what people did with their lives. When I walk the dog, I visit with every person that I meet to some degree. We might discuss the weather, dogs,...
  9. Someone clarify for me about cured wood. I...

    Someone clarify for me about cured wood. I thought that green wood would warp and shrink severely so needed to rest to cure for some time before using as he did. My ignorance about such things is...
  10. I visited a number of nursing homes providing...

    I visited a number of nursing homes providing oral care especially when the new residents first arrived. While there were some homes that were less than perfect, many provided really good care. ...
  11. Thread: My magic boots

    by razz
    Replies
    4
    Views
    202

    My magic boots

    We had freezing rain for most of yesterday which left a lovely icy situation. I have a dog that needs a long walk as he is a lively hound. The ice made a crust on top of all the snow that we have...
  12. One very wise nurse in a nursing home gave me an...

    One very wise nurse in a nursing home gave me an intelligent and loving answer to my question of "how do you cope with such challenging people?". Her answer changed how I saw those with advancing...
  13. Replies
    33
    Views
    792

    Go in wanting to find out more of the role that...

    Go in wanting to find out more of the role that is required of you thereby showing your interest and the documents listed earlier showing your preparations. Do a written summary of all the skills...
  14. While I cannot say that I followed every step, I...

    While I cannot say that I followed every step, I did take careful note of the basic theme - thoughtful use of time and money - and did make some significant changes that have helped me immensely.
  15. Replies
    8
    Views
    286

    Sorry to hear this. Sometimes, one needs to just...

    Sorry to hear this. Sometimes, one needs to just give oneself some time off and relax for a bit. Would that help?
  16. Replies
    5
    Views
    322

    Cathy, I don't think that today's younger South...

    Cathy, I don't think that today's younger South Koreans want to join North Korea as the costs of doing so would bankrupt the South Korean economy. The older SK may still have family connections that...
  17. Replies
    7
    Views
    132

    I tried for years to grow African violets but...

    I tried for years to grow African violets but eventually treated them as disposable flowers. Finally in my present home, I have a north facing window and I have 4 plants thriving happily. I bring...
  18. Replies
    34
    Views
    1,023

    Flowers, thank you for your post. I was...

    Flowers, thank you for your post. I was wondering how anyone could make an accurate case when there are so many variables to take into consideration, economic status being just one of many, access...
  19. Replies
    10
    Views
    507

    ZG, how many staff does he supervise? He seems...

    ZG, how many staff does he supervise? He seems to have way too much time to focus on every little detail of your work day?
  20. Replies
    34
    Views
    1,023

    That may be true for many workers but some...

    That may be true for many workers but some employment activities are less stressful and people keep working for years after 55. My MD finally retired at 73 and is enjoying his retirement. He loved...
  21. Thread: Daily Bread

    by razz
    Replies
    240
    Views
    16,945

    Thought about your sense of freedom, WS. As a...

    Thought about your sense of freedom, WS. As a new immigrant I was badly bullied at a small country school as a 10-11 year old girl by three 15-16 year old boys who wanted my to do their bidding. I...
  22. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,347

    We had fun last night singing with a larger...

    We had fun last night singing with a larger turnout than usual so it was a positive plus to do in our community.

    We had the choice of 42 songs and sang most of them in about 90 minutes with a very...
  23. Replies
    12
    Views
    471

    Clever planning! Enjoy the fruits of all your...

    Clever planning! Enjoy the fruits of all your labour.
  24. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,482

    Enota, as has been mentioned, can you find a...

    Enota, as has been mentioned, can you find a space or time just to catch your breath and evaluate the options. It is very difficult to do the evaluation when spinning in the situation.
  25. Replies
    58
    Views
    1,637

    In prime holiday season, nothing will be cheaper....

    In prime holiday season, nothing will be cheaper. Choose what you want to do, pay for it to be sure that you get to do it and then let it go and enjoy this special occasion for the both of you.
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4