Search:

Type: Posts; User: Geila

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Replies
    35
    Views
    877

    I was surprised the salary threshold was so high....

    I was surprised the salary threshold was so high. $150k for a couple, $75k for single. But if the purpose is to alleviate panic and fear, then it seems money well spent. I do wish there was a...
  2. Replies
    27
    Views
    636

    For Cuomo fans, what is it that makes him seem...

    For Cuomo fans, what is it that makes him seem like a good presidential candidate? He took an awfully long time to address the virus in his state, from where I'm at. I mean, he's loud, like a good...
  3. Replies
    79
    Views
    2,421

    I finally downloaded Marco Polo so I can video...

    I finally downloaded Marco Polo so I can video with my niece and brand new grandnephew - he's just a week old. Privacy concerns have been put aside for now in the interest of other things. I have...
  4. Replies
    27
    Views
    636

    If we're nominating governors I'm throwing Gavin...

    If we're nominating governors I'm throwing Gavin Newsom's name in the ring!
  5. How to thank essential workers in our community?

    I went grocery shopping on Thursday and was so touched by how friendly and helpful the staff was. I'm also grateful for everyone who continues to do their job in order to make our lives easier, from...
  6. Replies
    79
    Views
    2,421

    Simplemind - I'm sorry to hear about your...

    Simplemind - I'm sorry to hear about your husband's situation. Wishing you both the best.

    Everything is good here, spending our days puttering, walking, watching Netflix, reading, and eating lots...
  7. Replies
    23
    Views
    834

    :laff: I have lots of old sheets on hand plus...

    :laff: I have lots of old sheets on hand plus fabric from my never-began sewing projects. Dividend #2! Thanks, Tammy. :D
  8. Thread: Mattress Buying

    by Geila
    Replies
    26
    Views
    2,001

    nswef - How are you liking the mattress? The...

    nswef - How are you liking the mattress? The Beautyrest Silver is one of the ones that I liked. That sure is a lot of turning! I think I've only turned my existing mattress twice in the 10 years...
  9. Replies
    23
    Views
    834

    Simple Living Dividends

    With all salons closed across the state, someone posted about how we'll finally know what everyone's hair color really is. And I thought how glad I am that I stopped coloring years ago. No roots to...
  10. Thread: Conavirus......

    by Geila
    Replies
    717
    Views
    30,546

    Correction: They had everything I WANTED. It's...

    Correction: They had everything I WANTED. It's so easy to see wants as needs immediately. I had everything I needed already. Gosh, we are used to so much comfort.
  11. Thread: Conavirus......

    by Geila
    Replies
    717
    Views
    30,546

    I went grocery shopping this morning just to see...

    I went grocery shopping this morning just to see how things were and buy some meat for the freezer if available. Pleasantly surprised that the store had everything I needed, including lots of fresh...
  12. Thread: Conavirus......

    by Geila
    Replies
    717
    Views
    30,546

    Oh, I think people who are already retired...

    Oh, I think people who are already retired totally dodged the bullet. It's the people who are not retired yet but were planning on 5 years or so and were still highly invested in stocks.

    I know a...
  13. Thread: Making bread

    by Geila
    Replies
    23
    Views
    1,651

    We have really crappy thrift stores here. I...

    We have really crappy thrift stores here. I don't know why. I used to find great deals and good stuff, but now all I see is junk and a lot of brand new packaged socks. ??? And everything is...
  14. Replies
    83
    Views
    4,089

    This made me laugh! So true. I'm going to use...

    This made me laugh! So true. I'm going to use this as my motivational quote. :D
  15. Thread: Boy, that Dow

    by Geila
    Replies
    200
    Views
    13,662

    +2. I feel almost too calm during this whole...

    +2. I feel almost too calm during this whole upheaval. I feel like maybe I should be more worried, but there's not really anything to worry about. We have everything we need, and plenty of...
  16. Thread: March Purge

    by Geila
    Replies
    31
    Views
    1,927

    That made me laugh! :laff: I take comfort in...

    That made me laugh! :laff: I take comfort in the fact that we never got as bad as that. Although it was pretty close.
  17. Thread: Conavirus......

    by Geila
    Replies
    717
    Views
    30,546

    I was thinking the same thing. I imagine people...

    I was thinking the same thing. I imagine people who were planning to retire in the near future and were trying to maximize income by staying in the stock market just a while longer to take advantage...
  18. Thread: Conavirus......

    by Geila
    Replies
    717
    Views
    30,546

    Our whole Bay Area has gone into a...

    Our whole Bay Area has gone into a shelter-in-place order. School closings were announced last week and have already been closed since yesterday. All non-essential gatherings, traveling, and work...
  19. Thread: Making bread

    by Geila
    Replies
    23
    Views
    1,651

    Thanks everyone. I don't have a stand mixer or...

    Thanks everyone. I don't have a stand mixer or food processor so if I was making bread it would all be by hand. Or buy Gardnr's $150 maker. Which I might be too cheap to buy. :) I'm going to...
  20. Thread: Making bread

    by Geila
    Replies
    23
    Views
    1,651

    Making bread

    Wasn't sure if I should post this in purchases or food - mods, please feel free to move if appropriate.

    Dh really enjoys fresh bread and I usually buy it for him at the local market but now that's...
  21. Thread: Conavirus......

    by Geila
    Replies
    717
    Views
    30,546

    I got a message from my doctor yesterday, she...

    I got a message from my doctor yesterday, she wants me have some follow up bloodwork done just to make sure a few conditions are still okay from all the stuff I had last year. I really don't want to...
  22. Thread: The Daily Rave

    by Geila
    Replies
    810
    Views
    155,224

    We finally got some rain! It wasn't much, but it...

    We finally got some rain! It wasn't much, but it was rain. I think it rained for like 30 minutes. We hadn't had anything since beginning of January I think, and we are at 30% of normal. We barely...
  23. Thread: Conavirus......

    by Geila
    Replies
    717
    Views
    30,546

    I had plans to visit my favorite niece and her...

    I had plans to visit my favorite niece and her kids for the last few weeks but they've been sick (family of 7) so the visit keeps getting postponed. Now the CDC is advising those with compromised...
  24. Replies
    75
    Views
    3,358

    Yeah, it makes sense that at some point even the...

    Yeah, it makes sense that at some point even the retirement funds would be seized. I'll need to research it. Also need to set up a trust for ourselves. I've known several people who died without...
  25. Replies
    5
    Views
    465

    I've tried the diatomaceous earth before and...

    I've tried the diatomaceous earth before and can't get the pets to eat it. But I might try spreading it around the yard again. I do treat for fleas as well; the cat won't stay inside and she's the...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4