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    Looks like Oregon is the focus of my summer :) My...

    Looks like Oregon is the focus of my summer :) My cousin and I are going to the Sisters OR Outdoor Quilt Show on July 14.

    Then I'm going to the Cocker Spaniel National Speciality Shows in Albany...
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    Contagious disease and immunizations

    Spurred by another thread in Families...

    It seems to me that our society places way too much emphasis on immunizations as a means of disease control, to the point of ignoring other things that...
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    CL, just a couple of observations if I might...

    CL, just a couple of observations if I might share...
    First, as you said "he is just thinking about the money." I suspect it IS that simple. He was doing some calculations, needed a number to put...
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    That doesn't sound right... in California, the...

    That doesn't sound right... in California, the only subsidized childcare is through the public schools, and there is very little of that. The actual money never touches the local facility, so nobody...
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    nswef, do you know anone who has a goat or two?...

    nswef, do you know anone who has a goat or two? they would love to eat all of that right down into the dirt. Problem solved, without dangerous herbicides.
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    This last time I moved, I grabbed a ziplock...

    This last time I moved, I grabbed a ziplock baggie for the refrigerator magnets. Imagine my surprise when they did not fit in a sandwich size but needed a gallon baggie! (I have rented for many years...
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    I recently met someone who has been sleeping in a...

    I recently met someone who has been sleeping in a hammock for more than 10 years. During the day, it is moved and all hooked on one hook, to free the room to be fully used as a quilting studio! Such...
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    It seems highly unlikely to me that these things...

    It seems highly unlikely to me that these things have not already been laid out as policy. I suspect you are dealing with at least a couple of layers of ineffective management, or maybe the turnover...
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    Wow! Just WOW! Requiring email and use of...

    Wow! Just WOW!

    Requiring email and use of cards for payment is illegal in California, for Anything related to public schools, including after-school and out-of-school programs, sports, enrichment,...
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    It seems to me that in a small house oriented to...

    It seems to me that in a small house oriented to the water, it would be good to bring some of the outside colors in. It will feel bigger and more integrated. I would go with a blue or sand color for...
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    I get a new case every 6 months when I get a new...

    I get a new case every 6 months when I get a new order of lenses (gas permeable), so I throw the old one away then. But when I wore hard lenses I used the same case for many years without any problem...
  12. Thread: Earth day!

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    On Earth Day, I hitched a ride in a carpool to go...

    On Earth Day, I hitched a ride in a carpool to go help clean up part of the river I live on. The high water the last 2 winters has washed soooo much trash down stream. We're only 4 miles from the...
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    Wonderful, Rob! Good for you for giving it a go,...

    Wonderful, Rob! Good for you for giving it a go, and getting to realize on a deep level that it wasn't right for you. I see that as a blessing in your life. Enjoy.
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    I got a teaching job once that was reposted. The...

    I got a teaching job once that was reposted. The first time around they had several hundred applicants, then the funding was held up, so they didn't interview or hire. When the funding came through,...
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    I cleaned out a whole drawer of mostly socks....

    I cleaned out a whole drawer of mostly socks. When I buy socks I get 2 or 3 pair the same, so if one gets lost, wears a hole, etc I have others that match it. Well, for the last 3 winters, as I got...
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    duplicate post - sorry!

    duplicate post - sorry!
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    Sounds to me like she is on the autism spectrum,...

    Sounds to me like she is on the autism spectrum, in whch case she really is unable to change her behavior without a lot of direct coaching. Even then, she will never understand indirect/implied...
  18. I ran into a friend who totally changed careers 4...

    I ran into a friend who totally changed careers 4 years ago and went into the medical field, When asked, she said "decent people skills, good team player, ease with computers, are the prerequisites...
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    One of the things I did was point out that I had...

    One of the things I did was point out that I had teaching experiences spanning many programs, and could easily move among them.

    At least in California, we are always recreating the wheel: new...
  20. I'm so glad there are options for you Zoe Girl....

    I'm so glad there are options for you Zoe Girl. My strategy would be to apply for every job where I met the basic qualifications. Then know deeply in your heart that the best job for you will appear....
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    I'm going to add a story here from my time with...

    I'm going to add a story here from my time with second graders yesterday. I've been teaching after school remedial reading groups, about 12 class sessions so far. We usually do echo reading, I read,...
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    The fact that the kids knew when to report it and...

    The fact that the kids knew when to report it and ask for help for their classmate means that adults are having a positive effect on their lives. And it IS hard, they live in a "universe" that some...
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    Wonderful!! Holding all good thoughts for a very...

    Wonderful!! Holding all good thoughts for a very successful interview, and a job offer!
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    I ihave used Costco for pet meds too. Excellent...

    I ihave used Costco for pet meds too. Excellent prices!
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    Animal rescue or humane society. (Personally,...

    Animal rescue or humane society.

    (Personally, I make dog beds out of mine, and when they are just too dirty, they hit the garbage can.)
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