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    It's a good idea to go with the boss' idea rather...

    It's a good idea to go with the boss' idea rather than doing it differently. For many reasons. And when he shadows you don't talk to him. He wants to see what you do, not listen to you talk about...
  2. I've got a black grandson. Lately I've been...

    I've got a black grandson. Lately I've been thinking that I'm racist too.

    Let me explain – there are just certain ideas that I carry subconsciously that are informed by my totally white...
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    Almost 4-year-old grandson stayed overnight...

    Almost 4-year-old grandson stayed overnight Friday night. Saturday morning he wanted to go to the children's museum and he also wanted me to buy a "kids electric car with a steering wheel and a the...
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    He doesn't want to hear about the details – he...

    He doesn't want to hear about the details – he just wants you to fix the problem and he wants everything to be just fine. So every time you tell him the details, he repeats back to you what he...
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    Stranger things 2

    Stranger things 2
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    My current particular helping profession pays me...

    My current particular helping profession pays me better than anything else I could find. It puts me 6 figures for income. Now my pastor's wife helping profession was the church getting two people for...
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    That is excellent. It's time for you to just quit...

    That is excellent. It's time for you to just quit and hopefully without notice - Because you already have another job lined up.

    That's a crazy place that you work for.
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    In that same thought might apply to people...

    In that same thought might apply to people working any career 50 hours a week. It's time that it's taking away from doing what you really want to do. But I do imagine that it would be simpler to have...
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    After 20 years as a pastor's wife, and now 20...

    After 20 years as a pastor's wife, and now 20 years as a nurse, I totally agree about people in helping professions really needing to do only what they want to do in their time off. I imagine...
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    I'll sum it up this way – you seem like a very...

    I'll sum it up this way – you seem like a very smart person with an active mind. But your role at work is to follow your boss, not to lead him or give him feedback. So the title of this post clearly...
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    What I get from your writing is a bunch of...

    What I get from your writing is a bunch of negative emotions about your job. It's hard for you just let it go. I work with some people like you, and actually the ones I'm thinking of I really like...
  12. Thread: Cholesterol

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    It's a risk benefit analysis that has to be...

    It's a risk benefit analysis that has to be individualized to each person. My husband's cholesterol was over 400, so obviously the benefit is greater than the risk in his case .
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    Office Space is my all time favorite movie. I...

    Office Space is my all time favorite movie. I think I've seen it a dozen times.
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    Having time for all this amazes me! I am one...

    Having time for all this amazes me!

    I am one of 3 managers for a combined total of about 450 direct reports. We managed to have a bosses day lunch together this week. But most of the time we...
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    I was 19 and he was 21 when we married in 1981. I...

    I was 19 and he was 21 when we married in 1981. I can't believe how much time has passed. We were poor for a decade in the middle and now we have plenty. Kids are out of the house but we love their...
  16. Thread: $30 Challenge

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    Oatmeal instead of milk and cereal will save a...

    Oatmeal instead of milk and cereal will save a lot of money
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    I read that entire series. From the robots to the...

    I read that entire series. From the robots to the foundation series and more. I think it was something like a dozen books and each one got longer. But I loved it! It took me over a year and it took...
  18. Thread: Las Vegas

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    I'm a nurse in a safety net hospital. We're...

    I'm a nurse in a safety net hospital. We're always training and planning. I'm always hoping that it's wasted training in that I never need to use it.
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    I believe that the mentally ill are more often...

    I believe that the mentally ill are more often victimized than they are the aggressor. I Believe there is research to support that. However I'm home from work today sick, and I honestly don't have...
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    Red mars Green mars Blue mars

    Red mars
    Green mars
    Blue mars
  21. I think the "lost confidence in the goodness of...

    I think the "lost confidence in the goodness of our world" is simply Americans excepting reality. After World War II Europe went through that stage and they still think of us as Pollyanna "everything...
  22. I can’t imagine that marijuana odor would be any...

    I can’t imagine that marijuana odor would be any worse than the order from a hog farm or a dairy farm or a number of other historically legitimate farming activities. I grew up around these smells…...
  23. I wandered all over the farm by myself, but it...

    I wandered all over the farm by myself, but it was a farm - nobody was around. My 10-year-old grandson lives a mile from me - but we’re in downtown Phoenix. Just this fall he started riding his bike...
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    The most emotional part of promoting is leaving...

    The most emotional part of promoting is leaving behind the people that you supervising your prior position. I've gone through this twice. But each time someone who reported to me has moved up to take...
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    And every time your husband has a chore that he...

    And every time your husband has a chore that he hates so you do it for him, then you get to tell him of a chore that you hate so he does it for you in the future.

    Just keeping things equitable.
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