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  1. Thread: Foster dog

    by mschrisgo2
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    Foster dog

    My latest foster dog went to her new home this morning. I am a cocker spaniel mom, and I have been involved in rescue off and on for 20 years now. I picked up this latest baby on July 3 to save her...
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    Idea for Wind Chimes

    So I have this idea to make wind chimes, using small metal cache pots and old keys...spent some time looking around Pinterest... need to just get my materials out and get started! I think they will...
  3. Spent 3 hours in my files on Thursday. I have...

    Spent 3 hours in my files on Thursday. I have almost 2 boxes worth that I can discard, and I’d be most comfortable if they were shredded. Well.. shredder is kaput. Checked on replacing it, Staples...
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    SiouzQ, does it help if you remind yourself that...

    SiouzQ, does it help if you remind yourself that you saved the money so you could spend it on something special someday, And this house is your Special?
    Really, your expenditures don’t sound...
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    My tomatoes taste horrible all of a sudden....

    My tomatoes taste horrible all of a sudden. Bitter, yuck!
    Almost ready to through the plants into the compost pile!
  6. Thread: So tired

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    I would be exhausted too, if I had to go directly...

    I would be exhausted too, if I had to go directly from an intense all day summer program into a new school year program. New staff, new kids, lots of emotionaln adjustments, and no time to...
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    “Before We Were Yours” by Lisa Wingate. Could not...

    “Before We Were Yours” by Lisa Wingate. Could not put it down! Read the whole book in a day and a half, slept a few hours in the middle.
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    In my experience, the things that have real...

    In my experience, the things that have real meaning: the sugar bowl that sat on Aunt Mary’s kitchen table for 50 years, and the cake plate Grandma used for birthday cakes. The rest of the “matching”...
  9. Alternatively, they may know of someone who takes...

    Alternatively, they may know of someone who takes in senior cats.
  10. Talk to a shelter where the cat is now, and ask...

    Talk to a shelter where the cat is now, and ask them about a rescue train. Thats where volunteers drive animals, sometimes even all rhe way across country, to their owners. Pilots and Paws is another...
  11. Done: 3 hours in the photos, found 16 total to...

    Done: 3 hours in the photos, found 16 total to contribute, from several different occasions. Mailed to cousin this afternoon.

    Files: 20 min. Just wasn’t in the mood, moved on to the photos.
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  12. Uh... hmmm.... my daughter very recently had food...

    Uh... hmmm.... my daughter very recently had food poisoning from packaged carrots. Wash them thoroughly before you eat them.
    Unlike carrots growing in the ground... These have been prewashed, then...
  13. Woot, CL! That is awesome progress all in one day...

    Woot, CL! That is awesome progress all in one day :)

    I am still in the process of right-sizing for my little house, while preserving as much floor space as possible for 3 dogs.
    I am mindful of ...
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    Ah, yes, writing papers...but that was different,...

    Ah, yes, writing papers...but that was different, sort of... I’d clean my apartment while I was planning and thinking about my paper... no music... then sit down to the typewriter and literallly...
  15. Looks like everyone is making good progress :)

    Looks like everyone is making good progress :)
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    Procrastination

    I often amaze myself with the amount of decluttering I accomplish when I should be doing something else. While I was organizing files to pass on for a volunteer job, I completely cleared off my desk,...
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    Apply! Go for it!

    Apply! Go for it!
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    Oooh, good luck with the Tucson job! I love that...

    Oooh, good luck with the Tucson job! I love that town/area. Fortunately I have friends who retired there, so I get to visit often.
  19. Here’s hoping you hear in the next day or so.

    Here’s hoping you hear in the next day or so.
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    Scary, and so unnecessary. Some extremely...

    Scary, and so unnecessary. Some extremely irresponsible person let that woman have that dog. I’m guessing she feels some protection with it, but even she must be concerned about the potential for...
  21. Oooh, don’t give up on the job search now! I’ve...

    Oooh, don’t give up on the job search now! I’ve observed over the years that it takes a certain amount of putting yourself out there for the universe to see that you are serious, at which time things...
  22. Thread: June Purge

    by mschrisgo2
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    I have dipped back into sewing/quilting. In the...

    I have dipped back into sewing/quilting. In the process of getting things organized and finishing a couple of small projects yesterday, I threw away: a seam ripper with a burr in it, a box of...
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    What Does the article say? It is unoperable.

    What Does the article say? It is unoperable.
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    Interesting.... I know when my friend was coming...

    Interesting.... I know when my friend was coming in every day to let my dogs out while I was at work, I kept my house cleaner, because I didn’t want her to have to come into a mess, and “because I’m...
  25. Sounds like they standardize files so anyone can...

    Sounds like they standardize files so anyone can pick one up and use it. I worked with that system with tutoring companies. It was a little hard to get used to doing it, but the first time I had to...
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