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  • Forum Post: April 2014

    Posted 04/17/2014 08:17:25 EDT

  • Forum Post: April 2014

    Posted 04/16/2014 08:15:16 EDT

  • Forum Post: OT - Vow renewal ceremonies and gifts?

    Posted 04/11/2014 08:10:16 EDT

    A vow renewal is no different than an anniversary party.  If you wouldn't give a gift for an anniversary, you shouldn't feel obliged to give a gift for a vow renewal.  The vow renewal is for the coupl more »

  • Forum Post: Infertility Workup

    Posted 01/31/2014 03:45:45 EST

    Not sure why I  can't edit.


    I had no blockages, so all that pain was for nothing.

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  • Forum Post: Infertility Workup

    Posted 01/31/2014 08:22:17 EST

    People have mixed experiences. Some say no pain.  I had excruciating pain, like someone was stabbing me in the gut w/ a knife and twisting it around.  I nearly broke the nurse's hand, I was squeezing more »

  • Forum Post: Current/Former Pumpers and Air Travel

    Posted 01/30/2014 08:15:00 EST

  • Forum Post: January 2014

    Posted 01/28/2014 08:24:22 EST

    Winter, go w/ all black. I hate stainless.  I am starting to look at houses and I know I'm going to be a realtor's nightmare b/c I cannot stand stainless. We had it in 2 places we lived in and it is a more »

  • Forum Post: December 2013

    Posted 12/10/2013 08:32:56 EST

    In response to RockinRobin39's comment: In response to shakersilly2010's comment: [QUOTE] I dont know if im doing this right. This is SS's DD... Toytrumpet... help me talk my mom into getting me a you more »

  • Forum Post: December 2013

    Posted 12/06/2013 11:18:01 EST

    Hi Rama.  Still practicing law.  I did switch from one federal agency to another when we moved from DC to the West Coast; I got super lucky that it all worked out so seamlessly. 

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  • Forum Post: December 2013

    Posted 12/06/2013 08:13:18 EST

    It really is pretty though. I love it here!

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  • Forum Post: December 2013

    Posted 12/06/2013 07:52:52 EST

    In response to Ihavemyhats' comment:

    ALF  - sounds like you're in Debbie Macomber country!


    LMAO! I am, exactly!  But the downtown is nothing like what is portrayed on TV!

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  • Forum Post: December 2013

    Posted 12/05/2013 07:57:34 EST

    In response to pingo's comment: [QUOTE] Good morning, Thanks Hats and Alf for chiming in (pun intended) on the wreaths. They will be ordered today. And I might as well order one for DIL as a hostess g more »

  • Forum Post: North Shore Private School Recommendations...

    Posted 12/05/2013 07:59:49 EST

    I went to St. Joseph's in Salem. It's a great grammar/middle school. They moved closer to the Peabody line, so it may be easier for you to access if you are in Peabody.  If I still lived in the area a more »

  • Forum Post: December 2013

    Posted 12/05/2013 07:57:16 EST

    In response to pingo's comment: [QUOTE] Re Christmas gifts. I saw some nice live wreaths in LLBeans catalog. Was thinking of giving one to DIL's mother and one to DIL's sister. They dont have balsam i more »

  • Forum Post: September 2013

    Posted 09/15/2013 03:03:40 EDT

    And I thought twerking was over the top embarrassing. 

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  • Forum Post: Family friendly airport transportation?

    Posted 08/14/2013 03:08:09 EDT

    North Shore Shuttle.  I suspect there are similar outfits west and south of the city.

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  • Forum Post: August Infants and Toddlers

    Posted 08/14/2013 11:07:27 EDT

    My parents have a lake house. I LOVED going there as a kid and still love going there. I was there when I was the same age as your oldest.  I don't have kids, but I would okay the MIL taking your daug more »

  • Forum Post: Preschoolers - August Discussion

    Posted 08/13/2013 04:08:22 EDT

    Seriously? You wouldn't be comfortable w/ a male preschool teacher? What about a stay at home dad? I guess he must be "weird" too.  There is absolutely no reason why men cannot be as good w/ preschool more »

  • Forum Post: Overweight? Maybe You Really Can Blame Your Genes

    Posted 07/29/2013 09:34:02 EDT

    It all boils down to metabolism and what you eat.  If you exercise, you expend calories. If you exercise properly, and build muscle, you speed up your metabolism and keep your weight down.  If you sit more »

  • Forum Post: July 2013

    Posted 07/26/2013 08:32:10 EDT

    In response to Winter2011Bride's comment: Yeah, don't think we'll have much time to see a lot of the Smithsonian, sadly. We only have Sunday - Tuesday afternoon or so in D.C. and I have the memorials, more »

  • Forum Post: Children at church

    Posted 07/26/2013 05:10:40 EDT

    The only thing that should be consumed at church is the Eucharist.  Leave the cheerios at home please.  Service or mass is about an hour. There is no need for snacks. Eat before or after.  If a child more »

  • Forum Post: Overweight? Maybe You Really Can Blame Your Genes

    Posted 07/19/2013 12:07:09 EDT

    WTH? I point out the invalidity of the study b/c one, ONE, human was identified as having the mutation and my post is removed? the study uses mice, so I thought my question of "so you have to ask your more »

  • Forum Post: Vanity sizing and the slender woman

    Posted 07/05/2013 06:37:55 EDT

    I'm so annoyed, though. I have several suits from that maker, and I not only took my measurements again, it was the same size I usually get in that maker [and they are rather form fitting so it's not more »

  • Forum Post: July Infants and Toddlers

    Posted 07/05/2013 03:05:33 EDT

    In response to framerican51008's comment:   Memes - I don't think they'll be offended by your question.  Hope your LO is doing great otherwise! Hope everyone has a nice holiday tomorrow! That being sa more »

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