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  • Forum Post: July 2014

    Posted 07/25/2014 08:41:35 EDT

    52 degrees here today upon waking up (just before 5).  Brrr.  Blankets in July is a new one for me, coming from 4 years in DC!  But I'm loving it; better than being hot! It's supposed to warm back up more »

  • Forum Post: July 2014

    Posted 07/23/2014 08:42:13 EDT

    I could read at 5 too. However, the focus on sports and action figures could be American society's conditioning of little boys to like sports and action figures, typical "boy things". Also the Life is more »

  • Forum Post: July 2014

    Posted 07/23/2014 08:27:07 EDT

    In response to pingo's comment: [QUOTE] Alf, it sounds like you and hubby had a great weekend. I don't exactly know, where you are on the West Coast, but all those fires made me think of you. Hope you more »

  • Forum Post: July 2014

    Posted 07/22/2014 08:45:05 EDT

    In response to Ihavemyhats' comment: [QUOTE] Sunny, dry, 75?  Perfect!  Glad you had a good time - hope you can still walk - what a healthy weekend!    [/QUOTE] Sitting is the real problem, not walkin more »

  • Forum Post: July 2014

    Posted 07/22/2014 08:25:01 EDT

    Hi ladies, Had a great overnight this past weekend. We got a little carried away on Sat and biked 25 miles.  Fortunately the trail was flat for the most part, and the scenery was beautiful. We found a more »

  • Forum Post: July 2014

    Posted 07/18/2014 08:15:30 EDT

    Cold here this AM!  It's in the 50s!  needed a blanket last night for sure.  Even DH woke up at one point and said "ooh, it's chilly!"  It's sure to be back up to the 80s by midday.  It's off to the m more »

  • Forum Post: July 2014

    Posted 07/17/2014 08:23:01 EDT

    There's the "rainy season" in PNW, which runs from late Oct-ish through June-ish, where it will rain and/or be overcast. The rain is not typically the hard driving rain that you see in NE, or even a d more »

  • Forum Post: July 2014

    Posted 07/16/2014 08:03:00 EDT

    rama, I loved DC, but hated the summers. We were in NoVa as well, Alexandria exactly.  I loved my job there and my coworkers too, but the weather was for the birds!  Hated the summer. The only thing t more »

  • Forum Post: July 2014

    Posted 07/16/2014 08:19:26 EDT

    Good morning ladies.  I need to have DH read all about your horrible weather.  I am loving the PacNorWest and he wants to move back to the east coast when he retires in a few years. No dice!  The weat more »

  • Forum Post: April 2014

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

  • Forum Post: April 2014

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

  • 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 »

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

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    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 »

  • 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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  • 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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