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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-01-2005, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 75
Posted By misfit
By definition it means housing that is supported...

By definition it means housing that is supported (wholy or partly) by government grant ("subsidy"). So the rent is cheaper because the government is paying for part of it. Beyond that the specifics...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-27-2005, 04:19 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,795
Posted By misfit
I think we got lucky... when ds was new, dh and...

I think we got lucky... when ds was new, dh and I were not together for a while, and I was living with my parents in a rural area, working in the family business... I'd come in for well-child visits...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-26-2005, 02:04 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 12,128
Posted By misfit
OK, OK, I think I can do this. I'm so crunchy......

OK, OK, I think I can do this. I'm so crunchy...

We conceived our child at sunrise on the summer solstice in an octoganal purple yurt (constructed, of course, only from fallen birchtree branches,...
Forum: Homebirth   07-26-2005, 01:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,301
Posted By misfit
In addition to the great licenced lay midwife...

In addition to the great licenced lay midwife program and state health plan coverage for homebirth, we have very open licencing policies allowing other alternative healthcare providers -- such as...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-03-2005, 02:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,041
Posted By misfit
Racism is racism regardless of the race. Racism...

Racism is racism regardless of the race. Racism does not mean prejudice against minorities, it means prejudice based on race. There is no justification for racism, none. It doesn't matter whether...
Forum: Activism and News   04-05-2005, 03:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,460
Posted By misfit
I have never been more tempted to boycott a...

I have never been more tempted to boycott a company than I have Monsanto -- I do think they are about as demonic as it comes -- but how to boycott when so much of their products are not sold to...
Forum: Homebirth   02-05-2005, 05:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,846
Posted By misfit
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif I'm not a MW and I can't tell you any statistics. Anectodally, I can tell you your birth sounds so much like my first birth... only I was...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-05-2005, 03:55 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,836
Posted By misfit
...you've lived in Bolinas. We did a stint there...

...you've lived in Bolinas. We did a stint there when I was six. I wonder if I knew LisainCalifornia's friend. I knew families that lived in tents... and teepees, and trailers, and towers, and stilt...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-05-2005, 03:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,129
Posted By misfit
Giving antibiotics for thrush is like giving raw...

Giving antibiotics for thrush is like giving raw chicken for food poisoning. That woman has had her brain removed. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif: Why do people think...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-10-2004, 01:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 613
Posted By misfit
I would (and will) use a housecleaning service...

I would (and will) use a housecleaning service if and when it is in the budget. Since I work full-time and my husband is not-exactly Mr. Mom, my house is usually eewwwwy gross.
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-10-2004, 01:58 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,766
Posted By misfit
1) Tom Cruise 2) Viggo Mortensen 3) Brad...

1) Tom Cruise
2) Viggo Mortensen
3) Brad Pitt
4) Christian Slater
5) and still mourning River Phoenix

Patrick Swayze is my runner-up
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-10-2004, 01:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 456
Posted By misfit
I've never smoked anything. I'm so clean it...

I've never smoked anything. I'm so clean it would be easier to tell you the drugs I HAVE used than the ones I haven't:

I am a drug user. In the past twenty years, I have used:

Alcohol (OK, the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-09-2004, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By misfit
Thanks so much for the great ideas. I really...

Thanks so much for the great ideas. I really appreciate it.
Forum: War and Politics   11-06-2004, 03:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,364
Posted By misfit
I posted my opinion but then changed my mind. It...

I posted my opinion but then changed my mind. It probably would have started a flame war and I don't know when I will be able to bring myself to come back to this forum, let alone this thread.

So...
Forum: War and Politics   11-04-2004, 12:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,225
Posted By misfit
I don't have time to crunch the numbers right...

I don't have time to crunch the numbers right now but I do want to point out that in many of those states the numbers were very close. Even in states that weren't close there are large numbers of...
Forum: War and Politics   11-03-2004, 11:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,225
Posted By misfit
Quote: Originally Posted by gothmommy ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by gothmommy
Because majority rules.

I don't think it would be a bad idea to have the winner be president and the runner up be veep.

Interestingly, that's the way...
Forum: War and Politics   11-03-2004, 03:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,078
Posted By misfit
Well shoot I'm on my third glass of wine....

Well shoot I'm on my third glass of wine. Thought I'd celebrate election night by reading Dude Where's My Country.

Turn the page... http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/rant.gif:...
Forum: War and Politics   11-03-2004, 03:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,007
Posted By misfit
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif for George Bush
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif for John Kerry...
Forum: War and Politics   11-01-2004, 01:40 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,905
Posted By misfit
I've just ordered copies of both DVDs, along...

I've just ordered copies of both DVDs, along with copies of Michael Moore's latest book, and a copy of Michael Moore is a Fat Stupid White Guy (I think that's right). I'll be viewing both and...
Forum: War and Politics   10-31-2004, 06:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,357
Posted By misfit
It bothers me when people blame-vote. Voting on...

It bothers me when people blame-vote. Voting on issues that are not really within the control of the elective office in question. Basing decisions on long-term situations that were already taking...
Forum: War and Politics   10-31-2004, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By misfit
Undecided is not the same Anyone-but-Bush.

Undecided is not the same Anyone-but-Bush.
Forum: War and Politics   10-31-2004, 05:52 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,905
Posted By misfit
Quote: Originally Posted by julieshayna This...

Quote:
Originally Posted by julieshayna
This is my first time visiting the activism threads on MDC and I am honestly SHOCKED to find out that there are Bush supporters here. Is this foolish of me?...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-28-2004, 03:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 119
Posted By misfit
How about one-of-those-lifetimes?

How about one-of-those-lifetimes?
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-28-2004, 02:59 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,285
Posted By misfit
I did my best to fill it out but the choices...

I did my best to fill it out but the choices didn't really fit. Sleep choices, discipline choices, etc. change over time. Several questions allowed for only one choice when more than one applied....
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-27-2004, 12:01 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,257
Posted By misfit
Thanks Meiri, glad you understood me. So you...

Thanks Meiri, glad you understood me. So you understand I am not saying anything insulting, either to the OP or to anyone.
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