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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-01-2005, 01:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 56
Posted By Gentlegreen
How thoroughly wonderful Queenie! Aren't they...

How thoroughly wonderful Queenie! Aren't they incredible creatures? I grew up in a place where they were rarely seen, I now live in a place where they are common. I have had many wonderful sightings...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-01-2005, 01:31 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,146
Posted By Gentlegreen
Many years ago, my ex (then boyfriend) and I...

Many years ago, my ex (then boyfriend) and I were sitting around yakking with friends. I forget exactly what we were talking about, but at one point he replied to someone's comment with this:
...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   05-03-2005, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By Gentlegreen
The Damn Good Resume Guide by Yana Parker. I...

The Damn Good Resume Guide by Yana Parker. I have used it since college (long, long ago) and it has helped me write many a good resume. I Googled it and it is still around, you can pick it up for...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-24-2005, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 39
Posted By Gentlegreen
bump Oh, come on somebody, please reply...

bump

Oh, come on somebody, please reply (she said in a whiny self-indulgent voice)

Man, my threads never go anywhere. But I promise not to start a thread about it!...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-24-2005, 01:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 358
Posted By Gentlegreen
The sound of rain on leaves Cats Big fat...

The sound of rain on leaves
Cats
Big fat flakes of snow that make the whole world quiet and magical
Funky cafes
Sleeping with the window open
Time alone (so rare)
Odd people
Thai food
The...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-24-2005, 01:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 339
Posted By Gentlegreen
Ever seen the cartoon about the conference for...

Ever seen the cartoon about the conference for adult children of functional families? There's like one guy there. :LOL

My family of origin was quietly dysfunctional. Stay neutral, don't show...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-24-2005, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 562
Posted By Gentlegreen
Feeling judged sucks. Feeling judged about...

Feeling judged sucks. Feeling judged about something beautiful and fulfilling by those who you feel are your friends sucks double!

Yeah, they don't get it. Maybe if they ever become parents they...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-24-2005, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By Gentlegreen
No, you didn't sell out. You probably preserved...

No, you didn't sell out. You probably preserved a whole lot of peace of mind for yourself, tho. Court battles can be hideous in many ways, but particulary they can be very damaging to the children...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-24-2005, 12:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,053
Posted By Gentlegreen
Interesting reading, Seasons. Oddly...

Interesting reading, Seasons. Oddly contradictory conclusions. There are so probably so many nuances at play. Levels of economic dependency, general levels of mental health and self-esteem, cultural...
Forum: Spirituality   04-24-2005, 12:44 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 900
Posted By Gentlegreen
Oh, yes or no questions, okay. Am I...

Oh, yes or no questions, okay.

Am I following the right employment path for right now?

Thank you so much!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-24-2005, 12:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 688
Posted By Gentlegreen
Well, ya know, it's only the male frogs who...

Well, ya know, it's only the male frogs who sing, and then only when they're looking for some lovin'. Maybe your DH is trying to tell you something!...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-24-2005, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 39
Posted By Gentlegreen
Ask your children this: "You know I love...

Ask your children this:

"You know I love you when...?"

"You know you love me when...?"

What do they say?

Just feeling sentimental tonight....
Forum: Spirituality   04-23-2005, 11:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 900
Posted By Gentlegreen
Yes! How generous of you Mandib. What sort...

Yes! How generous of you Mandib.

What sort of employment should I be pursuing at this time?
Forum: Single Parenting   04-23-2005, 10:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,053
Posted By Gentlegreen
Yep, Guerrillamama, I have read the same thing....

Yep, Guerrillamama, I have read the same thing. I think much of it has to do with the tendency men have to center their emotional and social life on their partner. Women tend to have a wider network...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-23-2005, 09:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,053
Posted By Gentlegreen
[QUOTE=Seasons]]his[/I] living conditions may...

[QUOTE=Seasons]]his[/I] living conditions may merit improvement, but that's not my responsibility.)

One of the most wonderful things about happily maintaining your own home without a partner in...
Forum: Single Parenting   03-16-2005, 03:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 673
Posted By Gentlegreen
Sometimes I feel like I had the right kids with...

Sometimes I feel like I had the right kids with the wrong man. That can be pretty hard to make peace with. But, I must say too that Pony makes an excellent point in saying that children are born...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-16-2005, 01:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By Gentlegreen
Oh my gosh! There is an artists house on the...

Oh my gosh! There is an artists house on the vrbo.com site--so wonderful, I think it's the one! A kitchen, privacy, organic fruit, environmentally friendly, tropical flowers, just what I imagined....
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-14-2005, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By Gentlegreen
Hey, thanks so much to you all! I tracked down...

Hey, thanks so much to you all! I tracked down the "Hawaii Revealed" book and am looking forward to browsing through it. Looks like just the kind of info I need for self exploration. We would...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-11-2005, 12:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By Gentlegreen
I bet you get these all the time in this forum,...

I bet you get these all the time in this forum, but I would very much appreciate some guidance from you. My children and I are going to spend my tax return on a visit to your fair islands. I have...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-10-2005, 01:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By Gentlegreen
My boarder is only 11, but he has been into it...

My boarder is only 11, but he has been into it since the age of 5 or so. When we go to skateparks, very often there has been an older and more experienced skater who takes the time to offer a couple...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-08-2005, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 827
Posted By Gentlegreen
Thanks Nate for the feedback. I'm curious about...

Thanks Nate for the feedback. I'm curious about the genX respect issue you brought up. I genuinely have no idea what that would be about, and I'd like to know.

By the way, my dc's dad is still in...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-07-2005, 02:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 827
Posted By Gentlegreen
Question mama people- Here's my goal--a...

Question mama people-

Here's my goal--a Master's in Library Science and Information Systems. Here's my life-single mom, work full time, homeschool two kids. The program is a distance program...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-01-2005, 02:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 975
Posted By Gentlegreen
Ever been to Index? It's different from the...

Ever been to Index? It's different from the other places you listed, but it's a pretty magical place. Small community, mountains rising up majestically all around, definite crunchy presence, many...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-25-2004, 03:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 149
Posted By Gentlegreen
It was the night before Christmas, when all...

It was the night before Christmas, when all through the abode, only one creature was stirring, and she was cleaning the commode.

The children were FINALLY sleeping, all snug in their beds, while...
Forum: War and Politics   11-07-2004, 11:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,421
Posted By Gentlegreen
Here's a thought- Move to a red state and...

Here's a thought-

Move to a red state and vote there. Agitate, raise awareness, speak your mind there. Probably unrealistic for most of us, but just think of what a mass influx of liberal morals...
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