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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-01-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 758
Posted By mirlee
Not after a local expose on several people who...

Not after a local expose on several people who beg daily downtown. One guy made nearly as much as I did at the time. My next door neighbor runs a small food pantry. I donate there and have...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-29-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 89
Posted By mirlee
Does anyone here have to pay tuition through...

Does anyone here have to pay tuition through Tuition Management Systems? What is you experience?
 
Our experience with this company is terrible. They just screamed at us because they claim our...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-12-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By mirlee
A friend posted recently on Facebook about her 8...

A friend posted recently on Facebook about her 8 month old daughter and how she has been waking up in the middle of the night upset.  She was frustrated by this and was seeking advice from friends....
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-15-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 900
Posted By mirlee
I have a Bosch front loader.  It's the third...

I have a Bosch front loader.  It's the third washer we have had in the 11 years in this house.  Avoid Maytag like the plague. They used to be good, but the last two repairmen we had prior to...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   12-26-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,684
Posted By mirlee
Rock, paper, scissors, lizard, Spock....need I...

Rock, paper, scissors, lizard, Spock....need I say more (It's the shirt ds is currently wearing) http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/wink1.gif  
Forum: Religious Studies   12-24-2010, 06:45 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,399
Posted By mirlee
This is what Torah.org,...

This is what Torah.org, http://www.torah.org/qanda/seequanda.php?id=300,  has to say on the topic:
 
 
" A person named Yeshu ha-Notzri (Jesus the Nazarene?) is mentioned several times in the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-23-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 568
Posted By mirlee
I got him a game he wanted, a server, and a...

I got him a game he wanted, a server, and a shirt.  It doesn't sound like much, but the game was $60 and the server was $300.  That's enough to spend on him.  He wanted the game, the shirt is...
Forum: Reuse & Recycle   12-23-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,409
Posted By mirlee
I save the ones I really like, for instance the...

I save the ones I really like, for instance the one we got from friends who went to Paris for Christmas, and I put them out as decorations the next year.  
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-21-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By mirlee
How did Totoro go?  

How did Totoro go?  
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-21-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,709
Posted By mirlee
Have you thought about Depression?  I would seek...

Have you thought about Depression?  I would seek a counselor who specializes in working with Teens.  Maybe there is something else going on.
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-19-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By mirlee
We love Totoro.  I would also suggest...

We love Totoro.  I would also suggest Pingu, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pingu.  You can stream at least one of them on Netflix.  They are hilarious!  No words, just lots of funny actions.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-17-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By mirlee
Another bonus about the temp agency is that you...

Another bonus about the temp agency is that you get to see what different work environments are like.  It will defiintely help you adapt to changing and challenging situations once you land a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-14-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 557
Posted By mirlee
I didn't do a special party cocktail this year....

I didn't do a special party cocktail this year. We did buy two cases of beer and had four bottles of wine.  We already had other things for mixers as well as soda and apple cider.  We  ended up...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-13-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By mirlee
We have loads of gadgets.  I just tell my son...

We have loads of gadgets.  I just tell my son that he may play for a certain amount of time.  When that time is up, I am right there to make sure the item is shut down.  It doesn't matter if it's...
Forum: Learning at School   12-13-2010, 05:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,514
Posted By mirlee
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Llyra http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1283770/2-hour-delays-vs-closed/20#post_16112713)
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Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-13-2010, 04:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By mirlee
I would see how he is once he gets into the...

I would see how he is once he gets into the position. Does he have kids?  I have found that supervisors who don't have kids often don't understand the demands of working parents.  They don't under...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   12-07-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 823
Posted By mirlee
I have been a vegetarian nearly all of my life. ...

I have been a vegetarian nearly all of my life.  I don't see a reason why you need to add meat and fish into your diet unless it is something you want to do.  I supplemented my diet with a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-30-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 758
Posted By mirlee
I sorta solved the problem.  I put all the stuff...

I sorta solved the problem.  I put all the stuff I feel needs special washing attention in a basket in my closet. Anything that is what I would term, "regular laundry," is in the hamper.  Now, this...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-27-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By mirlee
We love our Wii and use Netflix all the time...

We love our Wii and use Netflix all the time with it.  Here is how you get the Netflix channel on the Wii,
 
For games, we have
Lego Indiana Jones
Lego Star Wars
Lego Batman
All but the latest...
Forum: Parenting   11-24-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,437
Posted By mirlee
I told my best friend that I thought her...

I told my best friend that I thought her sleeping with her daughter was absolutely wrong and that everyone has their own bedroom for a reason.  Now, this was an odd thing for me to say.  I had been...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-20-2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 957
Posted By mirlee
We have refinanced twice.  Our rate is now way...

We have refinanced twice.  Our rate is now way below 5%. We are at 4 1/8th.  I would suggest shopping around with the lenders.  If you have a good Fico score, you might be able to get a darned good...
Forum: Pets   11-20-2010, 06:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,172
Posted By mirlee
We have three cats and four litter boxes. One...

We have three cats and four litter boxes. One doesn't really get touched all that often, but it's there.  We scoop everyday at least once, sometimes twice if we walk by them and they look messy. We...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-18-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,849
Posted By mirlee
 Those are some funny names!  I know someone who...

 Those are some funny names!  I know someone who has Pissoff! as theirs. 
 
You can't get on our connection unless we add your MAC address.  We are locked down. I wouldn't have it any other way. ...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-21-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,584
Posted By mirlee
Yup. My baby sister. We are 11 years apart and...

Yup. My baby sister. We are 11 years apart and very close. There were times when I didn't think I could make it through a tough situation, but she was there. It's not that I can't share these same...
Forum: Television   10-20-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By mirlee
We are not thrilled with the Cooking Channel...

We are not thrilled with the Cooking Channel either. We watched an original Iron Chef episode and we swear they changed the music and some of the narration. They made it boring! We also watch part...
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