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Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-27-2007, 09:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 654
Posted By choleblack
We're in Beloit but my DD is older (7). Yes the...

We're in Beloit but my DD is older (7). Yes the API chapter here is gone, it was getting to expensive to maintain the affiliation with the limited interest/attendance in the area. Not to mention...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-26-2007, 12:39 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 11,279
Posted By choleblack
Wahoo! I made it to a year! Happy knotting day...

Wahoo! I made it to a year! Happy knotting day to my hair!

ok, that is silly butit's hard to believe it's been a year. Add the 6 months I had my extensions and man, it's been a long while since I...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-14-2007, 02:17 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 11,279
Posted By choleblack
Quote: I am totally lacking on any maintenence...

Quote:
I am totally lacking on any maintenence with them at all, too,
I guess for me that's the thing. The main reason I have dreads. No maintenence. I mean, really, compaired to my old "wash &...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-03-2007, 12:16 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 11,279
Posted By choleblack
guess what guess what guess what!!! On the...

guess what guess what guess what!!!

On the 25th my dreadies will be a year old! (turns out I had the date on the calender all along http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif)...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-30-2007, 05:11 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 11,279
Posted By choleblack
think about wax this way, when you sew, you wax...

think about wax this way, when you sew, you wax the thread to *keep* it from tangling. When it comes to dreading that magical ability that thread/hair has to tangle on its own is *good*.

I've...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-01-2007, 03:04 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 7,239
Posted By choleblack
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif: the "stages of dreadlocks" page cracked me up. Very true, but I always want to remind people that the time line might be longer if you...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-25-2007, 04:20 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 7,239
Posted By choleblack
Well my history is a little different, since I...

Well my history is a little different, since I had wax in my newly formed dreads. I hated it within minutes but held out for 2 whole days before washing my hair. Thankfully I have an instant on...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-14-2007, 02:52 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 7,239
Posted By choleblack
I'm still here, just not visiting alot. Not...

I'm still here, just not visiting alot. Not doing much with my locks, just letting them be, knots, lumps, bumps, loose hairs and all.
...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   10-16-2006, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By choleblack
check out Mom's In Madison & the yahoo! group...

check out Mom's In Madison & the yahoo! group for it.

http://www.momsinmadison.com/

Chole
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   10-07-2006, 03:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 704
Posted By choleblack
Just subbing here so I don't loose the thread. ...

Just subbing here so I don't loose the thread.

On the exciting halloween theme, SO & I will be going as pirates which doesn't really count as a "costume" for me (I do golden age of pyracy...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   09-26-2006, 01:51 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,561
Posted By choleblack
you can also get some of the palmade that they...

you can also get some of the palmade that they sell for the more funky hair styles & palm roll that in to smooth the dreads out. The biggest benifit to the palmade is that it's ment to wash out...
Forum: Site Help   09-03-2006, 02:00 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 23,813
Posted By choleblack
Quote: 6. Do not post to invite MDC members to...

Quote:
6. Do not post to invite MDC members to other boards for adversarial purposes or post inflammatory information about discussions at other boards.
Clarify this please? Does it mean "do not...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   09-02-2006, 11:25 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,561
Posted By choleblack
you don't need curls for dreads but you might...

you don't need curls for dreads but you might have better luck with back combing sections rather than just not brushing. At least if your hair is like mine which doesn't knot without a lot of...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-15-2006, 11:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 311
Posted By choleblack
Put C on your back for sure! one of the...

Put C on your back for sure!

one of the cute pro breastfeeding t's on E boys

cloth on the line sounds great

so does the wooden toys in the garden

Can't wait to see a copy of the article!
Forum: Minnesota, Wisconsin   08-15-2006, 11:27 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 19,792
Posted By choleblack
Beloit! Chole

Beloit!

Chole
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-03-2006, 04:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By choleblack
Quote: Originally Posted by smeta A bill was...

Quote:
Originally Posted by smeta
A bill was just passed this spring that will allow CPM's to be licensed. There are quite a few homebirth midwives, at least in the Milwaukee area.

Is that...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-03-2006, 04:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,897
Posted By choleblack
count me in on the yurt dreamers group. ...

count me in on the yurt dreamers group.

Actually I have a longing to live in any portable canvas shelter (including tipi, getled, pavilions & even pup tents). Might explain all the camping we do!...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-26-2006, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 418
Posted By choleblack
Quote: Originally Posted by tayndrewsmama ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by tayndrewsmama
What? Pirate Fest? I have never heard of that. But, I have also never heard of anyone calling it "The Port" either....
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-23-2006, 05:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 418
Posted By choleblack
Not in "The Port" myself, but we'll be there...

Not in "The Port" myself, but we'll be there next June for Pirate Fest! Make sure to go with the family. It's a great FREE event!

Chole
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-12-2006, 10:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,612
Posted By choleblack
Quote: Originally Posted by Ama_Nicole I...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ama_Nicole
I know I'm about to get myself in trouble here...but I told someone I was thinking about it, and they told me that it would be racist for me to get them,...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-09-2006, 01:12 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,612
Posted By choleblack
Hey all, subbing for the month. Sorry about...

Hey all, subbing for the month.

Sorry about your loss lizzo. It's good that you've got a support system there when you need it.

NLM, funny I always thought you spelled your name with a J....
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   06-17-2006, 10:35 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,838
Posted By choleblack
i'm still here too. Heading to CA to visit my...

i'm still here too. Heading to CA to visit my bro in a few days. planning on soaking up as much of that salty ocean as I can.

Hope all is well with everyone else.

Chole
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   06-06-2006, 01:22 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,838
Posted By choleblack
a little subbing here. I have that same...

a little subbing here.

I have that same unknotty hair. It's comming more and more undone despite backcombing. I've got a handfull that are straight hair again, not a knot in sight & several that...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-20-2006, 10:19 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,341
Posted By choleblack
Well here's my experience FWIW. I used to...

Well here's my experience FWIW.

I used to fear that people would have a problem with a "white girl" having dreads, the whole stealing AA culture etc. I live in a heavily mixed area (30% AA at...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-16-2006, 04:12 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,341
Posted By choleblack
oh gunter, can I just say that I'm amazingly...

oh gunter, can I just say that I'm amazingly jelous of how happy your hair seems to be all dready. It's so beautiful.

My guys are staging a rebellion here, unknotting like you wouldn't believe....
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