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Forum: Site Help   08-10-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,319
Posted By Ornery
I'm in.  But no one else is so I'm not sure if...

I'm in.  But no one else is so I'm not sure if I'm in a room all on my own, or if there really isn't anyone else on MDC chat.
Forum: Site Help   08-10-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,319
Posted By Ornery
Same here.  I'm not allowed access.

Same here.  I'm not allowed access.
Forum: Site Help   06-24-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 31,682
Posted By Ornery
The apology is a great start!  I look forward to...

The apology is a great start!  I look forward to seeing it linked in a more permanent way on the main forums page and on FB.  Are there any other ideas being discussed about how to move forward with...
Forum: Site Help   06-23-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,986
Posted By Ornery
Quote: Originally Posted by...

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Forum: Site Help   06-15-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 31,682
Posted By Ornery
I don't think the board was all nicey- nicey...

I don't think the board was all nicey- nicey before even when there was high moderation.  I think it went underground and turned into people shaming people and passive aggression being used as a...
Forum: Site Help   06-15-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 31,682
Posted By Ornery
I absolutely do not think that the new...

I absolutely do not think that the new moderation level has been what has sent people running.  It is the board's overall clunkiness, coupled with multiple very poor decisions done by Mothering. ...
Forum: Pets   05-25-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,242
Posted By Ornery
I don't have much to offer, unfortunately but I...

I don't have much to offer, unfortunately but I thought I'd commiserate.  We had couches that we allowed our very large, very smelly dog to lay on.  When I finally came to my senses and stopped...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-23-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,746
Posted By Ornery
My mother is the same way.  I stopped...

My mother is the same way.  I stopped eating meat of any type at age 7 but she doesn't believe in vegetarianism.  I survived on peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and cheese and eggs for a VERY long...
Forum: Grief and Loss   05-22-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,450
Posted By Ornery
I am truly sorry.  This May was the 5 year...

I am truly sorry.  This May was the 5 year anniversary of the suicide of one of our good friends, a parent of two aged 7 and 11 at the time of death.  My heart still hurts for the pain she was in...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-02-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By Ornery
What a neat website.  I favorited it right away...

What a neat website.  I favorited it right away so that I can look around a little more later.  Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-25-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By Ornery
I'd love to see a response!  I'm struggling with...

I'd love to see a response!  I'm struggling with the same question.
 
Today was my 1st grader's last day at ps.  We could no longer look past her teacher's nastiness and had to yank her early. ...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-24-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,352
Posted By Ornery
As part of a club I belong to, I am walking...

As part of a club I belong to, I am walking in Walk/run charity thing.  I personally do not support these type of charities but I do support the club and it is what the majority has decided on.  I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-20-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,623
Posted By Ornery
I'd love to join in here.  I'm pulling my...

I'd love to join in here.  I'm pulling my daughter from ps at the end of this week and starting 2nd grade in June.  We'll be working on a few unit studies until then.
 
All About Spelling
Growing...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-19-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 479
Posted By Ornery
All of my children have birthmarks on their...

All of my children have birthmarks on their scalps in about the same spot on the tops of their heads.  My oldest son has a different father than the younger two.  I've never found one on my head but...
Forum: Parenting   04-15-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,800
Posted By Ornery
I don't see that type of environment to be...

I don't see that type of environment to be necessarily abusive.  I don't see it as a good one for a child but can't classify it as abusive, in my mind.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-14-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,041
Posted By Ornery
I have the same issue with my oldest.  He is a...

I have the same issue with my oldest.  He is a fair skinned red head, but somehow got his father's super dark eyebrows that meet in the middle.  He chooses to wax occasionally and has since about...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-12-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,917
Views: 83,083
Posted By Ornery
I'm in P2 and am feeling great!  Cravings, yes,...

I'm in P2 and am feeling great!  Cravings, yes, but not hunger like my last aborted P2.  I'm really thinking it was the batch of drops as I'm using EVOKE again and am dropping weight well, loosing...
Forum: Parenting   04-11-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 24,595
Posted By Ornery
I went through something similar in December. ...

I went through something similar in December.  The woman in question had two children, similar in age to the pedophile's target age.  The pedophile had been arrested twice for indecent exposure...
Forum: Women's Health   04-04-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 18,853
Posted By Ornery
I live on the West Coast, about 50 miles...

I live on the West Coast, about 50 miles inland.  While I don't choose to live in fear either, I am concerned and personally, I think my concern is justified.  Not necessarily that my children are...
Forum: Parenting   04-03-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 454
Posted By Ornery
We love music from different countries. ...

We love music from different countries.  Brazilian pop is usually fun and danceable.  Love, love, love Hawaiian music, one of my favorite artists is Israel Kamakawiwo`ole.  Most of what we listen to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-03-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 21,342
Posted By Ornery
I like MDC on FB. 

I like MDC on FB. 
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-02-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,917
Views: 83,083
Posted By Ornery
I'm on VLCD4 and feeling more healthy already. ...

I'm on VLCD4 and feeling more healthy already.  The first few days on protocol my system freaks out due to detoxing but I'm hoping it'll ease up soon.  I can't take any detox baths right now as my...
Forum: Site Help   04-02-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,346
Posted By Ornery
Yep, as I posted yesterday on one of the...

Yep, as I posted yesterday on one of the threads, I woke up and ran downstairs like a kid on Christmas morning. 
 
Major bummer that this is just one more way that MDC has changed.  I keep coming...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-01-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 637
Posted By Ornery
I still see Parenting.

I still see Parenting.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-01-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 637
Posted By Ornery
Love me some muddin.  We've even hit the local...

Love me some muddin.  We've even hit the local mudfest. 
 
My friends would be shocked if they knew that about me. 
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