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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-30-2007, 01:52 AM
Replies: 58
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Posted By eightyferrettoes
Quote: Originally Posted by wonderwahine...

Quote:
Originally Posted by wonderwahine http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9033832)
I would have been all over that club like...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-29-2007, 03:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 508
Posted By eightyferrettoes
oh, I loved our old home ec teacher. The only...

oh, I loved our old home ec teacher. The only thing I didn't like was that you had to share the teensy kitchen and divide a simple recipe among, like, five kids. "You pour in the milk, I'll stir,...
Forum: Parents as Partners   08-05-2007, 10:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,018
Posted By eightyferrettoes
Anyway, Huggerwocky, (not to play armchair...

Anyway, Huggerwocky, (not to play armchair psychiatrist,) but you might look up some info on Narcisstic Personality Disorder. You may be shocked when you read the checklists, and unfortuately, if...
Forum: Parents as Partners   08-05-2007, 09:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,018
Posted By eightyferrettoes
Huggerwocky, your husband is acting like a...

Huggerwocky, your husband is acting like a child, and, as he likes to remind you so charitably, you already HAVE a child to be responsible for.

Yup, Mister, when you marry, you accept a lot of...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-06-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 682
Posted By eightyferrettoes
I love swiss chard, but it has to be the kind...

I love swiss chard, but it has to be the kind with the red stems. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif

And fresh spinach!

And sweet peas. I am growing three different...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2007, 08:16 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 3,284
Posted By eightyferrettoes
If the mom were even halfway looking, then no....

If the mom were even halfway looking, then no. If she was carefully studying the melon display looking for a ripe one, then probably.

"oh, angel, does your mama know you've got that on your...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   07-06-2007, 08:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 847
Posted By eightyferrettoes
Really depends on how many hours he's working....

Really depends on how many hours he's working. When he was putting in just eight or nine hours a day, we were more equitable about splitting the housework.

He has decided to work more hours in...
Forum: Gardening   07-06-2007, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By eightyferrettoes
I don't see why not. The "lead" is really just...

I don't see why not. The "lead" is really just graphite, and the shavings are just wood shavings.

As to whether it's WORTH the effort, I dunno....
Forum: Gardening   07-06-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By eightyferrettoes
hey, and I'm doing the tire method this year,...

hey, and I'm doing the tire method this year, too, just for kicks. The tire-grown plants are HUGE compared to the ones in my regular raised beds!

I called the cooperative ext. and the lady there...
Forum: Gardening   07-06-2007, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By eightyferrettoes
No, they are the actual seeds of the potato...

No, they are the actual seeds of the potato plant. You can cut em open and look at the little seeds.

But nobody actually uses them. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2007, 07:21 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 1,759
Posted By eightyferrettoes
combo. Child #1 was unplanned (but we were...

combo. Child #1 was unplanned (but we were soooooo irresponsible that she wasn't really a suprise, either http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif)

Child #2 was planned. We...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2007, 07:16 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 372
Posted By eightyferrettoes
aw, you know it's bad if you even missed...

aw, you know it's bad if you even missed boodafli.

I was drinking again. Bad Mommy. But how does one stay married without copious booze?
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2007, 07:11 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,638
Posted By eightyferrettoes
dear husband: omfg, did you lose your sense...

dear husband:

omfg, did you lose your sense of humor down in Juneau, or are you just suddenly way oversensitive about my fondness for the term "butt-pirate?"

heh hehe. Butt pirate. God, I just...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2007, 07:06 AM
Replies: 104
  "Emo"
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Posted By eightyferrettoes
so, help a stranded tundra babe out, here. ...

so, help a stranded tundra babe out, here.

Is it like, "emu," but with an "o?"
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2007, 06:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 392
Posted By eightyferrettoes
Life would financially suck for both DH and me...

Life would financially suck for both DH and me if we split, but it would suck more for me and the kids.

i voted, "I'd get minimum wage." We would survive, but man, it would be pretty dang spartan.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2007, 06:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,254
Posted By eightyferrettoes
A combo of chronic sleep deprivation and lack of...

A combo of chronic sleep deprivation and lack of intergenerationally-accepted adult-child boundaries.

My kids are totally, totally unbearable if they have not slept enough. I've seen kids I...
Forum: Gardening   07-03-2007, 02:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By eightyferrettoes
I let both my babies taste dirt. It's organic!...

I let both my babies taste dirt. It's organic! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gifhttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif

I do draw the line at...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   07-03-2007, 01:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,383
Posted By eightyferrettoes
My kids are 2.5 and 10 months. I'm taking...

My kids are 2.5 and 10 months.

I'm taking an intensive summer class again this year-- barring having a very tiny EBF baby or an inconveniently looming due date, I take one class every semester....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-02-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 996
Posted By eightyferrettoes
Quote: Originally Posted by boingo82...

Quote:
Originally Posted by boingo82 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8534337)
LOL - DDDDCs are supposed to last for like, a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-02-2007, 07:56 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,967
Posted By eightyferrettoes
Yes, twice. Once because I was young, in the...

Yes, twice. Once because I was young, in the military, and the guy involved was really a totally irresponsible loser-- he even forgot to drive me to the clinic because he stayed out getting drunk...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-02-2007, 06:41 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,069
Posted By eightyferrettoes
Quote: Originally Posted by avengingophelia...

Quote:
Originally Posted by avengingophelia http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8533514)
I think there is a real danger in...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   07-02-2007, 06:17 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 4,766
Posted By eightyferrettoes
Quote: Originally Posted by UUMom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by UUMom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8533285)
So nobody thinks this could be more symbolism of...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-02-2007, 05:50 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 996
Posted By eightyferrettoes
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif you and me both. What IS it with toddlers and cheerios??
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   07-02-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 1,181
Posted By eightyferrettoes
Quote: Originally Posted by UUMom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by UUMom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8533026)
They really just march down just the street,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-02-2007, 05:39 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 996
Posted By eightyferrettoes
Quote: Originally Posted by ktbug...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ktbug http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8532964)
Well, they're all crunchy for a little while....
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