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Forum: Activism and News   10-19-2011, 04:00 PM
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Views: 1,800
Posted By monkey's mom
There is also a Parents for OWS group. FB page...

There is also a Parents for OWS group. FB page here: https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/159111290848687/
 
They are planning a family sleep over in NYC. Seems CNN will be covering it and Dan Zanes...
Forum: Activism and News   08-19-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,804
Posted By monkey's mom
subbing....i'm fighting coal currently (tooth...

subbing....i'm fighting coal currently (tooth and nail for my community), but I want to support and stick together....hope that's ok. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-12-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,047
Posted By monkey's mom
We sold our house by ourselves. But in a less...

We sold our house by ourselves. But in a less traditional way. We sold at the height of the bubble where houses in our neighborhood were being snatched up, demo'd, and McMansions were being built....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-11-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,684
Posted By monkey's mom
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Quote:Originally Posted by crunchy_mommy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-10-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,684
Posted By monkey's mom
There are financial risks to both.   Writing...

There are financial risks to both.
 
Writing off mortgage interest while paying interest on the loan is not the win/win that I think many people think it is. Paying a dollar to save 25 cents...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-04-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By monkey's mom
Not putting words in your mouth in the least....

Not putting words in your mouth in the least. It's MY experience that people who make sweeping generalizations and insults about entire groups of people fall into a certain category as well. You've...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-04-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By monkey's mom
You can hate all the professions, races,...

You can hate all the professions, races, cultures you want. Plenty of folks do.
 
In any event, my husband and I are attempting to help with some free advice based on our experience in this field....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-03-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By monkey's mom
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Quote:Originally Posted by velochic http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1319825/bankruptcy-question#post_16535780)

Yep,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-03-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By monkey's mom
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Quote:Originally Posted by velochic http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1319825/bankruptcy-question#post_16535529)...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-02-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By monkey's mom
What kind of business license and business...

What kind of business license and business insurance/bonding did he have? If he was licensed through your state as a Class "Whatever" (A, B, C) contractor, you should have more recourse through the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-21-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,205
Posted By monkey's mom
Big fat word on the frugal does not equal...

Big fat word on the frugal does not equal poverty.
 
How do you think most wealthy people end up wealthy?
 
We scrimp and pinch and count pennies despite having pretty significant net worth. We...
Forum: Activism and News   05-15-2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 15,649
Posted By monkey's mom
This NIST Metallurgical Study   ...

This NIST Metallurgical Study
 
http://wtc.nist.gov/pubs/NCSTAR1-3ExecutiveSummary.pdf 
 
indicates that they did have recovered pieces of steel from Bldgs. 1 and 2 (236 pieces or 25-50% of the...
Forum: Activism and News   05-14-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 15,649
Posted By monkey's mom
Very interesting article:   ...

Very interesting article:
 
http://www.nytimes.com/2001/12/25/nyregion/25TOWE.html 
 
NY Times: A NATION CHALLENGED: THE TOWERS; Experts Urging Broader Inquiry In Towers' Fall

By JAMES GLANZ...
Forum: Activism and News   05-14-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 15,649
Posted By monkey's mom
This is an interesting article from Worcester...

This is an interesting article from Worcester Poly Tech ("widely recognized as the home of the world's premier program for research and education in the field of fire and fire protection...
Forum: Activism and News   05-14-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 15,649
Posted By monkey's mom
I get all that. It was a chaotic and...

I get all that. It was a chaotic and unprecedented event and time, for sure.
 
But for me, I can't get past the fact that the bare minimum of what we do in normal crime scene, building failure,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-14-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,510
Posted By monkey's mom
I just love everyone's responses! It's so funny...

I just love everyone's responses! It's so funny what triggers that **thing** that says, "You are well cared for and financially OK." I love how simple some of them can be.
Forum: Activism and News   05-13-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 15,649
Posted By monkey's mom
 Quote:Originally Posted by monkey's...



Quote:Originally Posted by monkey's mom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1310998/bin-laden/360#post_16440834) 
 
Steel...
Forum: Activism and News   05-13-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 15,649
Posted By monkey's mom
80 killed in suicide bombing in Pakistan to...

80 killed in suicide bombing in Pakistan to avenge bin Laden's death and punish Pakistan for allowing US in.... hoo boy.
 
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110513/ap_on_re_as/as_pakistan 
Forum: Activism and News   05-13-2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 15,649
Posted By monkey's mom
Yeah, the not knowing is kind of the sticking...

Yeah, the not knowing is kind of the sticking point for me w/ regards to this. Our abilities to do forensic arson investigations are phenomenal. We could know exactly what was in that fire. And when...
Forum: Activism and News   05-12-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 15,649
Posted By monkey's mom
I'm happy to consider other factors, but I'm not...

I'm happy to consider other factors, but I'm not sure other than air flow, I've seen too many.
 
I'm absolutely NOT saying, it's only this or it's a gov't conspiracy. Not at all.
 
I'm simply...
Forum: Activism and News   05-12-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 15,649
Posted By monkey's mom
  Quote:Originally Posted by...


Quote:Originally Posted by MusicianDad http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1310998/bin-laden/380#post_16442265)

The...
Forum: Activism and News   05-12-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 15,649
Posted By monkey's mom
Rapid oxidation would simply be in a fire or...

Rapid oxidation would simply be in a fire or explosion, yes? I'm not sure what you're trying to say. In those situations, obviously, there would be much more--even significant--heat. But it's not...
Forum: Activism and News   05-12-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 15,649
Posted By monkey's mom
Well, I read about half of the 130 pages and it...

Well, I read about half of the 130 pages and it was not so enlightening.
 
I think I'm going to fall on the side of the scientists who take a lot of issue with the report.
 
The computer...
Forum: Activism and News   05-12-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 15,649
Posted By monkey's mom
Oh. Well, it seems at the outset that this...

Oh. Well, it seems at the outset that this report is not based on any forensic evidence but on computer modelling. Hmmm....pushing on.
 
eta: "....the remains of all the WTC buildings were...
Forum: Activism and News   05-12-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 15,649
Posted By monkey's mom
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by MusicianDad http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1310998/bin-laden/380#post_16441685)
Ok,...
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