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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-14-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 700
Posted By nonnymoose
We got some for our wedding. Our porch swing...

We got some for our wedding. Our porch swing sits right under them, so both our kids have spent hours staring fascinatedly at them. I'd have to vote "yes."
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-12-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 43
Posted By nonnymoose
I can't help you with that cord, but a lot of my...

I can't help you with that cord, but a lot of my USB cables have the same ends on them, so I can use them on different equipment. The innards of the cables are the same, so if the ends match you can...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-12-2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 3,432
Posted By nonnymoose
I got a 12. I knew I wasn't getting some of them...

I got a 12. I knew I wasn't getting some of them quite right, because the lines between looked different (?) but my eyeballs were going to fall out if I kept at it.
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-08-2008, 02:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,995
Posted By nonnymoose
My younger son is in a size 9.5 shoe. He was at...

My younger son is in a size 9.5 shoe. He was at the toes of his 8/9 crocs (three pair, grr) so I got him some 10/11's, which are pretty big on him but he seems to have adjusted quickly. He picked...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-08-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 488
Posted By nonnymoose
I got my first pocket knife for my eighth...

I got my first pocket knife for my eighth birthday. Like a PP, I'd be most worried about him accidentally (or sorta-on-purpose) taking it to school and showing it to someone. I like the idea of...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-02-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 904
Posted By nonnymoose
Yeesh. Pay them back ASAP and then refuse to...

Yeesh. Pay them back ASAP and then refuse to take any more. That's awful.
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-02-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,236
Posted By nonnymoose
We didn't do Waldorf for that reason. I don't...

We didn't do Waldorf for that reason. I don't think my older son's a genius, but I do know that he's reading perfectly competently and I doubt he would've been happy baking bread for the next two...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-02-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,905
Posted By nonnymoose
My older son does it, too. His little brother...

My older son does it, too. His little brother speaks in sentences, but not clearly, and I guess he was in the wants-to-be-a-baby camp too. Nothing like having one's expressive, articulate...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   08-26-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,208
Posted By nonnymoose
I'm the same way with mine. Cars are tools, not...

I'm the same way with mine. Cars are tools, not toys. My 4yo gets fussed at if he lets himself out of his seatbelt before I tell him to. My SIL used to let my nephews pretend to drive and crawl...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-15-2008, 11:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 211
Posted By nonnymoose
I don't like the new suits because when I first...

I don't like the new suits because when I first walk in the room I can't figure out whether they're girls or boys. Everyone has a rubber head, bug eyes, huge shoulders, and no body hair....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-13-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 325
Posted By nonnymoose
My hubby's ongoing degree is something like $7K...

My hubby's ongoing degree is something like $7K per semester, including books and fees. Fulltime summer session is another $3K.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-13-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 178
Posted By nonnymoose
It's a bad diagnosis, especially with his prior...

It's a bad diagnosis, especially with his prior health history, but he's been taking care of himself and it sounds like he has a lot of cheerleaders.
Try not to lose hope. My grandmother was dx'd...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-05-2008, 11:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 427
Posted By nonnymoose
His car insurance ought to cover the damage.

His car insurance ought to cover the damage.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-05-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 664
Posted By nonnymoose
I think I got mine at VS on sale. Oh, and ditto...

I think I got mine at VS on sale. Oh, and ditto what the PP said about garterless thigh-highs - not only are they uncomfortable, you wind up with lumpy thighs, which was really not the look I was...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-05-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 62
Posted By nonnymoose
Our Costco has them right now for $20. The one...

Our Costco has them right now for $20. The one we have is Oregon Scientific brand, about seven years old, and the only time the clock face lights up is when I smack the snooze button. The projected...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-31-2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 94
Posted By nonnymoose
What service/phone? Try bitpim.org. If you have...

What service/phone? Try bitpim.org. If you have any computer savvy, it's a perfect way to make ringtones from whatever you want. I have my son laughing as my ringtone.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-24-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 774
Posted By nonnymoose
Target has the PedEgg for $10. I can't watch...

Target has the PedEgg for $10. I can't watch that commercial while I'm eating.:Puke
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-24-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 774
Posted By nonnymoose
Quote: Originally Posted by MilkTrance...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MilkTrance http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11770830)
It sounds cruel to the fish, so I probably...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-24-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 487
Posted By nonnymoose
Yup. We're now down to 1.5 quarts instead of...

Yup. We're now down to 1.5 quarts instead of 1.75 in our "half-gallon" of ice cream. And it only costs you five bucks to buy it...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-24-2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 400
Posted By nonnymoose
We have Tykelights...

We have Tykelights (http://www.getmobi.com/tykelight.html) and a 3-in-1 LED flashlight (http://www.energizer.com/products/flashlights/preparedness/Pages/emergency-lights.aspx) (scroll down). We got...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-23-2008, 11:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 774
Posted By nonnymoose
The article says the fish "thrive" in the warm...

The article says the fish "thrive" in the warm water, so I doubt they're shocking them by putting them in there. And I would imagine they're changing the water between users. As long as they are,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-22-2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 231
Posted By nonnymoose
You can buy a cable lock at Lowe's for really...

You can buy a cable lock at Lowe's for really cheap. They're the very same as the ones sold in the bike stores, but they have loops at either end and you just use your own lock. I think I paid $10...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   07-22-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 283
Posted By nonnymoose
I recall a few years back there was a professor...

I recall a few years back there was a professor (at Brandeis, I think) who used the word "en-eye-gee-gee-a-rdly" in a lecture. There were people demanding that he apologize. Get a dictionary, for...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-20-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 231
Posted By nonnymoose
I don't think you'll have any trouble - it's not...

I don't think you'll have any trouble - it's not any wider than a double stroller. If you got the strolling wheels you'll be amazed at how easy it is to maneuver!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-20-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 231
Posted By nonnymoose
The storage in the Cougar 2 chassis on its own...

The storage in the Cougar 2 chassis on its own is pretty minimal (the body design is different on the Cabriolet). We have this (http://www.rei.com/product/696023), which takes care of the storage...
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