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Forum: Hobbies and Crafts Yesterday, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,634
Posted By snafu
Re: Knitting

It is when you have enough yarn to make over a dozen blankets
Forum: Other June 15th, 2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 23,349
Posted By snafu
Re: Bank of Snafu

Long overdue update
DS closed the account and transferred his 💰 to his account with a national bank
Forum: Hobbies and Crafts June 15th, 2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,634
Posted By snafu
Re: Knitting

I discovered in knitting class I was knitting weird - now that I'm knitting correctly a baby blanket takes a lot less yarn - instead of 4 1/2 skeins per blanket, it takes a lot less.

I have way...
Forum: Hobbies and Crafts June 15th, 2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,420
Posted By snafu
Re: Orchids

I need to re-pot my orchids.
Forum: Hobbies and Crafts June 15th, 2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,408
Posted By snafu
Re: indoor herbs

So far my rosemary is doing great, my basil has bit the dust though - it got some kind of mold. :(
Forum: Parents June 15th, 2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By snafu
Re: My mom vent

:)

Mom is asking for things to be done, rather than wordlessly shoving something in your face expecting help.


She is also saying "Thank You"
Forum: All Grown Up June 15th, 2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,566
Posted By snafu
Re: Transitioning to "adult" children!

Lucy, how is this going for you?
Forum: All Grown Up June 15th, 2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 11
Posted By snafu
College Issues

I need DS to set up an apt with financial aid & he's irate.

It seems as if it makes him anxious and as a result he's in "fight" mode (remember fight or flight)

I'm doing my best not to respond...
Forum: Parents May 27th, 2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,080
Posted By snafu
Re: Mum fell

Mom moved out about 3 weeks ago. The place she moved to is beautiful and within a 10-15 minute drive.
Forum: General Health May 27th, 2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,123
Posted By snafu
Re: sleep apnea

(ASIDE, I cut a lot from the above quote)

My sleep apnea is back, I've been gaining weight recently.... I've been heavier in the past without apnea, but this is where I am now.

I need to lose...
Forum: Hobbies and Crafts May 27th, 2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,408
Posted By snafu
Re: indoor herbs

Snort....its been a year and I still haven't done anything.


I am growing rosemary outside in a pot and intend to move it inside in the fall. I planted it in a mix of cactus 🌵 soil and regular....
Forum: Other May 26th, 2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By snafu
Re: Deck/fencing help

Sorry four the late response, I'm going to try that (gas powered) in the fall (it's already too hot here)
Forum: Parents May 26th, 2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By snafu
Re: I am insane

Drop the rope, make plans for your nuclear family to see your mom.

Don't try to herd cats....
(Who always want to opposite of what you offer)
Forum: Other April 21st, 2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By snafu
Deck/fencing help

For unknown reasons an electric powerwasher will NOT work with my electric system. 😡

I'm looking for suggestions for cleaning my deck and fence; there's green ?algae? on it. I'm currently hand...
Forum: General Health April 20th, 2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,646
Posted By snafu
Forum: Parents April 20th, 2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By snafu
Re: My mom vent

thanks Ann's - that resonated with me


I think mom and I had very different expectations of what her living with us would be like.

As an adult living with my mom, I am coming to realize that...
Forum: Parents April 19th, 2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By snafu
Re: My mom vent

Ann's,

Did you have any guilt issues, and if so what were coping strategies that worked?
Forum: All Grown Up April 19th, 2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,436
Posted By snafu
Re: Dr apts. responsibility

😉

I'm lettin' go/cutting the apron strings

DS can't make a checkup scheduled months ago. I told him he needed to reschedule it at a time that worked with his schedule. He tried to get me to...
Forum: Parents April 19th, 2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By snafu
Re: My mom vent

An assisted living place about 15 min from me


Her view is of a grassy sward with sidewalk "paths". There's a tree near her patio that has birdfeeders in it.
Forum: Other April 18th, 2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,000
Posted By snafu
Re: empty nest

I am soon looking forward to having the entire house to myself .... for long stretches at a time
Forum: Parents April 18th, 2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By snafu
Re: My mom vent

Mom will be out in less than 2 weeks.
Forum: Open Chat April 18th, 2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,755
Posted By snafu
Re: enjoying work

IMO there are too many distractions
Forum: Parents April 3rd, 2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By snafu
Re: My mom vent

Thanks Ann's

Mom has been looking at places, and I'm ready to have all of my space back (kitchen cabinets, being able to move yuccas without mom fussing about it, etc)

I've been on edge lately...
Forum: Open Chat April 1st, 2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,755
Posted By snafu
Re: enjoying work

I'm working with a new (to me) student, who doesn't eat much. I'm able to get him to eat more than he usually does (weight is a concern for this child)
Forum: Parents March 31st, 2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By snafu
My mom vent

I'm more than ready for my mom to move out.

I honestly think it would be better for both of us.

She needs more socially than DH & I can provide for her.

I'm tired of her entitlement (she...
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