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Forum: Children Yesterday, 04:50 PM
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Posted By snafu
X-mas shopping for adult children

both DS & DSD are currently in college

my plan

Stockings:

grocery store gift card
small misc items
Forum: Open Chat Yesterday, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 27
Posted By snafu
Re: Dyslexia

excited - that there's a reason (if I do have it) that I'm not able to do some things.



(it also means to me that its NOT {possibly} an IQ issue, but a brain processing issue)
Forum: Open Chat Yesterday, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 27
Posted By snafu
Dyslexia

I recently "attended" (via zoom) an in-service on Dyslexia. I never knew it was a spectrum disorder. (the stereo-type of dyslexia {reversals} is the least common form)

A milder form described...
Forum: Open Chat Yesterday, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,840
Posted By snafu
Re: Random Stuff 2

I went to get highlights for the first time in years


the stylist messed up - so to "fix" it she told me she was putting toner on my hair - she dyed all my hair (so some of my hair was dyed...
Forum: Spouses & Significant Others Yesterday, 01:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 18
Posted By snafu
Dating your SO

(....AKA getting out of a rut)

Do you go on dates with your SO?

DH and I are trying to date again :)


Let's brainstorm ideas :) :) :)
Forum: General Health Yesterday, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,314
Posted By snafu
Re: I hit my expiration date

:( I slipped back into bad habits

too many cookies and cokes

However, I reversing that (again)
Forum: All Grown Up Yesterday, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,883
Posted By snafu
Re: bad daughter reprise

Last time I visited her she actually had a conversation with me :)
Forum: Parents Yesterday, 12:57 PM
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Views: 3,524
Posted By snafu
Re: funeral planning

She's ok, but only contacts me/my DH when she wants something - never to chat
Forum: Other Yesterday, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 71
Posted By snafu
Re: Staying In touch With Friends And Family During Covid-19 Pandemic

I miss having in-person contact with students.
Forum: Spouses & Significant Others Yesterday, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By snafu
Re: Disagreements On Parenting

my ex and I split when DS was little (about 6-7 moths old).

My second DH and I never had kids together. We were unable to parent together, and lets leave it at that.


From my understanding...
Forum: Open Chat August 8th, 2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By snafu
Re: Etiquette Question

I got voice mail...so I left a message.
Forum: Other August 4th, 2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 34,602
Posted By snafu
Re: getting rid of stuff

The basement is going to be hard. The storage area is filled! :eek:
Forum: Other August 4th, 2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,413
Posted By snafu
Re: estranged sibs & estates

DH and I are currently cleaning stuff out of the house as we need the space (we've got to get the stuff in the attic out while we're still young enough)


One sib used to want mom's old bedroom...
Forum: Other August 4th, 2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 15,643
Posted By snafu
Re: ex ... and dropping the rope (ish)

DS is starting to vent to me about his dad.


He will often preface it with...."I know you know how he is, but..."


{In the past I'd remind him that ex has ADD}
Forum: All Grown Up August 4th, 2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,883
Posted By snafu
Re: bad daughter reprise

She got somebody (happy dance)


She's texted me about my birthday:)

(Normally, she only contacts me for errands/demands)


I may get my mom "back". I want to spend time enjoying being with...
Forum: Open Chat August 4th, 2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,794
Posted By snafu
Re: DNA testing

He's soon to be 22.
Forum: Open Chat August 4th, 2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By snafu
Re: Etiquette Question

I'm pizzy about calling that I received a card - but I return texts to people who wished me a happy birthday via text.

I don't see a difference, in theory, but in practice :rolleyes: I get mail...
Forum: News and Current Events August 4th, 2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,294
Posted By snafu
Re: Corona Virus

I told my "big boss" I was willing to work with students in person. My co-para is also willing. There is a "new" to us classroom teacher this year too.

(FYI- for newbies, I work with students...
Forum: News and Current Events August 3rd, 2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,294
Posted By snafu
Re: Corona Virus

We're gearing down again

Restaurants and stores are allowed 25% capacity, rather than 50% capacity; schools (in my area) will start the school year on-line.
Forum: Open Chat August 3rd, 2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,794
Posted By snafu
Re: DNA testing

DS has started talking about doing testing.

Suggestions about how to talk with him if/when he brings it up again?
Forum: Other August 3rd, 2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 34,602
Posted By snafu
Re: getting rid of stuff

Five years later, and I'm still working on getting rid of stuff.

I've been doing one room at a time - clean it ceiling-floor (and everything between).
Forum: Open Chat August 3rd, 2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By snafu
Etiquette Question

Is there a proper way to acknowledge a birthday card?



[I'm crabby/out of sorts about this - The fact that I'm worked up about something that is no big deal is making me grumpier]
Forum: Games August 3rd, 2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 70,551
Posted By snafu
Re: Funny town names

Fifty-six (Arkansas) {I just turned 55 :)}
Forum: Other August 3rd, 2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 899
Posted By snafu
Forum: Open Chat August 3rd, 2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 575
Posted By snafu
Educated by T. Westover

Has anyone read the book "Educated" by Tara Westover?

If not, I highly recommend it; if so - I'd love to discuss the book/any epiphanies you've had.
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