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Forum: All Grown Up August 14th, 2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 49
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: When do you stop supporting "the dream."

This has happened several times, but he's still at it. Maybe he'll make it to the big time after all?

But, other than moral support, I'm not contributing anything anymore so I just said, "Good...
Forum: All Grown Up August 13th, 2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 49
Posted By LucyVanPelt
When do you stop supporting "the dream."

My DB is middle-aged. He has just quit another job. He has bad credit, no property, and can't stay at one job long enough to be eligible for a pension.

He's got an opportunity to chase his...
Forum: Other friendships August 6th, 2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 778
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Friends who need help

Thank you. Our friend code was always to tell the truth in love. Maybe she'll come around.
Forum: Other friendships July 31st, 2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 778
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Friends who need help

I hope she heeds my warning. I am worried about her, but I'm not responsible for her.
Forum: Other friendships July 30th, 2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 778
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Friends who need help

Welp, I went and broke this friendship. :p

Sadly, this person works in social work. She often complains about being overworked, underpaid, and her time off not being respected.

Last week, a...
Forum: Grandparents & Grandchildren July 26th, 2018, 03:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,056
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Here we go again with the step mother to be

I'm very sorry, rattlesnake. :(
Forum: Other friendships July 22nd, 2018, 04:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: weird friendship situation

Seriously! I have some "best friends" but we have been "best friends" since high school. That's when we used the label, not now that we're all grown up. That's very immature.

Friend...
Forum: Boyfriends & Girlfriends July 22nd, 2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,145
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: breakup stories

The fact that he didn't share this information with you was a big, red flag. Not marrying him was a good choice!
Forum: Introductions July 22nd, 2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Hello from sunny California

Welcome back, Lily210!
Forum: Open Chat July 17th, 2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: what shoes to get

How can you wait???? I'd have had the box open and been walking around in them. :D
Forum: News and Current Events July 10th, 2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Thai children stuck in the cave

They are all out! Yay!

Now the road to recovery and endless interviews, the book, and the movie deal! :D
Forum: News and Current Events July 9th, 2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Thai children stuck in the cave

8 out, 4 children and the coach to go!
Forum: News and Current Events July 7th, 2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Thai children stuck in the cave

Has anyone been watching this? 12 children and their soccer coach are trapped in a cave in Thailand and need to be rescued.

This is the story if you need to catch up!...
Forum: Open Chat July 7th, 2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Cold shoulder - wide or skinny - what the &$%* is going on with clothes?

I feel you, Jem! I am having a hard time finding nice clothes. Everything is made so cheaply!
Forum: Open Chat July 2nd, 2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: July 4th 2018

No real plans this year. Too much work to do!
Forum: Open Chat June 30th, 2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: what shoes to get

Shoes are exempt!!! I love it!
Forum: Open Chat June 30th, 2018, 04:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: what shoes to get

Solid flats would be beautiful! A sandal, too.

But, how does the math work for the new shoes? Two pairs out when 1 comes in? I don't like that rule! :D
Forum: Children June 29th, 2018, 04:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,826
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: need help dealing

That's the secret to talking to young men! :)
Forum: Children June 29th, 2018, 04:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,721
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Letting children fail

That's a good way for him to learn, snafu.
Forum: Grandparents & Grandchildren June 23rd, 2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: The other end of the mommy wars!

That last line may be the truest one! She won't know until she tries it, I think. :)

But the rest is also true. Some grandmothers do act like grandchildren are a "do-over" without taking...
Forum: Grandparents & Grandchildren June 17th, 2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By LucyVanPelt
The other end of the mommy wars!

I wasn't sure where I wanted to put this, but I think it belongs here!

I was at a retirement party yesterday for a friend I met at work many, many years ago. We both had children. I left the job...
Forum: Open Chat June 15th, 2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 226
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Asking for raises

Actually, this is starting salary.

I have recently switched to a full time job. I was offered a starting salary, which I rejected. I was then offered more, and although it's not what I wanted,...
Forum: Recipes June 9th, 2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Yeast challange

Hungarian coffee cake sounds great!

I don't know how I missed this thread before. I used to keep yeast in the freezer to extend its shelf life. I don't bake enough anymore to worry about it.
Forum: Other friendships June 9th, 2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: no friends IRL

It takes time, and a few false starts.

Have you reached out to anyone? The Book Club movie is funny!
Forum: Other June 9th, 2018, 04:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: menu planning

It's a great system.

My system is: It's 4:30 and I have to make dinner. What do I have? That's what I'll cook.

Oh, we don't have anything? Take out or go to dinner?

:D
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