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Forum: SLC 25 April 2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 27,651
Posted By Lainie
My grandfather was born circa 1890, my mom was...

My grandfather was born circa 1890, my mom was born in 1919, and I was born in 1961.

My father was born in 1915, but I have no idea when my paternal grandfather was born. All I know about him is...
Forum: SLC 25 April 2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 27,651
Posted By Lainie
Oh, that pleases me greatly. :lol: When I...

Oh, that pleases me greatly. :lol:

When I was still a brand-new driver, another car zoomed around me in a no-passing zone. My mom was in the car, and said "Where's a cop when you need one?" We...
Forum: Social Studies 25 April 2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 564
Posted By Lainie
I agree absolutely that no one should be...

I agree absolutely that no one should be subjected to a random dog nose in their crotch while out and about. But I can't imagine considering my "honor and dignity as a human" threatened by an...
Forum: Social Studies 24 April 2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 564
Posted By Lainie
He makes some good points, especially about...

He makes some good points, especially about aggressive dogs, and owners who illegally/inappropriately leave their dogs unleashed. People should be able to walk in a public park, or on a public...
Forum: SLC 24 April 2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 51,340
Posted By Lainie
Preaching to the choir, Dawnstorm, preaching to...

Preaching to the choir, Dawnstorm, preaching to the choir. :lol: I told my brother if he ever did it again, I'd kick him out of the car. :mad:
Forum: SLC 23 April 2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 33,317
Posted By Lainie
I'm looking for a new chair for my living room,...

I'm looking for a new chair for my living room, specifically a chair that will support my neck and lower back. Probably something like a lounge chair-ottoman combination...
Forum: SLC 23 April 2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 27,651
Posted By Lainie
My mom's sisters started their families a few...

My mom's sisters started their families a few years earlier than Mom did, and I was a surprise midlife baby. My oldest brother is 16 years older than me, and one of my first cousins on that side has...
Forum: SLC 23 April 2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 51,340
Posted By Lainie
My brother once asked me to roll down his window,...

My brother once asked me to roll down his window, then spit his gum out it. I was furious. He insisted that chewing gum isn't litter. :rolleyes:
Forum: SLC 22 April 2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By Lainie
The zoo is absolutely worth seeing, but on...

The zoo is absolutely worth seeing, but on Memorial Day weekend, traffic to get there might be difficult -- there's a very large golf tournament not far from it that weekend.

Columbus has a...
Forum: SLC 22 April 2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 27,651
Posted By Lainie
I once attended a baby shower where the...

I once attended a baby shower where the grandmother-to-be and I were both somewhere between 35 and 40.
Forum: SLC 20 April 2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 230,746
Posted By Lainie
Yes it is. I'm glad she moved back here before...

Yes it is. I'm glad she moved back here before she got this news, just because the money will go so much farther here.
Forum: SLC 20 April 2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 230,746
Posted By Lainie
My daughter received some good financial news...

My daughter received some good financial news that has gone far to allay her anxiety and mine. She'll be able to take care of some immediate priorities (paying off debt, buying a modest used car),...
Forum: SLC 18 April 2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Lainie
:lol: Just saw this. They do like to hang out in...

:lol: Just saw this. They do like to hang out in the tub, but the width is for me. :-)
Forum: Rantidote 18 April 2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 51,606
Posted By Lainie
Once a woman in front of me in a revolving door...

Once a woman in front of me in a revolving door caught a glimpse of herself, apparently noticed a stray hair sticking up, and briefly stopped walking as she reached up to tidy it. Fortunately she...
Forum: SLC 16 April 2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 33,317
Posted By Lainie
Cheeto died early Friday morning. We knew the end...

Cheeto died early Friday morning. We knew the end was coming, and in fact had already scheduled in-home euthanasia for later that morning.

I miss him, but I'm doing okay. I'm glad it happened...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 April 2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 843
Posted By Lainie
"World studies" may have been a broad social...

"World studies" may have been a broad social studies class, combining history, geography, sociology. Those are fairly common in US schools IME, although more in elementary than in higher schools.
...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 April 2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,024
Posted By Lainie
The U.S. does not have an official language.

The U.S. does not have an official language.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 April 2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,024
Posted By Lainie
I did...

I did (http://message.snopes.com/showpost.php?p=1971696&postcount=46).
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 April 2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,447
Posted By Lainie
You don't need to use the name or logo of the...

You don't need to use the name or logo of the Republican party to run as a Republican candidate. You just need to identify yourself as a Republican, and (in some cases) win a Republican primary.
Forum: SLC 13 April 2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 27,651
Posted By Lainie
Wild ducks are, AFAIK, all migratory birds. They...

Wild ducks are, AFAIK, all migratory birds. They don't waddle north and south. :) Of course they can fly.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 April 2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 843
Posted By Lainie
Forget the headline and those worse. The...

Forget the headline and those worse. The ignorance of history described in the article is very concerning to me. I'd be troubled if I thought that were being dismissed.
Forum: Wild Kingdom 12 April 2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 251,874
Posted By Lainie
Me either.

Me either.
Forum: Rantidote 12 April 2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 35,299
Posted By Lainie
I'm very cautious about joining groups with large...

I'm very cautious about joining groups with large lobbying footprints, because I'm wary of unintentionally supporting them in lobbying for something I oppose.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 12 April 2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Lainie
Color me shocked, shocked, that Enquirer readers...

Color me shocked, shocked, that Enquirer readers would skew Trump-ward. :lol:
Forum: Soapbox Derby 12 April 2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,024
Posted By Lainie
The ones we don't have because of the behavior...

The ones we don't have because of the behavior you're talking about. You and I do not disagree on this point.
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