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Forum: SLC 29 November 2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 162,519
Posted By Starla
I know this is super-belated, but I thought I'd...

I know this is super-belated, but I thought I'd respond anyway. :)

Based on the Unhijackable story about the recent fire, and on many other things I have observed about you writing about...
Forum: SLC 29 November 2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 323,074
Posted By Starla
Lainie-- I saw your "how goes it?" in the...

Lainie-- I saw your "how goes it?" in the 4-year-old's glasses thread but thought I'd respond here because I know our gracious host likes to keep things tidy. :) It goes well. Ever since I...
Forum: Social Studies 28 November 2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 32,222
Posted By Starla
That is a very sweet story. Each of my...

That is a very sweet story.

Each of my daughters were afraid kids would make fun of their glasses when they had to get them, but they went pretty much entirely unremarked upon. Most kids didn't...
Forum: Book Corner 28 November 2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,019
Posted By Starla
And here is a link to the stories: ...

And here is a link to the stories:
http://imgur.com/a/64v5t#E8C0BMj
Forum: Book Corner 28 November 2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,019
Posted By Starla
Reading Three Unpublished J.D. Salinger Stories Leaked Online

"More weirdness surrounding the strange afterlife of late leave-me-alone American writer J.D. Salinger. This time, it's about three unpublished short stories by Salinger, leaked online in murky...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 10 January 2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,139
Posted By Starla
If something had happened to the cat, I am sure...

If something had happened to the cat, I am sure it would have been reported.
Forum: Wild Kingdom 08 January 2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,139
Posted By Starla
I appreciate it when articles like this tell...

I appreciate it when articles like this tell people what to do in a similar situation. It helps me worry slightly less in the middle of the night when my blanket is sure to hit me funny and send me...
Forum: SLC 08 January 2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 435,168
Posted By Starla
Dear Mom, I don't call as often as I used to...

Dear Mom,

I don't call as often as I used to because in every conversation we have you find a way to try to guilt me for not moving your way. It has been a year since we announced the decision and...
Forum: Disney 08 January 2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 165,529
Posted By Starla
The crows in Dumbo are definitely problematic,...

The crows in Dumbo are definitely problematic, but I don't think kids pick up on that the same way they would something like a whole movie where poor black people are happily serving rich white...
Forum: Disney 07 January 2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 165,529
Posted By Starla
How did it differ from your expectations? I...

How did it differ from your expectations?

I have never seen the movie. I remember wanting to see the '86 re-release but my parents refused to take my brother and I because they felt we weren't old...
Forum: Book Corner 02 May 2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 510,186
Posted By Starla
I recently finished Jeffrey Eugenides' The...

I recently finished Jeffrey Eugenides' The Marriage Plot. I thought it was the weakest of his books, but still a decent read. The main characters were all a bit insufferable.
Forum: Book Corner 26 March 2012, 02:10 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 510,186
Posted By Starla
Thanks Sue and Auburn Red. :) Apparently her...

Thanks Sue and Auburn Red. :) Apparently her reading teacher and a few other teachers have been talking up the books, so she wanted to read them. She didn't know that they were aimed at 12-and-up...
Forum: Book Corner 25 March 2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 510,186
Posted By Starla
My 5th-grader wants to read The Hunger Games and...

My 5th-grader wants to read The Hunger Games and I have heard that it's brutal so I decided to read it first. I was surprised by how much I enjoyed reading it and I'll probably read the rest. I did...
Forum: Food 24 February 2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 20,925
Posted By Starla
My BIL says all restaurants everywhere receive...

My BIL says all restaurants everywhere receive their shipments of everything on Thursdays. You know, because Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are super busy so they need to stock up.

I think it...
Forum: Food 24 February 2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 20,925
Posted By Starla
That's a different version than what I have...

That's a different version than what I have heard. My BIL swears that Tuesday and Wednesday are the worst days for sushi because the places get their weekly fish shipments on Thursday in...
Forum: Fauxtography 09 January 2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,105
Posted By Starla
It's not offensive at all. It's just a woman who...

It's not offensive at all. It's just a woman who looks like she's wearing a fur coat, but then all the animal scamper off. She remains fully clothed.

ETA: spanked.
Forum: Fauxtography 06 January 2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 37,743
Posted By Starla
I have a fire extinguisher in my kitchen but the...

I have a fire extinguisher in my kitchen but the one time I needed it I realized grabbing the baking soda was going to be faster than unhooking the extinguisher so I went with the soda. My MIL (who...
Forum: Language 03 December 2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 21,701
Posted By Starla
Texas also has Starrville, which is one of my...

Texas also has Starrville, which is one of my favorites. :D
Forum: Technical Questions 22 October 2011, 01:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,510
Posted By Starla
I have never seen it say my real name, so I don't...

I have never seen it say my real name, so I don't think that's how it is supposed to work.
Forum: Fauxtography 17 July 2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,740
Posted By Starla
It's likely a real picture but a fake setup. If...

It's likely a real picture but a fake setup. If Lindsay is the girl in front, I don't see how they could have gotten those signs on the ride without ruining the surprise. Maybe the fuzziness of the...
Forum: Snopes Spotting 25 June 2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,577
Posted By Starla
What song does this parody? It doesn't sound...

What song does this parody? It doesn't sound familiar to me. Is it an original?
Forum: Fauxtography 11 June 2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,942
Posted By Starla
I don't think it's creepy at all either. I would...

I don't think it's creepy at all either. I would probably do the same and for very similar reasons, especially the part about not living where we'd want a grave to be.

The only reason I find the...
Forum: Fauxtography 11 June 2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,942
Posted By Starla
Mr. S's grandmother left with us a small...

Mr. S's grandmother left with us a small decorative jar with some of his grandpa's remains. She didn't tell us first though. :lol: One say about a month after her visit Mr. S found a jar he'd...
Forum: Fauxtography 08 June 2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,942
Posted By Starla
Leslie Nielsen lets rip a final joke...

Leslie Nielsen lets rip a final joke (http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/fl-leslie-nielsen-grave-20110603,0,2723885.story)



ETA: The Daily Mail...
Forum: Business 26 May 2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 38,308
Posted By Starla
I wonder if I hear it in restaurants because I...

I wonder if I hear it in restaurants because I live in a very small town? When I moved here 10 years ago I always got "what kind?" when I said "Coke." Now the locally-owned places usually still have...
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