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Forum: SLC 07 January 2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,558
Posted By LyndaD
Our main purpose for the trip was to explore the...

Our main purpose for the trip was to explore the coast. We then cut over to Portland, went to the zoo (which I loved!) and headed down I5 for home.
The weather was beautiful -- it didn't rain the...
Forum: SLC 07 January 2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,558
Posted By LyndaD
We went through Roseburg last summer. I have to...

We went through Roseburg last summer. I have to admit I don't really remember it, since it was the next-to-last day of our trip up the coast then down 5.
Forum: SLC 06 January 2016, 06:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,558
Posted By LyndaD
The good, the bad, and the ugly about where you live

I thought this might be interesting mainly because I like to learn things about places.
I'm not sure exactly what separates the bad and ugly from each other, so use your own subjective judgement. ...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 25 December 2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,309
Posted By LyndaD
I shared it with her ;) DS came over with...

I shared it with her ;)

DS came over with his dog, Gambit, today. When Gambit jumped into a chair, both DS and myself made the buzzer noise, and Gambit immediately got out of the chair. He...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 23 December 2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 823
Posted By LyndaD
Bear Hitches Ride to Fresno in Dumpster

http://abc30.com/news/bear-on-the-loose-in-fresno-neighborhood/1132943/
Forum: Wild Kingdom 23 December 2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,309
Posted By LyndaD
I've used the wrong-answer-buzzer sound...

I've used the wrong-answer-buzzer sound (ank-ank!) with cats, dogs and kids to stop unwanted behaviors. It's worked well with the pets, and DS, who is 24, still responds to it, much to his fiance's...
Forum: Moot Court 14 December 2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,760
Posted By LyndaD
Muslim Woman Sworn in as Judge

http://www.youngcons.com/female-muslim-judge-takes-oath-while-using-koran-instead-of-bible/
Forum: SLC 15 November 2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 303,376
Posted By LyndaD
My aunt got a tattoo for her 72nd birthday. She...

My aunt got a tattoo for her 72nd birthday. She says she thinks it'll be her last one...maybe.
Forum: SLC 14 November 2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,533
Posted By LyndaD
Why am I Quitting my Job?

I am actively looking for a teaching position in another district, but am having trouble coming up with a 'correct' reason for leaving my current one. I've been there sixteen years and am permanent...
Forum: SLC 18 October 2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 303,376
Posted By LyndaD
Not exactly odd, but they made me laugh. I...

Not exactly odd, but they made me laugh.

I was grading narratives my students had written about life in colonial America.

Here's the facts, according to various stories:
The British and the...
Forum: Rantidote 30 September 2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 285,400
Posted By LyndaD
My obnoxious student, who sings the national...

My obnoxious student, who sings the national anthem, shouts 'POTATO!' randomly in class and informs me that he will not do any work, told the counselor he will do the work if he is allowed to do it...
Forum: SLC 26 September 2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 216,535
Posted By LyndaD
I entered a flash fiction contest in August, and...

I entered a flash fiction contest in August, and just got my score for the first challenge. I got the top score in my group of 30. My flash for the second challenge has been well received on the...
Forum: SLC 17 September 2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 221,628
Posted By LyndaD
DH's niece is pregnant and they are having a...

DH's niece is pregnant and they are having a 'gender reveal' party in a couple weeks. While I have heard of these events, this will be my first time to attend (I'm from the generation where you had...
Forum: SLC 17 September 2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 199,127
Posted By LyndaD
I have an interview Friday for a middle school...

I have an interview Friday for a middle school position -- basically what I'm doing now but different district. And a Tuesday interview for high school.
I'm torn because high school is different...
Forum: SLC 14 September 2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 199,127
Posted By LyndaD
I applied for a new teaching position this week. ...

I applied for a new teaching position this week. My current position, where I've been for 15 years, is becoming more and more stressful, with this year getting of to a horrific, muddled confusing...
Forum: SLC 12 September 2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,084
Posted By LyndaD
I've gotten calls claiming to be from my credit...

I've gotten calls claiming to be from my credit card company asking me to verify a purchase supposedly made with my card. The problem is I don't have a credit card with them, and they want me to...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 10 September 2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,113
Posted By LyndaD
Cat Haven Evacuating Due to California Fire

http://http://abc30.com/news/cat-haven-in-dunlap-evacuating-due-to-rough-fire;-more-than-103k-acres-burned/976642/...
Forum: Rantidote 08 September 2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 288,645
Posted By LyndaD
If you're going to dramatically change what a...

If you're going to dramatically change what a teacher is teaching, the teacher would appreciate having advance notice to prepare -- especially if the preparation involves reading five novels in the...
Forum: SLC 17 August 2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 199,127
Posted By LyndaD
E*E, I am so sorry to hear about your mom's...

E*E, I am so sorry to hear about your mom's cancer. As others have said, the treatments being offered are options she can consider. My mom's oncologist offered her chemo and talked about curing her...
Forum: Social Studies 08 August 2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,912
Posted By LyndaD
There is a difference, however, between leaving a...

There is a difference, however, between leaving a baby in a car and a child in a car.
Leaving a baby (presumably in a carseat) unsupervised isn't a good idea. I could see leaving a child of 8 or 10...
Forum: SLC 29 July 2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 199,127
Posted By LyndaD
Friend of mine just got a lung...

Friend of mine just got a lung transplant...fingers crossed that there's no complications or rejection issues.
Forum: SLC 26 July 2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 289,562
Posted By LyndaD
RichardM, I realize it's not all Prius drivers,...

RichardM, I realize it's not all Prius drivers, it just seems that lately we have dealt with several that seem to take our passing them personally. They'll speed up to pass us when there's a passing...
Forum: Social Studies 24 July 2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 27,145
Posted By LyndaD
DD1 threw epic tantrums that could last for...

DD1 threw epic tantrums that could last for hours. Nothing short of giving her whatever she wanted would end them before she was exhausted. So, yes, a 20 month old can have the energy, stamina and...
Forum: SLC 24 July 2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 997
Views: 289,562
Posted By LyndaD
Dear Prius drivers: What do you have against...

Dear Prius drivers:
What do you have against Camaros that makes you drive like an idiot to get in front of me?
In mystification,
The driver of the Camaro you passed three times and flipped off
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 20 July 2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 328,550
Posted By LyndaD
Last night's dinner was nothing special -- a...

Last night's dinner was nothing special -- a green salad with dried cranberries and turkey Italian sausage with sauteed mushrooms and onions.
But dessert was out of this world.:eek:
My son brought...
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