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Forum: SLC 22 April 2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 32,511
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Hugs to you, Lainie, and ethereal skritches to...

Hugs to you, Lainie, and ethereal skritches to Cheeto.

Beach, I feel ya. There's been some upheaval at my job, too; it's quite nerve-wracking.


We finally had a staff meeting at which it was...
Forum: Police Blotter 21 April 2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By Esprise Me
I'm confused. When you say you had to call 911,...

I'm confused. When you say you had to call 911, do you mean you, specifically, had to make the call because your husband had to go? Or just that 911 had to be called because he couldn't take you to...
Forum: Rantidote 17 April 2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 128,781
Posted By Esprise Me
Absolutely! You've been sensible long enough. ...

Absolutely! You've been sensible long enough.
ETA: whenever my car is in the shop, my dad lets me drive what he calls his "stupid car," as in he bought it knowing it was stupid but wanted it...
Forum: Rantidote 16 April 2018, 04:28 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 128,781
Posted By Esprise Me
I think I actually heard about that from you the...

I think I actually heard about that from you the last time I posted about my car! It was the first thing that came to mind when it failed the test. So thanks! We'll see how much it ends up costing to...
Forum: Rantidote 15 April 2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 128,781
Posted By Esprise Me
Up: I got the promotion! Down: My...

Up: I got the promotion!

Down: My 21-year-old car finally failed its smog check. I'm going to look into the cost of repairs, but considering its age and value, it might be time to say goodbye....
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 April 2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,967
Posted By Esprise Me
Perhaps. Or perhaps they actually do approve of...

Perhaps. Or perhaps they actually do approve of the things he's saying and doing, including the racist, sexist, xenophobic, transphobic, and otherwise bigoted things. We should all apply the same...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 April 2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,967
Posted By Esprise Me
Trump's 85% approval rating among Republicans...

Trump's 85% approval rating among Republicans says something, too. Those polled have nothing to lose by saying something like, "I voted for him in hopes he'd save the economy and all the horrible...
Forum: SLC 10 April 2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 32,511
Posted By Esprise Me
Thanks dfresh, and Seaboe, I definitely agree...

Thanks dfresh, and Seaboe, I definitely agree with you there. I think I'll have a talk with her on the way back from court today, when we have some privacy in my car (the office has cubicles full of...
Forum: SLC 10 April 2018, 04:07 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 32,511
Posted By Esprise Me
I'm training someone new at work, and she's not...

I'm training someone new at work, and she's not where she should be for the amount of training she's had already. I'm also concerned that she just doesn't have the instincts/common sense/legal mind...
Forum: SLC 10 April 2018, 03:55 AM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 229,776
Posted By Esprise Me
I got my first hummingbird at the feeder...

I got my first hummingbird at the feeder yesterday. I was worried we might be too high up, but this intrepid little explorer found us!
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 10 April 2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,317
Posted By Esprise Me
My husband and I are in our third week of Purple...

My husband and I are in our third week of Purple Carrot, and we've previously done The Fresh 20 (shopping lists and recipes only, no delivery.)

I have really enjoyed the Purple Carrot meals so...
Forum: SLC 30 March 2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By Esprise Me
I like Ellestar's suggestion. A couple people...

I like Ellestar's suggestion. A couple people have dropped the "a" from "a few steps," which changes the meaning. "Requires a few steps" implies it may not be all that simple or easy, as it's not a...
Forum: SLC 28 March 2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 50,121
Posted By Esprise Me
Whenever I've stayed at a hotel with a resort...

Whenever I've stayed at a hotel with a resort fee, there have been amenities such as a pool and towel service--but you couldn't opt out of the resort fee and not use those amenities. I call...
Forum: SLC 24 March 2018, 04:11 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 32,511
Posted By Esprise Me
Things at work have taken quite a turn. Rumors...

Things at work have taken quite a turn. Rumors are swirling that my boss, a woman I love and respect and tremendously enjoy working for, and my supervisor, ditto all that plus she's my age and I...
Forum: Rantidote 23 March 2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 34,133
Posted By Esprise Me
Mouse, do you use Yelp? I take the ratings with a...

Mouse, do you use Yelp? I take the ratings with a grain of salt, but it's become my new Yellow Pages.

...Also I think Yellow Pages is still a thing.
Forum: SLC 16 March 2018, 03:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,525
Posted By Esprise Me
When I got home and my husband hadn't actually...

When I got home and my husband hadn't actually started dinner as he'd said he would because his new gaming PC had just arrived and he was thoroughly engrossed in Luftrousers, he apologized and...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 15 March 2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,955
Posted By Esprise Me
Until recently, Amtrak did not allow pets; it...

Until recently, Amtrak did not allow pets; it appears they are starting to ease up. http://www.latimes.com/travel/california/la-trb-amtrak-pets-allowed-20160202-story.html
I have traveled...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 14 March 2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,538
Posted By Esprise Me
I'm sorry, Darth. I'm sure Artoo had the best...

I'm sorry, Darth. I'm sure Artoo had the best life anyone could have given him, and knew more love and joy in his short time here than some will ever know over decades. RIP, little dude.
Forum: SLC 12 March 2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,967
Posted By Esprise Me
I never missed Orange County, where I grew up,...

I never missed Orange County, where I grew up, when I went to college in Boston, but I've missed Boston ever since I moved back to SoCal. I think the key to avoiding, or at least managing...
Forum: SLC 08 March 2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 32,511
Posted By Esprise Me
I'm up for a promotion at work, and my biggest...

I'm up for a promotion at work, and my biggest competitor just withdrew her application. The position would come with a substantial pay raise and involve new responsibilities that I'm excited but...
Forum: Rantidote 06 March 2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 34,133
Posted By Esprise Me
I can see why he'd dislike that, too.

I can see why he'd dislike that, too.
Forum: Rantidote 04 March 2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,078
Views: 305,946
Posted By Esprise Me
Also people usually get to touch animals in a...

Also people usually get to touch animals in a barn? There are layers upon layers of stupidity here.
Forum: Medical 28 February 2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,693
Posted By Esprise Me
I'm so sorry, OY. I assume by "neutral" you mean...

I'm so sorry, OY. I assume by "neutral" you mean not advocating for one or the other, but just telling her you'll support her either way? I think that's the way to go. It's a very personal choice....
Forum: SLC 26 February 2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 159,192
Posted By Esprise Me
At the time he "consented" to the search of his...

At the time he "consented" to the search of his vehicle, he was not yet officially under arrest; he was merely being detained. In handcuffs. The gist of my argument was that this amounted to a de...
Forum: SLC 25 February 2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 159,192
Posted By Esprise Me
Everything you wrote looks right to me, TL. I...

Everything you wrote looks right to me, TL. I would just add that the initial traffic stop generally only requires reasonable suspicion (which is less than probable cause), and there are a handful of...
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