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Forum: SLC 17 October 2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 101,883
Posted By Lainie
A very rural center of the world, then. :) It...

A very rural center of the world, then. :) It made for a beautiful drive.
Forum: Rantidote 17 October 2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,171
Posted By Lainie
As angry was I was (am?) about some of the...

As angry was I was (am?) about some of the details around my job being eliminated, I am very grateful for the way my employer handles layoffs. They're basically paying me to jobhunt between now and...
Forum: Rantidote 17 October 2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,171
Posted By Lainie
At one former employer management called everyone...

At one former employer management called everyone into a meeting, told them that there would be layoffs and that they would meet with each of us individually re: our status. Then they sent us back to...
Forum: SLC 17 October 2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 101,883
Posted By Lainie
On our way to Philadelphia last week, my daughter...

On our way to Philadelphia last week, my daughter and I stopped for dinner in the middle of nowhere*, and were hoping for some stargazing, but unfortunately the cloud cover was too thick.

*There's...
Forum: SLC 16 October 2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 101,883
Posted By Lainie
Yes, I will be. I'm still hoping I'll find a job...

Yes, I will be. I'm still hoping I'll find a job before 12/30, though.

The packet they gave me also indicates that you can retire at age 52 if your job is eliminated. That would give me access to...
Forum: SLC 16 October 2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 101,883
Posted By Lainie
I have no idea. I've only been laid off one other...

I have no idea. I've only been laid off one other time, and I don't remember whether I signed anything or not. There are more terms and conditions around this severance, though, because they're...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 16 October 2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 280,859
Posted By Lainie
So many squirmies! Marmie really stands out.

So many squirmies! Marmie really stands out.
Forum: Rantidote 16 October 2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,171
Posted By Lainie
I shouldn't have to tell someone educated in the...

I shouldn't have to tell someone educated in the US that Abraham Lincoln did not own slaves. And yes, they were raised in the south.
Forum: Wild Kingdom 16 October 2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 158,179
Posted By Lainie
I love her so much. <3

I love her so much. <3
Forum: SLC 16 October 2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 101,883
Posted By Lainie
I didn't make it to the second round of...

I didn't make it to the second round of interviews for that job. Good practice to interview, though. On to the next one (not that I have one scheduled yet).

Met today with the HR rep and my boss...
Forum: Social Studies 15 October 2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,607
Posted By Lainie
I should also mention that this was the basement...

I should also mention that this was the basement of a house built around 1910. It was partially dirt-floored (not the part with the "bathroom"), and the stairs were steep and poorly lit.
Forum: SLC 15 October 2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 101,883
Posted By Lainie
You need to make sure they pay you. That...

You need to make sure they pay you.

That may sound obvious, but some people are oddly passive about that. Some guy on my bus was told by his contracting firm that his pay for a week he'd already...
Forum: SLC 15 October 2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 28,928
Posted By Lainie
And the President is in no way part of the civil...

And the President is in no way part of the civil service. No elected or appointed official is. The whole point of the US civil service is to have a (theoretically) apolitical hiring system.
Forum: SLC 15 October 2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 28,928
Posted By Lainie
i don't know if the function is different. The...

i don't know if the function is different. The Cabinet advises the President; also, each cabinet member is the top administrator in their respective department.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 October 2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Lainie
:confused: I've read the article, and didn't see...

:confused: I've read the article, and didn't see any indication the protesters were suggesting any such thing.
Forum: Social Studies 13 October 2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,607
Posted By Lainie
Good point. My mom's family had a privy...

Good point. My mom's family had a privy (outhouse) and bathed in a tin tub in the kitchen until her father installed a toilet and shower in the basement when she was in high school (mid 1930s). That...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 12 October 2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 158,179
Posted By Lainie
What a gorgeous dilute calico (in TGG's...

What a gorgeous dilute calico (in TGG's "Incoming" video).
Forum: SLC 12 October 2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,403
Posted By Lainie
That's very good news, Crius. My daughter...

That's very good news, Crius.

My daughter and I went to a Gorillaz concert last night. Damon Albarn (the lead singer, more or less) hugged me! It was amazing Great concert in general. They're...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 10 October 2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,187
Posted By Lainie
A friend gave a good analogy on FB: What if you...

A friend gave a good analogy on FB: What if you were a hiring manager, and there were unsubstantiated reports that an applicant had assaulted someone. Would you say "oh well no proof" and hire him?...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 10 October 2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 280,859
Posted By Lainie
Marmalade is so cute (and I love that name). ...

Marmalade is so cute (and I love that name).

Our old boy, Hammy, has been reduced to what my daughter calls "perfunctory hissing" at Doodle. :lol:
Forum: Social Studies 10 October 2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,607
Posted By Lainie
Re: The Waltons, my mom had similar thoughts. She...

Re: The Waltons, my mom had similar thoughts. She always said her family did "fine" during the Depression, because my grandfather never left his job, and he hunted for meat (for his immediate family...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 09 October 2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,187
Posted By Lainie
I took that reaction to be sarcasm, not "I never...

I took that reaction to be sarcasm, not "I never heard such a thing."
Forum: Rantidote 08 October 2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 10,245
Posted By Lainie
My employer, a very large insurance & financial...

My employer, a very large insurance & financial services company, runs very large second shifts, but not 7 floors worth.

Some businesses keep some lights on for security, but I wouldn't think...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 October 2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,187
Posted By Lainie
:rolleyes: It was not a trial, as I'm sure he...

:rolleyes: It was not a trial, as I'm sure he knows.
Forum: SLC 08 October 2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 101,883
Posted By Lainie
There's a very large regional VA clinic here in...

There's a very large regional VA clinic here in Columbus.
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