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“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#76084 Nov 20, 2012
squishymama wrote:
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We're going to hit up my sister for some stuff for the pig. Lulu saw the harness and REALLY wants to be able to walk him in the summer. I want a little carrying case for when we clean out the cage. He keeps eating the laundry basket we're currently using.
Ha, she's probably going to be disappointed. Those suckers don't really *walk* per se. The do love grass, though. And dandelion greens.

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#76085 Nov 20, 2012
RACE wrote:
I tried to get my kid to go to Butterfly Garden...No way, No how. I doubt she would have even gotten out of the car.
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I'm with her. Butterflies are less skeevy than a lot of bugs, but...they're still bugs.

Since: Jan 10

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#76086 Nov 20, 2012
Plus, a lot of butterflies die in those "Gardens."

Since: Jan 10

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#76087 Nov 20, 2012

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#76088 Nov 20, 2012
Actually, all of them do.
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
Plus, a lot of butterflies die in those "Gardens."

“bELieve”

Since: Jun 09

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#76089 Nov 20, 2012
Matilda77 wrote:
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I'm with her. Butterflies are less skeevy than a lot of bugs, but...they're still bugs.
The butterfly garden and the bird aviary where you can feed the birds with birdseed on a stick are my boys' favorite part of our local zoo.

I am worried that my boys will be the ones who try to jump into the other exhibits to get closer to the animals.

“bELieve”

Since: Jun 09

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#76090 Nov 20, 2012
Is the Red Cross paying for all of the commercials on TV requesting donations for assistance for Hurricane Sandy victims?

Since: Jan 10

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#76091 Nov 20, 2012
Jess in NJ wrote:
Is the Red Cross paying for all of the commercials on TV requesting donations for assistance for Hurricane Sandy victims?
I haven't seen any commercials for that. M ust be an East Coast thing.

Since: Jan 10

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#76092 Nov 20, 2012
So... Dillian. Remember, they moved in together after knowing each other 2- 3months. Got married a year after meeting. D has wanted kids for as long as he's been an adult. Loves kids. This would be a major dealbreaker issue for him.

Now J is saying she has changed her mind.

So she lied in order to get married.

And he'll stay married, most likely, out of stubbornness, since at least two of his brothers talked to him about this relationship not seeming to be a healthy, good fit.

Part of me thinks it's what he deserves for dating like an idiot. The other part of me wants him to get an annulment based on fraud, and leave her all alone in her idiocy.

Since: Mar 09

Miami, FL

#76093 Nov 20, 2012
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
So... Dillian. Remember, they moved in together after knowing each other 2- 3months. Got married a year after meeting. D has wanted kids for as long as he's been an adult. Loves kids. This would be a major dealbreaker issue for him.
Now J is saying she has changed her mind.
So she lied in order to get married.
And he'll stay married, most likely, out of stubbornness, since at least two of his brothers talked to him about this relationship not seeming to be a healthy, good fit.
Part of me thinks it's what he deserves for dating like an idiot. The other part of me wants him to get an annulment based on fraud, and leave her all alone in her idiocy.
Wow. With friends like ours who make such stupid choices sometimes, it's a wonder you and I are so on top of our games and have all our shit together.
;)

That's nuts. If D is a good guy generally, I hope he heads for the hills and learns how to live the life he wants.

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#76094 Nov 20, 2012
Jess in NJ wrote:
Is the Red Cross paying for all of the commercials on TV requesting donations for assistance for Hurricane Sandy victims?

I think Red Cross confines itself to asking for donations to Red Cross pertinent to a specific disaster. We have some of the commercials on the radio.

BTW Given my parents situation, I have increasing respect for what you have done for your grandparents.

Getting old sucks

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#76095 Nov 20, 2012
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
So... Dillian. Remember, they moved in together after knowing each other 2- 3months. Got married a year after meeting. D has wanted kids for as long as he's been an adult. Loves kids. This would be a major dealbreaker issue for him.
Now J is saying she has changed her mind.
So she lied in order to get married.
And he'll stay married, most likely, out of stubbornness, since at least two of his brothers talked to him about this relationship not seeming to be a healthy, good fit.
Part of me thinks it's what he deserves for dating like an idiot. The other part of me wants him to get an annulment based on fraud, and leave her all alone in her idiocy.
Oh, Dillian. You so crazy.

Seriously, though, that is effed up.

“bELieve”

Since: Jun 09

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#76096 Nov 20, 2012
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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I haven't seen any commercials for that. M ust be an East Coast thing.
I watch a lot of Comcast On Demand. They are playing on there constantly.

Ha! My number is 1666 in a post where I mention Comcast.

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#76097 Nov 20, 2012
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
So... Dillian. Remember, they moved in together after knowing each other 2- 3months. Got married a year after meeting. D has wanted kids for as long as he's been an adult. Loves kids. This would be a major dealbreaker issue for him.
Now J is saying she has changed her mind.
So she lied in order to get married.
And he'll stay married, most likely, out of stubbornness, since at least two of his brothers talked to him about this relationship not seeming to be a healthy, good fit.
Part of me thinks it's what he deserves for dating like an idiot. The other part of me wants him to get an annulment based on fraud, and leave her all alone in her idiocy.
Misrepresenting willingness to have children is grounds for an annulment.Catholics: I think this will support a religious annulment, too?

“bELieve”

Since: Jun 09

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#76098 Nov 20, 2012
PEllen wrote:
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Misrepresenting willingness to have children is grounds for an annulment.Catholics: I think this will support a religious annulment, too?
That is one of the big reasons for an annulment. Part of the vows are agreeing to have children and raising them in the Catholic faith.

I don't understand people who rush into life changing decisions without thinking them through. Who wants to bet that J will change her mind as soon as she holds her friend's sleeping baby next week or sees a friend's adorable 6 year old dressed up in her new Christmas clothes?

Ugh.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#76099 Nov 20, 2012
could be PSA?
Jess in NJ wrote:
Is the Red Cross paying for all of the commercials on TV requesting donations for assistance for Hurricane Sandy victims?

Since: Jan 10

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#76100 Nov 20, 2012
Jess in NJ wrote:
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That is one of the big reasons for an annulment. Part of the vows are agreeing to have children and raising them in the Catholic faith.
I don't understand people who rush into life changing decisions without thinking them through. Who wants to bet that J will change her mind as soon as she holds her friend's sleeping baby next week or sees a friend's adorable 6 year old dressed up in her new Christmas clothes?
Ugh.
I don't think so -- she seems very uncomfortable and awkward around kids, and she was holding someone's baby last year and it spit up on her, and she CRIED.

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#76101 Nov 20, 2012
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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I don't think so -- she seems very uncomfortable and awkward around kids, and she was holding someone's baby last year and it spit up on her, and she CRIED.
Wow. And I thought I was not maternal.

Since: Jan 10

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#76102 Nov 20, 2012
Matilda77 wrote:
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Wow. And I thought I was not maternal.
AT the wedding shower D's family threw for the couple, one of D's sisters-in-law made a rather harsh comment to J (J had been complaining that the toddler didn't want anything to do with her, the kid's mom said "Well, you guys never come to any family gatherings, so the kid doesn't know you"). What did J do? Did she go to the bathroom to cry and compose herselr? No. She walked outside, crying, and stood out on the sidewalk -- in view of everyone in the house and in the 'hood -- and bawled like a baby.

So she's hypersensitive AND a drama queen who loves attention.

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#76103 Nov 20, 2012
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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AT the wedding shower D's family threw for the couple, one of D's sisters-in-law made a rather harsh comment to J (J had been complaining that the toddler didn't want anything to do with her, the kid's mom said "Well, you guys never come to any family gatherings, so the kid doesn't know you"). What did J do? Did she go to the bathroom to cry and compose herselr? No. She walked outside, crying, and stood out on the sidewalk -- in view of everyone in the house and in the 'hood -- and bawled like a baby.
So she's hypersensitive AND a drama queen who loves attention.
*blink, blink* Sheeeee's a keeper!

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