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“The two baby belly, please!”

Since: Sep 09

Evanston IL

#82000 Mar 8, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
<quoted text> I can understand people who carry keys to parents homes. But I don't live in the same town as mine. There is no need for me to carry that on my key ring. I only bring that if I'm headed out of town for a visit.
I routinely let myself into my in-law's; did it this morning and will do it again tonight. So having their keys on my ring make sense.

I leave the other two parent's keys on because I know if I ever need to use them, it will be in an emergency and I don't want to have to go hunting for them.

“The two baby belly, please!”

Since: Sep 09

Evanston IL

#82001 Mar 8, 2013

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Lawrence, MA

#82002 Mar 8, 2013
j_m_w wrote:
<quoted text>
I don't think I even have a key to my parents' house anymore at all.
Don't worry, baby, you got a key to my heart.

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

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#82003 Mar 8, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
<quoted text>
And if they are too heavy, they can damage your ignition/starter.
Yep. My niece has two keys and like 15 various key rings. I have a hello Kitty key ring thinggy. It hangs from the rear view mirror. <shrug>

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#82004 Mar 8, 2013
squishymama wrote:
That's so sweet!

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

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#82005 Mar 8, 2013
Oh I forgot...I also have a valet key on one of those detachable key ring things that's connected to my main ring. Realized it when I went out earlier. LOL

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

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#82006 Mar 8, 2013
j_m_w wrote:
<quoted text>
Mine is a little fob-style one that comes on a keychain. I *could* attach it to my keys but I choose not to.
I have not seen those. Will have to look into that if I ever need to replace my garage door opener. My friend told me about one that is wifi enabled so if you leave the house and can't remember if you closed the door, you can hop on the web and do it. That would be cool.

Since: Mar 09

Miami, FL

#82008 Mar 8, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
<quoted text>I have not seen those. Will have to look into that if I ever need to replace my garage door opener. My friend told me about one that is wifi enabled so if you leave the house and can't remember if you closed the door, you can hop on the web and do it. That would be cool.
That would be very cool.

My garage door opener was issued to me by building security. It's a parking garage, not an individual one. Maybe that's why it's different?

Since: Jan 10

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#82009 Mar 8, 2013
Last night, I was thinking about my college boyfriend. Nothing scandalous, and I haven't really thought of him in quite a few years, and I was only wondering how old his kids would be right now. NO big deal.

Then today I Get an email from him. He's living in a hotel, is on his second divorce (First one wasn't his doing)... and he thinks he might be a woman on the inside. Reached out to me because of my PFLAG/GLBT background.

Holy. Crapoly.

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#82010 Mar 8, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
Last night, I was thinking about my college boyfriend. Nothing scandalous, and I haven't really thought of him in quite a few years, and I was only wondering how old his kids would be right now. NO big deal.
Then today I Get an email from him. He's living in a hotel, is on his second divorce (First one wasn't his doing)... and he thinks he might be a woman on the inside. Reached out to me because of my PFLAG/GLBT background.
Holy. Crapoly.
Is that a variant of praying away the gay?

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#82011 Mar 8, 2013
Hee, hee -- doubt it PEllen (and yes I know you were kidding).

Wow. An old boyfriend. He obviously was careful who he chose to speak to. I hope he finds his way.

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#82012 Mar 8, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
Last night, I was thinking about my college boyfriend. Nothing scandalous, and I haven't really thought of him in quite a few years, and I was only wondering how old his kids would be right now. NO big deal.
Then today I Get an email from him. He's living in a hotel, is on his second divorce (First one wasn't his doing)... and he thinks he might be a woman on the inside. Reached out to me because of my PFLAG/GLBT background.
Holy. Crapoly.
Weird. Esp?

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Braidwood, IL

#82014 Mar 9, 2013

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Braidwood, IL

#82015 Mar 9, 2013
Mimi Seattle wrote:
Weird. Esp?
It's called Noetics.

Last night I dreamt I was eating a giant marshmallow.

When I woke up this morning, my pillow was gone.

Since: Mar 09

West Palm Beach, FL

#82016 Mar 9, 2013
Speaking of dreams... last night I dreamed about Jasper moving away and us breaking up. In the dream, I was *devastated* but when I woke up, I remembered that my pain is less than that now. It was the opposite of what has happened a few times over the past several months: dreaming that we're still together and waking up to realize we're not, and being sadder IRL than in the dream.

Progress?

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#82017 Mar 9, 2013
j_m_w wrote:
Speaking of dreams... last night I dreamed about Jasper moving away and us breaking up. In the dream, I was *devastated* but when I woke up, I remembered that my pain is less than that now. It was the opposite of what has happened a few times over the past several months: dreaming that we're still together and waking up to realize we're not, and being sadder IRL than in the dream.
Progress?
Sounds like you're starting to accept the change. Not that you didn't, but more like a subconscious understanding that this is how things are instead of this is how you want things to be and reality being different. Does that make sense? Still working on my first coffee. LOL

Since: Jan 10

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#82018 Mar 9, 2013
j_m_w wrote:
Speaking of dreams... last night I dreamed about Jasper moving away and us breaking up. In the dream, I was *devastated* but when I woke up, I remembered that my pain is less than that now. It was the opposite of what has happened a few times over the past several months: dreaming that we're still together and waking up to realize we're not, and being sadder IRL than in the dream.
Progress?
Progress! That's great!

You know, I think part of the problem might be... you both hung onto the relationship longer than you might have had your circumstances been different (like taking into account his long stint of being unemployed), so when you finally did end things, it was done from a different place in your mind and heart than if you'd had the breakup sooner (which also may have been an uglier breakup).

Since: Mar 09

West Palm Beach, FL

#82019 Mar 9, 2013
Mimi Seattle wrote:
<quoted text>
Sounds like you're starting to accept the change. Not that you didn't, but more like a subconscious understanding that this is how things are instead of this is how you want things to be and reality being different. Does that make sense? Still working on my first coffee. LOL
It makes perfect sense.

Did I tell you guys about what my friend C said to me a few weeks ago? I told her I missed my life, and she kindly said to me "This IS your life now." I think that concept is finally permeating my subconscious.

Since: Mar 09

West Palm Beach, FL

#82020 Mar 9, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
<quoted text>
Progress! That's great!
You know, I think part of the problem might be... you both hung onto the relationship longer than you might have had your circumstances been different (like taking into account his long stint of being unemployed), so when you finally did end things, it was done from a different place in your mind and heart than if you'd had the breakup sooner (which also may have been an uglier breakup).
You're right. And I'm sure in some ways that was damaging, but from where I'm sitting right now, I'm really glad we didn't have an ugly, hateful breakup. I'm not planning the future more than a couple of weeks in advance right now - haha - but I still hold out hope that once enough time has passed, we can be friends. Probably not talk-on-the-phone-several-time s-a-week friends, but talking every couple of months with a random text, email, or Facebook comment thrown in here and there. I know he wants that, and I want it too... but I have to make sure I'm okay with it.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#82021 Mar 9, 2013
You made him gay?
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
Last night, I was thinking about my college boyfriend. Nothing scandalous, and I haven't really thought of him in quite a few years, and I was only wondering how old his kids would be right now. NO big deal.
Then today I Get an email from him. He's living in a hotel, is on his second divorce (First one wasn't his doing)... and he thinks he might be a woman on the inside. Reached out to me because of my PFLAG/GLBT background.
Holy. Crapoly.

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