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  1. ^^^ What Betty said. I do understand, because I'm right there w/ you w/ one of mine. I'm not letting her quit the High School team, but I did agree to let her quit club after this year.. she wants to be on the team for a full 10 years, and then quit, but she is an assistant coach, and wants to just coach after this year. High schoolers are under a lot of pressure, and Jr. year seems to be really hard. I would let him quit the club, and maybe as Betty said, it might be that he changes his mind again in a year.
  2. I assume what is going on is something just like this case:
  3. I'm so glad someone finally asked. I don't get it. Or Ryan Gosling, either. I have a feeling every post I make will now be reported by the masses trying to have me removed from the boards.
  4. I love white kitchens! And I really love all the windows. It looks great!
  5. Ugh! I hate hairball season!

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    2. GailV


      And here, too.

    3. MtnTeaching


      Had to laugh when I read this. Just heard hacking behind me.

    4. Unicorn.


      Me too.. again.

  6. It's times like this, that we need a like button on moderator posts. :D
  7. Cool front! Yippee!

  8. :grouphug: :grouphug: :grouphug:
  9. Can I mommy brag? My girls are freshman, and swim for a 5A school. Not only did both girls letter as freshman this year, but post-season honors came out today, and both girls made the All-District team! All coaches in the district vote, so it isn't an in-school award. I'm so proud of both of them!
  10. zimom- Congrats to your dd! I'm impressed w/ the 23 second drop in the 400. I love days like that!
  11. Fudgemuffins. The stupid clock says 2 am. No, it's 1 am, and I'm not tired yet!

  12. Wow, Margaret, that really stinks. I feel bad for those kids. Maybe you should find a coach, and tell her you really don't like him/her, and she would let that person coach. Is there no other option? We finished up High School swim season about 2 weeks ago, both of my girls lettered as Freshman (Yay), and we are enjoying not having to run to a swim meet every weekend for a while.
  13. I find it interesting that so many of you think Rose actually wrote the books, because I remember reading a book by Rose, and thinking it was no where near the caliber of Laura. As for TLW and Silver Lake, they are two of my favorites in the series, along w/ Big Woods. And didn't everybody love, and want a dog just like Jack?
  14. My weird, possibly morbid, question of the day.... What does an atheist funeral look like? Is there any kind of service or anything? I've been contemplating Kay's request for no service, and I kind of find it intriguing, and a bit sad for her family and friends. I kind of like the idea of a "wake" or a party of sorts... Just rambling thoughts and questions.....
  15. Rest in peace, Kay. Thank you for sharing yourself w/ us!

  16. Head. Wall. Bang. bang. bang. bang. b....

  17. Candy Crush Saga cheats!

  18. I always give them a stuffed animal to sleep with. It gives them something soft and cuddly to curl up w/ and they don't feel alone. I also throw in a chew toy, in case they wake up and need to chew on something. And as others have said, don't respond to the barking, they'll eventually settle down.
  19. Well there goes almost a year of college. Toyota sienna bought exactly 5 yrs ago this weekend. $2500-5000 to fix cracked timing case and broken rod. One year off any warranty. So how's your day going?

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    2. jenL


      I'm sorry. That sucks.


    3. Isabella
    4. Unicorn.


      I'm hoping it's closer to the best case scenario. He didn't sound too hopeful though. Ds is off to college in just over 2 years- I think it's time for him to get a job, because this car was supposed to last me until they were all finished!

  20. "I don't want to do math. Can't we just not have school today?" dd-"No we can't. Come on Mom, we need to start math!"

  21. It's currently 94 degrees. Sometimes, I really hate TX.

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    2. PentecostalMom


      Wish I were there...

    3. Unicorn.


      we had a "front" come in about 5, and it dropped to 86! I don't like the heat. I much prefer colder temps.

    4. TexasRachel


      It was 98 here. I guess summer has hit.

  22. I don't want to go to the store! I don't want to, I don't want to, I don't want to! I wan't a nap. :(

    1. Monarch Room

      Monarch Room

      That is one great drawback of homeschool. I miss being able to go to the store in the morning before the crowds invaded. Sigh. I don't want to go the store either!

    2. Unicorn.


      Forget it, 3 1/2 hours of sleep- I'm going for the nap.


  23. Kalanamak- Thank you for being a part of our lives. Wishing you Peace, friend.

  24. I'm going to use up my daily allotment of "likes" on the cat poop thread! :D

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