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Myownigloo replied to the Windowseat's View board. 12:44 AM

Re: How others see us

Something in my GD eye too.

I hadn't known about that particular stain on our history. The longer I live, the more I learn.

MOI

Fri Jul 3

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Myownigloo replied to the Imp This Ride board. 8:10 PM

Re: Things I am currently struggling with

1) Do you have to be hungry to eat? *

Unfortunately, yes. And I manage to ignore the cues long enough most days that by the time I realize I am hungry I'm having a Snicker's Commercial Moment. So I either stop on the way in and [more]

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Myownigloo replied to the Imp This Ride board. 6:18 PM

Re: Things I am currently struggling with

1. I haven't tried this myself, though I keep meaning to, but several folks I know swear by "overnight oatmeal" as a grab-n-go breakfast: [more]

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Myownigloo posted to the Penguin Place board. 12:29 AM

God Help Us All

I'm typing Good Boss's opening statement for the trial.

Paying hell with schedules. Haven't slept. Giving it the good ol' college try and storm the ramparts and yadadadadada and I have to read this GODAWFUL stuff.

The man cannot for [more]

Fri Jun 26

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Myownigloo posted to the Great Movies board. 10:11 PM

Spy

I laughed so hard for so long and so continuously in this movie that my abs hurt after.

I haven't laughed that hard at a movie in I don't know how long, but it's been decades.

And it was intelligently written. Lovely spy spoof, and [more]

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Myownigloo posted to the Penguin Place board. 7:08 PM

It Should Be Against the Law

To post photographs of In-N-Out Animal Fries on Facebook.

Just sayin'.

MOI
<even if it IS your birthday!>

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Myownigloo posted to the Penguin Place board. 6:24 PM

The Rigors of Law

This has been a helluva week. I think I mentioned I'd done over 40 hours of overtime since the 15th, right?

Well, one of the things we were working on is a motion for summary adjudication (MSA) that would have changed the whole [more]

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Myownigloo replied to the Penguin Place board. 5:13 PM

Re: Speaking of Ancestry

I'm only guessing here, but did you mean to write sexton? Sextants are used in navigating ships.


OF course you're only guessing.

Duh.

Sexton. Deviant, what's the diff?

MOI

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Myownigloo replied to the Penguin Place board. 1:38 PM

Re: Speaking of Ancestry

If ever there was a double edged sword, it was a man's pecker.

MOI

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Myownigloo replied to the Penguin Place board. 1:38 PM

Re: Speaking of Ancestry

Back in the day, families with mentally challenged (tetched) daughters were worried sick when the girl reached puberty and hormonal urges kicked in (think Rosemary Kennedy).


Yeah, there was a 13-year old girl like that in one of [more]

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Myownigloo replied to the Penguin Place board. 1:36 PM

Re: Speaking of Ancestry

With Ancestry you are actually buying access to the databases.

I know. And it's time for me to upgrade again because I've hit the other continent in the 17th century on a couplafew branches. I'm going to hold off on those branches [more]

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Myownigloo replied to the Penguin Place board. 1:34 PM

Re: Speaking of Ancestry

A person with the same last name as you once told me that that name -- and another spelling of it -- were the most common last names of soldiers in the Civil War. She did not offer solid proof of it, however.


And to boot, this [more]

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Myownigloo replied to the Penguin Place board. 1:33 PM

Re: Speaking of Ancestry

A person with the same last name as you once told me that that name -- and another spelling of it -- were the most common last names of soldiers in the Civil War. She did not offer solid proof of it, however.


It wouldn't surprise [more]

Wed Jun 24

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Myownigloo replied to the Penguin Place board. 1:47 PM

Re: Speaking of Ancestry

In other news on the family tree. I just found out that my paternal great-grandfather died of syphilis.

It was a family secret that I'm sure haunted the generation my dad was in.

My mom always suspected there was something fishy and [more]

Tue Jun 23

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Myownigloo replied to the Penguin Place board. 4:31 PM

Re: Speaking of Ancestry

OMG, kind of kindred spirits.

Now that favorite boss is down in L.A. arguing at a hearing, I can take a little time off to tell the sordid story for Sassy's benefit, but I'm sure you're not going to like it. It's really awful.

My [more]

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Myownigloo posted to the Penguin Place board. 1:25 PM

For the Record

The pay period began on the 16th. I have worked 40 hours of overtime since it began.

I have worked every, single day including weekends.

This past Sunday, I worked from 2:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. yesterday (Monday) without clocking [more]

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Myownigloo replied to the Windowseat's View board. 1:00 PM

Re: Learning new stuff

I read your posts and it makes me itch to retire. I can't wait to delve into this stuff!

MOI

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Myownigloo replied to the Penguin Place board. 12:58 PM

Re: Speaking of Ancestry

DH's maternal grandfather was shot down on the streets of Houston in the early 1930s by a police officer.


Hmm, that may have been one of my relatives shot her. :) (There's a Texas sheriff back there on the tree [more]

Fri Jun 19

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Myownigloo replied to the Penguin Place board. 11:25 PM

Re: Speaking of Ancestry

Yeah, that's pretty much the way I view it too. But the people who have reacted negatively, I feel for them. It's not like they're critical of me so much as they seem a little afraid of me because I'm not ashamed. Or maybe because they think I may be [more]

Thu Jun 18

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Myownigloo replied to the Penguin Place board. 9:49 PM

Re: Speaking of Ancestry

I mean, what if you happened to be descended from, say, John Wilkes Booth or the like? Would you tell people about it?

And what if that person wasn't famous historically but just as interesting....

MOI

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