TheEvilDrP

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Thu Apr 30

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TheEvilDrP replied to the Imp This Ride board. 10:03 PM

Re: Parenting teens

Haven't read the rest of the posts yet but...

...I keep seeing posts about how kids are stressed out about the standardized tests and I find it a bit dramatic. First, I remember taking standardized tests in school and while there are always [more]

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TheEvilDrP replied to the ROTJob's Cubicle board. 12:14 AM

Re: Facebook horsepucky?

By the way, I noticed recently that FB seems to have reset most of my privacy settings back to "everyone can see everything."

And that is the big problem with FB; they randomly change the privacy settings so you have to stay [more]

Tue Apr 28

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TheEvilDrP replied to the First World Problems board. 8:52 AM

Re: To those who were concerned . . .

Your stories about your boys inspire me constantly. You are not a failure as a parent.

You're just...a parent. :-) *hugs*

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Sun Apr 26

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TheEvilDrP replied to the Parents and Expecting Parents board. 10:18 AM

Re: Mother's Day

really- no moms want to unload a kid so they can have an hour alone on Mother's Day?



What tconi said. If you're really feeling awkward about it, play it off as "You could stand an hour to yourself on the Day of Burned [more]

Sat Apr 4

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TheEvilDrP replied to the Paying For College board. 5:35 PM

Re: AP

Thanks, rad, for posting that! I am looking at it now and just realized we could save some time and money by having The Wombat do AP in high school.

Your advice, and 2gifts', is much appreciated. I never knew about AP exams in high school, [more]

Tue Mar 31

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TheEvilDrP replied to the Minxie's Millions board. 9:27 AM

Re: TW and college

It gives you a chance to see how the tax credits can work and to work through the moving parts(when it might be better to use which money because there are interactions). The education parts for income tax are definitely something to watch for [more]

Mon Mar 30

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TheEvilDrP replied to the Paying For College board. 9:12 PM

Re: Getting to that number

I would like to hear more about how people got or are striving to get to that number. Hearing that you lived below your means or made savings a priority is less helpful than hearing, I rebalanced my stocks yearly and switched to cd's or bonds when [more]

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TheEvilDrP replied to the Minxie's Millions board. 1:27 AM

Re: Update

Yep.

Minxie

Sun Mar 29

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TheEvilDrP replied to the Paying For College board. 3:02 PM

Re: Getting to that number

...I will suggest public universities to my kids but truth of the matter is neither I or my siblings went to one...

...The deficit can be make up with loans.


I have been struggling with college savings lately as I don't think [more]

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TheEvilDrP posted to the Minxie's Millions board. 2:50 PM

Update

I started planting our garden today; we live in a tiny apartment so we're doing a container garden on the patio. I've got some great grow buckets for the vegetables and we've planted strawberries and blueberries in pots. It's a new thing we're trying [more]

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TheEvilDrP replied to the Paying For College board. 3:58 AM

Re: Getting to that number

The average cost of college is not $50k/year; for that price, you are looking at private college.

In its most recent survey of college pricing, the College Board reports that a "moderate" college budget for an in-state public [more]

Tue Mar 24

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TheEvilDrP replied to the ROTJob's Cubicle board. 8:55 PM

Re: Honest to Dog work question

Yes, by golly, the lab does have a log sheet. It's not something I use very often, because it's this monstrous spreadsheet that is hard to navigate. There are so many samples coming in that it's tricky to search. It does not have a field for the [more]

Mon Mar 23

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TheEvilDrP replied to the ROTJob's Cubicle board. 10:50 PM

Re: Honest to Dog work question

We had a problem with the contractor saying one thing and the QA saying another regarding timing and such similar to this. The way we fixed it was to require that the contractor log in their inspection requests on a log sheet, annotating the date and [more]

Fri Mar 20

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TheEvilDrP replied to the Imp This Ride board. 9:12 PM

Re: Life goes on

tconi hit the nail on the head. My condolences on your loss.

Minxie

Mon Mar 16

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TheEvilDrP replied to the Minxie's Millions board. 8:52 AM

Re: TW and college

Ya. I think I will have enough for him to attend UNR provided they don't jump on the "high tuition" bandwagon. It's just disheartening to know that I make a good, solid, middle-class living and I'm still unable to save as much as we will [more]

Thu Mar 12

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TheEvilDrP replied to the ROTJob's Cubicle board. 7:58 PM

Re: So wrong

A bill that would restrict the right to marry to people of faith and would mandate all marriage licenses be approved by a member of the clergy was approved by the Oklahoma state House on Tuesday.

Just...wow. Talk about mixing church [more]

Tue Mar 3

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TheEvilDrP replied to the ROTJob's Cubicle board. 9:45 PM

Re: Things I'm considering adding to my resume

I'd be surprised if anyone actually read it. I might tuck some of those in the middle...hmm...good idea.

Minxie

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TheEvilDrP replied to the ROTJob's Cubicle board. 9:43 PM

Re: Cards Against Humanity game

We've played it with six people (three couples) who all knew each other really well so it was a HOOT!

Some drinking was involved also.

Minxie

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TheEvilDrP replied to the Imp This Ride board. 9:35 PM

Re: swim suits

Two-piece!

Minxie

Sat Feb 28

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TheEvilDrP replied to the Imp This Ride board. 9:16 AM

Re: Topic O' The Week: The Long Game

...many payback favors and goodwill throughout our organization.

This. This, I don't understand how to navigate and partly is why I am surprised I have risen as far as I have (which is not that far, TBH.) I don't know how to navigate [more]

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