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Posts Made By: Gromit
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-11-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Gromit
I love business pivots too! A farm/livestock...

I love business pivots too!

A farm/livestock rescue that used to do corporate retreats changed to Goat 2 Meeting where you can pay them to have a goat zoom bomb your staff meeting. LOL It got so...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-09-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 23
 
Posted By Gromit
That's a good point, GK. I wish the language...

That's a good point, GK. I wish the language around what we're supposed to be doing was more universal. Isolating, distancing, quarantining, etc. They all mean different things to different people....
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-09-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By Gromit
My DH was never a big reader (we suspect he had...

My DH was never a big reader (we suspect he had some reading difficulties that were never addressed as a child in addition to being put in kindergarten too early), but he has become a big audiobook...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-09-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 23
 
Posted By Gromit
If everybody would just do the bare minimum of...

If everybody would just do the bare minimum of keeping six feet apart, wearing a mask when near other people, and avoiding unnecessary congregating, I'd feel a lot better about everything.

If I...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-09-2020, 12:16 AM
Replies: 21
 
Posted By Gromit
I want enough to change them out if they get damp...

I want enough to change them out if they get damp from wearing for a long period. When I wear one on a walk with an elderly neighbor, it's pretty damp after abut an hour. If I had one on and another...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-06-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Gromit
Firestick is crazy easy. We got one to watch...

Firestick is crazy easy. We got one to watch Disney+ You just plug it into the HDMI port on your TV and voila, there it is. Along with Amazon and Netflix and Hulu and all kinds of streaming...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-06-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By Gromit
https://herald-review.com/business/local/got-chang...

https://herald-review.com/business/local/got-change-temporary-shortage-has-financial-institutions-asking-customers-to-cash-in-their-coins/article_93874a7a-41f4-5250-b60d-21e7b3865aa7.html


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Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-06-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By Gromit
Extra needles for sewing machine? I don't really...

Extra needles for sewing machine? I don't really sew, but on the rare occasion that I do, I tend to break mine. :rolleyes:
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-06-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By Gromit
Are you saying you walked backwards for two...

Are you saying you walked backwards for two blocks? <!--eyebrow-->

I personally think women tend to overreact to perceived threats to safety (I see it on PT, FB, and IRL all the time), and I think...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-05-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 83
 
Posted By Gromit
I am so sorry. I can't think of any words for...

I am so sorry. I can't think of any words for this. I'm glad you are able to be with her now.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-05-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 25
 
Posted By Gromit
Do you write the transactions in the checkbook...

Do you write the transactions in the checkbook register?

I haven't used my checkbook register in decades. <!--eyebrow-->

Do you use an app instead to record transactions (and if so, what app)?...
Board: BusyBoard 07-05-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Gromit
I had some students do this twice a week during...

I had some students do this twice a week during lunch recess. It started because of all the boys, only one absolutely hated sports and he was feeling very lonely. I knew there were others that merely...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-05-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 53
 
Posted By Gromit
I don't have a checkbook. If I need to pay...

I don't have a checkbook. If I need to pay something by check, I log into my credit union and have them send one.

DH has a checkbook to one of his accounts. I don't know how often he uses it, but...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-04-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 25
 
Posted By Gromit
When do you have to decide? Is your husband's...

When do you have to decide? Is your husband's retirement sufficient? What does a financial planner say about your retirement ability right now? What does losing $4800/year mean in real terms? Is your...
Board: BusyBoard 07-03-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Gromit
Yes to everything he wrote!! And to his previous...

Yes to everything he wrote!! And to his previous piece!!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-02-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 29
 
Posted By Gromit
Regularly. I'll either forget or tell myself I'll...

Regularly. I'll either forget or tell myself I'll eat after I finish whatever project I'm working on and then lose track of time. DH has taken to asking if I've eaten yet that day whenever he gets...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-02-2020, 02:31 AM
Replies: 26
 
Posted By Gromit
She literally began her post with ...

She literally began her post with



Whether we are surprised or indignant or supportive is irrelevant to the discussion of what payment should be offered.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-01-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 59
 
Posted By Gromit
The curve is the threat. Do you see us any...

The curve is the threat.

Do you see us any more prepared to deal with another spike in cases and hospitalizations? Do you see us any more prepared to deal with outbreaks?

No, because we...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-01-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 27
 
Posted By Gromit
I lasted ten seconds because I didn't know it was...

I lasted ten seconds because I didn't know it was a game until I read the comments here. I thought it was a video. LOL
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-01-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 59
 
Posted By Gromit
The only reason that this is going to be far...

The only reason that this is going to be far longer than a few more months is because of incompetent leadership who WASTED the lockdown time. Shelter-in-place is intended to be an emergency measure...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-01-2020, 12:39 AM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Gromit
There's a TJ's nearish, but each time I've driven...

There's a TJ's nearish, but each time I've driven by (only 4-5 times since March), the parking lot has been full and the line has been around the store. Everyone is distanced and now mostly masked,...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-30-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 26
 
Posted By Gromit
I would offer but not push it. DH truly does not...

I would offer but not push it. DH truly does not want people paying if we do the inviting, but we don't do multi day large gatherings. I sometimes accept offers of payment but not as often as I used...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-30-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 22
 
Posted By Gromit
I like www.barelyboa.com This is a friend of...

I like www.barelyboa.com

This is a friend of a friend. Poochels...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-30-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 24
 
Posted By Gromit
Yes, I have one that is solely for joining...

Yes, I have one that is solely for joining teaching groups. That way I can talk about classroom concerns or provide examples from my classroom semi-anonymously.

You can also set up yours so that...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-29-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By Gromit
I'm surprised too. I know this is very...

I'm surprised too.

I know this is very likely to be an unpopular stance, but I don't protect Santa in fifth grade. If it comes up, I talk about it as though we all are already aware that he is a...



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