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Posts Made By: lisa53
Board: Retired Teachers 11-26-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By lisa53
I am headed to ddís for dinner this afternoon. I...

I am headed to ddís for dinner this afternoon. I already made the cranberry pudding and dropped it off.

Just dd, her dh, the two boys, and her mil, bil, and nephew...and one lonely friend. Not...
Board: Retired Teachers 11-26-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By lisa53
The closest I ever came was living in Ghana. I...

The closest I ever came was living in Ghana. I had money, but the market had little food during the dry season. Still, I had enough, just not what I wanted. Cassava flour and fish and palm oil, no...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 11-25-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By lisa53
Well, that explains it

For the past week, my nose has been running like a faucet. My eyes are itchy.

I just noticed that I forgot to put the Claritin in my meds organizer.

That explains it.:rolleyes:

The pill...
Board: BusyBoard 11-25-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By lisa53
I’m not an early childhood person...I taught...

I’m not an early childhood person...I taught chemistry for 40 years. I just want to encourage you to spend some time on sense of smell. My experience is that most students have a lot of trouble...
Board: Retired Teachers 11-23-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 34
 
Posted By lisa53
My mother drove. She was born in 1923. She...

My mother drove. She was born in 1923. She learned as a teen, I think, or a college student. However, when I was little, she didn’t have a car. My dad drove to work and she could use his car on...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 11-23-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By lisa53
I wear sandals with hand knit wool socks all...

I wear sandals with hand knit wool socks all winter in my house. Itís just not practical to wear that look outdoors in a NH winter...but itís cozy indoors, and shows off the socks.

I donít wear...
Board: Retired Teachers 11-22-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 24
 
Posted By lisa53
I was in fifth grade. At the very end of the...

I was in fifth grade. At the very end of the school day it was announced over the loudspeaker by the principal. We had a very sober bus ride home from school. I donít think I knew he had died till...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 11-22-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 34
 
Posted By lisa53
I am hoping Gentleman Friend will be home...

I am hoping Gentleman Friend will be home sometime Thanksgiving weekend. I plan to make:

Turkey
Dressing
Gravy
Mashed squash casserole
Cranberry jelly
Waldorf salad (apples, celery, walnuts)...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 11-22-2020, 04:44 AM
Replies: 25
 
Posted By lisa53
My parents always had a card printed that was...

My parents always had a card printed that was designed by my mother, with photos of me and my siblings on the front. Because, in those days, the card would have to be offset printed, we needed to...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 11-21-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By lisa53
If chocolates or wine are not suitable, maybe...

If chocolates or wine are not suitable, maybe some flowers in a lovely vase...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 11-20-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By lisa53
Update: GFís mom

He brought her home (to her assisted living apartment) today. She was much more oriented and lucid as soon as she got home. She needs to take antibiotics every few hours for the next 3 days, so he...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 11-20-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By lisa53
Annabel, I am thinking of you, your family, and...

Annabel, I am thinking of you, your family, and your mom. I am glad you are able to be comfortable with your decisions and know that your motherís wishes are being honored.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 11-20-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By lisa53
OK, here are mine, and a skein of the yarn I will...

OK, here are mine, and a skein of the yarn I will use to make a pair for Gentleman Friend.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 11-20-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 35
 
Posted By lisa53
I am inordinately happy about the new extra warm...

I am inordinately happy about the new extra warm slippers I just finished knitting! I plan to knit another pair for Gentleman Friend, in a more masculine color of yarn.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 11-20-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 23
 
Posted By lisa53
Itís a real dilemma with these elderly folks. My...

Itís a real dilemma with these elderly folks. My gentleman friend is dealing with a similar situation. His 95 yo mom fell and was admitted to a hospital 90 minutes from us. Three fractured ribs,...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 11-20-2020, 04:58 AM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By lisa53
Tori I lived in Ghana years ago, where Mancala is...

Tori I lived in Ghana years ago, where Mancala is called Oware. I do have a set...I had forgotten about it! (I used to teach my Girl Scouts to play using an egg carton and beans). I will have to...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 11-20-2020, 03:43 AM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By lisa53
Games for two?

Gentleman Friend and I are looking at a winter of long dark evenings sitting by the fire, and TV offers pretty limited entertainment. Rather than allowing our brains to turn to jello, we are trying...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 11-20-2020, 03:35 AM
Replies: 34
 
Posted By lisa53
I will have turkey with my dd and her family. A...

I will have turkey with my dd and her family. A couple of her in-laws will be there, but I see them all regularly, so we think the risk is worth it.

I have a small turkey in my freezer, and plan...
Board: Retired Teachers 11-19-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By lisa53
I went into debt to fund my kidsí education. I...

I went into debt to fund my kidsí education. I canít do that for grandkids.

Eldest dd is very sensible. She was my foster daughter and we were not in a position to help her except for spending...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 11-19-2020, 03:52 AM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By lisa53
I have always kept a well-stocked pantry. I...

I have always kept a well-stocked pantry. I could probably eat for 3-4 weeks (although not particularly well) from my pantry if need be. I do it because then I'm not running to the store for items...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 11-18-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 22
 
Posted By lisa53
A little update...GF spoke to the social worker...

A little update...GF spoke to the social worker at the hospital. His mom is likely to go to rehab after her hospital stay, but right now they are still figuring out exactly what is wrong. They are...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 11-18-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By lisa53
I remember making candle salad with bananas and...

I remember making candle salad with bananas and pineapple...and yes, the maraschino cherry on top, stuck on with mayo!

My mother made ďaspicĒ dishes...jellied veal, and tomato aspic (basically...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 11-18-2020, 03:37 AM
Replies: 22
 
Posted By lisa53
Prayers, please

My Gentleman Friend got a call last night from the woman who lives across the hall from his 94 yo mother. Mom fell in the bathroom, was found by a friend who stopped by to give her a cookie, and was...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 11-18-2020, 03:30 AM
Replies: 31
 
Posted By lisa53
I have to wear sensible shoes or (at least) good...

I have to wear sensible shoes or (at least) good sandals because of arthritis in my feet. I wear hand knit wool socks all winter. In early spring and late fall I sometimes wear those socks with...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 11-16-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By lisa53
I'm giving baskets full of gifts from my garden...

I'm giving baskets full of gifts from my garden to my kids and Gentleman Friend's kids:

-grape jelly from the wild grapes on my back fence
-crabapple jelly from the crabapple tree at the museum...



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