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Posts Made By: AmyK
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 03-18-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Posted By AmyK
Elyssa - question for you

Is a HELOC another loan payment? That is why I didn't want to do that - but maybe I misunderstand?
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 03-18-2008, 03:32 AM
Replies: 5
Posted By AmyK
Cash out refinance?

Anyone ever do one of these? I owe about $65k on my house - equity is about $310,000. I wanted to refinance and get cash to do work on the house - I wanted to borrow $30k, bringing my amount on the...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 03-14-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 21
Posted By AmyK
spring break-not til April!

I am excited - when mid April arrives, I will be going on a cruise with my boyfriend. We live in MA and will fly to LA, drive to San Diego, and leave on a boat for a Mexican Riviera cruise! ...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 03-06-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 24
Posted By AmyK
Great question

I guess I didn't know how good I had it, lol. I teach in CT.

We have pretty good jumps, especially if you get your masters, then masters plus 30, and masters plus 45.

I am now at Masters...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 03-06-2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Posted By AmyK

I have one tattoo - and I love it! I thought long and hard about getting one, and couldn't decide. Got it at age 39. Finally, one day while I was putting on an anklet like I did each morning, I...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 03-06-2008, 04:31 AM
Replies: 8
Posted By AmyK
Meds work wonders!

My heart goes out to you. Please email me privately if you want to talk some more about this. I underwent significant stress when my marriage ended without warning recently, and had enormous...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 03-03-2008, 04:32 AM
Replies: 13
Posted By AmyK
I did!

I got married at Treasure Island, in Vegas....what a great job they did for us...that was 12 years ago, lol....I paid for a certain package. It included everything, including a limo ride to get our...
Board: ARCHIVE 02-25-2008, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Posted By AmyK

I'm on negotiations for my school thing we fought hard was to have personal days that truly are personal - meaning, you don't have to explain why you are taking a day - we get 5...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 02-20-2008, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1
Posted By AmyK
RVing/Camping Vacations?

I recently purchased my first RV, and I am in love....can't wait for the better weather! We are planning a trip from MA to Lancaster, PA, and on to Gatlinburg, TN. Does anyone have suggestions about...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 02-19-2008, 06:56 AM
Replies: 18
Posted By AmyK
Me too

I just had these same two procedures last week! It wasn't bad at all, I's so great that they do the both of them at the same time! I was worried, but it was so easy.

I don't even...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 02-05-2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 20
Posted By AmyK

Where are you all finding the Wii??? They are not available anywhere here in MA or CT! Ebay has them and so does Amazon, but they want upwards of $400 for it. Is this how you all got yours?
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 02-05-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 28
Posted By AmyK

I have always loved the name Ava.......this year I have a child with the most unusual and beautiful name - Eilis.....pronounced "A - lish" - which is soooooo pretty. ....Another name I always thought...
Board: ARCHIVE 01-30-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Posted By AmyK
Otis Lennon

We give the Otis Lennon in my school - kids don't see the scores. Not sure how your son got ahold of what he thinks are the scores? They generally relate to IQ scores, although not perfectly. ...
Board: ARCHIVE 01-16-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Posted By AmyK

Thanks for your ideas, everyone - I know I have to say I'm sorry in order to get past all this mess. And I know I'm not apologizing for anything specific - just that she left angry. I'm annoyed...
Board: ARCHIVE 01-16-2008, 04:19 AM
Replies: 15
Posted By AmyK
Should I use the word "Sorry?"

I had a miserable parent/teacher conference in December. Three teachers sat together with a mom who told me she disliked my tone of voice, she disliked my style, etc....and left the meeting angry. ...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 01-14-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Posted By AmyK
We're all different!

I had nighttime attacks - woke me from a dead sleep, and it didn't matter what I ate. I went to the emergency room where they said I had stones lodged in the 'neck' of the gallbladder. They didn't...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 01-12-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Posted By AmyK

I loved eharmony! I love how they appeal to a certain group of people - not the drifters and losers of life, in my opinion. Course, they are everywhere, but most of em won't pay for eharmony -...
Board: ARCHIVE 01-08-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Posted By AmyK
media specialist?

In our school of grades 3-5, our students have 'library' once a week for 40 minutes. They pick out a book, and begin reading it. Sometimes they color - not sure what or why. She has no curriculum!...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 01-08-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Posted By AmyK

I went through a period a year and a half ago when my husband walked out after 12 years of marriage - we went out to dinner on a Saturday night, and he walked out Sunday morning with no 'real'...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 01-06-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 56
Posted By AmyK
Can I have one too? Pretty please?

I didn't contribute, unfortunately, but would love to have a copy of all your recipes! I am a horrible cook. I need all the help I can get, lol!
Board: ARCHIVE 12-11-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Posted By AmyK
Thoughts on "semi" departmentalizing?

I teach 5th grade at an Intermediate School. There are 9 teachers...we each begin our day with our homeroom students and then our students switch for 2 subject areas. They come back to us for...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 11-26-2007, 03:54 AM
Replies: 2
Posted By AmyK

I've stayed at Planet Hollywood, Harrah's, Treasure Island, and the Paris. All of them were wonderful in their own way. If I had to pick just one, I'd go with really felt like you...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 11-21-2007, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Posted By AmyK
black friday sales ads

I like
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 11-15-2007, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Posted By AmyK
Something totally different, lol

To avoid family 'messiness', I head to the casino! Eeekkk - talk about sacreligous, lol. We have no little ones in our family - the youngest is me - at 41 years old! We see each other weekly...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 11-09-2007, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Posted By AmyK

Hi there - I had the lapband surgery back in July 2005, and it was the best thing I've ever done! I lost about 65 pounds - I could use to lose more, but nowhere near what I high blood...

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