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Posts Made By: Ruby07
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-21-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Ruby07
There aren't any "art" museums to speak of aside...

There aren't any "art" museums to speak of aside from Corning Glass, but there is a quaint little place called The Genesee Country Village and Museum in Mumford, NY. A friend of mine works there,...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-21-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Ruby07
Okay, I have a couple more suggestions if they're...

Okay, I have a couple more suggestions if they're willing to drive a bit?

There's a wonderful craft/farm market in Penn Yan, NY. It's about an hour's drive, but it is worth it (if they like that...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-21-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Ruby07
I'm from that area, originally! It's beautiful...

I'm from that area, originally! It's beautiful country, hills and valleys. I miss them so much, since where I live now is rather flat.

Unfortunately, the area is sorely lacking in "great...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-21-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Ruby07
Cat moms -- Target has a haunted house for our kitties!

I loved that Santa's Workshop scratching house last year that everyone posted about. After my cats destroyed it, I looked everywhere for something similar (preferably without a holiday theme).
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Board: The VENT 09-19-2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Ruby07
Thank you!

Thank you!
Board: The VENT 09-16-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Ruby07
The other staff members and I will be hashing out...

The other staff members and I will be hashing out a contract for parents to sign and presenting it to the administration this week.

Just to answer questions........we do get paid, but it's a...
Board: The VENT 09-15-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Ruby07
Allowing disruptive students in extracurricular activities...

I'm the assistant director and pianist for the musicals at my school. For the Elementary shows (3rd and 4th graders), we are not allowed to make cuts: every child gets in. So we end up with a cast...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-14-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Ruby07
How much does the program cost? They advertise...

How much does the program cost? They advertise it as costing the same as "a pair of shoes", but that can be $500, LOL!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-14-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Ruby07
I'm with you, I like to be familiar with the...

I'm with you, I like to be familiar with the storyline and songs before I go to a show. I don't want to miss something!

So this is what my DD and I do when we're on our way to a show for the...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-11-2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By Ruby07
Forgot to add --- at our orientations for both of...

Forgot to add --- at our orientations for both of my daughters, it was strongly recommended that the kids get jobs, either on or off campus. There really is a lot more down time than they had in...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-10-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By Ruby07
My DD was terribly bored at the beginning of her...

My DD was terribly bored at the beginning of her freshman year in college. She was used to the crazy, fast-paced life of high school. It's so different in college!

Tell him to join some clubs...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-05-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By Ruby07
Dance is physical, so why wouldn't it be part of...

Dance is physical, so why wouldn't it be part of Physical Education? I think it's great. My daughters can't throw, catch, kick, or run.......but they can dance!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-31-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Ruby07
We've already talked about all of this. They are...

We've already talked about all of this. They are JUST out of college this past May, both still only 21 years old, so it's not like they have established jobs and are moving in with me after years of...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-31-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Ruby07
The domino effect.......

OH my goodness, have I gotten myself in deep! My DD and her BF are moving in with me temporarily (he got a job in the area, so they're going to move here and she'll look for a job in the area before...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-30-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By Ruby07
Don't say anything. I was that woman 10 years...

Don't say anything. I was that woman 10 years ago.......while I didn't walk in on my Ex with another woman, I discovered that he was having an affair with a "girl" in his office (she was barely 25,...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-24-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By Ruby07
I have two cats, and there are kitty-hair...

I have two cats, and there are kitty-hair tumbleweeds all throughout my house every day, no matter how often I clean!!

But the method that I've found to be the most effective for cat hair is the...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-21-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Ruby07
If you search, it's all over the internet. ...

If you search, it's all over the internet.

I understand that they probably did the reality show for financial reasons, but this is the reason I would never do one. Everyone in the world gets to...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-21-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Ruby07
I did it!

And it was pretty easy!

When I couldn't sleep for thinking about it last night, I followed the advice I give my DD, who has anxiety: break it down into sequential, manageable steps, and write...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-20-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Ruby07
Thank you!

I'm tackling it first thing in the morning! I have a plan, and I think it will work!
Board: The VENT 08-20-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Ruby07
I'm doing mine right now! I'm a veteran teacher...

I'm doing mine right now! I'm a veteran teacher who's been doing these training videos for so long, I could give the training myself lol!

These things annoy me to no end. Why do we have to do it...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-20-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Ruby07
Help!

Really! Help me --- come over to my house, because I am in way over my head lol!

I found an upholstered headboard with bed frame attached that I've wanted for YEARS, and it was on clearance. On...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-20-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Ruby07
When that happened to me a couple of years ago,...

When that happened to me a couple of years ago, my account had been hacked. It took MONTHS to get it all straightened out, because the original hack was of my email account (and they used that to...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-19-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By Ruby07
I would drop the lying issue with him right now. ...

I would drop the lying issue with him right now. Making him feel like he's "breaking your heart" by lying isn't going to solve the problem (that's he's vaping).

Instead, I would sit him down...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-19-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 25
 
Posted By Ruby07
I hate when cashiers comment on my purchases.

This is one reason that I LOVE self-checkout and use it whenever possible. Nosy, or even well-meaning but inappropriate, comments from cashiers about the items I'm purchasing is in my top ten of PET...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-12-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 26
 
Posted By Ruby07
So funny --- I'm SINGLE and have a queen bed. I...

So funny --- I'm SINGLE and have a queen bed. I just purchased a new bed (my current bed was purchased when I married my EX in 1996; I was ready for a change!), and didn't even consider anything...



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