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Posts Made By: chipmunky
Board: Teachers' Lounge 04-03-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Posted By chipmunky
I think I might just be

getting stir crazy being at home with only my DH. When I read about needing a thermometer I know I have one with our medical supplies, but I thought "what if it breaks and I need a thermometer?" So,...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 04-03-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Posted By chipmunky

but I would recommend looking into buying a used machine. There are small stores around that sell and repair vacuum cleaners and sewing machines (I don't understand those two being connected, but...)...
Board: Retired Teachers 04-02-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Posted By chipmunky
Glad to here it went well...

every day will be better.

My dentist retired rather suddenly, and we were going to find a new local dentist because the drive to the dentist's office takes longer and longer because of more...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 04-02-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Posted By chipmunky
Our neighborhood

has put teddy bears in a window for kids to look for and they move them every day. I live on a street without a sidewalk, so no one walks past my house. I wish they did.

My friends did an entire...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 04-02-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Posted By chipmunky
Lovely organization...

looking for yeast, looking for yeast, looking for yeast! Nope, on to raid someone else's pantry.

A surprise to me when I looked for yeast at the store, and then online and found even the...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 04-02-2020, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9
Posted By chipmunky
I was just made aware

of the shelf signs that indicated which brand families on WIC can purchase and I try to always but the other brand and leave those on the shelf for others.

Here is the article, you can scroll down...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 04-02-2020, 03:37 AM
Replies: 32
Posted By chipmunky
We are in NJ

and it sure enough covers churches and all other places of worship. As far as I know all the places of worship have gone to video services. All youth activities have been canceled. Our state went...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 04-02-2020, 03:33 AM
Replies: 21
Posted By chipmunky
A friend made a mask for me and my DH

it is only folded 100% cotton fabric with elastic. I found a box of plastic gloves left over from crafts. Neither of these things are medical grade and they won't really protect us that well from the...
Board: The VENT 04-01-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 10
Posted By chipmunky
Call your primary care doctor

and have her/him write a letter to the board of education telling them that you are not fit to work on those days. Send a copy to your P. and don't go in.

If you are in a state that has...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 04-01-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 13
Posted By chipmunky
For years

I have had an Easter Brunch for friends and family. Everyone looks forward to it. This year I won't let my family who live in other states come this far just for brunch even though I really do miss...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-31-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Posted By chipmunky
Could those items be closer

to the door/lid? If everything else is frozen solid I think it might be the gasket on the door/lid. We had to replace the gasket on the door a few years ago because the same thing was happening in...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-31-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 19
Posted By chipmunky
We went out this morning

for the first time in 2 1/2 weeks. We went of our local Costco soon after it opened.They sanitized all the carts and gave them out as you entered the store. The other shoppers were very considerate....
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-31-2020, 05:33 AM
Replies: 21
Posted By chipmunky
I don't understand what a poster meant

by saying:when governors and other politicians are in complete denial.

I have been listening to the messages from Cuomo, Murphy and the mayor of NYC every day for weeks. They have been clear and...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-31-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 11
Posted By chipmunky
I just saw a notice

about friends driving their cars to a parking lot and sitting in their own cars having conversations while at least 6 feet away. They have been warned that this is not socially distancing. The...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-30-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Posted By chipmunky
Oh, no!

I have not been to a store in 3 weeks. All I do is bake! Out of yeast? What to do, what to do?

I guess I will have to pay the $$$ and do an online order from King Arthur Flour. Hope they are not...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-30-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Posted By chipmunky
Most, if not all,

of my fb friends have their fb page set only to friends, so others can not see the photos of their family, friends, pets and kids. They will post their kids in the wacky clothes they choose to wear...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-30-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 9
Posted By chipmunky
It is real

and when I saw the ad with men dressed like the violent biker group Hell's Angels holding Trumpy Bear on the handle bars of their Harley Davidson, I couldn't stop myself from laughing my socks off. ...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-30-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Posted By chipmunky
At first I freaked out

thinking that as an essential worker the Easter Bunny could be in public places holding kids on his lap and having photos taken. If it is only hiding eggs and social distancing, then I am happy...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-30-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 15
Posted By chipmunky
I don't know your personal info.

DH and I am over 70, so I would wait until the other family members were at the dinner and video chat them. Say Hello to all, have some nice conversations all the while I was sitting at home alone...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-29-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Posted By chipmunky

yesterday, blueberry muffins.

Today, french baguettes and chocolate chip cookies.

Tomorrow? Maybe maple pecan scones.

It has now been 15 days since I have had contact with anyone except DH...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-29-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 14
Posted By chipmunky
Here are some Catholic masses

that are online now.

I hope it...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-29-2020, 05:26 AM
Replies: 13
Posted By chipmunky
We will never know how mny cases

We are not testing as many people as some other countries. We just can't know what the real number is. This virus can be very mild or deathly. We will never know how many Americans have had the...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-29-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 20
Posted By chipmunky
I do believe

that correlation does not imply causation.

I can not tell if these incidents would have happened if there was no order to self quarantine or not. I do know that they would not have happened if...
Board: Retired Teachers 03-28-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Posted By chipmunky

what is everyone doing? How is everyone doing?

We took a trip to the West Coast before the COVID 19 was spreading in the US. So, while we were out there it hit hard. We decided before we came...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-28-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 29
Posted By chipmunky

1.Do you prefer cats or dogs (or something else) as pets?
Cats, but I love other people's dogs
2.Do you listen to music while doing housework or schoolwork?
I listen to audio books
3.When you are...

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