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Board: Teachers' Lounge 04-05-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 32
Posted By chipmunky
I think masks are all washable

They are recommending that the masks be made from 100% cotton close woven fabric. I have a lot of fabric left over from different crafts. I don't know which are 100% cotton and which are not. Luckily...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 04-05-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Posted By chipmunky
How to make

face masks. I have watched several different youtubes and am trying to find the best ones. I have everything I need except elastic. There isn't even a place to buy it right now. So, I am putting on...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 04-05-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Posted By chipmunky
My DH and I went to costco

and a local grocery store during senior hour last week. We tried to get everything we would need. We used their bags and left them in the garage and brought the items into the laundry room to...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 04-04-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Posted By chipmunky
My friend's husband

worked at sales job and his coworker was Richard Head. He always went by the name of Dick Head, because he claimed a customer never forgot his name, so when they came back they always asked for him...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 04-04-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 35
Posted By chipmunky

we will have shrimp and scallops with coconut rice and Asian vegetables.

I am trying hard to follow the advice from a video of how to sanitize items, and if you get take out it is suggested no...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 04-04-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Posted By chipmunky
We took a trip to the west coast

just before the COVID 19 was spreading. We came home and self quarantined for 14 days. We went no where, we saw no one. After 18 days of no human contact we went to a store to get groceries. I think...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 04-04-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 15
Posted By chipmunky
I went to the grocery store

Last week during senior hour. It was not crowded and there were lines on the floor to wait for a cashier. We didn't even have to wait. A new cashier came on duty and took us right away.

We wore...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 04-04-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 24
Posted By chipmunky
Did she have the same art materials

that Bob Ross uses? I watched him when he was on PBS live. He does his painting with a unique technique. His technique is wet on wet. He covers his canvas with a white paint first and then does...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 04-04-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 19
Posted By chipmunky
Here is a lot of information

and a youtube on how to make masks.

A friend made a mask for me and my DH, now I am making a few to give to others, since the person who was making masks brought my sewing machine back to me.
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...

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