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Posts Made By: Beach Glass
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-26-2022, 03:14 PM
Replies: 16
Posted By Beach Glass

It is such a shame that is is so difficult to get glass from the consumer to the plant to be melted down again!

I was fortunate enough during college summers to work for Owens-Illinois in their...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-24-2022, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Posted By Beach Glass

I truly dislike my laminate. We have had it for 20 years, so yes, it has lasted, but not without a lot of babying on my part.

Nope, never was able to get a shine on the floor. It has always been...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-24-2022, 02:30 PM
Replies: 32
Posted By Beach Glass

Heartfelt prayers to your sister and her family.

I sent you a PM.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-17-2022, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Posted By Beach Glass

High hopes for continued progress on your shoulder.

And as others have said… keep up on the physical therapy exercises. They are crucial.

My physical therapist has high praise for teachers....
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-15-2022, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Posted By Beach Glass
Bar soap/body wash

I don’t refute the logic that bar soap presents an issue as it must be replaced after every visitor, but I, at least, thought there would be some kind of option for cleaning my body. Body wash in a...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-14-2022, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Posted By Beach Glass
Air B&B

After reading the responses and delving into the internet regarding the bathroom soap question I posed above, I double-checked the "essential" part of the listings from the 2 places where we stayed....
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-14-2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Posted By Beach Glass
Kind of a Random Question

Thought I'd throw this out to fellow PTers...

Over the past few weeks, DH and I have stayed at 2 Air B&Bs and one bed and breakfast. These were my first experiences with Air B&Bs and both worked...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-13-2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Posted By Beach Glass
Moose Fire

I am so sorry, Amiga! Replying on the itty-bitty smart phone screen is an exercise in futility for me, and I wanted to provide a full report.

Actually DH and I were en route to a family wedding in...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-12-2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Posted By Beach Glass
Pre- diabetes

I was diagnosed with pre-diabetes November 2021. I was not at all happy with my primary as I discovered my numbers were just as bad in November 2020, but she said nothing. Anyway, different story. I...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-10-2022, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Posted By Beach Glass

And to complicate things even further, there are collared doves. They look similar, but look for a black ring around the neck.

Collared doves are considered an invasive species in my area.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-08-2022, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Posted By Beach Glass

Just read an interesting fact: 9 out of every 10 people in the WORLD have been alive during QE’s reign.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-08-2022, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Posted By Beach Glass
Moose fire

Please send positive thoughts for moisture, cooler temperatures, and lower wind speeds. This is now behind my house. The higher winds provided a 7-mile run, adding another 15,000+ acres in 48 hours,...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-06-2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 19
Posted By Beach Glass
The 5 by 5 Rule

The 5 by 5 rule:

“If something won’t matter in 5 years, don’t spend more than 5 minutes worrying about it.”
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-27-2022, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Posted By Beach Glass
Speed Queen

I’ve had Maytags for 35+ years. When the last one bit the dust, supply chain issues were a huge factor.

The local appliance company I had gone to during my research could not get the Maytag I had...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-20-2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Posted By Beach Glass
iPad Cover

I don't worry so much about accidents, which do happen, but I worry more about dings and scratches when putting my iPad away in luggage, tote, purse, the slot in front of me on the phone, etc. The...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-19-2022, 06:24 AM
Replies: 5
Posted By Beach Glass

Yesterday I received my second Covid booster, as well as my pneumonia (the newly recommended one-shot Prevnar 20).

The Prevnar kicked me in the keester last night. Flu-like symptoms, chills, a...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-18-2022, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Posted By Beach Glass

I don’t drink coffee, but a cousin swears by her Aeropress (a French press-type item) one cup at a time. She also purchases really fine coffee, usually locally roasted, and grinds her beans right...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-18-2022, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Posted By Beach Glass

I saw this somewhere else and filed it away for future reference. 😉
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-17-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Posted By Beach Glass

It's when the humidity is high that I have a really hard time. I hear ya, Keltikmom, taking a shower in high humidity is counter productive.

Grew up in Western NY, we had a cottage on Lake...
Board: Retired Teachers 08-16-2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Posted By Beach Glass
School Stuff

I did save the class photos and the middle school yearbooks, along with some favorite books, the office supplies that I had purchased with my own money, and some personal effects. Total stash = 2...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-16-2022, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Posted By Beach Glass

Aww... I am so sorry! I certainly hope your household is on the mend quickly, and that you continue to test negative.

My sister is a pathologist. She's continually telling us, "It's not if you get...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-14-2022, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Posted By Beach Glass
Meal Prep Companies

I have posted this on PT Lives On! also.

We have a good friend, 85, who lost his wife to cancer after 63 years of marriage. You assume correctly that she did almost all the cooking in the...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-13-2022, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Posted By Beach Glass
We own 3 French Brittanys, all bird dogs. ...

We own 3 French Brittanys, all bird dogs.

You are probably in a slightly different situation, but we’ve trained all our dogs with e-collars. We rarely ever use the stimulation, relying almost...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-13-2022, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Posted By Beach Glass
I just bought a London Fog that I’ve been happy...

I just bought a London Fog that I’ve been happy with, although it won’t travel by air until the end of the month. I’ve purchased all my luggage at either Ross Dress for Less or TJ Max.

Amiga, I...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-08-2022, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Posted By Beach Glass
David McCullough’s death

Devastated to hear of his death. His historical works are so interesting, and I always looked forward to the next, no matter what it was.

His works are so “readable” as were Ambrose’s. His...

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