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Posts Made By: Beach Glass
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-25-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Posted By Beach Glass

I pay $18 for a cut and $50 for color. My stylist also owns her own shop and works by herself.

We are quite rural, and salon salesmen no longer stop in our town. The shipping of products has...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-22-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Posted By Beach Glass
Same here

I got the same one yesterday. Also call Netflix and they confirmed it as a scam.

The last time this happened, they requested I forward it to them using the same address you posted. But yesterday...
Board: Retired Teachers 02-20-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Posted By Beach Glass
Jury Duty

About 20 years ago, I was put in the jury pool for federal court - 180 miles away. We are in a very rural area. And the jury pool was active for a whole month. If called, I would have had to drive...
Board: Retired Teachers 02-15-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Posted By Beach Glass

I read a fine article on spending money in retirement. So many retirees have been in the “save” mode for so long that they have difficulty changing to the “spend” mode. I have to admit, it does feel...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-14-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Posted By Beach Glass
Ways to work through entrance to Canada

There is a way to apply for either a "temporary resident permit" (TPR - $200) or for a "criminal rehabilitation" ($1000) which is a permanent permission to enter. I guess it has to be really...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-14-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Posted By Beach Glass
Entering Canada with a DUI on your record

I am not in this situation, but stumbled across this.

If you have had a DUI conviction EVER - even if it was years ago, you may not be allowed entry into Canada!

There are ways to get through...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-13-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Posted By Beach Glass

I was anemic during my child bearing years. Dr. Took me off iron supplements after menopause (age 50) and blood tests indicated it was fine. The, at 62 and my last appt, dr wanted me back on...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-12-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Posted By Beach Glass
Visually Impaired

I had a 6th grader a number of years ago who was visually impaired. When using a document camera, it was better for her if I used yellow paper (not bright, but just yellow) with black fine tipped...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-11-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Posted By Beach Glass

I have Ménière’s disease, and vertigo one one of a number of symptoms of it.

My ENT has me on a low-dose diuretic to reduce the fluid in my inner ear, along with 2 mg Valium. Meclizine and Zofran...
Board: Retired Teachers 02-07-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Posted By Beach Glass

A friend and her husband have a number of feeders in their back yard. I live in Central Idaho, within the Rocky Mountain Range, west of the Continental Divide.

One day I was over visiting,...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-05-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 20
Posted By Beach Glass
School closures

In my state, the state allows one “forgiven” day - one day of school closures that do not count against the district.

We have 2 other days built into the calendar, and if not used are taken off...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 01-31-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 13
Posted By Beach Glass
Sprite - hot water at school

I taught 6th in a very old school. Had a sink in the room but I never had the patience to leave it running to get hot.

I decided to do gingerbread houses at Christmas and NEEDED hot water. I left...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 01-30-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
Posted By Beach Glass
Hot water

It is my understanding that it would be against health laws not to have hot water.
Board: Retired Teachers 01-28-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 19
Posted By Beach Glass
Medicare Advantage

Because we are so rural and travel out of state for much health care, It was recommended that we NOT go with Medicare Advantage plans. It was our understanding that Advantage limits us a bit...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 01-24-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 32
Posted By Beach Glass

I'm in the middle of Rooster Bar by John Grisham. I departed from reading him for a while, don't know why, and have gotten back into them.

The next book is Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs. The TV show...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 01-22-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Posted By Beach Glass
Advice regarding wedding

DD1 is getting married in September. She and her fiancee are planning a very small wedding - she has never enjoyed being the center of attention <!--giggle-->.

All of us parents - me, my husband,...
Board: Retired Teachers 01-22-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Posted By Beach Glass

As with Ed, once I handed my letter over in February, that was pretty much it. My principal was happy for me, she was a gem, and happily crossed my name off the formal observation list - a gift for...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 01-21-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Posted By Beach Glass

I, too, take a diuretic for Ménière’s disease. The nurse practitioner suggested I take it in the morning. I haven’t experienced a significant increase in trips to the bathroom.
Board: Retired Teachers 01-19-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Posted By Beach Glass
I agree wholeheartedly with the previous poster!!...

I agree wholeheartedly with the previous poster!!

Right off the bat, I can tick off a number of past students of mine that went to trade schools and are doing extremely well! Beautician, 2...
Board: Retired Teachers 01-18-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Posted By Beach Glass

Got mine a couple days ago, but DH’s has not arrived yet.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 01-17-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Posted By Beach Glass
Store closing

I am SO sad. Our closest JC Penney store in “The Big City” I refer to in some of my posts is closing. I have shopped there for decades! It was my go-to for so many things! There are some things, like...
Board: Retired Teachers 01-16-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Posted By Beach Glass

Sometimes the only way to differentiate my recipes is by the stains on them from years and years of use, along with the giver's penmanship! LOLLOL

I read that same article. I'm like amiga - it's a...
Board: Retired Teachers 01-15-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Posted By Beach Glass

Start preparing for retirement by putting a little by every month NOW!!

I wish a veteran teacher had encouraged/nagged me to start when I was a newbie. Even just $25 a month into a 401k would...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 01-14-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Posted By Beach Glass

Yes, I’ve had that issue. I’ve been successful in fixing it by exiting out of the app and then opening it again.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 01-13-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Posted By Beach Glass
InstaPot box...

Was also our Elsie’s favorite toy after Christmas <!--giggle-->

The crocheted rug I just finished is her new favorite. She hides there and the attacks our Dog, Libby.

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