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I joined this crazy place on 2008-01-20, 9 years ago.
"And have we now forgotten that powerful friend? or do we imagine that we no longer need his assistance? I have lived, Sir, a long time, and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth- that God Governs in the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without his notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without his aid? We have been assured, Sir, in the sacred writings, that "except the Lord build the House they labour in vain that build it." I firmly believe this; and I also believe that without his concurring aid we shall succeed in this political building no better, than the Builders of Babel:" - Benjamin Franklin
what do you set your heat on? - 5 years ago
i'm in a big ol' 150 year old house in PA, we keep it at 64 day/night. we heat with oil and it costs $750-900 to fill up the tank, so we wear a lot of hoodies and slippers, and use space heaters on th...
Christmas presents, pictures, trees, cookies!!!! - 5 years ago
haven't finished shopping. barely started over the weekend. i have a tiny tree. no cookies yet, just a ton of cupcakes. i don't even have a house yet. i'm going to try to knock out all ...
walking gps?? - 5 years ago
we have a Garmin eTrex, it was around $150 at Dick's. we use it for geocaching. it shows where you've walked/driven, but it does not do turn-by-turn directions. it has a lot of other stuff we never us...
Winter here in Jacksonville, NC - 5 years ago
Pssh, forget Jacksonville, i'm sitting here in PA just wishing it would snow already! I'm gonna be ticked off if i moved all this way and end up with a green Christmas.
Cute Hat/Mittens - 5 years ago
Chaos makes some really cute knit hats. I just saw some the other night at a sporting goods store, they were like the Ugly Dolls.
Anyone looking for a rental? - 5 years ago
Just passing this along, we're moving in a couple days and our house will be available in a few weeks. I told the owner I'd spread the word. It's a nice little 3 bed/2 bath on a corner lot on a cul-de...
Dozens of exotic animals loose in OH - 5 years ago
not good at all! i have friends in zanesville - wonder if they can catch a giraffe for me.....
childcare for the ball 2011 - 5 years ago
ours is $24/hour for 3 kids with a 3 hour minimum. blah. this ball is being a pain all around, but we both really want to go since it's the last one.
Any long weekend plans? - 5 years ago
[i]some don't consider it a 'real' holiday. :([/i] cuz it's NOT! :P i think we're going to MumFest tomorrow after the kids' football games, and probably drive out on the beach Sunday. hubs is of...
Ice Age - 6 years ago
it's true. he was a hairy, big headed baby. i thought he was the cutest child ever born.