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Forum: Café Archives Apr 21 2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Hooray for my hubby!

YAY!!!!! That's AWESOME!!
Forum: Café Archives Apr 21 2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,425
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: To all you teachers around here...help?

I honestly don't know if they will or not. At this point there really isn't anything I can do. I'm just thankful we haven't had a drug problem or sex or any of that stuff to worry about. He's a...
Forum: Café Archives Apr 19 2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,109
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: MoM cruise ship

Oh my. I'm glad my husband isn't in here. He'd be ready to strangle someone! My son was a huge Jar Jar fan, and it drove my hubby crazy. It was great! ;)
Forum: Café Archives Apr 19 2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,478
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Orth was a fine beast...

Oh I nearly fell over laughing! Too cute!
Forum: Café Archives Apr 19 2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,425
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: To all you teachers around here...help?

He can't play because of his grades, but if we homeschooled him he couldn't play ANYTHING. The only sports, with the exception of baseball and soccer, that are available around here are run through...
Forum: Café Archives Apr 15 2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,425
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: To all you teachers around here...help?

Still haven't gotten any resolution on this. :( Kory is now saying he'll do his work on his own, and show us that he knows how to work and will pass on his own. We've decided to let him, as nothing...
Forum: Café Archives Apr 15 2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,109
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: MoM cruise ship

There needs to be a deck that is sunny but UV proof, for those of us pasty pale folks who don't get or can't get much sun!
Forum: Exhibit Hall Apr 6 2009, 11:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,702
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Anne McCaffrey...Happy Birthday 2009

WOW!

I read the "reaction to..." thread before I got to this one...so I knew it was good but WOW! I am SERIOUSLY impressed!!! You are one VERY talented Lady!!
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Apr 6 2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,882
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: A Collector's Guide to the Works of Anne McCaffrey

Oh goodness I haven't even had time to start cataloging them yet. I told Dad I wanted to a couple of months ago, and he turned slightly green at the prospect. haha It'll get done, but it's going to...
Forum: Café Archives Apr 6 2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,425
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: To all you teachers around here...help?

Those are great ideas!!! And your and your daughter's issues sound a lot like Elizabeth's problems. That's very very close to the problems she has. Though she struggles to get it from her brain to...
Forum: Café Archives Apr 4 2009, 03:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,425
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: To all you teachers around here...help?

Thanks for the amazing suggestions folks!!! You're really helping me out, and knowing I'm not alone is wonderful! There are days I see all these successful kids running around, who do their...
Forum: Café Archives Apr 3 2009, 03:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,249
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: My birthday present for Anne

Oh I think she'd LOVE those!!! I don't know her personally, but I feel like I do. ;) I'm sure you can all relate. Those are BEAUTIFUL books!! :)
Forum: Café Archives Apr 3 2009, 02:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,853
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Happy Birthday Anne McCaffrey!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ANNE! (even if it is belated)

I thought about you a lot on your birthday, and you're the only non family member I have in the calendar on my phone! haha So you're remembered...
Forum: Café Archives Apr 3 2009, 02:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,425
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: To all you teachers around here...help?

This is the second pediatrician we've taken him to, and I really do think she has his best interests at heart. She talks to HIM, asks him what he thinks and how he feels and what the meds are doing...
Forum: Café Archives Apr 3 2009, 12:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,425
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: To all you teachers around here...help?

Yea, my husband and I went to the concert, and made him babysit. ;) Figured that might drive home the lesson.

It was shortly before deer season, and he LOVES to hunt...and didn't get to go this...
Forum: Café Archives Apr 2 2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,425
Posted By Missy Jo
Unhappy To all you teachers around here...help?

I have a question. I have a 14 year old son, who is in the 8th grade, and he's failing every class he's taking. He has failed every class for the last 4 years, yet the school continues to pass him....
Forum: Café Archives Mar 26 2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,591
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Well...hopefully I'm back for good now...

Yea, my oldest was the only one we really had any trouble with, and him being male and all...he found it WAY too much fun to potty anywhere but where he was supposed to. My two older girls just...
Forum: Café Archives Mar 26 2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,218
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Granath's babypool (guess when delivery will be made)

May 17th at ohh....10pm (her time of course). :)

Babies!! :D So EXCITING! (which is why I have 4...;) )
Forum: Café Archives Mar 24 2009, 02:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,980
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Writers are people too

I've been frustrated a time or two over how long a book takes to get out there...but then I have to stop and think, there are more authors out there than just the one or two I get hung up on...
Forum: Café Archives Mar 24 2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,591
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Well...hopefully I'm back for good now...

Yea. We're getting it worked out. They got all the paperwork up to the tax place, and the IRS is waiting for the amendment to their taxes, and then they'll start prosecuting who took her identity. ...
Forum: Café Archives Mar 15 2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,291
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: councils

That's awful! But I understand what you're saying. I have severe social anxiety. Some days I'm ok, but others I can barely leave the house. Phone calls are nearly impossible for me. So my...
Forum: Café Archives Mar 15 2009, 12:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,735
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: ~grumbles at spam bots~

I had that problem on my site, and eventually had to move to completely different software that uses a "Capcha" system to keep bots from registering or leaving comments. It's pretty well eliminated...
Forum: Café Archives Mar 13 2009, 03:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,591
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Well...hopefully I'm back for good now...

*gathers everyone up in a huge warm group hug*

Thank you everyone. :)

It's been tough, and we still have some VERY bad days. Heaven's(the little one we lost) parents just found out that...
Forum: Café Archives Mar 11 2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,338
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: A Winter "Thunderstorm"!

I miss snow. We used to get at least one really good snow every year, but we haven't gotten any good snow in several years. :( Just ice.
Forum: Café Archives Mar 11 2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,591
Posted By Missy Jo
Well...hopefully I'm back for good now...

Well, we moved last June, then my Goddaughter passed away towards the end of July (she was 3), and it's been a long road back. We're still settling into the new house, but doing well. Trying to get...
Forum: Café Archives Mar 11 2009, 05:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,542
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Censoring yourself?

I've done that quite a bit in my time on forums. I've learned it's a really good idea for me NOT to post first thing in the morning, since my tact seems to be a late riser. ;) Generally after I get...
Forum: Café Archives Oct 21 2008, 02:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,095
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Life in the Sticks

Only thing we grow every year is Pecans. My Grandpa worked his whole adult life growing his papershell pecan trees in the back yard. This year I think we're going to have TONS. In past years we've...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Sep 25 2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,882
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: A Collector's Guide to the Works of Anne McCaffrey

Thank you so much! Yea, Grandpa was the one who got us ALL started reading Anne's works. He got me reading, by simply sitting in his chair reading. Made me wonder what it was all about. What I...
Forum: Café Archives Sep 24 2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,579
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: What's your favorite TV shows/series?

Let's see...my favorite shows....

CSI (the original, in LV)
House
Good Eats
Star Trek: Voyager (I have them all on dvd lol)
Unwrapped
Clean House (cause it makes me feel like my house is...
Forum: Café Archives Sep 24 2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,247
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: I'm a grandma!!

AWWW! He's just beautiful!!! Congratulations!!!

I look at babies that small and I sit there and think...all my kids USED to be that small and sweet. Then they grew up and started driving me...
Forum: Café Archives Aug 7 2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,775
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Sorry to have disappeared

*snuggles GinnyStar*

I understand. There was a space of about a week where for some reason our ISP had blocked half the internet. We could find Yahoo, but not google. Could get to half my...
Forum: Crystal Singer and Brainships Aug 6 2008, 12:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,293
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: I have a question - BB book ID

I read The Ship Who Sang first...on a really sad bedraggled looking copy that the cover had fallen off of cause it was so old. haha I still have that book around here somewhere...
Forum: Café Archives Aug 5 2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,745
Posted By Missy Jo
Forum: Café Archives Aug 5 2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,775
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Sorry to have disappeared

*snuggles Cheryl*

I swore I wasn't going to say anything more about it, I've contained my grief to just a couple of sites where people know me really well, and remember how excited I was when she...
Forum: Café Archives Aug 5 2008, 02:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,775
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Sorry to have disappeared

Cherlyn, how about this wonderful weather we've got going? I swore after last spring and this one I'd never complain about the heat as long as it quit raining so much...but I'm seriously starting to...
Forum: Café Archives Aug 3 2008, 11:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,775
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Sorry to have disappeared

hehe Thanks for the vote of confidence. I did virtually nothing today. Which is to say I still did more than my husband did. I cooked lunch, did three loads of laundry and cleaned my bathroom and...
Forum: Café Archives Aug 3 2008, 11:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,014
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Looking for "Real People" opinions on vacuum cleaners

I never would have thought to do something like that Draco. haha I don't know if you can even get Panasonic vacuums around here. hmm...


I want a dyson, I really do. But I have a hard time...
Forum: Café Archives Aug 2 2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,014
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Looking for "Real People" opinions on vacuum cleaners

Luckily now, Kirbys bypass the motor with debris and the fan is metal. The first Kirby I had (with the exception of my dad ha) was a G5 way back when they first started making them. Now I have a...
Forum: Café Archives Aug 2 2008, 11:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,775
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Sorry to have disappeared

This is why I didn't move for over 11 years from my old house. lol And I spent the whole day mowing. Although it's so much nicer mowing now that I just live across the street from Dad, instead of...
Forum: Café Archives Aug 2 2008, 03:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,014
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Looking for "Real People" opinions on vacuum cleaners

I have a Kirby. Have had for a million years, and I have to say, now that I've found a site that is reliable about getting me bags and parts (belts mostly and those once every other blue moon) I...
Forum: Café Archives Aug 2 2008, 03:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,632
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Happy News

CONGRATS! How exciting to have a new baby, new aunt and new family!!

And yes, doing it legally is the problem. People who don't bother going through the channels never have problems. And then...
Forum: Café Archives Aug 2 2008, 03:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,775
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Sorry to have disappeared

Well, we're all moved in, had one heck of a party on the 4th, and I'm trying my darnedest to get the rest of the unpacking done. However, I seem to have zero motivation on hanging pictures and...
Forum: Café Archives Aug 2 2008, 03:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,549
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Some summer fun

We're not going to get to go this summer. Alas, this move has emptied my rather shallow reserve of money. BUT! Maybe next year. ;) I was just awed at this when I saw it in my magazine and I...
Forum: Café Archives Jun 25 2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,414
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Robert Asprin died

WOW! I hadn't heard anything about it!!! I have some of his books. :( I'll have to call my dad and let him know, as he's the one that got me reading his works. We're losing so many good people...
Forum: Café Archives Jun 25 2008, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,549
Posted By Missy Jo
Some summer fun

I found this in one of my magazines, something interesting we're going to try to do with the kids next summer. I thought you all might be interested on the off chance that anybody happens to be near...
Forum: Café Archives Jun 25 2008, 02:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,775
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Sorry to have disappeared

Oh my goodness. We're moving 11 years worth of junk into a new house...which is twice the size of this one. Which is great, except we're going from having a shed that is 12x16 with a loft to a...
Forum: Café Archives Jun 22 2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,775
Posted By Missy Jo
Red face Sorry to have disappeared

*blush*

I joined here and promptly got so busy I forgot to come back. :blush: I'm sorry. We are buying a new house, and closing on Friday (and moving that day too) so I've been unbelievably busy....
Forum: Café Archives May 15 2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,173
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Just had the most amazing experience

Wow! Very cool!!!

I used to really want to learn to do that, I think it would be the neatest thing. Unfortunately I'm horribly claustrophobic, and I can't handle the mask being over my nose. ...
Forum: Exhibit Hall May 1 2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,194
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Azalea Festival Pictures

Thank you everyone! She is kinda cute isn't she? She's a little imp!

The picture of us both with her having the flowers tucked behind her ear is my favorite too. I use it as an av at various...
Forum: Café Archives May 1 2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,579
Posted By Missy Jo
Re: Yay.....Oh Noes!

Nice!!

A pair of cardinals built a nest in the climbing wild rosevine/bush/thing on my Grandparent's back porch. :) We watched them for two years...till a cat ate one of them.
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