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Old May 1 2011, 07:37 PM   #201
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One of the other groups I belong to is still waiting to hear from one of our girls...she lives about 60 miles from Birmingham.....
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I wish the U.S. networks would cary more news from the rest of the world.
Maw try http://www.pbs.org/newshour/
PBS Newshour the was a good batch of news, for students and teachers also
I just spotted this. They had a whole min-part on autism, which I've told to a few other folks, and here.
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/...in-infants.htm

The soon the better, for the early spotted early care can be given. I know of a few who fight these here, and/or parents of and many others with my inable to communicte what I see clearly in my mind at times

For all folks here another http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/healt...lts_04-22.html

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/news/autism/

@ jube We had to put one of our dogs down due to her attacking hubby and our "new" puppy last week. RIP Paws Sorry to hear about this
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unfotunatly, we are extremley busy this week and might have to give it to some freands of ours, or there is a wildlife musium with a hospital ( for wild animals) where we are probably going to take it. (i will post some pics we took in a bit)
i am having trouble with my computer and the pictures right now, so i will get them up after i figure out where i put them( my computer is positive they don't exist)
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Got a new cell phone today. It's the same "brand" that I had before (Samsung) but with a qwerty keyboard. No internet (didn't want it). It's pretty and purple!
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Got a new cell phone today. It's the same "brand" that I had before (Samsung) but with a qwerty keyboard. No internet (didn't want it). It's pretty and purple!
I was reading about this one, http://www.independentliving.com/pro...?number=812347 perhaps for Dan J to make easier for him to use, I don't know about the sliding part, for some reason that kind like to get stuck, or some on that order, for he all thumbs when comes to phones.
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My hubby is like that. He refuses to use a cell phone and ad home he always uses the whole number instead of the phonebook, but then he refuses to use the computer also. He doesn't touch it at all !!
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I like my phone, it is a Phone phone.......no internet, no pictures, no camera, no ring tones. All it can do is Phone people. Oh, Yea, and it can text. That is the down side.
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Old May 8 2011, 10:38 PM   #208
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OOOoooOOO Cilla...a purple phone. I still don't understand having the internet on a cell phone...but then again I don't hardly use my cell phone.

I tell you there is a generation growing up now, that when they are in their 50's and 60's they aren't going to be able to use their thumbs...their all going to have severe joint troubles in them, from all the texting they have been doing on their cell phones as kids and teens...!
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I don't see the point of having internet on my phone until I'm stranded at the train station trying to figure out what's gone wrong this time and how can I get to my experiment (I have some work going on in another part of the country at the moment) and then I wish that I'd got a phone that does more than call and text. Most of the time though I'm not bothered about it though. My phone is usually only used to call Stu to say that I'm going to be late etc.
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Old May 9 2011, 06:32 PM   #211
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i'm part of the generation lady Maelin mentiened, but i'm weird- i only us my phone to call people...i don't even text.(I'd rather read a book!)
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Rianne...Books are a great enjoyment now when your young and as you get older...it will also probably save the easy use of your thumbs, in your later years...to help turn the pages...
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I use my phone to ring or text people, sometimes I use the 'net on it to update FB but otherwise I use the compie for everything else.
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Still here, being organised by a crafty mongrel who in six months has transformed everything
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Our cell phone has been dropped so many time that the screen is broken and will not show any displays. We can only use the phone for call people. It will not even show the time.
What I can't understand is why people in the same room need to text each other. My niece will do that. Kibby wants a phone. I told her she can have one when SHE can pay for it.
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It's almost like having a child, isn't it? How is she doing? We haven't had an update on her for a while.

I have to go to the cardiologist tomorrow. Just a checkup after the "procedure" a while back. I don't much care for seeing doctors. Guess I'll just have to get used to it.

And Maw, stick to your guns about the phone. You wouldn't believe the bill my niece's teenage son ran up when he first got his. He spent a summer cutting grass to pay for it.
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Anneli...Oh I most heartily agree...they're like having a perpetual two year old, one that follows you everywhere, even to the bathroom, they go to bed with you and wake you up so you can get them their breakfast or dinner and any and all snacks that you care to give them.

They have their own toys, dishes, blankets, and some pet parents even buy their furry kids special clothes (those poor people have really gone round the bend)...We all worry and fuss over them when their sick...or we even think they are, refuse to leave them with anyone we don't trust completely...check out their doctors better than we do our own.
All in all...YEP they are just like our kids...especially the older we get.


Sandi...Good Luck with your Doctor appointment...hope all goes well with no new surprises. Yes I am afraid you will have to learn to put up with all the Doctors, their staff and all their endless poking and prodding...but it's really not that much to have to put up with considering what C O U L D have happened instead !

Maw...I agree again with Sandi...stick to your guns about the phone, I have two Grandaughters and what can go on with teenage girls is incredible, especially when it comes to their cell phones...UGG!!!
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Priscilla - a purple phone? Consider me jealous!

Anneli - They are rather life altering, aren't they? Totally worth it though!

Sandi - good luck with your doctors appointment!

As for myself, I'm pretty busy with Uni at the moment, so I might be a little absent over the next few weeks.
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kibbie is deffently not getting a phone until SHE can pay for it. Then it will be a pay as you go type thing I can NOT afford to pay her bill.
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Samsara...Good Luck with your studies, they are quite a bit more important for you...and MoM will be here, and some of us will be waiting to hear just how well you've done!!!
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Someone my sister works with found a couple of kittens. One of them is missing a front paw. He could not keep it because he has a bunch of wild cats living close buy. So of course Tammy agreed to take them both. The kittens are very close and yells when ever they are apart. Not sure how the kitten lost its front paw. I don't think it was born that way. It has a wound that will open up. The guy we got them from said they will help with the vet bills, wich is good, we are taking the hurt one in on Monday.
Our barking cat(Ebony small dog who thinks she is a cat) spends the day staring at them and making sure no other cat goes near them and also making sure they are clean. When they start going out side she will go out with them and make sure they don't go too far and that every things stays away from them.
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i am having trouble with my computer and the pictures right now, so i will get them up after i figure out where i put them( my computer is positive they don't exist)
the photo is now here:http://forums.srellim.org/showthread.php?t=8175



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Someone my sister works with found a couple of kittens. One of them is missing a front paw. He could not keep it because he has a bunch of wild cats living close buy. So of course Tammy agreed to take them both. The kittens are very close and yells when ever they are apart. Not sure how the kitten lost its front paw. I don't think it was born that way. It has a wound that will open up. The guy we got them from said they will help with the vet bills, wich is good, we are taking the hurt one in on Monday.
<sinp> Ouch!
Our barking cat(Ebony small dog who thinks she is a cat) spends the day staring at them and making sure no other cat goes near them and also making sure they are clean. When they start going out side she will go out with them and make sure they don't go too far and that every things stays away from them.
Sound like you got a watch-dog for them,
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Ah yes. The End of The World is coming (again) on May 21. At least I get my birthday in. Also, employers will be happy to note that it is occuring on a weekend, so they won't lose any work days! Shame our Mike will miss out on his college graduation on the 22nd. And, here he is graduating Summa Cum Laude!
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yes, but it is also supposed to end in 2012? if it ends on the 21st, how will it end then?
this is what, the fourth time the world has been slated to end in the last decade?
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Geeez Cilla...you could have had them end it after my birthday
on the 26th......well at least their getting your's in.

Who's saying it will end this time???

Lord I just got through with one of Isaac Asimov famous short stories...Nightfall...
[ said to be the very best Sci-Fi short story ever]...
it was pretty good... it was also about the end of a world...
seems to be way to much of this kind of thing going around... !

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talented but a brilliant brain as well...WOW. Send him my best
wishes and hearty C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!!
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Will do, dearest H.S. That gorgeous portrait you did of he and Jenn hangs in their room. Soon his degree and honors award (framed) can hang next to it!

I'm not sure who is saying the end is coming this time. Apparently there are even people getting rid of everything they have this week in preparation. Won't they just be surprised when they wake up on the 22nd, alive and poor! Now I've got a line from a song going around in my head: "It's the End of the World As We Know It. . ."
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Life's a game and the winner is the one who goes out with the most toys....

End of the world? What again?
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it's raining. this is weird. also: there're dozens of billboards around the bay area proclaiming that "judgment day" is coming.
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Various groups have been proclaiming the end of the world since, to my own certain knowledge, 1969. So far they're 0 for - oh, several dozen at least.

It's a great way to keep people fearful. and how pointless! If the same dude - who died 30 years ago - had predicted that if you bought 2000 lottery tickets you'd win, would you put out £2000? The odds against are still roughly 14 million to one AGAINST.

Anyone proclaiming the world is ending is likely trying to manipulate you/ the general populace, or trying to become famous. Ignore them.
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On the TV this morning they were talking about a news article about this latest guy who is busy saying "only six shopping days left"- part of me wonders if he owns a chain of shops!
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I'll tell you what my high school teachers use to tell us when someone said the world would end-----------Do you home work any way just incase they ate wrong.
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Tell your son CONGRATS for me. What is his degree in.
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Well all I can say to the DOOM sayers is... like with us, when the World's number is up...that'll be it, nothing anyone of the humans living on her at the time will be able to do about it...so it enjoy her while she last and treat her as good as you can while she's still around...that way she will be good to all of us in return.

Cilla...I'm so glad to hear that they are still enjoying their portrait...I'm sure his degree and honors awards will look great, prominently placed on their wall...he's earned it!!!
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Slightly early birthday present from my son:

http://s89.photobucket.com/albums/k2...t=DSCN1432.jpg
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Old May 16 2011, 11:46 PM   #237
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Very nice Cilla...
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Old May 17 2011, 01:14 AM   #238
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Samsara...Good Luck with your studies, they are quite a bit more important for you...and MoM will be here, and some of us will be waiting to hear just how well you've done!!!

Thanks Lady M! only 3 1/2 weeks to go and its all over!!!

Priscilla, love the handbag!! Cingrats to your son, on his graduation. That will hopefully be me in acouple of weeks, so I know how exciting it is!!

And as for the world ending... I think most of you already know that I would build a shelter under my house if I could afford it!
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Ah, the lady has style What a nice gift!
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Old May 17 2011, 02:14 PM   #240
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