United States • Age 70
Joined myLot 16 years ago
Ability is what you are capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. - Lou Holtz
Janey1966 @Janey1966 (24170) • Carlisle, England 16 Jan 10
A few MyLotters cannot understand why I - perhaps - do not appreciate the in-laws (especially my mother-in-law) like I should. I shall now try to explain why I am more wary of the mother-in-law moreso now than before I got...
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dorannmwin @dorannmwin (36392) • United States 1 Jan 10
A couple days ago I talked about my friend who is in the hospital in a coma after suffering from a massive heart attack followed by a stroke. She is braindead and blind. Well, her husband called me for advice a couple days ago and...
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dorannmwin @dorannmwin (36392) • United States 27 Dec 09
Does anyone have any special plans for New Year's Eve for this year? Us, we are doing a version of the same thing that we've been doing for the past several years. We will be going out to eat dinner at a rib restaurant and then we...
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GoAskAlice @GoAskAlice (5794) 26 Dec 09
Here I am again! This is my first discussion of many where I'm asking for suggestions, enhancements, and wish lists! I want to hear your opinions about the myLot home page. Have you customized your home page? Do you like...
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PeacefulWmn9 @PeacefulWmn9 (10420) • United States 26 Dec 09
It's so common, at least here in America, for people to make...and break....resolutions with the onset of each new year. I no longer make resolutions, but....I do try to look back on the year just past, examine...
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webeishere @webeishere (36313) • United States 24 Dec 09
Yes, here in Minnesota at 1 a.m. on Christmas Eve morning it is snowing like crazy. I have cleared about 4 inches already and we are expecting 72 hours of snow falling. Supposed to get upwards of 18 inches total is all. It's so...
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chelsgrrl69 @chelsgrrl69 (382) • United States 23 Dec 09
Ok, so there has been this ongoing battle with mostly the retail industry but has almost become politically incorrect.. Stores are more and more saying Happy Holidays instead of Merry Christmas. [this is because of the melting...
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dorannmwin @dorannmwin (36392) • United States 23 Dec 09
I went to the grocery store yesterday to buy a few things to get us through until Christmas and ended up spending far more than I had intended to spend because they had several things that were marked down. All of the things that...
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twoey68 @twoey68 (13627) • United States 22 Dec 09
Ok, we’ve all been in the situation where we’ve been in a store and have either had a kid throwing a tantrum or have witnessed a tantrum. Most times I side with the parents b/c I know that it can be difficult to shop with kids...
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dolce_vita78 @dolce_vita78 (8062) • Philippines 22 Dec 09
Hello everyone!Here in the Philippines, we normally welcome Christmas on it's eve. Specifically, we welcome Christmas at midnight (of December 24). Everyone would be very busy preparing for the Noche Buena (often translated...
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PastorP @PastorP (1170) • United States 22 Dec 09
Greetings to all. Well, we're not rich and we want to save money, so during daylight hours our thermostat is set at 68 F. In the evening it goes down to a cool crisp 62. We sleep under an electric blanket though. So, what is...
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ersmommy1 @ersmommy1 (12588) • United States 22 Dec 09
My niece wants to dye the ends of her hair turquois. She is 14. The last time she did this the colors wee blonde and royal blue. It actually looked awesome. JMO. DO you think it is self expression or stupid?
maezee @maezee (42013) • United States 22 Dec 09
This is one of the ways that the adults in my family get on my nerves. When I asked them for Christmas what they wanted, (as I do every year), they did their same schpeel: "Oh..Don't get me anything" in this tone of voice that I...
Amber @AmbiePam (79608) • United States 22 Dec 09
I'm currently making some turkey sausage for my dinner tonight. I love turkey sausage. Because sausage itself is yummy. It's just too bad that sausage could kill me from just reading how many fat grams are in it. So I've turned...
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Maggiepie @Maggiepie (7816) • United States 19 Dec 09
Does anyone else here find it as excruciatingly funny as I do that, every time the Church of Global Warming has one of its high holy days (this time it's being celebrated in Copenhagen), God tosses a blizzard out? I mean, this...
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Anora_Eldorath @Anora_Eldorath (6028) • United States 22 Dec 09
This weekend we had a scare with our children which resulted in the sitter being dismissed. Now we are currently wondering how does one politely ask those seeking sitting employment with us to provide a background check? Has...
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webeishere @webeishere (36313) • United States 22 Dec 09
A christmas tree looks so awesome with presents under it till they touch the lowest branches etc. But this year we had too many to fit under the tree. The gifts my daughter had for us would not fit under the tree so the...
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eliezl @eliezl (610) • Philippines 22 Dec 09
have you shopped a lot this christmas? like for gifts? or for yourself? with the ongoing crisis, it is wise to spend money wisely or end up with a big debt on the new year ahead which isn't good. as for me i juz budgeted...
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