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  1. Souschef
    10-27-2016 07:14 PM
    Souschef
    Hi-you are right-it was not a simulator.
  2. razztazz
    01-28-2015 11:41 AM
    razztazz
    Thanks. I don't usually speak to people through the kitchen window like this but I wanted to thank you. I couldn't think of a response that wouldn't have gotten the thread shut down, ha ha.
    Freebies for what, pray tell? I'm a retired public servant, and never got anything for free, not even lunch (unless fellow employees chippped in as a good-bye gesture). Then again, I did get to use the Government's toilet paper for 30+ years so I suppose that saved some money Amethyst
  3. CRABBY JERRY
    Sorry, just noticed this!
  4. Midpack
    12-05-2013 04:58 PM
    Midpack
    Probably best if it's not out on the thread, but it was about the future of entitlements over the next 30-40 years and what seniors should be prepared to accept keeping generational fairness in mind. My concern was how to have the discussion without some members shutting down the thread with politics...
  5. Amethyst
    09-13-2013 09:52 AM
    Amethyst
    Hmm. Nowhere in my profile is knitting mentioned (although I love to see, and sometimes wear, what other people have achieved with yarn). Now, I wonder what I said to unintentionally imply that I'm a knitter? I'm an experienced embroiderer (since early teens), currently using mostly silk thread and silk ribbon, and a maker of embellished quilts. There are a few of us around, though our numbers seem to be dwindling!
  6. sheehs1
    09-06-2013 11:14 PM
    sheehs1
    Amethyst...just visited your profile here. I'm a knitter too! I see there may be a few more!
  7. Arifriekinel
    Thanks! It's about the most fun a girl can have, I'd say :)
  8. Lazarus
    12-31-2012 10:19 AM
    Lazarus
    I have never had any washer hoses break but it happened to a friend of mine while he was on vacation. He had a sunken living room that filled up with water. Neighbors called him when they saw water running out his front door into the street! When I remember I turn water off to the house if I am going to be gone a while.
  9. Retire2013
    Hi Amethyst, my osteoarthritis is getting better now. Thank you for your warm and kind words.
  10. Retire2013
    Thank you for your kind comment. It's always nice to hear from you!

About Me

  • About Amethyst
    Gender
    Female
    State
    D.C. suburbs
    Occupation
    systems engineer
    Retirement Year
    2014
    Interests
    hiking and being outdoors
    reading and writing
    fitness and health
    painting (acrylic on furniture)
    art needlework (own designs, not kits)
    fixing things and solving problems
    Biography
    Empathetic, right-brained, creative, independent thinker; have absolutely no use for peer pressure--I like being part of a group, just not if it means doing/being something I don't agree with; strong work ethic, fiscally conservative, not at all neat and tidy, and a truly lousy stock picker.
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    If you understood everything I say, you'd be me ~ Miles Davis
    'There is only one success to be able to spend your life in your own way. Christopher Morley.

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