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Old 01-11-2013, 10:14 PM
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How has your week back at school been, Coach? My kids have been pretty good, and they don't even know I am retiring!!! I will let them know just as soon as I meet with CalSTRS and get the final date.
It was a great week! We are just having a lot of facilities issues....old buildings are a lot of work!
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Old 01-11-2013, 10:15 PM
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Made....

I haven't got to read all of today's posts...but I wanted to tell you....

Cars on the track.

Nice.
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Old 01-11-2013, 10:34 PM
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You, too, Star. Do you get a discount or a free meal when you work? How about if it is your day off?
I get 50% off on a sub. I also have the whole weekend off!
Looking forward to it, having trouble with a lot of pain in my arms from repetitive moving and heavy lifting. My doctor says if it does not go away in a couple of weeks he wants to take me off work for awhile. After a very busy night my arm is so sore it even hurts to type. I am going to take something and see if I can get some sleep.
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Old 01-12-2013, 01:23 AM
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Happy weekend everyone. Three and a half hours at work this morning and then I'm free to enjoy the rest of the weekend, whoo hoo. I hope everyone is doing something enjoyable this weekend, so stay safe and be happy people. Also anyone who's feeling a bit poorly , get well soon.
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Old 01-12-2013, 02:24 AM
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Originally Posted by Christmas-A-Holic View Post
I just got back from the vet with Chico a couple of hours ago for a check up on his heart. The vet said he sounded well and wants to see him in a few months for a follow up but so far things are good. I just keep praying!

Good to hear all is well

Originally Posted by caninemom3 View Post
Good evening, Christmas family

I had done a great long post and lost it.......

As an update on Wish, He seems to be feeling good today and did yesterday too. I spoke with the vet about stopping the Benazepril and he told me some information about the drug I did not know. It is the drug that keeps Wish from having abnormal heart rhythms which could be deadly. For now, I am going to try just cutting the dose in half. I guess we will go from there.
mmmm your in a catch 22 but wood there not be another tab that might not have the same side effects cutting down to half did the vet recommend that?
some tabs with rise blood/kidney/liver levels
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Old 01-12-2013, 02:32 AM
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Has anyone seen, Becoming Santa??? WOW! What a great documentary. Very touching, brought a few tears to my eyes (happy tears!) and also really getting to see how hard Santa works! Of course we all know that!

They follow this man around who transforms himself to becoming Santa. Others are interviewed as well and some history about Santa. I loved it! It's available on Netflix, if you have it. That is where I watched it.




Sounds good must check it out not that i have to I BELIEVE ANYWAY LOL

Originally Posted by merrymistletoe
hey y'all! I don't ever seem to find time to come here anymore. not sure what I'm dealing w/ but I am physically worn out, every part of my upper body hurts. I have got to get this under control.... I hope everyone is well & safe. happy Friday everyone!

Hope you get this sorted girl its horrable waking up every day feeling like crap tale care
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Old 01-12-2013, 02:59 AM
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Morning
Catch up on all the posts

Seawaters hope the tablets have kicked in and am sure your looking forward so much to retirement

Cah. nice idea about getting the videos on to dvd am sure she wood love it

CM3, glad wish is doing good

Sugar.. goodluck with our new laptop
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Old 01-12-2013, 04:43 AM
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Okay, what time does everyone want to meet for breakfast at Bernie's???
Come and get it!

Breakfast is ready, and, in an exercise of my vast mayoral power, I've stopped traffic on the highway until Seawaters comes in for a landing. Soup's on, gang!
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Old 01-12-2013, 05:24 AM
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Our principal told one of the other third grade teachers that she had received "lots of calls from parents of third graders" (I don't believe "lots" at all.) to complain about the third grade math curriculum being too hard for their kids!!! I was aghast! Excuse me? Third grade math curriculum has ALWAYS been addition and subtraction with carrying and borrowing (now called regrouping); multiplication facts; beginning multi-digit multiplication; beginning division; some geometry as in shape identification, perimeter and area; and beginning fractions. When I say ALWAYS, that means from my mom's time, to my time, to present time; so it's not like a big change in math curriculum happened at all. Plus, these are the things tested on the state test at third grade. We teachers did not determine the curriculum; the state did. Nor was this curriculum introduced this year! The principal wants us to spend our next collaboration day seeing what we could take out of the curriculum!!! Can you believe that? What in the world is hard about memorizing multiplication facts? Shall we not teach it and let the kids be unprepared for fourth grade? But maybe next year these same concerned parents will want the fourth grade teachers not tax the brains of the kids again! Of course, memorizing math facts does interfere with computer time, game-playing time, TV time, sports time, etc. Heaven forbid that we should require homework either. I just had to vent at such stupidity, especially on behalf of our principal. I am floored!!! I wonder what the principal and the parents will say when they get the results of the state test? Of course, it will still be the teacher's fault! Please, let me lower my standards so your kid will not have to work!!! Sorry for the rant.
I understand where you're coming from. We all had to memorize our multiplication tables early-on. And if you can't add & subtract by 3rd grade, you're in trouble.
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