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Valley of the Sun Quilters   Off-Topic Chat

Started 8/20/15 by KSCarolyn; 1478608 views.
lppenguins

From: lppenguins

Oct-1

Definitely, if they close the dorms, these kids will all have to go home! They don’t want to. ASU was saying they’ll lose 10s of thousands of dollars.

 I have a dear friend who for the last 10 years has taken in foreign exchange students, this year they refused to enroll them even after the 14 days. In a school district (and his school) that he works for!

he went out of district, and they were enrolled. Thank goodness. 
I’m not letting my guard down though! I do not want any flu.

lppenguins

From: lppenguins

Oct-1

It’s a hard decision. My #1 would be, can you get health insurance. You need insurance. 
Also if the one job can’t guarantee full time on  a permanent basis I would have to pass.

To unstable especially right now.  You’ve worked to hard for your beautiful home, and to get your debts all paid off. 

good luck in which ever you choose.

lppenguins

From: lppenguins

Oct-1

How fun. I’d be outside playing with the animals lol I wasn’t quilting. Lol

sounds like she won’t have time for looking for cobwebs

Cathy (cacnurse1)

From: Cathy (cacnurse1)

Oct-1

lppenguins said:

My DH just walked in my sewing room and said “can I have a needle and black string so I can sew on a button” black string!?!

How many years did it take for this to rub off on him.  While cleaning out my brother's house, I came across a plastic box in the medicine chest.  When I opened it, there were a few needles and 3 small spools of thread on wooden spools.  God knows when he last used it.  I doubt that thread could hold much together any more.  I brought it home with me.blush

Cathy (cacnurse1)

From: Cathy (cacnurse1)

Oct-1

lppenguins said:

Every child in the family slept under it for years.  it’s in need of repair, I think I’ll work on that for him as a gift. 

What a treasure to have!  Hope you can repair it.

Cathy (cacnurse1)

From: Cathy (cacnurse1)

Oct-1

Midkid5 said:

Be a pineapple, stand up tall, wear a crown, and be sweet. 

Cute!  Fits Carolyn perfectly!

Cathy (cacnurse1)

From: Cathy (cacnurse1)

Oct-1

I thought you loved your rehab position and were learning a lot.  My only suggestion is to not get a resume that looks like you job hop.  You haven't been in this one very long.  Employers will get skittish about hiring someone who leaves a short time after their orientation is complete.  

There are costs associated with hiring someone and orienting them.

LindaPutt

From: LindaPutt

Oct-1

Ditto what Laura said.  Cathy too.

  • Edited October 1, 2020 4:50 pm  by  LindaPutt
Pirate (PIRATE_SR)

From: Pirate (PIRATE_SR)

Oct-1

Cathy (cacnurse1) said:

When I opened it, there were a few needles and 3 small spools of thread on wooden spools.  God knows when he last used it.  I doubt that thread could hold much together any more.  I brought it home with me.

OH!  OH!!!   I know an EXCELLENT use for old thread like that.  I, also, inherited a huge inventory of thread on wooden spools from my mother-in-law and one of Tom's cousin's mother.  The thread must be 60 years old, at least.  You know that you wouldn't trust it for any structural strength.

BUT .. by golly .. it's perfectly suitable for anything temporary .. like basting!  or you just need to tack something down.  I use all that old thread for basting my hexies.  The thread just stays in the hexie when the template is removed.    I really *hated* using my expensive, good piecing thread for basting the hexies and this was the *perfect* solution.  

Every time I prep my hexies, I profusely thank my mother-in-law, Jeanne, and Aunt Emilie for having that thread for me to use.  :-)

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