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by colonialgirl
Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Being selfish or surviving?
Replies: 21
Views: 960

Re: Being selfish or surviving?

This is just a sad story. The older I get in life, the more I see how all our lives are shaped by our childhoods with our parents. Sounds like SIL is treated like a dog. Can't order dinner? Mom is 88 - tell her NO and order it. You all have heard me talk about my mama. I loved her more than life its...
by colonialgirl
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check in April 15, 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1443

Re: Daily Check in April 15, 2019

Thank God Jackie! Surgery is always disconcerting but nothing compared to cancer. My two best friends and my niece had hysterectomies and they said they should have had them 20 years earlier they felt so much better. I am so relieved for you. Changing those prayers to a successful surgery!! Well don...
by colonialgirl
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Trying to think of two former (?) board members...
Replies: 13
Views: 631

Re: Trying to think of two former (?) board members...

I had forgotten the super secret forum. I remember how determined Ellen Marie was to make her tell us where to find it. The other thing I remember was the lunches Michelle would pack for her husband- home made soup, 2 sandwiches, a beef pot pie (homemade) 3 pieces of fruit and a couple of dozen cook...
by colonialgirl
Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Trying to think of two former (?) board members...
Replies: 13
Views: 631

Re: Trying to think of two former (?) board members...

Randamax - You don't mean you doubted the stories of buying 20 crates of mixed out of season vegetables for $3.00 and then turning around and reselling them to her friends for enough money to pay their rent for 2 months? How suspicious of you! haha. She was a dandy. Being incredibly naive, I always ...
by colonialgirl
Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Reading Challenge
Replies: 20
Views: 617

Re: Reading Challenge

Sounds good to me Randa - Your best friend’s favorite book A book that is more than 150 years old A book by an author who shares your first name The first book in a series A book with a yellow cover A book that was published the year you were born The biography of someone you admire A book that’s be...
by colonialgirl
Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: How long were you with frugal living?
Replies: 79
Views: 8920

Re: How long were you with frugal living?

Are you talking about Virginia Needle Woman? Yes she did pass away. Debbie sent me the listing when they sold her home.