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by Alta
Sat Apr 24, 2010 2:36 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Time to plan...
Replies: 66
Views: 4107

Re: Time to plan...

We can do the pacific northwest. How is August for people? I also noticed Holland America doing Alaska cruises round trip from Seattle for $599. Wouldn't that be amazing?
by Alta
Tue Mar 30, 2010 2:52 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Time to plan...
Replies: 66
Views: 4107

Re: Time to plan...

May would be best, but that's coming up quick. Anytime in May or August is good for me. Technically, June or July is fine too if it's in the Yellowstone National Park area (I have summer school in June and July.) Most, if not all of our children, will likely be staying with grandparents in July, so ...
by Alta
Tue Feb 16, 2010 11:36 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Time to plan...
Replies: 66
Views: 4107

Re: Time to plan...

by Alta
Tue Feb 16, 2010 3:38 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Time to plan...
Replies: 66
Views: 4107

Re: Time to plan...

Kelly? Any thoughts? What are your plans at this point?
by Alta
Mon Feb 08, 2010 5:14 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Time to plan...
Replies: 66
Views: 4107

Re: Time to plan...

I'd be down for mid-Atlantic stuff, but I've never been there, so I'd want to see alot if we went that direction. I have a sister in Kentucky we could visit if we were in that part of the country. If ya'll wanted to venture to Montana, we have a large house to keep people and there are some things n...
by Alta
Mon Feb 08, 2010 5:06 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Time to plan...
Replies: 66
Views: 4107

Re: Time to plan...

What is wrong with you, Kiryan? 1. You are not a cub. 2. You are married to the most wonderful woman in history. 3. Profit
by Alta
Thu Jan 21, 2010 2:47 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Time to plan...
Replies: 66
Views: 4107

Re: Time to plan...

Maybe more people would be interested in a Vegas Toril gathering? Cruise=expensive booze; Vegas=too drunk to actually talk politics with mudders. It has merit.
by Alta
Tue Jan 19, 2010 6:46 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: No Pants Day!
Replies: 1
Views: 228

No Pants Day!

http://www.planet1067.com/blog;jsessionid=EDDACBCAF677A36CD1C2AAAB9E2CFA10?action=viewBlog&blogID=-119073042443528110 I forget to keep Kiryan up to date on alot of the happenings, so this is a place he visits often. I will not be attending. And there will probably be like 6 people who actually d...
by Alta
Tue Jan 19, 2010 6:31 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Why don't I trust Fox News? (Part 2)
Replies: 41
Views: 1060

Re: Why don't I trust Fox News? (Part 2)

Kiryan, I've waited a few days now to calm down before saying anything. It hasn't helped. My wife and I lost a friend in the Haiti earthquake. Ben Larson was a senior at Wartburg Theological Seminary, and was in Haiti with his wife and cousin. His wife was working on her Thesis on the ongoing work ...
by Alta
Tue Jan 19, 2010 6:07 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Kiryan wants to see this
Replies: 70
Views: 1739

Re: Kiryan wants to see this

Thats simply not what it says. Really? I must have missed the "unless..." at the end of that commandment. If you want to think about whether you should or be predisposed towards pacifism (not whether its permissible under the "law"), you can find lots of evidence from the old an...
by Alta
Tue Jan 19, 2010 5:42 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Time to plan...
Replies: 66
Views: 4107

Re: Time to plan...

kiryan wrote:my.ballz woman


I hope you aren't using those for the tea party.
by Alta
Tue Jan 19, 2010 5:09 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Time to plan...
Replies: 66
Views: 4107

Re: Time to plan...

kiryan wrote:bah huge jerk

I took care of the kids this weekend, did most if not all of the cooking, cleaned extensively, put a damn hole through my damn wall for the damn cat door.

I'm a fricken mother teresea.


Mother Theresa wouldn't have complained about all the work she does. Way to go, jerk.
by Alta
Tue Jan 19, 2010 4:18 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Time to plan...
Replies: 66
Views: 4107

Re: Time to plan...

Monday, May 10th, Baja 4 day cruise from Los Angeles for $259. We will be in San Diego the week prior to this so it could work out. I somewhat ran the idea past Kiryan and he called it "interesting". But seriously, he's been a huge jerk lately so I could understand not wanting to be stuck ...
by Alta
Fri Jul 31, 2009 9:50 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Cancelling my health insurance.
Replies: 109
Views: 4758

Re: Cancelling my health insurance.

Kiryan, Are you actually against this test based on waste? I thought you said you didn't want to cause any more stress on our baby by poking her foot and taking her blood for "genetic testing" as we thought it was? Until we found out what it was for and we did the test because it was such...
by Alta
Fri Jul 31, 2009 9:09 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Cancelling my health insurance.
Replies: 109
Views: 4758

Re: Cancelling my health insurance.

Kiryan, Are you actually against this test based on waste? I thought you said you didn't want to cause any more stress on our baby by poking her foot and taking her blood for "genetic testing" as we thought it was? Until we found out what it was for and we did the test because it was such ...
by Alta
Wed Jul 29, 2009 7:46 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Cancelling my health insurance.
Replies: 109
Views: 4758

Re: Cancelling my health insurance.

Tree insurance. But fruit trees have an exclusionary clause, so never build a tree house in a cherry tree.
by Alta
Wed Jul 29, 2009 7:40 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Cancelling my health insurance.
Replies: 109
Views: 4758

Re: Cancelling my health insurance.

FYI, car accidents are not covered by health insurance. Only car insurance.
by Alta
Wed Jul 29, 2009 6:32 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Cancelling my health insurance.
Replies: 109
Views: 4758

Re: Cancelling my health insurance.

Don't worry Sarvis! The children will be fine. You think I would let any of my babies go through undue pain and suffering or put them in any danger? Mothers can't stand the suffering of their children. You only get Kiryan's side of the story. Don't forget that behind every great man, there is a woman.
by Alta
Wed Jul 29, 2009 6:10 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Cancelling my health insurance.
Replies: 109
Views: 4758

Re: Cancelling my health insurance.

Oh, and Kiryan's arguement is also that if we don't have insurance, I might re-evaluate what is important enough to go to the doctor. Often times you can just call and talk to a nurse and there is no charge when you just have a question about a fever for a baby. If it is serious enough, you can come...
by Alta
Wed Jul 29, 2009 5:54 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Cancelling my health insurance.
Replies: 109
Views: 4758

Re: Cancelling my health insurance.

Kiryan is forgetting that we have been extremely lucky. No broken bones. No C-sections. I don't ask for anestesia during child birth. My dad's motto is "get tough or die" and I am not tough emotionally, but I think physically I can be. When my 9 month old nephew and my father where over at...
by Alta
Fri Jul 24, 2009 3:24 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Next Toril Gathering
Replies: 45
Views: 3793

Re: Next Toril Gathering

It's all falling apart without Kelly! So who is going?
by Alta
Tue Jul 21, 2009 12:13 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Next Toril Gathering
Replies: 45
Views: 3793

Re: Next Toril Gathering

Way sucky.
by Alta
Thu Jun 18, 2009 6:54 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Next Toril Gathering
Replies: 45
Views: 3793

Re: Next Toril Gathering

Funny. I just decided to go back to school and thought "oh, I'll need to wait until spring because the toril gathering is in September." Priorities people! Priorities.
by Alta
Thu May 07, 2009 7:48 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: The largest dead snake ever found (Python)
Replies: 3
Views: 397

Re: The largest dead snake ever found (Python)

I KNEW it was coming, but I still jumped.
by Alta
Thu May 07, 2009 7:40 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Next Toril Gathering
Replies: 45
Views: 3793

Re: Next Toril Gathering

Heheh.. wow.. that can't be easy with an infant! Well, when you've had 6, it's no big deal. With the first one, you think everything needs to be just so, but after you've had a few, you mellow out. And if you don't, they probably have pills for that. I wouldn't know, I'm about as mellow as a pillow...
by Alta
Thu May 07, 2009 5:48 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Next Toril Gathering
Replies: 45
Views: 3793

Re: Next Toril Gathering

Kiryan and I will be there, 6 children in tow. We will be driving out and can arrive pretty much any day and return whenever. We are pretty much up for anything, but I don't think the yurts will work for us unless they aren't very full. The 6th child will only be a month old so probably be crying al...
by Alta
Sun Mar 08, 2009 12:47 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Next Toril Gathering
Replies: 45
Views: 3793

Re: Next Toril Gathering

Oooh! Vegas would be fun! And like cheap and stuff! I vote for Vegas next year!
by Alta
Fri Mar 06, 2009 5:08 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: LF a good book
Replies: 15
Views: 1017

Re: LF a good book

Tanji Smanji wrote:Anne McCaffrey's Pern series.


Oops! That's the gay dragon series I was making fun of.
by Alta
Fri Mar 06, 2009 5:05 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: LF a good book
Replies: 15
Views: 1017

Re: LF a good book

Stephanie Meyer's series is entertaining and you will have it done in less than a week. I'm glad a read it, but I think you are looking for something deeper. I don't think I've read anything like that since college. One of my favorite books in the last few years was "The Time Traveler's Wife&qu...
by Alta
Fri Mar 06, 2009 4:53 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Wells Fargo
Replies: 89
Views: 2550

Re: Wells Fargo

I probably don't know enough about stocks to add a comment, but I do wonder if the drop in WF stock came from the slashing of dividends paid to 5 cents a share, down from 34 cents.

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Wells-Far ... 64360.html
by Alta
Fri Feb 06, 2009 10:42 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Violating your child's privacy
Replies: 59
Views: 2258

Re: Violating your child's privacy

first comes broad ethical and moral consensus, then come the laws. If people accept that monitoring your kids without them known infringes upon their privacy, then we can expect those laws coming. Its just like the bioethicists and that woman with 14 kids. Expect there to be laws covering whether y...
by Alta
Fri Feb 06, 2009 10:15 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Violating your child's privacy
Replies: 59
Views: 2258

Re: Violating your child's privacy

Most likely an ethical concern, no laws against it.
by Alta
Fri Feb 06, 2009 5:45 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Next Toril Gathering
Replies: 45
Views: 3793

Re: Next Toril Gathering

I can't see why we wouldn't do this. We would be bringing our 6 kids (ages will be 13, 11, 8, 3, 1 and about 1 month.) We have a wedding Mid-September to be at in Portland, so even if we move, we may still be around at that time. Maybe we will come out for the wedding and just stick around a few wee...
by Alta
Mon Feb 02, 2009 6:31 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: used cars coming back to haunt you
Replies: 1
Views: 209

used cars coming back to haunt you

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/28965129/?GT1=43001 I had no idea that when you traded in a vehicle, that it was possible for the bank to come back after you if the dealership goes bankrupt or doesn't make good on the loan. I mean it makes sense, but I've never traded a car in. Also apparently, if the d...
by Alta
Mon Feb 02, 2009 1:10 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: automakers revisted
Replies: 9
Views: 300

Re: automakers revisted

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090201/ap_ ... al_society

Article on the shift towards savings. Since consumerism was 70% of the economy, if people save, the economy shrinks, people permanently lose their jobs.
by Alta
Sun Jan 18, 2009 7:13 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Inagural party
Replies: 14
Views: 655

Re: Inagural party

Well it costs more because it's Green. As my husband always says, organic just means more money. We don't want to leave a fingerprint. Or is it a footprint? But we've gotta let all the movie stars know that the plastic spoons were made with corn and the invitations on recycled paper so that they can...
by Alta
Sun Jan 18, 2009 7:09 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Kiryan lays down the law
Replies: 214
Views: 7131

Re: Kiryan lays down the law

Dalar wrote:Why wasn't I invited to this Kiryan/Gormal meetup.


The chinese food was very good. You missed out. Next time, we will have to invite everyone. People are more civil irl than on the forums.

Sok, I've got some tiapet equip for you. Thanks for the dance. Best I've ever had!
by Alta
Fri Jan 09, 2009 8:04 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Kiryan lays down the law
Replies: 214
Views: 7131

Re: Kiryan lays down the law

oh and I also want to say I know alot of painfully shy men. And those guys that walk up to me, complete strangers and compliment something are always the outgoing ones. I don't see Sarvis doing this. I keep thinking that when he's picking up a book at the library or bookstore or whatever, joining a...
by Alta
Thu Jan 08, 2009 7:49 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Board Game recommendations?
Replies: 43
Views: 2471

Re: Board Game recommendations?

utilities are weak! Corth, we would pwn Daggaz at monopoly. 1st and 3rd, psssh! Utilities?!? Are you serious? I almost don't buy them, unless I know I am playing with suckas that I can trade them to. Railroads are fun, but you do not win with them alone. You may keep a little cash flow with them, t...
by Alta
Wed Jan 07, 2009 10:07 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Kiryan lays down the law
Replies: 214
Views: 7131

Re: Kiryan lays down the law

Ragorn wrote:
Alta wrote:
Ragorn wrote:
Gormal wrote:
jakeandlaurel.jpg

BTW Vena, I really like your sweater.


Oh, that's sweet. You know, you can't see it in the picture, but I was wearing some super cute boots too!

(i was hitting on you)



That must explain the overwhelming desire I had to PM you with my phone number.
by Alta
Wed Jan 07, 2009 9:47 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Kiryan lays down the law
Replies: 214
Views: 7131

Re: Kiryan lays down the law

oh and I also want to say I know alot of painfully shy men. And those guys that walk up to me, complete strangers and compliment something are always the outgoing ones. I don't see Sarvis doing this. I keep thinking that when he's picking up a book at the library or bookstore or whatever, joining a...
by Alta
Wed Jan 07, 2009 9:26 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Kiryan lays down the law
Replies: 214
Views: 7131

Re: Kiryan lays down the law

Ragorn wrote:
Gormal wrote:
jakeandlaurel.jpg

BTW Vena, I really like your sweater.


Oh, that's sweet. You know, you can't see it in the picture, but I was wearing some super cute boots too!
by Alta
Wed Jan 07, 2009 12:29 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Kiryan lays down the law
Replies: 214
Views: 7131

Re: Kiryan lays down the law

oh and I also want to say I know alot of painfully shy men. And those guys that walk up to me, complete strangers and compliment something are always the outgoing ones. I don't see Sarvis doing this. I keep thinking that when he's picking up a book at the library or bookstore or whatever, joining a ...
by Alta
Tue Jan 06, 2009 11:14 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Board Game recommendations?
Replies: 43
Views: 2471

Re: Board Game recommendations?

Gormal wrote:Its all about dem yeller props.


Oh, yay! You play monopoly? We should have boardgame night! I'll introduce you to Aquire.
by Alta
Tue Jan 06, 2009 11:01 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Board Game recommendations?
Replies: 43
Views: 2471

Re: Board Game recommendations?

utilities are weak! Corth, we would pwn Daggaz at monopoly. 1st and 3rd, psssh! Utilities?!? Are you serious? I almost don't buy them, unless I know I am playing with suckas that I can trade them to. Railroads are fun, but you do not win with them alone. You may keep a little cash flow with them, t...
by Alta
Tue Jan 06, 2009 10:54 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Kiryan lays down the law
Replies: 214
Views: 7131

Re: Kiryan lays down the law

When I am out I'm definitely _looking_ at them though! Frequently wishing I knew how to approach a stranger or could think of something to say... Hey, I like your <hair, car, coat, dog>. 9 times out of 10, the person will say "thanks" and the conversation will go no further. If that's the...
by Alta
Tue Jan 06, 2009 6:03 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Plasma vs. DLP vs. LCD
Replies: 38
Views: 983

Re: Plasma vs. DLP vs. LCD

Probably too late now, but Samsung is the suck!
by Alta
Tue Jan 06, 2009 6:02 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Kiryan lays down the law
Replies: 214
Views: 7131

Re: Kiryan lays down the law

kiryan wrote:seriously grow a pair or go slob a pair.


Your advice is just plain mean!
by Alta
Tue Jan 06, 2009 5:53 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Kiryan lays down the law
Replies: 214
Views: 7131

Re: Kiryan lays down the law

Well, _something_ found me when I wasn't looking. Puppy love is not love. It feels like love and it hurts like love when it's over. But believe me, I've been in puppy love before (stupid Toarn) and the entire world knew it was nothing, but I don't think anything hurt worse than that. It is not a re...

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