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Destiny Skywalker

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  1. Hope you get to eat some Girl Scout cookies before you die.
  2. What I'm worried is the bindings may not be releasing even though they are set at the appropriate level. I think I must've come out of mine sideways since they were still locked down when I found them. She never came out. I guess I'm worried those shitty rentals we got this year are unsafe. I don't want her falling out of her skis. I told her next year we are going to probably avoid moguls a bit and work on carving and getting forward in her skis. That said, I've decided we are done this year. Between soccer tryouts and still 2 months of lacrosse yet, she needs to rest that knee and not risk it or she is going to be sidelined until summer or fall.
  3. Ugh I'm sorry. Are they paying the taxes right now since they own it? I mean, they're just shooting themselves in the foot. You could walk and leave them high and dry.
  4. I checked both of our binding settings. She is at a 3 and I am at a 6. My old bindings are set to 7. That's well within the parameters of where we should be. I don't want her falling our of her skis but this has me worried. I think I am going to take her rentals back to the shop and ask them if they can confirm that they are working as intended. Honestly, this might end ski season for us. She has soccer tryouts in 5 weeks. I'm just not sure it's worth the risk. She says it really hurts to put weight on it, but has full range of motion. Straightening is a bit stiff.
  5. Well, Q and I are sitting in the ER. She basically did the same thing I did a few weeks ago. I need to bitch out the ski shop about their binding settings.
  6. Interrupters are super rude and I hate doing it. I will say that with virtual meetings, it's a little harder because people don't see the behaviors that indicate you'd like to speak up or that someone is about to finish talking. (Also I think there's a slight audio delay, so sometimes when you think it's ok to break in, it's now too late.) But in person, I have a lot less tolerance for that.
  7. I was in a meeting yesterday with some guy who was impossible to interrupt. I got a phone call from the school that my son was sick and needed picked up. I tried to break in when this guy took a breath for a solid 5 minutes to excuse myself. Finally just interrupted to say I'll be back in 20 minutes. Came back 20 minutes later, didn't get to break in the rest of the meeting to say I was back. Finally IMed my teammate to tell him I'd been back for 10 minutes but this guy hasn't taken a breath.
  8. Having a job and money make life easier, for the most part. Doesn't make you a chump, just a regular human in the modern age.
  9. Ha, I love it. Picking based on who's making what. Sounds like you and the ex live reasonably close together that it's not hard for him to pop in, though? If so that will make this easier. And worst case, could he crash on the couch for a night? I get it, it's not a private space but it's a way of letting him know he's always welcome.
  10. Yeah the K2s are lame. I remember when they used to have awesome designs. I'm not sure the demos I was on had the dark matter tech. I do remember them being fairly stiff but light. My leg is fine, has been for a good 2 weeks. Slushy is usually not too big of an issue, if anything I prefer it to ice or hard crust. Conditions have been amazing the last few weeks because it's actually been pretty cold and we even got some light lowland snow. We are weird and March is powder season out here, I swear its the best month of the season. So it was a pretty bad few weeks to miss out. I'm going to see if Q wants to go Friday or Sunday this weekend.
  11. Found out tonight that my son's den leader is moving. They asked me to be assistant den leader. I said no. I just don't have the time for all the training and all the extra adult meetings. I've finally reached my limit with the volunteering. I'm happy to attend den meetings to make sure my son is focusing, I would even be glad to teach a single den meeting, but I'm done with everyone else getting to slide by while I do it all. And all the extra stuff that isn't actually working with the kids but checking boxes or listening to adults drone on about boring stuff like budgets.
  12. Ugh that also sucks. Guess you need new skis anyway, then. I haven't made it up in 3 weeks. I think we are going to try to go days, there are only a few more weeks of night skiing and then the mountain is going to start shutting down at 5pm, so that will eliminate Fridays. Then after we get back from spring break, we might be lucky to see one more weekend. I'm going to try to go the first weekend of spring break since we don't leave until Monday. It feels like a short season this year. I'll pass on the details. I read the article, I can guess at what happened.
  13. If it's not a robot vacuum it's not getting vacuumed here lol.
  14. Well so far this batch has lasted 9 hours, which might beat the previous record, but not sure when the others died in the middle of the night.
  15. Holy crap. This is why I don't think I'm ever going to make the leap to backcountry. I'm sorry about your losses. You doing ok?
  16. Hmmm, the instructions didn't say anything about letting them sit out until they got to room temperature. I will ask for clarification when we go back.
  17. Found out thie week that the principal is retiring. He's not gonna do squat. He's coasting. I reached out to him about how things are continuing to go and he glossed over all of it and then when I said look I am really not happy about the paper, he admitted that was "not her best moment". I met another mom at lacrosse practice who is a former teacher who volunteers in there regularly and within 5 minutes she was going off about the teacher, and I didn't say a thing to get her going. It sounds like they put all the kids who are behind in that class (and I'm assuming Q got dumped in there because I was upfront with her needing a 504). There's 30 kids, and they are super behind. Finished unit 2 in math and they are supposed to be on unit 6. So Q is bored and not learning anything new. They also have too much free time in class and not a lot of whole group instruction like Q is used to. The mom said Q is wiggly but nowhere near the worst. She said she is a good kid and she is really sorry the teacher is picking on her so much. I'm glad someone else sees it, and that we aren't the only one having issues and going to the useless principal. It's going to be a sucky year, folks. Q thinks she did well on the gifted assessment. I'm not sure about E. If I had to pick, I'd pick Q for it because E has a lot to work on with handwriting and following directions. If he doesn't get in, we will probably hold off until he is in middle school (and then it's really just math and everyone tests in to see where you are). E also finished vision therapy. He stopped making progress, so the optometrist said there wasn't much else he could do for him. That was kind of sad but I also don't miss 2 hours of driving for a 30 minute appointment every week. Nice to have my Thursday evenings back. Just in time to start lacrosse with 2 hour practices and an hour of driving back and forth. Yeeeyyyy.
  18. Yeah, I'm thinking it was shock. The place has a 3 day guarantee. We will take them back tomorrow. We had them test the water ahead of time and they said it was fine. Supposedly they will need to test the water again but I'm really glad they tested it beforehand because if they come back and say our water was bad, that's sus. But when they gave us the bag it was super freaking warm, way hotter than what we read as the recommended temperature. So we may have to crank the tank up and bring it down over a few days. You can keep them at a warmer temperature but it makes their metabolism burn super fast and they can die sooner. But, it makes them look super active, which is what pet stores want you to see.
  19. Today I woke up to 3 dead fish. I hate fish.
  20. Today we finally got my son the fish to go in the fish tank he got for his birthday. His birthday is in April.
  21. Well it will help if no one publishes him anymore. He's gone hard right in recent years, this isn't a one off. As a woman, I'm more bothered by his commentary about women and sex. The incels love him.
  22. I'm really struggling with Q's teacher. She says all the right things about supports and accommodations, but this woman gets so angry with Q and it does anything but help the situation. I think the teacher has her own issues with impulse control and has higher expectations for Q than she does herself. In the past month she has called Q annoying to her face, went off on her for wanting to use the bathroom when she couldn't, told Q "process this" when she said she was having difficulty processing because the teacher was giving too many demands all at once, and then Friday accused Q of cheating after catching some other kids cheating and responded by ripping up Q's paper in front of everyone. I'm super pissed about the paper, way more than any cheating accusations. I feel like the teacher loses control of herself. I really want her out of this classroom but I don't think there's any place to go. I've placed a variance request for next year because I'm so sick of the culture at this school. It was all sorts of promises at the beginning and every person I've interacted with has failed to live up to what they say they do. It's like they've never seen a neurodiverse kid before.
  23. If they took the money, you should be able to get reimbursed for the tow and impound. That's a load.
  24. Well, I was 90% sure it was him, this kind of confirms it. I did have in my public profile that I was trying to figure out who my biological father was, so she already figured that much out. Since she is my closest match, I assume I am also her closest match. We share enough DNA for her to be my half-niece. She was trying to be nosy about my mom, but I just said look I think it's your grandpa and your mom is probably my half-sister. She was going to figure it out sooner or later. I suspect the family is a little trashy. I met a super cool 2nd cousin 1x removed through Ancestry who lived 3 blocks away from my old house, so I got that cool friendship out of it, but other than that, I'm really not looking to have a relationship with them. So it's probably going to cause a lot of drama, because my father was still legally married when I was conceived. Fingers crossed that they were already separated.
  25. So I think my biological father's grand daughter found me on Ancestry. Yikes.
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