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  1. commercial deterrant for cats scratching furniture: do they work?

    So we just bought a new (to us) couch. Our cats have about shredded our old couch, and I would like to protect the new one. Of course if we ever see them scratching we say No! And swat them, but they...
  2. And that's an awesome feeling! Search...

    And that's an awesome feeling!

    Search committee meets next Tuesday AM, I assume to figure out who they want to bring in for interviews. So maybe I'll hear something by the end of next week.
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    I'm not doubting you for a minute, but I'm still...

    I'm not doubting you for a minute, but I'm still not able to get my head around this. So if I ask for three cuts from one roll at one visit to the counter, that's a special cut. But if I went through...
  4. Thread: Grant Writing

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    Mine is on a week night...not sure if that would...

    Mine is on a week night...not sure if that would make a difference in fitting into your schedule.
  5. Thread: Grant Writing

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    See if any of your local school districts or...

    See if any of your local school districts or colleges have any adult education programs on grant writing. Mine does, and I'm signed up for a class next month! And it was very inexpensive: $60 maybe?...
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    Hmm, maybe so. But she also had a little card...

    Hmm, maybe so. But she also had a little card that had pricing for various lengths that she consulted. And doesn't someone always get a weird piece at the end anyway?

    I guess I was just flummoxed...
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    Interesting thread: I had a bad experience at our...

    Interesting thread: I had a bad experience at our Jo Anns. Needed muslin-type fabric to recover the bottom of our box spring where the cats had shredded it. Can't remember what the width was, but the...
  8. He is actually on the search committee, and is...

    He is actually on the search committee, and is not obligated to recuse himself just b/c he's my boss. I felt that it was the right thing to do to give him a heads up, and he was very nice about it....
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    This book was awesome!

    This book was awesome!
  10. Well, I know my boss, who is on the search...

    Well, I know my boss, who is on the search committee, has been reviewing the apps, b/c he was asking someone in the dean's office how to access the HR system. So that was a bit nerve-wracking: you...
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    Loved both of these as well! I am in love with...

    Loved both of these as well!

    I am in love with Stephen King's short stories in Full Dark, No Stars and Just After Sunset. Haven't cared for much of his stuff lately; the last recent novel I liked...
  12. The KKK did not start persecuting Catholics, Jews...

    The KKK did not start persecuting Catholics, Jews and other sects until its resurgence in the 1920s. In its Reconstruction phase it was generally a loose affiliation of individual groups exercising...
  13. If your schedule is flexible and you can make it...

    If your schedule is flexible and you can make it up, that's great. I was mainly responding to people that said to take it as sick time. And yes, it sucks to use up your vacation time on something...
  14. I don't think it's appropriate to use sick time...

    I don't think it's appropriate to use sick time for something that is essentially a personal (or personnel, if you will) commitment. Take a vacation/personal day, sleep in, take your time getting...
  15. Quick update on telling the boss: he was very...

    Quick update on telling the boss: he was very nice about it and understanding, appreciative that I had told him (he's actually going to be on the interview committee, so I'm glad I told him in...
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    I went to an event in Wyoming called Moon Rock;...

    I went to an event in Wyoming called Moon Rock; doesn't look like they run a recognized HT any more, but the year I went they were recognized and did a T3D (which I got eliminated at :().

    Their...
  17. Gulp! Just submitted the application! Sort of...

    Gulp! Just submitted the application!

    Sort of forgot to consider this, but I'm going to have to tell my boss that I applied. We have a faculty member on the search committee and I know that the...
  18. Job advice: more money but not crazy about the people, or stay where I'm at?

    I'm an admin associate in a university academic department under the umbrella of a dean's office. I've been at my job for just over a year, and while I'm not generally crazy about it and feel pretty...
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    You rock! I'm happy with weight I've been able to...

    You rock! I'm happy with weight I've been able to lose this year too. Keep having to buy clothes in smaller sizes! A great reason to treat yourself to some shopping.
  20. I had a gorgeous young Anglo-Trak that had...

    I had a gorgeous young Anglo-Trak that had pharyngeal paresis. When we got him, the breeder mentioned that she thought he was a roarer, so we thought NBD, we'll get him a tie-back at some point. Put...
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    The way I interpret the phrase is in the context...

    The way I interpret the phrase is in the context of an altar call at a fundamentalist type church, where they rail on about how terrible and sinful you are and then immediately soften and praise you...
  22. Yes, DH has since found it for about that,...

    Yes, DH has since found it for about that, definitely what I consider the "normal" price. So we may end up seeing if vet'll call in the scrip so we can order it, or just keep holding off for right...
  23. Went back to vet/chiro yesterday. He made a few...

    Went back to vet/chiro yesterday. He made a few adjustments, mainly on the right side, lower neck, lumbo-sacral area, and poll/under jaw. Said range of motion was excellent (he could wiggle his body...
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    :yes:

    :yes:
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    Jimmy Wofford says something similar to the three...

    Jimmy Wofford says something similar to the three second thing. I think he says "make him think you are the Wicked Witch of the West for 3 seconds, then go back to being Dorothy."
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