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  1. twinoaks207

    HELP!! Squirrel!!!!

    Hello fellow forumites! Please forgive my prolonged absence -- life got way too busy! i am in search of a licensed professional who can remove the squirrel in my living room/dining room ceiling before he succeeds in his efforts to chew through my ceiling tiles (OLD house) and does a...
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    Dentists working with phobic patients?

    Are there any Dentists in Calvert County who are good at working with phobic patients?
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    New Keurig

    As I no longer have to outfit personal kids for back to school (youngest baby graduated in June), I treated myself to a Keurig for my school office. I share my room with a colleague who is currently pregnant, I am in search of decaf pumpkin spice. If anyone sees it anywhere, please let me know...
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    Education issue makes WashPo front page

    I know you all have been reading what I've been posting about what's going on with education in the state & country today with Common Core and some of the key players involved - Bill Gates, Arne Duncan, Eli Broad, Michelle Rhee, et al. Some of you believed what I was saying and some of you did...
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    Reasons to reject Common Core Standards for Grades K-3

    Valerie Strauss GETS it! http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2014/05/02/6-reasons-to-reject-common-core-k-3-standards-and-6-axioms-to-guide-policy/
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    Education and Big business

    If you don't believe that public Education in our country right now is under attack by big business and special interests, perhaps you ought to read this report and connect the dots...
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    Obama & Arne Duncan do NOT get rave reviews

    Diane is not impressed, and neither am I. http://www.salon.com/2014/03/12/public_schools_under_siege_diane_ravitch_warns_salon_some_cities_soon_will_have_none/
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    Death of Public Schools

    If you want to know what is happening with public education today, keep up with Diane Ravitch. http://www.salon.com/2014/03/12/public_schools_under_siege_diane_ravitch_warns_salon_some_cities_soon_will_have_none/
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    School closings for Monday 3/3/14

    So far, the following schools have made closing announcements: Prince George's County Public Schools http://www1.pgcps.org/ Anne Arundel County Public Schools http://www1.pgcps.org/ (their MSA's are re-scheduled to Wed & Thurs) Calverton (per WUSA.com)
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    Where is....????

    Where is the Education section? Did you decide to dump it? Or is it combined with something else? As an aside, the one major thing I hate about Technology? Once I get to the point that I'm really comfortable with it and know what I'm doing with it, someone goes & changes it all up and I have...
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    any tractor fans out there?

    This is hysterical! _XZn0Jz_D2k
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    Way to go Leonardtown Tina!!

    "Tina" from Leonardtown just won a trip to a resort in Antigua on the Kelly & Michael Show. Nice to see Southern Maryland respresented! (Yeah, I know, it's kind of pathetic that I'm watching this, but hey, they're funny & George Clooney is on today as a guest! :lol: )
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    Yahoo Mail???

    Yahoo mail is really effed up right now -- keeps kicking us out & making us re-sign into accounts. Anyone else having this problem this morning (12/24/13)?
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    Propaganda Techniques

    Ah, yes, deep into a Government Shutdown, and the propaganda is flying fast and furious. We're all dizzy from the spin. Please review, and use this info as a starting point for reference as we go through even more "Washington silliness". Source site for this info: Recognizing...
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    Catholic priests forbidden to say Mass ...

    Catholic priests in military face arrest for celebrating Mass | Fox News Does anyone here know if this is true for ALL faiths in the military right now during the shutdown? Or is it only Catholics? (Trying to find out facts & the extent of the problem)
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    Dear Congress...

    Seen on Facebook today. I totally agree!
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    Adventures with pumpkin...

    Wasn't sure where to put this so thought I'd just throw it in here... It is FALL! Every fall I start doing the "pumpkin" thing...pumpkin spice coffee or coffee creamer, pumpkin muffins, etc., etc. I am now experimenting with pumpkin recipes. Last week was Pumpkin Chicken Chili (really --...
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    Mt. Harmony Road accident (Calvert)?

    Road closed with barricades a while ago. Didn't hear any sirens previous. Anyone know what's up? Prayers out to folks involved if needed.
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    "America is not the greatest country in the world"

    Why America is NOT the greatest country in the world, anymore. - YouTube Discuss. :tap:
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    RIP James Gandolfini

    Died suddenly while on vacation in Italy. James Gandolfini dead at 51 | Variety
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