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Great to hear about your cats, Dayzee.

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Joy: My cousin is engaged :D

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Congratulations to your cousin, Nathan!
Please state the nature of your medical emergency.

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Bravo!!

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Congratulations to your cousin Nathan!

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Congrats to your cousin, Nathan!

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Joy: Went to the beach today and had such a good time!

Sorrow: I got sunburned despite using sunscreen.

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Ow, I got so badly sunburned on my legs once in Korea, I spent a day in the hospital. Seriously not fun.......

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Joys: Slept real well last night and woke up at a good time today. Excited to get to work cleaning up around the house.
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Joy: I finally got in touch with two of my three near future roommates and they seem like really cool dudes!

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Nathan Kerbonaut wrote:
Wed Aug 05, 2020 4:39 pm
Joy: I finally got in touch with two of my three near future roommates and they seem like really cool dudes!
Four to a dorm room?

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NHWestoN wrote:
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Four to a dorm room?
Yup. It's apartment style so we all get our own rooms. Thank goodness, since most of the other halls are two per room/dorm. I have no idea why the campus thinks that's safe considering the circumstances :?

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Nathan Kerbonaut wrote:
Wed Aug 05, 2020 7:20 pm
NHWestoN wrote:
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Four to a dorm room?
Yup. It's apartment style so we all get our own rooms. Thank goodness, since most of the other halls are two per room/dorm. I have no idea why the campus thinks that's safe considering the circumstances :?
Ummm ..... yeah ..... under current conditions, that policy strikes me as less than responsible. Be safe, chum.

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Good, to hear you're safe and have some decent guys as roommates, Nathan, but yeah college administrators can make some really idiotic decisions. At my alma mater they tested the heat in late August in North Carolina, so just be prepared this might not be the last idiotic decision that the college makes.
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trekkie wrote:
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Good, to hear you're safe and have some decent guys as roommates, Nathan, but yeah college administrators can make some really idiotic decisions. At my alma mater they tested the heat in late August in North Carolina, so just be prepared this might not be the last idiotic decision that the college makes.
From what my colleagues tell me, North Carolina is working very hard to make me very glad I retired when I did.

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Sorrow: We lost power for two days due to damage from Isaias so now I am trying to play catch up on everything and that includes reading all the posts here and I am worried some might not be as coherent as I need them to be.

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NHWestoN wrote:
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trekkie wrote:
Thu Aug 06, 2020 6:36 am
Good, to hear you're safe and have some decent guys as roommates, Nathan, but yeah college administrators can make some really idiotic decisions. At my alma mater they tested the heat in late August in North Carolina, so just be prepared this might not be the last idiotic decision that the college makes.
From what my colleagues tell me, North Carolina is working very hard to make me very glad I retired when I did.

Well, I don’t know about the state’s decisions. I went to a private college, and their administrators were bad enough.
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Trying to get my nose to stop being so stuffy because it is getting on my nerves and it is hard for me to focus. :\

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My sinuses have been working overtime for months so I can imagine how you feel.

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They come and go so I am thinking that it is allergies and nothing else.

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Maybe a little shower will tamp the pollen down.

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Sorrow: I just found out a few hours ago that my uncle died of a heart attack. Since we are in the middle of a pandemic we can't even go see his body in the hospital. :cry:

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I'm so sorry to hear about that, Dayzee .You guys have my sympathy and I'll keep you all in my prayers.
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Regrets and prayers for you, Amazz. You've taken so many hits this year, so many family losses. I'm sorry you're going through so much heartbreak.

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That's awful, Dayzee. I'm so sorry for your loss.
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I'm very sorry for your loss, Amazee. I'm praying for you and your family. Stay strong.

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Sorrow: My aunt is losing it because she lost her husband suddenly and is BARELY holding it together and my other aunt (uncle's sister) alternates between being alright and crying.

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I’m so sorry that this is happening to you guys, Dayzee. Try and stay strong.
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Thanks. I really am but I am finding it difficult.

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Difficult, I'm sure ... It's been a battering year for you.

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Sorrow: My uncle's funeral and cremation is tomorrow

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Many sorrows and joys: I'm all moved in and on my own in my new campus. Definitely one of the hardest things I've ever done. I've been incredibly lucky to get this far in my education without leaving home but I always knew that wouldn't last forever. Today had many emotional highs and lows. I feel better about my new situation now than I did earlier, but this is only the beginning of a whole new lifestyle. All I can do is the best I can. I'm grateful you all are still here, love y'all <3

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Very good luck, Nathan. The whole college transition thing is remarkably challenging and not a little foreboding. Add to all the predictable anxieties and the loneliness, there are all the uncertainties arising from the politics, the pandemic, and the sense that the whole thing may just disintegrate. Stay alert and focused, you'll get it done. ;)

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Joy: I went to the beach today and didn't get sunburned!

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Amazee Dayzee wrote:
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Joy: I went to the beach today and didn't get sunburned!
Having a rainstorm over head helps keep out the ol'UV rays....

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I would like to think it was because I finally figured out how to put sunscreen on without using too much or too little. 8-)

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Got a couple of notes today from colleagues back at the University. Hey, miss you folks and miss teachin' the way it used to be, but I am SO GLAD NOT to be on the academic frontlines anymore.

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Joy: Some of my bedroom furniture is coming in tomorrow!

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Good to hear, AD.
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You can do school work in bed but sleeping on a desk is torture (unless there's a lecture in front of you ;) ).

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