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re: Major Accident on I-10 in Laplace near Belle Terre exit, Firefighter dead. - marie antoinette
[quote] The worst is between BR and Lafayette. The last time I traveled that bridge, I was doing 75, and I was being passed like I was going slow. [/quote] Still makes you a part of the problem. ...
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re: Who Is Currently Getting Bad Weather? - marie antoinette
It's pouring... Near UL campus....
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re: Millerville Area Updated - marie antoinette
My aunt lives on Rhonda. The water was a foot below the stop sign as of this morning. A lot of those homes are on a major incline though. They said Avalon was much worse....
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re: Anyone with a boat in the Millerville / Avalon area? Update pg 2 - marie antoinette
My family was evacuated by the national guard from this neighborhood. They were taken to the new Costco....
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re: French speech in Louisiana - marie antoinette
The Lafayette area for sure. I hear people speaking in French pretty often. There's a resurgence amoung the younger generations to preserve it and the immersion school system is very popular....
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re: Quitting job scenario - marie antoinette
[quote] but it will put them in a tough spot without me [/quote] No offense but they'll be just fine without you. ...
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re: Do you put eggshells down your garbage disposal - marie antoinette
Garbage disposal.. I read somewhere they help to sharpen the blades. I think Real Simple magazine....
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re: Which House Would You Pick? - marie antoinette
B. I love the craftsman style. Just needs covered parking ...
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re: Are there ways to clean dogs teeth without anesthesia? - marie antoinette
We give dental bones to our dog and we have chicken flavored toothpaste. I put it in my fingers and rub her teeth. She LOVES it. We haven't had to get her teeth cleaned since we got her 3 years ago. ...
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re: Apartment broken into.. Move out, buy alarm, weapon train? - marie antoinette
[quote]Security systems are great for when you're not home. Gotta love those BRPD response times. And if you are home, nothing makes you feel safer than a desk jockey wearing an Oxford shirt calling you from a 1,000 miles away asking you what your secret code word is. [/quote] We also have a pani...
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re: Apartment broken into.. Move out, buy alarm, weapon train? - marie antoinette
I would hope it's because you were reporting one had already happened rather than one in progress. ...
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re: Apartment broken into.. Move out, buy alarm, weapon train? - marie antoinette
It was a reassuring moment. They were at my house in under 3 minutes. ...
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re: Apartment broken into.. Move out, buy alarm, weapon train? - marie antoinette
[quote]What was your safe word? [/quote] I had actually forgot it because I never needed to identify myself. Then I accidentally set it off one day and the cops came. ...
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re: Apartment broken into.. Move out, buy alarm, weapon train? - marie antoinette
Simpli Safe alarm system. We used it as renters. No contract, can take it with you when you leave. We paid like $17 a month for it to call our cell phones for a safe word if it went off. Loved it....
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re: Married men , could you live by yourself on 35k a year? - marie antoinette
It's right around $1200. It leaves us just under $1000 a month for everything else. We really haven't pulled much from our savings (under $1000) and have been living on this since April. A single person could save each month without some of the expenses that we have (an infant, student loans). O...
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re: Married men , could you live by yourself on 35k a year? - marie antoinette
[quote]I never said they couldn't. [/quote] I saw others state otherwise and was addressing more of the blanket of the conversation rather than specific points of your argument. I wanted to explain that I am an actual person who fit the salary exactly. Just wanted to show what we can/can't do rig...
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re: Married men , could you live by yourself on 35k a year? - marie antoinette
[quote]I acknowledge that. Sorry for your situation. That sucks.[/quote] You don't need to apologize. We planned for it and knew it would happen. We're fine and very happy. But thank you. I was trying to address the fact that a family CAN live off of this. We were able to take advantage of tha...
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re: Married men , could you live by yourself on 35k a year? - marie antoinette
[quote]She didn't say her $35k is the only income.[/quote] It is my sole income. My husband was laid off earlier this year from oil/gas. You would have seen that had you read my entire statement....
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re: Married men , could you live by yourself on 35k a year? - marie antoinette
Well yes.. I'm saying it's possible for a household to live on this salary. So if a family of 3 can do it, a single male can sure as hell do it. ...
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