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by mariek
Fri Aug 12, 2005 6:09 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Hello Everybody
Replies: 3
Views: 1104

Re: Hello Everybody

Welcome to Textkit!
by mariek
Sat Aug 06, 2005 12:16 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: DysMembers
Replies: 25
Views: 4603

Re: DysMembers

Thanks for pointing this out. I have deleted the message.
by mariek
Sat Aug 06, 2005 12:14 am
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: Revelation Chapter 1
Replies: 12
Views: 12040

Wither: Your post is irrelevant to this discussion and has been deleted. Please refrain from posting spam. Thanks.
by mariek
Wed Aug 03, 2005 5:39 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Salvete! or, Fifth time is the charm.
Replies: 10
Views: 2125

Re: Salvete! or, Fifth time is the charm.

Welcome to Textkit! That's so cool that you and your son will be learning Latin together. :)
by mariek
Sat Jul 30, 2005 6:22 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: We had an earthquake two days ago!
Replies: 10
Views: 2136

Re: We had an earthquake two days ago!

I have never experienced anything like that. It is hard for me to imagine joking about it if it did happen. Of course, it is not funny when it's a big damaging quake. But we do get the occasional small harmless tremor. I've always lived in earthquake country, you get used to it. I was a little kid ...
by mariek
Fri Jul 29, 2005 2:44 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: We had an earthquake two days ago!
Replies: 10
Views: 2136

Re: We had an earthquake two days ago!

Good to hear there was no damage. Earthquakes are not uncommon in my neck of the woods. We sometimes joke about sitting back and enjoying the "ride". :lol:
by mariek
Tue Jul 26, 2005 2:50 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Styx introduces himself
Replies: 4
Views: 1048

Welcome to Textkit!
by mariek
Sat Jul 16, 2005 3:38 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Latin for Beginners on eBay
Replies: 1
Views: 943

Latin for Beginners on eBay

For anyone who is interested, D'Ooge's Latin for beginners is available on eBay for $4.99 plus $2.17 shipping. (NAYY)

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... %3AIT&rd=1
by mariek
Fri Jul 15, 2005 4:54 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 16
Views: 2831

Re: Introduction

Hi Christopher! Welcome to Textkit!
by mariek
Sat Jul 09, 2005 5:04 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Soul Food
Replies: 48
Views: 11756

Kopio wrote:I absolutley love Pho (beef noodle soup).
Me too! Mmmmmm, yum! There's something comforting about it ... kinda like really good spaghetti & meatballs.
by mariek
Sat Jul 09, 2005 5:02 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Soul Food
Replies: 48
Views: 11756

I am the only one who calls it Little Canton - my invention. I am referring to Irving - the Noriega strip (if you mean the one in the 20-something avenues, if you mean another one I don't know it) is less lively and less Chinese. Ah, so it's your very own neologism. I used to shop on Irving aeons a...
by mariek
Fri Jul 08, 2005 5:38 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Soul Food
Replies: 48
Views: 11756

Geez, hard to say. I live in an area with a lot of diversity, it seems like you can find almost anything if you just knew where to look. I guess I eat/cook mostly Asian or Italian foods. And of course "American" food, whatever that is. :shock: Sunset district: Are you talking about that little comm...
by mariek
Mon Jul 04, 2005 4:14 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: thunderstrom :(
Replies: 20
Views: 4702

Re: thunderstrom :(

I'm sorry to hear of your loss. I understand how you must feel about this. I hope the grammar is not so unncommon that you can't easily get a replacement for it.
by mariek
Fri Jul 01, 2005 7:11 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Howdy from your resident cowgirl!
Replies: 7
Views: 2029

Looks like fun!!!

I've driven through Montana, and understand why it's called Big Sky! :D The air is also much cleaner than in my home town.
by mariek
Tue Jun 28, 2005 5:45 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: "Please allow me to introduce myself...."
Replies: 11
Views: 2461

Re: "Please allow me to introduce myself...."

Welcome to Textkit!
by mariek
Thu Jun 23, 2005 6:19 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: What is everyone reading?
Replies: 73
Views: 18583

Bert wrote:I just started "Pride and Prejudice".
It is probably required Highschool reading but I've never read it. My wife picked it up for a Buck.
I love this book!!! You should also check out the A&E movie version starring Colin Firth & Jennifer Ehle. I never tire of watching iit over and over again.
by mariek
Sat Jun 18, 2005 1:57 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Raya Returneth
Replies: 19
Views: 5243

My husband uses 2 or 3 computers for his computer game...fortunately, we're both geeks, I've got my own computer & laptop. I share mine with the kids, though. They're geeklets. What? The kids don't get their own computers? :lol: I keep telling hubby that we'll need to get a standalone computer for ...
by mariek
Fri Jun 17, 2005 5:26 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Raya Returneth
Replies: 19
Views: 5243

Re: Raya Returneth

2. sharing a computer with someone who is as much of a computer addict as I am (i.e. I don't really get to use it unless he isn't around. Right now I have a chance since he's asleep!) Good to see you back!!! While I don't have this problem, I can relate since we have one computer with the really ni...
by mariek
Fri Jun 17, 2005 5:21 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Introductions
Replies: 4
Views: 1211

Re: Introductions

Welcome to Textkit!
by mariek
Wed Jun 15, 2005 4:29 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: What is everyone reading?
Replies: 73
Views: 18583

Kopio wrote:Just finished Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game , which is a great book for a sci-fi buff.
I read that years ago... it was a fun read and easy read. Never got around to any of the sequels though...
by mariek
Tue Jun 14, 2005 4:28 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: What is everyone reading?
Replies: 73
Views: 18583

Reading a childrens book called "The Six Wrinkled Woos of Hawaii" to my almost 3 month old daughter. The book is a bit too advanced for her right now, but I am hoping she will grow to love it someday. I even got the book signed to her by both the author & artist. :)
by mariek
Mon Jun 06, 2005 3:33 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: WOW.....it's been a while
Replies: 21
Views: 5061

That's interesting how the Tempurpedic is both firm and soft. My husband thinks it's worth trying when we get our next bed, probably after we get our new house (if ever!). Isn't it funny how we spend so much more money on a car which we spend very little time in compared to what we'll spend on our b...
by mariek
Mon Jun 06, 2005 3:28 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 6
Views: 1819

Welcome to Textkit!
by mariek
Mon Jun 06, 2005 3:27 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Greetings and Salutations
Replies: 11
Views: 5270

Welcome to Textkit!
by mariek
Wed Jun 01, 2005 5:25 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Salvete, populi!
Replies: 2
Views: 1052

Welcome to Textkit!
by mariek
Wed Jun 01, 2005 5:24 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: WOW.....it's been a while
Replies: 21
Views: 5061

The house we were renting before was so small that we didn't have a dining room....therefore no dining room table or chairs (we used TV trays and the sofa).....I am going to sit down to my first meal at the new table in just a minute (Marj made a pork roast) This will be one of your most memorable ...
by mariek
Wed Jun 01, 2005 5:16 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: WOW.....it's been a while
Replies: 21
Views: 5061

Kopio wrote:and a new bed (double ouch...we went for the Tempurpedic).
How do you like the Tempurpedic? My husband has suggested that we get one. Unfortunately, we don't know anyone who has it so haven't heard of anyone's first hand experience with it.
by mariek
Wed Jun 01, 2005 5:10 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: WOW.....it's been a while
Replies: 21
Views: 5061

Re: WOW.....it's been a while

Wow, that must be so exciting! How long did it take you to find your dream house? We've been looking for a couple years now, but our seach has been put on hold for now.
by mariek
Wed May 25, 2005 3:34 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: newbie
Replies: 7
Views: 1793

Welcome to Textkit!
by mariek
Tue May 24, 2005 6:18 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: New Member
Replies: 20
Views: 5406

Welcome to Textkit!
by mariek
Fri May 20, 2005 3:26 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Star Wars...
Replies: 16
Views: 4636

The Director where my husband works is taking a large group of people to go see it tomorrow. Unfortunately, I probably won't get to see the movie until it comes out on DVD. :(
by mariek
Fri May 13, 2005 10:19 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: HELLO
Replies: 17
Views: 3709

Hi Tracey. Welcome to Textkit!
by mariek
Thu May 12, 2005 12:55 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Position of French pronouns?
Replies: 17
Views: 6651

Advanced French Grammar by Monique L'Huillier I have this book and think it rocks. It's one of the best French grammar books written in English. The other French grammar book I like is Le Bon Usage (Maurice Grevisse). It is written entirely in French, and comes in a thick heavy hardcover version th...
by mariek
Tue May 10, 2005 11:18 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Hitch Hiker's Guide to Galaxy
Replies: 20
Views: 5427

Re: Hitch Hiker's Guide to Galaxy

I haven't seen the movie yet (don't think I'll be able to go to see a movie in a while), but I do have HG2G on CD in a box somewhere... I should dig it out sometime before the next Ice Age...
by mariek
Sat Apr 30, 2005 7:35 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Marisa is born!
Replies: 27
Views: 5467

Believe me, you will get used to it. Forget about capitals though :) you're right, i should just stick to lowercase, it's so much easier. :) Marisa keeps us pretty busy right now. How can such a little thing tire out two adults?! I am so pooped! Have thought about having a second child, but don't k...
by mariek
Sat Apr 30, 2005 7:32 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Marisa is born!
Replies: 27
Views: 5467

She is a girl, right? For there was a little confusion about the gender of some members of textkit that names and avatars gave rise to, while you were away. :P Yes, she's a girl. :) I must have missed the gender name confusion here on Textkit. Sometimes it can be difficult to tell when it's one of ...
by mariek
Sat Apr 30, 2005 7:22 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Marisa is born!
Replies: 27
Views: 5467

annis wrote::lol: :lol: That yawn photo is the best!
I love that one too. It's actually a series of 4 pictures with different expressions. DH made a collage out of them for his desk at work. I have the feeling there'll be more pictures of Marisa than of me there...
by mariek
Sat Apr 30, 2005 11:56 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Marisa is born!
Replies: 27
Views: 5467

Are you singing to her in Latin? :) Unfortunately no, I'm not much of a singer and am afraid the windows in the house will shatter if I attempt it. :lol: Thanks for fixing the link above. I'm still trying to master typing with one hand (while holding baby in the other). I gave up on the dvorak keyb...
by mariek
Sat Apr 30, 2005 11:53 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Marisa is born!
Replies: 27
Views: 5467

Andrus wrote:Nothing like a baby to throw all our life through the window and making us loving it for every minute.
That is certainly true!!
by mariek
Sat Apr 30, 2005 11:50 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Hello! Neophytus sum...
Replies: 14
Views: 2610

Re: Hello! Neophytus sum...

Welcome to Textkit! Looks like you've got a lot on your plate. Good luck with learning all those languages!