"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > The Back Porch > Off Topic Discussions
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 05-12-2006, 05:11 PM   #1
Master Chef
 
texasgirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: North Texas
Posts: 9,497
Where is Maidrite and BarbaraL??

I haven't seen them in a while. Also quite a few others. just to name a few, that I'm used to seeing on a daily basis all over this place. I know that a few have things going on, but, I miss seeing them on here everyday

kadesma
crewsk
shannon in KS
ronjohn
buckytom
sarah
ishbel
texastamale
texcin
texasblueheron
piccolina

I can't type all of them, there are quite a few, but, you get my drift.

__________________

texasgirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2006, 05:12 PM   #2
Master Chef
 
SizzlininIN's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: USA,Indiana
Posts: 5,023
Quote:
Originally Posted by texasgirl
I haven't seen them in a while. Also quite a few others. just to name a few, that I'm used to seeing on a daily basis all over this place. I know that a few have things going on, but, I miss seeing them on here everyday

kadesma
crewsk
shannon in KS
ronjohn
buckytom
sarah
ishbel
texastamale
texcin
texasblueheron
piccolina

I can't type all of them, there are quite a few, but, you get my drift.
Not sure.....of all of them I saw crewsk on here yesterday a few times. She's busy is why she's not on much.
__________________

__________________
Se non supporta il calore, vattene dalla cucina!
SizzlininIN is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2006, 05:13 PM   #3
Master Chef
 
cara's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Hannover, Germany
Posts: 5,781
piccolina is still busy with her new house?
but I don't know nothing about the rest...
__________________
LiGruess cara ~~~ Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, wine in the other, totally worn out and screaming "WOO HOO what a ride!"
cara is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2006, 05:51 PM   #4
Chef Extraordinaire
 
pdswife's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Mazatlan
Posts: 20,334
Send a message via AIM to pdswife Send a message via MSN to pdswife Send a message via Yahoo to pdswife
I'm keeping in touch with Piccolina by snail mail. She and Tony are doing fine. They just moved again, to an apartment closer to Tony's job. I'll let ya know if I find out anymore news.

I'm not sure about any of the others... maybe everyone is starting their summer vacations??
__________________
Love the life you live!
pdswife is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2006, 06:00 PM   #5
Master Chef
 
-DEADLY SUSHI-'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: NW Chicago Burbs'
Posts: 6,070
Send a message via Yahoo to -DEADLY SUSHI-
ya! Where IS Barbara and James?!?!?!?!
If you guys see the thread PLEASE reply!!!!
-DEADLY SUSHI- is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2006, 06:48 PM   #6
Master Chef
 
texasgirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: North Texas
Posts: 9,497
Quote:
Originally Posted by pdswife
I'm keeping in touch with Piccolina by snail mail. She and Tony are doing fine. They just moved again, to an apartment closer to Tony's job. I'll let ya know if I find out anymore news.

I'm not sure about any of the others... maybe everyone is starting their summer vacations??
Thank you, pds. I was wondering how they were doing up North.
texasgirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2006, 06:51 PM   #7
Executive Chef
 
corazon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Native New Mexican, now live in Bellingham, WA
Posts: 3,859
Bucky said he'd be mia for a few days...said he has a honey-do vacation.
__________________
"There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings." https://aidancallum.blogspot.com/
corazon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2006, 07:01 PM   #8
Chef Extraordinaire
 
middie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Cleveland,Ohio USA
Posts: 16,263
Send a message via Yahoo to middie
I'm back kind of. A here and there thing right now. I'll be back just as much as before when things are settled here.
middie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2006, 07:16 PM   #9
Chef Extraordinaire
 
kadesma's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: california
Posts: 21,371
I'm here, read when I can, have been busy getting the swimming pool re-tiled and sanded and new plaster..plus had to arrange the services for Dh's brothers interment this morning...I've had my hands full, but I've been looking in as often as I can..hugs,
kadesma
__________________
HEAVEN is Cade, Ethan,Carson, and Olivia,Alyssa,Gianna
kadesma is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2006, 07:17 PM   #10
Chef Extraordinaire
 
middie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Cleveland,Ohio USA
Posts: 16,263
Send a message via Yahoo to middie
Oh kads I'm so sorry. I didn't know. I can relate.
Thoughts to you and your family.
middie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2006, 07:36 PM   #11
Executive Chef
 
Michelemarie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Suburb of Chicago, IL
Posts: 2,614
Send a message via Yahoo to Michelemarie
Kadesma, I'm sorry. Hugs to you and your family.

I miss Barbara and Maidrite and the others too! I, speaking from experience, know how "life" can get in the way of my fun on DC.
__________________
Michele Marie
Michelemarie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2006, 07:54 PM   #12
Executive Chef
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 4,356
Where Is Bucky?

Haven't seen him around.
mish is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2006, 08:01 PM   #13
Chef Extraordinaire
 
middie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Cleveland,Ohio USA
Posts: 16,263
Send a message via Yahoo to middie
I don't know. I came back and everyone else is gone.
Sheesh. I took a shower. I swear !!!
middie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2006, 08:47 PM   #14
Hospitality Queen
 
jkath's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Southern California
Posts: 11,448
Most of those folks have been around - you just have to catch 'em! I see Barbara and Bucky at night, and no doubt you'll catch Ronjohn...all you need to do is put "BEER" in your subject line.
__________________
Come visit my foodie blog: www.SockmonkeysKitchen.com
This week's topic: Pinterest and Potatoes
jkath is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2006, 10:13 PM   #15
Chef Extraordinaire
 
kadesma's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: california
Posts: 21,371
Quote:
Originally Posted by middie
Oh kads I'm so sorry. I didn't know. I can relate.
Thoughts to you and your family.
Thanks Middie,
hope things are better for you and your loved ones. Losing one of them hurts so much.

hugs to you.

kadesma
__________________
HEAVEN is Cade, Ethan,Carson, and Olivia,Alyssa,Gianna
kadesma is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2006, 11:53 PM   #16
Master Chef
 
SierraCook's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Sierra Valley, Northern California, USA
Posts: 5,580
I know that James was working on a couple of projects and Barbara might still be working towards her degree.

I have not been around much lately either due to yard work, my job has been busy gearing up for the summer field season, etc.
__________________
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.

Theodore Roosevelt
26th president of US (1858 - 1919)
SierraCook is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-13-2006, 02:56 AM   #17
Traveling Welcome Wagon
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Somewhere, US
Posts: 15,716
Hi guys! With only 8 more days of school things are very hectic right now. Here is some of why I have been so scarce lately:

Work: We are in the middle of our state testing right now. Report card grades are due Monday. I had to gather a ton of stuff for some technology thing that was due yesterday.

School: Yes, I'm still working on my degree. I am in week 3 of a 6-week class. Three more classes after this. I will be done in October. My classes keep me pretty busy. Fortunately I have been able to get it done, and my grades are pretty decent, for which I am glad. (Straight A's actually. I guess I shouldn't brag, but I've worked hard for it!).

Work related: On top of everything else, I have decided (along with 6 other teachers at my school) to go for my National Board Certification. I have thought about doing it before, but I was always so scared that I didn't sign up. We are fortunate to have a teacher at our school who has already gone through the process, and she is giving us lots of tips. This is a major process that won't be finished until the end of March (I told James I can be nice again after March!). If we don't pass, we have 3 years to do it. I hope and pray I can pass it the first time, as I don't know if I will make it otherwise! It is a lot of stress! BUT--when I pass it, it will mean an extra $7,500 a year added to my pay for 10 years (unless I choose to go through the whole thing again then to renew).

I will be teaching Summer School in June (4 days a week for 4 weeks), but it is easy money. No stress, kind of fun, only 10 kids (usually anyway).

So that is why I haven't been around as much. I do pop in whenever I have a chance, but I don't have much time lately for more than a "hit-and-run" visit! You are all in my thoughts!

Barbara
Barbara L is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-13-2006, 03:06 AM   #18
Master Chef
 
cara's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Hannover, Germany
Posts: 5,781
Barbara, of course you will pass at first time! Why not?
__________________
LiGruess cara ~~~ Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, wine in the other, totally worn out and screaming "WOO HOO what a ride!"
cara is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-13-2006, 03:12 AM   #19
Traveling Welcome Wagon
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Somewhere, US
Posts: 15,716
Thanks Cara! I hope so!!

Barbara
Barbara L is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-13-2006, 06:31 AM   #20
Master Chef
 
texasgirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: North Texas
Posts: 9,497
Well, I really glad to see that some of you are still with us. I guess life get's in the way sometimes j/k
Everyone take care!
__________________

texasgirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:37 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
×