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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-19-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 659
Posted By PeppermintPatty
PeppermintPatty attends a Unitarian celebration of the life of a high school student

A friend emailed a small group of us to say his sister died, and here's the information about the memorial service. So I assumed he'd appreciate it if we showed up. Technically, she graduated a few...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-17-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,928
Posted By PeppermintPatty
This But also this.

This


But also this.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-17-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
Posted By PeppermintPatty
This. I love cats. I have two cats. One is...

This.

I love cats. I have two cats. One is sitting on me as I type. But I would have assumed that no cab would take one.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-17-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 5,714
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Other posters love you. Yeah, stay out of...

Other posters love you. Yeah, stay out of political, ignore people who hassle you, take a break if that feels right. But the ao would appreciate it if you return after that break.
Forum: General Actuarial 06-12-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 274,452
Posted By PeppermintPatty
You and probably 98% of everyone who sees it who...

You and probably 98% of everyone who sees it who has ever talked to a gastroenterologist, or paid any attention to anatomy.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-18-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 867
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Am I the only person who doesn't know this baby...

Am I the only person who doesn't know this baby shark song?

I don't think you are very strange to do that. I suspect you will stop singing baby songs when your kids stop being babies, though.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-18-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 14,108
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Yes, it's a nice routine, and children like...

Yes, it's a nice routine, and children like hearing their parent's voices.

I would have found it boring to read study materials to my kid, and I would have found holding the child to be too...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-18-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1,687
Views: 80,634
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Prunes, like dates, add a lot of sugar. Prunes...

Prunes, like dates, add a lot of sugar. Prunes also hold it into a more cohesive mass. I don't generally like prunes, but the work well for this.

My inlaws brought some of their recipe last...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-18-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,687
Views: 80,634
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Same to you! Although my family's Charoset recipe...

Same to you! Although my family's Charoset recipe also calls for chopped prunes and maybe some other spices, and is way more delicious than the standard apple & walnut mash. ;)
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-18-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,687
Views: 80,634
Posted By PeppermintPatty
I use a Windows computer for work, and a Mac for...

I use a Windows computer for work, and a Mac for my own stuff. Windows uses CNTL and Macs use the apple key, and they are in different places. Drives me nuts.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-18-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,268
Posted By PeppermintPatty
https://www.wsj.com/articles/france-announces-comp...

https://www.wsj.com/articles/france-announces-competition-to-rebuild-notre-dames-spire-11555506233

France Debates a Modern Spire for Notre Dame
Forum: Health - Disability 04-17-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 149,950
Posted By PeppermintPatty
I don't think the poster was talking about direct...

I don't think the poster was talking about direct harm from the vaccine, but rather, why are vaccinated people harmed if others choose not to vaccinate. And the answer is that no vaccine is 100%...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-17-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,268
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-17-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,172
Posted By PeppermintPatty
And this.

And this.
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-17-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,172
Posted By PeppermintPatty
When I used to do entry-level interviewing, HR...

When I used to do entry-level interviewing, HR always gave us the transcripts, and I usually browsed them. I was mostly looking to see if the candidate had done okay in some hard quantitative...
Forum: Health - Disability 04-17-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 149,950
Posted By PeppermintPatty
That's great!

That's great!
Forum: Health - Disability 04-17-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 149,950
Posted By PeppermintPatty
I'd decide vaccine by vaccine. There's a...

I'd decide vaccine by vaccine. There's a cost-benefit analysis for each jab, and i don't feel as strongly about the public health aspect of all of them.

Honestly, if someone wants a religious...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-15-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,268
Posted By PeppermintPatty
A lot of it might not really be reproducible. It...

A lot of it might not really be reproducible. It was a work of art -- the woodwork, the actual interior artwork, a lot of it, really.

I'm in shock, but will be really sad when it sinks in. I've...
Forum: Health - Disability 04-15-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 149,950
Posted By PeppermintPatty
(This is why I am in favor of mandating the...

(This is why I am in favor of mandating the measles immunization, but not every immunization that's currently recommended. I mean, MY kids got all the ones that were recommended, but I think it's...
Forum: Health - Disability 04-15-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 149,950
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Yeah, I'm all in favor of religious freedom, but...

Yeah, I'm all in favor of religious freedom, but if your religious freedom means my immune compromised child is significantly more likely to die, then I think it's okay to trample that aspect of your...
Forum: Health - Disability 04-15-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 149,950
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Well, there might be some privacy or search and...

Well, there might be some privacy or search and seizure right to not getting medical treatment without consent, but there's no religious freedom issue with respect to Orthodox Jews. There might be...
Forum: Health - Disability 04-15-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 149,950
Posted By PeppermintPatty
I got a news alert with a similar story today,...

I got a news alert with a similar story today, due to the current outbreak. When I looked on my laptop, those were the better articles that popped up.
Forum: Health - Disability 04-15-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 149,950
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Measles doesn't just hurt you directly, it also...

Measles doesn't just hurt you directly, it also increases the odds that you will be killed or injured by other infections.
...
Forum: Health - Disability 04-15-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 149,950
Posted By PeppermintPatty
There absolutely isn't an Orthodox Jewish...

There absolutely isn't an Orthodox Jewish prohibition on vaccines, and most Orthodox Jews get their kids vaccinated. This story isn't about Judaism, it's about what happens in socially isolated...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-15-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,877
Posted By PeppermintPatty
I made humus once, but I used canned chick peas....

I made humus once, but I used canned chick peas. Is it much better if you start with dried rather than canned?

Good luck with the instant pot. I tried to use it to boil eggs last year for...
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