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  1. janinabarnes commented on Working Daze 3 days ago

    In my experience most fat people are painfully aware of their weight, their appearance, and the way it affects their health. “Doing something about it” is easier said than done, though. Most diets lose less than 12 lbs / yr, including doctor-supervised ones. What worked for you (my hubby needs to lose 80 lbs.)

  2. janinabarnes commented on Candorville 4 days ago

    If we only went to war when attacked by another country, there would have been no wars since WWII. Also, our independence from Britain would have happened totally differently (think Canada). I agree, it’s a near-total waste. There is an argument to be made for intervening in certain extreme humanitarian cases. I favor the school of thought that if one country attacks another, the rest of the world needs to rise up and crush the aggressor. Of course, sometimes the US appears to be the aggressor…

  3. janinabarnes commented on Wizard of Id 4 days ago

    Cars impress the guys waaaay more than the girls. The only girls it is likely to attract are the ones who think it means he is rich.

  4. janinabarnes commented on PreTeena 5 days ago

    Maybe it would work if Stick wasn’t holding a kitten. As it is, Stick’s outfit should just serve to draw attention to the kittens. Then again, maybe Teena’s mom is so used to Stick acting weird that this wouldn’t even register.

  5. janinabarnes commented on Non Sequitur 5 days ago

    Neither do most women’s pants.

  6. janinabarnes commented on JumpStart 6 days ago

    Poor coordination. They are attempting to talk and can’t quite manage it.

  7. janinabarnes commented on For Better or For Worse 6 days ago

    If that’s what she wants, it would be far more effective to say, “Well, I would like to go if I had someone to go with.”

  8. janinabarnes commented on Frazz 9 days ago

    It depends on how it is handled. My children’s elementary does ability groupings for reading, and it works quite well. They test all the students quarterly and place them by reading level. There is always some movement between the groups, and they are careful to praise effort rather than ability. They are also up-front that ability groups will be crossing grade levels. I would be happy to see them do the same for math as well. However, I have also seen schools manage ability groups in such a way that the lowest group was stigmatized and the highest group is petted and praised. That is utterly inappropriate and gives kids the wrong idea about what matters. Studies have shown that effort and self-discipline are more important than intelligence for long-term success.

  9. janinabarnes commented on PreTeena 9 days ago

    These kittens must have been handled before. The feral kittens my Mom trapped and tamed took weeks of feeding and daily handling before they stopped being afraid of humans. They probably belong to a neighborhood family and have just started roaming.

  10. janinabarnes commented on Frazz 10 days ago

    Totally and completely agree. Ten thumbs up.