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I moved cross country, setting up sm

Posted By: me, too on 2007-03-18
In Reply to: I travel frequently and I have not found this to be a problem. - me

every night in a different motel, and with no laptop, either.  I just used whatever table they provided and setup my total PC system, and got the work done.  Not the usual situation, but it worked fine.  It sure was not a vacation, though, but a cross country move.  Had to stop by dark every night and get some sleep, get up a midnight to work 6 hours, then move on.  Made a lot of money, at least as much as usual.

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Cross country trip to CALIF and
back. My husband and I took three weeks and drove to California and back through the Southwest. Saw Yellowstone and the Giant Sequoias, Santa Fe, Sedona, etc. We had never been there and it was great just driving with no set plans, stopping along the way whenever and where ever we wanted... such freedom.. My second best was a week and a half to Glacier Falls, Montana, but that's been years and years ago. Heck, any vacation is a great one! My bags are packed and ready anytime!
Has anyone ever moved to another country and kept their job? sm

I want to know this because my fiancee is in the military and will be going to the UK for a few months and I want to go with him but keep my job.  Is this even possible?


do you really think they cross the border on their own?

God bless the Red Cross

And some people have the nerve to say not to donate to the Red Cross because of not being sure of where the donations are going. Shame on FEMA.

Keep those donations rolling.  We had some little kids who set up a roadside lemonade stand a few towns away from us and they made $50.00 to send to the Red Cross.  Isn't that sweet?

Our local firefighters were out in Wal Mart parking lot holding up their fire gear boots. No signs or anything. We knew what they were doing. Sure I only had a couple of dollars to stuff in a boot, but if every person entering Wal Mart even put in a quarter, it would make a big difference.  What really shocked me was the amount of people that just walked by.

She's not into cross dressers
You want her to come over so you can borrow her pumps maybe?
I'm in Level Cross, NC
Yep, he is from Level Cross
he lives about 1 1/2 miles from my house. See him at the gas station now and again.
A Cross pen or pen set is always safe. :-)
how to handle -- be sure and dot your I's and cross your t's
First you need to be able to substantiate what you are saying.
you need to know who is signing off the report? Is she??? or is the physician???? or is she signing the report off by another physician???? If she is how is she doing it.

You need to get all your ducks in a row so that you dont go to administration and look like a troublemaker making things up.

Personally I would gather all my proof and turn a copy of it in to adminstration anonymously (make sure that cannot trace it back to you because when the fire starts you dont want to get burned in the aftermath).

If doesnt take care of it take that same info, write a letter explaining what you have witnessed and that you reported to administration but it continues and anonymously submit all of this info to JCAHO.
Complaint Hotline
800-994-6610 complaint@jointcommission.org
2 cards - FEMA and Red Cross
They haven't gotten to the FEMA ones, I don't think yet, but the Red Cross ran out of their cards today in Houston at the GRB after people stood in line for about 6 or so hours.   They thought there would be rioting.  Yeah, we are having a great time here in Texas.
How about counted cross stitch
I've been doing it since I was 16-17 yrs old and it is the one thing I constantly go back to after doing anything else crafty.... just so relaxing
or in lay people's terms, a cross between
No and I didn't and don't cross the eyes....sm

And I do it alone in front of a mirror in the bathroom...*lol* - not a pretty pose, you're right - but it WORKS for TMJ.....*S*

Have a nice day!!!! 


Red Cross site having "tech. difficulties."
Now that's a surprise! Everyone keep trying.
Red Cross donations= Research before you donate to ANY NPO
I, for one, will NEVER donate to the Red Cross. Why? My father was NEVER notified his mother died. He never got to attend her funeral or say goodbye. . . He found out after he came home from the service. I could tell you other horror stories, but won't. Sure, I'm bitter, but don't need to be flamed. Would you like to come home and find your mother has been dead and buried and you didn't even know? Think about it.

The Salvation Army is my choice. I KNOW all the money is going to the Katrina Victims. If anyone has a chance, they should look at the statistics on how much money donated really goes to victims of a disaster. The sites escape my memory right now, but they are/should be all online.
Blue Cross only pays $25 towards exam. sm
They have coverage for glasses up to $100 (what progressive trifocals cost under $100?)  Of course, my doc does not have the frames that come under the $100 program.  Natch
Ahh, Dr. Quinn... a cross between Little House on the Prairie and ER.
International Red Cross started the aid to the Tsunami victims first.

It was over a week before we could start shipping in aid and a couple weeks before we had the telethon.  It's only been 2 days so far.  I still believe that when it comes down to human suffering people will respond no matter what country it happens in.  It just takes time.

What really angers me is that we're hearing on the news that a major portion of the cost of aid in our OWN country will come from donations of US citizens.  Where does our tax money go when we need it the most, with situations like these?  Our taxes should be used for the citizens of the United States, and whatever is left over for aid to others, not for subsidizing every other country in the world that our govt. pledges it to.

I have Blue Cross through Webmedx. Office visits are $20. nm
I can find no better place to hide than behind the cross of Christ!
Never heard of Level Cross but nice to "meet" you
Raintree County, Cross Creek, The Turning Point nm
I went to the Red Cross to volunteer locally and was told that I needed to apply to the state for a
background check, which will take from 2 weeks to a month to get back.  I understand red tape as well as the next person, but is this really necessary?  They are asked for people to help load trucks and pack and sort supplies right now, but only from people who are already in "the system."  I guess I'll go another route and go to one of the local churches and volunteer, without the red tape.
The Red Cross just HANDED OUT $5 million worth of debit cards in Texas.
FEMA decided to mail them in 14 days if the people knew where they were going to be...couldn't possibly get them out faster...too much work...etc. 
Cross stitch kits, square lap looms for crocheted afghans.
Not that I have time.
You can cross-reference generic and brand names and get dosage info at...SM
RXList.  I guess buying a drug book every other year wouldn't be a bad idea.  When I was a newbie, I used to think I had to buy a new drug book every year until I discovered the wealth of info on the internet and I just write new terms in my books.  I know some people like to keep their books pristine, but I make notes in mine all of the time.
There is a setting
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As an IC you should be setting your OWN rates
And then you inform the clients of the increase--period. You don't "ask" for an increase. That would make you an employee.
I have no idea, but there is a way of setting - sm
in up in WP5.1 so it backs up your work every few minutes, and is saves a back up copy as well. Also if you have to shut down then you just go to your backup folder (you make one up) and there it is under a different name, and you bring that up and resave it and you generally have lost very little work. Email me if you want and I will dig out the instructions on how to set up the backup feature. The problem I have is sometimes I hit something, no idea which 2 keys and I delete my whole report, so the backup feature for me is a lifesaver. Thouhg I have learned the hard way not to save the report after I delete by accident, otherwise the only thing that is in the backup file is a blank file. Luckily I don't make a habit of doing that!
Aha. So it is a setting they could change.
I think they just haven't noticed or haven't had time to do it, but it's good to know it is possible to have it not spellcheck demographics. There is no reason for it since they wouldn't want us to change anything in the demographics.

You are setting yourself up to most likely fail...

if you try to start an MT business right out of school.  Unfortunately, people take the college courses for MT just to find out that most employers do require experience.  There are companies that do hire newbies, but one must have attended an "approved" school.  It's not too late for you though.  I see you as having 3 options:

1. You attend an "approved" MT course/start over with schooling.

2. You apply everywhere, check your newspaper, keep looking.

3. You attempt to start up your own business and learn as you go, although I highly don't recommend this route. 


Good luck!

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I am in our bedroom now, but am setting up - sm
an area in our dining room slowly. Will still work in the BR (I think) during the day; but will move out to the DR when DH wants to go to bed so my typing does not keep him up. That has been a running battle for years and finally bought a new CPU as a backup and now am loading all my programs, etc. which I don't have the time to do of course. Just need to finish doing that and get a new monitor as I am using an ancient one right now that is probably around 12 years old now, huge bugger. If I like it out there more I may work out there during the day too.
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Now, you voice incorrect information on MTStars.  Your problem is in your computer.   

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6) Click on okay (otherwise your change wont take)

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