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JuniperLea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-26-11 10:24 AM
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12. That's a long time!
I don't post at DU, or anywhere, on weekends. At 6pm on Friday, the computer is turned off and it doesn't come on again until Monday morning. I still have my BlackBerry if the boss needs me, but I am DU free on the weekends. I find I really do need the time away.

I think I abhor that kind of behavior because I know I can be capable of it myself, and it is no less ugly and nasty when I do it... so I've made a real effort to mull things over before writing and be a kinder, gentler JuniperLea :D I think it's working because I felt sort of icky saying that to the poster... but I felt worse about LauraPMAD getting beat up for asking a question.

Something about anonymity, I think, brings out the worst in some of us. Worse still is when people bring this attitude back out into real life. When I felt like asking someone for a link, out loud, face to face, is when I realized I needed to make a clear distinction between the InterTubes and my life. Not my 'real' life... my life!

In short (yeah, right) I am trying to be the change I want to see in DU.

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  -Been OOTL....Just saw a scroll - John Edwards Laura PourMeADrink  May-25-11 02:06 PM   #0 
  - I'd rather talk about the "Loop."  RUMMYisFROSTED   May-25-11 02:09 PM   #1 
  - LOL....Chicago?  Laura PourMeADrink   May-25-11 02:10 PM   #2 
  - Posted repeatedly since yesterday. Search is above. nt  onehandle   May-25-11 02:12 PM   #3 
  - search doesn't work for me - no permissions - but I did  Laura PourMeADrink   May-25-11 03:11 PM   #5 
  - How kind and generous you are...  JuniperLea   May-25-11 03:15 PM   #7 
     - I love you  Laura PourMeADrink   May-25-11 10:54 PM   #8 
     - .  JuniperLea   May-26-11 10:13 AM   #11 
     - One of the many reasons why I took a two year break  xmas74   May-25-11 11:00 PM   #10 
        - That's a long time!  JuniperLea   May-26-11 10:24 AM   #12 
           - I try to think before I post on here  xmas74   May-26-11 01:08 PM   #14 
              - Good for you!  JuniperLea   May-26-11 02:33 PM   #15 
  - Reports of this came out late last night. First NC TV station, then major media picked.  Garbo 2004   May-25-11 02:14 PM   #4 
  - thanks for the update. and for being so nice about it...refreshing here.  Laura PourMeADrink   May-25-11 03:12 PM   #6 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-25-11 10:57 PM   #9 
  - I'm becoming convinced that Edwards is a sociopath and his populism was an act.  Odin2005   May-26-11 11:24 AM   #13 

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