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bpsgirl
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I went into Fred's Foods once. It was dirty, nasty, and smelled bad. The prices were higher than Sam's club too. Never went in again, imagine that!
bpsgirl
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Still at Caswell, 9 months to 30 years, but will stay for a while if they let me. Looking for something in Greenville to do after next July, maybe a teachers assistant in a private school. The affordable care act? Actually I think it not such a bad idea to have people who can pay for their health care, but choose not to, to pay for it! A switch from true free for all Medicaid program. I know people who abuse this, and now a 12 year old girl is suffering for it, not able to get into a good facility to help her because so many don't accept medicaid. Of course, her parents don't like the state facilities that do accept medicaid, WELL... A fund is set up to help the girl, but it's through pay pal and all the money goes directly to the parents as it comes in, kind of hard to justify giving to it you can understand that, no guarantee the money will be used for the girl you see. Her parents can afford insurance, they choose not to have it... And take nice vacations all year long. If they had to put some money into their insurance she'd be in a good facility as she needed, like yesterday! You know what I mean. That's what the affordable care act was set up for. So yeah, I do see some future benefit... I thank God for what I have everyday. That's priceless. http://www.youcaring.com/medical-fundraiser/help-giavonna-recover-from-anorexia-nervosa/90203
WK5
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bpsgirl wrote:
Still at Caswell, 9 months to 30 years, but will stay for a while if they let me. Looking for something in Greenville to do after next July, maybe a teachers assistant in a private school. The affordable care act? Actually I think it not such a bad idea to have people who can pay for their health care, but choose not to, to pay for it! A switch from true free for all Medicaid program. I know people who abuse this, and now a 12 year old girl is suffering for it, not able to get into a good facility to help her because so many don't accept medicaid. Of course, her parents don't like the state facilities that do accept medicaid, WELL... A fund is set up to help the girl, but it's through pay pal and all the money goes directly to the parents as it comes in, kind of hard to justify giving to it you can understand that, no guarantee the money will be used for the girl you see. Her parents can afford insurance, they choose not to have it... And take nice vacations all year long. If they had to put some money into their insurance she'd be in a good facility as she needed, like yesterday! You know what I mean. That's what the affordable care act was set up for. So yeah, I do see some future benefit... I thank God for what I have everyday. That's priceless.
You know... its the only good thing that was involved with this healthcare law and that could have been accomplished on one page. I can't agree with you on: "That's what the affordable care act was set up for." In all the particular ways the healthcare law was setup in order to make it look/feel/seem good and herd as many as possible this go around to accept it quietly? That is only the baited hook bpsgirl. They're fishing for anyone that will bite and buy it. Those we should always seek to reach out to and assist? bpsgirl, honey they are the one's most in danger. The regulations and government involvement are moving it all towards being its most effective tool... and the plan is indeed to do something about Medicaid/Medicare/Social Security spending. You don't have to worry about expenditures that need not be made any longer. It is about dealing with numbers... but its not in the manner by which most Americans face it as it is. Oh well... anywhooo... on a brighter less diabolical subject called government purposes even its own employees infrequently understand themselves... You shouldn't have any problems finding a spot! Have you thought about working with the Health Sciences Academy in Pitt County schools by chance? Excellent program and the people involved seem truly excellent as well. Its just a thought. When I finish up with my own kids... I think my purpose in life has to revolve somewhere out there around smaller kids who have needs to meet. If I were younger and wealthier, I'd adopt 3 more and start the entire process over. Wherever... but my patience/skills seem to lend well to children and the elderly since I don't seem to have any left for the rest of the adult world in general! I don't think I can tolerate going back into an office setting unless I'm muzzled in a cubicle setting crunching info/numbers together, rothflol. I mean really, if it all keeps on...
"In a sort of ghastly simplicity we remove the organ and demand function. We make men without chests and expect of them virtue and enterprise. We laugh at honour and are shocked to find traitors in our midst." C.S. Lewis
PittCountyPride
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WK5][quote=bpsgirl wrote:
When I finish up with my own kids...
News Flash... You NEVER "finish up" with your children, Wk5. So long as they are alive and until your head is laid on the pillow at Wilkerson's Funeral Home, you will not be finished... Your children step on your toes when they're young and on your heart when they get older, even if they are doing just fine... In some ways it's harder when they're grown and independent. When they're small, you intervene at will and they do pretty much what you tell them to do. life is good. But when they are old enough to be out of the house and on their own, you may not be financially responsible for them, but you learn to bite your lip and keep your mouth shut, offering advise only when you're asked and then only with discretion. In some ways it was easier when they were 4... Can I get a witness from anyone??? LOL. You are raising your children to be independent and to think for themselves. That's good and it will serve them well. But you'll always be "mama" and you'll always be concerned for them... You wouldn't want it any other way...
"My religious belief teaches me to feel as safe in battle as in bed. God has fixed the time for my death. I do not concern myself about that, but to always be ready, no matter when it may overtake me." Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Jackson, 1862.
bpsgirl
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PCP: Yup, once a mom/dad, always a mom/dad! WK5: Nope, not going back to work for the state, want to find a full time job, can't do that with the state. I'd have to work part time. Maybe I'll just stay where I am for a little while longer, but it'd be nice to work out of Greenville. I'd miss the clients, but not the drive!
PittCountyPride
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bpsgirl wrote:
PCP: Yup, once a mom/dad, always a mom/dad! WK5: Nope, not going back to work for the state, want to find a full time job, can't do that with the state. I'd have to work part time. Maybe I'll just stay where I am for a little while longer, but it'd be nice to work out of Greenville. I'd miss the clients, but not the drive!
You can work full-time for the city or county and earn a separate retirement check after 5 years and age 55...
"My religious belief teaches me to feel as safe in battle as in bed. God has fixed the time for my death. I do not concern myself about that, but to always be ready, no matter when it may overtake me." Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Jackson, 1862.
WK5
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PittCountyPride][quote=WK5 wrote:
News Flash... You NEVER "finish up" with your children, Wk5. So long as they are alive and until your head is laid on the pillow at Wilkerson's Funeral Home, you will not be finished... Your children step on your toes when they're young and on your heart when they get older, even if they are doing just fine... In some ways it's harder when they're grown and independent. When they're small, you intervene at will and they do pretty much what you tell them to do. life is good. But when they are old enough to be out of the house and on their own, you may not be financially responsible for them, but you learn to bite your lip and keep your mouth shut, offering advise only when you're asked and then only with discretion. In some ways it was easier when they were 4... Can I get a witness from anyone??? LOL. You are raising your children to be independent and to think for themselves. That's good and it will serve them well. But you'll always be "mama" and you'll always be concerned for them... You wouldn't want it any other way...
I'm moving into within a whisper's reach of not ever having to mess with public education again... I think that alone will get me throught the rigors of future challenges. The Lord has prepared me well already and there I rest. News flash! You misinterpreted my meaning (I don't want to be done - I want to enjoy the next phase like all the others! Different purposes and different roles!), but all parents must accept that roles change (and those who do not do a lot of damage to their children AND themselves) and if we did our jobs right, we won't find ourselves needing to bite our lips too often hopefully. So far... I've managed only a few miniature strokes along the way and those were about other people and popular cultures intentional influences. I do worry about that as mine move on out into a hurting world. They're getting it though, and pretty much right on time I notice!! I expect them to have moments and struggle along the way and on into their adult years - I do hope they'll continue to come to us when they have a true need or problem. But if they don't -- hey I'm cool with that as well! "Trust in the Lord, and He shall bring it to pass!" As I have found though... popular culture intends to take every one of those young lives down with it if they allow it - heaven help us all on that. We WORKED HARD on that. You know, I have seen adult people raising up children for decades now - and learned well the mistakes they have made. I consider learning from them prevents me from learning the hard way even into mine becoming adults. That is what we have taught the children. I expect them to experience life though as built and ready for it - and learn themselves from the experience just as their Dad and I have. I sometimes wonder just how many times thus far, I have just held my breath and lived by faith alone in this process. Parenting and loving them was EASY. Its keeping the influences and junk of popular culture away from them long enough to actually manage this endeavor for their best interests... that ALWAYS made it all hard at times. But we held firm to the plan God put on our hearts to do and by gosh it is looking good to me! My concerns are with the world they've got to manage living through PCP. But we equipped them well there too I hope and pray with enough. We didn't do this thing for the crowd or as the crowds said it had to be done -- and through it all? Very kind people have told us how proud we should be of them, for they are indeed different from the crowds. It'll be enough I trust, to get me through the rough spots I hope The time to grip our children, hold them close and protect them and teach them - is when they are young and progressively let go in all the right places when its time. I see a lot of people doing exactly the opposite. When they are young enough to grab back and reteach/restraighten, they don't -- they farm it all out to just anyone until gasp they are adults and then attempt to do it. Even with stumbles... we taught them how to get right back up and go on. We explained, we trained, we showed - every detail and showed them - while at the same time fighting tooth and nail to keep popular culture and its filthy/lusty self at bay until WE were finished with our part as the Lord intended. We pray now they will survive the world the Lord will help them live in just as He helped us through. Its the way it works and honey, be encouraged... for there is indeed God's purposes NO MATTER what does happen along the way for our children. God's children need to be encouraged at whatever age, that He's always at work for them and whatever comes... there's reason and purpose we cannot see. Faith helps us all upfront when the future proves questionable. Placing our feet upon firm ground. As in we did not go along with the world while parenting, we set about to learn from life lessons already learned of both ourselves and everyone we ever knew. Watching others. We have been on the job as parents of these young children and our investment into them should pretty much prevent the need of bitten lips or even unasked for advice. We ourselves remember well all the lessons other people have taught us afterall, and we also remembered well throughout their lives what it was like to be a child of whatever age on into adulthood. Temptations and all. As they move into the rest of their lives as adults, we embrace all the changing roles, and no doubt some of them will prove difficult at times. My role as a Mom... or my husband's role as a Dad changes as they move into adulthood. We raised them to have the best chance at that so biting our lips wouldn't be often practiced. We've been letting them go? Their entire lives and that in truth, was always our job. To not need us, will mean we did our job. Then we hope? They'll want to come back home with added families we intend to love as much as they will have time for. "Search for YOUR life!" Don't search for mama and daddy's life. Search for the life that God has made for YOU! PCP, I meant finished raising children to adulthood. We'll work all that other stuff out as it rolls down this highway of life. Come what may. Its like my husband always points out... we have to be rigidly flexible. Still? I have enjoyed mothering my kids so much... if I had started out younger... and could have gotten further away from popular cultural threats to all sanity - which is the real threat against all good parents? I could be very happy living out, "There was an old woman who lived in a shoe... she had so many children she didn't know what to do..." rothflol Parenting. It'll give you just the right number of miniature life strokes sprinkled in to hopefully see you through to the Wilkerson's satin pillow where you'll already be in heaven for hours by the time the devil knows you're gone. I plan for loved ones to respect my wishes and take the remainder of this flesh part to be sprinkled on the side of some ferny forested mountain... to grow trees and more ferns! :-)? (When they're grown, I figure more of my mothering will most likely move even more upon my knees to place more into the Lord's hands... and I've practiced at that well already also!)
"In a sort of ghastly simplicity we remove the organ and demand function. We make men without chests and expect of them virtue and enterprise. We laugh at honour and are shocked to find traitors in our midst." C.S. Lewis
Demosthenes
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Nice little NC news aggregator: http://www.carolinaplotthound.com/ Lots of stories the Leftist media won't give airtime to. Nice conservative blog from a local lady covering local (state level) events: http://ladyliberty1885.com/
"In liberal logic, if life is unfair then the answer is to turn more tax money over to politicians, to spend in ways that will increase their chances of getting reelected." Thomas Sowell
WK5
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Demosthenes wrote:
Nice little NC news aggregator: http://www.carolinaplotthound.com/ Lots of stories the Leftist media won't give airtime to. Nice conservative blog from a local lady covering local (state level) events: http://ladyliberty1885.com/
I think you need to give more airtime to that little rant you had about conservatives coming together. I have caught that before in you and I for one would like to see you formulate some serious ideas that might help do something about it. We've spent the last decade trying to shake people up enough to wake them from slumber... the silent majority has been far too comfortable and apathetic, willing to just allow things to run along as the Liberal Agenda mashed the stuffings out of what was always righteous in this country. Well, the harder things have been punctuated fairly well now and even though there are still sleeping people who are snoring hard... I think conservatives in general are ready to put aside all the idiocy to finally do something together. The Republican Party is the banner to unite under, but its time for ALL conservative minded patriotic lovers of what true America stands for - to stop bickering and move with some force. And I do mean conservative FORCE. One example to paint the picture of what I mean for all of us no matter who we are? WHEN any of us know personally or locally or within reach ANYONE having to stand alone to try and resist/save something important even though it might seem small? DON'T ALLOW THAT PERSON TO STAND AND FIGHT ALONE. We need to get back to doing the right things for the right reasons - and not just because someone is aiming at a win for self or selfish gains as we see our nation's government being exploited/used for - and most all of every kind are guilty. I don't care who it is nor do I give one tinker's damn for who they are or what they want or what they claim to need. The TRUTH of all these matters no matter what side of the coin it is that its clear that "need" is not being satisfied - and you see that truth playing out in all - rich and poor alike. All are hurting from the errors in one way or another. Everybody is stuffing that hole in their heart with the wrong "stuff". Choose leaders who have proven themselves worthy and honest... not just because they "look" good or assume wealth is some sign they are good and qualified/up for the task. The sobering truth in America? It is NOT first about what liberalism - socialists/communists - has done to harm our collective proper recipe for this nation. It is more about what Conservatives themselves did not do... what they didn't fight for... what they let slip through their fingers unattended... and I point this out especially to Christians themselves. Satan takes over our nation because of Christians themselves not doing/governing/helping the way THEY SHOULD HAVE. We dropped the ball. And I include myself in that statement. So Demosthenes? Those like myself that have been working a plan to shake OUR OWN up and get raw with the inconvenient truths about our nation across the board... I think its time we all better understand that the times/season is DICTATING to us that we better choose right now to pull ourselves together... united... resolved... purposed. Because yeah... we all should be well aware by now that we had better do so. Question for the audience? What are you willing to lay down, sacrifice, honor, profess, live out -- on behalf of your nation? Are you willing to stand up for what you believe in, beyond just lip service and petty actions? Are you willing to stand up and be ridiculed? Are you willing to stand up and perhaps be arrested for your views/stand? Are you willing to resist and fight, when it might mean you lose everything? Are you willing to lay down your life as so many others have indeed done, so that you might enjoy what you have been so very blessed with? Are you willing to do this knowing you might not see the positive results in your lifetime? Are you willing to do this for your children and grandchildren, but also for your neighbors as well? Are you willing to do this for the Lord wherever he leads you? How many are willing to do this standing alone if you had to? Or are you more worried about your hair appointment? You'll notice that the devil's own are willing and they prove it out every day... and that is why they are seemingly winning and God's allowing for it. The tool's of a national correction have been warning and consequences are picking up in negative speed. You know it is true. Its not going to magically pull itself back together again either. How do we pull it all back together and get on the right road? We can't do it, going down this same road - I do know that. Let us inspire eachother and unite... willing to defend/protect/cherish and sacrifice for that greater and larger best. Let us please try. Shrink back at all in this moment, without sacrifice/honorable intentions beyond self... without pity for those in the future? I believe the Lord will tell many, "I never knew you." To whom much is given, much is required. And that doesn't just mean money. It is first most unfortunate that money seems to define all things in this nation and its right there... where the devil's harvesting the many of all kinds - people are falling for the lies and believing themselves okay to play it both ways. Please may the Lord help us all to recognize, understand and remember the season we are living in. Remember what lies beyond... there's only two groups to choose from. The road to hell is broad, yet narrowly defined in its pain/destructions right now in life and beyond into forever... and the narrow way is heaven, yet broadly engulfing all things of light and goodness to the filling of every need forever. America? Which one is it going to be? We have the recipe for winning, we just aren't collectively living up to it.
"In a sort of ghastly simplicity we remove the organ and demand function. We make men without chests and expect of them virtue and enterprise. We laugh at honour and are shocked to find traitors in our midst." C.S. Lewis
Mike13
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WK, are these the lamentations of one who knows the lukewarm Republican establishment is under judgment for nominating Mitt Mormon?

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