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Forum: USA
Aug 10th 2010, 1:50 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,365
Posted By jumping doris

Re: It's only been two months but....

At least your Walmart sells wine. Living in PA I have to jump through hoops just to look at a bottle and the wine aisle at Tesco and Asda is a distant memory.

The powers that be are introducing...
Aug 1st 2010, 10:57 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,268
Posted By jumping doris

Re: Well...here we are!

I'm glad you are back and happy. UK's gain.....Pittsburgh's loss!
Forum: USA
Jul 8th 2010, 1:46 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,775
Posted By jumping doris

Re: US Schools..... Comparing them to UK ones

I live in SW PA. Our schools do IB from 1st grade. All that means is that they follow a slightly different curriculum with a more global approach.
They can opt in and out each year.
It continues...
Jun 26th 2010, 2:48 am
Replies: 51
Views: 3,392
Posted By jumping doris

Re: The Gloating Thread

Who is this Rich Mahogany?
May 9th 2010, 8:39 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 6,093
Posted By jumping doris

Re: Paying Barclaycard bill online

credit card.
When we moved here the card was a Morgan Stanley card. It then became Goldfish and then Barclaycard.
We kept this card because Morgan Stanley had no problem with us living abroad and...
May 5th 2010, 9:51 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 6,093
Posted By jumping doris

Re: Paying Barclaycard bill online

I thought I would resurrect this thread because we have just had a letter from Barclaycard to say they are closing our account as we live abroad:(

We do have two UK bank accounts but no UK address...
May 5th 2010, 3:05 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,283
Posted By jumping doris

Re: How to visit and pay for a visit to US Dr...

Ahhh, Aetna. That explains everything.
Apr 9th 2010, 2:46 am
Replies: 243
Views: 17,390
Posted By jumping doris

Re: Scared, Angry and Confused....

Fabulous, fabulous news.!!!!!!!!
I am so pleased for you.:thumbsup::thumbsup:
Feb 24th 2010, 4:58 pm
Replies: 243
Views: 17,390
Posted By jumping doris

Re: Scared, Angry and Confused....

I am so sorry you got bad news.
I can't think of anything else to say.
If good wishes can help you get through this then you have them by the bucket.
Feb 24th 2010, 1:03 am
Replies: 243
Views: 17,390
Posted By jumping doris

Re: Scared, Angry and Confused....

:fingerscrossed:
Good luck tomorrow. Be thinking of you.
Feb 19th 2010, 11:50 pm
Replies: 243
Views: 17,390
Posted By jumping doris

Feb 17th 2010, 5:10 pm
Replies: 243
Views: 17,390
Posted By jumping doris

Re: Scared, Angry and Confused....

:fingerscrossed: for tomorrow
Forum: The Lounge
Jan 10th 2010, 2:58 pm
Replies: 119
Views: 8,729
Posted By jumping doris

Re: Horses, anyone?

We lease a horse from a lady who rescued him, won't sell him but doesn't ride him. (Actually lives 3000 miles away!)
He's a challenge but we love him.
My daughter rides him and she does both...
Dec 15th 2009, 3:52 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,041
Posted By jumping doris

Re: Scots Tablet Recipe

Perhaps I will make some and we can compare notes.
Dec 15th 2009, 12:05 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,041
Posted By jumping doris

Re: Scots Tablet Recipe

I love Scots tablet. We had a sweet shop near us and they used to sell it...divine! I had forgotten all about it but it looks like I will have to make some now.
Dec 15th 2009, 12:01 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,335
Posted By jumping doris

Re: Citizens Bank Limit on Permanent Residents ?

I realise that but you quoted me and so I assumed you were asking me, not the OP.
Dec 15th 2009, 2:30 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,335
Posted By jumping doris

Re: Citizens Bank Limit on Permanent Residents ?

No because it was a regional thing. The manager of our local branch is from the Ukraine and is always really helpful and goes the extra mile but the people higher up don't.

The account managers in...
Dec 15th 2009, 2:27 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,335
Posted By jumping doris

Re: Citizens Bank Limit on Permanent Residents ?

I think it depends on the branch because for all my issues with Citizens they have helped us out with RBS issues.
I am not a fan of RBS either but I have banked with them since the ark floated. They...
Dec 15th 2009, 2:24 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,335
Posted By jumping doris

Re: Citizens Bank Limit on Permanent Residents ?

one of my issues with them was over internet bill payments. We had been happily paying all our bills via our Citizens on line banking thing and then they suddenly stopped it because we weren't LPR's....
Dec 14th 2009, 9:36 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,335
Posted By jumping doris

Re: Citizens Bank Limit on Permanent Residents ?

We bank with Citizens and have never had that problem.

We set up our account with them before we got our green cards but we do bank with RBS and have done for a very long time. That shouldn't make...
Dec 5th 2009, 3:18 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 6,506
Posted By jumping doris

Re: How to make some extra money in these tough times.

I would love the details too.

I used to do this in the UK for a local soap powder company but I didn't get paid, just got the products.
Nov 27th 2009, 7:57 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,557
Posted By jumping doris

Re: Just got word

Before we moved here four years ago I had just bought a new toaster, a Dualit.
I called Dualit and for the cost of the postage they turned it into an American toaster.
There were so many other...
Nov 24th 2009, 7:34 pm
Replies: 248
Views: 13,505
Posted By jumping doris

Re: What do you drive?

Me...Jeep Liberty, manual. Love it.

Him...Chevrolet Equinox....nasty. Rolls around like a boat.

Most fun thing we drove was an absolutely massive Suburban when his car was being repaired....
Forum: USA
Nov 19th 2009, 8:42 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,204
Posted By jumping doris

Re: US High School education system - help!

We moved with teenagers in 2005. The two older ones were a junior and a freshman here. They made friends, joined things, had their ups and downs.

They really didn't have a problem. They weren't...
Forum: USA
Nov 19th 2009, 7:48 pm
Replies: 166
Views: 9,351
Posted By jumping doris

Re: Thanksgiving

This is our fifth thanksgiving. It is hard to get involved if you aren't american because you don't have all the memories etc. Bit like Boxing day for us.

Anyway, the first year we went to some...
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