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Old 03-13-2017, 03:55 PM   #11626
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The last sentence in that post made me smile.
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Old 03-16-2017, 11:38 PM   #11627
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Got a call from SonofV today. He wants to visit this weekend. We're gonna work on our costumes for SakuraCon.

I'm happy!
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Old 03-17-2017, 09:29 AM   #11628
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daughter of glatt just heard from her second college. Dickinson. They gave her what I understand is a pretty good deal, although I still have sticker shock.

Annual sticker price cost of attendance is $69.1K but her special price is $24.3K.

By way of comparison, in-state University of Virginia is $30.4K. Rumor has it that UVA is much less likely to give scholarships, they mostly do loans. So these private out of state schools are actually cheaper with their scholarships.

But she got in! She's currently 2-0. Waiting to hear from 3-4 more.
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Old 03-17-2017, 09:31 AM   #11629
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That's very exciting! You have a lot to be proud of. My congratulations to her, and to you and her mother. WTG!
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Old 03-17-2017, 03:14 PM   #11630
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Congrats V. on seeing Son of V and
D of G - Whoa!!!! Thats a great accomplishment. Her tuition is outstanding.
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Old 03-17-2017, 04:53 PM   #11631
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excellent!
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Old 03-18-2017, 07:52 AM   #11632
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Training!

Today I got out of bed early and worked out. Yay!
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Old 03-18-2017, 08:00 AM   #11633
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Old 03-18-2017, 06:24 PM   #11634
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Today I got out of bed early and worked out. Yay!
Knock that shit off right this minute!!

You're raising the bar for the rest of us!
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