From: Carole Allen on

>Stanislas de Kertanguy writes:
>> Some cancers won't even let you enough time to consult an oncologist.
On Thu, 13 Jul 2006 00:42:32 +0200, Mxsmanic <mxsmanic(a)>
>Which ones?
>Most cancers are treatable to at least some extent, and many are
>curable. But it costs money.

Pancreatic cancer for one. By the time symptoms surface and diagnosis
is made, it is usually too far advanced to arrest regardless of how
much money you have. You can be gone in 1-3 months in many cases. I
have personally known several people who died of it; they were
economically comfortable and certainly could afford the best medical
care, but it is a relentlessly nasty form of cancer.
From: Carole Allen on
On Tue, 11 Jul 2006 07:36:12 -0500, barney2(a) wrote:
>There's a post somewhere (not r.t.e. as I recall) where he mentions his
>age. I can't find it now but I think it makes him born early Sixties.

There's a post in some techie group from 1988 where he says IIRC that
he is 27. The post was via Honeywell in Phoenix. Hence, 18 years
later, I estimate 45ish...
From: Carole Allen on
On Tue, 11 Jul 2006 11:40:23 +0200, Martin <me(a)> wrote:
>I thought you were 21 :-)
>I thought Mixi was early thirties.
No, no, I am the foxy curvaceous grandma goddess over try to
keep us all straight....

and I have more money than mixi, despite never having had so much I
needed an acountant and didn't need to keep track of it...I have more
now because I have personally kept track of every single penny...oh,
and have saved for a rainy day (which we get plenty of here in
Seattle, LOL)

From: A Human Being on

Mxsmanic wrote:
> Dave Frightens Me writes:
> > Happiness makes you vulnerable?
> Emotion makes you vulnerable, when you allow it to make your decisions
> for you.

Which emotions are you talking about? There are two kinds- positive and
negative .

> --
> Transpose mxsmanic and gmail to reach me by e-mail.

From: Carole Allen on
On Tue, 11 Jul 2006 12:19:50 +0200, Mxsmanic <mxsmanic(a)>
>Most French students of English speak very poorly or scarcely at all,
>even those who are quite good at diagramming sentences, which is
>apparently all they ever do in English classes in public school.
Pity they don't teach diagamming sentences in American English classes
anymore. Perhaps we wouldn't hear such atrocious phrases as "me and
him" or "if I would have known" on an all too frequent basis.
Diagramming can be an effective learning tool, and can teach
discipline and logic in grammatical structure. It can also provide a
good foundation for learning a foreign language.