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  Just talking Thread: Coping with noise
Post: RE: Coping with noise

Bright light bothers us also. We much prefer being outside on days that are cloudy (or at least not completely sunny). At home, we keep the blinds drawn, and we have the lights on very low at night....
MakersDozn Town Square 17 7,766 03-08-2016, 04:32 PM
  Just talking Thread: Who keeps things in order
Post: RE: Who keeps things in order

Not able to read the rest of the thread yet, although we intend to later. If you're talking about gatekeepers, the closest in our system would be ~Light~ and Gideon, who are a formless yin/yang that ...
MakersDozn Town Square 13 4,449 03-08-2016, 04:10 PM
  Sad Thread: Stepping Down From BoD and Admin Teams
Post: RE: Stepping Down From BoD and Admin Teams

Thank you, FreyasSpirit. I feel sad letting go, but I know that we did the right thing. Charity
MakersDozn Town Square 11 4,862 03-08-2016, 04:05 PM
    Thread: Stepping Down From BoD and Admin Teams
Post: RE: Stepping Down From BoD and Admin Teams

The People....Thanks. When we get a chance, we'll email you from our personal email address. Karen....Thanks. BTW, re your quote: Both of our parents were Spanish teachers. Our mother used to say...
MakersDozn Town Square 11 4,862 03-08-2016, 11:29 AM
  News/Information Thread: Stepping Down From BoD and Admin Teams
Post: Stepping Down From BoD and Admin Teams

It's time. We're grateful for the friendship and support that we've found in this community during the past 19 years, but we need to focus on our own well-being. We hope to keep participating here as...
MakersDozn Town Square 11 4,862 03-07-2016, 01:22 PM
  Friendship/Support Thread: Move tomorrow.
Post: RE: Move tomorrow.

We hope that things settle down for you soon. Sending good thoughts. MDs
MakersDozn Steam Room 4 1,959 02-01-2016, 04:52 PM
  Friendship/Support Thread: Tough time
Post: RE: Tough time

Hi Silent S, Glad that your husband's surgery went well, but sorry that you are going through a difficult time. We're sending healing thoughts to you and your little. MDs
MakersDozn Steam Room 7 2,625 02-01-2016, 04:47 PM
  Agree Thread: Get one of these
Post: RE: Get one of these

Very cool. Laura, Twelve, and others
MakersDozn Steam Room 2 1,574 02-01-2016, 04:43 PM
  Friendship/Support Thread: Can't forgive T
Post: RE: Can't forgive T

TW, we hear you, and we're sorry that you're hurting. MDs
MakersDozn Therapy Lane 14 6,945 02-01-2016, 04:36 PM
  Feedback Thread: Coping with noise
Post: RE: Coping with noise

For those who don't know, we commute to work in Manhattan from the suburbs. We wear earplugs on the train and on the streets of the city. We also wear the earplugs while at the movie theater or at s...
MakersDozn Town Square 17 7,766 02-01-2016, 04:30 PM
  Friendship/Support Thread: Second edit almost done
Post: RE: Second edit almost done

Congrats and good luck! MDs
MakersDozn Town Square 4 1,759 02-01-2016, 04:25 PM
  Feedback Thread: Describing switching
Post: RE: Describing switching

Our experience is like the first two on your list, and occasionally (though not often) the third. The analogy we like to use is that we're all riding in a bus (which is the body), and we take turns d...
MakersDozn Town Square 2 1,500 02-01-2016, 04:22 PM
  Just talking Thread: An offshoot from Gim's discussion
Post: RE: An offshoot from Gim's discussion

We're not on FB at all. Don't get us started on why; suffice it to say that we agree with Gim. MDs, longing for the "good old days" (pre-FB, pre $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$) of the Internet.... :-/
MakersDozn Town Square 7 5,071 02-01-2016, 04:09 PM
  Friendship/Support Thread: Greetings to All
Post: RE: Greetings to All

Welcome, Ursidae and Dawnmoore. We're glad that you've both joined us. MakersDozn (MDs)
MakersDozn Welcome Wagon 10 5,338 02-01-2016, 04:04 PM
  Friendship/Support Thread: happy new year everyone!
Post: RE: happy new year everyone!

Happy new year, everyone. MDs
MakersDozn Town Square 4 2,128 01-07-2016, 12:04 PM
  Doing okay Thread: Viewing the Forums on a Smartphone
Post: RE: Viewing the Forums on a Smartphone

Good luck with finding a new apartment. Hey, maybe you can find one that will allow you to have a new furbaby. As for the smartphone, yeah, they are handy. We tell ourselves that the phone itself i...
MakersDozn Town Square 2 1,402 01-07-2016, 11:57 AM
  Friendship/Support Thread: Happy Birthday MDs
Post: RE: Happy Birthday MDs

Thank you all. Your good wishes and support mean a great deal to us. We took off from work, stayed home, did puzzles, and relaxed. The previous Saturday, our second brother (the one who's mildly di...
MakersDozn Town Square 7 2,750 01-07-2016, 11:48 AM
  Friendship/Support Thread: Turning the big 6-0 today
Post: RE: Turning the big 6-0 today

Happy birthday, mosaic. Uploading you a virtual cake. :) We understand not identifying with our chronological age, even though we sometimes feel it physically. Everyone in our system is much young...
MakersDozn Town Square 9 3,044 01-07-2016, 11:42 AM
  Doing okay Thread: Viewing the Forums on a Smartphone
Post: Viewing the Forums on a Smartphone

We treated ourselves to our first smartphone as a combination holiday / birthday present. We've avoided smartphones vehemently because they turn so many people into zombies. What are you going to d...
MakersDozn Town Square 2 1,402 01-05-2016, 10:23 PM
  Friendship/Support Thread: Anger, loss, shame... throw it all in.
Post: RE: Anger, loss, shame... throw it all in.

We can relate too. We're sorry it's hard for each of you, and for us. Mds
MakersDozn Steam Room 3 2,290 12-29-2015, 04:16 PM
  Just talking Thread: Just stopping by
Post: RE: Just stopping by

It was okay. And the best part was we saw our nieces again. Cuz they are on school vacation. Joseph
MakersDozn Town Square 7 3,351 12-29-2015, 03:50 PM
  Other/All/Unsure Thread: multiple battles
Post: RE: multiple battles

[...]we have an 'edge'. It is true. We can be very kind but some can be very sharp toward people we deem to be stupid. [...]And sometimes we are just having a really bad day and we become the fire bre...
MakersDozn Town Square 5 2,309 12-29-2015, 03:39 PM
  Friendship/Support Thread: Oy!
Post: RE: Oy!

Identifying from both sides of the equation....sometimes as the same system member. :-/ Although we have very few males, and none could be labeled as angry. Good luck. MDs
MakersDozn Town Square 3 1,531 12-29-2015, 03:31 PM
  Friendship/Support Thread: Just stopping by
Post: RE: Just stopping by

Happy holidays to everyone! JosephClaus :) PS: Our bigger people want me to say that we have one of those Charlie Brown Christmas trees in our office at work. Cuz someone gave it to us.
MakersDozn Town Square 7 3,351 12-24-2015, 10:00 PM
  Friendship/Support Thread: Devastated- contains talk of death
Post: RE: Devastated- contains talk of death

We hear you, Silent S. We're sitting and listening as well. MDs
MakersDozn Steam Room 10 4,865 12-21-2015, 02:14 PM
  Feedback Thread: Integration ?
Post: RE: Integration ?

It's not in our plans. We aim for cooperation and individual and collective healing. We agree with Karen Rose about insiders sometimes "disappearing." It's happened to us. We've learned to develop...
MakersDozn Therapy Lane 6 3,771 12-21-2015, 02:12 PM
  Just talking Thread: So quiet these days
Post: RE: So quiet these days

Understand that. Cannot remember if you still consider yourselves ot be Jewish. Maybe sme do Happy Hanukah to whoever celebrates Ethnically. We'll celebrate it in the sense of getting together with ...
MakersDozn Town Square 5 3,036 12-21-2015, 02:08 PM
  Other/All/Unsure Thread: how is everyone doing
Post: RE: how is everyone doing

We're sorry that you've been struggling, The People. And we hope that the last couple of weeks have been better. I am worried about the new year. Our birthday is also coming up. These milestones o...
MakersDozn Town Square 6 2,478 12-21-2015, 02:02 PM
  Caution Thread: multiple battles
Post: RE: multiple battles

When we were young, we were very passive in most situations. We did not fight back, with the exception of a few of us complaining to our parents now and then. Because we were so passive, people outs...
MakersDozn Town Square 5 2,309 12-21-2015, 01:53 PM
  Friendship/Support Thread: Got subpoena to testify; freaked out for a while
Post: RE: Got subpoena to testify; freaked out for a whi...

Agreeing with nats. Sounds like you're doing a great job. Perhaps one of your others is worried? How is your internal communication? Good luck with testifying. MDs
MakersDozn Town Square 5 2,190 12-21-2015, 01:47 PM