CopperDove

CopperDove
joined January 31, 2015
Venusian Scorp
  • CopperDove
    Venusian Scorp
    Living separately can solve a lot for some people, I totally agree. Or at least separate bedrooms. I know several couples that do that and they've been together a long time. I doubt they would have lasted if they had to fully share living space.

    I only lived with one of my partners. I'm tidy, and the partner I lived with was one of the few partners I had who was messy. He wasn't dirty, though, and the bathroom stayed reasonably clean, thankfully. He valued cleanliness in the bathroom at least.

    We had separate bedrooms. I had to step over a mountainous pile of his clothes when I'd visit his room. But, it was his space to do with as he wished, and they weren't dirty clothes, so I could handle that. When I worked as an after school nanny, one of the girls I looked after told me, "the floor is the world's best shelf." Maybe he thought that way too.

    But -- and I cringe to remember it -- the kitchen was chaos after he used it I tried to have a sense of humour about it, and compromise, but I hope I NEVER have to share a living space with a messy person again! lol. I prefer to live alone, anyway, not because of the one messy guy I lived with, I just have always preferred it and done it. I had lived alone for 13 years before the relationship with the messy guy

  • CopperDove
    Venusian Scorp
    I have something in my Newegg cart that I'll delete soon. I forget what it is. I do that sometimes with online shopping carts because it helps me get out some of the urge to buy things I can't completely justify purchasing. I have abandone   Read more
  • CopperDove
    Venusian Scorp
    Yes! I agree totally.
  • CopperDove
    Venusian Scorp
    I hadn't heard this cover before either! Love too! Such a fantastic song. Sad that Leonard Cohen is gone.
  • CopperDove
    Venusian Scorp
    Three of my closest friends are Aquas. Wishing you good Aquas in your life, however it can happen. :-)
  • CopperDove
    Venusian Scorp
    I don't know. So far it's worked out that the oldest was 5 years up, youngest was 4 years down. Over a 30-year span, the majority of men I've been involved with have been no more than 2 years older or younger than me.

    I would like a long term relationship, but it doesn't always work out that way of course. I've had 2 long term relationships so far: 9 and 7 years long. I probably won't marry, or even do common law marriage. If I had children, I would consider marriage if it was going to be protective for them.

  • CopperDove
    Venusian Scorp
    Posted by Timon
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    Posted by CopperDove
    Posted by ACsquarepluto
    Posted by Timon
    Posted by ACsquarepluto
    My immediate supervisor is a Taurus with Pisces moon-Gemini Mercury-Scorpio Saturn and I've seen her gossip but she's never done me wrong to the point where I was affected in any way and she doesn't mind that I don't talk. She's efficient.

    Aries sun-Cap moon-Aries Merc-Pisces Venus gave me two raises and I'm pretty sure he's the reason why I don't get laid off. He also doesn't get offended if I'm not sociable. Is glad I show up daily.

    Taurus sun-Cap moon business owner gives me rides sometimes (home; has given me one to the gym; most recently saw me walking back from the grocery store and helped me out on a Saturday).

    Taurus sun-Gem stellium coworker upstairs minds her own business, is always positive and let me drink her coffee last week. I have never at any point witnessed her gossip. She's a Christian and nice all the time. Does not acknowledge drama ever.

    #1 troublemaker toward me: Pisces sun (29 degree); Sag moon; Aries merc; Aquarius Venus; Pisces Mars; Virgo Saturn male. Gossipy, creepy, immature, explosive temper. I blame his natal moon-Mars square (that Virgo Saturn squares my sun-Venus too). Bright side: attendance is good, won't mind if he quits though.

    sorry about random placements listed, its because I thought they might be relevant.


    Thanks for posting the other placements also. I would do that too except I don't know them. How do you know moon sign? Do you go with date of birth only or do you know around what time they were born?


    I use 12pm, good point these moon signs could be off.


    If you know the place of birth for sure, then looking at noon then counting back 6 degrees, or forward 6 degrees, from what the moon was at noon will show you the range the moon has on the day of birth in the location they were born. It's always great when the moon stays in the same sign 6 degrees up or down from noon because then you know their moon sign, you just don't know the degree of their moon or which house it's in.



    How do you count 6 degrees? How many hours is that?


    The moon moves about 1/2 a degree every hour. So, about 1 degree every 2 hours. It's about 13 degrees per day, so not an even 12 degrees, but close.

    So, as an example, if you have the exact place of birth, and you see that the moon is 10 degrees of Gemini at noon, you subtract 6 degrees to see what sign it was at midnight, or add 6 degrees to see what it was at midnight that starts the following day. With my example, it means the moon is in Gemini all day and night. It would be about 4 degrees of Gemini at midnight that starts the birthday, and about 16 degrees of Gemini at midnight that starts the following day.

    But, let's say that the moon is 3 degrees Gemini at noon. That means that if you subtract 6 degrees, you get 27 degrees of Taurus (the previous sign) so that means that if the person was born at midnight or within a few hours after, their moon is Taurus. If you count forward from noon you're still at Gemini (9 degrees).

    Drives me crazy when an example like above happens, because then I can't know for sure what their moon sign is, lol, unless there is a vague memory of time (if their mother is around to ask, she may recall whether it was morning or evening for example).


    I have to check the moon sign of my colleagues one day.
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    It's fun to find out. :-)
  • CopperDove
    Venusian Scorp
    Posted by ACsquarepluto
    Posted by CopperDove
    Posted by ACsquarepluto
    Posted by Timon
    Posted by ACsquarepluto
    My immediate supervisor is a Taurus with Pisces moon-Gemini Mercury-Scorpio Saturn and I've seen her gossip but she's never done me wrong to the point where I was affected in any way and she doesn't mind that I don't talk. She's efficient.

    Aries sun-Cap moon-Aries Merc-Pisces Venus gave me two raises and I'm pretty sure he's the reason why I don't get laid off. He also doesn't get offended if I'm not sociable. Is glad I show up daily.

    Taurus sun-Cap moon business owner gives me rides sometimes (home; has given me one to the gym; most recently saw me walking back from the grocery store and helped me out on a Saturday).

    Taurus sun-Gem stellium coworker upstairs minds her own business, is always positive and let me drink her coffee last week. I have never at any point witnessed her gossip. She's a Christian and nice all the time. Does not acknowledge drama ever.

    #1 troublemaker toward me: Pisces sun (29 degree); Sag moon; Aries merc; Aquarius Venus; Pisces Mars; Virgo Saturn male. Gossipy, creepy, immature, explosive temper. I blame his natal moon-Mars square (that Virgo Saturn squares my sun-Venus too). Bright side: attendance is good, won't mind if he quits though.

    sorry about random placements listed, its because I thought they might be relevant.


    Thanks for posting the other placements also. I would do that too except I don't know them. How do you know moon sign? Do you go with date of birth only or do you know around what time they were born?


    I use 12pm, good point these moon signs could be off.


    If you know the place of birth for sure, then looking at noon then counting back 6 degrees, or forward 6 degrees, from what the moon was at noon will show you the range the moon has on the day of birth in the location they were born. It's always great when the moon stays in the same sign 6 degrees up or down from noon because then you know their moon sign, you just don't know the degree of their moon or which house it's in.



    I always just use our hometown as the birthplace, which I'm sure throws things off more. x)
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    haha, yes, location can make a big difference.
  • CopperDove
    Venusian Scorp
    Posted by Timon
    Posted by CopperDove
    Posted by ACsquarepluto
    Posted by Timon
    Posted by ACsquarepluto
    My immediate supervisor is a Taurus with Pisces moon-Gemini Mercury-Scorpio Saturn and I've seen her gossip but she's never done me wrong to the point where I was affected in any way and she doesn't mind that I don't talk. She's efficient.

    Aries sun-Cap moon-Aries Merc-Pisces Venus gave me two raises and I'm pretty sure he's the reason why I don't get laid off. He also doesn't get offended if I'm not sociable. Is glad I show up daily.

    Taurus sun-Cap moon business owner gives me rides sometimes (home; has given me one to the gym; most recently saw me walking back from the grocery store and helped me out on a Saturday).

    Taurus sun-Gem stellium coworker upstairs minds her own business, is always positive and let me drink her coffee last week. I have never at any point witnessed her gossip. She's a Christian and nice all the time. Does not acknowledge drama ever.

    #1 troublemaker toward me: Pisces sun (29 degree); Sag moon; Aries merc; Aquarius Venus; Pisces Mars; Virgo Saturn male. Gossipy, creepy, immature, explosive temper. I blame his natal moon-Mars square (that Virgo Saturn squares my sun-Venus too). Bright side: attendance is good, won't mind if he quits though.

    sorry about random placements listed, its because I thought they might be relevant.


    Thanks for posting the other placements also. I would do that too except I don't know them. How do you know moon sign? Do you go with date of birth only or do you know around what time they were born?


    I use 12pm, good point these moon signs could be off.


    If you know the place of birth for sure, then looking at noon then counting back 6 degrees, or forward 6 degrees, from what the moon was at noon will show you the range the moon has on the day of birth in the location they were born. It's always great when the moon stays in the same sign 6 degrees up or down from noon because then you know their moon sign, you just don't know the degree of their moon or which house it's in.



    How do you count 6 degrees? How many hours is that?
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    The moon moves about 1/2 a degree every hour. So, about 1 degree every 2 hours. It's about 13 degrees per day, so not an even 12 degrees, but close.

    So, as an example, if you have the exact place of birth, and you see that the moon is 10 degrees of Gemini at noon, you subtract 6 degrees to see what sign it was at midnight, or add 6 degrees to see what it was at midnight that starts the following day. With my example, it means the moon is in Gemini all day and night. It would be about 4 degrees of Gemini at midnight that starts the birthday, and about 16 degrees of Gemini at midnight that starts the following day.

    But, let's say that the moon is 3 degrees Gemini at noon. That means that if you subtract 6 degrees, you get 27 degrees of Taurus (the previous sign) so that means that if the person was born at midnight or within a few hours after, their moon is Taurus. If you count forward from noon you're still at Gemini (9 degrees).

    Drives me crazy when an example like above happens, because then I can't know for sure what their moon sign is, lol, unless there is a vague memory of time (if their mother is around to ask, she may recall whether it was morning or evening for example).
  • CopperDove
    Venusian Scorp
    Posted by ACsquarepluto
    Posted by Timon
    Posted by ACsquarepluto
    My immediate supervisor is a Taurus with Pisces moon-Gemini Mercury-Scorpio Saturn and I've seen her gossip but she's never done me wrong to the point where I was affected in any way and she doesn't mind that I don't talk. She's efficient.

    Aries sun-Cap moon-Aries Merc-Pisces Venus gave me two raises and I'm pretty sure he's the reason why I don't get laid off. He also doesn't get offended if I'm not sociable. Is glad I show up daily.

    Taurus sun-Cap moon business owner gives me rides sometimes (home; has given me one to the gym; most recently saw me walking back from the grocery store and helped me out on a Saturday).

    Taurus sun-Gem stellium coworker upstairs minds her own business, is always positive and let me drink her coffee last week. I have never at any point witnessed her gossip. She's a Christian and nice all the time. Does not acknowledge drama ever.

    #1 troublemaker toward me: Pisces sun (29 degree); Sag moon; Aries merc; Aquarius Venus; Pisces Mars; Virgo Saturn male. Gossipy, creepy, immature, explosive temper. I blame his natal moon-Mars square (that Virgo Saturn squares my sun-Venus too). Bright side: attendance is good, won't mind if he quits though.

    sorry about random placements listed, its because I thought they might be relevant.


    Thanks for posting the other placements also. I would do that too except I don't know them. How do you know moon sign? Do you go with date of birth only or do you know around what time they were born?


    I use 12pm, good point these moon signs could be off.
    click to expand


    If you know the place of birth for sure, then looking at noon then counting back 6 degrees, or forward 6 degrees, from what the moon was at noon will show you the range the moon has on the day of birth in the location they were born. It's always great when the moon stays in the same sign 6 degrees up or down from noon because then you know their moon sign, you just don't know the degree of their moon or which house it's in.

  • CopperDove
    Venusian Scorp
    There isn't much difference between how I interact publicly on DXP compared to how I interact with people I don't know very well -- people in my community, for example. Once I get to know someone better, I'm much more expressive.

    I'm usually more expressive in PMs on DXP than I am publicly. I prefer one-on-one interactions to group, unless it's a very small group, so posting publicly on forums is always a bit of an uneasy thing for me, even though I've belonged to several forums over the years. I usually do a lot more reading than posting on forums.

    When I write lol here, I truly am laughing. I just do it quietly if my cats are sleeping.

    I joke a lot more with people I know well. Sometimes the humour is very dry, and I'm not sure how that would come across here.

    Also, with people I know well, I swear. Not excessively, but some things are best expressed that way. I can easily totally eliminate it from my speech, so people are often surprised the first time that they hear me swear.

    People on DXP who have heard me speak have told me that I sound more "confident" and "warm" than I come across on DXP. My voice is deeper than some of them expect too.





  • CopperDove
    Venusian Scorp
    I'd look into a cow share (co-own a cow with one or more people) for milk, chickens for eggs, and growing root vegetables like potatoes, because those foods together are excellent for getting what is needed for proper nutrition and that's all easier to get going than most other options I know of.

    One cow, properly cared for, can produce a lot of milk. I used to direct people to a cow share years ago. The woman who provided care for the cow was excellent. She knew what she was doing, and it was a happy cow that produced good milk.

    I have a well already, and it's a shallow well, but it never runs dry (so far), because it's supplied by an underground stream. It needs electricity to run the pump and filters attached, but possibly one day it could run some of that using solar power, hard to say. Issue here is low light in winter. I'm conservative with water just in case, too.

    I have an Austrian scythe to cut grass, etc, for emergency backup already, and there's a method that is now taught based on tai chi that reduces strain on the body. I still have to learn the method.

    I have a lot of solar lights to use at night during power outages. Outages happen a few times a year here, usually for up to 6 hours, but sometimes as long as 24.

    I have a lot of trees I can use for firewood in my wood burning stove. I could boil water on top of that thing I'm sure. One of my trees fell last year and I'll have enough firewood for a month or two of heat from it, once winter comes. The wood isn't ready yet for burning.
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    Happy Birthday! Sorry, I couldn't get the gif to work at first, and formatting messed up when I added happy birthday.
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    Posted by VenusAquarius
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    None of it looks well made, so nothing appeals to me. It's fine if you don't mind that it won't last long, but I would avoid all of it.

    I'm not trying to be cookiemonstery with my comment, just a consumer advocate.


    Some of the bras won't cover my nipple. click to expand
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    lol, yes.
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    Venusian Scorp
    Posted by pinkbird03
    Posted by CopperDove
    None of it looks well made, so nothing appeals to me. It's fine if you don't mind that it won't last long, but I would avoid all of it.

    I'm not trying to be cookiemonstery with my comment, just a consumer advocate.

    I buy from them all the time. Not top quality but everything has looked super sexy and fit it’s sexual purpose. I love that I can buy a lot and not spend too much money. Haven’t returned anything. click to expand
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    Good. I have some things that are like that too. If it's for a sexual purpose, particularly, it can be good, because if something higher quality/price rips during sex, it's much more of a loss.
  • CopperDove
    Venusian Scorp
    None of it looks well made, so nothing appeals to me. It's fine if you don't mind that it won't last long, but I would avoid all of it.

    I'm not trying to be cookiemonstery with my comment, just a consumer advocate.
  • CopperDove
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    Follow @Arielle83's advice to deter the cat. Everything else you're considering, if you go ahead with any of it, is animal cruelty that isn't justified. I can understand why you're not fond of cats thanks to your early expe   Read more
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