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Mar 20th 2012 3:38PM Keep in mind, when it comes to HOAs, they have a tendency to change rules and make up rules as they go along. Ours does it all the time. They just "outlawed" an animated light display that has been a staple in our neighborhood since we moved here 10 years ago. It was never an issue until this year when one of the board members (who is a real Scrooge and Grinch) decided to push the issue. He got the board to hold a private meeting and to invite only the neighbors that would vote the way he wanted...which was to prohibit the display. I imagine that next year he will extend it to say no Christmas lights at all...he is just chipping away at it a year at a time.
Mar 19th 2012 6:21PM The reason this will be nice is because I hate having to shut my Kindle down just just because they are worried about electronics. I don't have the WiFi on when reading but they make me shut it down anyway because they assume everyone lies. Would be so nice to be able to read during take off and landing.
Mar 6th 2012 1:09AM Bob, many of us had no problem with the rules when we bought our homes
under the HOA rules. The problem is when the HOA decides to change
those rules and do it on the sneak....by having a secret meeting,
inviting only the homeowners that they know will vote for the outcome
the HOA wants. This is exactly what ours did in January.
Mar 6th 2012 1:04AM I will never live in another home under HOA control. The boards let the power go to their heads and can "outlaw" anything they want under their "nuisance clause". Ours just banned animated Christmas light displays and we had two in our development. One is famous locally and it is a yearly family tradition to visit it. They wanted to make sure the ban passed so they had a secret meeting and invited only the homeowners that they knew would vote the way they wanted. Talk about too much power!
Dec 14th 2011 2:11AM Situations like this make me so angry!
Sometimes, it is a case of the HOA changing rules midstream. We have NO rules regarding Christmas lights/displays and have a locally famous light display in our neighborhood. It has never been an issue in all the years I have lived here. This year, due to ONE complaint, some homeowners jumped into the melee and want the HOA to ban this light display. I am sure that it is only a matter of time until a ban to the display appears in our HOA rules. It really galls me that a few can dictate for the rest of us. People come from all over to see this display and now it is being ruined for all who enjoy it as a family tradition. I am ashamed of our HOA (and I have told them how I feel). Bah Humbug!
Aug 17th 2011 1:43PM I am 60 and I love Victoria's Secret bras. While I like most of their choices, I particularly like their Incredible bras with the self adusting straps - comfy with a no hassle fit. Unfortunately, they don't carry all their designs in the size I need (32D). I hate that usually only the plain designs are available because I want the lace and embellished ones!
May 14th 2011 2:55AM Let me get this straight...you can wear a bikini until 47 but a mini skirt until only 35? A bikini shows more than a mini skirt so I sure don't get this logic. And no one over 61 should wear a bathing suit at all? Let me guess, it was all 20-somethings and teenagers who answered this survey.
Who cares! I will wear what I want. I will be 60 in a few months and am 98 pounds so I still wear stilettos and short skirts. I will wear what I think looks good on me. I only care about my husband's opinion and my view on what I wear. I don't tell others what to wear so others should extend the same courtesy to me.
Mar 29th 2011 9:37PM I am an older lady, petite in stature and slim. Though I own some mid-rise jeans, I prefer the waist sitting or high waisted jeans. I just think they are more appropriate and classier on me and at my age.
I wish more ladies were conscious of what they wear. There is nothing worse than seeing muffin tops or someone's thong because their jeans sit too low. Now be honest, you've all seen it!
My favorite jeans are NYDJ (Not Your Daughter's Jeans) which sit at the waist or those by Lily Pulitzer (mainline fit - which are mid-rise). NYDJ are very classy and Lily's jeans are very feminine with all-over embroidered designs.
You have to find what works for you and worry less about the trends. I wear what is flattering on me and this also includes shorts, short skirts, form-fitting outfits and high heels. Why not? I am tiny so why shoud I dress frumpy?
Jan 8th 2011 4:41AM I don't own PajamaJeans but admit to checking them out after seeing the tv commercial. I thought they'd be perfect to wear on my "chore day" each week; however, they don't come in a size small enough for me.
While I would never wear them in public (since I am an older lady and was raised to always dress moderately and nicely), I see nothing wrong with them. I don't really care what others wear in public as long as they aren't showing their underwear or too much skin. I'd rather see someone in these jeans than in low cut pants that show their thong or (heaven forbid) their butt crack.
Nov 3rd 2010 5:10PM Personally, Behar is the one who scares me! I am tired of her constant diatribes and whining. I think she mouths off to keep extending her 15 minutes of "fame" (?). She is a media hog.
I watched the view once and that was more than enough for me. What a bunch of catty, moronic women! Whatever happened to the respected person Barbara Walters used to be. How far she has sunk! I am a woman and I have no time for Behar or the rest of them!