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Old Feb 27 2007, 08:30 PM   #1
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I don't mean about the web site but about life. My problem is that last month my pipes froze so we have been staying at my mothers. Now I love my mother but she has her own way of doing things along with my sister who also lives with her. Also she is about to turn 70 and does not always have the pantiants when dealing with 11 year olds. and trust me Jennifer can try the pantiants of a saint. Moms house is a small 3 bedroom house so my husban who is over 6 feet tall is sleeping on a love seat. I am sleeping and a small mattress on the computer room floor and jennifer is aleeping on the floor in my sister's room. My husban went home today and said the problems is not with the pipes but with the well pump. Now I do not know when we will be able to move back home. The good news is that as long as I am here I have use of a computer every day, and Jennifer is getting more school work done here than she does at home.

I'm sorry I don't mean to complain but just typing it out helps the frustrations.

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Old Feb 28 2007, 04:32 AM   #2
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Old Feb 28 2007, 07:59 AM   #3
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I remember having to stay with other family members once due to a boiler or something bursting...I was only young at the time so I thought it was absolutely great...Not so great that quite a few of my books got drowned however (Always been an avid reader...xD).

...and you're right, Ranting is a great way to get frustrations out...I do it all the time on the blog I have. -Chuckles-

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Old Feb 28 2007, 12:35 PM   #4
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Thanks it does halp to write it out. I'm at the librarie today to give every one a brake. Jennifer has broncitice so I can't let her run around out side.
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Old Feb 28 2007, 01:55 PM   #5
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Thanks it does halp to write it out. I'm at the librarie today to give every one a brake. Jennifer has broncitice so I can't let her run around out side.
poor kiddie! Tell her to get better soon!
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Old Feb 28 2007, 03:43 PM   #6
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We've had power outages all around where I live this week because of a bad storm, and a lot of my friends have been staying with each other. The complain A LOT more than you, so don't worry!

Tell Jennifer to get well soon!
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Old Feb 28 2007, 09:33 PM   #7
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I pass on your good wishes. I think she is better now. She still is doing alot of caughing at night and unfortenetly she can not take codine wish is what Dr. give kids for the caugh and to help them sleep.
At least we have our 3 cats here with us.
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Old Feb 28 2007, 10:15 PM   #8
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I do have some good news I found a dress pattern on ebay for renaiassance type outfit for a very good price and I found some swade fabric that is not too expencive. I thought that would be a good out fit for Dragoncon. Maybe in a lite golden brown.
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Old Feb 28 2007, 10:39 PM   #9
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Aww I'm glad ur daughter is feeling better, but it sounds like ur housing situation is pretty uncomfortable atm! No wonder u wanna complain!!!

I'm pretty lucky wit my living situation, my room is pretty small but i get it all to myself & my parents pretty much leave me be except to cook for me occasionally...

So is this now the official "i wanna have a whinge" thread? coz i could add plenty about my work! lol...
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Old Feb 28 2007, 10:56 PM   #10
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No matter how wonderful family is, it is not always easy to live together. Sending positive thoughts that you will be able to move back home soon. I am glad you daughter is doing better.
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Old Mar 1 2007, 04:52 AM   #11
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I pass on your good wishes. I think she is better now. She still is doing alot of caughing at night and unfortenetly she can not take codine wish is what Dr. give kids for the caugh and to help them sleep.
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Old Mar 1 2007, 07:33 PM   #12
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Well not that I am done complaining I can brag a little. Jennifer gave a speech for a 4-H competion today on how to write and give a speech and she got a perfect score. She gives the speech on Monday for county and if she wins that , wich she did last year she will go on to district. She is a nateral at public speeking.
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Congratulations to her!!
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Old Mar 1 2007, 10:31 PM   #14
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I'll pass your congratulation on. I'm so proud
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Old Mar 2 2007, 04:19 AM   #15
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Pass on my congrats and bess wishes for Monday and the District competion!
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Well not that I am done complaining I can brag a little. Jennifer gave a speech for a 4-H competion today on how to write and give a speech and she got a perfect score. She gives the speech on Monday for county and if she wins that , wich she did last year she will go on to district. She is a nateral at public speeking.
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Old Mar 2 2007, 12:13 PM   #17
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WOW! And Congratulations to Jennifer.

PS - I did some complaining myself last winter. Broken pipes and heating systems are just NOT fun. Sorry. I hope it all gets fixed / better fast!
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Old Mar 2 2007, 11:17 PM   #18
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I'll send your congradulations on. She is very proud of herself. She is feeling much better
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Old Mar 5 2007, 09:37 PM   #19
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Jennifer won county speach compition tonight. They loved her. one judge gave her a 100 the other a 98. She moves on to distric next month.

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Well done to Jennifer
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FANTASTIC!! Way to go!
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YEAHHHHHHH JENNIFER!!!!!!!

Go girl! GO girl! Go girl!
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Congrats and good luck in the next competition!
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Well done Jennifer!

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Old Mar 6 2007, 02:11 PM   #27
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She has read your congradulations and her head has become even bigger than it was. She is very proud of herself.
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I did get some good news today. my husban knows someone who works on wells and he has a pump that is used but still in good shape and is willing to wait on payment and not charge as much as usal. Who knows we maybe back home by this month
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That's brilliant!
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I've got to tell you what happened last night. My mother leaves her back slidding glass door open enough to let her cats in (she has 20) unfortently she has oppssums that come in as well. last night I was in the back and herd her yell for someone to close her bedroom door. So I go out of the computer room and see a oppssum coming down the hall, I close her door and yell at the oppssum and my sister sister comes out of her just as the oppssum goes into the bathroom. MY stupid cat Scooter ran after it so I scooped him up and threw him in the computer room, I turned around and rigth at my feet was a hissing oppssum. I screamed and jumed 3 feet into the air. and went back the the computer room. The oppssum ran out. and everone accused me of scarring it. They all lol It scared the piss out of me.
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I hope you scared it enough to leave. Those critters can be very dangerous (especially to cats!) when they choose to. Add my congrats to Jennifer and hopes that you will soon be able to go home.
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Woot on the speech contest, yuck on the possum, and 4-H represent! (I was in Monroe County (MI) 4-H for seven years.)
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Don't know which is worse...opposum...or the skunk that followed my uncle's cats in one night.....

probably the opposum. Them suckers BITE!
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Old Mar 13 2007, 10:34 AM   #34
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The opposums never bother the cats, and the cats ignore them. They come in climb in the cat food bin eat than leave. Only this one decided to get some water also and when mom yelled at it it went down the hall instead of out the back door. Luckily it is very rear for them to have rabies. I prefer opposums to skunks they are more likely to carrie rabies than opposums are. Last week a rabis skunk was found in the city near were my sister's house.
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Wow, I would not have been able to handle an opposum. I would've screamed loud enough to wake up my whole neighborhood! Good work!
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I did screach very loud, I was not expecting it to come back down the hall and be at my bare toes when I turned around. We have all gotten use to them because they come in almost every night. most of the time we yell at them of hit them with the broom they go back out.
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I'm so proud. Jennifer has read Dragonsong and almost done with Dragonsinger. She can't wait to get her hands on Dolphins of Pern. My husban just groaned when I told him. Alos we are moving back home today, even tho we don't have water yet. Everyone was getting on each others nerves.
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LOL. Thank you Mawofone!!! You absolutely made my day. I was having a terrible day... now both me and my bf are without a car and cannot work until we get transpotation...ya-da-yadah...snowball effect. Anyway, my mom has about 20 cats too and your story made me laugh. Thanks!
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You probably knew this, but I meant the possum story made me laugh. Although, if I had been there I would probably freaked too. Oh, and another congratulations to Jennifer. I always had trouble speaking in front of others and she seems to have a gift for it. That's great!
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