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Old 11-03-2005, 05:40 PM   #21
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Not all scorpions a poisonous. We have what's called wood scorpions around here. They are not real big & the sting feels like a bad bee sting. I've been stung before but it's always a shock!

I think I need to whole bottle!
That reminds me of one occasion years ago when my ex got stung by a tiny scorpion which was sneakily hiding in his shoes while we were in Texas. Neither of us didn't know of such a thing as non-poisonous scorpions, so we all freaked out and rushed to the ER of a near by hospital, looking all purple and green. Boy, the hospital staff were amused!!

Anyway Crewsk, I hope your day got better... I am with you about blood, actually I am even worse, any Kill Bill like film would make me go
(**thanx Texasgirl for this awesome emoticon!! )

Well... I think I should take up this opportunity too!! THINGS DROPPING ON THE FLOOR!! (And ME having to pick them up!) My #1 pet peeve!! Why so many things I put my hands on love to escape my grip and just dive onto the floor? Don't they realise I DETEST bending over and picking up things from floor? Not that I am physically lazy, I have no problem with running, jumping cartwheeling, I just can't stand that particular motion!! If they go there unsolicited why can't they take the responsibility of their own action and go back to where they belong after they pleased themselves? Why does it always have to be ME to follow up this mess that THEY caused? Are they picking on me? okay, okay... this has always been my big whim, it really drives me mad though especially when I am in a hurry...
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Old 11-03-2005, 05:59 PM   #22
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Old 11-03-2005, 06:32 PM   #23
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Wow!! Guys.

I thought I had a bad day.

My thoughts are with all, & I'm glad to see that venting your frustrations has eased the load.

Alix - last time I tried sewing I put the needle through my finger. Don't ask me how it happened but boy it was sore. I now leave that to the intelligent one of the household, it's too dangerous for us mere males.
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Old 11-03-2005, 06:37 PM   #24
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Boy.. you guys are having rough days.... I'm sorry!


Mines been pretty good so far.... Except that I broke a wine glass that
my neighbor left over here the other day. Dang it! And Paulie just called...
I thought he'd be home all weekend but he's decided to go hunting again.
He'll be leaving Friday from work and be gone until late Sunday night.
Alone time is great but I've had enough now.
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Old 11-03-2005, 06:55 PM   #25
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Here goes, got, was not even grouchy, went to work, everything peachy, got home, and mom was over here in 5 minutes asking about her auto insurance...She hasn't driven in a year, car now has dead battery..My sister and I do not want her driving, and when I said we should cancel the insurance, it was scream at me for taking everything away from her..Lordy, I am at my wits end..The last time she drove, she got lost two blocks from home..So I take her to all her appointments and grocery shopping, hair, doctor..BUT...She insists she needs that car..My sis and I are terrified she will get really lost or in an accident..I now want to just go hide under the bed and cry.....At least, she has calmed down and gone home, but, I know, as soon as she see's that insurance bill again, she will come over and the dance will begin again.....Thanks for letting me vent, my kids try to help and they do as much as they can, but, it's easy for them to say hey mom, relax,cuz, they don't have to hear the same lament over and over..I have to learn to deal with it on my own, but talking to all of you really helps...Thank you...
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Yikes Kadesma!! How old is your mum? Maybe it is a good idea that you guys take her to a medical specialist and get their evaluation on whether she is fit to drive or not... I got a feeling that you will get a support of professional opinion if you do. And try to divide the duty to chauffer her between you, your sis and your kids... and if you need to vent some more, we are all here!!
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Old 11-03-2005, 07:36 PM   #27
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My cute UPS guy called me ma'am. I realize it's a term of respect, but it's a pet peeve. What happened to Miss?
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Old 11-03-2005, 08:20 PM   #29
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Yikes Kadesma!! How old is your mum? Maybe it is a good idea that you guys take her to a medical specialist and get their evaluation on whether she is fit to drive or not... I got a feeling that you will get a support of professional opinion if you do. And try to divide the duty to chauffer her between you, your sis and your kids... and if you need to vent some more, we are all here!!
big hug!!
Thanks Licia, I'm planning to do this for her. I've put it off as I was afraid I'd scare her, but, this has to be dealt with for all our sakes... My girls help me very often with her, but, they do let me take the lead when it comes to deciding things..My sister, well that is another story...Example, she has only been to see mom once since last Christmas, and that was becuase I demanded it...

It's nice to know I can come here to talk though.. Thanks again and hugs back.
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Old 11-03-2005, 08:31 PM   #30
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At least, she has calmed down and gone home, but, I know, as soon as she see's that insurance bill again, she will come over and the dance will begin again.kadesma
My two cents? Guessing it might not be about the driving, but more about a feeling of loss of independence, that sometimes may come as people get on in years. Is she able to take the bus? Perhaps she might feel more independent. Maybe a local senior center can help and she can get out and be more active on her own? Hope I didn't overstep my bounds. We care about you.
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