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The Worst Thing Today

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Anna Elliott
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Postby Anna Elliott » Sun February 21st, 2010, 9:31 pm

So sorry to hear that, SonjaMarie. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.
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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favorite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
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Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Mon February 22nd, 2010, 4:24 am

My sympathies on your father's passing, SM.

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Postby boswellbaxter » Mon February 22nd, 2010, 4:35 am

I'm very sorry to hear this, SonjaMarie.
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Postby michellemoran » Mon February 22nd, 2010, 5:05 am

I'm very, very sorry to hear that SonjaMarie. My thoughts are with you.
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nona
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Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Thu February 25th, 2010, 6:19 am

I was laid off with no return date, thought the worst thing yesterday I believe it's the best thing thats happened this year....I needed a change of pace and something new and beside it's abnout time I finish my degree.

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Two Houses by Fran Cooper
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favorite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Postby Vanessa » Thu February 25th, 2010, 9:32 am

As one door closes, another one opens, Nona!
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Divia
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Location: Always Cloudy, Central New York

Postby Divia » Sun February 28th, 2010, 6:38 am

I am less than amused. :mad:

Its 1115 PM, there is a fire on one side of the street. There is smoke everywhere, its snowing and there is fog. I start my car with my electric car starter. I wait 10 min. Mind you there are countless firemen and cops hanging around. I get into my car. I slowly back out of the driveway because they are ambling about the car.

I drive down the road. I get stopped by the "police fireman." who know there was such a thing. His fatness rolls over to my car and tells me. "Do you know what you just did. You just ran over the hose. What were you doing? Didn't you see it there?"

I said I didnt. I said I was sorry. I said I was trying to go home and leaving one way because the fire was on the other side. He told me I could get a ticket. This was my fault. Didn't I care? Who did I think I was? I could have punctured the hose. Not to move cuase he was getting the cops.

WTF.

So my parents come out and are pissed. One fireman is laughing cause he thinks its a big joke. The fatman is rolling down the road. I'm like..seriously? Really?

The cop comes by, mother is anger. Pa is more so. The cop is like *sigh* what happened. I told him. He nodded, didn't seem like he wanted to give me the ticket. Wrote it up anyway. Told me to go, plea the case, tell them I couldnt see anything. He also said to present the pictures my mother took.

Yippeee.

I told the fatman to remove the cones and I told him thanks. He said it was "my fault." I told him I said I was sorry and he escalated the situation.

I swear volunteer firemen have an inferiority complex.

WTF
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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Sun February 28th, 2010, 6:43 am

Divia: that blows chunks!

We almost had a worse thing tonight, Jasper was acting odd and his right back leg seemed to not be working right, but after a few minutes he seemed fine, we think his leg fell asleep, whew!

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Divia
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Location: Always Cloudy, Central New York

Postby Divia » Sun February 28th, 2010, 6:51 am

That happens to my dog alot.

Yeah I was not pleased. Oh and then the firemen were saying they wanted David's name(step fathers) cause they would charge him for the hose if there was anythign wrong with it???? :confused:
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nona
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Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Sun February 28th, 2010, 2:39 pm

lol, the fat police fireman must have issues! maybe he didn't get his cream filled donuts that morning.


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