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The Worst Thing Today

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Brenna
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Location: Delaware

Postby Brenna » Mon June 20th, 2011, 10:28 pm

Well thats a new perspective. I do work and from previous posts, it hasn't been the best place to be me.
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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Tue June 21st, 2011, 1:55 am

"Brenna" wrote:Well thats a new perspective. I do work and from previous posts, it hasn't been the best place to be me.


Sorry, hugs!

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DianeL
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No, Seriously - Beans ... ???

Postby DianeL » Fri July 1st, 2011, 10:20 pm

My dogsitter('s daughter?) seems to have given The Lolly a snack of ... something resembling white beans - though I didn't have the stomach, quite literally, to investigate too carefully - on her last day visiting them. Which in turn gave HER a little gastric distress, which had us up at three a.m. today, and which thereafter, during my half day at work, caused her to have issues - naturally, on my mom's persian rug. Oh dearie me.

I'd said, "I rarely let her eat 'human food', and only ever a bit of bread, or real non-processed meat without sauce on it." I can only assume the truly VERY sweet fourteen-year-old girl I am semi accusing here has not had to clean up after this sort of thing before. It's hard to be angry (and certainly not at the poor dog), but this is not what you could call particularly amusing.

*Pleh*
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Madeleine
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Postby Madeleine » Sat July 2nd, 2011, 8:32 pm

Us dog-owners have all been there, so I can sympathise! Why is it always the good rug though.......?
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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Road To Newgate by Kate Braithwaite & Darling Blue by Tracy Rees (Pigeonhole)
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
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Postby Vanessa » Sun July 3rd, 2011, 10:33 am

Or the new carpet................... We've had that and can still see the stain.
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LoobyG
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Location: Derbyshire, UK

Postby LoobyG » Sun July 3rd, 2011, 1:40 pm

Leaving my copy of 'The Time of Singing' by EC somewhere, 100 pages from the end, with my favourite bookmark in. Not a terrible, terrible thing, but the worst thing to happen today, better look at buying a new copy...

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DianeL
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Postby DianeL » Sun July 3rd, 2011, 4:33 pm

Vanessa, that she did three years ago on the brand new carpet I'd bought after waiting for a year and a half to afford it. I'd had it less than six months when ... The Incident happened ...

She's such a good girl, I never do blame her. It's always human error!


Today, no Worst Things to add for the thread, though, and I still have 2 more days off this weekend. :)
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Vanessa
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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 » Sun July 3rd, 2011, 9:34 pm

It must be the acid which leaves the stain. I've had several goes at it, but to no avail! In fact, I think it's made it worse.

No, I wouldn't blame the animal - they can't help it if they're feeling ill. The only difference between us and them, I suppose, is that we would try to head for the toilet or at least some sort of receptacle!! LOL.

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Postby Miss Moppet » Mon July 4th, 2011, 12:24 am

"Vanessa" wrote:It must be the acid which leaves the stain. I've had several goes at it, but to no avail! In fact, I think it's made it worse.

No, I wouldn't blame the animal - they can't help it if they're feeling ill. The only difference between us and them, I suppose, is that we would try to head for the toilet or at least some sort of receptacle!! LOL.

The joy of having pets! :D


We had a cat who did head for the toilet - or the washbasin, she seemed to consider them interchangeable. At least the washbasin was easy to clean!

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Road To Newgate by Kate Braithwaite & Darling Blue by Tracy Rees (Pigeonhole)
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 » Mon July 4th, 2011, 7:42 am

That's a clever cat! My parents had a cat who used to use the bath's plug hole to relieve himself!!
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