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The Worst Thing Today

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DianeL
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Location: Midatlantic east coast, United States
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Postby DianeL » Fri September 27th, 2013, 2:11 pm

LadyB, be angry - I have been. Not all anger is unhealthy, and (done right) it can be invigorating. Then it's done.

Thank you all, especially for the wags and hugs. Penelope and Gossy are super in that department, thank goodness. Mom is having to hold it together because my stepfather really can't take or do drama, so I'm horrified for him but really concerned about her. Prayers welcome.

Today, no real bad things. I get to close on a refinance which is knocking down both my interest rate and loan term on my home, and am so grateful. Working from home this morning, and also doing laundry and having a couple contractors out to give me estimates on restoring my downstairs bathroom after a water pipe burst back when I had bronchitis. I was slow to get to the fix, but yay for being able to WFH to manage around it. I have much to be grateful for, and hope right now I can be someone for my mom and stepfather to be grateful for.
"To be the queen, she agreed to be the widow!"

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The pre-modern world was willing to attribute charisma to women well before it was willing to attribute sustained rationality to them.
---Medieval Kingship, Henry A. Myers

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Nefret
Bibliomaniac
Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Postby Nefret » Wed October 2nd, 2013, 1:54 am

Having to go in for a minor surgery today. They had to stick me with needles a few times to find a vein, and I'm a bit afraid of the needles.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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Lisa
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Favorite HF book: Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman
Preferred HF: Any time period/location. Timeslip, usually prefer female POV. Also love Gothic melodrama.
Location: Northeast Scotland

Postby Lisa » Wed October 2nd, 2013, 8:31 am

"Nefret" wrote:Having to go in for a minor surgery today. They had to stick me with needles a few times to find a vein, and I'm a bit afraid of the needles.


Oh it's horrible when that happens, it took eight attempts and two different nurses for me once, to actually find a vein that would give blood. Good luck!

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: Falling Creatures by Katherine Stansfield
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Wed October 2nd, 2013, 8:50 am

Hope it goes well Nefret.
Currently reading "Falling Creatures" by Katherine Stansfield

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Nefret
Bibliomaniac
Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Postby Nefret » Wed October 2nd, 2013, 6:29 pm

"Madeleine" wrote:Hope it goes well Nefret.


It did, and I'm feeling a little better now.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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Lisa
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Favorite HF book: Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman
Preferred HF: Any time period/location. Timeslip, usually prefer female POV. Also love Gothic melodrama.
Location: Northeast Scotland

Postby Lisa » Wed October 2nd, 2013, 8:11 pm

"Nefret" wrote:It did, and I'm feeling a little better now.


Glad to hear it :)

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DianeL
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Location: Midatlantic east coast, United States
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Postby DianeL » Thu October 3rd, 2013, 11:05 pm

Oh, Nefret, I hope all goes well.
"To be the queen, she agreed to be the widow!"



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The pre-modern world was willing to attribute charisma to women well before it was willing to attribute sustained rationality to them.

---Medieval Kingship, Henry A. Myers



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http://dianelmajor.blogspot.com/

I'm a Twit: @DianeLMajor

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fljustice
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Location: Brooklyn, NY
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Postby fljustice » Wed February 5th, 2014, 6:56 pm

We just got the news that a dear friend of ours died of a heart attack. Heart disease runs in her family and her mother died quite young, but our friend did everything she could (exercise, diet, regular check-ups) to avoid that fate. We've known her for over thirty years and just had dinner together a couple of weeks ago. Hard to believe she's gone. Writing these words makes it more real. Leaving now. Going over to her house to comfort grieving husband and teen-aged son. I've lost two brothers, my mother, and other friends who died before their time, and it never gets easier.
Faith L. Justice, Author Website
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wendy
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Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
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Postby wendy » Wed February 5th, 2014, 9:11 pm

"fljustice" wrote:We just got the news that a dear friend of ours died of a heart attack. Heart disease runs in her family and her mother died quite young, but our friend did everything she could (exercise, diet, regular check-ups) to avoid that fate. We've known her for over thirty years and just had dinner together a couple of weeks ago. Hard to believe she's gone. Writing these words makes it more real. Leaving now. Going over to her house to comfort grieving husband and teen-aged son. I've lost two brothers, my mother, and other friends who died before their time, and it never gets easier.


So sorry for your loss.
Wendy K. Perriman
Fire on Dark Water (Penguin, 2011)
http://www.wendyperriman.com
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Madeleine
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Currently reading: Falling Creatures by Katherine Stansfield
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Thu February 6th, 2014, 10:45 am

Sorry for your loss Faith, it's very sad.
Currently reading "Falling Creatures" by Katherine Stansfield


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