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Started 5/6/20 by Musivore; 45989 views.
Loreficent

From: Loreficent

Jul-31

She is like 62 or 63 I think. She is a total character!! She is having some health issues I know. OMG. She is a retired RN. Very kind person who worked Hospice the last 10 years of her career. We get along great but she really just kind of takes over. I’ve NEVER been with her a whole week!! And her and the Ex had a falling out years ago so she will be with me the whole week! Ack! 
Ok...So I have another batch of Kombucha to bottle. She can help me with that. Then what??? 
My daughter is laughing hysterically as she just got up and I told her Georgie will be her this afternoon. She is begging to give up her room upstairs and go to the spare room in the basement! 
I am seriously trying to gather my wits and rearrange a bunch of things in my head. Oh boy. 

Loreficent

From: Loreficent

Jul-31

OMG Eve!! This is a woman who would immediately think peeing in a cup would be for weed. She uses medical marijuana. Last time she was here she left a huge stub of medical grade pot on the table on the patio and it blew off and then she couldn’t find it an hour or so later and come to find out my small dog had eaten it as I I noted she was staggering and lethargic and we ended up at the Emergency Vet and it cost me $700!!! Seriously. 100% true story. The dog weighs 8 pounds and that medical grade stuff is no joke. OMG. I am about to have the week from H-E- Double Toothpicks!!!

ALL I WANTED WAS MY TIME AT THE MOUNTAIN!

Eve1973

From: Eve1973

Jul-31

Oh if she is a retired Rn, the pee test may not work on her. Oh boy....do you have any thing she can organize for you? 
 

if and when the time comes, and you need a break, ask daughter to take over and go for your walk! Even if around the block. Be diligent and remember you have already been through SO MUCH, your ex aunt WILL NOT make you smoke!

Loreficent

From: Loreficent

Jul-31

No she will not! She knows I quit and was very glad to hear it. It is my sanity I am worried about. I was just beginning to think and feel I had gained some ground with all the other stuff in life. This is actually likely to be another visit of a comedy of errors and fun, it really is, I’m just thrown off by the short notice. Had come back from my walk late and literally had a text from her saying she was on the train! So very much like her really. Pat is now laughing his butt of and saying he is gonna go stay with his Mom! My daughter just said “Have fun Momma!” Now I’m gonna go vacuum which is very therapeutic for me and go buy more ice cream. Oh...and half and half. She takes like half a carton in one cup of coffee!!!stuck_out_tongue_winking_eyestuck_out_tongue_closed_eyesstuck_out_tongue

Just stay close if you can Eve...I may need reinforcements!!! Or better yet...what is your address???heart_eyes

Loreficent

From: Loreficent

Jul-31

OMG...I feel like that little sideways doggy picture of yours!scream

Loreficent

From: Loreficent

Jul-31

So I had planned to go to the coast today, which after I got home and got her message knew that wasn’t gonna happen. Then I had worked this complicated trade at work to get out early Sunday and go to the Mountain and be there by mid afternoon and all day Monday. Well...at least I got that time off now when she is here. Ok. Am calmer now and accepting the facts. Will be fine. Just fine. But now I gotta work next Saturday to pay my colleague back and that would have been the first day alone again after she goes. My neighbor is fine with me switching days up there. He doesn’t go that much now and said I can go any other days  in August. I just don’t want to miss all the wildflowers!!! 

TinyBadger

From: TinyBadger

Aug-1

Good gravy! Unexpected guests are s personal nightmare for me! Keep the dog away from herbal treats, for heaven's sake. I agree that you should take long walks and show her the kombucha. Just do the things you like to do and take her along for the ride. Certainly you have a hobby or an interest you can show her...find a craft or a puzzle for her to work on while you're out walking. Let her cook dinner, or at least help. Take good care of yourself so you DO NOT lose this quit! This is too important to lose. I promise you, you are strong and confident and brave. You got this. Post a lot, visit John, play the piano, do whatever it takes to keep your quit! Don't forget to post an sos. 

Loreficent

From: Loreficent

Aug-1

Thanks Tiny!!

yes...far too important to lose and I won’t! Actually is going better than expected so far...she is also quit, longer than me and very focused on it too. But yes, it is the short notice unexpected part that throws me. I love spontaneity in many ways...perhaps not unexpected house guests for a week in a pandemic not so much though! More later...gotta run and get more ice cream as it seems her and Pat ate it all while I worked today! Lol! Thank you so much for the support...I appreciate it! How are you doing with the lower patch? Better now?

Oh...and yes...I had a very frank talk about the only place the “herbals” are allowed and gave a space in a drawer that closes tightly!

euknight

From: euknight

Aug-2

Lore

Hey my friend.  I’m sorry I did have to laugh about your work humor on who will be first....that comic relief is for survival, believe me I get it.  I remember drawing pics of certain challenging students and cutting them up dur ing conference periods.  Of course ya don’t want  it to really happen.  Sometimes we have to break the “I think I am losing it” stress level anyway you can, right?  We are not malicious people but we are human.

So cool you can actually walk to work!  Don’t blame ya when it hits 100. Was nice to have the car.  My neighbors were over yesterday and Robt worked forever in the once again typical Texas frying pan August heat on my tractor to no avail.  This guy does not quit.  He is pretty amazing actually.  Did get my garage door fixed...yay!  Then we went and had these killer shaved ice salted Carmel to die for things.  Fun.

Yessssssss  I have been to Michigan Lakes!  Also MINN.  My dad had a college friend that had a cabin on a lake outside Lansing.  I was pretty young.  We went to different resorts up there for vaycay andI will never forget the feel of that cold lake water.  So hard to describe but so totally different..thicker?  Definitely cooler on the skin than Texas Lakes.  Eating Pike.  My best friend took me on her family vacations up there too.  So loved the woods too. That is the coolest memory of your trip with your Dad.  Smoking bowls, working on the roof at 95.  No doubt there is something deep down that tells a person....you may die anytime now when you reach your 90’s.  Surely your 100’s!!!!!  Just a calm quiet wisp of a feeling.  Nothing fear filled or disturbing.

Cleaned then did laps under the LED bright almost full Sturgeon moon.  Only certain laps gave me a glimpse of the moon, then other views thru the branches of a perfectly obstructing the view tree, but it was exciting to peer around and see it when I got into alignment.  Left water on last night so was almost on overflow.  Cool still.  Soft, glide.

Tab is all better, thanks for asking.....could have been opossum....anything.  She is a tough gal!!!  Loves her guard duty.

I cannot believe that naked Athena was real!  Glad you can experience the artistic in that.  It is very bizarre to me.  Whoa baby!  Glad to hear groups are trying to police their own.  Sigh. Yep News=Big Tobacco=Big Pharm.................and the beat goes on

Wow your dreams Covid and smoke.  Mine foreign countries and dead people.  Hope all is going well with your house guest.  Look forward to seeing those posts!!  Kind of cool in a way that a relative thinks in terms of open door policy....I imagine the world use to be that way.  Laura...my neighbor is soooooo ready for her stepson and wife to leave.  6 weeks every summer.  That would really be tough.  I remember being the house for The ex’s divorced friends......months at a time on my off months!!  I liked them....we just like our space too.

Have a beautiful Sunday Eve!! ( Hi Eve)

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