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Alfred the flirt!

Thursday, August 08, 2013

My friend Mac took her father to where I volunteer for some company.He said he came to help the old people!Lol he was going around giving the ladies compliments and kissing hands!He's 91 and still bowls and dances!!I took him with to the rooms and he read books to patients while I polished nails and combed hair.Ellie is a lady who never talks to anyone.She laughs at jokes and tv but usually remains silent unless spoken to.Alfred had her up dancing,laughing,eating lunch and playing board games!!!She went in and baked her chocolate chip cookies that we raved about!She blushed,wiped away a tear and hugged me for having Alfred visit her.She ended up getting her hair colored,cut and curled,her nails polished,some makeup applied and has smiled the whole day!!!"It's Al's charm,wit and good looks"she laughed!I said if she takes her meds and exercises I will bring Al back next week emoticon emoticon SUSAN

  
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MJ7DM33 8/9/2013 2:53PM

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3016DEBRA 8/9/2013 2:18PM

  That's SO uplifting to read!!! Bless Al & all of you for what you are doing! The world needs more people like you all! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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CAROLLEE57 8/9/2013 8:20AM

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PATRICIAAK 8/9/2013 2:10AM

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Baby birds fly away..but not too far!

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

I do see the comparing of kids and birds.I have a 19 year old that I'm trying to get her to be more adventurous,move away to school and she seems more determined to stay near me.I also have seen this in birds.Theres a mama mockingbird that had 4 babies in her nest.All but 1 have gone away.She still feeds him and squawks but he stays.Shes now on her nest again to hatch more eggs and he still visits her.She runs him off but he comes back emoticon emoticon SUSAN

  
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PATRICIAAK 8/6/2013 7:08PM

    interesting comparison

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FITKAT62 8/6/2013 1:44PM

    The most important thing is that they learn how to fly.


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I took my 7 yr old granddaughter shopping!

Thursday, August 01, 2013

She has grown up being the center of attention and turned out pretty darn good for a spoiled kid emoticon She wants to save a buck and knows if she can get two for the price of one then emoticon She dressed up for girls day and was ready and rearing to GO!She had given it great thought as to what she would pick to eat for lunch and had her purse with a $5 bill smoking inside.Grammy!!she hurls herself at me like a missile and kisses my cheek.She is tiny for almost 7 and as I look outside she is already loading her car seat in my car and ready to roll.So I ask where ya wanna eat lunch?at the mall she sings.So after lunch,off we went trying clothes,shoes,backpacks,school supplies and she was whipped!I turned to look at her and she was knocked out.We had sundaes at McD's and she treated. emoticon what a kid!!We went to an indoor playground thing and ran around for another hour.She looked at me and said "Gram seriously can we go home?My feet hurt" emoticon Her mama said she slept all night long!! emoticon emoticon SUSAN

  
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CAROLLEE57 8/6/2013 11:18AM

    It's hard trying to get the kids safely on their way! emoticon

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PATRICIAAK 8/1/2013 10:17PM

    Grands are gread

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Im burned out,literally!

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

I sometimes hate to tell my family and friends NO!!A lot of times they bully and sweet talk me into things I don't have time for.I have a 19 year old DD that I love dearly,we get along great and she is the baby of the 4 of my DD's.I have been trying to help support her while she lives with her sister.I drive her around,pick her up and buy her food and clothes.She is always grateful and never complains.The problem is my two oldest ones.They get so mad at me for helping her out.It's okay when they are down on their luck and I slip them some cash to help them out.My neighbors car broke down and she comes at the most inconvenient moments for me to drive her to the store.She spends hundreds of dollars on groceries and gives me $5 for taking her 6 places to shop.I flat out refused Friday and told her I wasn't her taxi service!She told her sons I yelled at her and called her names!!!!I try to run errands in the early hours to avoid the 100 degree temps.I refuse to be on anyone elses leash.Im tired of being taken advantage of because im a good person emoticon I cant even carve out time for exercise or DH.Only 2 people out of 10 acted stupid with me.The rest understood!! emoticon emoticon SUSAN

  
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PATRICIAAK 7/31/2013 10:58PM

    You are right - you need to learn to say 'No', and know that this is OK.

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CAROLLEE57 7/31/2013 8:27AM

    your time is valuable! You can say yes and set conditions and let her know that in the future it would be best to make other arrangements, unless they are going to exercise with you emoticon

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DJ4HEALTH 7/30/2013 9:55PM

    Why didn't she get her sons to take her to the store!

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DAVENPLK 7/30/2013 5:22PM

  Susan,

You are a very warm and caring person. Don't beat yourself up for saying no. Make time for yourself. You deserve it!

Linda emoticon

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somebody help save my guest mattress

Saturday, July 27, 2013

My grandson got very very sick and had to be brought to my house.He was feverish and slept so hard he wet the mattress.I've bought the urine removers and nothings working.I'd appreciate any advice no matter how old school it may sound!!! emoticon SUSAN

  
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SUECHRIS50 7/30/2013 4:12PM

    I forgot to mention that the mattress is 5 months old!Its a pillow top on one side!


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FITKAT62 7/27/2013 8:12PM

    I did a web search and read that medicated powder may absorb the smell. It's worth a try.

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FIFIFRIZZLE 7/27/2013 4:16PM

    Do your guests a favour and buy a new mattress. And a mattress protector for if you have children on the bed.
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ARCHIMEDESII 7/27/2013 3:41PM

    Have you tried white vinegar ? plain vinegar or a baking soda paste should work. don't use them together. LOL !!

No, if you want to remove odors, try making a paste of baking soda and water. rub it into the wet spot. that should help. if that doesn't work, the
white vinegar should.

Hope your grandson is feeling better. Worse case ? If you can't get the stain out, you flip over the mattress.


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PATRICIAAK 7/27/2013 3:39PM

    Have you tried the pet stain removers or baking soda?

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