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Friday, August 12, 2011

Tonight I'm hurting for my husband, who worked for over a decade in an office that was like family to him, only to be thrown under the bus.

Please post your revenge fantasies, be it ex-lovers, ex-employers, ex-landlords, etc. I don't care. And it's not karmic-ly copacetic.

I just need to feel better and vent vicariously. And, if I can vent via everyone else, I won't incur any karmic debt, right? (must stop thinking how to get ostrich eggs and dead fish down someone's chimney w/out getting caught!)


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MEADSBAY 8/16/2011 4:22PM

    We are all just too nice, arent' we?
I just heard about a friend's hubby, 56, who has been laid off after 31 years- with no timeframe for coming back at all. He is SO not the retiring early type, either.
These are some sad times.

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JANEDOE12345 8/12/2011 3:01PM

    Not to be a goody-two-shoes, but I never have revenge fantasies. I have victory fantasies, where I ride triumphantly into town (or my job or the car mechanic or the post office), somewhat Hollywood-Egyptian in tone.

I am riding an elephant all tricked out like in the movies, waving small hellos to the adoring lesser folk, while trumpets play and the air is filled with the beating of angel wings, who are poised mid-flight in the sky awaiting my command.

I suppose I could take a second to whip lightning bolts at miscreants who have not shown proper respect. So I will aim a few at DH's employers on your behalf, if you so desire.

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FARAWAY01 8/12/2011 1:09PM

    Or fish bones/shells in their curtain rods, subscribing tons of magazines to their address, removing them from the 'do not call/mail' list, eggs on their car sitting in the sun (have you ever tried to clean that???), winning the lottery so you can be as sarcastic as you want at work. I could go on and on! Yes, I have rage issues, but I'm in touch with them. I can dream, can't I? LOL

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THE_JENCH 8/12/2011 12:42AM

    I've been sitting here a minute, thinking... I don't have any! All I can think of is how I just want to excel at what I'm doing and let anyone who has doubted me essentially eat my dirt!
I'm the first on here... no doubt someone will have something devious to post!

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THE_JENCH 8/12/2011 12:42AM

    I've been sitting here a minute, thinking... I don't have any! All I can think of is how I just want to excel at what I'm doing and let anyone who has doubted me essentially eat my dirt!
I'm the first on here... no doubt someone will have something devious to post!

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DO4FIT 8/12/2011 12:41AM

  okay, laughed out loud about the ostrich eggs and dead fish! Karma always wins. So if your DH got thrown under the bus then I am sure the doers will get what they deserve, actually I have no doubts.. I've seen it time and time again.

there is the old... I ran into my ex the other day... then I got into reverse and hit him again.. HAHA.

I truly wish you guys good karma, no one needs the bad stuff, and I hope you can work through it and end up in a better and stronger place in the end! Best of luck

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THE_JENCH 8/12/2011 12:40AM

    I've been sitting here a minute, thinking... I don't have any! All I can think of is how I just want to excel at what I'm doing and let anyone who has doubted me essentially eat my dirt!
I'm the first on here... no doubt someone will have something devious to post!

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PINKHOPE 8/12/2011 12:38AM

    Ostrich eggs? Grin - now that's a new revenge on me!

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major life changes

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Three things weighing on me today, that I want to cast out of my mind, so I may sleep more lightly (and wake to tread more lightly on the scale!):

1) Husband is still looking for work. Lots of interviews, some missteps, no money coming in. Oy.

2) One of my oldest friends (for 36 years!) met someone through a dating site, and he proposed to her after 2 months of dating. He's been divorced for 8 months. Um.....my head is saying NO NO NO! Something just isn't right, and she hasn't talked girlfriend-to-girlfriend with me AT ALL. Weird. When she texted (yep, not even an email or call) that he'd given her a ring last night, I really didn't know what to say that wasn't alarming! So I just texted back: Congrats!

3) My Mom confided in me that they may be moving into an assisted-living place in the Spring. They've had a place in mind for a while, but both of my parents are fairly active, so I thought....way off in the future. My dad has had a few heart issues, though, and may be getting a pace maker. Surprisingly, he is the one pushing for moving in sooner, rather than later. It wasn't so bad discussing it with my mom, though, because we joked about how much crap my parents have and yard sales and such. And stabbing relatives to get what you want. (Her sister swiped a lot of my Grandma's stuff when no one was around.)

Anyway! Too much to process in one day, so I'm sending it out on virtual prayer flags to the Universe.

Good night!

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MEADSBAY 8/12/2011 8:52PM

    Geez- she's your friend of 36 years- you've gotta speak up- just say 'You know I love you but you're making me nervous moving so fast- what's the hurry?' or some such.
Best wishes to dh on hos job search.


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JANEDOE12345 8/11/2011 10:05AM

    the girlfriend situation is just wrong. what is the guy's deal? just out of prison? i understand loneliness, but it is better to be alone than to wish you were. I hope she communicates more with oyu, perhaps you can make a little meow for sanity.

parents moving = whatever they want except what about vacations at their place, which you may miss.

DH's job is one you cannot fix, the kind of issue that I would need help with. The frustration would be unbearable for me and I would stalk into the office of any available therapist and commence sobbing...but that is me. You seem to made of firmer material, fortunately, and he probably relies on your stability.

I hope a job comes along asap although it will likely take time. Heck, my son with the fancy phd is out there, too. No jobs to be had. They both need a big old bag of good luck.


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BIZBYPEARL 8/11/2011 12:28AM

    Well, first of all, you're completely right to be alarmed about your friend! Divorce makes people nuts and they don't get sane for a couple of years. Ask me, I know. And not just me, but, really, I've observed this a LOT, from both men and women. You're her friend of 36 years...that's amazing. It's very interesting that she's only texting. She may have her own red flags and doesn't want them brought to her consciousness...tricky. What will you do?
Assisted living - my Dad and his wifelet moved into one of those places. It was great, much to my surprise. They didn't need any assistance, but liked not having to cook, etc... (and by the way, your mom's sister and my sister obviously went to the same school of Stuff Acquisition...)
I hope the job situation solves itself nice and soon. Major stressor (like you need me to tell you that). It will work out in a great way!
And I hope you're having sweet, wonderful dreams ~
emoticon emoticon

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ROCHELLE62 8/11/2011 12:28AM

    seems like a lot of uncertainty. I'm thinking that would case me a bit of stress.

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Heat Madness

Thursday, August 04, 2011

A friend forwarded this article from Slate to me. I think it's true!

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BIZBYPEARL 8/9/2011 12:32PM

    Oh, yeah. I have a friend who lives in Tennessee - he unofficially tracks the heat-rage connection just out in the community. Makes people crazy.
Me, I just go inert. Thank God I like movies lol (no one has air-conditioning here, so the movie theaters make serious money when there's a heat wave).
Hang in there.

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2 Good Things About the Heat

Monday, August 01, 2011

I can think of a gazillion things that are terrible about this Summer, many due to the incessant high temps and lack of water.

But I actually thought of two GOOD things heat-related:
1) my appetite is actually suppressed, and
2) NO MOSQUITOES. I can't believe it, but it seems to be the case.

OK, off to bed. DH's first day tomorrow. Hello, new Life! emoticon

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MEADSBAY 8/12/2011 8:54PM

    We have had NO mosquitoes in RI this summer, too- I cannot aver remember a summer without those pesky little thangs.
It's sorta nice.


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JANEDOE12345 8/1/2011 11:43PM

    best of luck as the page turns bringing you into a new chapter.

emoticon on contracting job. this may give him a freedom that he can enjoy his autonomy.

emoticon Yay for your family

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Will blog for SP points

Sunday, July 31, 2011

It's the end of July, and I want to get as many points this month as possible, especially since travel and other issues knocked holes in my plans.

Still not getting enough sleep (Midnight to five a.m. last night, finally gave up and got up around 6), but being productive. Have already washed and hung out to dry two loads of laundry and am about to do a third. Swept the front sidewalk and driveway. Watered the front yard.

Now it's almost 10 and I want to go back to bed!

Since I was up too early and already had too many "must-do" thoughts coursing through my brain, I went ahead and wrote a long note to myself about what I need to get done in the next couple of days. I think August is going to be a very interesting month. Oh yeah, and Merc goes retro in a few days.

DH starts his first contract job on Tuesday. It's a special day for us---my mom's birthday, and the day DH proposed to me 13 years ago!

All-in-all, good omens and hope on the horizon!

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BIZBYPEARL 8/2/2011 12:45AM

    Effin Mercury goes retrograde every ten seconds, what's up with that? A Vedic astrologer told me I've had Saturn in my face for a really long time. GOOD! I have an excuse for all things negative!! (God knows, it's not MY fault.)
UMAMI, congrats on being productive on zero sleep in that heat, and even bigger congrats on hubby's job / thirteen anniversary of proposal! Wonderful ~:-)
I have to go for a wal
k. Jane said so. Later ~ emoticon

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JANEDOE12345 7/31/2011 9:02PM

    Oh, that crazy joyous feeling when you button a button on a smaller waist! Now you are teeny enough to dance for joy un the tabletops! Buying shorts...real courage to do that. Six pounds is awesome, as it can be a whole size. For you it might be two. Wonderful. Meet me at size 10, hey.

(You made me decide to post 2 pix of my stitches. Warning: very gruesome, but a tidy sewing job by the bone guy. You can't even imagine how many inside stitches are under the embroidery you see in the photos.)

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_UMAMI_ 7/31/2011 1:47PM

    I think merc retro can be an interesting time---for fixing things that are broken, both figuratively and literally. But hey---I was born with merc retro, so maybe it works to my benefit?

It does concern me re: my husband's work, since he is a tinkerer of sorts by trade. Maybe he'll get more work!

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JANEDOE12345 7/31/2011 11:36AM

    check this out, lol


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JANEDOE12345 7/31/2011 11:11AM

    just read up on mercury and am now wondering about decision to put my house on the market next week. here' s the page i was reading http://www.astrologycom.com/mercret

everything has o go smooth as snake-spit for this to work for me. now i am already tangled up, just READING about the retrograde.

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JANEDOE12345 7/31/2011 11:03AM

    wow i love productive periods, even when they are backed by little sleep. good for DH, that he is out there getting jobs of any kind in this economy.

Bad news on Mercury, as this is always a wacko interval for all. lol, let's see what kind of tangled up mess ensues.

take care

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