“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#88838 Jul 29, 2013

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#88839 Jul 29, 2013
squishymama wrote:
We have successfully buried the young man. The hole was not too hard to dig really deep; we hit mostly-sand about six inches down and it was easy from there. Every kid over the age of six took a turn laying on their bellies to scoop some out and we had a small crowd for the actual internment so we weren't able to say any prayers or anything; there was some pushing and shoving to get a better view. Lulu made a little bouquet of some purple flowers she found in the garden and some parsley (Streak's favorite) tied together with a long stem of grass and we put that right on top of him and let the kids fill in the hole. We used a garden ornament that was in a different part of the garden as a temporary marker until we find something more suitable; perhaps one of those stepping stone kits with glass beads and mosaic tiles...
Amen

Since: Jan 10

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#88840 Jul 29, 2013
squishymama wrote:
We have successfully buried the young man. The hole was not too hard to dig really deep; we hit mostly-sand about six inches down and it was easy from there. Every kid over the age of six took a turn laying on their bellies to scoop some out and we had a small crowd for the actual internment so we weren't able to say any prayers or anything; there was some pushing and shoving to get a better view. Lulu made a little bouquet of some purple flowers she found in the garden and some parsley (Streak's favorite) tied together with a long stem of grass and we put that right on top of him and let the kids fill in the hole. We used a garden ornament that was in a different part of the garden as a temporary marker until we find something more suitable; perhaps one of those stepping stone kits with glass beads and mosaic tiles...
You're a good mom. Your people are good people. Your daughters are awesome, sensitive little girls.

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#88841 Jul 30, 2013

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#88842 Jul 30, 2013
Guinea pig?
squishymama wrote:
We have successfully buried the young man. The hole was not too hard to dig really deep; we hit mostly-sand about six inches down and it was easy from there. Every kid over the age of six took a turn laying on their bellies to scoop some out and we had a small crowd for the actual internment so we weren't able to say any prayers or anything; there was some pushing and shoving to get a better view. Lulu made a little bouquet of some purple flowers she found in the garden and some parsley (Streak's favorite) tied together with a long stem of grass and we put that right on top of him and let the kids fill in the hole. We used a garden ornament that was in a different part of the garden as a temporary marker until we find something more suitable; perhaps one of those stepping stone kits with glass beads and mosaic tiles...

Since: Jan 10

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#88843 Jul 30, 2013
No, race. She clearly wrote "the young man." She lured a young neighborhood man into her home ("Can you help me reach something that's way up high?"), then trapped him, drugged him, gutted him, and then they buried him.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#88844 Jul 30, 2013
That was my original thought, but I did not want to sound accusatory.
:)
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
No, race. She clearly wrote "the young man." She lured a young neighborhood man into her home ("Can you help me reach something that's way up high?"), then trapped him, drugged him, gutted him, and then they buried him.

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

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#88845 Jul 30, 2013
RACE wrote:
Last year I got a dollar a piece or six for five bucks.
<quoted text>
They're always $1.00 here.

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

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#88846 Jul 30, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
No, race. She clearly wrote "the young man." She lured a young neighborhood man into her home ("Can you help me reach something that's way up high?"), then trapped him, drugged him, gutted him, and then they buried him.
HA!

Since: Jan 10

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#88847 Jul 30, 2013
RACE wrote:
That was my original thought, but I did not want to sound accusatory.
:)
<quoted text>
Smart move. You could be her next victim!

Since: Mar 09

Miami, FL

#88848 Jul 30, 2013
Those of you with daughters: do them a favor and teach them how to walk in heels when they're teenagers. It's not easy learning at age 36... old dogs and new tricks and all that.

I'd better be the hottest girl at this effing party....
Tommy

New Albany, IN

#88849 Jul 30, 2013
Hey.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#88850 Jul 30, 2013
She does this often?
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
<quoted text>
Smart move. You could be her next victim!

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

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#88851 Jul 30, 2013
j_m_w wrote:
I'd better be the hottest girl at this effing party....
And if you're not? What're you gonna do to up your game?

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

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#88852 Jul 30, 2013
j_m_w wrote:
Those of you with daughters: do them a favor and teach them how to walk in heels when they're teenagers. It's not easy learning at age 36... old dogs and new tricks and all that.
I'd better be the hottest girl at this effing party....
I've never been able to walk in heels. I can fake it if the slope isn't too severe, but seriously, like 2 inches is the most I can do. Sad really because there are SO MANY adorable heels available all the time, and I'm not tall enough to feel weird wearing them (normally) but since I would feel bad falling the hell down and injuring myself...

On the plus side, since I have to be pretty particular about shoes, I get to spend a lot of time shoe shopping so I can find shoes that I like and can wear so lots of time in the shoe store.:D

“Checks and Balances”

Since: Apr 13

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#88853 Jul 30, 2013
squishymama wrote:
<quoted text>I never thought about the prey-animal aspect of it; that makes total sense.

I'll inquire about the cremation at the vet (I can swing $20 but not much more), but Lulu got really freaked out when I explained what that was so it may be moot anyway.

I kinda like the idea of putting him in the garden near the lilac bush.

And thank you for the sympathy; I knew if anyone would understand, it would be you. I'm just really surprised at myself; there's still the snake-owning part of me that's whispering "it was just a really expensive lunch, you softie!"

I mean, of course I'm going to feel bad for my children, I just didn't think I'd feel bad for me!
I'm so sorry to hear about your guinea pig :((((hugs to you all)))

Since: Jan 10

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#88854 Jul 30, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
<quoted text>And if you're not? What're you gonna do to up your game?
Push-up demi cup bra.

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#88855 Jul 30, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
<quoted text>
Push-up demi cup bra.
That's a given. Dudes don't care about shoes.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#88856 Jul 30, 2013
Ok Squishy, just found your post about your guinea pig. Was buried in a post that I had skipped, cause it started out as girl stuff.
Anyway, very sorry to hear about him(her?). My cat keeps hanging on, but I dont know for how long. Every morning she is raring to go and every night, she looks like she's ready to give it up.

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#88857 Jul 30, 2013
RACE wrote:
Ok Squishy, just found your post about your guinea pig. Was buried in a post that I had skipped, cause it started out as girl stuff.
Anyway, very sorry to hear about him(her?). My cat keeps hanging on, but I dont know for how long. Every morning she is raring to go and every night, she looks like she's ready to give it up.
Ah, she has reached 60 in cat years.

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