Monday, September 25, 2006

CATCHING UP

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Okay..I can't lie--I am a bit stressed--alright--a lot stressed.
My hunnie searched high and low for the part he needed and no one had it, not even junk yards so he had to order the part...which hopefully will be in this afternoon..but no one knows.
Then it all depends if they can get everything working right for him to come back tonight...or it may be another day or two.
Of course when he is NOT here..things seem to happen.
The first little incident was when my daughter brought the dogs in on Thursday evening...she noticed that one of the fence panels was bent going out...when she went up to it some man approached her to complain that if our dogs got out he would shoot them because he has children to protect. Also if we did not fix the fence and a dog got out he would call the police.
Of course my daughter freaks and I get really ticked because this guy apparently is the "new" boyfriend, we think, of our next door neighbor. The same one we suspect that poisoned our dog. So my daughter went to the neighbors across the street and they helped her nail the fence to temporarily hold it until my hunnie can get home to fix it right.
I called Allen, to tell him what had happened and he became extremely ticked. Allen apparently spoke to the neighbors next door several times to tell them to keep the kids OFF of our fence...they have a habit of climbing our fence to retrieve their ball. You can tell someone pulled on it...and it was bent towards their yard.
Thank God for the neighbors across the street...the lady's son came over and hammered away and was very nice about it all.
So---the next thing is that our electric went out. At about 3 in the morning I was just sitting here playing on the puter and BAM...everything went dark. No storms or anything like that was in the area...so I could not figure out why no power. Well about 90 minutes later I saw the power company's truck drive by my house looking at one of the transformers...but they kept driving. They must have found what happened because 2 hours later the power was back on. Thank God because without the AC the room gets very stuffy. It is still hot and humid here...today it is suppose to go up to 94 degrees...so there is not even a hint of fall in the weather.
Now---I needed to use my cell phone a couple of times because I have certain numbers stored on it and my cell phone is for long distance calls..(works out cheaper for us)...well it figures that when I need it my daughter discovers on Thursday night that she must have lost it on the bus (she takes it to school - just in case). The only problem with losing it on the bus is that the bus and the driver were subs...the regular driver and her bus were out on a trip..
So after much searching on Friday by her regular driver...the bus and phone were found...we should be getting it back today. It figures tho-with my luck..one of the very few times I needed to use it and Allen is not here with his...my phone gets temporarily lost.
I so HOPE that Allen gets the blazer fixed today because I really do not want to deal with much more...it is very difficult as it is to actually deal with answering the phone...so dealing with other issues has been a challenge to say the least. I know you all must think I am a wuss...or just plain stupid...but these are the things that bring my anxiety level up.
Of course I have NOT slept well at all...because I stay up all the time to make sure things are ok...and that my daughter gets up for school at 5:30 and so on and so forth...so I am running on empty and starting to feel the effects.
When Allen gets home I will probably collapse from exhaustion.
Well...I think I caught you all up on the news here..as silly as it may seem.
I hope that everyone's week has started off GREAT.
I wish you enough....!!!!
PEACE

6 comments:

my78novata said...

We use CARPARTS.com for parts so that may help you next time. man when it rains it pours doesnt it. Now about your fence and dog problems this summer we hada problem we have a STOCKADE fence and when they first moved in the lady OLD lady living with a YOUNG Meixcan guy said when she saw us walking our dogs dotn you live behind me. I said yes she said do those dogs bite and do you let them out side(stupid question if you ask me) I said yes. they have to potty. she said IM just worried cause my grandson comes over here I said well they are in MY FECNED yard long as he stays out and she said well he climbes fences!!!!!!!  well we caught him twice climbing our fence and lucky the dogs wer eNOT OUT!!!!!! but we were about to let them out once time. another time he used a board leaned against our fence It was her timber of landscape. I reufsed to give it back!!!!!!!! sothen he came over one time and we fixed wire so he it was on this side poking so he got hurt and he did and she threatened to sue!!!!!!!  no luck there. Finally we told the mom and she was not happy about her son that seems to have stopped it. but get some pics or witness statemetns of them climbing if you can to protect yourselfe. I hate jerks like that !!!!!!!!!!!!

csandhollow said...

there are some not so poliet names for neighbors like that.

onestrangecat said...

can't stand people that act that way about animals.

growing up we had a dog in our fenced in yard.  kids that moved in next door keep picking at our dog.  we told them (and their parents) to never open the gate and come in our yard unless we were outside.  our dog wasn't mean or a biter but we knew the kids picked at her all the time.

Sure enough dad looks outside and sees kid open gate and come into our yard.  he got to our dog just as she was lungeing for the kid.  still don't think she knew she almost got bit.  we had to put locks on the gates to keep the kids out.  they just wouldn't listen.

so sorry about all that has happened will the hubby is out of town.

Kathy

tendernoggle said...

Lord I hope so much that your day will be better tomorrow!
love ya,
carlene

campeab said...

HEY ELLIE, THIS IS REALITY TV! JUST TRYING TO KEEP UP WITH THE NORMAL DAY TO DAY ROUTINE OF KIDS (BOTH OFMINE ARE IN HIGH SCHOOL  NOW! AND OUR FOLKS THOUGHT THEY HAD IT ROUGH!!  I KNOW  IT REALLY GETS TOUGH RIGHT ABOUT NOW AND HOW MUCH YOU ARE INVOLVED WITH WITH YOUR WHOLE BROOD! ALAN AND YOU REALLY HAVE YOUR HANDS FULL!! I NEED CURRENT PICS OF EVERYONE GIRLFRIEND!!! I MISS YOU IMMENSELY AND FEEL LIKE WE NEVER LOST TOUCH, THANK GOODNESS WE ALWAYS HAVE HAD A GREAT FRIENDSHIP AND CAN ALWAYS PICK UP WHERE WE LEFT OFF!!! I RELAY THAT TO MY DAUGHTER, TELLING HER THE FRIENDS YOU MAKE NOW, YOU MAY BE LUCKY ENOUGH TO HAVE FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE AS I KNOW WE WILL HAVE!!  I JUST CALL IT MAGIC... WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT SO MANY YEARS AGO, AND WITH THE MAGIC OF E-MAIL, MAKES IT SO MUCH EASIER!! MY GRANDMOTHER JUST CELEBRATED HER 98TH B'DAY!! AND STILL GIVING EVERYONE A HARD TIME!! KIND OF IRONIC THAT SHE HAS OUTLIVED SO MANY (INCL MY DAD WHO HAD JUST MADE HIS 52ND B'DAY AND PASSED AWAY 3 WEEKS LATER WHICH YOU WILL REMEMBER AS  YOU WERE ONE OF THE FEW I CALLED)
LIFE IS A GIFT AND WE HAVE TO MAKE AS MUCH OF IT COUNT AS WE CAN!! KEEP UP ON THE WEBSITE, I WILL CONTRIBUTE WHEN I CAN.   LOVE TO ALL, MISS YOU LOADS.  PATTY  :)

wfhbear said...

You seem to have had a lousey couple days. I hope they get better. Baout the "dog " thing. It is your responsibility to keep the dogs in your your but, as far as the kids next door coming over your fence are concerned, I think you should write a real letter to the next door neighbor telling her that you don't want the kids in your yard where your dogs are for any reason. I would also tell the cops of the threat of violence that the guy made even if it is against the dogs. maybe they will go and remind this guy that what are know as terroristic threats don't sit well with the neighbors. He has no reason to shoot your dogs whether or not he has kids unless they would actually be in the process of attacking the child. Just my rantings. Regards, Bill.