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  1. General Chat
    when their son and/or stepson was involved in an accident. My dh and kids went out of town to pick up oldest ds' friend and coming back the "big" bridge was backed up with traffic at a standstill. There were five fire trucks present and a white pickup truck with a trailer hooked up to it over...
  2. Health and beauty
    Well, I will be leaving you folks due to a scare I've had about health. I am a textbook picture of the biggest risk for diabetes there is--I've always known it, and refused to see it. I have most of the symptoms/conditions of metabolic syndrome...
  3. General Chat
    My fiancee just called. He is driving delivery truck. He went to unlock the door to his second store and the lock was busted out. He called 911 and the operator said the newpaper delivery man reported it less than 5 minutes earlier. He said 2 squad cars are there now and several are...
  4. Automotive
    :ugh: Wednesday, DH goes to start the van. It'll turn but it won't start. It sounded to us like the fuel pump might have gone. We called the mechanic and they asked us to have it towed in. $70 for a tow and the van is there the rest of the day. They call us at 4:30 and talk to DH. DH gets off...
  5. Financial hardship
    Yesterday when DH got to work, rumors were flying that his company was getting ready to make some cuts. The rumor was that they were going to be laying off 3 guys. Well, this sent Dh into panic mode, because he is in the bottom 3 as far as seniority goes, so since they are union, if the make...
  6. General Chat
    I never watched anything as a child or young adult that scared me but after I got married I did like to try to watch horror movies. I have given it up since the only two that I watched scared the .... out of me. The two are 'It' (from a book of Stephen King) and 'Rose Red'. To this day (and I...
  7. General Chat
    I was walking through Zellers today and saw them putting up Halloween stuff... :yeah: I never noticed that it bothered me before, but now I'm just outright freaked out. Has it always been this way? I only really noticed it around Christmas because my mom's birthday was on Thanksgiving...
  8. News you can use
    Salmonella scare: McDonald's, others pull tomatoes McDonald's, Wal-Mart Stores and other restaurant and grocery chains have stopped selling certain tomatoes as U.S. health officials ...
  9. Leisure & Media Arts
    SO, dh doesn't like scary movies, and our friends wife doesn't like them either. So our friend comes over with the movie, and him and I watch it. DH and dd go shopping. Well, we just watched The Messengers! OMG, now I've got all the lights on. Scares me everytime for about 2 days. We...
  10. Pregnancy
    We had a bit of a scare this week - week 9, with some cramping and bleeding, so again we needed a vaginal ultra sound (beginning to think my ob is obsessed) everything though is ok and baby is super active in there and measuring on target -- I just want a drama free pregnancy (do ya hear me...
  11. Automotive
    I think I've posted that last year we bought a '98 Lincoln Towncar with 10,244 miles on it. It really was the car that a little old lady drove to church on Sunday. Anyway I just love that car. We paid very little for it and it is in impeccable shape except for a couple of cigarette burns that...
  12. Preparedness and Survival
    I'd love to visit north america to experience a "real" winter. I've lived in europe but I want the kind of snowfall that covers roads entirely and keeps you indoors for days at a time. Brrrr. Nice cup of tea and a warm fire is what I crave during the cold weather. I was thinking about your...
  13. General Chat
    After I got out of the chat with some of you wonderful people....dh said, "um I'm having a little chest pain":yikes: It took a while to convince him to go the hospital but we did and thankfully everything turned out ok. He says this morning that he has pain when he moves a certain way so that...
  14. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    I would like your opinions, please....I live in a small Eastern , Rural Pennsylvania area....well a facility was built about a quarter mile from our house that was supposed to be a cold storage facility.....turns out it is going to be a food irradiation facility, using one million curies of...
  15. Family
    Yesterday I was going out to switch the laundry. On my way back to the house(since it's located in the back of the fourplex) I was looking around ...then I saw this itty bitty person way up ahead of me. Wait..that looks like the outfit ayla was wearing. WAIT that itty bitty person has ayla's...
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