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Re: Four O'Clocks, wedding..

Problem is this woman has no connection w/ reality. Therefore what would
work on normal people doesn't w/ her. She's borderline psychotic IMO.
Unless you get right in her face, she doesn't even "hear" you. Jesse's
natural charm and graciousness is therefore lost on her. More's the

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Melody
Sent: 7/14/2004 4:49:25 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] Re: Four O'Clocks, wedding..

> Jesse: Quite often with these folks, there is no such thing as being
> nice to them...Robert can always tell her that if she shows up at his
> son's wedding, she will be firmly and not so politely escorted off the
> premises by the local police. Problem is, he must be willing to follow
> through. Poor kids...no one should have to put up with that kind of crap
> on the day of their weddings. Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
> --Albert Einstein
>  --- On Wed 07/14, Jesse Bell < silverhawk@flash.net > wrote:
> From: Jesse Bell [mailto: silverhawk@flash.net]
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2004 06:43:35 -0700 (PDT)
> Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] Re: Four O'Clocks, wedding..
> Well, I wrote "the letter" but have not mailed it. It's one of
> those<br>things you write in anger then put it aside and think about it.
> Then I<br>picked it up and softened the words because I was pretty
> "in-your-face"<br>about it. I'm sitting on it again. She is
> one of those who doesn't<br>understand "polite but firm". Even
> when you are blunt with her....and<br>she knows she is WRONG....she'll
> argue with you. When my husband told<br>her that he did not want to see
> her at any more family gatherings except<br>for Natalie (her daughter)
> she told him that we needed to seek some<br>counseling. She "raised
> those kids for ten years and is more of a mother<br>to them than their
> real mother". Right. She hit them and was mentally<br>abusive as
> well. She hated Nic and Nathan and they hated her. Go
> figure.<br><br><br><br>Melody <mhobertm@excite.com>
> wrote:<br>Can't you politely but firmly un-invite her? And if polite
> doesn't work,<br>then tell her in language she will understand. You
> don't have to have<br>another one of your children's weddings spoiled by
> this maniac...truly<br>you don't!<br><br><br><br>Melody, IA (Z
> 5/4)<br><br>"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the
> mysterious." <br>--Albert Einstein<br><br>--- On Mon 07/12, Jesse
> Bell < silverhawk@flash.net > wrote:<br>From: Jesse Bell [mailto:
> silverhawk@flash.net]<br>To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>Date: Mon, 12 Jul
> 2004 07:07:02 -0700 (PDT)<br>Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] Re: Four O'Clocks,
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