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RE: OT - If I can get through this

Hey I like the button idea. Or print it on business cards and if someone
snipes just hand them one. Although I can be pretty blunt and mine would
read "I love you. I am not responsible for what anyone else feels or
does, it's probably none of your business to comment about anyway, and I
don't want to hear it."
Sounds like it will be a great party, hire out everything you can and
enjoy the day. 


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf Of Judy Browning
Sent: Monday, July 23, 2007 6:09 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT - If I can get through this

Auralie, we all know you as a gracious lady. We dream of perfect family
get togethers, but unfortunately family members are not perfect. I would
sugest a big button that says "I love you. I am not responsible for what
anyone else feels or does and I don't want to hear about it." Maybe it
will only be there in your imagination, but truly, you can't fix their
relationships. Try to be amused by their shenanigans. If you can laugh
at their antics, it may save your sanity?
Feel free  to vent here.
----- Original Message -----
From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, July 23, 2007 4:29 PM
Subject: [CHAT] OT - If I can get through this

> For years when I have tackled a new or difficult project I have said 
> If I can get through this, I can do anything.  One day my youngest, 
> then a teenager said "Ma, if you don't stop saying that, you will 
> believe it."  Now I'm facing that again.
> Chet's birthday was in March, but that was not a good time to have a 
> party.  Ten years ago we had said if the Queen of England can 
> celebrate her birthday whenever she wants to, so can he, so we had a 
> big birthday party in June.  This year, since it was his 80th, the 
> sons all decided they wanted to come, too. July was the right month to

> pick for a general family celebration, since sons #1 and 3 were both 
> born in July, as was our youngest granddaughter and a step-grandd.
> Our wedding anniversary was also in July - the same date as #1 son's 
> birthday, but not the same year. My birthday is in early August, so I 
> almost make it.  Anyway, all three sons are coming, with families - 
> probably six grandchildren including three steps.  Chet has invited 
> half of Westchester County, it seems.  He has taken the pavilion at 
> Teatown Nature Center for the day, and arranged for games for the 
> children and tours of Wildflower Island.  Our Thai restaurateur friend

> will cater the lunch there.  Then everybody is invited back here for a

> "light" supper.  Chet says just fix something easy.  Yea - easy for 
> 35-40 people.  We don't really have room for that many - I have had as

> many as that for a stand-up cocktail party but it was a tight fit.
> I will make chicken salad and gazpacho, two of my specialties, and 
> have a crock-pot of a pasta dish, also a specialty.  I have begun to 
> make and freeze a squash bread that, heated up, will be a good 
> cocktail snack, and I'll add tiny green beans with a yogurt dip that 
> goes down well.
> All of this is complicated by the sons, who don't allways get along.
> They have already begun to make snide remarks.  Also, the DILs.
> The youngest son and family are flying in from Colorado on Thursday, 
> and spending the night in the city so she can get her hair done by a 
> special stylist her friends have told her about.  This has already put

> the other DILs' backs up.
> There's a lot more I won't bore you with, but maybe you get the idea.

> Pray for me, I'll need it.
> Auralie
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