more to follow
>--- +R wrote:
>> wonder what happened to Raye :)
>> wonder if she's wondering what happened to me
>> ran out of things to say?
>> time will tell... wait and see...
>> what will her response be?
>Hi Ric, how ya doin my friend ~~
muddling through a slow start to a new year... seems everything takes longer than it did when I was a littler kid :)
>I was surprused to hear from you, but glad.
I tend to disappear into my own little cocoon every now and then... kind of the "pay no attention to the man behind the curtain" time for me... when I reemerge, I respond to emails and reach out to people who stuck in my head... your stuck :)
>I was feeling a little down through xmas, typically, cuz the kids were
>all away --again--, but I did get "out of myself" on xmas eve.. I drove
>around looking for homelees and/or otherwise despondent souls; blankets,
>jackets, toilet paper (;p), touques, and free hugz in hand, to give away,
>HAD I FOUND anyone!!! It was the good news that there weren't any. :)The
>guys on duty at the firehall invited me in for tea and cookies, when I
>stopped in on my way home to tell them I'd not seen or found anyone but
>wtd to leave my name & number should *they* get wind of, or called to a
>fire where there might be, someone in need.. I did the same with/at the
>How was your xmas hon'?
>...happy i hope. :j
you did good... mine was just another day... worked... slept... a friend called to go to lunch, but I slept through the call... as for parties, I've gorgotten what they are like and would not be sure how to act or react to one... I've become a strange sort of hermit crab... though I don't always crab... sometimes I'm a hermit
>While the kids were away I decided to surprise them; The twins had been
>sharing a bdrm for a long time, and the third bdrm upstairs was where I
>had the computer set up -- an office, library, and storage-stop for the
>contents of, and supplies to finish, the bathroom cupboard I'm building
>(it recesses into what USED TO be hallway linen closet which will now
>serve both purposes.)).. Soooooo, I dismantled the computer, and moved
>everything including dresser, two file cabinets, lge steamer trunk full
>of photographs (I used to be a huge camera-totin picture-takin
>fool!!lol), and THEN i had to clear out the bdrm, including bunkbeds.
>Then I painted. Then I moved more furniture. THEN, I cleaned out two
>rooms in my bsmnt, set up my sewing room in the one, and my Crafts
>room/tool room, in the other.
>but productive. :)
>Now the girls have their own bedrooms. :D
>So anyway, my 'puter wasn't hooked up for nearly three weeks! Holy
>And now I am back -- in *almost* full swing. There I was trying to wean
>myself; I left several of the groups I'd belonged to, and was hardly ever
>posting at all...and THEN, the moderator from one of the four groups that
>I've belonged to --off n' on, mostly on--, saw that I was back, and
>posting, AND accepting invitations, AND, asked me if I wanted to be the
>moderator of one of her groups? (all the four groups I'm referring to
>"belong" to the same person).Before I answered she'd already assigned me
>to the helm. LOL!! Me and three or four others moderate, though she
>insists it is me and the one other that this group "really belongs to",
>just cuz we posted the most in there I guess, and are/were the most
>interactive with the others as well... Either way, that is what I am up
>to most recently.
>(I am sending you an invitation. :p )!!!!
>hmmm. you might already BE a member there. ~smirks~
>It used to be called EcOLoGic. Ain't no more. After I left it died out
>she said, so transformed it a tad. The focus is still Greenie stuff, she
>says!, but its an all-topics sort of group now and frankly I think that
>is better. People wane when all focus is on one thing and one thing only,
>...or maybe that is just ME!!! lol :p
>The group's called Hitchhikers guide to the Galaxy now, (based on the
>book I guess?), and we even have a resident robot;
>"MsMarvinthepitifulrobot". LOL (is actually the moderator that I speak
>of. lol, she is such a loveable little ham sometimes. :))
>I'll send out an invite to you hon' as soon as I mail this. :D
>I post in there with my "dzikapani" ID too, just so ya know its me. :)
>(most people already know that both are me..)
>Sooo, on to the rest of your email. :)
>> ...seems I blink and months go by... not the way I'd like to run my
>> life, but I've been quite out of control when it comes to my computer
>> and email and written world...<<
>> the stupid child says "nobody cares, why
>> should I", but that excuse is too lame even for the stupid child to
>> swallow, <<
>Ric. It is not lame. It is emotion. And I hope you know that I am a safe
>harbour any time your child feels like sailing ~that~ boat. Ok? :)
>> so eventually I rummage through my emails and reach out again
>> to the few who touched me in my murky depths... hello, how are you? :}
>that is sooooooo swEET! ~I~~ am fine, Ric, and ~thankyou so much~~ for
>asking. It means something to me. ~thanks. :j
>> hope to hear from you again <
>> (latest profile... never give up, even if it seems like a good idea)<<
>I read it. :)
>and soooo wish you love in your world, Ric; A love to call your own dear.
>I really do..
>Happy New Year my friend :)
>Do you Yahoo!?
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it does it to me every time I am alone... sUcks me in... demands my attention... and leads me to drop all will power and all defenses and come here to write... and usually reach for some comfort food... do it to me one more time...
I am talking abot Sleepless In Seattle and the dream of romance in represents for me... there must be people in this world who actually believe in love the way the characters in the movie do... why else would the movie (and those like it) have so many fans?...