Jun 20, 2009

Father's Day

Happy Father's Day to everyone. For those of you, like me, who no longer have your Dad with you, just take a few minutes to remember and give him a mental hug. My dad's been gone for (!) 31 years, and I still miss him every single day. So, this is the weekend where EX-SIL will make his first appearance. He's out of the apre-prison half-way house and on the loose once again. God help us all. He's harassed my daughter in every way possible, and now thinks he should be able to visit Mr. B on Father's Day. If it weren't so scarey, it might just be funny. Is there a human being alive who "gets it" LESS than this man? The courts say he can't go anywhere near Mr. B, but he emails my daughter that he wants to visit. He signed a legal document saying my daughter no longer has any of his "stuff," yet gives Mary a list of "stuff" he wants to come and get on Sunday. My daughter is playing it smart -- has boxed up everything and anything that belonged to EX-SIL and will have it outside in the driveway with his name on it, and a sign on her door telling him not to bother knocking, and a big guy in her house for safety's sake. Mr. B will be with us the entire day. Personally, I think this is the week we will be visited by EX-SIL. He's not going to get any satisfaction of getting Mary riled up with his threatened visit on Sunday, so I think this is the week he will come here in frustration. Not to worry, Jeff is home with me every day. There will be no answering the door, there will just be dialing 911. Of course, it may not happen at all, but I'm mentally prepared if it does. On the other hand, EX-SIL has been out of the half-way house (half way to what? I can tell you, I assume it's probably half-way back to jail for this guy), for 10 days now and already has himself a new relationship. Please, let God be looking down on the two of them and NOT bless them with a baby. I do not want to see another child go through what Mr. B went through. On to better thoughts.... Father's Day! My kids and I have gone in on Jeff's present for Father's Day, and I know he'll be pleased. We bought him a hand-help GPS (vs the kind you put in your car) because he has wanted to do some geocaching for awhile now, but our car GPS doesn't have the features he needs. (Don't worry - he never reads my blog, so I'm not giving away any secret!) Don't know what geocaching is? Go here to find out more. It's a bit like modern day treasuring hunting. It was amazing to find out there are more than 500 geocaching sites within 20 miles of where we live. It will be fun. It will get us out of the house, get us out walking, and it's something we can take Mr. B with us to enjoy. I know Jeff is going to love his gift! I believe this is the first time the three of us have gone in on one gift! Our weather is hot and humid. Yesterday we hit 96 degrees. UGH! Of course, it's hard to complain about the heat, when I spent all winter complaining about the cold. You can only complain about so much, ya know? LOL Apparently, I need to pick ONE season to dislike, and let the rest slide. No photos today. I am still getting used to my new computer and have yet to upload any new photos. Today I did buy an 8 gig SD Memory Card to move all my photos off my old computer. Mary will inherit the old computer and I'd like to get rid of it ASAP. My "office" used to be our dining room. Our dining room is now in what used to be our formal living room. I have decided to reclaim the room being used for my office, but I'm not sure yet what it will become. I love our dining room being at the front of the house now - and the room is so much bigger than the room intended for the dining room. I'm thinking a library might be nice -- two comfy chairs, bookcases (which are already in there), maybe a stereo (NO TV!)... not sure yet. I'm off to cook dinner. I made a pot roast yesterday, so today I will make beef fajitas with the leftover roast, onions, green peppers and some lovely mozzarrella cheese. That and a green salad will be dinner tonight. Nice quick meal for a hot summer night (in the air conditioning)...

2 comments:

Lucy said...

"Is there a human being alive who "gets it" LESS than this man?"

Answer to your question: Yes! A Resounding Yes. And that would be the man who killed his wife, my cousin's daughter who at 76 years old is now raising her two teenagers. These people are total sociopaths. And extremely selfish individuals. The OJ syndrome.

Karen said...

Joan....you know I am praying with every ounce of my being the EXSIL will get hit by a truck before he ever makes it to your house. I'm praying that Mr. B and you and Jeff and Mary are kept safe from harm.