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    Yep, had this happen to me by an ex who stalked...

    Yep, had this happen to me by an ex who stalked me but IRL as this predated Facebook. Some saw through it, other's didn't.

    Sorry to hear this is happening to you, Tradd, but good to hear that...
  2. Thread: April Purge

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    Been regularly purging things but finally decided...

    Been regularly purging things but finally decided to document here the most recent items:

    Last week taken to Goodwill:
    15 tops
    1 suit
    4 shirts
    5 pairs of pants
    2 scarves
    1 glass vase
    2 bath...
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    Years ago, my boss wrote them to get me excused...

    Years ago, my boss wrote them to get me excused due to a critical project going on but they would only reschedule in 6 months. Guess that still hasn't changed.

    I hope you can get them to...
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    In my early working days, when working retail /...

    In my early working days, when working retail / restaurant, those were times when I got called in.

    My last couple jobs didn't involve being on call, however there were a couple of project...
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    A few years ago, I did something similar. Mostly...

    A few years ago, I did something similar. Mostly vacation photos still have to finish going through personal / family photos but at this point I whittled it down to 2 small boxes. I hope by the...
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    Last fall, DH got called to jury duty during the...

    Last fall, DH got called to jury duty during the time we would be on vacation. The county will allow you to postpone for this sort of reason only once. In our county you are called for a week...
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    @Tradd, just saw this post. Served at 26th and...

    @Tradd, just saw this post. Served at 26th and Cal years ago on a murder case. It wasn't that great then but today? No way would I go there tbh. One good thing about moving out of Cook county...
  8. Maybe a bit late to this but yeah, that's been my...

    Maybe a bit late to this but yeah, that's been my experience. Not literally showing up on my doorstep, but have had a few guys develop a crush on me after I was married, become very attentive and...
  9. Thread: Whiney Whine

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    This reminds me of back in my retail days, the...

    This reminds me of back in my retail days, the store manager actually told us before opening for the day that "the customer is always right" maxim was a variable of something else but didn't...
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    Just before Christmas, I was notified of a close...

    Just before Christmas, I was notified of a close Covid exposure at work and to get tested. The drug store home test I used was negative but was still advised to to get a PCR test to be sure because...
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    I typically did not keep personal stuff on my...

    I typically did not keep personal stuff on my work desk, most of it is work related to the point I have been asked why I don't "personalize" my space with family pictures, etc. No, not everyone...
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    Vases...yikes, I used to have a ton of them...

    Vases...yikes, I used to have a ton of them including the cheap ones from flower arrangements. I got rid of all of them except for 2 larger vases, one of which belonged to my grandmother, to use...
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    @rosarugosa, it is good you have a good...

    @rosarugosa, it is good you have a good relationship with your sister. I can't tell you how extremely painful it was to know that MS stole from us. On the other hand, I have a good relationship...
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    Came back to the site today after being away a...

    Came back to the site today after being away a bit and this thread bumped up in the meantime. My apologies @farmgrrl for not seeing it sooner.

    I am not sure if @farmgrrl has seen my estate thread...
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    Been to the one in IL but if you really want an...

    Been to the one in IL but if you really want an interesting view, try going in winter to see the falls frozen. Got to climb behind the frozen falls for some interesting pictures. Has to be cold...
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    The ring is lovely! On the issue of slides and...

    The ring is lovely!

    On the issue of slides and pictures, we are dealing with more slides than pictures. My youngest sibling and I are going through them, sorting them out and honestly purging a...
  17. Hello Oddball, perhaps chiming in a bit late here...

    Hello Oddball, perhaps chiming in a bit late here but the above is somewhat similar to my late parents' situation except for the 50% decluttering. Mom died in 2015, Dad in 2017. On paper they had...
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    My Dad was diagnosed with esophageal cancer at...

    My Dad was diagnosed with esophageal cancer at 90. Had a mesh put in to help with swallowing, which he regretted doing. He debated between palliative care and treatment, decided to go with...
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    Traveled in the area a few times as my company...

    Traveled in the area a few times as my company has a manufacturing facility on the Mexico side. My boss lived there for 5 years in Rio Rico which is just north of Nogales on the American side. ...
  20. Thread: New job update

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    If it's true, I hope nephew is rock solid certain...

    If it's true, I hope nephew is rock solid certain that 1) aunt left him that kind of money and 2) things are very clear cut such as he is the only next of kin and heir. And even then stuff can crop...
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    Given the nonprofit was an HR organization that...

    Given the nonprofit was an HR organization that provided human resources and management support to their member companies made their actions with their own employees seem even more interesting.
  22. Thread: New job update

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    In the weeks following my termination, I learned...

    In the weeks following my termination, I learned that there were other "mysterious" departures. CFO resigned, the HR manager was let go citing, like me, "performance issues" after 10 years on the...
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    I am sorry for your loss Tybee. DH has had...

    I am sorry for your loss Tybee.

    DH has had both parents go into a facility over the last 3 months. MIL has dementia and FIL was recently diagnosed with cancer and is in rehab facility for...
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    We saved ours. And plan to take a short trip...

    We saved ours. And plan to take a short trip after our vaccinations, DH gets his first shot tomorrow via the county health department.
  25. Thread: New job update

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    I am sorry this happened, Tradd. I haven't...

    I am sorry this happened, Tradd. I haven't posted much but have followed your saga. I can related as something similar happened to me years ago. Worked at a nonprofit for a year and a half, ...
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