October 18, 2010

Have You Ever??

Have you ever played along with Momma's Have You Ever series? I always mean to and then I get distracted (oh, shiny!)

It's that time again my friends. Time to ask others if they have ever done/thought/wanted/had/watched the same stuff as you so you can feel like you are not alone in this big, crazy world.

In other words, it is time to humour Momma and join in on the fun so we can all feel good about ourselves and not so strange.

Have you ever called your aunt to wish her a belated Happy Birthday only to hold the phone away from your head, looking at it incredulously and say "WTH?!"  when she informs you of a death in the family . . . that happened SIX months ago?

Have you ever been totally flabbergasted when she then says, "Oh?  Didn't I tell you?" and then goes on to say, "Hmmm, maybe I should have called your dad too."

Have you ever then turned around to call your dad to tell him of the news only to then be informed that he's been ill - but never bothered to let you know - even though he knows after the last incident that you want to be informed about his health?

Have you ever then retrieved the voice mail that came in while you were on the phone with your dad only to be informed that your friend's mom has just be diagnosed with Alzheimer's?

Have you ever then decided that you don't know if you'll ever talk on the phone again?

Have you ever decided (again) that your entire family - with the exception of yourself, of course - is crazy - because, seriously - how could no one even think to call me?!  *sigh*


  1. Yikes! Luckily, my answers to the "have you ever"s are "no", but you have my sympathies...


  2. Oh No! (hugs) my friend. Sounds like alot of crappy stuff happening right now.

    But I am ecstatic that you joined in! xo

  3. wow. loads or poor timing. lame :(

  4. Nope. But I'm trying to find a positive twist on this.


    I failed.

    Hugs, my friend.

  5. Oh my goodness, I think it's time to throw the phone away if it only brings bad news!

  6. Found you through "Pull Your Hair Out"... sounds like that's what you're doing about now!

  7. Yes. I think it's time to stop using that phone. When I come home and I see the message light flashing, I am filled with a sense of dread....

  8. So sorry about all the bad news you've been getting!

    My family is weird about not telling me stuff, too. Usually it's more like, "you know we're leaving on our cruise in 2 days..." Fun stuff, that I'm not involved in. *sigh*

  9. Hoping your Dad is feeling better.

  10. Holy crap Gigi. I may never answer the phone again!

  11. Wow! Gigi you sure have gotten some bad news!! Take care!!

  12. Woah. Well, they say bad things happen in threes, so you should be DONE, right?

    Yikes. I don't blame you for not wanting to answer the phone! You shud change your voice message to say, "Only leave a message if it's good news. The bad stuff you can keep to yourself."

  13. Oh sorry Gigi.....not good! I hope your Dad isn't too poorly. X

  14. Oh heavy sigh...and yes to some of those. Read you update above. Glad your Dad is okay!