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JaneyCanuck

JaneyCanuck Report 2 Jul 2008 19:46

Well, my garden's definitely better than theirs!

Theirs are mostly asphalt ...

But as I sit here in my home office in baggy pants and no shirt, with my hair screwed up on the back of my head in an elastic ... my appearance might be better than the night shift worker across the street who's probably just rolling out of bed round about now ...

And I helped rear some of their children -- Chinese-Canadian families with parents much younger than me, and little girls who took a shine to me and my cats and spent a lot of their time doing crafts and watching Hayley Mills movies and getting homework help at my house, and going on outings to local historic sites and the like -- so I guess I'd have to say it's a tie when it comes to rearing *their* children!

Carol in Rochester, New York

Carol in Rochester, New York Report 2 Jul 2008 19:57

Of course I,m better. I,m BRITISH! .... and their not. lol
Only joking. I have lovely neighbours.( See, I even spelt it right).

Deanna

Deanna Report 2 Jul 2008 20:03

Thanks Kitty, no one seems to understand.

I'm sorry it took so long to get back to you, but I had to rush into the living room to watch my wall mounted flat screen TV.

Deanna X

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust***

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust*** Report 2 Jul 2008 20:10

i never see myself like that
im my worst critic,
i find fault in everything i do, i even beat myself up over stuff that i cant help or isnt my fault

Linda

Linda Report 2 Jul 2008 20:13

every one comes into world with nothing and we all go out with nothing so nobody is any better than anyone else even if they think they are

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 2 Jul 2008 20:19

I am no better and no worse than my neighbours. I have very good neighbours, we all look after our gardens, we all have pretty gardens. I try not to look down on anyone.

Ann
Glos

JaneyCanuck

JaneyCanuck Report 2 Jul 2008 20:23

Lynda -- one of the best parts was demonstrating the "electric hips" of the fiancée in Parent Trap to three 10-yr-olds who were non-plussed by the term.

They acted it out and collapsed in giggles every time they watched it after that. ;)

Girlie movies. The best.

X Lairy- Fairy

X Lairy- Fairy Report 2 Jul 2008 20:27

well i think there is no one better i this world than me lol
im a real mary poppings practically perfect in every way :-) and so is my garden lol
Rosex

X Lairy- Fairy

X Lairy- Fairy Report 2 Jul 2008 20:28

Hayley Mills used to live near me
her films are great .
Rosex

JaneyCanuck

JaneyCanuck Report 2 Jul 2008 20:30

And did you get her autograph? Run into her at the shops with her hair in curlers??

JaneyCanuck

JaneyCanuck Report 2 Jul 2008 20:30

Oh -- and was her garden better than the neighbours? ;)

Yikes, Ann will have my guts. Left off the apostrophe.

... better than the neighbours'?

X Lairy- Fairy

X Lairy- Fairy Report 2 Jul 2008 20:33

lol Katherine
her house was .. is huge.. im sure she still owns it .
her garden is better than her neighbours lol
and no i didnt get her autograph lol far too embarrassed to do things like that ..
Rosex

JaneyCanuck

JaneyCanuck Report 2 Jul 2008 20:33

And we shall swear a blood-sister oath never to watch the remake, eh Lynda?

I think it was the anorexic Ashley and Mary-Kate twins ... yes, it was. Eeewwwww.