Saturday, April 10, 2010

MADDER THAN A WET HEN!!

##%&@!!
Now keep it clean, I don’t cuss remember, the worst I say is crap!!

What has my panties in a knot this morning you ask?

I don’t know if I have told you but my Bernina broke. That was the only machine I had to take to the non profit or let people sew on besides my Pfaff (and I try not to let that happen).

Soooooooooooooooooooooo

On eBay I found another machine,an older Pfaff that I felt comfortable in taking it out and about.

So……when I found out I was coming to Texas and would be staying awhile, I had it sent to Texas to my sons.

EASY

EASY

EASY

NOT!!!!!

Fed X tried 3 times to deliver this machine to my son……then my son told them to hold it, he would come by. He never went by…..

@#??@!!!

So Monday we called, and they said they were closed on Sunday and Mondays….(I can see that you know where this is going)……so…we had to go to San Antonio….

We get back on Friday, call and guess what

@#%@!!

They just sent it back to the sender….!!

#@##&!! (remember, keep it clean))

So my question to you is, can I choke this boy out? PLEASE let me choke him out!!!

Good thing he was not home when this all played out…..he would have been choked out no questions asked.

He had two people wanting to choke him out…..!!!

38 comments:

Greg said...

Kids.. You can't live with 'em... You can't legally trade 'em for fabric. Remember what he has done when his birthday comes around!!!

Marydon Ford said...

Wedgie waddle time ... go for it! Oh, crap!!

Sorry, Barb, hope it all works out in the end for you.

Have a lovely weekend.
TTFN ~Hugs, Marydon

Anonymous said...

I am so sorry.

Needled Mom said...

Wish I lived closer so I could loan you one. Gosh darn!!! Could you check with a sew and vac shop there and tell them your situation? They might have a loaner too.

Marie said...

Been there done that too, but we do forget it after a while but till then ---choke him!!!!!!! Hugs, Marie

andsewon said...

Choke 'im out! Make ya feel better!!!;-)

Kids!!!! What ya gonna do!!!
Hope the seller understands!!!!

Robin (rsislandcrafts) said...

He's old enough...choke him!

If you don't want to do that then you could try what my kids do. Mope around the house mumbling that you would be sewing but for some reason you don't have a machine.

Kim D. said...

Oh Barb, Sorry for the mishap, that's kids for you.. Wish I lived closer to give you a loaner. Maybe you could try hand sewing or sew some stitchery. Or maybe just fondle the fabric some more.

Susan said...

Yep, I would be one unhappy mama too! I don't know about the choking part, but I would certainly be letting the boy know that it's not wise to come between mama and a sewing machine!

luv2quilt2 said...

When they do something like this it makes you forget for a moment just how wonderful they really are. He should thank his lucky stars he wasn't home when you found out!! Gotta love 'em.

Kaye said...

I can't even respond, cause you know what i would do! Just keep the faith and try again. Keep busy while you are here in the states, go visit with family or friends or just relax, take a deep breath and SMILE. Love Ya,Kaye

JustCindy said...

I say choke him out, gently of course. Then by hand because you have no sewing machine, I would sew the flap shut on all his underwear. Teach him to mess with Moma and her sewing.

Maggey and Jim said...

A good swift kick in the rear might help but I doubt it. What's done is done.. Just a rotten shame and hope he feels the pain..
Maggey
Sorry you had to go through that,, not right............

Jan said...

Yes, you can choke him out. If you need help, let me know.

Pat said...

Well...THAT stinks!!! I think...if I were you... I'd certainly not be cooking him any of his favorite meals while you are staying there....and remind him periodically just WHY you are not cooking his favorite meals for him. That might bother him more than choking him out! Aren't you near anyone who could loan you a machine??? I know I have two extras...one is on loan to a friend and the other is still here. If you were near me, I'd gladly loan you this one. (Most quilters do seem to have at least one extra machine.)

Melissa said...

Barb, if this boy wants to make it through life unscathed, he has to learn NOT to come between a sewer and their machine!

kpaints said...

Oh, boy, time to kill.....So sorry. All I can say is maybe there is a better deal waiting for you.....:)

Gene Black said...

well CRAP! that stinks like....well CRAP!

He owes you a paid shopping trip to a fabric store, doncha think?

Jane's Fabrics and Quilts said...

Oh @#%@!! I agree what a shame! I bet he feels awful!! The best laid plans of men!!!
Hopefully she is a kind seller.

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Oh NO! How terrible! I think I would sit down and cry :-(

Judy said...

Now, now, settle down! Take five deep breaths -- and then choke him! What a bummer! Don't you just love your kids sometimes! Sure hope you can come up with something to take back with you.

Rhonda P. said...

I say go ahead and choke him! But next time tell him the box will contain a large amount of $$$. He will sure be there to accept it then!

Mandy said...

I'd say "you brought him into the world, and you can take him out of it!"

LMAO! (PS I always read the A as arse b/c I don't swear much either)

I hope you get that all worked out!

Yvette said...

Yeah, tell him you are sending him a box of surprises and he will surely be there to accept. In the meantime, BEAT him. LOL

Sorry :(

Julia said...

Oh dear what a carry on!!
that's kids for ya..
hope it wll works out in the end...no don't choke him, you might end up in jail!!
Lol!

SheilaC said...

grrrrrr....

hope that it all works out!

SheilaC

Melinda Cornish said...

this is the kind of stuff that will send me over the edge...you have my permission to throttle him......lol

Magnolia Bay Quilts said...

Go ahead! Just make sure there are no witnesses. :)

hetty said...

Doesn't that boy of yours know enough not to get between his mother and her sewing machine? I doubt if choking him will help, but you can try. Maybe it will just make you feel better.

Joanne said...

I do not have any sons but I have a DD who can put on the edge in absolutely no time. So you have my sympathy! I know how you are feeling ... I have a friend I call and vent to. Too bad they are too old to send them to their room ort ground them for a year!!

Joanne said...

P.S. I love what Robin from rsislandquilt (or whatever it was) said ... that is a great idea !!!!

Crispy said...

Oh Barb!!! I hope the seller will try sending it again and then your son can absorb the cost of getting it to you in Samoa AND any costs for the seller!!

Crispy

True Blue Nana said...

Yes you can choke him! Kids are so crazy! Does he not realize what a sewing machine means to quilter!

Mary L. said...

Spare the boy..this time!!! LOL

Tonya's Sewing Room said...

choke him when he gets home..haha

Rumi said...

Oh geez Barb, kids (of any age) can drive you crazy can't they! Well, I say he need to pay the shipping the 2nd time.

Susan Entwistle said...

Now you know why tigers eat their young.

sewmeow said...

Gosh, Barb, am so sorry about your not getting the machine. Yup! for sure he's gonna have to pay for the shipping again. I loved the comment about hand sewing his "flap" tog on his underwear...yahoo! Just do it.

hugs.
Judy