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phylny's Journal
phylny's Journal
June 13, 2023

This former Trump lawyer Tim Parlatore comes across as a real

dick on MSNBC. He alleges prosecutorial misconduct and says he witnessed it. He's also bitching at the anchors for "interrupting" him but later said there appeared to be an audio delay. He was questioned by Tur and Mitchell and by Andrew Weissman (thank you for that info, Marius25). They all seemed skeptical.

June 9, 2023

Do you think there's any reason to exhume Ivana Trump's casket?

She died July 14, 2022 and was buried July 20th. I don't know if he still had documents at that time. I wouldn't put it past him to stuff evidence in with her. Remember, it was rumored that she was cremated, so no need for a casket with 10 pallbearers.

I'm not usually a conspiracy theorist, but I'm allowing myself some fun today.

March 24, 2023

Norovirus is awful.

My granddaughter had it, then I and her mother got it. I feel miserable.

Wash your hands!


February 21, 2023

2/14: Mother is shot dead in front of children by a stranger after fight in supermarket parking lot

I’m sorry if this was already posted, I searched and did not see it.


A mother was fatally shot in front of her children after an argument with a stranger in a South Carolina supermarket parking lot on Valentine’s Day.

Alexandria Cress Borys, 26, was loading groceries into her car outside a Kroger in Irmo on Tuesday afternoon when the argument erupted between her and another woman, her husband Tyler Borys told Fox57.

Shortly after the altercation ended, Alexandria was shot in the back while her children, a two-year-old and an infant, sat in the car. The mother was pronounced dead at the scene at around 4pm.

The shooter was later identified by police as 23-year-old Christina Harrison.

This is why my husband and I never engage with anyone who has an anger issue. You want to take my parking spot? Go ahead. Give me the finger when I’m driving on the road? Feel free to pass me.

January 29, 2023

Just saw a sticker on a van: DeSantis 2024, Make America Florida.

We’re in Florida for a surprise birthday dinner and I saw this sticker on a van my husband and I were flabbergasted.

Can’t get back home too soon.

September 27, 2022

Our Chloe has bladder cancer, which is incurable.

She had one chemotherapy session, I'm not doing it anymore.

She tolerated it very well. What *I* won't tolerate on her behalf is:

1) An entire day spent at the vet oncologist for a 20-minute infusion where she's upset to be away from us. There are no appointments - just drop off and pick up.

2) The office is an hour away - that's a total of four hours in the car for me, two hours for her.

3) Three days of isolation in the crate after each chemo session every three weeks. She can't lick us, share a water bowl with our other dog Blake, or pee and poop in the same area as other animals.

Had I known I might have made a different decision initially. I don't want her to be in pain and will meet with our regular vet to know the signs to look for as we proceed. Right now, Chloe is excited to eat, go on a walk, and see our granddaughter. We had to be sure she didn't lick the baby especially - she likes to give a quick lick on the ear. She's happy by our side and playing with Blake. Except for wanting to go out a little more and multiple pees on walks, you'd never know she had cancer.

Whether Chloe has another day, week, month, or year, we will make that time as happy and comfortable for her as we can.

September 24, 2022

I hate hate hate so-called pro-lifers. I hate hate hate anti-choicers.

Our 30-year-old daughter has avoided possible disaster or death because we live in Virginia, where abortion care is legal (for now).

Over Labor Day weekend, our youngest daughter joyfully told us she and her husband were expecting. We were all overjoyed. Then she started spotting. Went to the doctor who ordered labs, and her HCG was within normal limits for how many weeks she was pregnant (about 5). Nothing could be seen on ultrasound.

Next week, continued to spot. Six weeks pregnant. Another HCG blood level - continued to rise. Nothing was seen on ultrasound. The doctor said he was hopeful the pregnancy would continue.

Long, long, long story short, more blood tests, more ultrasounds, and they assumed she had a pregnancy somewhere but couldn't see anything. Nothing was visible in the Fallopian tubes. Nothing in her uterus. They gave her a shot of methotrexate which would end the pregnancy since they knew there were embryonic cells still growing somewhere but not where it was supposed to be. HCG started going down, but very slowly.

Yesterday she had abdominal pain. She went to the ER, was admitted, and had another ultrasound which showed blood in her abdomen. She ended up having emergency surgery to remove an ectopic pregnancy and one Fallopian tube.


September 8, 2022

Wow, everyone on MSNBC is

already wearing black, even though there’s no news of QEII’s passing.

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