Monday, June 9, 2008

Okay, this time I'm serious!

I do have to take the vacation the doctor ordered. And this time I'm serious! I don't think she had what happened over the past 48 hours in mind when she said "I want you to relax Suzanne." I won't tell her I've screwed up royally if you don't.

I'll check in now and then, say a quick hello, and bring you up to date on happenings here at Rose Cottage (God I love that name, mostly because I live in a mid century ranch! Too funny.) I'm going to miss the hell out of all of you, but I think it's time to shut up and stay out of trouble! At least for a few weeks. I'm beginning to think I have a scarlet letter on my chest. The letter T.

Oh, and by the way, that's a David Austin English rose right outside the living room window. It's gorgeous, but planted in the wrong place. Last year it reached the roof, and it's not a climber! I'm not kidding. It smells like baby powder and I love it. I pick a bouquet and think I'm the proud mommy of a newborn. ;)

This is hard. I don't want to go, but like Just Bob said, "Go, get, skedaddle." Love you all and see you soon! Probably really soon, I'm going to spend the rest of the night commenting. I know, I'm hopeless.

XO Suze


Anonymous said...


Hurrah! You're going to take the doc's advice! :-) Finally!!! It will be sad not to have you blogging so much, but I think you need the rest to keep you sane! It will be great to relax away from the blog and forget all the bad things that have happened recently. Yes, keep checking in and only comment if you have a strong urge to do so.

Oh, and by the way, I love your comments on your previous post - especially 'cute' instead of 'cut'. I know you weren't thinking properly, because after that you spelt 'ridiculous', 'rediculous'. Love it! You're a gem!

Take care and relax and rest! Now!!! :-)


kylie said...

ok, well go take care of yourself and we'll see you when you get back :)

Suzanne said...

Peter! You're killing me. I just finished commenting on my previous post and feel so proud and ready to move on the the relaxation phase of my life, now I have this one to contend with! Oh, and rediculous is spelled wrong? Damn. Could I have spelled any more words wrong on that comment? That was too funny and yes, I laughed at cute too. I think that should be the official way the word is spelled because it made me laugh really hard! And frankly, I think there should be a lot more laughter in the world.

Okay, I'm officially retired. Why? Because I left a comment on I.V's blog and don't want to experience his wrath! Yes, it is true. I'm a sissy! Do me a favor everyone, tell me what he says! But be gentle cause I could have a heart attack!

Much love,

Suzanne said...

Oh, and I said the, the. Good Lord.

Suzanne said...

And Kylie, how the hell am I ever going to retire if you guys keep writing? Knock it off! Okay, I'll be back tomorrow. Oh, it's already tomorrow. Okay, I'll be back after I have my morning coffee. This isn't going to work.

Okay, I'm going to I.V.'s. I'm going to get my assed kicked aren't I? I know. But better to know than not. I promised, no matter what, to keep my mouth shut. That's my new rule. In an effort to maintain and sustain my health, I'm going to just shut the hell up! Okay. Here I go. Wish me luck. I haven't left yet. I'm scared. Okay, here I go. I'll report on my adventure. No I haven't left yet. Okay, here I go. No really, here I go. Do you think he's a more kinder, gentler Zack? God please be. Okay, here I go. Seriously. Here I go.

bindhiya said...

hope you having a good day..
here is the rule from dawn i was talking about... I'll be away till my dr. appointment ...just stopping by for you only...
love and ((hugs)) to you
Hi Peter and Kylie
ok here it is
The Rule:

Many have desecrated and dishonored the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. And so it shall be written and declared on this day, June 4th of the year 2008 that those who wish to be treated like royalty, friends and family shall reciprocate lest ye be banished from my kingdom.

And others have desecrated the Ten Commandments. I am lenient on many subjects and levels of these commandments. But there is one in particular that remains steadfast within my morals and practices. And so it shall be written and declared on this day, June 4th of the year 2008 that those who wish to be treated like family and friends shall adhere to these commandments lest ye be banished from my kingdom.

Henceforth and forevermore, those privileged to be within my circle of trust shall remain as given by these rules declared on this day, June 4th of the year 2008.


Suzanne said...

Okay, I went. MJ was a hoot as usual. She's still a friend, thank God. I.V.? I don't know? I let him know that for me...bygones It's not as if the world ended two days ago. We're all still alive, nothing really changed, we just vented. Sometimes it's important to get crap out. It doesn't mean you're a horrible person, it simply means you're human and have real emotions. I don't mind that at all as long as in the end you apologize, hug, and realize that life is good and goes on. If Brian came here tomorrow and did the same thing, I'd feel the same way. Anger is a horrible emotion to harbor, and usually pretty pointless. We're all different and don't always agree. That doesn't make us bad, it simple makes us different. There is absolutely nothing wrong with that. Would I have liked to romantisize Brian forever? Yes, of course, but reality reared it's ugly head and he turned out to be human. Bummer. I loved my ideal. I really did. Oh well. And I.V.? Honey, I don't have an ideal! The man's a piece of work. I'm under no illusions. If he shows back up I'll probably run for the hills! He's a tough one to figure out!

Okay, that's it. My last comment.

Just Bob said...

I'll miss ya... but if it's going to make you all better then I'm for it. Keep in touch my new found friend.

~Just Bob~

Suzanne said...


It's so damn hard to take you seriously as a Hawaiian shirted cartoon. Come on honey, get that hocket photo back up!!! Also, get that hockey photo back up. God, I love typos. Ah, what ever you want. I recently learned it's time to shut up and so that is what I'm going to do brilliantly. Can you hear the hush? Me too!

I hope this makes me all better. If not, I'm going to come back really, really pissed. I'll stay in touch my dear new found friend. Take good care of yourself too. And thanks so much for all your support.


Leah said...

I'm here, S, but don't feel the need to blogging relaxing when there's no controversy? certainly has a siren song that's tough to if you don't always ignore the lure of the blog, I'm sure it won't hurt you. Anyway, do take care, and one last word:

the food of the gods, well, the relaxed ones anyway...


hnter1018 said...

Suzanne...take care of yourself. Sorry I haven't been around. Computer is down at home and so was I. Caught a nasty little flu bug.

I know the Doc says stay out of the garden but that is what you love and what you love to ado should relax you. Don't let the roses go.


Anonymous said...

Okay...I'm gonna have to come over there and pull your computer plug out of the wall! I've been seeing you everywhere in blog land. Girl, stop it!!!! We love you and we want you around...stop reading this now!!!


so, whats going on?

kylie said...

i'm just here to tell you that zack is a reasonable fella. he talks tough but you'll get a fair hearing and thats what it's all about...civilised debate.
of course you're not reading this...i'm not trying to suck you into the vortex that is blogging....this is a stress induced hallucination.....but listen to it.....
ok, hallucinatory goodbye

kylie said...

and there, my point proved...he showed up while i typed that

Cecile said...

Oh Suze,
I hope you didn't feel like I was attacking you when I wrote my comment on CSI's blog about my Nissan. Yes it is an SUV, but it is a small SUV. And I try to drive very sensibly(or at least as sensibly as you can at 85 mph) I mean, I never go slower than 10 miles over the speedlimit. Ok Ok, I'll quit making lame jokes.

Just know that I hope you get the rest that you need. And don't just stop with the blogging. Try sipping iced tea and sitting in the middle of your rose garden in a soft cushy wicker chair, or hammock. Just take it easy and enjoy life. Love you girl. Call me when you feel up to it.

Oh and can I please vent to Just Bob?

Dude, do you just not like me or something? I have like commented on your blog several times and you are ignoring me. My feeling are hurt. Come on man, do I have to tie a steak around my neck just to get you to come play with me?

Ok. I'm done. Stop laughing at me or you will pee your pants, although, laughing is great for your blood pressure and a wonderful stress reliever. So go ahead, laugh.

Robyn said...

Oh Suze! Your benz sounds just PERFECT! WOW...Rob did find a winner (chicken dinner). Show pics when you can. I am telling you " day." I will own my Benz. My beautiful 2 seater/convertiable/automatic/silver or white/ with yummy leather seats!
Dreaming...yes dreaming. I can't even imagine getting another car as of now. I love the car I have now, very ecomical (sp?) and she is just lovely! I have a 2006 Black Malibu. She is fantastic and her and I have been everywhere.
What happened to one of your furfaces. I should tell you now, i just found a tumor on Siam's chest, I thought it was a mat, but cut away the fur (that killed me) to discover a small growth (fills fluid fill) so hoping that it will be just fine. But he is 19 and the thought of putting him out for surgery scares the you know what out of me. I want him to happy and sassy. As of now, he still is. But we have a vet apppointment and he will be non to happy to go. Howling the whole way...Hissing and spitting. It is horrible.

Well dear one, come and check out a blog I have discovered it will tickle your fancy for sure!

Tell Rob I said hello! And good show on finding the 'car'.

Just Bob said...

Can I get that steak medium rare with a side of onion rings and creamed garlic spinach?

CIELO said...

Wishing you the best....! If you ever feel like talking, you know where to go.... I'll be waiting for you.

Many many blessings going your way, sweet friend; look around, look at your own life, and you'll see!

Love ya


Shara said...

Dearest Suzanne,
I'm so happy that you are cutting back and getting serious about taking care of yourself. Your spirit and shooting straight from the hip will be missed but we all know you'll get better and back to us all!
I'm going on a trip with my daughter, Sara who you know has stressed me out for the last four years. I really think this important trip will help bond us and improve life as it is now for us.
Yes, Suz...Texas is hot and humid but right now, mostly hot so it is so stupid that our apt complex decided to fix the pool NOW! It's been drained for three weeks and now fill up again but locked for a week. I'm planning another revolt in Texas to scale that fence and invite strangers to skinny dip til dawn!'s hot in Texas
Love you dearly,
p.s. bindi is so homesick right now....needs our prayers.

Just Bob said...

Hi Suzanne!

Kookaburra said...

Aw c'mon guys. Cut Suze some slack.
How's the recovery going to happen if we all keep checking her blog??
the last time i looked there were only 19 comments. Now there's 22! It seems that we just can't help ourselves, can we?

Hope you're feeling better Suze and havagreatweekend.

Cecile said...

Your serious about cutting back? Really? Are you sure? I'm not so sure. Anyway, I hope things are getting better.

KJ said...

Ok, Miss Suze...I am only leaving you a note here because I want you to know how much I appreciated what you wrote for me last week. You are incredibly sweet and observant...thank you! I keep up on your blog watching whats going and your husband are in my prayers. Just focus on getting healthy and enjoy the peace. LOVES!

Kärt said...


This is good news. You deserve to relax. And you deserve it more than other people. :) Because you do so much for everybody around you. For me you have been inspiration. When I know that there is someone in the world as good as you it gives me hope that maybe someday I can find that goodness in myself.
I will miss you.

Jeevan said...

Take care Suzanne:)

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