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Oh dear, it really doesn't sound good so far - especially the lack of air conditioning.
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Would I sound like a stalker if I asked where your MIL law lived? I'm just curious to know f she lives nearby. She sounds like she's trying to be difficult. I hope it gets better.
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Hope things start getting better from now on!
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She serves you dinner at 4:30, just a short while after lunch, and then "whatever"?? Uh, oh. She doesn't want to play nice!
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I admire your patience, I dont think I would handle it so well.
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Oh dear, it really doesn't sound good so far - especially the lack of air conditioning.
We were so hot and sticky it was unbelievable. At least when we were in WDW there were places to escape with a/c.

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Would I sound like a stalker if I asked where your MIL law lived? I'm just curious to know f she lives nearby. She sounds like she's trying to be difficult. I hope it gets better.
Not at all, munster IN. I like her, she has a funny way of doing things sometimes and has lived alone for 15 -20 years so is sometimes touchy with people around, especially in her house.

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She serves you dinner at 4:30, just a short while after lunch, and then "whatever"?? Uh, oh. She doesn't want to play nice!
I guess in her mind, when dinner's ready you eat.

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I usually take a deep breath and try to see their point of view; plus I knew we would be traveling together for the next week and I am generally the peacemaker.

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Wow, about that time I would have been thinking I should've gotten a rental car...
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Wow, about that time I would have been thinking I should've gotten a rental car...
We had considered it but thought it was silly for 2 vechiles to be driving to TN. The deal was, we'd pay for hotel and she'd cover transportation and gas there and back. Do not think we'll ever make that arrangement again.

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Oh, okay! Not too far from me then.
I didn't think so since you were close to Midway.
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Day 1 continued into Day 2 - "Whatever"

What's for dinner? After checking the cupboard where I found Honey nut cherrios, peanut butter, chips, crackers, baking goods, bottled water, diet soda, & paper products; I turned to the fridge which contained milk, juice, grapes, yogert,cool whip, leftover taco fixings, pianapple, cheese, leftover pizza and diet soda. DD does not nor has ever liked cheese and will not eat anything with cheese which means pizza and tacos are out. I fixed her a 'picnic' plate with peanut butter crackers, yogurt, grapes, chips, and a bottled water. I started to pull taco fixings but couldn't find the meat so I made myself a salad with the fixings and warmed a piece of leftover pizza - (sasuage ) oh well at least we got to eat.

DD watched a movie and I read while waiting for DH and MIL to return so I would know what to do about making beds. MIL only has one bed (hers), one couch (leather) although she used to have 2 couches and now has 2 chairs in her 2nd bedroom along with her TV.
By 8:30 both DD and I were ready for sleep, but no bedding to make a bed. The phone rang and it was DH saying they were starting back. I knew only about 15 minute trip and assured DD soon we'd get to bed. When DH and MIL finally arrived at 9:10 I was relieved but did ask what took so long, MIL wanted to stop at store for some item. (thanks bunches...) I asked if we could leave a little early in the morning so I could stop at store for groceries, MIL proceeded to show me all this food she had bought for our trip. Honey nut cherrios, chips, grapes, lunchmeat, bread, bottled water, diet soda, and a bag of candy is what was in her box.

Fine, I resigned myself to never getting to the store. Next asking where she wanted us to sleep. She offered to give us her bed and she would sleep on the air mattress which I refused, she is seventy
and I was NOT going to have her sleep on the floor!

Have to go, so will complete later.
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Well..... atleast you got to eat something.... Hopefully you get to the store someway; somehow.....
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You came all the way from Alaska for this? I sure hope the Pigeon Forge part of your trip is enjoyable for you.
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