2016 Best and worst mome/event

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by duluthralphie, Dec 31, 2016.

  1. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

    List your best moment (only one) or event.

    Explain why if you want.

    Then the worst event/moment . This is your opinion so be proud to express it..[​IMG]

    I am sure I will feel I should have picked another once I read others..

    My best moment was my 4th granddaughter being born, I wanted another grandson but I really do not care I just want to collect grandkids!

    The worst moment was the CMA awards show. They were honoring Shania Twain. I have always thought she was the sexiest, best sounding female singer in the world. My wife complains I have had a long time crush on Shania. When she was accepting the award she spoke, this may seem odd, but it is the first time I have ever heard her talk. She is always singing when I hear her.

    Her voice was terrible, it shattered my crush, her speaking voice was the combination of a cartoon voice and fingernails on the blackboard. This could be the worst moment it 3 decades!
  2. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

    Dec 12, 2013
    I'm game Ralphie (even though I'll probably think of other answers right after I click the Submit button).

    Worst event of 2016
    Having to give up my beautiful flock in FL to move to WY. I loved those chickens, it was so hard to round them up one last time and hand them over to their new owners. I still miss them even now. I was fortunate enough to find them an excellent home with some great people...but...

    Best moment of 2016
    DH had to move to WY ahead of me to start his new job. I had to stay behind in FL to pack the house, get it sold, etc. We were apart for 3 weeks, the longest separation between us we'd ever had. At the end of my cross-country drive, he was waiting just outside town in the median flagging me down, jumping up and down...seeing him after 3 long weeks was the best. The very best!
  3. Blooie

    Blooie Team Spina Bifida Premium Member

    Feb 25, 2014
    Northwestern Wyoming
    My Coop
    Oh my word, Ralphie....nothing like choosing to start a thread that would ask these questions! I'll change my mind a hunnert and eleventy times!!

    Best moment? The (eventually!) successful abdominal surgery to re-route Kendra's plumbing! It was a tough haul and we were mighty discouraged with all the setbacks for the first 3 months. But there are so many ways when growing up with Spina Bifida that her dignity can be dented....at least bowel and bladder control will not be two of them!

    Worst moment? Waking up in the coronary care unit in February, not knowing if I was facing bypass or not.
  4. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

    Nov 27, 2009
    Wilmington, NC
    Poor Ralphie! Your turn to not be impressed, eh? [​IMG]

    My worst moment was probably the phone call telling me my 83-year-old mother had fallen and shattered her right arm. She has tried to downplay it (yeah, right, like that's possible) but I know it has cost her terribly in things like independence and self-confidence. That was back in the summer, and it still hasn't completely healed.

    My best moment seems like such a little thing, but it sure made me proud at the time. It was walking in the Burgaw Christmas parade behind BB2K (my daughter), who was leading our 10-hand pony Syd (oversized miniature horse, actually). Syd walked quietly beside her like she has done this sort of thing every day of her life. Only we know just how much work has gone into getting wig-out-first-ask-questions-later-Syd to that point; both the horse and her handler have grown so much in the last couple of years. It's a parade, you're supposed to be smiling; for me, that took no effort at all . . . .
    Last edited: Dec 31, 2016
  5. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

    Dec 12, 2013
    Ralphie, thanks for starting this thread...I'm really enjoying it, so touching to hear these memories.
  6. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

    Youi welcome , it does not seem to be getting a lot of takers... BTW I was gone did you miss me?
  7. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

    Dec 12, 2013
    When...I mean, yes, terribly![​IMG]

    I was gone for a while too. DH and I just wrapped up a game of Scrabble. I whooped him!
  8. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Go Habs Go Premium Member

    Aug 1, 2015
    Not Florida
    (I'm doing fowl-related here; there have been many other spectacular and depressing things this year ;))
    Best moment: My first hatch. Seeing that first little baby pop out of the egg was just amazing. I was hooked right then and there, and I ain't going back... So many things about hatching are just plain enjoyable.

    Worst moment: Opening the coop up to find my beautiful duckies dead on the floor.
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Hope you have more best moments, and no worst ones. How horrible! Was it predators?
  10. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Best moment ~ Charlie and his shooting achievements :D His first fox in the bag and him successfully getting his own shotgun certificate. (Oops that's 2)
    I'm very proud of him and how he has grown and matured over the last year.

    Worst moment ~ Family members passing away :(

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