Madder than a Hornets Nest.

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by terrilhb, Sep 24, 2011.

  1. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2010
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] I am so mad right now. It is not funny. I just have to vent on here cause if I do to my DH he would not like it. I had posted a few days ago that I was ready to quit. My guinea's were giving me heck. [​IMG] Well I finally got them up and left them in their coop. Their run was not very big so my DH decided he is going to build a bigger one. Great. Except he let them out. And than instead of starting the run he is fixed someone's brakes. And is now sitting in his recliner talking and where you ask are my birds? Running around the yard. It takes me forever to get them up. And now I have to start all over getting them in and on top of it all they have no run just a coop right now. I am so angry I could just SCREAM!!!!!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  2. jcatblum

    jcatblum Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 27, 2010
    Cement, OK
    We are all with you! My poor poor guineas have been waiting for an expanded run so they have more space during winter on bad weather days. Supplies are bought, been there for a while but when will it be started or finished?

    My dh does work hard each day, but gets lost easily. I don't think I can count the unfinished projects!
  3. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2011
    Big Oak Valley, CA
    Uh oh, lol... men, I swear. Poor terri [​IMG] Make him help you get them in or he doesn't get any dinner! [​IMG]

    Oh and by the way... if he lets them out and then makes ANY changes to their run, they probably won't go back in... Guineas do not cope with change well at all (and they use any excuse they can to NOT go in at night, lol). You are probably better off locking them in the coop until the work on the run is done, then let them out into the run so they get used to it and do not let them out until everyone is adjusted to the change... good "justified" reason to keep them locked up too, just make sure you tell the hubby if he lets them out he's sleepin' in the coop lol [​IMG]
  4. t/m

    t/m Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 21, 2011
    Smith Mountain Lake, VA
    Sorry for your bad time.[​IMG] Mostly my DH and I do our projects together. Or if he's not ready, I'll start it myself! At least that way it's started and I'm not frustrated. Try talking with him, sometimes some guys need straightforward information.
  5. zzGypsy

    zzGypsy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 8, 2011
    Quote:that's a true thing... sometimes a straightforward request and a reason why makes all the difference.

    that or the promise of outrageously good... er.... <looking for the appropriately PG term>... "fun". [​IMG]

    Somehow, my hubby has figured out that when he works on my projects I get all... "Hey, Sailor..."
    can't imagine WHERE he got that idea.

    But, hey, I do like being Hey Sailor better than being frustrated.

    sorry your guineas are giving you the runaround... [​IMG]
  6. livenwpeeps

    livenwpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2011
    King William
    I too have to start the project and eventualy DH comes over and says "I would do that like this" and before you know it, he's doing the work and I'm the helper. And if that doesn't work, the "Hey Sailor" method goes into play. LOL!!!!!![​IMG]
  7. Cpprpnny19

    Cpprpnny19 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 14, 2011
    I hire the neighbor who is out of work hehehe.......
    It gets done when I want it to and he makes some
    much needed cash!

    Lynne [​IMG]
  8. livenwpeeps

    livenwpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2011
    King William
    Hey, can I borrow that neighbor???? [​IMG]
  9. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    "So when the (name of power tool) jiggles and whines, that's bad right?!"
  10. zzGypsy

    zzGypsy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 8, 2011
    some alternate theories...

    "Honey...? where's the welding torch?"

    holding some stray tool component, preferably something that looks removable, like the collar and handle on the reciprocating saw... "sweetie, can you show me how to put this back on the router?"

    ok, doesn't work for me because *half* the power tools are mine, but I've watched a friend of mine work this strategy with great skill. Once her hubby takes the tools from her and goes off to finish her project, she always follows up with a sunny smile and lunch and lemonade delivered to the workbench. *totally* workin' it.

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