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02/23/2011

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Kay Hart

I like this one very much Matthew. Beautiful pix too. Tx KH

Matthew Gallaway

Thanks, Kay!

Edward S.

When I lived in Seattle, there was a guy who was very, very, very fond of me. He stopped by my office all the time (we worked in the same place), he called me a dozen times an hour after work (as I could tell from the caller ID), he dropped by my apartment building unannounced, hoping to catch me there. And then when he finally gave up or got bored, I felt just like the coral in your story. And the kicker is that except for the stalker-vibe-maybe-I'm-a-psycho thing, he was pretty hot and at first I was pursuing him!

Matthew Gallaway

LOL -- he does sound crazy though. (If you were on FB he would probably friend you.)

Robert le Diable

I have a coworkers who is a compulsive talker and for four years she seems to have targeted me for her nonstop yakking. Two things have happened to change that: our schedules have been changed so that I hardly see her anymore, and when I do see her, I usually have buds plugged into my ears. I don't miss her at all. She's got some kind of screw loose that I'm not equipped to deal with. Oh, and my blood pressure is a lot better these days.

Matthew Gallaway

LOL -- yes, Robert, there are some ppl we never miss at all. Maybe Ill write a story about that tonight. 

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