Thursday, July 10, 2008


Yesterday a certified envelope was in the mailbox, wanting a return signature saying we signed for it. Hmmm we didn't sign for it, but someone did. Could of been Joe downstairs and he put it back in mailbox.  Inside the envelope was a hand written letter, notorized. It was from Joe. He said due to the fact he feels his life and property are in danger he asks we move by 30 days of receipt of this letter which was dated July 7th. His life and property are in danger?????????????? We have never ever threatened him or his property. And we never would either. He wants us to move so we can avoid any hardship to our 20+ year friendship. What friendship? I feel that's already gone. Afriend if a true friend doesn't stab you in the back. What hurts the most is, trying to explain this all to Rebecca. All she knows is he is her Uncle Joe and she keeps asking why he doesn't come upstairs for hugs everyday like he has for the past 5 years. I just tell her he is busy or he isn't home.

We're going to put our things in storage, stay with Emma only until we find an apartment to live in. We're going back across the bridge to New Jersey to live. I'm sick of Philly. I want out of here. When we move out of this apartment, I may be without internet service for a while. If it will be a long extended time, I will let Angie know and she can go into my journal and let you all know what's happening. Is that ok Ang?

Yesterday was real depressing for me and for Rebecca. We packed up almost all her toys, books. She was sad and had tears, because she said she'll miss her things. Poor kid, I feel so sad for her. She didn't ask for all this crap to be happening to her. For Joe to be like this especially with Rebecca, it really pisses me off. Some God father she has. Yesterday she asked me, Doesn't Uncle Joe love me anymore? Well, I lost it and had to go into the bathroom so she didn't see my breakdown.

I need to check KMart and Walmart for those plastic storage containers with lids. There's alot of stuff I don't want in boxes where it can get wet. Sometimes the large ones are on sale for 3.88 each. I need about 15 of them and I won't need any boxes. Most of my things are still packed from when I moved here 5 years ago and had no room to unpack.

Well, today I am going to Emma's for the day. I need to get out of this apartment for a while. I'm sorry I haven't been to anyones journal in the past couple days. I just haven't had the energy or ambition to doanything. I came on this morning to let you all know what is happening, so you wouldn't worry. Please know your all loved so much and I think about you all the time. Everynight before I go to sleep I ask God to bless my JLand family and keep you all safe, well and happy. I'd better go now. Take care.

LOVE YOU ALL.............CINDY


  1. PLEASE send me Emma's address so i can send things to you..ok? Don't forget. I can't be cut off from you. You also have my #, call me and leave a message with Emma's # too, if you will or email it to me. Cindy, people are goofy as hell.....seriously. I see it all minute you think everything is cool and the next they have went nuts.....this AH will be the one losing, not you and your family. I feel badly for Rebecca, truly. LOVE YOU!

  2. Sorry to hear this happened, & you'll be "put out" for a short while, but maybe it's for the best. You guys need a better place to live anyway.
    I don't envy all the hard work of packing & moving, but let's hope you won't have long till you have a bright cherry apt, close to a good school or busline.
    Watch what you say to Joe, & NOTHING in writing to this weirdo. He might end up trying to sue you or bring charges against you. Just ignore him & say as little as possible, get the h** outta Dodge!
    Many hugs & prayers,

  3. I'm so sorry all of this is happening to you and your family...especially Rebecca.  She is so little and moving is such a big deal to a young girl.  If there is anything I can do to help you (and idea WHERE in Jersey you are looking?  I could search for a place to live for you!) please let me know.


  4. I am so sorry Joe did this and with no reason behind it too...that makes me so mad.  Hope all works out with the all are in my thoughts and prayers...hugs and love,

  5. Cindy ... I'm keeping you all in my prayers and sending good thoughts your way.  There will be a bigger, nicer apartment for you at the end of this long, dark stretch.  I know the move isn't the biggest issue.  I know the loss of friendship is, but I guess, if this man is willing to throw away his relationship with Rebecca, maybe you folks shouldn't look back.  

    Hang in there and know that your J-land family is in your corner.  

  6. that is really terrible.  :-(  I'm sorry you are going thru this.  I hope you are able to find a place really quick. (I'm in NJ!)


  7. Cindy.....I'm so sorry that Joe is acting like this especially to his god-daughter!  You and your family are in my prayers.

  8. I think being over at Emma's is good for all of you.  I feel so sorry about how badly it's affecting Rebecca.  I wish I was there to help you pack.  I wish your family and Emma's family would move down this way so I could be around you.  I sure do love you all and hate it that you're going through this but I do believe in my heart that you're going to be so much happier that you got out of there and into something bigger eventually where you can actually unpack.  You all will be so much happier.  Goodbye to Joe.  If he loved you all, he wouldn't make those claims.  He knows that's not the truth and I doubt he's fearing for his life nor his property.  You all were the ones taking care of it.  He's such a jerk and it will come back on him.


  9. I'm sorry Cindy.  I can't believe Joe is doing this!  

  10. I get the strong feeling that Joe wants you out because he has somebody lined up to move in. But I have always believed what goes around comes around, God pays debts without money, he may well regret his behaviour one day when it is too late.  You are best off out of it and you can no longer consider him a friend Cindy.  A true friend would never behave like that.  You will be able to explain to Rebecca when she is older.  Hope that move goes well.

  11. I am so sorry about all this, especially for Rebecca. People can be so weird and turn on you so suddenly, it never makes sence. I do know that Joe is the one losing out, what goes around comes around, I believe that. I am sorry that you have to see your little girl hurt, that would be the hardest part for me. I hope you find a bigger nicer place soon, in a safe neighborhood with good schools.
    You will be in my prayers.

  12. ally123130585918July 10, 2008 at 9:39 AM

    Cindy I am so sorry Joe is treating you so badly ~ hope you get settled in somewhere soon and arn't away from us for too long ~ Ally x

  13. SOMEBODY needs to kick him in his dare he even think that he has a right to treat anyone this badly.....and to treat my neice like dirt, somebody slap me for the things i'm thinking.....PLEASE?
    Sissy you and jim do what ya have to do and please 1 more time i need emm's address my copy got packed up....i love ya's girl

  14. What is WRONG with Joe?? What an idiot! Is he using drugs? Drugs changes personalities overnight. Or maybe he and Jim got into a fight. I don't get it!
    I'm so sorry you are going through this. If I lived closer you guys could come here. I have plenty of room. Wanna come to CA??
    Please do what you can to stay in touch. Send me your new address, too ok?
    Love ya,
    Pam xoxox

  15. I am sorry that you and your family are getting treated that way. Come back online when you get a chance. Sending up a prayer that you all will find a great  place to live. Helen

  16. can't imagine what type feather got up Joe's butt... but I will say this.. I am so sorry you are going thru this.  He will be've been good to him from what I've read.. he will not find another tennant like that.
    Don't look back my friend... things will get better

  17. Awwwwwww hon, Joe needs a good kick in the ass,I'd be happy to give him one, Love You Lisa XO

  18. Cind, be sure and send me your new address at Emma's, Lov You Lisa XO

  19. Cind, be sure and send me your new address at Emma's, Lov You Lisa XO

  20. Isn't  that illegal to mess with the mail? Joe can go to Federal prison for doing that IF he did it.
    I don't blame you for wanting out of there and I'm like you what friendship. Obviously he isn't man enough to tell you all anything to your face. I'm very disappointed in Joe. Especially where Rebecca is concerned because she is a child and has nothing to do with any of that grown up stuff.
    I think I have Emma's address still, but sure will miss hearing about you while you're gone. The kids will be grown up the next time you get to post pictures.
    Good luck in finding a place soon. I know Rebecca will want her room back as soon as possible. I'm glad that you all have Emma's place to go to for now. It'll be like a big sleepover with all the kids together.
    Take care and Hugs, Chrissie

  21. Sorry Joe is being that way! Isn't it illegel for others to mess with your mail?


  22. Dear Cindy,
    I'm sitting here with tears in my eyes.  I am so sorry to hear Joe is being such a butt!!  I wish nothing but the best for you and your family.  I will keep all of you in my thoughts and prayers.  Give Rebecca a hug for me.
    Love you,

  23. I'm sorry for your problems that you have to move; its too bad things can't be worked out since this will be so disruptive for all :(

    (I did want to say congrats for winning the weekly sentence over at Val's journal; that was a clever sentence you came up with)

    wishing you the best with your move and new location


  24. Cindy what IS wrong with Joe. why or why is he behaving in this manner when you have been such friends over the past years I don't undersand the man. Poor Rebecca its so difficult for her, but I am sure that things will get better for you they have to.  I do know you have been wanting to move for a long time, and perhaps this is the right time.  I am sure you will find a much better place and a much better school for Rebecca.  You and your family are in my prayers.  I will miss you.  Do have faith.  There is a lovely place for you I am sure. Take care Kathie.

  25. OH Cindy Sis.........that just pisses me off about the letter, what an azz.  He did not handle it the way a friend would, your right, not much of a friendship. My poor Rebecca. Can you send me Emma's addy? I have a package that I have been wanting to mail to Rebecca, now seems to be a good time.
    I will always add a entry for you, just call me :)
    Hugs & Love