Maybe I shouldnt be but I am. I feel like he is trying to parent me or control me or something. He wants to tell me the way things should go as if I am not competent to make sound decisions. Excuse me? I think I have been around the block for a whole lot longer than he has and I have managed to live my life without his input. I dont go begging for his help. This whole thing started way back when he bragged to me about how he got so much in taxes about 3 years ago, something like 12K, and I said to him "oh goody, you can buy me that big screen TV you always said you would get me if you ever got any money!" Well, he gave me $400 towards it and we put in the rest and got it. But the whole time he was practically lecturing me about how I had better be so careful because Keyana would probably break it by touching it or messing with the buttons or something like that. Well, Keyana is one of those kids. She has never even touched the darn thing. Now his kids? They are button pushers and they throw things at his TV! Heck, he and his wife have thrown all kinds of stuff at his TV! So lately he has been doing the same thing to me. The whole Xmas thing with the mermaid dolls really got my dander up and I havent been talking to them at all. Tony does but I dont. I dont think its a laughing matter. Im completely unamused by the way Billie reacted. Then with all the junk with them going down to my step-mom's and her giving Jamie all the pictures including my HS and childhood pictures I am rather irritated. I asked Jamie to go to Walmart or Kinko's and have all the photo's copied either onto photo paper or at least onto a disk so I could have the option to have them printed. He said he didnt have the money. I told him I would send the money. He is trying to finagle the amount of money I got from my dad out of me and I am not telling him. He doesnt like it. Its none of his business. He got all my dads marine corps stuff including some stuff I gave my dad which was very expensive. I warned Jamie to put that stuff up where his kids cant get into it. Just like I warned him not to let his kids get into the pictures. Oh he assures me they wont. Yeah right. He is mad we got the truck. He already has two vehicles and doesnt have the parking space at his apartment for another. Tony doesnt have a vehicle. We were a one car family. Tony needed it. Besides that, we needed it to get the tools down here. Also, Jamie got all the marine stuff and neither Cory or Billy got a darned thing. How fair was that? Now I find out that today Jamie called Billy and Jamie asked him about Billy's girlfriend. Jamie told Billy to make sure Tony and I dont mess up his relationship. Jamie said I will try to ruin it because I dont like any girls who date my boys and will scare them away. That simply isnt the truth. I actually liked Jamie's first wife. Well I did until she cheated on him. She was a nice girl even if she was too young. I cant stand this wife but that is because she wont let me like her and she is dumber than a box of rocks. Mandy might be okay if she grows up a bit and gets her act together some and loses a few of her less than stellar qualities. The worse thing about Mandy is her jealous streak. I resent Jamie trying to control me by manipulating the other kids. I have a feeling its gonna be a long time before I spend anymore time with him. Tony seems bent on going up for Easter. I feel a bad flair with my fibro and arthritis coming on about that time of year. Riding in the car that long really is getting to me anyway. Especially when we have to stay at his house.