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uscwest
09-12-2008, 07:57 PM
As most of you know we had a new grandson born in October. Our son, his finacee, her son, their son, and his 3 kids were all planning on coming out to VA for Christmas. They were going to borrow our daughter's SUV to do it. However, now that his divorce his final his company (a major auto manufacturer) has dropped his ex from his health insurance and his divorce decree says that he has to pay for it for a year. :legal: That will cost him over $600/month :jawdrop: and on top of that since our DGD had the automobile accident her parents only have the SUV now so our son can't borrow that either. SOOOOO to make a long story short, no kids or grandkids for Christmas this year. :hissyfit::sad: We haven't seen our youngest granddaughter since just after she was born 3 years ago. Nor have we seen either of the other two in 3 years either.

Britchick
09-12-2008, 08:00 PM
Oh John i'm so sorry :hug2:

lisaw
09-12-2008, 08:02 PM
I'm really sorry to hear that John :hug2:

Johnie
09-12-2008, 08:07 PM
:hug2: i'm sorry John. Would it be possible for them to rent a car?

Isafari
09-12-2008, 08:13 PM
:hug2: sorry to hear that John....I bet Donna is so upset too. Pass a :hug2: on to her for me please.

Could you maybe go to them?

Dawn
09-12-2008, 08:15 PM
Oh no. :hug2:

Beccaberry
09-12-2008, 08:18 PM
:( I'm so sorry, John...I know how you and Donna love to have the grandkids around :hug2:

A bit of :pdust: :pdust: :pdust: for some happy news for you soon....

Tinker
09-12-2008, 08:20 PM
Awwwww, John, I'm sorry . I know you & Donna must be so upset . :hug2:

foreverducky
09-12-2008, 08:25 PM
I'm so sorry to hear that! :hug2:

Tinkerbell
09-12-2008, 08:28 PM
Aw John, so disappointing for you both :hug2: :hug2: for Donna and you

SleepinCatz
09-12-2008, 08:30 PM
I'm sorry John....how awful...Keep your chin up tho...Things could turn around quick and it work out!

Claire
09-12-2008, 08:31 PM
Aw John, I'm so sorry to hear that. I hope you all get together real soon. :hug1:

Tink
09-12-2008, 08:37 PM
Gosh. :( You are having a terrible time of things lately. :( I am so very sorry to hear about the change in your Christmas plans. :( It's hard to go from planning for a full house to not having anyone able to come. :(

I sure hope things work out some way. :pdust: :pdust: :pdust:

Mags
09-12-2008, 10:56 PM
That is bad news John. I hope you get together as a family in the near future.

Margaret

keith
09-12-2008, 11:14 PM
very sorry to hear that John, you guys deserve some better luck

Keeping my fingers crossed that you get to see them soon :pixiedust:

Ursula
09-12-2008, 11:21 PM
Can you possibly go to them? I don't know your circumstances... that is a bitter blow to hear isn't it :(

uscwest
10-12-2008, 01:43 AM
:hug2: i'm sorry John. Would it be possible for them to rent a car?
Rental car is not the problem Johnie. Although to get one large enough for the 7 of them would cost about $100/day. The biggest problem is that $600+/month that he has to lay out for her medical insurance.

Johnie
10-12-2008, 01:49 AM
Gotcha......that is a lot of money.

Disneybumble
10-12-2008, 10:22 AM
Oh John l am so sorry to hear this.:hug2:

ukwdwnut
10-12-2008, 10:28 AM
awwwwww john you must be so gutted mate, sorry to hear it

Tink
10-12-2008, 12:47 PM
Could he appeal to the court on the terms of financial hardship? That is a crazy amount to expect someone to have to pay, especially in these times? Maybe he could at least look into it?

It won't do any good for Christmas travel, but in the long run if he can get that removed from the decree he would at least be able to live for the year. :(

Shellyamc
10-12-2008, 02:35 PM
This is just crappy crappy!! :thumbsdown:

I hope you and Donna get a very special Christmas gift and this all works out so you can be together :hug2:

Jazmine
10-12-2008, 05:38 PM
Awww John what an awful time you and Donna are having of late :hug2: :hug2:i hope maybe that something will turn up and you`ll be able to see them all soon :hug2:
Love to Donna :hug2:
Jacqui xxxxxx