It’s the 20s: A Grouch is a Grouch

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2018-03-14T09:06:00+00:00

33 Comments

  1. Marjorie Flo Watts March 14, 2018 at 9:35 am - Reply

    Gordon had better get his act together or he is going to miss out on seeing his son grow up! I would want to know what he was up to, also. โ™ฅ

    • RosemaryMarie March 14, 2018 at 9:41 am - Reply

      Thank you, Marj! ๐Ÿ™‚ I couldn’t agree more. <3

  2. NotJustaBook March 14, 2018 at 10:03 am - Reply

    Gordon’s unwillingness to change makes me think that Stella might be better off without him. She has a cute little baby now, after all ๐Ÿ™‚

    • RosemaryMarie March 14, 2018 at 10:06 am - Reply

      She sure does. ๐Ÿ˜€ This baby is so good in game, not fussy at all, which is nice. You might be right about Gordon and that Stella might need to make a life without him.

  3. loladiamond01 March 14, 2018 at 10:58 am - Reply

    Ah, you admitted to being Kymber and not just RosemaryMarie ๐Ÿ˜›
    Stella is soo pretty. And something is definitely really fishy about Gordon. But you still leave us with no answers, you cruel human being, haha.

    • RosemaryMarie March 14, 2018 at 9:47 pm - Reply

      Yes! LOLOL I figured if everyone is calling me that, I should just use it. ๐Ÿ˜› I even thought about switching my identity on wordpress to “Kymber” instead of “RosemaryMarie” but I didn’t want to confuse anyone.

      I’m sorry for being cruel. :O You’re right about Gordon. If he’s not up to something bad, he needs to figure out soon that he’s risking losing his family.

  4. sempreviva March 14, 2018 at 11:14 am - Reply

    Gordon is being so insensitive! I wonder if there’s another woman in the picture or something else that he isn’t willing/allowed to share with his wife… hmmm!
    The baby is extra cute! <3 Watch out Gordon, or you'll lose them both!

    • RosemaryMarie March 14, 2018 at 9:49 pm - Reply

      True dat. Gordon has no sensitivity whatsoever. I love Clementine. She’s a sweet baby. ๐Ÿ˜€ You’re very right to tell Gordon to get with it!

  5. Jes2G March 14, 2018 at 11:41 am - Reply

    This dude…

    • RosemaryMarie March 14, 2018 at 9:51 pm - Reply

      Right? That’s my thought, too. lol

  6. socallucyfan March 14, 2018 at 2:44 pm - Reply

    Clementine is such a pretty name. Gordon needs to get his act together. I know that in the 1920’s is wasn’t as easy for a wife to leave her husband as it is today (not that it is easy today either). But it is not impossible. The 20’s were also a time of freedom and new found independance for women!!
    BTW: I love how you edited the first picture with just Stella in color and everyting else in B&W.

    • RosemaryMarie March 14, 2018 at 9:54 pm - Reply

      I like the name Clementine, too. ๐Ÿ™‚ Oh, boy, does Gordon need to get his act together. You’re so right about the 20s and how things were changing. ๐Ÿ™‚ Stella really needs to decide what to do.

      Thank you so much! <3 I was experimenting and liked how it turned it. :D

  7. Rosie March 14, 2018 at 5:15 pm - Reply

    I’m with everyone else. Gordon, my man. What is your deal!?! I hope Mary figures it out for poor Stella. At least Gordon did one thing right. He made a gorgeous baby! ๐Ÿ˜€

    • RosemaryMarie March 14, 2018 at 9:57 pm - Reply

      LOL Gordon, my man, get it together! ๐Ÿ˜› I hope Mary does, too. Gordon did do that much! LOL

  8. bmitjessesue March 14, 2018 at 9:20 pm - Reply

    I love the name Clementine! I’m thinking, if she has the means to start her life over again…this might be the time. No father, is perhaps better than a grouchy, absent one for weeks at a time. Her emotional state will be better and she can focus on her little girl instead.

    • RosemaryMarie March 14, 2018 at 10:03 pm - Reply

      I love that name, too, and it just really felt 1920-ish to me. Believe me, Stella has the means. All the money is hers. I’ve been playing this particular save for a really long time and she is quite wealthy in her own right. I agree with you about her her emotional state and focusing on her little girl. It might be a nice change for her.

      • bmitjessesue March 17, 2018 at 12:59 pm - Reply

        I believe, if I was a single woman having a baby, I would name hers something special and cute like that! Husbands and their opinions on the name of the child….just ruin everything. I had some great ones for my kids…. ๐Ÿ™

        • RosemaryMarie March 17, 2018 at 1:15 pm - Reply

          Meeee, too! LOL It’s too bad they have to put their 2 cents in. ๐Ÿ˜›

          • bmitjessesue March 17, 2018 at 9:02 pm

            hahahahahaha…off with the men!

          • RosemaryMarie March 18, 2018 at 8:57 am

            LOL!

  9. Dracul Van Helsing March 14, 2018 at 11:13 pm - Reply

    Love this story set in the 1920s.

    It was such a fascinating and interesting decade.

    • RosemaryMarie March 15, 2018 at 8:41 am - Reply

      Thank you so much. I think it was a fascinating decade, too. ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. heatherfeather19 March 21, 2018 at 8:31 pm - Reply

    I’m glad Stella confronted Gordon. It’s just too bad that Gordon doesn’t think he needs to change, even though having a baby would be the perfect reason for him to create a better bond with his wife. I don’t know if he is hiding anything or not, but Stella shouldn’t be alone for weeks on end with a newborn! Good thing she has Mary there now.

    • RosemaryMarie March 22, 2018 at 11:23 am - Reply

      Thank you, Heather. I agree with you. Without Mary, I think Stella would not know what to do.

  11. joliesattic March 23, 2018 at 2:50 pm - Reply

    If I had her means, he’d be gone. Easy to say, huh? lol

    • RosemaryMarie March 23, 2018 at 5:37 pm - Reply

      Right? I think I would be, too. I’m trying to follow what she wants to do and I’m getting a little impatient with her. lol

  12. SirPeterJames.com April 7, 2018 at 3:25 am - Reply

    Is distrust just a human trait, that is as old as the seven daughters of Eve?

    Very sadly, the pain of distrust is a costly monster to the one who bears it, whatever the truth.

    It would seem that Gordon does not bear any part of that cost.

    But, why don’t we, ‘wait and see’?

    Love your style RosemaryMarie! Keep up the good work.

    • RosemaryMarie April 7, 2018 at 9:16 am - Reply

      Thank you so much. ๐Ÿ™‚ I really like what you said about distrust.

  13. Cheryl Mary Coleman July 1, 2018 at 12:39 am - Reply

    Wow I am so thrilled that you stopped and took time to like one of my recent posts, because then I was able to see what your blog is all about.

    I love the story and the Sims imagery and now need to backtrack and catch up on what I have missed, and I agree Gordon needs to get his act together! ๐Ÿ’–

    • Kymber July 1, 2018 at 7:16 am - Reply

      Thank you so much for your kind words, Cheryl. ๐Ÿ™‚ I really love your blog and decided to follow. I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stop here and I hope you will continue to like it. As for Gordon, you said it! ๐Ÿ˜€ <3

  14. Hyperion August 19, 2018 at 11:43 am - Reply

    I thought it was very clever to weave Gordonโ€™s nebulous intent into the story by starting out that Stella is due to deliver and she notices Gordon is extra attentive. Normally, a husband should be attentive to his pregnant wife but for Godon that is out of character and so the seeds of suspicion grow. The ladies are definitely on to ole groucy Gordon. This is story telling at its finest. You rock, Kymber!

    • Kymber August 20, 2018 at 1:01 pm - Reply

      Thank you so much for your kind and encouraging words. I appreciate them a great deal.

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Hi, my name is Kymber but you may know me by my pseudonym, Rosemary Castevet. I’m an author, simmer, Registered Nurse, Judy Garland devoteeย and horror buff. Did I mention I’m currently owned by Cesare the cat? On top of all of that, I’m a redheaded INFJ who is also a vegan.

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