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Wednesday, 20 May 2009

Just a very quick post to apologise if I am neglectful posting comments over the next week or so. I have been called up for Jury service. I've been there since Monday, climbing the walls and going stir crazy....I have been sworn in on a case and its totally awful and causing me sleepless nights (as if I needed that!!!)

I am keeping up as much as I can, as I miss you all, and it will (hopefully) be over next Friday and I can have my life back!!!

Sal xxxx

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14 comments: to “ 12 angry men/women

  • Dragon
    20 May 2009 at 18:04  

    Ahh, that sucks, sorry to hear that.

  • Joanie M
    20 May 2009 at 18:16  

    Sorry about that. I get called up every 3 years, whether I need it or not. Thankfully, I never get picked for a jury. It pays to be involved with someone who works in Security. :)

  • Justice Fergie
    20 May 2009 at 18:23  

    bummer! hopefully the case is at least a little bit exciting...

  • Linda
    20 May 2009 at 18:32  

    I've only been called 2x in the 36 years we've lived here. There are some that are called all the time.

    I hope your case is interesting, not too bloody, or gross, and you can come to a conclusion quickly.

  • RileyScott
    20 May 2009 at 18:42  

    i hate jury duty, its so boring! When I was called to Jury duty this past year, not only was I in jury duty, but the wi-fi didn't work, and they had a boring church service on cause the Obama's went to church

  • Heather
    20 May 2009 at 18:59  

    Never personally been called, but I hear it's pretty awful.
    It's a great movie, though. :)

  • Joyful
    20 May 2009 at 20:04  

    I'm so sorry you are having to spend your time that way. That stinks. We will miss you!

  • Randi Troxell
    20 May 2009 at 20:06  

    yikes... always always something, isnt it? maybe time will fly by for you!

  • The Me/ The Wife/ The Mom
    20 May 2009 at 20:49  

    You know...it could actually be an exiting experience! I know how you can get out of it though...tomorrow....as things are just starting...stand up and point to someone...anyone...and scream..."He did it!!!"....they will let you go early. I'm almost sure of it!

    We'll miss you!

  • J.J. in L.A.
    20 May 2009 at 21:54  

    I've never had to serve (a perk of being disabled) but I've heard it's pretty boring. Hope you're done quickly!

  • Deb
    21 May 2009 at 02:16  

    no WAY! that is crazy!! hopefully you will at least leave with a couple of good blog posts to write?

    have fun?

  • Cozyflier
    21 May 2009 at 03:54  

    Sorry Sal,
    Can't believe you have to serve with young children.

    I'm rescheduled for July! Oh boy.

  • Sally's World
    21 May 2009 at 18:28  

    thanks everyone, its so hard, its a horrid case and i am very aware that getting it wrong either way is going to ruin lives...i'm not really all that comfortable knowing that such a small group of us have the power to do so on a small cross section of evidence...i wish it was a boring case really....

    and i never realised that sitting doing nothing was so exhausting!

  • Becca
    22 May 2009 at 16:54  

    That really sucks! I have never had to have Jury Duty and I hope I never will. I hope it goes by quickly for you!

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