Was it something I said?

Was it something I said? April 30, 2014

You guys know I love you. You know how much I appreciate it when you read and share my stuff, follow my links, enter my stupid contests, and leave your stupid comments in my stupid comment box. And I hope you know that I try, I really try hard, to provide content that will titillate your senses and set your brain pans vibrating.

So is it too much to expect my own hate site? Matt Walsh has one. Mark Shea gets a support group for people he’s banned on Facebook and a petition for his removal. Even that nutty lady from Florida who knows how to get around IP blockers has a hate site. The nutty lady from Florida! And yet here I am, tapping away, and I can’t even remember the last time someone complained to my editor.

Oh, except for last week, but that was just one guy, and all he did was write two stinking emails titled “your wrong.”  This is penny ante stuff.  Folks, I can’t do this on my own. As much as I loathe everything about my personality, my character, my history, my likely future, my grooming habits, my political views, real and implied, and my stupid stupid face, I simply cannot supply my own anti Simcha Fisher website. My plate is too full. I know you guys are generous. Look into your heart, can you not? And if you find some hatred there, even just the smallest, lukewarm hatred . . . won’t you give?

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  • Sherry

    I live to serve. Gotta h8 me some Simcha Fisher, after all, she’s not even a real Catholic, she only has 9 babies.

    • Doesn’t make her a better Catholic with the 9 kids? Just more fertile. More than likely got married earlier than 26 when that happens. Big deal. ONE FAITH ONE BAPTISM ONE GOD AND FATHER OF ALL. SAME JESUS SAME HOLY SPIRIT AND SAME CHURCH WE SERVE WITH AND UNDER GOD.. Read your Bible. http://usccb.org/bible/readings/index.cfm

      • Sherry

        Ummm. It was a joke, based on a prior discussion, stand down.

  • Kat W

    The crazy lady from Florida! I’ve been off Facebook and Faith and Family so long that I actually kind of miss her, and wonder if she’s still having a wonderful “wearing shorts and flip flops” to Mass time.

    • Anna

      She was kinda funny as long as she stuck to complaining about how people up north use napkins (remember that one?), but she got *so* mean to women in crisis that I can’t really hope for her return. But I’m surprised someone that many bulbs short of a chandelier is worth having a site for, unless to teach people how to manage to block her.

      • Barbara Fryman

        Whew, not me. I use napkins and grew up in the North.

        • Anna

          Nope, but see numerous comments above and you’ll be nicely up to date…

          • ***** THAT’S ALLL FOLKS?????**** IS THAT ITT? IS THAT YOUR LIFE? SAD BUT TRUE. I DO NEED TO SHOW THIS TO THE USCCB FOLKS. Stuff needs to happen on blog ville with the nastiness.

          • Be the change you wish to see in the world, Jeanne. The nastiness you have seen has been largely imagined, and otherwise brought on by your confrontational manner. If you were to tone it down a little and speak with people, instead of at them, or threatening them, you’d be amazed at how much could be accomplished. Especially since most of the women you interact with are supposed to be your sisters-in-Christ. And if you could stop judging them for a minute, you’d see that.

    • Barbara Fryman

      Oh no, is that me!!!!??? I live in FL. I wear *fancy* flip flops to mass. (Certainly not those Old Navy $1 ones. Those are pool shoes.) I wear shorts, but not to mass. I’VE BECOME THE ENEMY!!!!

      • Kat W

        I’m fairly certain no one really (should?) cares what others wear to Mass, but if you talked about trying to be more modest, or making your kids wear nice clothes, she would rant about how evil homeschoolers and sahms were and how much better Florida is. About Simcha though, after I watched her sing “Let it go” all I could think about is how sad it is she lives so far away because we should be best friends. I’m trying to hate you Somechop, with your matching shoes AND kids wearing underwear, but I just can’t.

        • Well Florida is better but anyway that’s not the point is it?

          Also slightly off topic — I loled when you (simcha) said THE crazy lady from FL. Clearly you don’t know too many people from Florida.

          • Oh if you’ve been around the Catholic blogging world for long enough, there’s only one Crazy Lady in Florida who cyberstalks people and leaves long rants everywhere that prove she really needs to be on medication.

          • Anna

            So true. I always want to keep xkcd 386 in mind with her, but I also can’t help but wonder sometimes if she’s so unbalanced that she would actually act on her threats. And I keep hoping that even Florida’s DCF isn’t awful enough to place kids with her; it hasn’t happened yet and she’s been going on about it since the pre-F&F days on Danielle’s blog, but I feel like with Florida you just never know.

          • They already have . Foster kids cannot be photographed. DCF does not place we have community care here know it all. Substantiate your writing please or fail the test here. Big fail.

          • Speaking of substantiating writing, can you point to where I could find the rule about photographing foster kids? I have friends who have fostered and there has never been a rule about photographs. I tried to look it up, but could find nothing in any laws in florida, or through any of the fostering websites, that say you can’t take pictures of foster kids. In fact, I found lots of pictures of people with their foster kids.

          • She really is her own kind of famous. I still haven’t been arrested like she said I would be. I’m so disappointed.

          • How about do this face to face and show up at my parish? I need to send what you just wrote to your husband’s boss. Cardinal O’Malley. Better yet. You know now I am not timid like you.

          • For the record, I invited her and Ms. Hendey to dinner to Berns. But there was a snowstorm up north where you live.

        • Are they all wearing matching bleeps?

      • OLD NAVY HAS FLIPS? THAT’S WHERE I GOT MY GOLD ONES. LOLOLOL MAKE ME LAUGH YOU Poor thing.
        I don’t care.. You all could live here.

    • I am. I am warm in 90 deg heat with a convertible and not a mini van. So? Are you cold up north? I AM NOT CRAZY.I FIGHT SEX ABUSE. All my FB pals are school pals. F&F was owned by the sex abuse scandal Legionaires.

  • Colet C. Bostick

    Look what happened to that reviewer who gave your book only 3 stars on amazon. You might have to live vicariously through the website your fans devote to hating people who pretend criticize you.

    • simchafisher

      Aw, you care! I like it, but I couldn’t help but notice you spelled my name right.

      • No, you’ve been spelling your name wrong your whole life. My use of that “right” spelling is ironic and mocking. Your name is ACTUALLY SCINTA GET IT RIGHT. YOU ARE LEADING PEOPLE ASTRAY.

        (… I am troubled at how easy this is for me.)

  • you don’t get your own hate site until you become a “real” Catholic, Simcha.

    • She seems pretty real to me.

      • I was being sarcastic. 🙂

        • I just know that you take that subject seriously.

          • Guest

            Yep, I take sarcasm very seriously!

          • Yes, I take sarcasm very seriously!

          • You do. That’s exactly what I think when I see you posting places. And how small a world is it that I get tipped off that my blog is being talked about somewhere, and *you* are the first comment I see. But, I digress. You’re right. Very serious about your sarcasm. It’s the first thing I think when I see you! “There’s JoAnna! The woman who, when I was struggling with my faith and understanding church teaching, told me that I wasn’t a real Catholic if I didn’t accept all church teaching without question. She takes her sarcasm very seriously.”

            Thank you, though. It’s been much better for me outside of the church. I just think it’s a real service you provide, telling people that they don’t have a home in the Church.

            Honestly though, while there *is* love lost between you and I, I’m happy to see your family thriving. I hope you’re safe.

          • I’m not sure what you’re referencing. The very first time that I visited your blog was today, because I didn’t recognize your user name and was curious. Since I didn’t know about it, I’ve couldn’t have talked about it anywhere, so maybe you have me confused with someone else?

            And I certainly don’t remember telling you that you weren’t a real Catholic if you didn’t accept all Church teaching. I may have said you weren’t a *practicing* Catholic, or I may have said you were a dissenting Catholic, but every baptized Catholic by virtue of their baptism in the Catholic faith is and always will be Catholic. If I ever said anything to the contrary to you, or even if you perceived it that way, I sincerely apologize because I was wrong.

            I also have never told anyone they don’t have a home in the Church. All are welcome. I have said that people who are in the church with no intention of following Her teachings should really examine their motives for staying in a Church that they believe teaches error, so maybe that’s what you mean?

            Regardless, I’m not sure why you felt the need to jump down my throat because I made a joke on Simcha’s blog. If you ever want to have a private conversation to air your grievances with me, you can contact me via my blog, Facebook, etc.

            I’m sad that there is love lost between us. I considered you a true friend and I don’t know why that changed. I wish it hadn’t. I think people of differing beliefs can be friends but not everyone seems to feel the same way.

            Peace to you and your family. I also hope you are all doing well and thriving.

          • I didn’t think you had some ulterior motive from being here. It was more of a “wow, small world!” thought. You know how I feel about Crazypants.

            As for what you said, I can quote! “If you believe the Church is wrong, then you also believe the gates of Hell have prevailed against the Church because they have taught error. Please don’t think I am trying to be offensive or “holier-than-thou,” but I honestly don’t see how you can call yourself a Catholic if you believe that the Church does not have the authority to teach correctly on this subject.”

            I was most definitely baptized and confirmed. And since I was a homeschooling, practicing, and pretty devout Catholic at the time, I don’t see how I could have taken that any differently. Clearly, if I questioned the church teaching on homosexuality, I didn’t belong in the Catholic Church. And, hey, maybe you were right. But it was very painful.

            That said, I accept your apology. I definitely responded to you out of some old hurt feelings, and it’s probably time to “Let It Go”

            I considered you a true friend, too. But that’s what changed. I was struggling to figure out how to disagree within the Church, you made some very ugly comments to someone I respected on our boards, and when I tried to talk to you about it, that was how you answered me. It has nothing at all to do with having different beliefs. I always had friends of different beliefs. You know that.

            My family is thriving. Seven children, the last one born with one of the conditions Sarah had (encephalocele) and him I got to keep. You can understand how happy that makes me.

            I’ll think about contacting you elsewhere to discuss this further. Peace.

          • I also can’t see you on FB. But I’d be happy to send you the entire exchange we had on this subject when you left the SE.

          • I take it you two are NO LONGER FRIENDS AND KNOW EACH OTHER LOCALLY? mmmmmm

          • We knew each other, first online and then in person, several years ago.

          • We knew each other from the boards, and have met in person. JoAnna has even been in my home. But we haven’t talked in a number of years now.

    • Anna

      Um…

      • Anna

        Sorry, I don’t know why the image is there twice.

    • JoAnna did you and Anne Basso do this TOGETHER? Are you doing this together ???

      • Do what together?

      • JoAnna and I are not working together. On anything.

  • Guest

    I understand where you come from. I regularly post online about how I agree with things that much of my school disagrees with and yet still, no one has put anything about how evil and bigoted I am on the confessional :(. Instead, I have gotten only one F you.

  • Wow I can’t believe I didn’t know about FMIF… The Other Side.
    She used to be obsessed with us, threatened to stalk us on our honeymoon.

    • Claire

      She’s obsessed with anyone who has children (especially biological children), stays home with her children, lives north of Florida, or homeschools.

      • I forget that people read it. It’s probably because I live up North. That’s my excuse for everything now.

    • I guess as long AS YOUR UTERUS WORKS YOU ARE A GOOD BREEDING CATHOLIC RIGHT? Sorry but Baptism Certificates are not handed out at Walmart or Sears. They don’t come with “I watch
      Fox News on a Daily basis and love O’reilly and Rush better than Jesus stickers.” My marriage certificate is still the same sacrament as yours. You are not better than anyone. I haven’t been near your site in years. Nice of you to bully me. Where’d you find time with all that Holier than thou childrearing? I guess Dom your hub took the kids for an hour.

      • I suppose. I’m not a Catholic at all, so I try to avoid deciding what makes a good one. I’m not a Conservative, and am more likely to be watching Rachel Maddow than Fox News.

        My husband is pretty awesome and helps frequently with watching the kids. I love that I have a husband who is a partner. Thanks for noticing, Jeanne. 🙂

    • What did you do to set her off? Not that anything is really required.

    • You all are a stinking waste of anyone’s time. Notice how you all are NOT ON FOX NEWS OR LIMBAUGHYETTTT????????????????

  • Erin Evans

    It’s hard to hate you even when I disagree with you, you are still funny. I could try I guess, but being a hater is so much work 😉

  • anna lisa

    I’ve been *trying* to convince you that you’ve been far too well behaved lately. I miss the days of bumperturds, possible stabbings, and Michael Voris.

  • Hey, now. I wrote/write (I forget about it for months at a time) blog about the nutty lady in Florida. But while she deeply, passionately, and at times frighteningly loathes me, I don’t actually hate her. I’m more mesmerized by the nutty, and since she won’t let me comment on her blog, I wrote my own in response. Sorry, Simcha, I don’t have time to hate even the nutty lady from Florida (who’s moved to wordpress, if you haven’t seen lately, and no worries, still plenty of pictures of food, the dog, and complaints about Catholics and people who don’t live in Florida) so I can’t help you out with your problem. Hope you find someone soon!

    • Anne Basso is your real name. Being a mean lady is your game. She comments on Ovusoft.com http://w11.zetaboards.com/thefirepit/online/?show=a&sort=t&order=d and others I might add. She (*you) are banned by me due to your stalking since 2007 while I was a grad student at Franciscan during the summers. Having kids ladies does not make you a better Catholic. Call up the USccb and ask them. Many here like Claire are bullies and do not need to be. Got married at 35 and well, that’s when you start not to have kids. You don’t hate Anne? Nah, don’t buy it. She’s been mean and stalking me online since 2007 and earlier. Simcha writing comes with criticism. OTHERWISE DON’T DO IT. Secular is much harder. I did that for over 20 years and am still going. THAT’S THE TRUTH LADIES LET HER DENY IT. MAKE ME LAUGH. CAUSE SHE IS MEAN AND comments on a secular site and talks behind my back and your back and calls us all F** tards.

      • OH yeah, I closed my comment board because I have twitter. It works. I have 422 follows there.

        • I’m not Wiccan. But nice try. Does Simcha know you’re posting on my blog as her? That’s not very nice.

      • Free Speech, Jeanne, that thing you rail on about? Other people have it too. It’s not just yours. I don’t comment on Ovusoft much, and it’s fair to point out that you’re banned from that board after saying how you wanted me to come to Florida so you could kill me. Bad form. Responding to public content is not stalking. Looking up where someone lives and threatening her family, that, is stalking. And, like I said, I check in a couple of times a year on a public site. Stalking requires more time and effort. And you know I’m so busy with all those kids.

        • Claire

          And even though Jeanne has plenty of time on her hands to devote to stalking (because apparently she’s so bored by her life down there in Florida), she can’t even do it right. She seems to have the idea that I’m poor (makes me wonder how I paid off my mortgage in full last year), and that the reason for my poverty is the fact that I only have one child (I won’t begin to even try to follow the “logic” on that one). And then she tried to figure out where I live, and she couldn’t even get that right.

          • Right? And which is it? Am I Wiccan and not practicing my Catholic faith (which I wouldn’t have if I were Wiccan), or am I a self-righteous Catholic because I have a bunch of kids (not something I have ever said, mind you)?

            And I’ve never stalked Jeanne. I don’t have the time or the energy. She has being stood up to and responded to, confused with stalking.

            What’s funny is that I would have happily ignored her, until she threatened my family with calls to CPS because I was homeschooling. When she started that, after picking on women on my message board, I decided I would not be bullied by her.

          • Claire

            It’s ironic that she’s confused about the definition of stalking, since she’s the poster child for it. (Even if she’s not great at it, she certainly gets an A for all the time and effort that she dedicates to it.)

          • Right? I would have taken the blog down years ago (like I said, I don’t spend much time on it) but she threatened me, and I don’t bow down to bullies. Besides, I kind of like that there’s a record somewhere of some of what I’ve gone through with her.

  • Well, Simcha I am that lady in Florida. I am not STUPID AND GOING TO TAKE THE NONSENSE THAT YOU DISH OUT. I take no nonsense from anyone ANYWHERE. BEEN HERE IN FLA GETTING DISNEY DISCOUNTS FOR 40 YEARS +. I am 50. I will never have any kids unless we go the legal way. No one homeschools THAT I KNOW HERE. ALL GO TO A REAL SCHOOL. 98% percent of parents send their kids to a regular school. Most mothers work and help their husbands pay their bills. They are not online busybodies. THEY CAN PAY THEIR BILLS. TELL YOUR EDITOR? YEAH I will do it again. GET OVER IT. I AM ASSERTIVE AND HAVE BEEN AROUND 20 YEARS LONGER THAN YOU. JoAnna I GUESS I AM A REAL CATHOLIC. I HAVE A HATER ONE TOO. JoAnna this lady MuseMama is a Wiccan. She doesn’t practice her faith. Simcha I think you need to take criticism as Jesus would want you to do so. MARK SHEA AND I HAVE BEEN ONLINE GOING ON 13 YEARS NOW. I don’t know what the stink is all about. MY BLOG IS A TRAVEL BLOG THAT IS MOSTLY PICTURES OF LIFE IN Florida. Most of what I do is links and stuff on weekends. What really pisses me off is that ‘tude that says “I am Mother, WORSHIP ME ABOVE GOD BUT DON’T TELL GOD.” Nah, my pals at the USCCB and the Vatican won’t buy that AT ALL. BE FOREWARNED. YOU ARE NOT HOLIER THAN THOU AND NEITHER AM I. I DON’T CARE ABOUT MOMMY BLOGGERS I AM NOT YOU. I DON’T WASTE MY TIME ON IT. JUST BE ABLE TO KNOW WHAT FACT AND OPINION ARE AND BE ABLE TO DO IT IN FRONT OF CARDINALS, BISHOPS AND ARCHBISHOPS AND ACADEMICS AROUND THE COUNTRY. OTHERWISE CEASE AND DESIST AND stop banning regular people who know Church leaders. Start being a real Catholic and read the Word and live it. OTHERWISE FACE THE CONSEQUENCES. Stop bullying non mothers and making yourselves look like jerks. Better listen to God inside or face it.

  • Well, Simcha I am that lady in Florida. I am not STUPID AND GOING TO TAKE THE NONSENSE THAT YOU DISH OUT. I take no nonsense from anyone ANYWHERE. BEEN HERE IN FLA GETTING DISNEY DISCOUNTS FOR 40 YEARS +. I am 50. I will never have any kids unless we go the legal way. No one homeschools THAT I KNOW HERE. ALL GO TO A REAL SCHOOL. 98% percent of parents send their kids to a regular school. Most mothers work and help their husbands pay their bills. They are not online busybodies. THEY CAN PAY THEIR BILLS. TELL YOUR EDITOR? YEAH I will do it again. GET OVER IT. I AM ASSERTIVE AND HAVE BEEN AROUND 20 YEARS LONGER THAN YOU. JoAnna I GUESS I AM A REAL CATHOLIC. I HAVE A HATER ONE TOO. JoAnna this lady MuseMama is a Wiccan. She doesn’t practice her faith. Simcha I think you need to take criticism as Jesus would want you to do so. MARK SHEA AND I HAVE BEEN ONLINE GOING ON 13 YEARS NOW. I don’t know what the stink is all about. MY BLOG IS A TRAVEL BLOG THAT IS MOSTLY PICTURES OF LIFE IN Florida. Most of what I do is links and stuff on weekends. What really pisses me off is that ‘tude that says “I am Mother, WORSHIP ME ABOVE GOD BUT DON’T TELL GOD.” Nah, my pals at the USCCB and the Vatican won’t buy that AT ALL. BE FOREWARNED. YOU ARE NOT HOLIER THAN THOU AND NEITHER AM I. I DON’T CARE ABOUT MOMMY BLOGGERS I AM NOT YOU. I DON’T WASTE MY TIME ON IT. JUST BE ABLE TO KNOW WHAT FACT AND OPINION ARE AND BE ABLE TO DO IT IN FRONT OF CARDINALS, BISHOPS AND ARCHBISHOPS AND ACADEMICS AROUND THE COUNTRY. OTHERWISE CEASE AND DESIST AND stop banning regular people who know Church leaders. Start being a real Catholic and read the Word and live it. OTHERWISE FACE THE CONSEQUENCES. Stop bullying non mothers and making yourselves look like jerks. Better listen to God inside or face it.

    • Now I’m confused. If I’m a Wiccan, of course I wouldn’t be practicing the Catholic Faith. I don’t see how that would make me a less valuable person, having a different faith. I’m glad all Catholics don’t feel that way.

      I am happy to answer any questions anyone would have about my faith. But I don’t see how that’s relevant to this blog.

      • Claire

        Oh come on Muse Mama, how could you possibly be confused by any comment written by Jeanne?

        • I don’t know Claire. Her comments are always reasonable, well thought out, and articulately communicated. But I live up North. The snow froze my brain. It’s my only excuse.

          • Claire

            Well, maybe it’s time to move to Florida. Then the sun could melt your brain as it has melted Jeanne’s, and maybe you would have a shot at writing comments as coherent as hers.

  • I don’t hate you Ms Fisher. I do speak up. How ungrateful. I invited you and Ms. Hendey for dinner here in Tampa. Square One or Berns Steak house. Show up or email me back, but I am also inviting Amy Wellborn too. Oh yeah Kat Lively of old blogging days may or may not show up with the Curt Jester, Mr. Miller — all from early blog 01 to early 06 days. I have been around that long.

    • Jeff Miller is from Jacksonville FLA!. I may or may have not already met him.

  • Have been around for over 10 years and not going anywhere. Get over it. I am not whining. You are so so nice. IN the last year, lost my father in law, 2 aunts and two close friends from school days.

  • Oh my gosh, Simcha, I was away for a few days (Beadboy2 made his first Communion!) and I comeback to this. You have sent me down a rabbit hole, when I should be making dinner and checking homework and bathing stinky kids. For that, I can find some lukewarm hatred.

  • We are done. WHY EVEN BOTHER??? Hey, when you make the headlines on Fox News or NEWSMAX OR OTHER STUFF LIKE THAT… PM ME UNTIL THEN STAY WHERE YOU ARE IN YOUR little small miserable towns and don’t bother us in the state of FLorida. We are happy and not miserable like you.

  • HEY MUSE… IF YOU GET FREE TICKS TO DISNEY DO YOU QUIT?