I got this email yesterday:

Zelda Parnell – March 24, 2009 3:56 PM

@hat an A>> Hole you are. You know you probably kept $299 million of the 300. I hope our government never stoops so low as to appoint you to the staff. It already has gone to hell in a hand basket and you would finish it off.

She then wrote:

On 3/24/09 4:14 PM, “Zeldagrey@aol.com” <Zeldagrey@aol.com> wrote:

You cannot be embarrassed. You Tort  Lawyers are the scum of the earth.

I then asked her to call and talk about it and she wrote:

On 3/24/09 4:21 PM, “Zeldagrey@aol.com” <Zeldagrey@aol.com> wrote:

Your note went where it should have gone into my spam. This is all I have to say to you.

I then “googled” her:

Parnell Investments Zelda Parnell. Physical Address: 1332 Ballast Point Drive Manteo, NC 27954. Mailing Address: 300 Molly Stark Trail Lynchburg, VA 24503

I am sure it is just a coincidence that she has the same last name as the head of Peanut Corporation of American in Lynchburg – might recall that company’s Salmonella-tainted peanut butter is responsible for 700 illnesses and nine deaths and likely over $1 Billion in recall costs and lost sales.

Those Parnells sure do like to email – 1234567.  Perhaps she should just have called me a rat?

It is good to be hated by some people.