I'll make this short and sweet as I've been napping all day and need to get some stuff done.
As you know, as of 2000 I am disfellowshipped. Well guess what. My mom is over here right now helping me, cutting the grass in my backyard. My dad just called 20 minutes ago, just to talk. When it comes to Watchtower rules about shunning, my family says "Up yours, Watchtower!"
PS my wonderful father also reads this forum, as a lurker