Monday, November 21, 2011

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

It's so HOT that ......................

thermometer.jpgBrown is the new Green, squirrels are cooling their nuts, which the last statement can be construded two ways, which one are you thinking, get your mind out of the gutter, tsk, tsk :0) We have had about 2 months of 100+ degree weather and a cool front is coming next weeks. Yes, I know I said cool front but the "cold" front which is really coming will only cool temps off to the hi 90's.

Thursday, August 4, 2011


This is a close depiction except I have a splint. About 2 wks ago I "stubbed" my thumb and I did not make a big deal of it. But it had been getting very painful in the last few days. So Tues. afternoon I went to have it checked out. They took the customary x-rays of my thumb and found that it was fractured! Ouch! So I have to wear the splint for at least 2 weeks and I had some projects I needed to complete i.e. our grandbaby's blanket! :0(

Saturday, June 18, 2011

I just want to take a moment to share something with you. Mark & I went to the movies this evening to watch "Fast Five", another installment on the Fast and the Furious saga and it was rated PG-13.  Parental Guidance 13+ – Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13 and the reason I'm mentioning this is because there were several parents with children 13 and under and many around the age of 5. There were scenes of physical violence, language with the "F" bomb dropped and even though the driving scenes were exciting I felt that it was not suitable for children. Theatre management should more strictly adhere to the MPAA rating system. But last but not least is that young parents today need to take into consideration what they are exposing their children to.
Having shared this with you, I will also share the following:

Children Learn What They Live

If a child lives with criticism,
 He learns to condemn.
If a child lives with hostility,
He learns to fight.
If a child lives with ridicule,
He learns to be shy.
If a child learns to live with shame,
He learns to be guilty.
If a child lives with tolerance,
He learns to be patient.
If a child lives with encouragement,
He learns confidence.
If a child lives with praise,
He learns to appreciate.
If a child lives with fairness,
He learns justice.
If a child lives with security,
He learns to have Faith.
If a child lives with approval,
He learns to like himself.
If a child lives with acceptance and friendship,
He learns to find love in the world.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011


So I had a ultrasound guided biopsy done this morning on my thyroid and boy do I NOT want to go through that again. Why does injecting the anesthetic hurt more than the procedure? Then at one point after doing my left side, he made another incision for the needle and so I get injected again with "pain anesthetic" and proceeded to make the small incision with the scalpel and I felt the incision so I let him know it was hurting and he gave me another injection of anesthetic which thankfully I didn't feeling as much. Whew! What a trauma. My neck was hurting from being subjected to being poked, prodded and being bent back for about 30 minutes but seemed forever. Towards the end I was getting very uncomfortable and getting the cold sweats like when you're under immense pain and the next step is passing out. I was praying the whole time for strength and to be over with. I usually am pretty tolerant of pain today was an exception. Hope everything will turn out for the best when I get the results next week! 

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Reality TV really?

I have been stewing for awhile now about something my dd said to me when we were visiting last month. She was watching "The Bachelor" and I was giving her some flack about the show and how it's nothing more than legalized prostitution as her dad puts it. She gave some back that it's reality tv and not like some of the shows I watch. Well, my cop, doctor and other dramas are as far as I see it are "REALity tv". There are some that are based on actual events and they hire consultants so they can follow procedure correctly. People going around and stabbing each other in the back to be the one the other person will choose as a lifemate does not constitute as being "real" maybe in someone else's sick world. Spending the night with someone to see if they are compatible in bed does not make one sure that it's Love. For one it may be, but for the other it's a one night stand.
A friend of mine just the other night called me and asked me for some advice and wanted to know how did I know that Mark was the one. Well I just knew. We are soulmates, kindred spirits, my ying to my yang. My BFF. Sure we have disagreements but what couple doesn't? I thought about this again when I was watching a movie and the girl who was supposed to get married, the day before the wedding asked her parents the same thing my friend asked me, how do you know when someone is the right one? YOU just know. Not, millions of people watching you parade yourself in scimpy clothes and listening in to your uttermost secrets. This last guy Brad, I found out in from our newspaper was stopped by our local police and under another alias He was on this show before and did not find his "soulmate" then either. No thanks, I'll take my cop, doctor dramas thank you.