Saturday, December 27, 2014

What Do You Do.....

.... when the person you love with all your heart and soul is no longer the person you fell in love with?

.... when it isn't their fault they aren't the person you fell in love with anymore.

.... when you can't see yourself with them?

.... when you can't imagine drawing another breath without them?

WHAT DO YOU DO?

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Monday, December 22, 2014

Rudolph?


Uh.... either Rudolph fell in a vat of toxic sludge, or this is his hippie tree hugging cousin, Hemp. 

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Ow.


Madison bit the heck out of my arm yesterday. I was taking her to the litter box and she got spooked. When Maddie gets spooked, she digs in with all 4 paws full of claws. The more I tried to put her down, the more pissed off she got. Finally,  I had to make a decision. Either try to put her down nicely and risk losing an eye (a very real concern!), or continue to hold her and get her to the litter box and get bit on the arm. I chose arm damage over being blinded.

The photo doesn't do it justice. That was after I washed it with soap and water, doused it in peroxide, and sprayed it down with Bactine. When I finally separated Madison from my arm I was bleeding EVERYWHERE! It was running down my hand, dripping all over. I looked like I went 10 rounds with a zombie and lost!  It's pretty painful, but I'm thinking it won't get infected since I took so many precautions, plus I'm changing the bandages every day and redoing the cleaning process each time. Still gonna watch it though. I don't wanna lose my arm!

As for Madison and myself, we made our apologies to each other. Meh.... sometimes I get spooked too. I don't bite though.

Monday, December 15, 2014

I Think I Have This Backwards...

Today was interesting. 

I was working at the large estate today. I bundled up, fired up the Ragin' Salmon,, and was off. As I was driving, I noticed fog. Fog that got thicker and thicker the farther I went. No problem. I had on a reflective safety vest and my helmet. I'm a safe driver. I keep puttering along. The fog keeps getting thicker. Suddenly, the visibility goes from 50ft to 10 feet in the blink of an eye! What the holy heck?? And to make matters worse, the fog is so heavy and wet it condenses on my glasses and I literally CAN'T see!!! I had to stop two times just so I could wipe the water off! I drove 15mph so I could safely get to my work. Talk about a white knuckle ride!! It totally freaked me out!

After work, I'm riding back home when I had to stop for a traffic light. I was first in line by the light, and when it turned green I hit the gas and then...

HOLY SHIT! A CAR IS RUNNING THE RED LIGHT!!

Yup. Some idiotic woman wasn't watching and blew through the light so she could turn left. Didn't even look up at the stop light. I was inches from being a hood ornament on a Buick. Did I flinch?

No. 

I laid on the horn, called the driver every name I could think of, and braked hard. I was so angry. If I could have caught up with her I would have busted out the window with my helmet, grabbed that moron around the throat, dragged her out of said broken window and beat the holy living hell out of her! 

So this is the  thing: "Fog=Death", but "Being Run Over=Blind Furious Rage".

I think I have that a little backwards!


Sunday, November 30, 2014

18

Today was Eldest's 18th birthday. I took her to Disney.




We saw FOF. (That's the Festival of Fantasy Parade for you non-parkies.)


We also saw Neil Patrick Harris narrate the Candlelight Processional. 


It was legen-dary. 

And Eldest was so happy!Happy Birthday sweetie!

Thursday, November 20, 2014

OW!

So, on Wednesday I was bitten by one of the dogs I babysit/housekeep for. Bluebell is cute, sweet looking and on Prednisone, which means she is in a constant state of hunger. She is on a specialized diet and all that makes her ravenous. My co worker was feeding the dogs as I was walking in to start my shift, and suddenly Bluebell decided to snap by attacking Stormy. An by attack , I mean she morphed into a pitbull! I had to shove my hand into Bluebell's mouth, pry her off Stormy's ear, then tackle Stormy to the kitchen floor and fall small on top of her to keep Bluebell from attacking her further! In that process, I got bit.


This is what it looked like on Wednesday after the attack. It was painful, but I know these dogs are vetted to within an inch of their lives AND we poured hydrogen peroxide over it while I loudly said many bad words.


This is what it looked like Thursday morning. It was more blue, swollen, and very painful.


And this is what it looked like at 3 PM. Very blue, very swollen, and OMG did it hurt!

OWOWOWOWOW!!!

That is all!

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Work.

Work work work work work work.

Get stabbed in the back by someone you've only workrd with 4 times.

Work work work work work work.

Clean up dog poop.

Work work work work work work.

Yeah, All work, no play right?

Friday, November 7, 2014

Doofus

I must look like a doofus. A moron. A complete fool. Ignorant. Stupid.

No matter who I work with, or where I work at, it is always the case that people think I know nothing about cleaning or household care. I have been cleaning since the early 2000's. I can guarantee I have seen everything and cleaned it! Excrement? Check. Black mold? Check. Naked people who think it's ok to parade in while I'm scrubbing the toilet? Check. Sports figure who is a COMPLETE SLOB and leaves his jerk off lotion for me to dispose of? Yeah.... that too.

What really tweaks me is people think I am unintelligent and therefore being a housekeeper is the only job I could get. HA! I have been to college. I have GM'ed restaurants. I have run delis. I have had my own cleaning service AND I have run a cleaning service for someone. Hell, I won a Nattie Award!! Aside from those facts, I am a rabid pop culture fan. I used to read encyclopedias for run and information. Most days I can answer almost every Jeopardy question. I am a monster at Family Feud. I will google that shit and remember it forever!

After all that, it rubs me the wrong way when someone I work with thinks I'm a moron. One of the ladies was discussing the new Maleficent movie and I mentioned that she was a fairy, not an evil sorceress, and she turned to me with the most surprised look on her face and said, "Oh my gosh! How did YOU know that?"

Really?

Or when we were discussing movie themes and her phone rang off with the theme from Halloween. She apologized  saying, "I hope the Michael Myers theme didn't scare you." and I replied, "No. Tubular Bells is an iconic song." You'd have thought I rattled off the formula for world peace by the look on her face.  What the hell?!?

Then there's the questioning me when it comes to cleaning. The 'new' girl who works the big house mostly was talking to me like I was a noob about all the cleaning. I let her go on, but put a stop to it when she tried to explain why they leave the washer doors open in very small words. Ugh.... I know it molds.

I'M NOT STUPID!!!

Anywho.... Has anyone else ever had to work with people who assume you're an ignorant dolt? Just me? Damn.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Don't You Just Hate It When...

...the people who trained you at your job, all the while telling you how important every single step is to the well being of your job and you keeping said job, decide it's too much trouble for them to do said job when they are on shift so they leave every fucking thing for you to do? 

I SERIOUSLY hate that shit.

And THAT is how my Saturday went a work. How was yours?

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Where The Hell Have I Been?

Yeah, yeah..... I haven't been blogging. Work has been eating most of my life. Take that fact and add it to spending time with my family, spending time with my animals, and you see my problem. So, in a nutshell....


  • I ran my 10 mile race. I did better than I thought I would. Far from first, but no where near last! 
  • I'm training for a 13.1 next.
  • Husband is working as a Maintenance Supervisor again. He wasn't happy about the pest control job. I wasn't happy about him driving all the time with his Seizures. Now we're both happy.
  • I still make more money than he does though.
  • We are having to redo the floors in our apartment because of a water leak behind one of the walls.We're putting down wood laminate. We could have asked the landlady to replace the carpet that was soaked, but she would have just put down more carpet. We have animals, so that wasn't the best option.
  • Now that we have wood floors, I realize Nemo & Gobo need to have their nails trimmed more often. CLACK, CLACK, CLACK!
  • I have lost 23 pounds. Most of it was from training to run, but it was also from eating correct portions. Now I'm trying to lose 30 more. The less I have to carry over the finish line, the better!
And there you go.

Friday, September 26, 2014

7 Days...

.....Till I run THIS!!



Yes, this is last year's map, but it's the same route for the 2014 run.

I can't wait!

Friday, September 19, 2014

Looking Up

Today may have been rainy and overcast, but my day was bright and shiny.


  1. My boss asked me to walk with him this morning and when I did, he told me I was doing an excellent job. He was so pleased with my progress over the last 6 months that he was giving me a raise!! WOW!
  2. Bossman asked me how my training for the 10 miler was going. I told him my training was going well, but my donations had dried up thanks to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. He asked how much I needed, and I said $430. No problem, just text Bosslady the url and it'll be taken care of! WHAT?!? No way. 
  3. Yes way. 3 hours later the money was in my fundraiser! I am at my $750 goal!
  4. Bossman also imparted something to me about our personnel that I can't share, but it will make life so much easier for us! 
  5. The woman that was hired with me didn't get good news from her oncologist. She will have to take a leave of absence. I'm afraid if she does, I'll never see her again. This makes me sad. 
So you see, just because it was rainy, doesn't guarantee the day will be dreary as well! 

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Stolen

Today was rough. It always is. I try to find out ways to get out of my head, and after my morning run, I got just that. Mo texted me and asked if her glucometer was at home. I looked around and texted back no. Then I went outside and tore apart the car. It wasn't there either. My phone started ringing and it was the school nurse calling to tell me she had lost her glucometer. Mo was almost inconsolable. She swore it was in her backpack when we left for school that morning. I presented to her the possibility that....

... someone stole it.

Yes. Someone probably thought it was a wallet because she didn't have a normal cover for er glucometer. It looks like a little zippered bag covered in faux leather with multicolored peace signs embroidered on it. It's cute. She loved it. Now it's gone.

This isn't the first time things have been stolen at this school. Eldest has had a total of 6 things stolen from her including one of her phones. It is ridiculous. Now my child with a chronic illness is without her medical equipment, equipment that logs her glucose levels so the information can be downloaded by her endocrinologist at appointments. I assured Mo I'd get her a new glucometer so she'd calm down, but there was another problem.

What if someone takes the finger stick and starts stabbing other students?

Each glucometer has a device that pokes your finger or arm and lets you get a small blood sample. If someone was to be an asshole, they could take the finger stick, dial it up to say 11, and start jabbing other students. Problem with that is cross contamination and a shared needle.(Because I doubt the thief would take the time to change out the lancets.) The nurse called for an administrator and I explained why I was worried. As a parent, the thought of my child getting jabbed with a dirty needle is frightening even though two of my children take shots daily with clean needles daily. I cannot imagine what a normal parent would do if they got a call saying their child was stabbed with a dirty needle. Unfortunately, the administrator didn't think that was something to be concerned with, and she bid me adeiu after I gave her a description of it.

SERIOUSLY???

So I gathered up Mo, checked her out of school, and we went off to buy her a new glucometer with the intent to leave it in the nurses office instead of carrying it around like she should. It is ridiculous that my medically needy child is unable to carry her medical equipment because of the fear of theft. Now she'll have to ask to go to the school clinic if she feels low or high. Yet again... ridiculous. 

I imagine what ever soulless thief filched Mo's glucometer was disappointed at it not being what they thought it was, and threw it in the garbage so as not to be caught with the evidence. I hope karma kicks them squarely in the ass. A stolen wallet is easy to replace in high school. A stolen piece of medical equipment? That's just shitty. 

But what isn't shitty is when I took Mo to Sephora so she could get an eye makeup lesson and her first make up. I am teaching her that retail therapy helps everything!


Wednesday, September 10, 2014

And Again.

I am rerunning this because I can not apologize enough. 

9/11

I wrote this last year. I actually put into words something I hadn't spoken about in 10 years. It still holds truth for me. I'm actually allowing my Eldest to tell the story if she wants, but the school isn't really doing a memorial or anything, just a moment of silence and going on with life. I present it here again. I can rise above my family's monumental blunder and because I KNOW she won't apologize for it, I will. I'd go up to every one of those families and apologize if I could. I can't. 11 years on, we are winning the war on terrorism just by getting up out of bed and going on with life. 

We will go on. 

We must. 

This is the 10th year anniversary of 9/11. It's a pretty big deal, both in America and abroad. I remember watching the news that day. I had walked down to my in-laws place and thought they were watching a TV action movie, but they quickly told me no, a plane had crashed into one of the towers at WTC, then as we watched GMA, we actually SAW the second plane fly into the other tower! It was then we started to realize things would never be the same. I felt Junior kick me in the bladder, and wondered what kind of world I was going to bear my son into. It was so sad, seeing the scared, the worried, the hopeless jump out of the windows of the WTC rather than die a fiery death. We weren't alone though, the world denounced the terrorists and everyone who supported them. One of my most touching memories from that week was of the Buckingham Palace Royal Marching Band playing the Star Spangled Banner to support our grieving country.

Almost everyone in the US had a connection to those who perished that day and in the days following. I didn't know anyone personally. Then came the news. I was connected,.... in a serious, sinister way....

I have never really told this story. Once it was told to me, I was sworn to not impart it to ANYONE. It was going to STAY a family secret, however Eldest had a report to do this year, and she joined journalism class, and OMG.... she was asking questions, so many many questions. So I spilled.

My older sister, in a money grubbing move, married an Egyptian National for $50,000 so he could get a green card and secretly establish himself as a base of operations on Florida's East coast for Al-Qaeda terrorists.

I haven't spoken, thought, or typed those words in 10 years.

My older sister could very well be responsible for aiding in the deaths of THOUSANDS of Americans!! OMG!! How does one reconcile with that?? I'm trying very hard not to bawl my eyes out typing this. Children died that day. Mothers and fathers died that day. Sisters, brothers, heroes.... all died that day, and my own flesh and blood helped those lousy bastards get a toe hold here in America to do this horrible thing. Her "husband" was later targeted by the US government(rather quickly) and my sister was put on notice she better get a lawyer. After that, I never spoke to her again. From what I gather, she wasn't sent to jail, but apparently a hefty fine and probation was levied for fraud in order to obtain a green card.

I explained this to my daughters and son on Tuesday, a catch in my throat, tears in my eyes. Eldest thought she had the story of a lifetime till I told her she wasn't allowed to write about it, but then I thought why keep the secret any longer?

So... I'm not. I am directly related to someone who helped the terrorists commit the most horrible atrocity our country, nay... THE WORLD has ever seen!

And I'm sorry. I know it's not my fault, and I didn't do it myself, but I'm so, so sorry.

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Addition

One 5 foot, 4 inch woman + 7 large breed dogs x 15 poop bags = My morning walk with the doggies at work!

And no, I'm not gonna show my work.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Revenge of the Arachnids!

About two weeks ago, I was bitten by a spider while working outside on my Boss's backyard plantings. I didn't notice it when it happened, but later that evening the back of my head started to swell and become painful. The huge welts were under my hair so you couldn't see them, but boy could you feel them! 

Ow. 

Ow. Ow.

OWOWOWOWOWOWOWOWOW!!!

I kind of looked like this, except for the eye thing. 


Yup. My ear had been swelling up like that for the last 2 weeks. Like HUGE!! I took Benedryl and ibuprofin to battle the itchies and pain. I still went to work. I still ran. It was annoying, but life continued on as normal. Then one morning, I was scratching the now healing welt behind my left ear when my son asks me what's wrong. I tell him I am scratching the spider bite I got several days ago. Suddenly his eyes light up, and with a completely straight face he asks....

"So do you have any super powers now?"

And for the first time since it happened, I could laugh about looking like a freak and feeling itchy. 

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Ice Ice Baby!

All I see on the internet is the ALS(Lou Gehrig's Disease) Ice Bucket Challenge. It's good to see charities thinking outside of the box when it comes to fund raising. It has netted 79+ million dollars. That's amazing. I applaud the good folks at the ALS and everyone who has done the ice bucket challenge or some variation there of. However, it should be noted that......

I am NEVER going to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. It isn't happening.

Why, you ask? Well, I'll tell ya. If you haven't been here before, I am mom to two type 1 insulin dependent diabetics. The JDRF is near & dear to my heart! I have walked, skated, donated, you name it! Heck, when the kids were playing roller derby, there was even a Junior Bout that benefited the JDRF. 

Now that I'm running, I decided that I would run for charity rather than just pay the entrance fee. That means I commit to raising a certain amount of money for the charity. That charity turns out to be the Noah's Light Foundation and they raise money for pediatric brain cancer research. 


On October 4th, at 10pm, in Disney's Hollywood Studios I will be running in the Tower of Terror 10 Miler..... dressed as Ursula the Sea Witch (the runner's version). I will have raised $750.00 for this honor. I have been training since the middle of July, in Florida, in the heat, and I found a training route that is all UP HILL! I'm a glutton for punishment like that. I'm taking my #RunFatGirlRun hashtag to the people and my jiggle to the race course!

So, dear readers, I have to respectfully decline any and all Ice Bucket Challenges for ALS. Not because I'm a jerk, and not because I don't care, but because I am already putting my money and my body on the line for two very deserving charities. 

And I only do ice over a nice 3 fingers of Kentucky Bourbon.


Wednesday, August 20, 2014

At Your Own Risk!

School has started up, and the rush to get supplies is utter madness. No, I didn't wait till the last minute because I am lazy. We had to wait till the kids got their supply lists from their open houses because middle & high schools don't put out early lists like the elementary ones. These lists? ARE INSANE! One asks for $36 CASH. I need to buy calculators, non yellow highlighters, specific brands of pens.... it goes on and on! Since we aren't the only parents who have kids in the upper grades it was a MAD HOUSE in Wall to Wall Mart. There were no supplies left. What was left was being fought over like it was gold. HHH left me guarding our cart as he dove into the fray looking for anything we needed.

While I was waiting for HHH to return with supplies, I was leaning on our cart, texting the kids, and staying out of the way. Out of the corner of my eye I noticed a woman slowly sidling up to our cart. No big deal. It was extremely crowded and space was at a premium (although I was in the makeup section, so it wasn't that crowded over there.) I couldn't believe what happened next! The woman then started reaching INTO my cart! Yes, good people of the internets, this crazy person was trying to relieve me of the highlighters HHH had put in our cart! 

OH HELL NO!

I looked her dead in her eye and yelled "HEY! Get your hands OUT of my cart or I will rip your arms off and beat you with the severed appendages!" Of course she got all huffy and mumbled "I didn't think this cart belonged to anyone." before stalking off to pillage some other inattentive soul.

Who does that? It's so wrong. I guess I should have expected it at Wall to Wall Mart, but I really just try to hope for the best in people. I expect to be treated like I treat other folks. My mistake. Won't happen again.

The bad part about all this? We still have more supply shopping to do. We couldn't find everything. I think we'll go to Staples instead. It might save my sanity and keep me out of jail!

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

What?


  • Still working. Dogs adore me. Cats adore me. My two immediate co workers adore me. 
  • New chick they hired does not adore me.
  • Found out my shoes are too small if I want to run more than 6 miles.
  • I have to find another, bigger pair of shoes.
  • I'm a little tired.
  • I'm a little wired.
  • The world just got a little less funnier money.
  • Basset hounds can produce a gallon of slobber daily. OK, maybe I made that up, but it sure as hell seems like it when there are 4 of them at work!
  • And now time for bed!

Thursday, August 7, 2014

SERIOUSLY?!?

Let me ask you good folks something. When you start at a new job, do you go in, look around, and then subsequently tell the folks who have been working there for a while that they are crazy, they're doing things wrong, you are going to do things YOUR way, and if you don't get your way you are going to bypass everyone and go directly to the bossman and get things changed???

Yeah. I didn't think so.

I was asked to join the two newest members of our little work team in a coup over the two ladies who have been there for the LONGEST time about a host of things like work hours, having to work the weekends, etc..... A lot of it didn't make sense to me. Anywhoo, I declined to join their little party. I'm no idiot. I have a great thing going here and I am in no way gonna screw up again like at the last one. I still felt a little uneasy, so I communicated my discomfort to my immediate superior. I don't like being put on the spot with high school BS. I'm 42 years old, for God's sake! Apparently that complaint made it up to the second in command because when she got home she assured me that my job will never be in jeopardy, I am a valued member of the team, and it was shitty of the two women to try & put me on the spot. (I thought so too)

So, the next week or so maybe a bit tense, but I have been told that I have no reason to fear reprisals. We'll see....

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Still Going!

New stats:

  1. Moved up to 6 miles a run.
  2. Still running in the mornings. Trying to make it before 9am. 
  3. Even before 9am, it's STILL hot as hell.
  4. It takes me 97 minutes to run/walk 6 miles, give or take the odd occurrences like loose dogs, husband stopping me for a smooch, and traffic lights.
  5. Hopefully I can add on 2 more miles by the end of the week!
  6. That 10 miler is getting close, but I'm gonna KICK it's tail! 

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Faster!

I started training to run races again. I need to drop about 20lbs, get a little more limber, and work on my endurance. The next race I have is a 10 miler, and it will be at night. I have been training during the mornings, and here in Florida, that is a hot, humid endeavor. And by hot I mean, "OMG! This is hot. This is like Africa hot. Tarzan couldn't take this kind of hot!" (Bonus points if you know the movie that line comes from.)

This is also the longest race I will have run so far. 10 miles is 7 miles farther than my last Disney race, which was a 5K. I've been extending my route weekly. Last week it was the 3 mile route. This week I'm doing the 4 mile route. By the end of next week, I hope to be doing 2 laps of the 4 mile route. In the heat. In the humidity.

Glutton for punishment. That's me.

Oh and another fun thing? I'm trying to make a cosplay running outfit. I figure Ursula is a good one for me. Finding the curly organza ribbon to make tentacles is nigh on impossible. I want to try and make a similar tutu to this one, but less fancy and with LED battery powered purple lights outlining the tentacles. (The race is at night after all.)


And another another fun thing?? I ran into a spider web while running last Tuesday. I was proud of myself for not freaking out in a semi-twerking fashion, but now I have a big red spider bite on my nose. How much fun is THAT?!? 

So, for now, I'm a running machine, you know.... when I'm not working!

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Flopping In The Breeze!

Took my camera to work today. 
Nothing funnier than a Basset Hound while he's running!
Floppy jowls EVERYWHERE!!!




Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Well Damn!

Registration for the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend opened this morning at 6:00am. It sold out by 6:00pm.

DAYUM! 

Guess I'll be running for charity again! 

Friday, July 11, 2014

Thanks

In the past couple of months, I have had to write more thank you notes then ever before. 


  • A thank you note to my bosses for the gifts they brought back from Hawaii.
  • A thank you note to each of my coworkers for the impromptu birthday party and gifts they gave to me.
  • A thank you note to a coworker of my bosses for bringing a tiny Russian Matryohska doll from Saint Petersburg, Russia.  
I have never, NEVER worked anywhere where the climate was this comforting, this caring, this wonderful! Each of these ladies I work with are kind and nice. I don't have back stabbing, like when I worked with the Consuelas last year. I also don't have the stress, crying, or complete exhaustion either. It's a most welcome change. 

Now, If I could only learn how to drive the Lamborghini!!

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Ouch! Right In The Feels!

My baby boy is in 8 1/2 size men's shoes and I after realizing that fact, I had to go rewatch this.


They just grow up too damn fast!

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Whaaaaaaaat?!?

We had a do over of Father's Day and HHH's and my 10th Anniversary last weekend. Went to Disney and had a great time. 


Prayer flags from the Nepal area of Animal Kingdom. We want to get a set of these every time we go and start yet ANOTHER collection of Disney stuff!


HHH bought me this pillow. The other side looks like the evil eyes wallpaper in the Haunted Mansion Hall of Doors. Love it!


My Disney pin collection has expanded to a 4th lanyard!! I don't really trade, but Eldest is getting into the trading thing and boy, is she having fun! She traded all weekend with Cast members!

So, now that HHH is taking care of himself, maybe we won't have to have too many more do-overs! 
I'll take that!

Sunday, June 15, 2014

10 Years.

...and it was almost gone in the blink of an eye.

10 years, 15 total. I love this man so damn much that the thought of losing him leave the metallic taste of fear in my mouth. Watching him struggle to breathe when breath will not come. Seeing him locked in a stony embrace, looking at me with empty eyes, unrecognizing of the woman who pledged forever 10 years ago.

So here we are. 10 years. 
We are no strangers to hard times, just as we are no stranger to good times. The thing of it is, make more good than bad. 

I love you baby. 

Friday, June 13, 2014

Disappeared.

I swear I haven't disappeared! 

I promise!

I have taken a job that requires a great deal of my time.
It compensates me well for my time.
My co workers are lovely!
My job is demanding.
The perk of all this is I get to help care for 11 pets, very well cared for pets!
Oh, and by next month, this will be my view....


So, I know I haven't been on here very much, but trust me... things are good and the family is still alive!

Onward and upward, right?!?

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

What's Your Theme Song??

I firmly believe we should all have our own theme music playing as we go through life. This is mine. What's yours?

Sunday, June 1, 2014

So Long 1164 Morning Glory Circle.


Oh.... my childhood! 

Ann B. Davis passed away today. She fell and hit her head. My inner cleaning lady/Maid is crying right now. I can remember saying to someone, "I just wanna be someone's Alice the Housekeeper. I wanna come in, clean their home, wash their clothes, cook their meal, and leave at the end of the day."

We should all be so lucky to have an Alice in our lives, or be someone else's Alice.

My Lemon Pledge can will be heavy with sorrow tomorrow.



Friday, May 30, 2014

Epiphany.

I saw a graphic on a friend's Facebook today that made a light switch magically click on. It was a pair of eyes on a black background and it says...

"I know that every time a door closes a window opens, but man these hallways are a bitch!" 

That's exactly how I feel. 

ALL THE TIME.

What about you?


Monday, May 26, 2014

Memorial Day Weekend

We went to Disney this past weekend. Between HHH & I working all the time, we had to cram as much as we could into the 3 day weekend, and boy did we do that!!  
  1. Margarita Fest on Saturday
  2. Hotel in Kissimmee on Saturday night
  3. Magic Kingdom on Sunday
  4. Blizzard Beach on Monday
We got picked to be first family again and HHH & Junior got the first ride down Summit Plummet! The cabana they gave us was really nice. 

Oh and just a heads up hint for anyone going to Blizzard Beach:
If the park closes the Ski Lift ride, that means lightning has been spotted 20 miles or less from the park. Best not to chance a ride up to the tallest point of the waterpark!!

Now that we've been first family twice and declared Citizens of the Walt Disney World Resorts, I wanna know where I'm supposed to take the moving truck with all my stuff!

What did you do this weekend??