Monday, August 29, 2005

The Fed Ex Guy!!

A while back, I had written about Vincent, the Fed Ex guy who used to deliver my medicine once a month for over a year. The last time he delivered to my house, he introduced himself officially, and told me that he thinks about me and prays for me often. I thought it was very touching! In the past few months, I have thought about Vincent, and often look to see if it's him driving when a Fed Ex truck passes by.

Today, my doorbell rang. I had been expecting my medicine to come at some point today. When I got to the door and opened it, the driver had gone back into his truck, and I was Vincent!!! Before he took off, he looked back at the house and saw me in the doorway. He waved at me so hard that I thought he was going to fall out of his seat!! It was so nice to see him, and I can't tell you how much it made my day! I almost wished he had come back out of the truck to chat for a minute, but he's the Fed Ex guy. Not much time for dilly-dallying!! I hope maybe he was put back on this route! I guess I won't know until next month!

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:) :) :) Comment from fitzzer - 8/31/05 1:34 PM

I do like the brown UPS uniforms but Fed Ex ain't bad either...Comment from luvmort - 8/30/05 1:01 PM

Last Official Week of Summer

It's hard to believe that around here, the last official week of summer is this week. Schools will start up again next week after Labor Day, even though there are some schools around the country that have been in session for almost 2 or 3 weeks now. I find it amazing that, after not working in any sort of school for 5 years now, I'm still running on "school time." I think it'll always be that way for me. I always seem to think in school calendar year, rather than just a regular old year. Maybe it's because I have so many friends who are teachers. And I don't get to talk to many of them during the day because they are working. Whatever it is, all I know is that school is starting, and the summer is ending!! And I have to say, this summer was one of the best for me, temperature-wise! I loved the heat, even when it got to be a little oppressive at times. I suppose you can guess how I feel about fall and the upcoming winter season: NOT A HAPPY CAMPER!!

Last week, I spent every day out of my house, even if it was for only a couple hours. So this weekend, I didn't go anywhere! I also didn't do a darn thing! And I'm not even kidding. I did NOTHING this weekend, and I have to say, it was nice! I don't have any major plans for this week, but then again, I didn't last week either! So who knows what I'll be up to!

I got to see Hailey 3 times this week. I just have to say, she is too stinkin' cute!! She is a little over 2 months old now, and that is hard to believe. It seems like she's been here forever already! I still really miss her not being upstairs, and I miss my sister. But, at least I know where they live, and I can visit! Which is really good, because who can resist this cute little girl???

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Like the Staples commercial says, "It's the most wonderful time...of the year! Comment from luvmort - 8/30/05 12:32 PM

Awww...what a cutie!! Hailey is getting so big! She still resembles her auntie a little, even with the pacifier in her mouth. LOL j/k m/f.. *HUGS* Comment from anglswinks - 8/29/05 1:13 AM

Saturday, August 27, 2005

Like Mother, Like Daughter

Out of the many pictures I have taken since Hailey was born, this is one of my favoritest ones!! Mandy definitely has a daughter that looks just like her!!

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Hailey is absolutely gorgeous!! I do think she looks a little like her auntie too. :) Thanks for sharing her picture. *HUGS* Comment from anglswinks - 8/29/05 1:10 AM

Monday, August 22, 2005

Yummy Recipe!

I made these cookie bar things the other night for girls' night. They were soooo good!! I was happy that my friend, Dee, could eat them. She is allergic to eggs, and there are no eggs required! So I just thought I'd share!

Chocolate Chip Caramel Bars

Prep: 10 min Bake: 25 min

1/2c plus 1 tbsp all-purpose flour, divided
1/4c packed brown sugar
1/8tsp baking soda
1/8tsp salt
1/4c cold butter
16 caramels
1 tbsp 2% milk
1/4c semisweet chocolate chips

In a small bowl, combine 1/2c flour, brown sugar, baking soda and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Reserve 1/2c for topping. Press remaining crumb mixture into an 8-in. x 4-in. x 2-in. loaf pan coated with nonstick cooking spray. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until set.

In a saucepan or microwave-safe bowl, melt caramels with the milk. Stir in the remaining flour until smooth. Pour over crust. Sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture and chocolate chips. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until topping is golden brown. Cool on wire rack. Yield: 6 bars.

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Oh my - chocolate & caramel!?! Not sure it can get better than that. I'll definitely be trying these & can't wait. Thx ~ Lori Comment from fitzzer2 - 8/25/05 10:38 AM

Thanks for making those cookie bars, they were very yummy!! I recommend them for anyone!!LoveDee Comment from dmearts - 8/22/05 6:43 PM

Jewelry, Pictures, and Browser Issues!!

Last night was girls' night, and we went to my friend, Renee's, house. It was quite fun! We joked, we laughed, we gossiped, and we even drank a little. I had a good time! I brought all my jewelry sets because Renee said she'd take some pictures for me on her digital camera. Since we are both sort of perfectionists, we wanted the pics to come out very well. And if that meant 5 pics of one item, well, then that's what it meant! So anyway, the above are some pictures of what I have made. This is not even close to everything I have. I am hoping to have a website of some sort go up soon, as soon as my sister, Mandy, helps me figure out how to put everything on! I have done a very basic website, but nothing complex! Mandy would be the expert to go to!

Anyhow, if the pics are blurry, it's NOT how they really look on my computer. I learned something new today while trying to put some of the sets on Ebay. I tried the rainbow set first, and after filling everything in, I clicked on the preview button. The picture looked like crap!! I thought it was because I was on dial-up. Pictures hadn't been looking too great lately since I had to drop the cable modem (sniff sniff), so I IM'd my friend, Rob, to see if he could take a look at the posting since he had cable. He told me that it also didn't look very good, but he tried it on another web browser called FireFox, and it looked great! Soooo, after I downloaded FireFox, I looked at it myself, and it looked just like the pic I had on my computer!
Sooooooooooooo, I put a disclaimer in the description that says, "I'm sorry if the picture looks blurry. It really isn't that way, but if you are using AOL or Internet Explorer, the image may look blurry." Even the above pics look blurry to me on my computer right now, but they really aren't! Please let me know if they are blurry to you! I'm just curious to know, maybe it's just my AOL??

Another issue I'm having is trying to look at pics grouped together on You've Got Pictures. I can see them now, but when I click to view larger, the pics don't show up. Is that happening to anyone else?? I tried looking at pics posted in another journal the other day, and they weren't showing up for me either. UGH!!! I hate computers sometimes!!

I got to watch Hailey for a while today while Mandy and Ron were cleaning up and taking more of their stuff in the apartment. She was sleeping almost the whole time, but I didn't care! I just love watching her, she is just too cute for words!! She is 2 months old today, yay!!

I guess that's about it for now. I didn't have too much of an exciting weekend. Oh, I did sell 3 jewelry sets last night, though! Go me!!

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Strange, they seem to look clearer on my home computer. Not that they were that blurry on my dad's either. They look great on both! ~ L Comment from fitzzer2 - 8/25/05 10:40 AM

Beautiful my friend. NOT in the slightest blurry using IE for me. :) It would be very hard choosing a favorite, but if I had to I would choose number 8! The earrings would need to be tiny ones for me. lol But, the set is gorgeous. Keep up the good work. :) Comment from anglswinks - 8/22/05 6:24 PM

Very pretty! (I knew they would be) The first 2 pics were a little blurry and a couple others, but none are too blurry. #3 - the red one - is my fav! I've never tried e-bay, let me know how it goes and good luck! ~ Lori Comment from fitzzer - 8/22/05 10:38 AM

Thursday, August 18, 2005

Phone Issues

My home phone rang today, so silly me decides to answer it instead of letting the machine pick up. The only people who have my number are my mom and my sister, Mandy. I had just gotten off the phone with Mandy when I got the call. I answer, "hello?" The guy says, "hello?" I say hello again, and he says it again. Thinking to myself that I don't have time for games, I say, "who is this?" He says, "Who is this?" I hang up.

I go back to what I was doing, and the phone rings again. This time I let the machine get it. The guy had called back, and left a message.

"Hey sexy, just wanted to say hi. Talk to you soon."

*SIGH* I sure hope Darlene was sexy. I know the guy got the wrong number. Not saying I'm not sexy, but he has no idea. Whatever!!

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Hmm...a wrong number, and a possible date...Comment from luvmort - 8/18/05 1:46 PM

Wednesday, August 17, 2005

Good Riddance

I just got back from going down to Lewiston to Marlene's shop. I was getting my jewelry back that I hadn't sold at the art festival. I was also going to ask for my other sets in her shop, saying I had a friend with a digital camera who was letting me borrow it so I could take pics of my items. While this is true, it is not true. Yes, I was gonna lie. But, I didn't have to bother, because she just put everything in the bag that I had given her. Well, that's that then! I won't have to deal with her anymore, unless I decide to try making a few sets that are in her shop that she says sell really well. However, I don't think I'll bother! Glad this deal is over, I'll find some way to sell my own jewelry!

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You don't need her anyway. Check out mall shows in your area, and sell your beautiful jewelry there. Who knows, you meet nice people, sell jewelry, and just maybe some cute guy will buy something just to be able to talk with you. ;) Comment from anglswinks - 8/18/05 2:20 PM

I think you'll be better off without her. ~ L Comment from fitzzer - 8/18/05 10:23 AM

Tuesday, August 16, 2005

Big Decision Finally Made!

Quite a while ago, I posted an entry about PH, and a big decision I had to make at some point. For a refresher, here is the post.

I have finally made a decision, after months of business and trying to get more information. I have decided to become a support group leader!!! And it became official yesterday! It's going to be called Buffalo Niagara Falls PHA Support Group. I know, not that fancy, but it gets to the point!! I'd like my first meeting to be mid-October. So I need to call around to make arrangements of all sorts. Meeting place, refreshments, handouts, etc, etc. I'm grateful that the invitations are taken care of by the PHA and by Accredo Pharmaceuticals. That is at least one thing I don't have to worry about!! I do hope there will be a great turnout, if the word is spread soon enough. I'm just happy with the decision I finally made. I believe I need this, and so do a lot of other fellow PHers in my area. This could be a good thing!!

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At least you can't make it into an annoying acronym. Good luck! Comment from luvmort - 8/18/05 11:18 AM

Way to go - another great idea. Comment from fitzzer - 8/17/05 3:11 PM

Well, Nothing Went, And More

Well, I found out today that I didn't sell anything at the art festival this past weekend. Not one thing. That's how Marlene put it when I called her. And she sounded a little snide about it. Which makes my decision of just taking ALL my jewelry out of her shop all the more easier. I've decided to do that, since she makes me feel belittled with the items I am making. I don't need that crap, and I'm not going to put up with it.

Besides the fact that I didn't sell anything, the art festival was nice. I walked around with my mom on Saturday afternoon, which was a good thing, since Sunday was almost a washout for the day. We saw a lot of very nice things, all pricey, of course. There were a few art pieces I would have liked to have, but I never could afford them! I had a nice day with my mom, though!

Today after bloodwork, I spent some time with Mandy and Hailey. It was such a nice afternoon! I really miss my sister, it's been hard adjusting to the fact that she's not upstairs anymore. And I miss not seeing Hailey every day, too. But Hailey was such a joy to watch today! She was awake pretty much the entire time I was over there. She was smirking and smiling, and babbling away like she was trying to tell us a story. She was just too cute!! I hope to see her again this week, since Mandy said she wanted to go down to my mom's house to visit. I know my mom would love it!

I am going out to dinner tomorrow night with my "second mom." She is a lady I used to work with when I was going to school at Niagara University. I just love her! I stopped by her office 2 weeks ago, and she ordered a necklace from me. She said we could meet tomorrow night for dinner, so she could get the jewelry, and we could catch up on things. I miss her a lot, since we don't talk as often now. But I'm glad to be able to see her tomorrow night!

Guess that's it for now. I haven't made jewelry in a while, but now everyone is telling me I should have a jewelry party. I am highly considering it!! I am also hoping to try my luck again on ebay. It's like the best site ever!

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I have a feeling that if YOU were selling the jewelry, it would have sold. Comment from luvmort - 8/18/05 11:17 AM

That's a really good idea about the jewelry party. Try not to let it get you down about the fair. Probably too many jewelry offerings to choose from there. It's good to hear you've been catching up with friends - that's always fun to do! Comment from fitzzer - 8/17/05 3:10 PM

Saturday, August 13, 2005

Well, Here Goes Nothing

I called Marlene today to ask about when I can drop off my jewelry that I'm supposed to try selling this weekend at the Lewiston Art Festival. She told me I could drop it off today, so I did just that. I told her I had the necklace sets in separate bags, a sign for the jewelry, and a list of items I made that were numbered and that match the tags on the sets so she could mark the number off if something was sold. She said, "Geesh, you're efficient!" I can't help it, that's how I am! It's part teacher, part Virgo characteristics. lol Anyway, I have to admit that I feel a bit nervous. I told my mom on the way home that I felt naked, since I had given Marlene ALL of my jewelry. I almost feel protective of it, and almost wish I could be there all day tomorrow and Sunday to make sure nothing happens to it (or to make sure it gets sold!). Seems like it's going to be a long weekend for me, waiting to see if anything good happens! I seriously doubt I'd sell everything--I have 30 sets and 35 bracelets to sell--but it would be nice to sell at least half that! Oh well, keep your fingers crossed that it goes well!

I'm off to bed now, since I'd like to go walk around tomorrow to see the art (and spy of my stuff). I'd like to go early, since it's supposed to be 85 by the afternoon. I am NOT walking around in that heat!!

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I know how you feel. Good luck. Comment from luvmort - 8/17/05 10:35 PM

Wednesday, August 10, 2005

Welcome To My Pity Party

I've been feeling a little blah lately, and it could be for a few reasons. Mind you, this isn't feeling sick blah. This is an emotional blahness. I go through it once in a while, but this time, I just decided to write about it. I hope my blahness doesn't spread.

I could be blah because it's the umpteenth day of heat and humidity, and it is making everyone go crazy. Although, I have to admit I'm not really complaining too much. In the middle of winter, I'll be dreaming of days like this. I'm NOT a cold winter person. It's probably the reason why I enjoy a fan on me in this heat rather than the air conditioning. I just freeze!

I could be blah because there is no one living upstairs from me right now. I miss my sister, and I miss my little niece. Yes, I've seen them plenty of times since they moved, but there's a quiet in the house that is there if I'm not playing my music or watching tv. There's no dog running amok, no sound of footsteps, no sound of the baby crying. It's an eerie silence that I really don't care for most of the time!

I could be blah because I'm worried that eerie silence will continue for another month or more, since we are having no luck finding anyone to move upstairs. And for some reason, I feel awfully guilty about that. My parents bought this house mainly so I could have a place to move out, a place of my own, without being too far away from them if I had a serious health problem to deal with. When they bought it, there was a lady living upstairs. After a couple years, she moved out, and it was a couple months before my sister decided to move in. And now, there is no one up there, and I am just worried that my parents are losing serious money because they are trying to help me out.

I could be blah because ever since Mandy moved out, I have started to realize just how alone I feel. I usually blow it off that I don't care that I'm not with someone, or dating someone. It's a front I put up most of the time, when there really are times that I wish I had a person in my life besides my family and friends. I have to admit that I miss Tom, but I also admit even more that I truly wish I could meet Euan very soon. I know I probably sound like a broken record. It's just that there is something about Euan that makes me feel very connected to him, and that isjust through talking with him for a long time. It drives me nuts that we haven't met yet, and it's almost been 2 years of talking to him!

I could be blah because of the money crunch I'm going through. Well actually, when don't I go through it? lol I'm always so strapped for cash. And it stinks. I can't get a full time job because I don't think I could physically handle it. Working a part time job would be hard because not only do I need to make sure I have oxygen wherever I go, I also would like to keep my disability. This means I can only earn a certain amount each month. Or work a certain number of hours. And I haven't come across anything I could really do part time. If only I could find work on the computer at home that is legit! Besides the jewelry!

There are a few other unimportant reasons that could be making me feeling blah, but I think I'm tired of sharing them all. I know I've blah'd myself out. This feeling won't last too long, it's just been the past few days that I've been feeling like this. I've been stuck in my house too long making necklaces and earrings. Maybe I'll take myself out for ice cream. Oh wait, that requires money...a freezie pop it is!!

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Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Pimpin' A Website!

I have started volunteering as an English tutor for a new website designed to help students with homework and studies. The site is FREE, and open to all students, from Kindergarten to even college. If you know anyone who needs homework help, or has a child who might need the extra help, please let them know about this site! It is great, and the people volunteering their time to work with students are a wonderful bunch!

PATH: Pupils Ask, Teachers Help

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Hey that's pretty cool! ~ Lori Comment from fitzzer - 8/9/05 1:31 PM

I will send this to my mother, the teacher! Comment from luvmort - 8/9/05 12:22 PM

Monday, August 08, 2005

No More Puppies.....Or Sister!

Lisa left this morning with her boyfriend and the puppies. Her little Lexie stuck her head out the window as she pulled away, it was the cutest thing! I went to my parents' this morning to watch the puppies play for a while. My mom had me videotape them, and they were just adorable! I'll miss them, since the next time I see either of them, I'm sure they will be bigger!

I'll also miss Lisa, although she said she would fly back whenever Mandy has Hailey's baptism. It was good seeing her, and very nice meeting Brandon. I liked him a lot, he's very soft-spoken, but very polite! And funny. He just seems different than the other guys she's dated, and I think he just might be the one for her. We'll see!

I made a couple more necklace sets tonight. I think I need about 7 more sets before this weekend at the art festival. I'm actually a little nervous about it, but I don't know why. Maybe it's because I am working on Sunday for a few hours, and I haven't worked in awhile! lol Who knows? I just hope it goes well, and that I'll at least sell one or two (or more) items!

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The puppies sound adorable. Glad you had a wonderful weekend. Try not to stress about the necklaces, I'm sure they're just beautiful and you will do sell them all at the show! ~ Lori Comment from fitzzer - 8/9/05 9:06 AM

I am so glad you had a good time w/Lisa and her b/f. I know you do well at the art festival. Your sets are beautiful. :) Comment from anglswinks - 8/8/05 2:40 AM

Saturday, August 06, 2005

New York Meets North Carolina!

Last night, Lisa and her boyfriend (Brandon) made dinner for us, North Carolina-style! And let me tell you, I went home stuffed to the gills! Brandon made quite a few yummy dishes! He made shrimp and grits, which I was looking forward to all day! I love grits, ever since I tasted them when I worked at Headstart. He made the grits with lots of cheese, and then made the shrimp in some sort of sauce. You put the shrimp over the grits, and voila! Yumminess! He also made fried okra. I didn't care for it too much, many because it was a little too fried for my taste. Maybe if it wasn't too overdone I would have liked it. He also made some kielbasa, with lots of different spices on it. It was soooo tasty!! The asparagus was also made with a bunch of spices, and that was very good as well. Besides all that, we also had my mom's pasta salad, corn on the cob, clams, fruit with Joanie's yummy dip, and a few other items here and there that I didn't have room to eat later! I also had made brownies for dessert (at 8am, I might add), and I couldn't even eat them until way later! It took quite a while to make everything, but not so long to eat it all! And I must say, Brandon is a good cook! I should tell Lisa, he's a keeper!

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Any man that can cook is a KEEPER! LOL Comment from demandnlilchit - 8/10/05 10:39 AM

I am a Polskie and I LOVE kielbasa! Comment from luvmort - 8/8/05 10:29 PM

Oh!! Everything sounds SO yummy!!! I am so glad you have a friend that can cook such good meals. Now you can invite me, and I will show off my cooking skills too. :-D LOL *HUGS* Comment from anglswinks - 8/6/05 2:10 AM

Thursday, August 04, 2005

Jewelry, Visiting, and Puppies!

Today was one of those days where I had a lot of energy, and didn't need a nap! This hasn't happened in quite some time! Let's take the short journey, shall we?

I got myself up and dressed in time to go down to Marlene's shop around 10:30 this morning. I was going to bring 5 jewelry sets I made, and to tell her I didn't appreciate her selling my sets for 12 bucks, or whatever price she could get them for, even if it meant a free give-away (I know she wouldn't do that, but...well, maybe I don't know that). I told her that if I had something that she thought she couldn't sell for at least 15 bucks, then just give it back to me and I'll try selling it myself. So, she gave me 3 of my sets back, plus all my bracelets (she told me my bracelets weren't selling b/c you could get them at the dollar if!!!! I don't make dollar store crap!!) Anyhow, the Lewiston Art Festival is next weekend, and she said I could sell whatever I wanted, and I could set my own price. She also asked if I could work for a few hours next Sunday since she needed someone out there while she put on a fashion show. So I told her I'd do it! I guess she can be decent, even though she seems to tell me that some of my stuff is not worth much more than a buck (dollar store, my a@@)

I traveled to Niagara University to visit a dear, dear friend of mine whom I haven't seen in quite some time. Actually, I call her Mom #2. I just love her to death! I used to work with Sharon in the same office when I went to NU. We have kept in touch, but it's been hard lately. So I visited her for about an hour. I even made a sale (ca-ching!), and we will meet for dinner in a couple weeks so I can give her what she asked me to make. It was so nice meeting up with her, she is quite hilarious, and also very kind!

After I left NU, I decided to stop by my best friend, Erin's, house to drop of the bassinett my sister borrowed for a while for Hailey. Her daughter, Sydney, looked like she was chillin' with Daddy. She is such a cutie pie! She started squealing when she saw me come in the door, and she had the hugest grin on her face. I didn't stay too long, but it was good to see Erin and Sydney for a little while at least!

I thought for sure I'd need a nap by the time I got home, but all I needed was some lunch, and I was off to clean up around here before my sister, Lisa, arrived! I did the dishes, and cleaned the bathroom. I swept the floor and cleaned the litterbox (eww, not my favorite chore). My mom came over and vacuumed, and did a few other random things that she thought needed to be done. I had about an hour left before Lisa came, so I started planning out the necklace set Sharon wanted me to make for her. I must say, I do like it! After I did that, I decided to walk down to my parents' house to wait for Lisa to show up. Not even 10 minutes after I got there, Lisa arrived with her boyfriend and 2 puppies!

Brandon (the boyfriend) is very nice. He's very quiet, but very polite. He's got that Southern charm going on. The puppies are the cutest things!! Lexie (Lisa's puppy) has got some spunk!! And Zoey (Brandon's puppy) seems like she's a little more wise than Lexie. Zoey is a month older, so maybe she is a tad bit smarter! Both of them slept almost the entire way up here, that they were wired and playful the whole time they were at my parents' house. I wish my mom had her video camera rolling, because there were just some hilarious moments to film while they were playing. I'll have her break out the camera tomorrow, since we are going to have a Southern picnic in the backyard. Yes, that's right, North Carolina meets NY tomorrow!! I'm sure it'll be a grand ole time!

Well, I am finally exhausted after such a long day, but I must say that I am very happy that I had a good day healthwise. Usually long days like this are hard on me, but I made it, and I'm proud of it! So, here's hoping it wasn't a fluke, and tomorrow will be a great day as well!

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Hey, she could have said, "99 Cents or Less" store! LOL! Comment from luvmort - 8/8/05 8:27 AM

I'm glad you had a great day. Dollar Store - I think NOT. $15 even sounds like a bargain to me! I bet you'll do great at the festival. NU - I'm jealous! ~ L Comment from fitzzer - 8/4/05 9:51 AM

Dollar store stuff, huh??? Hmmm...ppppffffftttt, to her! lol I am so glad you had such a good day. :D Hopefully, we will get to play canasta again soon. lol *Hugs* Comment from anglswinks - 8/4/05 2:09 AM

Tuesday, August 02, 2005

Calm Before The Storm....

I look out the windows, and feel a quiet calm.
It's coming.
The clouds get darker and more ominous, as if it were night time, but it's the middle of the afternoon.
It's coming.
I hear thunder in the distance. I notice the breeze picking up as I watch the trees sway outside my window.
It's coming.
I feel like impending doom is approaching, and yet I'm excited. There's nothing more I love than a thunderstorm.
And it's definitely coming.
I checked Doppler Radar, and the storm is moving ever so closely. As it gets darker, and gloomier.
It's coming.
I see the first bolt of lightning, and hear the rumblings in the sky a minute after.
It's coming.
Little drops of rain have started hitting the windows. More lightning, more thunder.
It's here!

Monday, August 01, 2005

Gotta Love Babies!

Yesterday I went to my friend, Dee's, nephew's baby shower. Yes, he's already almost 4 months old, but Dee's brother lives in Michigan. So they finally came here this weekend to have a shower with family members and friends. He's such a cutie!! And a big cutie at that! lol He certainly looks like he gets good food! I know he's very loved, he definitely has a big family to shower him with love and affection! The shower was very nice, though! The food was great, the people there were all very nice, and it was a good time!

Today I went to Mandy's house for a while, to help her unpack a little, and just visit! She is having a hard time deciding where to put everything!! I was happy, though, because I got to hold Hailey for about 40 minutes! I don't really get to hold her that often. She fell asleep in my arms, and I just enjoyed watching her sleep. She makes the cutest little faces! She smirked a few times, smiled a few more times, and made all these faces like she was puckering up. It was just too cute! I could watch her all day, really!

After visiting my sister, I went over to my friend, Jeff's house. I haven't seen him in ages, and I had a gift for him and his fiancee. Her bridal shower is on Sunday, and I won't be able to make it since my sister, Lisa, will be in town. I also got to see their son, who is almost 3. I haven't seen him since he was a baby! It's been waaaaaaaaaaay too long since I saw them last, apparently! lol He is also a little cutie! He's got a really big smile, even when he tests his daddy's patience when trying to do things he shouldn't! It was really nice seeing them, though, and I'll have to make sure it won't be another 2 years before I see them again!

I'm pretty tired tonight. The heat factor is high again, and will be the next few days! Oh joy! So I'm off to bed, since I must get up for bloodwork tomorrow morning. Oh joy!

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ick, bloodwork = no fun. But babies sure are! What a wonderful day. Hope it cools down over there. ~ Lori Comment from fitzzer - 8/2/05 7:13 AM