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Halloween

Saturday, October 31, 2009

I love Halloween! It's such fun to see all the little children in their costumes. It is one of my favorite holidays.

When I was a kid, I used to love to dress up in a costume and answer the door for the kids. I would always comment on their outfits and tell them how cute or scary they looked. It was fun to see all the talent involved in their costumes.

I used to like to trick or treat, too. Naturally, there was always one house we were all afraid to go to because the rumor was they ate little kids like us. Funny to think back on that, huh?

Being a kid is such fun - I wish I never had to grow up! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

  
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BOOKWORMBABE888 10/31/2009 8:36AM

    I don't want to grow up either. Happy Halloween, and have some fun today :) emoticon

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WORD_GIRL 10/31/2009 8:30AM

    I know what you mean - I now see slices of life through the eyes of my imaginative 3-year-old, and sometimes I hurt when I think that real life isn't nearly as much fun as a child's imagination!

He's dressing up for the first time this year as a ninja & he's so excited about it! I hope you enjoy your day.

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Another Rainy Day

Friday, October 30, 2009

Well, here we go again. It's raining cats, dogs & ferrets today. Boo-hoo! I don't like when it rains all day long. It's very depressing. Since I don't drive, it makes my life more difficult, too. I have to really want to go outside to brave the rain.

Today is a day when I am going to force myself to go out even though it's raining. I know if I stay home all day, I will eat myself silly.

Rain, rain, go away - don't come back another day!!!!

  
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CONNIE1-11 10/30/2009 9:01AM

  send some of that rain out here ! hahaha

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Patience

Thursday, October 29, 2009

I have a little problem with patience. I find that I get anxious waiting around...yet I have to be early for everything. It's a paradox. I have learned to always carry a paperback book with me so I can read and stop looking at the clock.

  


Amelia Earhart

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

I just saw the movie "Amelia" and it started me thinking. Here was a woman with no fear of the unknown. She had a strong desire to achieve something and she went for it. What an inspirational person she was.

I wish I had 1/10th of her desire. I never had a real strong goal in my life. Even as a kid, I just knew I wanted to grow up and get married and work as a secretary or something like that. I never felt like I wanted to be "anyone" (like a burning desire to be an actor or a fireman or a dancer).

I know that there are many older people who have achieved their goals...but they had goals. I don't. I am pretty happy going along as I am, but I just sometimes wonder what might have been.

  


Library

Sunday, October 25, 2009

I wasn't sure just what I wanted to talk about today, so I figured I would just start typing and see what happens.

Being unemployed sure does give you a different perspective on the world. There are so many wonderful things to do during the day when you are not working. Naturally, you must spend alot of time searching for a job - which I have been doing - massive amounts of time! But when that is done, then I get to try to relax and stop worrying about it.

I go to my local library - I'm lucky because I live near 2 different ones and since I don't drive, I walk to them thereby getting my exercise too! The libraries offer free movies, free concerts, free lectures...all kinds of interesting topics are covered.

If you are a retired person, or just not working now, check it out!

  
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FURBALLDTH 10/25/2009 9:19AM

    Thanks for the great reminder! I love to view the art work posted by students across town. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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KRESKA 10/25/2009 8:57AM

    I am not working at the moment either...being unemployed does give you lot's of free time to do whatever you want...although I'm sure having a job where you are your own boss is even better.
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I wish my library had so many events! They are expanding it this year though, the building should be finished soon. I hope they have a book club or something like that.
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JUHOEG 10/25/2009 8:54AM

  I also enjoy my many trips to the library for the free concerts, shows and talks. And I have gotten in to reading more and always have a couple of books on the shelf.

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HARDMAN7 10/25/2009 8:34AM

  nice

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