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Things Don't Always Go As Planned

Sunday, April 06, 2008


What a beautiful sun shiny day here-i have the coffee ready and i am ready to face the day...of course...i was ready to face it yesterday also...now i can't say it was a "bad" day...just one where all plans went out the window...lol...today maybe i should keep them shut?! lol... ok...so i did all my daily posting, well, as i remembered last night, all except the daily challenge-sorry about that to all my teams-anyways...daughter 1 is at work-her first day on the job..wohooo!!! son went to his dads and daughter 2 and i decide to get some cleaning done... i'm working in the kitchen while she cleans out refrigerator...i go to throw a load of laundry in, to find someone had clothes in there and did not throw them in dryer...uhg..and they were obviously done a couple days ago...yuk..so i start the washer up again to rewash them and move on with other things... i then come to my room to do some cleaning as daughter 2 gets on computer... i am moving...i am grooving... and the hungers hit... ok... lunch time... daughter wants cheeseburgers and broccoli... so i tell her she in charge of cheeseburgers and i will make the broccoli... she heats up the george forman grill and i throw one of those steam bags of broccoli in the microwave... i see at that point the washer is done...so i clean the lint from the dryer which someone had forgotten to do last time... at that point...all sounds from the kitchen stop...i look...no electric in the kitchen..i still hear the tv which daughter had left on..i still hear the fan which son had left on..and i still hear my computer...just the kitchen was out... ok... press the reset button on the electric outlets...nothing...hhhmmm... try it again...nothing.... call landlord..no answer...leave message...we sit down and wait... for an hour... we are then starving by that point... run to mcdonalds for lunch... make bad decisions...uhg... now i feel icky...my body is not use to that stuff anymore... plus we had been working hard...so time for a nap... just doze off... and the phone rings... daughter 1's b/f can't pick her up at 5 and needs me to do it... ok... maybe by then the electric in kitchen will be back on and i can go grocery shopping... can't do this however if we don't have electric yet... so wake daughter 2 up to see if she wants to go with me.. yea..she does...so we wait..still no call from landlord...hhhmm... time to go get daughter 1... so go get her...she is one tired little girl... first day on job, and it's on a saturday to boot, and she was blessed with some cranky customers who had no understanding of first day on the job... i want to go in and kick some butt...but i am told "no mom, i have to learn to take care of this myself" but..but... HEY...when did you grow up??? i wanna cry... i don't...but i wanna...she tells me she ran into my dad's brother-he told her those words every girl hates to hear...especially this girl... "you look just like your mother" uh..how dare he ...at this point..i'm now in giggles... so we go home...still nothing in the kitchen...so i sit down to call landlord...my phone rings...it's him... he had a sewer emergency...eeeewwwww... and he'll be over in a couple hours... ok...i'm going to mom's to see my new niece and nephew..daughter 1 will be home though...so off to mom's house we go... i meet the new niece and nephew...beautiful labs...one blond the other chocolate...picture above...they are really good watch dogs...they watch you come in, they watch you pet them...they watch you leave...roflmao...what kind of dogs are these??? i ask my brother if they realize they are dogs and that they are suppose to bark when someone enters the house... he rolls his eyes and shrugs..they wag their tales...ok..maybe they don't...have good visit with Shadow & Millie (the human dogs..lol) and my mom... daughter 1 calls...we now have electric in kitchen..wohoo!!! too late to go grocery shopping though... both mine and daughter 2's allergies are now properly acting up with the new puppy furs and we are ready to go back to bed...so we go home, she gets on computer and i finish the kitchen... and to bed we go...tomorrow, which is today, is another day.... and in the life of this playfullkitty...who knows what that day will bring :)

  
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STARTSPARKING 4/7/2008 6:03AM

    Did the landlord ever figure out what the problem was with the electricity? Did you lose any food in the refrigerator and freezer due to spoilage? I'm just glad that you didn't already go to the grocery store when you lost electricity. Sorry about your allergies. I'm very allergic to cats. I always have to take allergy pills before visiting my brother because he has two of them. I wish you a wonderful new week, maybe a less eventful one. LOL

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NITAINMN 4/6/2008 10:56PM

    LOL Kitty!!! Fun never ends at your neck of the woods, does it? The Labs are sooo cute and adorable! Nita

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FROGSTYR 4/6/2008 8:49PM

    Never a dull moment for you is there? I hope today went a little more smoothly for you.

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SAYRAH-M 4/6/2008 2:01PM

    you certainly have a very interesting life and adventurous

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KYLIEMC8 4/6/2008 11:05AM

    I must be a playfullkitty too..cause ya never know whats gonna happen at my house ..good intentions and all...too!! Life throws us curve balls and sometime we hit it and sometimes we don't..life's just a cherrabowlies (bowl of cherries??) thats what my best friend and I say...gotta love it!! Gotta love playfullkitty too...hugs .. Kylie :)

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TREPPILS 4/6/2008 9:05AM

    At least you got a nap in!!!!!! Naps seem to never happen for me.

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WILDCARD1 4/6/2008 8:14AM

    Sounds like you had an interesting day as always! Seems like there is always some kind of drama going on! Hope you don't get sidetracked today and get everything done that you want to do! Have a great day!

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Mean Mother!!!

Wednesday, April 02, 2008

so...yesterday... i was late for work... but i didn't have to pick daughter up from school, so at least i would only need to take a half hour lunch... sounds good...right?? well it would of been...had my son not called at 2:45 to say he had cut his hand open and he thought he might need stitches... now mind you..there is noone to cover me if i have to take a night off...so this going through my mind, i tell them i am leaving and will let them know what is going on... so i drive as fast as i can home... when i get home, my son meets me at the door with a bag of meatballs on his hand...meatballs?? of all the things to pick out of the freezer...meatballs?? but i laugh about this later...now is time to see the damage...the first thing i notice is that he is standing... he doesn't look pale...both good signs... the bathroom on the other hand looks like a war zone with all the blood...luckily i seen him before the bathroom... so i check out his hand... he had already cleaned it out, but double check it to see if he got any glass in it... how he didn't hit a vein is a miracle... he is so thin anyways... he takes after his father...NOT me...lol... but luckily didn't...got the bleeding to stop and butterflied it.... waited around to make sure it wasn't going to start gushing again... and then got the story... he was cleaning up some glass off the back porch... i told him i thought this was a little extreme just to see his mom... he laughed...i told him next time, to do it when i actually had to come home, not on the 1 day a week i don't... geeze...kids...no consideration... luckily he is ok... and though he really thought this should be a day off for him to "rest" i sent him off to school anyways... i know...how cruel can a mother be...lol...

  
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ROXANNE40 4/6/2008 3:45PM

    Wow! you are still a super mom, and as I was reading your blog, first thing hit my mind, is it april's joke, I hope not, glad it was not. and real happy to hear that he is fine, and you did fine by sending him back to school, since the cut was just not as bad as it could of been.------Roxy

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STARTSPARKING 4/6/2008 6:03AM

    I'm glad that you were able to go home to check out your son and that he wasn't hurt too badly. I used to think that my mom was the meanest one in the world. Now I am so thankful to her for always having my best interest in mind. I can tell that your children already know that about you at a much younger age. You're doing such a great job with your children, my friend!

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TREPPILS 4/4/2008 9:47AM

    Meatballs? Perhaps you were out of peas! Better check the freezer. At least he knew enough to get something cold on it. Good for him.

As far as the meanest Mom goes....my sister has claimed this title along with meanest gramma and her kids/grandkids will back her up on that one!

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EMMASMART 4/3/2008 7:27AM

    You didn't get mad? I am so proud of YOU. Him suffering trauma, what about his poor mother. I mean really. These accidents should happen at a more convienient time. Say after he's grown up and has a wife to watch over him.

Emma

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FROGSTYR 4/3/2008 12:18AM

    I'm sorry your son had to suffer this trauma, but, your storytelling gave me some great entertainment. That's kinda warped isn't it? But, even though I've never actually "heard" your voice, I could HEAR this entire conversation and picture it in my head.

I'm glad he wasn't seriously hurt. I'm glad that your bosses are understanding enough to let you leave when there's no one to cover you....that's it...I'm moving out there and they can hire ME!

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IBEANNIEBE 4/2/2008 5:22PM

    Since when is any crisis convenient?! LOL! My kids were always getting some kind of disaster going at the most inconvenient times. I have survived all of that now as they are all grown. A sense of humor was the only way to get through it. And as for being a 'mean mom' they do actually appreciate it when they grow up and even more when they have their own kids. I promise!

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KYLIEMC8 4/2/2008 4:20PM

    You're a hoot girl! I love kid stories.. LOL.. Kylie :)

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PAMIJANE 4/2/2008 2:40PM

    LOL Kitty luv you're a riot! I love your sense of humor and it sounds like you have a really good rapport with your son. I wasn't blessed with children so it is always a delight to read some mom stories. I have a great video that will surely delight you that I will find the link for it's called Momsense or the Mom Song and a comedienne in tune with the William Tell Overture sings all the things a mom says in a 24 hour period in 2:55. It's amazing! Anyway, here's a poem for you and with that I will leave you wishing you a bright soul sweet day of serenity and joy! Love Pami

Soul Sweet Serenity


The sun peeked out for an hour today
As if to say, "Hey, don't forget me!"
I sat and soaked in it's golden rays
and tasted a bit of soul sweet serenity.

Then the clouds cloaked him from sight
Overcast once again and not so warm
Still it could not take from me the delight
Of golden moments from all the storms.

Now I sit and type away with thoughts of
Oatmeal breakfast dancing in my head.
I listen to the snoring of my hearts love
My stomach joins in, in its quest to be fed.

This brand new day that has come my way
Is full of potential and promise for me
In spite of all that would hold me in sway
From those chains I've finally pulled free!

With sunfire in my soul and golden dreams
Of all that one day could be, will indeed be
with polished goals that glitter and gleam
And lovely moments of soul sweet serenity





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WILDCARD1 4/2/2008 11:15AM

    yes, I too am a mean mom! We walk a tenth of a mile up to the bus stop, and this morning, I was walking a little faster then my daughter, and she had a fit, even said that she was going to go home instead of walking to the bus stop. I told her if she missed the bus, then she owes me a dollar to drive her to school, and she would be grounded for the rest of the month. And as today is the 2nd, it would be a long time.

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LADYBUG-DR 4/2/2008 10:29AM

    Glad to know your son is okay, but your story did put a smile on my face.
Our kids....you gotta luv 'em!
We are all mean moms! ......... just ask our kids.
Mine was little poop yesterday morning so I made him WALK! to school.
And not only that, but then I made him get off the PlayStation at 10:00 last night to go to bed. What Was I Thinking!! Bed at 10:00! You would have thought it was a new rule/concept in the house.
Again, kids .... you gotta luv 'em!!

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My Run In With The Law

Thursday, March 27, 2008

Last night was interesting... work went relatively smoothly....which considering we have big shots from corporate office in, and are installing a new thing that we are all trying to learn...i say that is a miracle... i was out of work by 11...decent time considering... coming home, i took a back road that i don't often take, and was rewarded by seeing 2 deers..it was awsome...they were only like 5 feet away, and showed no fear of me being there...just looked at me and what looked like them talking... was too cute... my dad was a avid dear watcher... he just loved them... so this was an extra blessing for me... and then down the road a bit...it happens... the one thing everyone hates to see..red and blue lights...flashing behind YOU...uhg... i wasn't speeding... i wasn't swerving... so i pull over... roll down my window, and put my hands on the wheel and waited... he comes up to the window about a minute later...WOW..he is a hunk...i don't know what i did, but he could of hand cuffed me anytime... uh... i did not just say that...*blush* anyways... he asked for my liscence...i told him i had it in my pocket and moved slowly so i wouldn't get shot... i do feel sorry for these police officers and know that they always have to be on guard..anyways, i give him my liscence...then he asks where i was going...why on earth do they always ask that??? why do they need to know?? i mean heck...if i was getting ready to go do something illegal, would i actually say so??? lol luckily i do have more sence not to use my quirky sense of humor to these nice gentlemen in urniform...anyways...so i tell him i am just getting off work and was on my way home... in which he asked how far that was... so i answer him, just in the next little township 5 minutes away.... he tells me my tags are expired...EXPIRED??? oh no... it was my birthday a couple weeks ago, wasn't it... i told him i had just gone back to night shift and my mind was still trying to catch up and that had totally slipped my mind...so he asks about my driving record... which is almost perfect...and i told him so...only thing was driving without insurance a year and a half ago, which was remedied and never to be repeated, but i still had those points... but besides for that, nothing... no speeding ticket, no accidents..nothing... he then asked for my proof of insurance...in which of course, wouldn't it be the funniest thing...i didn't have emoticon i have insurance, and i had the receipt that says i paid for it, but didn't have the insurance card...so i did give the receipt to him, and he takes it back to the car...now let's back track a bit..i also forgot my cell phone at home yesterday...so no way to call anyone... after checking my driving record..he comes back with only my liscense and insurance receipt in hand... smiles at me..and oh what a smile..sparkled even in the dead of night..and i swear...those lights i seen flashing didn't look quite so red and blue any more... more like white warm sparks...and then he says, you do realize this is a towable offence... at that point, i didn't know whether to cry or ask if this would also get me hand cuffed...lol...ok ok.. so on with this...i said no Sir, i didn't... he said he was letting me off with a warning, to go straight home and get it taken care of asap...i promised i would first thing this morning... and trully...i just wanted to get out of the car and hug him..real close...but ok, so i wanted to do that even before he gave me that wonderful news...lol... i mean this guy was..uh la la...today my mom and i are taking daughter to get her temps...so while there...i'm going to go ahead and get those tags...the next time i run into the nice police officer, i want it without me being illegal emoticon

oh..and i lost 4 pounds... so all in all...yea...it was a wonderful night.

  
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NITAINMN 4/3/2008 1:35PM

    Hey JoDee:) So glad your son is OK and boy oh boy! what a great Mom you are to send him off to school!!! You went back to work too I read on Good Morning about him being thursty...now I got the whole picture! Thanks for a good laugh as others have mentioned, you are a great story teller. When will your first book come out? I will be on line to buy an autographed copy:))

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VELRENO 4/2/2008 2:45AM

    OH my. Once when I was like 17 or 18, I was waitressing and one night I didn't have a way home and this really nice cute adorable officer offered to give me a ride home. WOW!!! For real!!!! So, I did what any decent, respectable, single, young, red-blooded American girl would do. I invited him in for coffee. He accepted. There is just something about a man in uniform. Oh, what nice memories.!!

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STARTSPARKING 3/28/2008 4:16PM

    Ooh, I had to put a nice cold glass of iced water on my forehead to cool down as I read this blog entry! I LOVE cute police officers! In fact, I was walking behind two of them on my way out of the health club this morning. You'd think that I would have looked around me to figure out what's going on and determine if there's any danger, right? Nope, I just kept my gaze right on those two cutie pies! So I enjoyed two hours of vigorous exercise in my group classes, followed by some calorie-free eye candy... Not a bad morning, huh? LOL

I'm so busy daydreaming that I almost forgot to congratulate you on your four pounds of weight loss! Now let me take a few gulps of that iced water... ;-P

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RUNTRILAUGH 3/28/2008 1:24PM

    i knew from the title that would be a great read, and it was!!!

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EMMASMART 3/27/2008 12:29PM

    It's bad form cracking up at work. I'm going to have to read your blog when you get home. That was funny.. "I wanted to get out of the car and hug him, "real close" SNORT!

Suggestion. Use your spark planner. Ask it to send you and e-mail to remind you weekly for a month before tags are due. You are totally going to be sparking, might as well use the tools and you will get a point next year for your own reminder!


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WILDCARD1 3/27/2008 11:03AM

    Oh my, what a night. Love it when the cops let you go with a warning. Interesting to know that driving with expired plates is a towable offense. I didn't realize that. It's amazing what stress and changes to schedules do to a normally organized person...

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BLONDEGIRL10 3/27/2008 8:59AM

    HaHa!! Too Funny! I am buying you handcuffs for your birthday! Oh wait you probably already have them??!! I'll try to get the cop to sing you happy birthday or Something??? You are gonna take up speeding now, ain't ya?
Drive safe!
Gab

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KYLIEMC8 3/27/2008 8:22AM

    Double woo hoo!! Way to go!!!!!!!

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A Sign Of The Times

Sunday, March 23, 2008

You know...i don't think of myself as "old" and i have always refrained from saying things such as "well back in my day" but..it finally came out this morning.... i said those exact words... i was going through town to take kids to church, and i noticed the gas station open, in fact the gas had been lowered to $3.09....then i look across the street to the drug store.... yep, open.... and then McDonalds... open?! i must have had a funny look on my face cause the kids asked what was up...it was then the words popped out of my mouth...i don't know what i was more shocked at...that i said "well back in my day" or the fact that everything was business as usual.... i guess i've kept myself hidden from the changing times.... but honestly, back in my day..... businesses were not open on Sunday...much less a holiday....my eldest told me that gas stations HAD to be open...but, i said, back in my day....they weren't....to which she promptly asked what happened if someone ran out of gas...what if someone broke down the other daughter asked....uh...let's start with the last question first... these days, most gas stations don't even fix cars...they just sell convientant store stuff and gas.... so this dispells that question...as for running out of gas... well...back in my day...you just planned.... filling up the car was done before the holiday and/or sunday.... if you didn't...oh well...that was poor planning on their part....

now...i'm not saying i don't use these places...the fact is...i stopped at McDonalds to get kids a cappicino and me a coffee...black...strait up.... and i will be stopping at the gas station later to get a case of water for dinner at mom's.... who knows...while i'm out....maybe i'll just do some grocery shopping..... ok...maybe not.... i do feel sorry for those that do have to work today... and really...the guilt as i darnk my coffee and thought, you know, back in my day.....

  
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HANYSDIANA 3/25/2008 2:40PM

    You know what? I am only 24 and I say back in my days all the time!!!! It's just that things are changing very fast now and most of us are finding it hard to catch up. So, take it easy on yourself and next time buy me a caapuccino with the kids!

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HANYSDIANA 3/25/2008 2:40PM

    You know what? I am only 24 and I say back in my days all the time!!!! It's just that things are changing very fast now and most of us are finding it hard to catch up. So, take it easy on yourself and next time buy me a caapuccino with the kids!

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STARTSPARKING 3/25/2008 7:28AM

    I remember penny candy machines, VCR's with corded "remote" controls, cassette players, and typewriters (even manual ones). Gosh, I feel old!

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WILDCARD1 3/24/2008 5:39PM

    It is very amazing at how much things have changed in such a short amount of time. I remember paying 99 cents for gas when I had my first car, and I remember gas being even lower then that before I started driving. I was talking to my friend just this afternoon about what we used to do as kids after school. We would get home, rush to get our homework done, so that we could be back outside to play. Now it is almost a chore to get my daughter to go out. Sometimes, I wish for those times when we did not have to worry so much!

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TRYINGHARD1948 3/24/2008 2:20AM

    In Australia, which I think is very secular, almost everything was closed on Sunday, and like you say we just plan for that. One day is not going to cause a famine.

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NITAINMN 3/23/2008 3:07PM

    When I lived in NYC, everything was open and people that did celebrate Easter were off and had the convenience of stores, gas station, etc. being open too. This was possible only due to diversity, international people that have settled in NYC, who did not celebrate Easter! Today on the other hand, with Unions and holiday pay, time and a hal extra to the employees, more and more employers are looking to get away from this conveneince in spite of having people willing and able to work due to lack of profits. In my town, all shoprites, grade A's were closed for the day. Only a stop and shop was open half a day!!! However, many street vendors were selling plants and flowers on the side walk. So, I guess back in "YOUR' days are coming back agail, slowly but, surely for some of the businesses!!!! LOL

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KYLIEMC8 3/23/2008 12:44PM

    Yup..thats how it is in my town, except the grocery store is open until noon..then shut down until later in the day..maybe? We're still in the 'olden days'..I kind of like that compared to living in Phoenix where everything is open nearly 24/7...So don't feel bad..I'm there with ya! Or past ya???

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MSEMBERSTORM 3/23/2008 12:41PM

    Holy cow. You so reminded me of this. Wow. You were right. When I was younger all I did was complain about how the sidewalks rolled up around 6. Now I kind of miss those days. Not a lot but a little. Thanks for the memories.

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CELEST 3/23/2008 11:56AM

    We have that chat regularly in our home (or make that in our car). The funniest thing is, my son now 22.....when he was 18 and became a driver stated that from "when he was a kid" to now (the grand old age of 18) he noticed that kids no longer played outside much. He remembered a time when around dusk, there were always kids playing outside waiting for their secular working parents to arrive home. So even for the young, they've noticed changes already in their time. My other "sweet-a-holic" son noticed that while sweet prices hadn't gone up too drastically, the size shrank. He remembers wilson's toffees so large, he couldn't close his mouth around them. Today they are bite size. I can't imagine what it must be like for my mom, who is 75 yrs of age.

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EMMASMART 3/23/2008 11:40AM

    I'm blown away by how things have changed in my life time. I imagine my mother being even more saw. She saw her first horseless carriage when she was a girl. Before she died she was operating a computer and watching cable TV. all things developed in her life time. In my life we've gone from unlocked front doors to locked ones. From knowing the neighbors to not. Roads have moved buildings that were always there are gone. There's one restaurant still open from when I was a kid and the dairy queen. I love going there. The building is much shorter. I used to reach up for what is not at waist level. In a way we are new each day. How does it look today? Is that building still there? Amazing how shocking it is. One day I drive by the same street and POOF there's a new building. I think this happens to everyone who lives 40 years or more.

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SAYRAH-M 3/23/2008 10:03AM

    This is OUR day.

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I'm tired...i'm stressed...and a little crazy

Saturday, March 22, 2008

Just an update of sorts... ok...so i have been looking for the perfect easter basket idea... see...when i am looking for these bright ideas... one must remember...i have 9 kids to think about...lol.... i have my 3, their b/f's and g/f and my 3 nieces... of course i don't go all out for the other six as i do my own 3...though they still get hooked up pretty good... so today i had to finally do it...do the dreaded shopping...i hate shopping..right up until the point i am at the store..then i think of the darling 9 children... 6 who actually call me mom, though i only gave birth to my original 3...lol...and then the other 3, my nieces, who think of me as a mom, since i helped raise them... so i get in the store...i start at the dollar tree where everything is a dollar... $1...that's all for each thing... nothing higher than that...and..i spent $90.... that's right...$90... and i wasn't finished...oh no...i still went to walmart to spend yet another $90... ok..so think of it this way... i also am making a basket for mom... so $180 for 10 baskets... that is still alot of stuff to go in these baskets...lol.... the fun part will come tomorrow when i have to put them all together...then the sparkle will go out of my eyes and i will look at all i still have to do and think.."am i nuts????" but no fear..that sparkle will come back as each kid and mom gets their easter basket made especially for them with all my love... for my 3 kids-i got them each a laundry basket and a towel that will serve as the grass... i also bought them each a one of those wash clothes that look like an egg to start, and you throw in water to make them into the wash cloth...i also bought for all of them so many toys that i can't even begin to name them all..lol..... i did buy some candy, but not as crazy this year as years past....

so that is my easter shopping adventure...tune in this weekend when i will give you all an update on the work situation and the new...uh...old... (returning) supervisor...lol...

  
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HANYSDIANA 3/23/2008 8:54AM

    Happy Easter, JoDee!!

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TRYINGHARD1948 3/23/2008 5:42AM

    Kitty, no wonder you are tired, stressed and little bit crazy. Nine kids, but you sure do spoil them rotten. Have a great day.

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NITAINMN 3/22/2008 12:58PM

    Your blog sounds like it was fun JoDee!!! Glad to read it. You are a hit no matter what project you undertake - putting your all into it! Perhaps I should take you shopping with me for my Christmas shopping ideas!!! I know you will have even more fun filling the baskets, in spite of all the anxiety:)) LOL.

I feel ambiguous about this holiday - happy that my kids are adults and no longer do make them an Easter basket - but, I miss all the fun!!! Bottom line though, no credit card bill to pay next month:)

Have a fun Easter Sunday tomorrow!

Hugs, Nita



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EMMASMART 3/22/2008 11:06AM

    Very playful. Perfect for you. When I was in college my family made me a laundry basket with a towel laundry soap and food. I was so poor. That was the best gift ever. Sometimes the dollar store is more expensive that the regular store. I like the wash cloth egg idea. But it sounds like you had fun. You sure have a lot of kids to think about. The thing I like about my nieces is that I can give them back. But it sounds like you can't so that makes you the Mom any how..

Wonderful holiday post. Holidays are hard for some people. It looks like you are on the offensive on this one!

Emma

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WILDCARD1 3/22/2008 10:45AM

    Oh Kitty, how fun! I too went out and got stuff this week for the Easter baskets. Didn't spend quite as much as you, but I only have 2 to worry about. I have to go home from work tonight, get the kids to bed, put their baskets together and hide them. It will be so much fun! Can't wait to hear how they liked the baskets!

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KYLIEMC8 3/22/2008 8:24AM

    Smart woman! Inventive, creative..I'm just glad I'm done with that! But I did love doing it when they were little.. Have a great weekend, enjoy! Kylie

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SAYRAH-M 3/22/2008 8:00AM

    That is very creative and useful. Great thinking

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BYEPOUNDS 3/22/2008 6:19AM

    I forgot about the Easter basket that I would make for my kids, and you helped me bring back good memories.

I would take a grocery sack for each kid and draw a bunny face about half way up on the one end. Then I would cut the sides down on all of the other sides and the face would be half way up on one end and the ears would take the rest of the way.

Then I reused the Easter grass as was the custom when I was a kid.

You brought back good memories for me. Thanks!

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BKP4166 3/22/2008 2:21AM

    It sounds like you had fun spending money and now comes the tedious part...been there done that...have a good time.
Kathy

Comment edited on: 3/22/2008 2:19:48 AM

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