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Friday, March 27, 2009

Productive


Yesterday was a productive day for me. I was able to complete 3 layouts. This one is about Dave taking me to the Florida Aquarium and then out on the Catamaran for some dolphin watching. It was a beautiful day and we had a lovely time. I wanted to share these pictures with you and I'm certain that I'll have more to share before long. We took lots of pictures. These were just the ones I picked to put on this particular layout. I hope you enjoy. Remember to enjoy each day as it comes. Surprises abound around the corner for each of us!

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Fun, Fun, Fun


This has been a great month. I love March. I have more pictures to share but we went with our "adopted" daughter & granddaughter & her real mom to the Renaissance Fair in Tampa. It was the first time we had been. It was so much fun. These are just a few of the pictures we took. In fact there are well over 100 pictures we took ourselves. I had 3 full days of celebrating my birthday. Today my good friend, Pat, is taking me to lunch. I have been so blessed to have such great friends & family. My goal is to keep this blog updated much better than I have been. I haven't been very good at it but it is b/c I've been so busy. Until next time...God Bless!

Monday, March 16, 2009

Where Does The Time Go?

I can't believe it has really been 11 days since I last posted. I have something on almost every one of those days on my calendar though. We've been busy. And I feel stressed when I don't have a chance to do some scrapbooking during the day. It is my way of doing total relaxation. I don't mean shopping for scrappy stuff either although I really enjoy that too. LOL I want time to sit and look at my goodies, feel them, and smell them. I need to enjoy the whole experience of them. TallyScrappers is supposed to have a new challenge posted today and I was disappointed that it wasn't already up. How insane am I? Ha!

Last night the space shuttle went up after being delayed from Wednesday night. We always get excited because we can actually see it from our apartment. Dave got some really good pictures too. We did have some clouds in the sky but all in all we could see and even could see the rockets falling off. I don't believe we had ever seen them before.

I was supposed to get to see Missy and Kayla this weekend but things happened that prevented it. We probably needed a break anyway. LOL I was about to move in with her. wink wink Well, we will get together next weekend. I'm going to miss her when I'm gone the entire month of May. I wonder if she will fit in my suitcase? Hmm...

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Reflections


Today I have a son who is turning 38. He is still finding himself. Christmas of 2007 he asked me to be his "mom". Now he acts like I'm not alive. I don't want to be part of someone's life who doesn't want to be part of my life. I just feel sad that he cannot move on & that he feels like he has to blame someone for his own actions. He complained to family that he had a bad childhood. He said the reason he acts the way he does is b/c of the way he was raised. The funny part is that he was telling family who was raised by the same parents he was raised by. Now, why is he acting a certain way & the rest of them aren't? And, if he wants to blame me then the two who lived with me all of their lives should act that way or worse by his thinking, right? That isn't the way it is in "the real world" though. It is sad to love someone & sit by & watch them destroy what happiness they should have. Life doesn't last forever. I hope he wakes up soon. I don't have to be part of his life but I want his life to be happy.

I finally got this layout done from our day out on Monday. We had the best time. We went to the Strawberry Festival in Plant City. The strawberry shortcake in the picture is one that Richard made & Dave took a picture of. He did a great job of getting the picture.