To The Women

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Wanted to thank all the women blog people who follow me and that I follow. I appreciate every one of you. I know if I am having a bad day, I can look up your blog and there is always something that can make me smile or laugh. 🙂

Women reach for the stars, there is no limit. We have come a long way and there is always room to improve. Don’t give up. You can do it!

I can’t leave the men out, thank you too. Some of our blog posts wouldn’t happen if it were not for you men. LOL

Happy Women’s Day to women all around the world! 🙂

Thank You Rami!

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A fellow blogger nominated me for the Leibster Award! Thank you so much Rami! I am enjoying your blog!

1. Write 11 random facts about myself.

2. Answer 11 questions Rami came up for me.

3. Nominate 11 bloggers (if I can think of that many).

4. Come up with 11 questions for my nominees.

Random Facts…oh boy.

1. I’m a Pepsi-holic! Though I am cutting back for health reasons. I won’t give it up entirely. 🙂

2. I’ve always wanted to be a writer. Love having the internet to make this come true!

3. I love to learn. I wanted to be an Architect when I was in high school and went to college. Life threw some curves. Hope to finish it just because I want to.

4. My husband’s forgetful remembering of names has rubbed off on me. 🙂 Who are you?

5. I want to visit the castles in Europe. I secretly want to live in one. 🙂

6. I believe in the spirit world. I think my three cats are my grandpa, grandma, and my dad. 🙂

7. I envy my husband for all his traveling he has done and does. He has seen the world. I’ve seen the U.S.

8. I love to dance and really miss that part of going out on the weekend. Don’t miss the hangovers and drama.

9. I never wanted kids, but definitely happy that I did. I wouldn’t trade them for all the castles in Europe! 🙂

10. I miss having a best friend (girl) and yet I don’t. Figure that one out. 🙂

11. I’m a number freak! I love making budgets and keeping track of statistics.

Rami’s ??????s

 1. What is your favorite genre of fiction? I would have to say Mystery. I love trying to figure out who done it.

 2. What scares you the most? My hubby and kids passing before me.

 3. When you were growing up, what did you want to be when you were an adult? Always a writer, then an Architect, an archeologist, a race car driver, a singer, a dancer, a journalist, a spy, and a princess. 🙂

 4. If you could hang out with one superhero for a day, who would you pick and why? Wonder Woman. She is awesome. I loved that show. Who wouldn’t want all her powers. 🙂

 5. What is your pet peeve? People who don’t throw their trash away. Hate it. Drives me batty. Yes, I am one who will pick it up and throw it away.

 6. What is something you never thought you’d end up doing but you found yourself doing it? I never thought I would be a bookkeeper, it is so not creative. I did make colorful files and calendars. 🙂

 7. What do you look for in a potential romantic partner? Kindness, funny, adventurous, spontaneous, adapts to change, respectful, and a good kisser. 🙂

 8. What is something you wish you could change about yourself? I would like to lose 50 lbs so I am where I should be for my height.  

 9. What is something you’d like to do before you’re 80? Travel to a few different countries with my hubby. 🙂

 10. What is your fondest childhood memory? When my dad taught me to ride a bike and roller skate. I didn’t get much time with my dad because he was always living elsewhere. I was raised by his parents.

 11. If you found a large brown spider crawling up your leg right now, how would you most likely react? I would grab the nearest object and kill it. I can handle spiders. My parents said I use to eat them. Yuck. 

The bloggers I want to nominate are: Drumroll…….these are recent blogs I started to follow. Give them a quick look! 🙂

1. Me-Who am I?

2. Marina Kanavaki

3. The Risible Rambler

4. Fashionassist

5. Pouring My Art Out

6. Lights, Camera, Action

7. Fiction All Day

8. Kraexhaust

9. Writer B is Me

10. Dinosaurs in the Bathtub

11. The Sacred Dice Roll

My eleven questions are….

1. Do you snack while writing?

2. Do you write in the same place every time?

3. Do you listen to music while writing?

4. What do you daydream about?

5. Do you spend a lot of time reading other blogs?

6. Have you published a book?

7. What made you decide to write?

8. What’s your favorite color of pen?

9. Do you like journals?

10. How often do you log on to WordPress?

11. Could you survive without the internet?

Happy blogging about this award! All of you deserve it! I understand if you don’t have time to follow through but do know you have earned the award! 🙂 Good day!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Journal Time Aug 8-14

August 8
Question? Do you make enough money?

Year 2012
Hubby does. I’m unemployed by choice right now. Self-employed artist and writer with no income. 🙂

Year 2013
Hubby does, but getting close to retiring and then uh oh. I’m an unemployed, by choice, writer. Soon to be looking for a job. 🙂

August 9
Question? Write down your last sent text message.

Year 2012
I delete mine all the time. I don’t really text a whole lot. Mostly the hubby and the kiddos.

Year 2013
I deleted it before reading this question. Usually don’t text much. No one really texts me much. 🙂

August 10
Question? What are you running from at this moment?

Year 2012
Small town life for awhile. Not because I hate it, just ready for a change, maybe it is mid-life crisis time. 🙂

Year 2013
How much weight I have gained since high school so therefore MIRRORS! 🙂 Working at that weight issue though. 🙂

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August 11
Question? How many stamps are in your passport?

Year 2012
None. Zero. Nada.

Year 2013
Absolutely zero! I hope to change that in the near future. I guess I better have a job first. 🙂

August 12
Question? What is your resolution for tomorrow?

Year 2012
Get this place organized. Unpack from moving across the state!

Year 2013
Edit my novel I have wrote. Step it up and get this book done!

August 13
Question? What is your favorite thing to do on a Saturday morning?

Year 2012
Sleep in a little. Family time. Chill. Relax.

Year 2013
Chill out of course! I like to sometimes cook a big breakfast. Watch a bit of TV with the hubby. Watch one son bowl when it is bowling season. Watch the other son play football.

August 14
Question? Did you complete your to-do list for the day?

Year 2012
Heck no, I am a procrastinator.

Year 2013
Nope. Some done though. Yay! My lists are usually really long. I guess I feel I have to be a super hero or something. 🙂

I did get the emails read, the boys’ laundry done, went to the YMCA and worked out, read blogs, and wrote this blog. 🙂

Yes I have lists on my phone, on paper, and all electronics…still don’t get them done. 🙂

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Sunshine Award

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Thank you so much for this award,
Rachel

Here are the rules:
Include the award’s logo in a post or on your blog.
Link to the person who nominated you.
Answer 10 questions about yourself.
Nominate 10 bloggers.
Link your nominees to the post and comment on their blogs, letting them know they have been nominated.

The ten blogs that I have nominated are as follows.

1. Seriously Seeking Grannies
2. Belle Grove Plantation
3. bottledworder
4. Iam Lenise
5. About The Woman
6. Blank Stares and Blank Pages
7. Breezy Books
8. Mr. P’s Adventures
9. 12 Novels
10.B.A. Braxton

Happy Blogging. Thank you again Rachel

And now for the 10 questions:
1.Favorite color – Blue
2.Favorite animal – kitty
3.Favorite number – 3
4.Favorite non-alcoholic drink – Pepsi
5.Favorite alcoholic drink – Marguerita
6.Facebook or Twitter? – Facebook, but getting the hang of Twitter.
7.Passions – Reading, writing, family
8.Prefer getting or giving presents? – I like to give to see the faces and to be creative, but do love getting as well.
9.Favorite City – Chicago was fun to visit. I want to go back and see more.
10.Favorite TV Shows – All CSI’s, NCIS, Army Wives, Big Bang Theory, Duck Dynasty, Dallas, Days of Our Lives. Anything on Lifetime!