Friday, December 24, 2010

Christmas Eve

I am so excited.

I am going to Midnight Mass.

I have never been to Midnight Mass.

I have not been to church in years.  YEARS people.

I am really looking forward to this.

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Sunday Stealing: The Ninja MeMe, Part II

26. Whose responses to Stealing do you want to read the most?  IDK.  Yes, I am speaking in text.

27. What color shirt are you wearing?  Black.  Anyone surprised?

28. Do you like sleeping on satin sheets? No because the pillow falls off the bed too easily.  It's annoying.

29. Can you whistle?  Yes I can.

30. Favorite colors(s)?  Purple, black and red.  (in that order)

31. Could you be a pirate?  I'm pretty sure I couldn't.

32. What songs do you sing in the shower?  Pink Tunes.

33. Favorite girls name?  Alexandria

34. Favorite boy’s name?  Dante

35. What’s in your pocket right now?  A barbie shoe and a quarter.

36. Last thing that made you laugh?  The non-stop, never-ending, mind-numbing, exhausting chatter of my four year old.

37. Best bed sheets as a child?  Flower prints and the smell of Downy Fabric Softener.

38. Worst injury you’ve ever had?  Fractured elbow.

39. Do you love where you live?  I truly do.  I just wish it weren't costing us so much money to live in this State.

40. How many TVs do you have in your house? How many HDTVs?  Two HDTVs and two older TVs.

41. Who is your loudest friend?  Me.  ~ducks head~

42. How many dogs do you have?  One dog too many.  And three cats.

43. Does anyone have a crush on you?  Not that I know of.

44. What are the most fun things you ever did?  Vacations, yard sales, shopping, hiking, jogging, theater shows ... I could go on and on.

45. What are your favorite books?  I love to read Biographies.

47. Favorite Team?  No teams.  Not an any sports fan.

48. What songs do you want played at your funeral?  Metallica, Judas Priest and ACDC.  Guess that might be a little weird.

49. What were you doing at 12 AM?  Sleeping.

50. What was the first thing you thought of when you woke up?  Why my youngest wanted to get into bed with me instead of her usual "get up" request.

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Sunday Stealing: The Ninja MeMe, Part I

1. What do you add to your coffee?  I'm actually trying (not too hard) to learn to like coffee.  I think the flavor is an acquired taste.

2. What are you reading now?  Promise Me by Harlan Coban

3. Do you own a gun?  Nope.

4. Are you registered to vote?  Yes, Independent.

5. Do you get nervous before doctor appointments?  If you mean sweaty palms and the assured feeling that I am going to die, then YES.

6. What do you think of hot dogs?  I like them.  They are tasty.

7. Favorite Christmas Song?  The Twelve Pains of Christmas.  Cracks me up.

8. What do you prefer to drink in the morning?  Water.  These days anyways.

9. Can you do push ups?  I can.  How many would you like me to do?

10. What was the name of your first boyfriend/girlfriend?  Timmy and oh'how'i'loved'him.

11. What’s your favorite piece of jewelery?  An Italian Link Gold Chain my husband bought me the first year we were dating.  I never take it off.

12. Favorite hobby?  Organizing.  Sick I know.

13. Do you work with people who idolize you?  I am one woman who works with all men.  I'm not sure.

14. Do you have ADD?  Sometimes I think I do.  My son has it and I hear its hereditary. 

15. What’s one trait that you hate about yourself?  I am far too sensitive.  It's both a blessing and a curse.

16. What’s your Middle name?  Marie.

17. Name 3 thoughts at this exact moment.  I have stuff to wrap.  Boxes that need to be readied to mail :-) and my parents are coming here soon.

18. Name 3 things you bought yesterday.  Milk, paper plates and chocolate.

19. Name 3 beverages you regularly drink.  Water, Milk and Soda.

20. Current worry right now?  Money.

21. What side do you dress to?  Conservative, but it's just to fool people.

22. Favorite place to be?  On the beach.

23. How did you bring in the New Year?  Watched the ball drop on TV.

24. Where would you like to go?  A nice summer vacation in a cottage on the water in Maine, would be awesome!

25. Name three people who will see today.  My Mom, Dad and Brother.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Sunday Stealing: The Dwight Twilley MeMe

1. The latest book or movie that made you cry?  I just watched "The Blind Side Today" and cried.  I thought it was a good movie.

2. The fictional character most like you?  I got nothin' on this one.  Any suggestions?

3. The greatest album, ever?  Journey "Frontiers"

4. Star Trek or Star Wars? Why? Neither and I'm just not that into it.

5. Your ideal brain food?  Walnuts or any kind of nut really.  I like them all.

6. Everyone is proud of a certain accomplishment, which one for you?  I am proud at my organizational skills.  They make my life so much easier.

7. You want to be remembered for ...?  How kind I am. (you in the back, HUSH!)

8. Let's talk about recording artists. Who do you find the most inspirational?  Pink.  She really speaks to me with her music.  I get her.

9. The creative masterpiece you wish bore your signature?  Anything abstract.  I'm into that type of art.

10. Your hidden talents . . .?  I can still do a cartwheel at 41.

11. The best piece of advice you actually followed?  Let it go.  I have the hardest time with that one but really it is the best advice for me.

12. The best thing you ever bought, stole, or borrowed?  The booklight.  I got one as a gift years ago and I still use it, it's the BEST.

13. What is the most comfortable clothes that you wear?  Stetchy pants and t-shirts.

14. Your dinner guest at the Ritz would be?  My man, might as well make it a date night.

15. Time travel: where, when and why?  All the way back to the age of the gods.  Were they really aliens?  Did they really exist?  I have wondered for a long time.

16. Stress management: hit man, spa vacation or Prozac?  Zoloft.  I highly recommend it.  AND cleaning.

17. Essential to life: coffee, vodka, cigarettes, chocolate, or . . .?  I would normally answer Coca-Cola here but I gave it up.  So now I'm hanging on chocolate.

18. Environment of choice: city or country, and where on the map?  There has been lots of talk about Italy here these days.  I'd love to go there and enjoy the atmosphere.

19. What do you want to say to the leader of your country?  I am not impressed with you.

20. Last but certainly not least, what are you working on, now?  Putting together a couple of shelves for more books. :-)

Friday, December 3, 2010


I am so glad it's the weekend!

Thursday, December 2, 2010


I am struggling with my teenagers. 

While they are self sufficient they are sucking in the area of RESPONSIBILITY.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Errands Squared

Why is it that when I have an afternoon off from work, I'm going to the bank, drug store, grocery store and taking a child to the orthodontist.

Instead of heading home and relaxing.