So...I ramble...and I'm random! I know HOW to not ramble and HOW to be focused/concentrated--it just so happens that I like to talk and inform people and so...wait, I'm rambling about how I don't ramble! Wow! So, I do ramble! (I like to make up words, too!) Join me!
...on the first date! I changed my mind!! Ok, let me back up! I was talking to some of my friends (over plates of wings from Murray's) and wanted to know if they were going to be the types to order wings on the first date or a sensible salad...to start the meal, of course!! (My friends and I love chicken wings, especially buffalo wings and usually get them every time we go out to dinner for appetizers!) Most of them said "no wings on the first date" and I was like "y'all are all wack!! You are going to be fake! That ain't right!" (Yes, BAD English but so what!)I said, "wings for me, please!" One friend said "But all that crap gets under your nails!" (I have acrylic nails...my real ones are too short to even worry about!) Fast forward to tonight; I just had the best Buffalo wings I've had in a LONG time!! However, even AFTER I washed my hands, there was plenty of CRAP UNDER MY NAILS!! So...no wings for me on the first date!! I don't want to spend an hour flicking "stuff" from under my nails!!
(and NO this was not that important an announcement but I hadn't posted in a while, so hey!)
Dear Mr. Jobs & Mr. Fadell, Please let me express the complete love and joy that I've found in a little white & silver device that weighs less than 5 ounces and has 30GB of memory!! My new iPod has brought such happiness to my life...it has filled a void that I didn't even know was there! Between the iTunes I have at work and at home, my iPod and little teeny earphones, and the FM transmitter that I have for the car, I am now free to JAM at any given moment, no matter where I am and no matter what kind of mood I'm in!! Thank you gentlemen for this wonderful invention! Mr. Fadell, I believe you were one of the first people on the iPod team and for you and your team, I thank the Heavens above!! Because of the iPod, I can listen to the Ying Yang twins and then follow it up with a Jill Scott song and then follow THAT up with a Shekinah Glory song!! Oh the wonder! Oh the thrill!! My life--though this may be a SAD revelation--is now complete!!
So, it's Saturday and Thanksgiving was Thursday. Ok, aside from the WONDERFUL food and FANTASTIC desserts, I was really happy Thursday, just to be alive and well to see another Turkey Day. I had a house to wake up in, a family to eat with and a car to drive me from place to place! So, Thursday, I was grateful!
But two things have happened since Thanksgiving day that have made me more than grateful. I've since realized that I'm BLESSED and for that, I'm forever appreciative! First, yesterday, I was off work--woke up dizzy and kept drifting in and out of sleep--so one of the few hours that I was actually woke, I watched MTV's True Life: I'm Dead Broke. WOW! It followed three young people: DeMarlon, 21; Alexa, 18; Sandra 22. All three were struggling to deal with poverty! To see people who have literally half (or less) than what I have, but still are willing to fight to make it really moved me. I mean, I was crying and everything!! The guy DeMarlon was determined …
(I just re-read this and it is long! My bad!) Hey all!! It has been a LONG while since I have posted anything! In fact, I think the last time I blogged, my baby was almost 17 weeks...or something like that. And now...we are weeks away from her third birthday! Time flies! (Honestly...whether or NOT you are having fun, time zooms! Can we all agree on that?) In the time away from blogging, I have discovered something: I LOVE talking about all things motherhood! Partially because I LOVE being a mom (like, honestly...God is amazing and He really knows ALL things! He gave me THE BEST first child!!!!!!!!!!!) and partially because I think women need to know that there is support available...and that we are not alone, whether we love motherhood, loathe it or something in between! So, between talking to some friends who are also "new" mothers--they have children under three--and talking to some friends who are expecting (YAY, new babies!), I have decided to start blogging about my &qu…