Friday, May 27, 2011


Started the day off with a great interview. It was like talking to an old friend.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Day 145

I know the weather guy said it was going to storm, but, dang it poured rain all night long. It was so windy! We love to listen to the wind, so I left the window crack just a bit so we could listen to it howl.When I left for work this morning it was only sprinkling. I am sure there is more coming for today and the rest of the week.

Still keeping my fingers crossed that no tornadoes will touch down in South Whitley, Indiana. It is the true homeplace for my family.

My comment on the Ed Show. I don't think Ed Schultz said anything wrong. Facts are facts. Laura Ingraham is a slut or even one step below. She is a hipocrite from the word go. When you flash your nasty naked pictures on the internet...what does that make you?  Thank you...slut. I felt Ed did not have to make the apology that he did and should not be punished with a week's suspension.

Slipping on the goals for this week. I have not made it over to the house all week. But we do have a 3 day weekend coming up. I do have an interview tomorrow. Looking forward to that. Got to keep thinking I need benefits!!! I do not want to keep paying that cobra payment each month.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Day 144

Cloudy and cool this morning. 70% chance of rain by this evening and then rain for the rest of the week. Sigh...

I am almost out of gas and will need to stop after work and get some. I wish I had a battery operated car. I only drive 1.3 miles to the job I'm working presently. It would be perfect...wouldn't have to buy gas EVER!

We had a nice evening last night. Had chicken pot pies for dinner while we watched the coverage of tornadoes and storms ripping across the midwest. The weather seems to be getting worse. How can anyone say out weather isn't changing? I feel so sorry for all those who have lost all their lives. Stuff can be replaced. We have started over so many times with nothing.

I have always wanted to be a storm chaser. Weather has always fascinated me. The summers I spent in Indiana was filled with thunder and lightning storms and rain in the summertime. California it was rare to have thunder and lightning. Our weather was mild and mostly boring. We did have lots of fog. I now live in Spokane and it seems we have 2 seasons... Winter snow and construction. LOL! But really we also do not get many thunder and lightning storms. No humidity. I've always thought about taking one of those vacation trips with a storm chaser.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Day 143

Soft rain this morning.

How must it feel to quit your job, give up your belongings just to awake and find yourself still here. he says October?

Do I believe in heaven...NO  Afterlife...YES Reincarnation...YES  Hell...NO

I do believe in Karma and Paying it Forward. And most of all Kindness.

Why are people no longer curious? THINK for yourself...not listen to what the talking heads on the radio or television are saying and take it as fact. They are just promoting someone else's agenda or philosophy. Do your own research. READ! ASK QUESTIONS!

My goals for this week: Move the rest of the stuff from the house. Give away what is not needed. Make jewelry. Go to work, pay the bills and try not to spend much money.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Day 141

Sorry I missed a few days. I've been busy making jewelry in my spare time. I sold all 4 necklaces, Life cycle of the Turtle, Bears in the Woods, Return of Spring and Pink Love.

The next necklace I made is called Space, the Final Frontier.  Future project is Bees in Spring.

I have had alot of call for black earrings, so I'll be working on those today.

So the Rapture did not no Post Rapture Looting Party! Damn, it would have been so fun.

Friday night we watched the Linda Ronstadt: Canciones de Mi Padre concert. Besides the music being so fantastic, the costumes and sets were amazing. And her earrings...OMG to die for!  We still have the movies Red and Premonition to watch.

I am rooting for John Rich to win Celebrity Apprentice tonight!!! Another season finale. Pretty soon my DVR won't have anything to record. LOL.

Happy Sunday!

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Day 131

Day 130 Wednesday

The doctor visit went well. Tow cute doctors for the price of one. I have learned that A-fib can roll back to a normal rythym all on its own.
Still working on the turtle necklace. Had it completed and when I was doing the final part to finish I accidentially let go and it scattered all over the carpet. But, as anything that goes wrong there is a silver lining. There were some beads I used that were not my favorite for the piece, so now I can re-work it so it can be perfect.

And talk about perfect...the weather...OMG absolute perfection...but it won't last more than today. Too bad it had to be wasted being at work all day.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Day 129

It was actually a really nice day outside today. The kind you want find a way to escape work and just go out and enjoy.
But it was meant to be. Worked all day...not a great day, but, not an oh so terrible day either. I still miss my carefree days of not working, even though I was sick.

I have gotten back into making jewelry. Seems like I cannot stop! I found a new style of necklace for this year that is really getting my creative juices flowing. The necklaces tell kind of a story. The first one is called Returning Spring. The second is called The Ebbs of a Blue Monday. Then I made a necklace that is different shades of browns, black and ivory/bone colored beads with silver Woodstock bird beads. My next one is going to be called Turtle Cycles. I even have another one after that which will be a memaid themed necklace. I will post pictures once the clasps or connectors are added to complete them.

We have been watching alot of movies lately. Last one was How To Train Your Dragon. So cute. They have come a long way with animation. We are thinking of cutting off cable tv. Almost every show I watch I can watch on Hulu or stream from Netflix. I keep asking myself why am I paying so much money for cable? We sure could use the break in our budget.

My favorite shows seem to be coming to an end of their seasons. First Parenthood and now Justified. Soon Celebrity Apprentice will be over. NeNe=Big Cow Mouth Loser! Oh and Harry's Law ended their season too. But I am sure new shows will come and take their place. True Blood is coming...

I am so looking forward to the nicer weather!! BBQ's and boating at the lake, day trips to Idaho and Montana and all around Washington State. I hate the gas prices, but still want to go out and about and enjoy my surroundings.

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Day 126

First horse race I ever attended was at Bay Meadows, San Mateo, CA.
I was totally hooked!

Run For The Roses

Born in the valley
And raised in the trees
Of Western Kentucky
On wobbly knees
With mama beside you
To help you along

You'll soon be a growing up strong.
All the long, lazy mornings
In pastures of green
The sun on your withers
The wind in your mane
Could never prepare you
For what lies ahead

The run for the roses so red --
And it's run for the roses
As fast as you can
Your fate is delivered
Your moment's at hand
It's the chance of a lifetime
In a lifetime of chance
And it's high time you joined
In the dance

It's high time you joined
In the dance --

From sire to sire
It's born in the blood
The fire of a mare
And the strength of a stud
It's breeding and it's training
And it's something unknown
That drives you and carries
You home.

And it's run for the roses
As fast as you can
Your fate is delivered
Your moment's at hand
It's the chance of a lifetime
In a lifetime of chance
And it's high time you joined
In the dance

It's high time you joined
In the dance --

Winner of the 137th Running of the Roses
Animal Kingdom

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Day 123


Who's that I see walkin' in these woods?
Why, it's Little Red Riding Hood.
Hey there Little Red Riding Hood,
You sure are looking good.
You're everything a big bad wolf could want.

Listen to me.

Little Red Riding Hood
I don't think little big girls should
Go walking in these spooky old woods alone.


What big eyes you have,
The kind of eyes that drive wolves mad.
So just to see that you don't get chased
I think I ought to walk with you for a ways.

What full lips you have.
They're sure to lure someone bad.
So until you get to grandma's place
I think you ought to walk with me and be safe.

I'm gonna keep my sheep suit on
Until I'm sure that you've been shown
That I can be trusted walking with you alone.


Little Red Riding Hood
I'd like to hold you if I could
But you might think I'm a big bad wolf so I won't.


What a big heart I have-the better to love you with.
Little Red Riding Hood
Even bad wolves can be good.
I'll try to be satisfied just to walk close by your side.
Maybe you'll see things my way before we get to grandma's place.

Little Red Riding Hood
You sure are looking good
You're everything that a big bad wolf could want.

Owoooooooo! I mean baaaaaa! Baaa?

Monday, May 2, 2011

Day 121

The Presence of Trees

by Michael S. Glaser

I have always felt the living presence

of trees

the forest that calls to me as deeply

as I breathe,

as though the woods were marrow of my bone

as though
I myself were tree, a breathing, reaching

arc of the larger canopy
beside a brook bubbling to foam

like the one

deep in these woods,

that calls

that whispers home

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Day 120

Also known as: May Day,
DATE: Traditionally May 1st. Astrologically, 15 degrees into taurus, near May 5th.

A Spring Rite celebrating the fertility of animals, people, plants, ideas, etc. The
Goddess turns the Wheel again. This is the midpoint of the year. The God relinquishes
power to the Goddess and begins his summer slumber. Power moves from the male
back to the female. The Goddess begins here reign as the Maiden.
This is a joyouse happy time....very much the opposite of Samhain.
The phallus of the God, (represented by the May Pole) is reverently plunged into the earth.
This is done to show the earth what we desire (sympathetic magick).
It is a time for planting of seeds and new beginnings.

It is traditional to dance the May Pole, representing the God impregnating the
Earth Goddess, and by weaving the ribbons, we join two substances to form a third
(representative of the creation of life).

The Beltane Fire (a fire of passion) is lit in a
cauldron or pit. It is traditional to jump over the Beltane fire for fertility or “good luck”
in the coming growing season. A woman is highly blessed if impregnated on Beltane.

Women wear circlets of flowers. Men wear green circlets. All weaving/plaiting-type
activities are very much appropriate (anything that takes two or more items and
creates a separate thing unto itself).

Day 119 Saturday


The temptation was almost at it's extent.

I couldn't help it you see, couldn't help wanting to agree.

It was desire, like the devil wanting to play with fire.

The chemistry between us was overwhelming.

You dropped your protection guard, even though it was hard.

I felt the heat, I felt the want, I felt the need, I felt the happiness

within my heart soul and mind.

I looked at you and the temptation ran through, I stopped myself.
"charity don't do it, it wouldn't be right"

I catch myself thinking, "You know you want this, do it already."
but wait I look away with only a second to think and I'm at it again.

It got to where it was constant temptation, a never ending cycle.

I look at you were both tied in the moment our lips stay seprate but there is still temptation to kiss, you whisper softly in my ear, tilt your head and leaned in slowly,
your lips barley touch mine, and you pull away, leaving me wanting this even more.

Taunting and teasing me with your intoxicating smell and your gentile touch, you refuse.
The temptation became stronger and I became weaker, want you even more every second as I lie next to you.

My hand rests on your back as you come closer to me, i flex against your touch.
Your my greatest gift, you know how to get under my skin,
every time your near there is that inner voice i have to hear, and its the temptation
lingering within my body.

by Dark Angel Of Gold