Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Some more of my favorite quotes

"Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death." ~Anaïs Nin

"Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you—they're supposed to help you discover who you are." ~Bernice Johnson Reagon
( I really like that second one. I've been through some things that almost paralyzed me. It's a choice you have to make to move. You can't let challenges stop you from living. These life lessons build character and make us who we are. Are we going to just sit and let life pass us by or face it head on and be a better person by getting through it. - Susan Richards)


"While it may take two to tango, it only takes you to commit to creating a relationship with the people in your life. Take full responsibility for your relationships and consciously choose to suspend judgment of people." ~ Al Ritter

"When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier." ~Roy Disney
"Values are most alive when we have specific words to describe them, and when we remain intentionally connected to them. It sounds so simple, but in reality, few of us make a practice of routinely making this connection." ~John G. Blumberg
"Be kind and merciful. Let no one ever come to you without coming away better and happier." ~Mother Teresa

Favorite Quotes on Courage

Courage does not always roar.
Sometimes courage is that quiet voice at the end of the day saying...
"I will try again tomorrow." ~ Mary Anne Radmacher
"When we think about courage, it's usually stories of heroism that come to mind – saving someone from a fire or climbing Mount Everest. But for millions of women around the world, courage comes in a very different way. It's a quiet voice that gives them the strength to go on for another day, sometimes in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds." ~ Bobi Seredich

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Tornado 12/14/2010

We had a tornado here in Aumsville. I've only got pictures of our park, because they don't want anyone downtown that doesn't need to be there. You can see my pictures here: http://picasaweb.google.com/Keeper.Of.Hope/Tornado121410#

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Promarker Giveaway!

Going Buggy is giving away a full set of Promarkers! http://going-buggy.blogspot.com/
Check it out.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Pictures from our Camping trip

The pictures are uploaded to my facebook account. I made it public, so you should be able to click here and see them. When you get there, if you click on the first picture it will open up larger, then just click on the open picture and it will take you to the next one.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Our silly kitty


Jumbie is loving being inside today. He is just lounging the day away sleeping on Nick while he is watching TV.
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Saturday, July 17, 2010

A gravestone at Aumsville Cemetary


I just had to post this. This was the second oldest person in the Aumsville Cemetary. He was born in 1792. His wife was born in 1790. On the bottom it said that he was a soldier in the war of 1812!!! Just think about that for a minute. The war of 1812, was the last battle that freed the US from British rule. Lewis & Clark had just taken their expedition 6 years previously, from 1804 - 1806. A US census taken by the British in 1790, was 100,000 not including Native Americans. The only states in the US in 1790 were Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massechusettes, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Deleware, Maryland, Virginia, Kentucky, North & South Carolina, Georgia, and (spanish) Florida. Anything West of the Mississippi was called Louisiana owned by the Spanish as well. There was Northern territory around the great lakes, and southern territory which I beleive was later called Tennessee.
Anyway, times were very different. This man and his wife, no doubt, came across the Oregon trail in covered wagon and settled here.
My husband and I were in awe at the history here.
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Lincoln City

Road's End in Lincoln City. Pacific city was a little cloudy, but the farther South we went, the nicer it got. Although, the wind also got stronger too. After we reached Newport, the wind was blowing so hard and with the temp only 56 even witht he sun out, we decided to head inland. It was beautiful drive. Took King Valley Hwy home.
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Went to Beach today

We went to the beach today and found Marion, my dear friend from Florida. She took the picture of Bruce, Tuff and me.
You will have to forgive how I look. Helmet hair. LOL



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Friday, July 16, 2010

Crossword Puzzle

Just wanted you all to know that there is a new element on my blog. At the very bottom of the page is an interactive crossword puzzle. Directions are all there. There will be a new crossword puzzle every day. (If I added it correctly.)

Monday, June 28, 2010

Missing Family



Ok, so there not really missing, but we sure do miss them! Left to right, Mama (Jessica), Grandma (Tammy), & Joseph.

WE MISS YOU ALL!
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Joseph playing bashful


Can you believe what a cutie patootie this guy is?! He loves to pretend he is bashful and he does it so well. We miss him and his mama and grammy so much. Wish they were back here for good!!!
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Lazy Cat


Jumbie loves to bury his face when he sleeps. He is on the back of the couch slipping down, but doesn't seem to care. LOL He really is a goof ball!
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Jumbie relaxing before I mow


Crazy Cat! Was in here cleaning himself, thinking he was going to have the perfect bed, before I could even get my lawnmower plugged in.
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Front of phone



This is the front of my phone. As you can see, part of my favorite saying is at the top and on the side is my nick name with my real name. I thought it turned out pretty well. Click on the picture to see it full sized.
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My Custom Zagg



This is what my custom Zagg looks like. It was from a picture that a friend from the UK did for me. He made bookmarks for me and then I took one of the bookmarks and made it into a custom picture for my phone. I love it!

Go Here if you want one for yourself.
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Friday, June 11, 2010

Invisishield



These are really cool. If you haven't checked them out yet, you must look. You can change the look of your phone, Ipod, Ipad etc. Well worth the money.
Watch the video's as they will show you how tough this shield is and remember, it is warrantied for he life of your device.

Thursday, May 06, 2010

Flowers from Bruce Updated

 

The Lilies have opened. I rearanged them a bit, cuz I love the sunflowers.
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Monday, May 03, 2010

Flowers from Bruce

 

He wanted to buy some really nice roses that had stripes and really cool colors, but then remembered that I like these kinds of flowers better. He was right. I love them! Especially the Sunflowers and the Lily's that aren't opened yet.
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