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Friday, April 18, 2014

5 on Friday

1. Which of your country's leaders (past or present) would you like to have a chance to sit down and talk to?


One of the Founding Fathers, definitely; I think Jefferson or Adams would be my top pick. (Bonus points if I can get them on film saying something about how the US was in fact  founded on "Christian principles" so we can end that madness once and for all).


2. What job would you never want to have to do?

Oh there's a lot of these. I wouldn't want to do anything that involves killing something or someone or the decision to kill something or someone, be it working in extermination, the meat industry, or  animal medicine.

3. How many kids do you have and what are their ages? If you don't have kids, do you think you want any down the road? If so, how many?

I have 3 grown sons.  And I have 5 gorgeous grandchildren. I am not including their ages as it will make ME feel old,

4. Do you have a "blankie" or a favorite stuffed animal? What is it/what does it look like?

No I sure don’t and I don’t believe I ever had one.

5. What is your favorite flower?

Lilac and Peony. Love them




Thursday, April 17, 2014

Bullying


When I was first asked the question: "Have you ever been the target of bullies? Bullied others?" I thought that  I wouldn't have anything to relate to. I was thinking about high school and elementary school and I wasn't really bullied. Teased, sure, but not bullied.
Then they asked me being bullied outside of school.   My ex-husband was very verbally abusive. I asked "Do you think verbal abuse is bullying?" I got a yes. They said "yes I think verbal abuse is bullying. Words hurt and lower a person's self worth."  This blew my mind a little bit.  What I thought was normal was actually abuse.
I never thought I could relate to being bullied even tho I lived for years and years with a bully. He used to call me names, tell me I am worthless and lazy, make me feel like I did not deserved everything he did. He was, thankfully, rarely physically abusive, so I really did not think that I was being abused. Now I see that I was. It took years, but I can see that now.
Honestly, and we are being honest here, I sometimes wished he was more physically abusive. Then I would have had a good reason to leave. I felt like the verbal abuse was not a good enough reason. Physical abuse is something you can see. Something that leaves marks and scars. Something that I can point to and say "That is wrong."
After this small revelation,  I was  very sad. I was sad for all the people being bullied, all the bullies, and me. Why can't we just treat everyone else with respect?

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

All this business about saving daylight

 
Seriously. I'm sick of hearing people whining about losing an hour of sleep. It's not that bad, I promise. You will get it back. I'll see to it personally. There's a lot of bureaucracy in the Land of Time, so it could take up to 6 months, but I promise that I'll save your hour one way or another.
Plus, if you really think you lost an hour of sleep, you're looking at things the wrong way. I mean, you *did* have the option of going to bed earlier. Or getting up later. I mean, why is everybody so quick to assign the loss of an hour to sleep time. I personally lost an hour of church. What? I never go to church? Well, then I didn't really lose anything did I?

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

There are two types of people:

10.  One that calls any type of cola SODA, and the other that calls it POP.
9.  Those who hang the roll of toilet paper over, and those who hang under.
8.  Those who pour the cereal in first and those that pour the milk in…!
7.   Those who do not understand dichotomies.
6.  People who read the instructions and those who do not
5.  Those who like Journey, and those who lie.
4.  There are two “types” of people, the “touch-typists” and the “hunt and peckers”
3.   Those who think there are two types of people, and those who don’t.
2.   Those that understand Big Bang Theory  and those that appreciate all this free time on their hands
1.  There are 10 types of people: Those who understand binary and those who don’t.


Here are my answers:


10. soda pop

9.  over
8.  cereal (people pour the milk in first?!)
6.  I never read em.  any of them.
5.  Do you remember the game Journey for the atari?  Journey did all the music.  It was awesome.
4.  touch-typist
2.  I'm a BBT-aholic
1. HAHA!  gotta love math jokes!
What are your answers?

Monday, April 14, 2014

Monday with Morgan

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My mommy and daddy took me to the egg hunt in the park.
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I met the Bunny  himself. He was so funny
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Then we flew my Barbie Kite for while.
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 It was all fun and games till the kite crashed.
We watched Frozen and my grandma braided my hair like Anna's. 

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Things I have been thinking about lately:

1.  Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.
2.  Gardening Rule: When weeding, the best way to make sure you are removing a weed and not a valuable plant is to pull on it. If it comes out of the ground easily, it is a valuable plant.
3.  Have you noticed since everyone has a camcorder these days no one talks about seeing UFOs like they used to?
4.  Why is there a light in the fridge and not in the freezer?
5.  Did you ever notice that when you blow in a dog's face, he gets mad at you, but when you take him on a car ride, he sticks his head out the window?
6.  The easiest way to find something lost around the house is to buy a replacement.
7.  Why do people point to their wrist when asking for the time, but don't point to their crotch when they ask where the bathroom is?