Thursday, September 27, 2012
"You have great ambitions and aim for the top." Not so much. I'm more of a "shoot for the lower middle" kind of gal, that way I'm pleasantly surprised if I get any higher. I hate disappointment.
"You are a good judge of people but sometimes too critical." I would agree that I used to be more critical than I am now. The last couple of years has given me a new prespective on judging others. I'm probably still more critical than I should be, but I'm working on it.
"You usually let your heart rule your head." Not just usually, but always! I should probably work on that as well.
"You display your likes and dislikes with assurance." Not only do I display them, I outline them in flashing neon lights (not necessarily a good thing).
"You enjoy planning for the future." Let's just skip this one shall we?
"You are always willing to give a great deal of yourself." Actually this used to be extremely true.
"You have a talent for making the best of any situation." Accurate.
"With your strong will power you can reach any goal." Refer to point "1".
"You are reliable, honest and others depend on you." You can always rely on the fact that I'm more honest than I should be. Not everyone appreciates brutal honesty.
"You plan your moves efficiently to avoid wasting time and energy." Very true, especially when driving.
"You are intelligent and imaginative." Half accurate, you decide which half.
"You are quick to detect the slightest error." That's a little too broad for me know whether it's true or not... Refer to point "11"
"You are a lovable airhead." Is that a compliment??? I want my three bucks back.
I was a little disappointed the analysis wasn't more accurate. I wanted to sign 13 different cards to see if the analysis came back the same with each one, or if I really am a Sybil.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Monday, September 24, 2012
fun. My husband mused that allowing me to do the cotton candy would be like allowing Lucille Ball to do the conveyer belt in a chocolate factory... He was correct. I twirled and swirled sticks of cotton candy like a champion cotton candier only stopping long enough for someone to give me a boost of energy by stuffing wads of cotton candy down my throat. We got a little silly when we hit a sugar slump, but we kept things hopping in the most interesting of ways. It's quite likely we won't be allowed to man the cotton candy booth next year. Co-volunteers tried, as much as possible, to keep me wiped down
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
|Love the quote and the slinky|
|My ball. Close but way off can be cool to watch|
Friday, September 7, 2012
My emotions play like the ticker at the bottom of a newscast.... Love... Joy... anger... Frustration... Conceit... Self-loathing... Happiness... Fear... Contentment... Discontentment... My ears
Our dryer quit working for like the 4th time this year. It's so inconvenient for me to have to go buy myself new clothes because the dryer isn't working... LOL! No, seriously:-) My sweet husband sent me the following email....
Mike: have concluded from talking to all of the techs that have come out to work on the dryer that they are correcting the problem but they have not figured out the solution. From the research I have conducted on the Internet and past electronic/electrical experience at CMC and from seeing each failure being a different component (i.e. blown input fuse twice, blown input diode twice, blown module once and now a burnt in-put wire), I conclude that we are putting to much load into the dryer from large and often still wet laundry. We need to reduce the size of the loads and/or spin longer while still in the washer. The combination of wetness creates an environment which could effectively cause dust bridges that could cause a short (only a micro-second or so but still occur at the component level).
Me: So I can't stuff the dryer completely full until I'm unable to get one more article of clothing in? Bummer!
Mike: Yes, you can still do that, but only if you don't care that it will cause the dryer to quit working. You might want to text Caleb and tell him the same thing. He too can stuff the dryer completely full until he is unable to get one more article of clothing in, but only if he doesn't care that it will cause the dryer to quit working.
Isn't he just the sweetest thing? It's a sure bet Caleb will follow Mike's advice, because they are cut from the same cloth... I however, tend to get in a hurry and try to squeeze a lot into a little every chance I get. I will try to behave myself, but there's a good chance I will be doing a lot of shopping:-) Because that's just how I roll.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
|I'm too old for this :-(|
Me: Looked like most of your friends parents are kind of old
Aja: Yeah, they're the same age you're going to be when Caleb graduates.
Me: You could have gone the rest of your life without saying that
Aja: Well, it's true
Me: Well, we may be the oldest by then but we'll still be the coolest
|Sweet in a "Don't touch me" kind of way|
10 years later, we are definitely the oldest and most certainly not the coolest (although I think we are cooler than we are given credit for). At some time during the last almost 18 years, the lines around our eyes have deepened, and our cool factor just fell completely off. Now we endure eye rolls that scream.... "You guys are sooo old... Can I have gas money?" The other day my husband was telling my son that another one of his High School friends had passed away. This is the 4th friend he has lost this year. With complete seriousness my son asked him.... "What did he die from.... Like, just old age?" He wasn't even trying to smart off, he actually thought our friends are dropping like flies from old age! I would probably be more upset about having a Senior in High School, but I'm just too tired. After the a summer of teenage boy shenanigans, empty nest is sounding better and better. Not really, but there have been days.... Unlike my first two Seniors, this one doesn't see what all of the fuss is about. He thinks having Senior pictures taken is dumb.... "I don't really see the point" he tells me. I thought I might use the senior pictures as leverage to convince him to get a haircut, but he totally wasn't buying into that idea (fine, let him be forever frozen in time with long black hair wearing a toboggan). I can't see him wanting to participate in Project
|Just wanna pinch those cheeks kinda sweet|
No Shenanigans here