Sunday, June 29, 2008

Not so sure about this??
I have to say, I worry about our education system if this is true!!

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Movie Reviews

Saturday, June 28, 2008

Lazy Days....

It's Saturday evening and I have accomplished a lot today.......a lot of nothing!!! Have you ever had one of those days were you just can't bring yourself to do anything. I went to the store to buy some laundry soap so I could wash clothes, but haven't even stepped foot in the laundry room.
Earlier a huge thunderstorm rolled through (one of the thing I love about summer), and I just sat on the rocker enjoying the activity. The kids are now enjoying all the new puddles to jump around in.
We rented Into the Wild to watch tonight courtesy of Lessa's recommendation. So I guess if I can stay awake long enough, I will pop some popcorn and enjoy the movie.
Now Rodney on the other hand has been extremely productive today. This morning he worked on his annulment papers from his first wife (over 10 years ago) so he and I can convalidate our vows through the church. After he was done with that he stripped down all the old wallpaper in our downstairs bathroom, removed the "popcorn" ceiling and is now in the process of painting the room. Sigh, I guess I will get back to warming my recliner seat now *smiles*. I hope you all are able to enjoy a lazy Saturday to.

Friday, June 27, 2008

You know you are Catholic when.....

  • you genuflect before entering your seat at the theater.

  • every time you go into your pantry you feel a strange compulsion to cross yourself and say 'bless me father, for I have sinned ...

  • you have an overwhelming compulsion to say, "And also with you," when Yoda says, "May the Force be with you."

  • you can only recite the Creed when around large groups of people.

  • someone says they're going to KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) and you think they are going to bingo at the K of C. (Knights of Columbus)

  • asked you your favorite Madonna song and you say "Ave Maria"

  • you have 40 aunts and uncles.

  • you know more than 15 recipes for preparing tuna fish.

  • you make the sign of the cross before shooting a free throw.

  • you spend the first five minutes of the day untangling your scapular from your Miraculous Medalone

  • most of your Crucifixes has five years worth of dried out palms stuck behind it.

  • you know that the Rosary is not a fashion accessory

  • you run all over town in November looking for pink and purple candles.
  • you'd never tell anyone that the grill mark on your tortilla looks like the Blessed Virign Mary, but you still felt guilty after you'd eaten it

  • you can whistle the Notre Dame college fight song

    Tuesday, June 24, 2008

    FOR TODAY.......

    Outside my a huge Oak tree that shades our home. you can see the rockers on the front porch swaying slightly from the wind

    I am thinking...About how to stay calm for my MRI today

    I am thankful for...My husband who loves me despite all my many flaws

    From the kitchen...I see the empty coffee pot which I am about to fill so I can enjoy some coffee and a bagel this morning

    I am creating...A scrapbook for my Mother-in-Law, she lives so far away she doesn't get to see the kids as much as I am sure she would like

    I am reading...Stop whining and Start Living by Dr Laura (I love her no nonsense way of thinking)

    I am hoping...To find the strength through God to forgive my enemies

    I am hearing...A lawn mower off in the distance. I hope I can smell the fresh cut grass when I walk outside.

    One of my favorite things...setting here in my favorite recliner reading.

    A Few Plans For The Rest Of The Week... Clean our bedroom, take the kids to the park, keep up with my journaling

    Here is a picture thought I am sharing with you...
    Here is a picture from my wonderful weekend with some wonderful ladies!

    Saturday, June 14, 2008

    School's out!!!

    School let out a couple weeks ago and we have been trying to find ways to stay busy with the kids. We purchased passes to a local museum, and season passes to a local amusement park trying to keep the kids busy. Even with both those it seems our library seems to be our most frequented, useful, and not to mention cheapest resource. All three children are doing the summer reading program which offers incentives...(IE prizes) to encourage summer reading. As always, Victoria is reading more than her share, while Chandler and Maddie take a little prompting. I have also heard that Barnes and Noble has an awesome reading program where the kids get free books for reading, so check out you local B&N and see if they are participating.