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Census Meme (stolen from tiggsybabes)

1971 – Was not born yet

1981 – (WG) I was 8.  I was in 2nd grade (Ms. Lux) and painfully shy, gangly, akward and goofy.  Loved animals, rainbows, unicorns, dressed badly.

1991 – (WG) I was 18 and was getting ready to graduate High School (AGHS) and start college (Drexel University).  Was dating my first SERIOUS boyfriend, Frank.  Still loved animals, rainbows, unicorns, but my sense of fashion had greatly improved.

2001 – (Telford) I was 28 and a mother to a 2-year old.  Have a BS in Mechanical Engineering (after 8 years of college).  Working for the Navy on gas turbine engines.  Renting a townhouse with my boyfriend (and father to my son).  Started an interested in scrapbooking and Wicca (not necessarily in that order). Again, still loved animals, rainbows and unicorns, but my son eclipsed them all.  My fashion sense was ok, but had begun to decline.

2011 – (Morton) I’m almost 38.  Dating a new man (for almost 4 years now).  My "baby" just turned 12.  Still work for the Navy, still with gas turbines, just in more of a support capacity now.  Own my own 3-bedroom, Cape Cod that is just cute as hell.  Have 5 cats; a wuss (Flash), a pisser (Baby), a bully & hairball hacker (Tiger), a puker (Smores) and the Coolest Effin Cat This Side of the Mississippi (Cheetah).  Scrapbooking has become a bit of an obsession, Wicca has faded into the background, but I want to re-kindle that interest, I miss it.  I still love animals and rainbows, my love for unicorns had fallen into more of a fond likeness, however my love for my son continues to expand and shine.  My fashion sense has all but disappeared.

2021- I’ll be 48. Will hopefully be very close to owning (free-and-clear) my house.  Hopefully still with "CK".  My son will probably be graduating from college (OMG!) and beginning his own journey in life.  I *might* still have all my furry babies to keep the empty nest syndrome at bay.  Will have all kinds of scrapbooking albums done (LOL).  I’m hoping my fashion sense will return to some sense of normalcy.

2031 – I’ll be 58. My son will hopefully be married to a wonderful woman, who loves him as much as he loves her.  I might be a Grandma. I *hope* to be retired at this point (comfortably).  I might NOT have the original 5 furry babies, but will probably have one or two new ones.  I will have paid for my house and given it to my son so he can raise his children in it (or sell it).  I will live nearby so I can be the Grandma that babysits whenever needed, bakes cookies with the kiddies and generally spoils them rotten.  I will have moved from scrapbooking my son’s childhood to my grandchildrens’.  And I will be the hippest, trendiest Grandma ever…cuz THEN I’ll have time to care how I look πŸ˜‰

Meme stolen from Mom2CamWife2Ger

I AM … WAY passed full…too much Count Chocula!
I WANT … to be a stay-a-home-mom (or at least only work during school hours)
I HAVE … working mommy guilt
I HATE …making decisions.
I FEAR … bugs…no matter how big or small….eeek
I DON’T THINK … I can take much more guilt
I REGRET … nothing. Life shouldn’t be a series of regrets…
I AM NOT … incompetent
I DANCE … whenever the mood hits me
I SING … just about all the time (and not well, either LOL)
I NEVER … wanted to be a “career woman”
I RARELY … watch television
I CRY WHEN I WATCH … sad shows, the news, people get hurt (especially children)
I HATE THAT … my job sometimes takes me away from Jacob
I’M CONFUSED ABOUT … getting what I want out of life
I NEED … help! LOL
I SHOULD … get more sleep

I have been tagged!

I have been away on travel for work. Much too long and really quite uneventful. However, I come back to find that I have been tagged! And by one of my best girlfriends, too!

Damn you, Nizzy!


the rules
1. Link to your tagger and post these rules on your blog.
2. Share 7 facts about yourself on your blog, some random, some weird.
3. Tag 7 people at the end of your post by leaving their names as well as links to their blogs.
4. Let them know they are tagged by leaving a comment on their blog.

1. My favorite color is blue. I like just about every shade, but depending upon my mood, I may not like it later.

2. I am emotional, not fragile. I feel everything. And for someone who has to be in control at all times, these “feelings” can be more trouble than they’re worth.

3. I am a control freak. Not about EVERYTHING, just about me and what immediately affects me.

4. I am a hopeless romantic. I believe in love at first sight. I believe in loving with all your heart. I believe in soul-mates…for everyone else but me. I have no faith in romance for me.

5. I love being a mom. EVERY SINGLE SOLITARY MOMENT, MEMORY, FRUSTRATION AND CHORE. Wouldn’t trade it for all the tea in China.

6. I, like my evil friend, Nizzy, like ROMANCE novels as well. Not ALL genres, but I like them. Historical and paranormal. I’m beginning to fancy the paranormal ones most. Imagination. Truly a woman’s best friend πŸ˜‰

7. I am a stationary junky. I love paper and pens and crayons and such. Which is probably why I’m SO hooked on scrapbooking, but have nearly nothing to show for it (besides a SERIOUSLY over-stocked craft room). Some people are addicted to drugs and alcohol…I’m addicted to color and creativity (although, I don’t possess any)…

Ok, now the hard part. I can’t tag Nizzy, cuz she tagged me. Damn it!

So I tag…


Meme Goodness (stolen from mistress_rain)

1. You have 50 dollars in your pocket what do you do with it?
Hmmm…depends on the situation

2. What is your most guilty pleasure?
sex LOL

3. Have you ever seen someone die?

4. Are you confused as to what lies ahead of you?
not confused, anxious, maybe, but not confused

5. What was the last book you read for pleasure and would you recommend it?
Holidays are Hell. Yes, but only if you’re into metaphysical/sci-fi

6. Name a personal hero.
i have quite a few, actually

7. If the person you like does not accept you, would you continue to wait for them to change their feelings?

8. If the person you secretly like is already attached, what would you do?

9. Is there anything that has made you unhappy recently?
my kitty is attacking and biting me (and my family)…I think he may have to go 😦

10. What do you want most in life?

11. Do you believe people can talk with the dead?

12. If you find out that your best friend is going out with your boyfriend/girlfriend, how would you react?
Immediately cut them out of my life. I agree w/thumpa

13. Who is currently the most important person to you?
my kids

14. What kind of person do you think you are?
I am fair.

15. Do you believe there is nothing higher than human kind?

16. Which fictional character could you most see yourself marrying?
I could use a little prince charming (I agree with mistress_rain!)

17. Would you give your all in a relationship?
I would

18. Do you have a motto? If yes which one?
The golden rule is a good one. I just recently adopted “Life’s what you make it”. Thanks, Hannah! πŸ˜‰

19. What type of friends do you have?
Some of the best!

20. Do you have an all time favorite song?
Two Steps Behind by Def Leppard


What color is your soul painted?


Your soul is painted the color brown, which embodies the characteristics of calmness, depth, nature, stability, tradition, poverty, roughness, down-to-earth, uncertainty, and neutrality. Brown is the color of the element Earth, and represents soil and, to a lesser degree, fertility of the Earth.

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A fucking coffin and a funeral?!?!


10 Things Meme (from tiggsybabes)

Anna gave me B πŸ™‚

I assume it’s 10 random things, so, here goes…

1) Beads! – can’t wait to get them to start my projects
2) Books – love to get carried away by a good story
3) Booger Boy – One of Jacob’s many nicknames
4) Brooke Circle – name of our street πŸ™‚
5) Broken – I broke the AUX jack on my car stereo 😦
6) Belly – I just love little pot bellies on kids…Jacob’s is so cute!
7) Better – my pinched nerve is getting better
8) Binders – I have a strange obsession with binders, I just love their versatility!
9) Boots – I’m debating about buying a nice pair of hiking boots so I can go hiking in the fall
10) Bad kitty – Cheetah when he makes it difficult to give him meds *crosses arms*

Ask me for a letter if you’d like to put a list together πŸ™‚

meme stolen from tiggsybabes

1. I’ve come to realize that my ex is: pretty much a hopeless case
2. I am listening to: WMMR Preston & Steve
3. I talk: too much at times and not enough at other times
4. I love: my Peanut!
5. I have: to lose weight, get organized, get better (pinched nerve) and get the house in order
7. I lost: the will to care about much beyond my own world
8. I hate it when: I flub plans with friends/family
9. Love is: out there?
10. Marriage: scary!
12. I’ll always be: me
13. I have a crush on: my trash man, someone i work with and my physical therapist (but not really)
14. The last time I cried was: the last time my nerve pain flared
15. My cell phone is: sitting next to me…silent
16. When I wake up in the morning: I pray I get a few more minutes
17. Before I go to sleep at night: I cuddle with Jake, and try to relax and turn off my brain…doesn’t always work.
18. Right now I am thinking about: getting home in time to get my camera and meds before my orthodontic appt.
19. Babies are: very cute
20. I get on myspace: when I get notice of a comment
21. Today I: have two doc appts (both ortho LOL orthodontic and orthopedic)
22. Tonight I will: inhale dinner, run to soccer practice, try to get shit done and go to bed
23. Tomorrow I will: work 10 hours and take Jake to his dad’s
24. I really want: to be financially secure and emotionally content

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