Monday, May 26, 2008

Hear and Now

Tonight, I watched Hear and Now. It's a beautiful HBO documentary about a Courageous Deaf Couple willing to take a chance to hear after 65 hears with cochlear implants. Paul and Sally Taylor touched my heart with their story.

Please go here to read more:

Stop at the Stop Sign!

Today, my Karla Friend and I were on our way to Lowe's. I looked in my rear view mirror and saw a police car with his lights on. I instantly thought to myself, "Am I really being pulled over? What did I do?" Apparently, I did not stop at the stop sign. Mr. Police Officer was so kind to give me a ticket!

MORAL of the Story: STOP at the STOP Sign!

On a positive note: I am the proud owner of a brand new washer and dryer. They will be delivered the day I move into my new apartment! Other than my car, this is the 2nd biggest purchase I have done as an "adult"! Being an "adult" means you spend way too much money on big metal objects!

Another positive note: Being an adult means your parents do not "make" you eat beets or brussel sprouts anymore! yuk! When I put it this way, I'm so happy I am a Grown UP!

Sunday, May 25, 2008

Where have all the Cowboys Gone?

Before I moved to Texas, I had "wild" ideas about how Dallas was a great Singles Town with Millions of "Texas Cowboys" just waiting for me. When Reality smacked me in the face 12 years ago, I realized Dallas is a Couple town. Where are all the SINGLE, CHRISTIAN MEN?
I know I will find a man in God's timing, not my own. I just want to know WHEN?! :)

Do you know of any SINGLE, CHRISTIAN men in the DFW area? If so, send him my way! :)

Well, I'm moving on up, to the east side, to a deluxe apartment in the sky.....

I gave my current apartment my 60 day notice. I am officially moving to a bigger apartment soon. I'm really looking forward to a bigger home. It's still in the same city...the new apartment will just be across the highway. I have given my deposit & booked movers (b/c it's way too hot in TX to move yourself). Hopefully, everything will work out like I hope.
My Karla Friend will come over to help me pack.......and she will help me unpack! She's a great friend.......I will have lots of yummy food and adult drinks ready to go!

Please pray the move goes well. Once I get into my new apartment, I will take pictures of my new beautiful home.

God's Plan at Work.

Last weekend, I drove home to New Orleans. I went home to celebrate my Grandparents Anniversary. They would have been married 59 years. My MawMaw died in 2005. I wanted to go home in 2006 & 2007 to celebrate but I could not bring myself to go. MawMaw's death is still so hard for me. Anyway, I planned on taking my PawPaw and Parents out to dinner to celebrate.
We went to a good Italian restaurant. It was good to celebrate an important occasion. The beginning of their marriage was the start of a great family. It's amazing to watch God's come into action. Without their marriage, I would not have been born. Praise God for their marriage!

Friday, May 09, 2008

McCain in New Orleans.......What a Joke!

Please read this:

Since I am from New Orleans, I have a huge opinion about John McCain's visit. I am appalled John McCain said what he did. How can McCain really state the following: the Bush administration's response to Katrina's disaster was "terrible and disgraceful", Never again will a disaster of this nature be handled in this terrible and disgraceful way, that if McCain was President during the storm he would have been to New Orleans immediately, History will judge this President, and here's my FAVORITE statement McCain's visit: "All I can say is, it will never, ever happen again."

Dearest John McCain, Republican presidential nominee,

If you really thought Bush's administration response to the aftermath of Katrina was so terrible and disgraceful, why did you not immediately travel to New Orleans to help the victims of the Hurricane? Why did you not gather up funds, material, food or water and send it to New Orleans then or even now? Hundreds of People are still without power....their homes are still destroyed.....their lives are still torn apart.

Celebrities are still helping to rebuild New Orleans. Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, and Harry Connick Jr are among the few who have created charities, worked, and have campaigned to rebuild my Home. Where is John McCain in the rebuilding process? What has McCain done to help grow New Orleans?

I am truly amazed by your choice of words when it comes to President George Bush & New Orleans. President Bush has supported you during your campaign. Shame on your John McCain. Thanks for stating a simple fact: History will judge this President. History will always Judge the President. People still Judge Abraham Lincoln, Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton.

How can you really promise something like this will Never, Never Happen again? Do you control the weather? Did you have a talk to God about all the natural disasters that could happen?

John McCain, I'm very disappointed in your trip to New Orleans . On your next visit to New Orleans, maybe you could come in "old clothes", pick up a trash bag, and start helping rebuild my Home town instead bashing the President in office.

Now, I am stepping down off my soap box.

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Big Small Apartment

My week has been very difficult. Since BooBoo Kitty died on Monday night, I have cried buckets.. As I write this, I cry. Boo and I were friends for 16 years. I have never lived in Texas without him. It's weird coming home and not having him run to me........even at 18 yrs old, he still had lots of energy. He's death happened way too quickly.
I keep thinking about all the "what if's & why's". What if I noticed he was sick before Sunday night? Why did I not love on him more last weekend? Why did I just take him to the Vet's office and leave him there? Why did I not go visit him Monday after work like I thought about a thousand times that day? Why did I just put in him the Vet's kennel Monday without telling him I loved him? Why was I NOT there when he died? Stupid questions, but they keep racing through my mind.
It's amazing how BIG my really small apartment is now without BooBoo.