Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Look what I made tonight.

Look what I made. I not only made this cake but I carved 2 pumpkins. I will post pictures tomorrow when I light them.. Also it is 53 degrees in central florida right now. Burrrr... And I have to walk the pups..

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Blog Challange

How do you decide what photos to show off on your walls etc.?

They are framed in my bedroom. Althought I had 3 enlarged and sent to my Dad & Stepmother because she wanted them for her family room. They she wanted 2 of them and I found a 3rd picture in the series and had it added to the order. She was extremely happy with them. That made me feel good that someone wanted my photos on their wall. I have entered a 2009 calander contest with some of my local photos so maybe more of my photos will be hanging on walls around brevard. They will be picking 12 photos and then they will pick one photo and that person will get a new digital camera. We will see. I will post if I get published.

No I have not decided whether to shoot my co-workers wedding or not. I just don't want them to be unhappy with their photos. And I have never photographed a wedding. Yikes...

Saturday, October 25, 2008

If money was not an issue...

With the economy the way it is right now. No I am not blaming anyone. We do this to ourselves. I am the signer of those credit card charges and I am the on who gets to play with the items. With christmas approaching so fast. I begin to ponder about what I would buy if I could afford it. Well the item I would buy is something that I would have been drooling over for a year now. It is quite a chunk of money to shell out at first but it will save a lot. Oprah did half of her recent show on it. It is a Kindle. What is a Kindle you ask. It is an electronic book. You can purchase the book you have been eyes for $9.99 and under. You can carry up to 200 books at once. With a digi card it can add up to 400 more book. It is $359. See what I mean about the price. But think about this. No paper cuts. No lost book marks (this is my biggest problem they disappear in my room). You do not have to put the book down to look up a word you do not know the meaning of. You can even have your paper delivered right to your kindle and read it before it hits the stands. You can read magazines. If you finish you book while on an international flight you can get a new book without leaving your uncomfortable seat. Kelly got this for her anniversary and LOVES it. Like I said Oprah has tagged this as her most favorite device. I stumbled accross this on the website and have been drooling every since. Maybe one day soon..

Friday, October 24, 2008

I hate my job..

It is not really my job I hate. I hate the face that I get close to my patients and there are so many coming down with cancer. Two of my patients that I have been close with have been recently diagnosed with cancer. Megan, who is in her early 40's, was diagnosed with breast cancer. Barbara, who is only 79, has been diagnosed with stage 2 colon cancer. Monday I have to brake it to my physician who has been on vacation of these two discoveries. This is going to devastate her. Barbara has decided not to treat it. She says she would have to do 6 months of chemo and says it would be a rough six months. She says what does she have to live like that for. She does not have children. It breaks my heart. She is a sweetheart. I think Megan will do well. She has a support system. She has close family. She has had her ups and downs recently but she will beat this. Barbara is the one that breaks my heart.

Thursday, October 23, 2008

I know, I know

I have been a little slacking. but things have been a little crazy. Where to start. I am sitting in Florida enjoying the weather. The windows are wide open. It is great, not for the sinus's, but great. I have a blow up ghost in the front yard swaying back and forth in the strong breezes. There was a rain shower move thru a few minutes ago and now the air smell of rain. I am sitting here with my spotted little girl. I am officially a gimp. I broke my big toe. Yes you read that right I have a incomplete fracture if my big toe. I slipped on a drop of water on the tile and twisted my toe and now I have 2 toes taped together. Otherwise I am pretty glad tomorrow is Friday and next week is Halloween. It is my favorite time of year. I love the little kids in their costumes. I love being able to dress the way you really feel on the inside.

This would really suck to explained this to your boss.

Okay as someone who has ridden on one of these emergency vehicles the truck heading at us is in fault. They have the red light. You are to stop at the red light until all vehicles are stopped. He did not.. Big mistake. That is a huge chunk of money to crash. Ouch..

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Hard decision...

I have been asked to make a hard decision. I have been asked to shoot a wedding. I have never shot a wedding. I actually hate weddings. Sorry it is a single thing. I like nature photography. They don't talk back and they are always still. I am afraid that they will not be happy with the photos. Sharon (My co-worker) asked me if I would take the photographs. She says they can not afford a photographer. I am still learning with my new camera. I am not sure where I put my old camera. I saw it and now it is not where I saw it. I would not charge them. I would just bring them home, play with them and then burn them onto a disk so they can print the photos they like. I have a spare storyteller book so I might print it for them as a gift. I still have a little time to practice and see if I can get over the hurdle.

Side note: I typed this whole entry without a misspelled word. I am getting better... Yeah.

Things I am looking forward to: I am going to a pumpkin carving with the twins & their parents. I am thinking this could be a way to practice shooting some people pictures.. I am suppose to watch the boys afterwards. I am going to call and ask if they would like me to meet them at their house and drive over with them. They are suppose to leave part of the way through the event and go to a birthday party. This way I can drive their van back anad they can drive their car to the birthday. Their car is more stylist then mine.

Lord give me the confidence to find the courage to step out of my box and shoot the dang pictures.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Why I don't need kids.

I don't need them. I have one.. Yes that is GREASE on his face. This little devil has found a place to get greasy. He usually keeps it to himself. Not this time. He decided to get covered in Greasy and then rub it all over my pillows... Did her it the cheap Wal-mart $2.50 pillow cases. No.. He wipes them all over my northern nights sheets. I will tell you he worn the grease and showed it off like a proud little boy. Then he tried to play like he is innocent. I have a permanent 2 y/o. Children.

Monday, October 13, 2008

1 year...

One year ago today I was in pain in more then one way. My beloved SUV was parked in a salvage yard in Rockledge. I was worrying about my mother who had lost consciousness 3 times that day. Not to mention the fact that my life has been turned upside down. Yes I was in pain but I would live. I was stranded without a vehicle and I was unsure of the future. And boy was it a long road. It was fighting to my SUV evaluated. Trying to get it totaled. That never happened. I have been to court twice. I am still fighting to get the medical bills and my SUV is still up in the air. I can not believe it has been a whole year since the accident happened. I must say the place where I crashed still claims a car or two each day. It seems like the construction will never end on that section of I-95. I am still dealing with Shoulder and leg pain that I will have to deal with for the rest of my life. I still find it hard to get onto I-95 to travel north. One day it will get easier. I at least do not have the nightmares anymore. Mom still has headaches and they determined that she did have a minor stroke in the accident. Maybe one day I will put this way behind me.

Other update: My uncle goes next week to the oncologist about his bone marrow treatment. He also sees the podiatrist about his ankle. I found this great website that has funny cancer related shirt. It is They have shirts that say My oncologist can beat up your oncologist or A pink bra on a shirt that say Save Second Base. Check it out. By for now..

Saturday, October 11, 2008

Storms on the Horizon..

See what I have been up to.. You have had some amazing storms over the last few night. The days have been pretty electrifying also. Way to close to take photos. Those storms were sitting right on top of us. Sorry no real great photos of bolts but I am pretty proud of these.

This one has to be one of my favorites. I love the black cloud. It looks like a dog sitting there.
These were taken in Palm Shores.

These were taken in Indian Harbor Beach. On the beach.

Blog Challange

Challenge for 10/12/08~ Are you good at remembering dates on pictures? Or do you have to write it all down...
I am pretty good at remembering dates. I do however try and take a journal for my longer more adventurous trips. It helps me remember the finer details of the trip. I regret not keep the journal up on my last trip to England & Scotland. I was either too busy or too tired to write. I did however did quickly label my photos which helps.

Challenge for 10/11/08~Have you ever done a album about your favorites, enjoyments?
I have an about me album that I am working on. It has been in the process for over 3 years.

Tuesday, October 07, 2008

My goodness..

Well I must admit that I have been slacking on my blogging duties.. I must admit it.. I have been goofing off on line.. Playing on a few scrapbooking message boards and playing games. Like on Play games get coins and buy your meez clothes and rooms. So it is back to blogging..

*My thoughts on the Election... Is it over yet???? I am over the smear campaigns. This candidate voted for this and that. When more of the accusations are not true.. I am tired of people bashing the president. Wake up people. HE DOES NOT MAKE THE DECISIONS!!!!! it is the Congress and House of Representatives who create the bills and tack on all these little things to the bill. You want to know where our money is going. it is because of those little bills. They pay for breaks to big companies or finances this useless projects. Like the bridge to no where.

I would like to know why we can not put both President and Vice President candidates into a blender and turn it on to make our new President... They all have great ideas and promises. I just wish they had the real power to put them into action... But like I said before The President really has not power.

*The economy.. Where to start. We did this to ourselves. Why does a CEO or Bigwig of a company who has held his position for 15 days before the company gets sold off , and he get a multi-million severance package. But the people who gave 30 years of hard work walks away with pink slip and an ulcer from trying to figure out how they will survive. He worked 15 days and walked away with more then most of those people combined made at the company their whole career.... Well I will admit.. I have a problem - financially. I like everyone else I have an addiction. No not with alcohol or drug. I have a quickutz addiction. They keep releasing these cute dies and I want them in my house. I don't need them but I WANT them. My problem is that 2 of my families I use to babysit for are not going out as much because of the tough times. I have to working on not spending as much. I am going to ask for those items for christmas. I am helping pay for my addiction is to sell some items on eBay.. So far I have sold some duplicate smashed pennies I had, a craft punch and an ornament. I have a second ornament to sell. I paid $15 and sold it for $20. The punch I paid $15 for and sold it for $40. I was amazed. It was a hard to find punch at the time. Now eBay has a bunch for sale. The money has paid for some dies and a dress for Halloween.