Thursday, March 29, 2007

Good Morning

Good Morning....it's almost the weekend. Not alot to talk about today. I will leave with you with this.


When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, I used everything you gave me.....

Erma Bombeck

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Happy Spring

Good Tuesday Morning Everyone. The sun is shining here and that makes for a great day. I havent been around for awhile but things have been kind of hectic lately. Madison is done with theater for awhile. It really took up alot of time. She had 2 plays this past weekend and she did a great job. Soccer is taking over now....but that is her passion. She loves some soccer. We have practice 2 times a week and anywhere from 2-4 games a weekend...This weekend we have 4 games........and we travel from county to county.

The house is still for sale. We have some people coming tonight to talk about some things. They dont want the pool...so we will have to figure that one out when it comes down to it. It's only been for sale for 2 weeks...and it has worn me out....I mean worn out. Keeping the house clean 24/7 is insane.

I have been walking 3 times a week with a great friend. We really enjoy the time together.
American Idol is on tonight......if Sangaii doesnt go home I may scream. I started watching 2 new shows...Wedding Bells and October Road....both really cute shows...you should try them.
Hope you all have a great day....Happy Spring.

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

The Storm


The calm before the storm........this week has been crazy and only gets worse.......I wont have time to visit any of you I'm so sorry, I will come see you all this weekend.
Have a great week.

Sunday, March 18, 2007

Being Still

Well, I'm back. I'm tired. And a little crazy. Lets talk. The week started crazy. We put my house for sale. We have had some lookers and alot of calls. No bids yet. Keeping my house clean is keeping me crazy. Notice I have said the word crazy 3 times. As I write this it is Sunday night. The baby has gone to sleep. And me and Madison are watching the Amazing Race. I'm having a difficult time keeping it together with the whole house cleaning and showing it all the time. Poor little Miller has no idea what is going on with odd people in our home everyday. I'm taking a bible study on Wednesday mornings and it is trying to teach me to be still. Listen to God. He is telling me something. Today's lesson in Sunday School was the same thing....our teacher said Be Still. How do you do this in a world that is wrapped around volunteering, Activities and Running a household. I pray to God everyday, I pray for family, friends, his will. I'm not sure why I'm being tested with my patience but I'am. I have several girlfriends who I call accountability partners. Women who walk with God and I know I could call at anytime to vent. One called Saturday night just to talk and I vented about everything. My answer is to be still. I know this but have a hard time doing it. My calender is booked. My time with my bible is zero lately. My faith is all around me. I talk to God everyday. But for some reason dont seem to hear what he is telling me. I stay home with my kids...devote my life to my family and God. But when things like selling my house pop up or I over book myself in life my patience run thin.

I did however have a massage on Saturday morning and it was wonderful. Please pray that I learn patience...and most of all to be still and listen to what he has to say.

Monday, March 12, 2007

What day is it?

I'm taking some time off from blogging....just a week. I'm busy showing the house....and running Madison everywhere. I'll try to catch up with all of you this week sometime......I'm afraid I may be running myself crazy. Say a prayer for me...I will need it.
Thanks to everyone who left comments on my post to Cindy, it was very sweet. Her day went well....I have all 100 photos to prove it......
Have a great week everyone.....I'm just a little burned out right now....I'll be back.....I just need sometime to catch up with my life.

Friday, March 09, 2007

My best friend Cindy


Today is kind of hard for me as tomorrow will be very hard. My best Friend Cindy is getting married and I wont be there. This is her second marriage. She doesn't want a big to do.....and that is okay because it's just like her. She wont let anyone focus on her that day.

Cindy and I met at an insurance office we worked at together. We talked everyday....and instantly clicked. Not long after this I moved 600 miles away and thought I would never see her again. Well, that was wrong....we go back and forth to visit quite often......at least every year..sometimes twice and believe it or not Scott has just gotten used to the fact that I'm going to talk to her everyday....no matter the cost. She is my best friend....knows ALL of my secrets....bad and good. And never judges me. She may yell at me....or tell me I'm in the wrong....but she loves me and I love her.

So you can only imagine the hurt I have that I cant be there tomorrow. Her wedding as everything else in her life was spur of the moment and well I can't do spur of the moment. I wish I could...but cant. She of course said I don't want you here...its okay.....I know it's so last minute...I of course would probably drive her insane if I was there. She is a simple kind of gal...and so beautiful. Cindy is kind, and loving and would do anything for you. She is calm, and always listens......she is patient and sweet. Who knows why she deals with me all the time.

No matter where we go in life she will always be my best friend. She will always be there. She will always know me inside and out. You see friends....Cindy is a women who never thinks of herself. Always of others.....

SO tomorrow I will get up and take Madison to play practice and then to a soccer game. And I will have Cindy on my mind all day ...wishing I was there....praying it all works out. But most of all wishing I was beside her on her special day.....

My toast to you sweet dear friends is

ALWAYS REMEMBER THIS DAY AND HOW YOU FEEL RIGHT NOW.......AND LET THAT FEELING GUIDE YOU THROUGHOUT YOUR LIFE TOGETHER. I WISH YOU HAPPINESS AND LOTS OF RAINBOWS.
I will be with you in your heart.....

Thursday, March 08, 2007

Lets take a vacation....today


Anyone ready for beach weather yet? Share with me your favorite beach places....or your favorite vacation spots......I'm gone all day today but will be back tonight...Happy Thursday!

Monday, March 05, 2007

A little Spring never hurt anyone

I thought this morning we could all use a little spring. What do you think? I haven't done Girl Talk in awhile so I thought I would just chat this morning.

Our people backed out of our sell on the house. The girl has some medical problems that have just popped up so they have decided to rent for a year...so this past weekend we got a For Sale sign and I'm writing some things up about our home for people to take and getting something ready for the paper. Please say a prayer things go smoothly. I'm a little nervous and wont go look at homes with Scott because I'm scared I will jinx us.

Madison played soccer in the snow on Saturday in 20 degrees weather....she was layered 3 times...and yes we are crazy. They won both games....hooray...Madison played goalie once and did great. She really loves her soccer. She also had play practice and the BIG play is coming up soon...2 days of it. We had a little girl stay the night Saturday night and we took them to a Japanese Steakhouse which was great....the girls had so much fun. Then we went bowling. I beat Scott...116\98...don't let him tell you otherwise..... went to church yesterday and had a great worship. I love my church. And I love my friends there they are like family. Then we took Madison's little friend home and Miller and I napped all afternoon.

This week I'am very busy with planning a Card Party for our Women's Club with J...and I have my bible study this week....He Speaks to Me......and my MOPS Steering meeting is this week. And of course Madison has soccer practice tonight and Thursday night, church on Wednesday night, Gymnastics on Tuesday night.....she has church on Friday night and we are going to Outback with friends this night..mom is watching Miller..hooray! Being busy is what I love...it keeps me going.

Spring time is coming and it's just beautiful out this morning...I love the buttercups outside blooming. I hope you all get out and see the springtime blooming all around you. It will make you feel better.
Have a great week dear friends........

Thursday, March 01, 2007

My sweet sweet Madison


Today I want to write about my sweet daughter...Madison Grace. She was born March 1st 1997 on an Air Force Base in Florida. She came on her due date...she is very scheduled now that I think about it. It was a sunny day....and the temp was in the 70's....I remember my azalea bush had just bloomed pink. I went into labor the night before and struggled with it for 11 hours. They thought she would be around 7 pounds...well WRONG....she was 9 pounds 1 ounce 20 inches long...and had a head full of hair. She was and still is the most beautiful girl I have ever seen.

Today is her birthday and she is 10. I cant believe how she has grown. One minute they are in diapers and the next they are cheering for a football game for little league. Time sure goes by so fast. Faster than expected. We have our ups and downs...but she is the sparkle in my eye. I would give my life for her. Throughout the years I have learned a few things....one is as a mother know matter how hard life gets or how complicated things are....your kids ground you spiritually. I pray Madison has learned from me respect, and compassion from me. She is such a great little girl. Very outgoing, loves life and and most of all loves her God.

Happy Birthday Baby,
Mom