Life Musings

Reflections of a single woman on her journey through life.

Archives

2016
Mar
01
Saying Goodbye
“So far, 2016 has been nothing but loss for me.  On January 29, my grandfather ...”
2015
Jan
20
Words to Live By
“Those who know me well knows I love quotes.  I've had a spiral bound book ...”
26
Purely Platonic
“This past weekend was one of the best I've had in a long time.... Back in ...”
Feb
19
Façades
“One of the most disappointing feelings I've found in life is that feeling you experience ...”
20
Freedom & Solitude
“In 2006, I found myself lost... searching for who I was... what was left of ...”
Mar
04
Being Backstage
“Before I could walk, I danced.  Before I could write, I danced.  By age 3, ...”
10
Too Little Too Late?
“So far, I've written 5 blog posts this year.  That's as many as I've written ...”
15
Judgment
“At what point do you draw the line in a friendship between being supportive yet ...”
16
Fearless Anthology
“ As soon as this book was available for pre-order, I was all over it.  As ...”
31
Reaching a Goal
“I've been working my ass off at the gym over this last year.  Granted, I'm ...”
Apr
06
I'm a Big Girl Now
“For the first time in my life, I'm in a position where I can begin ...”
14
The Ultimate Guy
“Help @BTUArmy become the @MensHealthMag Ultimate Guy. Vote now! http://orm.la/4Itul I truly do not know of ...”
16
I'm In a Relationship
“From age 15 until basically 31, I've been in a relationship.  The first one being ...”
29
Time for a Change
“I turned 37 last week... not a monumental milestone, but enough of one to cause ...”
May
04
Roxanne
“After a 4 year hiatus from riding... I'm finally back!! In recent weeks, I've slowly started ...”
Jun
26
I Don't Know How to Say Goodbye
“ I haven't been able to compose myself enough to write much over the last couple ...”
Jul
29
Facing the Past
“With the help and support of a good friend, I faced my past over the ...”
Aug
03
The Author Is You
“ In honor of the loss of my dear friend, along with my own personal battle ...”
04
Anonymity
“When I started this blog in May 2001, I did so to provide myself with ...”
Nov
20
First Anniversary
“This morning it dawned on me... one year ago today my divorce was finalized.  So, ...”
2014
Jan
02
Resolved to Not Resolute
“Each year, countless people list off their resolutions for the New Year... many of which ...”
Jul
09
Believe In Yourself
“Over the last year, I've been working on losing all the weight I had gained.  ...”
14
Pit Love
“I have two boys... and although they are the 4-legged furry type, they are my ...”
21
Be Inspired
“While I did not start my fitness journey all that long ago, I am so ...”
29
Creative Juice... or Drugs
“Although it seems as if the subject of antidepressants is somewhat taboo, I have never ...”
Aug
04
Fear of Food
“Not to be confused with cibophobia (fear of actual food itself). It's taken me a long ...”
Oct
14
And So It Begins...
“The travel season is starting... my life is slowly becoming consumed by nothing but work.  ...”
26
Serenity & Sanctuary
“I'm going to spend this morning at one of my favorite local places hidden away ...”
Dec
23
Peace, Love & Joy
“ Photo taken last year at the Hotel Parque Central, Havana Cuba. Peace, Love & Joy”
2013
Mar
19
Hidden Beneath the Layers
“Sometimes it's just easier to hide beneath the tattoos... the make-up... the extra weight, etc.  ...”
Sep
01
Friendships
“It seems I'm horrible at keeping up with this site, yet I've had it for ...”
Nov
26
Taking the Next Step
“For as long as I've had this blog (over 10 yrs now), I've kept one ...”
Dec
21
Merry Christmas
“ Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!!”
23
Going for 5
“Wow... this is only my fifth post for the entire year.  That's sad... and yet, ...”
31
To New Beginnings
“ Wishing everyone a very happy, safe, and joyful New Year!!”
2012
Jan
13
New Year, New Life
“Wow... I can't believe how many months it's been since I've posted.  My job has ...”
Feb
23
The Year of Change
“About 5 weeks ago, I made the decision to lose the weight I've put on ...”
May
13
Sweet Gardenias
“ In memory of my Nana, who passed away in 1989, I finally found and ...”
14
Confidence
“When I made the decision to sell my bike last fall... it took me some ...”
Jun
14
Vegas & Triggers
“A couple weeks ago, I took myself on a mini-vacation to Las Vegas.  My first ...”
Aug
06
Before & After
“Years ago, I was heavily involved with my youth group (up until about the age ...”
08
In My Own Skin
“I've come a long way over the course of my life.  From high school dropout ...”
09
Must Love Dogs
“The older (and much larger) of my two pups managed to tear his ACL (well, ...”
10
Angel of the Morning
“Three years ago today, I lost the most amazing friend one could ever have.  I ...”
12
In Loving Memory
“The last of my ink for a while (a long while) is now complete.  I've ...”
Sep
05
Covering the Spectrum
“It appears I will need to change my category "nephew" to "nephews".  🙂  Sometime in ...”
20
Things I've Learned from My Mom
“ You do not have to go to church to believe in God. Eat the things you ...”
27
Numb With a Touch of Blah
“It's taken me weeks to realize what was happening, but slowly... very slowly... I've been ...”
Dec
19
Cuba, Cuba, Cuba
“Last month, I ventured on my second trip to Cuba... and it turned out to ...”
2011
Jan
02
Time to Start Anew
“I can honestly say I've never made a single New Year's resolution as it seems ...”
13
More to Come
“Sometimes you find love when you least expect it... and sometimes that love has been ...”
17
It's Not Quitting If It's Unintentional
“So, after my little bout with the stomach flu after Christmas, I stopped smoking.  I ...”
23
Without a Doubt
“So far today, I have:  scrubbed my kitchen from top to bottom, including bleaching my ...”
27
T-Minus 37 Hours
“I can't believe after 5 years of friendship... the moment to bring our relationship to ...”
Feb
03
Weekend Bliss & Things in 3's
“My weekend was A M A Z I N G !!!!!  I could not have ...”
Weekend Bliss&Things in 3's
“My weekend was A M A Z I N G !!!!!  I could not have ...”
13
X's & O's
“I just saw a great Facebook post that pretty much expresses my thoughts on Valentine's ...”
14
Last One... Hopefully
“In a few weeks, I will have my (hopefully) last follow-up exam from my procedure ...”
21
Sometimes You Just Need a Good Cry
“Especially when there are no plates around to smash instead.  (I've heard that actually does ...”
Mar
08
Well...
“It's not that I haven't had much to talk about... if anything, I'm worn out ...”
11
What Else Is There?
“It really seems almost wrong to talk about anything aside from the massive quake(s) and ...”
13
Sticky Post: Update Your Bookmarks
“www.passionate-desire.org is now www.passionate-desire.net The .org address will redirect to the .net until it expires in ...”
24
Just Add to the Pile
“Lost my job... what's next?”
Apr
01
Wow... I Was Only Kidding
“I didn't really mean it when I said, "What's next?" Apparently, life took me seriously... I ...”
19
The Cup Has Spilled Over
“Sadly, my last post was NOT an April Fool's Joke... I'm jobless... my boyfriend walked ...”
24
Letter to the Easter Bunny
“Dear Easter Bunny, I would like to seriously discuss your choice to push Easter to a ...”
May
15
A Huge Request
“On Tuesday, at 9:30 a.m. PST, I will be interviewing for a position doing exactly ...”
18
The End Result...
“...is still TBD. I'll know by the 23rd whether or not I've been chosen ...”
Lowest of the Lows... Almost
“Over the last week, I've put so much emotional energy into preparing for my interview ...”
23
Treading Water
“Thank you for all the prayers and good wishes... unfortunately, I did not hear anything ...”
Jun
22
Wow...
“Still no job.  This is insane.  And for those who think at least I'm getting ...”
Jul
20
The Official Ultimatum
“Well, it's official... I've been given an ultimatum, per say.  I suppose I shouldn't call ...”
27
Here We Go Again
“I'm hopeful about this interview tomorrow... I actually think I have a shot. I suppose ...”
Aug
02
Seriously??
“Long story short... I had a very lengthy entry I wrote and posted last night. ...”
09
Everything Happens for a Reason
“I GOT A JOB!!! Not only am I putting my degree to use... finally... ...”
Sep
02
The Unexpected
“With no real warning, my 6 year old pup has developed cancer... I am beyond ...”
In My Best Interest
“I made a tough decision tonight... I've decided to sell my bike.  With my pup ...”
04
Amendment
“A slight amendment to my previous post.  After some serious thought... followed by a discussion ...”
13
The Week of GOOD News
“My pup's surgery went well... though he'll have a gnarly scar.  But, I told him ...”
23
Two Thumbs Up
“The Help by Kathryn Stockett My rating: 5 of 5 stars Captivating from the first page to ...”
29
Month of Travel
“In one week, I'm off to Florida to spend a few days with my family ...”
2010
Jan
08
It Changed My Life
“Over the years (as far back as 2007), I believe I've mentioned the idea of ...”
16
Quick Update
“The start of 2010... I would love to say that my year started out fresh, ...”
It's Just Life
“Separation is never easy... from anyone.  I think when you separate from someone you've loved, ...”
24
One Down... Countless to Go
“We got the house... and I move next weekend.  We moved all of his things ...”
25
The Holding Area
“Here I am... IV in my hand... numerous warmed blankets on me... and laying in ...”
Feb
02
New Beginnings
“I'm 95% moved into my new place... and I love it more and more every ...”
03
For Reasons Unknown
“I've had this blog since May 2001... hard to believe.  It's been an ever-growing part ...”
13
More New Beginnings
“Since my work cut everyone's hours down to part-time (mine down to half), I've been ...”
18
Apparently It Was a Bee
“My poor pup... we woke up this morning to see him looking like this... It was ...”
Mar
13
More Changes
“The new job lasted a whopping two and a half days. For the first ...”
22
No One Said It Would Be Easy
“They always say divorce is hard... but, what people don't tell you is how hard ...”
23
Once Upon A Time
“I used to write stories... I used to love to write stories.  Essays were my ...”
24
We Do What We Have To Do
“Today, I sold my leather motorcycle jacket.  🙁  It killed me to have to do ...”
29
Life Is Good
“ It's days like yesterday that remind me how much I love riding.  It was an ...”
May
18
FML
“I actually updated a few days ago... typed the whole damn thing out, but my ...”
Jun
02
I Do... Or Not?
“I asked my husband if we can try again... I want my marriage back... he ...”
09
No News... Not Always Good News
“Well, since having the below conversation with my husband about working things out... I have ...”
Jul
08
The Time Is Near
“My husband will be home in just a couple days.  We  have only had one ...”
12
Not Exactly A Warm Reception
“Hubby came home last night.  It wasn't quite the reunion I had hoped for.  He ...”
17
It's None Of My Business
“I did everything I could in the days following my husband's homecoming to show him ...”
18
There Are Days
“Anyone who knows me knows that my pets are literally like my children... they are ...”
19
It's Over
“Everyone told me that while they supported me for wanting to work things out with ...”
Sep
12
Fail...
“I didn't realize how long it had been since I last updated. I'm still looking for ...”
19
In Love
“I am IN LOVE with this website!!!  I won't say everything is cheaper (the commissary ...”
30
And the Hits Just Keep On Coming
“I'm fairly certain I never posted the issue in detail, but last year I found ...”
Nov
13
With the Good Comes the Bad
“Well, the good news is... the pre-cancer had not come back.  All signs pointed to ...”
19
So THAT'S What It Feels Like
“I had my first ever ENT appointment today... while the scope up the nose was ...”
24
Table For One
“Strangely enough, I'm totally okay with spending Thanksgiving alone.  My roommates are going home for ...”
28
Thumbs Down, Thumbs Up
“Spent my Thanksgiving holiday home alone... roommates went home for the weekend and I enjoyed ...”
30
Marriage vs. Divorce
“Why is it that marriage and divorce are both equally as difficult?  Marriage takes ...”
Dec
04
All I Ask
“This is my valiant effort to post more often and get back into this site.  ...”
15
I Met a Boy
“... actually, I met a man!!  11 years older than me and everything I had ...”
16
Trust vs. Distrust
“I'm sure it's no secret I have trust issues... major trust issues.  And that can ...”
19
Wordle
“ Generated by Wordle.”
22
Hello?
“So much for not jinxing myself... I heard from him 2 days later via text... ...”
24
Thank you...
“A huge thank you to Tiffanie, Uma, and Wichi for your kind words. Well, it's Christmas ...”
31
The End of a Decade
“One last post for 2010... hard to believe it's already 2010 let alone 2011 tomorrow!! I ...”
2009
Feb
06
New Paycheck
“It's been a long time since I was able to check the "Office" category on ...”
Mar
23
Moving Forward
“I'm going to say this up front... my dear husband, if you read this, please ...”
29
Freedom & Solitude
“ free·dom    –noun  the power to determine action without restraint. sol·i·tude   –noun the state of being or living alone; ...”
Freedom&Solitude
“ free·dom   –noun the power to determine action without restraint.sol·i·tude  –nounthe state of being or living alone; ...”
Apr
03
My 1st Princess...
“ After an incredibly fast onset of  massive kidney failure... I had to say goodbye to ...”
17
Karma's Pissed @ Me
“I must've really pissed off Karma, because I am so miserably sick!!  For almost an ...”
May
Jul
19
Sacrifices & Alcohol
“Neglect is not even the right word, is it?  I'm still around... just so busy ...”
27
Now More Than Ever
“Call it a hunch, but I have a feeling I'll be back here quite often... Hubby ...”
28
Hmm... Is It Working?
“I downloaded... and uploaded this theme with the hope that it would bring some warmth ...”
Aug
06
Project Overload
“Lately, work has been overwhelming me.  Our company is headquartered in Italy... and my boss ...”
17
I Can't Take Much More...
“December 23, 2008... my dear friend, Jessica, passed away after a very long battle with ...”
Sep
02
At a Loss
“Since Heidi's passing, I've been at such a loss... I can honestly say she made ...”
14
Ink... A Little Old & A Little New
“For those who don't know... I have a few tattoos (now 6, to be exact)... ...”
Ink... A Little Old&A Little New
“For those who don't know... I have a few tattoos (now 6, to be exact)... ...”
Oct
27
Hmm... Will I Ever...?
“Will I ever get back to this site on a regular basis? I keep telling myself ...”
Nov
04
Opinions Needed
“Which one looks best? ”
05
Creations
“I've come to the recent realization that I'm at the perfect point in my life ...”
Narrowed Down
“After trying 12 different fonts, I've finally narrowed it down.  I'm going for something with ...”
08
One Leaf for Luck...
“One leaf for hope... one leaf for faith... and one leaf for love. I've had the ...”
10
A New Experience
“As I've announced previously, my husband and I have decided to go our separate ways.  ...”
Dec
31
2009 Recap
“It's been a year of loss and heartache for me... Dec 23, 2008, my dear friend ...”
2008
Jan
02
Resolutions & Other Unlikely Events
“I bet you all thought I had disappered for good!  No such luck there! Christmas ...”
Resolutions&Other Unlikely Events
“I bet you all thought I had disappered for good!  No such luck there! Christmas ...”
18
New Rules
“New Rules For 2008 by George Carlin New Rule: Stop giving me that pop-up ad for ...”
20
Between Chapters
“Remind me to NEVER let myself get behind in school again!!! Oh wait... this is my ...”
22
Kleenex Needed
“ This has to be the most depressing, touching, "make me cry" commercial ever made... I ...”
29
Something New
“Trying out a new theme... not sure if I'm diggin' it yet, but I've already ...”
30
Theme Overload
“I do believe that over the course of the last few hours, I have downloaded ...”
Feb
01
System Failure
“I think this has to be the most upsetting feeling... in an odd sense. My external ...”
03
The Good and the Bad
“Well, the good news is... my hard drive, itself, is okay. All of my ...”
06
Late Night Entertainment
“I got this from a friend on MySpace... The Commanding Officer of a Regiment in the ...”
19
Desert Fun
“My neighbors invited me out to the desert this past weekend. It had been two ...”
22
On the Prowl
“I can't believe it... I graduate in a little over two weeks!! Hard to believe ...”
Mar
01
Yet Again
“Me and technology just don't seem to go well together these days. Now, I've lost everything ...”
05
Counting the Days
“Four... yes... 4 DAYS... four more days until I'm officially DONE with classes. And then ...”
06
Making Money
“I found a great Web site to sell my textbooks on... eCampus. I HIGHLY recommend ...”
10
One Hell of a Value Meal
“So, on Saturday, hubby and I left to go grab something to eat from Wendy's... ...”
13
Huh?
“Okay... this is just... weird... LOL. Phobia Caused Woman's 2-Year Bathroom Stay”
16
It's Official
“Well, as of Friday, March 14th, 2008... I officially have my Bachelor of Science in ...”
Apr
11
Access Help
“This is going to have to be the prelude to an eventual update post... but, ...”
19
The Last of the Pets
“Thursday morning, my mom had to put down the last of our family pets. Shelly ...”
24
30 So Soon??
“It's hard to believe I turned 30 today.  At first, I was miserably depressed about ...”
May
06
Time for a Raise
“The Day the Penis asked for a Raise I, the Penis, hereby request a raise in ...”
Apologies
“Sorry for the lack of posting.  Hubby deployed again... not long after my birthday.  Since ...”
18
Wine
“To my friends who enjoy a glass of wine... and those who don't. As Ben Franklin ...”
25
Jun
01
Auntie Laura
“My nephew was born this last week... and he's perfect... Mom and baby are both doing ...”
11
Traded Up
“Well, I finally did it... I traded in my 2006 Katana 600 for a 2008 ...”
16
Still Out There
“So, I often wonder if I have any devoted readers left.  I know that's due ...”
24
Mood Swings
“I wish someone had warned me that when I turned 30, mood swings were going ...”
Jul
01
It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's a... Virus
“Every time I log into WP... my anti-virus pops up saying it's blocked a virus.  ...”
03
Once a Year
“Thanks for letting me know y'all are still out there... and listening.  🙂 About 7 years ...”
Aug
18
Perfect...
“He's so perfect... I never knew I could love someone I don't even know so ...”
19
Only the Beginning
“At this point, I am slowly beginning to lose myself.  I have yet to find a ...”
20
Mini-Series Not for Everyone
“So, has anyone else been watching the mini-series Generation Kill on HBO?  I'm curious to ...”
23
Mobile Edition
“I found a great plug-in/theme... it allows my site to be viewed on mobile devices... ...”
24
To Teach Or Not To Teach
“So, I have been doing some thinking. I already have my 4-yr degree... I think ...”
Sep
01
Motorcycle Love
“Have I mentioned how much I LOVE my bike?!?! And just to clear up any questions... ...”
05
Talking Photo Booth
“ My stomach hurts from laughing so hard!!”
Oct
Nov
11
Veteran's Day
“To all who have served... From the bottom of my heart... I wish you a very blessed ...”
Dec
15
Big Bear Vacation & More
“My husband got home from Iraq just before Thanksgiving... Since then, we have spent some much ...”
Big Bear Vacation&More
“My husband got home from Iraq just before Thanksgiving...Since then, we have spent some much ...”
18
It's Never Easy
“Last night, I received some heart-wrenching news... a very dear friend of mine (readers from ...”
23
Heaven Needed an Angel
“This morning, heaven gained an angel...   My Dearest Jessica, I will never forget the day we met.  ...”
31
Reflections...
“2008 was a definite year of ups and downs for me... Hubby and I left the ...”
2007
Jan
02
Call It a Funk
“Every now and then, I go through this funk... those who have read my blog ...”
07
Tigger Wha??
“This puts a whole new spin on Winnie the Pooh and Tigger, too... Father: Costumed 'Tigger' ...”
11
Playboy Sergeant
“I ran across this article online tonight... Sergeant in trouble for Playboy spread - 1 hour, 28 ...”
12
It's Official...
“Yup, it's official... I've had a shitty day and I'm truly annoyed at just about ...”
15
78 Years of Wedded Bliss
“French Couple Celebrates 78th Wedding Anniversary Centenarian Pair Among Oldest Living Couples By BEN BARNIER Jan. 15, 2006  While ...”
29
Feb
02
Licensed
“It's official... I have my motorcycle license.  I just spent this last week riding almost ...”
14
15
Day Light Savings
“Am I the only one who didn't know about this? The U.S. Energy Policy Act of ...”
18
Pontiac Gets $4,000
“$4,000 later... my car is out of the shop.  It went in earlier this week ...”
28
Still Alive
“I'm still alive... I promise... just give me some time.  It's tough right now.”
Mar
05
Damn Thin Mints
“Okay... it's my favorite, yet least favorite time of year... WHY do these cute little girls ...”
09
Waxing
“This is just too funny... (note: this was a post I saw... this did NOT ...”
10
Stability... Or Lack Thereof
“I'm trying really hard to keep myself sane right now... I'm completely overwhelmed with so ...”
17
Irish Pride
“It's my favorite day of the year... HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY!!!!”
19
Going Straight
“For the longest time, I tried and tried to straighten my hair on my own... ...”
25
A Bit of This and That
“So, if my calculations are correct, I have nine courses left to get my degree... ...”
Apr
01
Fun In the Sun
“Yesterday, my neighbors and I all rode our motorcycles over to the Bike Expo at ...”
05
Nana
“She hated me for the last 12 years... and I can't recall her ever saying ...”
20
Just Priceless
“Post NSFW See... I do say funny things now and then.  :)”
22
So Predictable
“Over the years, I've noticed that I'm really quite predictable... in most aspects.  If you've ...”
24
29 Down
“It's official... as of today, I only have 365 days 'til I turn 30.”
29
Home Safe
“My husband is finally home from Iraq!!! I haven't been around, because I've been busy ...”
May
04
Oh the Believers
“I wish EVERYONE would read this article... maybe then people would stop being so gullible ...”
05
The Latest Ink
“I finally got my 5th tat... and I LOVE IT!!  It's beautiful!!!  I actually got ...”
07
Inferno
“Sometimes, happiness just cannot be achieved with simplicity.  As much as we may desire and ...”
08
iPod Jam
“My iPod is stuck... as in frozen.  I plugged it into my computer this morning, ...”
14
Academic Update
“Well, this is my last week of the term.  I only took one course this ...”
Jun
04
Belated Memorial Day
“My Aunt just sent me this link to a Memorial Day card that she received... ...”
08
Animal Lovers
“To be posted VERY LOW on the refrigerator door - nose height. Dear Dogs and Cats, The ...”
11
And So Life Goes
“Days have begun to blur together now.  Hubby is back to work and my life ...”
26
Road Trip from Hell
“Saturday morning, me, hubby, and a friend embarked on a road trip to Phoenix, AZ ...”
Jul
18
From Yahoo
“11 Things Women Don't Know About Men Plus one thing they probably do know, but won't ...”
23
Changes
“I recently started back to therapy for the first time in months... and this time, ...”
Aug
14
The Zen of Sarcasm
“Do not walk behind me, for I may not lead. Do not walk ahead of ...”
17
Search and Rescue Crash
“We lost a friend today... and my husband lost a friend and a pilot. Yuma Helicopter ...”
21
Sunday Ride
“ Rode down the coast on Sunday with some friends... That's me in front.”
Sep
12
Lessons Learned
“I'm alive... though I'm sure everyone figured I'd eventually be back.  Here I am... however, ...”
18
My Wha...
“So, I've been having a lot of problems with my back lately.  12 years ago, ...”
28
Back Update
“Just wanted to fill you all in on the results of my x-rays and beginning ...”
30
Not Quite Legs for Days
“The goal here was not to go for slutty, but rather sexy... opinions?? I think it ...”
Oct
04
Upcoming Halloween Party
“So, I've been guilted (that's so not a word) into going to a Halloween party ...”
08
Take Me Out to the Ball Game
“Yup, I went with the Baseball Babe costume.  I was partial to it as is ...”
23
In Summary...
“My sister is pregnant. And California is going up in flames.  (I'm already packed for evacuation.)”
Nov
06
Ready for the Ball
“The Marine Corps Ball is coming up for us, on Friday.  After purchasing and returning ...”
11
Veterans and Marines
“I should have posted yesterday as well, but today works just as well for this, ...”
Dec
11
Wine Alert
“Okay, so I found this wine that I have absolutely fallen IN LOVE with... if ...”
2006
Apr
30
Frustration...
“Alright... I said "fuck it" to getting b2 installed.  My new host database was not ...”
I Give Up
“I've decided to give in here... I'm just going to accept the fact that I ...”
May
01
Up & Running
“Okay, so I'm slowly getting everything back up and running.  Remind me to NEVER switch ...”
Up&Running
“Okay, so I'm slowly getting everything back up and running.  Remind me to NEVER switch ...”
03
Into Week 8
“Starting Week 8 in school... which means that next week is the last week.  I'm ...”
10
Finals
“It's finals week... bear with me.  Work is crazy.  Lots going on at home.  And ...”
11
The Breaking Point
“Every now and then, I feel like I've hit that breaking point.  The point where ...”
16
Still Around
“Okay, okay... I'll post.  I was cruising on over to Angela's site and saw she ...”
20
The Ring
“Here it is... the engagement ring I never had.  Over 3 years later, the set ...”
22
Do Not Fear
“Why are so many people so afraid of certain dog breeds?  I can understand a ...”
28
Adult Survey
“No more stupid surveys made by high school kids... 1. What bill do you hate paying ...”
The Marines of Lima Company
“If you have the time... and A&E... this is well worth watching: Combat Diary: The Marines ...”
29
Memorial Day
“ The two Marines in the above picture are in my husband's squadron.  This picture was taken ...”
30
Contract or Not
“I got this email from my boss today: How do you feel about becoming a contract ...”
Jun
01
Kennel Cough
“It looks like Dax might have Kennel Cough.  Poor guy started coughing pretty bad about ...”
06
Under the Weather
“I haven't been feeling so well the last few days.  Stress has a tendency to ...”
Let Go
“I do a lot... I work, go to school, volunteer, and I'm a full-time housewife.  ...”
08
Out of Control
“Okay... so, my boss went out of control.  She acted as a coward, and honestly, ...”
10
Blog Explosion
“So, I'm finally giving this BlogExplosion thing a shot... not quite sure how it all ...”
11
Busted In Bed
“I couldn't resist getting these pics and sharing them... hubby made me promise not to ...”
14
Lonely Days
“I miss my hubby.  Strange... usually I have no problem with him being gone a ...”
15
Rules of Drunk Dialing
“Rules of Drunk Dialing: 1. Only drunk dial when you are drunk. Everything else is false ...”
19
Definitely a Monday
“It was a long weekend full of good times.  My old roommate from Orlando now lives ...”
Jul
02
Still Alive
“Yes, I'm still alive and kicking... just been very busy.  I promise I'll post again ...”
10
I am a Military Spouse
“A Military Wife's Turn.... You probably didn't realize who was sitting next to you. You rattled on ...”
19
To Be a U.S. Marine
“Ask a Marine what is so special about the Marines and the answer would be ...”
29
Rules for Men to Follow
“This was written by a guy who has had years of experience... and it's pretty ...”
Aug
03
Another Term
“Well, believe it or not, the last term ended... and I got my very first ...”
11
Plans In Motion
“Our leave was finally approved and we have our tickets home for next month.  Hubby ...”
17
Thank You for Calling
“I've heard this before, but thought you all might get a kick out of it... ...”
18
So There I Was
“Let's just take a moment for a brief run down, shall we?  School: sucks.  That's ALL ...”
19
School Day Memories
“I jacked this from Tense Teacher... talk about some memories!! How many schools did you go ...”
21
Volunteer Work
“Well, I just got a phone call from our Family Readiness Officer... I work closely ...”
22
Future Plans
“With hubby deploying soon, I've started thinking about changes I would like to make around ...”
25
Male Rules
“This is just too funny not to post... and I'm sure my husband would agree ...”
27
Sinus/Head Cold
“I love Alka-Seltzer Cold & Cough, and I really need Cold & Sinus.  Now, if I ...”
30
Just a Survey
“Q:WHAT MADE YOU SMILE YESTERDAY? A: My husband coming home and hugging me after I had ...”
Here's a Shocker
“First off... I'm feeling much better.  I've been taking Airborne for the last few days ...”
Sep
05
Family & Fishing
“Hubby and I leave tomorrow morning to fly across the country and visit his family... ...”
Family&Fishing
“Hubby and I leave tomorrow morning to fly across the country and visit his family... ...”
15
Bad URLs
“The top 10 unintentionally worst company URLs "Attn: Entrepreneurs Everyone knows that if you are going to ...”
16
Cell Phone Ban
“I knew it would happen eventually!  California bans holding cell phones when driving Fri Sep 15, 9:17 ...”
23
Decision & Decisions
“I've now made a major decision... something I've contemplated for a number of years and ...”
Decision&Decisions
“I've now made a major decision... something I've contemplated for a number of years and ...”
Oct
01
Suzuki Katana 600
“It's mine... ... all mine.  :D”
07
Sad & Happy
“Well, hubby left last week.  🙁  Back to the Middle East yet again.  *sigh*  I'm ...”
Sad&Happy
“Well, hubby left last week.  🙁  Back to the Middle East yet again.  *sigh*  I'm ...”
10
Phone Calls & Emails
“Hubby called last night!  :D  It was so good to hear his voice. I think ...”
Phone Calls&Emails
“Hubby called last night!  😀  It was so good to hear his voice. I think ...”
20
Tag, You're It... NOT
“You have got to be kidding me... Playing tag now a no-no at some US schools WASHINGTON ...”
Nov
03
06
Always In 3's
“They say things happen in 3's, right??  Well, let's recap the last week then, shall ...”
10
Happy 231st Birthday
“ Happy 231st Birthday to the United States Marine Corps! Semper Fi, Marines!!  I love you, baby!”
16
5 Weeks Behind
“Amazingly, I aced my Physics midterm paper.  I can't pass a test to save my ...”
19
Spirt O' Grady
“Sadly, yesterday, my parents' Greyhound had to be put down due to liver failure.  Six ...”
Spirt O'Grady
“Sadly, yesterday, my parents' Greyhound had to be put down due to liver failure.  Six ...”
28
Happiness & Hatred
“If there is a way to find total, complete happiness... let me know.  Until then, ...”
Happiness&Hatred
“If there is a way to find total, complete happiness... let me know.  Until then, ...”
Dec
18
Off to Florida
“In about 36 hours, I will be boarding a flight bound for home... Florida... to ...”
24
Christmas Cookies
“Christmas Cookie Ingredients: 1 cup of water 1 tsp baking soda 1 cup of sugar 1 tsp salt 1 cup ...”
31
Calmness In Our Lives
“By following simple advice heard on the Dr. Phil show, you too can find inner ...”