Wednesday, January 28, 2009


My question for myself the past few days is, When do we get too busy to enjoy life? I have been starting my EBAY store, stocking it, shipping, etc. and it is a lot more work than I wanted. I have to make this work, we need some income, with our jobs. I am not alone feeling like I am in a whirlwind, but we need to enjoy our life before it is too late.
I don't want to look back and see a lot of work for material things when helping others is my passion. We are tricked by trying so hard to achieve our dreams that we might end up missing them. Let us be grateful for having the energy to be busy, a home and transportation, knowledge, eyes to see, fingers that move, the opportunity, etc. You get my point.
Check out my store, I need advise on what to stock, I am trying to keep prices low so I can help others in my situation.

Sunday, January 25, 2009


Here we go again, My husband might lose his job again. We have been going through this learning process for 4 years now. He had a very good job, then new managment let everyone go. Long story short, he has been climbing the school teacher's ladder since then. They are laying off teachers state wide and he is at high risk, but we will not know until further in the year. We see this as God may want him to get a better job since he is working two jobs to surive.
I know we are not alone, many people are loosing their jobs also, but this too shall pass, I feel such a peace knowing the Lord is in control. I am so Thankful that I have been living in my dream house for 6 years, I have a great family, I have wonderful friends in Georgia and the internet world, I get to see and hear the beautiful nature, to end, I just have too many blessings to name!

Wednesday, January 21, 2009


I have been busy enough, to be wondering where I am going. Hasn't everyone been too busy, and stressed. Remember "This to shall pass", either life speeds by or creeps slowly. My life goes by at both speeds so I can have compassion on different life situations. We have to make the best of both set of circumstances, it will change for most people someday. Usually we all get to see the years fly by but the days creep slowly, I have heard my grandparents say that. Wherever you are at, stop and listen at the wind blow, birds sing, see the beautiful sunset, all are God's miraculous creations. Most of all be Thankful that you are able too.

Friday, January 16, 2009


I am trying to be grateful today struggling with the empty-nest syndrome, financial difficulties, extremely tired, etc. Who wants to hear me complain when I have so many things to be thankful for. My daughter's coming home tomorrow, I might see my son, will go to Sam's shopping and able to clean house. That is a full day and I know so many people would love to do the same, but cannot. I am changing from being busy mom to just being there when needed. It is a different phase of life but I am not alone. It is a time for spiritual growth and help others when I have the opportunity. One last thankfulness is new friends on the world wide web.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009


I was reminded tonight of when the Cancer Specialist said he was 90 percent sure I had cancer, after doing a lot of tests. On the way home, I told Rex, I guess I have 10% to hold on to. I had numerous people praying for me. I never could believe the doctors, even when it looked dismal. With 2 small children, it was a hectic time. Thank God, I did not have cancer. My point is Don't Give Up even when the chances are slim, I do have to remind myself of that. Right now health is pretty good, but it is finances. Life does throw a lot at everyone, I see it everywhere. If the past is a predictor of the future, then we have nothing to worry about. See how blessed I am.

Saturday, January 10, 2009


You could say I have reaped what I sowed. My sister Karen, told me to watch my spelling, I said I have always been good at spelling, then I realized I had made some spelling errors on my blog. So embarrassed, since I have always laughed at my husband because he struggles with spelling. We only laugh at that since he is a Math Teacher and was in nuclear power in the Navy. I have always pointed out to him, what is easy for some, is a struggle for others. He tells his students that same lesson. He had a great laugh at my lesson, that seems to be from God or life lessons. Watch it, what goes around comes around.

Friday, January 9, 2009


I finally got my EBAY store started with 3 items for sale.

It is hard to get it going but hopefully I will make a little money as I De-clutter. 

I could sell my husband's tools since his garage looks like a 'Home Depot'.....but he would divorce me over that:)

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Learning New Opportunities

I have been teaching myself quite a bit of new things on the computer and am getting frustrated and tired. I am opening an EBAY store called Standard-Stuff, when I learn how. I hope to make a little extra money.
I was talking to my friend Susie today, she pointed out the reason behind my blog could be, to let everyone know this devastating disease does not control our lives. I still have a normal life with challenges, everyone seems to have a challenge. I guess my challenge is the computer and cleaning the house today. Just keep trying.

Sunday, January 4, 2009

Ups and Downs

I don't know why I blog late when I am so tired, but today has been one of those days. Everyone has them, good and bad days, I was surprised by the blues, when I had such a satisfying day starting with Church this morning. I must be having empty-nest syndrome with my 2 college kids leaving and Rex starts back 14 hour days tomorrow. I try to sympathise with my MS group, some struggle with depression so much, I see this as a learning experience. Compassion for the lonely, sad, sick, etc. I also found some new blogs around the world, that are great.

Thursday, January 1, 2009


It is a time of hope, change, growing in our lives, etc. Many aspects of life, we hope stays the same. I am thankful Rex and I did start the year with communion, then we had the traditional meal of black-eyed peas and greens at Oma's home with a lot of family and friends. I am ending the first day of the year, so tired, (as usual) by cleaning house. I am very thankful I have a home to clean and can physically be able to clean.
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