Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Missing Missing Missing 2 IMPORTANT family members!!

I am missing AA the most. Not enough time spent w/my neice, but hopefully can change this! Maybe a visit there or her here??
I know, as Aunti M, I can get these laughs & smiles out of her, but being there is even better!

Family is important. I am very lucky to be close in heart w/my entire family. It's not about the miles, it's about the love.
We are a lucky family. We are not spread out like a lot of families out there.
With emails, letters, cards, phone calls & now SKYPE, keeping in touch & knowing just the little details about our daily lives keeps us connected!



The last time I had "the little biggin" he was sick. However, he had this great smile during his entire visit!





Miss you B!!!











Such a great family to be apart of!

Saturday, April 25, 2009

The Clean-up Begins!

The Mess!!!!






This past winter, wasn't as bad as last year, not nearly as much snow. In replacement of the snow we now have a ton of fallen limbs, double the pine needles & pine cone galour!!!! These pine cones will make great fire startes for my outside fire-pit!

Mom used "Dad's-truck" because she wanted to go up to the main road, hahaha, the main road, Westwood Rd, to use these limbs to protect part of her land that "someone" is using their off-road vehicles on! I don't know how many times we have put up "NO TRESPASSING" signs up & "someone" keeps riping them down, but logs & limbs should keep this "someone" out, or we hope!




I am staying off the roads! (@ one point I needed to sit out back to "weigh" down the branches, that's how much we piled into the truck!!
Watch out for Hot-rod Momma Cobb! Just-kiddin' Mom!!



Ok, last year we saw Mom become "Lumber-jack_Ann" what will it be this year? She love the Reciprocating Saw, but I still need to keep clear, she just goes on & on like the Energizer Bunny!
More photos to come!

New friends

Life is good w/friends!!

Nikki & I have been "outside" contacts for the doctor's offices we work for, for the last nine years.
We never have gone out & we finally did.
I haven't had that much laughter in a long time!
While @ work, there aren't many oppurnities to chat & laugh, biz as usual, but Nikki invited me to come out & meet some of her friends! Always good to get out & you never know who you'll meet! (thanks Dad!) I never felt like an odd person out or a third wheel!!






I've never been one who needs the drinks to have a good time & last nite we definalty didn't!
There were so many jokes flying around, smiles & laughter!!! A good time had by all!

Thanks Nikki!!

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Another Awesome song by Reba--My 2nd all time favorite singer!




REBA MCENTIRE - Strange lyrics
I laid there feeling sorry for myself
In a bed of kleenex
Stuffin chocolates in my mouth
On the phone with my best friend cussin my ex
He broke my heart
Felt like the world had ended
I cried myself to sleep
Thinkin I cant get over him

Strange
Talk about luck I woke up
And the sun was shining
Strange
I oughta be in bed with my head
In the pillow cryin over us
But I aint, aint love strange

Got half a mind to spend my whole paycheck
On one of those dresses
Those strapless black ones
That are famous for teaching lessons
Dropped by his place
Picked up the rest of my things
He'll tell me I look good
I'll laugh and say yeah isn't time

Strange
Talk about luck I woke up
And the sun was shining
Strange
I oughta be in bed with my head
In the pillow crying over us
But I aint, aint love strange

Strange

Strange
Talk about luck I woke up
And the sun was shining
Strange
I oughta be in the bed with my head
In the pillow crying over us
But I aint, aint love strange

Strange
Talk about luck I woke up
And the sun was shining
Strange
Strange
Strange

Monday, April 20, 2009

Passing The Purple Hat To You

Passing the Purple Hat to You........
In honor of women's history month and in memory of Erma Bombeck who
lost her fight with cancer. Pass this on to five women that you want
watched over. If you don't know five women to pass this on to, one
will do just fine.


IF I HAD MY LIFE TO LIVE OVER - by Erma Bombeck?
(written after she found out she was dying from cancer).?

I would have gone to bed when I was sick instead of pretending the
earth would go into a holding pattern if I weren't there for the day.

I would have burned the pink candle sculpted like a rose before it
melted in storage..

I would have talked less and listened more.

I would have invited friends over to dinner even if the carpet was
stained, or the sofa faded.

I would have eaten the popcorn in the 'good' living room and worried
much less about the dirt when someone wanted to light a fire in the
fireplace.

I would have taken the time to listen to my grandfather ramble about
his youth.

I would have shared more of the responsibility carried by my husband.

I would never have insisted the car windows be rolled up on a summer
day because my hair had just been teased and sprayed.

I would have sat on the lawn with my grass stains.

I would have cried and laughed less while watching television and
more while watching life.

I would never have bought anything just because it was practical,
wouldn't show soil, or was guaranteed to last a lifetime.

Instead of wishing away nine months of pregnancy, I'd have cherished
every moment and realized that the wonderment growing inside me was
the only chance in life to assist God in a miracle.

When my kids kissed me impetuously, I would never have said, 'Later.
Now go get washed up for dinner.' There would have been more 'I love
you's' More 'I'm sorry's.'

But mostly, given another shot at life, I would seize every
minute.look at it and really see it....... live it and never give it
back.
STOP SWEATING THE SMALL STUFF!!!

Don't worry about who doesn't like you, who has more, or who's doing what.
Instead, let's cherish the relationships we have with those who do love us!

If you don't mind, send this on to all the women you are grateful to
have as friends. Maybe we should all grab that purple hat earlier.
Please send this to five phenomenal women today in celebration of
Beautiful Women's Month.. If you do, something good will happen--you
will boost another woman.

When Fruit Go bad..................


The devil made me do it.......................hahaha
I couldn't resist this little comic!

Rodney Carrington



**Not for kids................my new favorite guy. Also seen w/Toby Keith in "Beer For My Horses."



My favorite scene!!!!

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


It's YOUR day Cuz!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR CUZZIE!!!!!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO CR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY BIG SISTER--TACS!!!


HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO TACS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!!!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY BIG(OLDER) SISTER, TERRI!!!!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

MY MIDDLE SISTER, ACM, HER DAY!


HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!!!!!!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR ALY-CAT!!!!!!!!!!!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




ENJOY YOUR DAY!!!!! IGNORE THE NUMBER & CELEBRATE YOU!!!!

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Easter, 4-12-2009

Mom had a huge ham. Aunti Jean, ATW, Mom & myself ate, ate & ate more.





There was also fresh veggies & dip before-hand.




We also had squash, twice baked potatoes, sweet potatoes, rolls, and Aunti Jean brought her yummy bars for dessert!





Ayup, a pineapple center piece!!!!!



Then it was time for Nana's
"skunking!"
Well, almost, ATW did win & then Mom had a GREAT idea to involve the 4 of us..........bad idea.........took forever!




Yes, we all played Sip-bo.....Aunti Jean won!!!!

Happy Easter!

Most of all the Sun was out, a little breazy, but what a site!!

A great gift has come to us on Little Sebago Lake today!! When I got up this a.m., look what I saw...............ONLY WATER!!!










There's a lot of raking to be done, it'll get done, just not today while it's windy lakeside.
I AM EXCITED!

Thursday, April 09, 2009

The ride of My(your) Life!!! Grab ahold & take control!

A lot of times I don't write much on my blog, I find that I find alot of my speach and feelings thru music,
Here is another song that empowers me to take charge, hold on & go eith the "RIDE."
This isn't the actual video of the song, the clip or the orginal is embedded so you can't copy it.
This little interview on The Today SHow will have to do for now til I can figure out a way to get the other video here.
Martina is one on my favorites.








Yeah

You wake up from your dreamin' and you don't want to face the day
You can't find a reason to think your world will ever change
You can hide beneath the covers
Or you can run outside, head up high and carry on

Life is a roller coaster ride
Time turns the wheel and love collides
Faith is believing you can close your eyes and touch the sky
To shine while you have the chance to shine
Laugh even when you want to cry
Hold on tight to what you feel inside and ride

It brings you up slowly then shoots you like a rocket towards the ground
It twists you and it shakes you before it turns you upside down
You can't see what's around the corner
And you can't look back, so just live it up and feel the rush

Life is a roller coaster ride
Time turns the wheel and love collides
Faith is believing you can close your eyes and touch the sky
So shine while you have the chance to shine
Laugh even when you want to cry
Hold on tight to what you feel inside and ride

Ride, ride, yeah

Oh yeah, shine while you have the chance to shine
Laugh even when you want to cry
Hold on tight to what you feel inside and ride

Ride, ride, yeah, yeah

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

UGLY UGLY UGLY!!


"IT'S" an ugly site and it's moving very slowly!
GO AWAY!!!

ARGH!!

Poor little tree. It would have blossomed. Dad always liked this scrawny tree. It marks our land & part of Cobb's Dr. Even the plows in the winter-time don't hit it! We'll trim it up & just maybe it'll come back?

Okay double & triple ARGH!!
A lot of cleaning up! Anyone wanna help! Your reward will be a BBQ!

Gray ugly mess.
I guess the word of the day for Wednesday is UGLY!!!!

The end result is the best!
All my plants will go outside. More outdoor flowers will bloom. The lake will get warm. I can swim & lounge. The fire-pit will get used, alot. My grill will be grilling away!
Any company????

~No explaination needed~My Story is unwriten and I sticken' to it!






Say you're sorry, that face of an angel
Comes out just when you need it to
As I paced back and forth all this time
Cause I honestly believed in you

Holding on, the days drag on
Stupid girl, I should have known
I should have known

I'm not a princess, this ain't a fairy tale
I'm not the one you'll sweep off her feet
Lead her up the stairwell

This ain't Hollywood, this is a small town
I was a dreamer before you went and let me down
Now it's too late for you and your white horse, to come around

Baby I was naive, got lost in your eyes
And never really had a chance
I had so many dreams about you and me
Happy endings, now I know

I'm not a princess, this ain't a fairy tale
I'm not the one you'll sweep off her feet
Lead her up the stairwell

This ain't Hollywood, this is a small town
I was a dreamer before you went and let me down
Now it's too late for you and your white horse, to come around

And there you are on your knees
Begging for forgiveness, begging for me
Just like I always wanted but I'm so sorry

Cause I'm not your princess, this ain't a fairytale
I'm gonna find someone someday who might actually treat me well
This is a big world, that was a small town
There in my rearview mirror disappearing now

And its too late for you and your white horse
Now its too late for you and your white horse, to catch me now

Oh, whoa, whoa, whoa
Try and catch me now
Oh, it's too late to catch me now