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    Riley Ann; the first great grandbaby for my mom.

    My sister, Dashababy is a grandma.  For those of you that know my sister, know that she is way to hawt to ever be called, ‘Grandma’, but she seems to be pretty damn proud of that title, so go over to her place and check out her first grandbaby. (Leave her comments too, she gets so jealous sometimes!) The more pictures I see of her, the more she looks like my sister.  How did Kathy’s genes get to be so strong that even MY kid looks like her though? Congrats Paul and Tanya. Welcome to this crazy family, Riley Ann!

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    Going Back In Time This Week

    It feels like the days are dragging into each other huh? The need to get on a plane is overwhelming. My sister called the other night begging me to move back to Redding.  She used the guilt trip method too. She must not be reading my blog lately because, “Co-Dependant No More” doesn’t allow guilt trips.  I backed up that book with a Dr. Phil book. Tonight I was actually thinking about it though.  It might have been the Journey song that came on the radio.  You see, in Redding they live by classic rock.  They play Journey and Air Supply in church up there.  It’s scary how out of…

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    the MD websites say it’s because of stress. Whatever. God just hates me.

    Yesterday my left eyelid started twitching. It wasn’t the cute, ‘Whoa, my eyelid just twitch for a second!” it was the, “DEAR LORD STOP” variety of eye twitching. My eye has been twitching non-stop.  When it stops twitching for a few minutes it aches from all the twitching it was doing and I feel like I have the evil eye arch.  Just when I think it’s gone…TWITCH. There is something strange that happens when you have a twitch.  You have to show everyone to confirm the twitch exists.  I keep throwing my face into Shaun’s; “SEE IT? DO YOU SEE IT TWITCHING?”  he starts giggling at me, which makes me…

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    Thank you…

    She will read all your messages and I told her, “The internet loves you, Kara.” She smiled and thanked me for the 3 page letter I wrote her telling her about the proudest moment I have ever experienced.  I’ll share it with you; Going back to college was a very hard thing for me to do.  I had spent many years just trying to find the time to get into a GED prep class.  It was impossible to do because I had a young, little girl that needed me there and I used the excuse that no matter how many times I tried to get to class, my ex would…

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    TO DO LIST: Make sure Kara understands she is worthy of LOVE

    By the grace of God I will not let her believe she isn’t worthy of the love she deserves. She doesn’t need to believe the shit those boys in 8th grade say to her. YES, she is different. NO, she isn’t a cheerleader or a popular. YES, she has a weird sense of humor. NO, she isn’t the smartest girl in school. BUT SCREW YOU, she is BETTER than all those girls will EVER be. OH, the places she will go.  She will will travel and see the world. She will graduate from college and prove you wrong.  She will be beautiful and when she smiles…all of her teeth will…

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    It’s Thursday….Tomorrow is Friday.

    Okay, this year seriously BITES on American Idol. I really don’t like any of the guys. the women are split down the middle. I like the Jack Osborne guy because…well, he’s weird and funny.  He can sing, but he’s no Chris Daughtry. The women;  How do you politically correctly say this?  Screw it.  The black girls ROCK, KICK ASS, CAN SING!.  I mean, ALL of them are fifty times better than the white girls.  There, bring on the hate mail, I said ‘black and white’ and compared the two. Now on to the Shaun Commentary from the evening (the only real reason I watch this show). After returning from picking…

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    I can’t find mine.

    When Shaun and I were going through our baby withdrawals we decided we needed to do something to get past it.   We headed to Walmart and bought MP3 players.  They had all types of colors, but we wanted the ones that were on sale and because of it, we both ended up with two identical white MP3 players.  We were going to take our cute, matching MP3 players to the gym. I THOUGHT mine was the one in the van until I started listening to the music on there. “Hmm, sure a lot of Matchbox 20 on here.”   Don’t get me wrong. I love me some Rob Thomas, but I…

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    Ra-Ra-Rannnndom

    It’s my grab bag of catch up. I thought it was Monday and my day was screwed up all day because of it. People, especially clients who you went over the moon to please and then they turned you around and put it in your rear, REALLY piss me off and make me sad at the same time. American Idol this year; to quote people who are way more hip than I am, ‘I am not feelin’ it‘. I like the Jack Osborne looking dude. That is all. I pulled out some books I needed to re-read. This book, I recommend for everyone that breathes: Co-Dependant No More by Melody…

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    IE vs. Firefox…Yes, this AGAIN.

    Does Random and Odd look like this when you view it? Yes? No?  What browser are you all using?? I really like this layout and want to be able to work with it, but I don’t want to use it if you guys see it like this: Eww, Internet Explorer makes it all squishy to the side and all not centered and all not good at all. This post brought to you by the word: ALL. Okay, so How do you all see it? First picture? Second picture? IE or Firefox?

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    Your Two Cents…

    The windows of Coit tower have pennies and other denominations of money on the ledges from visitors from other countries. It’s cool. It’s been a couple of months and I keep saying I wanted to redesign Random and Odd. Last night I decided it was going to be the night. NINETY ONE pages of 9 screen shots each to wade through. 91. I must have FTPed about 70 different designs to my editor and checked to see how everything lined up. They have everything from truly ugly to damn ugly. There are spatterings of ‘oh hell no’ themes. I realized half way through the search that I was looking for…