Friday, July 31, 2009

Our New Car

Ok, here is a picture of our new ( to us ) car! It is a 2001 Volvo S 40.
It is in superb condition and drives like a dream!

Wish us the best of luck with this one, and just fyi - I'm still not driving a whole lot if I can help it. Wednesday when I took my mom to the doctor was one of only 3 times I've driven on the highway since the accident. Even though the accident didn't happen on the highway, I'm just being careful.
Hope everyone is having a great start to their weekend. Take care!

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Thursday Catch-Up

First of all I'd like to say thank you for all the prayers and well wishes that you all have sent my way. The situation is still very troubling and all I will say is that our health is fine - nothing tragic on that front. Nothing is wrong in our marriage either - this is just a personal issue that we are trying to work through, so please continue sending thoughts and prayers this way as every little bit helps.

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I'm going to do this post then go back to bed, as it is now 8:30am, and we've been awake since 5:30am - when we were awoken by the horrible sound of tornado sirens. Knowing at least that little bit about me - you can imagine me being the first to hear them , then jumping out of bed, and running through the house screaming for everyone to wake up and get in the bathtub. Lets just say that Chris' migraine wasn't helped by that AT ALL!!!

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In lieu of everything else that has been going on here too, I thought I might add some funnies into the mix. You know I like to publish funnies that I receive in e-mails, so here are three that I thought might help you find your funny bone this morning:


WHY CONDOMS COME IN BOXES OF 3, 6, AND 12 !!!

A man walks into a drug store with his 8-year old son.

They happen to walk by the condom display, and the boy asks,

"What are these, Dad?

To which the man matter-of-factly replies, "Those are called

condoms son. Men use them to have safe sex."

"Oh I see," replied the boy pensively.

Yes, I've heard of that in health class at school."

He looks over the display and picks up a package of

3 and asks, "Why are there 3 in this package?"

The dad replies, "Those are for high school boys, one
for Friday, one for Saturday, and one for Sunday."

"Cool" says the boy. He notices a 6 pack and
asks, "Then who are these for?"

"Those are for college men," the dad answers, TWO
for Friday, TWO for Saturday, and TWO for Sunday."

"WOW!" exclaimed the boy, "then who uses THESE?" he asks, picking

up a 12 pack. With a sigh and a tear in his eye, the dad replied,

"Those are for married men. One for January, one for February, one

for March......."

_______( no further comment on that, thank you very much, heheheheheheh)

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Wine and Water

To my friends who enjoy a glass of wine..and to those who don't.

As Ben Franklin said:
"In wine there is wisdom,
in beer there is freedom and
in water there is bacteria."

In a number of carefully controlled trials, scientists have demonstrated that if we drink 1 liter of water each day, at the end of the year we would have absorbed more than 1 kilo of Escherichia coli,

(E. Coli) - bacteria found in feces.
In other words, we are consuming
1 kilo of poop.


However, we do NOT run that risk when drinking wine & beer (or tequila, rum, whisky or other liquor), because alcohol has to go through a purification process of boiling, filtering and/or fermenting.


Remember:
Water = Poop, Wine = Health
.

Therefore, it's better to drink wine and talk stupid, than to drink water and be full of shit.

There is no need to thank me for this valuable information.
I'm doing it as a public service.


( I received this one from my MIL, because she does care that much, roflmao)

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and last but certainly not least ( isn't the best alwasy last anyway? ) My mother sent me this - absolutely LOVED IT!

Awesome Toilet
THE LADY IS GETTING READY TO
ENTER!!
This is a picture of a public toilet in Houston


Now that you've seen the outside view,
take a look at the
inside view . . .


It's made entirely of one-way glass!

No one can see you from the
outside, but when you are inside it's like sitting in a clear glass box!


Now would you . . .
COULD YOU . . . . ???

( I voted probably not on this question - Chris said 'Hell yea I would' )

Ok folks, this picture is my favorite. Imagine you are at a party. Also imagine that party is on the 10th floor of an apartment building. You've also had ALOT to drink at said party and you need to pee. You go to walk into the bathroom to find this.


When he saw this, Chris said he wondered how many times this floor had been peed on, by people that went to walk in , freaked and peed right where they stood....

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Hope you enjoyed those funnies - and thanks again for all well wishes and prayers.

( NOTE: we got a NEW CAR!! well new to us anyway - that will be tomorrows post when I can get pretty pics of it . Right now it is in downtown Dallas with Chris. And if I don't put the pictures up soon, my MIL will hang me when she catches me.....)

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

How?

-Can you love someone so much it hurts when they hurt?

-Can you help them deal with the hurt when neither of you know what the hell to do about it?


These are the questions I'm pondering right now. Yes it deals with my family , but no, I really can't talk any further about it. Please just send well wishes and prayers - that is all anyone can do for the immediate future.

Monday, July 27, 2009

News Bits

No , this is nothing like Friday Fragments - its bits o' crap that I heard on the news this morning.

1 - I don't watch the Bacholerette but they showed a fragment of her possible not choosing ANYONE??? and a clip of her saying she isn't ready to settle down yet... now tell me she didn't make that decision just during the show- she had to have known that before she got her 15 mins of fame... if anyone watches this and can clarify me on some details, please do...

2 - They are reporting that they are having trouble locating Michael Jacksons doctor - who gives a flying fart? Yes the man is dead, yes he did some incredible music, yes he had alot of personal issues but come on already - enough is enough. Also saw and advertisement for a commemorative plate with his Thriller album picture. /sigh... Haven't seen any news of Farrah's poster going on sale again !!!!!!!!!!!!!1


Ok, there is my little HUH??? for this early monday morning... - I've got to go pick Nicole up at Carson's later; go by the school and get my car hang tags and turn in emergency info for Nicole, then back home. HOWEVER I will be doing these errands in the 80's weather that Mother Nature has so graiously decided to bestow upon Dallas ,TX.

Ya'll come back now, ya hear??!!!!

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Please Make It Stop!!!



Nicole laughs when she sees this commercial - I try to hit the mute button as fast as possible!!!!

Friday, July 24, 2009

Our First Caualty on the Homefront...

I'm sorry if that title sounds a bit harsh. Here is what happened. About two this morning I felt something jump on me. A heavier something than either Cooper or Cher. It was the now 20 lb puppy Korie. I ask her what the heck she thinks shes doing and when I go to catch her she jumps down and runs back toward the den, where her mommy ( Nicole) and Chris had fallen asleep watching a movie.
Now when I went to bed she was in her cage. Not so anymore as there is a puppy head sized hole in the side mesh now. I yelled for her to stop which woke Chris up. Once he had reigned her in, we started to assess what she might have done. Had she just escaped and came to me cause she had to go potty? or had she been out a while and gotten into soem mischief.

Well, we turned on a lamp. Found several shredded kleenex, assorted paper, and a chewed up pencil. We also found a pile of poop and a puddle of tinkle, which I stepped in on the way to the bathroom to get toilet paper to pick up the poop. I was getting something to get the pee, while Chris picked up the poop, and he yelled. And cussed a little bit. Because he found this:


If you can't immediately tell what that is - it is a chewed up DVD. Of Chris' favorite show MASH. He has the first five seasons on DVD, as well as the series finale - Goodbye , Farewell, and Amen. He watched the entire series while growing up and looked forward to these folks


on show night, as much as I looked forward to every Thursday to see these folks -


Needless to say the puppy almost lost her life when he saw that. The question arose who left it out? Had it fallen on the floor? or had she stood up and gotten it? she hadn't ever done that before so we think somehow it wasn't put up in its case and was knocked off the TV somehow.

Nicole and I still love her, but at the moment not liking her very much - Chris on the other hand, well lets just say he didn't pet her , or talk to her this morning , just kind of leered at her and growled himself.
Hopefully he will recover and maybe I'll buy him another 5th season for a holiday - even though he probably wouldn't want me too.

Thats it for now - since I still have a headache - has to be something in the air.


Not What I Had Planned

I'm leaving you with this cute quiz I took - its all I got this morning folks. I woke up with the same headache I went to bed with, so I"m going to eat a little something , make sure its not a hungry headache, then go back to bed! Will have more up later - since I did have somehting planned for a post today that happened during the night...

Till Then..

You Are Patient Enough
In most cases, you are patient enough to keep it together.
You may feel impatient on the inside, but you don't usually let it show.

However, if you're made to wait for too long, you will usually crack.
You're only human, after all. You don't like for your patience to be tested.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Coming Out of the Woodwork

No, not bugs - relatives. Ever since Chris and I joined Facebook. I've just been finding people that I havne't talked to in ages. Its been great reconnecting with past friends and acquaintances.
Chris has also reconnected withe people he used to work with and be friends with in Colorado.
He has also found relatives. Now let me put it the way he put it. He said at his funeral there will STILL be relative of whom I've never met - his family has that many branches.

I've met a cousin of his recently that just moved back here after some marital problems. Great guy - funny and all around nice.
Last night I met yet another cousin of his that had just joined FB. Turns out she lives less than 30 minutes from us and works about 3 miles from Chris in Dallas!

I'm wondering now who else I'll meet. I also got to meet a friend of his that he used to work with in CO.

They are all just coming out of the woodwork!

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Do It Yourself Already!





This commercial bugs me. In the time it takes this lady to say how much the trash stinks, and to tell someone else to take it out - I could have taken 3 bags out! Ugh lady, just get off you ass and do it yourself!

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On a totally unrelated note - lastnight as Chris and I sat talking I asked him 'What are we going to do on our anniversary this year?"

his reply?

Well, I know for sure we'll be married another year...

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Don't you just love it? He's all mine ladies so BACK OFF!!!

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Weekend Catch Up

Well when my MIL hit town Thursday, it started a whirlwind of activity. Thursday we visited and tried to get 4 dogs to cohabitate without wanting to kill each other.
Friday , after Chris left for work, I went to the pharmacy and picked up my prescription, then came home and woke Nicole and Sue up so they could get ready for the day ahead.
We then tried out a new diner - the Dallas Ave. Diner - and it got a rating of about 3 for service and 5 for food. Granted it was their grand opening day, but they took our order then brought Sue and Nicole their breakfast and totally hadn't even made mine! They didn't see on the ticket where he had written it. Once I got my breakfast it was good, and they said they would comp it, but still.

Anyway, after that, we walked aroudn Town Square a little bit and went into that new crochet shop Nicole and I found. Turns out that Sue knows the lady that runs it and they had a really nice visit.
Later that afternoon we all went to the beauty shop and got pampered a bit. Nicole, Sue and I all got new hair cuts. Totally forgot to get any pictures though, will try to soon! Instead of throwing my hair into a ponytail, it is now short enough I can't do that anymore, but at least I'm staying cool.

Saturday we went to see the new Harry Potter. The show time was 1045 - it was showing on 3 different screens. We had our tickets for almost a week. We got our ginormous bucket of popcorn, drinks and some candy and got good seats and awaited the beginning of the show. During the previews we realized the projector or whatever was messing up. A manager came in and said it would take up to 20 minutes or so to get it fixed. We could wait, or leave and get a refund. Chris had other stuff to do that day ( helping someone move), so he opted to leave the three of us there and he left.

We enjoyed the movie, but even knowing the ending, wasn't too keen on how they left it hanging after the major death....
After that we went grocery shopping and got all of Nicoles school supplies. The day before we had gotten all of her new uniforms too, so we are set, except for her school jacket. She starts back to school August 17, so as of today we only have 4 more weeks left! Wow - it has gone by quickly. When Sue finally gets up here, she wants to try and get a position at Lifeschool also as a sub - since you can only earn so much while drawing social security, and subbing woulb be a perfect way to manage that! I think she would be a great sub, as she is great with kiddos.

I found out a few weeks ago that my mother has to have plastic surgery on her eyes. All of her life her eyelids have had a bit too much skin. It makes her eyes look puffy, she was unable to ever wear any eye shadow, because you couldn't see it if she did , and now its affecting her vision a bit. She was also diagnosed with Macular Degeneration in both eyes. She is having the plastic surgery to fix her eyelids - and since they deemed it medically necessary then her insurance is paying for it. She is having it done the week before Nicole goes back to school so Nicole and I will be staying with her the night beofre thru the wednesday after.

That is all I've got for now, heres to hoping everyone is enjoying a great start to this new week!

Friday, July 17, 2009

Just Don't!

Occasionally I have to use public facilities. I know its not always the best option, but when a girl has to go , well, we do... Anyway, I had to run to the store this morning to pick up a prescription and had such an occassion to use the facilities. When I walked in there I heard someone talking. I realized she was on her cell phone.

UGH !

I really don't care what you did lastnight, or what party you are going to tonight! I honestly don't think whoever you are talking to on the phone wants to hear what YOU are doing right that minute and I sure as heck don't want to hear what they did and/or are doing. I could hear this only because whoever she was talking to on the other end was LOUD as can be, so I was like two stalls away unable to avoid hearing this conversation.

So , if you have to call me, don't do it while in the bathroom. If for some reason you have to call me and you are in the bathroom - just don't let me know!

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

29 THINGS

Well, good evening folks. I don't usually do my days post the night before but tomorrow will be busy busy busy, so here I am.
My MIL is coming up for a visit, the first time since Christmas, and is staying for several days.
She is also bringing her puppy, so we will have 4 dogs in the house - yay us.
Anyway, since I haven't put many pics of her on my blog I will take some over the next few days, if I can catch her off guard and get her to cooperate. She is just like Chris in the regards that she hates having her picture taken. She said if I try to force her picture, she will wear a hat over her face all weekend. We'll just see about that.

She always sends me funny e-mails, and this one was no different. I just received it this afternoon and thought it an appropriate post. So laugh and enjoy!

TWENTY NINE LINES TO MAKE YOU SMILE

1
. My husband and I divorced over religious differences. He thought he was God and I didn't.
2
. I don't suffer from insanity; I enjoy every minute of it.
3.
Some people are alive only because it's illegal to kill them.
4.
I used to have a handle on life, but it broke.
5. Don't take life too seriously; No one gets out alive.

6. You're just jealous because the voices only talk to me
7. Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder.
8.
Earth is the insane asylum for the universe.

9. I'm not a complete idiot -- Some parts are just missing.
10. Out of my mind. Back in five minutes.

11. NyQuil, the stuffy, sneezy, why-the-heck-is-the-room-spinning medicine.
12. God must love stupid people; He made so many.
13.
The gene pool could use a little chlorine.
14.
Consciousness: That annoying time between naps.
15. Ever stop to think, and forget to start again?

16. Being 'over the hill' is much better than being under it!
17.
Wrinkled Was Not One of the Things I Wanted to Be When I Grew up.
18
. Procrastinate Now!

19. I Have a Degree in Liberal Arts; Do You Want Fries With That?
20.
A hangover is the wrath of grapes.
21. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a cash advance.

22. Stupidity is not a handicap. Park elsewhere!
23.
They call it PMS because Mad Cow Disease was already taken.
24. He who dies with the most toys is nonetheless DEAD.


25. A picture is worth a thousand words, but it uses up three
thousand times the memory.


26. Ham and eggs...A day's work for a chicken, a lifetime commitment for a pig.
27.
The trouble with life is there's no background music.

28. The original point and click interface was a Smith & Wesson.
29. I smile because I don't know what the heck is going on.

Appreciate every single thing you have, especially your friends!
Life is too short and friends are too few!


MMMMMMMM ICE CREAM

You Are an Ice Cream Sandwich
You are well grounded, reliable, and very balanced.
You love to work hard, but you also know how to take it easy.

People might be surprised to know you have a very goofy side to you.
You like to let loose and have fun. You just don't let yourself go too crazy!
You Are an Ice Cream Sandwich
You are well grounded, reliable, and very balanced.
You love to work hard, but you also know how to take it easy.

People might be surprised to know you have a very goofy side to you.
You like to let loose and have fun. You just don't let yourself go too crazy!

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Just LMAO

Sorry, these always make me giggle. The other day while Nicole and I were in the car driving back from Walmart we got into one of 'those' conversations. You know the kind. One person says something that strikes the other funny and you both collapse into fits of giggles. Of course I couldn't collapse totally since I was driving, but it was funny seeing her just losing it.

The subject was WHY?
as in
( and yes I know some of these have gone aroudn before, but are still funny:)

- why does Donald Duck wear a towel whenever he gets out of the shower, but never wears pants?

or

- when you choke a smurf, what color do they turn?

Both of those had us giggling. Then we both kind of brought this one up -

When a skunk farts, what does it smell like? Does it smell like the skunk scent? or whatever rotten food they just ate?

Yeah I know it was gross, but what brought that one to thought was when I told Nicole that my BFF Nikki had a skunk on her porch the night before eating their cats food.

Hehe, well we thought it was funny, and Chris was proud that we had come up with that one, since I'm not known for my quick witted one liners like some I know....

Hope ya'll are having a great week so far!

Friday, July 10, 2009

No, Thank You

I don't usually do movie reviews on my blog, so I'm sorry for this. I think today is the day BRUNO comes out - literally. Played by actor Sacha Baron Cohen, the same man who did BORAT. I didn't see that one and I sure as heck am NOT going to see BRUNO. I cringe when the commercial clip comes on.

Just for the heck of it, I looked him on on the web - this is taken from one article I found...

Sacha Baron Cohen has come a long way from his early days as a history student at Cambridge University, where he wrote his thesis on the Jewish role in the U.S. civil rights movement and was known as “quiet, friendly and studious.” While he appeared in school plays like Fiddler on the Roof, he wasn’t considered much of an actor until he found comedy after school. Now, at 37 years old, he is one of the most respected comedians in the world and gets to lay down every night with red-headed hottie, Isla Fisher.

While Sacha Baron Cohen's comedic style seems to lay it all out on the table for his followers, here at AskMen.com we've managed to dig up a few things you might not know about the man behind Borat/Ali G/Bruno and others.

1- Sacha Baron Cohen used to be an actual male model

Behind the Borat mustache, Ali G do-rag and nude ass of Bruno, is an actual good-looking man. Before becoming a comedian, Cohen worked as a male fashion model and he appeared in a number of fashion magazines. His slim, 6-foot-3 figure does make him perfect for that world. Reportedly, the stint inspired Bruno. Just how much nude model ass did he see before he cracked into the character? We wonder if we'd really like to know the answer to that.

2- Sacha Baron Cohen's appearance at the 2006 MTV Movie Awards was later cut

As Borat, he greeted the MTV audience with: “Good evening, gentlemen and prostitutes.” While he was supposed to be introducing Gnarls Barkley's performance of “Crazy” (with Chewbacca on drums), he took a moment to slamJessica Simpson’s camel toe. He said that he liked her mouth and could see it clearly through her denim pants. While it aired once, MTV cut it from subsequent rebroadcasts.

HUH? One of the most respected comedic actors today? In my honest opinion, that doesn't say much....If thats the way comedy is going, then I guess I'm not going to see any more comedies at the movies.

Now don't get your panties in a wad - if this is your type of flick, and you loved Borat and can't wait to see Bruno, that is fine by me, but I don't want to hear about it, ok?
That is my opinion, and you are entitled to yours and I will respect that, just Please don't tell me anything about the movie!!!!


Thursday, July 9, 2009

Hmmmmm...

For those of you not on FB, here is what Chris looked like lastnight. Actually, he looked like this for the past day and a half , since he woke up with an abcessed tooth that got progressively worse. It was actually swollen up into his eye. This photo was taken after he got home from the dentist. He was on some good drugs at the time, but it took them almost an hour and a half to pull the tooth. Today he is a bit better, and will be able to go back to work tomorrow.


This next picture was taken on the 4th. Nicole and I had gone to the next town over for a fireworks show and I only got two good shots. This one I just think is absolutely beautiful. The moon was full and the sky was just the prettiest blue.

This was just a pretty firework, before it fully exploded.

And I finally finished the shawl I was making for Hallies raffle! If you have not yet donated , please click the button on the left hand side at the top! It is for a wonderful cause, and she has fantastic prizes! The shawl is being modeled by Nicole:))
If you really can't see it, it is a deep burgundy color. I alternated every five rows between single and double crochet. It will fit comfortably around the shoulders and is guaranteed to keep you warm... Go donate and you have a chance to win this beautiful shawl:)) She is giving away prizes for 25 days in August. Wouldn't winning one of these fantastic prizes just before kiddo goes back to school be fantastic? also knowing you won because you donated to a fabulous cause!

Hope ya'll are having a great week!

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

The Truths Revealed

Okies, here are the truth behind the statements I posted on Monday. Most of you got them right, but one or two I was shocked that you thought were true!


1. I have wrecked/totalled every car that Chris and I have ever owned. - Unfortunately this is TRUE. Now, not all of them have been MY fault, but yes, every car that has been in OUR name I've wrecked.

2. I used to be a stripper back in my skinny days, and used it to put myself through school.
FALSE! I was a belly dancer not a stripper. I worked in a local flower shop while going through school to work in the medical field.

3. I flunked the 7th grade.
FALSE! I had alot of trouble when I got to junior high, and I got like 4 D's my first six week period, but it was a major time of adjustment. I had gone to an elementary school thru 6th grade - so it was a big change.

4. I had to take cooking lessons before I got married - I wasn't very culinarily ( a real word?) inclined.
FALSE! I didn't know how to cook alot of stuff, but I could bake well. Over the past 15 yrs though I've learned to feed my family pretty well.

5. After I had Nicole I was told to not have any more kiddos.
Sadly this is TRUE. With the CMT and stuff I could fall and injure myself and the baby, and I was so sick when I was pregnant with Nicole, the doctor told me it would be better to not try that again.

6. In highschool, I was shy and reserved - and didn't go out much at all.
I'd have to say this one is TRUE! I wasn't really shy by any means, but I only had a few really close friends. I liked heavy metal music, and smoked cigarettes but I wasn't a partier. We used to go to the local hangouts all the time, but just to mess around.

7. I'm originally from Chicago.
TRUE! Michelle said at least she knows she will get one right! I was originally born in Christ Community Hospital in Chicago, IL. I moved to Texas in June of 1979 - so I've been here for 30 years.

8. I used to play the piano.
FALSE! I played the organ. I didn't take piano lessons like a normal child - my dad loved organ music so thats what I learned to play. I can no longer remember how to play anything but the Entertainer!

9. I've been skydiving.
FALSE! I'm scared of heights, so there is absolutely NO WAY I'd ever do this.

10. My marriage to Chris is my second marriage.
FALSE!! I was engaged once before, but never married.

Thanks for playing along! It was fun trying to come up with those. Hope everyone has a great hump day!

Monday, July 6, 2009

True or False

Ok, I've seen Michelle at Honest and Truly do this a few times and her followers seem to enjoy it.
Not sure if I can come up with some good ones, but the idea is for me to put some statements out there and you decide what you think is true or false and post them by number in your comments.

Not sure I can come up with 10, but here goes - I'll just shoot for 5 for my first time, lol.

1. I have wrecked/totalled every car that Chris and I have ever owned.

2. I used to be a stripper back in my skinny days, and used it to put myself through school.

3. I flunked the 7th grade.

4. I had to take cooking lessons before I got married - I wasn't very culinarily ( a real word?) inclined.

5. After I had Nicole I was told to not have any more kiddos.

6. In highschool, I was shy and reserved - and didn't go out much at all.

7. I'm originally from Chicago.

8. I used to play the piano.

9. I've been skydiving.

10. My marriage to Chris is my second marriage.

Ok, so which ones are true? which ones are false? you tell me... and I'll reveal all in a few days time.

I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable Independence Day Weekend. I'm happy because Chris'boss gave him today off instead of Friday - YAY! I think he and Nicole have a date later to go see UP!


Thursday, July 2, 2009

Total Randomness Squared

Good Morning to ya'll out there in bloggy land!
I have a few pics and a video that I will share shortly that I received recently in my e-mail.
However, before I do, I have to say that Nicole and I had a great and somewhat exciting day yesterday.
We've been talking about seeing My Sisters Keeper since we first started seeing commercials for it. I talked to a couple of my FB friends that share my passion for reading and they said that if you've read the book first , you'll see they left alot out of the movie and that they didn't much care for it.
Well, Nicole and I haven't read the book and we LOVED the movie. Yes I did tear up a bit - couldn't help it, but loved loved loved the movie. So I highly recommend it!

For the exciting part - we accidently got caught up in a hostage situation, taking place in the gas station in front of the movie theater where we had gone. On the way there , at least 6 police cars came zooming behind us, including two unmarked cars, lights flashing and sirens blaring. We heard tons of sirens, and when we get to the turn in of the theater ( in a mini shopping complex) it is blocked off by police - as is the highway over ramp, traffic from both ways and dozens and dozens of cops in the parking lot/ gas station.
When we finally got into the movie lot and went to buy our tickets they ushered us all inside for safety. Hmm..
When we came out two hours later it was still going on. We finally learned that a double murder suspect from San Antonio had been pulled over on a routine traffic stop by a constable and then pulled a gun on himself and the cops. Kind of spooky when we realized how close we were to that action!

Anyway on to one picture, one joke and a cool card trick video.

CAN YOU IMAGINE THE LOOK ON THE PHOTOGRAPHERS FACE WHEN HE WENT SNAP....
When the lightning flashes, this is NOT what you want to see.

THIS IS A PICTURE THAT SOMEONE TOOK WHO WORKS ON AN OIL RIG. HE WAS GOING TO TAKE A PICTURE OF THE LIGHTNING AND WAS UNAWARE OF THE TORNADO UNTIL THE LIGHTNING ILLUMINATED IT.

This is a one-in-a-million photo...............

Taken Thursday night, April 2, 2009.

Lariat Sandridge Energy South of Ft Stockton , TX


OKies, now that I've sufficiently got your attention, here is a funny:

( this one is compliments of my MIL)

And finally, if you know me at all, you know I love to play cards, having played them all my life with my folks, and now even Nicole loves card tricks. My Aunt Betty e-mailed this to me, but I'd seen it once before and still am amazed by it. Hope you enjoy it and have a great day!