Friday, February 29, 2008

Middle broke her finger, and MILLIONS again...


SO all our kids are in TKD, Tae Kwon Do for those who don't know.
She didn't keep her fingers TIGHT and Got whacked, and her left hand ring finger got broken. It has a chip Fracture, and is wrapped now, with cast going on tonight. Bummer.
She's...doing ok with it.

and
oh yah...
more millions for me.


Good Day,
Let me start by introducing myself. I am Mr. Patrick K.W. Chan
(Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer) of the Hang Seng Bank Ltd. I
have an obscured business suggestion for you.
Before the U.S and Iraqi war our client Gen. Abbas Radhi Ismail who was
with the Iraqi forces and also businessman made a numbered fixed
deposit for 18 calendar months, with a value of (Twenty Four million Five
Hundred Thousand United State
Dollars only) in my branch. Upon maturity several notices was sent to
him, even during the war which began in 2003. Again after the war has
subsided, another notification was sent and still no response came from
him. We later find out that the General along with his wife and only
daughter had been killed during the war in a bomb blast that hit their
home.
After further investigation it was also discovered that Gen. Abbas
Radhi Ismail did not declare any next of kin in his official papers
including the paper work of his bank deposit. And he also confided in me the
last time he was at my office that no one except me knew of his deposit
in my bank. So, Twenty Four million Five Hundred Thousand United States
Dollars is still lying in my bank and no one will ever come forward to
claim it. What bothers me most is that according to the laws of my
country at the expiration of 5 years the funds will revert to the
ownership of the Hong Kong Government if nobody applies to claim the funds.
Against this backdrop, my suggestion to you is that I will like you as
a foreigner to stand as the next of kin to Gen. Abbas Radhi Ismail so
that you will be able to receive his funds.
MODALITIES:
I want you to know that I have had everything planned out so that we
shall come out successful. I have an attorney that will prepare the
necessary document that will back you up as the next of kin to Gen. Abbas
Radhi Ismail, all that is required from you at this stage is for you to
provide me with your Full Names and Address so that the attorney can
commence his job. After you have been made the next of kin, the attorney
will also file in for claims on your behalf and secure the necessary
approval and letter of probate in your favor for the move of the funds to
an account that will be provided by you.
There is no risk involved at all in this matter, as we are going adopt
a legalized method and the attorney will prepare all the necessary
documents. Please endeavor to observe utmost discretion in all matters
concerning this issue.
Once the funds have been transferred to a nominated bank account we
shall then share in the ratio of 70% for me, 30% for you. Should you be
interested please send me the following:
1. Full names
2. Private phone/fax
3. Current residential address
and I will prefer you reach me on my private email address below and
finally after that I shall provide you with more details of this
operation.
Your earliest response to this letter will be appreciated.
Kind Regards
Mr. Patrick Chan.
E-mail: chanw112@yahoo.com.hk

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Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Diets

The second day of a diet is always easier than the first.

By the second day you're off it.

~Jackie Gleason~

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Babies and Students

One of my 10th grade students brought her 14 month old in to school today, (after class). He is 14 months old. He is adorable.

I found out one of my OTHER students, a male, his "ex" girlfriend gave birth a month ago. He had a picture on his cell phone. She is adorable. I think he's a Junior.

I...sort of am speechless. SHE has it together, is going to school, working, I think living at home.

He, I think, is joining the services or something.

I...just have no words.

New ideas

Well the school I'm on the Board is trying to be innovative. Instead of offering middle of the road crap, they are going to start an "entrepreneurial Center". This I"m sure will morph into other ideas, but a place where kids can experiment with Business. It will be interesting to see where it goes.
HOPEFULLY
Little Jake With Cancer will be able to come home tomorrow or even today IF his fever remains down. He has Massive infection in blood and his "port" site, so will be on 4 antibiotics.

Ok its LATE or EARLY, I gotta get on the Road...icy snowy roads!!

Monday, February 25, 2008

Monday Mania

I have to post SOMETHING to get that nasty toe off of the very top of the page!!!

Monday: Get 3 kids and Hub off to school/work
Drive 35 minutes on Icy roads to teach
Teach 8-930
Observe 9:30-11
Lunch
Teach 12:30-2:30
Drive over an hour
School Board meeting tonight
Smile and not bitch anybody out!!

I'm old enough where I am HAPPY...that....I ....was ....able to POOP this morning before I left! There. I'm officially middle aged. But but but...does it COUNT if I have diverticulitis and it's a health issue?????

I'll Leave you with what I tell EACH and every one of my students every day..."MAKE GOOD CHOICES".

Sunday, February 24, 2008

I've been tagged.


Post these instructions on your blog.
Post 7 random or weird facts about yourself on your blog (the weirder the better, if you ask me).
Tag 7 people and link to them even if you think they won’t do it.
Comment on their blog to let them know they have been tagged and hunt them down if you have to.

I have been tagged by Slouching Mom.

These are the rules to follow, so I will be giving my facts... and maybe tagging some others.

Here goes:
1) I have refused for some weird reason to repaint my toenails since winter set in. I am holding out that MAYBE, my nail polish will last until it gets warm. I HAVE clipped, cleaned etc my nails, but have NOT removed the polish. (Don't hate me). There is just about 1/4 inch left at the top of my Two Big toes.


2) One of my probationers when I was an agent peed on my office chair, and I threw a towel over it till it dried. I never let co-workers sit in it after that. (This is before all the stuff was known...ah well) again, please don't hate me.

3)I got pregnant after drinking wine and listening to a comedy Album (YES, ALBUM not CD or tape etc).

4) I was a lifeguard at Church camp and spotted a kid drowning that got hit in the head with a Huge Styrofoam dock with pipes through the middle of it. I NEVER understood why it was in the pond in the first place.

5) After taking a break for icky marriage to preacher boy, and returning to University, I told the Counselor to just figure out how to get me out the fastest-I didn't care what my major or minor was. The Counselor was aghast. I was supposed to do all these tests and skills etc. I didn't care. I was on the 12 year plan for graduating from University and I JUST WANTED IT DONE. It worked out really well for me. Major in Pysch, Minor in SOC, and emphasis in Business

6) I never thought knowing Sign Language would help me get a job.

7) I have been off most of my medicine since I started Meditating last summer. I'm not a Freakazoid, but was in a horrible car wreck in '98, and ensuing issues have made me not as happy as I once was. The Meditation tapes have improved my life a LOT.

Jake, age 9 Pluera Pulmonary Blastoma

Jake was rushed to the U of M hospital last week with a fever of 104 degrees. He has remained there all week. He is STILL there. He's fighting fever, blood infection, pulling his "port" where they do most of the medicine out, mouth cancer sores etc.
Please Continue to remember him in your thoughts, and ...maybe, just maybe, ask God to give him a break.

Grossology

I needed a break. Sometimes DOING something is better than sleeping so I teamed up with my friend Beth and her son Ty and we took all the kids to the museum.

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This is NIGEL, He has a long story to tell about celia and snot and so forth, but the audio was REALLY bad and hard to understand. However, he has a HUGE rubber balloon of snot that eventually drips out and grosses everyone out.



They have a huge nose you can walk through.INSIDE THE NOSE...YOU can become a BUGGERRR







They have a Mouth and a TONGUE you can slide down..if you are small enough!











I also got to sneak in the REALLY cool exhibit about Chinese Warriors. A "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to come face to face with the famous Chinese terracotta warriors from the tomb of first Chinese Emperor Qin Shihuang (246 – 210 BC)! The site says. "one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of the 20th century: the Emperor’s mausoleum and its terracotta army, now regarded as the eighth wonder of the world, and rivaling the scale of the Great Pyramid in Egypt." And YES...it WAS. THAT. COOL.
I feel slightly more human.

Friday, February 22, 2008

stuff about the urchins

Morey Public Tae Kwon Do:

All the students are showing great progress through their practice, hard work and the support of Morey Public School and all our great

Tae Kwon Do Parents! We couldn't do it without you - THANK YOU

Congratulations to all the Morey Public Students that tested and progressed to their next color belt level:

Taylor tested from white belt to yellow

Kanta tested from yellow belt to yellow green

Annie tested from yellow belt to yellow green

Clinton tested from yellow belt to yellow green

Joy tested from low green to high green MY YOUNGEST!!!!

J.R. tested from high green to low blue

Kate tested from low blue to high blue My MIddles' Best Friend

William tested from high blue to low red 4 MY OLDEST!!!!

And a big thank you to our highest ranking red belt at Morey Public Helena for all her hard work during class and help at the test. MY MIDDLE!!!!

Paula Robison 2nd Dan * Tae Park Tae Kwon Do * Golombisky Institute

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

These are the days of our lives

Monday
6:00 a.m. School called off roads were so bad...Icy...
I decide to try and go to Ann Arbor (2 1/2 hours south) to see Jake's mom, and Jake
Wake hubby (his day off) He says he'll go...hooray
Text Jakes mom in Hosptal
Drive, get there
do Hospital stuff all day, Not fun, get to see how Sick Jake really is, as he is in the hospital, not home...please continue to pray, I don't want to go into it all
5:00 Drive home, icy roads
Late,
Middle child bless her made Spaghetti!! (WHO knew SPag H etti) had an "H" In it?
Felt VERY ill all the way home, car sick or maybe the salad from the hospital..but didn't puke
shower, blessed shower
Tuesday
UP, 6:00 a.m.
Get STUCK in the driveway from so much snow
Bad roads
MC D coffee hit the spot-rarely do this as dollars fly through your fingers this way
SCHOOL.
Text Jake's mom in Hospital
teaching new stuff ALL day ALL classes, one of the few all day every days' this semester.
Two particular girls give LOTS of attitude
3:00 Drive home, snow, icy
4:30
Get drink,(not an "adult" beverage either) bathroom
Go to rental house To check it over
5:30, Oil Change, got headlight that was out fixed
6:30 "Parent" night at dance...alllllllllllll Night
9:15
Home,
Shower,
eat
(Oh There is HOT Soup on the stove!!)
OMG how much more!
Tomorrow
Up to start all over again, throw in APPT. at Mental Health for kid stuff, and I teach tomorrow night 2 1/2 hours

AND
I am growing a Right nice Zit for my period to start!!!

Sunday, February 17, 2008

This Cop needs Love and Logic

UGH. This pretty much made me sick. I have a 14 yr old. The "dude" thing is so ridiculous.
I have seen a lot of abuse of power, and this guy I KNOW would embarrass even his cop buddies. GOOD cops do NOT act this way. Maybe he was on his period. I think he needs some more training, he actually uses his power and abuse to tell the 14 yr old, "That someone is gonna KILL you some day". The kid admits he doesn't have a dad, yah..this guy...Great role model. I am amused that he only notices the camera at the END of his tirade!
This is one reason I pray for cops and others in authority...and PRAY I don't get caught with MY pants down when I make a mistake.

She dies

About a year or so ago, a friend from Church Doug called me saying he had gotten himself into a situation.
A C0-Worker, female, was (details are elusive) needing a place to stay, he had offered his 2nd bedroom realized Before she moved in THAT was not a good idea, yet didn't want to just dump her....SO of course...he thinks of me. I use my influence to get her a hotel room for a couple days, then use other "chits" to have someone else cover her for 2 more days. (Salvation Army, etc...ran out of money for this type of thing).
I call her, or she called me the realities don't really matter. I spent several sessions with her (when I say 'sessions' it implies payment which did NOT occur), talking to her about life choices, bad choices, personal responsibility etc, AND...helped her get into a local shelter, with requisite clothing, kitchen stuff etc that I dug out of my garage.
(I could outfit several homes by the crap in our garage, but I'm working on decluttering).
She worked here and there, got beat up by a boyfriend, called sporadically after that. I got her a coat, and some clothes from the Women's Resource Center.
Basically, I helped her out of a pitch and got her at least somewhat settled. Hooked her up with Community Mental Health which of course she said she didn't need..blah blah....

I heard the other day, she died January 31st. She had gotten an apt., it didn't have heat, for some reason (drunk or otherwise), she was outside, scantily dressed, and "fell". Froze to death. Died. Exposure. Did she know God? Was that my job too? Rest in peace Catherine Knight. I hope you have peace. Really. You certainly didn't have much here on earth.

Should I have done more? Should I have stayed involved?

Sorry-I have my own life, my own complications, my own kids, my own responsibilities, and am somewhat overwhelmed most of the time. I didn't have room to keep it up. She was not my responsibility.

SO.
Why. do. I. Feel. So. Guilty. for living?.

Saturday, February 16, 2008

I can't Stop!!

I'm so glad Misseur Yar'adua has my best interests at heart!
and...
that not "letter" than a week from now!! the 20th!!
Those "bad Nigeria's" tarnishing like they do!

Sheesh.


Thu, 14 Feb 2008 16:19:10 -0800


Attention: Beneficiary,

I want to bring to your Notice that the New President of the Federal
Republic of Nigeria, Alhaji Umaru Musa Yar'adua has Mandated that all the
Ovadue Payment should be Paid to the Beneficiary not Letter than 20th
of Febuary 2008.
We are very sorry for all the stress/Fees you spent to the Fraudlent
Officials who claim to be a Good Nigeria, Nigerian Image has been
tarnished in the eyes of the International Authorities, so Mr. President Has
Promised the International Authorities in the G8 Summit Meeting held in
Germany,that he will make sure that all the Payment owed by Nigerian
Government will be paid to the Foreign Beneficiary without any Futher
Delay.

I want to Inform you that A Draft of ($250.000.00) or ATM Card will be
Made avaliable to you, We therefore Request you to Reconfirm the
Information Bellow:

(1) YOUR FULL NAME/ADDRESS.
(2) YOUR DIRECT TEL/FAX NUMBER.
(3) YOUR NATIONALITY
(4) YOUR AGE
(5) YOUR OCCUPATION.

You should reply Immediatly with the Information if you realy want to
recieve this Draft or ATM Card before the Closing Date, Reply Directly
to My Bank Email as stated: info@diamondb-ng.com , or my private
emailbox: benibediamondb@gmail.com , Reply and Let Me Know Your Stands as well
as
sending the Information.

Thanks For Your Understanding,

Dr. Ben Ibe.
Diamond Bank Nigeria Plc.
Email: info@diamondb-ng.com

Various Reads....true or not..they are good

When in England at a fairly large conference, Colin
Powell was asked by the Archbishop of Canterbury if
our plans for Iraq were just an example of empire
building by George Bush.



He answered by saying, 'Over the years, the United
States has sent many of its fine young men and women
into great peril to fight for freedom beyond our
borders. The only amount of land we have ever asked
for in return is enough to bury those that did not
return.

It became very quiet in the room.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Then there was a conference in France where a number
of international engineers were taking part, including
French and American. During a break one of the French
engineers came back into the room saying 'Have you
heard the latest dumb stunt Bush has done? He has sent
an aircraft carrier to Indonesia to help the tsunami
victims. What does he intended to do, bomb them?'




A Boeing engineer stood up and replied quietly: 'Our
carriers have three hospitals on board that can treat
several hundred people; they are nuclear powered and
can supply emergency electrical power to shore
facilities; they have three cafeterias with the
capacity to feed 3,000 people three meals a day, they
can produce several thousand gallons of fresh water
from sea water each day, and they carry half a dozen
helicopters for use in transporting victims and
injured to and from their flight deck.. We have eleven
such ships; how many does France have?'

Once again, dead silence.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~



A U.S. Navy Admiral was attending a naval conference
that included Admirals from the U.S., English,
Canadian, Australian and French navies. At a cocktail
reception, he found himself standing with a large
group of officers that included personnel from most of
those countries. Everyone was chatting away in English
as they sipped their drinks but a French admiral
suddenly complained that, 'where as Europeans learn
many languages, Americans learn only English.' He
then asked, 'Why is it that we always have to speak
English in these conferences rather than speaking
French?'

Without hesitating, the American Admiral replied
'Maybe it's because the Brits, Canadians, Aussies and
Americans arranged it so you wouldn't have to speak
German.'

You could have heard a pin drop

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
A group of Americans, retired teachers, recently went
to France on a tour. Robert Whiting, an elderly
gentleman of 83, arrived in Paris by plane. At French
Customs, he took a few minutes to locate his passport
in his carry on. "You have been to France before,
monsieur?" the customs officer asked sarcastically.
Mr. Whiting admitted that he had been to France
previously. "Then you should know enough to have your
passport ready." The American said, "The last time I
was here, I didn't have to show it."


"Impossible. Americans always have to show your
passports on arrival in France!"

The American senior gave the Frenchman a long hard
look. Then he quietly explained. "Well, when I came
ashore at Omaha Beach on D-Day in '44 to help liberate
this country, I couldn't find any damn Frenchmen to
show it to."

Friday, February 15, 2008

WOW! I won a MILLION DOLLARS again...

Yah..So...I'm getting so much money lately..I wonder why they want my FAX number TWICE!!!??????? And her picture is SOO "real" looking!!
And then HONEST to God...the MOMENT I hit the "publish" button, the second one below popped in my box!!!




Congratulation!!!Congratulation!!!


Yahoo! UK & Ireland
Yahoo Awards Center

BRITISH MICROSOFT E-MAIL SELECT AWARD FROM HEAD OFFICES LONDON

British Microsoft Award
Headquarters: Customerservice
33 Yatch Basin Marina Office,
UponTyne Newcastle London

Attn:Winner

Your email address have just won a Yahoo cum Windows live prize money of (ONE MILLION BRITISH POUNDS STERLING) (GBP£1,000,000.00) today 13th of feb,2008.

Award winners emerge through random selection of all active email subscribers online. Six are selected monthly to benefit from this promotion.

PAYMENT OF PRIZE AND CLAIM
Winners are to be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement Centre. This Prize Award must be claimed in not later than 15 days from date of draw notification after which unclaimed prizes are cancelled.

WINNER NO: 2 Get ed traffic to your web site!

These are your identification numbers:
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REFERENCE NUMBER: 2007234522
AWARD WINNING NO: 2



These numbers fall within the South African file.Thus, you are requested to contact our fiduciary agent in Johannesburg and send your winning identification numbers to him:

contact no: FOREIGN TRANSFER AGENT
NAME MR. ADAMS ADAM OMAR UNITED KINGDOM MICROSOFT AWARD REPRESENTATIVE AGENT IN SOUTH AFRICA
TEL: +27720970800
Email adamsagent12@gmail.com

Kindly send the following information to your claim agent to facilitate the release of your fund.

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NOTE
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MicrosoftMSN
Microsoft Award Team
50 Craven Park, Harlesden London NW10 United Kingdom
Ref: UKNL-L/200-26937
Batch: 2005MJL-01


Dear sir/ madam

The prestigious Microsoft and Aol has set out and sucessfully organised a Sweepstakes marking this year 2008 anniversary, we rolled out over USDM40,459,864 for our end of year Anniversary Draws.
Participants for the draws were randomly selected and drawn from a wide range of web hosts which we enjoy their patronage. The selection was made through a computer draw system attaching personalised email addresses to ticket numbers.
If you ignore this, you will regret it later. Microsoft and AOL are now the largest Internet companies and in an effort to make sure that Internet Explorer remains the most widely used program, Microsoft and AOL are running an e-mail beta test.

Your email address as indicated was drawn and attached to ticket number 20511465463-7644 with serial numbers S/N-00168 and drew the lucky numbers 14-21-25-39-40-47(20) which subsequently won you £1,100,000.00 (One Million One Hundred Thousand Pounds) as one of the 5 jackpot winners in this draw. You have therefore won the entire winning sum of £1,100,000.00. The draws registered as Draw number one was conducted in Brockley, London. These Draws are commemorative and as such special.

To file your claim, fill the form below and contact your claims agent whose details is given below.:

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number :+(44)-7024010433


Our special thanks and gratitude to Bill Gates and his associates. We wish you the best of luck as you spend your good fortune in this season.
Note: You have one weeks from the date of this publication to claim your prize or you may forefeit your winnings, in compliance with the sponsoring bodies you are to make a remittance of a part of your won fund not lower than 10-percent after receiving your allocation to any charity organization of your choice.

Thank you for being part of our commemorative end of year Anniversary Draws.
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Microsoft Promotion Team
Vice President

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Wednesday, February 13, 2008

I"m so lame lately

Sorry dear reader..I'm lame. I don't know why anyone continues coming here. I post jokes and stupid schemes that think I am desirable and they want to give me money.
I've just been...OVERWHELMED. I dont want to whine. I'm miserable. I have started this job, and its crazy.....School no school school storm, no storm...
Snow more snow more snow...get stuck. White out...driving as a grown woman into COmple area covered in snow and I cant even see.
NO sleep 2 nights ffreking out, no sleep gotta get sleep...plus new job sign langingeuregs then...two night s a week in a row for three weeks....a county parenting class that is just different than when its not a "COUNTY" class....and how could soomebvoy try for 14 years ot get preggos, and then theSTATE steps in andnrevoes the kid at 4 months old...and they STILL not have custody when the kid is now 14 MTONTHS OLD...ths makes me crazy.
Then to hear a former coworker was "retire or we'll fire her"

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

a MIlion Again???

GOOD DAY!!!!!

I HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR YOU SINCE TO CONTACT ME FOR YOUR CONFIRMABLE BANK DRAFT OF $3.2MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS, BUT I DID NOT HEAR FROM YOU SINCE FOR A COUPLE OF WEEKS NOW. THEN I WENT TO THE BANK TO CONFIRM IF THE DRAFT HAS EXPIRED OR GETTING NEAR TO EXPIRE AND DR.WILSON THE DIRECTOR BANK OF AFRICA TOLD ME THAT BEFORE THE DRAFT WILL GET TO YOUR HAND THAT IT WILL EXPIRE. SO I TOLD HIM TO CASH THE $3.2MILLION USD UNITED STATES DOLLARS TO CASH PAYMENT TO AVOID LOSING THESE FUNDS UNDER EXPIRATION AS I WILL BE OUT OF THE COUNTRY FOR A 3 MONTHS COURSE AND I WILL NOT COME BACK TILL ENDING OF MARCH 2008.

WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO NOW IS TO CONTACT FEDEX COURIER SERVICES AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TO KNOW WHEN THEY WILL DELIVER YOUR CONSIGNMENT TO YOU BECAUSE OF THE EXPIRING DATE. FOR YOUR INFORMATION, I HAVE PAID FOR THE DELIVERING CHARGE, INSURANCE PREMIUM.

THE ONLY MONEY YOU WILL SEND TO THE FEDEX COURIER SERVICES TO DELIVER YOUR CONSIGNMENT DIRECT T O YOUR POSTAL ADDRESS IN YOUR COUNTRY IS($198.00 US) UNITED STATES DOLLARS ONLY BEING SECURITY KEEPING FEE OF THE COURIER COMPANY SO FAR. I WOULD HAVE PAID THAT BUT THEY SAID NO BECAUSE THEY DON'T KNOW WHEN YOU WILL CONTACT THEM AND IN CASE OF DEMURRAGE.YOU HAVE TO CONTACT FEDEX COURIER SERVICES NOW FOR THE DELIVERY OF YOUR DRAFT WITH THIS INFORMATION BELLOW;

DIRECTORS NAME: DR.DAVID JOHNSON
COMPANIES NAME: FEDEX COURIER SERVICES
EMAIL ADDRESS: fedexexpress07@live.com
TEL/FAX: 002348059946954

FINALLY, MAKE SURE THAT YOU RECONFIRM YOUR POSTAL ADDRESS AND DIRECT TELEPHONE NUMBER TO THEM AGAIN TO AVOID ANY MISTAKE ON THE DELIVERY AND ASK THEM TO GIVE YOU THE TRACKING NUMBER TO ENABLE YOU TRACK YOUR PACKAGE OVER THERE AND KNOW WHEN IT WILL GET TO YOUR ADDRESS. LET ME REPEAT AGAIN, TRY TO CONTACT THEM AS SOON AS YOU RECEIVE THIS MAIL TO AVOID ANY FURTHER DELAY AND REMEMBER TO PAY THEM THEIR SECURITY KEEPING FEE OF $198.00 US DOLLARS FOR THEIR IM MEDIATE ACTION.

NOTE THIS. THE FEDEX COURIER SERVICES DON'T KNOW THE CONTENTS OF THE BOX. I REGISTERED IT AS A BOX OF AFRICA CLOTHS. THEY DID NOT KNOW THE CONTENT WAS MONEY. THIS IS TO AVOID THEM DELAYING WITH THE BOX. DON'T LET THEM KNOW THAT BOX CONTENTS MONEY OK.

I AM WAITING FOR YOUR URGENT RESPONSE.
YOURS FAITHFULLY,
KULMA YINKA

Monday, February 11, 2008

MY FRIEND GAVE BIRTH AT 65. (joke)

With all the new technology regarding fertility recently, a 65-year-old friend of mine was able to give birth.




When she was discharged from the hospital and went home, I went to visit.
'May I see the new baby?' I asked.
'Not yet,' She said 'I'll make coffee and we can visit for a while first.'
Thirty minutes had passed, and I asked, 'May Isee the new baby now?'
'No, not yet,' She said.
After another few minutes had elapsed, I asked again, 'May I see the baby now?'
'No, not yet,' replied my friend.
Growing very impatient, I asked, 'Well, when can I see the baby?'

'WHEN HE CRIES!' she told me.
'WHEN HE CRIES?' I demanded. 'Why do I have to wait until he CRIES?'

'BECAUSE I FORGOT WHERE I PUT HIM. O.K.?!!'

Sunday, February 10, 2008

Fishin.....in a way

SON OF A BITCH FISH.
The parish priest went on a fishing trip.
On the last day of his trip he hooked a monster fish and proceeded to reel it in.
The guide, holding a net, yelled, 'Look at the size of that Son of a Bitch!'



'Son, I'm a priest. Your language is uncalled for!'
'No, Father, that's what kind of fish it is - a Son of a Bitch fish!'

'Really? Well then, help me land this Son of a Bitch!'
Once in the boat, they marveled at the size of the monster.
'Father, that's the biggest Son of a Bitch I've ever seen'

'Yes, it is a big Son of a Bitch. What should I do with it?'
'Why, eat it! Of course. You've never tasted anything as good as Son of a Bitch!'
Elated, the priest headed home to the rectory.

While unloading his gear and his prize catch, Sister Mary inquired about his trip.

'Take a look at this big Son of a Bitch I caught!'
Sister Mary gasped and clutched her rosary, 'Father!'
'It's OK, Sister. That's what kind of fish it is, a Son of a Bitch fish!'
'Oh, well then, what are you going to do with that big Son of a Bitch?'


sister Mary informed the priest that the new Bishop was scheduled to visit in a few days and that they should fix the Son of a Bitch for his dinner.
'I'll even clean the Son of a Bitch', she said.

As she was cleaning the huge fish, the Friar walked in.

'What are you doing Sister?'
'Father wants me to clean this big Son of a Bitch for the new Bishop's Dinner'
'Sister! I'll clean it if you're so upset! Please watch your language!'
'No, no, no, it's called a Son of a Bitch Fish.'
'Really? Well, in that case, I'll fix up a great meal to go with it, and that Son of a Bitch can be the main course!



Let me know when you've finished cleaning that Son of a Bitch.'
On the night of the new Bishop's visit, everything was perfect. The Friar had prepared an excellent meal.





The wine was fine, and the fish was excellent.

The new Bishop said, 'This is great fish, where did you get it?'
'I caught that Son of a Bitch!' proclaimed the proud priest.

'And I cleaned the Son of a Bitch!' exclaimed the Sister.
The Friar added, 'And I prepared the Son of a Bitch, using a special recipe!

The new Bishop looked around at each of them.
A big smile crept across his face as he said,



'You fuckers are my kind of people!'

Friday, February 08, 2008

Jake back for cancer treatment

Jake is back at U of M for a weekend of cancer treatment. Please continue to send him healing thoughts. We are again watching their dog BRODY...who is a nervous Nelly, and a WHINER. UGH. Hope he will settle down soon.

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Thursday, February 07, 2008

Winter Wonderland---NOT part deux

I like writing "Deux" cause it makes me seem smarter than I am. You know..Like I have class and taste and am living way above my means! BUT REALLY...I did recently drink that Domaine Du Pegau 1989 remember???

So WHY is it, that we who live in the frozen vast north can't apply for disaster relief every damn winter?
HELLO.!!! There is. 12. inches. in my driveway--and its not Diesels (http://www.mattresspolice.com), or any other hot male.
It IS however White, not that I'm a racist. I hate it when people say that. You know they are then. Racist.
OR
" You can trust me". Yah Right. Sooner trust a stoner with my bag of weed.
IF I HAD a bag of weed! I'm just SAYIN! Sheesh. No need to go rootin through my undies drawer. I DO NOT have a bag of a weed.
What I do have, is 12 inches of white cold shit in my driveway that I have to PAY somebody else to come and plow around. It does not give pleasure. Does NOT vibrate, and does NOT lead to more sleep.
As as far as anything vibrating..NO there is not one of those in my undies drawer either.
Step AWAY from the drawer.
No seriously.....STEP AWAY.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Winter Wonderland---NOT

It is soo crazy here in Mid Michigan.
Schools should have been canceled, instead, have kids Show up for x number of hours so they can "count" the day. We have had so many snow days, I'm sure administrators are trying NOT to extend the school year. Already, we are going to be going until mid June.

Only one of my classes met today, at 1:00, then JUST before class started came the announcement of an early release. (20 minutes). My kids school called, THEY were releasing early also.
ALL schools and most Govt. Offices are shut tomorrow. Blizzard conditions, some of the WORST I have ever driven in.
The trip to the kids school, normally about 1/2 hour, was 1 1/2 hours, plus then, I still had to GET home. Cars were in the ditch, my hands were gripping the steering wheel, visibility was less than 15 feet, snow plows were pulled off the road in our county at 3:00.
I talked to my Co - worker...she is preggo's and found out today she is having a LITTLE BOY!!
I made Pioneer Woman Lasagna, Garfield would be pleased.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008

All in the family...

Hey...what a warm fuzzy feeling.



OAKLAND PARK, Fla. - Broward County authorities said a grandmother was arrested for hiding cocaine in her bra during a drug raid in Oakland Park. Eight others were also arrested Friday at or near the home of Henrietta Corvin Daise, 62. Many of them were her grandchildren.


Jail records show Daise posted $7,500 bail Saturday.

The Broward County Sheriff's Office said deputies conducted a search warrant on her home and found Daise with powder cocaine stuffed in her bra. Deputies also found 20 crack cocaine rocks, four grams of powder cocaine, marijuana and $1,000 in cash.

The eight face various charges including possession and intent to sell cocaine within 1,000 feet of a church, probation violations and marijuana possession.

FREE give away at Jans

Jan over at the Prytz Family has a BEAUTIFUL necklace for a give away on Feb 14th..go check out the link, look around. I wish I had talent, but I don't.

Monday, February 04, 2008

Graititude, Say Thanks

Got my first check from my new job!
Actually was able to FILL two vehicles, gas here is 3.05 gallon
I FILLED the car I"m DRIVING@@!!!!
Got to see my friend Kevin, He was getting his taxes done, then came over to talk.

Michigan economy just SUCKS. ....but I'm GRATEFUL for what I have right now, and I LOVE it.
I'm teaching parenting classes two nights this week also, for the next 3 weeks!
We had GREAT Ribs for Super Bowl Sunday
Everyone is healthy at the moment

Sunday, February 03, 2008

Don't Aim for Perfection!

I like Mike Litman a lot. He is one motivational guy I read.
His take on things is JUST GET STARTED!!
Don't AIM for perfection--you will fail. START first, then improve! If you Fail to start, you can NEVER improve! Mike says, "You don’t have to get it right, you just have to get it going.You can accomplish so much more than you are right now.
Give 1% more action and energy to what you’re doing."

I like this a lot.
WHY? Because...it gives me hope. I know that sounds weird, but I got the same sort of advice from "Flylady.net". Her advice is similar..."Good enough is great". Her idea of just doing something for 15 minutes is WONDERFUL! Why? It GETS YOU STARTED!! She helped me get organized by simply using a calendar. I was forever forgetting appointments, (and did last week because I hadn't looked at my calendar!). SIMPLE great advice.
Do something Get started. It doesn't have to be perfect. Aim to get started, not complete it.

GET READY, SET....START!!! Let me know what it is!

Saturday, February 02, 2008

Mothers.... a little read...

I usually try not to just "re post" stuff, but I got this in an email from one of my foster/adoptive moms, and tears started welling in my eyes. May each of us remember the various cathedrals we are building.



Invisible Mothers...

It all began to make sense, the blank stares, the lack of response, the way one of the kids will walk into the room while I'm on the phone and ask to be taken to the store. Inside I'm thinking, 'Can't you see I'm on the phone?' Obviously not; no one can see if I'm on the phone, or cooking, or sweeping the floor, or even standing on my head in the corner, because no one can see me at all. I'm invisible. The invisible Mom.

Some days I am only a pair of hands, nothing more: Can you fix this ? Can you tie this? Can you open this?
Some days I'm not a pair of hands; I'm not even a human being. I'm a clock to ask, 'What time is it?' I'm a satellite guide to answer, 'What number is the Disney Channel?' I'm a car to order, 'Right around 5:30, please.'
I was certain that these were the hands that once held books and the eyes that studied history and the mind that graduated summa cum laude - but now they had disappeared into the peanut butter, never to be seen again. She's going, she's going, she's gone!

One night, a group of us were having dinner, celebrating the return of a friend from England. Janice had just gotten back from a fabulous trip, and she was going on and on about the hotel she stayed in. I was sitting there, looking around at the others all put together so well. It was hard not to compare and feel sorry for myself. I was feeling pretty pathetic, when Janice turned to me with a beautifully wrapped package, and said, 'I brought you this.' It was a book on the great cathedrals of Europe. I wasn't exactly sure why she'd given it to me until I read her inscription:

'To Charlotte, with admiration for the greatness of what you are building when no one sees.'
In the days ahead I would read - no, devour - the book. And I would discover what would become for me, four life-changing truths, after which I could pattern my work: No one can say who built the great cathedrals - we have no record of their names. These builders gave their whole lives for a work they would never see finished. They made great sacrifices and expected no credit. The passion of their building was fueled by their faith that the eyes of God saw everything.

A legendary story in the book told of a rich man who came to visit the cathedral while it was being built, and he saw a workman carving a tiny bird on the inside of a beam. He was puzzled and asked the man, 'Why are you spending so much time carving that bird into a beam that will be covered by the roof? No one will ever see it.' And the workman replied, 'Because God sees.'

I closed the book, feeling the missing piece fall into place. It was almost as if I heard God whispering to me, 'I see you, Charlotte. I see the sacrifices you make every day, even when no one around you does. No act of kindness you've done, no sequin you've sewn on, no cupcake you've baked, is too small for me to notice and smile over. You are building a great cathedral, but you can't see right now what it will become.'

At times, my invisibility feels like an affliction. But it is not a disease that is erasing my life It is the cure for the disease of my own self-centeredness. It is the antidote to my strong, stubborn pride.

I keep the right perspective when I see myself as a great builder. As one of the people who show up at a job that they will never see finished, to work on something that their name will never be on. The writer of the book went so far as to say that no cathedrals could ever be built in our lifetime because there are so few people willing to sacrifice to that degree.

When I really think about it, I don't want my son to tell the friend he's bringing home from college for Thanksgiving, 'My Mom gets up at 4 in the morning and bakes homemade pies, and then she hand bastes a turkey for three hours and presses all the linens for the table.' That would mean I'd built a shrine or a monument to myself. I just want him to want to come home. And then, if there is anything more to say to his friend, to add, 'You're gonna love it there.'

As mothers, we are building great cathedrals. We cannot be seen if we're doing it right. And one day, it is very possible that the world will marvel, not only at what we have built, but at the beauty that has been added to the world by the sacrifices of invisible women.

Great Job, MOM!
Share this with all the Invisible Moms you know... I just did.
The Will of God will never take you where the Grace of God will not protect you.

Friday, February 01, 2008

Jake, age 9 Pluera Pulmonary Blastoma

http://www.caringbridge.org enter in the "ENTER WEBSITE NAME" jakejsmith
IT MIGHT be under Jacob Smith....I can't quite seem to figure it out.

Jake Got home from his emergency visit on Weds, and today, Friday, is back for his 3rd visit for chemo. His hair has started to come out.
On the Journal site, his dad writes:
"The surgeons had removed a tumor the size of a grapefruit from his lower left lung. The miligant tumor was sent to pathology to determine the type. We were told we would have the results by the middle of the week. Wednesday December 12, 2007 the pathology results were in and the tumor was determined to be pleura pulmonary blastomia (PPB). They explained to us that PPB is a very aggressive and extremly rare cancer with less than 10-12 cases being reported each year. Dr. Magee had mentioned to us that there is a registry on the internet which is dedicated to this disease www.ppbregistry.org . The site is headed up by Dr. Jack Priest who is the most experienced oncologist and has dedicated his life to this disease."

Gevalia Coffee maker-- is AWFUL

I ordered this Gevalia coffee maker last fall, thinking that I'd save the Coffee pot as a Christmas gift for hubby. Thats what I did. I pulled out the coffee, and saved the "stainless steel" like pot.
Whatever you do, If I can save you any heartache...DO NOT GET THIS POT. It is AWFUL.




Everybody at sometime I know orders from Gevalia for the "free" whatever. Well WAIT until there is something better.
We are HEAVY coffee drinkers, and have used anything from a Mr. Coffee, to a French press, to the Double glass carafe on the stove that we faithfully stood by to pour boiling water in.

THIS coffee maker...UGH. I can't describe how awful it is. YES it has the "magic aroma vents" to allow the steam and smell to waft out into the room.
However, try to POUR water into the thing??? It goes EVERYWHERE. The "directions" say...to "rest the lip of the carafe onto the side of the maker"...and the water pours right into the special hopper. Well the "HOLE" for the water is so small, even with the "Carafe resting" water goes dribbling down the carafe and all over EVERYTHING that happens to be on the counter. NOT that there IS anything like Mail, cookies, towels, children's hands ON the counter. It is JUST a mess!! A MESS!! I"m BUMMED I threw out our old Mr. COffee with it's broken carafe to switch to this. Bummed.
Wanna know how REALLY bummed I am? I wrote a email to their customer service. YAH. THAT bummed.