A Sad Day

A Sad Day Really!

February 15, 2017 was a sad day for me and my son.

Our girl Ginger “Mae” passed away. Tears are welling up in my eyes as I type this. She was such a joy.

Who was Ginger “Mae”? She was a very talkative calico cat. And I do mean talkative. She was a true “diva”. really

When I would come home she would be running right to me, say “okay let’s go” and would start walking down the hallway.

Then there were days I would be leaving for an appointment and she would be right by the door, saying hurry, hurry, I’m ready for my walk. Her tone was unbelievable. She would look out the door, then look at me, then would say it’s time to walk me down the hallway. Move it! Move it! Move it! So off we would go. Then she would hear something and all of a sudden she was racing back to our place, turning her head to make sure I was right behind her.

When my son came home from work, she heard his key, her ears would perk up, she went flying off the bed, stop in front of him and she would start talking to him – “what took you so long to get home?”ginger-for-halloween

Her looks would make you laugh, cry, smile.

befunky-compy Everyone was in tears that day at her doctors office.

Fresh air on the balcony! ginger1

reallyReally aren’t you done taking pictures?

Thank you everyone for all your love, thoughts, prayers. The caring moments you sent to Tom and I will always be remembered.



Daily Prompt: Criticize

Daily Prompt: Criticize png_cartoon-character-dill-with-it-pickle-vector-art

Hi Everyone! Hope all is well.

Criticize – have you ever been a critic of movies, art, theater, fashion designs?

Have people agreed with you or have they “criticized” YOU?

  • Do you like being criticized?jpg_bird_01_canary
  • When you criticize others do you do it with respect?
  • Do you criticize them to the point of embarrassment?
  • Image result for free clip art embarrassed transparentHave you ever been embarrassed when someone pulled you aside, yelled, screamed at the horrible comments you made about their work?

There is a technique to how you criticize someone. It’s called finesse. Finesse makes all  the difference in the world to people. Finesse is an art. It takes time, patience, resourcefulness, savvy and shrewdness. This is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to finesse.

Have a great day! HERS png_cartoon_girls_017

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Daily Prompt: Heard

Daily Prompt: Heard jpg_earth801

Hi everyone! Hope all is well.

  1. Me: Have you heard from Cinderella? bdcr6oxt9
  2. Dorothy: No! Have you heard from Glenda?
  3. Millie: No! Have you heard from Esmeralda?
  4. red heelsLily: No! Have you heard from Jennifer?
  5. Sandy: No! Have you heard from Eunice?
  6. Phoebe: No! Have you heard from Penny?
  7. Quenby: No! Have you heard from Lizzie?
  8. Ava: No! Have you heard from Matilda? sun_hat_png_clip_art_image
  9. Flora: No! Have you heard from Beca?
  10. Ceirios: No! Have you heard from Hope?

fashion-silhouette-hiHello everyone that’s Me as number 1. Has anyone heard from anyone? This is what you call a full circle.

Let’s meet for coffee, tea, hot chocolate, Martini, Margarita, or something we can agree on. Or better yet something we have heard about that is great for all of us, and for all of us to agree on!!

Have a great day! HERS png_cartoon_girls_017

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Names from several sources & myself.


Daily Prompt: Tremble

Daily Prompt: Tremble png_hot-air-balloon-geometry-geometric-polygon-vector-graphics-rf-clip-art-images

Hi everyone! Hope all is well.

WOW! Did you feel the road tremble? Was there an earthquake?

Image result for free clip art cupid transparentDid you see the different quivers each archer has? I didn’t know they had all the different styles. Image result for free Archery Bow and Arrow Clip Art

Do you remember the name of the toy – “Webbles Wobbles But They Don’t Fall Down”.

Image result for Inflatable Weeble WobbleWeebles is a trademark for several lines of children’s roly-poly toys originating in Hasbro ‘s Playskool division on July 23, 1971.

The house is starting to shudder, here comes the first of ten planes that will pass over tonight.

Hang onto your hat! Here we go again! jpg_dragon002yyTremble! Tremble! Tremble! Their wings are so powerful, here comes the Dragons! They can smell the fresh leaves from last night’s rain. jpg_dragon010yy

Remember back in the day we use to “Shake, Rattle and Roll” on the dance floor? Who originally recorded the song? “Shake, Rattle and Rollis a twelve bar blues-form song, Shake, Rattle and Roll single cover.jpgwritten in 1954 by Jesse Stone under his assumed songwriting name, Charles E. Calhoun. It was originally recorded by Big Joe Turner and most successfully by Bill Haley & His Comets. The song as sung by Big Joe Turner is ranked #127 on the Rolling Stone magazine’s list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.  

Information from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shake,_Rattle_and_Roll

Between Wobbles and Shake, Rattle and Roll my joints are moving pretty good.

Have a great day! HERS png_cartoon_girls_017

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Daily Prompts: Lovingly

funny_cartoon_bird_image_4Daily Prompt: Lovingly funny_cartoon_bird_image_3

Hi everyone! Hope all is well.

Today is 2/8/2017 – can you believe it? Just six (6) days and Valentine’s Day png_cute-penguin-cartoon-character-holding-a-valentine-heart-vector-illustration-isolated-on-whitewill be here. So many couples will ask each other to get married. Pull out the “lovingly” ring to put on their surprised partner.

Then it will be time to start preparing for the “lovingly” ceremony, dinner, etc.

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What a loving couple. They still hold hands as they walk down the road. The reason they hold hands is to generate the love they have for each other.


It’s important when your child is born and for all the years they grow up you hold their Image result for Parents and Children Clip Arthand. Of course when they get older you don’t want to embarrass them so you “grab” they hand with a strange hand shake. And just that little bit will generate love.

Have you every watched our neighbor talked to all his plants and trees with so much passion. He sure has a beautiful and colorful garden.

She shows so much loving to each of her animals. png_chubby-cat


  • Me: He has such a loving passion for writing, he never stops. You would think his eyes and fingers would get tired.
  • My friend: Didn’t you ever notice that he’s talking into a microphone?
  • Me: No.
  • Image result for free clip art laptop computer transparentMy friend: Well that microphone is hooked up to his computer and all his lovely words are typed for him. That’s technology. 


Have a great day! HERS png_cartoon_girls_017

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Daily Prompt: Craft

Daily Prompt: Craft png_couple_dancing_cartoon

Hi everyone! Hope all is well.

Okay are you ready?

  • Image result for Handyman Clip Art Free transparentCraftsmen
  • Craftswomen
  • Craftspeople
  • Sea Crafts Image result for free clip art sea crafts transparent
  • png_astronaut-on-a-strange-planetSpace Crafts
  • War Crafts
  • Witch Craft
  • Wood Craft Image result for free clip art wood transparent
  • Water Craft
  • Stage Craft
  • Image result for free clip art hovercrafts transparentHovercraft
  • Air Craft
  • Camps Craft
  • Image result for free clip art knitting transparentDIY Crafts
  • Arts & Crafts jpg_cartoon_painter
  • Image result for free scrapbook printablesPaper Craft (scrapbooks)

Have a great day! HERS png_alice-in-wonderland-cheshire-cat

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Words are from Morewords.com

Daily Prompt: Recognize

Daily Prompt: Recognize spying-girl_3

Hi everyone! Hope all is well.

WOW! I didn’t recognize you! How much weight did you lose? How did you do it?



I got my new free-vintage-retro-lady-imagedrivers license and I don’t even recognize myself.

It’s so hard now a days to recognize who is lying. Do you believe the parents or the child? I really listen to both, and by the time they are done, I’m usually on the child’s side.png_children-53108-046

Me: Who is that person over there?
My Friend: I don’t recognize them. Are you sure you know them?
Image result for Betty Boop AnimatedMe: Yes I’m sure. OM Gosh! Now I know who it is. Didn’t recognize her when she first walked in.

I found some old photos of our family. I didn’t even recognize myself. woman-image-vintage-fashion-pngThe memories came flowing back. I was trying to recognize the year, actually several years the clothing was from. Memories!!!!

Have a great day! HERS png_cartoon_girls_017

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Daily Prompt: Overwhelming

Daily Prompt: Overwhelming daily prompt overwhelming

Hi everyone! Hope all is well.

Do you ever feel like you are overwhelmed with paper at work?

There are days when I listen to the news it’s so overwhelming with shootings, robberies, car crashes daily prompt overwhelming, smash and grabs, etc.

I love the days when the weather is sunny, windy, mild temperature, it’s so overwhelming to see everyone you walk by with big smilesdaily prompt overwhelming on their faces. Everyone feels “spring” is almost here.

And then there are days that are the opposite and you feel overwhelmed with sadness daily prompt overwhelming, depression, people walking around with fronds, “winter” is back.

daily prompt overwhelmingTOP! And smell the roses – but watch out for the bees!

daily prompt overwhelmingTOP! And see the world thru the eyes of a child. Are you in aw? What do you feel? Maybe a big smile on your face? Others may think you are “bonkers”! That’s okay, they don’t know your secret of the smile on your face. 

daily prompt overwhelmingTOP! Say thank you to someone who helps you, even if you don’t know them!

daily prompt overwhelmingTOP! Say your welcome, when someone says thank you for helping them out!

Have a GREAT day! HERS png_cartoon_girls_017

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Daily Prompt: Clean

Daily Prompt: Clean png_12903_rf_clipart_illustration_happy_smiling_sun_cartoon_character

Hi everyone! Hope all is well.

Here’s my “to do” list:

  1. Clean floors
  2. Clean oven png_thoughtbubble148
  3. Clean top of stop
  4. Clean microwave – yech! No one ever cleans up their boil overs
  5. Clean the windows and let the beautiful sunshine in
  6. Clean the side walk of all the left over salt from the snow and ice
  7. Clean the garbage cans, vessels, totes
  8. Clean the inside of the car. It smells – need air freshener cropped-dahlia-mexico-national-flower-1.jpg
  9. 11949852851552968440vestito_rosa-svg-hiTake clothes to the cleaners
  10. Come on everyone put your uniforms in the washer to get them clean for your next game. baseball-2

png_cartoon_girls_032Felt like I was running around in circles today!

Have a great day! HERS gif_tm140_realtors

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Daily Prompt: Resist

Daily Prompt: Resist

Hi everyone! Hope all is well.

Why? Why? Why? Do you keep on tempting me you know I can’t resist you!!!! png_102580-cartoon-clipart-cute-bee-a-red-heart

Image result for free clip art women chef transparentMy friend: Wow! What is your mom cooking? I can’t resist! I can’t resist! I’m going to ask your mom for a bowl, plate, or cup of what she is cooking.

Me: My mom is cooking steak & kidneys (includes onions, carrots, beef stock, salt & pepper, flour, butter, vegetable oil) for steak & kidney pie. She is surrounded by our dogs and cat. Do you want some pie? 

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Steak & Kidney Pie

My friend: I don’t think so, now that I know what your mom is cooking.

It’s February, 2017 and on the 28th day the last day of “Mardi Gras”

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Kings Cake

or like me many of us call it “Fat Tuesday” or

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“Paczki Day”! There is no way anyone can resist these tempting treats.


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King Cake




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No one can resist them. YUM! Depending on the bakery here there are multiple flavors and every bakery will have they special flavors. Some are 3 inches high with different fruits, custard, cream – to die for. 

OM Gosh! My hips just got wider writing about them.

Write it on your calendar now! 2/28/17. I’m telling you – you will not be able to RESIST these treats! 


Have a great day!  HERS Image result for fat tuesday free clip Art transparent

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PS: Let me know if your hips get any wider by reading this blog.