THANK YOU DANA!!!
Dana is a kind of new bloggy friend, stop over and say hi to her (although I think she is already friends with quite a few of you)
Here are the rules:
1. Post the rules on your blog.
2. Name five of your most fabulous moments, either in real life or in the blogosphere.
3. Name five things you love.
4. Name five things you hate.
5. Pass the ribbon on to five other bloggers. (Leave them a comment to notify them of their win.)
1.) My most fabulous blog moment was when I got 29 comments for one post. It was April 1st and the start of the A to Z Challenge. I never got more than a few comments so I was stunned and thrilled. That was a great post.
2.) Buying our business/restaurant. It took 10 years and a lot of blood, sweat tears and money but we did it. And then my mom died and the economy tanked that year. Can you say uphill, both ways? We would have eventually lost our jobs (or a lot of income) if we hadn't bought the restaurant.
3.) I always feel fabulous when I write a post that helps people. It might just be a shampoo or fun website but I love to feel important and help people.
4.) Buying our dream house was a pretty fabulous moment. Actually, buying our first house was amazing and when we outgrew it, we got this one which sent us over the moon. Hard work, patience and equity pay off.
5.) Any time I make people laugh. Fabulous.
1.) I love SUMMER. Sunshine, warmth, sandals, cute pedicures, green grass, the water, cold drinks, grilling our dinner, being outside, getting together with friends and family, summery fragrances (perfume, fresh cut grass, BBQ, suntan lotion, warm skin) If I could live somewhere where it is summer all year long, I would be happy.
2.) I love shopping. The thrill of finding that perfect item, whatever it may be. It could be clothing, furniture, groceries or paint.
3.) I love eating. And drinking. Whether it's a chalupa and a soda or crab legs and a martini.
4.) I love traveling. We have a list of places we want to go. So far Hawaii and NYC are my favorites. Even just a quick road trip for the day or a night away in Tulsa or Eureka.
5.) I love family get-togethers. My whole family, his whole family (not the weird ones from Arkansas)
Just all of us sitting around laughing and talking. My family all lives out of state and we have crazy work schedules so this doesn't happen often.
1.) I hate being cold.
2.) I hate eggs. And snakes. And snake eggs.
3.) I hate shaving. No patience. I do it but I hate it.
4.) I hate rudeness. And stupidity. Bad drivers- people who cut me off in traffic, people who ignore and break simple rules, people who ride my ass, loud bass that everyone can hear, honking and flipping people off, people who don't say please or thank you, people who shove and bump into you without saying excuse me, not greeting me when I enter a store, mean people, people who feel entitled, people who refuse to get a job and live off of the government or disability (this is very common here, I have no idea how these mostly healthy young people get so many benefits) neglecting pets and/or children, druggies (again, it is bad here with the meth, heroin, potpurri and synthetic drugs) people who try to screw over everyone they know, liars, fake people. I also get perturbed over bad grammar and spelling. "Where you AT?" drives me bananas.
5.) I hate working out. I don't mind a nice hike or a long walk or bike ride. I hate getting on a piece of exercise equipment or going to a class full of "I love to feel the endorphins" people.
Kiss my endorphins. I don't think I have any.
I am not passing this on today. If you are fabulous, take it and proudly show it!!
Here is a photo my husband took of the little one at his first flying lesson. After much talk (the above ecard says it all) I decided to let him continue to take lessons. That way, he can buy a plane and fly me anywhere I want to go when I need to get away.