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Birthdays And Goodbyes!

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 8, 2011 by dianaswonderworks

So, here we go again, hopefully for the last time. Moving can’t come any sooner for me! My birthday was on the 6th of this month and I had hoped for a wonderful day. Not saying I did not have a good time, just saying that it was more like a roller coaster ride than anything. A friend of mine ( not so much anymore) wanted to take me out for lunch. She come and picked me up, told me to get whatever I wanted, and then when the chack came acted alarmed about how much it was. Being the considerate friend I am, I offered to help, needless to say I paid for my lunch ( not in the budget, with moving pressing on my mind), Then she decided we should go to her favorite store where she proceeded to buy a cart full of clothes and other stuff and wanted me to loan her money to pay for it all! I put down the one thing I had in my hand, and she managed to cover everything, it just put a damper on the day for me. Once home I proceeded to tell my other friends and boyfriend ( who says we are broken up, but hasn’t acted in the least like we are), gets a text and I see a woman on his phone, when I said something, he pulled the phone away and tried to blow it off. Really!? So, strike two for my birthday. Later that evening, my sweet friend showed up and she took me out to eat and to a movie, on her, and brought me a card and an Ivy plant (very nice). My other friends bought the cake. So, to sum it up one person took my money, another took my heart and my real friends did what they could to salvage a really crazy birthday! To all my friends that texted me, commented on my sites and the ones who tried to make it a wonderful day, I say “Thank You!”!

Okay now on to other things. No big lottery jackpot just yet, I think I earned it this week though (to the supreme beings “Hello, it is really my turn!”), so I went and picked up my tickets today. Wish me luck! I have not painted in a few weeks or done any drawings. I am catching up on my reading, have to give the books back to my friends, before I move. My baby girl has been calling and she sounds good. My oldest daughter has also been calling and she sounds wonderful as ever. All in all, life is good, just a few hiccups!

Now, American Idol, wow, what a shocker! Not sure what to think of the votes for this week. I do realize all but one has to go, just real surprised that Pia went so quickly! It was a crazy show. But, I stick to my guns, many of these contestants will have major contracts and we will be seeing more of them. There are just too many good ones this time. So, to the remaining participants “Good Luck, and See You In The BIG TIME!)!

To all of you, hope life is giving as much as you need and hopefully more. I miss you all, and send my love to you and all the people you love, as always, diana

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Crazy Days And Crazy Nights!

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on March 27, 2011 by dianaswonderworks

 

Well, a crazy week indeed. The weather has been crazy, world news has been crazy,  my home life has been crazy and even TV has been crazy. One thing at a time so , let’s start with the weather, having spring showers is not so out of the ordinary, however all the rest is. Take for instance the major storms, tornadoes and hail, wild winds, bit on the extreme side. In the northeast of the country, still snow storms, when I am sure they are used to finally seeing some kind of a thaw. Some warmer temperatures for sure, not hot, but showing signs of a spring thaw would be normal right now.

Then every day we are bombarded with the scariest news coming from Japan, with the nuclear meltdowns and the fear of what will happen to all those people, to us and to the economy as well. Followed by the ever turbulent tempers and never ceasing fighting and bickering in the Middle East, honestly it is madness to say the least. So many things going on at once, and not one person with a plan, that seems to really make a difference. We all have opinions, but they are not educated ones, so arm chair politics really does not help at all! Trying times have been around for centuries, and  when in the middle it seems to never have a solution. I guess, the history books of the future will have plenty to say about how all of this  is being handled. It will be an interesting read for sure ( hopefully I can be a little birdie on some ones shoulders).

My home on the same note is crazy as well. One thing about having a yard sale in spring, so many things moving in and out of the house. The carpet stays messy, no matter how much I vacuum. Things scattered all over the place, things that can’t stay out overnight or in the rain for that matter. It has been hard, especially for some one who is used to having things in a specific place. Got to go through it, and soon it will be over.

Then there was this weeks episode of American Idol. What a mind blower that was. First that America even let Casey fall to the bottom, amazing! He is not the best singer, but he is a good singer, he is also multi-talented.This guy plays several instruments, he can write his own music, and he is so original in his personality. One thing America doesn’t need is another copy cat of some one else. On American Idol there are a few very different and talented singers. The next mind blower was the judges using the only save for the season. That I do agree with, he needed to show us what he had, Good luck, Casey!

Now time to do laundry and some other things, lots to do these days. Also, I am working on a children’s book, wish me luck! No big lottery pay out for me, but some one baout the big ticket in ALbany, and I for one can’t wait to see who that lucky person is, $319,000,000.00 is nothing to sneeze at. I am sending out a big YAY, to you! For the rest, sending my love to you and yours, and hoping you have good luck this week too! diana

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Finally Friday!

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on March 4, 2011 by dianaswonderworks

Well not sure how many of you watched last night, American Idol, I mean! What a crazy night kind of sad to see some of them go, and surprised by a couple that did! not that it is any thing different from any other time I have watched it. i will say this, it is a very talented bunch of people on there, and I have a feeling no matter who wins, a lot of these talents will move on to have wonderful careers. I am guessing there are quite a few talent scouts who can’t wait to get their hands on these singers. All we can do is watch and see, but I am confident in this. Hoping you enjoyed this as much as I did.

Spring is right here, just moments away, this is my favorite time of year. I feel so energized, ready to do a million things and not enough time to fill the wish list! This year is going to be exceptionally busy with the move thrown in, job hunting, home hunting and trying to keep up the momentum on getting my art sales going! Good news, I did sell something on my Zibbet account, Yay! Slowly. but surely, and one I day I hope that it is multiple sales in all my shops every day! One day, I can feel it in my bones, and a nice art gallery of my own to boot!

Okay, just a thought, would love to hear what you think about this. There has been a lot of TV time going into spiritual things of late. It is showing up on Oprah (of course), but even on a lot of reality TV programs and documentary style ones as well, it seems to pop up all around! Not sure if it is just the programming I am watching, but it seems that many people seem to be very excited about positive energy, white light and just in general seeking out the higher nature of themselves! For whatever reason, it does console me some on my own spiritual journey, nice to know that I am not alone, and that so many others are at least entertaining the thought of making themselves better and in the end the world better. That is hopeful for all of us who share this planet! Would love to hear what you think about all of this as well, so feel free to drop a note, even if you disagree. This is an open forum and all thoughts are up for discussion.

For those of you not so spiritually inclined, quick question. What is your general opinion on the skyrocketing gas prices! It seems overnight that gas sales are out of control. And if you know the system at all, that only means everything else will very shortly follow, postage, groceries, utilities, retail products and for sure economic car sales! Kind of rough considering most of the country is still reeling from the market drop a couple of years ago, and news flash our country is no where near out of debt. Just give me a shout out on what you think about all of that! I am confident no matter who you are, one of these topics strikes a cord with you. Would love to hear what you think, and I am sure I am not the only one! Hoping you are having a wonderful Friday, sending my love to you and yours as always, diana

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