"Best damn customer service ever."
Bellydance – about 2 1/2 years
Oboe – since grade school, Piano since Junior High, keyboard percussion since high school; violin and mandolin w/in last 5 years (not very good at them yet.)
Tai Chi – about 1 year
health food and fitness – for the last year
Favorite TV show – HBO's "Oz"; favorite currently on air – the Middleman, House, Monk, Psych, Breaking Bad
When there's nothing else to do: watch cartoons, work crossword puzzles, play Diablo II, sew something – there's always more quilts and costumes to be made.
2 cats, 1 husband, 0 kids
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I am now also on Google+.Wed, September 28, 2011 - 12:03 PM permalink - 1 comment
I an NOT leaving tribe, at least not at the moment. Because I've made some very good friends here, and I don't know if any of them (you) are available on Google+.
I will NOT be joining Facebook. Ever. Won't do it.
I'm doing Google+ so that at least some of the people who won't shut up about how I have to join Facebook can at least see me on Google+. I also like the idea of managing who can what different things I say. That will help me with "damage control". Be... read more
If I were on Facebook, I probably would have posted this in the morning, to field all kids of comments all day. Whatever. Comments are welcome, but entirely not necessary on this one. Just have some thoughts I need to get out of my head.Tue, January 25, 2011 - 1:56 PM permalink - 4 comments
10 years ago today, my husband had a colon resection. They removed 12 inches of his colon, along with something like 14 lymph nodes, and the cancerous tumor inside it. 10 years ago this very minute, he was out of surgery and struggling against the pain, an... read more
I'm a huge Indianapolis Colts fan. It runs much deeper than Peyton Manning, as I was a fan before I knew who Peyton Manning was.Mon, January 18, 2010 - 11:36 AM permalink - 0 comments
Anyway… winning over the Baltimore Ravens, for me, was never a question. Winning over the San Diego Chargers was a question that will not come to pass.
COLTS ARE GOING TO THE SUPER BOWL!
There's no doubt in my mind the Colts will defeat the Jets. They're a good team, but they're overall too young and too inexperienced, especially on offense, to stop the *re... read more
This is going to make me sound like a complete lunatic basket-case, and I'm fully aware of that.Fri, April 10, 2009 - 11:40 AM permalink - 1 comment
I was reading the webcomic Player Vs. Player, (www.pvponline.com) as I am wont to do at this time on a Friday afternoon, despite my bosses not thinking it's the best use of my time. The artist (Scott Kurz) posted a special comic and blog entry in remembrance of his beloved basset hound, who died. (yesterday or this morning)
I've never met Scott Kurz. I've never met Kirby (the dog). But yet t... read more
Sometimes when I celebrate my birthday, I take a few moments to look at the lives of my parents at my current age. It certainly lends perspective to many things when I do…Thu, February 12, 2009 - 6:51 AM permalink - 2 comments
At this age: both of my parents had already buried their fathers. Helps me to appreciate that mine's still around.
Both of my parents had mouths full of crowns. Not surprising that I need one, then, and helps me appreciate that at least I made it this age before needing one.
M... read more
Re: Week 47 (in Weight Loss for Belly Dancers) I'm up, but I knew I would be. Way too busy, and always surrounded by food. Not even food – junk food.
And it'll be this way until, what, January? Because February brings birthday cake and Valentine's candy.
The weird thing is, I do better if ... read more
discussion post on Fri, November 22, 2013 - 1:13 PM
Re: Working on now… (in Quilting) Photos: I've done it, but I don't remember how to right now. I think there's a tab for photos, not like you can just put one into a conversation.
I just got back from a 3.5 day quilt retreat, and it was awesome. So fun and so productive. Very r... read more
discussion post on Mon, November 18, 2013 - 1:35 PM
Re: Week 45 (in Weight Loss for Belly Dancers) I'm up, but I don't entirely know by how much. The only times over the weekend that I got on the scale I knew were not good times of day to be on the scale.
My father-in-law was in town. So we ate like kings. So I'm not worried about it for ano... read more
discussion post on Mon, November 11, 2013 - 1:38 PM
Shockingly (in *Marriage) The state of Illinois just passed gay marriage, overturning a previous law banning gay marriage.
I think we're still waiting to hear when it takes affect.
So… yay – we're not last!
discussion post on Fri, November 8, 2013 - 10:04 AM
Re: Working on now… (in Quilting) It's nice to see some activity in this tribe.
Been talking to myself for too long.
I'm currently unpacking all my sewing and quilting stuff. Except for those things I don't yet have a storage thing for yet. Those will stay packed until I have ... read more
discussion post on Thu, November 7, 2013 - 12:10 PM
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