Friday, December 31, 2010

There's a Party going On!

The Amazing Anonymous Boxer Babe has
organized a planet-wide inter-net
New Year's Party.

Games, Food and plenty of Drinks for all.
Every comment you leave is a chance to win
a cash donation to a charity.

Go say Hi and Happy New Year and have fun!

p.s. her party goes on until Saturday afternoon.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Monday, December 27, 2010

cold. cold. coldcoldcold...

Screw this. It's 29 degrees here.

I'm going back to bed with a book
and the heating pad.



all I see is ugly
in the mirror

but what I remember
was so different

if it's unimportant
tell me why the mirror

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Decorating for Christmas...

This is it. The extent of my holiday decorating.
And, honestly, it's by accident since I bought it
three or four years ago and set it on a table in the
living room. It's been there ever since.

Yes, it's true. I am certainly a prime example of
a humbuggerian. No need to feel sorry, though.
My choice entirely.

I plan to do a lot of reading while enjoying the
eighteen day holiday break from work.
I'm starting with 'The Imperial Cruise' by James Bradley.
Next on my list is 'The Pacific' by Hugh Ambrose.

I'd also like to find 'Fly Boys' and 'Band of Brothers'.

About the only travelling I might do is a day-trip north
to St. Augustine to view their whole city light display.
In all the years of living in Florida, I've never seen that
town at Christmas.

What are your plans?

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Promoting my blogging friends...

Two of my favorite bloggers have books to sell.

Please go visit:

Mark Durfee


Michael Morse

I have their first books and intend to buy their
new ones also.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

early Christmas present...

This week my friend and I were told that
we will be moved to full-time as of January 4.
Plus, my 90-day probation is up this coming
Tuesday so, I'll be getting a raise.

Two excellent reasons for celebrating, eh?

She and I won't get paid for the business holiday shut-down
for the last two weeks of December and the first three days
of January but, we knew that from the start so budgeting
was necessary. I'll make it.

The crawl back up the hill is much slower than the slide down.
Still, this is good news and I am grateful.

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Christmas haiku #2...

ice crystals falling
jingle in the night air like
sleigh ride silver bells.

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

What end...

now December
and we are vigilant
who watch life pass
again? you ask.
life is a cycle
of days within seasons,
each richened by
those past.
not 'til our end
are we full
to bursting.
memories being
the greatest gifts
passed to those