Pride can stand a thousand trials
the strong will never fall
but watching stars without you, my soul cries...
heaving heart is full of pain
cause I'm kissing you, oh
touch me deep
pure and true
gift to me
I'm kissing you, oh.
where are you now....
cause I'm kissing you
I'm kissing you oh
Lime/Pear or chartreuse accents...with black and grey appliances.... and white dishes....
~ I like these pictures ~
So here's the dilemma...I have alot of cobalt, tomato red, yellow and teal in my kitchen - sorta going for the look below (which I love....a good ole Mexican kitchen)
I love this cobalt blue goblet - I would love to set my table with them. So dramatic! I just about love cobalt blue anything...There's nuthin better than drinking ice cold water out of a deep cobalt blue glass. This one makes my Wish List....
Here are some Fun and new things in my life:
New Car smell
Fall is coming
Family here and Family there
New bills (ha ha)
It just all puts a Fresh New Spin on things for me. I look back and I was in Such A Rut for a long time. A wise old friend said to me, sometimes people like us get so focused in life that we back ourselves up into a little corner and it takes Big things to force us out so we can keep on moving. I'm so glad to be back to my Louisiana 'native' roots. And also be back in a city/civilization. I was living under a rock Literally before this. It had its good things like, I loved Hattiesburg, I had my little house and privacy and no loud neighbors and a place for my dog. I made some dear dear friends there, Kat and Cheri especially. And Of course Brad lived not too far away and I enjoyed being with him and his family. (Picking watermelons out of the garden, washing cars, finding quaint restaurants, looking at beautiful scenery, watching football, helping people) But I am looking forward to doing all those things and more in this new place.
I get to be closer to my parents which is really nice - they are such an evolving couple - and so much to learn from their example. They are my best friends. They love and care so much for thier family and they work so hard. It is humbling to see it up close.
The church people here have been so warm and welcoming - its almost unreal. I already have a friend, Sharon who's from Tupelo, MS and cute, a home and a visiting teacher (this is important!) and I had about 7 guys show up to help me unload the moving truck. The did it in less than 2 hours. (thats to say, i had a lot of stuff) Suffice it to say, I've improved myself and my life already. I'm happy about my job, I have a great boss (improved my salary), out with the old car (which was starting to wear and needed $ to help keep it up) and in with the New Black Camry 2010 Black w/ Tinted windows (yeah! 0% for 60 months), A beautiful place to live (gotta get used to apartment living), new places to go and quaint places to see, people to meet, etc, etc.
I've mentioned to my parents recently, I almost dont' feel worthy to recieve it. Everything (from the moment I was laid off, through the tortuous job search and then accepting a job in Lafayette) has had such a smooth transition or "falling into place". I know it is only because Heavenly Father is the author of it, thats the only way it could be that smooth. It is nothing I've done. Mom says its because I've made do for so long that its time. Of course all this ain't free. Its taken alot of tears and patience and faith. And of course, if I want a nice place to live and a new car to drive, I gotta actually pay for it! Hee hee. Life will still be hard and sacrifices will still need to be made. But I am thankful and I always need to make sure I'm being grateful. Cause "now", I really do feel that I am and have been, in the palm of His hand. I may not have felt that way in the past when I was in a Heap but I now know that I always was being taken care of and being prepared for what is to come.
So there ya go. Thas what I've been up to Sha - for the last month. I miss my dear friends and hope to catch up with you soon. Love You~ Be Sweet and Sassy~And of course always greatful.
I can't say enough about how nice and hospitable people have been so far. Its like they would give you the shirt off their backs if you asked for it. But I know they (often called coon-ass's) can be hot-heads too. So yeah, I'm gonna be a cajun...coonie...it will be good to get back to my roots. I beleive my Great great grandmother was French Acadian and was from the Marksville, La area a little north of Lafayette and Opelousas. Lafayette is only an hour south of where my parents live so they are super excited that I will be so close. It is also an hour west of Baton Rouge.
I'm excited about my new apartment; its more "in the city" than where I was living here (out in the country). But I will miss my old home I"m sure. I'd like to invite all my friends and family to come and visit me in Lafayette! You are welcome anytime.
See ya later Cher (pronounced "Sha"...cajun french meaning "dear one")
Here we are, the proud children:
What if I used a dark chocolate mix...
ITALIAN LOVE CAKE
1 pkg. chocolate cake mix
2 lbs. Ricotta cheese
2 tsp. vanilla extract
3/4 c. sugar
1 (4 oz.) pkg. chocolate instant pudding
1 c. cold milk
1 container whipped dessert topping
Prepare cake mix as directed and pour into greased 9 x 13 inch glass baking dish. Mix cheese, eggs, vanilla and sugar; pour on top of cake batter. DO NOT MIX INTO BATTER! Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour, checking closely. Cool and refrigerate; best overnight. Mix all topping ingredients together and frost cooled cake.
jump in and take a chance.
Facts or Balance...
which outweighs the other? (make a list of good points and bad points). Now, which carries the most weight or which will benefit you the most?
Straddling the Fence never gets anything solved ;)
The SwingHow do you like to go up in a swing,
Up in the air so blue?
Oh, I do think it the pleasantest thing
Ever a child can do!
Till I can see so wide,
Rivers and trees and cattle and all
Over the countryside—
Down on the roof so brown—
Up in the air I go flying again,
Up in the air and down!
Oh yeah I almost forgot! The table cloth in the picture was my Mimi's (Hallie Pearl Kimball). I love it! Its so bright and cheery! And the little candle holder palette was my dear friend Kat's - it goes perfectly w/ my taste and decor and it reminds me of her constantly ;)
Today was rough but at least its pretty much over (its now past 12 am). Looking forward to tomorrow to get some stuff done, yeah! Good night kisses to all the little fairies out there~~~~
Its a happy fun color isn't it!?
Its one of the colors of my favoriate team LSU (Geaux Tigers!)
and that big goofy dinosaur (Barney)
Its the color of my new couch. Or shall I say, "deep eggplant". L o v e it!
Louisiana Native Iris
These beautiful irises belong to my old boss, Pat, at his website: http://www.zydecoirises.com/index.htm
Today was like THE most gorgeous day ever. I opened all my doors/windows. I mainly stayed outside--washed my car, walked Danie, cleaned up the patio. The wind was cool the sun was perfect. I also had a nice visit from my visiting teacher. We had a big time. Then I decided to "go into town"..... I love saying that... I mean - I don't LOVE that I live so far out of town - I just thing its a funny hick thing to say - cause I'm a hick I guess. (?) ANYWAY... I found some really cute stuff. There's just never enough time, money or strength for the shopping. My feet are killing me and I think I forgot to eat supper.
Anywho, does anyone know how to make the text of my posts Centered in the page between borders? Just curious.
Oh yeah I found a lizard in my room today YIKES! and put it outside for Danie to do whatever it is she does to them. It was just as scared as I was.
Happy Easter Everyone
Mr Rhett Butla and Miss Sca-let. These two....what I can I say about them! Its a love-hate relationship, more love than hate but sometimes theres such a fine line between the two. Very fine. Isn't that the truth!?
One of my favorite movies is Ladyhawke with Mathew Broderick and Michelle Pfieffer and that blond guy...whats his name. Anyway, Michelle is so pretty in this movie, she really does look like a hawk at times. I cry at the end every single time I watch this movie and that is pretty rare.