Posted in Creativity, Food, Humor, Life, Self-Care

Saturday Sharing

Things I learned this week.

I answered a question on Reddit about what you believe happens when you die, and was accused of taking the easy way out with Paschal’s Wager.  I didn’t even know what that was!  I just answered with my belief.  And, No, I am not going to share the definition.  You get to look it up.

I also looked up the meaning of the word, ‘Dalliance’ so, you could say I learned that, too.

I also learned that I really don’t want to visit Disneyland much anymore because the Racism crap is getting ridiculous. They are redoing all the rides I grew up with and even took out the song ‘Zippity-Doo-Da’ due to being Racist and having roots from ‘Song-Of-The-South’.

I learned a lot of ways to kill a tree (Don’t Ask).

But, the main thing I learned this week is that Red Hot Candy gives me Migraines. I am pretty sure it’s the red dye because I have no problem with Cinnamon. Red Hots are one of my favorite candies, but after having Migraines for 4 days straight, I have no problem going back to missing out.

What did you all learn?

Posted in Creativity, Music,, Prompt, Uncategorized, Writing

Don Henley – The Heart Of The Matter Lyrics – video Dailymotion

The Confusing Middle has given us the word, ‘Forgiveness’ as this week’s Prompt. Before I get into this:. Why don’t you go visit the site? It’s really cool and thought provoking….I’ll Wait…

Twiddling my thumbs…do do do do, do do do, do do do do,..do,.. do do do do do, thinking weird thoughts, hmmm..do I have time to o…Oh, You’re back? Great! Hope you are a new Follower for them, now.

Okay, So the first song I think of when thinking of Forgiveness is the one above.

But, Forgiveness does not have to be romantic. God say to forgive others 70 x 7, I believe…I could be mistaken. I know there are a lot of 7’s….

Anyway, Forgiveness does not mean forgetting or that the hurt is gone. Emotional and even physical healing takes time. It doesn’t mean you have to let those people back in your life, either. Forgiveness means you can keep going through life without the hardness in your heart or your need for revenge. It means learning about and setting up Boundaries that you decide and will accept.

So, there’s my post on Forgiveness, and if you didn’t like it, Forgive Me for wasting your time.

Posted in Creativity, Focus, Prompt

Weekly Prompt

My friend over at Theconfusing middle.com gives a Prompt each week. I don’t always participate, as, some Prompts just don’t pertain, but this one is interesting. Before I get into it, why don’t you consider visiting the site? After, you read this. Tell them Venus sent you!

The word for the week is:

NEEDLE

Now, I am a woman who can’t sew, and have no desire to learn. In Home Ec in High School, it took half a semester to make a Patchwork Pillow and an ugly Dress..most of which, my teacher did. Knots annoy me and I don’t have the patience to deal with threading a Needle.

Of course, one can’t refer to the Needle without mentioning the “Needle in the haystack.” comment. How it got there in the first place should be considered..I mean, who sews while sitting in hay? Never mind how to find it. Heck, just play in the hay, you’ll find it by getting stabbed..Now, finding a contact lens in shag carpet is more relative to my life.. and a story for another day. But, I digress.

The last type of Needle, I want to discuss, are doctors Needles. Shots, or even the ones to take blood. Having spent the first two years of my life in the hospital and follow up appointments over the years, I am used to Needles. Heck, I have even given myself shots before, when Imatrex came in injection. Needles can be scary, but a necessary part of our health.

And that’s just some examples of Needles. If you want to get literal, there’s Needles, California and Needles plants in the desert.

Posted in Blog, Creativity, Focus

Learning Saturday

You’ve all heard the expression “You learn something new every day.”. Well, I have chosen to take it a step further. I am going to share a few new things each Saturday that I learned during the week. You can join me in the comments.

Let’s start today, shall we:

A friend of mine had Hemmhorroids really badly and went to the doctor where he rubber banded them so they will fall off. Needless to say, I learned about that procedure.

I also learned the difference in colored verses white Cauliflower. The colored Cauliflower has more vitamins and antioxidants, then the white.

Lastly, I also Googled and learned about Monkeypox.There is a case in Texas,now.

Okay, tired now. Looking forward to reading about anything new you learned or did.

Posted in Creativity, Humor, Me, Prompt

Prompt = Father

This Prompt it brought to you by Peckapaloosa over at The ConfusingMiddle.com. If you haven’t checked out his site, you should! After, you read this Post…and, be careful! No running with scissors or knives… Okay, now that that’s covered:

I am not really into Father’s Day anymore, since my Father has passed. My Mother is also gone but I have friends who are Mother’s plus, I am an animal Mother..but, I digress;

Growing up as a Catholic, we used to call our Priest, “Father” which I now know is totally wrong, for many reasons.

The only one I call and actually have for a “Father” is God! He is the Father,Son and Holy Spirit. He is here to listen when I need to talk and teaches me patience, as well, as the right way to live. He understands me and we have a good relationship. My earthly Father, I called, ‘Dad’ and you bet I miss him. I was a ‘Daddy’s Girl’ but, I am still Christ’s Child and he has taken over since my earthly parents have gone.

Truthfully, I believe they should call ‘Father’s Day’ ‘Dad’s Day’. But, that’s just my opinion.

Posted in Creativity, Humor, Life, Me, Yesterday

My New Friend

Before I share this, I want you to know, I watched an interesting movie yesterday which I will be reviewing tomorrow, probably.

Also, my house/mobile home is half painted. Not sure I care for the color, but it’s approved by the park, it will look cleaner and I should be able to sell this place which is what really matters and the main reasons I did this.

And now, I would like to introduce you to:

Jason Voorhees! Friday-The-13th

He is here and he is going to be my bodyguard and house security. That’s his job.

Posted in A-Z Challenge, Creativity, Holidays, Writing, Z

A-Z Challenge-Z = Zzz

This Challenge is over so, I am closing out my coverage and thoughts on Christmas. But, before I do, Zzz is a Scrabble word to describe snoring and sleep.

Anyway, let’s end this, shall we?

Presents have been opened, food has been eaten and guests are gone. Time to box up the decorations and take down the lights and tree until next year. If you went on a trip, you have returned and it’s back to normal life. If you stayed home, it’s once again time to clean before resuming your daily schedule. Some people look forward to going back to work after their Winter break.

All is quiet, now and you need a nap. You deserve it. Good-Night. Zzz.

And tomorrow is back to my True Life Blog on Monday through Saturday’s. I hope you have enjoyed this and look forward to doing it again next year. I wonder what my topic should be? Maybe, Halloween…..

Posted in A-Z Challenge, Creativity, Family, Holidays, Y

A-Z Challenge-Y = Yankee Swap

Are you ready to learn how to play a cool, party game?

This game has many names and many ways to play. One name for it is Yankee Swap and that’s how I am referring to it since we are on the letter Y. This game is not only played at Christmas, but can be played at other occasions, too.

Here is how I/you/most people play:

Get a group together and have each person bring a wrapped gift. Set a budget or bring something from home.. this is where you can get rule creative. When the person arrives, put the gift on the table and give the person a number. Don’t number the gifts. Once everyone has arrived and has numbers, the game can start. The amount of gifts will equal the amount of people, unless you bring extra.. just in case. Person 1 picks their gift and opens it. Yay, it’s a clock!..No, it does not have to be a clock. It probably won’t be. Let’s not get overly literal, here… 2nd person gets called, they can take the clock…or whatever it is… or open a new gift. If they take the clock…or whatever it is…, Person 1 opens a new gift..and so on .until all gifts are off the table. Gifts can be swapped 3x and once you have had a gift in your hands, you can’t get it back.

Some people don’t like this game, but, I think it’s fun! We played it at my Wedding Shower, though and my relatives were holding on to everything so when my turn came, I turned to my new Aunt and said, “I love you Aunt Jod, but I really love your candle.” and took it; thereby causing her to Swap. My mother got annoyed saying I was terrible and should not have done that because I was the Bride; but, that’s how you play the game!

Usually, you get some funny and some serious gifts, which is what makes it even more fun. At my church Swap, someone even brought a Betta Fish with bowl and food.

So, now you have a new party game to try! I hope you play it, sometime and find it fun.

And tomorrow is Z. The last letter of the alphabet. Endings always make me sad.

But, don’t worry, I have come up with tomorrow’s word, and will do this again next year.

Posted in Creativity, Focus, Holidays, Humor, R, Writing

A-Z Challenge-Q = Quest

Have I mentioned lately that I have super, smart, Followers? Well, my favorite, recovering slob nailed it, this time. If you haven’t checked out her site, you should

PurpleSlobinrecovery20.design.blog.

, I believe. She can correct me in the comments, if I’m wrong.

Anyway, onto our Christmas Quest:

Have you ever been on the Quest to find the perfect gift? Maybe, you want to get something unique, that noone including the recipient would think of, or maybe it’s something specific they asked for.

When I was young, I believe it was the Cabbage Patch Doll. My parents had to go to store after store discovering they were sold out before finally finding one. This was before the internet and cell phones… when people simply waited in lines at stores hoping the popular toy was in stock.

Or, even going to the mall with friends at Christmas time was a Quest. You had your list of people and possible ideas, but there was a time frame and budget to get it all done.

And tomorrow is R. It might be a little advice to help you out. I’ll give you a hint. It’s not Rudolph! Lol

Posted in A-Z Challenge, Creativity, Holidays, M,, Writing

A-Z Challenge-M = Magic

There is a Magic in the air at Christmas! I can feel it.

Maybe it’s the sense of hope, laughter, excitement and wonder. Maybe, it’s a child experiencing their first Christmas, a lover proposing, friends and relatives visiting from afar, receiving or giving that perfect gift, experiencing your first snowfall, or maybe it’s as simple as being off work for the holiday and not having to get out of your pajamas. Whatever it is, I have experienced it and I experience it, in different ways every year at Christmas time.

I hope that after you read this challenge, you will experience the Magic of Christmas, and maybe look at it, in a way you never have, before.

Tomorrow is N,and I was thinking; we might take a trip to a place that starts with that letter. I’m told it’s pretty cold there, so pack some warm clothing…and I’ll see you, then.