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Monday, July 28, 2008


so i'm back from my little girls weekend w/ my friend alexis in milwaukee. i had such a great time. i left thursday evening, she picked me up from the airport and we went directly out. I think i drank more in these past few days than i have in the past 5 years. How crazy is that? haha. good times. we also went to chicago on sat. and saw the show "wicked". even with the ridiculous traffic near chicago all went okay and it was awesome!...sunday was a chill out day and i ended up getting a new tattoo..pics to come. i got it on my right inner wrist. its landon's initials "L S" but in an artsy way

now i'm back, will was having a tizzy about all the goose poop outside. we went to see the dark knight which i like alot and thats that..

peace out

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Send me some patience

Okay so most of the time i feel i do a pretty good job of keeping my cool with landon. He's a typical boy and a typical 2 year old. Listen when he wants, (never really), likes to swing his arms and stomp his feet, tells me "no" way to much, and the newest is that he'll sigh and pout..(this one is actually kinda cute,....only kinda) This am i was trying to get him ready for school. This is usually a forever process for me...its probably my fault. We have a great routine at night but not one in the morning. Its even a process at night to get him in his jammies..but this am was just crappy. My mom is here which helps but still. He was tooting so i took him to the potty to try and poop. 2 books later more toots no poopies, he said "all done" so we got off, i went to go get dressed to go to the gym ( i go every morning after dropping him off as long as i didnt work the night before) So he's playing w/ my mom in the playroom and i hear my mom say "lets go to the potty"..Landon said "toots" and i said you need to go poopy...he says no no no mommy..( this means he has already gone) so i march him there and there's the nugget in the mickey undies...so i plop him on anyway...good thing..he did go more in the potty...Let me just say he's been having very FEW accidents so its frustrating when we were on the potty and he didnt go and less then 3 min. later he goes in his undies...arghhh...anyway so i 'm rinsing his undies and mom is reading a book on the potty...Then he's all done..okay...so i ask him to wash his hands and brush his teeth. Its a fight to get him to brush his teeth b/c i had already put the toothpaste, the WRONG toothpaste on his brush. he wanted the rocket aka little einsteins one not the turtle one...grrr...so he's swinging his arms all in the water and remember i had been rinsing his poopy underwear in the sink (which was prob. my first mistake)...so there's bubble and water and semi-poopy underwear in the sink. His flinging arm swooshes the undies up on my face...EWWW! Needless to say i raise my voice very loud at him and told him to walk away...which he did and then he sighed and pouted.....so i walked away as well..calmed down and went downstairs and took him to school. We had a talk in the car, i told him i loved him and he was good boy but mommy raised her voice b/c he wasnt listening and was swinging his arms at me...i said i was sorry if i scared him and that was that. he was fine going into school...went potty, washed hands, sat at the table to have breakfast snack..we kissed, gave big hugs and said see you later...



ps. had a great workout afterwards!

Tuesday, July 01, 2008

A Piece of Me

Got this from Angelle, figured i'd do it. (highlight the ones you've done and repost.)
1. Touched an iceberg
2. Slept under the stars
3. Been a part of a hockey fight
4. Changed a baby's diaper
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Swam with wild dolphins
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a tarantula
10. Said "I love you" and meant it
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Stayed up all night long and watched the sun rise
15. Seen the Northern Lights
16. Gone to a huge sports game
17. Walked the stairs to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown and eaten your own vegetables
19. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope
20. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Bet on a winning horse
23. Taken a sick day when you're not ill
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Taken an ice cold bath
28. Had a meaningful conversation with a beggar
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Ridden a roller coaster
31. Hit a home run
32. Danced like a fool and not cared who was looking
33. Adopted an accent for fun
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors
35. Felt very happy about your life, even for just a moment
36. Loved your job 90% of the time
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
38. Watched wild whales
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Gone on a midnight walk on the beach
41. Gone sky diving
42. Visited Ireland
43. Ever bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
44. Visited India
45. Bench-pressed your own weight
46. Milked a cow
47. Alphabatized your personal files
48. Ever worn a superhero costume
49. Sung karaoke
50. Lounged around in bed all day
51. Gone scuba diving
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater
55. Done something you should regret, but don't
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Been in a movie
60. Gone without food for 3 days
61. Made cookies from scratch
62. Won first prize in a costume contest
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Been in a combat zone
65. Spoken more than one language fluently
66. Gotten into a fight while attempting to defend someone
67. Bounced a check
68. Read - and understood - your credit report
69. Recently bought and played with a favorite childhood toy
70. Found out something significant that your ancestors did
71. Called or written your Congress
72. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over
73. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge
74. Helped an animal give birth
75. Been fired or laid off from a job
76. Won money
77. Broken a bone
78. Ridden a motorcycle
79. Driven any land vehicle at a speed of greater than 100 mph
80. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
81. Slept through an entire flight: takeoff, flight, and landing
82. Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days
83. Eaten sushi
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Read The Bible cover to cover
86. Changed someone's mind about something you care deeply about
87. Gotten someone fired for their actions
88. Gone back to school
89. Changed your name
90. Caught a fly in the air with your bare hands
91. Eaten fried green tomatoes
92. Read The Iliad
93. Taught yourself an art from scratch
94. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
95. Apologized to someone years after inflicting the hurt
96. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language
97. Been elected to public office
98. Thought to yourself that you're living your dream
99. Had to put someone you love into hospice care
100. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn't know you
101. Had a booth at a street fair
102. Dyed your hair
103. Been a DJ
104. Rocked a baby to sleep
105. Ever dropped a cat from a high place to see if it really lands on all four
106. Raked your carpet
107. Brought out the best in people
108. Brought out the worst in people
109. Worn a mood ring
110. Ridden a horse
111. Carved an animal from a piece of wood or bar of soap
112. Cooked a dish where four people asked for the recipe
113. Buried a child
114. Gone to a Broadway (or equivalent to your country) play
115. Been inside the pyramids
116. Shot a basketball into a basket
117. Danced at a disco
118. Played in a band
119. Shot a bird
120. Gone to an arboretum
121. Tutored someone
122. Ridden a train
123. Brought an old fad back into style
124. Eaten caviar
125. Let a salesman talk you into something you didn’t need
126. Ridden a giraffe or elephant
127. Published a book
128. Pieced a quilt
129. Lived in an historic place
130. Acted in a play or performed on a stage
131. Asked for a raise
132. Made a hole-in-one
133. Gone deep sea fishing
134. Gone roller skating
135. Run a marathon
136. Learned to surf
137. Invented something
138. Flown first class
139. Spent the night in a 5-star luxury suite
140. Flown in a helicopter
141. Visited Africa
142. Sang a solo
143. Gone spelunking
144. Learned how to take a compliment
145. Written a love-story
146. Seen Michelangelo’s David
147. Had your portrait painted
148. Written a fan letter
149. Spent the night in something haunted
150. Owned a St. Bernard or Great Dane
151. Ran away
152. Learned to juggle
153. Been a boss
154. Sat on a jury
155. Lied about your weight
156. Gone on a diet
157. Found an arrowhead or a gold nugget
158. Written a poem
159. Carried your lunch in a lunchbox
160. Gotten food poisoning
161. Gone on a service, humanitarian or religious mission
162. Hiked the Grand Canyon
163. Sat on a park bench and fed the ducks
164. Gone to the opera
165. Gotten a letter from someone famous
166. Worn knickers
167. Ridden in a limousine
169. Can hula or waltz
170. Read a half dozen Nancy Drew or Hardy Boys books
171. Been stuck in an elevator
172. Had a revelatory dream
173. Thought you might crash in an airplane
174. Had a song dedicated to you on the radio or at a concert
175. Saved someone’s life
176. Eaten raw whale
177. Know how to tat, smock or do needlepoint
178. Laughed till your side hurt
179. Straddled the equator
180. Taken a photograph of something other than people that is worth framing
181. Gone to a Shakespeare Festival
182. Sent a message in a bottle
183. Spent the night in a hotel
184. Been a cashier
185. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
186. Joined a union
187. Donated blood or plasma
188. Built a campfire
189. Kept a blog
190. Had hives
191. Worn custom made shoes or boots
192. Made a PowerPoint presentation
193. Taken a Hunter’s Safety Course
194. Served at a soup kitchen
195. Conquered the Rubik’s cube
196. Know CPR
197. Ridden in or owned a convertible
198. Found a long lost friend
199. Helped solve a crime
200. Responded to a NJP newsletter