Thanks for all the comments and concern for Paul's wife and brother, if you go back and visit today, you can see that Paul updated late last night! Both patients did great and are on the road to recovery! Yay!
Finally, I found a meme out there in the blogosphere worth repeating! Yay!
A meme to peel away the layers of you.
-- Name: Dawn
-- Birth date: 42 years ago last November
-- Birthplace: Hackensack, NJ
-- Current Location: my kitchen
-- Eye Color: blue
-- Hair Color: blonde
-- Height: just under 5'6"
-- Righty or Lefty: righty
-- Zodiac Sign: Scorpion
-- Your heritage: 7/8 German, 1/8 Italian, 100% American
-- The shoes you wore today: Purple Paws Slippers
-- Your weakness: Only one? I can't choose...
-- Your fears: And, this is plural. Hmm, spiders and something bad happening to my kids/family
-- Your perfect pizza: I am addicted to frozen Mystic Pizza. I may have to search out a 12-Step Program soon.
-- Goal you'd like to achieve: Eating better, and possibly losing weight. I would also like to exercise, but the diseases (RA/Lupus) hold some sway over that.
-- Your most overused phrase: 'Am I speaking Chinese' <--- to the non listening kids
-- Your first waking thoughts: "Ouch" because it hurts reaching for the alarm clock
-- Your best physical feature: eyes
-- Your most missed memory: Shopping on Saturdays with my Grandma
-- Pepsi or Coke: diet pepsi, but I will drink coke too
-- McDonald's or Burger King: McD's
-- Single or group dates: Anydate with myHubby
-- Adidas or Nike: ...meh. What's on sale? For me, Merrells. They are amazing. I never get sore feet with them.
-- Lipton Ice Tea or Nestea: I prefer brewed from teabags, any company, I won't drink canned/bottled, too sweet, diet or regular. Ick.
-- Chocolate or vanilla: Vanilla Ice Cream. Chocolate chocolates. lol
-- Cappuccino or coffee: Yes, please. AND, another. Thanks.
-- Smoke: Never
-- Cuss: Shit, yeah! (my favorite word lol)
-- Sing: Yes, but I lose my voice if I do it too long due to damaged vocal chords
-- Take a shower everyday: feh, every other
-- Do you think you've been in love: why yes, I am
-- Want to go to college: done that
-- Liked high school: ...not as much as I liked college
-- Want to get married: this one is good thanks
-- Believe in yourself: yes
-- Get motion sickness: not much, occasionally on a boat
-- Think you're attractive: I used to be
-- Think you're a health freak: Uh not even close
-- Get along with your parent(s): Yes, they rock
-- Like thunderstorms: I love them, unless someone is out in them, then I worry
-- Play an instrument: I can play a little piano, I tried, flute, clarinet and guitar as a kid. Oh and recorder. Remember those? lol
LAYER SIX: In the past month...
-- Drank alcohol: yes, some white zinfandel
-- Smoked: no
-- Done a drug: only my many prescriptions lol
-- Made Out: uh yes, I am married
-- Gone on a date: I think Hubby and I did go out to dinner once alone in the last month, so yes
-- Gone to the mall: yes, for about 2 minutes for a gift
-- Eaten an entire box of Oreos: No, eww.
-- Eaten sushi: NO EWW EWW EWW
-- Been on stage: no
-- Been dumped: no
-- Gone skating: no
-- Made homemade cookies: no
-- Gone skinny dipping: No, definitely not in the last month!
-- Dyed your hair: Yes, finally another yes! lol
-- Stolen anything: no, unless you count zzzzz's lol
LAYER SEVEN: Ever...
-- Played a game that required removal of clothing: yes
-- Been trashed or extremely intoxicated: yes
-- Been caught "doing something": yes
-- Been called a tease: yes, teasingly by Hubby!
-- Gotten beaten up: nope
-- Shoplifted: no
-- Changed who you were to fit in: probably a little, I think we all do during those stupid teen years
-- Age you hope to be married: forever
-- Numbers and names of children: Hammer, 15, Fuzzy, 12 1/2, Pumpkin, 10 1/2 (about 3 weeks shy of 11!)
-- Describe your dream wedding: 11/9/91
-- How do you want to die: very old, very healthy, and in my sleep lol
-- Where you want to go to college: been there, done that
-- What do you want to be when you grow up: Is growing up required?
-- What country would you most like to visit: It changes, but right now, Bahamas, or any Carribean nation!
-- Number of drugs taken illegally: none
-- Number of people I could trust with my life: 4
-- Number of CDs that I own: maybe 60
-- Number of piercings: two in each earlobe
-- Number of tattoos: zero
-- Number of times my name has appeared in the newspaper: ...lots, our town paper printed names a lot for school stuff! Once in the last few years, by the NY TImes as Hammer's mom, when the Cassini probe landed and began to send back its first images, we were at AMNH in NYC for the live feed.
-- Number of scars on my body: around 10, I think
-- Number of things in my past that I regret: None. I don't believe in regret. If you change something from your past, it may change where you end up, and I am very blessed and fortunate to have a wonderful loving Hubby and three fabulous kids, and I would NEVER mess with that outcome!
That was fun! Now, please, copy and paste and fill in your own answers, okay! And, let me know so I can visit!
My brood is out to the Boy Scout meeting right now, so I am enjoying some much needed, and rarely found alone time! LOL