Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Happy Father's Day

Eight years is a long time for you to be away
It seems like only yesterday that we received the news
Now every year on Father’s Day we try to hide our blues
I wish I had one more day
To show you that I love you and that I want you to stay...
I know heaven is a great place, but my heart wishes you were here
So on this day of Dad celebration I will silently pray you know we all miss you, and wish you a Happy Father’s Day

This is a poem I wrote for Father's Day, and I hope that all the Dad's have a great day.

My Birthday

I know this is late in coming since my birthday was on the 11th, but I wanted to say it was a nice day even though I had to teach. I got to go out for drinks with some teacher friends, had many phone calls from family and friend. My mom, C-Bear, and one of my sisters all sang Happy Birthday to me via my voicemail. I appreciate all the good wishes. My surprise was my BFF and Peanut coming to visit for one night. They flew in Friday and hung out in my apartment with me. On Saturday I took a test for teaching certification then we went downtown and walked in the crazy heat, had an interesting lunch with a series of wrong or forgotten items by our waitress. Then we went and walked in a Wildlife Refuge, where we got to see some birds and a turtle and some could have sworn an alligator...I don't think we have any in PA. Then onto the airport where they caught a flight home and I got to go work at my other job. It was a whirlwind, but it good time.

Friday, May 21, 2010

A Full Weekend

At the beginning of the month I was able to travel to Michigan to see my Peanut make her First Communion. It was a very full weekend, but a lot of fun. I got to see C. Bear and E. and family, plus some of my family for a yummy dinner at Papa Vino's. Earlier I got to see Crafty's new house and have lunch with the little Prince, his momma, and H. from the bookstore. I had a great time and seeing Peanut on her special day was great. Here are some of the snapshots from the weekend.

Happy Birthday To You...

Today is the day that my Peanut was born 8 years ago. One of my nephews Q. was born 16 years ago. Last but not lease one of my closest friends was born 30 some years ago the Undertaker. Having all of them in my life has been a true blessing. I hope all of them have a great day!

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Spring Break Part 2

This picture above was at the Firemen's Museum, and its a shot of debris from Ground Zero. I didn't know that any firehouse that helped during that time got sent ash and debris from NYC, it was very moving to see. I explained to my Peanut what had happened and she demanded to know who the man was that didn't like America. She looked at these things for a long time.

Spring Break in Philly

I had my first official vistors to Philly and we had a great time. My BFF, Peanut, Curly-Q and Munchkin flew in from Michigan for 4 days. We went to the ocean and into downtown Philly to see the Liberty Bell, Betsy Ross's house, Ben Franklin's grave, Firemen's Museum, and Reading Terminal. We had cheesesteaks and went to the Cheesecake Factory. It was a full 4 days and I'm grateful they came to see me it was a boost to have visitors, but obviously all good things must end. However, they will come back and visit.

My Munchkin Part 2

Here is my munchkin yelling for me... I tried to get this to load with the other, but I couldn't get it to work. So enjoy another bout of my little munchkie munchkin.