I was trying to upload a seaside picture to this entry and the AOL FTP was giving me a hard time. Then I glanced at my last entry where I uploaded a funny image and it was gone! I have to figure out those Photosite instructions because I am getting frustrated with the AOL FTP!!!
On the brighter front, I filled out the survey form I asked Ann of ann7inflorida to have from her J a few days ago (which she stole from Barb of barbpinion . Naughty, naughty, Ann!) and did my usual visit of J Land friends' journals. I found out that a lot of people had been doing it too. Yes, I am a copy cat. So, sue me!
Here's my version of the cut and paste discount (no fingers used in lifting this off Ann's J).
I am not: afraid of new things.
I hurt: when my children, husband, friends or family are hurting.
I love: kids, sunshine, sand, surf, ocean, sunset, sunrise, flowers, candles, cheesecake, good wine, ice cream, pasta, exotic foods, smiles, hugs, kisses, laughs, friends, family, nature, fishing, traveling, music, indie and foreign films, success stories, performing arts and culture, books, readworthy articles, blogging, reading J entries, Gandhi, Mother Theresa, Emily Dickinson, Shakespeare, Erma Bombeck, Michael Crichton, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Vanessa Mae, Charlotte Church, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kurt Cobain, and Rod Stewart.
I hate: being rushed to a decision. I like to ponder options and possibilities.
I fear: losing my loved ones.
I hope: to grow old gracefully with my hubby by my side.
I hear: my children’s happy voices, Broadway musicals and life’s hustle and bustle.
I crave: exotic foods like Indian samozas, Japanese mochi, Hawaiian lomi lomi and Greek dolmatis
I regret: wasting my time with dramas and shenanigans when I was young.
I cry: when I read or see something sad or oppressive, when I miss my husband and my daughter, to vent my frustrations, when I am happy and proud.
I care: about my children’s future, the state of the world, the ecosystems.
I always: tell people I love them because I am afraid losing them without them knowing.
I long to: go to places where I have not been before.
I feel alone: when I indulge my negative thoughts.
I listen: to uplifting music when I am feeling down, to people and emphatize with them.
I hide: nothing. I am an open book. If you want to know anything about me, ask away. WYSIWYG.
I drive: like a Floridian, slow and erratic enough to scare and annoy those behind me.
I sing: Broadway musicals songs, Jazzy tunes and songs my children play over and over in my car.
I dance: when I am happy or silly.
I write: poems, prose, stories about my children, funny observations and daily frustrations.
I breathe: easily now a days. I am finally getting used to letting my children grow.
I play: around like a silly child. I like telling jokes and getting laughs.
I miss: the days when my kids are younger and life was simpler
I feel: lovedand secure with my husband by my side.
I know: how to bake, love, appreciate beauty and live life.
I say: Laugh often. Love much. Live well.
I search: for that hidden socks blackhole in my clothes dryer.
I learn: a lot of things from raising my children. Parenthood is a humbling experience.
I succeed: when I persevere.
I fail: when I quit or give up.
I dream: of spending my retirement in an exotic locale where I can help people.
I sleep: in my flannel pajamas. Not sexy but very comfortable.
I wonder: about a lot of things that is why I am a research fiend.
I want: health and happiness for my loved ones.
I worry: about my children and their future.
I have: all the things I need and I have enough to afford some things I want.
I give: and give, and give. I savor the joys of being able to be generous.
I fight: for injustices, poverty and illiteracy.
I wait: for the day that my children have their own children. Revenge will be sweet.
I need: books, baking goods, Internet connection, and stimulating things to delay my brain atrophy.
I am: a work in progress. I am learning to upgrade the quality of my life and my relationships
I think: all the time. I am a veritable thinking machine.
I can’t help the fact that: life has its ups and downs. I wish everybody will look at it as riding a horse in a merry-go-round. It has it ups and downs but you ride them all with a silly grin or a smile on your face and the experience feels great when the ride is over.
I stay: grounded, logical and practical most of the time.