Archive for September 2011

Computer ready   Leave a comment

so I have been told that I am getting a new computer here at work on Monday
So I have deleted the majority of my stuff after saving what I could
That means no pictures to look that I had saved here.
A little thing I suppose but I like looking at beautiful pictures and pics of my kids and grand kids.
I know another woe is me!

Thrilled to death that it is Friday.
They don’t come around often enough.

8 weeks from yesterday is Thanksgiving and 12 weeks from this Sunday is Christmas

Seems almost impossible, but true none the less.

Hope everyone has a great day!


Posted September 30, 2011 by Marge in ramblings

wishing I was here again   Leave a comment

  I can’t believe it has been almost a month since I was in Colorado

it seems like months ago to me.
As I drive home from work I look up at the clouds and imagine those beautiful mountains there instead.
It is sad to live in Iowa when Colorado is so pretty

Posted September 29, 2011 by Marge in ramblings

little things   Leave a comment

my computer here at work is running SLLLLLOOOOOLLLLLYYYYYY

what a pain in the butt.

I find that my tiny little article on Tom Hanks, is the most hit of all my blogs.
Funny to me.
Although it is a great picture of Tom.

he is a good actor and I like most anything he is in.

It is Wednesday so that is nice.
Two more days after today until the weekend.
Wish it was tomorrow.
I know, wishing my life away.
If I knew what day I was dying I am quite sure I wouldn’t wish for the weekends so much.

I miss my grandchildren.
Haven’t seen any of them since Sunday.
Love them to pieces.

Well I am rambling here as usual and I am at work with things to do so I suppose I should get moving here.

Posted September 28, 2011 by Marge in ramblings

Roses   Leave a comment

roses say I love you

  roses say I care

  roses say you mean the world to me

  or kiss me if you dare

  roses say I adore you

  roses light up her life

  so be romantic

  express your love

and give her roses tonight

Posted September 27, 2011 by Marge in ramblings

then and now   Leave a comment

  what once looked like this

is now turning into this

  I so love the colors of fall


Posted September 27, 2011 by Marge in ramblings

Have a wonderful day!   Leave a comment

got to keep on thinking positively!

Posted September 27, 2011 by Marge in ramblings

Patriotic Retirement Plan   Leave a comment

My sister sent me this email that I think is so fantastic that I have to share it

it goes like this:

there recently was an article in St. Petersburg Florida Times.  The business section asked it’s readers for ideas on how to fix the economy.  One man wrote in this

Dear Mr. President>

Please find below my suggestion for fixing American’s economy.  Instead of giving billions of dollars to companies that will squander the money on lavish parties and unearned bonuses, use the following plan.
You can call it the “Patriotic Retirement Plan”

there are about 40 million people over 50 in the work force.  Pay them one million dollars a piece severance for early retirement with the following stipulations

  they MUST retire. Forty million job openings – Unemployment fixed

2)  They MUST buy a new American car.   Forty million cars ordered – Auto industry fixed

3) they MUST either buy a house or pay off their mortgage  Housing Crisis fixed

it can’t get any easier than that!

P.S   if more money is needed, have all members in congress pay their taxes.
Mr. President, while you are at it make congress retire on social security and medicare.  I am betting both programs would be fixed pronto!

How cool is that?

Posted September 27, 2011 by Marge in ramblings

half here   Leave a comment

in the movie “Shawshank Redemption”  one of the lines Morgan Freeman says is “Get busy living, or get busy dying”

sometimes that line haunts me.
sometimes I feel like I am living half a life

and it isn’t so much that I am missing out on the good things in life, that isn’t it at all.
I have the good things in life.
I just mean I feel half fulfilled.
like I am not up to my full potential.

I think of going back to school and then I think who would hire a 52-year-old (which is how old I would be after I finished college, providing I got started right away)

I don’t have a lot of confidence in myself, I know.
I have been told before that I am my own worst critic.
And I don’t think it is that as much as I am being realistic.

I might not be the brightest crayon in the box, but I do think I know a thing or two……..

I sometimes feel like this picture

  that I’m here but I blend in so well, that if you aren’t really looking, you won’t see me.

Don’t get me wrong, I am not depressed, I am just feeling thoughtful today…….

Posted September 27, 2011 by Marge in ramblings

sitting here resting my bones   Leave a comment

It is two pm and I have another hour yet of this work day.
It is dragging.
I have two bathrooms left to clean which will take me all of fifteen minutes or less, since I cleaned them both this morning.

It is cold out.
It is rainy and windy and cold.
Really feel autumn in the air today.

They say later in the week it is supposed to get to 75

I wonder if they will be right.

on another annoying note I have had the hiccups four times since yesterday afternoon.
Rather sick of it.
hate having the hiccups.

Well now that the hallway is quiet and the kids are all back in their classrooms, I will go tackle these two bathrooms here by my office.

Hi Ho Hi Ho……….it’s off to work I go…..


Posted September 26, 2011 by Marge in ramblings

Christmas shopping half done   Leave a comment

Yes it is true, it isn’t even October 1st and I have half my Christmas shopping done.
All the grand children are done.
Now I just have to get for my kids and their spouses/significant others.
Rick and I aren’t going to buy for each other but we are going to get a new couch and that will be our Christmas present to each other.
We are in need of a new couch.
This one is almost twenty years old and it is just old and uncomfortable now.

So while I am not ready for snow, or cold freezing weather, I am looking forward to the holidays.

Posted September 26, 2011 by Marge in ramblings