Sunday, April 30, 2006
Saturday, April 29, 2006
Friday, April 28, 2006
Thursday, April 27, 2006
This explanation comes off a website about the Battle of Flowers parade ...
"The Battle of Flowers Parade is the event that launched San Antonio's Fiesta. In 1891, a group of ladies decorated horse-drawn carriages to parade in front of the Alamo, and showered each other with flower blossoms. The Parade was organized to honor the heroes from the battles of the Alamo and San Jacinto."
You can also check out the Parade's own web site here.
What a great place to live! Remember the Alamo!
Wednesday, April 26, 2006
Tuesday, April 25, 2006
Monday, April 24, 2006
Sunday, April 23, 2006
Saturday, April 22, 2006
After reading an interesting book review, I tracked down and borrowed the same book from my library. It was titled, In Praise of Slowness, and written by Carl Honore.
I must admit, I’m a fast-a-holic. When driving, I tend to go faster rather than slower, I tend to speed read my books, I flip between stations when my TV show is on the commercial, and I can't seem to do one thing at a time anymore. This book has made me re-evaluate my values and yes, actually slow down a bit (especially when driving).
“Be still and know that I am God”, “Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry”, “For six days, work is to be done, but the seventh day is a Sabbath of rest” and “it is a Sabbath of rest for you, and you must deny yourselves.”
But once they're done, I love to get out a good book and just sit back and relax. Reading is a wonderful thing.
Familiar books are like old friends.
Friday, April 21, 2006
Okay - did you answer yesterday's question? Those "babes" were my lovely sisters! 3 out of the 14,572 responses were correct. Better luck next time to the rest of you.
Here are my beautiful grand-kids to bless your Friday. Kaireia and Neidon Kleeman.
Thursday, April 20, 2006
Do you ever have trouble finding a human being for a web site or a company? Go to this web site - Gethuman.com and see if the company is listed here. They can't hide any more!
Do you know there is a site which lists the lowest gas prices in your area? Just type in your city and then the words "gasprices.com". For example, for me, I'd type in sanantoniogasprices.com.
I don't think this works for many of the smaller towms, but it does appears most major cities are listed.
However, if you go to automotive.com they do list some smaller cities like New Braunfels.
Wednesday, April 19, 2006
The weeks can be kind of crazy.
Just slow down, say a short prayer and get back in there.
As they say, "Sometimes you get the bear, sometimes the bear gets you."
(Whatever that means - it sounds profound until you think about it.)
Tuesday, April 18, 2006
Monday, April 17, 2006
Here are some sites to get you upset.
How government spends YOUR money.
People who pay NO income tax is growing!
Who pays taxes?
This chart is frightening - It sure DOESN'T makes me want to earn more.
It also says that the bottom half of ALL earners, in other words - 50% of ALL taxpayers, only pay 3.46%.
So again, why do I call this Income redistribution day!
I feel like we are becoming more socialistic with each passing year.
I hope this makes you angry too.
I hope your Easter was as great as mine was.
A wonderful church service (we actually went to 3 services) and then on to my folks for lunch with my sister's family as well.
Back to "reality" and work today.
Have a great week!!
Sunday, April 16, 2006
Saturday, April 15, 2006
Friday, April 14, 2006
Thursday, April 13, 2006
Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Tuesday, April 11, 2006
Monday, April 10, 2006
Sunday, April 09, 2006
Saturday, April 08, 2006
Friday, April 07, 2006
Thursday, April 06, 2006
Wednesday, April 05, 2006
I thank You God for most this amazing day:
for the leaping greenly spirits of trees
and a blue true dream of sky;
and for everything which is natural
which is infinite which is yes.
(I who have died am alive again today,
and this is the sun’s birthday;
this is the birthday of life and love and wings:
and of the gay great happening illimitably earth)
How should tasting, touching, hearing, seeing, breathing any-
lifted from the no of all nothing-human
merely being doubt unimaginably You?
now the eyes of my eyes are opened)
Tuesday, April 04, 2006
Monday, April 03, 2006
Sunday, April 02, 2006
Kaireia loves this polka dot dress. Since she picks out her own clothes most days, it gets picked a LOT!
She appears to be having a great time.
Hope you're having a great time as well, wherever you are!
(Have you ever noticed that when I do words in colors, they usually link to a fun and exciting web site?)