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Jan. 19th, 2010

Silly Liberal

Meme

borrowed from cinnamonscars 

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Jan. 9th, 2010

Silly Liberal

(no subject)

I love this artist. She is made of awesome.

Dec. 27th, 2009

Silly Liberal

Christmas

So Christmas was fairly good this year, I got lots of fun new stuff.  Like a new desktop, and a digital camcorder.  I also got a breadmaker and a deep fryer.  The girls made out like bandits- Katie got a netbook, and a bunch of little stuff and Kerra got a tv for her room, a dog, and play dough out the wazoo.  As far as family we went to my dad's Xmas eve and had dinner with them and my stepmother's family which ended up being better than I thought.  Then Xmas eve night we went to the in-laws for a late dinner which was fine, but tiring and long.  Xmas morning my mother and my sister and her husband came over and we had waffles.  I got my sister a sweatshirt that says "pig lovin' girl" on it and she was thrilled.  What a dork.  Tomorrow back to the in laws for dinner with the hubby's extended family and the "cousins".  Hope you all had a great holiday!

Nov. 18th, 2009

Silly Liberal

Charlie

Charlie is my dog, he's a stray we found last year. He's super anti social and "high strung" and has really bad anxiety issues but he's fine with the girls and has never shown any type of aggression towards them. He's crate and house trained, but taking him anywhere is definitely a problem. Anyhow, I took him to the vet yesterday for his yearly shots and check up and omg it was so awful. He pretty much spazed the whole time and had to be muzzled. But we got through it and I will just have to work harder at socializing him this year, although the vet said he may never be completely okay with strangers ect. Anyhow, I don't know what kind of dog he is, and the vet even asked me what he was, because he's kind of a weird looking dog.


When we first got him, he looked like a fox, but he's filled out and grown a fair amount since then so now he's about 24 pounds and maybe 14-16 inches tall. Any thoughts?

Oct. 31st, 2009

Silly Liberal

Happy Halloween!

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Suckily, my street (which consists of about seven houses all together) has had no trick or treaters.  My neighbors are all older (retired) and none of them even have their lights on.  This has been pretty disappointing.    My hubby and my mom took Kerra around the block and she did okay, but I really wish we had got some kids!  Next year we will have to plan something. 

Oct. 13th, 2009

bored

Book Meme

from:sunnycrittenden


1 Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen X
2 The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien X
3 Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte X
4 Harry Potter series - JK Rowling X
5 To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee X
6 The Bible X
7 Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
8 Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell
9 His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman
10 Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
11 Little Women - Louisa M Alcott X
12 Tess of the D’Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy
13 Catch 22 - Joseph Heller
14 Complete Works of Shakespeare
15 Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier
16 The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien X
17 Birdsong - Sebastian Faulk
18 Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger
19 The Time Traveler’s Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
20 Middlemarch - George Eliot
21 Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell
22 The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald X
23 Bleak House - Charles Dickens X
24 War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
25 The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
27 Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
28 Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck X
29 Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll X
30 The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahamme
31 Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy X
32 David Copperfield - Charles Dickens
33 Chronicles of Narnia - CS Lewis X
34 Emma - Jane Austen
35 Persuasion - Jane Austen
36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - CS Lewis X
37 The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini ~
38 Captain Corelli’s Mandolin - Louis De Bernieres
39 Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden  X
40 Winnie the Pooh - AA Milne X
41 Animal Farm - George Orwell
42 The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown X
43 One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
44 A Prayer for Owen Meaney - John Irving
45 The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
46 Anne of Green Gables - LM Montgomery X
47 Far From The Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
48 The Handmaid’s Tale - Margaret Atwood
49 Lord of the Flies - William Golding X
50 Atonement - Ian McEwan
51 Life of Pi - Yann Martel
52 Dune - Frank Herbert
53 Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbon
54 Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen
55 A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth
56 The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon
57 A Tale Of Two Cities - Charles Dickens X
58 Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night - Mark Haddon
60 Love In The Time Of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
61 Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck X
62 Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov
63 The Secret History - Donna Tartt
64 The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold X
65 Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
66 On The Road - Jack Kerouac
67 Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy
68 Bridget Jones’s Diary - Helen Fielding
69 Midnight’s Children - Salman Rushdie ~
70 Moby Dick - Herman Melville
71 Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens
72 Dracula - Bram Stoker X
73 The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett X
74 Notes From A Small Island - Bill Bryson
75 Ulysses - James Joyce
76 The Inferno – Dante
77 Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome
78 Germinal - Emile Zola
79 Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
80 Possession - AS Byatt
81 A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens X
82 Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
83 The Color Purple - Alice Walker X
84 The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro
85 Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
86 A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry
87 Charlotte’s Web - EB White X
88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Mitch Albom
89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle X
90 The Faraway Tree Collection - Enid Blyton
91 Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
92 The Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery
93 The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
94 Watership Down - Richard Adams
95 A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole
96 A Town Like Alice - Nevil Shute
97 The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas
98 Hamlet - William Shakespeare
99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl X
100 Les Miserables - Victor Hugo



Hmm,,,that would be 30 i think.  idk about these book choices though, not what i would pick as classics.

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Sep. 25th, 2009

bored

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1. If you're on my friends list, I want to know 35 things about you.Even those who have just become friends .

2. Comment here with your answers and repost the questionnaire on your own journal,

01) Are you currently in a serious relationship?
02) What was your dream growing up?
03) What talent do you wish you had?
04) If I bought you a drink what would it be?
05) Favorite vegetable?
06) What was the last book you read?
07) What zodiac sign are you?
08) Any Tattoos and/or Piercings? Explain where.
09) Worst Habit?
10) If you saw me walking down the street would you offer me a ride?
11) What is your favorite sport?
12) Do you have a Pessimistic or Optimistic attitude?
13) What would you do if you were stuck in an elevator with me?
14) Worst thing to ever happen to you?
15) Tell me one weird fact about you.
16) Do you have any pets?
17) What if I showed up at your house unexpectedly?
18) What was your first impression of me?
19) Do you think clowns are cute or scary?
20) If you could change one thing about how you look, what would it be?
21) Would you be my crime partner or my conscience?
22) What color eyes do you have?
23) Ever been arrested?
24) Bottle or can soda?
25) If you won $10,000 today, what would you do with it?
26) What's your favorite place to hang out at?
27) Do you believe in ghosts?
28) Favorite thing to do in your spare time?
29) Do you swear a lot?
30) Biggest pet peeve?
31) In one word, how would you describe yourself?
32) Do you believe/appreciate romance?
33) Favourite and least favourite food?
34) Do you believe in God?
35) Will you repost this so I can fill it out and do the same for you?

Comment and I will fill out an equally exciting list of question about you! :

a) Tell you why I friended you.
b) Associate you with something - fandom, a song, a colour, a photo, etc.
c) Tell you something I like about you.
d) Tell you a memory I have of you.
e) Ask something I've always wanted to know about you
f) Tell you my favorite user pic of yours.
g) In return, you must post this on your own lj.

Sep. 11th, 2009

Silly Liberal

Women on my Flist should do this

http://www.armyofwomen.org/

Sign up here to help fight breast cancer.

Jul. 20th, 2009

Silly Liberal

Finally!

I got the house!  Finally!  I am beyond excited.

Jun. 23rd, 2009

Silly Liberal

house




So today I put in an offer on this house.  All by myself, just like a grown up.  I'm pretty excited about it, and I hope the offer is either accepted, or the counter offer is still within my budget.  It's a three bedroom, 2 1/2 bath, with a two car garage and a fenced yard (important for the dog and children)  The school district is crappy, but I can open enroll the girls in a really nice school, just down the road.  I'll keep you posted!

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