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My August 31 Horoscope

Filed under: That random stuff — DonnaB at 9:27 pm on Sunday, August 31, 2008
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There is no question about it, dear Cancer: Change is in the air! Perhaps you cannot feel it because you have allowed yourself to become bogged down in despair. You can’t help but wonder if you will ever attain your goals. Well, take heart. The times they are a changing, as Bob Dylan says. You just need to wait a bit longer. In the end, it doesn’t matter how long it took to get there, only that you arrived!

If only I knew what it meant… sounds good though! ;)

Political Overload

Filed under: That random stuff — DonnaB at 8:43 pm on Monday, August 25, 2008
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Are you watching the Democratic convention? It is on and I am listening. I absolutley want to know what is going on with our country and the candidate’s ideas for our nation, but I swear I don’t have to hear it 24/7! Oh, wait, but I do… for I am married to a political junkie! :)

Barack is not my choice for the next President of our United States, but I am curious as to what his people have to say.

Are you tuning in?

The heat zapped my creativity….

Filed under: Graphic Images — DonnaB at 8:28 pm on Sunday, August 17, 2008
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… this summer although there have been a few new images I’m fond of. I can’t believe I was making three or more a week for ages and now I’m lucky to get one in every couple of weeks. Here are a few challenges I haven’t shared.

Wrist Decor Plus PSP 300th Challenge
BeckyB Cologne Glassy Floral Fun

School Friends and the Swimming Phenom

Filed under: That random stuff — DonnaB at 10:48 pm on Saturday, August 16, 2008
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I met four of my high school buddies for lunch today. One I had not seen since we walked across the stage at graduation 33 years ago! We all talked fast and furiously for a couple of hours and probably could still be talking well into this night if not for other commitments. It was fun and we’ve vowed to do it again and again!

My lunch dates today and I were in high school when Mark Spitz won his seven gold medals and I remember then what a feat that was. As most people said during that magical time, I agreed it was a feat that would never be broken. You know… it is nice to be wrong for a change. Did you see Michael Phelps win his record setting eighth gold medal? He is a joy to watch and his story is one that is worth reading if you know nothing at all about him. Dreams really do come true, you just have to dare to dream them!

Just Had to Post on 8-8-08!

Filed under: Photos — DonnaB at 9:08 pm on Friday, August 8, 2008
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Hey people! I’m still around, just not saying much here or anywhere for that matter and please ignore the title of this post, it has nothing to do with the content. We’ve had a rough couple of weeks with animals; a couple of sad things and then some fun things too.

Our favorite cow, yes the one you are not supposed to have, died due to complications from mastitis. Her calf is alive so that is a plus.

The fun thing involves nine puppies! Oh yes, my friends and family…. we’ve taken on yet another dog and this one had 10 puppies with 9 surviving. Long story short, with no ordinances here in our tiny town, dogs run loose including some of ours.

SandyThis mama dog lives up on the corner and has not been properly cared for in quite some time. She just had a litter of pups late last year and now this one. She eats here because of the already mentioned not being taken care of and introduced her last litter to our never ending supply of food. Those pups were eager to come eat, but they had never been touched, so therefore, no way to try to find homes for them when you couldn’t catch them to tame them down. Several ended up being run over by cars and the others disappeared.

We concluded when we realized she was pregnant again, we would take matters in our own hands and lock her in one of our pens where we could at least try to salvage the pups and find homes for them. Ed told her owner who in turn said, “I’m working two jobs and have no time for her and if we wanted to give her away to feel free.” Why on Earth wouldn’t you try to do something BEFORE she had all these puppies? There’s much more to this story and it involves more adult dogs that are now dead and charges that should have been filed for neglect, but I’ll just leave it be for now.

Sandy and her PupsSandy, the mama dog, was already thin and how she managed to have healthy pups we’ll never know. But, with a couple of weeks of all she can eat, she is beginning to look better and feel better with the attention given her too. I was always a bit leery of her cause she wasn’t very friendly, but after the time spent locked up and learning to trust us, it appears all she needed was a little TLC.

Sandy's PupsNow, what I need from you is to please send good thoughts our way for new owners and good homes for these sweet puppies! I’ll be happy to reserve one for you today! :)