Thursday, May 30, 2013

Brother from the Same Mother

The other day I got an email from my brother Fred. Fred is the eldest of Sandy's children. He is 4 years older then me. He lives in Alaska and even though I was in Alaska a few weeks after I discovered that I had siblings, we did not meet up at that time, even though it was just a few hours from where he lived.
That was July 2010.

I have talked to Fred a few times on the phone but we've never met. He decided to do a road trip and drove to Eureka to see Tess, our sister.  Michael lives there too but there is bad blood between them. Well, we are going to meet tomorrow! Fridays are my half day so he will be coming down to meet me in the afternoon. I'm excited and a little nervous but I'm sure it will be fine. Since he is the oldest, I'm sure he has a different perspective on everything. We will go to dinner and then on Saturday, we will go to Santa Cruz to meet up with Uncle Steve. 

Sunday is the Sting concert.  It's at 8:00 pm. I'm not sure if I'm going to go. Originally, I thought we would be out of school but we're in session until June 6th which is next Thursday.  I feel like a fuddy duddy but it's hard to get up at 5:45 am after a night out.  I'll decide tonight and then most likely sell the tickets. Until next time...

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

You Can Go Your Own Way

Tonight I'm going to see Fleetwood Mac at the HP Pavilion in San Jose with D. I'm looking forward to it and even took 1/2 day off to go.

Funny, I surveyed my coworkers and many of them did not know who they are. Mostly anyone under 25 years old.  Some had heard of Stevie Nicks. Makes me feel old. D bought the tickets since she is a big fan and she's 10 years younger then me.

We are also scheduled to see John Mayer and then Sting after that. What's cool about seeing Sting is the venue is brand new AND Sting is the first artist to play there. Should be lots of fun!

Until next time...

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Fat Cat?

Ever since I've had the kittens, I have been free feeding them, meaning they have a endless supply of food. I could not imagine feeding them all separately. Otto is the alpha when it comes to food and I guess it shows.

Otto: 12lbs.
Bogey: 11.6 lbs.
Cindy: 10.8

They are active and I play with them morning and night. They are still growing and have been eating enriched kitten food so maybe that makes a difference but we shall see.

Do you have an overweight pet? Should I be concerned?

Until next time...


Thursday, May 9, 2013

Stretching Me Out

The kids have been extra rowdy since school is almost out.  I had three different kids make comments about my belly - the little ones think I'm pregnant and the Kinders know but they asked me why I have two chins and why is my face so round. I know there just kids but it got to me last week so I had to excuse myself from the classroom and cried. I have still not come up with a suitable response. I'm going to ask one of the nicer teachers how I should respond.  They are SUPER smart kids but they lack on social skills.

I have been making a point of stretching daily. What a BIG difference in how I feel and it helps my aches and pains.  I also have been using my foam roller. It reminds me of the evil bands. It hurts to use them but they make a big difference in stretching out my sore muscles. I experience leg and foot cramps from all the walking at work. Plus it is a time to relax and just breathe. I spend so much time over thinking things that its hard for me to calm my mind so this has really helped me to stop for a few minutes and just breathe...

Yesterday was hard. My mom has gone downhill and it's getting harder to see her like that. I think she may have had another stroke because she is weak on her right side. No one has confirmed it but she is exhibiting all the signs. I  going to follow up with her doctor.

I think she's just done. Honestly, I don't blame her and plan on telling her that its okay. That my dad will be there to greet her. I don't want her to suffer anymore and be in any more pain. 

Until next time...

Monday, May 6, 2013

Bogey 1st Birthday

I found Bogart on July 5, 2012 and I brought him to the vet that day. He estimated he was about 9 weeks old so I decided his birthday is May 5th.

The "kids" dressed up for the occasion and there were party favors too.

We'll celebrate on July 5th too 😺

Capt. America

Minnie Mouse

Party favors

Sunday, May 5, 2013

Spring in my hood

My complex is full of beautiful flowers. Here are a few of them.

The last two are new to my porch. Don't you just love the purse!!!!

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Crazy Cat Lady?

I was watching Big Bang Theory last Thursday and Raj had a stroller (pink) for his Yorkie, Cinnamon. It made me look at Kitty strollers and this is what I bought. Am I a crazy cat lady? I am hoping it will be fun and I will get exercise. I will get it next week so I will let you all know how they liked it?
I have had laryngitis all week. One of the 4 year old preschoolers asked me what happened to my voice and I told him I lost it. His reply was "Do you know who took it??" Too cute eh? Until next time...