My calendar informs me that it is indeed Friday, so I suppose it must be true.
I should tell y'all right up front that this is gonna be another of those rambling type posts of my jumbled up thoughts, in no particular order. So don't strip a gear searching for any kind of form or function in this heap of random gibberish. 'Cause there ain't none.Good news! I'm pleased to inform y'all of this most auspicious occasion: my new camera arrived Wednesday, and I'm delighted to impart the joyful news that it works! And I can operate it!
Yee haw! Oh, joy! That just makes me happy on so many levels that I can't even put it into words.
Thank You again, dear Anonymous Benefactor, whoever you may be. You've made this fat girl very happy. :o)
So far I haven't doused this one with homemade bubble juice and I'm going to strive to avoid all potentially camera-rurning (ruining) situations.
(No, the model I ordered is not the same as the one that's in the graphic, but it's another Ko*dak Easy*share similar to that one.)And to prove that my new camera does indeed work, here's a few pictures:
I don't usually use it, and besides, the date's
wrong because these pictures were taken
yesterday, Thursday, July 1oth.
(Note to self: deactivate camera time stamp.)
Look at those eyelashes! It just ain't
right that we grown up ladies have to work
so hard to get that look and nature does
it so easily for Miss Emmy.I don't know what up with the Albert*Einstein
hair do Emmy's been sporting lately.
Her hair is so fine and flyaway that it's
nearly impossible to get it to lay down.
Add in some natural curl and girlfriend's
got her own thang goin' on.Miss Emmy is getting brown as a berry
from all the time she's been spending
in her wading pool, much to her
whiter-shade-of-pale Mama's disgust.
Emmy tans, Jessica burns and peels.
Within reason, she eats almost anything we do. She likes chicken, hamburgers, pork chops, steak, catfish and she loves my TEXAS HASH. I always put some back for her if she's not here when I make it, or keep the leftovers for her.
She also loves squash any way she can get it, sweet potatoes, French fries, green beans, ice cream, yogurt, dry cereal, oatmeal - and the list goes on and on.
We still have to cut or mash up some of her foods depending on what it is, but she can bite off and chew most things and is starting to feed herself. We give her things she can eat with her fingers but so far we haven't tried her with a spoon yet. I think that's still a little while into the future, but it won't be all that long before we'll experiment a little. Anybody got a tarp I can borrow? ;o)To Whom It May Concern: A blog reader contacted me by email to ask if I had a recipe for HOMEMADE TOMATO KETCHUP and I posted it on MY RECIPE BLOG if anybody else is interested in having the recipe. Click on the bold purple links to go to MY RECIPE BLOG or the recipe for MY HOMEMADE TOMATO KETCHUP.
It's been several years since I made it, but it's a good recipe if you'd like to attempt it. If you add the prepared horseradish it tastes a lot like Heinz*Ketchup, which is my personal favorite.I'm feeling a lot better most of the time now. I can usually tell when my sugar is up by the way I feel. In other words, when my sugar is way up or way down I feel like drek. So far it's been high a lot more often than it's been low.
The highest it's been was 186 a couple of times, and the lowest was 99. It's averaging about 140 over the last 10 days. I think I'm going to try to get in to see the Dr. as soon as possible.
I may be wrong, but I think I'll feel better when my sugar is controlled, and I think they'll probably start me on one of the sugar pills. It's not running high enough to need insulin to control it, which is a blessing. I'm truly thankful it's not that bad yet, and I hope and pray it never gets that bad. I fear it might though if I don't get it under control now, before it does get that bad.My computer is beginning to give me some problems lately. I've had it for 2 years and it was given to me by a dear friend. It's a 2002 Windows XP version and it's served my friend and now me very well, but it's beginning to show signs of its age.
It's locked up on me several times lately and I've had to just turn it off at the surge protector power strip I have it plugged into. I run my antivirus program regularly, have 2 firewalls active and run anti spyware and defragment my hard drive often.
I know my machine and I know it's nearing the end of its usefulness. Compared to the current laptops and computers mine is like a 1975 AMC*Pacer compared to a 2008 Ferrari*Scuderia.
It still gets the job done most of the time, but some pages take forever to load and it's beginning to hiccup from time to time. Not any major failures yet, but 6 years old for a computer is practically ancient. For now it's still plugging along and I'll keep petting it and ride it until it's on its last leg, figuratively speaking. It's been a good computer but I'll be looking for a good deal on a new or good used one.
One thing I dread is that I'll probably have to get used to *Vista*. So far the bad things I've heard about *Vista* far outweighs the good things I've heard about it. And before anyone suggests buying a computer with *Vista*, then removing it and and reloading Win XP on it, I've already been looking into that.
One thing that's not so good about that is all the auxiliary components will be going to *Vista* too, so if you have Win XP loaded on your computer but your printer or other accessory bites it, what if all the newer printers and other accessories are only compatible with *Vista*?
It's all a big headache, to be sure. What a technological minefield! And if I follow my usual modus operandi, I'll step in it, or on it, as it were. Phooey!There now, was that random enough for you? I don't know about y'all, but I think that's about all the random rambling I can stand for now.
Y'all have a fabulous Friday.