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"Life doesn't have to be perfect to be wonderful."
- Unknown

"That which does not kill you, makes you stronger."
- Handed down through the ages.

"Life's tough. It's even tougher when you're stupid."
- John Wayne

A Good Day Off!

Hallelujah!  I had a GOOD day off yesterday, THANKS TO THE PLUMBER!  Whoooo-hooooo!  Water again!  Laundry!  Dishes!  A looooong shower!  Oh, the joy!  (And, NO, I'm not exaggerating!)

That said, I'm running late (BIG surprise, I know!), so . . . the above is a picture of me yesterday opening the 2nd package from y'all for My New Life.  (Can I "out" you?  She who sent it?)

I've taken pictures, 'cause the little HEAVY box contained four (I think?) MORE packages!  But, until I get them posted:

The oddly shaped package is HEAVY, and I think it's some kind of cast iron or brass . . . something.  (Quite honestly, it has me INTRIGUED!)  The little box is, obviously, a mini can of sardines.  ;)  The oblong package - I have NO idea.  The flat package is, I KNOW, a bar of CHOCOLATE!!!

I'm meting them out, opening them as I "need" it.  Yesterday, I opened the little box of sardines . . . and it's an AMAZINGLY hand-painted little box containing all the essential elements (I have it right here):  earth, air, fire, water, and spirit.  :)  :)  :)

More later.  Gotta RUN!  xo


  1. Where are they sending them too?I DON'T HAVE YOUR NEW ADDRESS!I see how it goes,you don't want mine lol

  2. I'll try to remember to email it to you & everyone else who's asked for it tonight! (The sneaky Pete I mentioned above sent it via Mama Pea.)

  3. I thought of that but didn't know if she wanted all your mail,what if its the size of a house,just saying..... lol


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