Camera Day was on Friday. I love photography. Joe used to say that I should sleep with my camera by the bed so I would be ready to point and shoot if we woke up to a disaster in the middle of the night. I was embarrassed that I had not considered a night-time … Continue reading Camera Tips and Tricks: Take the Dam Picture!
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ June 30, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: "You can't shake hands with a clenched fist."- Indira Gandhi ★~ Rabbit Rabbit! Today is the last day of the June and you know what that means don’t you? It’s time to prepare for the first of the month and all that can be … Continue reading June 30, 2012: Social Media Day, Handshake Day,Meteor Day, Ice Cream Soda Day
★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ June 29, 2012 Thank You El Morno Friend Kelly, for this great picture of this Morn's Chicago Skyline. We could not help but wonder if it was a cloud formation, or cloaked alien mothership here to enslave us all.... Busy. Busy. Busy. It’s that time of the year again—as we … Continue reading June 29, 2012: Waffle Day, Almond Buttercruch Day,Camera Day
The temperature in Chicago at 5:25pm is 100 degrees. It’s hot! The moment the temperature approaches eighty, I turn the air conditioning on. I know people who don’t like air conditioning; I'm not one of those people. Air conditioning may not be good for the environment, but it's good for me. Yep, ME. Color me self-centered, … Continue reading It’s Hot! I Hate the Hot Weather Like the Pope Hates the Devil!
★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ June 28, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to be over, it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” unknown ★~ Dance Walk Day: While some people may be celebrating Paul Bunyan Day we took the bull by the horns and celebrated the big guy … Continue reading June 28, 2012: Dance Walk Day,Tapioca Day
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ June 27, 2012 ★~ Paul Bunyan Day: Look! A picture of El Morno Friend Nancy and her high school gal pals in Minocqua WI with Paul Bunyan! How cool is that....!! In the western folklore canon, there is one story that’s the tallest tale of them all: the story of 30 foot … Continue reading June 27,2012: Paul Bunyan Day, Sunglass Day
Lemonade! Joe and Cole use to make lemonade together every summer all summer, and Cole has carried on the tradition. I'm a big fan of sweet iced tea, iced coffee, iced bottles of Coke and root beer floats during the summer months, but nothing is as refreshing as an icy glass of lemonade. For those … Continue reading Lemonade! Homemade, Fresh Squeezed, So Good!
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ June 26, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving” Albert Einstein ★~ Beauticians Day: I had a nightmare a while back where I was sitting in a beauty parlor (yes a beauty parlor) and the beautician looked at me … Continue reading June 26, 2012: Beauticians Day, Chocolate Pudding Day
My Odd family friend, Rachel, sent me a link to a really great article about a concept coined “Thought Partners”. According to the link, a “thought partner is someone who Challenges your thinking, Causes you to modify or change your paradigms, assumptions or actions, Has information or a way of thinking that provokes you to … Continue reading Thought Partners Challenge Your Thinking!
Monday? Tucker and Scout don't seem to mind. . . Picture shared by My Odd Family Friend--Erica All fidos love squeaky toys, but why do dogs like squeaky toys with a passion? What is it about dog squeaky toys that draws out such a reaction from pooches? There are several reasons or theories that would explain … Continue reading It’s A Dog’s Life ~ Monday Mornings