Archive | July, 2011

Thank you, honey

22 Jul

My darling Marvyn,

What an amazing summer it has been!
 
The iPad. Our honeymoon in Canada and time with your cousins. The Underground Supper Club.
Dinner at Christophe’s & Hana Haru, the lilies and the Vision and Passion books for our monthiversaries.

Thank you for always being so supportive, generous, thoughtful and romantic.

I am so blessed and happy you’re my husband.

I love you more and more each day, sweetheart!
XOXOX~Celeste

Yogurtland & Hello Kitty

22 Jul
Yummy!

Nannette LOVES Hello Kitty. I knew on July 21st, for a limited time, Yogurtland would be promoting Hello Kitty on their cups & spoons. Like when they did Tokidoki. Needless to say, we went Thursday afternoon. She was so happy — her smile was off the charts. 🙂

Prompt 32

1 Jul

Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mess up your hair. If you are wearing makeup – smudge it. If you have a pair of pants that dont really fit you – put them on. Put on a top that doesn’t go with those pants. Go to your sock drawer. Pull out two socks that don’t match. Different lengths, materials, colors, elasticity.

Now two shoes. You know the drill.

Need to add more? Ties? Hair clips? Stick your gut out? I trust you to go further.

Take a picture.

Get ready to post it online.

Are you feeling dread? Excitement? Is this not the image you have of yourself? Write about the fear or the thrill that this raises in you? Who do you need to look good for and what story does it tell about you? Or why don’t you care?

(Author: Matthew Stillman)

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Obviously, I haven’t posted a picture. Truth be told, when it comes to photos of myself, I zero in on my problem areas. My flabby arms! My expanding belly!

But I don’t hide from the camera. I want my photo taken. I want to remember the event, the food, the time with friends, the celebration with family. That’s the big picture that really matters.