Friday, November 9, 2007

Friday Freestyle

This week has been busy....I've gotten tagged twice and THREE awards. WOW! I am one lucky girl, huh?

First, GHD tagged me with the Crazy Eights MeMe, so hold on to your eyelids, as I just may bore you into a coma here.

8 things I'm passionate no particular order.

-Everything that is Sugar Bear
-Breast Feeding
-Gaining and sharing knowledge
-Accepting those I love for who they are
-Random Act of kindness
-Dark Chocolate and receiving

8 things I say no particular order.

-"Not so much!"
-"I love you!"
-"Thank you."
-"You're welcome."
-"Would you like to do that yourself, or does mama need to help you?"
-"Hurry, hurry...we're late."
-"Can you say that in your NORMAL voice?"
-"I could just eat you up!"

8 books I've read recently...umm all kids books lately.

-The Fire Engine book
-The Color Book
-Are You My Mother?
-Dora's Spooky Halloween
-The Airport
-Hand, Hand, Fingers, thumb
-Hush Little Ones
-Goodnight Gorilla

8 things I want to do before I no particular order. Wow...this is hard. I guess I am just not a big planner....or I am just so content in my life as it is. I don't know, but this is hard.

-See my daughter become a woman.
-See my daughter find happiness as an adult in whatever she dreams of, whether that be a career or a family.
-See my hubby find more contentment with life.
-Learn enough about photography to be confident in my skills, and nearly always get the photos I intend.
-Get caught up on my photo editing.
-Get caught up on my scrapbooks.
-Start my own photography business.
-Finish this MeMe.

8 songs I can listen to over and over again, and probably have...

-at all! (I am already listening to the "holly" channel on XM radio each day.)

8 things that attract me to my friends

-Good listener
-Sense of humor
-Ability to empathize
-holds a sense of creativity
-Understanding of change

8 things I learned in the last no particular order.

-I don't believe in the "terrible Twos".
-Time really does fly.
-Old dogs really can learn new tricks.
-A positive attitude really can make a difference.
-For every one thing I know how to do in Photoshop, there are at least 10 I'll never learn.
-Vicious cycles are hard to break.
-The blogging community is very welcoming.
-I really can survive on 6 hours of sleep.

Now, for the 8 people that I've decided to inflict this on...

YOU, YOU, YOU, YOU, YOU, YOU, YOU, and YOU! I am sure YOU know who you are! :) But beware....this MeMe is HARD! Who knew that EIGHT was such a big number?????


Next JO tagged me as well, with the seven weird things about me MeMe. Luckily for YOU, I have already done this you can go here, if you missed it.

Then, Deb gave me the integrity award. WOW, are just so sweet to me. I am not sure I deserve such a good blogging friend like you. :) This award was created by The Little Aussie Cynic.

Here's Aussie's post:
"After looking, reading and watching many many Blogs and bloggers I decided to issue some recognition to those fellow bloggers I feel maintain integrity in the Blogs.
All these bloggers incorporate within their wonderful sites, an integrity not always seen. They share terrific stories, topics, discussions and images. All Well worth a look."

I'd like to pass this award on to:

-Megan at Sorta Crunchy.
-David at Authorsblog.
-Michelle at Big Blueberry Eyes.
-Melissa at A Writers Woolgatherings.
-Bradley at the Egels nest.

And... Speaking of Bradley from the Egels nest, he passed on a very special award to me as well.

I'd like to pass this award on to:

-Deb at Mom of 3 Girls.
-Autumn at Exploring Autumn.
-Julie at Corbett Capers.

Lastly I got a very special award from JO! It is really a blessing to know that sometimes I can make someone laugh. Life Is GOOD!

I'd like to pass this on to the following people that have made me giggle, laugh or snort (Jo and I read a lot of the same she already gave this award to several of my funny friends.)

-Megan at FriedOkra
-Dolly at Oh How My Winter Nights Fly
-Mama Zen

Whew....It is like WAYYYYYYYYYY past my bedtime...and I still have 54 blog posts to read. eeekkkkk! Happy friday everyone!

12 Live It or Love It:

bellevelma said...

Morning! I love your new masthead. Sugar is so pretty and so darn cute. I can totally see why you say you want to eat her up.

Megan (FriedOkra) said...

Oh My Heavens! Thank you so much, Corey. I don't know how you plan to read all those blogposts without your head attached but I will say you definitely have the googly eyes for the job! :)

Anna said...

I clicked over from Bradley's. Congrats on your awards! That last one is funny.

Deb - Mom of 3 Girls said...

Oh, thank you - you are so sweet. And I love the new header, what a wonderful photo! :)

Autumn said...

Oh my! Congrats on your awards this week. And wow, my very first blogger award. You are so good to me my friend. :)

mama bear said...

8 is my favorite number! Whew! That was a long post! How do you find time to read everyone's posts? I don't think I could add anymore to my plate. Although I would love to read all the posts of your blogging community, especially the funny ones. I need to try and sleep less but I can't survive on less than 8, preferably 10/12 hours sleep!

Congratulations on all your awards. You deserve them and as always you are the best photographer I know.

Melissa Garrett said...

What a post! And I am SO honored that you consider me a blogger with integrity - it means to much when others recognize that yes, I do have standards and try to maintain them. Thank you!

PS - I say frequently also something along the lines of, "Can you please say that in your normal voice." Although I think it comes out, "CAN YOU PLEASE STOP YELLING?!"

childlife said...

Congrats on the awards Corey, you bloggin' rockstar you! : )

Michelle said...

congrats on all the well-deserved awards and thanks much for passing the integrity award on to me!

Mama Zen said...

Wow, thank you, Corey!

holly said...

how sweet are you? thanks!!

i love goodnight gorilla.

i can't wait until he starts liking sandra boynton. my favorite-est ever kids book is 'but not the hippopotamus'. eeexxxcellent.

Megan@SortaCrunchy said...

I love you, you crazy blogging rock star!! Thank you for this award. I think I might steal the meme, too, when I run out of questions later in the month.
NaBloPoMo is killing me, girl!!

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