Monday, July 27, 2009

I really don't have a "Hissy Fit" about my Jello...

But I could. I wish that they would take my zero calorie Jello yogurt. They eat everything but, my zero calorie jello. That is what makes me upset. They do what I did, instead of what I am trying to do. I am trying to be healthy and I want them to be also. We'll see.
The point is that I would have a hissy fit, everyday, if it would make them as consistent about doing the right thing as I am about eating chocolate. I was impulsive about it then and I am still struggling with it now. In spite of intense pressure to discipline me against it.
Jack is right. Having a cow about it doesn't work. Getting upset about it doesn't work. It just discourages the person for life.

Psalm of the day,*************************************************Psalm 119;25-32~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~He+++++++++++++++++++ Teach me, O Lord, the way of Your statutes, and I shall keep it to the end. Give me understanding, and I shall keep Your law; Indeed I shall observe it with my whole heart. Make me walk in the path of Your commandments, For I delight in it. Incline my heart to Your testimonies and not to covetousness. Turn away my eyes from looking at worthless things, and revive me in Your way. Establish Your word to Your servant, who is devoted to fearing You. Turn away my reproach which I dread for Your judgments are good. Behold, I long for Your precepts;revive me in Your righteousness


jackie said...

we could get so tight but WHY??????
what good is it? what does it teach them not to share ?me me me
not good then we sound like a big baby .. take them to the store with you time to teach the soldiers for life skills love you jayne hope to see you soon

Joanne Bodden said...

Hi Jayne,
Can you tell me do you have a Trader Joes Down There? it has this Belgian Chocolate that I have been eating and thinking of you with every bite. it's so goon with Almonds that I think it could be considered medicinal (LOL) I'd love to treat you. What I think of when I read this post is how melded our likes are. I love chocolate even more because you like it so much ~ There is something to this. That the children loving what you love is in some way a form of loving you Well let me know if you think this is a stretch Just a thought...
Love you,

Jayne said...

Belgian Chocolate???? Sounds delish! MMMMMMM You girls are not friendly to my diet.:{
I am so cranky these days trying to lose weight. I think I will take a trip to Trader Joes to "sweeten up my personality!" Miss YOU!

Jayne said...

Yes Jack, We are supposed to be teaching the children to be selfless. This is mine, mine, mine, shouldn't be part of the family way. That is what we are trying to get away from. Thanks for the advise. Hope you come to visit. It is beautiful down here.

jackie said...

i really want to come down :)
maybe i can get these lazy sister of yours to come with me... not sure if i can take the long drive JU singing amy argueing, jo trying to keep the peace and i will hum along :) !!! yea sharing is easier sadi then done .... but if you give it to them to eat you diet will work cause it wont be there hahahah
Everything taste better when shared
talk to you soon

Title- The Studious One!

Title-  The Studious One!
artwork by Elyse

Of biscuits and syrup

Of biscuits and syrup
tasty treats

Happy Saturday!

Happy Saturday!
a day at the Raptor Center.

Widdle Emmie in outer space school

Emmie jumped on the bus and off it flew out into the atmosphere. There was a set of clouds with turbulence right above the house and it took a few minutes for my Emmie to buckle her seatbelt. They hit the bump hard and it knocked my Emmie out of her seat and she bumped her head. The video camera came on and the monitor looked through and stated, Ms. Emmie, where are you? You are not in your seat. Where are you? I am alright I fell because I hadn’t buckled correctly. Well jump up Emmie we have a long way to go and you have to be buckled there is entirely too much turbulence in the stratosphere for you to unbuckle now. As soon as we are through this weather system there will be straight sailing but right now you must buckle. Emmie scrambled into the seat with intensity and purpose now. She watched every cloud pass her window and her nose was pressed to the window trying to see the top of the house as it drifted slowly out of sight. Soon they were not only out of sight of the house, the sun came out brightly and just as quickly they were putting on the atmospherical breathing apparatus and the outerspherical lights. The ABA and the OL. These precautions were to make them appear to be satellites to the radar as they were out in the ionosphere. Emmie knew all about this now. She had gone to the orientation and had a good breakfast and it took them 20 minutes for her to get out past the atmospherical pull and to feel the zero gravity. It would be 15 minutes before the gravity simulators would take effect, a glitch in the system which was being worked on. Until then, they enjoyed the couple of minutes of floatation, while being connected to the seats by belt. The first thing they saw everyday was the strataflotsam. The items which had been dumped into the atmosphere by earlier generations. What would their generation do about this ecological waste area that remained floating above their heads? This was a question for the generations. For now it was the area that they had to guide through on the way to school.

Midnight at the OASIS

Midnight at the OASIS
Sunset in Huntersville

My little Emmie

ran to the bus on the first day of the last year of school. 2 buns on the side of her head. She kissed me and ran at dawn to the bus. She was starting the adventure of a lifetime. I would never see that little girl again, she was going to woman school!

My Father and I 1989

My Father and I 1989

to the tune of Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme


Are you going to Mary Immaculate?

Apricots, Chocolate Cherries and Pie,

Remember me to the one who lived there,

He once was a true love of mine,

Tell him to buy me an acre of land,

Apricots, Chocolate Cherries and Pie,

Between the muddy Hudson in Jamaica Bay,

Then, He’ll be a true love of mine,

Tell him to sow in it seeds of pure cream,

Apricots, Chocolate Cherries and Pie,

And build Ice cream mountains and buildings of whipped cream,

Then, He’ll be a true love of mine,

Tell him to reap them with sickles of M&M’s,

Apricots, Chocolate Cherries and Pie,

And chew bubble gum and eat till we’re done,

Then, He’ll be a true love of mine.

Tell him to run it off down the motor parkway,

Apricots, Chocolate Cherries and Pie,

After your done 50 pushups

and jog down the West Side Highway,

Then he’ll be a true love of mine…

(Don’t wait for me today dad, The kids are sick again, My tummy’s bulging again, My heart is aching again, And now there’s no love there…)

He once was, a true love of mine….So, Girls, I do beg you don't miss your Daddy,Apricots, Chocolate cherries and Pie,You have one short chance to see him on this side, Go visit him and let your light shine.