Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Ramblings....


My awesome son is home from Army basic training all graduated and in tip-top shape. Isn't he a cutie!? Oh, please try to ignore my wispy "do" - I had a long hard morning of baking and getting ready for his belated 21st birthday/coming home party! There are no words to express how proud a Momma I was seeing him at graduation. My heart was in my throat the whole time. I'm a very patriotic person and seeing my son in uniform, marching across that field and knowing what he has gone through and accomplished in the past 3 months was close to overwhelming. Since he's been home, he has been a good motivator for me in the early mornings! I'm up at 4:30 and doing at least a mile walk before heading to work.

Spring has popped up and my yard sure does need some tending! So far, Son and I have planted pansies and put in new mulch in the front flower bed. I have catnip and castor oil plants popping up in my planters, too (thanks to Carolina!). Which reminds me - I need to check on the mandrake that I've had soaking in the fridge....it might be ready to put in some soil, too!

So...I keep getting "christian-type" emails from a few friends and certain family members at my work and home email. Do any of you get those still? And, no, most of them to not know I am Pagan - only a select few. I don't advertise it one way or the other. I've contemplated sending them a really nice email asking them to not send biblical humor and/or christian type emails to me....Or, should I just ignore it. I am not going to receive a miracle if I forward this or any email to 8 people! I don't send them Pagan emails, or Witch humor. ~shrugs~ Maybe I should, or maybe I'll just send them the link to my blog. Think that might do it? I guess it's time to "come out" some more. Well, I'm off to contemplate this a bit more and do a little work around the office. Many blessings to you all!

8 comments:

  1. Let me know how those Mandrake are doing... I'm wanting to try my hand at growing a few myself...

    And, if I were you, I'd send them all a link to your blog and tell them to enjoy... ;-p But hey, that's just me!

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  2. I think sending them Pagan Humor jokes would be funny.

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  3. You could always set up a filter so those types get sent to a folder instead of your inbox.

    Congrats to your son :)

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  4. Yes...maybe some Pagan humor! I can't filter emails at work.

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  5. congrats to your son!! that is a HUGE accomplishment! and P.S... I think the whispy 'do' looks great! my hair just dosnt do that care-free look and I wish it would! :P

    lol! Im not far enough out of the broom closet for a whole bunch of people to know im a pagan (my grampy is a pentecosatl minister lol!) but im not the type that people would send biblical humor anyway... never had that problem! I would probably get a kick out of them either way though... either because they really are funny... or just laughing at the stupidity of the joke! anyway! good luck with all that jazz!

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  6. Great picture - and you are both looking great!!! ((He's so handsome!!!)) I always just delete the emails, the chain stuff I don't have time to bother with or no interest, I never say anything ... but I hate ruffling feathers, if you know what I mean... as for Spring, don't you just love it!!!! I'm so happy to see all the pretty blooms and hear the birds singing in the morning... it's lovely... I need to get my tush in gear and do some planting too! xox

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  7. That is a great picture of the two of you. =)
    I still get christian emails from family and coworkers. I believe they do not think prior to sending and I just delete them upon arrival. Some were sending them to my work email and to those I explained it was a work address and asked they not send joke emails. It worked nicely. =) I'm curious to read what you decide.

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