What Does Your Birthday Mean?

My birthday is the 17th of November. Here is what it had to say about me…

Your Birthdate: November 17
Your birth on the 17th day of the month suggests that you are very lucky financially, because this date indicates a solid business sense.

Although you are probably very honest and ethical, this birthday enables you to be shrewd and successful in the world of business and commercial enterprise.

You have excellent organizational, managerial, and administrative capabilities enabling you to handle large projects and significant amounts of money with relative ease.

You are ambitious and highly goal-oriented, although you may be better at starting projects than you are at finishing them.

A sensitivity in your nature, often repressed below the surface of awareness, makes it hard to give or receive affection.

Thursday Rambling’s

Dreams were again weird. I was trying to remember my daughter’s cell phone number, as we were all driving our cars to Florida. She was in the lead car and I was trying to find her, but couldn’t remember her number. My sister, Mel, was with me and she was no help at all. She just wanted to stop and Christmas shop. Which is really funny, because I’m the shopper in the family!

We worked peeling peaches and cutting them up for the “Heavenly Jam” yesterday. It was not as hard as one would imagine. This is all you have to do:
Get a pot of boiling water.
Carefully place peach in water for 12 seconds.
Pick up with slotted spoon and place in cold water.
Let rest a moment and then put on plate until you are ready.
Then easily slip skin off peach.
Really it works.

So we did that, juiced the oranges, chopped up the orange rind and snipped the cherries. Mixed in the sugar, etc. and set it to rest over night.
This was the easy one.

Then we mixed all the ingredients for the “Peach Chutney“. It all sounded so good, but once in the pot we saw immediately that this would require a long cooking time. Maybe 2 hours. This was about 7 PM last night.
Well, we simmered, and simmered and simmered and by 10:45 I told Hubby, I couldn’t stand it and had to go to bed. We aren’t sure, how much longer we will have to simmer this, but last night we turned it off and went to bed.
Chutney is not easy to make.

We’re having trouble with our “Paper Guy” also known here as “ProblemGuy“. We have been loyal readers of a particular newspaper for years. We have had really terrific delivery people right up to January of this year. That’s when “ProblemGuy” started. We never knew when we would get the paper. Some days we didn’t get one at all. We always called and reported this as we PAY for this and well even if it’s just 50 cents, it’s still 50 cents.
A few days ago we find a note stuck to our garage in place of a paper. Written on a scrap piece of paper, in a scrawl.
“Your paper is now in a tube at the end of your drive.”
Our drive way is 500 feet long. So it’s not like I can “check to see if “ProbelmGuy” has been, in my pajama’s.
We tried to contact him, couldn’t, so we removed the box. The paper appeared again at our door. I mean come on, it just isn’t that hard for him to drive down our drive and toss it out his window. We have a huge cul-de-sac area at the base of our drive and this makes it easy for anyone to just make a quick loop.
Then we get another scrawling note.
“Have put a box up with another person’s box. That’s where your paper will be”
This time we called the paper. We explained the situation. They said they would take care of it, and we should take down the box.
So what happens this morning?
No paper!

Who else besides me is enjoying the cooler weather? This I love!

The excitement builds as it is 3 weeks until we leave for our Alaska Cruise!!! Yea!!!

Enough for today, I feel like I’m on overload already and I haven’t even had my first cup of coffee!!!

**Last Thought** And if there are nude pictures of Jude Law on the Internet, how come I can’t fine them? (LOL)

Last Night’s Weird Dream

Okay, what was David Spade doing, making deviled eggs in my dream last night? Everyone else in my dream was recognizable, some were people I had not seem in many years, and some have passed from this world. Here was this giant Party at my weekend home (?) and there were all of these loved ones of mine. It was so nice, I went from room to room and I could see and talk to all these beloved people, until I went into the kitchen and found David Spade making deviled eggs, and that just made no sense at all and forced me to wake up!
I actually slept 7 hours last night! I think the insomnia is finally over. I did take the medication for the hives about 10 and it seemed to help make me just a tad sleepy. I’m all for that when I have been sleeping 2 or 3 hours a night and then watching TV the rest of the time.
But David Spade? Really! If I’m going to have a celebrity in my dreams, I would love to have someone interesting like the one who plays “House”, Hugh Laurie, or perhaps, Sean Connery. I find him ever so charming. But David Spade? I don’t even like him or his comedy! Go figure…

Happiness Challenge

Isn’t it wonderful, after all this hot, humid weather, we have finally started to have some cooler temperatures?
Soon it will be fall, my favorite time of year, and the crisp days and colorful leaves will return.
Yes, this brief appearance of cool weather is reminding me of things to come. And I am looking forward to that with pleasure.

This and That

We went to Agway yesterday and got some tree glue. Well, I guess it’s not exactly called tree glue, but essentially that’s what it is. Once we finish taking the peaches off that branch, Hubby will prune it back and then use this glue stuff and a wrap to try to save the leader branch. As you can see, it’s quite a crack. My poor, poor baby!
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I seem to have gotten hives in my mouth! Geeze! Give me a break! I think I will have to stay away from acidic things for a few days, until the bumbs go away.

I’ve been having trouble sleeping the last few nights. I wake up about 4 AM and I can’t go back to sleep. So, I get up, surf the web and watch the tube. My faithful companion? Fritz! He gets up and lies across my feet and never leaves my side..

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