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Fadra and her T-Bone

Can you say lip smacking good?

It's alway so nice to have a few days off and this long weekend was no exception! As it turned out I didn't end up doing any of the bbq's I had invites to (hence no new outfit photos) but rather did some work around my house. I know that's no fun but I ended up having the house to myself on Saturday and Sunday so I thought I better take advantage of the solidarity. I wanted to get my junk room ready for the change over into a walk-in closet (I'm so excited) but mainly just spending some time with my puppy dog without anyone talking to me sounded pretty good. I did alot of goofing around listening to music, pulling weeds, taking pics of and watering my flowers, updating my computer and surfing a bit too. I'm loving pinterest and instagram (@darlindarlene). I also finally tried out siri on my new iPhone. I asked what time it was and she promptly told me it was 1:45 and brought up my clock on my phone. I thought I probably had to se…

Now this is just too weird!
So I go into the post from my former blog which features a Madonna video, after publishing my Madonna post a few minutes ago, to close out the tab and I could not believe my eyes (I hadn't gotten around to burning them out yet), low and behold I had posted a Madonna video one year ago to the day. I had to look at the calendar twice! I rarely even pop over there but thought I would link to that beautiful video from back in the day. Today has been a rather strange and unusual day for some odd reason anyway but that is just too weird. I don't know what to make of it. I guess I like to listen to Madonna in the spring. Then again maybe Madonna is telling me to stop worrying about the rain and join the wild girl's club? I have been wanting me some of those heels! ♥

OMG, I'm heartly sorry, I am now going to have to burn my eyes out....
Ok, so Saturday night I decide to get out of the house awhile and since my car can't play my iPod and I always listen to cd's I felt a new cd or 2 sounded like a good idea. Besides it was a beautiful evening and it would take me about a half hour to get to the store. Off to Best Buy I went. I wanted Madonna's new cd and one by Pitbull (yes, there's something I like about him! lol). However, I was denied my Pitbull :o( None to be found. I did get Madonna's new one, though. The song "Girl Gone Wild" is the first tune on the cd and I didn't get much farther. I just kept listening to that song whenever I was in car which really wasn't much but it's been stuck in my head since the weekend. I've been driving the truck this week and listening to my iPod so I haven't had a chance to review the whole cd yet so sorry about that but this couldn't wait. If I have to endure so do you :o) I had planned to dig up some ostrich ferns he…

Runaway Train

google images - trains

If this were a novel, it would begin with a character,
a man alone on a southbound train
or a young girl on a swing by a farmhouse. And as the pages turned, you would be told
that it was morning or the dead of night,
and I, the narrator, would describe
for you the miscellaneous clouds over the farmhouse and what the man was wearing on the train
right down to his red tartan scarf,
and the hat he tossed onto the rack above his head,
as well as the cows sliding past his window. Eventually—one can only read so fast—
you would learn either that the train was bearing
the man back to the place of his birth
or that he was headed into the vast unknown, and you might just tolerate all of this
as you waited patiently for shots to ring out
in a ravine where the man was hiding
or for a tall, red-haired woman to appear in a doorway. But this is a poem, not a novel,
and the only characters here are you and I,
alone in an imaginary room
which will disappear after a few more lin…

Music Monday - Kasey Chambers

I want to hop on the train.....wanna join me?
I think it would be much better than calgon for taking us away although over the rainbow doesn't sound too bad either...well except for the pigpen, the witch, the flying monkeys and those falling houses. On second thought, nevermind, I'll just dream of the runaway train. When are we leaving??  ♥

Gainesville Visit for Graduation

Up at 4:00 a.m. to make a 7:10 flight. Fadra knew I was leaving so neither of us were very happy. I am so not a morning person!

By the time we spent a couple of hours on layover at Atlanta I had woken up and was ready for the graduation festivities. Gainesville airport is extremely small and so we didn't have any problems. We had a reservation for a rented car and since everyone was renting cars that weekend they ended up having to upgrade us to a larger car which ended up being a manly looking Dodge. My mom told me I needed to drive it around the parking lot a couple times before I took it out on the road. I had to laugh because there was no one around and everything looked pretty much deserted. You could have driven a tank around through there and besides I've been driving since I was about 12 so the car wasn't a problem for me to drive. After having just watched Rainman I told her I was an excellent driver, slow on the driveway! lol Although when we pulled in the hotel…

Movies: The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Disney Pictures-Sorcerers Apprentice Official Page
I love this movie!!

My favorite scene is when the apprentice wants to take the easy way out just like in Fantasia, he ends up in trouble too! As lovingly called "the mop scene".

Of course, the Sorcerer is awesome!

Even the bad guys are cool!

This is a romantic scene which is beautiful!

And, of course the Sorcerer's Apprentice saves the world, and love survives too! It has it all!
Did watching a stupid movie ever make you stop and think about something in your own life? That's what happened to me while watching this movie awhile back. There is a scene in which the roommate tells the apprentice that he needs to start participating in life more and I thought, you know that's exactly what I need to do. Participate more! I kind of feel like things have been on hold with me for awhile but it looks like, hopefully, things are going to work out so I've been trying to participate more and worry less. It seems to be h…

Carly Rae Jepsen - Music Video

Google images
I heard Carly's song Call Me Maybe on the radio yesterday for the first time. I stopped what I was doing and listened. That's usually how I come to love the music I listen to. It stops me in my tracks and I want to hear it again and usually again :o) It came on once again this morning and I just had topop over to youtube to check out the video and it's so cute I wanted to share. You know ladies, we've all been there, and once you watch it you'll know what I mean! It certainly made me laugh :o)
I also found a couple links if you have any interest in learning about her.

Carly Rae Music

Enjoy ♥

Looks from the 1950's

The photos were taken by photographer Mark Shaw sometime in the 1950's. He became famous for a photo shoot he did of the Kennedy family and you'll recognize his celebrity shoots if you want to see all his work here.
I love those crazy hats! I mean really who needs hair if you have one of these ♥
50's Style Dresses