Showing posts from April 19, 2009

One Song

A friend of my husband's sent this to him through Facebook. I thought I would put my own answers here. You pick an artist of choice, just one, and answer the following questions. How could I choose anybody else but my guys! They will forever hold a soft spot in my heart!
Your artist: The Monkees

Are you male or female: She

Describe yourself: No Time

How do you feel about yourself: Good Clean Fun

Describe where you currently live: Pleasant Valley Sunday

If you could go anywhere, where would you go: The Door Into Summer

Your favorite form of transportation: Take A Giant Step

Your best friend is: You Just May Be The One

Your favorite color is: Shades of Grey

What's the weather like: Early Morning Blues and Greens

Favorite time of day: Sometime In The Morning*

If your life was a TV show, what would it be called: The Monkees!

What is life to you: Heart and Soul

What is the best advice you have to give: Laugh

If you could change your name, what would it be: Valleri

Your favorite food is: Tapio…

A Review of Sorts

For their last day of Spring break, we took the kids to see MONSTERS VS. ALIENS. And why not, we had free passes after all! Sure we had to spend hundreds, I dare say thousands onto our credit card to obtain the bonus of movie passes, but it was FREE right? I digress. It was the perfect day to go to the movies as the temperature topped out at about 100 degrees Monday. Wouldn't you know it...most of spring break was cold, gloomy and windy. As my cynical self--rightly so--predicted the really hot beach worthy weather comes in time for school to start back up! Oh well, summer will be here soon enough.

Monsters vs. Aliens from Dream Works who gave us Shrek, has done it again. This movie was action packed, lots of funny stuff for the young and not so young, and even a lesson to learn. My son sat on the edge of his seat the entire time. There were a couple of intense scenes that had him a little worried, but overall he thorughly enjoyed this movie. Will I buy it on DVD? Probabl…

It's All How You Look At It

A few weeks ago, I would have looked at that mess and crumbled inside, knowing full well I would be left cleaning up the aftermath of fun and games just like always! Well not anymore. I have left that behind. I don't recall taking part in that mess making. I allowed it. That is what makes me cool. I allowed them to "ransack" the living room for a couple of reasons. The main reason being, it kept them from the TV most of the day. The other reason being that they were all playing together and laughing. I gave them a specific time at which the mess would have to be cleaned up and the room brought back to its original the state. The state in which I had it before the games began. I had to stick with my rule that they had to clean their messes before they could move on. It was nearly time to start with the clean up when I was asked if they could play on the Wii. "Yes," came the reply. Followed quickly by, "as soon as the living room is returned ba…