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Thursday, June 30, 2005

PROUD TO BE CANADIAN !!

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To all my Canadian friends and family, Happy Canada Day, July 1st.!! It is indeed a wonderful, not to mention beautiful country to live in, and for me personally, with the same sex marriage law changing, all the more reason to love my country. Just like any other nation, we too have our problems and foibles, but I wouldn't want to live anywhere else, at least not full time. ( I would LOVE to have a second home in the U.K. ~ maybe when I win the lottery) I have travelled many times through the years to the U.S., our next door neighbour, and I've always enjoyed being there. I've never been anywhere else yet, and if I could, I'd travel to England for sure. But to be able to call Canada home is to me, a priviledge and a comfort. Yeah we have our crazies too, and we are sometimes made fun of, but for the most part we're a pretty friendly and caring nation. HAPPY BIRTHDAY CANADA!! Image hosted by Photobucket.com

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On that note, this coming Monday July 4th. is our neighbouring country's birthday, and I'd like to take this opportunity to say a big ol' HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE U.S.A.!! Happy long weekend to all of us North Americans, may we all stay safe and may God bless us all, including our friends and family who reside around the world. Until next time, PEACE!

Love Jude

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Wednesday, June 29, 2005

BASIC HUMAN RIGHT

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Finally, and although it's only a start, Canada may just help to lead the way in North America...
Same Sex Marriage This makes me proud to be a Canadian! Not everyone in this country feels the same way about this topic, though, as can be expected I suppose. Some who are against the idea of two gay people living in matrimony have moral issues with the idea of it. Moral?? Two people who love each other and want to commit to a lifetime of monogomy, two people whom God made the way they are? To me that's got nothing to do with being a "moral" issue, LOVE IS LOVE. We are talking about decent, loving and responsible human beings who want nothing different than heterosexual couples do. Yes, I'm proud to be a Canadian for many reasons, and this step towards righting a basic human rights issue that has been wrong, is just another reason I'm wearing my maple leaf pin this last week, just in time for Canada Day this Friday! God bless our nation! And God bless the persecuted and the wronged. It's all about human rights and respect and love for one another AND our uniqueness. Good for you, Canada!


I'm psyching myself up (or more importantly, my FEET are) for another day out front on my feet all day today ~ as I do another day of training out front at the counter at work. It's so very difficult to do this while my beloved cashroom job is still there.....letting go of control over my position in there, as it IS still until we move to the new premises in August, is very hard for me to do. I've only had one day in the cashroom in the last 2 weeks. And next week?? None ~ it's all spent out front and one day on a training class elsewhere. Anyway, my feet are already giving me grief ( I have heel spurs and some nerve damage) and after 2 days on my feet last week, I still haven't got them back to normal yet. It will be easier in the new place as we will have both stand up AND sit down counters, and I will, out of necessity, have to always use the sit down ones. But while in training here, it's on my feet and nothing to be done about it. My co-workers and my boss are great about it ~ man I work with wonderful people!! Anyway......get ready feet, you're in for another day of torture and I'll try to sit as much as I can, if I can, lol.

I'd like to welcome another new link on my sidebar,Vince, check him out, it's a great blog. Welcome Vince! And thank you Tracey for turning me on to it, darlin'!

Well peeps I must get ready for work, so I wish you all a great Hump Day. Love one another, and until next time, PEACE be yours!

Love Jude

Sunday, June 26, 2005

OH YEAH, BABY



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Have a great Sunday everyone, remember to love your brothers and sisters and take care of each other! PEACE!

Love Jude

Friday, June 24, 2005

A BLOG POST FULL OF LOVE

I know that I've sent this via email to some of you, but I just saw it again and it is such a moving story that I just have to share it with everyone who may read here. It's enough to choke anyone up, even if you're not a dog lover, like I happen to be.




(Nice Story - Beautiful Picture - Meaningful Kiss)

The photograph below shows a Doberman licking an exhausted fireman. He had just saved her from a fire in her house, rescuing her by carrying her out of the house into her front yard, while he continued to fight the fire. She is pregnant. The firefighter was afraid of her at first, because he had never been around a Doberman before. When he finally got done putting the fire out, he sat down to catch his breath and rest. A photographer from the Charlotte, North Carolina newspaper, "The Observer," noticed this Doberman in the distance looking at the fireman. He saw her walking straight toward the fireman and wondered what she was going to do. As he raised his camera, she came up to the tired man who had saved her life and the lives of her babies, and kissed him, just as the photographer snapped this photograph.



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Some people say animals are dumb.


I decided that it would be a good thing to take before and after pics of some of the house renovations, and this morning I went out and snapped a few off of my hubby preparing the way for our new front walk. I also took a pic of our front step which is caving in. One of these days we'll have a new step, all done in brick, at least that's what we're planning to do with it. So when it's all done I'll post the before and after pics!

Not long ago, my very best pal Michele and I made plans to take today and sit it aside just to spend together. She took the day off and I got stuff done yesterday that I would normally have done today. So the entire afternoon today was spent, just the two of us, in her lovely home and out on her back deck, amongst the flowers and trees. She made us lunch and we talked, and just enjoyed each others' company with beautiful classical music playing in the background, mingling with the soothing sound of the breeze in the leaves of her trees. That girl has the power of an Angel to me ~ she got me centered and grounded again, which is what I was in dire need of; and she doesn't even have to try. She's just that way, bless her. By the time she brought me home today, I was feeling better. Thanks pal, I love you more than you'll ever know. (I am so blessed with the beautiful people I have in my life.... I know I say it a lot, but dammit, I really mean it!)



Enjoy your weekend everyone ~ God bless, take care of each other, and PEACE to you and yours!

Love Jude

Thursday, June 23, 2005

COOL DAYS ARE JUST SO.......COOL

Okay, this is NICE. It's cloudy, cool and really breezy. The temperature is at a high of only 14 C., or 57 F. for my American friends. Quite a nice difference from mid 80's and I'll take it! We even had some rain the other night, and a little sprinkle of it again yesterday. Not much, but at least it's probably keeping us from the drought conditions we had here 2 years in a row, a couple of years ago.

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There's a guy here from the windows/doors place that is possibly going to be doing our......well, windows and doors. I can't believe how much this stuff costs. No wonder you see homes that are falling apart. Nobody can afford to fix them. You know why? Because we spend all our hard earned cash on utilities these days! The price of gas, water and electricity has skyrocketed to a sickening height, leaving us homeowners with little savings in the bank account. Sheesh. What happened to the family life of the 50's and 60's, when one parent worked (usually the dad), the other stayed home and kept house and cooked and raised kids. Back then, even with one person working, the mortgage got paid off in 25 years and you had a mortgage paper burning party. And that was with an "average size" family of 4 kids, not today's 2 kids. Nowadays you can't afford to have kids AND have electricity! Yup, the almighty DOLLAR. Thing is, we don't have a fancy schmancy house. It's not big and it's sitting on a not so big lot size. But it IS almost 40 yrs old now and we just need things fixed. When it gets to 40 below in the winter, and you can actually SEE the outside through cracks in your door frames; when your sidewalk has collapsed and your deck is rotting to the point your feet can go through them at any time; and when your crappy cement front steps have started to fall away in chunks and you're afraid to step on them to get in and out of the house (not to mention the mailman sueing our asses off ) for fear of the whole thing collapsing and taking it with you ~~ then you know you need to spend mega bucks. Scarey as a menopausal woman with road rage packing a gun.


Welcome to a newcomer on my sidebar, Eva! Eva is new to the blogging world but not to my band of choice, Def Leppard, lol. Yes peeps, yet another fan of theirs in blogland!


I guess that's about it for today ~~ I wish all you chicks and dudes an excellent weekend coming up! Take care of each other and love one another ~~ PEACE!


Love Jude

Monday, June 20, 2005

TICKLE YOUR FUNNY BONE

Found this laying around here, and I don't even know how long I've had it or where I got it from. But it's good for a chuckle so here ya go:

BULLETIN


The Occupational Safety and Health Unit Team for Underpaid Persons (OHSHUTUP) has determined that the maximum safe load capacity on my butt is two persons at one time, unless I install handrails or safety straps. As you have arrived sixth in line to ride my ass today, please take a number and wait your turn.
Thank You.



Now Monday is under our belts, the worst of the week is over, lol. Tomorrow is supposed to be 28 degrees C. here, that would be around..... 83 degrees F., or in other words TOO FREAKIN' WARM.

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Believe me, I'll not only be saying it, I'll be living it! I don't know how you people who live in Phoenix (Rich, Xavier) do it, or those of you who live in the deep south of the U.S. (too many to mention, lol) I guess it's all what you're acclimated to, but I was born and raised out east and it's hot and humid there. I can't go there in the summer time now to save myself. Anyway it's been decently cool and mild here pretty much all spring so I can't complain. Okay well maybe I can, a little bit. Too much though, and all my friends who are heat freaks will pack me up and ship me off to Siberia, for good.
LOL
I'm off to scrub this warpaint off my face and jump in the shower, so have a great Tuesday and take care of each other. Until next time, PEACE!
Love Jude

Sunday, June 19, 2005

HI TO THE NEWEST NEWBIE!

Good Sunday everyone! I'd like to welcome Van as the newest blog link on my sidebar ~ welcome Van! (Pop in and say howdy to the good folks who read here!) I got to his blog a short time ago via who else, the Complimenting Commenter, and thought it was great. I finally got back there for a few minutes this morning to do some further reading and I discovered I just have to link this guy so I can read him every day. His writing style is funny as hell and extremely entertaining. Check him out peeps, you won't be disappointed!

Been a very busy weekend, but I managed to get some rest in there too, and a nap. Good thing, I feel like I've been through the wringer, so to speak. It's going to be a hard week coming up so the more rest the better. Hubby has started digging out a new front walk and we spent almost all Friday out and about getting ideas and then choosing brick type and colours. We even brought a few home to try them out. This is going to be a long and tedious job.....and summer, for that matter! I find myself wishing that it was September already, lol. Anyway today I'm off to do the usual running around and grocery run. Gotta have my bananas for breakfast you know.

I hope you've all had a great weekend, and for my fellow Albertans to the south of me, I pray that the rain and flooding conditions stop! Take care of yourselves! And to everyone, have a wonderful Sunday and PEACE be yours....

Love Jude

Thursday, June 16, 2005

THIS IS WHAT HE WROTE......

Hello and good Thursday to you all! I have a feeling that as time progresses here for the summer, that my online time may be limited a bit more to quick answering of emails and blog checks ~ my own blog postings may get fewer and shorter. Due to a summer filled with home renovations and repairs, when I DO have my 4 days off I will be extremely busy, and, I can't even imagine this, even more tired than I already am. This summer I will appreciate even more than ever having those 4 days off in a row! Thank you God.

Most of you know that on my down time I have a very full spiritual life. I am honoured to have been given the gift of mediumship and working with my Guides is always such a loving and awesome, humbling experience, each and every time. It is my belief that every one of us is born with a "Guardian" that stays with us for this incarnation. Some would call it a "doorkeeper" or a "guardian angel", but you get my meaning. However, we all have many Guides, and each of them work with us in different areas of our lives. I can't honestly tell you exactly how many Guides I have, but the ones I am aware of (having been "introduced" to them and seeing them) I can tell you a little about. When I am doing healing work, so far I am aware of 4 Guides. They are always with me for that purpose, whether I am doing healing work on others or for myself. I have many Guides for clairvoyance, or any work where I am giving messages to others. There are others, but the one I want to focus on at the moment is one who works with me in other areas, including my writing.

I have written poetry since I was young, and although it is nothing to rave about, it has always been a creative gift of sorts for my own soul. When I discovered 10 years ago that I was being given the gift of mediumship, one of the things that came about for me was "Inspirational Writing". This is almost the same as clairvoyance and giving messages to someone as you get them......only in this case it is clairvoyance and you write down what you are getting. That's probably the easiest way for me to describe it for you to understand it. Like all mediumship, you sit in meditation and start working, only with this, the intent of the meditation is specifically for Inspirational Writing ~ hence my writing Guide shows up. With paper and pen in hand, when stuff starts coming, I just start writing it all out.

My writing Guide has given me many things that are so touching and so personal, and extremely supportive and helpful to me. And sometimes what he gives me is food for thought, and different perspectives on subject matter. A couple of years ago, he decided to talk about relationships, and I thought it was beautiful. Today I thought it would be nice to share this one with you.

"People come and go in our lives, some crossing our paths briefly and some staying. They are, all of them, Gifts.

Some can be like the gift of chocolate: it is sweet and satisfying, but only with us for a short time. These gifts leave a sweet memory, and always something to grow on.

Others can be like the gift of a really great new pair of bluejeans: becoming our favourite, aging with time and what we most enjoy feeling surrounding us. Then the day comes when, with changes within us, we slowly outgrow them. They seem to 'wear out' somewhat. And so we remember them with wistful longing for a time, but never forgetting them. Then we may discover something new that becomes comfortable in it's time and place within our lives.

Still others can be like the gift of jewellry: strong and unbending in it's form, and seemingly meant to last forever. But even with gifts this strong, we can break them or even lose them of our own accord. If we should take them for granted, we may misplace them, and discover one day that we can no longer find them around us. If we don't treat them with respect and care for them, they become tarnished and abused.

These gifts we need to take out and "polish up" once in awhile to keep their sparkle and shine an on-going presence in our lives.

We need also to remember ~ at all costs ~ with what intent these gifts were given to us: always they were given to us in love, and always we should give them back our gratitude and love.

Whether a person in our lives is a gift of short sweetness, or of lasting comfort, or a lifetime of strong endurance ~~ they are all gifts, meant to be accepted with love, cherished with love, and always taken care of with love.

People, like gifts, need to be unwrapped with care and always treated with respect and love.

Love,
B."


My friendships mean the world to me. They absolutely do. This of course includes my sisters, who are my friends too. And I for one don't let a meeting with them go by without telling or showing them in some way that I love them. If either of us were not to be here tomorrow, I know my friends would know how much I loved and appreciated the gift that they are to me.


To me, all of this is just common sense, but when these thoughts came straight from my wise and loving Guide, I embraced them with even more certainty. On a light note, when I was done and re-read it, it of course brought tears to my eyes.....but you should have seen me bawling the day he gave me a birthday message ~ for me on my birthday. OY.

We all have our Guides, looking out for us, encouraging and supporting us. Whether we see and hear them, or if we're just open to the "intuitions" they bring us..... they are there for us. So listen to your inner feelings everyone, you can't go wrong. Have a wonderful Friday, and until next time, PEACE be yours!

Love Jude

Tuesday, June 14, 2005

SOMETHING TO PONDER

Both Monday and Tuesday are under our belts, and tomorrow is Hump Day! Just a quickie, this is something I've had for awhile now (4 years actually, from the date on the email) and I thought it would be nice to share this with you.

After awhile you learn the subtle difference between holding a hand and chaining a soul,

And you learn that love doesn't mean leaning and company, and it doesn't mean security.

And you begin to learn that kisses aren't contracts and presents aren't promises, and you begin to accept your defeats with your head up and your eyes open ~ with the grace of an adult, not the grief of a child.

And you learn to build all your roads on today, because you never know what will happen tomorrow.

After awhile you learn that even sunshine burns if you get too much.
And you learn to plant your own garden and decorate your own soul,
Instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.

And you learn that you really can endure,
That you really are strong,
And that you really do have worth.



I love that, is just speaks to my soul....... have an excellent day tomorrow everyone ~ PEACE TO YOU!

Love Jude
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Sunday, June 12, 2005

SAY IT AND RUN, JUDE!!

I am not the only one saying this right now, but there's still too many people who love the *hot* weather to make it safe for me to say this without running after I utter these words........

.........I LOVE THIS COOL WEATHER!! It can stay this way all summer and I'd be a happy camper! LOL It's cool and cloudy, today only around the mid 50's F. I don't mind anything around 70-ish and under, so this is wonderful. However, I know I'm going to get blasted with heat yet, so fair is only fair I guess.


Just got back from the grocery run with sister Pammie, and I had to buy myself a little kitchen timer. Let's just say that I am getting far too forgetful when having things cooking on the stove and I walk away and ..........well. So I thought, get me a little timer and hang the sucker around my neck or something. So I get it home today, and after putting the food away I hack open the "unopenable for mentalpausal women" package, and try out this timer. It doesn't friggin' work. The bell doesn't go off. It's not like I paid 50 cents for it, it was just under $4.00 and I wouldn't have thought it would be a piece of junk. Why do stores sell crap that doesn't work?? Don't the places that make these things ever test them before they package them, I mean not even random tests? It's true, they just don't make things like they used to. So until I take it back for a refund next week (you can be I will, even if it's only $4.00), I probably shouldn't cook anything on my stove, lol. Don't ask. Just don't.

End of another weekend my darlings....... and a Monday morning around the corner to look forward to. I hope you all have a good week! Take care of each other, and before I go, here's a little funny:

I saw this awhile ago in a natural health magazine...... and just have to share it with you.

THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE

2000 BC "Here, eat this root."

1000 BC "That root is heathen. Here, say this prayer."

1805 AD "That prayer is superstition. Here, drink this potion."

1940 AD "That potion is snake oil. Here, swallow this pill."

1960 AD "That pill is ineffective. Here, take this antibiotic."

2000 AD "That antibiotic doesn't work anymore. Here,

eat this root."

Author Unknown


That is just too funny, and sooooo true, lol. Toodles for now!

PEACE! Love Jude

Friday, June 10, 2005

THINGS OF THE SOUL

Hello, and happy Friday to everyone!

Most of you who know me, know that things of a spiritual nature, things about growth and soulwork.....are of utmost importance to me. These things are subjects I could go on and on about. Today I read a most touching post in a friend of mine's blog, Xavier. I actually had some tears over it, not from sympathy but tears of happiness, as I can always see the soul growth in this wonderful man. Check it out, it's awesome, as usual. Thanks Xavier. And there's more..........

I'd like to welcome a few new links to my sidebar ~ forgive me if I've already mentioned one or two..... Kim (Kimterp), another Leppy fan, and great lady who is into live theatre; you've heard me mention the Complimenting Commenter blog in my links (affectionately known as "C.C."); and Lex, a fellow Canadian with a funny and outspoken blog, you go girl!; and a new one, Mona. Today Mona found my blog through the "C.C." and commented here. I popped in to visit her and WOW ~ I asked right away if I could link her. If you love things of a spiritual, meditational nature, go check her out. This kind of stuff is what I'm made of I think, lol. Great reading there! And of course, the wonderfully funny and adorable pics in the
Dog Blog Welcome, all the newcomers!

We are FINALLY getting a little bit of rain! It's still a mix of sun and clouds, but every now and then we get a sprinkling. I do NOT wish to get what southern Alberta is getting.....those poor folks have floods, man! But we could sure use some of the wet stuff. Today my Terror Twins of Laundry are working overtime downstairs, and I'm almost done that. We are still waiting to hear from the bank (supposedly today) if we got the loan or not to get all these repairs done around here. I'm a nervous wreck and stressed, but hey that's life in the homeowner's lane, lol.

***UPDATE*** We just found out we got the loan!! Oh no...my house is not going to be my own for the summer.... renovations SUCK!

Well peeps I wish you all a simply fabulous weekend! Take care of each other, and God bless you all. PEACE!

Love Jude

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Wednesday, June 08, 2005

THE LEPPS ARE SELLING SEATS!

See these pictures? The first one is how the venue here in Edmonton was going to be set up when I bought my tickets. The second one shows how they have changed the configuration somewhat, and moved the stage back. Why? CUZ EDMONTON LEPPY FANS NEED MORE SEATS! lol They now have 11 whole more sections! Woo Hoo! I can tell you this ~ it's gonna be LOUD when this great band hits the stage in Edmonton! The show here is in August, and it's already getting hard to wait.

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Been a busy week and I'm absolutely pooped. I can hardly keep my eyelids open and my mouth is too tired to talk. ME? Now that's probably an improvement, lol. I'm going to leave you with a funny, sent to me from my boss. Enjoy!

Can you cry under water?

How important does a person have to be before they are considered
assassinated instead of just murdered?

If money doesn't grow on trees then why do banks have branches?

Since bread is square, then why is sandwich meat round?

Why do you have to "put your two cents in".. . but it's only a "penny for
your thoughts"? Where's that extra penny going to?

Why does a round pizza come in a square box?

What disease did cured ham actually have?

How is it that we put man on the moon before we figured out it would be a
good idea to put wheels on luggage?

Why is it that people say they "slept like a baby" when babies wake up
like every two hours?

If a deaf person has to go to court, is it still called a hearing?

If you drink Pepsi at work in the Coke factory, will they fire you?

Why are you IN a movie, but you're ON TV?

Why do people pay to go up tall buildings and then put money in binoculars
to look at things on the ground?

How come we choose from just two people for President and fifty for Miss
America?

Why do doctors leave the room while you change? They're going to see you
naked anyway.

If a 911 operator has a heart attack, whom does he/she call?

Why is "bra" singular and "panties" plural?

Who was the first person to look at a cow and say, "I think I'll squeeze
these dangly things here, and drink whatever comes out!"

Or watch a white thing come out a chicken rear and think ,"that ought to
taste good"

Why do toasters always have a setting that burns the toast to a horrible
crisp, which no decent human being would eat?

Why is there a light in the fridge and not in the freezer?

When your photo is taken for your driver's license, why do they tell you
to smile? If you are stopped by the police and asked for your license, are
you going to be smiling?

If Jimmy cracks corn and no one cares, why is there a stupid song about
him?

Can a hearse carrying a corpse drive in the carpool lane?

If the professor on Gilligan's Island can make a radio out of a coconut,
why can't he fix a hole in a boat?

Why do people point to their wrist when asking for the time, but don't
point to their crotch when they ask where the bathroom is?

Why does Goofy stand erect while Pluto remains on all fours? They're both
dogs!

What do you call male ballerinas?

Can blind people see their dreams? Do they dream?

If Wyle E. Coyote had enough money to buy all that ACME crap, why didn't
he just buy dinner?

If corn oil is made from corn, and vegetable oil is made from vegetables,
what is baby oil made from?

If electricity comes from electrons, does morality come from morons?

Is Disney World the only people trap operated by a mouse?

Does the Alphabet song and Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star have the same tune?

Why did you just try singing the two songs above?

Why do they call it an asteroid when it's outside the hemisphere, but call
it a haemorrhoid when it's in your butt?

Did you ever notice that when you blow in a dog's face, he gets mad at
you, but when you take him for a car ride; he sticks his head out the
window?

Do you ever wonder why you gave me your e-mail address in the first place?


Have a great Thursday everyone, and take care of each other! PEACE!

Love Jude

Sunday, June 05, 2005

THE ARTISTIC (?) SIDE OF THE HIPPIE CHICK

Hey all! I hope you're having an excellent weekend! Just a short one today, I'm sitting with my Sunday morning coffee and enjoying the fresh air coming in the windows, and listening to the birdsong in our trees. The robins especially are having a songfest in our backyard, lol. Beautiful!

I've been having fun with my new Windows XP, particularly with paint programs that I can now access. So late last night and early this morning I've made a couple of new things for my sidebar. This time it's not Def Leppard related, but something that is also close to my heart and soul, Gay Rights. I've put 3 goodies in my sidebar underneath "the weather, man" (lol, that still cracks me up) The first two are the ones I just made for myself. The third one I got elsewhere but really liked the message. Maybe I'll make one with the same great truth on it for myself. Yikes ~ I'm going to have to get another blog just for sidebar ditties, lol. THIS IS TOO MUCH FUN.

Anyway I was thinking about this heart&soul passion of mine about gay rights last night. I don't know where it comes from, other than it's just logical, and it makes the only sense. It's not like I have a gay brother (I don't have any brothers by blood, just my fellow human beings) or a gay friend here (that I know of, anyway) , and heaven knows I'm as straight as they come. But I do have some gay friends online. And they are wonderful, warm and loving people. Just like the rest of my friends. They're no different!! They are just like us "straights", they were BORN with a sexual preference, just like we heterosexuals were. The way I see it is that God created all of us ~ and God loves us all. SO WHAT IS THE PROBLEM??? Are gay bashers gonna duke it out with God because He's the one responsible for this?? How silly. Anyway who knows, maybe I was a gay person in another life experience and I know from both sides now how stupid it is to hate homosexuality. Whatever the reason, it's something that I feel very, very strongly about. Go check my little piccy's out in my sidebar. The first two are my own creations. If anyone wants to use them please be my guest, the more straights who openly advocate gay rights the better. And if you think my creations are kinda dorky looking cuz I'm so new at it, then that's okay too, lol. I made them for me and I like them as they are until I get better at it.

Well peeps I'm off to get myself ready for grocery shopping today. Have an excellent Sunday everyone, and take good care of one another....... PEACE!!

Love Jude

Friday, June 03, 2005

Well it's been an extremely depressing day, to say the least! Long story short ~~ I had to try to do the TicketMaster Dial this morning from WORK ~ while it was extremely busy in the cashroom, and in the end, after 40 minutes of trying to keep dialing, all seats in the lower seating area were sold out, THAT FAST, unless you wanted a single seat here and there. (thanks to Vickytoria and Brenda for the 15 min. "coffee break" help though, it would have been worse) So this is what I ended up with, and I almost started crying from frustration. And tonight I still feel so bummed out about it.
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Where I WANTED was section 119, circled and about 3 rows up. What I got was section 217 up in the nosebleed area, but at least we're still on that side and not across. I've also indicated where Rhonda and Patty are going to be on the floor, or thereabouts anyway. I WOULD have been right across from them. I just wish I hadn't had to work today (I never work Fridays) as I could have gotten through a bit quicker. Crap. Bummer. On the upside, I'm still going to be there, and I'm STILL GOING TO ROCK!!! Damn, I really wish I had a family member working at Ticketmaster....or for Def Leppard, lol!!


Just got home from going out to dinner with my dear friend Monica, it's her birthday on Monday, and so tonight was the birthday get-together. Happiest of birthdays, sweet thing!

It's been a long and exhausting day and I'm completely drained.... so it's a short post peeps. Have an excellent weekend, and take care of each other! PEACE!

Love Jude