Friday, March 5, 2010

Friday Fragments

Catching up on some bloggy bidness...

The lovely Mira tagged me with this:
Where do I want to be in 10 years?

Rules are simple:

1. Post where you want to be in 10 years

2. Pass it on to 10 of your bloggy friends!

Let's see...gazing into my crystal ball...ten years from now....

In ten years I want to still be living in Italy. By now I'm quite fluent in Italian and am comfortable conversing with all the lovely shop owners and restaurateurs in town. I will have learned how to make the most incredible Italian dishes and truly become the Hostess with the Mostess!!! The Bella will have blossomed into a gorgeous almost 16 year old and will want to date all the incredible Italian men - NOT HAPPENIN'! (Oh this thought is gonna freak Thomas out, lol!) Thomas either will have or will be about to retire from the Army. Of course he's going to get a GS position doing the same work for gobs more money, and allow us to stay in our villa. (LOL!) Of course we have traveled all over europe and northern africa and have tons of stamps in our passports. Life is great!!!!

Jealous much??? OK, your turn!!


The one and only Kristina has organized the most incredible charity drive! Snuggies for Seniors!!! Now many of you know how she usually mocks these blankets with sleeves, but it turns out that people in wheelchairs actually love them and are a huge benefit! PLEASE help out by visiting her blog HERE, and either donate Snuggies and/or help financially!!! They are starting with a Veteran's Center, so you know this is something near and dear to this Army wife!! Thank you for your support!!!



I have been awarded the Superior Scribbler Award from the Superior Scribbler herself! WOW!!! Thank you so much to Melissa for this honor!!

Here are the rules for you Superior Scribblers out there, such as they are:

  • Each Superior Scribbler must in turn pass The Award on to 5 most-deserving Bloggy Friends.
  • Each Superior Scribbler must link to the author & the name of the blog from whom he/she has received The Award. For you 5 awardees today, that would be
  • Each Superior Scribbler must display The Award on his/her blog, and link to This Post, which explains The Award.
  • Each Blogger who wins The Superior Scribbler Award must visit This Post and leave a comment (since Mr. Linky's no longer working). That way, we'll be able to keep up-to-date on everyone who receives this prestigious honor!

Each Superior Scribbler must post these rules on his/her blog when passing along the award

I now nominate the following bloggin' buddies:
* Christina from Christina's Creative Expressions
* Allyson from Magnolias and Mimosas
* Heatherlyn from Scattered Sunshine
* Iggy from Intense Guy
* Kaishon's Mom from Life with Kaishon
There ya go!
I hope everyone has a fun weekend!!


Sandy said...

Your future life in Italy sounds fabulous;0)

Deanna said...

I cannot wait until you start blogging about your real life in Italy. Your fantasy is pretty wonderful.

No time to play along today... heading out for some play time of my own!


Kristina P. said...

Jeannie, thank you so much for blogging about this. Old people will love you!

I think you need to take a Snuggie to Italy. They are very stylish.

Garden of Egan said...

Well, I hope when you've finally "arrived" in Italy after 10 years and are the talk of the continent, you will still remember us "little people" and speak English to us once in awhile.

Love the blog!

Intense Guy said...

Awww, thanks for the award!! :)

You deserve both of the ones you got!

Your ten year plan sounds really good to me! I see myself unemployed, on welfare, and possibly homeless and being forced to speak spanish... but if I am, it will be some place warm!

hipchic~cynde said...

Italy sounds good.
Me, if I thought much about 10 yrs from now I would have to think about how old I will be, that's a bummer! Have a great weekend!

Stacy said...

mmmmmm.....Italy. How fabulous! I'm hoping to be in a retirement home. What? They take people at 47 right?!

Hey, question, my sister has a TON of stampin' up stuff that she no longer uses. Do you have a recommendation of how she can sell some of it? Or donate some of it? Or a little of both?

JDaniel4's Mom said...

What a wonderful life in Italy!

Allyson said...

That could be the BEST splicing of videos that I have EVER seen! That was pureawesome. And now I'm ready to tackle this burrito!!

Thank you for my beautiful award. It was the first one I received and every time I get it, it reaffirms in me that what I write is not crap. Like I'm not butchering the English language, just because I used a lot of periods and ill-placed parenthesis. I mean, it comes from an English teacher if I get it, I must be doing SOMETHING right, right? I also appreciate the rules listing bc/ it wasn't until recently that I realized there was a way to register for it. I read it on her blog and was all pouty because I hadn't known to do that before. Anyhoot...thank you for my beautiful award. I plan on doing a ceremony next week. And thank you for the heads up on Snuggies for Seniors. I think that's merely Einsteinesque and I will be checking it out more thoroughly.

And in 10 years I see you owning a very large floppy hat and learning to cook in Tuscany. And maybe mastering cappucino art. Yes?

AliceKay said...

WOW...I LOVED that video! It gave me goose bumps watching clips of so many great films. The editing was genius. (can ya tell i loved that video?) :)

Have a great weekend!

LadyStyx said...

What a great video share!

Donnetta said...

Italy would be delightful! It's one of my top 5. Rome is

Heatherlyn said...

Another blogger recently did a post on where she thinks she'll be in 10 years. It's pretty interesting to think about.

I have no idea.

I hope by then that I've gone to Greece. My oldest THREE children will be 18 or older. Crazy. Only two kids at home.

Maybe our yard will finally be landscaped.

And I better have started to exercize REGULARLY by before 10 years from now. :)

Correa Family said...

I almost got a little teary eyed at the end of that inspirational video.... (sniffle)... almost... it's the music... yeah, that's it... and I'm ummm... pms-ing.... (sigh)