2009-04-01

I've Been Spring-i-fied

So much to say....and I just don't feel like posting multiple times tonight....if you are curious about my weekly writing assignment....keep on scrolling....but feel free to read what's in between if it catches your fancy. I would like to think you wouldn't be disappointed.

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The wonderful and lovely That Girl (Whitney) hosted a fantastic spring swap. I decided...why not....could be fun.

I emailed, I signed up, and I was given a swap partner.

How thrilled what I when I got the email...my partner....my friend....Amy!!!

How thrilled was I when I opened my package...I mean...WOW!!!

The moment I started to unwrap the box I could smell the goodies!! Lotions and candles, and lovely room scents. Notepads and journals, and magnetic word art.....I mean....WOW!!!


Thank you so much sweet friend....I love it all!!!

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Now...for all of you that may be intrigued I have a question....if I was to host a summer swap would you be interested? I am on the fence about it, but if there is interest I would love to do it. I think it is such a fun idea....What do you think?

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I skipped last week...playing along again....Mama has given us our assignments...lets see what I can do...


Are you always right?
Yes....you can even ask my husband...and be sure to let him know [before he answers] that you will be reporting back to me ;)



Why did you do it?

May 1998 - It had been a tough nine or ten months. I was moving out of a house, out of an unhealthy relationship, out of a bit of a nightmare. I was moving into my own apartment, a place of my own. It was tiny (a converted attic), there was nowhere in my new home where you could stand tall if you were over 6'3". My "bed" was a twin mattress on a platform, my fridge was a dorm fridge on a diet. It was mine, my home. I wanted to do something special, something for me, something to signify this moment, this day.

I pulled that small square of paper out of my pocket, this little image that lived with me and travelled with me for over a year and a half, I took this page and went for a drive. I stopped once...didn't like him....I stopped a second time and I was done....I found what I was looking for and was forever and permanently changed.

[FYI...it is really really hard to take a picture of the tattoo, on your wrist, your right wrist, when you are right handed!]

9 comments:

  1. What nice gifts you got from the swap. How fun!

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  2. Wow,what a swap, looks like a bunch of great stuff.

    I'm with Michelle, I want to know what the symbol means too...

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  3. Hi Liz!
    I'm popping over from SITS! Like the above commentors said...I'd love to know what your tattoo means or symbolizes. Have a good one!

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  4. i almost got a tat of the chinese symbol for "strength" when i got out of my bad relationship. i don't know what stopped me. instead,i ripped out the belly button ring he made me get...

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  5. What does it represent? I can't tell if you regret it or not! Do you???

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  6. What a fun swap! You got some great gifts. The tatoo is cool. I couldn't ever get one I don't think because I change my mind way too often. I'd end up being stuck with something I didn't like.

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  7. Hi- just stopping by to say hi. I am a first time participant. Check out my non profit website
    www.parenthoodforme.org
    We need help spreading the word

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