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Sunday, June 30, 2013

This is France

My camera critter is a camera hog.  If I call out with "smile for the camera France" he will turn around and give  me a doggy smile.  He's also very sweet.  He'll let my 5 kids bundle him up like a baby to snuggle to sleep.  France is a hairless rat terrier born on April 15, 2012.

A Superman In Time of Need

One thinks of a superhero not as a balding, bespectacled accountant.  Superheroes are muscular, insanely attractive, and charismatic.  However, when the government comes knocking and hissing audit for tax purposes, it's not Superman, Batman, or Spiderman that is needed.    I am sure that Batman might be able to help.  He could perhaps, pay your taxes for you from his giant piles of cash.  But short of that, an audit needs a number-cruncher accountant.  During a tax audit, accountants are the superheroes.

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Sky Watch

I took this picture when I took an early run (for me--it was 6am) last Friday.  Skies were beautiful, and I barely missed the 104 F weather.  This is my skywatch.  Friday was a busy day for me.  My 4th child had a 9th birthday party, and my 15-yo daughter had last minute shopping before her month long overseas trip.  As a result, I barely had time to do my studying. I hope I won't regret it later.  Have to go to work now.

My husband took this picture while he was at work. 
Now, I just realized I have 9 days before my final exam followed by another finals a day later on another property class: oil and gas.  Damages, Duhig, fractional shares -- how fun, right?

Friday, June 28, 2013

Staying Cool in the Summer

this will add a spring in your steps

classy and cool in the summer

The temperature outside is 107 today.  I would certainly drink plenty of water.  I am taking my children to an indoor birthday party venue.  It is too hot for renting bouncy house in my backyard.  Fluids and appropriate attire is what this summer calls for.  Make a statement and feel great in this hellish Texas heat, get dolce and gabbana sunglasses.  I noticed that brown shaded sunglasses makes the grass greener.  I love that.  Put on shades and everything is brighter. A wonderful day indeed.

Monday, June 24, 2013

Ruby Tuesday

I took the boys to the park early today.  However, it wasn't early enough to make it to science camp and chess camp today.  You should have heard how my phone war ringing off the hook just because my boys did not make it.

We well make it tomorrow.  Have to leave the house by 7am.  Oh dear, I have to make sure to sleep early enough so I can make it all the way to 10pm for my class.

This is my Ruby Tuesday2.

Sunday, June 23, 2013

You Get What You Ask For

I have a beef with people who do not state what they wanted, but get very mad that they did not get it.  What kind of stupid attitude and brain is that?  You get what you ask for.  If you do not ask for anything, then, for fuck's sake, do not get mad that you did not get what you wanted.  It just makes you a solid moron.  It is exhausting!

In conclusion, if you want something, ASK.  If you want specific things done, then say it. Say it at least once before you complain or get mad. 

Maybe it's just the hot weather and PMS combined.  Still, I stand by what I say.  Ask for something, state your conditions before getting mad that it is not met.

Thursday, June 20, 2013


My skywatch this week.  I took the top picture while driving 70 mph on George Bush tollway. I did not take my eyes off the road.  I just grabbed my phone with one hand and took picture without looking at it.  I took about a dozen, and this what I can find still on my phone.

This one, I took by the train tracks near my workplace.  The wildflowers were in bloom, and I cannot resist it.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013


Have you seen this yet? If you haven't, go see it. Run, don't walk. As I was watching this movie, I recall the Avengers...and I was thinking that having superheroes can be so expensive. All those damages to the buildings!  But, my goodness, it was very spectacular!

His jaw...I think I could write an Odyssey to his face.  I am shallow that way.  I like good looking actors, and Cavill is really good looking!  I will probably see this movie again...if I can ever find more time.  What with summer classes getting in the way.

Monday, June 17, 2013

Superman Date

I had such great fun going to the movies with my husband last night. We went to see Superman at IMAX. Henry Cavill.  The movie was great.  My only complaint was that Henry Cavill wasn't running around shirtless more often.  This Superman has a bite.

See, this guy is ripped! The movie is really great. And I should be studying now.

Friday, June 14, 2013

I Love Postcrossing

from Poland
This is one of my all-time favorite postcards.  This came from Warsaw. It has nice texture and the painting on it is beautiful!  I wish to receive more postcards like this one.  I actually find it exciting to get something on the mail.  Postcards is just the right size.  I can write a long note on it with smaller font or a short note with a bigger font.

I have received about 50 cards, so far. My favorites are the chatty ones that tells me a little bit of the life of the sender.  The stamps are pretty awesome, too. I'll post some other cards that I receive later, also.

My tree shot
I took this picture with my iPhone last year.  I like bare trees. I'm thinking having a series of this printed into a postcard.  What do you think?

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Darkness Dawns by Dianne Duval

A freshly refreshing look at vampires and immortals
Definitely worth the read!
Sarah Bingham and RolandWarbrook is the new paranormal Elizabeth and Darcy.  It is like Pride and Prejudice with lots of ass kicking.  The plot twist are wonderful and fresh.  I like a creative book.  This one does it in spades. I will definitely read the rest of the series.

This story was a fun one to listen to. I got my copy from my library through an overdrive app.  There is a new race of blood-sucking beings. They are called the Immortal Guardians.  They are the gifted humans, those with sixths sense, who are transformed by a symbiotic virus that enhanced their gifts.  They can also be strong and fast.

The vampires, on the other hand, is nothing like Twilight's vamps.  These are ordinary human infected with the same symbiotic virus. Because they are ordinary, the virus helps these vampires descend into madness.

The Immortal Guardians are environmentally conscious. They ate organic, and incredibly lusty! If you want action, adventure, romance,and incredibly hot sex, then this book is for you.  If you like paranormal, do not miss this one. It is such a treat!

I would give this five stars, but the only hiccup for me was Sarah not noticing that Roland was not an ordinary human.  I did not like her "surprise" at finding out he was more. Duh!  Can she not see that he heals incredibly fast? I mean, he's bullet ridden one minute and in less than a day, was up and fighting the baddies?  So, except for that, this book is one long adventure.

If you like Sherrilyn Kenyon, J.R. Ward, Larrisa Ione, and the likes...then go and grab your copy of this one. 

Saturday, June 8, 2013


I love getting mails. Postcards are perfect. You can write but not have to write too much. These are the cards I got which I really like.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Flowers in Bloom

So, I planted 8 magnolia trees in my backyard in late April. A few days ago, I noticed that all of them have at least one flower blooming already.  I am very thrilled!  It smells so good.  The only downside I noticed is after a really hot Texan afternoon, the white flower will turn brown and then die.  Oh, well. It's a glorious bloom while it last.

Also, my tiger lily blooms again.  It is puny, I know. I don't water it at all. In fact, with all my front door flower neglect, I'm surprised this tiger lily hadn't given up and died.  Every year, it will bloom for me.  That is truly the beauty of bulby flower.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Ski Gear Shopping

I love different colors.  In fact, I find myself buying something I do not quite like because I just adore the color.  Look at this jacket above, it's one of those things.  The color is simply adorable.  This is a perfect compliment to a Ski Gear. If you think it is too hot to think about ski gear, no worries.  Somewhere in the world, there is snow. In fact, Dubai has this indoor ski resort.  I am sure there is no seasonal reason to stop skiing.  One other thing to consider. If you buy your ski gear now, it is bound to be on sale because it is off season.  I love a good deal, and a quality gear like this never goes out of style.