Happy Sunday

“Oh Lord, that lends me life, lend me a heart replete with thankfulness.”

Happy Sunday, all!  I hope you’ve had a wonderful week & are enjoying what’s left of the weekend.  They go by much too quickly, don’t they? :oops

This week, I AM HAPPY that even though we finally got some snow, it really wasn’t that bad & didn’t get all that cold.  And it’s gone already!  I’m still afraid “the worst” is yet to come, but for now I’m happy I haven’t had to dealt with horrible, awful, frigid conditions.  I kinda hate that. :angry

I AM HAPPY that even though my DVD set of The Commish was damaged when it arrived (sniff-sniff), I was able to get a quick & easy replacement.  Haven’t started watching them yet, but that doesn’t matter…they’re here & I’z happy. :twirl

I AM HAPPY that I finally got all the laundry done.  It’s been piling up for a while, but eventually even I run out of clean underwear. :moon   Okay, so it was more like I started running out of clean pajamas & slipper socks, but those are my work clothes, so I needed them!  And also a bunch of cat stuff—blankies & towels that looked like they were birthing new kitty cats, they were so full of fur.  And The Kittehs love it when their stuff is fresh & warm from the dryer.  I think they actually believe I bought them something brand new. :kitty

I AM HAPPY that a mini middle-of-the-night crisis with Older Kitty earlier this week seems to have been averted.  Poor baby has so many problems sometimes…& others she does amazingly well.  I just never know what might happen or what time it might occur.  (For the record, it’s usually around 3 or 4am.  And even if I’ve stayed up that late, it is always about two minutes after I finally fall asleep.  Al-ways. :sick )

Speaking of 3 or 4am, I AM HAPPY the writing is still going really, really well.  I’m still stuck in this weird up-all-night/sleep-all-day spiral, which is really throwing me (& the cats!) off, but this close to my deadline, I am going with Whatever Works.

That’s probably why my gratitude list is a little anemic these days, too.  Because I’m basically tucked in, writing like a madwoman & just trying to survive the rest.  Doesn’t leave a lot of room for non-TV experiences.

But you guys can handle it, right?  You’re used to my mild bouts of schizophrenia. :rolf

Oh!  I AM HAPPY, too, that all of the 6 Packs/9 Lives Calendars I gave away here at WIPs and Chains last week are in the mail & on their way to the winners!  I’m so sorry that January is coming to an end already & you’ll miss using that portion of the calendar.  In my defense, I didn’t even know these things existed before mid-January, & I can only hope you’ll still fully enjoy them. :cuffs   Heck, if you’re anything like I am, it’ll take you halfway through January of next year to find a good 2013 calendar (an update of one of these, perhaps?!?!?!? :thumbsup ), so you can just flip back & enjoy Hot Biker Dude all over again then.

And don’t forget…obligatory “for a good cause” notation here…you can still order these calendar from FoundAnimals.org for only $7.99 (+ free S&H).  100% of the proceeds go to help homeless animals.  You could even buy a few as gifts for friends—hint, hint. :winkwink

Okay—your turn!  Tell us what’s going on in your life this week & what has you happy, grateful, or simply not teetering on a ledge somewhere. :muahaha

Now to announce the winner of our latest Free Book Friday giveaway, The First Love Cookie Club by Lori Wilde…

:twirl Bobbi!!! :twirl

Congratulations, Bobbi! :thumbsup   Please contact me with your full name & mailing information, & I’ll get your book out to you as soon as I can!


P.S. I’m still waiting for mailing information from the winner of Chill of Fear by Kay Hooper. If I don’t hear from you soon, I’ll return this book to the pile & give it away again at a future date.


12 Comments  •  Comments Feed

  1. Donna says:

    I am happy that this cold crud I’ve had is finally starting to break up. I am happy that I finally got the bird feeder my daughter built for me installed so the kitties have entertainment. I am happy I got my husband to read One For The Money by Janet Evanovich (he is now on #6) and take me to the movie. I am happy we have had spring like weather. I am happy I found an outfit to wear to my son’s wedding (I HATE shopping).

    • Heidi says:

      Glad you’re feeling better, Donna!

      And yay on the bird feeder! I call them Cat TV, too—they make for such happy kittehs! :kitty

      I convinced MMD (who almost never reads fiction) to read the first one, too, but the series went downhill quickly for her. I’m on the fence about the movie & probably won’t see it until it comes on TV. LOL

  2. Hollie says:

    Glad you are feeling better Donna! The latest crud that is going around takes for evah to go away!!
    Glad the Muse is with you Heidi!! That means good things are in the future for Us!!! And that your precious kitteh is doing better. It always scares me when the girls start to act strangely…things can decline so fast if we don’t pay attention! :thumbsup
    I am happy I survived the past week! It was such a long one. My mother in law passed away last Monday. So it was a week of making arrangements, getting everyone in our house appropriately dressed (hard to do when you have a 13 year old who idolizes Lady GaGa!!) and putting up with “vultures” and “circus freaks” on the other side of the wedding ring. Not saying I don’t have them on my side…but I didn’t have to put up with them!!!I’m happy I still have my sanity..such as it was before hand :drinkup LOL!!
    I am actually looking forward to going back to work…see it really was a horrible week!! :winkwink

    • Heidi says:

      I’m so sorry to hear about your m-i-l, Hollie, esp. for your husband. I know all about fruit loops in the family tree, but sometimes you’ve gotta dip yourself in milk & climb right up there with them. :drinkup

      And I’m glad that everything *else* is going well.

      Yes, my experience with older kitties has been that they’re absolutely fine one day & *really* not fine the next. I’ve lost two that way, so I tend to hover a bit now. :oops And I never quite know if something is normal or “a SIGN.” Oy.

    • Donna says:

      My sympathies on the passing of your mother in-law. My in-laws passed away recently and we were the only family near by so we got to deal with everything and host the out of towners. Joy. I think it doesn’t matter how close the family is funerals bring out the worst in some folks.

  3. Heidi says:

    It’s a late entry, but even tho it took me almost all night last night, I AM HAPPY the new handwritten –> typed tally is 21 pages. Woot! :jumping

    And also Zzzzzzzzzz!

  4. Irene says:

    This was some week! After much deliberation, much trial and way too much error, my book went up on Amazon for Kindle. Trust me, that was the highlight of the week– the month, maybe.

  5. Kathleen O says:

    I am happy that this week is at and end and bring me much closer to the nexxt weekend, because I am going to be seeing all my BFF”s and staying in a swanky 5 Star hotel for the night..
    Can’t wait.. We are going to have a :winkwink Roaring good time… :jumping :twirl. the place won’t know what hit them..

    Happy to hear you all had a good week and Happy Sunday…

  6. Bobbi says:

    Wow – this was a great week, with much to be thankful for, and a wonderful end, winning a book by Lori Wilde! Nice! :o)

    Thank you!




  7. Colleen C. says:

    Congrats Bobbi! :twirl
    Happy Sunday all!

  8. Mary Kirkland says:

    I am happy that the Vet can’t seem to find any medical reason for my little rat Brodie to be losing weight, but he is. So I was told to give him extra fatty foods for a while which he is eating but he still seems to be slowing down. Doc said he might just be slowing down faster than the other rats I have. All 4 are brothers and Brodie is twice as small as the other three so he could have been the runt and just aging faster. But as long as he’s eating and drinking which he is..I’m still holding out hope for my little guy.

  9. carole says:

    Happy Sunday! My daughter turned 18 on saturday-her friends threw her a camping party at the beach which was alot of fun…didn’t stay all night for it was too cold for mom, and they were well behaved and the guys didn’t stay all night-I trusted their word for all have been at my house for years and know my rules…finally got a job as a cleaning lady for Molly Maids, so excited and maybe by summer I can start taking classes at night to get my teaching cerification…maybe can’t count my eggs before they hatch-but i am going to get my divorce finalized in June before or after my daughter graducates on June 1-thats my first priority….anyways, I’m grateful for so many things, my health and my kids are healthy, too! Amen!

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