Thursday, November 18, 2010
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
As I sit here, I'm debating on whether or not to go to PWOC this week. It would be so nice to go but with the kiddos and their horrible allergies, I don't know if childcare would watch them or not.
I wanted to write about sex and commercials today. Recently my hubby and I put parental locks on the main TV because my 4 year learned how to switch the channel and I would walk in with him on BET videos, or VH1 lol. It's funny now but it really freaked me out. There is so much inappropriate content in those videos. Katie Perry is practically naked or there are women dancing around in bikinis and sex and violence. It's not only in shows or music videos but also in commercials! A commercial selling shoes will zoom only into women's butts and my son kinda laughs like " ha ha, I saw her butt" Or a perfume commercial with Fergie makes you feel so uncomfortable.
Now I know as a mom I need to watch out for this kind of stuff because I want my children to be innocent and young as long as possible, but as adults are we becoming desensitized to what is "appropriate" for daytime television and commercials? Are we so used to this stuff be shoved down our throats it doesn't bother us anymore?
Or am I being super sensitive? What do you guys think?
Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Sorry I haven't posted in a while, as you can tell it's been CRAZY around here from my last post.
One of my best friends Michael, was murdered. He was walking to his mom's really late at night after he and a friend had gotten in a fight. His friend was following along in his car after Michael asking him to get back into the car when, 2 "gangsters" said something to him, he replied back and I guess that's how the fight started. They stabbed him five times in the left side of his chest. His friend rushed him to the hospital and he was pronounced dead just a few minutes later.
That is the very shortened version, but you get the overall idea.
I know you have heard of those people who were friends with everyone, and that is exactly what Michael was. A truly genuine, incredible person. He didn't deserve this, nobody does and my heart just breaks for his family.
I am so lucky to have gone home while my husband was deployed. Michael and I got to spend time together. He came over to spend time with my kids, so I could just sit on the couch. He came over for dinner sometimes and even took my son and I to a Christmas parade. My son absolutely adored him.
Michael, I love you!
It's been pretty surreal. Life must continue on, and I have to take care of my babies and this baby in my tummy :) We have decided to stop with the recruiting stuff as of now and just continue to pray about it. We are going to be moving on post so we can save some money and hopefully meet some good friends for our time remaining here. I would appreciate all prayers you could say for his family and also for us over here. It's just a hard time, but I know we are going to get through this and be stronger for it.
Sunday, September 19, 2010
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Saturday, August 28, 2010
Friday, August 27, 2010
12 weeks here, and yes my belly is HUGE already :)
This is my hubby's ssgt. As you can tell they had been drinking a little bit
One of my hubby's soldiers
I love this sweet man.
Monday, August 23, 2010
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Monday, August 9, 2010
Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Monday, August 2, 2010
Friday, July 30, 2010
Today I'm one of the featured blogs! :) The great thing about this friendship Friday is not
follow me/ I must follow you back,
It's follow me if you want! No obligations,
just great blogs that you find, that YOU are interested in.
A game with no rules.
And I'm going to leave you with this amazing music video because
1. I love this song
2. I really LOVE this song
3. Did I mention I ABSOLUTELY ADORE THIS SONG!!
I'm not a huge fan of the video, but the song is great.
Thursday, July 29, 2010
Sunday, July 25, 2010
Big Lots, Inc.
300 Phillipi Road
Columbus, Ohio 43228-5311
Dear Mr. Fisherman,
First of all, let me express my appreciation for your company and the value it provides my family. The store location on Fort Hood St. in Killeen, TX provides exceptional value on many products to my family and helps us obtain quality goods at great prices. Unfortunately, the purpose of this letter is make you aware of the shocking treatment the wife of a friend of mine received on April 29 at your location on (location taken out) Texas.
Alia Osburn, the wife of my good friend Sergeant (my hubby's name) Osburn who is currently deployed to Afghanistan with the Army, was shopping at your store at the above location in the afternoon of April 29, and when she was checking out she asked for a military discount. Instead of a simple yes or no, she was told by the cashier that the military “doesn’t deserve any discounts because they already get too many benefits that we don’t get.” I don’t believe that the military is entitled to any discounts, however there are many businesses which provide them and therefore it would make sense to at least ask whether the business offered a discount. If your business policy is to not offer a discount, then that is perfectly ok. However, insulting not only the wife of a Soldier who is serving in a combat zone but military personnel in general is simply disgraceful.
I am writing this letter on Mrs. Osburn’s behalf as she is much more reserved than your cashier was. The store manager has been notified of the incident, but I also wanted to ensure that this issue was addressed at the highest level. Again, I appreciate the service you provide the military community here in Killeen and I hope this letter will help prevent such situation from occurring in the future.
(My friend's name removed)
Staff Sergeant, United States Army