Saturday, July 10, 2010

Flowers Chasing Bees...Oh My

So, one of my mother's favorite sayings regarding dating rituals is "the flower doesn't chase the bee." Hello, thank you early 20th Century dating advice Mom. The flowers these days have grown legs and don't wait around for the bees to find them. They go right up to the beehive, introduce themselves and screen the bees for possible medical history problems, mental illness and STDs.

Also, they don't just look pretty for one bee, I mean why do you need one bee when the whole hive would like to get near your stem and piston? Know what I'm sayin. They go to the latest hive hot spots and act like they love all the pollen sports and drink all the fermented honey just like bees. Those of us flowers that still keep our 33 year old roots are left wilting wondering when our next bee is coming. I mean when is the bee that isn't ridiculous coming already right.

Monday, May 17, 2010

Its Been Quite a While

So, I am not a good blogger. Sorry about that. My parents are on an LDS Mission, I have been very busy at work. My niece and nephew have moved away. I have new roommates, my aunt and her kids.

The other day I was thinking about this blog and thought about my posts and how long it has been. Well, I will try to do better, but I'm not making any promises.

The other day I went to a networking event. These things are always awkward, its like going to a job interview. "Hi, I'm Hola. I work at XXXX and I would love to get to know all of you." You can definitely tell who can work a room and who is just coming because they know they should. Social Networking is much easier.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Vote for #6

My sister Lu'isa just took a photography class from my cousin's wife Seini. I love photography and the process. However, I love the old school developing with the chemicals and fixing it. The developing process was always my favorite part along with playing with the light and aperture's.

She has some of her examples here at Click on to the link and vote for #6. I love the angle and the use of color and space. Its soft and subtle. Great job Lu'isa.

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Mother's Day

Some of my friends have said that "every day is mother's day." I'm not sure what that means. Does it mean that every day you are a mother and you're glad? Or, does it mean that every day you're a mother and you're under appreciated (I know the word unappreciated, but I mean under)? I smile and don't say anything. Awkward.

I hope those of you who are mother's of young children, know that your children love you and that you are their world, no pressure. Those of you with grown children need to know that, your children love you and you are still their world, even if their world has gotten a little more crowded and sometimes they get busy (Its hypothetical, not me). I love you, Mom.

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Oprah and Chicken

Oprah is amazing. Whether you agree with her politics or think her shows have too many dramatic pauses during the teasers (that's what I think). She knows what women want. Whether its book club reading or giving America a new President. She has an instinct about what women want that many corporations wish they had.

This week she gave away FREE Chicken coupons to KFC. However, it was "grilled" chicken. So, once again my feelings are mixed. Grilled Chicken and KFC...I think I'll pass. Thank you for the thought Oprah.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Denial is not just a river in Egypt

In let's say...January, I bought a weight watcher scale. I just took it out of the box about a month a go and I just put in the batteries, TODAY! So, I put it on the ground and tapped it, then stepped on it. YES! I have officially re-entered the no weightloss zone. Which means that I weigh exactly the same about as I did last year BEFORE I lost 42.4 lbs.

I was in denial that my habits had fallen so terribly. But, its true I am back to square one. I think this is like any goal whether its music, fitness or spirituality. It needs constant diligence to keep something up. Its a let down and I can't believe that I was in denial for so long. Last night I bought the frozen meals, I'm going to sign up again. I need to, its no use pretending I look good or I feel good. Okay, maybe I look good, but I can always look better. ;)

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Some things that make me slightly different

Before you think this is going to be some expose post on my life. Just go ahead and click out. Its not. I was just having conversation with my cousin's wife Felecia and she made a comment that some girls don't like Jane Austen Movies. Which is a shocker to me since my sisters and I love them. So, here are some things that I think might be unusual or make me feel different from many other people. Feel free to share what you think makes you feel different or unusual.

  1. Garth Brooks sounded better as Chris Gaines.
  2. Twix should not have done away with the peanut butter twix.
  3. I hate guys with long hair, especially pony tails.
  4. I hate raw onions and sometimes say I'm allergic in restaurants because I don't want them near my food.
  5. I hate when I hear that they may do away with the penny because, how can I ever come out with exact change. I don't understand.
  6. When I donate to the "Fill in child's name" for "Fill in organ" transplant fund, wonder if I'm being suckered.
  7. Like a Hannah Montana song and I'm over 30.
  8. Wonder if Elvis and Tupac are really alive, I doubt it but still am intrigued.
  9. Worry about a world that gets more of their news from housewife blogs than from credible journalists.
  10. I am blogging at 1:00 AM and work early tomorrow.
  11. Like lists to end in multiples of 5, but also like to break conformity rules.
So, tell me what is something that you don't know if other people feel the same way about something as you do.