REDISCOVERING MYSELF THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Friday's Random 5

Once again, I've managed 5 random facts/observations for Nancy's Random Five Friday.


1. I believe our country is home to a lot of "haters," which makes me sad.

2. In just 9 weeks, I'll finally have a daughter-in-law.  I need to find a dress for the wedding
3. My mother, who will be 93 in August, is adamant she doesn't want the battery for her pacemaker 
    replaced when it needs it in a few months.  "It hurt last time," she said.  She is 100% dependent upon the    
    pacemaker.

4. I'm still turning on my electric mattress pad at night; we're having another "chilly spell" in the weather.

5. For months, I've been planning to buy a 1TB external hard drive to protect my thousands of photos.  
    Planning is the extent of it, I'm ashamed to say.  

21 comments:

Carole M. said...

I enjoyed your yellow bird Evelyn

Laura~Pretty Pix said...

Love your image.. and your random.
Now go buy that hard drive!

Karen @ away for the weekend said...

It does seem that there are a lot of people who are completely intolerant of others views - it's a little scary. I hope your mom changes her mind, I don't envy you having to argue with a 93-year-old. Good luck on the dress shopping!

Nancy @ A Rural Journal said...

Evelyn -- I purchased a 2 TB external hard drive about a year ago to save my photos and it was the best thing I ever did. I still have about 95% space available even after a year. Do it!

Loved your facts today. So happy you shared. xo

Maggid said...

That header Photo is AMAZING - I bet I'm not the only person who thinks this is Paradise.

Congratulations! I know the perfect dress will find you . . . although, happy family is the most important.

love & love,
-g-

cocopaws said...

Nice lil bird shot! AND I HATE Haters...and we had a fire yesterday morning to take the chill off in the house.....

Debra @ Homespun said...

what a lovely photo ! Chilly here too right now...

Snap said...

Love the photo. The wedding will be here before you know it -- go get your dress! Your mother sounds like a feisty lady who knows what she wants. I'll take some of your chilly nights! Happy 5 Day!

Lynn said...

Lovely bird photo, and I really like your header photo it is gorgeous. 93 maybe closer to the event she'll relent.. This must be the year of weddings, several friends of mine are out scouting for future MIL dresses, good luck it should be fun.

Bev said...

Love your picture!

TexWisGirl said...

#3 made me sad, but i truly understand her wishes. my sis underwent 2 open-heart surgeries as a young woman (due to rheumatic fever as a child). i don't know how she ever faced the 2nd one, knowing how excrutiatingly painful it was. but it gave her several more years - enough to see her daughter have a child. she passed at 47. *sigh*

Mary said...

We do have many haters here, it seems. I so wish it wasn't so. :(

I'm sorry your mother feels that way. I hope she changes her mind, though it must be difficult for her dreading the pain

Lovely photo above!

Barb said...

You need to backup the photos ASAP! I don't envy you the talk you'll have with your Mother. Maybe nowadays the procedure is less painful? Good luck dress shopping!

JoAnn ( Scene Through My Eyes) said...

Love the bird photo. I second and third all the suggestions to back up the photos - I have th 1T external and it is fabulous - and not nearly full and I have thousands of photos backed up on it.

Congratulations on the new addition to the family - hope you find the best dress possible.

I agree with you about the haters - I think it is our job to be non-haters so we can balance - though it seems to take a lot of kindness to counteract some awfully mean haters. So sad.

Veronica Roth said...

Hi Evelyn. Congratulations on your new family addition. I thought I'd have a DIL three times already but my son gets fed up and breaks up with the girls...darn. At least they're on my FB. (Yes, it might be my little revenge...lol) Good luck to your mother. I hope things go well for her. Have a lovely weekend, it's been nice visiting you again. :)

Bridget Larsen said...

Your mother is precious. Wow 9 weeks-whose going to take the photos then lol cant wait to see wedding photos. Hurry up and get that tb before something happens and you lose all your photos God forbid

Candy C. said...

#1 makes me sad too.
Good luck with the dress shopping, you'll have to share pictures!
At 93, I can understand how your mom feels but still...

Dotti said...

Beautiful bird! I 'get' how your feel about your mom's decision. Hard. And yes ... EHD ... now!

W. Latane Barton said...

Your header is really neat. I love it. Have a great week. Maybe Mom will change her mind soon about the pace maker thing.

travelintoadventure@gmail.com said...

external hard drive -- get it -- it gives you more peace of mind..
Hugs

Anne Payne said...

Love your blog header. That is a brilliant view!

will pray they can change your mama's pace maker battery without causing her pain.