Tuesday, March 4, 2014

my list today

i am sitting here thinking about things i may have learned through this journey called life--so far anyway---and thought hey maybe i can make it into a blog and the order will not be of any importance


1. that i don't know hardly anything for sure

2.things change

3.there is never enough time for the good stuff in life and it takes a lot of living to figure out what the good stuff is

4.some people are never gonna get you or like you--that doesn't make them or you bad

5.you most likely will not regret any kindness you show

6.you can't really change anyone else--only your expectations of them or your attitude

7.it is always better to explain if you can, rather than have a simple misunderstanding change a relationship

8. i don't need lots of stuff--only new or new to me stuff now and then

9. as i get older i am more like my mother and i don't mind it

10. men love home-cooking--it is a close second to you know what

11. reality tv is for me

12. if my children are happy then i am content---i actually knew this a long time ago

13. it is easier to love than to hate

14. those good old days do end

15. i am not gonna write that best seller nor do i care about it any longer

16. trouble comes to us all

17. and that i am still that young woman who always deep down in my heart believes something good is going to happen each day---for the most part

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  1. Love it! I'd agree with everything, except for maybe the reality TV thing. I'm not much of a TV person. ;0)

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  2. you know it's funny to me--how much i enjoy the housewives shows---and i am old enough to not care about admitting it---haha---although my husband thinks i should be ashamed of it! thanks sherry :)

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  3. The good old day do end...yes, they certainly do. When can we stop learning new stuff because we just want to get on it with it. The new world is mighty fast.

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    1. yeah i think we do keep learning joanne i know i do---and the new world is indeed fast---it is sometimes just too much to learn!

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  4. # 5, 8, 13, and 15 really apply to me, and I thank you for writing this post.

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    1. cool--i am glad you took the time to read my post today--thanks susan :)

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  5. I can almost agree with you, except for reality TV and something good happening each day. Guess I should count waking up as a good thing!

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    1. now not all reality tv--but hey i figure most of tv is trying to convince us of something being real---and i hear ya ms. a---yes waking up is a good thing-and yeah, some days the good thing ;)

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  6. If there is one thing I have learned for certain it is that a positive attitude will bring a positive result.

    A customer of mine came to me the other day and said "You know, I just got back from Texas for a tree week vacation. I got home and in two days, the Patriots lost, my car broke, and my apartment burnt down (for the second time in a year)" And she was laughing about it... because what else was she gonna do? :)

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    1. wow now that is positive---so true juli--it sure beats a negative one!!

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  7. Great list! I really like the last one.

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    1. hey teresa---yeah that last one has always stuck with me--never hurts to hope!

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  8. This is a wonderful list full of wisdom! I agree with them all. :)

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    1. awwww thanks dana--even the reality tv one ;)

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  9. What a great list. You should save it for your children.

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    1. haha thanks susan--robyn reads all my stuff--maybe after i am no longer here my boys will read it ;)

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  10. I totally agree that you will not regret kindness! So so true. And yes, it's so much easier to love than to hate...

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    1. robyn was saying it is easier to hate---i of course didn't agree--it takes too much stress and energy to keep hating!

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  11. Hello Lynn, its been a while since I've visited your blog, and I'm sorry about that. Somehow, life got a whole lot more complicated.

    I love your list. You should get that blown up, printed out, and stuck up on a wall! I'm not sure about reality TV for me though, and I especially love number 5, kindness is the way forward for us all.
    Thank you for sharing.

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    1. hey maria--i know i have had long absences recently---haha i don't know about blowing it up, then i would have to keep to it ;)

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  12. I'm SO with you on #5. It's easy to get too busy and forget to take the time to be a little kind, but no effort is wasted. Lynn, you're a bucket of wisdom, and I love your posts. =)

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    1. thanks so much crystal---if i am a bucket of anything--i am glad it is wisdom ;)

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    2. Well, I could have said you're a bucket of cheese, but I'm not sure it would have had the same affect. I mean, it would only make me love you more, but most people might get confused. =)

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    3. haha i am just seeing this--you are a riot ms crystal :)

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  13. 1. Disagree - You'll have forgotten enough useful information to others that you could have written in a book.
    2.Agree
    3.Agree
    4.Agree
    5.Disagree - One certain act of kindness cost me my job while the recipient of my kind act got the rewards.
    6.Agree
    7.Agree
    8.Partly agree - I'm now of the opinion that we should recycle more via charity shops (but I break my own rule by buying new mostly)
    9.Disagree
    10.Totally agree
    11.Totally disagree
    12. Agree
    13.Agree
    14.Agree, but wish they didn't have to.
    15.I can't answer that, but perhaps sometime in the future your own life may become a best seller !
    16.Definitely agree.
    17. Disagree ( cause I'm not a young woman) I do agree however that being an eternal optimist is the best way to get through life.
    I smile at something every day, no 'Marvin the Paranoid Android' from me. (He made me smile just now)

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    1. haha you had me going back and forth trying to remember what i had said! love that you took the time to answer this way!!:)

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  14. 6 and 10 -so true! I'm feeling the same way about number 15, and it's kind of surprising. Maybe I'm just growing up, becoming more realistic. Or maybe I just don't have the energy anymore to pursue publication. Great wisdom, you have gained!

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    1. i know mare---for me, i guess i haven't ever been too serious about being a published writer---now if it happened it would be great--but i would have to do a lot more of it-----thanks mare :)

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  15. Yes, and ditto to all of them. And I'm content.

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