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Thursday2Q: Old/New Year

Taylor Davis is young violinist I stumbled upon during a recent BoTB showdown. I liked her style and found some of her original songs on YouTube.

Howdy, Kittens & Dawgs! How’s the new year going for ya so far? All is well here but then it’s too early to say for sure. Anywho, I’m trying to get back to some of my blogging basics in which I did a lot of Q&A prompts.  Years ago, I co-hosted Thursday Two Questions with another blogger. It was a great way to start conversation while learning new things about one another. The object is to either use questions posed here or to create your own (if you choose to come up with your own then please respond to mine in comments for others to get to know you better).

1. Name one thing about 2017 that you’re glad to say goodbye to? I’ll state the obvious, DH’s eye problem.  I hope that is far, far behind us and that only things will only improve.

2. Tell me one thing that has you excited about the new year? Other than the getting the other two surgeries out-of-the-way for DH’s eye which we hope will fix him right up then the one thing that really has me excited is the prospect of moving into a new home. This is something I’ve wanted for years and we’re committed to trying to see this dream turn into a reality. *fingers crossed*


I hope you enjoyed my little Q&A session. Eventually, I hope to include other Thursday hop connections. If you visit my Daily Blog Hop page you’ll find a few listed. Some of which I participated in last year but my timing was off and I couldn’t latch on to them properly. I hope to change that this year. Wish me luck! I invite you to stroll back over tomorrow for some giggles and a whole lot more of Friday Fun Stuff!  X💋X💋, Cathy


How will I remember my birthday this year for many years to come? I will tell you… the day the world went a little crazy in the Newton, Connecticut community!

The massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary weights heavy on every person’s heart this morning. It stunned me to learn this news and surprisingly I’ve realized over the years there is slime on this earth waiting to perpetrate these sorts of violent acts against all people even children. My heart grieves for the parents who lost their babies, for the wives or husbands who lost their spouses, and for the children who lost a parent in this nonsensical madness.
Everyone is screaming, “This doesn’t make sense!” In a twisted kind of way, be thankful it is because this means you are not only healthy mentally but your God-given conscience would never allow you to slump into such darkness to commit such a heinous deed.

The media will for days and weeks and months make the “gun” the source of evil. Let me just say, there is nothing evil about a gun. Make no mistake, it is this person who murdered these innocent lives who is evil and not the gun.

You can choice to like or dislike guns or even own one or not. That’s your prerogative. However, when liberal people try to strip my Second Amendment rights then…well let’s just leave it at that. I’m sure you get my point.
To all those personally affected by the shooting, I am sorry for what you’re going through. I am simply at a loss.  There are no words I can utter to match the sadness I feel for these families and greater still the sorrow they carry. All I can do is offer my prayers. Hopefully, my prayers and the prayers of many thousand others will lift those of you during this difficult journey forced on people in Newton, CT.

I want to thank you for praying for my grandma. Last Tuesday night, she went home to be with the Lord and Grandpa. She had another stroke the Saturday before and being a Diabetic (along with many other health problems) her body began shutting down. My heart aches over Grandma’s passing, but I know our loss is heaven’s gain. I’m filled with the comfort in knowing Grandma now has a new body and mind. Who am I to deny such a loving, generous person her spot in paradise?  In the Arms of an Angel lifted from this life into the next. Goodbye Grandma, I will miss and love you always!



In honor of Grandma here’s a playlist consisted of angel songs just to remind me that Grandma now has wings to fly free of earthly pain.


Why not join me as I visit these lovelies….

Stacy friendandfollow

Have a terrific Tuesday!