Room With A View

One woman's thoughts, opinions and views, as well as my poetry and writings.

Wednesday, December 20, 2006

I know that everyone is busy with the it Chanukah, Christmas or Kwanzaa, but I wanted to take the opportunity to wish you a safe and happy holiday season. I would also like to leave you with a piece that I wrote in 1998 and the sentiment remains the same today, as I know it the years ahead.

As the New Year approaches, we often reflect on the past year.....mistakes we may have made...trials and tribulations we may have had to go through. We also look back at the good times we've shared with family and friends. We recognize the accomplishments we have achieved as well as the many new friends we have met along the way.

I will always remember and treasure the time we have been allowed to share together this past year... and as the year 2006 says goodbye and a new year begins, exciting new adventures await.

January 1, 2007 is a day of new beginnings.....a day to wake up with a smile and look forward to what the New Year will hold in wonderful surprises. This will be a year filled with new hopes and dreams....a year that holds so much promise.

As the clock strikes midnight, I will close my eyes with a wish in my heart, that all that you wish for is realized and that in the year 2007, you will be blessed with happiness, laughter, good health and much love.

May you always find peace within your heart and love that surrounds you.

Happy Holidays!

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

I knew there really was a Santa Claus…..I just knew it!


Larry Silverberg, a Professor of mechanical aerospace engineering at North Carolina State and the new official egghead of Christmas, has proven – proven – that Santa’s one night world present-dropping trek is possibleJ He says that Santa uses electromagnetic waves, nanotechnology, genetic engineering and the space-time continuum. Rips in time allow Santa months to deliver presents, while only minutes pass on Earth, Silverberg said to those for whom this was not eminently obvious. Also, according to Silverberg, the whole elves-in-the-workshop thing is a debunked theory, because Santa actually builds the toys on site, using a nono-toymaker to create them from soot at each house. Santa’s trip is possible and based on plausible science.

Case closed!

Do you think there’s a correlation between this article and the fact that my favorite Christmas movie is Miracle on 34th St.

Nahhhhhh lol

Saturday, December 09, 2006

Life is too short.
Grudges are a waste of perfect happiness.
Laugh when you can.
Apologize when you should and let go of what you can't change.
Love deeply and forgive quickly.
Take chances....give everything and have no regrets.
Life is too short to be unhappy.
You have to take the good with the bad.
Smile when you're sad.
Love what you have and always remember what you had.
Always forgive, but never forget.
Learn from your mistakes, but never regret.
People change and things go wrong,
But always remember that life goes on!

Tuesday, December 05, 2006


To your enemy, forgiveness.

To an opponent, tolerance.

To a friend, your heart.

To all, charity.

To every child, a good example.

To yourself.....RESPECT!

Sunday, December 03, 2006


Usually, I consider the weekend my "down time". I attempt to do my housework.early on Saturday, so the rest of the weekend is set aside for relaxing and doing that, which provides me with fun, as well as peace of mind. Sometimes my weekends are busy with tasks that have to be done and though I begin them, something seems to happen, which in turn means in the end, nothing gets accomplished. The proverbial 3 steps ahead and 6 steps back. This to me is a wasted weekend..

This weekend however, was one in which I accomplished big time and with such surprised even I straightened the house, did the laundry, went food shopping, washed my baby "Betsy"....and yes, she does have a She is sooooo shiny and clean now....inside and out. I love her!!!!! lol Let's see...... I ordered holiday gifts for all 4 of my grandchildren, I went out and just about finished my holiday shopping, and I say just about finished, because there is only one special person left to buy of my Sons-In-Law. It's a little more difficult to know what he might like and because I am the type that would prefer to buy something that I know might be appreciated, instead of just buying something for the sake of buying, I am waiting for a "wish list" of sorts.. I also baked cookies for work, as we're having a cookie exchange tomorrow. You make a dozen cookies for each person participating. Last year I ended up with 10 dozen cookies of all The rule is, that they cannot be store bought...They must be hand made, so usually that means a fun time in the kitchen and it ends up with me being more coated in flour, than where it should, but I had fun:) . I made chocolate peanut butter cookies with peanut butter chips....Yum!!!!! and so simple to make.....the best kind!:) There was still time left for me to unwind, exercise and relax. All in all, a very productive day and what a great feeling that is

. Not to change the subject, but last weekend, I went to the movies to see DeJa Vous starring Denzel Washington. I don't believe there is one movie he has appeared in, that I don't like. He is a wonderful actor and the premise of the movie and the movie itself was terrific. It was the fastest 2 hours I ever spent in a movie theater. Damn, I didn't even finish the buttered popcorn and that is usually the highlight of my theater I would recommend this movie very highly. I can't wait until "Rocky" is released this Christmas. This is one movie I will definitely not miss. I am a Die hard Rocky fan and proud of it:)

Until next time.......Keep a smile in your heart and make it a great day!:)