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AND we’re off!

Today is the first day of NaBloPoMo, National Blog posting month. That means I will be posting everyday for the next 30 days. What do I get?

Well nothing but the satisfaction that I finished something that I set out to do. It kind of sucks that NaBloPoMo is in November, the kick off month to the holiday season. I managed to post everyday in November of last year, but boy, did it get hard around Thanksgiving! I had to resort to cajoling my daughter to blog for me just so I didn’t skip a day, including Thanksgiving Day when I usually spend all day in the kitchen and all night devouring what I cooked up. Yeah, I have lots to be thankful for 🙂

There is still plenty of time left, so if you want to get started posting everyday, go and sign up for NaBloPoMo.

Not that you even noticed, I’m publishing this post at midnight because I’m staying up until then to monitor another post for another blog. Right now, I just realized, I am flitting between seven blogs! Then I go and sign up for NaBloPoMo. Yeah, I know….go figure!

Thanks for the memories


Just say Luciano and most opera lovers will immediately know who you are talking about. Say Pavarotti and even non opera lovers will know who you are talking about.

The world mourns the passing of of the great tenor, Luciano Pavarotti. Say what you will about his weight, but there is nothing more sexy or attractive in a man than one who has great talent and passion for his art. To one of my early crushes, whose  voice has kept me company many a night whether I had been happy or sad, thanks for the memories.

Believe

The movie version of the Polar Express is fast beginning to be one of our Christmas rituals and all because of this song. This song brings tears to my eyes everytime I hear it. Can it get even more perfect when it is paired with our other favorite movie, Harry Potter?

From our house to yours,

WE WISH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY
A MERRY CHRISTMAS
AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR

We are now off to the Philippines and we’ll be back after the new year.

JOSH GROBAN LYRICS
“Believe”

Children sleeping, snow is softly falling
Dreams are calling like bells in the distance
We were dreamers not so long ago
But one by one we all had to grow up
When it seems the magic’s slipped away
We find it all again on Christmas day

Believe in what your heart is saying
Hear the melody that’s playing
There’s no time to waste
There’s so much to celebrate
Believe in what you feel inside
And give your dreams the wings to fly
You have everything you need
If you just believe

Trains move quickly to their journey’s end
Destinations are where we begin again
Ships go sailing far across the sea
Trusting starlight to get where they need to be
When it seems that we have lost our way
We find ourselves again on Christmas day

Believe in what your heart is saying
Hear the melody that’s playing
There’s no time to waste
There’s so much to celebrate
Believe in what you feel inside
And give your dreams the wings to fly
You have everything you need
If you just believe [x4]

New Blogger

I just switched to the new blogger this weekend, and so far it’s been working fine. Well, except that I seem to have lost all the links to anonymous commenters while this blog was still under the old version. I apologize if you are one of those commenters and your name and link is suddenly gone from your previous comments. Let me know if you experience anything weird with this new blogger.

Hope you’re all having a great weekend!