Monday, October 13, 2008

Wondering? and SITS

I have posted a similar post before. What I want to know is simple. We all come from different places and different backgrounds. None of us have exactly the same experiences, good or bad. When you look back at what has shaped us, we will probably all point out different things that have made us who we are and how we view life.

Despite all of this we tend to group ourselves into categories. In politics we may call ourselves republicans or democrats. (There are many others) We identify with what church we may belong. We rally behind sports teams and schools. The point is that within these groups are individuals. Individuals who have their own ideas and outlooks on things but have identified with "the group" because of some common interests or beliefs.

So, I want to know what is on YOUR mind today, as you read this blog? What are your fears? What are you worried about TODAY? What are you excited about? I am not looking for politics or controversy. Maybe you are worried about the layoffs at work or the babysitter is sick. Hey, maybe there is a great new book you are dying to read, or a movie you want to see. One of your kids is struggling in school. You may have health concerns. Maybe, you just want to get something off your chest. That is what I am looking for. SO come out of the group, and like I always say, 'Put your brave face on' and let me know what's on your mind. If you are new to the blog, don't be shy, leave a comment and jump right in.

Only one rule: NO judging allowed!

And a last minute addition to this post: I joined the Blogathon over at SITS. Why not, everybody else is doing it.

Gotta give shout outs to EVERYONE on my Blog list. They all RAWK!


this is it said...

Hey! The rules to the game, to tell or not to....

you write down things you may, or may not have done during the week. You can make stuff up or just confess to some really dumb things you did!

It's my first time.

Amy said...

I love the blogs that make me think. I am at work, so I try to leave all worries at home, but a struggling in school daughter is one of my worries. Plus some medical bills. But life goes on and I just take it one day at a time :D

petra michelle; Whose role is it anyway? said...

Have always wanted to visit every state plus! Have to find a crystal ball and see if a raod trip is in my future. :))

RhondaLue said...

1. daughters traffic ticket followed by traffic accident
2. my injury following a summertime accident
3. health of my kids
4. hubby and job security
5. home and all the repairs/ cleaning needed
6. scammers trying to get me (ugh-such a nightmare!)
7. Clutter enveloping me and eventually suffocating me

1. we have a house!
2. we usually enjoy good health
3. Hubby still has a job!
4. Daughter wasn't hurt in the accident
5. Hubby *may* be taking my clutter complaints to heart
6. If so, we can maybe sell stuff and pay bills down with what we earn!

EmmaP said...

though my divorce is not "fresh" for me - it is for my kids. i worry that i am not doing things right enough or being a good enough mom. i worry that they will hate big-d, which would be really sad because he has become so important to me (though the kids will always trumph the man). i worry that i will never get to finish school, and that i will always have to rely on additional income from somebody somewhere to support me. i worry about where i will be and what i will be doing in the next year or 5 or ten. i worry because sometimes, that is all i can do. worry is what happens when i have a feeling of helplessness, the lack of power to change the things i wish i could. but then i am reminded that fear and faith cannot co-exist. therefore, i must set aside the things i cannot change and have faith that if i do my best all will be well. this is probably why i love the serentiy prayer so much. "God grant me the serenity
to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference."

Interesting post...i may have to toy with something like this on my own blog. seriously, i did not intend to leave such a long comment.

Tulsi said...

I am so excited to have Kass come home in about 4-5 weeks. Over joyed at that. I'm excited he had an opportunity to experience something that he has wanted to be a part of for half of his 18 years of life. Happy that he had this experience before his mission. We don't shelter, but you do kind of get in your bubble of life. He has been with kids from all over the US and has made some good friends. Most outside of his church, but many who do attend his Church services. He has had a chance to be a "member missionary" for his DI, too. To give him some background on what makes Kass tick.

I'm worried that he will leave me all to soon. I get him back and he turns 19 in January. He will turn his mission papers in in Nov. And he wants to go the next step in preparation immediately so he can attend his cousin's wedding. We have appt.'s all set up since he will get home 1 1/2 weeks before the wedding most likely.

I'm excited that Brie and Shane have chosen to wait a while for children - but excited that I can be a cool grandma . Kasses friends his Jr. year named me the "cool Mom". I'm happy She and Shane handled the funeral so classy and how they came to understand many things.

I'm excited to see shy Mikele blossom this year as she entered high school. Guys are defending her decision not to date until she is 16. That is just so cool to me. She has alot of self confidence since her photo shoot. Not snotty. Just not defending her size to anyone. She knows she is perfect for her.

I used to worry that I wouldn't get to see grandkids with my health, but am almost not even sick so don't worry about that right now.

I am so happy that Kass is getting 100%'s on his tests, Brie and Shane are doing well at the University and Mikele is honor roll bound. She wants to attend BYU. To do that, she has to have scholarships out the nose, or she lives at home and goes to the University here, which is in the top 10 in medicine so I don't know what her problem is. Home maybe? It gives her something to shoot for.

I am also excited about life. I don't love figuring out the twists and turns, but at the same time I am.

KeepinUnity said...

lots of things on my mind today,will the bad boy b arrested soon? will my partner ever NOT b addicted to sumthing?the huge electric bill saga is ongoin too!...excited about skool,was absolutly brilliant today the group is so open n most of them very kind and thoughtfull people and im so glad ive stuck with it and carryed on mixing in as much as i can,feel more confiedent in my abilitys to learn more n meet my criteria and do well in exam....hav neglected my own blog!

Marla @ Stolen Bon Bons said...

Happy SITSathon!

Breanne said...

I am so gad you stopped by. Happy Bogathon. Wow - I dont even know where to start.

I am worried because my daughter who wil be three tomorrow is supposed to know her letters and numbers (who knew - obv. not me). So now I am playing catch up to the others in her class.

My daughter had a seizure last month and dont know why.

My husband leaves fro Iraq again in 3 months.
I have health problems

I am happy because I have my family, faith and really I have a great life!!

Excited for the blogathon!

Ashley. Unscripted... said...

I'm thinking that I'm too tired to think of anything today. LOL I've been chasing my two year old and his three year old cousin all over creation today.

Thanks for joining in on the BlogAThon fun!!

Jen Sue Wild said...

Fun Blog!!!! Happy blogathon;)

Kelley with Amy's Angels said...

I came by your blog from SITS and love your blog post.

Me? I worry about lots of things. Lately: money. And it's not because I have millions in the stock market! Just your everyday worries.

: )

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

I am not doing a SITS post today as I am celebrating my 100th post. I would love it if you would please stop by and enter my giveaway.

nicole said...

Happy Blogathon!

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Kori said...

Happy Blogathon Day from one SITSta to another!

NeverADullMoment said...

I am a new follower after finding you through blogathon!

i'm black betty said...

happy SITS blog-a-thon!

Meaghan said...

Hi from SITS! Pretty cool blog...


Anonymous said...

Happy blogathon day and YAY for SITS! Not much is on my mind--today it would be why is there a ton of comments on some people's page but not as many as mine--I'm always comparing myself! Anyways, Hope your day is great!

Lorie said...

Happy blogathon!

Nanny Goats In Panties said...

Happy Bloggython Day, SITSta! How fun is this? Woo hoo!

Confessions of A Mississippi Mom said...

I'm a newbie to the SIT.. so I'm learning my way around .. :)

Blog Stalker said...

Thanks for all the comments people. And welcome to everyone who's a first timer. Hope to see you back again.

And Emma, no such thing as too long a comment. Right Tulsi? lol

Have a grea day everyone!

Veggie Mom said...

Yay! Does that mean I can call ya SITSta? I'm deeply troubled by the acrimony in the Prez campaign. I think they need to reign in the "attack dogs." The politicians are only inciting the crazies and the nutsos out there. I was quite disturbed by the crowd comments I heard coming out of rallies in the Upper Midwest. That's not what we're all about.

Rhonda said...

Okay, so I'm just a WEEEE bit late getting to this one.

On Monday, we had our Thanksgiving Holiday. I was incredibly sick with a three week cold/bronchitis.

The up-side is that it got me out of dinner at the in-laws....


Anonymous said...

Should have dropped by yesterday. For the last few months, I have worried about Religion. I could have shared so much more about it. Because I can't blog about it.

Kaye Butler said...

I fear that Mary Margaret and Taylor's mother will come to her senses, get clean and take the girls back after 13 years of loving them and caring for them. I fear that Mary Margaret and Taylor's mother will NOT come to her senses, stay on drugs, hop from man to man and end up in the Funeral Home that I work in. I worry about me being selfish that way.

I worry that Mary Margaret who is so much like her mother will turn into her mother no matter how much I guide her in the other direction. I worry that Taylor feels too neglected from both parents, neither seem to care too much for her.

I worry that I'm not doing my best with them.

I get so frustrated with Tim's parents who are quick to accuse and ask questions later.

I am excited about CHURCH. I am a Christian and have be bouncing back and forth between churches, I believe that I have finally found my comfort zone. The girls love youth and Awannas. I am taking the necessary steps to move my membership from my childhood Church to the Church my mother always called the Church of the Snobs.

I worry about our finiances. Things are going smoothly now, but what will happen after the election. It scares me that my dad is worried about finiances, he's never expressed this kind troubles to me before.

I'm exicted that for some reason your blog has made me poor out what I'm afraid to say on my blog...I'm a coward.

Tulsi said...

No such thing as to long posts!!

Jed said...

Whats all this blogathon crap! just kidding, don't attack me.

I definitely worry about the world we will leave for our children. I worry about the hands that this government of the people is to be entrusted. These are scary times. So many are led like sheep without the wherewithall to really get to the bottom of who is running and what they really stand for.

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