People are Strange…..The Doors

Have a great week! Be sure to vote. Be sure to smile. Be sure to have fun. Be sure to be thankful for each day you have!

Believe in Yourself;

Luisa Doraz

Born 1930 – 1979…….by Jay Leno*

You definitely need to read the statement by Jay. Oh so true.

Those of You Born
1930 – 1979

TO ALL THE KIDS WHO SURVIVED THE
1930’s, 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and 70’s!

First, we survived being born to mothers
Who smoked and/or drank while they were
Pregnant.

They took aspirin, ate blue cheese dressing,
Tuna from a can and didn’t get tested for diabetes.

Then after that trauma, we were put to sleep on our tummies in baby cribs covered with bright colored lead-base paints.
We had no childproof lids on medicine bottles,
Locks on doors or cabinets and when we rode
Our bikes, we had baseball caps not helmets on our heads.
As infants & children,
We would ride in cars with no car seats,
No booster seats, no seat belts, no air bags, bald tires and sometimes no brakes.
Riding in the back of a pick-up truck on a warm day
Was always a special treat.

We drank water
From the garden hose and not from a bottle.

We shared one soft drink with four friends,
From one bottle and no one actually died from this.

We ate cupcakes, white bread, real butter and bacon..
We drank Kool-Aid made with real white sugar.
And, we weren’t overweight.
WHY?

Because we were
Always outside playing…that’s why!

We would leave home in the morning and play all day,
As long as we were back when the
Streetlights came on.

No one was able
To reach us all day. And, we were O.K.

We would spend hours building our go-carts out of scraps
And then ride them down the hill, only to find out
We forgot the brakes. After running into the bushes
a few times, we learned to solve the problem.

We did not have Playstations, Nintendo’s and X-boxes.
There were no video games, no 150 channels on cable,
No video movies or DVD’s, no surround-sound or CD’s,
No cell phones, No personal computers, no Internet and no chat rooms.
WE HAD FRIENDS
And we went outside and found them!

We fell out of trees, got cut, broke bones and teeth
And there were no lawsuits from these accidents.

We ate worms and mud pies made from dirt,
And the worms did not live in us
Forever.

We were given BB guns for our 10th birthdays,
Made up games with sticks and tennis balls and,
Although we were told it would happen,
We did not put out very many eyes.

We rode bikes or walked to a friend’s house and
Knocked on the door or rang the bell, or just
Walked in and talked to them.

Little League had tryouts and not everyone made the team.
Those who didn’t had to learn to deal
With disappointment.
Imagine that!!

The idea of a parent bailing us out if we broke the law
Was unheard of.
They actually sided with the law!

These generations have produced some of the best
Risk-takers, problem solvers and inventors ever.

The past 50 years
Have been an explosion of innovation and new ideas.
We had freedom, failure, success and responsibility,
and we learned how to deal with it all.

If YOU are one of them?
CONGRATULATIONS!
You might want to share this with others
who have had the luck to grow up as kids, before the
lawyers and the government regulated so much of our lives
for our own good .

While you are at it, forward it to your kids so they will know
how brave and lucky their parents were.

Kind of makes you want to run through the house
with scissors, doesn’t it ?

The quote of the
month is by Jay Leno:
“With hurricanes, tornados, fires out of control,
mud slides, flooding, severe thunderstorms
tearing up the country from one end to another,
and with the threat of swine flu
and terrorist attacks.
Are we sure this is a good time
to take God out of the Pledge of Allegiance?’

For those that prefer to think that God is not watching over us.. …bye..

Hello Friends. Hope You’re Feeling Good!….cute image*

 

An elderly couple were killed in an accident and found themselves being given a tour of heaven by Saint Peter. “Here is your oceanside condo, over there are the tennis courts, swimming pool, and two golf courses. If you need any refreshments, just stop by any of the many bars located throughout the area.””Heck, Gloria,” the old man hissed when Saint Peter walked off, “we could have been here ten years ago if you hadn’t heard about all that stupid oat bran, wheat germ, and low-fat diets!”

*****

A family of three tomatoes were walking downtown one day when the little baby tomato started lagging behind. The big father tomato walks back to the baby tomato, stomps on her, squashing her into a red paste, and says, “Ketchup!”

*****

A friend and I were standing in line at a fast-food restaurant, waiting to place our order.

There was a big sign posted. “No bills larger than $20 will be accepted.”

The woman in front of us, pointing to the sign, remarked, “Believe me, if I HAD a bill larger than $20, I wouldn’t be eating here.”

Have fun~

R. Kelly….I BELIEVE I CAN FLY*

“I Believe I Can Fly”

I used to think that I could not go on
And life was nothing but an awful song
But now I know the meaning of true love
I’m leaning on the everlasting arms If I can see it, then I can do it
If I just believe it, there’s nothing to it [Chorus:]
I believe I can fly
I believe I can touch the sky
I think about it every night and day
Spread my wings and fly away
I believe I can soar
I see me running through that open door
I believe I can fly
I believe I can fly
I believe I can fly See I was on the verge of breaking down
Sometimes silence can seem so loud
There are miracles in life I must achieve
But first I know it starts inside of me, oh If I can see it, then I can be it
If I just believe it, there’s nothing to it [Chorus]

Hey, cause I believe in me, oh

If I can see it, then I can do it (I can do it)
If I just believe it, there’s nothing to it

[Chorus]

Hey, if I just spread my wings
I can fly
I can fly
I can fly, hey
If I just spread my wings
I can fly-eye-eye-eye
Hum, fly-eye-eye

Have a GREAT weekend.
Believe in Yourself;
Luisa Doraz

Memories in the sun*

How did I ever miss it?

How could it be ignored?

Loud and inviting at the same time.

Offering many silly or quiet moments.

Take a look.

Embrace the madness.

Sometimes angry and making a point.

Other times timid and wanting your challenges.

The beach is all around you, if you live near by.

Do you take it for granted each day you drive by it?

Do you just assume that it will always be there for you?

Why not take some time to introduce yourself.

You will be amazed at all the smiles.

You will welcome the waves.

You will feel the coldness of the ocean on you.

What fun.

What a miracle.

It all awaits you.

Why do you hesitate?

Believe in Yourself;

Luisa Doraz

Question……

What do you think of when you hear this song?

Have a great weekend.

Word for life changes….YES!

I am sure that many times in your life you have said to yourself, ” I should of said yes.” I as also sure that there were many times you said, ” I am sure glad I said no.”

Well, I am talking about those times when you know that the situation you are in lead to an answer that required a yes or no, it MIGHT be better to say yes and live the experience. I want to make it perfectly clear that I am NOT referring to anything that is dangerous to your health, either physically or mentally. I am referring to those times when your mom and dad ask if you want to grab a bite to eat with them and you make an excuse to not go because you do not want to be seen with them. I am talking about those times your parents ask you to get dressed nicely and go with them to church and you say you do not feel good because you are not really into it. I am also talking about those times that a friend might need your help with something as simple as helping them cook a meal they are having troublke with, and you say you are not real good at cooking just because you rather just sit there and watch them struggle.

So I say in my opinion, if you say yes more in this life to helping another feel more a little happier…so will you.

If you decide to make a commitment to your local charity and stick to it, they will win and so will you.

If you decide to look at your parents as people and stop labeling them your parents, you will see that they are pretty cool and you will be as well.

If you tell the coach you will do your very best…no excuses, you will be a winner even if you lose the race.

Keep a balance in your life. Say yes when it works.

Believe in Yourself;

Luisa Doraz

Mozart?….YES!

Allergic reaction to medication…OUCH

I am getting over an allergic reaction to a medication I was put on for a possible urinary tract infection, which I ended up not having. When I pick up my medicine, I always ask what a reaction might be. Do you? If you don’t, I suggest you start. If you do, hat’s off to you.

I got a rash. I was so tired I could not keep my eyes open. My eyes were so swollen!  I had trouble walking from my car to my front door. I was very dizzy. I just did not feel like myself.

I went to urgent care and was taken off the medicine right away. I had to wait for it to work its way out of my bloodstream. All of this started because my blood work showed my nitrites and leukocyte were positive. I since found out that sometimes they are and it is fine. I am being referred to a specialist, to be on the safe side.

Have any of you had reactions? If you want to share..go right ahead please.

Always read the labels!

Believe in Yourself;

Luisa Doraz

Secrets to losing WEIGHT fast*

What would the answer to that be? I need to hear about some NEW amazing way to lose weight fast. I am tired of losing it the slow way or NO WAY. lol I do understand that if you take weight off slowly, it tends to stay off longer. I do not believe in FAD diets. I believe in eating the right foods.

WHAT THE HE** ARE THE RIGHT FOODS?

Please explain!!!

Have a great week.

Believe in yourself;

Luisa Doraz

Faria State Beach…nice*









I just got back from a wonderful weekend trip. Faria State beach is just beautiful. We camped right near the waves. We could climb the rocks and jump right in! We were right next door to Rincon, where you can park your RV right on the road next to the beach! Emma Woods State Beach was also close by, all within biking distance. We got to see beautiful sunsets. We saw a whale, a shark, sea lions, seagulls, and all kinds of little critters running around. I was always entertained. The people we camped next to were very nice. We all got a chance to tell some crazy stories. lol One night a good friend and her husband came for a visit. We had Cinco de Mayo fun! I made so many new friends, I love it. There is like a community when you go camping. We all shared all of our stuff with one another. I got to eat some pretty amazing food. I hope you like the photos. I did have my camera ready. My binoculars were used a lot also! I hope you all had a nice weekend. Have a week full of many smiles.

** If any of my new friends are visiting….Very nice to have spent some time with you all.

Believe in Yourself;

Luisa Doraz