Thursday, December 29, 2011

Letter to Santa

Dear Santa, 

I am in disbelief that the holidays are near an end and Christmas has now passed. Although the year seemed to move fairly slow, the holidays seemed to move at an extreme speed!  

I would like to take the opportunity to say "Thank You" from my whole family. I understand it to be fairly difficult to reach every house in the entire world in only one night.

In addition to your long standing obligations, you stopped by my roommates house on Christmas Eve, mingled with my family, listened to our concerns, drank some red wine, ate some cookies, played with my little prince and you even stayed for dinner! You truly out did yourself. 

So... as promised, I am sending you some token pictures of your visit to our 2011 Ugly Sweater Christmas Eve Dinner! I hope you enjoy and please feel free to stop by again next year!

"Exhibit A
(Ugly Sweater Christmas Eve Dinner-My Sister's Girlfriend Won!)
"Exhibit B
(Ms. Nicole Marie and Mr. Oliver Really Out Did themselves)
 "Exhibit C
(Your Little Head Elf was Patiently Awaiting Your Arrival!)

"Exhibit D
(My Angry Older Sister was Angry When She Discovered 
Her Toilet Seat Cover Did Not Win Her The Ultimate Prize)
   "Exhibit E
(Mr. Oliver Showing His Sweet Sweater Off)
"Exhibit F
(My Aunt and Uncle Having Fun Before You Arrived!)

"Exhibit G
(My roommates dressed in ugly onesies)
"Exhibit H
(While the whole family was comparing creativity, to our complete surprise... you showed up!!!)

"Exhibit I" 
(My Little Prince Couldn't Believe His Eyes!)
 "Exhibit J" 
(You were so generous... I cannot believe how many gifts you brought!) 

"Exhibit H" 
(After receiving your favorite type of wine, you invited all of us to sit on your lap... 
Just like when we were little!)  

"Exhibit I" 
(Everyone could not wait to get a turn!) 
  "Exhibit J" 
(My roommates were ecstatic! Roommate No. 1 said he had not seen 
Saint Nicholas since his days in the jungles of Colombia!)  
 "Exhibit K" 
(You made his Christmas!)  
 "Exhibit L" 
(After everyone had their turn sitting on your lap, you wanted to pose for pictures!)

 "Exhibit M" 
(After pictures, I caught you jumping for joy outside!)

  "Exhibit N" 
(I was even surprised to see you "planking"!) 
   "Exhibit O" 
(Thank you from all of us for giving us the BEST Christmas present of all time!) 


Monday, December 19, 2011

I can't stop laughing....

It's Time to Let Go...

Love.. love... love... Iyanla Vanzant

I love when I read something Ms. Vanzant writes and am inspired.... which is often

"When a thing has served its purpose, it will go away. Sometimes it will break. At other times, it will simply die off. Then, there are those times when for no reason, it will simply fall apart. If you try to hold on to something that has already fulfilled its purpose in your life, you are going to hurt yourself. If holding on is disturbing your peace of mind, it makes sense to let it go. "

-Iyanla Vanzant on letting go.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

How to Know if Your Dog Needs Training...

Thank goodness... After watching this video... I have come to the conclusion that Dylan definitely does not need any training...

In order to determine whether your dog needs training, you must first have the following:
  1. Problem Dog
  2. Discouragement
  3. Temporment
Step 1: Recoginize if you have a problem dog? Does your dog bite or chew the furniture? Are they consistently disobedient?
  • Dylan has never chewed the furniture and is only sometimes disobedient. 
Step 2: Ask yourself whether you have become discouraged in your attempts to train the dog? Do you feel trapped with a disobedient dog?
  • I will never become discouraged with training Dylan. We always learn new tricks together! 
Step 3: Consider your overall training goals for the dog.
  • My training goals for Dylan are as follows: (1) Dylan can be in the same room as children and not attack them; (2) I can pick Dylan up without the fear of him attacking me while he is sitting in a corner; (3) My roommates feel safe in their own home; (4) Dylan and I can walk peacefully throughout the neighborhood without have any attacking incidents on the neighbors, their children or their dogs; and (5) Dylan will learn to enjoy wearing human clothing.
Step 4: Consider the dogs temperament and level of confidence.Whether the dog is unable to control his temperament level.
  • Although he has had some issues controlling his temperament level, for the most part, Dylan has his attitude under control.  
Step 5: If the dog is only able to obey you out of fear, consider training school.
  • Dylan 100% does not fear me or anyone.
I knew it! Dylan is a good dog and I am a good mother! All he needs is a few more treats, some new tricks and maybe another brother or sister. 

Saturday, December 3, 2011

I love Scaring My Roommates....

Don't let this fool you... they love the fact that their adult daughter still resides with them... 

Thursday, December 1, 2011

I'm Alive!

Dear My Loyal Blog Followers: 

Although I have not updated my wonderful blog for some time, I still very much appreciate the daily support that you have all given me.

Let me get straight to the point, I am alive, I am in the middle of studying for mid-terms and finals, I am sick and (at this exact moment) I am sitting in evidence, not paying attention, because I have nose drool running down my face. 

Here are some quick updates:

My little prince, Dylan, is alive, happy and fat from his Thanksgiving feasts. I am happy to report Mr. Dylan only attacked three (3) Thanksgiving guests during the holidays and only had one "accident" on my roommates white couch. It pleases me to say that progress is definitely being made.

My angry older sister and her girlfriend Jon came home for the holidays! However, after only a week of constant chaos, they retreated back to their cave in N. Carolina.

My roommates are doing well. Tiffany, Roommate No. 2's alter ego, came out at the most appropriate times during the Thanksgiving weekend (especially when cosmos were involved). Roommate No. 1 has been too busy eating "Mochi Balls" to notice his wife has an alter ego.

Oprah has yet to RSVP to my law school graduation in May 2013 and I am still yet to receive my Life Class Journal.

Although Oprah's Life Class has been over for some time, I am enthusiastic that I will one day meet Oprah and receive my Life Class Journal. 

As for me... I have discovered a routine of bitterness that I have developed that rears its ugly head around this time of year due to the stress that I instill in myself preparing for my upcoming mid-terms and finals.

I have learned that I despise the Commerce Clause, am not interested in the Confrontation Clause, understand the Equal Protection Clause, dislike the entire Family Code and am angry with the whole concept of HEARSAY.

Until next time, here are some pictures summing up the last couple of weeks:
"Exhibit A"
(Monterrey Bay Aquarium With My Momma and Sister)
"Exhibit B"
 "Exhibit C"
 "Exhibit D"
(It has a face)
 "Exhibit E"
 "Exhibit F"
(Angry Older Sister & I)
 "Exhibit G"
(Thanksgiving Dinner-Brothers!)
 "Exhibit H"
  "Exhibit I"
(Ms. Nicole Marie and I After Thanksgiving Dinner/Wine)
  "Exhibit J"
(Santa Cruz Hike After Stuffing Myself With Turkey)
"Exhibit K"
(Princess Birthday Party)
"Exhibit L"
(Cinderella Surprised the Birthday Girl! 
I seemed to like her as much as the 3 year olds)

 There are so many more pictures, however, class is ending! Until next time my friends...