Fall seven times and stand up eight


Funsize tagged me

THE RULES: Mention who tagged you. Complete the list of 8’s. Tag 8 other people.


  • Seeing how my bathroom looks when I finish painting it
  • Vegetables from my garden
  • Seeing my Dad and GreatGram and relaxing at the cabin over 4th of July
  • Meeting Funsize and MacDougal’s new baby next February
  • The infinite possibilities of the coming months
  • Getting a paying job
  • Watching Bear graduate and partying with family after
  • Celebrating Sparkles and Bear’s birthdays this month


  • Went to a pre-interview for my background check for a possible new job. So far I passed to the next level
  • Went to the bank
  • Dishes
  • Laundry
  • Some work for my old boss
  • Went to the post office. Twice.
  • Worked on a crochet baby blanket
  • Watered the garden


  • Pay off my debt
  • Buy a trailer and camp across the country
  • Travel to Ireland. And Great Britain. Possibly Rome
  • See Collin alive
  • Go back to college
  • Buy my kid’s houses
  • Retire to the mountains
  • Cure cancer


  • Heroes
  • LOST
  • CSI
  • Medium
  • House
  • Renovation Realities
  • Survivor
  • House Hunters International


  • Artichokes
  • Mexican food
  • Onion dip
  • Potato Salad
  • Prime Rib
  • Shrimp Scampi
  • Fish and Chips
  • Zucchini


  • Ireland
  • England
  • Rome
  • Egypt
  • Switzerland
  • Scotland
  • All 50 states
  • Costa Rica



Simply Put


Beware World, Bear is Unleashed


  1. So hate to rub it in, but guess who’s going to Ireland in Feb? Yours truly. I got a wonderful deal. I’ll tell you if its worth the dreaming or not.

    -hope you get the job!

  2. Congrats on the new grandbaby. How exciting!!!

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  3. I’d like to see all 50, too.

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  4. *Sending Funsize and MacDougal TONS AND TONS AND TONS of sticky, healthy, baby dust!!!!*

    Let’s get very rich and travel together cause you and I have very similar travel wishes. 😉

    Lesley’s last blog post..Squeeee

  5. Thank you for your kind thoughts Vixen! I didn’t do the complete meme as I did one very similar not too long ago, but I answered the ones that weren’t in my meme! Hope all the things you’re looking forward to come to pass!

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  6. I have everything crossed that you have a healthy, happy new grandbaby!

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  7. Hey! How about Norway???
    A new baby to meet; how wonderful. Crossing fingers & all here too.

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  8. Oh, cool beans! I done been tagged! Give me a couple days to think about it… and THANKS!

    Tammy’s last blog post..School’s Out

  9. I have the same wish of camping across country in a trailer too.

  10. I’m excited about the new baby! Sounds like you have much for which to look forward! I’m still sending lots of positive energy and prayers your way about the job … and, you won’t believe this but I’ve already posted … again … that’s 3 days this week … clearly my moons are in line (tee hee). Hugs!

    Lisa – Life is Like a Box of Legos’s last blog post..The Power of Eight … or a way to procrastinate for 8 minutes

  11. Oh, I hope you get the job. I enjoyed reading your lists. Thanks too for visiting my blog even when I haven’t been very good at visiting back lately. I appreciate it.

    Mountain Woman’s last blog post..Mountain Man Mondays; The Gating of Red Pine Mountain

  12. Haha….someone beat you to it…it is on my meme page if you would like to read it, but thanks for tagging me! Great list!

  13. Thanks for the tag, Vixen. I’ll see what I can do 🙂
    Hope you get the job! I cannot wait to see the new granbaby either 🙂

  14. Hi Vixen, sorry have not been visiting here, got lost with too many assignments and I also moved blogging site. I love reading 7 sets of 8 things about you. We share love for potato salad 🙂 and Mexican food 🙂 I hope you get the paying job, and well wishes.


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  15. Oops! Didn’t look at the feed and missed this one. Right on it!

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  16. That sure is a lot of eights. Not sure I could do it.
    Thanks for visiting Grampys Place.

  17. Good luck on the job! It sounds like it may turn into something.

    Karen’s last blog post..Batiks Are Fun

  18. Good Morning, Vixen

    I’ve added a Mr. Linky at Grandmother Wren’s to make it easier for the Summer Daybook ladies to find each other and share our daybooks while Peggy is on vacation.
    Please stop by on Mondays and add your link –
    I’d love to have you!
    .-= Grandmother Wren´s last blog ..The Simple Woman’s Daybook for Monday, June 22 =-.

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