Monthly Archives: May 2006

I have not posted in forever.  I really don’t know why.. plenty
has been going on.  Of course.. now I don’t know what to say.. lol

Anna:  I am five years old, and then I will be 6, 7, 8, 9 and
10!!  I will be 10 years old and then I can be married and be like
a mother to my children.  and I can’t live with you anymore. 
I can’t live in this house.  I am sorry, but I will still be your
little girl.   I will have to call you Mother instead of
Mommy.  Because I won’t be a child anymore.  Only children
call their mommy, mommy.  I will be like a mother to my
children.  I just wish I could find a boy to marry, because Mary
Jane is going to marry spiderman.

Am I in trouble or what???


Solving this jigsaw puzzle and posting about this U.S. Cellular sweepstakes makes me eligible for free Xanga Premium for life…

Happy Mother’s Day!


I gave you life, but cannot live it for you.

I can teach you things, but I cannot make you learn.

I can give you directions, but I cannot be there to lead you.

I can allow you freedom, but I cannot account for it.

I can take you to church, but I cannot make you believe.

I can teach you right from wrong, but I cannot always decide for you.

I can buy you beautiful clothes, but I cannot make you beautiful


I can offer you advice, but I cannot accept it for you.

I can give you love, but I cannot force it upon you.

I can teach you to share, but I cannot make you unselfish.

I can teach you respect, but I cannot force you to show honor.

I can advise you about friends, but cannot choose them for you.

I can advise you about sex, but I cannot keep you pure.

I can tell you the facts of life, but I can’t build your reputation.

I can tell you about drink, but I can’t say “no” for you.

I can warn you about drugs, but I can’t prevent you from using them.

I can tell you about lofty goals, but I can’t achieve them for you.

I can teach you about kindness, but I can’t force you to be gracious.

I can warn you about sins, but I cannot make you moral.

I can love you as a child, but I cannot place you in God’s family.

I can pray for you, but I cannot make you walk with God.

I can teach you about Jesus, but I cannot make Jesus your Lord.

I can tell you how to live, but I cannot give you eternal life.

I can love you with unconditional love all of my life . . .  and I


Always, Mom

Another Bullet Blog-

  • Mom’s computer was all ready for us to bring to her
  • I decided to download yahoo, aim and a bible software for her.. since she has dial-up
  • we already installed gaim but figured she should have the actual software for backup
  • bad move
  • now the walmart software refuses to load up
  • so we were forced to leave her computer behind…
  • which means I can’t move mine to basement yet.. her’s is occupying my space
  • Smart move on my part.. ya think
  • I am so grateful to have an understanding husband.
  • Anna was so excited about going to Mimi’s.. she tried to carry half her bags
  • alone.. lol
  • we forgot to leave the car seat
  • good thing we were at the local Stop and Shop
  • looking for peanuts and other junk to keep us awake on the road
  • When we went back to drop off seat.. anna was in tub
  • she managed to con mimi into giving her a bath at 11pm
  • Today I spent the morning doing nothing
  • watched butterfly effect
  • some taped judging amy
  • then took a nice long bath
  • Anna called me like 6 times today!
  • for no reason
  • manly because I said.. you can call mommy anytime.
  • oops
  • she called once to tattle on mimi
  • “Hi, Mommy.. Mimi wouldn’t let me take my blanket in the store”
  • Later she called to ask if I feed her all day
  •  ????
  • At one point she said .. You and daddy coming to pick me up
  • Mom said “anna, you are staying here”
  • Anna said.. “no mimi.. I don’t live here, this is not my house, I live in another house”
  • we assured her that she wasn’t living there
  • lol
  • I cleaned up this afternoon
  • didn’t eat an actual dinner
  • had crackers w/ cream cheese and sweet pepper jam
  • hubby still working
  • House so quiet
  • I watched butterfly effect again tonight.. director’s cut this time
  • the ending there really surprised me
  • David came home and made dip to share
  • cheddar cheese and refried beans
  • it was sooo good
  • Angel is now on his way home
  • It is 12:52 am
  • Have a good night!  (or morning)

Random Thoughts

  • So much for saving money by hanging laundry on line

    May 2


    May 3


    May 4
    Few Showers


    May 5
    Mostly Sunny


  • Anna slept in her bed two nights in a row!!!
  • we have ants
  • 3 different sizes
  • they swarm around the bathroom toilet ?!?!?!
  • I bleached the whole thing down yesterday
  • found about 20-30 of them this morning
  • ?!?!?!
  • David is really struggling
  • He spent the entire morning crying
  • He is not doing well in school
  • He is not getting the help he needs
  • Guidance Counselor is not responding to his messages
  • I called this morning and left a message with her
  • He said yesterday he wants to quit
  • He will be 18 in November
  • I know he hasn’t tried his best
  • however, he said he doesn’t understand the work
  • Teacher refuses to grade his essays
  • Returns them because they are so bad
  • I am not good with essays
  • David’s ex-girlfriend is bi-polar
  • and depressed
  • She apparently tried to kill herself
  • overdosing on her meds
  • For 6 months she put David on a huge emotional roller coaster ride
  • She broke up with him 3 times a week
  • and left him crying
  • He quit
  • he still cares about her.. so do we
  • but he had enough
  • He was finally moving on.. trying to be her friend and that is it
  • hanging out with new friends
  • After a long talk yesterday, David was feeling better
  • then she called
  • and started her emotional blackmail
  • She wants to die and it is all his fault
  • he never loved her
  • He tried to call her mother
  • he is worried about her
  • He left a message with her mother
  • I don’t know what to do but pray
  • I want to force her to cut off all communications from him
  • however
  • they go to the same school
  • that is where she does most of her damage
  • ok.. enough of that
  • Anna is going to Mimi’s this Thursday
  • whoo hoo
  • I thought about leaving her for 9 days
  • but she starts t-ball the following friday
  • so we drop her off Thursday in RI
  • Friday night is Potluck Dinner with Angel’s old bowling league
  • I am excited about it
  • I don’t get out much.. lol.. can you tell
  • Saturday Angel works so I get to spend time to myself
  • We usually pick Anna up on Sunday
  • But we are thinking of leaving her there a few more days
  • and I can do some massive work here.. moving my computer downstairs and such
  • paint her dressers
  • things like that
  • of course.. if Anna wants to come home earlier she can
  • We will pick her up whenever she needs us to
  • but she loves Mimi and Papa..
  • and will spend the weekend with Jade and Kate
  • I don’t know why I like doing bullet blogs
  • I think it helps the rambling thoughts in my head
  • to be released on here
  • is that weird
  • Ok.. I am working on a birthday blog for Anna.. it is long..
  • Have a great day!

Karen Hellier

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