estacey
Thursday, August 25, 2005
  Damn the hurricanes
We are under a hurricane warning.  Most people are home.  I'm at work.  But I'll be leaving soon and won't be back tomorrow...  I'm all unprepared with not much to eat in the house.  The cats are well provisioned, however, so most of the creatures in my house will be happy at least.
 
Fluffy wanted out this morning at 8.  That means I normally wouldn't see him until I came home from work.  However, Fluffy was SITTING ON MY CAR when I left at 9.  He probably has that whole animal sixth-sense thing going on and DID NOT want to be outside today.. How better to make sure Stacey doesn't spot you than sit on her car?  Smart cat, that Fluffers.
 
It's good I have some time at home with not much to do.  This means I can read, watch some of the blasted television, do some yoga, and clean out the long-neglected fish bowl.  Maybe tackle my closet (it is the worse setup ever) but I don't count on it.
 
I had my first night of speech class last night.  I like this teacher a lot, even if I don't like the subject at all.  I'll suffer through.  And the great thing is that it only took me 15 minutes to get there.  For those of you in South Florida, I gotta take 5-95 to get there.  And be there by 6.  Yes, 5-95 during rush hour!  I am feeling more and more like Hollywood was a good choice for location (location, location!). 
 
Pray for me - the storm won't be bad, but pleasepleaseplease let our power stay on.  :)
 
Comments:
Good luck!!! I hope you and the kitties aren't left in the dark. At least you'll still have your camera to keep you entertained if you do lose power!

In other news, my in-laws live less than 15 miles away from where an earthquake hit in NC last night! They said it sounded like a semi-truck was coming towards the house! What's up with that?!
 
I'm sending good vibes! Let us know how you are!
 
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I'm Stacey. I'm a 31(!)-year-old Wisconsin girl living in sunny South Florida. The highlights in my life are my lovely boyfriend, my aloof cats, my adorable/adoring stepdogs, my two lumbering tortoises, select family members, being outside, being underwater, taking pictures, yadda yadda. Stay tuned for lots of babbling!

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Making a difference

A small boy lived by the ocean. He loved the creatures of the sea, especially the starfish, and he spent much of his time exploring the seashore.

One day the boy learned there would be a minus tide that would leave the starfish stranded on the sand.

When the tide went out, he went down to the beach, began picking up the stranded starfish, and tossing them back into the ocean.

An elderly man who lived next door came down to the beach to see what the boy was doing. Seeing the man's quizzical expression, the boy paused as he approached. "I'm saving the starfish!" the boy proudly declared.

When the neighbor saw all of the stranded starfish he shook his head and said: "I'm sorry to disappoint you, young man, but if you look down the beach, there are stranded starfish as far as the eye can see. And if you look up the beach the other way, it's the same. One little boy like you isn't going to make much of a difference."

The boy thought about this for a moment. Then he reached his small hand down to the sand, picked up another starfish, tossed it out into the ocean, and said: "Well, I sure made a difference for that one!"


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