Archive for September, 2010

September 11, 2010

Amy Has MOVED!

Hey there reader, I have relocated my blog to www.vitaebellablog.com – now using WordPress.org. Get on it!


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September 10, 2010

Four Legged Adoption: Part I, Scout

Both of our pets, Scout the dog and Pip the cat, were adopted and because they are our fur-children, it would not be right of me to withhold the tails (har har… tales, get it!?) of how they came into our life. Scout was found via nextdaypets.com where foster “parents” can advertise the puppies available. Fortunately, her’s is not a sad story like so many stories about abandoned dogs… Scout was the result of “unintentional breeding,” if you will. Her mother is a basset hound and her father a border collie who her foster mom told me “they had seen around the neighborhood.” Great… one of them.

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September 8, 2010

Dear Single Friends, I Love You

First, thanks to Mama Kat for providing this incredible inspiration: she emails blog prompts weekly and encourages us to share our posts. Talk about great motivation to write! So, starting today, I am going to be picking one or more prompts from her site to blog about… you’re looking for some inspiration, check out her extensive list, you will not be disappointed.

The Prompt: A list of things you no longer have in common with your single/childless friends…and why you love them anyways. (and a list I shall provide…)

Dear single friends, the following is a list of things we no longer have in common. Mostly, I am envious.

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September 7, 2010

Things the Psychic Told Me…

I went to a psychic. This isn’t something I usually do, but at the suggestion of a good friend, I decided to give it a try. The worst that would happen is I would walk away a non-believer.

That… did not happen.

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September 5, 2010

Dear Mr. Barista

As mentioned in my “Blog Goals” I am planning on using blog prompts as often as I need to in order to get my creative juices flowing (whoever came up with that phrase must have had some major body-fluid issues… vom). This blog is my first official foray into writing with the hopes of discovering my “writing voice” for potential professional use (grant writing, copy writing, journalism… who knows), but most definitely for personal blogging use. Therefore, blog prompts (I am hoping, at least) will provide an uninhibited platform from which I can take a flying leap… or at very least, a really big step.

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September 3, 2010

Would You Like to See My Rock Collection?

Recently I was pawing through the coat closet when I came upon a bag of rocks in a medical bag (you know the one with the skull and cross-bones on it… lest these rocks be toxic waste). I hadn’t pulled them out in a while, because we rarely have company who would have any interest, but it occurred to me that I have started a small rock collection.

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