Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Birthday Fun in Cubical World

Last Friday was my birthday and I had the day off from work.
When I walked into my cubical at work on Monday I found lots 
of balloons and birthday decor everywhere and chocolate!!!!!  
Such a wonderful surprise!  I have AWESOME co-workers!  
Photo (c)2017 Shannon G. Wamsley
Photo (c)2017 Shannon G. Wamsley
Photo (c)2017 Shannon G. Wamsley
Photo (c)2017 Shannon G. Wamsley

Photo (c)2017 Shannon G. Wamsley
Photo (c)2017 Shannon G. Wamsley

Monday, October 16, 2017

Fur-Family Time!

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Shelby hanging out at Grandma's yesterday.
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Buddy (the "big dog") - my mother/father-in-law's dog.
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Ruby, my brother/sister-in-law's dog.

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Shelby hiding from the "big dog".
Photos (c)2017 Shannon G. Wamsley

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Sunday Stealing: What's a Crush?

1. What do you find hilarious, but most people don’t find funny? Some of the stupidity I see and hear.

2. What was the best year of your life so far? I am not sure I have really had a best year.  I have have a few good months throughout my life.

3. What’s your favorite thing to do on the Internet? Play World Of Warcraft and games on Pogo.com and Facebook.

4. What fad have you held on to even tho it isn’t popular any more? None that I can think of.

5. What do you spend most of your time doing? Working

6. What do you spend way too much money on? Games

7. What event, large or small, has changed the course of your life most? The death of my son.

8. Who do you have a hard time taking seriously? Some of the bullshit I see on TV.

9. What do you judge people for most often? My weight.

10. What was the most beautiful view you have ever experienced? I have seen many beautiful views in my lifetime.  I could the birth of both of my children as two beautiful views.  I also love the view of the sun over the ocean, beautiful mountains and lakes and many of the beautiful locations in Missouri and Wisconsin.

11. What is something you read or heard that has stuck with you for a long time? You do what you can for as long as you can, and when you finally cant, you do the next best thing. You back up, but you don't give up

12. What’s your favorite thing to shop for. Why?  Food, because I am fat and I like food.

13. What’s the best compliment someone can receive? "You are very kind."

14. What’s something people go on and on about and you just can’t stand sitting through? Lots of things....too many to write.

15. What’s something you can do that most people can’t? Not clean my house.  Most people can clean very well but not me!  I suck at cleaning house.

16. When was the last time you tried to look cool and ended in embarrassment? Nearly every day.  I am NOT cool looking.

17. What is the most ridiculous rule you have to follow? The rule that says I have to work on a Monday.

18. What country do you not know the location of, even though you should? I am not sure where Turkey is at exactly.

19. What do you have a hard time with but most people find quite easy? Small talk

20. What’s the most impressive skill you have? The ability to still be kind to someone even what that someone is being a fucktard.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

12th Annual Blog 4 Peace Day Is Coming November 4, 2017

Blog 4 Peace Day will be here on November 4th, 2017. Come Join Us!
 This year's theme is.: Finding Peace in Overwhelming Times. Read more about it at
Do you have your Peace Globe? If not please visit:
to get a template for your own Peace Globe.
Back in 2014, Mimi from Mimi Writes challenged the world to post 60 Ways 2 Peace. For the 60 days leading up to Blog4Peace on November 4th, 2014, we were to post one way to be peaceful each day. People used any social media platform available (FB, Twitter, Instagram, Blogging, Tumblr, etc) with the hopes of a peaceful transformation in 60 days.
My 60 Ways 2 Peace for 2014 were as follows:

01: Volunteer at the local animal shelter.
02: Show love and kindness to all creatures, great and small.
03: Make peace a goal. Strive to meet that goal each day, in some special way.
04: Provide food and shelter to those in need.
05: Always tell the truth.
06: Spend time in nature.
07: All remember the wrong, but focus out how to prevent those wrongs from happening again.
08: Volunteer at the local homeless shelter.
09: Smile at least one per day.
10: Never lose hope.
11: Peace can only penetrate a heart that is truly open to it.
12: Talk to someone you trust.
13: Try to be open minded when listening to others.
14: Volunteer at the local hospital
15: Say what you mean and mean what you say.
16: Finding peace within will allow you to see obstacles with reason.
17: Genuinely care about others.
18: Spread peace across the globe.
19: Do not try to control others.
20: Learn a new language.
21: Practice tolerance.
22: Never use violence against humans or animals.
23: Act with compassion.
24: Surround yourself with peace as much as possible.
25: Stop and think when in a stressful situation. Learn to respond in a peaceful way.
26: Seek forgiveness, not revenge.
27: Do not speak to others in a condescending tone.
28: Never go to bed angry.
29: Do what you love and love what you do.
30: Be the change you wish to see in the world.
31: Focus on the positive.
32: Believe in peace.
33: Be responsible and accept your responsibilities.
34: Practice daily or weekly introspection.
35: Become informed and stay current.
36: Know that we all have a right to peace.
37: Teach children how to be peaceful, and encourage them to build a peaceful world.
38: Help to build a world that does not live in fear.
39: Turn mistakes into a peaceful learning experience.
40: Be at peace with yourself and with others.
41: Broaden your understanding of peace.
42: Be thankful and express gratitude.
43: Learn patience and practice forgiveness.
44: Be an inspiration.
45: Obtain inner peace.
46: Live your dreams.
47: Stop comparing yourself to others.
48: Spread peace like drops of water falling from the sky.
49: Help someone that cannot do something on their own.
50: Take the time to actually listen when someone is speaking.
51: Teach children to be kind to others and to animals.
52: Learn peaceful non-violent ways to solve issues.
53: Always let your inner child out to play.
54: Begin each day with a smile.
55: Say hi to at least five people every day.
56: Live in peace with yourself and with others.Day 57: Have confidence in what you do.
58: If you make a mistake, own up to it and learn from it.
59: Make peace a daily part of your life, in big or small ways.
60: Help spread the message….Dona Nobis Pacem (Grant Us Peace)

Friday, October 13, 2017

eCard of the Week #214: Friday the 13th Birthday

Today is my birthday AND Friday the 13th so.....
Happy Birthday and Friday the 13th! 
Somewhere there's a masked serial killer
holding a cake with your name on it.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Cutest Chair Thief Ever

I don’t really mind sharing my chair with Shelby. She is the cutest and best dog ever! 
I love her to the moon and back a million times.
Photo (c)2017 Shannon G. Wamsley
Photo (c)2017 Shannon G. Wamsley

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Think Pink!

Another "Shannon" tag I made for myself, using scrap kits.
Think Pink Scrap Kit by Kizzed By Kels

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Good Morning, Something's Out There

Photo (c)2017 Shannon G. Wamsley
Big Dog in a tiny blanket!
Photo (c)2017 Shannon G. Wamsley
Shelby hears something over there.

Photo (c)2017 Shannon G. Wamsley
And Shelby hears something over there!!

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Good Morning from Shelby!
Photos (c)2017 Shannon G. Wamsley