CAROLE E FUSED GLASS JEWELRY....caroleeliseusonjourney.com -        ENJOY EACH DAY...WITH KIND WORDS & LAUGHTER!
EARLY...1:37 AM/THUNDER & LIGHTENING HERE/UP EARLY 2 P/BOTH
BIG BOY  & I!/U BETCHA!/CE 
POURING RAIN...HERE 2!/1:46 AM...MAJOR!!!FLOODING AHEAD!/CE

SCARY PICTURE?/SCROLL DOWN
WATER IN FIRST FLOOR/GO 2
HIGHER FLOOR/BRING AX & PHONE/BREAK WINDOW CALL 911 FOR WATER RESCUE GOING
ON ...'IT'S BAD!'/BE SENSIBLE &
CAREFUL!/LOVE...CAROLE  E/2:05 AM/SATURDAY/9/15/2018





THIS IS MY LATE-REPORT ON FLORENCE!/7:18 PM/9/14/2018
78 DEGREES..77% HUMIDITY!.YIKES!/NO COMPLAIING!/SOME
HAVE IT WORSE!/PICTURES/CE

TONIGHT,,GO TO YOUR HIGHESE
LEVEL ON YOUR HOME/TAKE TOOL BOX/PHONE SO U CAN CALL 911 & BREAK OUT A WINDOW...ROOF??  THUNDER
FAR OFF...WE MIGHT GET SOME
RAIN TOO!/NOT AS MUCH AS
CAROLINA!/WHEW!/BE HAPPY U
R SAFE & SOUND!/I HAVE BEEN
WITHOUT ELECTRICITY FOR 8
DAYS...'INCONVENIENT!'...
APPRECIATE IT IF STILL HAVE
YOURS!/FILL TUB WITH WATER...INLAND FLOODING...YET 3 COME!/CE/7:37 PM/BE
BACK IN THE AM!/A PROMISE!






WE ALL HAVE 'CHOICES' EACH DAY...SOME HAVE MORE THAN OTHERS...GROWING UP WE PROBABLY DIDN'T GET TOO MANY CHOICES...WE ACTUALLY HEARD THE WORD 'NO' QUITE OFTEN...WE ACCEPTED THAT...AND DIDN'T ARGUE...AND JUST ADJUSTED TO WHAT WE COULD DO...TIMES HAVE CHANGED...NOW DAYS....SOME CHILDREN DON'T KNOW WHAT THE WORD...NO...ACTUALLY MEANS...(SOME ADULTS MAY ALSO BE IN THIS CATEGORY)....LET ME EXPLAIN....WHAT, NO.... ACTUALLY MEANS...YOU CAN'T!!.(..DO IT....HAVE IT....GO THERE...WEAR THAT..SAY THAT..EAT THAT...WATCH THAT...ETC)...FOLLOWED BY THE 'CLINCHER'....DON'T ASK ME AGAIN!!...HOW YOU SAY IT IS IMPORTANT...JUST QUIETLY AND IN A 'NICE' WAY AND THEN..... 'SMILE'....AND WALK AWAY!..YOU...(BEING THE PARENT IN THIS CASE)...DON'T NEED TO 'JUSTIFY' YOUR ANSWER..BE PREPARED...FOR IF YOU HAVEN'T STARTED EARLY..(AROUND TWO OR THREE YEARS)...YOU MAY GET THE FOLLOWING:...(WHY??....HOW COME??...IT ISN'T FAIR!!..YOU'RE MEAN!!...I HATE YOU!!...WHY NOT??...PLEASSSSSSE!...)...NOW...THE PARENT COULD BE RATHER 'SMART'...AND SAY..I WILL THINK ABOUT THIS AND GIVE YOU AN ANSWER...LATER..(RATHER THAN IMMEDIATELY SAYING 'NO' IMPULSIVELY..OR 'ABSOLUTELY NOT...IN A LOUD VOICE....AND THEN CHANGING (HER/HIS) MIND LATER...FOR THEN THE CHILD REALIZES...MAYBE THIS WILL HAPPEN ...ALL THE TIME!)...THESE ARE MY CHOICES...TODAY...I HAVE MANY...WHAT WILL I CHOOSE???(SOMETIMES THIS MAY WORK WITH SMALL CHILDREN..TODAY...WE WILL GO TO LUNCH...YOU HAVE TWO CHOICES...EITHER BURGER KING...OR MCDONALDS...INSTEAD OF SAYING...WHERE DO YOU WANT TO EAT??....THIS WAY...YOU ARE STILL IN CONTROL...BUT HE/SHE HAS
A CHOICE...YOU MIGHT EVEN ADD THAT THIS IS A SPECIAL DAY BECAUSE WE CAN ONLY DO THIS ONCE A WEEK...AND NOT EVERY DAY...(WHATEVER))THESE ARE MY CHOICES TODAY:  PAINT...DESIGN...GLUE..DEADHEAD MY FLOWERS...TAKE PICTURES...DE-CLUTTER...EXERCISE(NO..I PLAYED TENNIS, YESTERDAY...THAT'S OUT!).....HOW ABOUT GOING TO THE FAIR???  ONE OF THE 'HIGHLIGHTS' OF SMALL TOWNS IS THE FAIR...THE CROW WING COUNTY FAIR...AUGUST 4TH-8TH...IS NOW IN ITS SECOND DAY...(WITHOUT RAIN...I MIGHT ADD!)...GORGEOUS DAY...WHAT I WILL DO..(MAYBE NOT TODAY...BUT TOMORROW)..IS TAKE PICTURES OF KIDS/ADULTS...JUST HAVING FUN...I WILL GO AND EAT LUNCH AT ONE OF THOSE BOOTHS THAT USED TO BE RUN BY THE CHURCHES IN BRAINERD...I REMEMBER WORKING THERE IN HIGH SCHOOL...USUALLY SELLING HAMBURGERS...HOT DOGS...CHILI...AND THOSE DELICIOUS PIES THAT THE CHURCH WOMEN HAD BAKED....FRESH...JUST FOR THE FAIR...SITTING ON THOSE WOODEN BENCHES...ORDERING THAT PIECE OF BLUEBERRY PIE...ALAMODE...WITH COFFEE...AHHHH...THOSE WERE THE DAYS...ENJOYING THE FAIR...WHEN YOUNGER I WOULD GET TO RIDE THE MERRY-GO-ROUND AND PICK OUT THE HORSE I WANTED TO SIT UPON...GOING ROUND AND ROUND AND SMILING AND WAVING TO THOSE LOVED ONES...EXCITING...HAPPY TIMES...WHEN OLDER I WAS ALLOWED ON THE FERRIS WHEEL...AND THAT TURNED OUT TO BE A LITTLE TOO SCARY FOR ME AS A YOUNG CHILD...(NOW ...SOME OF THESE RIDES LOOK A LITTLE TOO DANGEROUS , TO ME)  SO NOW, MY CHOICE IS...WHICH DAY?...SINCE SATURDAY IS OUT(DO I REALLY..' HAVE '..THE TIME...YES, I WILL.. 'TAKE'.. THE TIME...IT WILL COME DOWN TO WEDNESDAY....THURSDAY...OR FRIDAY FOR ME...AND THE CARNIVAL...TOO...AT THE SAME TIME...I REMEMBER THOSE LITTLE CRANES THAT YOU HAD TO TURN AND THEN SEE WHAT 'TREASURE' YOU COULD GET...ALSO PICK UP THOSE DUCKS...AND MAYBE...JUST MAYBE...THE NUMBER WOULD MATCH THAT HUGE TEDDY BEAR...LOTS OF GAMES AT THE CARNIVAL...FUN MEMORIES FROM SUCH A LONG TIME AGO...I DON'T KNOW WHAT DAY I WILL GO...BUT SINCE IT IS FREE TO GET IN...(PARKING DOES COST)...I WILL BE GOING AND TAKING PICTURES..CE...AUGUST 5TH...2009
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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