I have been reborn and I am now a strong warrior woman. These are my stories.
Boudica's Articles
May 30, 2009 by Boudica
For those who remember me a quick update.  Working at my new job is getting much better.  I have been there almost three months and I'm starting to feel like I halfway know what I'm doing.  The third shift is horrible though.  I really hate it.  I will suck it up and deal with it for as long as I have to.  Probably for about a year but I just feel bad all the time.  I'm always tired.  I don't eat right.  If i eat at night while I'm working I get heart...
February 12, 2009 by Boudica
Hi JU Friends,  I have missed you all.  I miss my internet connection.  I am at the library and my time here just zips by.  I have to go pick up my littlest one from soccer practice in a minute but I just wanted to say a quick hello to everyone.  I am going to be moving soon and will try to get internet service after that.  I look forward to catching up with everyone then. 
January 2, 2009 by Boudica
Yes, I do new years resolutions. It is a great time to assess where you are and where you want to be. Sure you can make changes any time during the year but there's the thought that this year I will get it right. I will improve myself and be a better person than I was last year. My resolutions as always are numerous.

1. I will continue to build my face painting business by getting a website online by February 15. I will paint at four festivals this year. I will go to the DFW face painters gui...
December 30, 2008 by Boudica
I am so proud of my shopping success at Kohl's that I had to share it with the world.  I bought some clothes for my boys for Christmas.  I know clothes are no fun for kids but they needed them so that's how it was - ha ha.  When I bought their clothes I got a coupon for $10 off my purchase after the holidays.  So I went with the intention of getting some new shoes for work.  The thing was that the ones I really wanted weren't available in my size.  Bummer but at lea...
December 29, 2008 by Boudica
It's been a long December and it's easy to believe maybe this year will be better than the last. 

The end of the year seems like the perfect time to look back and assess how you want to move forward in your life.  So here is my year end wrap up

The good - I got a job!  Outside of my house!  No more home daycare for me.  I made some fabulous friends at my new job and have a bit of a social life now.  It's fun to get out. 

The bad - Major financial strug...
December 28, 2008 by Boudica
I am still sniffling and recovering from the downer, Seven Pounds.  I don't mean that it wasn't a good movie.  It was a good movie.  Just very, very, incredibly, heartbreakingly sad. 

So what do you think is the saddest movie ever?  Is there a movie that always makes you cry?  There aren't too many that really get to me.  I can handle Jack freezing to death in the icy Atlantic.  I can take most of the tear jerkers.  This one got to me.  W...
December 13, 2008 by Boudica
Here's the idea.  Copy and paste and highlight what you've done.  I've done quite a few.  I would like to do even more. 

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an ar...
December 13, 2008 by Boudica
My Christmas tree is pathetic.  It was just a $25 prelit tree so you can imagine that even when it was new out of the box it wasn't the most wonderful creation.  But now the lights in the middle aren't working.  There is a huge gap in the middle and the bottom also bare and horrible.  I am going to just say to heck with it and decorate it anyway.  Hopefully the decorations will distract from the problems.

I haven't been on the computer much because my computer keeps c...
October 27, 2008 by Boudica
Okay, I am all for wearing a sexy little Halloween costume if you have the figure and the chutzpah to wear it.  You go girls with your thigh highs, bare bellies, stripper shoes and stamp sized skirts.  My question is what are the rest of us supposed to wear?  I mean really I didn't see any costumes that weren't over revealing for a woman who is over a size six.  I am not huge but I am not going to wear short skirt or have my stomache peeking out.  Exactly when did t...
October 25, 2008 by Boudica
I really don't understand how at this point any voter could still be undecided.  Who are these people?  I mean philosophically shouldn't you already lean towards one candidate or the other.  Do these people just want to be interviewed as an "undecided" voter?  I can understand leaning one way but maybe having reservations about a candidate.  But honestly - undecided?  I think anyone that is undecided at this point should just not vote. 
October 21, 2008 by Boudica
Imagine the horror of this woman's life.  Her parents had been killed in the war.  She was home with her younger brother and two children.  She is gang raped while the rapists forced her brother to hold a flashlight and watch them rape her.  When her brother refused to rape her too, they stabbed him to death.  But the tragedy did not stop on that night.  No, she was then dragged to the soldiers camp where she was raped daily for eight months.  During this time,...
October 17, 2008 by Boudica
Okay, here's a relevent and timely topic.  Tell me five things you would do if you were President.  They can be serious or silly or both.  Discuss. 
October 12, 2008 by Boudica
Today I volunteered to face paint at the Libraryfest.  Yes, I admit that it was a bit self-serving because I am hoping to get some paid jobs as a result of the business cards that I handed out.  Still, I was there for four hours, using my own supplies, happily painting all of the kiddos I could. 

The kids were wonderful.  Most of them are so sweet and happy.  The smiles when they look in the mirror are priceless.  It just tickles me when they tell me how pretty t...
October 11, 2008 by Boudica
I have been reading a lot lately and just wanted to share my thoughts on a few books I've recently read.

"Belle Weather, Mostly Sunny with a Chance of Scattered Hissy Fits" by Celia Rivenbark - Hillarious stories by the southern female Dave Barry.  I think I will have to look for her other books now. 

"A Fatal Waltz" by Tasha Alexander - This was probably my favorite of the bunch.  I love suspense and mystery novels and also historical fiction.  So what could be better...
October 3, 2008 by Boudica
Friday Five

1.  What is your greatest fear?

2.  What is the most evil thing anyone could ever do?

3.  Is there anything you would refuse to do in any circumstances?

4.  What are you really good at?

5.  What are you really bad at?