Nana Diana Takes A Break

Nana Diana Takes A Break

Monday, January 2, 2012

Jumping Into January With Both Feet

Well...
Jumping in with both feet
and hoping my butt will follow.

First, I must tell you some sad news.
I cannot find my camera.
I know I had it when I drove to
Illinois with my son
but...
I have not seen it since.

All of you that are cheering
because of looking at my
feeble attempts at
GOOD PICTURES
can just hush your mouths now.

I WAS GOING to
take some pictures of
January things around here..
but I surfed the web a bit,
found Pinterest and...
well...here you go.

Here is a day in my
Imaginary Life.
Can I get an Amen to
THAT THOUGHT?
Sometimes all we have to do
is believe in ourselves...
even if others are consumed with
doubt...
I do believe that I CAN!

Morning will find me on my way
to Starbucks.
This is a scene that is common in
our neck of the woods this time of year.
After a drive through
Winter Wonderland,
sipping my hot coffee,
I would come home to this
Sweet Tree
holding court on my sun porch.
Walking into my kitchen
I would find these happy
little faces smiling at me.
 
And, instead of making  bows
for the girls' hair
I might be tempted to make
a sweet little skirt...
or two...or three....
Won't be making one in my size,
thankyouverymuch,
because I already am
HIPPY enough.

And, while I'm dreaming I spot
a picture of
January Jones which
I will share with MyHero.
As you can see~
THAT proved to be a big mistake
cuz look at what happened to the
COOKIE he was holding.
Wow-
Who knew??

Back with some REAL pictures tomorrow..
I hope....
Camera?  Camera?  Camera?
Did anyone find my camera?
your photo name

44 comments:

  1. you always make me smile, thanks for that!I needed a smile today,

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  2. You are so funny. I love the winter scene. Just as long as its at your house is fine with me. I can enjoy it at a distance.
    Its turned colder here and I am not getting out at all. Should warm up in the 40s again on Thursday.
    Still having tummy troubles and I have had about 3 hours sleep tonight.

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  3. In my imaginary day, I would have a figure like January Jones. Yikes! I hope you find your camera. Thanks for sharing those great photos!

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  4. LOL.. love that cookie~~~....

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  5. I have misplaced my cell charger so I feel your pain.

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  6. It's too bad cameras aren't like cell phones and you could call it to see where it is, Diana! I hope you find it soon although I enjoyed your pictures. Those snowman ornaments are just adorable!

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  7. you are funny..Happy New Year...wanted to say thank you for ALL the kind comments about my dad..they meant the world to me!

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  8. Happy New Year to you!! I sure hope you find your camera!! Thanks so much for stopping by:-)

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  9. You are too funny! Camera or not, you know how to make the best of it and still put together a great post.

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  10. Diana, What makes me mad is..I once was January Jones, now I am Jan/Feb. Jones. :):) You better find that camera !!! Did you call your son? We need pictures of your life. :) I sure hope you are keeping warm. It's bitter cold here. xo, Susie(She Junks)

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  11. You know that January Jones is majorly hot when she totally does it for me too. That's saying something!
    Happy New Year Nana!
    m.

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  12. What a fun post! I saw you over on Susan Branch's blog! Hope you find your camera soon!

    Blessings & Happy New Year!
    Gert

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  13. Too funny! But - I was happy to see that even high fashion models sometimes have wardrobe malfunctions. January's top is a bit crooked and the point that belongs above the left breast has slipped somewhere. It happens all the time to brides I am shooting and if painlessly try to fit it in photoshop, but if January can have a crooked top, is should be okay to leave it - right?
    And I do hope you find your camera. Or - have an opportunity to get another one. Really - you should have a back up anyway. Memories are too precious to leave to chance and an electronic device can fail at a moments notice. Two cameras are really a modern day necessity.

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  14. Diana
    This was sure good for an early morning laugh.
    That little skirt with the cowboy boots-I can only imagine that little gal line dancing in that get up.
    And the melting husband-yea, I get it!
    I do hope you find your camera. I have to compliment you on your calmness about the whole ordeal. Me, I'd be frantic!!

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  15. lol! Your post is hilarious as always! I hope you find your camera soon! If I lost mine I would not nearly be as good humored as you.

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  16. Cute post. Happy New Year, hope the camera shows up. Hugs, marty

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  17. I never pay much for a camera as I am known to lose them. Sure hope yours surfaces, but I did enjoy your daydream!

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  18. you're a crack-up. :o)

    the laptop case?
    i found a general tutorial then changed it up a bit. will share
    next week. :o)

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  19. Oh...that cookie had me laughing. I would have loved to have made some of those for Christmas. And yes, we have a bit of the white stuff but it is blowing more than settling.

    I hope you find your camera...I would be lost without mine.

    XO,
    Jane

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  20. I'm so glad I "found" your blog! Such good reading, Diana! I hope your camera will magically appear! Have a good Monday!

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  21. haha poor cookie that made me laugh!
    I hope your camera turns up i would be lost without mine.
    The cottage is on the east coast and i am so happy you love that book too,
    Krissie x

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  22. LOL What a cute post! I truly hope you find your camera. I hope your New Year is the best ever.

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  23. OH MY GOSH, you crack me up!!! I wasn't as skinny as that woman on the day I was born! lol She's beautiful, for sure! (Do I hate her just a little bit? lol) I love that little girl's skirt with the boots---I can see Sweet Cheeks is gonna have a new outfit soon! Happy Awesome New Year!!!
    XO
    Cin

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  24. I must tell you, Diana, I'll put in a few bucks for a new camera, as it will keep me from ruining my keyboard, monitor and laptop! I almost spit my tea all over the desk! Instead - I swallowed quickly and almost choked I was laughing so hard!

    I hope you find your camera. I know how lost I was when I dropped and broke mine a couple of months ago. While your story is hilarious, losing your camera is a crying shame!

    Blessings,
    Donna

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  25. You always crack me up Diana!!
    I love the "day in the life" that you have showed!! I WISH that was my life with you!!
    xxDaniella

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  26. I hope you find your camera. If somebody loses something in this house, we go around clapping randomly. If we had a clapper attached to the lost item we would of found it, but sadly there are no clappers to be found here. Remember the clapper?

    xo,
    Danielle

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  27. Clever, clever, clever is all I can say! Who needs a camera with an imagination like yours?

    Jane
    Flora Doora

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  28. You are something else! I always leave here chuckling! (sort of like spewing iced tea all over my keyboard!) Oh, I hope you find your camera, but really, no need! Love your blog!

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  29. So funny!! Great pics - but so sorry you lost your camera! I hope it turns up somewhere. Buster says thank you for commenting on "his" post and he feels sad that you miss your kitty! He will be your "adopt a kitty" if you want :)
    Hugs, Cindy

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  30. Diana, too funny! I love the snowman cookie! It looks like I feel after the holidays! Your snowman ornaments are wonderful! What a great idea! Your stories are delightful! Keep them coming! Happy New Year!

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  31. Just want to thank you for becoming a "follower," Diana! xoxo

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  32. You always make me laugh Diana, your imaginary life looks great, love the snowman cookie. Speaking of January Jones what the heck happened to Madmen? I sure hope you find your camera soon!

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  33. Oh I hope you found your camera! Sounds like a good day...and the little girls skirt is adorable!

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  34. You Always make me laugh!
    I rooted very hard for Wisconsin, today! We don't like Oregon one bit! There, I said it nicely! I hope that you find your camera! I've misplaced mine a couple times right here in the house.
    ~Lynne
    [w/L]

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  35. We bloggers sure are attached to our cameras! Hard to do what we do without them. Hope you find it soon. I know that's frustrating. Happy New Year!

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  36. Oh, I feel for you, truly I do! Losing a camera is an awful thing to happen to a blogger! I am saying a prayer you find it! :)

    I love that sweet little girl's dress! And both the snowman cookie and those cute snowman ornaments! :) Wonderful inspiration pictures! :)

    I hope you had a good New Year's and that you have a great Tuesday, too!

    Blessings,
    Jenni
    {Beautiful Nest}

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  37. Lol, You always make me smile :) I'm so glad you shared that last bit with us. I will not be showing my hubby that photo! :)
    Blessings,
    Marcia

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  38. amen to that though for sure..
    sorry abour your camera..hope you will find it..

    wish you a magic 2012

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  39. Hope You Find It! Hilarious post....I want to come sit on your sun porch! I am feeling the need for a little vitamin D! Happy New Year!

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  40. Oh no, I am trying to be good on my diet and then wham you show a photo of a cookie. With icing on it!!! Love your fairy tale day. Sounds perfect to me.

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  41. So funny, Diana!! Glad to read in your next post that you found your camera, yeah! While I could do without seeing all of that snow and ice for the rest of my life, I can always dream that some day I'll be looking like that blond:) Great quote, by the way!

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  42. Oh, January Jones. I'm pretty sure she's the reason my husband likes Madmen. But that's OK, since I'm pretty much in it only for Mr. Draper. :)
    I hope you find your camera soon! That's a bummer.

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  43. You are always full of fun Diana.....Happy New Year to you my friend! ♡

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