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Be Brave for John-John.

John-John in North Wildwood, 1983

He was the antithesis of me.   He was outgoing, while I was introverted.  He was funny, while I was timid.  He was a daredevil, while I was a scaredy-cat.  He was short, while I was tall.  He was everything I ever wanted to be.  He was my big brother, John-John. Continue reading

Brighter than the Sun

Oh, this is how it starts, lightning strikes the heart,
It goes off like a gun, brighter than the sun.
Oh, we could be the stars, falling from the sky,
Shining how we want, brighter than the sun.

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Canes are Cool.

What do I have in common with the following people?

Everyone’s favorite ER Doctor…

A Man who Ages Backwards…

And a Neurotic Friend?

We all making walking with a Cane look Cool!

I have been working hard to graduate from my assisted walking device by January 31.  However, now that I think about it, Canes are Cool.  Get in on the new trend for 2012, stylish walking canes-  You heard it here first.

Thank you for joining me on this Journey.


Auld Lang Syne

“Sometimes we need to stop analyzing the past, stop planning the future, stop figuring out precisely how we feel, stop deciding exactly what we want, and just see what happens.” Carrie Bradshaw, Sex and the City.

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God Bless Us, Every One!

I Love Christmas Movies, in particular the classics.  And No, I don’t mean Christmas Vacation with Chevy Chase or Elf with Will Farrell.  I mean the True Classics like It’s a Wonderful Life with Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed, or A Christmas Carol with George C. Scott or White Christmas with Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney.

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“Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” Abraham Lincoln.

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All You Need is Love.

When I left the office on August 11, I left my desk in a bit of disarray.  I had two main piles of two key projects that I was working on. I had several conference calls the day before, and I had about a dozen things that were due on Monday, August 15.  Not a big deal, because I was used to working under pressure.  Actually, I prefer it that way.  So, my desk was my own organized chaos.  Anyone who knows me knows that I don’t like people moving my things. I have things where they are, and I remember where they are.  If you move them, chances are, I won’t find them for months, because I’ll forget to look.  I would say the only thing that was ever organized on my desk was my “Welcome” basket, which was filled daily with candy. Continue reading

Give Me Everything

It’s been a great week!  There has been such an uptick in plotlines, that I feel like I just got to the good part of a really slow-paced novel.

I have had so many firsts that I’m trying to figure out where to begin.  So I’ll give you the best news, the most exciting of all news!  I started JOGGING on the treadmill.  Yes, friends and followers.  Suzy Carney is now a jogger!  Now, I will stipulate that I don’t jog for very long, but the legs are working again!  The last time I was jogging/running was on a treadmill in The Mirage gym in Vegas on Tuesday, August 2nd.  4 months and 1 day.  But, who’s counting?  Uh, I am!

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Dream Weaver

I’ve just closed my eyes again
Climbed aboard the dream weaver train
Driver take away my worries of today
And leave tomorrow behind

Ooh dream weaver
I believe you can get me through the night
Ooh dream weaver
I believe we can reach the morning light

I love to sleep.  On my Couch.  On the Beach.  On the Dock.  On a Septa Bus that had caught on fire on my way to work .  Sleep and I are friends.  Good friends.  Loyal Friends. Continue reading

Giving Thanks.


Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.  I find that it’s the one where the main goal is to spend time with loved ones, and eat as much as humanly possible while wearing your most comfortable clothes.  This holiday always makes me sit back and reflect on the blessings bestowed on me this past year. Continue reading