Monday, January 18, 2010

The Craziest Thing That I've Ever Seen...

While out enjoying my government holiday, I saw the following walking down Main Street in good ol' Downtown Fort Worth...
I couldn't quite tell if that was a mouse on top of the cat, but you just don't see a cat on the back of a dog being lead down the sidewalk everyday. Especially in Fort Worth! I am so glad to live in the technology age so it could be captured on the Blackberry!

Made me laugh!

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Do Not Attempt To Become Healthy IF You Are Sick!

Just a little FYI for any of you out there who thought this may be a good idea: NEVER go out riding your bike in 45 degree weather when you've had a head cold for several days. It will always be a bad idea.

I thought I'd ride my bike yesterday to my cousin's house so that I could feed his dogs. Well, about half way there, I realized that there was way too much cold air going into my chest for it to be healthy for me. I made it there, but had to put my tail between my legs and call my mother to bring my car to pick me up.

One Word: Miserable.

Never Again... It was a slight setback for me and I'm still feeling the chill in my chest today from it.

Friday, January 1, 2010

A New Year, A New Green Texan!

This picture says it all: I'm BACK!

After two years, I've earned my Masters, which means that I will actually be able to return to the blogging world! I am so happy about it, too!
In honor of the New Year and the return of The Green Texan, here are my resolutions for 2010:
1. Write more, professionally and on the blog!
2. Return to a healthy lifestyle (sitting around on the couch for days working on papers can really widen the backside).
3. Continue to garden, but do it well instead of half...way (trying not to curse so much, too!).
4. Read for pleasure.
5. Start planning improvements to the house. I can afford it now, so go for it.
6. Get a life. I started on this a bit for the Fall, but it would be nice to, you know, actually go out on dates...or something like it!
7. Travel for fun. See #6 for reference.
8. Re-green my life. You'd think The Green Texan would be a little more green than most. I forgot how to compost, though, when I went through the craziness that was "selling the house," which, of course, did not happen!
9. Cook more at home. Not only will I be able to ensure that I know where my food comes from, I can control how much I spend (see #5, #6, and #7 for reference!).
10. Be happy. Not always the easiest thing to do, but definitely a goal to work towards (um...see #6 and #7 for reference...).
I'm pretty sure that I will be able to keep these resolutions this year. I have no reason not to!
So, just remember, this is the year I take my life BACK!