Wednesday, November 22, 2006

10 things you might not know about me.

1. My first name was originally spelled Jody. I had it legally changed to Jodie. (A few of my friends and family still spells it Jody. I don't mind at all.)
2. I can sew.
3. I love to cook and enjoy trying new recipes.
4. I have a tendency to over pack for trips, vacation.
5. I tried smoking when I was a teenager and it made me gag. Definitely smoking is not for me.
6. Traveling by plane I always prefer the aisle seat.
7. During my childhood I use to have a phobia of clowns.
8. I prefer drinking tea than coffee.
9. My favorite childhood pet cat while growing up in Hawaii was Mokihana. R.I.P
10. I enjoy watching the sun rise and the sunset. It still amazes me.

Monday, November 20, 2006

Cactus from A-Z

Now here's an incredible cactus site. This website has interesting & beautiful photos of cactus. Nursery is located in Italy.

One of our favorite local cactus, succulent nursery.
California Cactus Center -

Quote from Tom Wilson

Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age.
Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.


Friday, November 17, 2006

Family outing at Eaton Canyon

Eaton Canyon is one of our favorite local hang outs.

John is certainly loves being outdoors.

Here is a link to Eaton Canyon:

Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Wonder boy

Our bundle of joy.

Steve and John 11-7-2006

It's Wonder boy!

Monday, November 06, 2006

Quote from Walt Disney

“The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.”

~ Walt Disney

John's first ride at Disney California Adventure

Heimlich's Chew Chew Train
Disney California Adventure November 5, 2006

Heimlich eating candy corn.

John enjoying the view from his stroller.

Thursday, November 02, 2006

Learn from Life

Life has important lessons to teach you today. Some of those lessons will be enjoyable, many of them will be a bit painful, and when the day is over you'll be wiser for them all.

Each person you meet today has something to teach you. Though they may make you somewhat angry, impatient, uncomfortable or frustrated at the time, those lessons are sure to be of much value.

Every situation in which you find yourself has something to teach you. Keep that in mind as you work your way through them all, and look for the positive value that you can retain.

Life becomes increasingly fulfilling when you choose to learn each lesson it has to teach. As you grow in wisdom, the difficulties will become less difficult to live through, and the joys will become more profound.

In triumph, in tragedy, in joy and in disappointment there are always valuable, positive lessons you can learn. As you learn more of what life has to teach, many of the things that once held you back will lose their power to do so.

Choose to respond to each encounter, each situation, and each challenge of this day in a way that will enable you to learn something new. Accept the lessons that life offers, and you'll quickly find them to be of great value.

~ Anonymous

Wednesday, November 01, 2006

Quote from Stephen Wright

"Everyone has a photographic memory. Some don't have film."
— Stephen Wright.