Friday, October 28, 2011

Half Full Friday!

Half Full Friday is a series of weekly posts that Eyegirl originally started in June 2009.  We believe that a lot of our happiness is determined by our attitude about the things that happen to us.  So by participating, I'm deciding to see the glass as half full instead of half empty; I'm choosing to concentrate on the positives instead of dwelling on the negatives.  The Half Full Friday posts are a way to do just that.  They're a list of the things in my life that have brought me happiness over the past week.  I'm determined to find something good in each day.  Are you?

For the next week, I'd like to challenge each of you to keep a list of at least one thing that brought you happiness each day.  Be sure to link up here once you've posted your list!  (This isn't a blog hop so please only link up if you've participated by posting your happy list.  Thanks!)
~I'm happy because...
My new shoes are sooooo comfy!  Oddly, they came with different size shoelaces which I didn't notice at the store since I only tried on one shoe.

I mowed my lawn for the last time this year!

My mom helped me and she didn't give me her usual endless lecture about how I really need to take better care of the yard.

I got lots of responses to my blogging questions!

My friend took me out for a belated birthday dinner and gave me some very nice gifts!

I got a B on my Government test!
I didn't do nearly as well on my math test though.  We had 4 practice tests we could do and I took them all.  The last one I took, I got a 70% and felt confident that I'd do well on the real test.  However, the day came to do it and I flunked it big time -- a 56%!!!  I'm wondering what they'll do with me now. 
Thank you to everyone who answered my blogging questions!  Some of you chose to email me and some of you answered in the comments.  MaxMom sent me a really long email that I know must've taken her quite awhile to type out and Finn's mama did too!  They both brought up some interesting points that I hadn't even really taken into consideration and really made me think. 

On Monday, I'll tell you about why I blog!  I figure it's only fair since you all shared your stories.

11 showed me some love:

Finn said...

Glad it was helpful, and sorry about that math test. Hope your dinner was delicious and have a wonderful weekend!

Scooter said...

Hey Wylde One!
Wow, my mom says comfy shoes is really a pawesome thing for peeps! I think math stinks...once I run out of toes, I always lose count. BOL Hang in there.
Grr and Woof,
Sarge, COP

Melissa said...

Yay for a B on your government test. Sorry you didn't do as well as you'd hoped on your Math test. Math is really hard for a lot of people. I didn't do that great in it either. It's like some form of cruel torture.

The Daily Pip said...

Math smath, don't let it get you down. Comfy new shoes are the best - most of my new shoes hurt my feet for at least a week until I break them in.

Frankie Furter and Ernie said...

I am doing MATH at my house right now...
1 Pee
1 Pee equals a PUDDLE

I just LOVE your Friday Posts.
Congrats on your B in Government...

AND... don't furget to VOTE!!

Zona said...

Oh shoot! I keep forgetting to go back to that post and comment. Time goes SO fast around here. Are you all finished with that project??


Unknown said...

Oh, it's great when new shoes are comfortable! Buying shoes is always such a gamble - I try on so many pairs that seemed fine in the store...and then kill me when I get home!! :-)


Velvet Over Steel said...

Great Happy list again & yes, it's always a happy day when our mothers don't lecture us on what they feel we should be doing better. ;-) I so know that one.

Have a Beautiful Weekend!!!
Coreen XO

Adien Crafts said...

So pleased you have so many good things to report! Math is a foreign language to me, I just don't get it, that part of my brain doesn't work! Sorry i missed your questions but pleased to hear you got the help you were after anyway. Take care and have a good weekend, Dex and Lou's Mom xxx

Maggie Mae and Max said...

YaY fur your B on your government test! Math is a problem fur a lot of peeples, some get it right away and some have to work at it, hang in dere, you can do it!

Woofs and Licks,
Maggie Mae

Deborah said...

Have a great weekend! I'm always happy with comphy shoes too!

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