Monday, February 29, 2016

The Thin Blue Line....


On Saturday a Prince William Virginia Police Officer went to work on her first day and then never made it home.. She and two other officers were ambushed after receiving a call from a female who stated her husband was beating her. Little did they know when they arrived she was already dead. They did everything they had been taught to do. But when you are ambushed with an assault weapon all your training doesn't matter. 

All three responding officers were shot. All were transported to the hospital, but Officer Guindon passed away. The suspect surrendered himself. It is profoundly sad that such a young officer, young person, never had a chance. One day into her career, the day after being sworn in.



This hits way too close to home.. Prince William is about 10 miles outside of my 911 center in Fairfax. And I have to drive through it to get home. A few years ago our agency was rocked when a mentally ill man gunned down two of our officers at the police station. You never know when your time is up. 



Tuesday, January 19, 2016

I'm a guest blogger!!

 
 
 
 
 
 
Hey All!! It's been a minute!! But I'm back!!
 
And guess what.... I did a guest blog on Jamie Otis' blog! For those who do not know who she is. She was on the first season of Married at First Sight and the Bachelor.. The blog is based on my previous blog about How Do Adult Females Find Friends? .. So go check it out.
 
This is my sorority sister Nic and I. We live 5 hours apart but are still close as can be!
 

Monday, September 21, 2015

How do adult women find friends??




So we just moved about 2 months ago from Fairfax to Culpeper VA and now I am an hour away from my friends. I really want to find friends that are closer but I'm not sure even how to do that.  I have checked into groups but have not found anything.  

When we moved I was excited to move somewhere new and exciting but I was still sad to move away from all I knew for 37 years.... Still getting to know my surroundings and what is around. 

I think with moving to a new city and my not really handling my last birthday very well I am really wishing I had friend here to do something... I feel lonely and not sure how to fix it...

SO....  How does an adult find new friends??? 


Monday, July 27, 2015

U2 iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour 2015


So my husband Steve is a HUGE U2 fan and when they decided to tour again he was really excited until he realized they were not coming any closer to us then Madison Square Garden which is 6ish hours away from us in VA. So he was very sad they were not coming here and he wasn't going to see them. So since it was around Christmas I decided to get him tickets. (Awesome wife status right?) 



So the concert was Thursday... and IT WAS AMAZING!!! Steve has seen them 21 times and I have seen them 7. This for me was the best concert of their I have seen. They played a mix of new songs and older songs. But what made the concert for me was they played my two favorite songs back to back. One of which they rarely play in concert. All I want is you and With or Without you. 

And as I was writing this I was doing some reading on the concert and notice that on the U2 website that I am quoted from my twitter feed "Lisa (@princess3730) was also happy that All I Want Is You turned up: '21 shows and U2 Has never played my favorite song and they played it tonight! THANK YOU "  WHAT???? Funny thing as I was sending this to my husband he was sending it to me.. lol - If you want to read the recap here it is ~ http://www.u2.com/tour/date/id/45561346

Setlist:
  1. The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone)
  2. The Electric Co. - Send in the Clowns - I Can See for Miles
  3. Vertigo - God Save the Queen
  4. I Will Follow
  5. Iris (Hold Me Close)
  6. Cedarwood Road
  7. Song for Someone
  8. Sunday Bloody Sunday - When Johnny Comes Marching Home - Blaze of Glory
  9. Raised by Wolves
  10. Until the End of the World - Love and Peace or Else
  11. Intermission
  12. Invisible
  13. Even Better Than the Real Thing
  14. Mysterious Ways - Young Americans
  15. Lucifer's Hands
  16. Sweetest Thing
  17. Every Breaking Wave
  18. All I Want Is You - Into the Mystic
  19. With or Without You
  20. City of Blinding Lights
  21. Bullet the Blue Sky - Black Dog - 19
  22. The Hands That Built America - Pride (In the Name of Love)
  23. Encore(s):
  24. Beautiful Day - Good Times Bad Times
  25. Mother and Child Reunion - Where the Streets Have No Name - California (There Is No End to Love)
  26. I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For - People Have the Power

 Sunday Bloody Sunday
Raised by Wolves - song about the Dublin and Monaghan bombings on May 17th 1974 -  Three bombs exploded in Dublin during rush hour and a fourth exploded in Monaghan almost ninety minutes later. They killed 33 civilians and a full-term unborn child, and injured almost 300. The bombings were the deadliest attack of the conflict known as the Troubles, and the deadliest terrorist attack in the Republic's history. Most of the victims were young women, although the ages of the dead ranged from five months to 80 years. via Wiki

If you want to see all the pics my husband took here is the link to his flickr page

We had a great time and can't wait til the next one!! 

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Four Things About me...

Ok so since everyone else is doing the 4 Things Posts I figured I'd do one too!! So here we go.... 

4 Jobs I've Had
1. Cashier
2. Server/Hostess
3. Receptionist 

4. 911 Dispatcher 



4 Movies I've Watched More Than Once
1. Shawshank Redemption
2. Tombstone
3. Sweet Home Alabama
4. Clueless

4 Places I Have Been
1. Puerta Plata Mexico
2. Disney World

3. Hawaii
4. Punta Cana DR

replica of Christ the Redeemer in Dominican Republic

4 TV Shows I Watch 
1. Walking Dead
2. American Horror Story
3. Forver - It was cancelled yesterday =(
4. Law and Order SVU
4 Things I'm Always Saying
1. Wait... What? 
2. "#TrueStory
3. Seriously??
4. Negative Ghost Rider 

4 Things I'm Looking Forward to This Year (2015)
1. Our House being 
finished

2. Meeting new people in our new town
3. Christmas in our new house 

4. Our Anniversary in a few weeks



Four things in my purse
1. Vera Bradley Wallet 

2. Random number of pens
3. Several Lip Balms or Lip Glosses

4. Coupons I forget I have.
Four things I couldn't live without
1. Diet Pepsi 
2. Pizza
3. Bread
4. My Dog....



Wednesday, April 8, 2015

My Confessions

Long time no see.. I know I know...

I confess that.....

~ I sometimes like sports because the players are hot... (however some sports I really like)


~ I have a broad range of knowledge.. Mostly about Music, Movies, Celebs...

~ I quote the Simpsons and Family Guy on the daily...

~ I have an OBSESSION with shoes....

~I am obsessed with True Crime Books and TV shows - Discovery ID is on 24/7

~ I love CARBS!!!

~ I confess that I have 3 co-workers who are currently pregnant and I am EXTREMELY jealous... I cant help it.. I am trying to be happy for them but it is really hard --- I am afraid I am running out of time and will never be pregnant - we are not currently trying due to other factors right now..

So that's it for now -- I am trying to get back into blogging - lot of things happening right now..


Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Weigh In Wednesday


Weigh In Wednesday

So yesterday I weighed in for my works Fitness Challenge. It runs from Jan 5th til April 5. So that is 12 weeks to kick start my weight loss. I am on a team with 3 other people. I have done the challenge before and have lost weight only to be put it back on.. I am hoping I can keep it off for good this time...  
I hope to lose 20 lbs but we shall see.... =)

I'm back on Weight Watchers so getting back into the groove again. So anyone on plan have ideas please send them my way!!