Category Archives: Hobbies

Collector’s Items

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There is a man that periodically comes into the store where I work at and he prefers that the boxes of his merchandise be within perfect condition as he is a avid collector of a specific toy item.

There are many of us that have a fancy for certain things whether we plan on retaining them for their value later on in life or just for a personal delight and pastime or both.

Whenever I collected items like my Archie comic books-that I still order till this day-it was never with the intent to ever gain any money from them but to always have to keep and to enjoy reading whenever I felt in the mood to.

Photo that I took of my actual Barbie still in her package

When I use to work at JC Penney department store out in Garden City at the Roosevelt field mall about ten or eleven years ago and I use to off an on run to KB toy store and Toys r Us on my meal-break before I’d eat at my favorite restaurants I had purchased over fifty brand new Barbie dolls.

Currently I own well over a hundred of them including the ones that I like from the “Fashionista” selection.

Some of my lovely Barbies that I’ve collected still remain unopened within their boxes until I move into my new and bigger home in the near future where I will make a special gorgeous room to display them all in.

Another photo that I took of my actual Barbie still in her package

I haven’t bought any dolls lately it’s been two months I think now since I haven’t found any in particular that have caught my eye it is one of such of my fabulous hobbies that I enjoy though.

Two of the biggest loves of my youth-Puppies/Dogs and Barbie are still the loves that I share to this very today.

Full photo that I took of my actual Barbie still in her package

My very first full breed German Shepherd puppy that was named “Brownie” that I didn’t have for very long didn’t touch any of my toys but my second baby “Brandie” my beautiful mixed Shepherd/Collie breed that was seven to eight weeks old at the time tore up all of my Barbies and bit up the wire to my Atari set and certain other toys as little puppies often love to chew on things, the little sneak had waited until I went to sleep before she went to town on my playthings, nevertheless, I loved my puppy madly!

 

Bless The One Who Has Their Own

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retreivers“You know, a lot of people are jealous of you and your mother”, a woman acquaintance who visited my home from the old neighborhood told me to my face years ago.

I was at the age of ten at the time and she had come to sit and visit with my grandmother when she acknowledged this revelation to me as we sat next to one another on the couch.

I didn’t say anything in return as I listened and took the message in then relayed the information back to my mother when she had arrived home later in the day.

The news wasn’t anything that was foreign or that my mother hadn’t already known within her own knowledge and intuition as to the negative emotions of certain others especially of those who’d gossip and/or spread false rumor just to let out their apparent insecurities and resentments to be openly identified by those who could thoroughly analyze and recognize them.

The lady’s communication was just a confirmation to a validation.

So pathetic how the jealousy and envy had followed us for decades up until now with circumstance rubbing their noses into the fact that my mother was a more competent parent within intelligence and capability and that their children were incapable of ever measuring up to the caliber of what I have and am able to further achieve within faculty and accomplishment.

To Elude The Truth?

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felineIsn’t it something when sick people who are extremely jealous and envious of us try to relentlessly stop us within life then attempt to blames us when or if difficulty occurs knowing all along that they were behind the sabotage to begin with?

As they deliberately try to cause damage for us through their duplicitous methods of intervention whether by lies and/or manipulation of circumstance they actually believe that we ourselves are suppose to be the scapegoat?

It was often so strange to me how these type of people considered themselves to be clever within their ominous ventures as their undertakings have always appeared and proved to be rather transparent within the keenly focused mind’s eye especially when the subject of their scheme was well aware of their own obvious talents and skill and logical reasoning of natural probability for success.

The red flag is automatically raised when particular essence according to bestowal does not properly go into fruition, so who is the genuine culpable fool?

“The New Craze?!”

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eggAbout a little bit more than a month ago or maybe two months by now the department store where I work at received a shipment of “Hatchimals” the latest kid fad that had sold out immediately.

Everyday people continue to come into the establishment asking about these furry toy animals that eventually hatch out of a large size egg and I wondered was that all that this source of entertainment actually did, was hatch out of a decorated egg without doing anything else because that is what it appeared like to me as I watched a clip of advertisement regarding the Hatchimals on the news a while back.

When I first saw the product and the box that it came in up close and within person I didn’t see or understand what all of the fuss was about as the item really didn’t attract my attention then after witnessing a more attentive observation over the broadcast my opinion of the toy went even lower.

I cannot see purchasing over fifty dollars for this item or running around in a frenzy trying to gain possession of it the way people have been doing for their children, to me it is not worth the effort.

Every time we get a new shipment of Hatchimals people are standing outside the store before it opens to be the first one to beat out another since they sell out so quickly.

Just today when I left out from work this morning after doing an overnight shift before the store opened a lady was pacing back an forth in front of the store out in the freezing cold (the weather is very brisk here in New York right now) questioning me about these Hatchimals and informing to me that she has been there every morning waiting for the opportunity to get her hands on one of those “surprise hatch” toys as the buyer doesn’t know what selection of animal/fowl is going to come out from that egg!

So when I got home I finally went onto the Hatchimal website just to get a bigger picture of what this shit was all about all the while knowing that it couldn’t exactly be anything that spectacular as the hype was making it out to be. Okay, I found out that this item is an interactive toy and I watched the video on the site as to how the Hatchimal functions and I burst into laughter at this phenomenon.

eggsNow I could see if the children were making such a fuss over “Georgie The Interactive Puppy” as he is cute and cuddly and actually responds to twelve commands and over one-hundred interactions within a pup-like manner, even the “Calico Critters” are cute as they have been out for years and they don’t do anything but not this nonsense.

Georgie also cost over one hundred dollars but is often on sale yet I would purchase that interactive puppy before I would ever dream of wasting money on that Hatchimal crap, however, every generation has its craze. For me it was Barbie back then and to me she and all of her accessories was well worth it and when I was coming up back in the day it was the Cabbage Patch Kids that was driving everyone crazy, I had seven of them dolls when I was a child.

Attune

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serveNo matter what I have to keep my self occupied whether it is at my workplace environment, my outside environment or at my home environment.

Even while I am at rest my overactive brain is always ticking with the full force of natural productive energy.

I have a mind that I refuse to put to waste and a voice that I do not hesitate to put forward as it is not wise to hinder our talents and gifts whatever it is that they may be to us and within our capability so I go along with the celestial flow of automatic message and design.

pie slicesSpirit speaks to me on so many levels using me as an instrument to harmoniously transfer the melodies of extraordinary tune.

Haven

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bedroom bureauI love to go out and enjoy myself from time to time and when the moments call for it aside from when I am out and about within the world with doing my day and night job assignments in the health care field and other field of occupation, however, as a true person born under the zodiacal sign Taurus I am a homebody by heart and I keep my home-life separate in all aspects of relation as my home is an extension of my own personal sociable and spiritual temple where I entertain myself as well as continuously nurture myself.

baby shoesI’d never let anyone violate the sanctity of my spirit or the personal space of my environment.

My Epithet

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islandWriting is my first love and one of the career advancements that I continue to do and head for within the present as well as toward the future but I am a woman of many talents and enterprise so I don’t limit myself to just one or two things.

I achieve to accomplish all of what I have celestially been permitted through divine guidance, opportunity and advantage.

We must never be misdirected from our path of destiny and we must truly know and believe within ourselves to maintain and deliver.

When the time to reach one’s entire peak arrives it will come and it will be in the most unexpected of fashion just be prepared and ready for the responsibility and diligently learn during this preparation period that is selected by “our higher power”.

When what is ordained begins to manifest we will ultimately go into the rewards of fruition.

I am an inventor a visionary, the lead in a play, the artistic mind power behind the big idea or the singer in the band (although I don’t sing), I always shine.

I am sociable by nature with an eye for the electric. Others are drawn to me and they admire me.

I am especially attracted to the art world and I thrive out in the world and appreciate being surrounded by other people the only exception to this is when I am working on something artistic, where I can find myself completely engrossed in a project for hours at a time.

I am a leader, I am competitive, I am unconventional, I am creative, I am confident, I am intuitive and I am process oriented.

I work best when my environment gives me authority over my creative process, offers a combination of autonomy and teamwork is fast paced and sustains open-mindedness.

I work well with inventors who share my creative mind and my ability to work in a sometimes chaotic work environment. When I get together with my inventor colleagues the ideas start to flow, and I feel inspired by putting our minds together.

I also appreciate working with Planner colleagues because as the person who brings “big ideas”, I rely on someone to take care of and remember the details. I and my Planner coworkers make the perfect team, working in tandem to cover all aspects of a project.

As a natural leader and an easygoing person, I am fortunate in that I work well with all types of colleagues. However, I may find that if there are too many other visionaries on my team, I get the feeling that there are “too many other cooks in the kitchen”.

This can be frustrating for me and those on my team as they may be confused about whom to follow. I may find that I have to adjust my leadership style a bit for my action-taker colleagues who prefer solitary work.

I am a team and people oriented person, yet it can be good to remember that there are those types of people who work best alone as I often also do myself.