Yup! That’s my kid!

I will try to describe myself as others see me: carefree, optimistic, generous, and kind. Oh, wait those are qualities that I would like to have; it’s how I would like others to see me. Carefree? Who over the age of eight is really carefree? No one that I can respect; I find it to be an immature and annoying trait in adults. I am ever optimistic about my cynicism. I know, for sure, that it will guide me to the correct conclusions. I would like to think that when opportunites for kindness and generosity of spirit present themselves I can rise to the occasion; sadly, these opportunities are few and far between.

I write this blog for myself. It helps me to exorcise some of my demons and it forces me to think. Before I began writing things down (and, sometimes, just writing them in my head is enough) I was constantly talking to my husband about them and becoming annoyed because it was clear that he was not listening. And for damn sure my teenager is not listening! Here, at least I know that once in a while someone may actually be listening. And that’s enough for me.

I wish that I could post more frequently, but sometimes it becomes a chore. I do not need another chore. I have a teenager!

I hope that you enjoy what I am able to contribute. Thanks for listening!

42 thoughts on “About

  1. Deb says:

    Thank you for your recent visit to my blog. I hope you enjoyed my babbling.


  2. Coach Muller says:

    Thanks for letting me know about the statue on my site. I am going to take it down. I don’t like posting things that are not 100% correct. Thanks for letting me know! Have a great day and keep in touch 🙂


    • javaj240 says:

      Oh, maybe don’t take it down— just put an addendum — because the statue is beautiful, regardless that he was paid to do it — and it looks like it will come back to the US to be displayed. The info was not completely inaccurate.


  3. Lorem Ipsum says:

    In my own (and every other man’s defense) that thing about husbands not listening etc is actually a stipulation of the wedding vows themselves, namely “till deaf do us part”.


    • javaj240 says:

      Wow! I never realized that. Now it all makes sense! LOL!

      Thanks so much for stopping by. I like your style, come by more often!


  4. Hi, how are you?

    Good news, we are giving you the “BEST MOMENT AWARD“. Congratulations and enjoy the rest of the day!


  5. rossmurray1 says:

    You already have one but I nominated you for a Liebster Award. Feel free to feel fuzzy and ignore.


  6. Judy Cohen says:

    I enjoyed your post and had a similar experience. I am new to blogging, I hope you will read and enjoy my blog too. It feels good to meet and connect with bloggers. Judy


  7. peachyteachy says:

    I just read my wordpress annual report and felt that I should say thanks for being my top commenter—like, by far. . .thanks, sister!


  8. Kim says:

    Thank you so much for my Festivus gift! The wind started up again this week and it was so cold! I thought many times about my white and navy wind suit with lime green piping and wished I could put it on right then! Hope you have a great Festivus, a Merry Christmas, and a Happy 2013!


  9. […] javaj240   I was hooked when I read her about page. We have similar humor and we both like to read or have affairs with books. An she writes to exorcise her demons. I love a blogger/women with demons, and you will too, check her out […]


  10. betunada says:

    (writes). i wish WP would let us go back in and edit our comments!


  11. betunada says:

    yer frum gnu jurzee? pleez chek out my friend “yummygal” — who write frequently about excursions to (usually) parks and museums and surprizing places in N.J.


  12. Dennis says:

    I nominated you for the Liebster Award (again lol) because I really enjoy your work. You can see it here: http://weirdstuffhappenstome.wordpress.com/2012/11/20/a-really-cool-birthday-present/#more-916



  13. […] Ambling and Rambling: Thank you! And I know it wasn’t an easy process for you. […]


  14. Hola 🙂

    The word around these parts is that you’d be willing to go on tour with me for the Prizes and to study my chronic self-pollution illness ? 🙂 If this is true let the good time roll 🙂



  15. javaj240 says:

    And I like yours! Thanks for visiting! How did you find me? I’m always interested to know.


  16. susannairn says:

    I will be listening, for sure! I love your writing.


  17. I just wanted to let you know that I am mentioning your blog in my next post. I am nominating you for a One Lovely Blog Award. If you aren’t interested, you are certainly under no pressure to take action. But still wanted to let you know that I really enjoy your blog!

    Enjoy your day. : )


  18. aefountain says:

    Okay you are damn funny and I want you in my pocket. Pointing your blog towards some of my wonderfully sarcastic friends.


  19. annedesa says:

    You are GOOD… Wow! I almost envied your style of writing. A well deserved Freshly Pressed!


  20. Hey, I just nominated you for the “Tell Me More About Yourself” Award. Happy Wednesday!


  21. jackie376 says:

    I love your posts!
    I tagged you in a game called Leap Frog with a few random questions for you to answer and share! I chose some of the most interesting people I have “met” here in this virtual world, and you are one of them!


  22. I promise to listen more than once in awhile. I really love your writing – you possess such an honest, authentic voice


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