Countdown To My 50th Birthday: 1 Day To Go

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Today is Day is Day 18 of Blogmas which means tomorrow at 11:30 PM Eastern Time, I will turn 50. Am I excited? you bet I am.  I’m sure some of you thought I might be depressed. I’m not, I’m excited.

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I have been on a personal countdown for more than a month. Having a birthday is fun and for those of you who hate birthdays well a birthday is just a number. In fact, a friend who I used to work with always told me starting at 50 she considered it years young not old plus she took her age and subtracted 1 year each time she had a birthday. Interesting isn’t it?

I may be turning 50 tomorrow but I’m celebrating all month. I wrote a previous post about the Birthday party and you can find it by going to An Invitation To My Month-Long Birthday Party.

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🎆🎆🎉🎉🎁🎁🎁🎁HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL AT MY 50TH BIRTHDAY PARTY THIS MONTH.🎆🎆🎉🎉🎁🎁🎁🎁

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Blogmas: Day 13 – Writing A Letter to Santa Claus And Santa Paws

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🤴🤴🤴A FATHER’S DAY POEM🤴🤴🤴

I am blessed greatly to still have my father alive and well but I also know there are many people who’s Father’s have passed away already. So What I would like to do is not only celebrate my Father but all Fathers By writing A Short Poem In Honor Of Fathers. Below Is The Poem called: A FATHER’S DAY POEM.

A Father Is Loving~A Father is Supportive~A Father Is Helpful~A Father Is Hard Working~A Father Is Your Idol, Hero And Role Model~A Father Is Fun~ A Father Should Be Someone Who You Look Up To And Want To Spend Time With~A Father Is Someone Who Likes Animals.~A Father Is Just Someone Special You Want To Know~A Father Is Someone You Want To Learn From.

🤴🤴A Huge Thank You To My Dad And All Dads. Happy Father’s Day To All Dads.🤴🤴

I would like to ask everyone to share their Good Memories about their Dads. Can’t wait to read all the memories and share my memories about my father too.

Poem and Pictures By: Crystal Stewart(2017)

A THANK YOU FOR EVERYONE WHO FIGHTS FOR OUR FREEDOM

Freedom is not a

Right but a privilege.

Our active military and

Veterans are the people

We should thank for

Our freedom that

We have today because

They not only endure

The terror of fighting for us

But they also endure the

Fear of what could happen but

Also the sadness of losing a friend,

loneliness and

Darkness they face on a daily basis.

Even though they may be

Locked into serving his/her

Country due to military orders received but

In the end, our loved ones and friends

Will either come home in death or

They will make it home to their

Families and that’s when

The celebration will start.

So instead of

Taking just one day to

honor our veterans, let’s

honor all of our military

By saying thank you

Anytime we see a

Veteran or a

Family member of a

Fallen veteran.

The fact of the matter is,

We should honor

All of our veterans

Everyday.

Thank You Veterans!

Poem by: Crystal Stewart(2017)

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AMERICAN FLAG BEING UNFURLED AT A FOOTBALL GAME.  PICTURE CREDIT: ANDREA SEDON.
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MY NEPHEW, DYLAN MADE AN AMERICAN FLAG OUT OF WATERMELON. PICTURE CREDIT: DYLAN EYTH

MY ONE MONTH ANNIVERSARY

Hello everyone, I’m really excited to tell you that it is my one month anniversary on WordPress. I can’t believe it’s been one month since I started CRYSTAL’S PHOTO-BLOGGING SITE. I’m having fun blogging and hope to continue to have fun blogging.  Please click the link below to see more of this post.

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HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY

💝💟💗💕💖I wanted to wish everyone a HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY. I hope it’s a day of rest and relaxation for all mothers. I’m talking about pet mothers too.💝💟💗💕💖

💝💗🙂🎈Thanks to my mother and all the mothers!💝💗🙂🎈

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!!

UPDATE: NEW POST PUBLISHED ON CRYSTAL’S PHOTO-BLOGGING SITE

Hello Everyone, I am very happy to say I just published a new post on CRYSTAL’S PHOTO-BLOGGING SITE. The post is called IMPORTANT DAYS IN OUR LIVES: A COLLAGE. I had fun putting the collage together for you and hope you go visit the site and look at the collage.

Below is only a sample of what you will see on CRYSTAL’S PHOTO-BLOGGING SITE. I have more pictures in the collage I just posted and in my Pages I have made up  A SAMPLE OF CRYSTAL’S PHOTO-BLOGGING.

I do hope you go visit my Pages and look at look at this sample of my photo-blogging.

 

 

THE MEMORIES OF GRADUATION

Writing this blog brings back so many memories for me and hope it does for you too. When I graduated, it was in May mostly. You see my graduation ceremonies went something like this: Elementary School or K-6(No Graduation Ceremony), Highshool(A May Graduation), A 2 Year College(Got My Diploma In December of 1989 and went to the graduation ceremony in May) but could have skipped the May graduation ceremony in May since I already had my diploma. I felt since I worked so hard to  accomplished a diploma, I wanted to go through the graduation ceremony. I also had a 4 Year College(A May Graduation).  It may have been a lot of work but was well worth it.

Graduation is a time for every student to reflect back on what they’ve worked for and to be proud of what they accomplished whether they ended up graduating with honors or not.  Also, most students celebrate by having a graduation party in May or early April.

The following is only one memory of my graduation and there are more memories also but memory listed below is a memory that stood out to me.

I know I was excited and proud of what I accomplished. I think I felt this way because I had people tell me I couldn’t accomplish going to college and when I went to a 4 year college, I had professors telling me I couldn’t do it. However, I have to give the one professor credit because he eventually came back and told me he was proud of what I accomplished.

So whether you’ve graduated or are about to graduate, remember graduation is a time to look forward to and to celebrate what you’ve worked so hard to accomplish-a diploma and/or a degree. You’ll also find it a time to decide what college you’re going to or decide if you’re going on for a graduate degree.

🙂Congratulations if you worked hard to earn yourself a diploma and/or a degree.🙂

If you don’t have a degree or a highschool diploma, I urge you to either complete highschool or get your GED.

🎈🎈Congratulations to the Class Of 2017 🎈🎈

My niece graduated from highschool already and pictures below show the some of the memories we shared with her.

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My Niece, Kaitlin Getting Her Diploma
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My Niece, Kaitlin In Her Graduation Cap And Gown Holding Her Pet Dog, Maxi
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My Niece, Kaitlin In Her Graduation Cap And Gown And Behind Kaitlin From Left To Right Is Her Dad, Her Mom And Her Older Sister
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My Niece, Kaitlin On Her Graduation Day With Her Sister, Allison
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Kaitlin In Her Cap And Gown
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Kaitlin Showing Where She’s Going To College
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My Niece, Kaitlin Who Graduated With Honors With Other Girls Who Graduated With Honors
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Side View Of Kaitlin And Other Girls Who Graduated With Honors

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THE EASTER BUNNY VS. THE REAL REASON WE SHOULD CELEBRATE EASTER

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In my opinion, when we celebrate Easter we normally celebrate by talking about the Easter Bunny a lot more than the real reason why we should celebrate Easter. What is the real reason we celebrate Easter? The answer to that question is the Resurrection of Christ.

However, if you wish to celebrate by talking about the Easter Bunny that’s ok just don’t overdo it.

One year on Easter Sunday, I went with my Mom and Dad up to my sister’s church and the children’s sermon proved to be interesting. Let Me try to explain. The pastor explained to the young children that when we celebrate Easter, we can celebrate both the Easter Bunny and the Resurrection of Christ when we celebrate Easter. He did it in two parts, the first part was about the Easter Bunny and the second part was on the Resurrection of Christ.

The pastor explained to the kids that they could celebrate and have fun finding their Easter baskets the Easter Bunny left them but be sure to remember the real reason we’re celebrating and that is the Resurrection of Christ. He also reminded the children when they talked about the Easter Bunny to overdo it. What a children’s sermon.

If you have kids of your own, always remember there is nothing wrong with letting them hear a little bit about the Easter Bunny or letting them find baskets that the Easter Bunny brought them. Just find some way to incorporate the story and meaning of the Resurrection of Christ.

There are several links and images about the Resurrection of Christ  for you to look at and there are several links and images for the history and story of the  Easter Bunny.  I do hope you look at some links from both categories.

HAPPY EASTER TO YOU ALL AND I HOPE YOU HAVE FUN CELEBRATING IT WITH YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS.