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on April 13, 2009 - 8:40am

I hope everyone had a good Easter! I got to help my parents move into their new house! They just got done with the paint touch up and cleaning early last week, so they got to move in this weekend. There are still one or two little things that need to be taken care of, but that is all part of the building process. When they get the furniture delivered I'm going to take my camera down there and video the house. I know it seams weird that I'm going to show people a house that I don't live in, but I drew the floor plan. We went through like 4 or 5 different versions of the plan before they said, this is what they wanted, and could afford. Parents, they can be so difficult at times. This is really the first house that I've done from scratch and that I'm going to be able to show people. Really proud of how it turned out, and that my parents didn't kill each other with everything they had to pic out!

One thing from this weekend that I could have lived without was the mild concussion I got when I was hooking up the dryer! I was behind it attaching the hose and when I stood up, I hit my head hard enough on the cabinet it echoed. My Dad said he was surprised it wasn't bleeding! I didn't go to the hospital, but did get checked by an EMT that goes to church with my parents Sunday. He said that I was past the worst of it and to just take it easy for a few days. The worst part about it, I can't have my glass of wine with dinner! Grrr!! Oh well, this too shall pass.

Again, I hope you all had a Happy Easter!!

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My Life

on April 5, 2009 - 7:27am

Well, I got some good news this morning, my husbands family reunion isn't until the 19th! But the bad news I got last Tuesday about my house still bothers me. We were told that our debt to income ratio was to high. We are at 47% and if I weren't carring a note for my cusin we would be at 35% and there would be no problem getting the loan for the house. She is supposed to be getting some info from some banks on refinancing it in her name, but this mayby easier said than done with her credit. I hope to God it works out, I'm tired of renting and we are wanting to start a family soon but I don't want to bring a baby home to an apartment. Oh well, hopefully everything will work out.

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Private Lives

on March 23, 2009 - 7:32pm

Okay, I've got to through my 2 cents in on this Josh and Katy topic. WHO THE F*** CARES!!!!!!!!!!!! If Josh is happy, GREAT! If Katy is happy, GREAT! If they are dating, and they are happy, GREAT! Katy will be the envy of every Grobanite on the planet! Until Josh or Katy say one way or another, it will be nothing more than a rumor. Besides, aren't Josh and Katy entitled to a private life, just like the rest of us? Come on people! Let them have some privacy.

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'Amore Infinito' and my poor husband.....

on March 11, 2009 - 9:13pm

OH WOW!!! If you haven't gotten a copy, go get one! Josh's duet on 'La tua semplicita'... OMJ!!! It so rocks!!!

My husband, the poor guy, he must be thinking about having me hospitalized. I do keep expecting the men in white coats to show up at any time. That would be fine if I can take my computer with me and have internet access so I wont have to go with out my Josh! It would be fitting for him to go with me, because it's all Josh's fault! *wonders if Josh got the Memo that explains that all of us being completely nuts, is his fault* Mike, my husband, knows about Grobania, and that 90% of the time that is where I can be found, but has a problem getting me to snap out of the ....... I guess you would call it the "Grobania Trance" and talking to him about something other than Josh. But at the same time all he talks about is WOW (World of Warcraft) so it's fair. Oh well, enough for now, gotta go to bed, gotta work tomorrow.

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Getting so upset with FoJG's message board

on March 7, 2009 - 5:36am

I've been a member of FoJG now for over three months and am haveing problems gaining access to the FoJG Message Board. This isn't something where I'm getting kicked off or I can't see the pics, I flat out can't access it, and I'm not the only one. Many other newer members, like myself, have been having the same problems. I've seen posts on the Yuku JG message board that while we newer members and having so many problems, that are not getting fixed, many of the people who have 2 or 3+ yrs of membership are having their problems fixed in just a day or two. I know that the admins are trying to take care of everything, but with so many people haveing the same problem, you would think that it would be at the top of their list of things to take care of, but with this problem persisting so long, its like they don't care. I've heard that they are trying to get a new board format that is supposed to fix these problems, but this is beyond rediculous (sp?). I hope that you guys don't mind me venting here, but I've got to ven to someone. I've even posted what I emailed to the board admins and to FoJG support. God I hope they fix this crap soon.

I guess I should say thanks for letting me have the journal so I have a place to vent.


"I am going to post an email that I just tried to sent to the FoJG board administrator, but as I have tried to email my problems to the administrator and have gotten a message that this email address is no longer valid or cannot be found, I'm reposting it here.

I have been a member of FoJG since December, and have never been able to access the message board. This is getting very frustrating. I have sent multiple notice through FoJG and nothing has been done. I keep getting a white screen with a 0 in the top left corner of it when I try to get through to the board via the direct link on FoJG. When I type in the board address in the address bar I get to the log in screen. As I have never registered my FoJG account with the board, when I click to register I get this message "The error returned was: The board administrator is no longer accepting any new registrations at the moment." Since I have paid for access to ALL of FoJG, I would love to finally gain this access. I have talked to several other people on the Yuku Josh Groban message board and the newer members are haveing the same problems. Older members are having their problems fixed in just a day or two, while myself and the newer members seam to be having our problems pushed to the back burner. I know this probably isn't the case, but that is what it seams like. It doesn't matter how long someone has been a member, we should all be getting the same treatment. At this moment, I am really beginning to wonder if I even want to renew my FoJg membership since I've never been granted access to my membership. Because of your lack of action several new members feel the same way.

Thank you,

Toni Parks

I really would like to renew my membership, but if I cannot gain access to it, what is the point? I've moved past being mad to being so upset that as I sit here and type my husband is asking me if I'm okay. Please fix whatever is going on with the message boards."



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