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Friday, December 31, 2010

Look at my POOP HOLES!

Speaks for itself. I'll blog about this later, maybe.







I Double Dog Dare You!

Do you Dare?





A Rabbit Hole Moment



Bereaved parents will KNOW this moment oh so well. Fighting with your child over dumb things are wasted moments. Appreciate what you have because you never know when it will be gone. Hug your kids tighter and tell them you love them a few extra times. Do it now! Because I would give anything in the world to hold my son and tell him I love him just one more time.



Thursday, December 30, 2010

Sexbot named FISTO!

So Jory was telling me about the craziness in the game Fallout New Vegas that he's been playing, something about a Sexbot named FISTO! So I figured I better introduce him to any new Vlog viewers. Enjoy!



So I started thinking you might want to see this SEXBOT named FISTO so instead of waiting for Jory to get home to find FISTO in his game again, I found it on Youtube...







SHITuation!

VLOG #2 Already? I know I should save this until tomorrow just so I can say I vlogged Daily but since the first one SUCKED so much, I figured I'd post this one too so you can continue to laugh at my lame vlogs. Enjoy!



Correction...its after midnight so it is tomorrow technically. So I have successfully Vlogged two days in a row, WAHOO Look at me go!



Wednesday, December 29, 2010

What is this? This is a VLOG! A What? A Vlog! Oh a Vlog!

My FIRST VLOG! It's dumb, but you have to start somewhere!
You should Subscribe to my Youtube channel and LIKE and FAVORITE my video if you like, you don't really have to. Ok Enjoy!



Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Rabbit Hole

Tonight a few of us from MISS went and saw the movie Rabbit Hole with Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart. They play bereaved parents of a four year old boy who was killed in a car accident. I wish they would have started the story before he died because it would have given the audience (who haven't experience the death of a child) time to know and fall in love with their beautiful little boy. Instead they start out 8 months after he died which created a safe distance to watch the horror from, emotionally speaking.

Don't get me wrong, I thought overall the movie was good. I definitely want to see it again without being so guarded and ready to judge. I was surprised by the amount of little things they included that were so Right On; Friends become strangers and strangers become friends. Veterans of Group Support. The spousal arguments. Moment in the grocery store. The grief not becoming easier over time, it just changes, becomes bearable over time. Being upset over comparing very different death stories. I don't want to give anything away so I'm not going to finish this long list or give you many details on purpose.

Most importantly, I loved the ending. I had heard previously that it didn't have a "Hollywood Happy Ending" and was excited by that. I wondered how they were going to do it though. Comes down to a conversation, "What do we do now?" "I don't know, but something." Which is so true...there is no "Happy Ending" after losing a child in real life. But we all have to do something, find some reason to live. Sometimes that "something" is simply, waiting it out until tomorrow.

My biggest complaint about the movie, is it only scratched the surface as far as the emotions go. I think Aaron Eckhart did an AMAZING job! I believed him immediately, it was real and raw. I didn't really get that from Nicole, she played a great sad person, but she never really "Went There" fully. I don't understand why everyone keeps buzzing about her for the Oscar because I don't think she deserves it. But that's just my opinion.

I think everyone should see this film, especially those friends and family members of bereaved parents. It does it's best to help you understand the insanity we woke up to the moment our child died.

Becca and Howie Corbett are a happily married couple whose perfect world is forever changed when their young son, Danny, is killed by a car. Becca, an executive-turned-stay-at-home mother, tries to redefine her existence in a surreal landscape of well-meaning family and friends. Painful, poignant, and often funny, Becca's experiences lead her to find solace in a mysterious relationship with a troubled young comic-book artist, Jason - the teenage driver of the car that killed Danny. Becca's fixation with Jason pulls her away from memories of Danny, while Howie immerses himself in the past, seeking refuge in outsiders who offer him something Becca is unable to give. The Corbetts, both adrift, make surprising and dangerous choices as they choose a path that will determine their fate.

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Thank You KONG for supporting the MISS Foundation!

Special gratitude to the KONG Company for their generous, end-of-year donation of $15,000.00 to the MISS Foundation! If you have a pet, please buy KONG in support of their compassion!http://kongcompany.com/

And special thanks to KD Frueh, President of KONG, for this donation in memory of Cheyenne Cacciatore.

Monday, December 13, 2010

ABC15 covered National Children's Memorial at the Phoenix Hope of Angel



According to the news on TV tonight, they read all the names on the plaques, meaning they read Jack's name! How AWESOME is that? I'm sorry I missed it but I'm glad I went to the MISS Memorial to be with all my new friends.

Sunday, December 12, 2010

National Childrens Memorial Day

Today is National Childrens Memorial Day, It is a day set aside to remember all the children who have died too son. Around the world today at 7pm candles will be lit in their memories. As you light a candle tonight to remember the children gone too soon, say a prayer for the parents and the pain they endure daily and speak their child's name out loud. Remember them and make sure they are never forgotten. ♥Jack Kendrick Johnson♥

Saturday, December 04, 2010

Our Jack by GranSandy

I've been going through all of Jack's "things" while scanning(finally!) the photos of Jack the hospital took for us. I went through the few cards we received and found Sandy's(Jory's mom) card and she wrote a poem for Jack, that I thought I'd share.

Our Jack

We love you so
You touched our hearts
A ray of sun expanding
over all of us.

A sparkle in the night
that we try to catch
and hold.

Oh Tiny Jack our Baby Boy
Your universal yet unique
Sweetness is so profound;
As is our complete Love
For You
Forever.

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