Personal stuff

Sunday, March 26, 2006
Happy Sunday, I got up early so I figured I would check in before church.

Was browsing my blog-rings that I subscribe to and came to idealistic travellers. He put something on the first sentence of his entry (and his entry was good) that will radically change my reading of some of your blogs.

Sometimes when there are pictures it is hard, hard, hard to decipher words. I never knew this, but if you just mouse over the words and highlight them, they then stand out from the background. Now I will be able to focus on what you are saying without eyestrain.

Here is one pet peeve of mine, but please do not take it personally, I would much rather you do what is pleasing on your site, but I wish Xanga would be able to create a command that would allow someone to read sites without music playing. I know that music is a personal way of setting your site apart, but sometimes it is tough when I am trying to listen to something off of the internet and browsing websites, and the music stops what I am listening to. So I have to read your site, then go back and re-start up what I am listening to. For what it is worth, that is why I seldom put music on my site, so that you do not have to deal with that.

Heather

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About Heather Marsten

Welcome to Heather's Blog. I'm looking forward to meeting you and checking out your sites. I just moved about nine years of material over from another blog site, Xanga, who may close down mid-July. At first I was disappointed to make the move because I had a lifetime membership at Xanga and had to spend weeks transferring posts. But now I'm thrilled. Already I've met new bloggers and read many new websites. Blogging is a wonderful way to expand my horizons and garner new ideas. I'm a happily married mom of three young adults. My husband and I are proud to watch our children grow and venture out into the world. My daughter is still in college but my two sons have graduated. One has a job and the other just graduated and is in the process of finding a job in his field, physics. Anyone know of any jobs out there? I'm proud of our children and love watching them grow and mature. They've become fine, compassionate, and loving people. Empty nest? Nah, I'm too busy to let an empty nest bother me. Not enough hours in the day. My husband and I enjoy quiet time together and I have many interests to pursue - one of which is blogging :D I am a born-again believer and love God. As you read this blog, you will discover that Bible studies thrill me. There is so much wisdom contained between the covers of the Bible and I am fortunate to sit under the teachings of a remarkable pastor, Pastor Don Moore. Members of our church (Living Word Chapel in West Hurley, New York) are encouraged to teach and there are visiting pastors who stop by our church, I also study the Bible on my own and love sharing what I learn. One other passion is writing. My current work in process is a memoir. A scene from my memoir was published in a book called: Heavenly Company: Entertaining Angels Unaware - an anthology of angelic encounters compiled by Cecil Murphy. I'm hoping my memoir will encourage other survivors of abuse. I grew up in a home filled with abuse, including incest. For most of my life I was searching for something that would fill the void of not being loved by my parents. I tried many ways to find that love -- therapy, relationships, occult studies, and keeping my life so filled I had no way to think about my past. It was only when I discovered God that I was able to put the pieces of my life back together and walk forward in a joyous life. My nickname - wondering has changed from wondering where the heck God was in my life, to wondering what incredible adventure is going to happen next. I hope you enjoy my site. Please say hi, share some thoughts, and ask questions. I look forward to meeting you and checking out your sites. Have a blessed day. Heather
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