Thursday, March 15, 2012

Luck of the German

Are you ready for St. Patrick's Day?  I don't really do a lot for St. Patrick's day but I do have a little leprechaun-looking onesie for Jacoby to wear.  So all in all I guess I'm ready!  But to finish getting ready I needed to get my spin in to Gretchen about luck.  So here we go...

I am extremely lucky.  Not only do I have a really good life with my hubby and kiddos I have a really awesome relationship with my parents and brother and his family.  I also have excellent relationships with a lot of my cousins and some of my aunts and uncles.  So being cheesy I consider myself really lucky in that aspect.  But...I'm also very lucky in the things that happen to things that I win.

When I was little my parents took me to a dogtrack (don't judge!).  They let me pick some of the dogs who I wanted to win.  And I think there was a streak where every dog I picked won.  And of course I chose the dogs with the best names.  From there my parents gave me some of the winnings and I went to the claw machine. And I cleaned up!  I think that is where my luck came from.  The track!

Since then I've been very lucky in just really random things.  I won a radio contest where I won a first generation Iphone (when they had just been released), autographed items from artists and a Calvin Klein purse.  I've also just randomly called into radio stations and won little things here and there.  I won a competition at work where you had to have certain referrals to get into the contest.  I did and I won the choice of either an Ipad or $500.  I chose the money because I was pregnant with Jaocby and knew the money would be a better investment.  I entered into a drawing for a sports package for Leo and won.  We recently attended a church function and I won a raffle basket for him.  It always seems like I win at scratch off lottery tickets.  And there for a while I had a streak that any time I played Turkey Bingo at church I would win a turkey.  Unfortunately my luck has changed in that aspect because I haven't won a turkey in years!

Of course my hubby thinks that I need to play for bigger prizes.  Like the Powerball.  Or hit the casinos.  But I think my luck comes when I need it.  If I need a little pick-me-up something good will happen.  I just think it's good luck!


gretchen said...

Oh man, I'm jealous. I never win anything. Really. Ever. Jude, however, is a lucky little kid - he's always coming home with something or other he's won at school. It's amazing. But I think you're right. You don't want to push your luck.

Stacy Uncorked said...

My hubby has awesome luck like you Not so much. :) Maybe both of your luck will rub off on me some day. ;)

Luck and Fender Benders

VandyJ said...

I occasionally win, but I don't consider myself lucky. When I win I think the stars aligned just right and that's why I won.

Patty O. said...

Good for you! And I love what you said about your family. So cool!