Generation Reese Episode 33- The silver lining…

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 Mom and dad moved out in the middle of the night. They found a nice house just up the road. Morgan still lives in our childhood house. He refuses to leave. No worries because the house is completely paid for and our parents still pay the bills. He is so spoiled, I swear. Lindsey was extremely upset after Tarik left. She tried her hardest to reconcile to no avail. Eventually little Ivy will meet her father. Until, that day it is his loss. Mikaela moved back in with us a day or so before my birthday. She and Merle were having marital problems. It was so bad that Little Clary began to stress eat.  I’m no sure what was going on with Merle. Either way it was good to have everyone together again.

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Lindsey threw me an amazing birthday party. It was a big surprise. I didn’t want to really celebrate especially after what happened with Tarik and Lindsey. However, she refused to let the day pass without putting something together. She has a knack for it.

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Now that I am older, I can see my mother more and more in my face. Dad’s genes are ever-present, but Mom’s genes are stronger. Even Morgan looks like her which is awesome. All of the grandchildren resemble her as well. Lindsey said, ” You know what’s crazy, Wed. Even our descendants look like mom down to her dark hair and skin.” Mom is getting older now and I know that she is not going to live forever.

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My nieces Clary and Mandy finally met. They seemed to hit it off instantly. I believe that all of the grandchildren are going to be as close as my sibs and I are. Family is so important to mom especially after her parents died. She decided to raise all of us first generation Reese’s to love one another. We rarely fight unless its over food. Even then it is not that’s serious.

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Just seeing us all together is wonderful. Now that we are all older and for the most part successful. We are the first generation of the Reese family from Sunset Valley. The second generation is growing rapidly. I wonder that they will accomplish.

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Merle drank a little too much juice and staggered over to the jelly bean plant by the door. I guess the jelly beans look so good that he had to try them. Mom warned us to stay away from this plant but, I guess that slipped his mind.

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He caught on fire a few minutes later. All that was left was a pile of ash on the ground.

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Sadly Clary witnessed the entire thing. She stood crying her eyes out in the living room.

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Dad started to cry as well when he saw Clary crying.

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Morgan sobbed as well.

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Death appeared which made everyone cry even more.

Merle did not look upset or scared when he faced death.

He just followed him with a smile on his face.

That was Merle for you.

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We stood in silence in complete shock.

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There was nothing that dad could say to us so he did not say anything. We all just hugged one another and the party ended.

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Ivy learned how to walk that night. Lindsey held her close and cried. Sadly, Merle was not present.

He would have started dancing then walked into the room and tickled little Ivy.

Little Ivy will never know her awesome Uncle Merle.

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I decided that I needed a change. So….this is what I came up with. It’s the best way for me to cope.

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I miss Merle so much. He made sure to come see me even though we barely saw one another.

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I put on my cap and gown choking back tears.

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We all rode in my car to city hall for the graduation ceremony.

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I’m glad that it was a dreary day and not sunny.

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It was easier for all of us to cope.

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We took the time to take a family picture. Two generations together is truly a blessing.

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Lindsey made Clary her favorite Vegetarian Dim Sum when we came home.

She wanted to cheer her up.

It worked.

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Meanwhile, Mikaela played with Ivy who was having a good time.

They both bonded together now that Mikaela is unemployed.

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Clary glanced outside and saw a lady walking towards our door carrying a basket.

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She rang the doorbell requesting to speak to Mikaela. Little did we know that Mikaela had gone to the adoption agency. She wanted to extend her family further, but every pregnancy test that she took revealed a negative result. Merle was against adoption even though he was adopted into our family.

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Mikaela crouched down to pick up the boy. It was little boy. So, she named him Jase.

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Jase fell right into the family so quickly once he came inside. He bonded with Ivy instantly.

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Ivy saw Mikaela and abandoned her blocks to go to see. These two are seriously inseparable.

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This is a close up of little Jase. He is such a sweetie pie and a charmer.

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The best part is that Clary has fallen in love with her baby brother.

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Mikaela worried about her reaction to Jase since she had been an only child for so long.

Yet, she hugged him immediately.

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I think that they are going to be so close just like Mikaela was with Randi, Mike and Merle.

Anyways,

I am doing a lot better so I will keep you posted.

Later,

Wednesday

FYI

Hello everyone,

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 Abby Rose from A Rose Is Still A Rose.

A new blog that I am working on.

As soon as it is up, I will post a link.

A big thank you to all of my readers.

I apologize for not updating sooner.

Here is a bit of an update:

I plan on creating a new blog for the next season of Generation Reese which I created in May of this year. There are three grandchildren who seem to be growing up fast. Once Wednesday heads off to college then I will decide which kid to narrate the story which will lead into the third generation. So far it is a toss up between Clary, Serena and Mandy. I will keep you posted.

Until then, check out…. The Nimmons Legacy which is nearing its second generation now that Olivia has found a boyfriend. I have my fingers crossed.

I want to free up this blog for more insightful posts and TV reviews.

Thank you again for checking out my blog.

Have a happy holiday and a pleasant day…

Violet..

Generation Reese 2 Episode 23: Another level

 

Screenshot-1103It feels strange writing this blog post since Mike usually does it.

I am not one to air my feelings in any way online.

Mikaela made me sign up for a Facebook page.

If it was up to me, I would still live a life of solitude offline.

Anyways,

Hello readers…

Mikaela Reese here.

Welcome to Generation Reese season 2, episode 23.

I was created as a clone of my mother Michelle Reese.

We lived in a two-story house on the east side of Sunset Valley.

All my life she never made me feel like a freak or a mistake in any way.

Yet, I knew that I was different.

I am sure you all heard the stories …

mom divorced Anoki because of me.

What you don’t know was that the relationship went sour right after they were married.

The best thing that came out of that union was Mike hands down.

This family has always been a hodgepodge of brainy misfits which is why we are all so successful.

I credit that to Leighton and mom.

It was fate that brought Mikaela to me considering who much I missed being home.
She came waddling toward me , glowing like a lightning bug.

The idea of being an aunt blew my mind but, I was not prepared for her to ask me to move in.

She was living with Lindsey, Merle and Mike.

I agreed instantly, after attending every family get together ,it was a no brainer.

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Plus, now I could totally rag on Merle.

The idea of him as a husband was crazy but, as a father….insane.

Mike is married , a college graduate and working in the same building as Mikaela.

Crazy

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Lindsey is going off to college soon.

I am so proud of the little monster.

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Being at home, staring at myself in the mirror I decided it was time to ditch the shocking pink tips.

I dyed my hair chestnut-brown and changed up my style.

In doing so, I met a guy named Gage Briody.

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Our first date was nice.

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It was seriously love at first sight.

I see how mom married Leighton.

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Being a loner, I never tried to fall in love.

However, Gage definitely changed me.

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Little Clary is such an amazing baby.

She looks so much like Miranda that it is crazy.

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Miranda is loving her new role as a mommy.

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Merle and Lindsey exercise together sometimes.

It feels like old times being at home doing homework, eating Ceviche and Vegetarian chili.

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Lindsey’s powers grow stronger every day.

She is a natural because of Leighton who was a witch before, he became a fairy.

Mike moved out a day or so after marrying a girl named Kerry Crespo.

She is sweet but, has her qualms about the Supernatural.

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Mikaela brought Clary over so that Wednesday could meet her.

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Wednesday ended up coming over to pay us a visit.

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Lindsey chatted with Wednesday for a bit.

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Three Reese girls under the same roof.

I was out on my date when she came over.

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They ate goopy carbonara.

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Mike threw a housewarming party and invited Mikaela.

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Lindsey decided to create a potion or two.

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Merle tutored Thornton Wolfe in Logic.

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I was cleaning the garden when I noticed something rather peculiar.

My Step brother Sam was trying to holler at grandma Yumi.

It was way too weird even for me.

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Lindsey went home to spend some time with mom and dad.

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Morgan was out wandering the streets of Sunset Valley.

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I met up with Gage that night.

We brought our relationship to a new level.

I became his girlfriend that night.

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Everything between us was going so well.

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Our date concluded outside of the diner.

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We watched the star together meanwhile Preston came out to watch as well.

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 That night we decided to take our relationship even further…

and I said yes…

Miranda, out

Generation Reese episode 18: The Wedding

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Hey everyone, Mike Reese here.

I bought a dragon egg for the family since we don’t have any pets.

Mom spent some time talking to it.

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But, Lindsey immediately bonded with the little monster.

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Meanwhile, Merle went to Wednesday’s room to truly introduce himself to her now that she is older.

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Lindsey finally learned after a half dozen times how to conjure up an apple.

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Little did she realize that while practice magic her egg was hatching.

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Suddenly, out popped a little green dragon named Daenerys, after Daernerys Targaryen from Game of Thrones.

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Everyone sat down for an early morning breakfast before the wedding.

Sadly none of the kids could attend the wedding on account of school.

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Mikaela was a blushing bride, not even a tiny bit nervous.

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I was the first person dressed for the ceremony but, the last to leave the house.

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Everyone arrived on time which was awesome.

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Merle and Mikaela are so in love and I am very happy for them.

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My dad showed up ( as always) in his best suit.

Mom was happy that he came.

Leighton had to go to work which was a bummer.

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You may now kiss the bride.

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Everyone stood up and clapped accept for the dude with the red wings.

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Grandma arrived late but, at least she arrived which was all good.

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Mikaela cut the cake and took a slice for herself.

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She ate it alone at the table.

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Merle sat down with grandma whose table manners are less than desirable.

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Lori showed up for her slice of cake.

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The dude with the red wings is so late with his applause. Poor guy.

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Mom sat down to eat with Parker and Lori.

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Generation Reese Episode 15: Michael’s next step

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This pic was taken after we all took a family photo.

 

Hey everyone, its Michael Reese here, a few years older and wiser.

I am finally out of high school and ready for the world.

I hope its ready for me as well.

Bella Bachelor is my high school sweet heart.

We’ve been close since elementary school.

I was so happy about graduating that all I wanted to do was see.

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Our love was strong and I wanted her to be Mrs. Michael Reese.

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She was overjoyed and admired the ring I gave her.

However, all of a sudden, she denied my engagement.

She did not want to marry me and would not tell me why.

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I was so heart-broken that I ended the relationship right there.

There was obviously someone else in the picture and I was just a side piece.

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I was going to wait a bit before accepting the scholarship for Sims University but, after what happened I just went for it.

I learned because of my high grades I already had 18 college credits.

Plus my mom, Leighton and Mikaela are all alumni so I guess I was a shoe-in.

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Immediately, I packed my bag and left.

There was no point in crying over Bella, still the tears fell as I drove away.

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I do miss them though.

Apparently, given that I have 18 credits I am already considered a sophomore which is a plus,

less time in the University.

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This is what I wore .

Mom always says that we are an Avant garde bunch.

Mikaela and Mom made a few fashion statements on campus, so I was told.

I decided to make one of my own.

As you can see my Mohawk is redder than usual.

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I took a seat in the back of the class but, the teacher did not show up.

Weird.

Either way, I was right behind a girl named Hannah so that was a plus.

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Everyone fell asleep out of the blue.

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After class, I took the time to meet another student.

She was cute and really nice.

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I started gardening to ease my stress.

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So far so good.

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I witnessed my first bonfire.

A dash of cinnamon from my garden made it smell so much better.

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My first party was a pretty good but, I have to brush up my skills with the ladies.

My father had a way with words

and Leighton hooked my mom with his nurturing side.

I wonder what will be my angle.

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I cooked waffles one day.

They tasted awesome.

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I am the only normal person in my family.

MIkaela, Miranda, Mom and Leighton are all fairies.

Darryl , Merle  and Lori are all imaginary friends.

Preston and Miranda are both clones

My dad Anoki was a werewolf.

Lindsey was born a witch.

Wednesday was born a fairy.

Morgan is half plant and half Sim.

This is why I want to learn all there is about alchemy.

May be one day I could transform myself into something cool..

or transform others.

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I am studying Science and Medicine just like Mom.

It’s a little complicated but, I like it.

Thank you mom for the chemistry set when I was a kid.

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I decided to check out the library .

I just wanted to study a bit but, it was a little too noisy.

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Gon’ end up a big old pile of them, bones.

Now I sound like that Alice In Chains song.

LOL

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I made waffles which tasted so awesome.

Thanks Mikaela for teaching me how to cook.

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Here I am running to class.

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I went to the gym to work out one evening.

It was packed but, I was able to find one lone weight machine.

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My plants are growing nicely.

Thank you mom for teaching me how to garden.

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I finally got to courage to tell Hannah how I feel about her.

She was my first kiss.

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For our date we went out bowling.

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She is pretty good.

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Wow!!! two semesters went by so fast.

Sophomore year is over.

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I went into the house and passed out in Wednesday’s room , snoring on a rocking chair.

30 credits down, eighteen more to go.

 

Shattering my writer’s block.

 

I started writing fan fiction six months ago just to fine tune my writing for a bit.

Everything seemed to be going pretty well.

I was receiving positive feed back and good constructive criticism.

Then all of a sudden, I was stopped in my tracks by writer’s block.

It seemed like no matter what I wrote it did not flow properly. I made the decision

to set my work aside. I started playing Sims 3.

I also started reading Under The Dome by Stephen King.

Out of the blue, a month ago my muse came back.

It took me nearly a month to finish my newest chapter but….I did it.

Here I am smiling and jumping for joy.

Thank God for music.

It always seems to kickstart my imagination every time.

If anyone is suffering from Writer’s block look for something anything that will rekindle that spark.

Don’t give up.

It happens to the best of us.

As long as you believe in what you are doing that is all that matters.

 

Sims 3 and me….

 

I spent the past three weeks playing The Sims 3 on my lap top. It has become my new obsession. Time flies when you are having fun. I created three separate families that are rich and successful. Thank goodness for cheat codes. My first family was a mess. The mother had cabin fever, the teenage daughter was rebellious, the youngest daughter was neglected and the husband suffered from a midlife crisis. Did I mention social services took away my cat? It took my own mother to say maybe you should go online and find something to help you play the game. She was 100% correct. Unfortunately, I had to scrap that family.

My three current families are :

The Jones Family

Jayla(wife)

Simon(husband)

Kadence (daughter)

Gideon (son)

The Ross Family

Matthew (father)

Makaela( daughter)

The Pierces

Elizabeth (wife)

Andrew (husband)

Ethan Viktor (newborn son)

The game helps to relax when things become a little hectic on my end.

Sometimes, I end up staying up really late playing the game.

Yesterday, I started the third chapter of a piece that I am working on.

I pulled myself away from the Sims for a few hours.

Now I am working on cutting down my play time to a few hours a day.

This game is so addictive and I love it.

I believe that I can do it…one day…..soon.