Denon and Marantz

Hard to believe that Denon has been around since the 1970’s, but they have been. I was looking online and was reviewing some of their fascinating audio electronics and was glad to see that dennon is still around and still growing strong since they merged with Marantz back in 2002. Back when D.J.’s started replacing live bands at dances and other celebrations that we were so used to having “back in the day”.

Digital Denon Mixer


Denon MC6000Mk2 Professional Digital Mixer & Controller

Browser Issues

I’ve used Internet Explorer for my internet browser ever since it was first invented. I have faithfully upgraded every time it told me to, including last night when I got a message to install the IE-9. So I did that and now my blog doesn’t work. The screen freezes up and I can’t type anything.

So I had to switch over to Firefox and try using that browser. At least it is free and it seems to be working with my blog. I guess this old dog just needs to learn a few more new tricks and learn how to use another browser now.

Living in New York City

It seems that if I could pick a city to live in, I would have to pick New York, N.Y., that is only if I didn’t have any children to deal with, unless I was rich and could afford a nanny full-time, now that would be cool.

My friend Nancy, whom I’ve known since Middle School is relocating due to her husband’s (Mike) new job is requiring them to live right in New York City, I am so envious us them.  They have been together for over 10 years, we call them Ken and Barbie because they resemble the doll characters so much.  Both are devoted Catholics and are waiting until they are in their 30’s to start a family, so they can have fun now and save up the money needed to raise their kids the right way, and of course they will be sent to a private Catholic schools in the best neighborhood known around.

So she sends me an email the other week, the subject line being “North Fork real estate properties”, I’m thinking what the heck is this about, getting ready to delete it thinking of course that it was spam, until I noticed who it was from.  Mike’s new firm recommended Prudential’s Douglas Elliman, New York’s largest real estate firm and Nancy was sending me the link to the web-site for me to check out.  Wow, what beautiful scenery and lovely properties to be found in the Big Apple.  Good thing the drive is only about a 5 hour one to get there because they are going to be taking that drive a few times, but being able to do so much right on their PC will be such a time saver and will make it less stressful at a time when stress is at it’s highest – moving time, ugh.

How Romantic Is This

My husband had planned out the most romantic celebration for our 20th anniversary two days ago, and I will never forget it for as long as I live. He called me at work early in the day and had told me that he loved me and couldn’t wait to see me later that day and of course it made my heart melt.

When I had came home, I walked into the door and there laid a beautiful cocktail dress he had wrapped up in pretty paper and gorgeous bow ties. It had a note on it telling me to change into it and meet him at a beauty parlor. So I had gotten dressed and went on my way to the beauty parlor where three girls were waiting outside with a sign up with my first name on it. I had walked up to them telling them I was Darlene and they had said “Lets get to work!”

They took me inside to where it was set up for a complete make over, which I have always wanted and they got to work on me. I was so excited to have a make over done, I mean what women wouldn’t be? After 2 hours of primping, they had put me in front of a huge mirror to where I could see the results. I was so shocked on how much of a great job these girls have done, I gave them a big hug and had thanked them, and they had relayed me a message from my husband telling me to go outside where a limo was waiting for me to take me to him.

We pulled up to a extraordinary and beautiful hotel where another woman was outside waiting for me to take me to a room. Well the room as soon as I came in, I had noticed over hundreds of rose petals scattered through out the room along with dozens of white candles every where lit up. My husband was waiting at the bar with a bottle of champagne and strawberries, which are my favorite, and had serenaded me for the rest of the evening. It was like a dream, and I loved every moment of it.