You…you are AWESOME!

Cathy ZielskeCZ Life46 Comments

There's nothing sweeter than a short, independent film with heart. Thanks, Suzelle, for sending this clip to me. (It's 16 minutes, but I promise you, it's worth it.)

Also, I was honored to be asked to write a short column over at Today's Mama about the best gift I ever got. It's a bit sentimental, but I meant every word.

Cathy ZielskeYou…you are AWESOME!

46 Comments on “You…you are AWESOME!”

  1. #1
    Judy in Huntsville [al]

    haven’t had time to watch the video – am sure it’s great – but did hop over and read your spot on Today’s Mama – and it was wonderful – exactly the things I say about my sweetheart. We have the best don’t we? Add two great kids and how could life be any better? Am starting a new cookie a month on my blog [and giving proper credit to the recipe source -see my barley soup recipe for the reference to you…] if you want to take a look – the secret? Make a batch , eat just a couple, and ship the rest to the kids at Auburn! http://www.bepresentbereal.blogspot.com

  2. #2
    Lee

    I read the article and it’s perfect! Looks like you, like me, married a good man 🙂 It’s the small every day gifts of support and love that make life worth living! Have a great rest of your week 🙂

  3. #3
    katie scott

    I’ll watch this later today – but I have to tell you that the other clip you posted a while back about the women & the club, it got me to thinking and I’m starting a working moms lunch club where I live and at the first meeting I’m going to play that clip. Thanks for finding the coolest stuff on you tube!

  4. #4
    katie scott

    p.s. Thanks for linking wendy! I now hit your blog first and then link over to Stacy’s. Still totally miss the Simple Typepad blog – can’t they get someone to do that?

  5. #5
    Jeannette P

    Loved the short film. I like TJ Thyne so him being in it made it even better but it was a great film. They say that smiling in contagious.

    I liked your article too. Very sincere. Thanks for sharing both!

  6. #6
    Jane

    That video is awesome! I am smiling so much now and I was thinking I was going to have a bad day. I feel so validated 🙂

    Thanks for that. I have to send that on to a few people!
    Jane

  7. #12
    karla

    why that TJ Thyne looks like Gene Wilder!! or are you too young to remember him…?? you… YOU ARE AWESOME!! thanks for sharing your tidbits of your life with us!! and GO DAN!! loved that card he made you that you posted about a few days ago!! A-DOR-A-BLE!!

  8. #14
    Jennifer

    We all need validated!!! You are wonderful, the daily musings you pass on to us give us simple joy!

    And your article in Todays Mama was great. Our greatest gifts are love!

    Thanks!

  9. #15
    Amy

    You make me smile, ok-laugh out loud- everytime I read your blog. This was a great film. Thanks for sharing…everything!

  10. #16
    Wendy A

    Ok so love TJ Thyne – Bones is my fav show! I love your writing style & your gift – to be loved unconditionally – is the best feeling in the world!! cherish it!

  11. #17
    Liz

    I want you to know Ms. Cathy that I read your blog everyday and I’m glad your around to share your love and your life with me. I’m thankful for you.

    Warm regards,

    Just a mom in Illinois.

  12. #19
    Jana

    Wow, what a fabulous little film! Tears were running down my face… truly sweetness. Thank you for sharing it and thanks for YOU too :). Yep, you are pretty amazing also!! 😉

  13. #20
    Elizabeth

    I was feeling depressed today but after viewing the 16 minute file (too short!) I felt a lot better and even smiled.

    Thanks for sharing.

  14. #21
    Judy Sanza

    thank you so much cathy!!! Today is my birthday and now I am smiling…smiling …
    smiling!

    You are great…you are awesome….you have the nicest smile.

    Judy in Fernandina Beach, FL

  15. #23
    Katrina Grabowski

    Thank you for making my day the article was so right on. My husband is not at all a gift giver like most. One mothers day he and the boys planted me a rose garden and said don’t ever say I don’t bring you flowers. Grant it I have to take care of them and cut them my self but the gesture was there. Your the best! Dan is also lucky to have you in his life. Have a great day.
    Katrina

  16. #25
    KarenK in CA

    Oh I loved this video! Just my cup-o-tea. Check out his other one, too – it’s a musical in the men’s lavatory, LOL!

    Beautiful sentiment you wrote, also. I expected something self-deprecating and witty, but you a strong “serious” writer as well. TFS

  17. #29
    miranda

    well I just adore TJ Thyne so I knew it would have to be good! But I had no idea how good!! What a great video! 🙂 Happy tears all over the place here! TFS

  18. #32
    Lezlee

    Awwwwww – that is so SWEET!!! I hear ya – lucky for the same myself. In fact, “made” mine take a look at the pix you posted last week of Dan’s old cards. Love ’em! Treasures.

    Thanks for sharing the link!
    Lezlee

  19. #33
    Annie

    How awesome are you for sharing that clip!?!? You made me smile and want to validate everyone in my life today!

  20. #34
    Lorry

    Wow! smiling through the tears!!! Thank you Cathy for your amazing inspiration you always find the best things to share. I loved your “gift” article, I to have an amazing Husband who rocks my world. Thank you.

  21. #35
    Stephanie K.

    Had time to watch the video today. Thank you so much for posting that! It made me cry.
    I’m so glad to have your blog each day to make me smile. Thanks Cathy

  22. #38
    Nancy Lee

    I watched the video. The message was awesome and I made my husband watch it too. I think he had tears in his eyes at the end too (I did too even second time around). I sent it to my friends and children too. Thanks so much for sharing. And Cathy, your blog always makes me smile. You have the ability to relate to people, make them laugh with and about you. You are so talented, not just wiht your ability to write but you scrapping too. THANKS for being you.

  23. #39
    Jenny in NV

    Thanks for the link to the movie. It really put a smile on my face in the middle of potty training. I really like TJ Thyne, too.

  24. #42
    Marianne

    The 16 minutes put me off at first, so I FF’d thru some, but then it caught me and I watched it twice! YOU are great! Thanks for your blog.

  25. #46
    Margy Eastman

    I just had a marginally crappy day…but now I can head off to bed smiling.

    You are great! You are amazing!
    Thanks for sharing,
    Margy

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