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A BEAUTIFUL Sunday Drive Down Memory Lane

Happy Sunday Morning, JaSammers!

Sorry I missed you guys last week, but sometimes my weekends are too full – even for me!

Last night, my hubby and I celebrated late into the night with two dear friends renewing their vows after 25 years of marriage. Of course, I wept as they recommitted themselves to the next leg of their journey together, but one of my favorite things I heard in their vows was:

“We have seen better and survived worse; we have been richer, and we have been poorer. We have gotten sick and gotten healthy. But most importantly, we have loved each other every step of the way”…

Certainly, it made me look at my own marriage and appreciate those very things in our 23 years together. I hope for my married friends out there, it does the same. And for those who have loved so well and lost their great love too soon, as my dearest Sarah, I hope you look back with a sense of pride and accomplishment that you kept those promises so wonderfully.


Every couple shares a unique version of love, but no matter how different, LOVE is BEAUTIFUL.

Jason and Sam shared a BEAUTIFUL Love. I choose to believe in my JaSam-loving heart that they were well on their way to Forever Love. In fact, I believe they could have borrowed the lines above from our friends’ vows. As I searched for vids for this week’s Drive, I was looking for vids that showcased those very sentiments. I hope you enjoy the BEAUTY of their Love as much as I did!

“There You’ll Be” Credit: aproditebeauty

“Here We Are” Credit: SandM1827

“God Gave Me You” Credit: reallysophie

“The Power Of Love” Credit: JasamAreSoulmates

“Remind Me” Credit: jmsg411

“All I Ever Needed” Credit: charmedp3f

“Give Your Heart A Break” Credit: CocoaGirlie4

“Just Give Me A Reason” Credit: jasamfan4ever

“I Will Remember” Credit: neeko79

“I Believe” Credit: aproditebeauty




HEADING FOR THE HONEYMOON On A Sunday Drive Down Memory Lane

Good Sunday Morning, JaSammers!

Well, as promised, we are stretching out the JaSam Anniversary Celebrations as far as we can…and our last stop is Hawaii for their honeymoon!

Let’s try and relive the magic of those happy moments in Hawaii…and in our history as JaSam fans.

We came so close to having it all, but let’s not allow the fact that we lost them taint the fact that while we had them it was PHENOMENAL!

Let’s enjoy this Drive and HEADING FOR THE HONEYMOON!

“Every Time We Touch” Credit: ashleycramni collab w/CocoaGirlie4

“Little Moments” Credit: aproditebeauty

“Good Life” Credit: PhickJasam4Eva

“All Your Life” Credit: Amanda Rano

“Somewhere” Credit: aproditebeauty

‘Feel This” Credit: CocoaGirlie4

“She’s Everything” Credit: Amanda Rano

“Endless Love” Credit: aproditebeauty

“From This Moment On” Credit: lalachik

“For Just One Moment” Credit: aproditebeauty

It was great while it lasted and no one can ever take that (or these amazing memories) away!

Much love,


A WEDDING NIGHT Sunday Drive Down Memory Lane

Good Sunday Morning, JaSammers!

As promised, this week, we’ll celebrate what came after the long-awaited “I Do’s” for our beloved couple!

I remember their wedding/wedding night week so vividly – the actual episodes, watching and crying together while on the phone with Ro, tweeting and texting all night with Becky  while waiting for the screencaps to be posted…it was as though someone in our family had just tied the knot! *sigh*

The Good Ol’ Days of GH…

It’s why posting these anniversary vids fills the void in my JaSam-loving heart – albeit temporarily – so sweetly.

At Karina’s insistence, I am dividing the Drives into two categories – The Wedding Night, and then, next week, the Happy Honeymoon scenes. Hey, I can never get too much of a celebration when it comes to our couple, so why not?

Let’s take a moment to appreciate The Magic Makers (vidders) who gave us the gift that keeps on giving with their incredibly done “scrapbooks” of our unforgettable JaSam Wedding Night. Where would we be without the memories?

I shudder to even imagine.


“You Are The Man” Credit: aproditebeauty

“I Want To Know What Love Is” Credit: amanda reyes

“Sweetest Sin” Credit: jasamarenumberone

“The First Time I Loved Forever” Credit: aproditebeauty

“From This Moment On”  Credit: lalachik

“Better Man” Credit: jmsg411

“Tonight I Celebrate My Love” Credit: aproditebeauty

“MMMM Say Yes” Credit: Ro Blackett

“Husband & Wife” Credit: neverlovedany1jasam

“I’ll Make Love To You” Credit: aproditebeauty

And because we can never get tired of reliving that night in the cabin…here it is in its entirety: “Jason & Sam Make Love 9/29/11” Credit: ashleycramni

In all my years of soap watching, I have never cherished a wedding night more than Jason and Sam’s. They are truly incomparable! ❤

I hope you enjoyed this week’s Drive…Next week, we head to Hawaii!


Much JaSam Love…






An ANNIVERSARY Sunday Drive Down Memory Lane

Happy JaSam Anniversary, JaSammers! ❤

Really great Love Stories, like our couple’s, are to be celebrated long after the “death” of the couple. That’s because LOVE that amazing and inspirational lives on and on.

So, of course, today on their wedding anniversary (even though the wedding *date* was September 23) we shall do just that: celebrate our all-time favorite Love Story by remembering their Wedding Day.

I don’t know about you, but I will be eternally grateful to the vidders who memorialized forever this incredible occasion we anticipated for almost eight years! Looking back at all of these fabulous memories warms my heart and filled my eyes with tears. I can never regret the investment of time and energy I put into Jason and Sam. They were worth the time, effort, and yes – even the heartache of losing them! I’d do it all over again – without a single hesitation!

Enjoy the Drive, dear friends! Just please don’t forget your tissues!

NOTE: I purposely left out honeymoon vids…we”ll celebrate that NEXT WEEK! 🙂

“History of Marriage Talk” Credit: Karlene Bates

“Always There” Credit: tenpointoh1

“Spend My Life With You” Credit: aproditebeauty

“It Was You” Credit: Destined4Delena4Ever

“Here & Now” Credit: gigga143

“Now We’re Man & Wife” Credit: ashleycramni

 “Because You Loved Me” Credit: Amanda Rano

“A Drop In The Ocean” Credit: tenpointoh1

“I Choose You” Credit: aproditebeauty

“I Am You” Credit: cocoagirlie4

“You Fill My Heart” Credit: Amanda Rano

“Hold You In My Arms” Credit: ashleycramni

“After All” Credit: aproditebeauty

Didn’t I say they were worth it all? *sniff sniff*

My favorite wedding of all time!

Hope you enjoyed reliving their wedding memories as much as I did…

Until next week…


LOST On A Sunday Drive Down Memory Lane

Good Sunday Morning, JaSammers!

I have had a couple of entirely sleepless nights this week (stress never fails to render me sleepless), and I turned to my one comfort through insomnia…JaSamVids.

I will admit, I hadn’t done that in a while…I guess the loss of JaSam has taken more out of me than I realized, and I often found it painful to watch the beautiful and wonderful Love Story for too long before I felt a lump in my throat. However, this past week reminded me that Jason and Sam also bring a sense of euphoria that it totally worth the lump in my throat – and even the tears that often followed!

The vids for this week all have a common thread – they deal with LOSS, because every time I see these two onscreen, I am overwhelmed by the loss I feel watching my once favorite soap.

You’ll notice that some of the songs are repeated by different vidders – but they are so uniquely done, that I didn‘t think  you’d mind! 🙂

I hope you’ll enjoy being LOST On A Sunday Drive Down Memory Lane with me…and JaSam as much as I did!


“Lost Without You” Credit: mguemon

“Lose It All” Credit: greekangel227

“Too Lost In You” Credit: nikkibrowneyes

“Losing Your Memory” Credit: CocoaGirlie4

“Losing Your Memory” Credit: brittcb4

“Lost Without You” Credit: jasamlover94

“Lose Control” Credit: JSLover1209

“LOST” Credit: clecle9776

“Lost In You” Credit: PhickJasam4eva

“Lost Without You” Credit: aproditebeauty

*wipes tears*

I could spend every Sunday LOST with those two! 😥

What about you?


A Sunday Drive Down Memory Lane…With An Expert Behind The Wheel

Good Sunday Morning, JaSammers!

I know it might have crossed a few minds that I had abandoned Bella Mafia, but that’s not the case at all.

Unfortunately, my mom had a major health crisis – one that began with a catheterization, and led to a triple bypass – and that has just taken up all of my free time over the past month, and then some. My sister and I are all my mom has, and my sister is not retired, as I am…so I have taken on caring for my mom on a daily basis. Thankfully, the doctors are all very impressed with her progress so far, and I have become a low sodium, low fat, smart sugar chef almost overnight, so she is getting healthy and it is our goal to keep her healthy with this new lease on life she ha been granted. I’d appreciate your prayers for her! 🙂

This weekend, my hubby and I are also celebrating an anniversary, so the 2 day “leave” my aunt has granted me while she cares for my mom has given me the time to get back to blogging for our Sunday Drive, though I’m not sure the hubster is thrilled with my devotion while away, no matter what he says. LOL

Anyway, leave it to our in-car expert, the uber-talented Heather, to give me exactly what I needed for this week’s Drive. It may seem at first sight that I am skimping on the Drive this week, but look carefully. Heather has put together a MASTERPIECE that will take quite some time to view (a little over 20 minutes), so I kept the selection of vids shorter this week, and only included two more in addition to said masterpiece, as I know we are all pressed for time for one reason or another.

I just know that these vids will make you laugh, cry, smile, frown, squeal, groan, sigh and want to stick fiery pins into little voodoo Frank and Ron dolls (JUST KIDDING!) In all seriousness, these vids will make your FEEL so much! And THAT is exactly why I’ve kept this Sunday Drive going almost a year after Steve’s departure! I never want us to forget the Love Story that brought us all together, and kept us all together!

Thanks, Heather, for the amazing vision you had for these vids and every other vid you craft for all of us to enjoy! What a GIFT you have! (What a GIFT you ARE!)

Enjoy, everyone!


“A Long and Lasting Love” Credit: aproditebeauty

“If There Hadn’t Been You, Where Would I Be?” Credit: aproditebauty

“Hands To Heaven” Credit: aproditebeauty


I can never get tired of watching them…just as I can never get tired of watching Heather’s vids! 🙂

Thanks for taking the Drive with me, friends!

You guys are the best!



A THOUGHTFUL Sunday Drive Down Memory Lane

Good Sunday Morning, JaSammers!

I was a little disheartened when I didn’t find any new JaSam vids this week, because it is just a stark reminder that our vidders are working without any new material, and have been for quite some time. I guess it was only a matter of time before even the most faithful ran out of inspiration. 😦

We can only hope that after a much-needed hiatus, inspiration will strike once more. Until then, we’ll have to depend on the classics to keep us going.

On this trip, we’ll focus on Jason and Sam’s thoughts towards or about one another…whether you can hear their thoughts, or see them (since Jason and Sam were never able to mask how they felt about each other-even when they tried), it all makes for a beautiful ride throughout their years together.

I hope you enjoy them as much as I did…

Off we go!

“Pieces” Credit: anony33mous

“Come Back Down” Credit: Edwin Guzman

“Everything” Credit: fw226

“Yours Alone” Credit: SarahCG

“Only Hope” Credit: Amanda Rano

“Take Me Away From Here” Credit: mk200019

“When You’re Gone” Credit: rose4arosejnj

“In The Sun” Credit: Candece Biggs

“Everything” Credit: alex mac

“Love Doesn’t Ask Why” Credit: charmedp3f


There just won’t ever be another Jason and Sam, will there? Thank goodness for these memories, or I might have started to think I imagined how amazing they were!

Enjoy the rest of your Sunday, my loves!



An UPLIFTING Sunday Drive Down Memory Lane

Good morning, JaSammers!

It always lifts my spirits to see vidders making new JaSam vids, even if they are using “Dylan” instead of “Jason”, simply because it proves what I’ve always known about us JaSammers: we are die hards, and we don’t just give up!

Thus was the case on my search for vids this week. My spirits were definitely lifted. 🙂

I hope you’ll all take the time to comments on the vids and let the vidders know you appreciate what they do. Without them, this journey would be a lot darker and a lot harder. ❤

“Somewhere Out There” Credit: aproditebeauty

“Gone, Gone, Gone” Credit: CalPal052699

“Stars” Credit: cocoagirlie4

“See You Again” Credit:  aproditebeauty

“Marry You” Credit: CalPal052699

“Another Life” Credit: reallysophie

“I Look To You” Credit: aproditebeauty

Gosh, I miss them!

But it really is nice to see them….even if it’s only like this! Thanks again to each and every faithful vidder!

Have a great Sunday!


An INSPIRING Sunday Drive Down Memory Lane

Good Sunday Morning, GHers!

I hope this Sunday morning finds you all well…and comfortable. I know so much of the country is dealing with excessive heat as we are. We are entering Day 8 of a heatwave up here in Jersey…one we were supposed to get relief from yesterday in the form of a line of massive thunderstorms and plenty of moisture to wash away this oppressive heat.

What we ACTUALLY got was thunder and lightning for the past couple of nights, and a 5 minute shower yesterday afternoon, but it wasn’t enough to even wash away the poor, sad drooping blooms on our flowers! I’m hoping with my fingers crossed that overnight we will get something a little more substantial! I think many of us could use a reprieve  from all of this sticky heat!

As for our Drive today, don’t worry – the AC is pumping! However, I think you’ll be happiest to know, as I was, that I was pleasantly surprised over how many of our JaSam vidders seemed to have been INSPIRED again over the past couple of weeks. I know it had to be INSPIRATION from within their JaSam-loving hearts, as we don’t have any coming from our former favorite soap…so it means all the more that our vidders did such beautiful work for all of us to enjoy! The fact that they are INSPIRED to not let go just yet INSPIRES me to do the very same!

Thank you so much to each of you talented, wonderful, generous vidders for sharing this lovely gift with all of us when we need it most! You guys keep the JaSam Love alive, and for that, so many of us are eternally grateful!

Much love to each of you…and to all those willing to take this Drive with me this week!

Let’s go…

“The Things We Never Did” Credit: aproditebeauty

“Falling Slowly”    Credit: tenpointoh1

“Beautiful” Credit: aproditebeauty

“Stars” Credit: CocoaGirlie4

“Losing Your Memory” Credit: brittcb4

“Kisses Down Low” Credit: msnotsoanonymous

“Still”  Credit: aproditebeauty

“Skyscraper” Credit: nightstorm23

“Whenever It Rains” Credit: aproditebeauty

And…because we cannot ignore the significance of the dates this past week, here’s a Classic Vid celebrating Jason and Sam’s Proposal:

“He Proposed” Credit: aproditebeauty

Never let go of the Love we found and enjoyed as Team JaSam! It brought us all together and gave us tons of wonderful memories to hold onto! 

Stay cool!


An ECLECTIC Sunday Drive Down Memory Lane

Good Sunday Morning, GHers!

I apologize profusely for not swinging by to pick you all up last Sunday, but we were traveling to attend Nelson’s niece’s wedding shower, and time just got away from me while preparing. I had every intention of getting up a couple of hours early on Sunday  to get our Drive done, but insomnia won the battle on Saturday night, and when I finally fell asleep, I had only a couple of hours before I had to get going. 😦

Our summers are usually very busy…today I will be running around like a crazy person again, but this time in preparation for Karina’s 21st Birthday celebration! Our baby girl is growing up! *tears*

Let’s get this Drive going…with some of Karina’s favorites playing for us, based on some of the songs I’ve heard playing on her ipod (which I have to listen to) while she and I are laying out by the pool. 🙂 It is quite an eclectic collection, if I do say so myself.

I hope you guys enjoy them!

“When I Was Your Man” Credit: Mary H

“Make You Feel My Love” Credit: aproditebeauty

“”Don’t Let Go” Credit: stelly05

“God Damn You’re Beautiful” Credit: cocoagirlie4

 “A Thousand Years” Credit: aproditebeauty

“The Way You Are” Credit: lalachik

“Best I Ever Had” Credit: Wickedkiss00

“What Makes You Beautiful” Credit: tenpointoh1

“Ill Never Let You Go” Credit: Kat Font

“That’s All” Credit: TheVintageGH

Well, friends, I had a great time with you…as always! Until next time!

Have a great Sunday!


A Sunday Drive Down Memory Lane…To Heat Things Up

Good morning, JaSammers! (I’m not sure there are many GHers left)

So my kids have been on summer vacation for a couple of weeks now, and the other day, my Vanessa says to me, “Wow, Mom. Summers just aren’t the same without Jason and Sam!” 

This is coming from an 11-year-old. 

Boy, is she right! NOTHING is the same without Jason and Sam!

The kind of romance they created really left a void now that we no longer have it…and I just know that Vanessa and I aren’t the only ones who feel that way.

So, here is A Sunday Drive to Heat Things Up for ya! No one can do it like JaSam! 

“Your Body” Credit: brittcb4

“Sexy Love” Credit: Stephanie Almanzar

“Motivation” Credit: jmsg411

“Pretty Girl” Credit: aproditebeauty

“Lick” Credit: zaltana1

“Give It To Me Right” Credit: heartgeeks

“When We Make Love” Credit: aproditebeauty

“Blush – Only You” Credit: jasamarenumberone

“Turn Off The Lights” Credit: jmsg411

“Love’s Holiday” Credit: lalachik


It was great while it lasted!


Have a great Sunday, everyone!


A TOUCHING Sunday Drive Memory Lane

Good Sunday morning, GHers!

Thanks for all the comments and congrats regarding Matthew’s graduation and achievements! And congrats to all who shared similar wonderful experiences! I love sharing big moments in my life with you guys almost as much as I love hearing about yours! 🙂

You know, this week, I was thinking about how much I miss the old GH Formula…no matter how flawed it was at times, GH always managed to grab me and reel me in…touching my heart when all was said and done. Now…nothing really grabs me. Nothing seems to touch my heart. And nothing seems to keep me.

When we talk about Jason and Sam being The Beauty of GH, that was really their hook: the fact that they managed to reach out and grab us, and they always managed to touch our hearts because of the way they touched each other, both figuratively and literally. I really miss that most. 😦

So, this week, I went in search of vids that show us  that: Just how TOUCHING Jason and Sam’s Love Story always was. I hope it reminds you of the best GH had to offer. I hope it also reminds you that these two were worth every moment we invested; even in spite of the fact that we lost them just as we should have been  enjoying the biggest payout on our investment.

Jason and Sam’s Love Story touched me so deeply, that even knowing what I know now, I wouldn’t have given up the ride they took me on over the nine years they shared. That’s pretty extraordinary, don’t you think? In fact, I think it’s rather TOUCHING. 🙂

Let’s get going…

“Only Hope” Credit: Amanda Rano

“You Make It Real” Credit: xanda0627

“I’ll Be” Credit: dala04

“Sunday Romance” Credit: SarahCG

“Feel This” Crredit: CocoaGirlie4

“I Wanna Make You Close Your Eyes” Credit: GHgirl22

“She’s Like The Wind” Credit: Juter0208

“Only Girl In The World” Credit: sweetcalililac

“There’s A Place For Us” Credit: Amanda Silvestri

“I Wouldn’t Be A Man” Credit: aproditebeauty

Well, I am off to whip up a breakfast in bed fit for a king for my favorite dad…my hubby. 🙂

Please extend my Father’s Day wishes to the special dads in your life…I hope it’s a day filled with laughter and love!

Until next time,


A TWISTED Sunday Drive Down Memory Lane

Good Sunday morning…though I suspect that by the time I hit “Publish”, it will be good Sunday Afternoon!

As many of you who follow me on Facebook know, it has been an incredibly happy and rewarding week for our family! Our son, Matthew, graduated eighth grade on Wednesday evening, and did so in a big way; earning both scholarships available for writing and math, as well as two Community Service awards. We are extremely proud, and feeling very thankful for the children we have. 🙂

Inasmuch as we had lots to celebrate this week, we had many to celebrate with over our house…until the wee hours of the morning.  Hence the late start today. 🙂

Today’s Drive is gonna take some TWISTS and turns, in honor of their ONCE IN A LIFETIME Love Story, and the fact that no matter what year it was, their Love was undeniably beautiful! I will be taking you all on some pretty sharp twists and turns – from brand new vids to classic vids showing just that. The TWISTED part is also in honor of The TWISTED Sisterhood!

I love them all! ❤

“One More Day” Credit: aproditebeauty

“The Color of Night” Credit: clecle9776

“Don’t You Wanna Stay?” Credit: JenAnistonRocks

“Cry” Credit: aproditebeauty

“You’re All I Want, You’re All I Need, You’re Everything” Credit: Jasamistruelove

“The Moment I Knew” Credit: xforeverxfragilex

“My Life, My Soul, My Son” Credit: aporiditebeauty

“All I Ever Needed” Credit: zaltana1

“Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” Credit: packernut13

“This Is Us” Credit: aproditebeauty

Aaahhh, I can DRIVE with Jason and Sam all day long and never get tired! Thanks to all the vidders who help keep the MAGIC alive! 



A Sunday Drive Down Memory Lane With Baby Danny On Board

Good Sunday Morning, GHers!

Last year on this very day, my family and I were in North Carolina, trying to get a feel for what might be our future home, and I was doing that while being  desperately frustrated over the fact that Sam had just given birth to Danny and I wouldn’t be catching up until we we back in Jersey!

Now, a year later, it’s even more frustrating to catalog all of the things we’ve been through as JaSam fans since, and heartbreaking to face what we are left with from the once epic possibilities for the new Quartermaine/Cassadine heir. *sigh*

But alas, GH may not be giving us anything to celebrate anymore, but our vidders certainly have! This week’s Drive is all about Baby Danny, and the little time he had with both his parents! Happy Birthday, Little Guy! You made our dream come true…shortlived as it was!

This Drive’s For You, Stud Muffin!

“The Eyes Of A Child” Credit: aproditebeauty

“Only Love” Credit: mcdela02

“The Moment I Saw You” Credit: aproditebeauty

“Dance With My Father” Credit:CocoaGirlie4

‘The Day You Gave Me A Son” Credit: aproditebeauty

“I Have Died Everyday Waiting For You” Credit:Nixxy JaSam

“I Dreamed A Dream” Credit: aproditebeauty

“Hope Always” Credit: lovablesins86

“Never Grow Up” Credit: CocoaGirlie4

“Look What We Made When We Made Love” Credit: aproditebeauty

I hope all of you conmadres enjoyed spending this Sunday morning with our beautiful JaSam Family! I know I enjoyed spending it with all of you!

‘Til Next Time!


A Monday Drive Down MEMORIAL Lane

Happy Memorial Day, GHers!

Technically, today is the last day of the weekend, so technically, I’m not really late, am I? *fingers crossed*

My Sunday was really busy, as Karina came home, and there wasn’t even a moment that I could steal away for myself. I know you guys understand.

I just want to thank you all for the love and concern and the thoughts and prayers you all said on our behalf. Without a doubt, our family has been dealt a huge blow in losing our Abuelita, our matriarch, our GLUE. She kept us all together, and now she’s no longer with us, so for those of us left behind, we’ve really gotta get it together to make sure we are doing her proud when it comes to keeping the family together. That task alone needs lots of prayers and positivity! 🙂 In all seriousness though, Thank You ALL! You guys have a very special place in my heart!

Moving on to our favorite shared pastime, I found a few interesting vids that kept the theme of a real visual MEMORIAL of their relationship, including a alternate reality one that paid homage to the holiday. I thought it was very creative, and I think you guys will, too!

Let’s get going…

“When I Look At You” Credit: DrEaMiNgGH

“Always Be My Baby” Credit TheSandman0889

“Only With You” Credit: aproditebeauty

“Something I Need” Credit: PhickJasam4eva

“Safe and Sound” Credit: J Nicole

“Forever” Credit: lovablesins86

“Just Give Me A Reason” Credit: Trudy R.

“When You Find Me” Credit: Spartins1988

“Til The End Of Time” Credit: aproditebeauty

“In Loving Memory” Credit: TheSandman0889

“I’ll Never Give Up You” Credit: mcdela02

Aren’t they worth remembering? *sniff*

I’m not sure I will ever tire of taking the time to remember their Love Story…and I hope you guys won’t either! JaSam lives on in our hearts!

Enjoy your Memorial Day, and for those who have served, or have loved ones who have served…THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE TO OUR BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY! And for all of you…please enjoy your holiday…and most of all, BE SAFE!



A Sunday Drive Down Memory Lane Full Of History

Good Sunday Morning, GHers!

Forgive me for not posting on Mother’s Day. My beautiful 90-year-old grandma was not herself all day, and ended up going to the hospital just to make sure everything was okay. It wasn’t. She passed away on Wednesday night; peacefully, but leaving behind lots of broken hearts. 😦 As many of you know, my oldest daughter Karina was her primary caregiver during the day, and now she is completely lost without her great-grandmother. We are preparing for the start of her funeral serviced tomorrow, and there is just no way to be ready for this, even when you should expect it.

I struggled with whether or not I had the energy to sit down and put together A Sunday Drive this week, but in the end, I figured the distraction would do me good, not just you guys. 🙂

History is on my mind this week, as I realize more than ever it is for people to understand background and history. Without it, you can never truly appreciate the person…or in JaSam’s case…persons. So I thought it would be a great idea to revisit the history of JaSam, especially now, that their history is all we have. Luckily, a sweet friend, Karlene, (Scooter5117), had dedicated many long hours to documenting the history of JaSam and their significant moments. Our Drive this week, therefore, will look and sound a bit different, as it won’t be regular music videos, but instead fantastic little “History Lessons” throughout their Love Story.

Each vid is by Scooter5117, and i think you are really going to appreciate her dedication! Not to mention the fact that her ideas are just too freakin’  cute! You guys are gonna love these History Lessons! 🙂 Be sure and thank her!

“I Love You & Kisses 2009”

“I Love You & Kisses 2010”

“I Love You & Kisses 2011, Part One”

“I Love You & Kisses, Part Two”

“I Love You & Kisses 2012”

“History Of Marriage Talk”

“Her Strut”

“History Of Molly’s Lists”


“History Of The Pink Tie”


“History Of The Stripper Outfit”

“We’re Having A Baby”

“Dance Me To The End Of Love”

Didn’t I tell you you’d love her vids? Thanks again, Karlene, for every single outstanding vid! 🙂 Wow!

I just adored revisiting these parts of their HISTORY, and I am so glad we got to experience so many of them together!

I had a terrific time on this Drive – it was just what I needed! Thanks for coming along!

Much love,








A Sunday Drive Down Memory Lane…Lookin’ For A Ray Of Sunshine!

Good Sunday Morning, GHers!

I hope you guys are all well and finally enjoying some warmer weather! I was beginning to think we might never see Spring, and that nothing would melt the ice around my heart that’s been there since October of last year. 😦

Alas, here we are, and I’m feeling like a Drive that feels like A Ray of Sunshine! That’s what Jason and Sam always were anyway, so why not celebrate it today? No doom and gloom – just the good stuff!

And because we all have a special friend who could use A Ray of Sunshine herself, I am dedicating today’s Drive to Steph! After all, there have been plenty of times she was the ray of sunshine in my life! Steph’s mom is recovering from a bad auto accident, and it’s a long road ahead. Please join me in sending praters and good thoughts her way!

“Pocket Full of Sunshine” Credit: jasamarenumberone  

“What Makes You Beautiful” Credit: jmsg411

“Work” Credit: livingitlarge09

“Domino” Credit: PhickJasam4eva

“Walking On Sunshine” Credit: CharmedQueenp3

“Gimme That GIrl” Credit: gglvr06

“Hella Good” Credit: Edwin Guzman

“Kiss You Inside Out” Credit: aproditebeauty

“Falling In” Credit: PhickJasam4eva

“Making Me Fall In Love Again” Credit: OCgurl840

I am hoping these two brought a much-needed RAY OF SUNSHINE into your life today! (And I hope even more it lasts you throughout the week!)

Still holding out for some MIRACLE someday…please don’t judge me!

Hugs and Kisses to all, and an especially BIg ONE for Steph! ❤


A TENDER Sunday Drive Down Memory Lane

Good Sunday Morning, GHers!

There are times when I really miss my JaSam for the beautiful distraction they brought to my DAILY life. While we will always have Youtube vids, the daily pull of those two is sorely missed! Their magic got me through some tough times…and when I thought about it while looking for vids this week, I must admit that while there was rarely a JaSam scene I didn’t absolutely love, their TENDER moments made me smile the biggest. And if we are all honest, it was those tender moments that made us all such dedicated followers, because the tenderness they shared as Jason and Sam was only that meaningful because of the commitment Steve and Kelly put in to making it transcend from TV screen to our hearts.

So, for this Drive, I was looking for specifically tender scenes that would hopefully help to fill the void left by the AIC’s stupidity. 🙂

Let’s remember the magic together…

“Inside Your Heaven” Credit: Lacorra12

(Same Song, Different Take) Credit: jasamispassion

“She’s All I Ever Had” Credit: Edwin Guzman

“Open Arms” Credit: rubberduckee146

“You’re The Inspiration” Credit: aproditebeauty

“Only You Can Love Me This Way” Credit: jasamlover94

“Take My Hand, Take My Whole Life Too” Credit: tenpointoh1

“Come Back To Me” Credit: jasamarenumberone

“Somebody Like You” Credit: jasamisundeniable

“The Love I Found In You” Credit: charmedp3f

What did I tell you?

They make me melt ;like chocolate on a hot day with all that love and tenderness they shared!

Let’s promise to never, ever forget that together, we really did share The Beauty Of GH in Jason and Sam Morgan.

Have a great Sunday!


A Sunday Drive Down Memory Lane…Full of LOVIN’

Good Sunday morning, GHers!

I’m coming by a little later because at some point while blogging last night, I fell asleep. It was much needed as I hadn’t slept very well in days worrying over a speaking engagement I had yesterday. Exhaustion and relief finally helped me get to sleep last night – I’m just sorry I couldn’t finish this post first. But, alas, I am finishing it up now, and I promise you, this week’s Drive is a LOVE FEST!

No other couple has ever done LOVE as believably or as realistically as JaSam for me, and these vids will remind you all of the same thing! It’s Sunday morning, which means we should, for the time we are on our Sunday Drive, forget all about Y&R and former OLTLers, and focus solely on our favorite couple ever.

Let’s not spend our time together lamenting their loss – let’s spend it celebrating that we had them for as long, and as spectacularly, as we did!

Here’s to JaSam Lovin’! (The Best There Ever Was)

“JaSam LOVE” Credit: aproditebeauty

“As Long As You Love Me” Credit TheNLGFan87

“Sexy Love” Credit: Stephanie Almanzar

“Crazy Love”

“It’s Your Love” Credit: Carie Lowe

“Love of My Life” Credit: jmsg411

“Give Me Love” Credit: Kaitie Hicks

‘This Love” Credit: cruzscrillio

“Dangerously In Love” Credit: melopez06

“Your Love” Credit: charmedp3f

Have a FANTASTIC Sunday!

Much LOVE,



A CLASSIC JaSam Sunday Drive Down Memory Lane

Good Sunday Morning, GHers.

After two weeks without a laptop, I feel kinda out of practice!

I am sorry for not being around, but with Easter, spring break, and having family in and out of town, getting the computer in for service and then picked up got lost in the shuffle more than once. I actually dreamed more than once that when we finally got around to picking it up, they told us our laptop was gone.

Luckily, we were able to avoid that scenario, and here I am…back at my favorite Sunday pastime. 🙂

Hope everyone is well…I have missed you guys.

I have to tell you all that I watched The Nurse’s Ball every single day, and I am happy to report that it felt sorta like old times in that I was actually eager to turn my TV on to watch GH again. That hadn’t happened in a very long time…I believe since The AIC took over our show. However, I must say that they completely lived up to the spirit of The Nurses’ Ball for me…and I truly enjoyed it.

While of course Kelly and Maks dance was my absolute favorite, I really loved all of it. I was singing at the top of my lungs right along with Frisco, as “All I Need” was an old fave, and who could possibly resist Rick Springfield’s “Jessie’s Girl?”  CLASSICS on a CLASSIC! 

Everything else was pretty darned good, too, just like old times…Sabrina and Emma were too cute, the hotties taking it all off were even better, and Epiphany & The Revelations were OUTSTANDING!

It felt good to love my beloved soap, even if for a couple of weeks. 🙂 While I will try to keep the love going, I can’t really ignore the hole in my heart at not having our beloved couple. 😦

So, I still spend my sleepless insomniac hours reliving the magic…and while it’s hard to be really happy about GH without them, I know that they will always be perfectly happy living on MEMORY LANE! 🙂

It’s why I visit it so often… 🙂 Away we go!

“Soulmates” Credit: mk200019

“Why” Credit: jasamispassion

“In The Sun” Credit: candece

“Everything” Credit: fw226

“Home To Me” Credit: daysfanalways

“Breakthrough” Credit: charmedp3f

“Pieces” Credit: anony33mous

“Take Me Away From Here” Credit: mk200019

“Stay or Leave” Credit: jasamispassion

“Hold On” Credit: yugottahitpeople

I hope you enjoyed our Drive – I know Jason and Sam always leave me in a better mood than when I started! 🙂 Hope they still do the same for you!

Have a great Sunday!


A DETERMINED Sunday Drive Down Memory Lane

Good Sunday Morning, GHers!

I want to thank you all for the kind thoughts, sweet messages, texts and emails. Karina also sends her thanks for your kindness and appreciation!

I am doing okay! Much better, in fact! And I was DETERMINED to take this drive this weekend – just as I am DETERMINED to hold on to my JaSam addiction for as long as possible! 🙂

Just the thought of meeting up with all of you this Sunday again cheered me up like you guys just wouldn’t believe. Thanks, guys, for hanging on to this JaSam Love with me. It may be silly, and some may even say hopeless, but I choose to say we are holding on to something magical for as long as we possibly can!

And there’s nothing wrong with that, right? 🙂

Besides, it would break my heart to lose all of you, too!

So…let’s keep the love going!

“You’re The One” Credit: aproditebeauty

“Run This” Credit: JasamUnited

“Lemme See” Credit: lalachik

“Always Be My Baby” Credit: TheSandman0889

“Looking” Credit: lovablesins86

“Feel Again” Credit: JasamUnited

(someone pass the freakin’ tissues first!) “If Love Must Go” Credit: aproditebeauty

“Why’d You Have To Wait” Credit: TheRealNakya

“Wanted” Credit: aproditebeauty

Aaahhh…there just will never be another couple like our JaSam, will there?

Until next time, my friends!

Much love,


A Sunday Drive Down Memory Lane…Celebrating A Master Memory Maker

Good Sunday Morning, GHers!

This coming Friday, our Master Memory Maker, Heather (aproditebeauty), will be celebrating a birthday! How could I not take the opportunity to celebrate her and what she has meant for so many of us JaSam Fans?!?

Heather was there, holding this group together when Jason and Sam were finding their way as a couple again, when they were reigniting their passion and their love, overcoming obstacles like prison and Brenda, deciding to become Mr. & Mrs., enjoying their only moments as a happily married couple, and again while they facing their darkest of times. I know there were times when some of us were ready to throw in the towel, and one of Heather’s well-times vids would turn us around.

Even now, when we have to question our own sanity about holding on to anything JaSam, her vids have the power to make the answer clear!

This is why this week’s Drive celebrates her and her incomparable vids.

Thanks, Heather! You have been the gift that keeps on giving and we are so lucky you are a JaSam Fan! We wish you all the best and many, many more!

Put on your party hats, friends! We are celebrating the Birthday Girl with some of her best vids!

(Let me just say that I think it’s GENIUS that she’s using scenes of our “Jason” even form his current stint on Y&R! That’s exactly how it feels for me, even when I watch him on there! )

“The Promise”

“You Look At Me”

“Forever and Always” 

“First Love”

“One More Time”

“Could Have Been” (My own teenaged angst song! LOL!)

This collection of hers is EPIC!

“The Way We Were, Part 1”

“The Way We Were, Part 2”

“The Way We Were, Part 3”

“The Way We Were, Part 4”

“The Way We Were, Part 5”

Please take the time to thank Heather, and to wish her a Happy Birthday…she really is a keeper of our stars. Without her and her outrageous talent, our JaSam world would be a lot darker!

Thanks, Heather, for all these years of love and commitment to our common love of all things JaSam!

We Love You And Wish You The Happiest Of Birthdays!

Much love to all…


A Sunday Drive Down Memory Lane…Under The Stars

Happy Sunday, GHers!

I apologize for the late start – it’s been a very busy weekend around here. We had a late night at my kids’ school’s Annual Gospel Concert, and my Vanessa was in a play celebrating Black History Month! So, not only have we been busy, but we’ve been celebrating our baby girl’s outstanding accomplishment! 🙂

But, never too busy to honor our Sunday routine, so, here we are…taking our Sunday Drive; this time, “Under The Stars”.

I would think that only Chinese Food could rival the significance of the stars and what they mean to Jason and Sam and their incredible history. I was inspired by a vidder new to our Sunday Drive (julietkim99) to make this week’s Drive one that would honor their connection to the stars.

There are some great moments captures within these vids…I hope you enjoy them as much as I did!


“Stars, They Make Me Wonder Where You Are” Credit: julietkim99

“When The Stars Go Blue” Credit: loveandmagic

“Written In The Stars” Credit: JasamFanalways

“I Look Into Your Eyes, Falling Like A Wall Of Stars” Credit: Jasamistruelove

“History Of The Star Necklace” missingJASAMalways

“She’s Like A Star” Credit: PhickJasam4eva

“Twice As Many Stars” Credit: xohugskissesxo2009

“Waiting For A Star To Fall” Credit: ajisfine09

“Twinkle, Twinkle, Lucky Star” Credit: Kathy Federico

“Keeper Of The Stars” Credit: IrishLass1805

“Sam Tells Danny About His Father” Credit: JasamUnited


As long as there are *STARS* twinkling in the sky, Jason and Samantha Morgan will be my favorite couple ever! 

And I will continue to remember them fondly…as though Genoa City and Port Charles (the spinoff that came back) don’t even exist. 

Thanks for taking the Drive with me, Lovies!

Be well…


A Sunday Drive Down Memory Lane…With The Couple Who’s Still Number One

Good Sunday Morning, GHers!

I don’t know about you, but nothing happening on GH right now, and definitely not on Y&R, could satisfy the void I am feeling for JaSam! I find myself battling my insomnia with their vids until I am convinced that I didn’t imagine the magic they shared!

While watching some vids this past week, I decided to honor one of the vidders who helped keep me sane through my last JaSam withdrawals, circa 2007-08. I remember feeling pretty hopeless about a JaSam future back then, as even Steve was saying at his PA’s that he thought Jason and Sam were done for good. Yet, any time I saw one of this vidder’s creations, I felt hope creeping right back in to my cold little heart.

I realized that once again, this time, her vids helped me with this sense of loss I’ve been feeling about our couple, and so she deserves a little bit of recognition for her amazing talent and outstanding efforts on each incredible vid.  My hope is that her vids will do for each of you what they did for me – TWICE…and that they’ll keep us from giving up on the possibility of reliving the magic we all fell in love with. Vampires and Genoa City Be Damned! 

I personally would like to thank jasamarenumberone for each of her fantastic vids! She has such a keen vision for how she wants to tell each unique story of her vids, and she nails it each time! There are so many more where these came from…when this Sunday Drive is over, go subscribe to her channel and check out all of her others! You are gonna love them all!

Let’s get going…

“Lying Naked On The Floor”


“When I’m Gone”

“Come On Closer”



“Crazy For This Girl”

“Hanging By A Moment”


“Stay With Me”

“Let’s Get It On”

“Make You Feel My Love”

“All I Want Is You”

“Hold It Against Me”

“Sweetest Sin”


And…who could ever forget this gem? “Kisses – No Music”

Wasn’t that AMAZING? 

I could drive in circles all day if it meant reliving these memories!


Let’s remember what brought us all together, and let’s refuse to let that bond slip away! I would miss you all too much!