Monday, December 28, 2009

And The Merriment Fades…

Christmas 2009 is now another thing of the past.  Crazy, how time flies like that. 

We are extremely busy with packing and trying to get everything worked out for the transition.  Speaking of the transition, we did get that foreclosure.  Once everything settles down, I’ll open that private photo album and post pictures.  The house closings are set for the 5th and 6th of January, so we are totally hopping.  Christmas was insane this year, trying to make gifts and buy gifts and then trying to schedule all our packing around the holiday so that we didn’t do something stupid—like pack the drawer containing the do-ma-hicky that lets you download the pictures off your camera—before you download the Christmas pictures.  You know, things like that.  Not saying I would ever do something like that.  BUT.  ANYWAY!

SO MUCH TO DO.  I do not need to be here right now, but just thought I’d drop in for a quick update.  I have a lot on my mind that I’d like to write down but I need to get back to packing.  No school this week, so Munchkin is home and both kids are down for nap/rest right this minute, and I need to get busy and take advantage of that…unfortunately nap/rest time seems to be the FASTEST hour of the day.  *sigh* 

The tutu was sadly disappointing.  Well, at least I was disappointed in her reaction.  “Oh.  Nice.  Is that it?” was the reaction we got…which obviously sparked a “OH! NICE? Is that IT?” reaction from me.  I mean…come ON.  It’s only what you have been dreaming of for like, MONTHS!  KC and I have talked at length about our children’s attitudes toward receiving gifts.  One of our children shows a general attitude of entitlement rather than gratitude and, while the other one is much more appreciative of any and all gifts received, the attitude of “I deserve this” and “if it’s a gift, it should be mine” is one that is contagious.  Not to mention, the tutorials said nothing about the diva attitude that is magically assumed when child is wearing said garments.  Munchkin has always had a bit of that in her, but oh my WORD.  She put it on and it got like 10 times worse.  Irritating to the Nth degree.  Yuck.  So anyway, if you decide to make one of those for any girl you know, please be forewarned. 

IMG_5482ewebAnd on to the pictures.  Here’s Christmas eve…I didn’t get many great shots, but you know I live to get shots like this one of my mother-in-law…LOL.  Some people make it SO easy.  *grin*  I can say that because I am one of those people, too, but lucky for me, I don’t have many friends with the shutter-bug fever like me.  HAHA.  








Next up is Christmas Day, my family came over for the afternoon.  It was fun, too!

My mom made me this awesome card.  Doesn’t it look totally store bought?  I couldn’t tell if it was or not when I first opened it.  I was totally impressed!!


   Then here’s my mom and dad…IMG_5510eweb






My brother opening the card my mom 
made for him.   

And then….OH.  Heart failure…I have THE PIONEER WOMAN COOKS!  Thank you to my dear awesome hubby!  PW ROCKS!  I love, love, love it!  Can’t wait to try some of these!  And he did order it because I asked for it for Christmas, not because I’m a terrible cook and need all the help I can get.  Well, that’s what I’m telling myself anyway!  HAHA!

And the last of the Christmas Day Pics…we set up the tripod so we could get a group shot of us.  I didn’t realize I set my camera on the self timer X 10!  So it took 10 shots in rapid succession…what is priceless is the looks on our faces by the end of the line…ROFL! 

Take 1: Oops, KC & Munchkin are blinkingIMG_5531eweb 1 second later: PERFECT!  Even the K-man is looking!IMG_5532eweb 1 second later: another good oneIMG_5533eweb 1 second later: I’ve realized that the clicking isn’t stopping…K-man and my mom’s eyes are a little biggerIMG_5535eweb 1 second later: Ryan’s smile is a little biggerIMG_5537eweb 1 second later: Ryan’s about to show teeth, I’m blinking and K-man is trying to figure out what’s going onIMG_5539eweb 1 second later: there…Ryan’s actually laughing, Mom’s mouth has dropped open, Nate and I are laughing out loud, and K-man’s in motion again.  IMG_5540e2webThe only ones who don’t change at all are Munchkin, KC, and my dad.  LOL.  I forsee this becoming a family tradition.  hahaha!

Thanks for dropping by!  Hope you had a wonderful Christmas, and if I don’t get back on here before then, have a happy New Year! 

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Tutu Time…

Well, I did it!  I made a tutu.  I was shopping for a gift for Munchkin, who is more than a little obsessed with ballerinas, when I found one of those little one piece leotard thingies that ballerinas wear.  So I thought…hm.  I got it.  And I got the supplies to make a tutu.  Then I decided to get shoes and tights to go with it.  It was supposed to be a frugal gift, but it turned into a really official looking ballerina get-up.  Well, SHE will think it’s official anyway! 

IMG_5344ewebWanna see?  Of course, she hasn’t seen it yet, being as it’s a Christmas gift, but she doesn’t read my blog yet, so I should be safe.  *grin*  I’m pretty pleased with how the ensemble turned out.  I’ll be sure to post a picture of her in it.  I’m sure I’ll have plenty of opportunities to get pictures of her in it since I forsee great difficulty getting her to ever remove it.  LOL!  IMG_5340eweb

Here’s a close-up of the front of it.  It’s not exactly perfect and precisely even, but I think it will be fine.  *grin*  I’m quite sure she’s not going to care. 

IMG_5341ewebIMG_5345ewebAnd of course, the accessories.  I made the hairbows with leftovers from the white tulle roll and a couple ribbon pieces.  They are tied onto some of my hair elastics, so that was free!

Total cost of the handmade part:
approximately $15

Not too bad.  I made it long and a little big so she can use it for longer than a couple months.  Probably have enough left over to make another smaller one, so perhaps $15 is a little much, but whatever.  I’m happy, and I’m pretty sure she will be, too!

Monday, December 21, 2009

Dear Diary: (A Little History)

Just for fun, here’s a few excerpts from a journal I wrote in YEARS ago – found it yesterday when I was packing up one of the bookshelves…specific names have been removed to protect the innocent (or not). 

Monday, January 15, 2001
Youth revival went really well.  *Ohio Chick* came down and stayed all week with me, and Tuesday, a whole group of us went skiing!  That was totally fun!  KC rode the lifts with me a couple times and he was actually nice, but now he’s beginning to get on my nerves.  *sigh*  It’s a long story, and I’m not going into it.  Oh, and then Sunday, *Alabama Boy* sat with me at lunch and we exchanged addresses, and I heard that KC noticed and commented on it.  I don’t know what it means, but I heard he said that I’d forgotten about him and found a new man!  I laughed.  It’s not like KC would ever seriously look my way! 

Wednesday, January 18, 2001
Well, *Alabama Boy* has been emailin’ quite a bit.  He wanted to call me, but I told him “no.”  I mean, he’s nice, but I just don’t think I like him that way.  I talked to KC tonight.  I know, I know, I should stay away from him, but…well, anyways.  We had a good conversation.  I wish he’d look my way.  Maybe I should have let *AB* call me.  Oh well, I’m not upset about it, I’ll just keep on prayin!  Have I ever mentioned how much I hate dating?

Friday, January 19, 2001
Tonight was awesome.  KC came down and stayed with Nathan, and we all played cards and talked and it was just…fun!  I wonder who he’s interested in now?  Probably *Ohio Girl* or somebody like that.  Whoever she is, she’s one lucky girl!  He is a really nice guy sometimes.  =)  Okay, I sound really lovesick, I have got to get over this.  Like…NOW. 

Thursday, February 8, 2001
I talked to KC tonight, and we talked Sunday night, too.  Sunday was an….interesting conversation.  I don’t remember how we got on the subject, but we ended up talking about the possibilities of a relationship more than friendship.  From the things that were said, I don’t think that will ever happen.  He thinks I’m too young, and I don’t think he’s ready to settle down.  I was disappointed, but I’ll leave it alone. 

Monday, March 28, 2001
It’s been awhile.  KC is a regular rollercoaster ride.  We started “talking” right after my 18th birthday, went on one date by ourselves to Chimney Rock, and then that was it.  Now, tonight we talked and he says he’s wanting to spend more time together.  I think he’s playing with me, but I’m just a sucker for punishment.  I’ll just enjoy it while it lasts and we’ll see what happens!  Isn’t optimism wonderful? =)

Saturday, April 14, 2001
Another official date.  He’s really sweet!  I can’t help hoping this lasts.

Okay…I’m going to skip some here…let’s just say the parts in here where we split and got back together all start sounding the same and the more it happened, the madder I got about it, and I was all dramatic and furious — in great detail – when I wrote all those, so I’ll just leave them out.  Hah.  Plus, who knows who reads this blog and should anyone read it who may have been part of the story, it’s probably best not to bring all that back up.  LOL!  Before I get back to it though, sheesh.  I can’t believe I said all this stuff.  Strangely enough, a couple times I’ve gone back and read some of my early blog posts and I can’t believe I said some of that stuff either.  Oh well.  Back to the journal. 

Thursday, August 9, 2001
Today was the best/worst day!  I emailed KC and he emailed me back, and our wires got crossed.  That’s the bad thing about emails, they can be read the wrong way very easily, but anyways, he called tonight and everything is straightened out now.  He said that even if I’m not sure about “us,” his mind is made up and he’s not going to change it!  We’re planning to go to a revival service up in the mountains on Saturday night.  I’m excited.  Don’t pinch me, if I’m dreaming, I DON’T want to wake up.  I still can’t believe this is happening!

Sunday, August 12, 2001
I have only one thing to say – WOW!  What a weekend!  Mountains were great, service was good, the trip went well.  We did sort of get lost a time or two, but we laughed about it, so it wasn’t a big deal.  We had a really good conversation coming back.  I guess one of the main things is that we ARE dating now.  Any doubts remaining in my mind were settled last night.  He is SO sweet.  Things just clicked last night.  I can’t explain it, but I think it was mutual and I really hope it lasts!

Sunday, October 21, 2001
So Casey missed church today since he had to work.  Service was good though.  Everyone was asking about him.  Anyway, I went to his house after the second service and hung out till he got home.  He got there about six, I think, and we had a nice evening.  We had a really serious talk, and he asked me to MARRY him!  I’m still in shock!  Have I ever mentioned how much I love that man?!?!  Well, I do!  The plans right now are set for the 21st or 22nd of December!  Only 2 months!  But I’m not complaining!  I like the way things are going!  I’m really excited, but I’m definitely nervous!  I hope it all works out.  I love him a LOT!

IMG_0240Of course, there was lots of blah blah blah in between all those but skipping on down, you guys already know that we DID go through with it…12/21/01.  And today…8 years later, I STILL think that man I married is wonderful and sweet and awesome! 

So KC, I know we didn’t really do cards or anything for our anniversary (well, unless you count signing a contract on a house, but that’s a whole ‘nother story) but just so you know, I love you even more now than I did on our honeymoon (and frankly, you’re real cute over there in that picture from our honeymoon, but I think you’re even cuter now)! and Happy Anniversary!!

And if you want to see some other pictures to go along with this, read the anniversary post I did in 2006.  *grin*  I think I still agree with everything I said then, too!  LOL!

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Snow Day!!

Well, I have never been so happy to be back home as I was tonight.  We probably did stupid when we decided to sled down our driveway in our VAN and try to make it to the extended family Christmas Dinner on KC’s side.  Well, we got there and back, but the roads were NOT cleared and I had serious doubts about the whole thing MORE than once.  Like when it took us 45 minutes to get our van out of our driveway.  And when we almost IMG_5316ewebslid off the road getting to their house and then when it was time to leave, we couldn’t get out of their driveway…and about six of us pushed the car up the driveway to the road.  And then when we made it back to OUR driveway, and couldn’t get back up it and had to park at the bottom…after several tries to get it pulled up the hill enough to be off the road.  Yeah.  My nerves are a little tense tonight.  And one thing I WON’T miss about this house is the driveway!!  LOL!

Today in the snow was fun though.  Here are some pictures…

First, I have to share a couple from yesterday…K-man and Munchkin were ENTHRALLED!  K-man was the only one up when I was taking pictures, Munchkin was still napping, and then my camera died, but they were cracking me up looking out the window.  To quote K-man: “It’s BOOO-tiful, Mom!”

Here he is looking out the window (and giant stuffed Curious George is beside him on the floor):

“Hey, George, LOOK at the SNOW!  Here let me SHOW you!  Look out the window, George!”

IMG_5302ewebThe final outcome of all the snow…final accumulation around 11-12 inches.
IMG_5332ewebSledding: IMG_5329ewebIMG_5331eweb
Ummmm….KC, I think the sled is supposed to be under you…you’re about 90 degrees off….ROFL! 

Building Frosty:IMG_5326ewebIMG_5327eweb

And our yard after we built the snowman (a process that included a decline into a snowball fight which ended in the parents tussling and snow down MY snowsuit…and a kiss and make up moment before getting back to snowman business).  We tussled in a complete circle around that one little patch of snow…how odd.  haha.

Well, KC has gone to bed, so I’m gonna hop off here.  Night!

PS this is the new house we’re in negotiations on…it’s a foreclosure and it’s yet to be determined if they will come close enough to our price range for us to buy it or not.  Since it’s still ONLY a possibility, these pictures are not public.  If you are curious and want to see it and you’re not a creepy stalker (LOL) then email me and I can add you to the list.  As I said, it’s totally just a possibility at this point so I’m trying not to get my hopes up. 

Friday, December 18, 2009

Back Porch updated...

The deck is now fully covered and the sky is still dumping. Woohoo. Live coverage brought to u from faith and her verizon phone....teehehe.

Winter Weather Continues....

And the snow continues. Here is the front porch...I think I might miss this side of the house, too. LOL *sigh*

Our Last Winter Here...

Well...the deck looks real pretty today. A little chilly but pretty. i'm really gonna miss this place.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Merry Christmas Early…plus some other stuff

SweetTomato_IBelieve_PreviewFirst the good stuff for you…*winks*

I love being on a creative team!  This kit just came out, it’s called I Believe by Cara of Sweet Tomato Designs.  You can grab it at Faith Sisters, Designs in Digital, or Pretty Scrappy and it’s a killer kit because it’s great for Christmas pages AND winter themes… And what’s this got to do with you??

Well, get this…I got permission from Cara to use it to make a little something to share with you.  It’s a desktop calendar for your computer screen.  I love these things!   winter desktop jan copy

It’s a flattened PNG file in which you can plop your photo behind and save it as a JPEG and then right-click on it in your pictures folder and save as your desktop.  (Least that’s how it works on mine). 

Because I’m such a nice person, this zip file contains one with Dec & Jan calendars also if you want to put it on your screen now.  (Okay, well, actually it contains Dec and Jan because I never got around to putting a December calendar on MY computer so anyway.  lol)

Also because I’m such a nice person, the January one is also in size 1024x768 for you people with non-laptop screens.  Use whichever ones you like. 

winter desktop snowmenAnd because I’m not just nice, but I’m REALLY REALLY nice, I made one for you technically challenged folks who don’t want to put a picture in…and it’s also in both sizes.  All you have to do is unzip the file and right-click on whichever size suits your screen and save as desktop.  Easy-peasy.  That one is only for January though…sorry.  My nice ran out after I recolored that little snowman photo to match the kit colors…lol.  Please don’t tell Santa…I am hoping to get off the naughty list….haha…j/k!

Here’s the download links for those zip files:

Winter Desktop PNGs (Insert Your Own Photo)

Winter Desktop JPEGs (Snowmen Photo -- no editing needed)

And for technical purposes, let me go over those credits again:
All papers/elements from Sweet Tomato Designs Complete Kit: “I Believe”
Snowman Photo: found online
Date Elements: Merkeley Designs  


Whew.  That was fun.  Sometimes it’s nice to be nice.  LOL.  It’s also nice to have a desktop that suits the season.  I know what you’re thinking…uh, hello, Faith, how bout changing your BLOG to something that doesn’t look out of season.  Yeah.  well.  I’ll do that when I have time.  At the present, it may be in season again before I have that time.  *sigh* 

Anyway.  House-hunting STINKS.  I don’t know where the “buyers market” is that everyone talks about, but it’s NOT around here.  I don’t know what the deal is with people who are trying to sell their houses but there are a lot of places that are junky.  Outdated.  Just flat out haven’t been kept up.  And they’re asking top dollar.  Duh.  That’s why your house has been on the market for ONE THOUSAND DAYS.  Here’s a clue for you…how bout pricing it as a fixer upper if you’re not going to fix it up.  Not to mention that now I have doubts about EVERY house.  What’s wrong with it?  Is there any taxes owed on it that we’re going to find out about in about 2 weeks?  *Sigh*  And the stress is horrid.  Not to mention we have three weeks and no where to live.  We have cats and only need something short term, which makes it hard to find an apartment.  Our parents are way far from Munchkin’s school (which I’m not going to change until we have a house and know which school she needs to be changing to…).  Right now we have restricted our house hunting to only EMPTY houses in which we could possibly close on and move right in on the day we have to move out of here….but there aren’t many options.  At least not that the hubby and I can totally agree on…um…anyways.  That husband is currently making me very annoyed because he keeps suggesting we have the cats KILLED.  (only he calls it “put down.”)  Of ALL THE NERVE.  Moving on.  Sorry about whining. 

By the way, thanks for all the comments and encouragement on the last post.  I appreciated all of them. 

Um.  Pray for me okay?  You guys know who I married, right?  He’s driving me nuts right now.  And that’s all I can say without whining.  LOL. 

Since this post is gradually deteriorating, I’m going to call it a night.  So there. 


*edited to clarify…I don’t think KC would actually seriously “put down” the cats because they are inconvenient at this particular time of our lives, it’s just bugging me that he *SAYS* that.  lol.  And he’s got plenty of other good qualities that make up for these other things that occasionally drive me crazy.  However, I will say this, if my cats mysteriously disappear without just cause, the husband may find himself in one of these packing boxes with a mailing label to Tim-buk-tu.  LOL!  ;-)  

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Ahem…is this thing on?

We interrupt this pathetically neglected blog to post a classified…3138786505_0d1fccd2b4

WANTED: Small family looking for cardboard boxes.  Preferably at least 3 for bedrooms, plus one for a family room.  Large sizes would be best.  Also looking for a good bridge to put them under.  Bridge needs to be in good location with a nearby wireless internet access (since there won’t be much room in our boxes bedrooms to fit more than ourselves, a blanket, and our laptops).  Contact by email: always (dot) faith (at) yahoo (dot) com.  Thanks in advance.  

I know, I probably shouldn’t joke about being homeless because it’s not a funny thing for people who really have to live that way, and it’s not like we aren’t blessed enough to have family/friends who might take us in temporarily, so please don’t think I’m terrible.  But anyway, it seems we have gone from two houses to no houses in the last couple days.  We signed the contract to sell our house on Monday (exactly 14 days from listing date) and found out yesterday that there were problems not disclosed on the house we WERE going to buy.  So basically, our current house closes on the 8th and we no longer have a house in which to move.   

Um.  I’m a teeny tiny bit stressed.  Tomorrow I get to put packing on hold and go check out storage buildings.  And since we don’t have a house and it’s doubtful that we could find one, get it closed on, and ready to move in before the 8th, I guess we can go ahead and start getting our stuff moved to the storage building in the next couple weeks so at least that way we won’t be stressing about getting all our stuff out of the house ON the 8th.  lol.  

So hello, you people that were praying for us NOT to move to the town we were going to be moving to…next time, will ya do me a favor and when you pray that the house doesn’t work out…well, try to put in that prayer there somewhere that another BETTER house works out in it’s place so that we’re not left WITHOUT a house, okay???  LOL!  (I’m just kidding of course)

Need to go clean something.  Stress does that to me.  (Well, sometimes.  And other times it makes me want to go to bed and not do anything at all. Today is not one of those times.  LOL!)

Monday, December 07, 2009


It’s that certain day of the week that has the highest tendency to be ONE OF THOSE DAYS.  At least it sure seems that way for me personally.  Garfield and I are kindred spirits when it comes to Mondays (and early mornings, and that mood we get in when we don’t get fed…well..okay…we’re just kindred spirits!)

My day just got off on the wrong foot when I (wearing day old clothes and without a shower—i was just gearing up for a day of housecleaning, okay!?!) was on the way to take Munchkin to school and realized that (oh my) I had a meeting to discuss last week’s therapy session with the therapist.  At 9am.  That is NOT how you want to begin a morning, trust me.  The forgetting, I mean, not the therapist…lol…although digging into our daughter’s multiple dysfunctions issues is not really my idea of a fun morning, to be quite honest.  And someday when that daughter is meeting with the nursing home director about her mother who won’t stay in her room, or is wreaking havoc in the craft hall, or won’t stop screaming at the nurses, I’m sure she’ll be saying the same thing about me!  LOL!  Gotta have a sense of humor about these things, right? 

Here’s a random quote I came across today while working on a project which shall not be discussed herein because of the holiday that is rapidly approaching which I prefer to push FAR from my mind.  (EEEK…i’m so far behind)  ANYWAY, the quote:

“False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine but leaving us when we cross into the shade.” - Christian Nevell Bovee

I’m so glad I have true friends that are friends in sunshine AND shade.  ;-)  Oh and have I mentioned that we are going to be moving all our heavy furniture on January 15th?  Ahem.  LOL!  I’m not really hinting at anything…really….lol! 

Seriously, I thought the quote was deep and wanted to remember it but moving our heavy furniture is not a requisite to being my friend.  LOL.  Ain’t ya glad about that?!  Trust me, your back will thank you.  Mine will be screaming at me and it won’t be saying thank you!  Oh wait, it’s still screaming at me from last week…I think I hear it saying something about 15 tons of gravel?  Ah yeah. 

Well anywho, we showed our house again yesterday.  I think it speaks volumes that we showed our house two times and got an offer both times.  *grin*  Yes, and although we countered a few times on the first and finally rejected it because it was a contingency based on their condo selling in a town down the road which is suffering economically (at least the housing market), we did accept the second.  Closing date on our little house is January 8th, they are already pre-approved for the loan, and because we have already had the house inspected and appraised, we don’t have to worry about any of that stuff causing any problems, so it’s pretty safe to assume that our cozy little home will be in new hands in about 5 weeks.  *sigh*  I’ll miss it.  I’ll miss it probably every time I spend 8 hours cleaning in the big house what took me 1 hour to clean in the little house.  And I’ll miss that nice big area of gravel in the backyard.  *sigh* 

I would like to point out that although the playset was quite the craigslist fiasco, and although it is concreted into the ground and we weren’t planning to take it with us, and although we did not state that up front in the listing, I do think it HIGHLY interesting to note that BOTH offers specifically requested that the playset remain.  BWAHAHAH! 

Okay, apologies for my sporadic posting recently, but things around here have been a little hectic.  Maybe SOMEDAY I’ll have time again and will be able to post deeper thoughts than just random updates.  LOL.  That’s assuming my brain isn’t completely fried by that point.  Or assuming I’m not in that nursing home I was talking about up in paragraph 2.  LOL. 

Oh well.  Goodnight.  =)

Thursday, December 03, 2009


  • The hour that I got out of bed this morning to finish cleaning the house for a showing today (YAHOO about the showing).  And on the time…I’ll give ya a hint…the clock had a 5 on it and it wasn’t AFTER the colon.  (wincing)
  • The fact that I mopped the floor, cleaned the bathroom, cleaned the litterboxes, took a shower, made the bed, dried my hair, got Munchkin up and hair fixed for school, penned the cats in the bathroom so they wouldn’t mess up my clean house, got Munchkin to school on time, went to Walmart, came home and spot cleaned the carpet, went to the bank and deposited a check, AND got to court by 9:00am.  (Eesh?!?)
  • That they don’t allow you to take cell phones OR purses into the courtroom anymore?  I don’t get that at all…I mean, ya have to go through the metal detector and they search your purse before ya go in, so what’s the big deal?  UGH.  So no book to occupy me today.  AND I had to walk all the way back to my car this morning to put my purse and phone in it so I could get in the courtroom.  Unbelievable. 
  • The way I flew home in the 45 minute break for lunch and vacuumed the house, cleaned up the cat mess in the bathroom, put the cats in their carriers (which is a feat in itself), picked up the stuff on the deck that the wind had blown over, threw together a sandwich (that I choked down on the way back to court), put the cats in the car, and got back to court with 3 minutes to spare.  And at least 15 minutes of that time was spent on the road. 
  • The 1/2 hour testimony that happened in court today.  I had no idea a person could get their story so mixed up while they were “UNDER OATH” to tell the truth and nothing but the truth. 
  • That another person could take the stand and say they couldn’t answer the questions every time the answer would have been incriminating. 
  • That the second person to take the stand didn’t listen well enough to the first person’s testimony (obviously) and denied things the other one had already admitted.  Actually, the second person denied pretty much every single report that was in the court file.  NOTHING was true, it was ALL lies.  All those people made up all those stories that (OH, MY!) happened to all correlate. (please note, heavy sarcasm in those statements) Forget the fact that their two stories had so many crossed facts it made my head hurt.
  • That they didn’t get laughed out of court, or at the very least, fined for lying under oath. 
  • The headache I walked out of the courtroom with….I don’t think my head has EVER hurt so bad. 
  • What Jango evidently thought of my driving today…right after he puked in his carrier.  Then he had an issue out the other end.  The road was a little curvy.  Wasn’t my driving, I’m SURE.  But then I had to clean it up.  Unbelievable!
  • The fact that I had the Awful Headache and got home at 5 o’clock and didn’t call KC to say…um, honey, can we please do take-out tonight?  NOOOO…I put my big girl undies on and chopped up lettuce, grated the cheese, browned the beef, and had taco salad almost ready by the time the hubby got home. 
  • The hubby who is listening to Melikiwikimaka (a hawaiian christmas song) and said “I feel like I’m saying a cuss word.” (ROFL!)  Only my hubby!
  • That I’m seriously contemplating giving my stinky bottomed (derrierred?) kitty a bath at 10:07 pm because I can’t stand it anymore!
  • That we’ve been told we’re going to get an offer on our house after the FIRST SHOWING!  Let’s hope it’s an UNBELIEVABLE offer! 
  • That this blog post is getting insanely long and I really didn’t even have much to say.


Okay…one last unbelievable thing: that I haven’t posted the December Photo Hunt yet…so here goes:


  1. Holiday Lights
  2. Holiday Spirit
  3. A Holiday Treat
  4. An Ornament
  5. A Gift-Wrapped Package
  6. A Window Display
  7. A Winter/Holiday Icon
  8. A Tree
  9. A Tradition
  10. Something that says Noel
  11. Something Precious
  12. Something Peaceful
  13. Something Hot
  14. Something Cold
  15. Something Red
  16. Something Green
  17. Motion blur
  18. Black & White Photo (with selective coloring)
  19. Any photo using an Infrared Photography Technique (in-camera OR post-process)
  20. A Macro Shot

And that’s it….this post is long enough. Thanks for reading!  If you’re still here, that’s…


(so leave me a comment so I can believe it…hahahaha….sorry.  shameless i know)

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Sisters Night Out

The other side of the table....they dont know im using my camera phone to blog....they will kill me for this one. Teeheehe.

oh and so far no blue lights on SNO night. But its still early and im the chauffer of the evening so theres still plenty of opportunity.