Sunday, January 31, 2010

Sugar coated wonderland!

Today, I also wanted to post some pics of our yard and trees. We have had an ice storm here, and the trees are covered in ice. It did start melting today, but I've been told that another one is on the way. Even though the roads have been treacherous, I just had to post the ice. It is so gorgeous!! And as you can see, my beautiful spruce tree on the side of the house fell over from the weight of the ice. Sniff, sniff.

10 things that I love..... and more

Since my great friend Dorothy has challenged me to write a list of 10 things that I love, I have given it a lot of thought. It will be hard to list just 10 things! Dorothy also awarded me with he Happy 101 award. So I will pass the award on to my friend Connie at her blog. And maybe Connie will list 10 things that she loves, and we will learn a little bit more about her as well.
For starters, I will have to borrow a couple from Dorothy as they are things I love too!! :o)
1. My Lord and Savior, Jesus
2. My wonderful, beautiful family
3. Shopping at Goodwill
4. Singing
5. Writing/Reading
7. Collecting dolls, plates, doorknobs, frames, etc.
8. Researching history
9. Roses (pink)
10. Presents
11. Gummi bears and jelly beans

See, I couldn't do it. I listed 11 things, plus I put two things on some lines! But maybe this will tell you a little bit about me, and then maybe we will learn a little more about my friend Connie too!

Saturday, January 23, 2010

My husband, the romantic

Well, after listening to the drum playing for weeks and weeks now, I decided to ask Keith a question. I mean, the dishes haven't broken--yet, and my hearing was probably going to decline in another 20 years anyway, so why not get up the courage to ask him to give me a romantic answer. He was listening to more drum videos on utube--loudly I might add-- when I knelt in front of him and asked him if God himself came down to Earth and gave him the choice of staying with me, or playing the drums, what would he pick? He started smiling from the first word, and then it grew into a snicker, and then a full-blown laugh. Funny. He never did answer me. Thus, another romantic moment lost forever- blown into the winds of utube land. Even as I'm typing, he is embarking on another adventure there. At least it is inspirational music he is listening to even it it is deafening. Maybe I would do better on the romantic side to ask him to play a drum solo and dedicate it to me. Hmmmm......

Thursday, January 7, 2010


It did snow here today, and although it wasn't a lot, it was enough to get us out of school!! It is much too cold to get out in it. All of the kids have pouted all day because we didn't get to play in the snow. But we have spent time together as a family. That is my favorite part of snow days. We usually stay in our pj's, play games, eat snacks all day, and maybe watch a movie. Today, we also did some much-needed house work. I just happened to pick up a dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts yesterday, and they came in handy today with all of us being home. Tomorrow is another snow day. The kids are already planning to make brownies, and play more games....... I'm looking forward to watching them.