Monday, December 22, 2008

Yum Yum....

Enough said.........

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Thankful own MacGuyver

The last 24 hours, we have had snow/ice mix at our house. Yesterday, everything was covered in a layer of ice. My husband's truck was outside, so when we went shopping last night, he started it up to let it "dethaw". So we are sitting in the truck, ready to head out and he notices his mirrors are solid ice. He gets out, and comes back with a small torch and proceeds to "deice" both mirrors. When he gets back in the truck, he says...."bet you wouldn't have thought of that!" Yes, honey, you're right...I wouldn't have!!!!"

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Korn and vampires!!

OK, I know it's been a while!!
We have satellite internet, and living in Indiana with the constant cloud cover, we don't have internet most of the time in the winter. I feel bad doing it all the time from work, so it's been a few days!!
I must also confess, I am reading the Twilight series.....and I must say that I LOVE IT!! When I read a book, if it's really good, I get so involved with it that I start dreaming about it. I also get really sad when it's over, so when I find a series that is really long, and it's really good, I'm very happy!! I absolutely love these books!! I am a huge Anne Rice fan, so for me to find some vampire books that can compare with her style is very exciting to me!! I would highly recommend these. Especially if you like reading about vampires!! I know what my "girls" are thinking....just another KORN issure here!! And yes, I'll agree, I think it really seems odd , because by looking at me you would never know that I like Korn and vampires!! Oh well, I guess we all have our secrets, but now that you know about mine....I'll have to come up with some more!!

I figured out what I find incredibly annoying on a very late response to Ang's question.....I find it incredibly annoying ....when I log onto someone's blog this music starts blaring.....I'm going to have to get that application and blare some Korn....just for paybacks :)

And, another reason to hate the seems like every holiday has a tragedy with it in my life...of some sort. Last night, I get a call from my renter and he has lost his job. Now, he can make this months rent, however he has also been paying me back for the month of October when we had an issue and the rent didn't get paid. So, am I a bad person for not telling him to keep the extra and buy the Christmas gifts for his kids?? I know that if I were a business (which I am) I really wouldn't care if his kids got Christmas or not....however, I also have a heart (even though it is filled with Korn and vampires!!) and am thinking how easy it would be to forego the extra payment this month so he could have some extra for his kids. However, on the flip side, we have already lowered the rent for him by 50$ to make it easier for him....I would rather do that than loose a renter-and he has been there for 2 years. Anyway, I was just venting a little......

hope you have a great day,

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

I think it works now....

I'm trying once again to see if my name appears at the end....and I think it will this time! Thanks to my friend Ang, she figured it out for me after we worked on it yesterday afternoon for a while!
It's a new day, it's a good day, and I'm waiting on Friday so I can sleep in on Saturday! It's a pathetic life I lead, but I'm happy!!

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

once again

I say hello, I wave goodbye!

Trying again

Love to all, and to all a good night!!

My name...

I'm seeing if my signature works.....

Christmas trees......

Let me just preface this post by saying that I absolutely hate Christmas. Seriously. I can't stand all the extra crap that goes up in my house, the scrambling to find the gifts for everyone, always coming up short on the money, the whole "hype" around a holiday that wasn't meant to be celebrated this way. Always trying to please each and every relative who wants to host some special dinner or get together. All the office parties, gifts for coworkers..who do you buy for, whom do you not buy for. You get my drift.

So last night, my husband and kids...who all love Christmas...decide they want to put up the tree. So my husband had dinner started last night when I got home, so after we ate they want the decorations up. My husband goes to take a shower, and I start carting out the crap. Not an easy task, so I'm already miffed. I get out the tree stand and post, get it put together and sort out the limbs. The post keeps tipping, so I keep screwing in the bolts, however, it's not working well, the kiddos are bugging me about which ornament they want out and well, I'm really ticked off. Wanting to totally call off Christmas or at the very least, put up a cardboard tree. At that time, my hubby walks in and realized I have put the post in upside down......duh. So he and the kids take over from there, and I go fix some hot chocolate. I am now a little more calmed down, so I start helping to put up the ornaments. We get most of our ornaments on the tree and realize we have NO lights on the tree....NONE! My husband suggests we do a tree with no lights this year....I just look at him. He realizes how that would totally feed into my whole Grinch/Scrooge mentality and decides to put on the lights. It actually turned out OK, the tree is very pretty this year. I got by with only doing the tree and stockings so far. I know they will want the village out, but I'm going to hold off as long as possible :) Maybe they will forget about know, out of sight, out of mind!! I'll let you know how long I get!

Have a good day and only 25 days til AFTER Christmas :)