Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Monday, September 28, 2009
Sunday, September 27, 2009
Saturday, September 26, 2009
Can you explain to me why it is more important to spend huge amounts of money studying things like the sex life of a cockroach, how often do red ants mate, which color underwear is most popular in Angola, do spankings make us retarded, is one cup of coffee better than two, etc., etc.. Get the picture? Couldn't we instead spend all this money on a water pipeline?
Friday, September 25, 2009
Thursday, September 24, 2009
My goodness!! I was busy doing something yesterday and happened to look up at the window, and guess what?? Erik and Howie were home from their vacation a day early. OH oh!! That tells me that something didn't exactly go fun like.
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Monday, September 21, 2009
It's a shame the summer was so darn hot and sticky. It would be nice to be able to enjoy the beautiful weather when it gets here. Instead we end up spending a lot of time indoors near a fan or air conditioner. Life can be weird sometimes.
Moo and two of the dwarfs are gearing up to leave for a little vacation. They will be going to spend a few days at the Cape. That's if they ever get going here. Howie has been ready since six am. and is quite anxious to leave. He's like a little kid who's been offered a magnificent treat.
This should be quite interesting. Two cranky guys and one mischievous little kid. Or so it seems. Moo has just left to take my car to garage to have the brakes fixed. I supposed it's coming on that time when I will have to be looking around for another car. The New England winters are harsh on the undersides of automobiles. Unless they are kept in enclosed garages, they tend to live shorter lives.
Tomorrow, Miss Tootsie has an appointment at the beauty salon. I wonder how this will work out, as they do not know that she cannot see. Her groomer, though, is quite good and takes very good care of Tootsie.
Now it's time for me to start my day. The garage just called me with the sad news about my car and the hefty bill I can look forward to. Almost $500!!!!!!!!! It's definitely time to start looking around for a newer car. This one is starting to cost me a fortune.
The guys have just left, and I did manage to get a couple of photos of them leaving. Have fun guys!! I'm off now to start my day. Y'all have a fantastic sunshiny day.
Howie & Moo
Sunday, September 20, 2009
This morning, the weather is cool and crisp; Autumn is definitely in the air. As I started down the street on my way home, a group of turkeys were walking around on the side of the road, so I stopped to take a few photos. When these photo opportunities arise, one must stop and take advantage of them.
On the bright side -- yes, there are still some bright sides here. At least I have a cell phone with me to call for help when my car breaks down. I have a laptop to use when my PC is sick. And best of all, I have my little dog and my brother to come home to no matter what else happens.
Friday I got an email telling me that my 2009 Volume One Blog Book was already in the mail. So that is something for me to look forward to this week. My first born has already put her dibs on my Blog Books for when I am gone. You can have them, Audrey. It will be interesting to read them a few years down the road.
I'm off now to make a cup of coffee and get a treat for my Tootsie. In case I haven't mentioned up to now, Miss Tootsie is still doing fairly well coping with her new situation. I should take a lesson from her. Now I will post a few of the photos from this morning for you to enjoy. Y'all have a wonderful day now.
Saturday, September 19, 2009
It's time to start counting my blessings, and go from there. Once I make my coffee, I will start cooking the haddock fillets for supper. I may or may not be on tomorrow. As long as my mood stays up, I will use my laptop to post. Meanwhile, I wish y'all a great day.
Hugs, Edna B.
ps. Thank goodness for email and great kids!! I had emailed two of my photos to Audrey last night, and just now, she emailed them back to me on my laptop so that I could share them here on the post. Bless you Audrey, and thank you.
These photos were taken yesterday in the back yard at work. I saw a very interesting little butterfly flitting around the butterfly bushes so I took my camera outside and tried to get some neat photos. These are two of my favorites. Look at the interesting colors and patterns on this one tiny little creature. Enjoy, hugs, Edna B.
Friday, September 18, 2009
Good morning, and it actually is here. The sun is shining and the temperature is not too cool, which means that when it warms up later this morning it will be just lovely. This morning I am broadcasting live from work. (Just a little bit of humor there!!) There are a hundred things I would rather be doing today than work, but the bills keep showing up in my mailbox. Ah well, what can I say?
Thursday, September 17, 2009
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Monday, September 14, 2009
Sunday, September 13, 2009
I really must share some delightful news from this weekend's newspaper. The article was about the huge number of people still working in their 70's, 80's and 90's. They wrote about this one particular lady who has finally quit working at the age of 92. She started out as a secretary 67 years ago, and just kept on working. Another lady is 85 and works at a senior center. She has no plans to quit working in the near future.
But the one that really makes me smile the most is the 101 year old woman who still works at her job at a newspaper. She works half days, and is said to be America's oldest worker. God bless these lovely ladies. I take my hat off to them.
I'd like to share something that a friend sent to me a few days ago. It is the second such article I have received lately about animals helping each other. It always amazes me how children and animals just hop right in and help each other without ever thinking of how it may affect them. They see a friend in need, and they just do what they can to help.
Saturday, September 12, 2009
Friday, September 11, 2009
Good morning. It's a bit gray outside right now. I guess the weather hasn't decided yet what sort of day we will be having. But that's okay. We can shop in the rain too. Yesterday the new sofa arrived, and it is just lovely. Naturally, I took some photos to share with you.
Thursday, September 10, 2009
Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Monday, September 7, 2009
Sunday, September 6, 2009
This morning, the air was quite cool, and the leaves were gently floating down from the trees. I did try to photograph some of those falling leaves, but they are just too darn fast for me. Methinks that Autumn will be here soon. Hopefully, we will have a nice Indian Summer before the Fall weather sets in.
I stopped hearing the term "Indian Summer" when I was mucho younger. For those of you who have never heard it before, it is that period of time at the end of summer that reaches into Autumn. Right around the end of September and most of October. A time when the weather is usually quite nice, and the New England Fall colors are ablaze every where. However, let's not rush these last couple of weeks of summer away.
I seem to be in a designer funk lately. I have ideas swimming in my head, but actually putting them together in the computer is not working so good. I think maybe there is simply too much going on all at the same time, and something just has to give. So this week I will mainly concentrate on getting Miss Tootsie through her medical stuff as comfortably as possible, and getting the new sofa settled into place.
Last night I made up another flower QP that I will post tomorrow for your freebie. This was the extent of last night's creativity. I also showed my new layout to the little lady that I help take care of, and got her permission to show it today on my blog.
Today I want to spend some quality time with Tootsie because tonight I start my 20 hour shift. I think maybe I will take her out in the yard while I fill the bird feeder. Everything out there is new to her now and she gets quite busy sniffing things. So till tomorrow, Y'all have a wonderful day.
Hugs, Edna B.
Special credits for resources used: Bow-Joannes's Digital Designs, Styles-Cveti.
Friday, September 4, 2009
It's a gorgeous day out there today, alas, I have to be here to work. With a little luck, I will be able to shoot some new photos while I'm here. I have lots of nice photos but I think you will grow weary of bees and such every day
There is a birthday party today going on next door, and the Mrs and I have been invited to share in the festivities. Oh boy!! I watched where all the little presents were hidden for the treasure hunt, so I should be able to win this one easily. That's if they let me play too. Oh boy, I am so bad today!!
I will have to wait until I get home later today to post this, as I don't have any of my photos and layouts here with me, and I like to post at least one picture every day. It's such a little thing, but it doesn't feel right without a picture of something to share.
**It is now a few hours later and I am at home. I did get some super duper photos today, and I even got a couple of nice ones of the Mrs. We went out to the driveway for a while to admire the flowers and check out the colorful balloons that were here and there for the party.
There were several dragonflies hovering in the garden just begging to be photographed, so of course, I obliged. lol. I will post a few of these photos today, and maybe tomorrow I can post a new layout featuring photos of the Mrs. having a lovely time outside.
Now that I'm home, Miss Tootsie is quietly awaiting her supper so that is what I will do now. Make something good to eat for both of us. Just to let you know, I received another lovely award today, and tomorrow I will post it along with some names of blogs to pass it on to. What a nice way to finish up my day. Thank you Kyra.
Hugs, Edna B.