Friday, July 29, 2016
Friday, July 22, 2016
Today's tour hosted by Kelly over at Kelly Korner is Home Offices. Our home office is one of my favorite rooms in our house.
Have a wonderful weekend!!!!
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
1. Pokemon Go...your thoughts? Are you playing? Do you even know what it is?
Well, I plead ignorance. I've definitely heard of Pokemon but only heard of Pokemon Go last week and heard on the news about some terrible accident involving some folks playing it. But, that's all I know and truth be known, all I care to know.
2. What was something you collected as a child? Do you still have that collection? If you're a parent what's something your own children collected? Have you ever camped out, stood in a crazy long queue, or paid a ridiculous sum for a 'collectible'?
I had no collections as a child. Money was very, very tight when I was growing up and frivolous spending was not an option. Our daughter loved the Cabbage Patch Dolls and had probably 7-8 of them but I don't know that she has any of them now. And, she collected the American Girl dolls and she has either 3-4 of them and still has them and they are in stellar condition. But, her biggest collection was Beanie Babies. Oh, my goodness, she must have had close to 100. But, during college she decided to rid herself of them and we found another collector that bought almost all of them from us for very close to what we had paid for them. So, that was a good deal all the way around. Our son collected Hot Wheels and while, he has cut way back on his collecting, he will still fall to the temptation for "just one more" sometimes. I can't remember how old he was but he was very young and he will be 40 in October. ~chuckle~ I can't remember ever camping out, standing in line or any of the above for a collectible.
3. "Collect moments, not things"...tell us about a moment you've added to your collection this summer.
Our family time in Branson was special moments and this past weekend we attended the wedding of the daughter of some dear friends. Our friendship goes back some 42 years and even though a lot of miles have separated us the past 25 years, we can always pick right up where we left off. Sharing this past weekend with them was definitely a collectible moment.
4. What's something collecting dust in your home right now? Any plans to do something about it?
I guess you could say that most of the decorative items I have sitting throughout our home are "dust collectors." But, I enjoy them and think they add a nice touch to our home and I have no plans to remove any of them at this time.~sorry~
5. A favorite song relating to time?
Love, love Jim Croce's Time In A Bottle made popular in 1973.
6. What's been your most frightening or your most interesting encounter with wildlife?
In 2011 Hubby and I went with 5 other couples on an Alaskan Cruise. We were on a bus tour seeing different areas of one of the ports of call. One was of this stream of water where bears often hang out. Well, those that wanted to could get off the bus and walk around the area so I did. And, lo and behold the bear in the above picture meandered up. I was so taken by him that I forgot that I was suppose to be afraid and should definitely get my hiney back on the bus. Instead I'm focusing my camera and taking his picture as he stares me down. Yes, it was definitely my most interesting encounter with wildlife and Hubby was NOT one bit happy with me over it. ~big chuckle~
7. On July 20, 1969 Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong set his foot down on the moon. If you could travel to the moon would you go? Why or why not?
I don't think so. Nothing about space holds a real interest to me. I guess it should but.........
8. Insert your own random thought here.
Friday, July 15, 2016
We will be headed out of town this morning to attend the wedding of the daughter of some dear friends of ours. We'll be home on Sunday and then our daughter and the boys will arrive late afternoon on Tuesday. So, it's going to be busy around here so you likely won't hear from me until next Friday when Kelly is touring Home Offices.
Have yourself a great weekend!
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
I would hope that I am influencing my world, for the better, might I add. I'm sure giving it my best shot. I'm certain it can reverse on me at the drop of a hat but I sure try to stay on top of it.
I think it was this past weekend when I was measuring the height of a cabinet. I ALWAYS have a tape measure within reach. I have one in my purse, by my computer (so if I'm internet shopping and need to check out the measurement of an item, then I can pull out my trusty tape measure), and one in the kitchen. I nearly wore all of them out when we were building this house.
Oh, my, I feel blessed beyond measure in so many ways but the first way that came to my mind was, good health. Hardly a day goes by that I do not hear of someone else with a life threatening diagnosis or illness and I never want to take my health for granted.
Wonderland.......Alice in Wonderland was one of my all time favorite stories when I was a child and I use to dream of being in wonderland.
Hummm.......There's so, so many places to get ideas these days that it really requires very little thought. But, I would say I get my best ideas from magazines, Pinterest, store displays and other people.
I think the 'pickin's are slim' this summer. Hubby and I watch a lot of Fox News and sometimes I will just watch a movie on my Ipad. I haven't found anything all that good on TV. Hallmark starts a new series, Chesapeake Shores, on August 14th. Hopefully it will be good and they will carry it through to completion, unlike the way they did Cedar Cove. I so enjoyed Cedar Cove and this summer was to be its 3rd or 4th season and they cancelled it. So, so aggravating!!!!
'Dog days of summer' - it is exactly what we are in right now here in NE Louisiana. My goodness, it is so hot and humid that I can hardly stand to be outside for any length of time. And, since we have zero shade, we have intense sun pretty much all day long. Hopefully some of our landscape trees will grow quickly and provide a little bit of shade for us. ~hope, hope~
Monday, July 11, 2016
This bed is just to the left of the back porch and has one of the flagstone and rock walkways.
I've been wife to the best Hubby for 44 years....Mom to a son and daughter....CiCi to 4 precious Grans....lover of family and friends....enjoy laughter and a good time....shopper....picture taking maniac....maker of delicious fudge....organizational enthusiast....memory maker....Southern Belle...and most importantly.....a Child of the King! Welcome to my little corner!
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