Thursday, July 31, 2008

kreativblogger award and a sad night

I have received this award from a few bloggers:
Mary Ann

Here are the rules for this award:
• The winner may put the logo on her blog.
• Put a link to the person you got the award from.
• Nominate 5 blogs.
• Put links to the blogs.
Leave a message for your nominees.

The 5 that haven't received awards yet and whose blogs I visit:


Incoherent Scribblings



Now onto my sad news. We had to put my 15 year old cat to sleep tonight. He has joined the Rainbow Bridge. He has been losing weight for a couple of months now and I knew just by his symptoms what the problem was. He has Kidney disease. We had another of our cats put to sleep 2 years ago with this. She was 18. With her we were able to do IVs in her skin a couple of times a week and we got 2 more wonderful years out of her. But Sundance is a very ornery cat and I knew there was no way that he would let us do any kinds of treatment for him. Dylan had cried out tonight that Sundance was falling over when he was walking and when he got on out bed he was wobbling like a drunk. Then he sat and pooped right on the bed. I looked at Dylan and at DH ( Scott) and I said it is time. he can not go on like this. So we called the vet and it was a little bit past office hours so we had to pay emergency fee as well. He is in a better place. I held him while Scott and the boys watched as the Vet put the injection in him. We are very sad to have seen him go but he led a good life. He was born on our bed March 24, 1993.

Monday, July 21, 2008


This towel is a desing from The Cross Stitcher February 2001 issue. it is Butterflies and Grapes. I started it a couple of years ago and was stupid really. I joined a bird exchange, any design as long as it had a bird but for some reason I started stitching this piece and said DUH! This is a butterfly. I had started the wrong design LOL. So I put it away and will give it to a friend when it is done.
I watched Star Wars III while stitching tonight. It was the only one I hadn't watched. I enjoyed it as much as the other ones.

Sunday, July 20, 2008

weekend piece finished

I stitched this piece as a SAL with the Cross Stitch Pals and was a summer SAL. I can't remember what the fabric was but I used all Weeks Dye Works except for one color. I was almost out of it so I used DMC in its place. While stitching I watched Sweeney Todd and Reservation Road.

Tomorrow I will pick up a UFO towel that I would like to finish up and send to a friend. I plan on watching Star Wars III

I am also hoping to listen to more of The Good Guy by Dean Koontz.

Saturday, July 19, 2008

a bookmark finish

I stitched this bookmark as part of a SAL through the Cross Stitch pals site.
Last night I watched The Spiderwick Chronicles , it was pretty good.
yesterday I finished listening to Brother Odd by Dean Koontz and I am now listening to The Good Guy by Dean Koontz.
I am now stitching on Lizzie Kate Summer ABCs Snippet.

It is supposed to be hot and humid all weekend so i will get more stitching time in and watch some more movies. Scott is working 1-9:30 today so I can watch TV all I want lol.

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Stitching a bookmark

I have been stitching a few hours here and there on My Bookmark. Maybe I can finish it tomorrow :-)
it has been a busy few days here. My Supervisor is on vacation so I have had to work a little extra time , which makes the paycheck nice.
Last night was my Bookcrossing group meeting with the local group. There was 4 of us and it was nice. I didn't bring home any new books.
Justin started housesitting tonight. He is doing that for our Pastor as her and her son went on vacation for 2 weeks.
Not much else going on here except for the heat and humidity is coming back, ewww.

So is anyone going to join me in any SALS?

Saturday, July 12, 2008

Very HOT and humid day!

Tuesday I went to a LNS to pick up Glory Bee's BYOB(Bring Your Own Broom) I also have a Summer Sal to stitch so I also bought Lizzie Kate's Summer ABC's Snippet. I took Dylan and my mom with me since an old five and dime store is by the LNS. It is called Vidler's and is very popular and HUGE! My mom had always wanted to go and Dylan loves their candy selections. Mom wanted to know where vanessa (Dylan's girlfriend) was so we called her and picked her up on the way. We all had a good time.

I am also stitching a bookmark for the same SAL group through Cross Stitch Pals . So I started My Book from an old Jeannette Crew design. I am hoping to finish it today since it is so hot out and I plan to staying in the a/c family room all day.
I am also listing SALS that I plan on doing , in my sidebar so if interested let me know.

Monday, July 07, 2008

a Finish

I kept a little busy yesterday. Ran some errands and then watched a couple of movies and stitched on the stocking til it was finished. I watched : Loverboy, and Epic Movie. Neither one was all that great. Then the kids and I played a really fun game called Apples To Apples. I have never played it before but they have had it here a few times. So as you can see I was happy dancing.

The heat was horrible today and not supposed to be any better tomorrow but even worse. I had to have Dylan to work at 6 and then I went back home for a little bit and worked out at Curves at 8 for the first time in over a month. it felt great to do that and see everyone again. I started work at 9 and was done at 2:30. To hot at work. I picked up Dylan on my way home and then we went and got some groceries. When I got home I crashed and took a nap for 2 hours. Dylan wanted to play Guitar Hero III with me so we did a couple of songs.

Tomorrow I am going to the LNS to pick up a chart by Glory Bee called BYOB (Bring Your Own Broom) I am hoping to get a stitch a long going on that.

Sunday, July 06, 2008

I am here, finally

These past 2 months have been crazy. I have had to go in early at work. Dylan got a new job so I have had to drop him off on my way to work and pick him up at supper time. Justin had his awards night and then graduation. I was working on his scrapbook on and off for several weeks so it would be ready for his party. His party was yesterday and was very small. Not many people showed up but we had quite a bit of food and a great time. Lot of work and money to pull off. Seems like all I did was shop and prepare things for the party and work on the scrapbook.
July 3rd is when we get together with friends. I grew up next door to these friends for years and we always had combined parties on Conesus lake, where we lived. They had the ring of fire every year. A couple of years ago my parents moved and we still celebrated the 3rd with the former neighbors. Well they just sold their house so after 30 years of these parties it was the last one and bittersweet. No more visiting the lake where I grew up. Everyone has moved away.

This week is catching up mailing things out of exchanges, RRs and books that I owe people. Thank you everyone for being patient with me.

I should be finishing Fishing Santa Stocking within the next day or two. Maybe even tonight woohoo!!

I haven't been reading much but I have been listening to audiobooks , which count in my book haha. Right now I am listening to the last 5 of Dean koontz's books. I am on Forever Odd right now.