Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Wordy Wednesday

Today is BG's birthday. He decided to celebrate by getting his screening colonoscopy. This is probably Way TMI's nothing like the Movies.....where did they get the name for this aweful stuff!

So dinner tonight was alone while he was drinking this.

I was eating a plate of spaghetti with a glass of cold Merlot on  my back porch staring into the mountains and the jungle that surrounds our house.

Yes, I'm opinionated. And yes, it's boring to most who are having real Summers, grilling out, going on vacations, pool time...(not so much since I burn in about 10 minutes)........but really, I'm glad somebody is having a normal Summer.
Ours is anything but that. Vacation?  Well, that is a foreign term here so staycations will involve getting things fixed and other joys!
Hail hit the car and I did get the estimate from insurance. I keep finding gadgets that don't work in the house including our downstairs TV in the basement, flat screen.....looks like it's fried too. Just found out tonight when I tried to turn it on while I was going through more "stuff" in my office. It's getting there.........LOL

So coordinating insurance folks is our hobby as we both work full-time.

Ren is keeping us busy too.
He doesn't know it's not Christmas but he really likes this sweater. I guess it comforts his little hairless body.

He is eating whatever he wants and feels much better. I will say we should invest in the company that makes potty papers......

This photo came in the mail today and I OH SO NEEDED IT!!!! Thank you, Jennifer at Confessions of a Serial Starter Blog!  She is the sweetest and I mean the sweetest stitching friend. I won her giveaway recently and everytime I turn my light out at night I see that beautiful stitched box it lights up my day.

I was caught by surprise in the mail. She said on her blog she found some really good frames and they were pretty for samplers and this pic was in one of them.  I love music and love this print. I will treasure it. Thanks, so much. I will be going through my stash of frames for one to complement it and I already know I will put it on my piano.

I did get in an hour of stitching tonight on this Summer freebie by The Sampler Girl.

I decided to pick this fabric for a pillowkeep for it.

Abbie decided to herald through the living room, and chewing this instead of her "dingie wingie"
I guess to a dog this thread winder probably has about the same texture....but oh my, did she tangle my CC Wavy Navy!!!
Bad girl, Abbie!
found this in a favorite Prim store about 2 weeks ago. I love this color blue!

I also grabbed this old tin with the tulips for the kitchen. It really is cute in the kitchen.

I have a ridiculous amount of old cross stitching stash that I know, several charts are 30 years old.
I have no idea what to do with this group of items but it must go.
If you know a beginner cross stitcher or if you are interested in old charts, I will post the pics soon so you can see if you want any of them. If not, they will be going to Goodwill.
They are part of the "office stuff" I have left to organize and it's my goal that my office will be quite functional by the end of Summer.

thanks so much for the comments and the emails you have sent. They mean alot to me and even though I know my life is quite boring, I appreciate you taking a few minutes of your day to read my daily notes.
Best be heading for bed day tomorrow bright and early!


  1. You know what Jennifer? I love reading your blog....even though you think it's boring, it is one of the two blogs I read everyday day that I can! I very much enjoy it and seeing your stitching. You are pretty fast, esp getting stuff completely finished! I have taught a friend at work to cross stitch and I think I've created a monster. So I am looking forward to seeing what will be in your "goodwill" bag. Sorry you keep discovering items that are "fried", just glad everyone in your home is ok. Love Ren's sweater and his sweet little self. Take care :)

  2. Ren looks so comfy all curled up in his sweater. I love your new stitching project and the tin is lovely. Your scenery from your porch sounds wonderful! I could get used to that real fast with no problem.

  3. I'm so glad to see that Ren is doing much better. Those babies bring such joy to our lives and they mean so much to us! It isn't for us when they are suffering....

    I'm also glad to see that the picture made it to you. I can't wait to see what kind of frame you find for it. Enjoy! (I'm going Estate Sale shopping over the weekend, so you just never know what else I'll sure to check my blog on Monday!)

    Oh....and you aren't have one of my FAVORITE blogs!

  4. Ren looks like such a sweetie all curled up cozy comfy like that. Your TSG freebie is stitching up beautifully. And I don't think your blog is boring at all :)

  5. Hello Jennifer you have such a nice blog. we have been having staycations for the last 2 years here:( Maybe next year...........Love your latest stitching too.

  6. I can't believe I missed this post. Little Ren in his sweater...makes my heart melt. I'd love to have this picture of him.

    I'm hoping you give us an update on how BG is doing. I hope okay. Email anytime.


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