Its about me and my family. Mainly me and the girls. I may twitter or tweet alot but its mostly thoughts and going ons here at home and thoughts about what we might be doing on weekend or our adventures. Sit down and Enjoy what you are reading.

Saturday, October 31, 2009

I'm Impressed..

Two posts in one tonight from me. Lots to say and I am thinking I might forget some of it if I dont do it this way..

Wow do I wish I could do more for Ruth than I already have. I saw her Friday night while she spoke to a group of 20 or 30 people. She talked about most stuff I already knew about from when she stayed in our home but still hearing it again six months later is amazing to hear again. Its just one of those tear jerker times in life. She talked about how far they have to go to get water for there families for those that live with there families. They have to walk 3-5 miles to get water and then they have to walk with the bucket on there heads. Then they get from one meal a day to three meals a day.

They are getting money from somewhere to get another 300 chickens to add to the ones they have already. They Celebrate B-days and holidays but only the big Holidays. They dont want people sending Rice or Beans to them because Custom's can and will take the food. Sorry assed people over there. They are always looking for crayons. paper, and such for the kids. School supplies as we call them..

Anyway I asked the girls what stuck out most in there minds the most. Kora looks at me and said having meat once a week. Well when you think about it we get meat seven days a week for those of us that eat meat. Other than that they get meat once a week if they are lucky. What stuck out most in my mind was the walking for water. I mean it wasnt just getting water for them at home. They had to walk for School also. I mean sometimes they would only study for 3 hours and then the rest of it was walking to get water for washing hands, drinking and cooking the food they eat at school.

Sad...

Anyway today Saturday we went and got Ruth from Sheboygan Wi about an hour from us. She was a Methodist Church she was selling her crafts at. We had been invited to our church for a social gathering. They dont celebrate Halloween but they celebrate Havest Fest. A nicer term you might say.. It keeps the kids off the streets asking for candy. Anyway we brought her with us and she was ok at first. But she started asking when we were leaving and Jeff was going to bring her back to where she was staying.

Well in the mean time we asked if the girls could stay with the church people and she didnt want us to waste the time or the gas to bring her home and back. So in the mean time she sold 60 dollars in items and then got ahold of the lady she is staying with now.

She used the excuse they were afraid they werent going to be home when we dropped her off. OK OK. I dont believe it. Anyway I bought six pairs of hand made earrings the kids made from paper tonight. She dropped one of her holiday cards they made with Banana Fibers. Not from the Banana's but from the tree itself.

Anyway I hope you enjoy the few days I spent with my friend as I did because tonight was the last time I am going to see her while she is here in America until next time. The memories I am creating for myself and my girls. I just wish I could have done what this new couple is doing for her back in January when she was here.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Ruth Came to Visit Us....

Hi all if you remember Ruth from Uganda. She came to visit last night for a couple of hours. She is here doing some leg work for the Orphanage. She is doing loads of speaking while she is here. You should have seen us when we saw eachother last night. We were so happy to see eachother. We cleared the air about something that happened here also. If any of you remember when I said something about Ruth going to stay with another couple here in Green Bay?? Well she was treated very poorly by this other couple and never said anything to me about it. I felt so bad. Well here are some photo's of us from last night. But we are going to see her on Saturday again.







Jeff and I were making phone calls for Ruth to meet a few more people while she is here before she leaves and she was reading to the girls. I got the giggles while on the phone last night. It was funny. She was reading Goldilocks and the three bears and doing the up and down voice of papa bear, mama bear and little bear.. It was funny to listen to her.





Here are photo's of just us adults. Amazing to see us together again. She is speaking Friday at a place here in town and Jeff and I are going to see her speak. We were teasing her about being honoured guests since we brought her here last December already. Life has taken us in many directions. She has 60 children in her charge now instead of 47 like when she was here in January. She has aquired the foundation for her new orphanage. She has gotten like 3 water towers built. This is all because we introduced to her to the American Way.. Or our ability to donate money to the those that need it. I know most of you are wondering where I am going with this. No where to be exact. I am happy to be a friend of such need and just glad she is part of our lives.







Other than this life is stressful here again. I am not working as much as I could be and I ended up passing up a job offer this morning because I didnt hear my cell phone ring. It was a temp to hire job. I am pissed off at myself for that one. Damn me.. We could really use the money right now. School is going good but only one problem I am having is how do I get certified after finishing. I believe I need to get certified also. That is another 500 dollars or so down the drain. Esp with no work in site right now. I have applied and tried to finish school and learn the job. But the place applied wouldnt hire me. Oh well it sucks but its the way it is.

I want to cry right now.Just fed up and fustrated with life. Like I told Jeff this morning at least McD's was a job and a paycheck but I just couldnt handle any more of there bull shit. I was so damned fed up. But now I feel bad for quitting. It may have been the only thing I had for a long time. I am just hoping the economy comes back up soon where I can find something a little more permanant. Anyway not to depress any of you more than I already am.

Talk to you all soon. Take care and hope you all have a wonderful week if I dont make it back here in the mean time. Oh by the way I have to give up on Ebay also for the time being. I have lost more money than made money lately.

What the Hell.. I would be pissed off.. I hope this kid gets alot of money from this. I understand they took the Pledge of Allegience out of many schools because of the Under God phrase..Yikes..

Friday, October 23, 2009

Milwaukee Zoo Part Two

Hi there. Here is part two..Mostly photo's of us and one more video. this one has loads of floor time between cages. Sorry about that.



Here are some photo's of us as a family and individually. The girls coats were bought at Goodwill for 7.00 dollars a piece. Nice coats. They look almost new..



Kanagroo's. They are lovely. This guy standing kept trying to get the girls up and moving for some reason..





The girls loved this one. I think this was the horse fish.. Cant see them to well to be downloading them.. Enjoy.



I dont know which Elephant it is but one of them likes to paint. You are more than welcome to look up on the Milwaukee County Zoo to find out which one. But here is a phto of one of the two. I couldnt get both of them in the photo of course. Waiting for blogger to finish uploading video before putting last pix on here.



Hope you enjoy watching them play as they were.. Also the last photo of the day. Its beautiful isnt it??



Ok it was taking to long for video to load. Might try to update this later or do just a post on it later also. Not sure which is easier at the moment. I was suppose to have had it at 9:30 this morning but she had a big order come in and needed to move it. enjoy photo's though.. She said I would know by today and she hasnt called me back yet. I am thinking I didnt get the dang thing. she asked questions that were off the wall like have I ever eaten at the place. Egerts and Gerberts.. No I havent. What does that have to do with getting a job?? I dont get it.. Anyway talk soon..

Thursday, October 22, 2009

bri2004 on Etsy

bri2004 on Etsy

here is what I have on Etsy. Take a look at the seven items I have there. It allows you to pay with Pay Pal instead of contacting me for my home address information..

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

This is Bogus..

Ok we have heard about health care reform for us adults and older people but read this and let me know what you think.. Yikes..

My eyes popped out of my head when reading this.

I dont get our government or places of work at all sometimes.. Stupid really. I mean come on she is just a child. I normally dont post two posts in one day either lately. I have learned that then I have nothing to say later in the week but this was just that bogus..

Where do these people stand with this shit? Anyway talk to you all soon.

Milwaukee Zoo Part Two

Hi there. Here is part two..Mostly photo's of us and one more video. this one has loads of floor time between cages. Sorry about that.



Here are some photo's of us as a family and individually. The girls coats were bought at Goodwill for 7.00 dollars a piece. Nice coats. They look almost new..



Kanagroo's. They are lovely. This guy standing kept trying to get the girls up and moving for some reason..

The girls loved this one. I think this was the horse fish.. Cant see them to well to be downloading them.. Enjoy.

I dont know which Elephant it is but one of them likes to paint. You are more than welcome to look up on the Milwaukee County Zoo to find out which one. But here is a phto of one of the two. I couldnt get both of them in the photo of course. Waiting for blogger to finish uploading video before putting last pix on here.



Hope you enjoy watching them play as they were.. Also the last photo of the day. Its beautiful isnt it??



Ok it was taking to long for video to load. Might try to update this later or do just a post on it later also. Not sure which is easier at the moment. I have to have the house here at 1:00 for inteview. I was suppose to have had it at 9:30 this morning but she had a big order come in and needed to move it. enjoy photo's though..

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

My Mom..

Hi there. I have something to say about my mom again. This conversation was recent. You all know they came and helped us paint the house in Sept.

It was great spending time with her but for some reason she is so detached from me. I dont know why but she is. She has her way of seeing things and wanting things. I am spoiled ok and so is she but she goes over and beyond whats acceptable for an adult.

Mom had the guts to ask me before we had Bri if I had a choice which of the girls I would rather lose at that moment if I had a choice to lose. My mom said she would choose the unborn one. That was a while ago ok.. But more recently while they were here last was this:

We were in the kitchen and I was cooking dinner and she was at the table cutting something up for me. Anyway she asked how I handled myself with no TV. She asked what there was in life besides cleaning my house and spending time with my girls??

Excuse me isnt that why I had my girls was to spend time with them?? Ummm I dont get the why she asked. It upsets me slightly. I feel she has me because she wanted to prove to my dad she could get what she wanted when she wanted it. I dont think she had me because she really wanted me. I have never been really close to her and this pushed me even further away.

She talks about her animals when she is here like I am not even here in life. She tells me how much she misses her animals. I understand I am not living at home anymore but she treats her animals better than she has ever treated me. I think back on life sometimes and wonder how I wasnt taken away sometimes.

When I was about 10 my mother had a kitchen full of dishes that needed being done. She hadnt done dishes in weeks again. I mean there was still food in the pans, and it was moldy and just gross. She paid me and several friends to do the dishes. She never did the dishes right away. They always sat for weeks before she would do them. I have to admit my house now as an adult isnt perfect but I do not let my dishes set for weeks and weeks.

I think I may go like 2 days but I either rinse them before letting them sit that long or something. Gross just thinking about it.

I am not asking this to degrade my mother but has any one else had a life like this or had your mother ask you in similar questions about your children?? Just wondering. Its upsetting to know there are parents that dont care. What do you do when you are in this situation. My mom is always asking why she cant take the girls during the summer. Ummm!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Maybe if it wasnt her stupid ASSED questions like she has asked me in the past. Well anyway I need to go finish my laundry. I know I promised a part two of my Zoo pix but I will tomorrow or Thursday. I was thinking about this post for the last few days and needed to get it out before I forget.

Have a great day and I will hopefully make rounds in the next couple of days guys. I have a job interview tomorrow at 9:30 AM.. Talk to you all soon..

Monday, October 19, 2009

Milwaukee Zoo Oct 18,2009

Here are some photos of the Zoo yesterday. I had this post up and ready to go and for some reason I lost it.. Not happy with it.. LOL.. Well anyway. I will try to recreate my post. Maybe not with as many words this time. We got to the Zoo at 12:30 yesterday and then left at 3:55. I have to admit I think yesterday we saw the whole Zoo in one sitting. Normally we miss something. I couldnt find the Koala Bears though this time. I wonder if they arent housing them anymore. We did see one might huge Kangaroo.. He kept trying to get the females standing for some reason. We think we know why.. LOL.



Have any of you ever seen real Flamingo's. They were so awesome to see. This is what we saw on our way the Aviary. Here are some penquins playing in the water. I couldnt get them in the still from so I took a video of them. Enjoy. I have some more video of the Apes too but will post those tomorrow or later in the week. I am hoping this loads before having to go get Jeff from work. I took the car today.



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This photo here we were teasing Kora she has Poo in her hair. The bird flew really close to her head. LOL.. I should say it was in this area where the bird was not this photo...







Look at these two very closely. I didnt mean to do what you are looking for. They turned out pretty cool.








This is where the walk got interesting because the girls asked us how we could tell boys from girls on the animals. Well my response was you can there parts Girls... I told them the boys had boy parts like daddy and girls had girl parts like ours sort of.. Just hanging down instead of tucked in... LOL. I didnt what else to tell them and everyone was looking at us and expecting us to answer the question.





I will leave off with the Zebra today since I have more photo's and running out of time before having to go get Jeff. I have one more video and I am sorry for that one there is alot of floor time. I turned the camera towards the floor where I wasnt taking video of people I didnt know. I will do that either tomorrow or Wednesday. Give you all a few days to enjoy this first part of the Zoo with us. More photo's of us and girls in the last bit of the Zoo than animals.. Enjoy our walk with us..

Blogger Ate my Post

Ok I had a post of Yesterday the MIlwaukee Zoo and I dont have time to redo it right now. But it was lengthy and I dont remember which photo's I used.. Yikes its a mess. But it says it published and it didnt.. Now I cant find it.. I will look later or tomorrow.. N..

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Arent these adorable..

Hi everyone.. I bought the socks and then decided to crochet around the tops of them. These are Bri's socks. I havent bought Kora any socks of yet. I went over to the Dollar Tree and bought nine pairs of socks for 3.00 dollars for Bri. Very cheap huh??? LOL.. I have another pair with a Mexicana on them almost done also. Well one of the two socks.. LOL..





Also here is something I am trying to sell for my mother. Its a beautiful Champayne colored Solitare Ring. She wants to start at 100 dollars on the bidding on ebay but for some one to buy out right she wants at least 400 for it. I am thinking about having it appraised to see what its worth really. It shouldnt cost me that much to have it appraised.. Anyone have any idea's who does cheap jewelry appraisals??







I also need to know which two of the three you like or all three?? I need to repost this on Ebay for my mother and I want better photo's than I had the first time. I am hoping I got better ones this time. Its hard to take photo's of a ring that has no box. And I have no ring boxes around the house. I was hoping to put it on something that wasnt going to give me much glare. Yes I actually took a photo of the ring on my finger with my other hand. Not real steady but I did it.

Also those of you who like the socks I can and will do them but you need to send me the socks and 10.00 dollars for the whole lot and shipping costs to send them back please. I have mint green, rose pink, light purple, red,white and blue together. American colors. I have a green, white and red one together. X-mas colors. I have dark green, white, victory red, a small amount of mixed pinks, purple and some other verigaded one. Great X-mas presents for your girls that need presents. I will take photo's of the colors I have and let you choose later. i am to lazy right now.

Anyway I am working tomorrow but I dont know about Monday yet. It hurts but its a job right now. I get paid tomorrow too. Only for last Monday but its 50 dollars we didnt have right?? LOL.. I am just hoping they can find me some more hours for this winter for when Jeff's hours go down. You know they are going to again. Taking the hours while we can but its killing him again. Not literally but you know what I mean. The new boss is a royal ASS.. I could shoot the Bastard somedays for how he treats Jeff.

Anyway I am really going this time. Talk to you all soon.. Try and make rounds this weekend. Not sure whats up yet. N..

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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

My Car Went Bye Bye Tonight

Here is my 1990 Pontiac SunBird LE that went for 125 dollars tonight. I sold it on Craigslist.. If any of you have heard of it.. That is a stow away for getting rid of things.. Amazing. Esp for such a cheap car that needed fixing.. It needs some work and the kid that bought it loved it.. I had him give me his name and number incase he forgets to register it.. He will be paying tickets if so. Anyway that is whats up here. One thing down several others to go.. N..





Ok I may get my head bit off here but I need to post this.. People think that private schools are any safer than public schools. What if this little boy had gotten into a fight or something.What the Hell is going on here.

Here is another link you might like. Cake Disasters.. Wc might get a kick out this one.Cakes gone wrong in the making.

Ok I have leave here in a few minutes to take the girls to there things. I will catch you all later. Enjoy the links.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Harry Potter 6

Instead of going out for hikes yesterday we decided to go to a movie. We looked up on the internet which movies were playing at the Budget Cinema. I dont remember which ones were playing. I think there was a Ice Age Movie yet and HP6. So we looked and decided that we would go to HP6.

I have to admit its been a while since I read the books so I was trying to follow from memory. But it was good I think. I still cant believe I talked Jeff into going. Actually it was his idea.. He hasnt read the books so this was all new to him but now after watching this movie he wants to read the books. I will have to see where I put the books. I had them on our dresser and I cleaned the dresser off and now I cant find the books..

I will look later. I think I know where I put them all of a sudden. I think they are our closet in a box. I can finally put them on the bookshelf I had him finally put together for me. I would love to have Kora read the first one this year. She may not understand it all but she understands her history book we bought her so you just never know with this child..

I have to say that Dumbledor looks alot like Wizard off of Lord of the Rings. The White Wizard,, Gandolf.. Anyone know if it was the same wizard or same person I mean.. There was one point where they were getting the water for Dumbledor and I screamed because some things came out of the water and eveyone else in the theater screamed too at that point..

We just had fun with a big thing of popcorn and some soda and just being a family. We are looking at maybe going to Milwaukee this coming weekend. Only if I can find our Zoo Pass for our local Zoo we are going. Our Local Zoo Pass cordinates with the Zoo in Milwaukee and gives us a disoucnt. Nice HUH...

I will let you all know and then i will take loads of photo's. I hope we can go but understand if we cant. Anyway I need to get going. Its cold and suppose to snow today.. Yikes.. Not again. It was flurrying on Saturday and it was cold and just plain yuckie. We went junk picking for Jeff to get some parts for a project he is working on. Well in all odds all the stuff we picked up Jeff didnt need one thing out of the things we bought. Oh well I can always put the items on Ebay and see how they go.

I need to go do some dishes and finish my laundry. I havent worked since last Tuesday. I worked Monday and they really didnt even need me then.. Sorry assed job isnt it.. I am hoping they call back soon. I have filled out three more apps since then. I am just hoping some one calls back soon. I hate this not working for weeks on end and then they need some one. That is what you get for working for a Temp Agency. Yes sometimes you get a good job where they hire you directly when your hours are up with them but sometimes you just get what I have where they let you go and you never knew they let you go.

Anyway I am gone. Talk to you all soon. N...

Sunday, October 11, 2009

GRITS

GRIT (Girls Raised In Texas )

Someone once noted that a Texan can get away with the most awful kind of insult just as long as it's prefaced with the words, "Bless her heart" or "Bless his heart." As in, "Bless his heart, if they put his brain on the head of a pin, it'd roll around like a BB on a 6-lane highway."

I was thinking about this the other day when a friend was telling about her new transplanted northern friend who was upset because her toddler is just beginning to talk and he has a Texas accent. My friend, who is very kind and, bless her heart, cannot do a thing about those thighs of hers, was justifiably miffed about this. After all, this woman had CHOS EN to move to Texas a couple of years ago.

"Can you believe it?" said her friend, "A child of mine is going to be "taaaallllkkin liiiike thiiiissss."

Now, don't get me wrong. Some of my dearest friends are from the North, bless their hearts.. I welcome their perspective, their friendships, and their recipes for authentic Northern Italian food. I've even gotten past their endless complaints that you can't find good bread down here. And the heathens, bless their hearts, don't like cornbread!

I have a friend from Bawston, bless her heart, who thinks it's hilarious when I say I've got to "carry" my daughter to the doctor or "cut off" the light. She also gets a giggle every time I am "fixin" to do something. And, bless their hearts, they don't even know where "over yonder" is, or what "I reckon" means!

My personal favorite was my aunt, saying, "Bless her heart, she cain't help being ugly, but she could'uh stayed home.."

Texas girls know bad manners when they see them:
1. Drinking straight out of a can.
2. Not sending thank you notes.
3. Velvet after February.
4.. White shoes before Memorial Day or after Labor Day.

Texas girls always say:
1. "Yes Maam."
2. "Yessir."

Texas girls have a distinct way with fond expressions:
1. "Yawl come back."
2. "Well, bless yer harrt."
3. "Drop by when ya can."
4. "How's yer mama?"
5. "Love yer hair."

Texas girls know their three R's:
1. Rich
2. Richer
3.. Richest
Texas girls know everybody's first name:
1. Hunny
2. Darlin'
3. Shuger
Texas girls know the movies that speak to their hearts:
1. "Gone With the Wind"
2. "Fried Green Tomatoes"
3. "Driving Miss Daisy"
4. "Steel Magnolias"

Texas girls know the three deadly sins:
1. Bad hair
2. Bad manners
3. Bad blind dates

G.R.I.T. = Girls Raised in Texas !

Now you run along, Shuger, and send this to ANY females aspiring to be GRITS--Even the northern ones, "Bless Their Hearts". and send it on to men who think Texas women are precious.

Just because you move to Texas does not make you a Texan. After all, "if a cat had kittens and moved them to the oven, that wouldn't make them biscuits.."

Thursday, October 08, 2009

Some Video's of Jeff and I and of course Kora.

Here is two video's of Jeff and I playing Raquetball and one of Kora again.I didnt make it down to get any of Bri this time again. I promise on Wednesday I will..

Ok here you go. Enjoy and I hope to hear the laughs of Jeff and I playing and the AWWs for Kora walking the balance beam again.. I will have some photo's of somethings I am doing here later when I finish both sets. We bought the girls each new used coats from Goodwill about 3 weeks ago and now I am making them matching hats and scarves. I still havent gotten the pattern of the mittens. I have tried and tried. They are just beyond me for some dang reason.

I know I am home again today. This doesnt look real good. I filled out three apps yesterday. I am sick of this not knowing when I have to work here. When I go to get my check tomorrow I am going to ask if the company let me go or if they just dont need me. Hopefully ABR can find me another position. I need something a little more permanant right now.

Those troubles I had with Bri and reading have eased off a little. I have found something for her here at home. I have found if we sound out letters and small words, then we have flash cards I made with some really used sight words. These have helped her. I know there are loads of sight words out there. But we have about 25 words so far.

Well anyway I hope you all have a wonderful time this rest of the week and I will get around to seeing you all later. I have a few things to do. Nothing new. No car today so I cant even take the girls out and about..
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Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Ok I have got an Etsy Account

Ok here I have an Etsy account and here is my link for those of you interested in what I have. Most of its off my crafting blog but I want to sell some of this before winter comes. I need the money and I am going cheap with some of these but have learned my lesson with my one scarf I sold so cheaply.

Those items I have on here also that I accidently had on my ebay account havent sold either. No one wants them.. I give up and I dont know what to tell my friend really. I have wasted several hours of my time taking the right photo of these and getting them on the computer. She said she would give me percentage of what she makes. I didnt do it for the money. I did it because I was a friend. But still it makes it hard when no one wants the things. They may be brand new but still.. Yikes..

Anyway here is my link and I will get out your hair for the rest of the day. I didnt have to work again today. I dont know why but I didnt. I am going to go looking for work here in a bit after the girls get done with there school work. I am so sick of this crap.. Life could be a bit nicer couldnt it??? LOL.. Well anyway it was nice while it lasted.. Maybe I said something that made them not want me back. I will find out tomorrow when I go to get my paycheck. There is this place looking for a dietary Aide. They pay like 8-9 bucks and hour. I think I can handle cooking in bulk. If they need me to go to school for it while working I will do almost anything for work right now..

Anyway I am off after posting my link..

bri2004's Etsy page

Enjoy my friends I only put three things on there so far. Bear with me. I may be putting more stuff as you look if you are going to...

Monday, October 05, 2009

My Baby..

Hi all.. I dont know how to start this with out crying again.. As most of you know we were having difficulty with the church we were attending but have decided to give it one more shot. We havent been there in over a year now. Anyway Pastor hasnt gotten enough people to have Sunday School so the girls were sitting with Mrs F the Pastors wife and we were singing and having a great time and then Pastor started the sermon.

It was a good sermon on Hope.. Something we both needed right about now. Anyway Mrs F gave the girls each a piece of paper. Well inbetween we heard Mrs F ask Kora is she could read what Kora was writing. Well Kora said sure she isnt afraid to let any one read what she has wrote. She isnt bashful on that matter at all. Well all of a sudden you heard Mrs F say Kora you are so smart. And then Bri pipes up as loud as she could and SAID I'M SMART TOOO!!!!!


Mrs F told Bri she was smart also but anyway.. On with what was going on. As you all know most adults dont think much about God while the Pastor is preaching. Most of us are trying to keep up with whats being said right??? Well those of us that go to church anyway. My baby wrote this magnificent story.

I dont remember what it all said because Mrs F took it and put it in her bible case. Maybe I can have her make me a copy where I can give you the complete story. But Kora's story was mostly about how God loves us and the animals because we are who we are.. You just never know what a child is thinking when they are put with a room full of adults and listening to the Pastor speak.. She had the whole lot of us 25 people crying. Me the hardest being her mother. So proud of her for what she wrote.

You just never know what is going to come out of a child's mind or mouth at any moment of the day. The proud parents of two very bright little girls knowing these things that they write and do in one day. I may work but they are still getting there one on one education. Life is taking us in different directions and its taking my girls into a world wide direction that needs to be fulfilled by them. God does love them for what they are. They are children. They soak up so much information like a sponge does that its impossible to keep up some days.

I mean we bought Kora a history book from B and N for school. She isnt able to take the book and read it and write down what she wrote but she is able to read the chapter and answer questions when asked.. She can look up answers for questions. Amazing isnt it???

I dont know how many of you home schooled teachers out there for your children feel the way I do about my girls right now but I feel very proud of them for each of there strengths. They are my pride and joy and I hope you can enjoy them with me as the years come by as my friends. I know friends come and go in ones life but I want to keep you all very close to my heart.

I have to go get my dear sweet hubby. Then we have to come home where I can make my Chicken and Rice tonight and then we will more than likely watch a movie and then he will go downstairs and do what he is doing and i will stay upstairs and wash dishes and such.. Have a great week if I dont get around to you all. I dont have to work tomorrow so I will try and make rounds tomorrow ok.. N..

Friday, October 02, 2009

My Big Girl.. Where has time Went!!!!!!!

I have to admit I dont have any photo's of Bri this time but I did take some video and a photo of Kora. TaDa... Here is my first born baby.. congratulate her for standing like she is. She is scared shitless as you may be able to see in the photo. I could always put photo's up of Bri I took last week of my little duckie.. I have admit I am looking at up grading my camera when we get taxes back this year and giving Kora my old Camera. I have had it for about 5 years now and I think she is old enough to experiment with photo's on her own. She loves taking pix of us when I let her. Its raining and windy today. Just a crappy day. I am looking at taking them out but I have to go get my check today and give my work my paper work for direct deposit. I havent worked in two days now. I hate knowing that is part of working for a temp agency but hey its work when they need me. I might have to work on Monday. I hate IF's though.. Life is full of them. I have to admit since I cut Kora's hair she has taken a slight better care of it. Not much but a little bit. It wasnt because it was to long. She is just forgetful and it was long and beautiful. I am rambling. I am sorry.. Anyway letting you all see my Big First Born on her Balance Beam.. Here we go.. Jeff is so proud of her. He had tears in his eyes the other night when he saw these. He says he's missing out on so much with working and maybe this winter he can be there some of her lessons. I hope so too for her sake. She loves her daddy. I mean she loves me too but her relationship with Jeff is something special. I love seeing them together. Its amazing really. Sure we both get mad at them and punish them when they have done something bad but they also know we love them.

A movie review also while I am at it real quick before I let you all get to the video and pix of Kora.. We have netflix like I have mentioned before so here is the review on Rocky Balboa number 6.

Starts out with Rocky being a widowed man for a few years now and he's really depressed. He owns a restaraunt and decides one day he wants to do one more fight for old time sakes. Well he goes and does all his stuff to get a liscense to fight and they turn him down. Well he goes off on the board and they give it to him. He gets trained back in and see's all the stuff they are putting on tv. He goes in for the fight and it looks like he's going to lose in the first round. He doesnt win but he doesnt lose either. He's pretty beat up at the end but again for a guy being as old as he is in the movie it suprises me... Its not as good as the first 5. It disappointed both of us. Thought they would put more into how Adrian died and stuff.

So I will give this one 6.5 tweets out of 10. Have to admit that is low on my radar of movies. We are also going to be adding Are We Done Yet and one more I missed last night with Will Smith.. Anyway hope all is well with you all and hope to see you around in the next few days. I dont know what the weather is going to be like yet so we may not have any hiking photo's for a couple of weeks.



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