Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
This is a picture from the weekend before the blizzard. Ty went in the living room to mess with Gizmo and when I looked out to see what they were doing this is what I saw. So of course I had to snap a picture. The sun shining in the bathroom window looks kind of cool on the tile behind them. And yes, I believe Ty was really “out”. At least he was warm beside Gizmo and her favorite place in front of the heat vent! Everyone stay warm!
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
So I really have no clue why I took a picture of my rings sitting on the windowsill where I always take them off and leave them, but it got me thinking. Some people wear costume jewelry for no reason at all and I am NOT one of those people for sure. So here are the rings that I always pretty much have on (well I just got my Mom’s heart diamond ring back from our daughter in law Ashley recently), but anyway. My engagement ring was just a plain “perfect” diamond according to Mr. Roth. Then I wanted a wide band but didn’t like the thick ones with it. So he suggested 2 thin ones. But he also told me not to have it soldered since at that time I took my rings off to water ski all the time (and just handed them to random relatives on the beach!), and he was afraid my finger would get ripped off from the ski rope. Well of course I didn’t listen. But, happy to report I have lost no fingers like others in the family have over the years not from skiing. Then for our 10th anniversary I picked out the other band to wear on top. So basically I have way too thick of a wedding set that makes my finger get sore and I take it off all of the time because moisture gets trapped behind them. I’m thinking since 20 is here I might want to think about redoing the whole thing for something plain and a single band. Because of course I plan on doing a ton of slalom skiing this summer behind our runabout that we finally got out of storage. And that other ring? Well, let’s just say that it was my Mom’s and she always told me if I ever lost a diamond out of it to not take it to a cheap ass place and to have it replaced with the same quality. I’m guessing I’ll have to see Mr. Milton Roth again for both of these little adventures! Look out Bruce-this might just cost you!!!!!!
Thursday, December 10, 2009
Everyone calls my tree the "charlie brown tree" because when I purchased it and took it out of the box it seriously looked like crap. But with a little loving care and awesome ornaments I think that every year it ends up looking perfect for us and that is all that matters. For years our tradition was to go cut one down as a family. Well, then it turned into Bruce having to hurry and cut one down before he left for the weekend to deer hunt, and then that turned into Mom taking the kids to cut one down because we had to have one and Dad was out of town. So you get the drift. It is so much easier and less stressful to just bring down the tree from the attic and put the ornaments and such that I want for the year on. It looks much better than these pictures give it justice, and I for one really don't care about the tree. I enjoy the spending time with my family and having a great time much more than if my tree looks awesome! But I seriously do think that our tree looks AWESOME! Come on by and see for yourself!