Monday, September 29, 2014


Yesterday evening after a happy joy filled life.
One of my best friends went on to see her family and
her maker on the other side. The world will never be
the same, nor will I!
Merle Stander Christensen
(Merle w/ three brand new surprise triplets)
April 20, 1913- Sept 28, 2014

Saturday, September 20, 2014

My minds eye!

Today I went to a Ware House Sale
I had heard about on Face Book.
It was wild! I don't scrap book,
but I love creative projects! Oh and
I love that most stuff was less then a dollar!!
It was a bit overwhelming. Women were filling bags
for 50.00's a bag and it was WILD! It was like Bath and
Body over load. I hurried and paid and left w/ my life!
Next Year I'll give a heads up before the event!!


Thee I Adore

Silhouette Child & Dog #1 Unmounted Clear Polymer Stamp
My Nephew is almost 2.5 years old.
He loves to pretend. He is very verbal,
Has a quick wit and a great memory.
Today when I asked him for a hug he
reassured me that he would hug me later.
Later he jumped up on me and I picked him
up he wiggled a lot and hopped down.
He told me he was a very "wiggly" puppy and
it is hard to hold one to me!! Tis true.
He asked me to walk him to the park w/ a
leash hooked to the back of his shirt. I did!
The neighbors talked to my puppy
 and had him do tricks on the way.
1/2 way to the park Theodore
pointed out the yellow leaves
and told me
"The leaves turn yellow, fall to the ground and
then it will be winter time
w/ lots of snow and we can sled!"
While walking home from
 the park Theodore called me "Daddy"!
I said "I am not daddy" giggling"
 He looked at me for a minute and said
w/ a totally straight face. "Did I call you Elba?" (My sister)
"I am sorry I didn't mean to call you Elba!!"
We stopped a few more times so that
Theodore the dog could morph into Theodore
the Grasshopper!  He would stand
right at my feet look me in
the eye and Jump Jump Jump,
Then he'd go back to being a dog!
Upon arriving home the doggy drank a bowl of water
on the floor and then got his nails clipped!
We all know doggies need their nails clipped!
A chore that needed to be done but is hated! Little boy's hate to
have their nails trimmed but dog's do it well!
What a happy day! I was reminded of the joy of
Childhood!, That little baby boys pee on their
diaper changers. Sir Topham Hatt is still
alive and well in a train station in England.
A ten cent  used coloring book can make a
small boy exclaim "OH MY!"
A box of mommy's nursing pads
can be a very hard concept to grasp, when
nursing pads and mouse traps sound the same to tiny ears.
Spit up happens when a tiny tummy is filled
to the brim w/ warm milk!
Happy Fall!!

Monday, September 15, 2014

Book stack


Loved all these book (didn't love the third down really).
A sisters in Zion is a second time read, and I'll read it again
I'm sure!! What are you reading?
Happy Fall!

Saturday, September 13, 2014

*My brother is building a house (above) for his little family!
*I saw a duck that hit a car today while on the freeway!
*When my nephew tells stories he says then in
a fake laugh voice. It is so funny!
*I love open window weather!
*I love when my nephew told his mama,
"I saw a monster and it made me squill" .
*I will be sad to see all the produce from the
garden and the trees stop!
*It gets dark early lately!
Happy Fall!

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Peach Days 2014

*Peach Days isn't fun w/ out kids.
When I was a child Peach Days was like Christmas!
*Peach Days is hot and crowded.
*I see lots of people I know and even some I wish I didn't!
*I made my free floral arrangement. Love!
*I told my nephew a carousal was coming by my house.
He said "You should ride it Auntie!"
I didn't!
Happy Peach Days!


When I was maybe about seven, I got
a little wooden money bank for Christmas.
It was very cute and had a tiny key.
I loved that bank and thought about
it often even a few month ago I was thinking about it!
Imagine my surprise when I found my
bank's twin for seventy five cents!!
It was LOVE at first sight!
My little bank was Hansel and Gretel,
but my word it looked a lot like The Little Rd Ridding Hood
I found. My mind and mostly lost the details of my bank
but upon seeing this lovely it all came back to me.