Monthly Archive: October 2005

Needy Dogs and the Time Change 1

Needy Dogs and the Time Change

I was all excited about getting an extra hour of sleep due to the “fall back” time change. Well, it turns out that babies do not know about this extra hour that you are...

Two solid meals a day 0

Two solid meals a day

I started Adrianna on two solid meals a day now. Fruit is also now a regular part of her diet. She really likes bananas and pears. The bananas smelled really good, so I actually...

Ku Klux Klan and Scattegories 1

Ku Klux Klan and Scattegories

In a previous post, I mentioned how my family loves to pick on each other. Greg also likes to pick on ME, so he fits right in. One time, Greg and I were playing...

Quality Time with the family 0

Quality Time with the family

This past weekend at my parents’ house was awesome. Both Karen and Cindy were there, and I really enjoyed their company. We all played Rummikub and Scattergories and also got some scrapbooking in. I...

Quit Sitting on the Job 1

Quit Sitting on the Job

This isn’t so much a funny thing that was said, but more a laughable reaction to what was said. When Karen was two, she was sitting on our yellow armchair and someone jokingly told...

The Golden Arches and McDonalds 0

The Golden Arches and McDonalds

Okay, I am going to pick on Cindy again. We were in Cheyenne and were going to go out to eat. Eating at McDonalds was a big deal for us kids when we were...

“Amber, did you flunk Will?” 0

“Amber, did you flunk Will?”

It turns out that my mom actually has written down a few of the funny things us kids have said over the years. It is a virtual gold mine of funny things that we...

“She’s gonna get her nose pushed in” 0

“She’s gonna get her nose pushed in”

Well, in all fairness, I guess the first mistake in using an idiom should be my own. This is one that my mom especially likes to bring up. In 1990 when I was 12...

My Family 1

My Family

My family is loud. We all like to talk, and when we get together, we all talk quite loudly and excitedly. We also like to make fun of each other, especially when one of...

My plans for this weekend 1

My plans for this weekend

I am so excited. I have decided to go visit my family this weekend and do some scrapbooking with my sisters, who will also be visiting my parents. Greg is going to stay here...

Sounds I love to hear 2

Sounds I love to hear

While in church on Sunday, during the worship part of the service, I happened to overhear Greg singing. I just had to stop singing myself and listen. I enjoyed it very much and couldn’t...

New Paint and Living Room Arrangement 2

New Paint and Living Room Arrangement

I finally got around to taking pictures of our new and improved living room arrangement. It is hard to tell by the pictures, but the paint is a light tan and makes the house...

Weekend spent in Kansas 0

Weekend spent in Kansas

We decided to spend the past weekend in Kansas with Greg’s family. We hadn’t been out there since May and we heard that Kristi would also be visiting, so we figured it was a...

6 Months Old 3

6 Months Old

Can my baby really be 6 months old today? My, how time flies! Half a year already. It sounds like such a long time, but in reality it has come and gone so quickly....

Picasa and Organizing Photos 0

Picasa and Organizing Photos

Greg mentioned to me recently that a friend of his uses Google’s Picasa program to organize his photos and that he swears by it. Since Picasa is a free downloadable program, I figured I...