Thursday, January 29, 2009

I have come across this photo and web site for anyone to visit...
There is also an author - Earlene Fowler - who wrote a book with this name - Delectable Mountains - . I meet her at a local bookstore and I was quit excited with her lecture and book that I bought several other ones...totally enjoyed them and want to share this with all of you...
Happy Quilting...

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Pappy opening his gifts with Scotty & Ellie...

Pappy blowing out his candles...

Scotty playing Happy Birthday on his portable piano...

Thursday, January 8, 2009

An Award for me and you to snag!!!

Thanks so much to Joleen of The Primitive Bucket for giving this award. The 'rules' are that I have to bestow it upon 8 of my blogger friends, but I know several of them have received it, so it is your for the taking if you want it!!! I have made so many great friends on my blog and am grateful to any of them that think of me when it comes out to handing out awards. I'm just glad they come and visit me and leave me a comment and share my daily life!!
Thanks again Joleen, go take a peek at her work, it is wonderful!!
100 Things to do before you die . . ..

I stole this list from "We're not in Kansas anymore" who stole this list from B, who stole this list from someone else, who probably stole it from someone else. I've bolded everything that I have done...

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland/DisneyWorld
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty (you can longer do this)
18. Grown your own vegetables
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept overnight on a train
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked - if you count getting into cars while walking down the side of the road at the beach
23. Taken a sick day when you're not ill
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dippin
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden a gondola in Switzerland
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
31. Hit a home run (only if you count on Wii)
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors - does this mean I get to go to Japan
35. Seen Amish country
36. Taught yourself a new language
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David
41. Sung karaoke
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
44. Visited Africa
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had your portrait painted
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater
55. Been in a movie
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies (no, but I've bought and eaten my fair share)
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi concentration camp
67. Bounced a check (should I really be proud of this??)
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten Caviar
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Times Square
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been fired from a job
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Read the entire Bible
86. Visited the White House - does the fence line count?
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a law suit
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee
100. One cavity or less (I wish)

I have my own list of 100, but this one was fun. My list is more of a "bucket list" if you will.

This is a blog that I came across today that was I posted its link and photo for everyone to visit...

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Carolyn at CRANBERRY CROSSINGS has offered me an award!

It's the Lemonade Award. Thank you Carolyn!

Carolyn explained that this award is given to bloggers that have taken lemons and made lemonade! So what a wonderful, sweet compliment to get! I appreciate that so much, Carolyn!
I am supposed to nominate 10 people for this award, but I am passing it along to everyone who reads my blog. Bloggers are the most creative, wonderful people ever, so I know I can't choose just 10.
So grab it and enjoy!