Wednesday, November 23, 2005

In Bloom

I almost forgot to add a picture of the amaryllis in bloom. This thing really is gigantic.

Now I am waiting for the second one to flower, but as you can see it may be a few weeks. The problem is I went to Target and Lowes last night and had to slap more of these out of my hands! I really do not need another one, even though they are so pretty.

Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Lots of stuff

I am worn out. Work is getting more and more frustrating and I see no end in site. I have been contemplating looking for a new job, but my I fully vest in my 401K in May. Shouldn't I wait it out and take the money and run? Mom and Dad would be proud! Well, except maybe the cut and run part, but you know work isn't exactly looking after my best interest. We'll see if I can wait it out for six more months. Anywho, I actually sent my resume off to my prior workplace because I heard they might be hiring some underwriters soon. So who knows, maybe I will end up back there learning the job that sent me away. Life is strange sometimes.

A friend of mine sent this picture and it just made me laugh!

Ok, so I have an interesting sense of humor, but it's funny isn't it? I think I am craving some eggs...

Thanksgiving is almost upon us. I still have some issues with all of the Christmas decorations going up before we celebrate Thanksgiving. One holiday at a time people! Are we in that much of a hurry to get there? I did, however, put a wreath on the door. My excuse is that I am trying to make my door look pretty for potential buyers.

I thought I would add some cross stitch progress. I am almost done with the monthly blocks from Lizzie Kate. So cute!

I am working on November and I almost done with it. I have to get to the shop to get the rest of the thread I need for December and it will be complete! Now, the important question is... will I actually frame it? We shall see, we shall see.

I have one more topic of great importance. I am constantly being asked what is up with school. Here is the current information on that topic. I am still taking what I believe to be my last class in order to graduate. I have a solid C (again, Mom and Dad will be so proud) and I will be presenting with my group next week on South Korea and I will be taking the final, I believe on the 13th. So I should know how I did a week or so after that. I will not be officially graduating in December because I failed to "apply" for graduation by October 1st. That means that I will not be a college graduate "officially" until May 2006. Apparently it takes the college 3 months to process everything that they need to process in order to mail out a diploma, go figure.

I think that is about it for now. Stay tuned for more exciting updates!

Saturday, November 19, 2005

Busy Day

This day is going to wear me out! Here is my list of things for today:
Meet with Brink about wiring our home at 11AM
Finish my group paper for school and email it out
Work from home
Scrub Smokey's cage
If I have time I need to finish cleaning the windows and screens on the house and work on the molding in the kitchen/dining room.

I thought the weekends were for relaxing, but apparently not this one.

I have to get a shower and get started with this day! Hopefully I will be able to go to the Southern Christmas Show tomorrow for a little fun.

Monday, November 14, 2005

Giant Amaryllis

For those of you who are in the know, I seem to have this insane addiction to Amaryllis bulbs. I realize that it is a real shock to hear that I am obsessive about anything, but there it is.
This is the first bulb that I purchased from a plant grower (specifically White Flower Farm) and the bulb was pretty big compared to the ones I have bought from Lowes. Well, this sucker is huge! I measured the stem and it is currently over 2 feet. This one is called "Intoki" and will be pure white. I will most likely post some additional pictures once it blooms. I really hope this thing doesn't tip over.

Sunday, November 13, 2005

Beautiful paint

Hi Mom! Here is a picture of our newly painted front door.

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Cutie Pie

I have to do a little bragging about my cutie pie neice, isn't she just the cutest? She was probably the only kid trick or treating with a Longaberger basket!

Here she is again! I am hoping that she will be baking some cookies to bring to me on Thanksgiving. I bet they would be yummy.

Thanks Jon and Heidi for the pictures!

Saturday, November 12, 2005

House update

Yeah!! Here is a picture of Joe and I on our new property. Look at those pretty trees in the background. That means that we will have no neighbors behind us. I can be naked in the back of the house and no one will ever know!

Here is a picture of our brand new for sale sign. It's only about two hours old and we just showed our house to some people who were driving around our neighborhood!! We gave them the grand tour and our realtors number. I will post the MLS number as soon as I find out what it is and then you can show all your friends our house so we can sell it faster.

I have to go, got to bake a bundt for a friends birthday party tonight.