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Time to relax...

Thursday, June 27, 2013

I so wish we had the pool open, it's so humid out, and supposed to be hot, but we need more than my husband and I to remove the cover. (The pool is 28' around, and 6' deep at the deepest, but with the water on the top of the cover, it's hard to pull off, we don't have the fancy reel to just reel it off, and if we did, it'd have leaves from the crabapple tree going into the pool, anyways. Those things are expensive...the reels, not the leaves *L*)

Anyway, that breeze is cool, but the temp is hot and humid, makes sense, doesn't it? Oh well, got my exercise done, and boy am I tired, I think I need more sleep, I'll catch up some day. *L*

I hope you all have a great day, I plan on it, reading 3 books at once, first time I've had the chance to start reading again, something I used to LOVE, so much so, that out of 80+ grandchildren (at the time, now there's 99+ that my grandparents on my mom's side would have had by now), my mom's dad gave all his books to me, because I was the grandchild who loved to read!

I have very old books of Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn, and a lot of other books which I've kept since I was 13, and I've read all of them. I'm so blessed to have been given those books.

Anyway, I have to get busy and finish what I need to do here, then going to get my lunch and relax. Have a beautiful day, everyone! emoticon

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MS.ELENI 6/27/2013 6:19PM

    I miss our pool but I got to point where I wasn't using it. But I did enjoy it for many years.

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Too busy...still

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Our son, Scott and I went to the Brewers-Cubs game last night in Milwaukee and it was a great game. Brewers won, 9-3 and we had a great time. There were lots of Chicago fans around, but the ones behind us were so funny and so much fun to talk to. What a great time, the weather was beautiful, the game was great. I'm so glad I had the chance to go with him.

I feel like I'm running around without an end to it. Our daughter called and wanted me to contact the harnass shop and the Tack store (both) and then my son called about buying tickets for a concert at the local fair, then my daughter wanted tickets (this was AFTER I'd already bought the tickets), so I had to call and try to exchange the one I got for 3.

I can't do anything and I need to get my exercises done!

I hope everyone else is having a much calmer day, and'll help you feel better!.

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MS.ELENI 6/26/2013 4:24PM

    You need to learn to say no my dear. You are too good to the kids. emoticon

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Learning Experiences

Monday, June 24, 2013

Well, the show went ok, but like everyone said, the awards handed out are strictly the opinion of the judge, and here they had only one judge. Most national shows they have 3+ judges so it's a more fair judging, but this one they only had one, and not one who is an "expert" in all fields of the pony pavilion.

In one class my daughter was in with her new pony, the ones next to her (who won 2nd) said they didn't even want to go up and get their ribbon, nor go into the grand and reserve champion field because they'd felt our daughter's pony should have gotten 1, 2, or 3rd, but instead she got nothing. Another told us that the one who got first had been a judge at another show, that this judge's ponys were at and because he awarded the judges ponies high, the judge reciprocated and gave him first. It's so sad this happens, but at least it was an experience for our daughter. I was proud of her, they did so well. And her driving pony, wow...but because the "big name" trainers were driving the other carts, they got first and second.

Anyway, back to the same old grind, I did a lot of walking this weekend, and didn't eat as much, so it was all good. I hope you had a wonderful week! emoticon

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MS.ELENI 6/24/2013 2:45PM

    So unfair but then life is not always fair. Sorry it didn't turn out better for your daughter

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Early Friday Morning..

Friday, June 21, 2013

Just getting ready to head to bed, have to be up early for the trip tomorrow. Not really ready for sitting over 4 hours in the truck, but I'm taking my Jim Butcher Calderon book, or maybe I'll take Shannon Butchers Sentinel book..I think I'm still missing book 2 of the Calderon books, so I can't continue on that; so it's Jim's wife's book.

I hope you all have a fantastic weekend, and don't forget those smiles, it'll make you and others feel so much better.

Have a great Friday! emoticon

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MS.ELENI 6/21/2013 4:00PM

    Just finished Jim's 1st book. I am going to get the 2nd one and then decide if I want them all. For a wizard he sure gets beat up a lot. emoticon

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Wow, I'm tired

Thursday, June 20, 2013

But I'm excited about going to Springfield with our daughter for her pony show, it should be a lot of fun...but on the other hand, I know how my daughter gets when she's getting ready for a show....ever been penned up with a rabid tiger before? well multiply that by 100 and you'll be close. :D

She does get very stubborn, ornery during shows, but I still love her and stand by her. I'll try to take lots of pictures.

I hope you all have a great weekend, I'm not leaving until Friday morning, but still...just in case I forget, you know? emoticon

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MS.ELENI 6/20/2013 8:00AM

    Your daughter sounds like my girls too. But I am sure you can still enjoy the weekend.

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