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One more day!
4/18/2014 11:25:41 PM,  1 COMMENTS

One more day then I have a day off. Hope to get some things done around the house and relax some. Maybe crochet some. This has been one long week with...  Read more

GEOFROG

Horticulture of Danger
4/18/2014 10:15:28 PM,  8 COMMENTS

After my wonderful fieldtrip to the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin yesterday, I had a chance to visit the San Antonio Botanical Center t...  Read more

MCJULIEO

Lovely Field Trip
4/17/2014 11:46:41 PM,  6 COMMENTS

We had a fantastic day at the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin today....this oasis of peaceful habitat is nestled near one of the busiest...  Read more

MCJULIEO

Wonderful day off !
4/17/2014 12:55:29 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I had a wonderful and restful day off today. Put in the new glass sliding door with built in doggy door. It looks great!!! And so easy too. Crochete...  Read more

GEOFROG

What a Gorgeous Day!
4/16/2014 2:55:37 PM,  6 COMMENTS

It's a most GLORIOUS, BEAUTIFUL day today! The morning dawned cool and fresh, and the sunshine and birds singing are combining for an intoxicating res...  Read more

MCJULIEO

Back in the Saddle
4/15/2014 11:00:02 PM,  6 COMMENTS

All this time that my husband was sick, I missed some of the regular volunteering that I did, but today I went back to the Friends of the Library book...  Read more

MCJULIEO

Long week ahead!!!
4/14/2014 11:16:47 PM,  0 COMMENTS

It's going to be a long week ahead. One coworker is off on vacation this week so that leaves between 3 and 4 of us working this week. Plus he's the on...  Read more

GEOFROG

Woo and Hoooo!
4/14/2014 11:09:49 PM,  10 COMMENTS

My older brother came over this afternoon and helped me wade through my financial papers, and we now have a plan of action for insurance policies and...  Read more

MCJULIEO

Buried Under Data
4/14/2014 12:21:03 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I almost said "papers"..... I am buried under papers full of data that I need to deal with, tax info, and insurance, and stuff like that.. Not on...  Read more

MCJULIEO

Coldwater Creek's Demise
4/12/2014 9:37:42 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Received an email from Coldwater Creek, my favorite clothing store, announcing that they are closing, and both the stores I've visited, one a retail,...  Read more

MCJULIEO

Finished Christmas skirt! Now onto something new!
4/11/2014 10:43:09 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I finished the Christmas skirt I have been crocheting for the craft fair in November. Now onto crocheting candy cane covers. Hope to post pictures wh...  Read more

GEOFROG

2 more days
4/11/2014 1:06:12 AM,  1 COMMENTS

2 more days then a day off. Wednesday off next week. I got the crocheted Christmas tree skirt done today. Bigger than I thought but it turned out well...  Read more

GEOFROG

Whoa, Nelly! Zombies!
4/11/2014 12:44:01 AM,  5 COMMENTS

My time with the Texas Library Association stretched through another day...since I'm staying at home and sleeping in my own bed, I'm saving on what a...  Read more

MCJULIEO

Hard drive crashed!
4/9/2014 10:36:45 PM,  1 COMMENTS

The hard drive on my laptop crashed sometime last night. I am using Dan's tablet right now. He just showed me how I can use the microphone to be able...  Read more

GEOFROG

I LOST 45 POUNDS IN 15 MINUTES!
4/9/2014 9:37:32 PM,  8 COMMENTS

There I was, in the exhibitors hall of the Texas Library Association Conference, and the exhibitors, HUNDREDS of them, gave away free samples of their...  Read more

MCJULIEO

Seen Today
4/8/2014 11:07:32 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Another Sign: This one said: BE YOURSELF Unless you can be Spider Man, then, Be Spiderman And then I saw a version on a Sparkblog (...  Read more

MCJULIEO

Got some crocheting done and other things too!
4/8/2014 12:50:04 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I got some crocheting done but still not finished with the Christmas tree skirt. I didn't realize it was as big as it is. I also got some straighten...  Read more

GEOFROG

A Sign
4/7/2014 10:52:58 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Seen at a store in Gruene, TX (home of the oldest continuously operating dance hall in Texas) A sign which read: Whatever You Are Be A...  Read more

MCJULIEO

Wonderful day off today, lots to do tomorrow!
4/7/2014 12:29:04 AM,  1 COMMENTS

It was a wonderful day off today. Got some things done around the house, crocheted some, started straightening up the yarn room, Daniel, Dan's son and...  Read more

GEOFROG

Judging Art
4/6/2014 5:00:19 PM,  7 COMMENTS

When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art. Paul Cezanne Whe...  Read more

MCJULIEO

Party for Dan's granddaughters.
4/6/2014 12:13:56 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Three of Dan's granddaughters' birthday a few days apart but we celebrate them all at once since 2 of them live in Oregon with their mother and they c...  Read more

GEOFROG

One more day then off ! But I hate having Mondays off!!!
4/5/2014 12:00:23 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I work tomorrow then have off Sunday and Monday. I hate having Mondays off since it makes the week seem so long. I like having Wednesdays off instead....  Read more

GEOFROG

Recipe for Youth
4/4/2014 12:21:43 PM,  5 COMMENTS

"To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent--that is to triumph over old age." Thomas Aldrich...  Read more

MCJULIEO

Satisfaction
4/3/2014 10:56:40 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Slept well last night. Worked hard today. Enjoyed being with an old friend immensely. Ate wisely. Feel good about the day....  Read more

MCJULIEO

Wish our new grass would grow!!!
4/3/2014 10:55:39 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Dan and I planted grass seed to hopefully have a yard this year but it's not coming up very well. I think it still may too cold at night. So we're goi...  Read more

GEOFROG

Live and Learn
4/3/2014 12:32:20 AM,  7 COMMENTS

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” ― Mahatma Gandhi...  Read more

MCJULIEO

Start This S***
4/2/2014 11:10:11 PM,  12 COMMENTS

In case you were waiting... Here is a video someone else made about going, doing, starting. It has bad words, so if you don't like that don't listen t...  Read more

WOLFKITTY

Day off tomorrow, crocheting to be done!!!
4/1/2014 11:36:42 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I have tomorrow off from work. Then 3 days on. I'm going to spend it getting a bike tire fixed, organizing my closet, and finish crocheting a Christma...  Read more

GEOFROG

Soul Food
4/1/2014 11:17:23 PM,  3 COMMENTS

The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul. Al...  Read more

MCJULIEO

Nice small family dinner tonight!
4/1/2014 12:43:48 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Dan and I had a nice family dinner tonight with his daughter, Beth, his son in law, Chad, and his two grandsons' Max and Matt. It was very nice. Dan c...  Read more

GEOFROG

Grace
3/31/2014 3:40:15 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument...  Read more

MCJULIEO

Party went well and almost done with crocheted Christmas tree skirt!!!
3/30/2014 1:25:51 AM,  1 COMMENTS

The party was fun tonight. Dan and I both went even though he has to work tomorrow. Lots of people including my daughter and her family. Nice time. ...  Read more

GEOFROG

More Eccentrics Per Square Mile
3/30/2014 1:03:59 AM,  5 COMMENTS

My brother is fond of saying that there are more crazy people/slash/eccentrics per square mile in the Hill Country of Texas than anywhere else on eart...  Read more

MCJULIEO

Weekend finally here!!!
3/28/2014 11:02:53 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Thank goodness the weekend is finally here. I'm not used to having to work 5 days in a row. But now I have 2 days off in a row. Going to rest, relax,...  Read more

GEOFROG

Week almost over!!!
3/27/2014 11:08:36 PM,  0 COMMENTS

The work week is almost over for the work week. Been a long one!!! Hope to get some things done this weekend. I am going to take Dan's pickup in and g...  Read more

GEOFROG

Miles of Smiles
3/27/2014 9:40:38 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I drove the 45 miles to Austin today, and the highway (I-35) was awash with bluebonnets, Indian paintbrush, or both...after a few years of dryness, th...  Read more

MCJULIEO

Decent day, 2 more to go!!!
3/26/2014 11:07:12 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Decent day at work today. 2 more to go then the weekend off. Can't wait! Hope the rest of the week goes as well. Have a good night everyone!!!...  Read more

GEOFROG

SPROING!
3/26/2014 10:19:09 PM,  5 COMMENTS

“Spring is nature’s way of saying: ‘Let’s party!’” — Robin Williams “Every spring is the only spring: a perpetual astonishment.” — Ellis Peter...  Read more

MCJULIEO

Underneath It All
3/25/2014 11:19:26 PM,  7 COMMENTS

So, I worked in the garden today to get it ready for planting, and addition of compost, and generally seeing what else needs to be done. I don't wan...  Read more

MCJULIEO

Decent day but long week!!!
3/25/2014 11:14:31 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I had a decent day at work today but it's going to be a long week due to working 5 days in a row for I have Saturday off this week. I like having Wedn...  Read more

GEOFROG

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