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June Gratitude List

Thursday, June 30, 2011

~Went to Betty's with Ben (a quaint little restaurant situated on the corner of virginia and cottage in Buffalo that serves mostly vegetarian fare).

~Went to science museum (the day before the di vinci exhibit started LOL) and had a good time!

~New work pants and a great bra with a giftcard my sister gave me.

~Jimmy finished with plumbing in 33.

~After spending three hours at the water company we finally succeeded in convincing them we were who we said we were and the water was scheduled for turn on.

~My cake experiment wasn't a total loss.

~I saw my dad at Oma's and Opa's it was an unexpected suprise.

~Got starter lilacs for my side yard.

~Found additional dishware that matched my pattern at the goodwill for only $5 (I had broken a few of the originals but now have replacements!)

~Jimmy fixed the mysterious problem with the tub mechanism at 33.

~I started searching again for materials for teaching.

~Found a documentary I've wanted to see for years (but it had a hefty pricetag) on netflix!

~Found an inspirational video on Netflix (The Secret)

~Air conditioners in for all tenants and of course us.

~Revisted an old photo manipulation site (aviary) and created a new masterpiece (LOL) my head on a skinny body... I've got it taped on the fridge and so far it has prevented me from over indulging.

~Jimmy finished laying down the floor in the back room.

~My computer was fixed.

~Dancing with Jimmy as he serenaded me in the kitchen.

~No one took anything out of my purse when I accidently left the key hanging in my lock at work.

~After losing my favorite screen capture program (jing) I found a free vista utility called the snipping tool included in my software program. I celebrated by photo editing my head onto a beautiful wedding dress LOL.

~Spent a few hours window shopping at target and hobby lobby, found my dad some cute Father's day gifts.

~Great session with Bob

~Intimate talk about moral judgement I'd like to pass onto to my children

~Bob Evans with mom and Dayton

~Fun trying on different haircuts virtually

~"walking" the kitties outside on their new body harness and leash.

~Big garbage day was right on time

~Feeling pretty with my painted toenails.

~Picked up the perfect gift for my Opa.

~Jimmy finished the yankee gutter in one day! Now both sides are complete and this will keep us out of housing court.

~Watching the feral kitties from my porch swing.

~ a great nap with Jimmy in the air conditioning

~ a nice evening with my dad and grandparents and a great b*tch fest with Allison about work LOL

~ Jimmy finished painting all but one side of the house and it looks great

~ Got lost going to Lowes and ran across an old house that was a blast from the past

~Exhilarating morning watching Ron Paul pummel his contenders in a debate... Youtube Rocks!

~Went over and helped my Granparents clean

~Found a great free at home exercise video series on youtube (

~Jimmy cleaned out the tenants apt. and should be ready to rent it by the first week of July.

~Great afternoon scrapbooking

~Found the perfect gift for my sister in law

~Organized my scrapbooking stuff

~Got a new application for my Cricket (design studio)

~Finished my FAFSA before the June 30th deadline (I had no idea there was a deadline)

~My little brother got his first job and on top of that decided to go to college before joining the military so he can enter as an Officer.

~Eyebrows ,':-) LOL

~My kitty started meowing to get my attention (she's a stoic feral) cutest noise ever!

~My kitty let her tail sit in my bath water while she resided on the ledge (she didn't seem to mind)

~I was able to reassure a friend after he received a bad report at work.

~I'm making progress in a friendship I'd like to start.

~An unexpected call from my brother :D

~A new Sewing Machine for my Birthday! (retailed for $499 on sale for $199)

~Pretty new ink stamps

~Great sessions with Bob

~The smell of roses on the breeze

~Jimmy set up my sewing room =D

~I moved the "tree" into my room and it looks beautiful next to my "rose bush" (I ♥ fake plants)

~Wonderful breezes all throughout the house

~Jimmy dug out a red rose bush on the vacant lot across the street and we planted it in front of 37.

~Jimmy and I went to Michaels to use my 40% off coupon on one regularly priced item... only to find that the thing I intended to buy was already on sale rendering the coupon useless... fortunately the sale price was... you guessed it 40% off! LOL

~My brother's father bought him his first car! A red convertable mustang!!!

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