Friday, May 8, 2009

A Child's View About Marriage

I took a wedding picture of ours and played around in Photo Explosion with it for a few minutes. Not much time today so I was just going to put the funny things kids say to go with it. They are just an email forward going around. I know...this is a lazy post.

HOW
DO YOU DECIDE WHO TO MARRY?


(written by children) VERY WISE CHILDREN !!!!!!!!


You got to find somebody who likes the same stuff. Like, if you like sports, she should like it that you like sports, and she should keep the chips and dip
coming.

-- Alan , age 10


No person really decides before they grow up who they're going to marry. God decides it all way before, and you get to find out later who you're stuck
with.

-- Kristen , age 10


WHAT IS THE RIGHT AGE TO GET MARRIED?

Twenty-three is the best age because you know the person FOREVER by
then.

-- Camille , age 10


HOW CAN A STRANGER TELL IF TWO PEOPLE ARE MARRIED?

You might have to guess, based on whether they seem to be yelling at the same kids.

-- Derrick, age 8


WHAT DO YOU THINK YOUR MOM AND DAD HAVE IN COMMON?

Both don't want any more kids.

-- Lori, age 8


WHAT DO MOST PEOPLE DO ON A DATE?

Dates are for having fun, and people should use them to get to know each other. Even boys have something to say if you listen long enough.

-- Lynnette , age 8

(isn't she a treasure)


On the first date, they just tell each other lies and that Usually gets them
interested enough to go for a second date.

-- Martin, age 10


WHAT WOULD YOU DO ON A FIRST DATE THAT WAS TURNING SOUR?

I'd run home and play dead. The next day I would call all the newspapers and make sure they wrote about me in all the dead columns.

-- Craig, age 9


WHEN IS IT OKAY TO KISS SOMEONE?

When they're rich.

-- Pam, age 7


The law says you have to be eighteen, so I wouldn't want to mess with
that.

-- Curt, age 7


The rule goes like this: If you kiss someone, then you should marry them and have kids with them. It's the right thing to do.

-- Howard, age 8


IS IT BETTER TO BE SINGLE OR MARRIED?

It's better for girls to be single but not for boys. Boys need someone to clean up after them.

-- Anita, age 9

(bless you child)


HOW WOULD THE WORLD BE DIFFERENT IF PEOPLE DIDN'T GET
MARRIED?

There sure would be a lot of kids to explain, wouldn't
there?

-- Kelvin, age 8 (just LOVE this one)


And the #1 Favorite is........

HOW WOULD YOU MAKE A MARRIAGE WORK?

Tell your wife that she looks pretty, even if she looks like a
truck.

-- Ricky, age 10

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Treasured Memories



Now I know why I never want to take on these cleaning/organizing projects. I end up looking at all of the crap, I mean "treasured memories".....and still don't know what to do with it! The second picture is the messy sewing room that I am trying to organize. I thought I could best do that if I cleaned out a large closet in the hallway, that is full of books and all sorts of other treasures. Then I could fold up all my material and have it all neatly stacked in colors and types of fabrics. Wrong! What to keep and what to throw away......tough decisions! Like the carpet tape and other tapes, I found. I had to think....Why do I have carpet tape? I have never used carpet tape. Oh Yes, I have....it is for the two dollhouses I built and never finished, but now I have a grand daughter, maybe I will finish them and she may enjoy them. Save or throw away?


Then I found these dried flowers. At first I couldn't figure out why I had these. I am still not 100% sure where they came from, but I am going to guess that they are from my Mother's funeral. This being Mother's Day weekend how could I throw them out.


So for at least this weekend, they may stay on the piano for decor and as a memory of my Mom.





Next I found this puzzle map that I used to work with my son. He was so good at puzzles. I enjoy my memories of working this with him. And it is Mother's Day weekend ...so I should leave this out for decor and memories also..right?


Then I found this old Monopoly game that one of the kids wrote "Hi Mommy" on. Sorry I don't know which one did this. And the little hand prints. How can I throw these away? I think I was just meant to do this right before Mother's Day. I love being a Mom and now a Grandma. I think these were all a combination of presents that I just gave myself. Finding my Mom's treasures were icing on the cake. I am going to wear one of her jewelry items on Mother's Day that I found but didn't take a picture of yet. I think I have a couple to pass out for my daughter and granddaughter also. If I don't blog again for a few days....Have a Happy Mother's Day!

Monday, May 4, 2009

What I Have Been Doing......What I Should Be Doing


Over the weekend I watched these two movies. Saturday night I watched the "What Just Happened" movie with Robert De Niro (one of my favorite actors) This movie was really bad. It was so bad the TV turned itself off in the middle of the movie. The power did not go off in the house. Just the TV. Very strange, but not really.... because the printers go on and off for no logical reason. I have been saying for years that there is a ghostly spirit that hangs out here and messes with me sometimes. This movie was supposed to be a comedy, but I only laughed for one short minute, so I don't know why Gene Shalit from the Today Show said it was "A Crackling Comedy".....
I was all set for some laughter!



Sunday night I watched "Nothing But The Truth". Very good movie. Somewhat disturbing, but it was based on a true story, and life can be disturbing at times. The prison scenes made me wonder if women's prisons are really like that. They showed what looked like more than 10 bunk beds all in one room. I wasn't expecting the ending. I thought it was going to be someone else who was her source. I don't want to give too much away just in case someone reading this may want to watch it.

While watching both movies I knitted and I am liking how the prayer shawl is coming along. The pattern is so easy, I wasn't expecting it to look very nice....but with the yarn I am using, it is turning out to look very nice, or at least I think so. I am almost done with one skein and need to use 3 total to complete it. A couple more weeks, hopefully and it will be finished.

Now on to what I should be doing! I am going to be working on my closet and sewing room. Both are a DISASTER and I am going to have enough free time this month to tackle it. Hopefully I can organize my sewing room enough so that I actually want to go in there and use it. If not then, maybe I will just donate everything in there and turn it into an exercise room. If I fail to blog or journal for awhile....one of those two things happened. I am sewing or exercising.

Clifford 1994 to 2009

Clifford   1994 to 2009
The Best Dog Ever