Sunday, February 28, 2010


I am broke/busted. My computer is in the shop. I am not neglecting this on purpose. Hopefully it will be fixed soon. It's either the mother board or a fan issue. Soon.
Have a blessed week.

Monday, February 22, 2010


Here are just a few pictures from this weekend. There is over 600 pictures between mom and I. I'm pretty sure you don't want to see all of them.
Seeing the wild mustangs in the wild was just breath taking. It reminded me of when I saw orca's in the wild for the first time. Just awe inspiring.


First herd we saw in the wild. I was walking up to them. The sun is just getting ready to set.

Just a pretty face in the corrals. She needs a good home.

A bachelor stallion in the wild. It was starting to snow. He was not worried about us at all. He was breathtaking!

Mom's new mare. The black/white pinto on the right. Her name will be Sage.
Mom and I had a good time this weekend. It's been a while since we got to go away together alone. We had fun.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Wild Horses

No pictures. I am on the motel's computer. Today after we went to the BLM corrals to see what horses we couldn't live without Mom and I took a drive and saw the wild horses up on the high desert. OMG it was beautiful. I can't wait to show you the pictures. We saw 2 different herds. I climbed through a barbed wire fence, ripped my only coat to walk up to them. Mom thinks they were about a block away. I got over half way there and the head mare stomped and snorted and stared at me. I walked back to the car. I was MOSTLY positive they would have just ran from me, but I wasn't TOTALLY sure so I wouldn't keep going. I was pretty sure if they ran at me they could run faster. Mom wasn't totally sure. She thought if they really ran at me I could levitate back and over the fence. LOL Wasn't going to risk it. Tomorrow is the adoption. There is some beautiful horses there. Some really ugly ones too. They look like they were put together by a committee. If they were human babies we would say, Oh how precious. UGLY. Well if I don't post again I will be home Sunday and will have pictures.

Monday, February 15, 2010

I have changed my mind

All weekend long Monkey has been talking about Long John Silvers. They must be new to the area because we area starting to see commercials for them. He begged me to take him there. So today late afternoon Monkey and I went on our date. It was really fun to be just the two of us. We haven't done that in a long time. I thought for sure he wouldn't eat it because it was fish. He almost ate every bite. All of his fish and most of his fries and some of his hushpuppy. While we were sitting and chatting and having our dinner I noticed just how straggly this boy looked. So I asked if he wanted to stop and get a haircut on the way home. He said YES! The lady we take the boys to is an Asian lady and does a good job. It's hard for the boys to understand her so they listen very carefully and sit so very still for her. We really like her. Today I just said a boy haircut, short. She said something about the clippers, she always uses the clippers in some fashion so I said sure. Then she started. I CHANGED MY MIND! He is almost bald! He LOVES it. I about cried. Monkey just giggled and giggled. Then she put it in a fake mohawk and he was in HEAVEN! I kept telling myself it's just hair, it will grow. He loves it, leave him be. Love the self talk! So here is my baby looking all big and bad.
The back

The side. He was trying to make a tough face.

The front. My baby blue eyes.

He was shaving after dinner.

My Valentine's roses

The one thing we really noticed about the hair is I think my towhead is gone. I have a feeling this is the year he turns dark. I have certainly enjoyed it while it lasted.

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Happy Valentine's Day

I think The Sick is finally leaving our house. Monkey is better and I'm on the upside. My computer has something now. What does it mean when the computer keeps freezing up and has randomly shut off? Anyone? Bueller?
Today we had Family dinner at Heir Apparents. He had asked if we could come to his house. He actually asked for last week but that was Super Bowl Sunday and I know he didn't mean that day. LOL So today I made a batch of brownies for dessert and we went up for dinner. He did such a good job. He made a chicken alfredo type dish but it had tomatoes and different peppers and zucchini in it. He served it over curly pasta and had salad and garlic bread. Then we had brownies. It was really nice for someone else to do the cooking.
Heir and Monkey and Skater dude played a quick game before we left.

Dh and I on the couch. We both could have fallen asleep. It was comfy and we were full and content. It was a very good day.

I hope everyone had a wonderful Valentine's day no matter how you celebrate or don't celebrate it.
Have a blessed week.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Monday, February 8, 2010

The Sick!

Poor Monkey. He has been so sick today.
This is what throwing up all day does to his little face. Broke little veins all over his little face. He is so pitiful. We are not big med's people but were starting to get a little worried that he wasn't keeping anything at all down so our doc called in a prescription for him and I hadn't a clue! Dh went to get it and it is suppositories. I looked at Monkey and said if you can't stop throwing up I am going to have to put one of these in your hiney so it can help you. He looked at me and dead seriousness said "SERIOUSLY?" I said yes. He just shuddered. I know he doesn't quite know what to think because of his face when he said it we laughed so hard!

T2 was playing the piano today. It was so pretty to listen to. I asked later if he was reading something or was it in his head. It was just in his head. He had no idea I was recording. I had to record something so you get Monkey sleeping and Scout on guard over him.

He seems to be on the upside tonight. No need for the suppositories.

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Super Bowl Sunday

Dh and I are not sports people. We have a whole bunch of boys who are. So we watch a few things here and there so we can have a conversation with them every now and again. I know it's funny. Heir apparent is a season's ticket holder to the Seahawks. He is an AVID Mariner's fan. The other boys like football and baseball as well. Not quite like Heir but they do. All that to say We watched the Super Bowl so we could say we did. Dh tends to always cheer for the underdog. So we were hoping the Saints would win. They did! He is so pleased. Heir said we picked the right team to cheer for.

Monkey and Scout laying in my arms.
Monkey is faking being asleep.
Today would have been my brother's 50Th birthday. He has been gone several years. My parent's have buried 2 children. It doesn't seem fare does it.
It has been a quiet weekend. I'm not really ready for it to be over.
Have a blessed week.

Thursday, February 4, 2010


Dh has been watching home movies. It is cracking us up. We have never thought that our littlest guy looked to much like any of the brothers. We were watching a video of us going to Glacier Park and we were shocked! Monkey looks very much like Skater Dude. We just thought he was my mini me and that was all but he really looked like Skater. We have always said Bugs was a mini Heir and EVERYONE thinks that. In this particular movie T2 is younger then Bugs right now but they look very similar and have some of the same mannerism. It was so funny to us. I know at some point we should somehow get all those VHS tapes onto discs. That task is overwhelming at the thought. I still have 27 years of pictures I'm sorting! I really need a craft room. I hate bringing things out and working for a little bit then having to put it all away. That's why I haven't sown much in years - since Bugs was born or why I only work on scrap booking one night a month. At someone else's house! Pathetic.
The sun has been out and it's been so nice the last few days. It makes me want to start looking at flower catalogs and seed books. I have worked in my flower beds many years in February but haven't yet this year.
Heir stopped by yesterday and informed me that we are almost out of jam and he doesn't prefer blueberry. LOL I guess that's what is mostly left. I know there is still berries in the freezer but someone has to pull them out if the want more jam made. I just love how that kid comes and grocery shops through my pantry then fusses that I don't have what he'd like. Drummer boy has asked for raspberry and we have been out of that for a while and I'm not sure if there is more in the freezer. Just for the record Heir took blueberry even though it's not his favorite. I probably should just do strawberries but Dh and I do like other kinds too and since I am the one making it.............

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Groundhog Day

I'm not sure what the groundhog saw today but we haven't had Winter yet so I am hopeful we don't start now.
I had to run an errand this afternoon and Bugs found this guy on our travels. He was all a twitter! FROGS are out!

He was starting to warm up and he kept jumping off the leaf. Bugs let him go after our photo shoot.

I know it's blurry, I had the wrong setting but I wanted you to see Bugs holding his friend.

Spring is really coming. I should have taken a picture of the primrose blooming too.

I can't believe it's already February. Didn't we just have Christmas? Time just has a way of marching onward doesn't it.

Monday, February 1, 2010


Well I finished up the 31 Day Challenge. I thought I did pretty good. I did use a few archive pictures and I didn't really want to but if I knew I had a good picture for the word in my files I used it instead of trying to re-capture what I knew I already had. Did that make any sense to you? Clear as mud? :)
Today I was at one of Hen's house. I love her so much and she is such a treasure. She cracked me up today. As I was changing her sheets and cleaning her room I asked why the window was open. It is STILL Winter. She said " I open it every morning to let the farts out." I laughed so hard.