Saturday, August 30, 2008
Friday, August 29, 2008
Aloha Friday is sponsored by An Island Life, stop by and take a look at what other people have posted!
It is a long way down east to get there so we made a two day excursion stopping at LL Bean on day one than Ellsworth near Bar Harbor on day two. Oh how I love to look at the boats in the harbor! More to come, stay tuned........
I was given a chance to do this book review of the Dangerous Days of Daniel X by James Patterson. He is a best selling author and this book is the first of a series to promote Young adults to take time to read. This book certainly makes it easy to do so since it is a quick read and keeps you wanting more. Don't just assume this book is only for young adults as I enjoyed it just as much and found myself ready for the next one in the series.
Thursday, August 28, 2008
Shannon from It's a Mad Mad Squirrel's World has tagged me, and made a very good point. Where would I be without bloggers like Shannon stopping by.
Princess Diana’s death - 31 August 1997
I cannot remember to tell you the truth.
Attack on the twin towers - 11 September 2001
This I absolutely remember. I was home working, saw it on TV breaking news, called my mom immediately to find out where my father was since he flew a lot for work, was not at any airport impacted. And my husband was suppose to be on a flight to Arkansas that day, never went.
Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster January 28, 1986
I was over a friends house, actually skipping a class to watch the space shuttle go up, could not believe it.
Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster February 1, 2003
I was at work, did not hear about it until on I-84 driving home.
The Oklahoma City Bombing April 19, 1995
I was working in retail at the time and did not get out until late, I had heard it when I was in the car driving home. It is amazing how you are secluded from what happens in the world at a mall!
I am tagging the following people.
I'm a Drama Mama
I'm No Supermom
This is a counting book and right now I am having fun counting as mommy and I walk up the stairs. Two and five are my favorite numbers right now. Miss Spider is a nice bug that wants to have other bugs over for tea and no one seems to want to stay. All of the bugs are scared of Miss Spider just because she is a spider! I like seeing all of the different bugs that Miss Spider tries to offer tea and cake to, bees are especially my favorite because they "buzz".
Wednesday, August 27, 2008
I am soooooooo backed up right now on emails, posts, comments, dropping by my blog buddies, laundry, cleaning, corresponding with all of the relatives, picture down loads.....am I missing anything? I am sure I am because I certainly forgot a few things when we went on vacation! I am also having posting problems, auto post already posted my book review for tomorrow, oh well. It will take a few days to catch up and get back into the routine. I will post about my trip starting next week. By then, I should be back to normal, but then again, what is normal !
Tuesday, August 26, 2008
Monday, August 25, 2008
This was a first for me, and was a little annoyed, disturbed and will NEVER go back there again. I guess I never noticed it before and probably because I am a new parent.
My husband and I were on vacation last week in Maine. We took our time going up to Grand Lake Stream which is a 9 hour drive from where we live by stopping in Freeport for a night and then Ellsworth(Bar Harbor was booked and way out of budget!). On the way to Ellsworth we stopped for lunch since it was around 1pm and Bugaboo Girl was not only hungry but ready to get out of the car. We have passed by the restaurant every year, always busy, great view and looked to be rated as a not bad place to stop. We walk in and it is busy, but both areas of the restaurant had many seats open, with water view available. The Hostess asks me if I need a high chair, of course for a 2 year old that would be appropriate and easier. Not a big deal. Bugaboo Girl made ONE small fuss, she is hungry so completely understandable. The Hostess than looks at her and looks in the main dining area and turns around and puts us in the corner, NO ONE ELSE AROUND US, no water view and the high chair is at least from the 1970's, maybe older, the vinyl seat with the metal legs and trays! You have to understand, my daughter I consider to be extremely good going out to eat. My husband, well he was not happy at all and needless to say that also made the meal not so good, which it was not! Never again. Want to know where? Drop me an email.
Sunday, August 24, 2008
This is all of the same sunflower seedlings, cannot figure out why it looks like a frown face, being tall in the center and short on the sides! I have no shaded areas near the sunflowers and it gets full sun all day. Any ideas? No blooming heads yet, still a little small so I am guessing about two more weeks.