Friday, August 31, 2007
Thursday, August 30, 2007
Wednesday, August 29, 2007
How dare you girls talk about my mom like that!! That stuff is only true about YOUR MOMS!!!
here's a few of my faves (click here get a full list of SWEET quotes!)
Napoleon Dynamite: Grandma just called and said you're supposed to go home.
Uncle Rico: She didn't tell me anything.
Napoleon Dynamite: Too bad, she said she doesn't want you here when she gets back because you've been ruining everybody's lives and eating all our steak.
Rex: Take a look at what I'm wearing, people. You think anybody wants a roundhouse kick to the face while I'm wearing these bad boys? Forget about it. Last off, my students will learn about self respect. You think anybody thinks I'm a failure because I go home to Starla at night? Forget about it!
Don: Hey, Napoleon. What did you do last summer again?
Napoleon Dynamite: I told you! I spent it with my uncle in Alaska hunting wolverines!
Don: Did you shoot any?
Napoleon Dynamite: Yes, like 50 of 'em! They kept trying to attack my cousins, what the heck would you do in a situation like that?
Don: What kind of gun did you use?
Napoleon Dynamite: A freakin' 12-gauge, what do you think?
Deb: Are they still letting you run for president?
Pedro: Yes. I don't understand... they say you're not allowed to have pinatas that look like real people, but in Mexico, we do it all the time.
Napoleon Dynamite: Pedro offers you his protection
Tuesday, August 28, 2007
Sunday, August 26, 2007
Wednesday, August 22, 2007
Last night we went to dinner at Cravings, were Austin was our wonderful server. On the way home Dave was talking to his mom and she asked if Austin was still in school. I butted in and said "he's a senior", although it came out proud it took everything I had to hold back the tears that were forming. When did Austin get all grown up. I can't even think about the fact that he leaves for his mission in barely over a year! I know I'm being emotional and he really is all grown up but this is HARD TO TAKE!
I just want to tell everyone what I was told a hundred times when I was young and quickly ignored because I didn't need any adult advice
"don't be so quick to grow up!"
Happy Birthday Jake (I found this picture yesterday and sure he's not even 2 in the picture - it is just me and Jake and I think we look pretty cute together!)
Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Today is Dave and his twin brother Don's (Bart as his friends call him) birthday.
(Tom, Dave, Don)
I am so lucky to be married to such a great guy. He is selfless and supportive. He loves me as much as I love him (actually I love him more, but we had to call a truce) and that's A LOT!! He is an amazingly patient person, which is a good balance since his wife and daughter ARE NOT!
Thursday, August 16, 2007
Tuesday, August 14, 2007
it's just sad. He even tried to "win them over" (?) with this picture. Boy he hates loosing,
too bad for him. Feel free to leave your condolences at the link above. (I hope his face doesn't stick like that!)
Monday, August 13, 2007
It was total mayhem!
the making of lord vader:
My highlight is my new purse oh I'm sorry "handbag", I'm trying to sound classier. (regularly $89 Kathy Van something or other, I got it for $22! I'm a sucker for a marked down purse!)
All my siblings have had exciting weeks -
Meg's family has been sick, well,
sick and now I hope well (did I mention she is watching Rhonda's boys 3 days a week and now Dave will be dropping off Jojo at nap time on Friday's till I get off work? She must be CRAZY).
I was Rhonda's back up #3 after she dropped Jake off to school. (Chad was in a meeting and Mom was unavailable - maybe Makayla is right???). She had a hard time, and I was glad she called me, it's nice to feel needed.
Curt has had his ego pumped full of steroids, so we are all laying low till his head deflates. He is having a contest to name his new software. I'm gonna need sometime (maybe when the sun is out) to think about that. I am on amazon.com as I type getting ready to buy Curt's new book recommendation. He's kinda like Oprah, but... um.... different.
Our little bro Austin, who has been my right hand man at work (when ever I can get him) has started a job closer to home at
Cravings in Queen Creek. He is a server, and I'm sure he is pulling down some nice tips now that he is reading "How to Win Friends and Influence People"! If you go in there, ask to be seated in hottie Austin's section!
We didn't go to family dinner on Thursday, it was Barbara's birthday. Jane and I took her to dinner at BJ's (their GREAT WHITE PIZZA <> is to DIE FOR). I think she said she was 25, huh?
Business hasn't picked up yet, so I also need to take Curt's advice and get my plans in gear while I have time.
Dave is home now. Good night!
Have a Great Week!!!!
Sunday, August 5, 2007
I feel bad that I haven't had anything substantial or of any value to add to the world of blogging. It's not that I haven't tried, I have.
I could write about how Dave just emptied all the trash cans, and that might be the hottest thing I've seen in a while. But I don't think anyone but me cares.
I could go into detail about snapping my wrist this week, and it seems to be getting worse by the day, but who wants to hear me whine.
I could bore you with details of Trim Time; our new uniforms (which mainly consist of a t-shirt, name tag, and close toed shoes. Paperwork is boring but coming along nicely. I have an org chart that has my name in way too many positions. We did hire a new part time bather, he is very nice and very respectful of me and the animals, I'm sure he will make a great addition to our team. http://www.trimtimepetgrooming.com/ is up, email is non-existent. Don't think that is interesting to anyone.
Jocie has had a lot of home time since Dave started his new schedule.
Even the dogs are completly bored with us!
We have all switched to Dave's schedule a little. I don't go to bed at night, and then when Dave get's home he convinces me that ice cream would be good, and it "doesn't count" as food or calories. We have an ice cream problem.
I finished Harry Potter and Dave is about half way. I loved it and that it was a wonderful ending for the series. Of course I always gave JK credit for the story line and world that she had created, but it wasn't till this last book that I realized her genius in having everything in detail planned since book one. She sure can tell a story, even if at times it is hard for me to handle. I hope she writes more in the future.
For the last few months I have been trying to keep finances in order and cutting costs where I could. In instances like this, retail therapy is usually the best way to deal. Unfortunately a purse would not help the situation so much. So I have taken out my spending at the grocery store. My favorite thing of the week is getting the grocery store ads, scoping out the stores and bringing home the bargins. My FAVORITE part is when they tell you how much you saved! My goal is always to save more than I spent, but that doesn't always work. Dave doesn't quite understand that this is all in the name of having a year's supply, he just thinks I have a cold cereal obsession. He really may have something there too.
I miss seeing Kim a few times a week. I think Jocie does too, she misses her Wes and Sis. Jojo has taken very maternally to her blue baby.
We are heading into "birthday season", August and September are crazy!!! It's time to get out the cards and start writting. (oh I found a website I LOVE http://www.birthdayreminders.com/ - it reminds you!!!)
I think that's it, boring but we can't all be exciting ALL THE TIME!