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Thursday, March 29, 2007

"The Anatomy of a SuperHero"

What does it take to be a REAL superhero? Well, ask this young man, he seems to have it all together. Every young girls dream .... except, he still lives with his Mom, and he has terrible table manners ...... o.-

here is a picture of him in action ...... Look at the eyes! XD

Monday, March 26, 2007

"keep Walking ...but you won't knock down our wall ......"

Yes spring is springing rather slow in vermont as it tends to do, I think we are on the start of a serious warm up. I'm not saying it won't snow again ....... or that we are done with winter weather, after all, this IS New England. :D So, we have 30 dregee mornings lately, and near 50s a couple times on sunny days, and you what all that means? No more excuses to not get out and WALK. I'm not talking a stroll in the park here, im talking about a mean, "gotta walk off theses hips" work out type walk. The kid we get up before 5am to start. The kinds we do three times a week rain, snow or headaches!
So yeah, im gonna be hurtin' for a couple days, but it's a good hurt o.-

Oh and here are my kids this morning. Grant has declared
"I'm stying in my pajamas ALLLLL daaaaaaay!"

and Samantha once again proves that "Monster's Inc." was written with my offspring in mind. :)

Friday, March 23, 2007

I DO love to read.......

......but i fear i may fail this miserably :P If i had the money i would go out and buy every book i ever wanted to read ..... and then a bigger house to put them in LOL!!

Instructions: In the list of books below:
  • Bold the ones you’ve read
  • Italicize the ones you want to read
  • Cross out the ones you have no desire to read
  • Put a cross (+) in front of the ones on your book shelf
  • Asterisk (*) the ones you’ve never heard of


1. The Davinci Code (Dan Brown)
2. Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
3. To Kill A Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
4. +Gone With The Wind (Margaret Mitchell)
5. The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (Tolkien)
6. The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring (Tolkien)
7. The Lord of the Rings: Two Towers (Tolkien)
8. +Anne of Green Gables (L.M. Montgomery)
9. *Outlander (Diana Gabaldon)
10. *A Fine Balance (Rohinton Mistry)
11. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Rowling)
12. *Angels and Demons (Dan Brown)
13. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Rowling)
14. *A Prayer for Owen Meany (John Irving)
15. Memoirs of a Geisha (Arthur Golden)
16. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Rowling)
17. *Fall on Your Knees(Ann-Marie MacDonald)
18.The Stand(Steven King)
19. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban(Rowling)
20. Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte)
21. The Hobbit (Tolkien)
22. The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
23. +Little Women (Louisa May Alcott)
24. *The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold)
25. *Life of Pi (Yann Martel)
26. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
27. Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte)
28. The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe (C. S. Lewis)
29. East of Eden (John Steinbeck)
30. +Tuesdays with Morrie(Mitch Albom)
31. *Dune (Frank Herbert)
32. The Notebook (Nicholas Sparks)
33. *Atlas Shrugged (Ayn Rand)
34. *1984 (Orwell)
35. The Mists of Avalon (Marion Zimmer Bradley)
36. *The Pillars of the Earth (Ken Follett)
37. *The Power of One (Bryce Courtenay)
38. *I Know This Much is True(Wally Lamb)
39. *The Red Tent (Anita Diamant)
40. *The Alchemist (Paulo Coelho)
41. *The Clan of the Cave Bear (Jean M. Auel)
42. *The Kite Runner (Khaled Hosseini)
43. *Confessions of a Shopaholic (Sophie Kinsella)
44. The Five People You Meet In Heaven (Mitch Albom)
45. +Bible
46. Anna Karenina (Tolstoy)
47. The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexandre Dumas)
48. Angela’s Ashes (Frank McCourt)
49. The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
50. *She’s Come Undone (Wally Lamb)
51. *The Poisonwood Bible (Barbara Kingsolver)
52. A Tale of Two Cities (Dickens)
53. *Ender’s Game (Orson Scott Card)
54. Great Expectations (Dickens)
55. The Great Gatsby (Fitzgerald)
56. *The Stone Angel (Margaret Laurence)
57. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Rowling)
58. *The Thorn Birds (Colleen McCullough)
59. *The Handmaid’s Tale (Margaret Atwood)
60. *The Time Traveller’s Wife (Audrew Niffenegger)
61. *Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
62. *The Fountainhead (Ayn Rand)
63. War and Peace (Tolstoy)
64. Interview With The Vampire (Anne Rice)
65. *Fifth Business (Robertson Davis)
66. *One Hundred Years Of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
67. The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants (Ann Brashares)
68. Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
69. Les Miserables (Hugo)
70. The Little Prince (Antoine de Saint-Exupery)
71. Bridget Jones’ Diary (Fielding)
72. *Love in the Time of Cholera (Marquez)
73. *Shogun (James Clavell)
74. The English Patient (Michael Ondaatje)
75. The Secret Garden (Frances Hodgson Burnett)
76. *The Summer Tree (Guy Gavriel Kay)
77. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Betty Smith)
78. *The World According To Garp (John Irving)
79. *The Diviners (Margaret Laurence)
80. +Charlotte’s Web (E.B. White)
81. *Not Wanted On The Voyage (Timothy Findley)
82. Of Mice And Men (Steinbeck)
83. *Rebecca (Daphne DuMaurier)
84. *Wizard’s First Rule (Terry Goodkind)
85. Emma (Jane Austen)
86. Watership Down(Richard Adams)
87. Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
88. *The Stone Diaries (Carol Shields)
89. *Blindness (Jose Saramago)
90. Kane and Abel (Jeffrey Archer)
91. *In The Skin Of A Lion (Ondaatje)
92. Lord of the Flies (Golding)
93. The Good Earth(Pearl S. Buck)
94. *The Secret Life of Bees (Sue Monk Kidd)
95. The Bourne Identity (Robert Ludlum)
96. The Outsiders (S.E. Hinton)
97. White Oleander (Janet Fitch)
98. *A Woman of Substance (Barbara Taylor Bradford)
99. *The Celestine Prophecy (James Redfield)
100. Ulysses (James Joyce)

Friday, March 16, 2007

Laught till it hurts

This was made a long time ago, but i never had a way to share it .... now i do! Laugh away!! XD

Friday, March 09, 2007

I woke up next to a monkey....

No i'm not calling my hubby a monkey, when i rolled over to check the clock after he'd left for work, this is what i came eye to eye with. Only in my house!

too bad the "grant george" isn't quite so comfy.

my son measure sizes by people ...big=daddy ..medium = mommy small=grant ..tiny= samantha
so the little george is "Grant george" and the big one is "Daddy George" and must therefore sleep with daddy :P Yay ... a bear and a monkey in our bed always swore i wouldnt let my kids sleep in our bed at night ...... but never thought about their stuffed animals :P

so in other news ...hmmm .. i finished my cousins gift, but must get it in the mail. its Frigid in the north this week. This is probably somehow to blame for Sam's ear infection and my pneumonia :P I don't like inhalers, they make me shaky, "like a paint shaker" my hubby says :P
Today we are headed over to Lebanon NH for Grant's post op check. Should be simple, but it's an hour away :P so we have to make the best of it, shop in a big walmart, visit daddy at work, and of course McDonald's! :)
so, since we must leave soon, i must end this post, OH yeah, it seems the populous of 97three listeners has FINALLY given me the credit due me :) I do believe im now their FAVORITE DJ :)
My daughter is dancing to the sound of my fast and furious 2 fingered keyboard dance. XD i love my kids heehehee

Tuesday, March 06, 2007

HIPPO BIRDIE KATIE!


Hippo Biidie Two Ewes
Hippo Birdie Two Ewes
Hippo Birdie DEER ewe!!
Hippo Birdie Two Ewe!!

Love you Kate! Hope you have a Great day!

(P.S. When it's finished, you gift will be in the mail ....... Its a warm Vermont HUG!) =D heehehee