Pretty Pets in Costumes with a Pumpkin, Take 2

After deciding to adorn my pumpkin with a bow, I decided to adorn my pets with their Halloween costumes.  Yes, I put my dogs in Halloween costumes–not only at Halloween, but also sometimes just for fun.  And, of course, I took pictures.  Maddy the Shih Tzu (white/gray)  loves dressing up while Cassie the Peekapoo (tan) Continue reading “Pretty Pets in Costumes with a Pumpkin, Take 2”

True Confessions Friday:: My niece’s naughty behavior cracks me up.

Not all the time, mind you.  Just when there’s someone else (like my mom) who can point her towards the path of good behavior.  But even then, I can see my mom trying to hold in her laughter.  Of course, there are times when composure is just not possible. For instance, my 2.5 year-old nieceContinue reading “True Confessions Friday:: My niece’s naughty behavior cracks me up.”

Easter {Pics}

Well, here are some Easter/birthday pics from today in which we celebrated Jesus’ resurrection and my day o’ birth.  YAY!   Without further ado…. Here’s a wreath I made… Plastic egg garland I made… Yay for Easter baskets and birthday presents! Water toys from Easter baskets (we already had the pirate set) Catching up on someContinue reading “Easter {Pics}”

Tornado in Downtown Atlanta

This AP photo shows damage in front of the CNN Center, which is next to the GWCC (conference center) and the Omni Hotel (where many people from NYWC stayed). For the full photo essay, click here. Having just been to Atlanta in November for the National Youth Workers Convention, I was horrified to see theContinue reading “Tornado in Downtown Atlanta”

Christmas in Years Past

Ever since I received a digital camera, picture-taking has become oh-so-much fun. Here are a few snapshots of Christmases past since I’ve gone digital. Christmas 2004–the last year we shared the holidays with both of my grandparents. Grammy died on July 31, 2005. Grammy, Sarah, Me, Poppy getting ready to eat some shrimp. Cassie foundContinue reading “Christmas in Years Past”