Saturday, January 31, 2009

HAPPY
MARDI
GRAS !

Friday, January 30, 2009

Cubed Deer Steaks with onions and Cambell's Beefy Mushroom soup

PhotoStory Friday
Hosted by Cecily and MamaGeek






I pound the meat to make it tender, someone long ago told me to use the edge of a saucer and pound meat to tenderize it, I have used that tip for years

Deer Steaks


Cubed Deer Steaks with
Campbell's Beefy Mushroom Soup
and fresh onion slices




Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Boy climbing a Tree


This is my first attempt at digital art, I
am not sure what I am doing. I am just
experimenting. Boy climbing a tree.



Climbing, out of a hole, how did she get in there anyway.

I didn't ride with my husband to take a deer to the meat packing house, that my grandaughter had killed. Not Me!
I didn't sit at the computer blogging the rest of the afternoon, and help (very minmal)my husband wash clothes. Not Me!
I didn't call and check on our granddaughters when they arrived home from school and ask them how was their day. Not Me!
I didn't chase my dog, after he grabbed a piece of paper I dropped and chewed it up. Not Me!
I look forward to meeting everyone..
I love your blog, I hope you had a good time on vacation. I look forward to meeting everyone.
HAPPY
MARDI GRAS
2009

1ST PARADE here Feb. 6th.

Monday, January 26, 2009

The Law of The Garbage Truck
== One day I hopped in a taxi and we took off for the airport. We were driving in the right lane when suddenly a carjumped out of a parking space right in front of us. My taxidriver slammed on his brakes, skidded, and missed the othercar by just inches! The driver of the other car whipped his head around and started yelling at us.
My taxi driver just smiled and waved at the guy; and I mean, he was really friendly. So I asked, 'Why did you just do that? This guy almost ruined your car and sent us to the hospital!' This is when mytaxi driver taught me what I now call, 'The Law of theGarbage Truck.' He explained that many people are like garbage trucks. They run around full of garbage, full of frustration, full of anger, and disappointment. As their garbage piles up, they need a place to dump it and sometimes they'll dump it on you.
Don't take it personally. Just smile, wave, wish them well, and move on.
Don't take their garbage and spread it to other people at work, at home, or on the streets. The bottom line is that successful people do not let garbage trucks take over their day.
Life's too short to wake up in the morning with regrets, so...... 'Love the people who treat you right. Pray for the ones who don't.
Life is ten percent what you make it and ninety percent how you take it.

Sunday, January 25, 2009


She came home (the Killer)and had the antlers of the 2 deer that she had killed. She was so proud, and so are we.

My Chaos My Bliss: Photo Story Friday and January 11th

My Chaos My Bliss: Photo Story Friday and January 11th
Congratulations cake I made for Shauna, for shooting her first deer. I used graham cracker crumbs for the ground, and toothpicks for the trees, I also built her shooting house out of graham crackers.
You SHOULD know about*77

I knew about the red light on cars, but not the *77.
It was about 1:00 p.m. in the afternoon, and Lauren was driving to visit a friend.
An UNMARKED police car pulled up behind her and put his lights on. *Lauren's parents have always told them never to pull over for an unmarked car on the side of the road , but rather to wait until they get to a gas station, etc. * Lauren had actually listened to her parents advice, and promptly called * 77 on her cell phone to tell the police dispatcher that she would not pull over right away. She proceeded to tell the dispatcher that there was an unmarked police car with a flashing red light on his rooftop behind her The dispatcher checked to see if there were police cars near where she was and there weren't, and he told her to keep driving, remain calm and that he had back up already on the way.
Minutes later 4 cop cars surrounded her along with the unmarked car behind her. One policeman went to her side and the others surrounded the car behind. They pulled the guy from the car and tackled him to the ground. The man was a convicted rapist and wanted for other crimes, including previous Impersonating an Officer charges. I never knew about the*77 Cell Phone feature, but especially for a woman alone in a car, you should not pull over for an unmarked car. Apparently police have to respect your right to keep going to a safe & quiet place. You obviously need to make some signals that you acknowledge them (i.e. put on your hazard lights) or call *77 like Lauren did. Too bad the cell phone companies don't generally give you this little bit of wonderful information. *Speaking to a service representative at BellSouth Mobility confirmed that *77 was a direct link to state trooper info in all states.
So, now it's your turn to let your friends know about *77.

K I L L E R !


Our granddaughter killed her first deer yesterday. She has been going hunting with her Aunt for years, and she finally got to shoot one. She called us today and said she has shot another one, I told her she was a hunter for years, but now she is offically a KILLER ! I am sure when she goes back to school on Monday she will have a lot to brag about. I will download the pictures she took of the deer after she comes home from the hunting trip.
CONGRATULATIONS SHAUNA !

Saturday, January 24, 2009

Climbing out of a Hole


Climbing out of a hole, can be difficult when you are small, how did she get in there anyway?

Colored Pencils



My sweet husband suprised me with these colored pencils yesterday. He went to the store for something else, and came back with them. I have Multiple Sclerosis and don't do much except set and blog. I do very little housework, he does most of it.

I have always enjoyed art, I never persuded it in high school, wish I had. I always doodled whenever I got the chance. I recently started trying to make a entry to the Illustration Friday site, I have drawn 2 entries, and am unable to figure out how to enter them, but I am still trying.


Thursday, January 22, 2009

SAWBLADES


One of the sawblades Mother painted.

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Yawn


The contagious yawn, once unleashed, cannot be contained. Did you know, there's research to suggest that the more empathetic you are, the more likely you are to catch someone's yawn? And did you know, even dogs can catch your yawn? If you're part of their social pack, it just may happen. Scientists are gaining more insight into why we yawn in the first place. I've read articles on how the brain heats up more during times of transition or fatigue, and yawning cools the brain. This might explain why some people yawn more just before experiencing a migraine or seizure -- these are times of transition.

Cool stuff. So, did you yawn while reading this?
Posted by Bella Sinclair at 10:57 AM

Back Pain Overview

Back pain affects 80% of Americans at some time in their lives.
It comes in many forms, from lower back pain, middle back pain, or upper back pain to low back pain with sciatica. Common back pain causes include nerve and muscular problems, degenerative disc disease, and arthritis. Many people find relief from symptoms of back pain with pain medication or pain killers.

Managing Your Back Pain
9 Pains Caused By the Same Condition
4 Ways to Manage Pain & Depression
Top Alternative Treatments for Fibromyalgia
Water Exercise: How It Eases Your Pain

The Environment: Body Burden

The Environment:
Body Burden For decades, scientists have been studying pollution in land, air and water.
Now we're documenting the industrial chemicals that are building up in our bodies, from grandparents to babies still in the womb. Subscribe to our toxics and human health feed
via feedreader or email.
» Gov't Enforcement
» Human Testing of Pesticides
» Mercury
» PBTs
» Consumer Products
» Kid-Safe Chemicals Act

Friday, January 9, 2009

Ideas to Get Your Teen Involved

Sports: either team sports, or even solo sports like surfing and skateboarding
Music: get your teen involved in playing an instrument. Teach your daughter to play piano, or maybe even get your son a loud and obnoxious electric guitar setup (you may want to buy earplugs for yourself though haha)
Community Organizations: get your kids involved in the local community orgs like Boy Scouts of America (find your local org here), YMCA, or any of the other community organizations in your hometown.
When he reached the mountaintop, Moses found a jar that contained ten pretty good ideas. Even though the jar had been cleaned, Moses could still detect a faint smell of pickles. Nonetheless, Moses wrote down the ideas thinking they might be good to refer to at a later date. Ideas such as: Never sneak into the movies.

Saturday, January 3, 2009

January 3, 2009






It is raining today, there are thunder storms all around us. Our dog is really scared of the thunder, he dosen't like the noise, he even flenches when the air conditioner comes on.













We are't doing much, I just got through paying our bills, now we are broke again, lol. Robert is watching football, Alabama lost last night at the Sugar Bowl to Utah. 31 to 17 was the score. I am blogging.







Jo and Shauna are still hunting, they are supposed to come home tomorrow I think. Fauna and Michelle attempted to build a Gingerbread House last night, I went over and watched for a little while, but I got tired and came home. I called about 12:00 a.m. and they were still up, they said the gingerbread house didn't work out, they couldn't get it to work like they wanted it to.

Thursday, January 1, 2009

New Years Day 2009

Today is January 1, 2009, Robert and I were here by ourselves. We had a spiral sliced ham, potato salad, black-eyed peas and cornbread. I called and asked Marilyn to come and eat with us. She said she would be here about 11:00 am. She called before 11:00 and said she saw on the news where there was a fire in a Thailand bar and a lot of people were killed. I had seen that same news story. She was upset that she hadn't heard from Alecia and Mike, they had traveled to Thailand over the Christmas holidays. She was afraid that they were in the fire. She said she wasn't coming over to eat, she had to go home and check her email, to see if they had emailed her. She called back and said they had emailed her, and she felt better about their safety.

Fauna is still at Michelle's, she spent New Years Eve at her house, we expect her home today. Shauna and Jo are still hunting, and won't be back until Sunday the 4th.

Marilyn came over about 5:30pm and eat supper, she had heard from Alecia and Mike, they were leaving New Orleans and headed home. Marilyn ate and I showed her my work that I had done on genealogy, and our cousin's work from Texas.
<

Ahhh Bubbles