Wednesday, August 24, 2011

a funny tale

Earlier today I breezed into a semi-dark bedroom,
my arms loaded with freshly washed linens.
Out of the corner of my eye something small, gray, 
about the size of a half dollar moved across the floor. 


Haven't seen a daddy long legs THAT color before.
Must be some exotic one.

It moves again.

Gotta find a shoe to kill the thing!!

As I scramble for the weapon, 

I notice the spider is no longer moving.

So I swish my foot in the spiders direction,

flip-flop at-the-ready.

No motion. 

Perhaps he's playing possum.

Swish again. 
Still no spider motion.

Upon closer inspection I discover

the  exotic spider is really an
common dust bunny!

Perhaps I DO need to go to

my yearly eye appointment. 

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Proverbs 21:9

Do your kitchen knives, forks, etc., ever get a field trip?
Lucky you if they DON'T.

Periodically mine do. 

I've never signed them up for it.

they don't want to go...


Last evening hubby was taking a stereo out of a car.

He needed something long and thin...just like a table knife.

I heard him rummaging in the kitchen, then head out the door.

I KNEW what he was up to. 

Up I jumped, rescued the good flatware

suggested he use the cheap-bends-really-easy set. 

After all we only paid $20 dollars for it, 

compared to the pieces in his hand.

He sighed big ...and finally agreed.


he did still have my better paring knife in his hand.

I just hollared..

" fine..I'll just go buy me a new paring knife!

You'll have to pay for it.!" 

( technically he paid for the one in his hand too)

I was furious!

I wanted to follow him out to the car,

go and hollar, rant and rave.

However, that's not a good idea,

doesn't set a good example,

makes me look foolish,

and often doesn't bring about the desired result.  

So I sat on the couch and fummed.

Eventually he came in,

put them back in the drawer!!

I said sweetly and kindly (HA!)

"At least WASH them before putting them back!"

He responded with much love and gentleness (double ha) 

in his voice

"we DIDN'T even use them!"

Not much conversation after that.

It was bedtime after all.

While I was enjoying nursing my anger,

he was in the bedroom laughing at the tv.


Maybe I'll sleep across the hall tonight!

Then he'll know I mean business.


But I didn't.

I slept right beside that snoring man.

I slept all night long. 


I remembered a  Proverb.

Proverbs 21:9 specifically

"Better to live on a corner of a roof

than to share a home with a quarrelsome wife."


Monday, August 8, 2011

I like weddings...

I do like weddings.
the realization of dreams coming true,
and the hope of a life-time of.... contentment.

Earlier this summer I was blessed to reconnect with a friend and former co-worker. 
She was understanding this wedding journey, because 
she is a Mom of the Groom. 
We commiserated with each other over the little frustrations
that do arise.
Let's face it. 
We are dealing with humans here.
But also celebrated the joy and fun stuff too.

Just this past weekend her son got married.

Today she began writing about the weekend, 
their rehearsal supper adventures...
and even included pictures.

I love it.
Another outdoor wedding.
Another taking a-chance-on-the-weather.

I've heard the rehearsal weather was cooperative,
but waiting to hear about the wedding.

I'm sure it was sweet.

You wanna tell me about your wedding adventures or 
I'd love to hear them.

Everyone needs a listening ear..
and guess what?
I've got 2 available ones.


Wednesday, August 3, 2011

I decided to move..

 since the wedding is over, this blog name doesn't seem 
to fit so much anymore.
wander over here if you want,
I'll still be musing, just on different things.

Monday, August 1, 2011

happy honeymoon and hodgepodge

Bride and RMG are headed off to their honeymoon on Wednesday. 
They are excited.
I'm happy for them.

1.was fun to surprise Bride this past weekend with her sister.

2. it was joy to celebrate this wedding 

the love in their faces as they said their vows...
brought tears to many eyes. 
guess who cried when the bride was escorted in by her uncle?
did i cry at my daughters wedding?
probably the only time I've NOT teared up when the bride comes in!

3.  Our son got a job! he's doing some training this week.
In mid August he'll be off to France for continued training.
Today, he had helicopter survival training.
Which means he had to get out of a helicopter that is underwater..

I asked he call when he was done..
just so i would know he was out!

He mentioned they are not made for 6 ft. 5 men.
but he did get out! 
thanks God.

4. little sister has continued car trouble
this weather is too hot and adding stress to old car.

not sure how this will be resolved

5. I'm giving serious thought to working part time.
Now I'm no longer doing wedding planning...
I have free time!  : )