Sunday, June 29, 2008

Summer in the Burbs among other things...

Well, it's been summer for a few days now and honestly, I hate it. Now don't get me wrong, I likke the longer days and the sound of my kids in the pool, but the heat and humidity here in MD is terrible!! Makes it hard to feel like leaving the house unless you're jumping in the swimming pool.

I know everyone knows from a previous post why I haven't been blogging as much as I want to. Well, I am still having back issues, but not as much as before. I've been doing my streyching and it helps for awhile. I'll live though.....It'll be ok.

The camping trip a few weekends ago was FUN! The kids had a blast and we met some new friends while we were in PA. The members of the MAC (Mid Atlantic Campers) website as well as some members of were there. We had a wonderful potluck dinner and just hung out with each other. The kids went to the beach at the state park that we camped in and all was well! I forgot my camera ...I know, DUH, but I'll try to get one of the other campers to send me some pics to post on here asap.

So, here in the burbs we have been getting some really strange weather. Thunder and lightning storms have been the norm at night here. I did get some cool pics of the rainbow from the other day though!

Today is CraftyBay Farmgirl meeting day. Even though only 3 of the 7 members are showing up, we three will have fun. I think it's time to make a few changes too. More on that later.

Well, I'm gonna post some pics of what's been going on around here in the burbs. Oh, I almost forgot - I am working on a BIG crocheted afghan for my oldest daughter right now. I will definitely take pics of it soon and post on here. Hopefully I will be on here more since I do have more things that I would love to share with you all.

Anywho - Take Care and Happy Crafting everyone!!

The yarn staff I scored from Freecycle!

Some of my porcelain dolls.....
and one of my crazy cats...Tyson.

The double rainbow from the other night's storm!

The kid's new hideout and shade tent!

The kids in the pool with some friends. My two are on the left.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Me ....again

I've been away for a few days and I have missed writing on here. There have been reasons for this though.

I am still trying to get over the tragedy that occured a few weeks ago in my life - MJF ladies know what it was. Now I am trying to fight the pain in my back that is trying to take over my life. I have been told that I have Piriformis Syndrom and that I also have the early signs of Degenerative Disc Disease. Ughhh. Double whammy!

I hate taking pills, but this time I took mine on time everyday. It hurts to sit for long periods of time. I have to do stretching exercises to untighten the muscle around the base of my spine.

So, that is why I have been away from my blog for a few days.

On a lighter note - I am going to PA to go camping this weekend, bad back and all. I am not going to let this get the best of me! I am a fighter!!

We (hubby and I) are taking the kids to their first state park camping experience! This should be an adventure! I'll post pics when I return.

I also got the swimming pool clean and took my first swim of the season today! It was great. Just me, Noah, All, my daughter Sam, and my grand daughter! The pool was full! It was fun, though.

Well, I'm off to bed. I will write more when I have time.

Oh, by the way - leave me a comment or two. I like the company ;)

Take care and Happy Crafting!