Thursday, June 22, 2017

Books Read: May 2017


I just realized that I never wrote about the books I read in May.May was a good month for me with 5 books finished. Here is what I read.

1) Before We Met by Lucie Whitehouse - an interesting look at a seemingly perfect marriage. The mystery was not difficult to figure out but I did enjoy the book overall.

2) Fire and Ice by Dana Stabenow - this is the first book in a series and I will not be reading the others. The characters were annoying and I just did not enjoy the story.

3) Overwhelming Odds by Susan and Denny O'Leary - when he was 9 years old John O'Leary was burned over 100% of his body in a fire. This short book is the story told from his parent's perspective. It was excellent and it made me think as a parent what I would do if I faced such a major issue with my child.

4) A Finely Knit Murder by Sally Goldenbaum - this is the 9th book in the Seaside Knitters series. These are not fine literature but I do enjoy them for what they are worth.

5) Stories I Only Tell My Friends by Rob Lowe - a pretty good celebrity autobiography. He does skim over the many of the controversies of his career though.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Monday Musings

Another week is upon us. Here is what is on my mind today.

1) Friday was the last day of school. Little man cried when I picked him up because he is going to miss his teacher. I am going to miss her too - she was wonderful with him.

2) We were at the grocery store yesterday and these people had their do with them. Now this wasn't a service dog but a in a bag little yippy thing. What is wrong with people.

3) The last soccer game was this week and there were not enough kids there to make 2 teams so they played parents vs the kids. My hubby, brother and niece were all out there. It was quite entertaining.

4) Hubby had a nice Fathers Day yesterday. I am glad that we can show him some appreciation for all he does for us.

Here are the pictures for the week.



How is it the last day of 2nd grade already?


 Having a celebratory last day of school lunch at Panera


Little man is becoming quite the artist


My haul from the library


Parents vs kids at soccer


With his medal and trophy


Happy Fathers Day

Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday Funnies

Have a great weekend everyone!






Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday Musings

Hello all!Here we are at the start of another week. Here is what I am thinking about today.

1) Little man was named Student of the Month for May. He was so proud and excited. He has come so far his year and we are so happy.

2) We have made it through 2 of 3 very busy weekends. We just have to get through my birthday dinner with my family and Saturday and Fathers Day on Sunday.

3) I am wondering who turned the furnace on. It was 97 according to the temperature in my car when I left work today.

4) Only 3-1/2 days left of school. I cannot believe how fast this year went by.

Here are the pictures for the week.



Our little Student of the Month


Oreo Covered Molten Cake from Chili's


Since my niece doesn't drink Diet Coke I finished this one by myself


Little man made me a rainbow star at after school care


He was really tangled in the bankets


Funny license late. Oh and Avs suck.


Working on my blanket during the soccer game on World Wide Knit in Public Day


Little man was not happy about playing in almost 90 degree heat


Someone has joined the fidget spinner revolution
















Friday, June 09, 2017

Friday Funnies

Have a great weekend everybody.






Thursday, June 08, 2017

Think Write Thursday: The Summer Bucket List Edition

The topic for this week is to write your summer bucket list. I have done this the last few years and have not done very well with completing things. I hope this year changes that.

1) Have a picnic
2) Make strawberry shortcake
3) Go to Movies in the Moonlight
4) Go to Michigan Fiber Fest in August
5) Go to a concert in the park
6) Participate in the library's summer reading program
7) Have ice cream for dinner one night

I think that should be enough.

Monday, June 05, 2017

Monday Musings

Welcome to the first Monday of June. Here is what I am thinking about this week.

1) I am worried about little man. He has been complaining about headaches and stomach aches lately. He actually stayed home from school today.

2) The next 6 weeks are going to be crazy with family obligations and work. I hope that I can survive.

3) Our temps have gone from 60 to 80 back to 60 and next week we are scheduled to hit 90.I hate the fluctuations.

4) There was a beautiful bouquet of flowers that someone threw in the garbage at work. I wonder what the story behind that is.

Here are the pictures for the week.


Funny license plate #1

Funny license plate #2

More construction


So proud of my youngest niece

Working from home since little man is sick