Friday, February 20, 2009


I can't wait for tomorrow! Leslie finally gets to go see the girl scout horse program in action. I spent so much time involved in this program from the time I was in 6th grade until a little while after high school. There are very few places where you can get such detailed hands on training for little or no money. I learned everything that I ever knew about horses from all the weekends and summers spent at that camp. My parents also spent a great deal of time in this program also, so my mom is going with us to reminisce. I need to locate my camera and my thumbtack that operates my camera so I can get some pictures of this momentous occasion.
I keep getting distracted with myspace at the moment, so this little bit has taken me half an hour to type. And now it's time to get some sleep!

Monday, February 16, 2009

again and again

I haven't blogged in a long while and I promise I have a good reason for it. When I think of it, I will add it in. But there are somethings that have gone on lately that have kept me from the computer. I thought I had the flu last week and it got bad enough that I ended up having to go the hospital by ambulance and had to spend a couple of days there. That wasn't real fun. The best diagnosis that I got was that I had some sort of viral infection that attacked me as hard as possible. During the hospital stay I started having these terrible headaches that made me want to stay in the dark as much as possible. They don't bother me much now except for when I'm at the computer. I have to wear sunglasses in order to sit her for more than five minutes. And I don't have any adult size sunglasses, so right now i'm wearing Sophie's pink butterfly glasses that velcro in the back. It's a great sight to see. And in the last week, we are having trouble keeping all of the children well also. As of this moment, Leslie has a fever and Sophie hopefully will keep her dinner down tonight. Last tuesday, Sophie had a double ear infection and then Charlotte started with the stomach bug.
I did manage to get a quick night out last night. I already had a ticket to see a comedy show in houston. I got to go see Joel McHale who hosts The Soup on the E channel. He is hilarious on the show and I thought he was even funnier in person. He had some great stories about his funny kids that I could relate to. And after the show he was signing autographs. I bought a tshirt before the show and had him sign that. And I made friends with the women in front of me in line so they would take a picture of me with him and then email it to me. If it is a decent picture, I might post it on here.
I'm heading to be extra early tonight. Gotta grab sleep when I can get it!

Friday, February 6, 2009

Party Time!

Tomorrow is going to be a busy day! We are going to a friend's daugther's birthday party at a gymnastics place in Katy. And then, we are going to a friend's husband's birthday party at Dave and Buster's near Katy. It was a coincidence that both parties were in the same area, but I'm glad it worked out that way. I wouldn't have wanted to miss either one. Leslie is super excited about the gymnastics party and I can't wait for the other party. I haven't been to dave and busters in ages, but from what I remember, it is like chuck e cheese for grown ups. It will be awesome.
I have found an addicting game that I have been playing. Santa got us an xbox360 for christmas and we recently added rockband2 to our game collection. I love playing that guitar! I haven't gone past the easy level, so that is probably what makes me so good at it. I even did pretty good on the drums the other night. Leslie wants to play it, but she gets frustrated easily and after a couple of mess ups, she is ready to call it quits. And when we play another game that involves the controllers, we give charlotte the extra one and take the battery pack off of it, and she thinks she is the one that is playing the game and is as happy as can be.
I did something today that excited me a whole lot! I bought some drug rep clicky pens on ebay. I love pens and those are the best kind. I'm also the high bidder in a couple of more pen auctions, but I'm not sure I'll win those. The ones I bought today will be enough excitement for me for a few days hopefully.
Another exciting thing I have been doing on the side is going on a mystery shopping job. I get to go to random places that i'm assigned and report back on the service and employees. Sometimes I get to buy something and then I get reimbursed for it. Today, I went to an apartment community in town and inquired about renting there. A couple of days ago, I had to go a payday loan place and pretend that I needed a loan. I'm having fun with this. We'll see how well it pays in the long run. For the most part it will be just some extra gas money at the end of each month. Though I did get my taxes done for free! That definitely paid off for me!

gotta go get some beauty sleep so I can look partyrific tomorrow!!

Monday, February 2, 2009

hello again!

More long days, but productive ones! Today we went to get our taxes done and Geannie watched all three of the kids for us. With out the kids, we felt like we were on a date! This weekend I did a lot of running around with my mom. She's house sitting for a friend and it's not near town so I took her to get some stuff done. We went to conroe on sunday to hancock fabrics who was having a good sale on some cute flannel. She makes baby receiving blankets out of them. Saturday was a lot of local errands. And friday consisted of a slow day, but that evening I ended up in a bit of fender bender. And it was my fault. I was turning out on to the highway at the end up my road as another vehicle was about to turn onto my road. I didn't see the small truck that was behind that vehicle and I got hit on the driver side in the back. I also had all the kids with me. Charlotte and Sophie didn't know anything had happened, but Leslie was very shook up over it. The other driver was also fine. We had to wait in a gas station parking lot for about an hour for all the paperwork to be taken care of by the police and then we were on our way home. We were originally headed to town for pizza but figured we should skip that. I kind of saw that as God's way of telling me that I need to be eating better again. I'm trying to do that.
I just realized how incredibly late it is...I need to get to bed. I'll update more tomorrow probably.