Monday, December 31, 2007

"Alternate" Juror #68 !!!

OK, spent my 2 1/2 hours at the orientation for Grand Jury Duty, I am an alternate as of right now. There weren't to many alternates, so hopefully all 28 will make it thru the 2 month term.

So I can't believe it is New Years Eve !! Tomorrow it will be January 1, 2008 YIKES ! where has the time gone???

Well wishing you all a Very HAPPY NEW YEAR !!

"Juror # 68"

Well, didn't get around to getting a letter from Doc to be excused from Grand Jury Duty. So am reporting at 8:00am today. Orientation for 2 1/2 hours. Then off to work. Lots of patients that waited to the end of the year to decide to do all their BIG treatments like crowns and bridges and then they get mad when we tell them the lab takes 3 weeks to get it back to us. Some lucky ones managed to squeek it in on the 31st, so we are working !!!!

So happy New Years Eve !!

Saturday, December 29, 2007

"Mug~Shot" 12/29/07

"Eat @ Mo's"

At the Oregon coast.

When we would go to Florence , would eat Chowder at Mo's.

Have a good day !

PS Yes Brooke , it isn't to "FANCY" but good eats !!

Thursday, December 27, 2007

Robin- My Artist

here is the latest stencil Robin made for Gabby for Christmas.

had to do a weeks worth of mail payments in one day today, also Ashlee is taking a couple days off, so doing her job too.
Then Thursday is our Friday so had to do the end of the week stuff... And The end of the month and YEAR is next week and I have to report to Grand Jury On Monday ( New Years Eve !!) @8:00am !!

Whew !!! I am stressed already........

Wednesday, December 26, 2007

"I'm dreaming of a white Christmas"

As we lay in our slugish state watching Holiday movies(Oliver) yesterday afternoon, it started to snow........

What a wonderful end to a wonderful Christmas Day !

And since it continued thru the night, I am thankful I don't have to go to work until tomorrow.

Monday, December 24, 2007

A Walk Down Memory Lane.......

Andy & Robin, Christmas Photo shoots thru the years......

Sunday, December 23, 2007

Winnie's new sweater/strait jacket

So I bought this sweater for her for a Christmas present, but decided to get it out and try it on her. We were going out for the evening(dinner and cabaret theater)and she was going to have to be outside until we got home( we have trust issues with staying in the house for extended periods of time alone) Was worried about her being to cold.....

Not sure if she liked the sweater or not, she went into her "cubbie" under the chair...... What do you think????

Well now dinner and "Plaid Tidings" was WONDERFUL !!!
Nothing like a good dose of Christmas music to put you in the mood.
I like to attend the Hand Bell Concert at the Presbyterian Church every season, but don't see any advertising for it??? Not sure if they are having it this year??

Heard from Andy, first night of work last night. A 160 foot "YACHT" pulled into the harbor his restaurant over looks. Not sure who it belongs to. Also no $$$ cash seems to exchange hands in this resort, everyone uses their membership card and runs a tab. Reservations are a must to dine, but if you miss it , there is a $35charge for however many people were in the party plus the 19% tip added on. Last night a party of 17 missed/no showed !!! 35x17= $$$$. Jimmy Buffett has a Vacation Home there !

Can't wait to have Andy report in to who all the famous/rich people are that come there.........

Cleaning my scrap/CRAP room today, no I really mean it this time !!!!

Saturday, December 22, 2007

"Mug~Shot" 12/22/2007

No I am not going to Disneyworld, just wanted a "Holiday" looking mug, hense the RED mug.

Picture of Andy from last year while still on the "Empress of the North" No picture of Robin with cute holiday decorations, he won't go for that......

Guess Andy takes after me and Robin after Steve in that department.

Steve, Rob, Mom & I are going out to dinner tonight at Beazys in Ashland ( mom's treat) then to the Cabaret to see "Plaid Tidings" (my treat)

Hope you all get all your shopping and baking done so you can have a relaxing weekend.....

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Work Pictures

So our billing service challenged us to do a canned food drive for a local organizeation and then they will match it with a dollar amount. Here is our donation box and we deliver it to the Medford Gospil Mission tomorrow.

Andy arrived this morning in Miami and rented a car to drive to the Ocean Reef Club near Key Largo. Got himself checked in to his "3 room apartment", will have a roomate. Tonight was the Employee Christmas Party and on Friday he starts orientation for his waiter job.

It was 77 degrees at 6:30 this morning there........

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Key Largo "74 degrees today"

Andy flies out today at 4:10 arriving in Miami at 6:30 am tomorrow.

On the late news in Portland one of Andy's friends saw that the Apartment building where he "WAS" living had a fire on the 3rd floor and the building had to be evacuated !! He lived on the 3rd floor !!! About 10 apartments were damaged !!!!

Hmmmmmmmm things all happen for a reason.........

Guess it is time for him to be moving on......

Sunday, December 16, 2007

Kristi's winnings

Well "MUGS" of course !!!

Went to a crop at No Bare Pages last night, we all got into the Ornament making mood, Laurie and I had extra glass ball and we all made some. Well except for Carma who was working on stuff for her class today :(

:( not because she has a class today, because she didn't get to join us in the crafting....

Will show what the girls and I made later......

Saturday, December 15, 2007

"Mug~Shot" 12/15/07 WINNER

Thanks to all of you who responded to my Holiday Givaway !!

Have to do this again.

Well of course I had to use a mug to draw from, Steve did the honors.

And I just had to post the picture of Robin & Gabby, she came over after school and we all played Scrabble then ate dinner and watched some tv. She is a really sweet girl !!

AND NOW , drum roll please..............

Kristi, you are the winner and I will see you tonight at the crop !

You other girls are all "Winners" in my book !!!

Brooke, Janie, Carolyn, Diane Thanks for reading , I will try to keep my posts exciting !!!!

Friday, December 14, 2007

Sunset & A Clean house

Another beautiful sunset, but think that means a storm is coming. Andy is driving down from Portland Sunday and Steve is driving to LA on Business hope the weather isn't terrible.

Got the house cleaned and more decorations up so am happy with that
Going to take more family pictures in the morning, this time for my c-worker Kellee... Do I see a side business here???

Check to see who wins my Holiday giveaway in the morning....

Tonight is the last chance to get your name in for the drawing...

I am picking a winner tomarrow

Nice sunrise this morning and Winnie wants to play soccer !!

Going for a massage this morning and then home to clean and finish up decorating.

Don't forget to post your comment, going to post the winner by drawing a name of all those who posted this week, a couple sent me e-mails you are in the drawing too.

Have a good day.....

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

More Pictures From Ashland Windows

I have been "CRAZY" Busy !!!

Still working on Christmas Cards....... And Decorations.......

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