Sunday, June 28, 2009

Organizing My Stuff

I was off from work last week and decided to organize my craft stuff. I threw away lots of junk and boxed up some stuff to give away.

Jennie "helped" me Monday and Tuesday. She is really into putting things in the trash can. She is also into pulling things out of the trash can too!

My biggest problem has always been how to store my Stampin Up ink pads. I've tossed around the idea of building a shelf for quite awhile. Yesterday, I finally mapped out what I thought about making. I went to Lowe's and started thinking about what I would need. Last night, I started measuring and cutting. I finished it today and sprayed it with a light coat of white paint.

It's not exactly what I had in mind but it will work for now.
It doesn't look professional by any means but that's OK.
It only cost me $23 and a smashed finger.

Next - I have to work on my paper storage.
I may have to build another room on to the house.....


Thursday, June 18, 2009

Signs From the 70's

I just noticed this sign on the restroom door at school. I have worked here for 15 years and just noticed the picture beside the word “WOMEN”. Doesn’t the woman look like Judy Jetson or the mother in the Family Circus comic strip? Our school was built in 1970. This sign has never been changed!

The sign for the men’s restroom is long gone. I wonder if it looked like George Jetson or Ward Cleaver? It was replaced with one that simply states "Bathroom". There are very few men here. We have a faculty and staff of approximately 80. There are only 4-5 men here on a daily basis. The men were over taken by the women a long time ago! There is only one set of restrooms for faculty and staff. When you have to go, it doesn’t matter where you go, as long as you get to go! Visitors are usually confused as to which one to go in. It really doesn't matter - they are same inside!

There is no confusion for the students.

The boy looks like Charlie Brown.

The girl looks like Charlie Brown's little sister.

I can’t believe that I just blogged about the restroom door signs.

I think I need a break.....

A long vacation with lots of cool drinks to sip.....

Somewhere with lots of restrooms would be nice…..


Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Sunday, June 14, 2009

Happy Birthday Mary Helen!

This is a picture of the barn that Mary Helen would see on the way to Granny and Papa's house when she was growing up. She knew when she saw this barn that they were almost there! That was many years ago when it was a long trip from Pembroke to Pee Dee. (I'm not sure if she rode in a horse and buggy or not!) It now only takes 20 minutes. I will not tell how old she is today. Let's just say that she is older than me (and dirt) and that is old.... I love her dearly.

Guess who is coming to see you today?

Love Ya!

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Bringing Home Lucy Lane!

My blog friend Kristi left for Ethiopia today to bring home her sweet baby girl. Kristi and Will already have four of the cutest children God ever made. Now they are making room in their hearts for one more. Keep Kristi in your prayers this week as she travels with her sister to bring home Lucy Lane. Also keep Will in your prayers as he "holds down the fort" at home! I cannot imagine the anticipation and excitement that is stirring inside their hearts this week!

You can keep track of Kristi in her travels and read about her journey to this point at Longing for Lucy Lane. You will see that Kristi and Will are truly two of God's most special parents!


Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Wordless Wednesday

Please forgive me for not posting more. I have been swamped with end of year "junk" at school but somehow I always make time to take pictures!