Thursday, July 12, 2007

Catching up on being tagged . . .

Oh my!!! Kelly "tagged" me about a month ago and I went on vacation, blah blah blah, and here it is a month later and I haven't responded. Sooooooooo - here are 7 random things about me that might be interesting to some poor bored soul!

1. I'm a germ freak -- especially on vacations. I'm just weird about touching door knobs, going in public bathrooms, walking around a hotel pool barefooted . . . just a freak. And Adam says I have turned him into a little germ freak too. Poor child - he's just like me . . . washes his hands constantly. Now Amber, on the other hand, germs don't seem to bother her. I constantly keep anti-bacterial gel with me at all times to wipe down stuff.

2. I love peanut butter. Rarely does a day go by that I don't eat some peanut butter. I keep a jar of it here at work and have been known to stick a spoon down in there and have at it.

3. I'm anal about how the dishwasher gets loaded every night. This is actually hilarious considering I never had a dishwasher at home growing up and now I seem to think I'm the only one at my house that can correctly and efficiently load the dishwasher. It must be a control issue I have. LOL.

4. I'm a procrastinator . . . especially with my scrapbooking. I'm so afraid I'm going to do a page and then find something I love that I could've used on that page. Makes no sense! The "freak" part coming out in me again apparently.

5. I'm a homebody -- My most favorite thing in the world is staying home and watching a movie with my family on a friday night. Maybe it's because we're not home very often . . . always on a ballfield -- which I love too. If I'm not home, I WANNA be on a ballfield watching my babies play!

6. Mexican food is my all-time favorite. We eat it at least once a week. I love it! And I love having a margarita with it! Finger foods are my next favorite -- just love any kind of finger foods!

7. I actually enjoy cooking and baking -- but ONLY when I have plenty of time to come up with something creative. If it's a ballgame night - I don't want to bother with it. But give me a Saturday at home, and I love baking bread and making dinner. It's the cleanup part that drives me insane!

Okay -- if you've made it to this paragraph, God Bless You! And Kelly, if you read this -- can you tag some people for me? LOL. I don't know anybody else that blogs. How sad is that! So, if you get tagged by Kelly in my honor, I'll add you to my list. (giggle, giggle)

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

It's Been a While . . .

Gracious! I was so excited about starting this blog and I've let a whole month slide by since I've last updated it. We've had a lot going on . . . took a wonderful vacation to Hershey, PA and then Niagara Falls, Canada with some of the Graham family. Then the next week after we were back from vacation, our beloved Lucky got sick. That was hard. She was a member of our family and it just broke our hearts. But shortly after that, we were blessed with new members of the family . . . 6.4 lb Roxie and 8.4 lb Cocoa. They haven't taken Lucky's "place," but they surely have brought us many smiles and are a part of the family now. We, of course, miss Lucky and all the special things she did. We now realize just how low-maintenance she was. These new puppies are just like infants -- but we feel blessed to have found the perfect fit for our family so soon after losing Lucky.

Then on to allstars . . . Adam is playing allstars for the Davidson County 14U team. That has been fun. Although they lost their first 2 games (in embarrassing fashion for the 2nd game), he seems to be having fun and is sharpening his baseball skills yet again. He's played baseball since February of this year. We figured up -- after these 2 games at North Surry -- he has played every position sometime this year except for 1st, pitcher, and catcher. That says something to me -- he's a very versatile player and one you can put anywhere.

Amber was disappointed that she wasn't chosen for the 10U allstar softball team . . . but it just wasn't meant to be. It has given her more time to baby the puppies. She seems to have hooked up with Roxie and Adam seems to have hooked up with Cocoa. It's funny how that works. Of course, I love BOTH of those precious puppies . . . but Cocoa is probably the one I go to first and Roxie is David's baby girl. Just funny!

Alright -- let me see if I can stick some pictures in here of all our excitement.

A Few More Pictures . . .

A few more pictures . . .