Sunday, February 21, 2010

a few of my favorite from the month

Where have I been?

it has been a very hectic month and not in a bad way just busy it seems. i can't believe it is already almost the end of the month. i am still taking part in the LOAD challenge and so far i have managed to do a page a day. i have enjoyed doing it but taking a vacation in the middle of it isn't wasn't the best plan.
speaking of vacation, we had taken vacation on the island this year, superbowl, skiing and scrapbooking. what more could we ask for really. we had a wonderful time there.
and this past weekend we went to ski on Poley mountain. yesterday was a blast but today was enough to make me say i will never ski again. thank goodness we kept at it for a while. We won't go back to Poley again.. the road there was terrible!!! we are contemplating sking at crabbe this weekend coming.

Friday, February 5, 2010

Day 5

okay so lots going on in my world.. first off i went to visit my doc yesterday and i am so disappointed that it isn't my ovaries that is causing my chronic pain.. i was so hoping it was. but that is okay.. today i realize that it is just another thing i can cross off my list .. i shall keep going

so day 5 of my LOAD challenge. Lain has asked us to scrap about us.. here is mine. it is a listing of some of the things that describe who i am.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

day 4

so day 4.. happens to be the 4th of february which happens to be my birthday.
so today started off with my dad calling me to wish me a happy birthday. i so love hearing from him.
i then finished getting ready for work. i wasn't at work long when this wonderful young man surprised me with a visit at work and whisked me off for an Americano at Starbucks. I have such a wonderful son. Work was work and then after work my wonderful wife took me out to Racine's for one of the most amazing suppers you can imagine. i had the best warm goat cheese salad you could ever imagine followed up by a risotto lobster dish and then a white chocolate creme broule. all of this accompanied by a nice glass or two of white wine. i received some really nice gifts which was a minor part of this fantastic day. turning 43 is definitely a remembrable day for me. and one of the thoughts running through my head is how very sad it is that my mom never got to see this age. She passed when she was only 42. Mom i love you and i miss you every single moment of every single day. So this day ended with me completing todays challenge; what do you have the most of in your stash and then use it. i chose to scrap with my scraps. that is what i have the most of.

Day 3

feb. 3rd - my monkey being a smart brat while i was trying to take a pic of him. i am thinking this is in 2006 or 2007.

day 2

Feb. 2nd - This is a layout of three generations. In this layout there is a picture of my mom as a little girl, a picture of my Great Grandparents and my Grampy Rankine holding mom. The next picture is of Nanny Brown with my Nanny Rankine and Uncle David. and then the three generations, my Great Nanny Helen Brown, my Nanny Lillian Rankine and then my mom, Helen Hetherington. and the sideways pic is of my Uncle Sonny and my mom petting a deer

Monday, February 1, 2010


Well I did it.. i joined this group. i just finished todays layout.. one of john and i. i find it hard sometimes to scrap old photo's from back then. it was a rough time in my life. But john was such a wonderful miracle for me. He was born on my mom's bday. what a gift. i titled it feel.. but i don't have any words to complete this sentence. so many things i feel for him, for my mom, for that period in my life but for this day, i am not going to go into all of that. i am going to enjoy the feeling i have when i look at this perfect little child sitting on my lap and i am going to look forward to the next month, the day, the next moment, the next second.. to all the nexts' in my world