Saturday, June 30, 2012
We're making a quick (6 hr) trip to Tulsa for a party tonight (Mister's high school friends) and then back home tomorrow morning. Did I mention it was a 6 hour drive one-way? UGH!
You know I hate road trips.
I think I have "Road-Aversion Disorder".
Posted by Sweet Tea at 8:30 AM
Friday, June 29, 2012
Mister enjoyed the meal but didn't
(What he really wanted was Pizza!)
but whatever it is it won't be
nearly as healthy as last night.
What's for dinner at your house tonight?
Posted by Sweet Tea at 11:01 AM
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
“Nanny always said that sweet tea is the thing for frayed nerves.” ~Downton Abbey
Can I get a big southern "Amen" for this quote? Love it!
Princess and I are watching Downton Abbey as a summer "thang" we can do together. Can you say "extremely lazy Summer thang"? This is how we roll in the good ol' Summertime. We turn the volume up and try to read their lips, as we find it difficult to understand much of the dialogue with the heavy British accent.
"Why do people love the smell of clothes fresh from the clothesline?"
Anytime I hang something outside to dry I think it "smells". I don't get it.
What's the big deal about Squash?
I've tried preparing it different ways but it just never seems to have any flavor. Hmmmmm.
Does it seem to you that some people attract wasps, more than others?
I hate wasps. My family laughs because it seems when I am outside they buzz all around me. Perhaps I am "The Wasp Whisperer".
I'm thinking deep thoughts today.
And I'm humming the old Nat King Cole song, "Roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer, the days of soda and pretzels and beer. . ."
Posted by Sweet Tea at 3:50 PM
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
I feel rested this morning despite the fact that I was either waking during the night to fan myself (HOT flash) or scratch my foot (Fire Ant bites). Isn't my life fascinating?!
I'm trying to get back on track with my dieting, after a weekend of reckless abandon.
I think I can.
I think I can.
Then later today I am off to have my "mammies" grammed. Just a girl who knows how to have a good time on this Sunny, *102, Tuesday.
I'm so thankful for a/c!!
*I just noticed that my daughter has posted about me today. Please visit her and read her kind words. You can find her HERE.
What's the agenda for your Tuesday?
Posted by Sweet Tea at 9:43 AM
Monday, June 25, 2012
Friday: They got here at 7:30 pm.
They had great stories to tell over dinner.
The keys had been accidentally locked in the car at one point. There had been unexpected car problems that could only be resolved by leaving the car at the dealership. A vehicle had been rented so they could continue on their journey. . .and at last they were here!
sitting around the table, laughing and swapping stories
as only good friends can do.
Left to right standing: Teresa, Daretta, Markita, Maryletta,
Friday, June 22, 2012
My friends are running late.
At the very start, the driver locked her keys in the car, so that required waiting for someone to bring replacement keys to her rescue. . .Then a little farther down the road there was some car troubles, so that required some time spent at the car dealership. When a bunch of women travel you just never know what is ahead. . .but you can always know there will be a good story when it's all said and done.
Posted by Sweet Tea at 5:46 PM
Thursday, June 21, 2012
the beds and make the Rum Punch.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
I wonder who?
I'm in full 'Party Prep Mode".
Posted by Sweet Tea at 10:59 AM
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
As I was driving to yesterday's hair appointment I got a call from Princess to tell me the hairdresser had called, was running late, but just to wait, "cause she would be there".
I forgot my ipad.
Then Princess said, "Mom, pray!'
She caught me off guard.
"Yes, that's what they tell us at church, when you're bored you should pray for someone."
Why didn't I think of that?
Praying is really the most high-tech thing we can do, isn't it? No AT&T or Verizon needed, just an automatic direct connection to the top. Love it!
I've got a pretty smart kid!
Monday, June 18, 2012
Just a few of the images drifting through my thoughts as I head out to a new
saloon salon today. Gonna trust my tresses to someone I've never used before. I know, I know, "it'll grow back". Doncha just hate it when people say that?!
UPDATE, 2:45 PM: hair appnt went well.
"Let it fly in the breeze
And get caught in the trees
Give a home to the fleas in my hair
A home for fleas
A hive for bees
A nest for birds
There ain't no words
For the beauty, the splendor, the wonder
Sunday, June 17, 2012
I'm posting this at 10:10 am.
I enjoy the times I glance at the clock and notice the numbers have repeated or are in a sequence of some type. You know, 11:11, 12:34, 5:55, that sort of thing. I think it was the movie, "Extremely Close and Incredibly Loud" that talked about this very thing, saying it was good to let this serve as a visual reminder to pause and remember those we love who have passed.
This thought has stayed with me.
It's one of those "little things" that bring me joy as I'm doing life each day.
Today many of us are enjoying/remembering our Dad, and we need no reminder on this special day. Here is my Dad as a young man. This is my favorite photo of him. He would have turned 92 tomorrow, June 18. He always said he was gonna live to be 100, and he is, except he is living in Heaven now and enjoying his new body.
Posted by Sweet Tea at 10:10 AM
Thursday, June 14, 2012
I also know I should never blog after
taking my sleeping pill.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
yes, I did some robust dog-paddling,
enough to actually qualify for the
"E" word - excercise.
Now hear this . . .
I am a
(Yes, I am screaming,
I told you I was a wimp!)
"I don't do pain".
for an entire week!
Posted by Sweet Tea at 9:02 AM
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
I am going to a friend's house this afternoon
to exercise in her pool.
Day #3 of Weight Watchers.
I want to lose 20 lbs.
Many miles to go . . .
Monday, June 11, 2012
I should be making plans for next year's homeschool year, but
I really should go exercise as part of my Weight Watcher committment, but
I remember very little of the church sermons I heard as I sat my tush on the church pew during my youth, BUT (gotta love the pun!) I do remember one sermon in particular. It was a sermon on excuses people make for not doin' what they know they oughta be doin'. The pastor gave several examples, then said, regardless of the excuse, people might as well just say, "PEANUT BUTTER", cuz in the end they were all the same, just an "excuse", and one word was as good as another.
Funny how certain things stick in your mind, (or the roof of your mouth) isn't it?!
So, off I go -
I am gonna
1. Order some school curriculum
2. Walk a mile
3. Water the garden
BUT, no Peanut Butter for me -
I just joined Weight Watchers (more about that another time).
Saturday, June 9, 2012
Please fasten your seatbelts and roll
with my unrelated thoughts -
my brain is spinning today!
The family newlyweds have been here the past couple of days. It's great to be in the presence of new love - all smiles and stolen kisses. The only kink was the fact that our spoiled rotten pooch, Boudxy, doesn't like my son, and the feeling was mutual between the two. They did finally find a mode of general tolerance for each other though. Geesh, there was some noisy barking in our house for a while, then my son finally settled down. *wink
"Bernie". What a pleasant surprise this was. It was a HOOT! The entire theater laughed through the entire thing, and be sure to stay while the credits role for some exra fun. This tip is free. You'll thank me later.
Please note - I've had company so am behind on visiting blogs. I miss you and will be by to say "Hello" on Sunday afternoon, "the good Lord willin' and the creek don't rise"!
Posted by Sweet Tea at 1:50 PM
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
From the outside it sort of looks like
a school, doesn't it?
who doesn't LOVE hydrangea's?!!