I have some pictures to show. First the big spider located at our
front door. The body of the spider is about the size of a dime
and it is ever so quick because Roy touched its web and it sprang into
Here are the beads I bought from the Kim Fields course that I took in
Edmonton at the end of August. I bought 2 because I really liked
them both and I plan on wearing the leaf bead to justify the
purchase. This is her site address northfiredesigns
Kim Field class was only 2 days and I did learn so much. I really
suck at bicone or tube beads and I keep taking classes to see how
differently everyone does them and maybe some of it will help me.
My father in laws birthday was yesterday and our wedding anniversary is on the
4th and Quinton's birthday is the 10th. So it looks to be a busy
beginning of the month with special days.
I am playing with new colors I bought and my husband just asked if I could make
donkey heads for a guy he works with. How do I get myself into these
Roy let me torch an extra 1.5 hours more after Quinton woke up, usually I can
only torch as long as Quinton is sleeping which is about 2-3 hours during the
day. But I feel link I have not gotten enough done anyways.
Sept 4th our wedding anniversary
Well Roy is working
nights so there is nothing special planned. But we did get good
news: The conditions of our house have been removed so our house is
unofficially SOLD. It is said to sell it because we like Olds but it will
be nice to not have to pay two mortgages.
Took Quinton for a walk today for some fresh fruit and the walk wasn't bad
until just a couple blocks from home because our house is on a hill. So I
was tired after that but I am proud that I did it. I have not been overly
active since the move, so I have started pushing myself to get out of my
My brother-in-law thinks that big spider we have at our front door is a rhino
spider. If I have time to look it up, I will have to check to see if
that is true.
With the house selling and the sale being very close, we are getting 4-6 phone
calls a day from lawyers and so forth. Who would have thought, that one
home could cause so much upheaval again.
Yesterday I took Quinton to the park early in the morning, and I am glad I did
because it rained "cats and dogs" the rest of the day. He even
helped me clear out some of the rhubarb that was over grown.
I have not made any beads this week because I have been doing other things,
like making muffins, I tried beet leave rolls(like cabbage rolls), this weekend
I hope to make pickled beets.
So we ran to Olds to drop off the washer and dryer at the old house to go with
the sale that should be finalized on the 14th. It is a 5-6 hour trip one
way so we stayed over night and then came back on Saturday. We got to see
some of our old friends there and that was really nice because we both missed
seeing them all.
Tomorrow is Quinton’s SECOND birthday and so we broke down and bought him some
new toys and then we re-wrapped some older toys that his has not seen for
awhile. Hey there is nothing wrong with this because he will definitely
like the mega blocks now more then he did at the beginning of the year.
I removed the top 25 vote site from my page because it has not been working for
me at all. Everyone was voting but it was not registering the votes so I
got fed up with it and maybe at a way later date, I will try it again.
Well the kids birthday went off quiet again which is fine by us because
he is only 2 and does not need a big party. And the day will come
soon enough when he will need the big party to get lots of
I did take pictures, just have to download them and then crop them to put here.
Roy has been driving me crazy lately, it is that whole being a man
thing and picking up your own dirty socks. And Quinton doesn't
help because he is only 2 and I am just working on getting him to pick
up his toys.
Filling some orders right now so that I can mail them soon and I did
have a request for more necklaces with pendants, so I have started
making more pendants which I will then make complementary necklaces.
Mowed the lawn today with our lawnmower and I missed it because our
yard is landscaped so that there are 2 different levels and so I have
to carry the lawn mower down the steps. Our lawnmower is way
lighter then the in-laws which we have been using.
Yeah it has been a boring time at the moment but it keeps me busy with all the other little things that happen in-between.
This is the day that the sale of the house goes through.
I can't wait to get it all done with.
The grandparents watched Quinton for a couple of hours so that I could torch a little.
I did add two new necklaces for you to see.
On the 14th my husband got his head shaved and when he came
home,Quinton squealed at him touched his head and moved on. Here
we thought that the kid would look at dad funny for awhile but that has
not been the case.
I finally pickled my beets, I only made 10 small jars but I also tried
beet jelly with the left over juice. I know you are saying beet
jelly? Well you use the beet juice and add grape kool-aid to make
a jelly that is suppose to taste like grapes. I have never done
it so who knows what mine will taste like. And I will test it on
Sunday morning with my toast.
The weather has been nice here and Quinton has been taking me to the
park everyday. I say this because he will go and put his rubber
boots on and his jacket and then comes for me. Yeah he is 2 and
on a good day he gets everything on right and not upside down or
backwards. He even wants to pick his own cloths in the
morning, is that normal?
Today the guys came in to install a rinnai water system, which is the
water on demand box so that you will not have a water tank. And
hopefully this week they will come and replace the furnace, put a
heater in the garage and install my vent for torching.
I am really excited about the stuff they will be doing in the garage
because that means in winter time, I will not be freezing my butt off.
Tomorrow Quinton has his first dentist appointment. And I know
nothing big will happen, but I just want him to go and have a visit
with the dentist so he will not be scared for future torture (hey most
kids get cavities).
I add a new set of beads on ebay. Go check it out.
I feel sorry for the furnace guys, they spent most of the day yesterday
installing the new furnace to find out they put in the wrong one.
So they ordered us a new one and are leaving this one in until it can
days I wish I had a laptop because then where ever I am I can add
things to the site and not have to wait until Quinton goes to bed.
Do you believe in ghosts? I use to work with a friend and his
aunt was a ghost hunter so he would tell me ways that she would try get
pictures of ghosts. When we lived in Sherwood Park, I
took pictures of our house just before we moved and in one of them,
there is a light(orb). Now I know what you are thinking but I had
taken the picture in the basement where there was not very good
lighting(the house was built in the 60's). Cam said that it was
probably a ghost letting me know that it was there.
In this house now, I have pictures that I have taken of the rooms and
of Quinton and there are orbs in some. I wonder if it is just how
the light is at that moment but one set of pictures I took are in a
corner I usually get Quinton in and it doesn't seem like I reflection
of something. I know halloween is coming so you think more about the bumps in the night and I definitely am.
don't plan on talking to the ghost because that may provoke it and I
can't mind it beginning here because it was here before us. I have to
admit that when I am in the basement at night, I can hear foots steps
around the house sometimes. Know that is freaky because I have
gone upstairs thinking it was Quinton and the kid is passed out on his
bed and I have even gone outside to see if there is anyone around the
house. It scares me because one day it may be someone in the house.
I have been working on pendants for necklaces lately but I am starting
to do other beads because you can only do so many and it is a little
depressing when you only make 3 beads in 2 hours. I like have at
least a set of beads done before Quinton gets up from his morning nap.
This is the week of premiere shows, and I can't wait. Yeah.
Okay I watched the new show "chuck" and it was really funny. I probably should have taped it for the husband.
I wanted to show you this play set we saw a couple of weeks back as we
were going to Olds. I just about caused an accident when I saw
them and I am only showing a picture of the one Roy wants but there
was a 4x4, tractor, castle and a smaller ship.
The play sets are made in the states but there is a guy that is
bringing them up Canada. Good time to do it with our Canadian
dollar being so high. There is a website for them (click the word ) Playsets
Okay so this is my problem for the day. There is new shows on
tonight but our girlfriend calls and says lets go see resident
evil. How to juggle it all?
Ended up not torching today just in case we do go see the movie because I don't want to leave my kiln unattended for that long.
Stupid facebook totally distracted me from working here. BAD, bad facebook.
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