august 2008August 29th
I have cabin fever.
doctor did say that it was okay for me to run to the city still and I
think the kid and I are going to go. My sister happens to be at the
farm this weekend with her new puppies and I have not seen her since
Easter so it will be interesting. I still have to take my labor bag
and infant seat just in case but I am not due to have this baby until
Anything to get out of cleaning up my garden, not that it is very big, I just hate having to pull it all out.
can't believe the leaves are falling here already. I think we may have
a very early winter here. My mom was telling me that the hummingbirds
were gone way before they normally leave the farm. My parents have
LOTS of hummingbirds at the farm during the summer and we all love
watching them through the window.
believe how the time is flying. And it is just time for the kid to be
born and I am ready but not. I think it is the thought of how my life
is going to change again. Like we haven't had enough life changes this
I have been making simple memory wire bracelets lately
because they can be quick and I can put them down when Quinton comes
around. Also it doesn't hurt so bad when he tips over the container of
seedbeads. I can just sweep them up with the rest of the dirt on the
I cleaned the beads I made the other day and I was
getting sore standing so long, then I realized it was all the spacers I
made. I did the crazy thing and counted them and I made over 130
spacers. How crazy and then to clean them all(wack job). So I hope to
make a promise not to do that again because that is alot of LITTLE
beads to clean.
past week has been busy. We went out to one of the lakes on Sunday and
Roy and Quinton went on the boat. The grandparents bought a 3 man tube
that Quinton loved the whole 2 hours and refused to come off it until
it was time to go. I was surprised though that Quinton did not get
burn, where as Roy burnt like a lobster. We had a party to go to that
day but the kid passed out and I ended up just dropping of the present
and taking the kid home. We ended up going back to the lake that
evening and Quinton stayed out there with the grandparents, his aunt
and uncle and cousin. So Roy and I had most of Monday to ourselves,
which was creepy because of how quiet the house is. I did get to torch
The weird thing is I torched and it was hard to do because
I have not done it in a couple of weeks, so I didn't know what to
make. I made mostly spacers and brown beads. I did get to torch on
the 21st again and it was brown beads again but I did force myself to
work with blue colored glass to push myself.
This past week has
been a heat wave from Sunday until Tuesday it was in the +30 C. and
then it got cold wednesday and thursday. The reason I mentioned the
hot weather is because it is uncomfortable for me being so pregnant.
A couple of more weeks and I should be popping out a baby, hopefully I
will not be overdue because the kid is tight in my tummy now and feels
like it wants to pop out of my belly button.
You ever have things happen in your life that you want to talk about but they are too fresh and painful that you can't yet?
Well I am in that spot right now. The baby is fine so far and kicking my insides like a horse.
past weekend we (Roy and some guys) fixed our deck and put up new
railings. If it is not raining tomorrow, I will take pictures of it to
show you. It looks really good now and I don't have to worry about
rotting boards. We even put up a gate for the kids safety.
saturday I was hoping to get some torch time and the guy came to start
repairs on our deck. So there went the day because Quinton wanted to
help and I had to keep him occupied.
We had a major thunderstorm the other night and it is midnight and it looks like we are going to get it again.
like a crazy woman, Saturday (which was a hot day) I made 4 different
types of cookies. Yup crazy woman baked cookies on a hot day. At one
point the house was over 25 Celius. But now I can package a bunch to
freeze so that I do have something for company.
just realized that in my about the artist page, that my studio pictures
are when we still lived in Olds and we have been here in Cold Lake now
for just over a year.
So I did take some new pictures to show you
what it looks like now. I keep making little changes to it when I
decide I don't like something. But the biggest change is from Roy
because he built me a shelving system for my glass rods so that I can
get to them easier. Before they were all standing up, so that if I
reached for a rod and was not paying attention, I would get scratched
or they were is boxes that I had to dig through.
The other day
we started pulling out baby stuff for the kid that is on the way and
Quinton really liked the baby tub. So one day he was playing with
Murphy and Murphy got dirty and he decided to give him a bath.
Isn't that cute?
is 10pm and the baby is kicking the poo out of my ribs and it does not
matter how much I am pushing the kid around, it always ends up back in
the same spot.
It is hard to believe that I am going to have
this kid in September. Yeah I have the big tummy but it feels like the
time is just starting to fly. Roy is even having issues believing that
the kid will be here soon. I guess the reality for him will be when I
am in labour.
Interplay in Fort McMurray is happening this coming weekend AND I am NOT
doing it this year unless they call me tomorrow about someone
canceling. I am sad to not be going because I look forward to doing it
but I am also a little glad because I am pregnant. I hope that before
the year ends I will be able to do at least one show up in Fort Mac.
we went to the beach and hung out for a couple of hours. Quinton
walked a little way into the water but did not want to go to deep. But
we mostly played in the sand, Quinton liked it when I made sand castles
or molds(of sea animals) and did a godzilla on them.
Today was to be
Aqua days here in town with events happening all day but it is a cold
and rainy day and it all got canceled. So I guess we will just hang out
here at the house and maybe with Roy being home, I will get a chance to
make some beads and try out my new mandrels to make different size
holes for my beads.
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