Tuesday, July 08, 2008

A month and two days

It seems that I can't find the time to post. My head is filled with subject matter on a daily basis, but available time eludes me.

The past month has gone by in such a rapid pace that I can hardly catch my breath.

School has ended and my girls are here - making chaos and cooking up a storm. Yep, no sports nuts for Frannie -- my girls wanna cook all summer. Well, LittleMiss wants to paint water colors as well, but mostly they cook. I can't complain - except when they don't clean up.

We have made it through the *oscopies* -- and no, we don't know what is wrong ... more tests to follow.

We attended a concert, a wedding and went camping. All of which were amazingly terrific. We danced in a sun covered field to a bluegrass band ... WOW!

We spent the 4th of July out on the water, watching hundreds of fire works whiz by - and we didn't have to light a single one. The girls were a wee bit disappointed that they didn't get to have sparklers but they got over it when we broke out the S'MORES and the Jiffy Pop.

This week SweetiePie is off to a two-week camp. I am prayin' for her, cause this is the first time she will be gone over night that long! But she is with a great group and I know that she will be well cared for - and she will make life long friends!

HeartBreaker is actually at camp most of the summer -- a CCIT (Camp Counselor in Training!) - next year they will actually pay her to come to camp. WooHoo! Of course by then I am sure that LittleMiss will want to go to camp and there goes any financial savings Mr. Farmer was hoping for.

I have been cookin' up a storm. Bridal showers and weddings galore. I am LOVIN' it. and stressin' a little bit too - but mostly lovin' it. I really prefer the Bridal shower over doing a wedding ... the stakes are just too high!

We have some good friends that are movin' far (far, far) away in the next month, so we are trying to spend as much time with them as we can. And we have some family comin' to the area as well. So summer is going to be busy for us -- and then before we know it - school will start again .. and I will officially have one in preschool, one in elementary, one in Jr. High and one in Sr. High school. WOW! ouch!

Signing off for now ...

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under the trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time” John Lubbock (English Biologist and Politician, 1834-1913)

“I will bow down toward your holy temple and will praise your name for your love and your faithfulness, for you have exalted above all things your name and your word.” (Psalm 138:2)