As you can see, I'm a huge dog lover. This is "Hurley"(named after the character from the TV show, LOST) and he is the last puppy. He's the sweetest boy and has been the favorite since the puppies were born. The rest of the litter are all going to their new homes on Saturday. I'm so sad to see them go, but at least one, so far, is staying in the neighborhood, so I will get to see him often. :)
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
This is one of my favorite pictures that I've ever taken, so much so that it's blown up and hanging on my living room wall. This was on my trip to the UK. I was fascinated with the way the English presented and meticulously cared for their inviting entrances. They were always seeming to say to me "Come in and have a cup of tea". It has inspired me to make the entrance to my home more warm and welcoming as well.
Posted by Crystal at 9:50 PM
Monday, January 24, 2011
The results are in from our official pinewood derby last Saturday. My son rocked it!! He would have one 1st had his car not wrecked and bent his axle, slowing him down one race. Luckily dad was prepared with a backup and he still came out 2nd place!! He had a blast. This picture is his time on the race he wrecked. You can see his car off track with a respectable time of 2.276!
It looks like my posts may not be as frequent as I had hoped. I am going back to school starting Feb 7th. I am working to get my CNA and Applying for the nursing program to get my RN. The ultimate goal is to get my CNM and become a Certified Nurse Midwife. I just pray I can come up with the funds or my dream might just die here, but hey, at least I will still have my family and that's all that really matters.
Posted by Crystal at 4:40 PM
Friday, January 21, 2011
I have had back aches, head aches, wrist aches, ankle aches, knee aches, you name an ache and I've probably had it. Exercising always improves my aches, in fact now when I have an ache, I think, ooh time to get more exercise. Today was such a lovely day for walking to the school to pick up the kids and the dog loved it almost as much as I did.
Posted by Crystal at 3:23 PM
Thursday, January 20, 2011
I had to take this photo early this morning because my little sister is due to have a baby any day now. Her husband is interviewing for residency in places across the US right now and wasn't due back in town until later today. All week I kept teasing her that she would have the baby Wed. night because of the full moon and yesterday I called her to sing "I got a feeling, tonight is gonna be the night" (to the tune of that Black Eyed Peas song). Well, I was totally wrong and she is still pregnant, but it was really fun to tease her. :D
Posted by Crystal at 6:16 PM
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Today I had a thought, thanks to some of my great photo skilled friends. I am going to start a 365 day project. I am hoping to greatly improve my photography skills and have some fun while I'm at it. My goal is to take one great photo everyday. This will be a challenge with how busy my schedule rolls, but I am going to take the plunge and start it today. (especially since I got an extra adorable shot of one of my puppies today :) I figure a picture is worth a thousand words and I am better at snapping than writing anyway, so I chose to do this on my family blog because I will be sharing pictures from my everyday life. I may not post every single day, but I will snap a shot every day. So, here we go...
Posted by Crystal at 6:33 PM