Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Spring Must-Have

Though today and tomorrow will remind us ever so briskly that we are still in the winter season, Vineyard Vines has thrown me for a spring loop. I dipped into the Lilly Pullitzer store this past weekend on a sunny, hi of 60 February day, to see in person the dress below (among a million other brightly colored must-haves). Not only can you tell it's made very well, it has a fabulous band around the waist that is fabulous in the back and the front. It's killing me thinking about spending the money, but I think I could live in it
I mean, how cute is that!!!

I want the green :)

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Good morning, and happy topless Tuesday

Oh what a week this is turning out to be. Lot's going on personally and professionally. I'll write more later, it's time for Math and Calendar right now. But the chilluns are having free reading time because Ms. T needed a minute..... nothing wrong with good reading :)

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Bless IT'S heart....

But if I had had the strength, and there had been a window, there would have been a million pieces of a copier on the ground this morning.

4 day weekend but I worked two of those days at Tookie's Toys and was ridiculous over hung on another. So yesterday, instead of coming in to work in the classroom, I worked on my bedroom. Though my room still looks like a bomb went off in it, my closet looks divine. I mean, straight out of a before and after with Martha Stewart. All organized and color sorted and OH lordy, you'll just have to wait for a picture of it :)

Friday the boys are having a "Guys Night" and are going to this new bar called The Hookup Marina Bar and Resort.. They are super excited. Good thing I already had a Girls Night in the works with ladies from school. Not sure where we are going, but I'm looking for a fun new place!!!! Any suggestions for new bars in Raleigh???

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

I love February!!!

I know some people hate the holidays, the weather normally sucks, but think of all the good points. It's short, so you get your paycheck just a few days sooner. And.... well, it's my birthday!!! I can't really think of all the other good points, but for me they stem from it being my birthday. It's just fun. Even though I'm sure as I get older I won't enjoy getting older, but I still like the idea of having a day I feel like I can be a little selfish and self centered :)

I'm excited as my friends are letting me have a dinner at their house and they've pretty much taken over. It's nice to have stuff put together for you. The simple act of someone else putting the food and hosting something for you, shows you're loved. If I didn't like someone, I certainly wouldn't be putting forth the effort to have a dinner party for someone!!!! I mean...... really??

On another note, I heard news that the fairly new President of my College has resigned. He was not to be asked back next year and it just makes me sad of the different reasons I have heard for this decision by the BOV. He has only been there a few years and I hate when people fail to see the good someone has done, and can only see the bad.. God speed Nichols, and good luck...

I have also hoped that this noble College might one day claim not onlyThomas Jefferson's pedigree, but his political philosophy as well. Itwas Jefferson who argued for a "wall of separation between church andstate" -- putting all religious sects "on an equal footing." Heexpressly rejected the claim that speech should be suppressed because"it might influence others to do evil," insisting instead that "we havenothing to fear from the demoralizing reasonings of some if others areleft free to demonstrate their errors." And he averred powerfully that"worth and genius" should "be sought from every condition" of society.
~President Nichols

As a dear friend of mine said we may all have differences of opinion, but to think and act in an immature way, and not think in a broad spectrum of thought, but narrow minded and self-focused when you're actions affect a large population of people.... ridiculous

Go Tribe... And Hark Upon The Gale... Touché Nichols, touché

and now I will get off of my soapbox...

Thursday, February 7, 2008

Spring Fever

After helping spring clean White Oak last weekend, and now 78 degrees today, spring fever has officially hit me... but my birthday is in a week! That means there should be snow on the ground, clouds in sky, and it should be cold!!! I'm just so happy to be wearing my jack rogers.. I do love them and I really do wear them with everything!!

This bag is adorable. So cute, so preppy, I heart it. But I think according to Old Navy, they are sold out :(

For lent...........

That time of year again. Lent.. and no, I haven't decided yet. I'm still working on figuring out what I'm going to give up, change, stop, whatever.. I'll let you know when I figure it out. What are you giving up??


A pastor asked a little boy if he said his prayers every night. "Yes sir,"the boy replied."And, do you always say them in the morning, too?" the pastor asked. "No sir," the boy replied. "I ain't scared in the daytime."

THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD: A Sunday School teacher decide d to have her young class memorize one of the most quoted passages in the Bible; Psalm 23. She gave the youngsters a month to learn the verse. Little Rick was excited about the task, but, he just couldn't remember the Psalm. After much practice, he could barely get past the first line. On the day that the kids were scheduled to recite Psalm 23 in front of the congregation, Ricky was very nervous. When it was his turn, he stepped up to the microphone and said proudly, "The Lord is my Shepherd, and that's all I need to know."

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Spring Fever...

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Anyone in???

I need a snuggle fest, promptly. Thank you, that is all....

I love living by myself, I hate being alone....

Sunday, February 3, 2008

Stole this from KHM :)

1. What is your occupation? Kindergarten Teacher
2. What color are your socks right now? Pink and white striped
3. What are you listening to right now? Kids Groove (I'm at Tookie's Toys; certainly not my choice.
4. What is the last thing you ate? Turkey sandwich from The Village Deli
5. Can you drive stick shift? Only if I have to
6. If you were a crayon, what color would you be? Cornflower blue
7. Last person you spoke to on the phone? Taylor who was at Costco buying stuff for the Superbowl!!
8. Favorite Drink? Sweet tea.. homemade
9. Favorite sport to watch? Football, in person... basketball, on tv
10. Have you ever dyed your hair? Seriously... umm, yes
11. Favorite reality TV show? The Hills
12. What is the last movie you watched? Waiting.. not my choice, thanks Jim.. I won't be eating out for like a month now
13. Favorite day of the year? CHRISTMAS!! or my birthday.. is that wrong?
14. What do you do to vent anger? Drink.. no, umm walk and talk.. walk and talk
15. What was your favorite toy as a child? Not really a toy, but Bert, the beagle.. to this day
16. What is your favorite, fall or spring? Hard question; fall because it's gorgeous and football games, but winter is coming. So spring, because its gorgeous and summer is coming! :)
17. Hugs or kisses? Depends, who am I giving them to ;-)
18. Cherries or Blueberries? Fresh actual cherries, YUM!
19. Favorite Dessert? Mint chocolate chip milkshakes
20. Living arrangement? 2 bedroom Condo, NO ROOMMATE UNTIL JULY!!
21. When was the last time you cried? Last weekend, with Pavia.. later turns out I had a fever of 101, so that explains a lot
22. What is on the floor of your closet? umm, everything that should be hung up? Shoes and laundry basket
23. What did you do last night? Dinner and drinking with Katie and John
24. What inspires you? People that have it together, or make it look like they do :)
25. What are you afraid of? The dark.. and spiders. I hate spiders
26. Plain, cheese, or spcy burgers? Cheese please
27. Favorite breed of dog? Brittany Spaniels.. grew up with them, can't help but love them
28. How many years at your current job? 2nd year.. sorta
29. How many states have you lived in? 3.. but really 2. I block out Maryland
30. Favorite day of the week? Saturdays; when I remember Chik-fil-a is open
31. Celebrity crush? oh, its different every day
32. Ever driven a motorcyle? Yea, every weekend, me and the Harley out on the open road.. big fat NO
33. Who is your favorite NFL team? Redskins; I've tried to let them go, I just can't
34. Do you have a house phone that is not a cordless? No, just me and the cell piece
35. 10 inches of snow or 100 degree weather? SNOW SNOW SNOW