Monday, October 29, 2007


Hello all...we carved some pumpkins last night. Had a good time, here is the one I did. More later. Going trick-or-treating tomorrow evening. It is called "beggar's night" and it is the night before Halloween...kind of wierd but I guess that is the way it is done around here.

Had a good weekend, once again too short. Went to IC to watch the Hawkeyes was a good game and we finally won, about time. Went ice skating, ate ice cream, those would be the highlights. Anyway, going to run now. have a great day.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Senior Pictures

Here are some "senior pictures" (in quotes cause I think you have to be a professional or something to take senior pictures =) that I took of Tonya this past weekend. I think some of them turned out pretty well. That is all for now.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007


Don't have too much to say right now...just thought I'd post this layout that I made a while back. Hope you are all having a lovely day!

Wednesday, October 17, 2007


Happy Wednesday to you all. I had the day off today. Needed one. Just a break from the routine. I didn't do too much or accomplish anything great today, but that actually was my goal. I wandered walmart a bit this morning to buy some more black spray paint for our Halloween tree (which i had chopped off of another tree yesterday with my trusty axe). Here is the completed project. The girls helped decorate and make the halloween ornaments.

I also went and worked out with my trainer Doug today. I always enjoy that. Today he kicked my butt and it was good. I like to be pushed as I seem unable to do that as well by myself. Although, I must give myself a bit of credit, as I am feeling much better now (after my Cambodia trip I felt like crap workout wise for quite awhile...malaria? dengue fever? typhoid fever? ....not those, but i like to speculate)and to get back to the point ran 5 miles once last week and 3.66 miles once as well. The 5 miles is definitely the longest I have done since probably high I was pleased. And lastly I completed this layout...another BPS one...was to be a 2 page sports theme. Miss Emma playing soccer. I think she looks adorable. Anyway, that is all for now. Adios.

Sunday, October 14, 2007

More BPS layouts

Here a few more layouts I made for the September BPS class. I'm slowly catching up. Doing this class has been kind of nice, it has gotten me back in the swing of things and I've gotten a fair amount of layouts done in a short time period. So here is the first one of the girls. I love these pictures. I blew them up and have them all waiting to go up on my walls, just haven't gotten around to doing that yet.

Layout #2...just a few pics of the girls playing soccer.

And layout #3...we were to pick out a picture that we consider one of our favorites right now. And though this photo is nothing great artistically speaking, I really like it. Too bad for you all I decided once again to block out the journaling =).

And if you have read this far, why don't you drop a comment, I'm feeling a bit lonely with my past many posts without comments. Have a lovely day.

Friday, October 12, 2007


I've been seeing this on a few blogs that I read, thought it was kind of I thought that I would play along. Would be interested in seeing all your names.

1. YOUR ROCK STAR NAME: (first pet & current car) -
Puddles Pathfinder

2.YOUR GANGSTA NAME: (fave ice cream flavor, favorite cookie) -
Strawberry Chocolate Chip

3. YOUR “FLY Guy/Girl” NAME: (first initial of first name, first three letters of your last name) -

4. YOUR DETECTIVE NAME: (favorite color, favorite animal) -
Green Whale (I honestly can't think of an animal I truly love, sorry to all you animal's my father's fault)

5. YOUR SOAP OPERA NAME: (middle name, city where you were born) -
Lynne Iowacity

6. YOUR STAR WARS NAME: (the first 3 letters of your last name, first 2 letters of your first) -

7. SUPERHERO NAME: (”The” + 2nd favorite color, favorite drink) -
The Orange Mt. Dew

8. NASCAR NAME: (the first names of your grandfathers) -
Cleo Joseph

9. STRIPPER NAME: ( the name of your favorite perfume/cologne/scent, favorite candy) -
Light Blue Skittles

10.WITNESS PROTECTION NAME: (mother’s & father’s middle names ) -
Lou Eugene

11. TV WEATHER ANCHOR NAME: (Your 5th grade teacher’s last name, a major city that starts with the same letter) -
Stender Seattle (i can't remember who exactly was my 5th grade I guessed =)

12. SPY NAME/BOND GIRL: (your favorite season/holiday, flower) -
Summer Tulip

13. CARTOON NAME: (favorite fruit, article of clothing you’re wearing right now + “ie” or “y”) -
Pineapple T-shirtie

14. HIPPY NAME: (What you ate for breakfast, your favorite tree) -
Bagel Oak

15. YOUR ROCKSTAR TOUR NAME: (”The” + Your fave hobby/craft, fave weather element + “Tour”) -
The Scrapping Heat Wave Tour

Have a lovely weekend!

Tuesday, October 09, 2007

BPS day 11

Another layout from Day 11. Two days in a


Had not realized that it has been so long. Not up to too much, pretty much the same old thing. Saw my brother a bit ago, he and the band he belongs to, Trent Wagler and the steel wheels performed at my old high school. It was very good, enjoyed it thoroughly. Here are a couple of photos from that evening....

Here is my completed day 9 of the BPS daily dose of creativity. Even though I failed miserably at keeping up, it definitely did help me get a bit back into the groove. I'm still working on completing most of the stuff (minus the cards and goofy things =). I also started working on an album from cambodia. I have three pages of that done so far. I'll post them sometime soon. Well that is all for now, have a lovely evening.