Saturday, October 16, 2010

October Happenings....

Greetings friends,
I just might have cured my PC of what ails it with some free techie advice (the best kind) from a local computer repair shop. Well actually hubby did the work. Anyway we'll far so good.
So I thought I would share some of what I've been up to besides rehab for my knees 5 days a week and screaming at my PC when it would not do what I wanted it to do. It seems screaming at it never works...duh! LOL!!
I started October by attending a friends Fall Wedding. I love the colors his new bride chose.
These two little darlins are the brides twin daughters. Can you believe these little half pints are 5 1/2 years old? The ring bearer was actually there to keep thses two little fireballs in line. LOL! They are all best friends at school.
The professional photographers idea. I love this pose. He was so nice and let all of the family and friends take pictures too.
Isn't this just the perfect floral arrangement for a fall wedding? Every table had one. I just love the idea.
I've painted more rocks with a little helper.

Isn't he cute? This is Damion, he is my younger daughters (Billie) best friends 2 year old son. He has taken to calling me grandma and Chuck Papa and we love it. Damion and his mommy are roomies with my daughter and son-in-law. Ashley is so lucky to have Billie and Derek to help out with Damion and they are so lucky that she is allowing them to share in his life.

The Boy Scouts of America are celebrating 100 years of scouting.

I was one of several leaders and parents that accompanied this cub scout group to the BSA Centennial Celebration in Salina. This is not all of the boys as some had to leave early (before we thought to take a group picture, boo hoo).
All of the Bear Cubs (the group I work with one on one the most this year) loved the inflatable obstacle course. They didn't want to leave it.

There was some mighty fierce competition going on here and lots of high fives at the end.

With so many fun activities to get involved in and sack lunchs, then sack dinners or purchased food from the vendors, no one had a chance to get bored.

The boys loved watching the BMX Extreme Show. Those guys are nuts! It was an awesome show though. Yes, the sun is setting as this was an all day event.

Jeanette McCurdy aka Sam from the I Carly show was the highlight of the day for some of the cubbies. She put on a great performance and the families really enjoyed her. I did too...

Hubby spotted a craft idea on a co-workers desk and took a picture for me. She had decopauged some pumpkins with paper napkins and of course I just had to give it a try. This is the start of my first attempt.

I think it will take a second layer unless I decide I like the orange spiders. I purchased a second pumpkin and napkins with a fall leaves pattern also. I will spray them with sealer once they are completed and probably display them in a wicker basket or on the dining room table. (I'll have to clean it off first as my crafting has taken it over.)

So what have you all been up to ?

Be Happy, Be Healthy, Be Safe,
P.S. 237 1/4 lbs. That's down 21 1/4 lbs. since middle of August.


Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I'm so glad you got your computer fixed. It was fun catching up on your recent activities. That wedding was wonderful and those cubbies look very energetic. Have an awesome Sunday.

francis said...

Hello Tess , here I am struggling with my laptop and blog . Help . Already three times I wrote a comment and still without succes .
Here is the thing ... I am a new blogger and I received an award .
Made me very happy . I had to tell 7 things about myself and give the award forward to three bloggers .
I CHOOSE YOU . Because of what you say in the begin of your blog about poetry and words ..... but also because I LOVE what you do with the stones .....
Here's a problem ... I realy have NO idea how to get the picture of the award to you . Do you think you can come and get it yourself overhere ( in Holland hihi ) on my blog ? I hope we meet many more times and wish you all the best

NENSA MOON said...

Just passing here...
its a beautiful site... and the content was so interesting.

sending my warmest regards from Indonesia,

Kim Mailhot said...

Wow ! Life and been busy busy good in your world Tess ! Such fun stuff ! Glad you got some techie help so you could share it all.
Congrats on all the great work you are doing !!!!
Hugs !

~*~ saskia ~*~ said...

I love what you did to that pumpkin, Tess! xx

Suztats said...

Hello, Teresa. I just received my swap squares, and wanted to thank you so much for my beautiful bluejay! It's perfect because I feed the birds in winter and the jays are frequent visitors. I'm also in a community choir, so the sheet music fits. Thank you so much!

Anne Gaal said...

Hi, Tess! Lovely photos of the fall wedding! I am about to go to a fall wedding next weekend! Small world. Love painting on rocks. Makes me want to head to the crafty room right now! :-)

Lay Hoon aka mescrap said...

glad to hear from you.
be happy
be healthy
be safe


turquoise cro said...

Hey Tess!!!! Where R YOU??!!! Did YOU get my Get Well card and TWEET?!! HOPE so!!! I HOPE and pray YOU are alright!!! ((((Tess))))

Dianne said...

what a handsome family & wedding party...congrats to all. and especially congrats on the 21 1/4 lb! did chasing those cub scouts have anything to do with the weight loss?! (grin)