Thursday, May 28, 2009
Monday, May 25, 2009
*ETA: We did cook breakfast every day except one. Plus, the one night that we didn't eat out, we cooked blackened mahi sandwiches with Lulu's WOW sauce-scrumptious!
Monday, May 18, 2009
Jillian as The Bachelorette. Although, I must admit that I am not sure if I am going to be able to watch all season if she continues to say, a-GAYN. She has quite the Canadian accent and to be honest, it gets on my nerves! But I will be giving her a chance and I'm sure I will probably get hooked no matter what happens. Oh well! That's what happens when you don't have any thing else to watch until fall...
I am also looking forward to the return of the summer show, So You Think You Can Dance! Looking forward to what Mia Michaels is going to come up with this season!
I really haven't seen anything else about to come on that I am overly impressed with. I do think that I am going to be taking advantage of my Netflix and start watching Damages. I caught one episode several weeks back and it looked awesome! I am also thinking about getting Lost. I've never seen an episode, but I have heard that it's great. Anyone out there watch? Let me know, I've heard that you have to watch from the beginning.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
They loved Mamaw Faye as if she was their own. After mamaw passed, they felt that they just needed to do something. Two 15 yr old girls decided they were going to start a team and raise money for Relay for Life. How awesome is that!?! They named the team in memory of Mamaw Faye and in honor of Kelly-another lady in their church going through chemo. They organized the team, designed and sold shirts, held a fundraiser, and did a service to dedicate the team. I could not be more proud to know these girls and have them a part of my life! So this past Friday, all of their work came together. We had such a great time! They had a survivor's walk to start off the walk. They had a banner made with the same design as the shirts. Kelly held one side and another survivor from the church held the other. It was truly an emotional experience, watching so many survivors walking with their families. Then at 9pm, there was a luminary service. I got to that section a little late, and as I walked up someone was singing "I Will Remember You." Boy did the tears start flooding down the cheeks! Then seeing all of the luminaries in memory and in honor of. It was very touching!
It just brought to life how many people are affected by cancer. It may be someone in your family or someone that feels like family. It was a great night spent remembering and honoring all of these men and women! And of course, my niece looked absolutely adorable!
Friday, May 8, 2009
The jellyfish-look at those tentacles!
Of course the beluga whales-shipped to the US via UPS-"What can brown do for you?"
Couldn't you just imagine sitting at the dinner table eating some crab legs?:
Starfish are a little bit weird looking underneath all sucked up on the glass:
Of course I had to take a pic of the elephant nosed fish:
We had a great time sitting and enjoying the view of the tropical tank. There were so many different colors of fish. It was gorgeous, but of course non of my pics are worth posting since they are a blurry mess!
After the aquarium, we headed over to the World of Coca Cola. That was pretty neat to see all of the memorabilia and learn how much it is worth. It also shows the progression throughout the years. More brands being introduced, etc. Coke is definitely my favorite and to think that it all started in a pharmacy. Hmmmm...
After we walked around there for a while, I got a text message from Kent telling me that bad weather was coming. He scared me half to death. By the way he talked, I thought we were going to be trying to find the ruby slippers in order to get home. I know he was just concerned, but it was definitely a little bit of exaggeration! We didn't eat at Hard Rock, we settled for Johnny Rockets since it was right beside the parking deck. Then we were headed home, after saying a prayer for safety. The Lord provided! It only rained on us for about 15 minutes.
All of that was fun, but the best thing about it was spending some great time with my BFF. I will definitely miss Heather on the dark side (night shift), but I am so excited for her to start working no weekends or holidays, especially with a wee one on the way! Thank you Heather for always being there for me! Words could never truly express how much your friendship means to me! And don't worry! That was NOT our last day trip!!!!!!!!