Monday, April 4, 2011

New favorite snack

So this is something that I found at Walmart. These things are amazing! A full serving of fruit, in a cute little portable pouch. Take THAT fresh fruit! I'd rather have mine all mashed up and in a convenient pouch! AND the multifuit flavor tastes like Hawaiian Delight baby food. I'm not sure if they still make that flavor, but they should if they don't. It's great!

Monday, March 14, 2011

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By Sat., March 15th, 2011


Class 1

Up in Winter, Down in Summer - How to Adjust a Thermostat
Step by Step, with Slide Presentation.

Meets 4 weeks, Monday and Wednesday for 2 hrs beginning at 7:00 PM..

Class 2

Which Takes More Energy - Putting the Toilet Seat Down, or Bitching About It for 3 Hours?
Round Table Discussion.

Meets 2 weeks, Saturday 12:00 for 2 hours.

Class 3

Is It Possible To Drive Past a Target Without Stopping?--Group Debate.

Meets 4 weeks, Saturday 10:00 PM&nb sp;for 2 hours.

Class 4

Fundamental Differences Between a Purse and a Suitcase--Pictures and Explanatory Graphics.

Meets Saturdays at 2:00 PM for 3 weeks.

Class 5

Curling Irons--Can They Levitate and Fly Into The Bathroom Cabinet?
Examples on Video.

Meets 4 weeks, Tuesday and Thursday for 2 hours beginning
At 7:00 PM

Class 6

How to Ask Questions During Commercials and Be Quiet During the Program
Help Line Support and Support Groups.

Meets 4 Weeks, Friday and Sunday 7:00 PM

Class 7

Can a
Bath Be Taken Without 14 Different Kinds of Soaps and Shampoos?
Open Forum
Monday at 8:00 PM, 2 hours.

Class 8

Health Watch--They Make Medicine for PMS - USE IT!

Three nights; Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 7:00 PM for 2 hours.

Class 9

I Was Wrong and He Was Right!--Real Life Testimonials.

Tuesdays at 6:00 PM Location to be determined.

Class 10

How to Parallel Park In Less Than 20 Minutes Without an Insurance Claim.
Driving Simulations.

4 weeks, Saturday's noon, 2 hours.

Class 11

Learning to Live--How to Apply Brakes Without Throwing Passengers Through the Windshield
Tuesdays at 7:00 PM, location to be determined

Class 12

How to Shop by Yourself.

Meets 4 weeks, Tuesday and Thursday for 2 hours beginning at 7:00 PM.

Upon completion of
ANY of the above courses, diplomas will be issued to the survivors.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Willie One Blood: Whiney Whiney

This is one of my very favorite songs of all time, from one of my very favorite movies of all time. I bet I've seen this movie 20 times and it's still just as funny. Gavin and I are watching it now. It's his first time seeing it.

Queen - 'Don't Stop Me Now'

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

God hates figs

OMG, it’s true!! This changes everything!

Mark 11:12-14

The next day as they were leaving Bethany, Jesus was hungry. 13Seeing in the distance a fig tree in leaf, he went to find out if it had any fruit. When he reached it, he found nothing but leaves, because it was not the season for figs. 14Then he said to the tree, “May no one ever eat fruit from you again.” And his disciples heard him say it. **

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Good Find: Why the English Language Sucks

1. The bandage was wound around the wound.

2. The farm was used to produce produce.

3. The dump was so full it had to refuse more refuse.

4. We must polish the Polish furniture.

5. He could lead if he would get the lead out.

6. The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert.

7. Since there was no time like the present, he thought it was time to present the present.

8. A bass was painted on the head of the bass drum.

9. When shot at, the dove dove into the bushes.

10. I did not object to the object.

11. The insurance was invalid for the invalid.

12. There was a row among the oarsmen on how to row.

13. They were too close to the door to close it.

14. The buck does funny things when does are present.

15. A seamstress and a sewer fell down into a sewer line.

16. To help with planting, the farmer taught his sow to sow.

17. The wind was too strong to wind the sail.

18. After a number of injections my jaw got number.

19. Upon seeing the tear in the painting I shed a tear.

20. I had to subject the subject to a series of tests.

21. How can I intimate this to my most intimate friend?

Joke of the Day

Two guys are sitting next to each other at a pub.

After a bit, one guy looks at the other and says, "I can't help but think, from listening to you, that you're from Ireland."

The other guy responds, "Yes, I am from Ireland!"

The first guy says, "So am I! And where about from Ireland might you be from?"

The other guy answers, "I'm from Galway."

The first guy responds, "And so am I! And what street did you live on in Galway?"

The other guy says, "I lived on Coach Street in the east part of town."

The first guy says, "So did I! And to what school did you attend?"

The other guy answers, "Well, I went to St. James."

The first guy gets really excited, and says, "So did I. What year did you graduate?"

The other guy answers, "Well, now, I graduated in 1975."

The first guy says, "I can hardly believe our luck at ending up in the same bar tonight. Can you believe it, I graduated from St. James's in 1975 as well."

About this time, another guy walks into the pub and asks for a whiskey. He asks the bartender, "Hows it going?"

The bartender says, "It's going to be a long night tonight, the Callahan twins are drunk again."

Monday, February 21, 2011


Gavin can fall asleep just about anywhere. He can fall asleep at the drop of a hat. I have proof. Kaya is sitting at the table writing a story, I am checking my FB, the TV is going, and I hear this sound...this soft breathing. I turn and see Gavin, asleep on the couch. He's still sitting up! Kaya and I have a conversation, and he is still asleep. Then he starts to drool on himself. I wish I could do that! The sleeping part...not the drooling part...

Kaya loses another tooth!

Just now... around 7:30 on 2-21-11... I hear, "Mom! My tooth came out!!!!" Kaya comes out of her bedroom, and sure enough! She's missing a tooth!

Welcome to Texas

The kids and I head to Old Navy to see if we can find Gavin some sleeveless shirts. We go in, look around, find nothing, then leave. As I'm walking back through the parking lot, I find this one the ground... a 9 mm Luger casing.... Welcome to Texas!

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Valentine's Day fun.

The kids brought home a note saying that we had to make a box for their Valentine's to keep their Valentine's in. I was going to let the kids make their own, but then I got out the Mod Podge and my paint brushes and had a great idea. And so, after three evenings of crafting... I made two boxes like this. Gavin's has a hole in the top of it, like a mail slot.
The kids had their Valentine's day party and brought home their boxes full of treats. I think the best one that Kaya had was from her friend Jorge (pronounced like George). He made an origami crane for everyone! How cute is that?!

Gavin's 7th Bday

So I finally got around to celebrating Gavin's bday. Because our apartment is so small, he was only allowed to invite a couple of friends. Of course he invited Nathan, because they are inseparable. And then he invited Tawney because she and Nathan are inseparable. Each kid came with their families, so in all we had 5 adults, and 6 kids in our little place. It got a little loud, and I'm sure our downstairs neighbor wasn't too thrilled, but it was super fun. We got to hang out with adults, which doesn't happen to often. And the cake turned out okay. Gavin and Kaya have been listening to a lot of Weird Al, so Gavin wanted a Jurassic Park cake inspired by the song. Luckily, I have made a similar cake in the past, so it was pretty easy. Except, my mixer went capoot and I had to mix frosting by hand. That was a little painful. There was quite a bit of leftover cake, but as you can see, we had some help with that. part. I went into the kitchen afterwords and found the dinosaurs taking care of that part for us.
I was happy to find other adults in San Antonio who also think that it's super lame that the kids can't wear their Halloween costumes to school, that parents can't make any treats to bring in, we have to buy cupcakes at the store, and that the entire system in general is a bit lame and overprotective for no apparent reason. Plus, we found some other adults who like playing video games as much
as we do. Case in point... Angel playing Rock Band 2 for Wii. Turns out if you know how to play REAL drums the little fake ones are a lot easier to play... Even if you have a 4 year old on your lap.