Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Pictures, New & Old....

Just wanted to share some pictures, today. Don't really have any blogging to do, so I figured pictures were a good compromise. This one was taken today at 3:30 as the sun was getting ready to set to the south-west of us. You can just see the setting sun reflected in the clouds above the roof-lines behind our house. It was actually about 40 deg. F. above zero at that point. Got so warm that the snow was starting to melt off the roof-tops.

Next picture, here's some of the crafting I was doing pretty recently. The aprons hanging over the back of my couch were made for a Samhain exchange for a decorating group I'm on, on yahoo. I couldn't post the pic till now, even though I completed this weeks ago, because I just found out that my exchange partner actually recieved it, and I know she sometimes reads my blog here and I didn't want to give it away. Anyway, the main crafty part was the two aprons. Matching Mother-Daughter aprons for her & her daughter with purple & spirals & ghosties and beetle-juice-inspired pockets. *grin* Eventually I'm going to complete that afghan I've been working on and I'll post a picture of it here too. I just need to figure out how best to combine the 20 granny-squares that will make the body of the afghan.


Next, here are some family pictures that I thought I'd share.

This is Dh's Grandma. The one we refer to as "Great Grandma" and in this picture she's holding DD when DD was only about 3 or 4 months old. Great-Grandma is MIL's mom.

Here is my MIL (Mother-In-Law). I think this pic was taken a few years ago when she and the FIL (father-in-law) were down at Clam Gulch for some clamming. I THINK that's what she's holding in her hand.

This is a pic of my FIL (Father-in-Law), taken god-knows-when. I mean, this was taken well before I met DH. He's in their old ford pick-up.

Next, a picture of my hubby as a 12 year old. *grin* He would NOT be pleased to know that I'm posting this here, but who cares! He was just too cute! And, I just realized as I posted this photo that this picture looks to have some major stains all over it. Weird. And disappointing. So that's NOT a real blemish on his cheek. *wry smile*

Next is an old pic of DH and his sis (SIL, or Sister-in-law) before she became a b**ch. I think he was about 10, and she about 7, in this pic. Again with the, they would NOT be pleased to know I'm posting this, but that's ok. Oh, and SIL finally did tell FIL that she's prego again. She and her most-recent boyfriend gave him the news last Friday night. He didn't have a heart-attack from the news, but DH said that FIL sounded somewhat less-than-pleased at the news, and yet resigned to the fact that SIL will do whatever she damn well pleases with no consideration for how it affects those around her, as usual. On the PLUS-side, her boyfriend insisted that they get married if she's going to be bearing his child. So they are now engaged. Not QUITE a first for my SIL, but darn close. (SIL has actually been engaged LESS times in her 30 years of life than my baby sis has in her 24 years of life, though their "notches on the bedpost" are probably about equal.)

Next, a picture of myself when I was about 16 years old, I believe. I don't know WHERE this was taken. Maybe down in Valdez???? Anyway. I figured if I was showing old pics, I'd better put one of myself in here as well.

And last but not least, as promised, here is DD's most current school pic. We're somewhat less than pleased with her weird smile. Almost more of a grimace than a smile. She seems to prefer smiling like that, but...... *sigh* Whatever. Gone are the days when I could get her to smile cutely, or get really great candid photos of her.

So, that's it for now.

Have a GREAT Thanksgiving tomorrow!!!!


Michelle said...

Oh. My. God. My niece is SO CUTE!!! !! ! And she's growing up WAY TOO FAST! She looks more like a teen than a kid in this picture. (AAAAHHHH!) Give her a big kiss for me, OK? I'm missing her something fierce right now. :) (Yeah, yeah...miss you too!)

Have a great Thanksgiving! I hope that the cooking and such isn't too stressful!

Love you!

Tori_Z said...

I'm glad your FIL has been told the news. And even more glad that it didn't bring on a heart attack or something.

Hope you have a great Thanksgiving! :)

Em said...

Great family photos for the holidays!

Hope you have a fabulous Thanksgiving way up there in the north country.

whimsicalnbrainpan said...

Great family pics!

I hope you had a great Thanksgiving. (((HUGS)))

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Slip said...

Here's hoping you and yours had a great "Turkey Day"! Also good to know your hubby is not pregnant, and all concerned took the news well.

MarmiteToasty said...

DDs face is saying 'if you post a pic of me I'll rip out your spleen' lol

love looking at peoples family photos....... am I a weirdo or what lol