Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Just Grammy Bragging...LOL

Stacey and Samantha at 2 months old...My they are growing...

Monday, March 30, 2009


Winter one day and

Spring the next......

The seasons just can't make up their minds yet...LOL

Friday, March 27, 2009


The weather outside right now is Sunny and warm but according to the news we are suppose to get a cold rain ending in snow tomorrow and tomorrow night. What few flowers I have budding are not gonna like this. Am hoping most of it goes either north or south of us...

Took Baxter with me to the store awhile ago and he is finally figured out how to keep his footing on those leather seats.
If I start braking for a stop sign he sits down immediately...LOL Otherwise he winds up in the floorboard. LOL

The weekend is finally here and I am off for it...Thank Goodness.
Tony and I plan to start prepping the front room walls for a coat or two of paint. One wall is papered and I still haven't decided if I want to strip it or just paint over it.

I hope everyone has a nice, relaxing weekend.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Baxter says Hello.....

I have several days off from work and Baxter and I have been cleaning carpets this morning. Rather I have been cleaning, he has been chasing the shampooer barking and growling at it..LOL
Tony has been busy the last few days trying to find siding that matches what is on the house so they can finish it up this next week.
I have been busy the first part of this week working a double shift everyday as they had quite a few people out sick with the flu. Considering the hospital made all of us get a flu shot this year, alot have still gotten it.
Was watching the weather this morning and we have a chance of snow this weekend...What...I thought Spring was here !!!!!!!!!!!!
I hope everyone is having a good week.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Before and After...haha

We have been busy around here this week. Tony and his buddies have been busy everyday after work finishing putting siding on the back of the house. They ran out of siding so it looks like Baxter and I will get a break from all of the noise for a few days. They still have to do the side of the house over the garage and then it will all be complete...Thank goodness.....

Me a Doofus.....LOL

Whoever looks at the end of your clear plastic wrap box? You know when you try to pull some wrap out and the roll comes out of the box. Then you have to put the roll back in the box and start over. The darn roll always comes out at the wrong time. Yesterday I went to throw out an empty clear plastic wrap box and for some reason I turned it and looked at the end of the box. And written on the end it said, Press here to lock end. Right there on the end of the box is a tab to lock the roll in place. How long has this little locking tab been there? I then looked on the front of the box and it plainly states "With PUSH 'N LOCK Tab on each end panel." I can’t count the number of times the Saran wrap roll has jumped out when I was trying to cover something up.
Gonna have to chalk this one up to one of my Doofus moments....hahahahahaha

Thursday, March 19, 2009

This -N- That

We cooled off considerably last night. Sure am not running the attic fan this afternoon...
Tony and his buds are still hanging siding...Baxter is whining as he is not allowed into the back yard when they are working. He is just downright miserable.
Tony came in a few minutes ago looking for a bandaid, guess he mistook his finger for a trim nail...Ouch !!

Was another adventure at work today as a few co-workers and I got stuck on one of the elevators. I have discovered that this will cause me to panic big time. We were only stuck about 30 minutes but that was 30 minutes too much for me. I am definitely ready to take my meds today...hahahahaha

I have the day off tomorrow and I plan on not setting my alarm clock and sleeping in.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Sad Day.....

Whew...What a day...

I think I was on automatic pilot from the minute my head lifted off the pillow.

My feet sure didn't want to get put into my shoes this morning...Poor things...They feel abused...LOL

I had to play housekeeper today, I haven't had to do that in weeks since I have been made a official floor technician.

About lunchtime I remembered just exactly why I moved from housekeeper to floor tech. I was in a patients room cleaning talking with the lady and she was chuckling at all we were talking about and a few hours later they were paging "Dr. Heart" to her room.. I stood by and held her daughters hand while they worked to resuscitate her. Alas it did no good and she was gone. I still feel sad over it.

Tony and his buddies are still hanging siding on the back of the house today. They are hoping to get done before it starts to rain.

Monday, March 16, 2009

An Irish Blonde In A Casino..Happy St. Paddy's Day !!

An attractive blonde from Cork , Ireland arrived at the casino. She seemed a little intoxicated and bet twenty-thousand Euros on a single roll of the dice. She said, 'I hope you don't mind, but I feel much luckier when I'm completely nude'. With that, she stripped from the neck down, rolled the dice and with an Irish brogue yelled, 'Come on, baby, Mama needs new clothes!' As the dice came to a stop, she jumped up and down and squealed...'YES! YES! I WON, I WON!' She hugged each of the dealers and then picked up her winnings and her clothes and quickly departed. The dealers stared at each other dumbfounded. Finally, one of them asked, 'What did she roll?' The other answered, 'I don't know - I thought you were watching.'
MORAL OF THE STORY - Not all Irish are drunks, not all blondes are dumb, but all men...are men.



Samantha and Stacey


Samantha and Stacey and their glow worm
Tony, I and Baxter went to a dinner at his son's house Saturday. Everyone got drunk, except for me I was drinking my coke and coffee.. I can't drink along with the meds I am taking. Being the sober one, I had to walk several of the neighbors there home otherwise no telling where they would have wound up...hahahahaha Tony got so blitzed that I decided that we would just stay there Saturday night or at least what was left of it... Yesterday was a lazy day, I had several naps throughout the day, just not used to late nights..hahahaha Baxter and Tony slept most of the day...
Now Today I am catching up on housework and laundry and grocery shopping as I go back to work tomorrow.
I hope everyone has a pleasant week

Friday, March 13, 2009

The weekend is here.....

Ah the weekend is finally here and it is suppose to be a nice weekend temperature wise...Well the 50's but that will be nice enough. Not nice enough to take the bike out but we will be able to go around town and sight see. Tony usually takes me to different places on the weekends. Last weekend I was off, we went around to all his old neighborhoods where he grew up here.
We went by lumiere place, which is a hotel and casino and traveling down I70 they have a gigantic screen outside their building that shows movie advertisements at night. Tony says he just can't see how that is legal because it is very distractful when driving by as you can't help but look at it. It is a sight to behold. When I am sitting with patients at the hospital, if their room is on the North side, I can see this building very clearly off in the distance as the colors change.
No sitting tonight as Tony does not like it when he comes home and it is just him and Baxter for the night. Guess he gets bored and he says all Baxter does is sit by the window and whine.
I hope everyone has a fantastic weekend

Thursday, March 12, 2009

One of those days.....

When if it can go wrong it will....... I think I just got up on the wrong side of the bed this morning...LOL
I make my coffee first thing this morning and the liner apparently wasn't in the basket right and my whole pot was full of coffee grounds. Then I took the garbage out to the curb for pickup and on the way there I dumped the whole container. The phone has been at a constant ring with crap that I don't even care to answer (surveys), so I put the phone on ignore. Baxter is whining constantly... I call my prescription into the pharmacy and because of a computer glich they won't be able to get it filled until the technician gets there to look at their computers, which might be tomorrow.
Hmmmm....... Thinking of going back to bed and starting again...at least until 2 as I have to go into work at 3.

Monday, March 9, 2009

This n That

March 9th.

Surprisingly this week has been uneventful here. Tony took Baxter to the Vet Saturday for his shots and he weighed 69.8 lbs. It was my weekend to work so I was lazy everyday after I got home from work. We had storms all around us here in Saint Louis but they fell apart as they approached us and we just got a light sprinkle out of them. (Just enough to mess up my windshield on my car at work) I have to work one more day and then I have several off. I was looking forward to getting a little spring cleaning out in the yard done but it is suppose to turn off cooler after tomorrow. So it looks like any spring cleaning will be done inside instead. LOL

March 10th.

Haven't heard too much from my family this week so I am assuming everything is going well. As Mom always says "No news is good news". I have the rest of the week off unless the hospital needs a sitter. We reached 80 degrees today. I will be glad when Spring is here to stay...

I hope everyone is having a good week so far


It is I, not events, that have the power to make me happy or unhappy. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is gone, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it. -Groucho Marx

Friday, March 6, 2009


My daughter's cat Scamp passed away this morning. He was almost 18 years old.

I remember the day she went and picked him out. He was in a cage with alot of other kittens and he was off to the side by himself and his meow was really gravely. She fell in love with him instantly. When we brought him home, along with all the accessories she was trying to decide on a name and as luck would have it we had purchased a bag of Scamp kitty litter. He was named after a bag of litter. Within a few days we realized he was sick and took him to the Vet and come to find out his voice was so gravely because he had a cold.

He had quite a personality...Beth would sit at one end of the living room and shoot rubber bands across the room and he would jump and chase them.. He always was one who demanded alot of attention. He would yowl in your face and talk to you until you finally paid him his due attention.

I will miss "Gampers" and my heart breaks for my daughters lost of her dear companion of 18 years.

Monday, March 2, 2009


Had to go to the Market and Pharmacy earlier and looked at Baxter and said "Come on and let's go Bye-Bye". Now everytime you say this to him he starts jumping and squirming and spinning in circles...Not this morning he went and sat down in his cage... After this past weekend, I guess he has had enough of Bye-Bye's...hahahahaha

Well my work week starts tomorrow and it will get pretty busy around here so I won't have much time to be online.

I hope everyone has a good week. We are suppose to warm up this week, sure hopes it stays that way. I for one have had enough of the cold temperatures. And I have definitely had enough of Snow for this Winter Season.



Stacey and Samantha

Sebastian, Baxter and Me

What a wild weekend Tony and I had. We decided to go to Arkansas and take the babies their Swing, Playpen and Double Stroller. We decided to take Baxter with on this trip. Talk about a exciting trip.

About halfway from Saint Louis to Arkansas it started raining on us.

We let Baxter outside in the back yard when we got to Mom's and before the visit was over he was a muddy mess. We had to clean him up before he could go back into the car for the trip to Beth's.

When we arrived at Beth's it started sleeting outside and before long it was snowing hard.

We got to visit with the family for a few hours before we had to head back to Jonesboro to the Motel for the night because it was starting to stick to the roads. We had just put Baxter into the car when my daughter yelled out her front door for me to come back in for a minute. Sebastian was panicking because Grammy was leaving without him. I had thought about taking him with but figured with the roads getting bad my daughter wouldn't allow it. Needless to say he packed a bag and we took him with us overnight.

Sebastian and Baxter ran each other down in the Motel. We ordered pizza and had a great time. When we settled down for bed, Baxter decided it was time to go on guard duty and kept us up for hours barking every time a door closed or someone walked by the door.

It was a very slippery ride back to Trumann from Jonesboro. We dropped Sebastian off and got back out on the road. The roads in Arkansas were bad, we saw a Semi without his trailer go off spinning into the median. That was shocking as he wasn't very far ahead of us. From Trumann to Paragould we saw numerous vehicles off in the ditches.

Once we got into Missouri the roads were fine and about 50 miles into Missouri there wasn't hardly any snow on the ground. Guess we took the snow to Arkansas and left it...hahahaha

We were definitely tired once we got home. Baxter immediately jumped into his recliner and went to sleep.. I told Tony he can't keep up with us and Tony said that we can't even keep up with us....hahahahahaha