Monday, October 30, 2006

what a weekend

my dad and sister, rebekah, came down to visit on saturday night and stayed until sunday. i was going to replace the light in the babys room and bought the one i wanted (i had to find one with its own on/off switch) after looking for quite a while. well, when i got it home and started taking apart the existing one, i found wires that i did not know what to do with (or actually, a lack of wires that i did know what to do with), and realized that years ago when that light had been installed that there was no box used, so another problem for me. i decided to wait and let my dad do the install, so thats why he and bek came down. we went to dinner saturday night to celebrate my dad's birthday (which is actually today) and just sort of hung out around the house that evening. sunday was the day he put in the light, along with a second light for the babys bathroom, while bek and i cleaned (a little), and woody put in a new kitchen sink faucet. it was a very productive sunday, although after woody was done he went down to the cellar for some reason and discovered that the kitchen drain leaks. so today i called a plummer, who fixed it.
also, i decided that since the baby comes in 1 week exactly i should get some stuff done that has been needed for a while now. i went to tmobile and they are sending me another phone since my razr is not working properly. also, i went to costco and stocked up on things that i dont want to run out of while im in the hospital like dog food and cat food, and also picked up some nice reversible wrapping paper for christmas gifts. i am in the process of doing laundry, which i am sure i will have to do again before i go to the hospital, but i am going to attempt to wear the same thing every day until then so it will be quite a bit less than normal (gross, i know, but im way to huge to bend down and do a ton of laundry. mostly i am trying to get the house ready for the house cleaners that are coming on friday (a nice gift from woodys parents) so that they can concentrate on the stuff i really dont want to do myself (dusting, windows, floors, and bathrooms).
so, thats what ive got going on, so if anyone wants to stop by and say hi, i will probably be here.

Tuesday, October 24, 2006


i came home yesterday to an envelope in the mail for me, with my grannys return address. so i open it and inside are two pictures (one seen here) and no explination letter. the gal on the left is granny, and i have no idea when it was, where, who it was taken with, what its about, etc. i just thought it was interesting, as my granny must have as well, and thought i would share it with you. she is a very weird and wonderful lady, so i hope you all enjoy.

Saturday, October 21, 2006

a few of these...

You Are A Pine Tree

You love agreeable company, peace, and harmony.
Compassionate and friendly, you love to help others.
A natural poet, you have a very active imagination.
You are very soft on the inside - needing affection and reassurance.
You can fall in love deeply, but you will leave if you feel betrayed.

Orange County

You're rich, pretty, and living a charmed life. (Or you seriously wish you were.)
From Disneyland to Laguna Beach, you're all about living the California dream life.
Just make sure to marry rich - so you don't have to work for it!

You Should Rule Jupiter

Huge and hot, Jupiter is a quickly turning planet with short days and intense gravity.

You are perfect to rule Jupiter, because you are both dominant and kind.
You have great strength and confidence, but you never abuse your power.

You are always right. Even if you make mistakes, you compensate for them... before anyone knows it.
Headstrong and ambitious, you always have a goal in mind. You are optimistic and believe thing things will always work out.

Friday, October 20, 2006


first, who are these idiots on the treadmills and why do they get to bore me at the mtv music awards? what a waste of time (and really, i dont care who they are).
second, i have 17 days of pregnancy left (as long as i dont go into labor early) and i am super tired of the whole thing. i have been (mostly) off work all this week, woody decided that i was no longer needed, so i have been cleaning the house. now, when i say cleaning i dont mean dusting and vacuuming (although i have done some of that) i am talking about cleaning out the house. i have tons of stuff to go to goodwill and am only about half done. its nice to have the time to do it all though, even if it gets a bit boring. my back is starting to really hurt though, i get these shooting pains near my tailbone, and for the bast 2 days i have had a really bad headache.

Friday, October 13, 2006

sick at work

so, im at work today, which sucks because i am super sick, but is good because when i stayed home most of yesterday i just ended up doing stuff around the house (it never seems to get clean...) and not resting. woody is home in bed, i checked on him after my doctor's appointment this morning (i am scheduled to have a c-section on november 6 (24 days from today)) and he is pretty high on those pain pills. you should all call him. also, its been raining and thunder/lightening-ing all morning (it woke me up at about 2 this morning), so im even more groggy than i would normally be. i am hoping to go home around 2 today.

Thursday, October 12, 2006

woodys wisdom teeth

well, woody got his wisdom teeth out today. he went in at 11am and by 1145 the nurse came out and told me that he did really well (what that means, i am not too sure, i would think that it was the doctor that did well, but anyhoo) and after about 15 more minutes to let him wake up they had me go to a little room to instruct me on what to do for the rest of the day with him. hes really high, not sure what they gave him in the operating room, but it was a very funny ride home. also, they gave him percocet, which i guess is pretty strong, and now he is sleeping. hes kind of swollen and cant talk well, either. very funny.
as for me, i have an awful sinus infection. i feel gross, but restless at the same time, which sucks. thats about it. if we are feeling better this weekend, we might take a ride up to fresno on saturday after work, as i hear the jay is going to be there. or is that a rumor? and what about becky?

Saturday, October 07, 2006

family for dinner

on wednesday i got a call from my uncle skip, who lives with my aunt sharon in anderson, ca (near redding). they were going to be staying in bakersfield thursday night on their way to victorville and wanted to take woody and me out for dinner thursday. uncle skip hosts our annual family st patricks day celebration (that i havent been to in a few years) up ar their house, and other than that holiday and thanksgiving we dont see them too much. so, they came over thursday night and we went to a great basque resturant. it was good to get to spend time with them, and uncle skip had a picture of his daughter, my cousin, catherine (actually i am not sure if i have spelled her name correctly) whom i have not seen a picutre of for years. also, big news: skip shaved his moustache. i have never seen him before without one (in the pic of him on his link he is the hairy one on the left, but hasnt always had a beard). so, good times.

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

records, friends, and my car

well, ed was wondering where all of woodys music stuff went since the babys room is now where the turn tables were. we have had the tables in our bedroom, wondering what to do with them, and random other music things (extra speakers, records, etc) in the dining room out of my way (but looking really awful), until last week when woody decided that the turn tables would be best in the den. here is a pic of the first stage of the project, with a nice new table from ikea (has great adjustable legs so the height is perfect):

we will be putting the computer in here as well, but hadnt figured out what sort of small desk we want for it yet at ikea, so well have to get that done next. also, we need storage underneath the tables so that the records can live there. overall its looking good, and my dining room should be cleared out this week. yay!

in other news, my friends dustin and jaydene came down from alameda to fresno this past weekend and we got to hang out for a couple of days. it was nice to see them, as the last time we did was at their wedding in canada like a year and a half ago. nice folks, see link to the left.

and finally, i got my car fixed. i have only had my jetta for 2 years now, and a long time ago i recieved a paper in the mail letting me know that there was a recall on the rear doors, they werent working properly or something, and i disregarded it because my car wasnt having any trouble. well, just a short time later the passenger rear door wouldnt open, and i have been too lazy to take the car in until monday, knowing that i had to get it done before the kid gets here or it will stay broken forever. so, i took it in yesterday morning and they called me in the afternoon to let me know that it was done but that there was a secondary something leak of the water-holding-ball-thing (their exact words even) and that the part wouldnt be there until tomorrow. so, its now done, and under warranty, so i get to have it back tonight. yay!