Thursday, December 29, 2011

The last year ...

the last year ... as in the past year .... has flown by ... sometimes i really do see the clocks melting and time warping and passing all too quickly.  What can I say ... life is beautiful ... the fact that we have life is amazing just in it's self  ... and then the fact that we are born in country's were the standard of living is relatively good is yet amazing even more ... i have a roof over my head ... i can visit a doctor or hospital when i need to ... I have food and clean water ...

I am blessed with a beautiful family and extended family ... and wonderful friends and some pretty amazing blog friends ...

I am further blessed with this little misfit dog ... Honey

the last year ... as in 2012 and the end of the Mayan Calendar ...  is it the end of the world?   or the world as we know it?  or did the Mayans just run out of room on their calendar???  I guess we won't know till the 22nd of next December ... but no matter what, I am looking forward to the day ... In fact I am planning an "end of the world" party for friends and family ... which will also be known as a "before Christmas get together!"

One thing I do know, is that I don't know what the future holds, but I am looking forward to it ... and moving forward with it ... as I hope you do.

Wishing you all a brilliant New Year!!!

Linking up to Alphabe-Thursday ...Jenny Matlock

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Saturday Centus ~ The Season

Ah, Jenny .... I am so glad we got our 100 words plus the prompt words back.  This week's prompt is:  It doesn't have to be that way.  Here is my offering ...

“Jon, it doesn’t have to be that way”

He glared at her. “Are you kidding me Sam?  I’ve had the plans drawn up since May, it took me two months just to write the computer program and I’ve spend thousands on the electronics alone, so yes, it has to be that way.  I’m not going to let that jerk Sanderson outshine me again.  This is going to be a red, white and blue Christmas that will blow away his pathetic, done before, lollypop lane display”

“But driving two towns over just for one string of lights?”  “Tis the season” she muttered to herself.  

I hope you all can click on the Jenny Button below and join us in our weekly short short stories!!!

Jenny Matlock

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

December Daily .... errrrr

Well I wanted to a December Daily post, actually series of posts, but you know how it is ... life gets in the way ... and I'm not great at committing to things .... at least not recently ...

 I haven't really been that crafty ... I've spent a lot of time out of the craft room, but in November, I helped my daughter decorate for her "Movember" party!  I made this cute little mustache bunting for the wall!
 and I stuck mustaches to sticks .... okay, i did a lot more than that, made mustache decorations for the house .... big ones, little ones, all shapes and sizes ... it was fun!
 and now that December is here, I have decked the halls ... the first decorations out of the box were my two moose's ... or is that meese???  I made these guys about 20 years ago, and they still look cute!

 and the sun has been setting much earlier ...  it makes me long for soup and stews and cuddly blankets

 and i have  been busy, making cards ...
lots of cards ... which are happily off to friends and family ...

I hope you are happily busy getting ready  ... tis the season!

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Saturday Centus - 16

I'm back ... yes ... after a couple of weeks of silence i am back and ready to post ... and there is no better way than to start off with a centus.

This week, dear tricky, dastardly Ms Jenny has challenged us to use 16 words ... it must be autobiographical and it must be about ourself at the age of 16.   Here goes nothing ...

At 16

      I lost you

             and I lost me

The road back,


   and lonely

Writing that was surprisingly difficult ...  and in my mind "at 17" by Janis Ian is playing in the background ...  well, off to grab a fresh cup of coffee, and read about others at 16 ... come join us!

Jenny Matlock