Rocketman vs. Wasps

Monday was a beautiful 100 degree plus night and I decided to do brats on the grill.  I removed the cover and tried to start the grill to no avail.  I figured we had run out of gas which always seems to happen when I’m trying to grill out.  I decided not to stress Rocketman as soon as he came home and I proceeded to cook the brats on the stove.

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A Work in Progress – The Kitchen

We have finally started our kitchen update.  I spent the week Rocketman was in Asia peeling and steaming the wallpaper off the walls.  Rocketman just needs to wash the walls (twice), fill holes and finally paint the walls. We have a great contractor that we used a decade ago to sheetrock our basement and he is putting in the new countertops and tile backsplash.

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Ask and Ye Shall Receive

First, I’m still recovering from the Reiki training I received over the weekend.  I feel like I’ve run a marathon the last few day and my energy is almost non-existent.  I will blog about the whole experience later when I feel better.

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The Return of Rocketman!!

Rocketman spent the last couple of weeks in Asia for work: Japan, China and South Korea.  I had a really hard time knowing he would be in South Korea without me but he did offer to pick up a few things for me.  The few things turned into a little more than he had anticipated.  The first was some hanji things.  I ordered some jewelry boxes with the hardware and some bowls.  The photo above shows you how the hanji comes.

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Frogs, Toads, Ants and Grandkids!

It’s been a pretty interesting week around here.  I was on the deck the other day when I saw this little guy.  I’m not sure what he is.  We have toads but they don’t have the frog striping on them like this little guy had.  He sure was cute and little did I know he was a sign of the future.

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Claying with Noah

I haven’t touch my polymer clay for, well let’s say a long, long time, but it only took an interest from Noah for me to pull out my clay box, dust it off and jump right back in.  I thought I would be rusty but one of the things I love about polymer clay is that it is so forgiving.  We started by making monsters.  Mine is on the right.

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Ezra’s 1st Birthday Party

We all gathered at our daughter’s house last Sunday for our grandson Ezra’s first birthday.  Rocketman got his camera ready to catch all the action and I had mine ready to go as well.  I use a point and shoot camera because I have no idea what an FStop is and I don’t care if I shoot in RAW or JPeg.  But Rocketman LOVES his camera and all the books he bought to help him take better pictures.

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Noah Days

Noah had a few days without daycare so he spent them with his “Korean” grandparents.  I love the position he took to play Legos.  Oh, to be young again.  I always answer “yes” and “no” questions in Korean along with some other simple sentences.  Noah understands a little Korean because of this and can even count to 10 in Korean.

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