“There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.” – R. Buckminster Fuller
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Joke of the Week
A sign said, “Do not allow your dog to chase, injure, or worry wildlife.” How is a dog going to “worry” wildlife? Run up to a bird: “Hey, I think you’ve got something on your beak. It could be a tumor.”Andy Kindler
Merry Christmas everyone! I hope everyone had a fun and SAFE day. What a snow storm, eh! (I have to say eh because I feel like I am in Canada now!) Look, I got Terry to smile!
Santa brought lots of stuff in the stockings. Topher got enough money to buy his guinea pig! (Yes, I said guinea pig)
Look, I got Tim to smile too! Tim got enough money for his guinea pig (yeah, he's getting one too. I guess mom has inherited two new pets!) Santa brought something called "Flarp" which is basically fart in a jar. It doesn't take a lot to entertain the Morleys. The kids and Terry must have made fart sounds for three hours!
Here I am with my boys. This will be the last Christmas with all of them as my "little boys". Alex will turn 18 in April and be an official adult. His band is embarking on a European tour this summer. I am so scared and so excited for him! Merry Christmas everyone!
8 Favorite TV Shows I Like To Watch 1. Heroes 2. Reaper 3. Supernatural 4. How It Works 5. Biography 6. Desperate Landscapes 7. Semi Homemade with Sandra Lee 8. Of course any type of Trek
8 Favorite Restaurants 1. Outback 2. Ruby Tuesdays 3. Iggy's 4. La Luna 5. Chili's 6. Taco Bell (does that count?) 7. Olive Garden 8. Morley family restaurant - Head chef: Terry
8 Things That Happened Yesterday 1. Wrapped presents 2. made my christmas cards and sent them out 3. had lunch with mom at the employee association lunch 4. met Robert Kirby! 5. went to Sweet Afton's and some other shops at Gardner Village 6. did Mom's taxi for Bren and his friends 7. made dinner (yeah, I did instead of Terry!) 8. played with Tim, Toph, and Zane
8 Things I Am Looking Forward To 1. GRADUATION!!!!! 2. Christmas vacay 3. camping 4. camping 5. summer 6. playing games with my family (I promise I'll take a nap so I can stay up!) 7. Watching my kids open their presents 8. The Sugar Bowl (Go Utes!)
8 Things On My Wish List 1. a new cappucino machine 2. selling my van so I can buy a new car (small and gas efficient!) 3. Health and happiness for my family 4. strength to finish my backyard this spring 5. a hot tub 6. supermodel body 7. a maid 8. a hot personal trainer
YEAH! Mom finally got the Christmas tree out! Here are the hardworking boys setting it up.
Such concentration! This is hard work!
Finished! You can't see the lights, but they are blue
When Alex was a baby, I bought him an ornament and started a tradition. I have bought my kids an ornament for Christmas every year. Now there are 49 and they cover the entire tree. It has been fun. What is sad is next year, I will give Alex his last one because he will turn 18 and become an official adult. I can't believe it has been 18 years since this tradition started! Also, if you are reading this, you have been tagged. You have to put a picture of your Christmas tree on your blog for everyone to see!