This is my daughter Kelli and Son-in-law Andy. I love spending time with both of them Andy has a keen, sharp sense of humor and the more I try to keep the straight face when he is chiding Kelli, the more I can't help but laugh. I always look forward with great anticipation when I spend time with them. Kelli is not only my daughter, she is my scrapbook buddy and one of my best friends. She is honest and sweet to me and helps keep me from being a "dork". These two are headed to a new adventure in August. They are moving to St. Paul MN so Kelli can start Law school. I am soo excited for them and comforted to know they will be near family, as Andy's dad and extended family are all in the St. Paul area. His family is very excited about having them closer to them. I will miss them immensely and I am already planning my first trip to see them when Kelli has her first school break in October.
These are the times that parents look forward to with great anticipation and trepidation with this exciting and uncertain future for their babies ( any parent knows that no matter how old they get they are always your babies) Good luck Kelli and Andy and I will be planning my vacations with more anticipation now!
Monday, July 20, 2009
Just another manic Monday. I didn't have to work today, but the day was still very full. I cleaned house and was looking forward to trying out the Mojo Monday sketch when I got a call from my son Kraig and went to see Public Enemy with him. I really enjoyed spending some time with him. Now that my kids are grown I have to take those opportunities when they present themselves. I also got to spend time will Kelli and Kraig this weekend when we attended the Eagle Scout ceremony of a friend of ours. My husband and my son are both Eagle Scouts and it always makes me so proud when we are able to attend a ceremony and I am reminded of what an accomplishment it is. Did you know that only 3 in 100 scouts makes it to Eagle status? It takes real committment and dedication. Here are a couple week end photos. On the top, in order are my son Kraig, Brent Dorschner, and Steve my husband. On the bottom is Shirley, Brent's mom and she is flanked by me and my daughter Kelli. It was s great ceremony and great July picnic weather. I love these days of spending time with family and friends.
Sunday, July 19, 2009
Here are a copule of recent cards I made just for fun. I love my new CTMH stamps and their paper colors are always just what I'm looking for. It makes it so fun to do cards.
After I made these I found out my sister had just been diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer. Very scary for all of us. She just had her staging surgery and we are now awaiting the results, excrutiating for Shelly and hard for the rest of us to know what to do to ease her stress. I did one of the things that I think I do best and that is to make some cards to express my support and send them her way each week. Here are the first two I made for her.