Saturday, December 31, 2011

HaPpY NeW YeAr'S EvE!

I hope it is a fantastic evening and mostly a fantastic new year!!! May exciting things happen for you in 2012!

Monday, December 26, 2011

Mater Christmas to you!

So in a tree lot near me this Christmas, someone had transformed a truck into Mater from the Cars movie. I finally snapped a shot as I was waiting for a light to change to green on the street. My nephews and nieces were pretty impressed with the Mater truck for sure when I showed them the photo. And so was I! So fun!

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Happy Christmas Eve and Merry Christmas!

I hope everyone has a wonderful celebration of our Savior. And to remember to hold your family and friends close to your heart always.

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Why I need the SIRI Technology...

So, the new 4S iphone is out. And no, I don't have it. But hope to before too long. And this is a logical reason (to me) Finnish grandmother's name is Siiri. So I think that is close enough that it makes sense that I should have that technology on my phone. SIRI vs Siiri... close enough for me! ; ) Her maiden name is Siiri Gabriella Wahander. I think she is beautiful.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Too sunny?

I like to think this is me just squinting because of the sun...or maybe I was bored. Or maybe I was being crabby? Dunno.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Peaceful, Patient, Endearing

So I don't really get into the whole astrology thing. That the stars decide how I am or what will become of me...or whatever astrology is all about.

But I did find this poster online about my sign of Taurus.

I hope I try to be PEACEFUL. Or to try to maintain peace. Though sometimes I am the opposite. Hey, everyone has their crabby moments, right?

PATIENCE seems to have to be my middle name in my life. Things have not worked out how I had hoped (So far. Nope, I am not giving up or listening to what some people say or decide about me.) and even current situations are not looking too bright at the moment. But I, like everyone else, work at being patient. Sometimes it is a minute at a time, an hour, a day, or a week. Or even a month. But I keep working at it. So I think it should say "patience in progress".

ENDEARING? Hmm, not too sure about that one. I guess to some people I might be considered endearing. ; ) People I haven't seen for a long time seem to recognize me. Or remember me so I guess in a way that is being endearing? And they seem happy to see me. So that counts, right?

Anyway, this poster is a good reminder of qualities I need to work on. And that is a good thing.

Happy Tuesday! (Weather report: We woke to a skiff of snow on the ground. Good thing people were being cautious on the roads. Thank you, fellow motorists!)

Friday, December 9, 2011

A True Peacemaker

Personal Progress went so well on Wednesday night. Our PP leader has been blind since birth. It truly is amazing how much she accomplishes in her life. The list is very long. From teaching at the MTC, giving amazing SS lessons on Sunday or RS lessons and just overall being extremely independent.

She gave a wonderful lesson to the girls on being peacemakers and then she gave them a paper angel which was so cute...but then she said to open it up and inside was a hand knitted soft white head band with ties. With a big braid down the middle. The headbands were so soft and pretty and angelic. The girls looked so pretty in them. Honestly that amazed me that she could knit those and that they were all perfect and all the same. She said she worked on them from last February through May. Off and on of course. But still! It was just a sweet peaceful night. I know Kathryn is a good influence on those girls. She brings calm. She brings peace. She is a peacemaker.

I did take a picture of the headband but obviously not a sideview. Maybe I can take one when the girls that weren't there pick theirs up later.

The picture above is of one of the girls modeling it.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Happy Sunday!

I have not been the best at updating my blog lately. Just a lot on my mind. And heart. It's been a reflective time for me in my life lately. A quieter time.

Happy Sunday! I am teaching today. I need to review my lesson. Not much time to do it.