Tuesday 10 - 10 Halloween Costumes for Katie

It was harder than I thought to remember 10 different costumes I had but once I got rolling it started flowing back to me and I probably could have come up with 15. What costumes have you had?

10 Halloween Costumes for Katie

  1. Princess - I might have been this several years in a row I still have my costume my mom made me somewhere in my closet.
  2. My Little Pony
  3. Cabbage Patch Doll - A really ugly red headed one - what was I thinking
  4. A garbage man
  5. A Punk Rocker - Oh you Gotta love the 80's
  6. Strawberry Shortcake
  7. Waldo
  8. Pippi Longstocking
  9. Cat - See Below. I guess I liked making faces back in the late 80's too.
  10. Elvis - My best friend at the time was Marilyn Monroe I tried to find photos but I couldn't locate them.
Here's a few photos of past costumes. Funny thing is they all were taken at the Stouslands who were almost like fake grandparents to us because they lived so close. It's too sad - Betty and Mik are gone now. But for anyone interested Mik's son Chris still makes some of Mik's designs out of silver one of a kind pieces - here's the website http://stousland.com/2ndpg.htm


Big Brothers Rawk!

Well I was thinking about JJ today (while making fried rice) so it only seemed fitting that I scrapped some photos of him. So I dug out these timer pics we took in dowtown Indianapolis, when he was home in August. Love ya JJ!


Super Fabulous Fall Day!

Got up early and went to my friend Jill's house for an uber fabulous Christmas Present making event. I didnt' get all that much down but I have two presents complete (betcha wish you knew what they were). Our Friends Rob and Katie came and brought their super sweet baby Maci with them - she and I painted together unforunately I didn't get my camera out however they took a few shots. Thanks to Jill for the sprinkle cookies and for making me some good hamburgers with lots of pickles (yummy).

Then I came home and we were supposed to have a dinner date but they cancelled on us. So I took Jay to the park and we took some fabulously fun fall photos. See a few of my favorites below. I was a little sad most of the leaves have blown off the trees but there where still a few. Jay was a real good sport about gettting his picture taken (he's usually not a fan) and he even attempted to climb up into a tree however that didn't turn out so good.


From the ride home...

Something odd -
I was driving home from work today and I got stuck behind this car who was riding with it's passenger door open about 6 inches. The weird part was there was a passenger sitting there holding it open. I couldn't tell if the lady sitting there (without a seatbelt) was holding a broken car door closed (not very well) or if perhaps she was getting ready to jump out the door so naturally I didn't want to pass them for fear I might run her over. I finally did at a stop light. Hopefully she wasn't really planning to jump out as I can't imagine that's a good idea. So that's my weird story from the ride home.

Here's my dumb one -
I noticed a personalized plate on the way home too - AAWRKS and I couldn't for the life of me figure out what the heck this meant. I thought mayeb it was A Awkwards or something like that. So I when I got a phone call I asked my co-worker who told me it was AA Works. hehe talk about thinking I was an idiot.

So those were my observations from the ride home. What caught your eye?


Tuesday 10 - Take Me to the Movies

I really really want to watch movies, drink cider, and eat popcorn since the weathers gotten colder so today's list are 10 Movies I'd like to see some are already on video I'm sure some probably not out yet at all.

Tuesday 10 - Take Me to the Movies:

  1. Marie Antoinette
  2. Little Miss Sunshine
  3. Running with Scissors
  4. Flags of Our Fathers
  5. The Black Dahlia
  6. Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest
  7. Borat - Okay so this is really dumb and embarrassing, but what the heck I think it might be funny
  8. Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus
  9. Stranger than Fiction
  10. 10 Items or Less

Let's go to the movies!


Has anyone seen...

my shoes? It's gotta cold outside and I can't seem to locate many winter shoes to wear to the office.


Lookie here...

I'm ebaying for the first time ever. Click Here. Yay me! Hopefully I did everything right.

If it all goes well I'm going to unload some of Jay's baseball cards before they take over my whole house.


Well the bright side seems to be working...

today I was in much better spirits Tracy thinks it's the christmas lights in my office - which it might be but I think it's that I'm not letting things get to me as much. Could also be the weather it was back in the 70's today although that won't last. But I sure did enjoy wearing my flipflops without socks today.


Tuesday 10 – Looking on the Bright Side

Things haven’t been all peaches and roses at the office lately so today I implemented the “On the Bright Side Outlook” and it seems to be working so far. So everytime things go wrong I’m finding something right about it. So here’s the list of bright things I’m not even going to share the “bad”.

  1. I get to chat with Kim, Jeanne, and JJ on google :o)
  2. Found a CD with my missing Fonts on it
  3. They installed properly.
  4. Gregg’s class is going well despite my prior concerns.
  5. Had lovely conversations with both Cheri and Tracy – two fun co-workers.
  6. Alan sent me some jokes – “Two Antennas met on a roof, fell in love and got married. The ceremony wasn't much, but the reception was excellent.”
  7. Jill got the Easy Button I ordered her – she’s such a hoot I keep hearing her push it over there.
  8. Today was a pizza lunch meeting day.
  9. And Ralph came from Texas to speak to the group – he said such nice things about our division.
  10. Stamp Club Tonight – having something to look forward to that’s always nice.


Well today wasn't all bad...

I still have the mondays but a few fun things happened. (I'm trying to get focused more on the good if you can't tell).
  • Gregg (one of my favorite instructors) sent Jill and I a DVD postcard.
  • And Alan sent me a fun email with something like 300 photos of his dog in it.

Case of the Mondays

I have a severe case of the monday's today.
I don't want to work.
Nothing seems to work properly.
Couldn't log-in right away.
Acrobat keeps locking up.
People showing up late for class.
I think I just need to go home and start over again tomorrow.

Here's to a super terrific Tuesday or so I hope.


Tuesday 10 - 10 Signs of Fall

This Tuesday 10 is dedicated to Jeanne and Fall because it was Jeanne's idea and Fall is upon us.

  1. It's Football Season - (aka bengals beating up on the Steelers)
  2. Squirrels are getting fatter - there's a fatty livin' in the tree across the way from us.
  3. I have to close my windows at night so I don't freeze
  4. No more lawn mowing (can't come at a better time our mower broke)
  5. Leaves are changing color.
  6. There's dew on the car in the morning when I don't park in the garage
  7. Things at work pick up so it's hard to get anything really done.
  8. Sometimes I wear Socks with my Flipflops.
  9. Pumpkins, apples, and other goodies at the orchard
  10. Indiana Pacers are getting in trouble again (okay this isn't really a sign of fall but seems like they like to get in trouble in the fall).


Movie Review: The Departed

Here's what I thought of The Departed -

Definently was a good story line and good characters and you didn't need to be a brain surgeon to follow along (all +'s in my book). There were some funny parts and it didn't come all together like I thought it might. Not a kids movie at all lots of graphic violence and swearing. But overall I enjoyed it I didn't feel like they robbed me of $12 for two tickets to a 2pm show and it was nice date with Jay. I'd say 3 1/2stars of 4.


Fun Stuff

Aren't these the funnest photos? They are from the orchard a few weeks ago. It was raining!

Going to lunch with friends at this fun place Friday. Anyone like Turkish Food? It'll be a first for me I can't wait.


Another Post Same Day...

This never happens, but Jen tagged me yet again so I figure I better get on it.

The rules:
1. List 5 weird things about yourself or your pets.
2. Tag 5 friends and list them.
3. Those people need to write on their blogs about 5 weird things, and state the rules, and tag 5 more people.
4. Don’t forget to let the people you tag know by posting a comment on their blog!

1. Well I'm just all around weird so I'll do myself and include my pets:
  • I like A1 Sauce on everything mashed potatos, eggs, pretzels, yummy
  • I have fish names Beech, Grove and Fall Festival - I'm guessing nobody else can say this.
  • I like to Rhyme see last weeks Tuesday 10
  • My pet name for Jay is Snake - as in Mean as a snake - that's what I call him when i don't get want I want.
  • I like to find beauty in random objects.

2. Five people getting tagged

Tuesday 10 – 10 Things Heard at This Weekends Retreat

Tuesday 10 – 10 Things Heard at This Weekends Retreat
(Disclaimer This list is not in any particular order nor is this the exact phrasing as I can’t remember everything) –

  1. “Another one for Bad New Bucket” – (Kim did we ever light this on fire?)
  2. “She’s going to Blow a Gasket” – (Pam certainly did)
  3. “Try not to be jealous of this…”
  4. “How stinkin’ Cute” – (We never get tired of this one).
  5. “Me and my BFFs”, or “It’s BFF photo time” (BFF = Best Friends Forever)
  6. “I love Mimi because”
  7. “I’ve got a Phish that just won’t die” (Jen keep on dreaming.)
  8. “My family is better than your family” – (Kim I still got you beat as my family can eat that ice cream and I’ve got Jeanne)
  9. “Bunco!” (I think this was the one that made the hotel make us quiet down.)
  10. “KIT” (Keep In Touch)

Sorry if something didn’t make the list after I wrote it I thought about “damn those yummy pretzels”, and “I don’t want this”, but too bad I already wrote this.


What a fun time...

the retreat was. Thanks to the super fabulous Deb for putting on a good time yet again. Here's few of my favorite photos. I'll upload the others later. stay tuned for the Tuesday 10 this week where I will have 10 things that were heard at the retreat.