Holly’s Life

Triumphs and Tribulations of moi

Archive for August, 2008

Kids are funny

Posted: Friday, August 29th, 2008 @ 1:44 pm in Daily | No Comments »

A couple weeks ago Chris and I had dinner at a Mexican restaurant (shocking, I know) and there was a mom with her two young sons in the booth next to us. Here’s the conversation I heard about movie ratings:
Mom: Well, there’s G, PG, PG-13, R, and X
Kid: What’s X?
Mom: REALLY adult.
Kid: […]

Birthday boy and first day of work

Posted: Monday, August 25th, 2008 @ 6:42 pm in Daily | 2 Comments »

We went to KC this weekend for Eli’s first birthday party - he’s one today! The last year definitely went by very quickly! Amy did a great job posting about it so I don’t really need to say much more They really put a lot of thought and planning into […]


Posted: Friday, August 22nd, 2008 @ 8:00 am in Daily | No Comments »

Tropic Thunder. I laughed A LOT.
That is all.

Change of plans

Posted: Friday, August 15th, 2008 @ 9:51 am in Daily | 1 Comment »

Another exciting look into the bathroom remodel Sorry if this is boring to everyone, but it’s my blog and I find it exciting, heehee
Home Depot wanted a crazy amount of money for a laminate countertop so we said “Screw that, let’s make our own!” And while we’re making our own, why […]


Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2008 @ 9:46 pm in Daily | No Comments »

Here it is Thursday already and I haven’t blogged about last weekend…..what is wrong with me???????? Ok, just one more…..?
Anyway, Chris had his nerd convention (he loves it when I call him a nerd, insisting that he is actually a geek….apparently there’s a difference) and a bunch of guys came over with their comps […]


Posted: Thursday, August 7th, 2008 @ 7:13 am in Daily | No Comments »

At work I signed up for a daily “Bio Smartbrief” that emails me news stories in various science areas. This one caught my eye Study: Rituximab may help treat membranous nephropathy because the drug name made me think of Teddy Ruxbin….anyone else remember that lovable bear?? I never had one….

That’s what I’m talking about

Posted: Monday, August 4th, 2008 @ 9:46 pm in Daily | 1 Comment »

A tub that’s actually big enough to take a bath in! Woo! Granted, it will be several more weeks until I can actually do that…
I’ve never sat in a tub and have it actually come up to my shoulders.

Chris had an ingenious idea (he’s full of ‘em, I tell ya). He built […]

Scenario machine

Posted: Monday, August 4th, 2008 @ 9:00 pm in Daily | 2 Comments »

For those of you who know the Bidneys well, we as a family seem to carry a level of anxiety about things that’s just slightly above the average person. Not bad enough to be classified as a disorder (I don’t think?), but bad enough that my sisters and I have given it a name […]


Posted: Sunday, August 3rd, 2008 @ 9:25 am in Daily | 2 Comments »

I love you, you are doing a fabulous job! You learn everything there is to know about a project and tackle it with grit and an eye for detail. Of course I love you for more than redoing our bathroom, it’s just that’s our thing right now
Laides and gentlemen, the man of […]