Holly’s Life

Triumphs and Tribulations of moi

Archive for October, 2008

Family visits

Posted: Tuesday, October 28th, 2008 @ 12:09 pm in Daily | 1 Comment »

I started the weekend early by taking Friday off – yay! Chris still worked though My cousin Laura and her husband Steve, along with my Uncle Dean, came into town Thursday afternoon and stayed through Saturday early afternoon.
Thursday night we all had dinner together and chatted the night away. On Friday […]

Maple Leaf Festival

Posted: Sunday, October 19th, 2008 @ 8:39 pm in Daily | 1 Comment »

We visited the Hettinger side of the family this weekend, fun times!
We left after work on Friday, swung through Independence to pick up mom at Amy and Eric’s and then headed down to Mom and Dad H.’s house. A couple months ago Penny invited us down for the Baldwin City Maple Leaf Festival […]

Random pics

Posted: Wednesday, October 15th, 2008 @ 8:33 pm in Daily | 1 Comment »

Yeah, they were way off:

New color! Looks much better with the floor and the eventual countertop tile. We realized after we painted that it’s very similar to Amy and Eric’s bedroom color!

It also looks similar to the gucamole (sp) that I razed my arm through at dinner

I brought my plants indoors since it’s […]

Religious and social commentary

Posted: Tuesday, October 14th, 2008 @ 3:44 pm in Daily | 2 Comments »

Wow, with a title like that, this could be dangerous.
Last week we saw Religulous with Sam and Shannon. I really liked it a lot. It was funny, though at times, I cringed some. I do see Bill Maher’s point, though I don’t agree with him 100%. I think religion is the […]

Welcome Chloe!

Posted: Tuesday, October 7th, 2008 @ 8:57 am in Daily | No Comments »

I’m never quite sure if I should announce a baby being born before the parents do on their blog, but I’m too excited…..
Emily (cousin) had Chloe Grace yesterday afternoon (yes, three weeks early, but Mallory was early too!) 5 lbs. 13 oz. 17″ long.
YAY! CONGRATS!!!

ethylenediaminetetraacetic

Posted: Monday, October 6th, 2008 @ 8:59 am in Daily | No Comments »

….is the name of an acid in a paper I’m reviewing today.
Sometimes I think scientists are trying to be funny when they invent these names….

Water closet

Posted: Sunday, October 5th, 2008 @ 9:35 pm in Daily | 1 Comment »

Yay progress!
Phil came over and REALLY helped us out, by getting the floor in in about 5 hours and then helping with the grout too (once the floor was cured of course). Thank you thank you thank you!
Phil working his expertise:

After 27 years I still can’t get a sweatshirt off without pulling off the […]