Thursday, February 3, 2011


Well here it is, another week has gone by and by golly I am going to do it, even if it means that I am just going to ramble.

A couple of weeks ago the moon was so bright and beautiful so I grabbed my little Nikon CoolPix and took a couple of pictures of the moon.  For some reason this little camera takes better pics at night than my really expensive Nikon does (because I don’t know how to use the settings).

DSCN7568 I thought it was so intriguing that the moon was stuck in the branches of the tree….


My son Mike found this little fella (hawk) in his chicken coop so he scooped  him up and brought him in the house for the children to see…..




Then he let him “fly”.  He was just a baby…probably thought he could either disguise himself as a chicken, or maybe wanted to see if he could have an egg or two for his dinner….




Koltyn (age 2 yrs 10 mo.) sits on his daddy’s lap and listens intently as he is told a story….the sucker(s) helps him to sit still and listen….well for a minute anyway…





Kinlee will be having a BD on Feb 8th and will be turning 1 yr.  I think it will be a while before she gets any hair…but that’s ok because…







those kissy checks and her snugglyness makes up for any hair loss…. Kinlee is the most snuggly baby EVER





Kinlee takes it all in when she is in her Papa’s arms.  She doesn’t mind his beard, and loves it when he kisses her neck.  It is a great place to take a nap…in his arms…in his rocking chair….


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Your asking why am I showing you a picture of 5 gallon buckets of rocks…well each bucket has certain rocks in it taken from certain places that are getting a make over


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it is just NOT RIGHT to mix up the rocks… Huh-Honey has cut out some concrete so that we can plant shrubs or flowers along this ugly back wall, it will  be green and lush and pretty this fall…


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This ugly wall is the back wall next to our pool.  We have always hated it, we have tried to put pots and plants on it but it is still ugly…so we are going to do something  different…


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It has been a huge project for Huh-Honey but he has busted out every brick and stacked them so that he can take them to our son to build a fire pit with them…


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he tries not to waste anything…these bricks were expensive so now they can serve another purpose…



Huh-Honey has been busy…he built our neighbor a beautiful bookcase

as for me…I decided to do something a little sassy, daring, edgy, something that is completely out of my comfort zone.  Don’t know why I did it…just did it and it has been fun so see the reaction of “people” or I should say NO REACTION, and I see a LOT of people every day….so maybe it wasn’t something that compliments me…but…I don’t care….Huh-honey likes it and I do to….hehehehehe for a while anyway.


this is me before…

it was pretty much all one length, and boring





excluding the blood shot eyes from staring at the computer all day long, it is very layered..blunt, edgy and has some STRIPES in it LOL, maybe the gray will grow in more gracefully……



ah who am I kidding, gray NEVER grows in gracefully!…….it must look really bad or shocking to some, because you know how if you like something new on someone you will usually tell them you like it?  Even if I don’t like it I will tell them I like it just to make them feel good even if they really look WEIRD, because I am a NICE person and want to make people feel GOOD…… Well….LOL not happening folks….so it really must look weird…….


Hugs and smiles everyone….because I am SMILING!  Even if I look WEIRD…


Valerie said...

Well, I think everyone you know is crazy, because it is SO CUTE! Super stylish and sassy. I think you should keep it like that for a long time! : )

shabby girl said...

Love the new style!!! Truly, it looks great! Is it okay to say it makes you look younger? It does.

Diana said...

I actually like my gray. But I do like a change too! I love your new look Linda, the funny thing is that your old look is what I'm going for now!! I think it's going to take awhile.
You two have been busy! I love the book shelves, wish we lived closer, wink wink!!
I wonder if Koltyn is as rambunctious as Jack. That boy WILL NOT sit still!!!
And little Kinlee is so cute. Katie didn't have hair for a long time either. When it started to come in it stuck straight up in the air like a mohawk!! Happy Birthday to you grandbaby Kinlee, give lots of smooches. Love Di ♥

Heather T. said...

You're so adorable, Linda. I like your hair with the chop style - it gives you a fresh look, a chipper appearance. And, I do like to encourage people but tend to always find something that really is good to say {I'm not just doing that right now, by the way}. haha

The little guy with the sucker reminds me of how I would get my oldest to nap when I was trying to stop from nursing him. I'd turn him around on my lap, rock, read a book and let him snack on crackers. It was the only way that I could get that boy to sleep without wanting to nurse. He was 17 months old then, and I was pregnant with my second {little did I know it though}.

ahhhh...good memories, thank you for bringing those back to me

Librarian said...

How about getting climbers up that wall by the pool? You know, some pretty flowering ones such as glycinia or something like that.
I like the layered look - I am just not one for stripes, because sooner or later, they appear on their own anyway - nobody has totally monochrome hair, do they? :-) But the layers - yes!

Wanda..... said...

The new style looks great, Linda, gives you a young fresh look! Spring like!

Yesterday I attended the funeral of my sister's husband, both of my niece's had the 'chop style' cut...(one from Colorado and the other lives here in Ohio) so the style must be popular all over!

Realtor Penny said...

Wow, Lu- you are so bold. What a cute style and I love, love the highlights. I am thinking I need to do something different too I just don't have the courage. Whimpy me!

Eileen said...

Oh, that's a very nice cut and color, Linda! Your style is very similar to what I'd like to get (if the weather ever clears enough for me to walk to my hairdresser!). Sort of 'scene style' but not with all the teasing and not the long bottom like the young ones get. More of an old lady scene! HA! Just sort of choppy, and with the bottom layers different lengths.
Anyway, I like your new style very much!

And the bookcase your husband made is beautiful! I love the detail! Very artistic! Beautiful workmanship!

Your photos are great, I love seeing your grandchildren, so adorable!
And that was something with the owl in the chicken coop!

And I'm the same as you with the camera! I always have it on the wrong setting. Oh well.

'Can't wait to see what you do with the back wall!
Love to you,

imac said...

Happy Birthday to Kinlee.
Love your new hair style, really does suit you my friend.

joolzmac said...

I think it is a very nice cut and colour... HONESTLY!!! Lol! Tell 'em to blow it out their ear!

Cheers - Joolz

Teacher's Pet said...

Love your header!!...and LOVE LOVE LOVE your hair!! Great cut, my friend!
Now....let's get to those adorable grandchildren!!! Kissy cheeks... Yes!! Lots and lots of kisses from me to them...I'm sure you get plenty of shuuugar, and what great sugar it is.
I love the photo of the hawk...amazing that you could catch it....much less photograph it. Splendid shot!
Your huh-honey is quite a talented man!!! What a great idea for the rocks, Linda Lu.
Love you, my friend...

Pat said...

Lots of "stuf" going on out your way!
Most of all, I love your new hair do. You look all sassy and cute! Mine has grown out all one length which took forever and I'm now tired of. Maybe I'll copy your new do, you know that immitation is the sincerest form of flattery!

Barb said...

Today is Kinlee's 1st Birthday - Happy Birthday to her! Sorry it's taken me so long to comment but your hair is GREAT. (Of course I'm the one with short, short spiked gray hair, so maybe not the best judge!) That Huhoney was born without a rest bone in his body - he's always on to the next project. Will look forward to seeing this completed outdoor renovation! Hope you're getting out for some exercise, Linda. Still snowing here...

kel said...

Super cute haircut!!!! I love it!