Friday, January 25, 2008





Not really much going on lately. Trent got a very good report card and Alyssa has not been on red this week. (I probably just jinxed myself.)

I am so excited that I have jury duty starting on Monday. I have only been picked one other time when I was preggers with Alyssa. But I couldn't serve on jury because it was a case against Henry Medical Center involving a babies birth in which the hospital was getting sued for. And since I was pregnant they dismissed me.

So hopefully I will get picked to serve on a jury; like a murder or something cool like that. One of the questions they do ask is if you watch any law type shows on TV. I guess I'm in trouble.

Anyone been watching American Idol?

I know all will be disappointed but I am not sure that I can blog about it this season. I probably won't be able to keep up with it like I used to. There is so much to do at night I am relying on my DVR more and more.

Baseball season is right around the corner. I am so exicitied about that. If you hadn't noticed I added a link to the Mudcats site. It's awesome. (if I may say so myself)
Here is an In the Past Picture......
Trent as a newborn....1999










Monday, January 21, 2008

27 Dresses




Girls trip to the Movies was last night. I can't remember the last time that I went to the movies with them. Besides kids movies and an occasional movie by myself I don't really go.




So we went to see 27 Dresses. What an awesome movie!! I wasn't sure if I could sit through another Katherine Heigl movie since Knocked UP but I loved it.(I think that I am the only one who hated that movie) She is way better in comedies than in dramas, such as "Grey's". Maybe it's just Izzy I can't stand. But none the less she was very likable in 27 Dresses. She has great comedic timing. It also stars oh so hot James Marsden. Who some remember from Hairspray and Enchanted. I kept waiting for him to burst out into song during the movie . Anyone remember the TV show Second Noah, about the zoo keeper couple who had tons of adopted kids. He played the oldest son. Anyway the guy can really sing.
It also starred Judy Greer. Who in my opinion never gets credit for what she is deserved. She is one of those actresses that you don't know her name but you recognize her face. She has been in several movies including...... 13 going on 30, The Wedding Planner, What Woman Want and TV Shows My Name is Earl and Two and A Half Men. Seems she is tight cast for the "best friend" roles. She was very, very funny in this movie.
Anyway, great movie. Well worth the $7 admission.
Snow pictures coming soon...........





Friday, January 18, 2008

IN THE PAST........

















I did manage to find a couple of cool pictures. Here are my parents in the late 60's. My parents were hotties!! i guess I look like both of them.















Monday, January 14, 2008

Have You Been Good? 1

Notice in this video she is all happy and excited. In the next one she gets clearly aggravated but she just flat out lies away.

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Are You sure That You've Been Good?

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Alyssa's Made Up Song

The other night Alyssa was all about the video camera. So of course I took as much video as I could. She made this up on the spot.

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Tuesday, January 08, 2008

For Those Who Want To Know

This writers strike is really chapping my hide. Here is some more information about our favorite shows or popular ones. If you don't see a show listed email me and I let you know.


I will give you a recap by station.
ABC
I hope that everyone enjoys this Thursdays episode of Grey's Anatomy. It was the last episode filmed before the strike began so it will probably be the last until next year, unless a miracle happens and they come to some sort of agreement really, really soon.

Private Practice only has 1 left and they haven't decided whether they will even air it until next year.

Brothers and Sisters (I love this show) Has 3 remaining. Starting this Sunday with a new one.

Carpoolers has 7 starting tonight. If you haven't watched it you need to. It is hilarious.

There are no new Desperate Housewives. Last Sunday was it.

Lost ~ thank goodness has 8 left and will begin on Jan 31st. They moved the night to Thursdays @ 8:00.

October Road (another great show that nobody watches) has 7 left. So that is great!! I think that I am the only one who does watch this show.

Ugly Betty has 3 left.

CBS

CSI and CSI Miami each have one. They both air this week.
CSI New York has 3.

Without a Trace has 2.

CW

Gossip Girl's last episode is tomorrow. This is a good new show. Nothing like high school dirt.

One Tree Hill has 12 left starting tonight. That is wonderful. I'm not really into this show anymore but if its the only thing on, I will watch it.

FOX

Bones has 4 episodes left but doesn't start airing new ones until 4/28/08

Hell's Kitchen has 11 and starts in April.

House has 3 left starting on 1/29/08.

Prison Break has 5 starting this Monday. AWESOME!! Give me Wentworth Miller.

NBC

ER has 2 left starting this Thursday.

Friday Night Lights has 5.

Las Vegas has 7.

Law & Order SVU has 3 starting tonight.

My Name is Earl has only 1 for this Thursday.

Scrubs has 4 left. I feel sorry for this show. This is there last year and they are not going out like they have planned. Their series finale is being cut.


So there you have it. I guess the reality shows will play a huge part in television for next several months. Although this strike will give mid-season shows like Lost, One Tree Hill and others a chance to hook new viewers. If there is nothing else on someone will watch them.

I guess its a good thing that LAW & Order is on everywhere........

Friday, January 04, 2008

My In the Past segment has come to a halt. My work computer was being replaced and I need to get some more old pictures on my new computer. I am sorry about that.


It's sad to see the holidays behind us but I am glad to be in 2008. I have enjoyed the time off that I had with my children these past two weeks but I would the lying if I said that I wasn't glad to be back at work. I did manage to get some scrap booking and journaling done which I am excited about. That has been something that I wanted to get caught up on for a long time. And it looks great. I decided when Trent was born that I would make a Family Christmas Book. And each Christmas I add a scrapbook page to it with that years Christmas pictures. Then when Alyssa was born I decided to make each child a Birthday book. And on each birthday I take their picture with their cake and presents. That way as years go by we will always have it and they will have something for when they have a family. (I wish that I one for myself) So that only makes a total of 4 scrap booking pages a year! (2 for Christmas and 1 each for birthdays)
Another thing I do each year is upload the best pictures from the year to photoworks.com. I make a book with the years pictures in it. That is the cheapest web site that I have found for these books and they are really, really nice. Its the same quality as a yearbook. And only run about $45. You should go check it out.


I am ready to get back into a routine. Trent doesn't go back to school until Tuesday of next week so I guess that our routine will start then. He has been to work with me some this week and was quite the little helper and charmer. He went with Brett today so he was all excitied about seeing the airplanes.

As far as resolutions I am terrible about them. They always get broken so I just don't set them. One thing I would like to do is take Trent , maybe Alyssa, on an airplane. It's sad that he has never been up in one considering his dad works for Delta.

We are talking a huge family trip to Disney in the fall so that will be something to look forward to. My sister and Megan (Brett's Cousin) are getting married in the spring. So if we can convince Alyssa to wear a dress she will be the flower girl in both. That will be fun.


Anyway, I hope everyone had a Great Christmas and a Wonderful New Year.

Sounds like we will get some new episodes this week. I'm excited about that.

Thursday, January 03, 2008

A New Reason to Watch Law & Order.








I know everyone is probably sick of Law & Order. The show is on every station it seems. NBC, TNT, USA. Everywhere you flip it's there. And of course you have the original Law & Order, Special Victims Unit and Criminal Intent. There was even a short lived Trial By Jury. We've seen stars shuffle in and out of the cast like Benjamin Bratt, Angie Harmon and Judith Light. They all have cast members who have been there for years to name a few: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Sam Waterston, and S. Epatha Merkerson.



** Note on actors: Original: S. Epatha Merkerson below was "Reba" is mail lady on Pee-Wee's Playhouse. She is an awesome actress and just won a Golden Globe.




Sam Waterson who has been on every different Law & Order at least once. He is actually really nice. He was the father on "I'll Fly Away." I got to meet and talk to him when I filmed those episodes back in high school. He was very, very professional.




Vincent D'Onofrio..... Anyone remember the Julia Roberts movie Mystic Pizza? He played Bill, the boy friend of Jo-Jo. He was also Vince Vaughn's brother in The Break Up.And the ever so Hot: Christopher Meloni: He has been in movies :Run Away Bride and several TV shows : Scrubs, Oz.....

But now there is a new reason to watch Law & Order...............................................................
Jeremy Sisto...... Has anyone seen the new movie just released on DVD "The Waitress."~ starring Kerri Russell.... He plays her husband. I watched Law & Order last night for the first time in several years and almost fell out of the bed. ( I know most of you think I am crazy, but just give this guy a chance and he will grow on you.)







He kinda favors......
Ryan Klesko

and Dierks Bentley





He even played Jesus for Heaven's Sake!