Saturday, October 31, 2009

My Beautiful Azalea still abloom in October!


Friday, October 30, 2009

Enjoy the Fall Colors on My Way to Work

I'm not sure who decided planting trees all over the Kimberly Clark property was a good idea, but I hope they are around to enjoy the beauty of their decision. I pass these every day on my way to work and look forward to the changing colors every October.

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Helen's Birthday Party

See the Photos from Helen's Birthday Party tonight by clicking THIS!

Frank's Surprise Cookies & Milk Birthday Party

Frank had to work on his birthday and didn't think there would be a celebration. He must have forgotten how well I can throw things together at the last minute. We were so happy to have neighbors, Becky and Fred join us for the evening. My thanks to Art & Helen, Shawn & Tiffany, Joanna & Harmony, and Nick for making it to the celebration!

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Happy Birthday, Frank

Today, Frank celebrates 45 years!

Saturday, October 17, 2009

WHHS Homecoming 2009

My Handsome Matthew escorting the very pretty Yaneli Padron at the 2009 West Henderson High School Homecoming.

Matter escorting Yaneli at Homecoming

Ryan Gordon and Matt - Way more cool than I ever was!

The Posse - can't believe they went to Rue 21 just to buy these glasses. They are too funny!

and then there's Kailtyn (my favorite.) It just wouldn't bother me a bit for her to be around for a lot more of these types of pictures :)

Homecoming Court

Bottom pic: Hunter Edmundson with Merritt Smith as she was announced the Queen! Pretty sure Matter was more upset than his escort was about losing!

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Know How I Know it's Fall

'Cause the trees at Kimberly-Clark tell me so!
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Celebrating Art's Birthday @ O'Charley's

Helen, Art & Frank after a nice dinner at O'Charley's on Art's birthday. Enjoyed spending time with them. It's been a long time since we did this. Still don't know what we are doing for Frank's birthday since he has to work, but I will let you know as soon as we decide something.
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Wednesday, October 07, 2009

20 years ago

20 years ago today my sister got married. I remember it was so hot in the church I thought I would faint and I thought to myself, "If I do, she will kill me!" So I locked my knees and braced myself against the frame of the baptistry in the old Horse Shoe Baptist Church and watched Angie and Gene exchange vows. Both my little girls were dressed in white with ribbons of blue to match my Matron of Honor dress. I'm so happy to say that we were a part of that special day being celebrated again today for the 20th year! Happy Anniversary, Angie & Gene!

Friday, October 02, 2009

12 Fridays? 'til what?

Yes, that is about how many are left until Christmas, but no, that's NOT what I'm referring to. I want to tell you all about the Twelve Fridays Weekend Celebration. It's a fabulous scrapbook weekend in the Great Smokies! I didn't get to go last year, but I'm hoping to this year and by telling you all about it, I have a chance to win the trip! The learn more, just click the logo above and if want to go with me, leave me a comment below!

Thursday, October 01, 2009

I'm a blessed ding-a-ling

This has been a busy week. After a nine year (on and off) search for a new dentist, I finally found one I like who also accepts and files my insurance. Not only is he nice but he only charges the amount my insurance doesn't pay which in my case is only 20%. Dr. Lopez joined Dr. Cabe's practice right after Dr. Cabe found out he had cancer. Misty, the hygienist who did my exam on Monday, said Dr. Cabe was told he might have only 6 months to live and retired the same day he found out. He lived almost three years after that. I had not been since just before Dr. Cabe retired (2000) so it was obviously time! Misty was the last person to clean my teeth and will be the first person to in nine years (YIKES!) So anyway they had a cancellation on Monday, took me in and took xrays and determined that a tooth my sister had told me about last year (or maybe two years ago) was the first to need work. Angie had taken xrays when she was studying to get her SC license and she and her former advisor both looked at tooth No. 29 and said, "Whoa, I can't believe that's not hurting. You are going to have to do something about that!" Dr. Lopez said my sister was a smart lady! Well, duh, I know that! Just because it has taken me this long to do something about it doesn't mean I didn't believe her, I just never wanted to take a bunch of money out of my pocket to get set up with a new dentist. Every single dentist I called wanted $300 to $500 to get started for the intial appointment and most wouldn't even file the insurance for us. When I asked them if the insurance would cover everything they were charging they were always "iffy" replying things like, "Well most of it is covered" or "It just depends." Well the first day I was at Dr. Lopez' office, I didn't pay a dime and today's visit for a root canal cost me $75! WOW! I can deal with that! The icing on the cake is that EVERYONE in the office is so nice! I feel so blessed and like such a ding-a-ling at the same time! What took me so long? Dr. Lopez has been right under my nose the whole time!