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Archive for July, 2012

Legacy of a Jerk…

II was walking around in my room tossing up my tennis ball and catching it while listening to a Freakanomics podcast called Legacy of a Jerk when a heard something that changed my prospective of my  dad. To those of you closly related to him you might, no you know for sure that Jeffrey Todd Fredrick […]

Photos of Cali

Remember my post yesterday about feeling good? Hummm, not so good today. Cali 1998 – 2012 Saying Good Bye In 1998 on a hot early summer evening a puppy was thrown from a car door into the front yard of my parents old house in Clements, CA.  The house windows were open to try to […]


This morning mom came into our room, she set Eliana down in my bed and she told us that as we knew one of Cali’s back legs were giving her trouble… well yesterday morning her other hind leg gave out. The vets had told us that if that happened there was nothing they could do […]

I Feel Good….

Is it the family and friends that have visited? Is it that we are on our 2nd day of sunny warm weather?  Is it because I have a date with my husband to take a salsa dancing lesson tonight?  It is hard to say why I feel so good, but I sure does feel good […]

London Textile Fair

We went to the London Textile Fair on Wednesday because my mom wanted to see what it was about. There were tons and tons of fabric!!! They had bright colors and dark colors, sparkly and dull, big and little, patterns and plain, after seeing a lot my eyes started to hurt.  They sell swatches of fabric so […]

Dog Poop

Don’t you just love the steamy pile? Giggle, gross, giggle, gross. 🙂 Dog Poop – for the first time in 14 years I don’t have a dog, so you may wonder why I would write a blog post about Dog Poop. I do not understand why people do no pick up after their dogs. Now […]


So I was at home one day, really bored because my mom was talking about something I really just couldn’t get myself to care about… Now if you heard your self saying that in any way: I was at_____ one day, really bored because my_______ was talking about something I really couldn’t get myself to […]

Queens Diamond Jubilee

This Year the Queen and all of London celebrated the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.  She has been the reigning Queen for 60 years.  The longest reigning Monarch in England was Queen Victoria, 64 years. The Jubilee was the topic of nearly every conversation, shop window display, Brownie and Guides activities…. you get the idea.  The girls […]

Making Sandals

We’ve done and seen so much.  We’ll see if I can get a few short blogs up. MAKING SANDALS We had a terrific time making sandals, now if the weather will cooperate so we can wear them regularly. It was fun to see the totally different styles that each person designed and made.  Yes, we […]