Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Late Summer Silliness

August 23, 2009 -- The Sillies
Pretty Becca, Pretty Emily, Pretty Eva.

Everyone gets a look at Emily's amazing earring collection.

Very silly girls.

Even Killer gets into the act.

My very nice friends

On August 22nd, my friends threw a little farewell party for Kathy & Bill Barnett, who are moving (in phases) to Arizona, and for me, since I'm moving to New York because I'm having a mid-life crisis.

This is me and my handsome, sweet, supportive, and much-beleagured husband, Wendell.

This is pretty Linda Snelgrove, who throws the best parties in town.

As witnessed by the spread of goodies on her lovely dining room table (notice flowers, candles, and all the other trimmings I would never think of, and Bill Barnett chowing down).

Tim and Zach Towner (omygosh, he's so tall!) and Gary Dixon enjoyed the food and conversation.

Robbie Pixton, Holly Taylor, and Cheryl Carpenter willingly entered the fray.

Marilyn Turnbow and Jeanne King visited (notice no husbands around this table).

Kathy Barnett and Susan Dixon exchanged warm words of sisterhood.

And the boys watched baseball (Eric Gott, Gary Dixon, and Wendell).

Cherry Gott is still using a crutch, but not for much longer, now that her magic hip doctor fixed her up jus' fine.
Bill and Kathy will be sorely missed -- what a loss to our circle of friends!!!!

Thank you, Linda, it was a great party!! See you at Thanksgiving!

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Knitting and Baseball

Stitch n' Pitch is a night when weird people who both knit and watch baseball put that together and go to a ball park. They give us a knitting bag (it was supposed to filled with goodies, but apparently cheapness ruled this year -- just the bag), and we all sit and knit while we watch the game. Weird. You can read about it at the website:

A little far away to see the game well, at least for me!

These sisters were celebrating one of their birthdays -- can't remember which. They were sitting next to us. The one on the right was flirting with the guys sitting in front of them. However, I debated whether continuing the conversation was "okay", not because of the flirting, but because they were heretics -- crocheters!!!

Emily and Wendell -- Emily is pretending to knit my knitting (Ali's vest). Emily, however, actually has the common sense to never become addicted to the bizarre craft of knitting. Smart girl.

A larger picture of this strange group. The management at Coors obviously feels the same about the whole knitting/baseball thing. No announcement was made about this promotion, and as soon as the sun went down, we were in total darkness (above and to the side of us the sections were bathed in light), so we all had to put our knitting away. Except me. Because I can knit in the dark. You wish you could be so cool.

Friday, June 26, 2009

From the American Association Of Retired People Questions and Answers from AARP Forum

Q: Where can men over the age of 60 find younger, sexy women who are interested in them? A: Try a bookstore under fiction
Q: What can a man do while his wife is going through menopause? A: Keep busy. If you're handy with tools, you can finish the basement. When you're done you'll have a place to live.
Q: Someone has told me that menopause is mentioned in the bible.. Is that true? Where can it be found? A: Yes. Matthew 14:92: "And Mary rode Joseph's ass all the way to Egypt .."
Q: How can you increase the heart rate of your 60-plus year old husband? A: Tell him you're pregnant.
Q: How can you avoid that terrible curse of the elderly wrinkles? A: Take off your glasses.
Q: Seriously! What can I do for these Crow's feet and all those wrinkles on my face? A: Go braless. It will usually pull them out.
Q: Why should 60-plus year old people use valet parking? A: Valets don't forget where they park your car.
Q: Is it common for 60-plus year olds to have problems with short term memory storage? A: Storing memory is not a problem, Retrieving it is the problem.
Q: As people age, do they sleep more soundly? A: Yes, but usually in the afternoon.
Q: Where should 60-plus year olds look for eye glasses? A: On their foreheads.
Q: What is the most common remark made by 60-plus year olds when they enter antique stores?
A: "Gosh, I remember these!"

SMILE, You've still got your sense of humor, RIGHT?