Project 365, Days 21-25

Day 21:  The first snow of the year met me when I got off work tonight. Even though it looks like a lot of snow, it didn’t really amount to a whole lot.

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Day 22: The Christmas tree went up today. I think it’s our best tree ever.

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Day 23: More decorating, this time the mantel

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Day 24: Fun in co-op class. These two have been friends for years.

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Day 25: Nala is too small to get up on our bed, so I made her a little step so she can sleep on the bed with me.

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Project 365, Days 6-10

Day 6: Thanksgiving Day. Our family dinner didn’t go quite as planned. Our turkey ended up ruined so we had ham. I finally got my turkey dinner at work later that night. One of the benefits of working at Walmart on Thanksgiving–free turkey dinner.

Day 7: After working the Black Friday rush, sometime after midnight, we get a bit silly at work. Or, maybe it’s just exhaustion. Hard to tell sometimes.

Day 8: This is her “I’m sorry face”. She got a hold of my glasses and chewed them. They are still wearable, but I will need to get new ones. How can I stay mad at that face?

Day 9: The things I find when my son is home. It seems he’s picked up a new habit.

Day 10: Watching TV with 2 dogs and my favorite Packer blanket–just what the doctor ordered when I’m not feeling well.

Project365, Days 41-50

Dec 28

Day 41, December 28: You have to watch Blizzard. He likes to steal your place. I think he believes he’s a person.

Dec 29

Day 42: The chalkboard wall in my daughter’s room gets lots of use. Lots of Doctor Who and Loki stuff on it right now.

Dec 30

Day 43: At this time of year, all the boots come in the house because it’s too cold in the garage. This tends to make a bit of a mess of the floor.

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Day 44: A New Year’s Eve treat. Almond patties, also know as banket.

Jan 1

Day 45: Another Dutch treat for New Years–Oliebollen

Jan 2

Day 46: The youth group schedule says the topic for May 6 is “Die”. Maybe we want to miss that day 🙂

Jan 3

Day 47: Winter sunset

Jan 4

Day 48:  Getting ready for the Packer playoff game.

Jan 5

Day 49: Packer Party. Too bad they didn’t win. No more parties until September (at least not Packer Parties)

Jan 6

Day 50: The worst thing about this photo? The temp wasn’t even at it’s lowest yet. It went down a couple more degrees.

 

Project 365, Days 188-193

May 24

 

Day 188, May 24: One of Janelle’s rabbits is so calm, it will lie on it’s back while Janelle is practicing with it for 4-H showmanship.

May 25

Day 189: The potatoes are growing nicely in the garden. The problem is, so are the weeds. Time to get out there and get some weeding done,  if it stops raining long enough.

 

May 26

 

Day 190: Blizzard is pouting. His girl, Janelle, is spending the night at a friend’s house and he feels abandoned.

May 27

Day 191: Memorial Day nails

 

May 28

Day 192: Janelle is demonstrating how to do rabbit showmanship at a 4-H meeting.

May 29

 

Day 193: Another 4-H meeting. This one is dog obedience. It’s hard to get a decent picture. If I get too close, Blizzard gets distracted and doesn’t do what he’s supposed to.

Project 365, Days 126-134

March 23
Day 126,  March 23, 2013: A bunch of our little calves.
March 24
Day 127: I decided to bake brownies for my family. About an hour after they came out of the oven, this is all that was left. They were all gone soon after.
March 25
Day 128: Mustache on a cup 🙂
March 26
Day 129: Buddy relaxing on a nice day.
March 27
Day 130: Spring means lot of mud makes it’s way into my house. But, at least it’s finally warm enough for mud instead of ice
Day 131: Greg and Dy arm wrestling. Greg won
March 29
Day 132: The cake Janelle made for Easter. The tree stump is a 4-layer checkerboard cake, made with yellow, green and blue cake. The bunny, eggs and vines are fondant and the flowers are frosting. Yummy!!
March 30
Day 133: Easter deviled eggs
March 31
Day 134: Roland and Greg arm wrestling. Roland won. Greg has finally been beaten.

Project 365, Days 30-49

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Day 30, December 17, 1 month done: Dress rehearsal for the Christmas Eve service next week
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Day 31: The Christmas tree is finally up and decorated.
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Day 32: What happens when you let Janelle decorate the house? You have a spider ornament worshiping the Baby Jesus in the Nativity scene
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Day 33: The first snowstorm of the season. This was our view from the house for most of the day. We ended up with about 15 inches
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Day 34: Greg’s barbershop group sang Christmas carols in the mall
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Day 35: Winter wonderland
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Day 36: And what else did Janelle do while decorating? One of the wise man’s heads had broken off, so she set it up anyway, with the wiseman holding his head until I could get it fixed
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Day 37: O Come Let Us Adore Him! Christmas Eve service at church.
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Day 38: Kaiser really wanted to come in and join our Christmas celebration
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Day 39: Janelle wouldn’t let me take her picture in Fazoli’s, so I took this picture instead. I know. Weird.
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Day 40: A series of three Wintery photos of the farm
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Day 41
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Day 42
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Day 43: All the grandkids with Grandpa. We celebrated his 80th birthday by having all the grandkids give him 80 of something. It doesn’t happen very often anymore that all the grandkids are together
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Day 44: New Year’s Eve in Iowa. All the siblings with Dad.
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Day 45: Last summer, my sister and sisters-in-law went through my mom’s jewelery, purses, etc and divided them up between the girl cousins and us adults.  I got the things that were chosen for me in Iowa on New Year’s Eve. This ring was in the assortment of jewelry. Unknown to anybody that was dividing up the jewelry, I borrowed this ring from my mom to wear at my wedding. How cool is that?
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Day 46: Blizzard was a happy little puppy when we came home from Iowa. He wouldn’t hold still for a picture
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Day 47: Kaiser relaxing in the snow.
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Day 48: Even Blizzard catches Packer fever. (OK, he doesn’t have a choice in what he wears)
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Day 49: Greg and the chocolate fountain at the Packer party

Project 365, Days 23-29

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Day 23, December 10: Today’s biology dissection was a sheep’s brain. They have an amazingly small brain.
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Day 24: The guys got our Christmas tree. We put it in the stand and realized the stand is broken. I guess it will stay leaning against the wall until I get a new stand
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Day 25: One of the dancing angels at dress rehearsal for the Christmas cantata
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Day 26: Experimenting with my nails. Red with glitter, but you can’t see the glitter in the picture
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Day 27: I guess I didn’t get the front door closed all the way and Kaiser got it. At least it was no problem to locate him. I just followed the footprints.
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Day 28: Janelle had fun coloring her hair. It’s only temporary and will wash right out, but it looks cool
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Day 29: Janelle getting ready to dance in the Cantata at church.