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I am happily married to an amazing military man who spent 9 years enlisted and is now an Officer in the US Army. We have two amazing boys who are not so little any more! They still infuse every moment of every day with creativity and energy, and make my life an adventure.  I was educated at home, and am now teaching our children - second generation homeschoolers! I try every day to become more like Jesus Christ, and to love like HE does. If you want you can try and catch me at bethylovesandy@yahoo.com

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"For the Lord gives wisdom. From His mouth come knowledge and understanding." Proverbs 2:6 NKJV 
The Message translation puts it this way "God gives out Wisdom free, is plainspoken in Knowledge and Understanding."

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Tuesday, October 28, 2008


 I want to preface this post by saying that my mother-in-law is a creative genius. She can create pretty much anything. Give her a pattern, or even just a finished product to look at, and a few weeks to work on it, and she will make you pretty much anything you can imagine. At least, it seems that way to me. She has been impressing me for years. However, this last project may have taken the cake, especially where the boys are concerned. Because now my boys have a "Bee ball" to play with at their grandparents house. Check out the photos, and look at what she made, BY HAND, by herself.  

 Late Thursday night Andy drove up to N. GA after work. He went to Walmart, bought "Flight of the Conchords" Season 1 on DVD, and he and my sister Emilee sat in the truck in the Walmart parking lot and watching it while I was at Wicked. Isn't he a good husband, to sit in a parking lot and wait for me? 
 Don't give him too much credit - he had a blast. If you need to define Andy, sadly enough "Flight of the Conchords" and "My Name is Earl" pretty much sum up his sense of humor. Luckily, he has other redeeming features! 
 Anyway, after his exciting night, I then dragged Andy around to shop for a wedding present, buy a long sleeve shirt (because he hadn't packed one, since it had been warm in S. GA, and was nearly freezing in N. GA), get fingerprinted at the Rome jail, and finally sit in the Panera Bread and do his homework using their wonderful free internet service. What an exciting day... 
 Luckily, my Mom was able to watch the boys for most of the day, so we didn't have to drag them around on most of those errands and then, thankfully, the evening was an improvement over the day. We surprised Andy's Mom by bringing him to dinner, rather then just me and the boys. We had a blast with the whole Freeman crew, hanging out and playing the before mentioned "Bee ball".  

After driving back to my parent's house and putting the kids to bed, we then heading over to our good friend's, Corey and Carrie's house. Andy and Corey have been friends since they were about 6 years old - It shows. 
After several hours of misc. mischief, I finally remembered to pull out my camera. Of course, the battery died after about 5 shots. By this time, it was about 1:30 am. Perhaps pictures were not such a good idea anyway?

If you would like to see more pictures (taken with Carrie's camera), and hear more about our fun filled, and slightly crazy night, see here.
 The boys really were being silly, so the pictures are worth glancing at, just for that.  
 We were there until almost 3am. These bones are starting to feel old... 3am is much much later then it use to be! Perhaps because children still wake up at their normal time, no matter when you go to bed? 


Mary Wary said...

The B-Ball thing is AWESOME!!!! I can't believe she made that!
ANd yes, I agree about the 3 am thing.....I remember it being fun at one point in time....I think???

mom0ktdid said...

Wow, yeah, pics at 3am are a terrible idea! good thing both our batteries died huh??
I can't believe she made that! That is amazing!!!!! Looks like a lot of fun and no $ wasted on tokens! ha ha!