One box of unused Sears Christmas themed iron-on appliques
One box of Butterick sewing thread, various colors
One manila folder of Sears brand seam binding and rick-rack, various colors.
One Plastic Wal-Mart bag with fuchsia, yellow, royal blue, and valentine’s day themed fleece fabric
One unopened Singer brand handheld automatic sewing machine for quick repairs
One Kodak instant film polaroid camera
One Panasonic countertop 6inch television
Two dark stained wooden deck chairs with turquoise and green patterned tile work
Two cardboard filing boxes of teal green chinaware and matching serving set
One transparent plastic zippered cosmetic bag filled with Christmas themed gold and red costume jewelry.
Two boxes of red and silver tinsel strands
One Rite Aid envelope of developed printed photographs of the office retirement party. She is wearing red and her gold hoop earrings.
Ten paperback copies of Johanna Lindsey romance novels.
One copy of The Nuttiest Nutcracker on VHS
One unopened sleeve of Hallmark Christmas cards.
One paperback copy of Letting Go by Dr. Zeb Wanderer and Tracy Cabot
One paperback copy of How To Be Loved by Dr. Broadhurst M.D.
One paperback copy of Its My Life Now by Meg Kennedy Dugan and Roger R. Hock
One hardbound box set of the J.R.R. Tolkein series.
One unopened sewing kit for smurf themed Christmas stockings.
One Santa themed unfinished baby blanket with green rick-rack edges.
One large porcelain figurine of a Christmas themed yellow rubber duck
One set of yellow rubber duck themed Christmas ornaments
One yellow rubber duck printed cotton quilt fabric, 3 yards.
One yellow rubber duck stuffed animal with metallic orange beak
Three cardboard boxes of tissue paper wrapped beanie babies with their ear tags preserved.
One plush plastic covered baby photo album binder with plastic sheets containing Rite Aid printed photographs of Chris
One locket and chain containing the 2nd grade school photo of Chris
Three boxes of unused white plastic cutlery.
Two 16 packs of Sharman toilet paper.
One pair of Levi’s jeans size 20
Two pair of Levi’s jeans size 22
One pair of Levi’s jeans size 24
One Christmas Mickey Mouse themed night light.
My Favorite Part of the Wizard of Oz is in Kansas
Elise what are you going to be for Halloween this year?
I assume this is working
my nose is a little itchy
well then lets get you a Kleenex
are we getting your dress on?
who are you going to be this year?
have you seen the movie the Wizard of OZ?
whats your favorite part of the movie?
well my favorite part of the movie is in Kansas.
Kansas? you don't like it in OZ?
yes but I like it in OZ and Kansas. Both.
what part in OZ do you like?
I like the “we’re off to see the wizard” part
we’re off to see the wizard, the wonderful wizard of OZ.
okay now sit down and lets put on your ruby slippers
I want to do it myself
ok remember buckle goes on the outside
ok I’ll know I’ll know
what are we doing now Elise?
we’re putting on the ruby slippers
look at those red ruby slippers
so did you like it when Dorthy went to munchkinland?
ya I guess, but first the house gets swirled around spinning spinning. ya and then they…
Elise where’s toto? Go get toto
he's collapsing he’s collapsing
what does the blue dog say?
woof woof woof
Holiday Inn Express
We went to California last week
stopping at the Holiday Inn Express in Roseburg
had the tv on sunday morning and the newscaster said
"this is the 13th anniversary of the start of the Iraq war"
we were in that very motel with you and Sophie when the war broke out
your parents were on the choir trip and we were taking you guys down to the farm
the tv stations were all broadcasting the bombings with the excitement one might have filming the 4th of July fireworks show
it was making me crazy
And poor Sophie, age six said
can we turn this off?
here we are thirteen years later
that worked out well didn't it?
on a lighter note we toured the Jelly Belly factory on that trip
do you remember it?
have a lovely easter
love grammy and grandpa