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...Whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things...

Saturday, April 29, 2006

alas~

i don't aspire to be her and lord knows i think the most comments i ever got was 11 (do i detect a note of blogger envy within myself?) but i have to say the outfit that i knit for the barbster for the doll round robin fits! and it looks pretty um, er~ pretty. left some waste yarn hanging for my fellow robins to embellish or cut off! i do think that it is odd that barbie is better dressed than her dresser...

i love june and may!

i pretty much like what i make but it's not all that often that my own art makes my heart go pitter pat-today i got pretty excited with june and may! love these girlfriends. it's always great to have a good canvas, great supplies and a quiet house.

this is what makes my heart sing.

came home from a little shopping and meeting up with gf eren to find bf ted sleeping away. love ya turdy.
ps> ted has a new little relative- soooooo cute!

Thursday, April 27, 2006

tagged!


i do like candy.
i don't like that wonka stuff like nerds and spree.

i don't have a crush on john cusak anymore.
i just read somewhere that he is sort of a perv not very nice to women.

i do carry one lip gloss- sugar and one laura geller lipstick-sweet berry- in my purse.
i don't carry powder and i lost firefox so i can't even link you to the sites for these fab products.

i do wear make-up.
i don't wear perfume but it is only because i ran out of the one kind that i liked-allure.

i don't like sports.
i do like to walk.

i do have an organized jewelry box (es).
i don't have organized desks at home or at work but at work, i know what is in each stack.

i do watch t.v.
i don't have deluxe cable so we only get like 500 shopping channels and cnn.

i don't wear self tanner and am perpetually pale.
i don't lay out in the sun either.

i do knit.
i sort of crochet.

i do have a cell phone.
i don't get any calls hardly that are for me specifically.

i do have a fear of heights and steps and falling and going blind.
i don't fear death.

i do have a day planner.
i do use it.

i do love flowers.
i don't have a clue about what to plant where.

i do eat food.
i don't cook too much.

i do write letters. i have always loved writing letters and all the stuff that goes with--the paper, stamps, pens, and the words.
i don't have to many people left to write to.

i do have to go now and figure out what the heck happened to my firefox!

Wednesday, April 26, 2006

hey judy-


just one question- don't you assist the administration? have a great day! xxxbecky

Monday, April 24, 2006

Congratulations, Ruth!

My friend Florence- her oldest daughter Ruth, but still the youngest one in the program, successfully defended her dissertation in Holocaust Studies. Sure that wasn't the title, but that is her area of interest. So Ruthie- YOU GO GIRL!!!!!! Congratulations! This is such a wonderful acheivement and something for your mother to brag about on card night! XXXBecky

Sunday, April 23, 2006

girls~


as of last night, it's official~i have died and gone to heaven!

Saturday, April 22, 2006

sparkle and shine***



all the way to the symphony! Kelly's Friday night date. What a doll. Luv the new shoes.
more sparkle here

Friday, April 21, 2006

january, february, march, april!

Denise! Thank you! Look what came in the mail yesterday-all these goodies and oodles of flowers!!!! A totally fab package. :-) XXXB

Wednesday, April 19, 2006

re: passover



now that this holiday is drawing to a close, i thought i would share with you a great photo i received from a friend of mine at the crown center as well as evidence that this is a decidedly white food holiday. btw, the balls (!) as my grandmother naively used to call them, came out beautifully- fluffy and light. yum. happy pesach!

Sunday, April 16, 2006

happy kiest- I mean easter, kel~

love, mom

Saturday, April 15, 2006

power outage

so i got home from from work with visions of crafting the nite away and right in the middle of mike bush yakking about something or another the power went out. so, i got on the cell phone horn called ameren ue only to find that 11,000 of us lucky dogs were in the dark. i quickly finished these up by the last remaining daylight, found a flashlight and took a lovely nap on the couch...it always amazes me how much i take for granted at times like this.

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

oh what fun it is to knit...


and hang out and drink coffee and yak. Heidi's pink sweater, Lesley's colorful beanbag and my vintage-y dish cloth.

Tuesday, April 11, 2006

wishing all of our jewish friends a happy passover.

practically the only remaining vestige of my jewish childhood. passover at morris and rose fierberg's circa 1965.

Sunday, April 09, 2006

4 U Angelica-

Hope you have a happy, happy day- U Sweetie U
and good luck at your new job!
love and XXX, Becky

Thursday, April 06, 2006

fab field trip...


granny of the moment went with grandson of the century on a class field trip today. thanks for asking me shawnie. i love U- maw maw becky

Wednesday, April 05, 2006

2 for $5

while we've all been busy with our birdies and nests and easter-y stuff, good old- old navy has made the true announcement of spring- racks and racks of flip flops! this year they have metallic colors. you all know that i am on the cutting edge of fashion with my 10 year old flax pants (or as my kids call them-big fat momma pants) and this year's uniform- citiknits gauchos from qvc. i saw immediately that i could add a touch of bronze to my spring/summer wardrobe without spending the $128 on the woven fossil tote at dillards...and notice the bonus crown on the heel. pure heaven.

Sunday, April 02, 2006

storm or no storm-

ya gotta just keep crafting.

i'm inspired!?

oh man, this jewish broad has got the easter thang bad! thanks for the great demo carol. you inspired me. i came right home, dumped out my bag and started piling one thing on top of another-look close and you will see the crepe paper thingy with the celery paint! carol, you got it goin'! now get back to watchin' the Q!

Saturday, April 01, 2006

my good deed

so here is what i do to make the world a better place- i give blood regularly. i actually have a rare type and so i go the minute they call. today is the day. it is a simple thing- takes about 15 minutes and i know that i am directly helping someone in need. as martha would say- "it's a good thing." just putting it out there for your consideration.

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