Monday, December 15, 2008

Catching Up at Christmas

So 10 days til Christmas... What are you thinking about? I'm trying to get presents together and figure out what I'm doing for Christmas. Well, not really, just hoping I can do everything I want to do. I love that we finally have snow out here in Logan, about 6 inches. I loved shoveling for two reasons... the snow is light and fluffy and one of our neighbors came and snow blowed most of it. Yay for great neighbors! I'm gonna make cookies or something for him. Work is great. I'm glad that most of my training is finished, although the training in Salt Lake was helpful. I felt a little more confident today. Oh, I found out that it is really great to have mile reimbursement. The $30 I spent on gas for the training last week, will be reimbursed at about $200. Did I mention I LOVE mile reimbursement? I had a great birthday!!! Thanks to all that sent me birthday wishes. My best roomie took me out to eat on Saturday night. And on Sunday we made my mom's recipe for cinnamon rolls, my Aunt Jan's pizza braid, and my Grammie's French Cherry Pie. It was fun! I also sang in church with the choir. Well, I think that's it... looking forward to the rest of the holiday season!!!!!

Saturday, December 6, 2008

Christmas Survey

Welcome to the Christmas edition of getting to know your friends. Tis the Season to be NICE!

1. Wrapping paper or gift bags? Wrapping paper
2. Real tree or Artificial? Real Tree!!!
3. When do you put up the tree? Usually right around my birthday, Dec. 14th.
4. When do you take the tree down? usually right before school starts again in January
5. Do you like eggnog? YES!!!
6. Favorite gift received as a child? The little illustrated classics books
7. Hardest person to buy for? My Parents
8. Easiest person to buy for? John-Mark, usually...
9. Do you have a nativity scene? Yes
10. Mail or email Christmas cards? Mail, if I remember
11. Worst Christmas gift you ever received? no clue
12. Favorite Christmas Movie? Most of the classic cartoons, I like The Year Without a Santa Clause
13. When do you start shopping for Christmas? I am always shopping for Christmas.
14. Have you ever recycled a Christmas present? Heck Yes
15. Favorite thing to eat at Christmas? Spiral Cut Ham with a GREAT glaze
16. Lights on the tree? Yes, always white
17. Favorite Christmas song? Too many to count, I do LOVE the Kenny Rogers Christmas CD, The Gift.
18. Travel at Christmas or stay home? GO home, if I could afford it
19. Can you name all of Santa's reindeer's? yes
20. Angel on the tree top or a star? Star!!!
21. Open the presents Christmas Eve or morning? Christmas morning
22. Most annoying thing about this time of the year? people that don't like Christmas and having to work and worry about money
23. Favorite ornament theme or color? ornaments that have sentimental value
24. Favorite for Christmas dinner? Spiral Ham with Glaze
25. What do you want for Christmas this year? anything sentimental will do

Monday, December 1, 2008

Then They Came For Me

"When they came for the gypsies, I said nothing, because I wasn't a gypsy. When they came for the homosexuals, I said nothing, because I wasn't a homosexual. When they came for the Jews, I said nothing, because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for the Catholics, and I said nothing, because I wasn't a Catholic......then they came for me, and there was no one left to defend me."

We must support our fellow humans. Support and love will bridge the gaps and heal our country.