Monday, December 3, 2007

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

I love this lolcat... not many can read Old English and reading a phone bill is often that much nonsense... so it makes me laugh.  And, I love Beowulf, in translation, of course!  LOL

So, what have I been up to lately you may ask?

Friday my mom was off, so she finally got her hair cut.  It was down to her waist!  She also has extremely thick hair, so it was braided into 2 braids, that were donated to Locks of Love, for cancer patients wigs.  My mom donated them in Pumpkin's name, as Pumpkin wanted to do it, but couldn't stand growing her hair long enough.

Then, we got our favorite lunch sandwich to split at home.  A hero of fresh mozarella, roasted peppers, and balsamic vinegar. Yummy!

Friday, Pumpkin had a sleep over with a friend.  They were fairly quiet, I have to say!

Saturday, Kathy and James came up for the day!  Yay!  Fuzzy and Pumpkin had bowling, and we all went together, including my mom!  We even had Fuzzy's friend, Dogboy along.  We all had a nice lunch at the bowling alley snack bar, and really enjoyed watching the kids play!

Saturday night, my mom and dad took Kathy, James, and all of us out to dinner!  It was nice.

Yesterday, we mostly relaxed around the house and watched football.  And, I did a bunch of shopping online for Christmas gifts!  And, started the interior holiday decorations...

So, there you have it... we are all caught up now! 

Still need prayers... still waiting.... looks like it will be Wednesday or Thursday before we know anything, not about me... another family member.  More soon, on that.

be well,

ps... I love this!  Hockey Cat (just call him, Marty)... just for you, Donna!

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wwfbison said...

How awesome your mom did that for Locks of is she feeling now that all of that hair is gone???  It has to be a huge change!  Sounds like a good weekend, sending Prayers for an answer your way.

sugarsweet056 said...

Sending up prayers for your family.

sunnyside46 said...

does your mom feel llightheaded?

swmpgrly said...

my sister just donated her hair and Im still growing mine with the same plan in mind.

chat2missie said...

I have never had my hair long enough to donate.  That's such a great cause.  Enjoy your evening.

nightmaremom said...

Sounds like you've been busy... really busy.  Glad Sunday was spent relaxing.
LMAO!!!  Love the hockey cat too... and from what I hear of Marty's play lately the number of pucks in the net is about right.  OMG!  Did I say that?  Love ya Marty!  :)

am4039 said...

sounds like you had a great time with your mom. How wonderful that she dontated her hair.

ksgal3133 said...

That's wonderful of your mom to donate her hair :) Sounds like a good weekend!
Still sending prayers....


eml625 said...

I wish I donated my hair ! I just got a bunch cut off.
Sounds like a great weekend.

martygord said...

Hi Dawn,
Wow ... I feel honored to have a hockey cat named after me.  To be honest, my recent appearance at the outdoor Ice Rink in Santa Monica was sort of a one-time deal (it's a small rink ... but such a novelty to be able to have ice skating outside by the beach that I couldn't resist).  Meanwhile, I've been meaning to ask, how does someone earn the name "Dogboy?"  Is he aware of the nickname ...?

mleighin21st said...

You had a nice busy weekend.  Hope your week goes the same.  I'll be happy to send more prayers, good thoughts, and whatever you need.  
                                             Hugz,  Leigh

toonguykc said...

You know I'm hoping for good news and good things to come your way!


astoriasand said...

How kind of Mum to donate her locks.I have never heard of that before,but what a great cause,she donated to.Glad yoy all had a great time at the bowling.Yeh.Hope you got the decorations done and you are feeling festive now if so.I also pray the news is good you are waiting for.Sorry for the late comment I have been realy busy with other things just now.Happy Christmas Shopping online.Prayers continueing to be said.Take Care God Bless Kath

buggieboo1 said...

my hair grows really fast ( i mean really fast)  I have gotten it cut for locks of love 3 times in 5 yrs and the last donation was close to 15 inches! I don't get my hair cut anymore unless I can donate it!

~~Make it a Great day~~


tenyearnap said...

Ugh! The waiting is so hard.
That first lolcat is really fun! --Cin

cacklinrosie101 said...

I'd love to see a pic of your mom's new cut.  I'll keep your family member in my prayers.  HUGS  Chris

randlprysock said...

Can't wait to see pictures of your decorations.  Football time is AWESOME!!!!!  Such a busy and fun time of year!

queeniemart said...

i always loved bowling alley food.....nice and greasy and fattening. my daughter was on a league there for 10 yrs. I bet your mom feels lighter with all that hair cut off!
Hugs, lisa

gazker said...

That sandwich sounds ace! You Mum must have taken ages to grow her hair that long.
Gaz xxxxxx

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