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"Life doesn't have to be perfect to be wonderful."
- Unknown

"That which does not kill you, makes you stronger."
- Handed down through the ages.

"Life's tough. It's even tougher when you're stupid."
- John Wayne

Finally, some PHOTOS!

I know it's been an AGE since I've posted any photos, but I was waiting until I had the two new computers set up enough that I could upload to them instead of the old computers.  So, without further ado . . . .

Back in January, Baby Girl's mama called at the last minute to ask if there was any chance I could pick her up from daycare (remember the little boy asking if I was her GRANDMA?!).  I said that I'd love to but that I had a dinner date at Bundle of Joy's house.  I'd be tickled pink to pick her up and take her there for the evening if that was okay.  (It was.)  So, here they are, two of Bopee's sweeties.  They are exactly 1 year (and 24 hours) apart, so it was fun to see where Bundle of Joy will be, developmentally, in one short year.  I can't remember if they'd ever met each other before (I don't think so), but they hit it off like gangbusters!  :)

Here we are, reading Bundle of Joy's favorite book.

Bundle of Joy's mama was taking the pictures.

Then, completely spontaneously, Bundle of Joy reached over and gave Baby Girl a hug!  Oh, my gawd!  Adorable!!!

Moving on to when both vehicles were stuck at the end of the driveway during The Great Ice Melt.  The truck is, indeed, stuck in these pictures - the car is waiting for me to ash the hill (although it doesn't look like much of a hill in these shots!) so I can drive it all the way in the driveway.

Here we are, a week ago Sunday, when I was ferrying / coordinating / moving vehicles.  Here I'd moved the car and was walking back to the truck.  If you enlarge the picture, you can see two white roofs.  The one at the top left is the house roof, and the other, more hidden at the top center, is the garage.
The view looking to the left off the bridge pictured in the previous shot.

So, remember when I'd written about trying to drive the car in to work following The Great Melt & Re-Freeze?  When I'd gotten stopped on an incline of about 5 degrees?  Taken from the 1-ton, heavy enough to traverse the glare ice covered by light snow, here's a picture of that spot and my tracks, where I'd easily (accidentally) whipped a 180 to head back towards home.

And, lastly, I'll leave you with a poor representation of a beautiful sunset a week ago today.  :)


  1. Thanks for the photos! I was having SRR photo withdrawls! Glad you computers are all up and running now!

  2. Those little girls are just adorable - as is their Boppy! Thanks for give us a glimpse of your world up there in the frozen tundra!


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