hi! feeling like i need to get in here and say hi...not sure i have much to talk about (or i should say anything of great value)....we had a nice weekend. the weather was nice. saturday lauren had her last soccer game! i really liked this group of girls and parents. the coaches were amazing with the girls. and it helps that they have girls of their own (on the team) and that they had played professional soccer! nice! lauren really learned a lot this season but i think a lot of it comes natural to her. she is very athletic and coordinated. she seems to enjoy playing so we'll definitely keep her in this sport for as long as she wants. one of the mom's called lauren a little "mia hamm"! ha then we had a pool birthday party to go to, which was a lot of fun for the girls. and to top off the evening terry and i got a sitter and went out for a really nice dinner. such a cool part of town....i think he called it west central. it wasn't downtown st. louis but not far from the college....anyway lots of neat stores and restaurants in older buildings. we first stopped into this store called Rockefeller....OH my! it was one of the coolest stores....lots of old stuff like huge church windows and big old tables and then some new funky stuff mixed in....boy, i was in heaven. i so wanted to just sit on one of their funky chairs and soak it all up but terry was already out the door before i was 1/2 way through the store. men! dinner was fabulous. we started off with a nice bottle of wine...i think i must of had 3+ glasses which for those of you who know me....it doesn't take much for me to feel the affects of alcohol! yikes. BUT i had to somehow camouflage my woozy state and be "normal" throughout the rest of dinner....otherwise i'd never hear the end of it. note to self: figure out where the bathroom is prior to consuming 3+ glasses of wine...as the b-rooms were in the basement in this old building....steep steps and wine don't mix. i made it just fine but wow i'm glad i only had to do it once! had myself some big ol' crab cakes and some corn succotash....to die for! we left his restaurant and headed to a different restaurant in a different part of town for dessert. (not that we hadn't eaten enough!) we ended up in st. charles in the old part where the streets are still cobblestone. so fun! love it there. such a fun night! terry is unaware of this yet but i am going to make it a habit to call the sitter once a month, every month so we can go out. we just don't do it often enough!
i have more assignments to crank out so i haven't created anything for myself in a while...so i have nothing to share. sorry....
finished cleaning the inside of our upstairs windows today. that is always a chore. i started the windows a few weeks back. i borrowed the neighbors long pole and was able to clean them somewhat decent....our master bedroom has this big window that is right above our entryway, it has a funky arch etc...well, i had that window looking so nice and clean....took me a while as i had to first hose off the siding etc....well, some little birds were (are) building a nest on this lip that overhangs around the arch of the entryway. this was driving terry crazy as there is always bird poop on our steps....i'm the one who cleans it so i'm not sure why it bothers him so....anyway, he had the bright idea to take the pressure washer (see where this is going?) and get rid of the nest. (poor birdies!) ya, grass, straw & mud went flying!!! all over the house and my nice clean window!
what a mess. he was out there with a big garbage bag over himself just-a-spraying! not giving a care in the world to my clean window. i'm wondering if it would have been easier to just get the big ladder out and maybe scrape the nest down with a putty knife or something? hmmm? theres a thought! gotta love em'! now i have to go borrow the pole again....and finish up that one stinkin' window~!
anyway...i've probably rambled on enough....so i think i'll close up for now....have a great week! so hard to believe it's already june!