Sunday, May 25, 2008
but living this far north of the equator gives us some very short days in the winter---the sun goes down by 3:00 p.m. and it's dark by 3:30.
In the summertime, the opposite holds true---the sun comes up at 3:30 a.m. and it stays light until nearly 10:00 p.m. Our bedroom window faces north and the sun comes streaming in by 4:00 every day, not conducive to sleeping in till 6:30! So, we decided to solve the problem---
and we went "dumpster diving" and found some thick cardboard and Dean started cutting...
Friday, May 16, 2008
The UNESCO United Bear Exhibit came to Warsaw. Every country in the United Nations
was given a bear to paint and decorate and these
bears have traveled to 5 different
contintents on display.
Saturday, May 10, 2008
When we were in Paris a couple of years ago,
I was enchanted by the flowers hanging from all of the balconies.
So, I thought wouldn't it be wonderful to live in Europe and
have planter boxes filled with flowers hanging from
Well guess what?
I do live in Europe!
So, I told Dean that for Mother's Day, I wanted flowers hanging from my balcony...
and being the wonderful husband that he is...
We picked out the flowers together from the
Thanks, Dean, for a beautiful Mother's Day!
Thursday, May 8, 2008
A-Attached or single: Very attached for 37 years
B-Best Friends: My husband, my kids, my parents, Jann
C-Cake or Pie: Neither-----brownies!
D-Day of choice: Everyday is a HOLIDAY...I'm retired!
E-Essential item: My makeup
F-Favorite color: emerald green
G-Gummy bears or worms: sour worms
H-Hometown: Boulder, Colorado
I-Indulgences: Pedicures, monthly haircuts, long, hot showers
J-January or July: July, its my birthday month
K-Kids: 6 charming, intelligent, talented and beautiful ones. 3 boys and 3 girls
L-Life is not complete without: Dean
M-Marriage Date: Aug. 21st, 1971
N-Number of siblings: 4---2 brothers and 2 sisters
O-Oranges or apples: sweet, juicy oranges
P-Phobias or fears: spiders, falling
Q-Quotes: Families Are Forever
R-Reason to smile: My cute grandchildren
S-Season: Autumn, when the leaves crunch and the peaches are ripe
T-Tag 3 people: Everybody
U-Unknown fact about me: I want to learn to play the harp.
V-Very favorite store: Christmas Tree Shop in Maine
W-Worst habit: Reading in bed
X- X-ray or Ultrasound: X-ray
Y-Your favorite food: medium-well done steak and loaded baked potato
Monday, May 5, 2008
Wieliczka Salt Mine.
the miners have
carved statues and reliefs
from the salt
St. Kinga is completely
created in salt and is
the sight of dozens
of weddings each year.
It is truly an ancient and