5.29.2007

Glad to be home!

We just got home late this afternoon from visiting my family and I am so glad to be back home. I love my family but I miss being in my own home & bed. Everyone is showered and I've got laundry going. Load 1 is done, load 2 is in the dryer and load 3 is in the washer. I am one of those people that has to completely unpack the minute they get home.

5.18.2007

I had an d'oh moment!

Good grief have I neglected my blog. I didn't realize until just now that it has been 2 weeks since my last post. In case there is actually anyone who reads this besides myself I promise to try and do better.

I have been trying to figure out how to get more organized. I actually had an d'oh/slap my head moment in regards to my digital scrapping stuff. I keep wanting to get busy with digital scrapping, but when I sit down to start I get frustrated because I have to go through all the downloaded kits to look for each element I want to use. I've been trying to figure out a way to search for particular items and I didn't want to have to pay for a new program to do so.

I have Photoshop Elements organizer but every thing I've read says that when you put a lot of stuff in it is bogs the program down and lord knows PSE is slow enough as it is so I didn't want to use that option and I didn't want to pay $39.99 for ACDSEE (which is a terrific program-I tried the trial version). Well it dawned on me Wednesday that as long as the items in the files have paper, eyelet, flower, etc in it's file name then I could just do a Windows search & see every item I have in that group. D'OH! I started going through each kit and making sure that all the items have what they are in their file names. Can't wait to get done with that as it is going to make finding things so much easier for scrapping.

5.04.2007

95 year old woman to graduate from college!

This lady was on Martha today by phone. It was just amazing to me to think about someone going to college at 95. I guess it is hard for me to understand someone that age getting around so well & having the mental capacity to do that. My grandmother just turned 80 this year and even at 60 or 70 I could not even begin to image her doing something like this. Joe's grandmother on the other I could see. His grandmother is in her 70's and runs a little convenience store full time & takes care of her sick kids and her home and garden too.

Most days I don't even feel like getting out of my pj's much less doing something like going back to college. I really do hate feeling like this. I have often thought about going back to school and getting a degree in something. I just can't seem to find the energy most days to take care of my house much less anything else. Maybe going to college would do me some good. It would get me out of the house and maybe help me shake this depressing mood I stay in too. Something to think about for when both boys are in school full time come August.