Monday, January 25, 2010

Met Up With Old Friend

One week ago I had the great pleasure of meeting up with a high school friend who I hadn't seen in over 30 years. My friend Elma is a teacher who's class came to Space Center Houston on a field trip. She asked if I could go meet her and of course I said yes. We spent five hours together catching up and seeing the exhibits at the center. Elma hasn't changed much in more than 30 years. She is still very slim and very pretty as you can see in the picture. It was through FB that we reconnected and we both were trying to figure out how we managed to lose touch for so long. I moved away and she got married and moved several times and I guess that's when it happened. We use to have so much fun when we were in high school. We were in a journalism class together and she use to be the photographer and we use to develop the pictures and gossip forever in the dark room. We had so much fun during our senior year.  We've decided to make plans and go on a trip together so we can have fun again. This time without 140 students.
I never did fine my camera and I'm still bummed about that. I can't decide on whether to buy another SLR camera like the one I lost or a small digital camera. I welcome any suggestions. I want a camera with a 14 or 18x zoom or better but I don't want to pay an arm or a leg either. 


Quilting wise I'm on a roll and am now quilting the borders or the baby quilt. I feel like I've been quilting on that thing for years. Today, I took a trip to my LQS and bought a very cute pattern of a very small purse with three little dolls inside. They're called Pocket Babies. I'm making it and putting it in my Grandmother's trunk. Hopefully I will have a grand baby some day. I also got a  scissor and tape measure dangle to put on my scissors. Why I got that I have no idea it just seemed cute at the time.

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Great Holidays Now Back To Normal

Having all of my family together was the best thing I could have ever hoped for. A lot of great times and a lot of great food. Hubby and I spent a lot of time with our three sons and got to see lot's of movies and went to a lot of restaurants. I am enjoying the e reader I got for Christmas and can't get over how many books it can hold. Too cool!
I finally got my new washer and dryer and love them both. Doing laundry is actually a chore I look forward to now. Who would've thought LOL. 

I made some very traditional Mexican American foods which are Tamales and Munuelos. Tamales are usually done for Christmas and Munuelos are a very light ,thin, crispy, round dessert that is topped with cinnamon and sugar and it's usually eaten with some hot chocolate for New Years. I have to say they came out really good this year. I would post a picture of the Tamales but I lost the camera I took the pictures with. Losing my camera is driving me insane since I don't lose things and if I do I always find them within a day or two. I will now get back to my quilting and finish the small quilt that I didn't get to finish, and to finish reading Cathedral Of The Sea in my ereader. I can't put it down it's such a good book.