Monday, March 12, 2012

i'm jumping on a rambling train of thought...woooooowooooooo!!!.

it's march.
no, really. it is!
where the heck did february go?  i remember valentine's day...and issei's birthday...and it might have snowed a couple of days...but....

i spend a lot of time in my car, everyday, driving from this lesson to that lesson.
while i'm driving or sitting in traffic....i got thoughts.
lots of 'em.
and since i'm not blogging as much as i used to, those thoughts are getting all bogged up in my head.
i really need to let some of them fly.
my friend suz did that...her rambling is fun and inspiring (not to clean a closet or dye my hair pink or anything, mind you)...but to do some randoming of my own (i do it so well!).  while hers was entertaining, mine
 is just going to be therapeutic and might  possibly last for quite a few days so...
warning over.
this is the newly turned 14-year-old in our house.
he is a constant reminder for the parental units of this house the importance of keeping their senses of humor.
he is a dr. jekyll/mr. hyde of emotions right now...but he is our 
dr. jekyll/mr. hyde
and we love him.
i was going through some pictures and found this of my favorites...

he was such a little bean....and man, do i look tired here, or what??
it's hard to imagine him as being that small...but he was.
but, boy howdy, when he started filling out...he took that job quite seriously!!
i look at this cheeks...and those arms...and those legs...and
i wanna numnumnum him all over again.
but...i doubt he'll let me do that now, so....yeah.
cute kid.
happy 14th to my young man...we do so love you!
the other day, i needed some scissors and the drawer that usually keeps them, strangely (or not so strangely, i'm pretty sure i know who took them and it wasn't the beforementioned son)  enough, did not have them.  but, there was a pair of pinking i used those.
just for the record...
now...when i need to cut something....the bottom of a school note that needs to be handed in....old calendars to be cut into memo pads, i use the pinking shears...shoot, i use them to cut open food packages.
pinking shears.
every kitchen needs a pair.
using them on anything that needs to be cut just kind of makes me smile.
and really.....that's nice to have in a day.
because i've been feeling a bit like this...
(you know, but without the hat, white gloves and scary-dead animal wrap)
so, it's a good thing that i'll be able to get away for a bit.

it's sunday night.
on in, in 4 days...the boys and i are flying to the states for a mini-vacay.
we'll be there for about 2 1/2 weeks during our spring holiday.
we're visiting denver, first ...then, my hometown...and then, seattle on our way out.
oh yeah.
when this mad, crazy vacation is over,
i'll be able to answer that burning question:
"just how many people can debbie visit in 18 days?"
i'll keep you posted.
have a good week, everyone.
and if you have any spare
"good lands, girl, you need to get packing" thoughts,
go ahead and send them my way.


ChiTown Girl said...

Um, I think there's someplace missing from your agenda - CHICAGO! I mean, what the hell?!

Ok, I'll cut you some slack, since I love you. Just don't let it happen again, got it?!

Busy Bee Suz said...

Oh, you can ramble along with the best of 'em!
Happy birthday to Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde.
They all do that you know...teenagers, they keep us wondering WHO THE HECK TOOK MY BABY AND REPLACED SHE/HE WITH THIS PERSON??
I do hope your vacation is a great vacation....even if you don't get to see me!

Life with Kaishon said...

Happy Birthday to your son! He is handsome. LOVE the baby picture! : )

My Mom used pinking shears for a while when I was in fifth and sixth grade on school papers and I always felt like the coolest kid when I handed in my papers ; )

Jason, as himself said...

I hear you about not blogging as much and then needing a good old ramble.

I love that pinking shears just make you smile.

Have a good trip!

JO said...

Pinking Shears...PINKING SHEARS? yeah...I am sooo gonna get me some. I remember how much fun I had with 'em when younger. I so totally need to recapture that.

Enjoy your trip to the US!

Janet said...

he's adorable! and I love the pinking shears :-)

Jennifer Denise Ouellette said...

Are you meeting bloggers in Seattle?

You are going to have such a great time.

P.S. Your little boy is growing into a handsome young man.

dkuroiwa said...

i cut open a bag of coffee with the pinking shears and issei said "oooh...fancy coffee!!" (^-^)

yes, Jenn...i am having another meet-up with friends in Seattle....Mrs. G is hosting and along with some of my friends who are there in Seattle, also Gina and Mona (of the Glassworks place) and possibly Bad Mom (we're still waiting to hear from her!!)...and whoever else wants to show up, i guess. we are camping at "Derfwad Manor", which is just pretty exciting...i hope we don't break anything!! ;-D LOL.
gosh...if you and smalltownme got a hankering for some travel, what fun would that be!? <3 you!!