Friday, April 29, 2011
We all here in the PandaHouse are coming along, day by day with the adjustments to being a family of four. PandaJOY truly is a delight and comedienne and cuddler and pure joy. As much as she makes me crazy, she makes me melt and I always end the crazy day with a huge, thankful smile on my tired face.
Thursday, April 28, 2011
That is really the English version. FAGE. You see it written on the carton with Greek lettering.
Not pronounced like PAGE, but rather very Greeky...... /fa yeh/.
Since I am really trying to eat cleaner foods and fill my body with nutrition instead of processed anti-foods (that are so convenient and so easily addictive!!!!) I decided to try Greek yogurt. It is far superior in health benefits than what we Americans like to call yogurt. It has a sort of stout bitter twang when eaten plain, but the goodness it does for our bodies is wonderful. I opened the little cutie-patootie container, mixed that natural strawberry spread in with the Greek yogurt, took my first bite and I about fell out of my seat. It was so incredibly THICK and CREAMY that I swore I was licking frosting off a cake that I wasn't supposed to. Not too sweet, but oh-so-incredibly-CREAMY!!!!!
I was pretty euphoric for the duration of the snack.
I'll be buying more Greek yogurt.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Poor, poor PandaDoggie has been through the wringer! He slept on my bed today on a down comforter for an hour and a half. Didn't move a muscle the whole time. Probably the most sleep he's gotten since his terrible weekend ordeal. He won't drink any water and keeps puking up his food. He's on pain meds and light sedatives to keep him from being his normal bouncy self hoping he can heal quickly down there. I hope he gets better soon. This just doesn't seem normal.
Monday, April 25, 2011
Sunday, April 24, 2011
Just like yesterday's pic....this looks so serene and perfect yet holds a different story than what the eye beholds. If only you knew what happened last night. I'll post about it on my regular blog, but it had to do with a major wind and lightning storm, a screaming two year old, scared 8 year old, blood, a panicked trip to the animal ER and me burning my hand. Thank God Jesus lives and this world is only a place we are passing through! Happy Easter!
Friday, April 22, 2011
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
These gorgeous doors are on the front of a beautiful church on the streets of New York City. I took it almost two weeks ago, but I am studying about the peace of Jerusalem right now and I took this pic for PandaPop whose life work is to teach children about the love and peace God gives. It says: "All thy children shall be taught of the LORD and great shall be the peace of thy children"
Monday, April 18, 2011
UPDATE: A DAY LATER AND A FEW CHAPTERS INTO THIS BOOK AND I HAVE TO PUT IT DOWN FOR THE YUCKY LANGUAGE. NOT MY CUP O' TEA......NO MATTER IF IT'S A BEST SELLER.
I know, I'm behind the times on this book and I know there's a movie that's been out awhile about it, but I am not one to keep up with current good literature. I love to read, but it has to completely enamore me or else I get bored and forget about the book. I don't read voraciously nor near as super-lightning-fast as PandaPop, but when I get in the mood to read....I want a great book right THEN. I 've heard about this one and Water for Elephants, but that one had a waiting list at the library. We'll see how The Time Traveler's Wife holds my attention.
Sunday, April 17, 2011
Friday, April 15, 2011
We drove up to our house with a third of our silver leaf maple in our driveway today from the UNBELIEVABLY crazy winds we are having this year. We are not known for high winds, but I know I have had to postpone several photo shoots due to them. Our tree needed a portion of this branch down so I guess it wanted nature to run its course and not a saw. We "happened" to not be at home with our vehicles in the driveway when this fell. Thank you, Lord for angels of protection.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Poor Miao. He has gotten so lost in the crazy world we now have. He used to be so much a part of the family and now he just hides from the dog by sleeping upstairs or puts up with PJ "petting" him. Sometimes in the middle of the night I feel his soft warm fur on my face or legs and I know he's okay.
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Monday, April 11, 2011
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Monday, April 4, 2011
Sportin' my new Bieber look for NYC!! Leaving on Thursday around 4:30 AM for NYC with this Reckless Housewife to celebrate our 40th birthdays (mine: last sept./hers: last dec.). There is no way I could do this on my own, but her hubby flies all over the place for work and racks up air miles and hotel points so we get to fly for free and stay in the Waldorf Astoria.....for free! So pumped about it!
Sunday, April 3, 2011
This flower is from our front flower bed. I just love snapping pics of God's handiwork in flowers. They are all so gorgeous to me!! It was by total accident that I captured a day in the life of this little guy sitting happily on a petal of this flower. When I loaded the pics to my computer and enlarged it just a bit I noticed something sitting there!!! This flower is all of the size of a half-dollar coin so you can calculate HOW TINY this fella really is!
Amazing little gift that God blessed me with right in my own front yard.
Saturday, April 2, 2011
Well, I have finally come to my senses apparently and now know why everyone talks about and is addicted to "Angry Birds" on their smart phones! My 8 year old taught me......after SHE put the app on PP's phone. Welcome to the new millenium, PandaMom.