Saturday, January 30, 2010

2010 Week 5

Early phone call Sunday morning: our ice-man-son wanted us to record Channel 8 Daybreak because he was being interviewed by Dick Wolfsie while carving a Colts horseshoe at Lucas Oil Stadium. That was a fun beginning to an exciting day for all of us fans.

 

 

Monday evening Sam brought his three boys to the community dinner at chef-son's to give Kristie a break. All you young mom's out there understand the luxury of a few hours alone!
Baby was surprisingly content, and Elijah very active as always. Daddy is trying to converse, eat, play Go Fish with his 5 yr.old, and glad Zion is happy.


The first online assignment was due this week, so the clean desk got some use. As many of you commented, desks have a way of soon becoming cluttered. I thought to post a Tuesday state-of-the-desk photo each week either to prove you right or as an incentive to maintain order.

 

Jessica, the college student who stayed here two or three days a week, left on Wednesday. She is moving into an apartment with other girls for the spring semester. The coffee she brought us from Indonesia reminds us every day.

 

Most nights before we turn in, I sit on the sofa, read, knit, watch TV, and Brutus feels he must sit on my lap.



I enjoy trying different arrangements with some of his unique creations. Candles here, or pens and pencils on my desk.



Some Saturday nights through Sunday afternoons, he fires up the kiln, when he has enough to fill it, like tonight.

 

18 comments:

Darla said...

now that is a great idea to post a photo of the desk weekly! that would keep me accountable for sure...well, maybe. hehe. you look so comfy on your couch for the evening, i never seem to get a chance for that! maybe when the kids grow up?

Elizabeth said...

What a great week.... I am going to have to watch Uncle Mike's video later tonight...

LuAnn said...

Enjoyed your week. I try to do the comfy thing but as soon as I sit I start bobbin the head.

Rita said...

Looks like you had a great week! I love the candle holder - he made that? How cool!

Kim said...

What a great week, filled with family times, writing time, quiet time... :-) Will go try to watch the video tomorrow; today the internet is SOOOOO SLOW.

Re: your question about the ice cream flavors. Hmmmmm, the strawberry was good. Not a big fan of chocolate here (too sweet) and the other flavors were "interesting" (code work for not my cup of tea). LOL

Rebecca Jo said...

So cool your husband has an artistic talent like that!

skoots1mom said...

wonderfully artistic family you have there...
wish I had a Brutus for my lap :)

sara said...

maybe I should post a picture of my house daily...I might keep it clean then....naaaaa.

As I got to the bottom of your post, I was thinking...I wonder when the butter bells will be done...yippee, you answered it! can't wait!

Tori said...

I think Brutus has the right idea!

The candle holder is beautiful! Would love to see more pictures of his creations! I love pottery!!

Lisa said...

Now that's an interesting idea...post a picture weekly of your desk. Accountability surely helps.

Yes! I can relate to what a wonder just a few quiet hours to myself are like. Yay for husbands (and grandparents) who are able and willing to give that time.

Amy said...

You have one talented family. Just amazing...and some pretty cute grand babies...

Great pictures

Amy

Lhoyt said...

Don't think I'll post a pic of my desk. It might cause you to gloat!
Nice picture of Sam and boys!

Lori at The Davidson Den said...

Wow. I am still in awe. Your whole family is creative!!!

The Bug said...

I love the candle holder! Dr. M went through an ebay phase where he was buying a lot of NC pottery (since that's where we're from). I don't know if your husband has heard of Burlon Craig (he was famous for face jugs). My grandmother was his "sweetheart" after both their spouses died.

Cathy said...

What a nice dad to give mom a break. Great pics for the week.

SmallTownRunner said...

Sorry if I woke you all up on Sunday... I had just woken up myself. But thanks for recording the segment.

Marice said...

fun week! that candle holder is beautiful :)

u may view mine here

Angie's Ad Lib said...

Just wanted you to know that I DID sing your comment on smalltownrunner's giveaway. Great job! Now the tune will be stuck in my head all day. HA!