Thursday, February 23, 2006

Sunny & Warmer

This is actually the second posting tonight. For some unknown reason, the blogmonster must have been hungry tonight, because he ate a huge posting just now. Maybe it was his way of editing my blog, all I know is it's gone now.........In the immortal words of Marvin Martian to Bugs Bunny......."I'm getting very angry.........Very angry, indeed!!" Hopefully he is satisfied with eating my last posting and the one of Cecil's that she said he just ate.

Now to the subject at hand. After the frigid, icy weather over the weekend, and the temps never rising above freezing as recently as this past Sunday, today it was partly cloudy and 60 degrees. This is some screwy weather, even for Arkansas. My daffodils are about to burst into bloom, come freezing temps or snow and ice, ready or not. I really would prefer we have more freezing weather, and really some more snow, too. Anything to kill or stress all the bug beasties. With no more cold and snow than we've already had, the critters are literally going to have a field day around here.

Been listening to some good stuff on my CD's tonight---Cheap Trick, ELO, Georgia Satellites, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, Eagles, Percy Sledge............and the list goes on and on :) I'm in a rockin' mood tonight, but I may be listening to anything from Roy Acuff to Hank Williams Jr. to Metallica to Weezer, just depending on my current disposition. My taste in music is as varied as my taste in reading materials.

Kahildabob is at work, should be home soon. I made her a couple of PB&J sandwiches, and some grapes to snarf down before she left for work at 3:30. She nearly always comes home starving, and she really doesn't have time to sit down and eat since she has to leave so early. I will try to have something quick and convenient ready for her on the days she has to work. Since her "baby" ( see yesterday's blog) was "dead" yesterday, she will have to bring it home again sometime next week. I can't wait for her to have to deal with a screaming kid, all one day, that night, and all the next day. I foresee lots of blog material from that experience, lol. Stay tuned. She has Mock Trial on Saturday, the first round, and if she makes it to the second round and wins that one, she will go on to the state competition in Little Rock the next Saturday.

I'm sure you've noticed the photo above. This is my Mama, Jessie Luerene Headrick Cook. This pic was taken at one of those carnival photo booths in the mid-'40's. All the sisters will know, but anyone else want to hazard a guess how old she was when this pic was made? I can almost guarantee most of you will be surprised. I'll give it a day or 2 for those who want to post a comment, then I will post her age in my blog. I think my Mama was beautiful up till the day she died, but I think she was especially pretty in this pic. April 13, she will have been gone a year. In some ways it seems like only yesterday, and in others it seems like she's been gone forever. I love you, Ma...........

I need to do several things yet tonight, and I also want to see if the blogmonster consumes this blog along with the others already digested tonight, so I will wish everyone a good evening and attempt to post this blog.



Johnny said...

i know how old she was in that photo, i think, she was 14 years old. heheh

Diane said...

Yep, as far as I know she was 14. She looks so much older, though, or she does to me. Maybe 20 or so......How about you, do you think she looks older than 14 in this pic?