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Mysteries, polka dots, California Rolls, TJ Maxx, cozy blankets, rainy days and getting the first spoonful of peanut butter out of the jar make me smile. Spiders, rude people, cold fingers and toes, baby leashes, people that don't wrap their packages before going to the Post Office, poison ivy and Math (pretty much all of it) make me want to scream. My perfect day would be spent with my wonderful husband and sweet girls- watching movies in our jammies! Of course, having the movie theater to ourselves would be great, too. Please pass the popcorn and M&M's.:) I am saved by the grace of God. He is my constant companion and hears my every prayer. What a blessing! I'd love to hear from you! Lori at toosillysisters@cox.net

Friday, August 8, 2008


  We were blown away by the Olympics Opening Ceremonies!  Wow!  Can you imagine what it would have been like to have been sitting in "The Bird's Nest" (name of the stadium where the ceremonies were held) tonight?!  We all sat captivated for over 2 hours...   I can't wait to see the gymnastics events!  What are you looking forward to seeing?


Katrina said...

I love the olympics! Gymnastics and swimming are my favorites. =)

Sherry said...

Wasn't the lighting of the cauldron amazing!! It was so beautiful!


Robin Beck said...

I missed the opening-Fell asleep early last night~!

My all time favorite event is gymnastics my second favorite is the swimming.

Are you out thirfting? :)

Sarah at SmallWorld said...

I was blown away!! I actually fell asleep before the torch lighting, but I did stay up to see the US team walk in. What a great ceremony! DH and my parents were up at 8 a.m. to watch the women's basketball team play. (One of our university's former players was on the team.) They won! I am most looking forward to swimming, diving, and gymnastics. Oh, and badminton of course. (Kidding! I had no idea that was an Olympic event!)

kitchenditcher said...

We can't wait to see Phelps swim. We've heard he's grown a Mark Spitz mustache in honor of trying to break his record. We've had the amazing opportunity to attend two Olympics. 1984 in LA and 2002 in SLC. It is amazing to be there in person!

joyfullness said...

I just love seeing you on my comments!!! Thank you for encouraging me so!!!! We don't get NBC!!! Still a rabbit ears family..
Keep posting about it...that Cauldron sounds like a fantastic part of the ceremony!!But me too...loving gymnastics...always wanted to be a gymnast...i couldn't do cartwheels in a straight line when i was a little girl...they pulled me out !! I could have gone far..in the cartwheel circle competition for sure...yeah!
anyway..i may have been in good company with the last two commenters...fell asleep early... look at all of us sleepy folk..!!
Have a love-fully!

Sarah B. said...

Thank goodness for Tivo....we watched it last night but I couldn't stay awake so I have to finish tonight. What we did was see was so amazing. Our house LOVES to watch Track & Field...sounds strange but we can watch people run all day...lol.

amy @ Life in Pink Hi-Tops said...

I love the gymnastics--men and women's, and swimming. This year we are also taking great interest in the track and field events since Caleb has joined the track team!!

Elisa said...

Wasn't it an awesome opening? I loved it! My kids were in awe!

~ Roxanne said...

As you know Jim keeps us so busy :o} I am so glad we know have DVR so we were able to record it!

By the time we got home Friday night to watch it we all fell asleep but Sydney.

Hunter and Sydney loved the swimming, male gymnastics, and volley ball on Saturday. {Parker was already asleep} they were not to happy to be sent to bed.

We have so much to catch up on :0}