Friday, December 26, 2008
Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Copy this blog post and then post it on your blog with the changes in answers so that they apply to you......HAPPY HOLIDAYS
Thanks Kelly, this was fun!
1. Wrapping paper or gift bags? wrapping paper
2. Real tree or Artificial? artifical pre-lighted 7ft blue spruce
3. When do you put up the tree? Usually middle of December
4. When do you take the tree down? Until January 6th, Epiphany-Little Christmas and my paternal grandfather's Voo-Voo's birthday
5. Do you like eggnog? only when I could drink Kahlua Coffee Liqueur
6. Favorite gift received as a child? my phonograph suitcase that played 45's
7. Hardest person to buy for? Used to be my mother "May she rest in peace, she is so missed daily"
8. Easiest person to buy for? my husband "He loves anything green"
9. Do you have a nativity scene? Vintage white porcelain 15 piece set from Avon 1980's
10.Do you send cards or email cards? both "Special cards to relatives"
11. Worst Christmas gift you ever received? clothes, "I like to select my own styles"
12. Favorite Christmas Movie? 1954 White Christmas With Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney
13. When do you start shopping for Christmas? all year long always shopping with Christmas in mind
14. Ever recycled a Christmas present? always the ones I never would use "I hate to see a gift go to waste"
15. Favorite thing to eat at Christmas? Christmas cookies and peppermint candy canes
16. Lights on the tree? yes, white, clear (outside decorations multi colors)
17. Favorite Christmas song? Silver Bells
8. Travel at Christmas or stay home? Would love to go to Anderson, SC.but this year will stay in RI and visit relatives. I also love to drive around and look at decorations in upper class neighborhoods
19. Can you name all of Santa's reindeer's? Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner/Donder, Blitzen, and Rudolph.
20. Angel on the tree top or a star? a beautidul handcrafted angel made and given to me by my daughter-in law, Victoria about 10 years ago before she married my first born son, John Michael
21. Open the presents Christmas Eve or morning? Always Christmas morning 7-ish and the tradition of going to midnight mass at the cathedral in Providence
22. Most annoying thing about this time of the year? Rudeness in stores, pushing shoving and the dis-courteous drivers with parking spots
23. Favorite ornament theme or color? handmade from my sons over the years when they were in school and ornaments collected on trips
24. Favorite for Christmas dinner? Turkey and ham at my sister, Maureen and brothert-in-law, Carl's house (tradition)
25. What do you want for Christmas this year? peace and good will amd hugs and kisses from loved ones "I have never been a materialistic stuff person" I love giving
26. Who is most likely to respond to this? Jenny , Maureen and Vicky
27. Who is least likely to respond to this? Debbie and Kelly who have already done theirs
"Enjoyed this :)
Thursday, December 4, 2008
Now to follow tradition....I am to give it up to other people that I think have beautiful blogs! There are so many fabulous blogs that the first that come to mind are the following:
Theresa @ sentimental journal
Rhondi @ rose-colored glasses
Patty @ Old Lady Lincoln
Nancy @ Southern Lady
I love 2 lilpumpkins, but this award has been given. I will cherish this first award especially since I have a passion for butterflies.
Thursday, November 27, 2008
Sunday, November 16, 2008
Tuesday, November 4, 2008
They enjoyed the nautical theme playground and watching the seagulls swoop in for food and collecting shells to take home. Nolan wanted me to reassure him that there were no crabs. This was an exhausing day for all of us.
Here are some photos that show Nolan and Braydon attentiveness and great interest.
Saturday, October 25, 2008
John Michael Corbett and Victoria Hann Corbett
Nolan Bryce Corbett and Braydon Pierce Corbett
Saturday, October 4, 2008
The banners were hung and the campus looked like an Octoberfest.
Attended my annual Alumni Homecoming at Rhode Island College in Providence today with John. Mark and Buddy. "Boy" does 1966 and 1972 seem so long ago. I loved my college years I had 2 majors, Education and Art. As we arrived there were so many people and cars we parked near the new softball field behind the Library. There were tents set up along the mall area of the campus where there were sponsor booths and activities for the children and adults. This sign directed us to fabulous all you could eat barbeque feast. I picked up our complimentary alumni tickets and had our hands stamped so we could get our food. There were the standard hot dogs and hamburgers and vegi burgers (which was good) and all the trimmings and oreo cookies, Lorna Doones, chocolate chip, potato chips and plenty of cans of soda and bottles of water. Seconds and thirds allowed.
As the time passed quickly, it was cleanup time and time to leave. What memories we created today and now we have 2 little pumpkins for my 2 lil pumpkins, Nolan and Braydon who will be arriving shortly to Rhode Island (October 9th) to stay with Grandma Kathleen, Poppy John, Uncle Mark and Buddy while their Mommy and Daddy go to New Hampshire for a Umass friend's wedding.