Monday, December 1, 2008

I'm Alive!

It's official, I am the worst blogger ever. Any sort of loyalty I had from readers is probably gone by now seeing that I have been MIA for quite a while! Long story short, I have been really busy. I don't have some wonderful, exciting story to explain my absence. It would be nice to say that Kody whisked me away to Europe for a secret early anniversary trip or that I was finally discovered and have been in L.A. shooting a pilot for an amazing upcoming sitcom on CBS! Maybe some day....

So first thing to update you on is VERY excited. I received my first award! I feel quite honored!

I am supposed to recite the below and then pass this fantastic award onto eight other bloggers who make me smile every time I read what they have to say. Thank you so much to Summer for thinking of me!

"This blog invests and believes the PROXIMITY - nearness in space, time and relationships! These blogs are exceedingly charming. These kind bloggers aim to find and be friends. They are not interested in prizes or self-aggrandizement. Our hope is that when the ribbons of these prizes are cut, even more friendships are propagated. Please give more attention to these writers! Deliver this award to eight bloggers who must choose eight more and include this cleverly-written text into the body of their award."

My awardees are:
Simply Stork
Deanna's Corner
My Dogumentary

The Life of Emily
The Heart of Life in Oklahoma
She's Lump
Sugar N' Spice and Mostly Nice
The Doctors Wife

Thanksgiving was a huge success...mainly due to my fantastic mother and mother-in-law! Sure, I hosted and cooked the turkey, but they provided most of the sides and did most of the clean up! I always feel guilty when other people clean at my house, but not quite guilty enough to stop them and let me do it. My mom and sister stayed the night and we hung out all day Friday which was so fun. My dad was supposed to come, but he ended up going to Florida to see his dad. He isn't doing very well and it made sense for him to be there. I'll post more about that later, but thankfully for now everyone is doing ok and we are just waiting to see what the next course of action is. Back to Thanksgiving...we had a packed house, Kody's grandma, Kody's parents and sibling and my mom and Bailey and Midoir....yikes! The dogs were very well behaved. I was quite pleased with both of them. I've had my fill on pumpkin and potatoes. Now it is time to decorate for Christmas! Bring on the yuletide cheer!

Exciting Upcoming December Topics:
Kody's Surgery Rotation
Britney's Documentry on MTV last night (score!) and new CD
SEC and Big 12 Championship games on Kody's birthday

On Saturday we went to Bartlesville to hang out with Kody's family and watch some football. I asked Kellen (Kody's youngest brother) what he wanted to for Christmas. Here is a fake transcript of our conversation:
Me: Kellen, tell me what you want for Christmas right now.
Kellen: A nephew.
Me: Ummm, I don't think that is going to happen this Christmas. What if we gave you a niece?
Kellen: I would drop kick it and send it back. Now get to work on my nephew.


gingela5 said...

Wow, an award look at you. Thanks for passing it on to me. But I've got this award like 30 times so thanks but no thanks. haha wouldn't it be funny if someone read this and thought I was serious?! And I want a nephew too--so get to work. I am technically your sister in Christ so it works...

Emily said...

A. Colin and I always say "There is no charge for awesomeness. Or attractiveness." So great.

B. I have been MIA too for awhile, no worries.

C. My brother in law was so adamant that he only wanted nephews. But he got over it and loves his niece more than life itself.

D. I have to go. My son just shut my daughter into the pantry.

Emily said...

Hahaha that quote from Kellen is hilarious!! I laughed out loud!

Thanks for the award! Maybe now I'll get some blogging inspiration. :)