Saturday, May 31, 2008


I've been trying to work out a little for the past two weeks. I've been eating and laying around alot before last week. I know it is summer time and we will be out on the boat this summer. I don't want to be the fat kid. I have had trouble getting in some of my pants. The good thing is that I don't have to join a gym and pay a hefty fee for working out. I am a member at a large church here in Lone Oak and they have every piece of equipment that Gold Gym would have. All I have to do is call and get a code from the office every Monday. How great is this. I have even convinced a couple of friends to go with me. I have a lifting partner and a partner to walk on the tread mill with me. Thank god for friends. They help me push through. I plan on getting fit. Not really about losing weight. Just good plain exercise.

Friday, May 23, 2008

This weekend is Memorial Day and we are headed out for several Bar-B-Qs. We are going to the lake and over to a couple of friends of ours. We have to bring pasta salad with us to a friend’s house. I have decided to make the old Wallace favorite: Betty Crocker® Suddenly Salad Ranch & Bacon with crab meat. Now I know that it is really not old but my sister turned me on to it. The first time I heard of it, I was like I'm not eating that. That sounds disgusting crab, ranch and bacon. I have now turned Lauren on to it and she likes it. However she still loves her Italian dressing and spiral noodles which is good also. I'm looking to kind of spice things up a little. I want to make some other kind of Pasta Salad. Does anyone have any suggestions?

Thursday, May 22, 2008


Heather had her Ultra Sound the other day and if you have been to her blog you probably have already seen it however. For you newbee's. Here it is:

New York, Paris, Paducah? Kentucky Attracts Artists

They've come from all over America: Artists from Washington, D.C., San Francisco, even New York City have somehow found their way to Paducah, a small Kentucky city on the banks of the Ohio River.

Come out and Support Local Artist.
Great Art
Great Food
Great Bands

Friday, May 23 5 PM - 10 PM

Saturday, May 24 10 AM - 10 PM
Sunday, May 25 11 AM - 4 PM

Festival Music

Friday 5/23

6:00 - 8:00 PM Lew Jetton & 61 South
8:00 - 10:00 PM One Leg Up

Saturday 5/24

2:00 - 4:00 PM One Leg Up
4:00 - 6:00 PM The Ivas John Band
6:00 - 8:00 PM Mary-Ann Brando Brandon & Fred James
8:00 - 10:00 PM Rockin Dopsie, Jr. and the Zydeco Twisters

Sunday 5/25

Noon - 2:00 PM Robinella
2:00 - 4:00 PM ilist's DJ Urban KOBBB Band Brawl

Family, Got to love them

Lauren and I went out to eat the other day after I got off work. I came directly from work so when we left I got to the house before her. I went to check the answering machine and there was a course a message from Nanny Champion. Now you have to understand that Nanny is not to knowledgeable of electronics, hence that David Wesley and I have to turn the TV on to CNN so that she can watch Larry King. Don't know why she watches that show anyway. So the message from Nanny was that she needs a perm before her and her friend go on a trip with Debbie and Jeff. This is how she put it.

LAUREN (she yells her name) Do you think I need a little curl before I go on this trip? I was just wondering. Charlotte said that she would give me one (starts whispering like Charlotte is in the next room but not) but she hasn't done it in a long time. And I don't want my hair to frizzy. (Regular voice)Well come over and give me a little curl if you think I need one.

I listen to it twice before Lauren gets home laughing the whole time and have to play it twice for her also. We immediately call Debbie and howl to her. Got to love family.

Wednesday, May 7, 2008


I'm sittng there at my desk and get a email from Anita. Isn't it wierd how we get emails from people we could walk 3 steps to and say hey? Anyway this is one of the many funny things i get from her. Check it out!

Wow! This video is incredible! It's a hike up El Chorro inSpain.Be prepared to feel a bit uneasy in some parts. Why? The concrete paths, once quite good, are now in serious disrepair. Yet the hiker moves on, from time to time, doing a balancing act as he places one foot in front of the other, navigating narrow railway-like ties, all that remain of some parts of the paths. And he makes a point of showing us the dizzying heights. One slip-up, and you would careen down thousands of metres, having time to think about your impending death.Apparently, El Chorro is oneof the most famous rock climbing areas inEurope. With more than 650 bolted climbing routes in an area accessible on foot, El Chorro is an 'El Dorado' for climbers (or a 'Whipsaw' for off-roaders).Because of its location in southernSpain, rock climbing is possible throughout the winter, though it can sometimes be cold and the paths snow-covered. The routes are mostly hard climbs, which is why El Chorro attracts rock climbers from the whole world.

Watch this video in full-screen! It is really worth it.

Monday, May 5, 2008

Crohns Walk

Lauren and I participated in a walk for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America this weekend at the UT Martin Fitness Trail. We had a great turnout. Thank you for everyone who came. Nick, Terra, Teresa, Mom, Dad, and even 8 MONTH's Pregnant Kate. We had a good time and can't wait until next year. A big thank you to everyone who also donated. THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Lauren is so special in my life. She is my rock.