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♫ I Always Feel Like...Somebody's Watching Me...♫

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So I was up working on this nine tile mosaic into the wee hours the other night (10:30 PM...this is ME we're taking about). 


I finally decided to go to bed and took Ben out for his last watering of the night. I turned on the patio light and got the eeriest feeling that I was being watched. I normally feel like this but this was different. This isnt' like when the neighbors are peeking out their window to see what stoopid stunt I'll perform next or when aliens are monitoring me...this was creepy-weird.  Ben did his 'bid-ness' and when we went in, I noticed THIS:

All along the eaves...laying in wait....The BIRDS!

They are too big to all be in the nest anymore but they are still nearby.  They really don't like to have their photo taken.  The flash at night makes them 'swear' at me in addition to staring at me with those cold, beady little eyes.  I'll definitely be sleeping with my windows closed from now on....if I can sleep at all!

Friends Are The Family You Choose

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It was a busy weekend around the Bee house. I spent lots of time with my Wisconsin Family. Being out here in Wisconsin all on my own would be really scary if I hadn't cobbled together quite a family of friends that I love dearly.  Friday night found me at The Stables at Quivey's Grove with Scott and Michael for a fish fry supper. You know the food is good when you're willingly to wait about an hour to get in, it's so packed. We had a wonderful meal and visit. They are truly brothers from another mother. 

On Saturday, I spent the afternoon with my Last Saturday Knitting sisters, Jen and  Elizabeth and Wisconsin Mom, Dale. Had an excellent time as always and got some more sock knitting done. Dale and I had tentatively planned to go out to supper and shopping at Joanne's but my tummy was acting up so we cancelled for this month. Next month though...look out.  Hopefully my twin sister Mary will be able to join us...unless she gets a better offer like she did this Satu…

Stitch and Pitch 2011

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I went to my first Brewer's game in the new Miller Park Stadium with the Sow's Ear group last night. The park sponsors a Stitch and Pitch game every summer. They invite knitters/crocheters from all over the state to a game and they have special contests, raffles and even a Miller Park Chorizo Sausage bobble head souvenir...and he's knitting!  Got on the bus at The Ear and rode to Milwaukee. Got a lot of knitting done on the bus. We tailgated in the parking lot before the game-hotdogs-YUM and then went in to the stadium just as the black clouds rolled in. Got to watch them close the roof which was really amazing.  We signed up for the raffle, collected of Chorizo and headed for our seats on the second floor.

The new stadium is beautiful though I couldn't help but remember the big crane disaster that occurred during it's construction. So sad.  Our section was mostly all knitters except for two guys behind us who were so freaked out by all of the crazy, knitting ladie…

Diva's Challenge # 27 Entry

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Sensational Saturday

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My pinkeye is gone. Ben is doing fabulously and things are starting to look up at The House of Bee!  I was mighty worried about the boy Thursday afternoon and Thursday night, but by noon on Friday he was back to his old spunky-monkey self; noshing on extra treats and slaying dragons.
 Whatta??? Is that a dragon?!?!? In MY living room?  I will nom the dragon! Nom! Nom! Nom! I wasn't comfortable leaving him alone on Friday night for Knit Night so I had Knit Night come to me in the the form of Dale Harriet and Jen. Ben solicited copious amounts of skritches, snuggles and snogs from both of them, not to mention extra charlie bears to munch. Dale even brought him a new, purple, puppy toy that he loves. His cup runneth over!
Dale was fortunate that she had to bail early to go meet friend Donna because Ben and I subjected Jen to horrendous movies (Superstar and Blades of Glory) until she finally couldn't take it anymore and went home around midnight.  I made good headway on my latest kni…

Wanna See?

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Wanna see what a stoned dog looks like?

 He had surgery this morning to remove the metal plate from his previous surgery onhis leg and repair a meniscal tear in the front of his knee as well. He's not happy about the big bandage on his leg,  He's having a hard time waking up and is crying a lot. All in all it has not been a good day for Mr. Bentley. Me thinks it's going to be a long night for us both!

Diva Challenge # 26-Spirals

More Parade Photos

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I love the New Glarus Firemen. Every few yards they stop and unload the ladder and hold it up straight... And one of the guys climbs to the top and then back down.


Trinity Irish Dancers

 Be sure and biggyfy this one. Grandpa's little dears slept through the whole noisy parade!

 Maynard the Madison Baseball team mascot                    Finorkin' zombies just keep coming!
Dogs and cow wandering the streets....
You know your summer job sucks when.....

Again With the Not Posting!

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Sorry! I seem to be running around like a headless barnyard fowl more than ever these days!  The warm weather brings lots of opportunity to do fun things.  This in turn allows me to escape household chores which is my one true goal in life, so out the door I go!  Recent events include:  movies with friends (Pirates of the Caribbean and Super 8-both of which were awesome), dinner and Verona Hometown carnival with friend-Steve, Knit In Public Day with the Naughty Girls at The Sow's Ear, Tai Chi practice, sofa-bed shopping and other things that I'm sure I've forgotten!

While we were Knitting in Public Sunday, the Verona Hometown parade went by. It was pretty awesome-over and hour long! Here are some photos.
 Cottage Grove Belly Whistlers (this was my favorite float of the parade)  Biker Bears
 Very cute circus train with a lot of cars  Circus Cars Circus Cars It's always fun until the buzzards show up  Everyone knows that buzzards always herald in the giant zombies
The zombies w…

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