Tuesday, September 4, 2007

On Getting to the Board

So, the Bulletin Board. I remember being so jazzed about these corkboard tiles. I left them at the foot of the stairs for the latter part of the week and finally on Saturday I made the giant next step of bringing them upstairs to my office/guestroom. And there they sat for the next few days while I made the choice to do other things like go camping on a whim with my family.

We are fortunate to live in a magnificent area close to mountains, rivers, lakes and ocean among other natural wonders. We had a leisurely saturday, slow and easy. We decided midday that we wanted to go camping, car-camping. By 3, after saying goodbye to my dear friends moving to the mid-west and packing up whatever we thought could be important for one night in the woods, Hoopingirl, her daddio and I headed out to find a campsite. Somewhere. We drove north just about an hour into Canada to find a lake. This would be great. Swimming, roasting corn and turkey-dogs over the fire, hooping, a late night beer from a can while sitting around the fire talking after our girl went to bed, watching the flames, all cozy in warm sweaters--what could be better.

Yes, in the states and in Canada this 3 day weekend is one of the busiest but for us, I think we just trusted something would turn up. We had no reservations and as we came upon our destination which we more or less decided upon on the drive, the 4 major campsites in the area we chose were FULL. There it was in huge letters: FULL. Well, I thought who cares, we'll swim, picnic, find an adventure and drive back home if we can't find a place to sleep. Daddio though said "nah let's ask, there's gotta be something." We drove up to the ranger station and sure enough the Ranger said "well yah, we have 1 left". Couldn't believe it. Off we went to site # 74 and set up camp.

Though I've sure not got out camping much lately, everytime I get out and do it I think about how much I love it. Car-camping is like luxury camping to me. All the comforts of home practically. Air beds in the van, good food, bottles of wine if you want it, hoola hoops and balls, books you name it, pillows, everything is game. Of course this trip we may have forgotten forks and plates but we did remember our toothbrushes. While car-camping is luxury, I love backpacking too, bringing the essentials on your back. Sleeping bag, tent, therm-r-rest, cards, yummy food where you get to be perhaps more innovative with less, tarp and rope, water-purifier, matches and more that's in my camping box I know I'm forgetting. What I always loved about backpacking was making camp with what you have. I thought about how long it has been since I've taken a backpack trip--almost 5 years to the date. Here comes a new goal! Get back out there with a pack on.

Anyway, back to site # 74. We all sat around the fire, cooked our corn and turkey-dogs and felt full. After putting Hoopingirl to bed, we did put another log or few on the fire and talked, sipping our beer--not canned this time but it still met my vision of the camp-scene. I dozed off in front of the fire so warm and relaxed. We were slugs plain and simple and it felt so great. We woke up to a short sprinkle that passed quickly. I thought though this was a great excuse to stay in the van and sleep. More. We played games with Hoopingirl or alternated I suppose while each one of us got to take a little bit more of a nap. Hoopingirl gave us massages that were among the best around using her body. This time away for the 3 of us felt good and easy. Just being in the moment. Not talking about what we need to get done or what didn't get done. None of that. We spent that day, after finally crawling out the van and packing up, meandering along back roads through beautiful lush, green farmland where dramatic snow covered peaks rise high. Though the day was overcast, the views were so beautiful still.

We took Hoopingirl on a short hike to Bridal Veil Falls. She was having fun using the camera, snapping me and Daddio along with caterpillers crawling along, the stream, moss-covered trees. I'll post these pics soon. She had fun finding her way along the path and hiking higher. This too marks an inspiration and goal to get hiking a lot more like I used to only how with Hoopingirl.

One hour and who knows how many miles away; we got away for 24 hours and it was so good. The rest of the weekend was fun too but I could feel my to-do list surfacing by Monday afternoon. With the help of a design-star pal, we hung the cork tiles--using a level and all. I was impressed with her precision and with me for going this more well-planned route to hanging something on the wall. My normal routine would be to eyeball whatever it is and paste it on up. Well I was proud. We made a nice design with the tiles. I have to say though today the day after hanging the 8 tiles, I had some doubts about the quality of the tiles and that dreadful doublesided tape you're given use to paste them up. Would it peel my beautiful latte-colored walls? I came home and the tiles were already falling off the walls. I returned them all, got my money back and was so grateful for that. Decided that I would save the 15$ and just use that big bulletin board that I found for free. Warped and all. I could look past the warp to save some money. This huge bulletin board is now up on my wall and it looks great. I have posted a few pieces up so far; a design idea for my desk space and some other reminders and to dos. Its how I want it though big, a board I can stand before and put up my dreams big. On to the next task.


Anonymous said...

I found this site using [url=http://google.com]google.com[/url] And i want to thank you for your work. You have done really very good site. Great work, great site! Thank you!

Sorry for offtopic

Anonymous said...

Who knows where to download XRumer 5.0 Palladium?
Help, please. All recommend this program to effectively advertise on the Internet, this is the best program!

Anonymous said...

aquatic 3d crack
iconforge crack
space doubler keygen
erd commander warez
crack onspeed 3.6.68
hongkong mahjong 1024 crack
geartrax 2005 crack
alchemy game crack
coordtrans crack
maxi 247 crack

lumisoft crack
magicengine 1.0 crack
maguma workbench crack
visual dsp++ crack
dvd express copy 2.5 and crack
wormnet crack
beyond compare 2.2.7 keygen
zortam mp3 media studio crack
jbuilder 2005 serial crack
mobimate crack
football manager 2005 mac crack
blaze audio ripeditburn crack
camtasia 2.1.1 crack
audio conversion wizard keygen
x plane 8.06 crack

Anonymous said...

[url=http://blog.alphaplus.ca/wp-content/plugins/wp/]generic cialis from canada[/url]

Anonymous said...

http://markonzo.edu It is a very good thing, actual ashley furniture [url=http://jguru.com/guru/viewbio.jsp?EID=1536072]actual ashley furniture[/url], aictdm, watch allegiant air [url=http://jguru.com/guru/viewbio.jsp?EID=1536075]watch allegiant air[/url], mirquq, best pressure washers [url=http://jguru.com/guru/viewbio.jsp?EID=1536078]best pressure washers[/url], tsgepp, follow dishnetwork [url=http://jguru.com/guru/viewbio.jsp?EID=1536080]follow dishnetwork[/url], xlpqu, fresh adt security [url=http://jguru.com/guru/viewbio.jsp?EID=1536076]fresh adt security[/url], wrigxqh,

Anonymous said...

http://lumerkoz.edu Your Site Is Great!, furosemide side effects baronne eleccion alprazolam fingerplays fundingthe zetia hostelling holycity celebrex senala huechuraba biaxin side effects julianne

Anonymous said...

1 out of 5 Americans Have HERPES!!!!
Herpes signs and symptoms in women can take the kind of a variety of different outbreaks and problems, and at times both women and guys can demonstrate no signs and symptoms in any way.

Herpes is much more typical in girls than guys, with 1 in 4 women in america troubled through the problem. Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease, and as soon as contracted stays inside the body for existence, lying dormant right up until a trigger for instance tension or illness leads to an episode.

Following contracting genital herpes, most girls will show signs of an primary episode within the following a couple of to 10 nights. Symptoms in the primary breakout and subsequent episodes can last as much as three weeks without treatment.

Early Genital Herpes Symptoms in Ladies - Prior to the Herpes outbreak

Just before an episode of genital herpes takes place, you could encounter any or all of the pursuing:

one. Itching or burning within the vagina, labia and surrounding locations, such as the anus, upper legs and buttocks

a couple of. Unusual vaginal discharge.

three. Swelling of the lymph nodes, combined having a feeling of pressure or bloating within the abdominal area.

4. Flu like signs and symptoms which includes headache, nausea, fever, sore limbs (including legs and buttocks), muscle and joint pain.

5. Urinary soreness or using up, or perhaps a trouble urinating

[url=http://www.herpessymptoms.herpesoutbreak-gentalwarts.info/]Genital Herpes Symptoms[/url] in Girls - The Episode

When the [url=http://www.herpesoutbreak-gentalwarts.info/] herpes episode[/url] begins, you could encounter the following:

1. The look of sores or blisters that can variety in dimension from tiny pimple sized dots to huge, coin sized sores. These sores will burst and scab above because the episode continues. They are able to show up alone or in lesions, and will show up within the genitals, anus, buttocks and thighs.

two. A red, itching or burning up rash.

three. Discomfort when urinating

four. Vaginal discharge.

Without remedy, these [url=http://www.herpessymptoms.herpesoutbreak-gentalwarts.info/]]genital herpes signs[/url] in girls can occur over a monthly basis. In case you are going through any of these signs, particularly if they're re-occuring regularly, you might have contracted genital herpes.

You can find broad variety of medical, homeopathic and normal therapies which have been very effective, you need to quickly look for treatment if you are going through any of the above.

Genital herpes has a significantly greater effect than the physical. It may make girls really feel alone, ashamed, depressed and anxious. If you believe you are troubled from herpes, you should seek therapy, as lowering and controlling outbreaks can go a long way in direction of restoring your self esteem and confidence.

Anonymous said...

The Clove Smoking lover keep faith of taste and excellent for no reason substitute to one other a person also it is painless to discover kretek cigarettes, in reality has several cigarettes on-line store emerge on most recent which offer the different models and discount rates. The different quotation with very same good quality and fantastic expertise with priority of speed, safety and totally free for express delivery companies is guaranteed.

The folks who [url=http://buycigarettesonline.buycigaretterollingmachinereviews.info]buy cigarettes onlinebuy cigarettes online " the exotic "Kretek cigarettes" processed by popular Madura Tobacco from East Java and mixed of Indonesian character clove or spices then produce sensational exotic fragrance from typical of Indonesia tropical island.

Kretek cigarettes sound much more and extra familiar for every person then some people start out to uncover out.. what the secret and includes of kretek cigarettes. Because of the hygienic and superior processing make clove cigarettes lover positive and think the kretek smoking have not matched through the other smoking merchandise.

The popularity of clove cigarettes have just about spread Society greatly as well as develop into one particular in the essential broadcasting physical activities sponsorship in Indonesian like FIFA Country Cup 2006, League Calcio and League Premiership which can be sponsored by official Djarum Super Soccer, KOBATAMA Basketball Competitors by Sampoerna A Mild also Boxing Super Cup and La liga Soccer from Spain by Gudang Garam International. The clove smoking sponsorship Not merely on sports software but additionally supporting the charity humanity routine and musics entertainment.

Anonymous said...

The Clove Cigarettes lover continue to keep faith of taste and quality in no way substitute to another 1 also it is effortless to uncover kretek smoking, in simple fact has quite a few cigarettes on-line store emerge on latest which deliver the a variety of manufacturers and discount prices. The different quotation with exact same top quality and exceptional companies with priority of speed, security and free of charge for express delivery products and services is guaranteed.

The folks who [url=http://buycigarettesonline.buycigaretterollingmachinereviews.info]buy cigarettes onlinebuy cigarettes " the exotic "Kretek cigarettes" processed by well known Madura Tobacco from East Java and mixed of Indonesian nature clove or spices then produce sensational exotic fragrance from typical of Indonesia tropical island.

Kretek cigarettes sound much more and a lot more familiar for everybody then some people start to discover out.. what the secret and consists of of kretek smoking. By means of the hygienic and quality processing make clove cigarettes lover sure and believe the kretek smoking have not matched from your other cigarettes supplement.

The reputation of clove cigarettes have virtually spread Country extensively and also come to be one particular of this essential broadcasting physical activities sponsorship in Indonesian like FIFA Society Cup 2006, League Calcio and League Premiership which can be sponsored by official Djarum Super Soccer, KOBATAMA Basketball Competition by Sampoerna A Mild also Boxing Super Cup and La liga Soccer from Spain by Gudang Garam International. The clove smoking sponsorship Not merely on athletics routine but in addition supporting the charity humanity routine and musics entertainment.

Anonymous said...

happen to be from the drug scene for fifteen months presently. I was in the in fact hardcore ingredients beginning from crystal meth, ten filters of marijuana, hash, cocaine, nearly whatsoever enthralling. I have in fact been applying those people substances! Nevertheless as anybody could possibly perhaps recognise, real time errands or wellbeing concerns started to come up and, then, as greatly as I liked such, I should have diminished and in time remove those out of my territory! It have been simpler than anyone might envision but only if you're acquainted with the authorized, non- vicious equivalent of all those based city medicines.

I should have been precisely there, living and clear-headed to carry out specifically that which I obtained to accomplish to carry on, specifically now when we uncover ourselves inside a monetary decline, surviving in this kind of economic emergency scenario, I wish to accrue all the complete assets! IHence from illegal drugs, my transition to [url=http://buylegalbudscomreviews.info]legal bud [/url]. I am not anymore a narcotics client now and that is a being successful I prefer to brag of. It's got not been virtually uncomplicated, nevertheless I needed to flatten my awareness, given that my young children are hoping for me to take care of them!

Anonymous said...

People from all over the people have acne or shell blemishes. This affects men, women, and adolescents. The article offers tips, non-chemical solutions, and a great performing offshoot Proactive Solution.

It's literal that having pimples and blemishes on your standing can be embarrassing. Acne lowers your poise neck and this can strike your coterie, residence, and occupation life.
You feel like person is looking at your swelling or blemish.
You think just like staying digs!

Acne is known as pimples, lumps, and plugged pores that rise on the cope with, neck, face, shoulders and thorax ' areas.
There is not one essential particular that causes acne and it is stimulated by hormones, ictus, sexual maturity, nourishment, and other factors.
The helios can also dry old hat the outer layer of your hide encouraging your sebaceous glands to start producing more oil.
No ditty is immune to skin blemishes when the conditions are there.

Medicament has produced diverse products to serve relieve your acne. They are also actually a only one natural remedies.
Here are some everyday normal solutions that may downgrade your acne.
First you need to start eating haler and obstruction eating foods loaded with sugars, fats, and oils.
Fried sustenance commitment not solitary subject on the pounds but also may insist upon your acne worse.
Drinking a apportionment of sea water on also help. The bath-water will delight the toxins that are causing the acne at fault of your body. You
You should hooch at least 24 ounces per day.
Another clarification is to rub apricot vitality on your pretence in behalf of at least 10 minutes a day. This unconstrained product last wishes as cure pure your coating of pimples.
Toothpaste is also a great accede to inherit rid of skin blemishes. You should rub the toothpaste into the effected areas and be gone it once again night. Then sweep is rotten in the morning.

If the logical clarification does not post there are a ton of products on the market.
One spin-off that seems to subscribe to above the tea is [url=http://www.proactiveskincare.net] Proactiv. [/url]
The Proactive outside heed products put up a three unconventional modus operandi to clear your skin.
It is nearby online or at your village retail store. There are multifarious celebrities who vouchsafe on the product.
Proactive Solution is also more budget-priced compared to other less bountiful products.

There are thick things your can do to forbid your acne from occurring in the senior place.

Every be patient with your face. Still water that is too burning or stone-cold can trigger your sebaceous glands to upon bring about grease and jam up your skin.
You should lather your appearance at least twice a day to preserve the bacteria levels to a minimum.
Do not touch your face. The hands bear the most bacteria and you do not to abode the bacteria here.
You should also move your hands innumerable times a day. This will stop obstruct the bacteria levels not up to par in case you be together your face.
In behalf of women who function makeup don grease free or hypo-allergenic makeup by reason of sore skin.
Men should make use of antiseptic products for razor burn that are designed to indisputable the pores and moisturize the skin.

To conclude men, women, and adolescents can suffer from conviction destroying acne and shell blemishes. There are common remedies and a inordinate product called Proactive Solution that can really help guard your acne to a minimum. There are also things you can do to arrest acne. Overthrow your acne and face the planet again!

Anonymous said...

Canada Wholesale Medications
http://www.dodgersbase.com/ - ambien for sale
While much is unknown about the limits of Ambien and its effectiveness in treating brain disorders, what is known is that it is very adept at treating insomnia and there are some amazing cases in the treatment of brain damage.
[url=http://www.dodgersbase.com/]zolpidem ambien[/url]
In fact, it has been prescribed and effective in treating people who are suffering from a specific form of mutism that is caused by brain injury.
order ambien

Anonymous said...

Is it possible to contact administration?
Thank for all