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Weekend

It has been a good weekend. Friday during the day we found out that our house appraised! YAY! That was the last major hurdle in my mind.

Friday night we went to a friends wedding. It was a Russian wedding. There were bottles of vodka on the table. It was a FUN night! we partied in to the morning.

Yesterday we had a nice lazy day. We watched a couple movies, Hugo and The Sitter. The Sitter was a raunchy ish comedy, and Hugo was a very interesting -innocent- film. I enjoyed it, but Ron found it boring and went to bed early. ha

I have been trying to volunteer at a local shelter to walk dogs. You'd think it would be easy, right? Well it's not. I had asked the county shelter, and they essentially told me that had all the volunteers that they needed. Um, ok. So I finally found a place where I could walk the dogs, which was my goal. I had my orientation today, it was very nice! The weather sucked, it's been raining, but the dogs seemed to enjoy the walk so it was all worthwhile. I am excited to go back.

Happy remainder of the weekend peeps!

posted on Apr 22, 2012 4:25 PM ()

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I was thinking about your nice yard when you move, it will be so much fun to discover what's planted there.
comment by troutbend on Apr 24, 2012 12:17 PM ()
Yes,there are tons of people who loved to walk the dog and not surprised by this.
I did this for many years here in my younger days
At that time did not have any orientation at all.Just came in get my dog and walk.
Always the same dog as he will remember who I am.Do not feel so sad about this.
But it is nice to see people taking interest in them.
comment by fredo on Apr 23, 2012 7:59 AM ()
yeah, it's thriving in my area apparently. And yes, that is a good thing. I loved it and will certainly be back!
reply by kristilyn3 on Apr 23, 2012 1:50 PM ()
Most weddings I have been to are normally traditional scottish affairs. Kilts, bagpipes and ceilidh dancing. It is great to get a chance of different traditions and customs though. Vodka=sorehead!!
comment by jensgems on Apr 23, 2012 6:37 AM ()
A Scottish wedding sounds cool though. Haven't been to a big variety myself!
reply by kristilyn3 on Apr 23, 2012 1:49 PM ()
Ellie tells me that a Russian wedding sometimes last for three days. Oh, the
hangovers!!!
comment by elderjane on Apr 23, 2012 5:54 AM ()
This one was an afternoon and evening. The bride and groom did party the whole next day, and we were invited to that as well, but we decided to stay home and rest. I guess we are getting old!!!
reply by kristilyn3 on Apr 23, 2012 1:48 PM ()
I went to a Greek wedding once... it was very cool. the sister of the groom got blotto and kept hitting on various cousins of the bride.

reguards
yer the baklava was to die for pal
bugg
comment by honeybugg on Apr 23, 2012 1:56 AM ()
That's too funny... poor bride!
reply by kristilyn3 on Apr 23, 2012 1:48 PM ()
I would think a shelter would be thrilled to have volunteers to walk the dogs. A Russian wedding! That sounds like a fun event.
comment by redimpala on Apr 22, 2012 6:33 PM ()
oh it was a good time indeed!
reply by kristilyn3 on Apr 23, 2012 1:47 PM ()
Looking forward to hearing more about this chapter of your life!
comment by sexysadie on Apr 22, 2012 4:38 PM ()
Awe... thanks lady. I really miss ya!
reply by kristilyn3 on Apr 23, 2012 1:47 PM ()
Hmmm... Donna called the local shelter to inquire about walking/volunteering and they never called her back. What's with that?
comment by jjoohhnn on Apr 22, 2012 4:35 PM ()
I know right? I guess Fredo may have a point, I just don't get how they can turn people away...
reply by kristilyn3 on Apr 23, 2012 1:47 PM ()

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