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Jun 13, 2009

SMALL TALK SIX

Saturdays theme is hosted at MomDot
6 things you’ve made during your lifetime that you were proud of (can be a craft, a dish, . . . anything)

Here is my list
  1. Of course my two sons but I had help with that. I did do most of the work on this project with their father stepping back from the project on about oh let's say the first night. He did step up to the plate on the final day of work and basked in the glory with me. Typical man.
  2. I tole paint and have made many beautiful pieces. They were sold in a store and I always took particular pleasure when I found out they were being taken back to a different country as a gift for someone there.
  3. I find entertaining and cooking to be pretty easy and have had a lot of delicious dinners. I think what I have made that was so special was simply the atmosphere that allowed a group of guests to have a really nice meal and enjoyable evening. That doesn't come from the fancy food or me running around crazy to get the place set up. It comes from truly enjoying your guests and making them feel comfortable.
  4. I have made my blogs. There have people who have helped along the way with information and tips but I am really proud of how they have turned out and where they are heading. Of course I have to thank you guys for that too.
  5. I have researched my family tree back to the late 1590's in France and I am so proud of finding all my ancestors along the way from the first family to reside in New France (Quebec) in about 1616 to the Aboriginal and Metis families who fought to try to save their land. I have done many trees for other people and am always so proud of the finished history that they recieve.
  6. Friends. I am so very proud of the fact they consider me their friend. That is a huge honour and I don't take it lightly. Some of them I have never even met but they are my friends just the same.
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12 comments:

Heather said...

I totally hear you about the family tree! I did (am doing) my and it's so much fun. I have not gone back as far as you though!

I am Harriet said...

That's amazing that you researched your family back so far!

http://iamharriet.blogspot.com/2009/06/small-talking-saturday.html

Deni said...

I absolutely love the name of this blog! Isn't it the truth!!! I find it very cool that you have researched your family tree back so far, that is awesome! Thanks for stopping by my blog today

Lisa said...

Thats awesomethat you did that much work on your family tree ! I would love to try and do one . I hope you have a great weekend

Housewife Savant said...

These reflections beat stuff like, "I took a cabinet out of someone's trash once, sanded it, painted and hung it on the wall. Now we call it the garbage cabinet and it looks awesome."
That would be a dumb entry on this list.
Who would put that?
Not me.

Florida Sue said...

and a beautiful friend you are..............

XOLUCY

Lori E said...

Thanks ladies, and FL Sue/Lucy ...it takes one to know one.
Signed: The other Lucy

Blondie's Journal said...

Lori,

You have much to be proud of... I'm sure you could go way beyond a list of 6!! Your geneology skills are remarkable. It is very interesting, isn't it? I can identify with your comments on entertaining, but after all these years I still do run around like an idiot trying to make things right. Once company comes,I realize how foolish I was!! ;-)

xoxo
Jane

Brenda said...

So much to be proud of! And friends here in The Land Of Blog are the best! I'm so glad I found you!
Brenda

Staci said...

Great list! I wish I could cook and entertain with ease. That's one thing I struggle with the most. Ok, lets be honest, I usually burn grilled cheese even.

lindalee said...

Lori, you are the BEST!!! Tonight I am proudest of my garden....since I have spent hours this afternoon pulling weeds and still planting some annuals between the perennials. Hope you are having a great weekend.

Lucy postpartumillness.com said...

Wow the family thing is so cool. I would love to know exactly where my family came from. If you ever get a moment can you let me know what programs you used to find out this information.

Lucy

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