This and That Weekend
By CRB-H on December 06, 2010
This weekend has been kind of a blur. Saturday was the Alpha Rho Tau luncheon, my art group. You know it is kind of weird that I was the youngest "member" at the meal. There were two others, students from TU (University of Tulsa), who joined us because we gave them scholarship money to further their education, but basically I think I'm the youngest in the group. I seem to have that happen a lot in things I get involved in. Sometimes I can be the oldest but that doesn't happen often. After the chit chat and yum yum we, my neighbor and paint friend (75 years old) Sheila and I headed home. I rushed into comfy clothes to meet my dear friend C at the movie theater. We wanted to see Burlesque. Good movie, not great but good. I absolutely cannot figure out how in the world Christine Aquilera has that HUGE voice. Amazing! Cher sang a bit too and was really good although not the best too look at anymore. I love Stanley Tucci, her sidekick. As C and I sat watching the previews, my favorite part of the theater experience, we noticed people, women coming in. There were probably not less that 15 women at least over the age of 70 parading in that darkened room. Some were even struggling the stairs but they made it and settled in for the show. We had them above us, beside us and below us so we could hear some of the comments! One part where the object of Miss Aquilera's affection was down to his backside showing we heard, "Oh My!" C and I giggled and then, "That's hot!" Oh my goodness. That was so funny and cute too. Definitely a people watcher kind of experience wouldn't you say.
Yesteday, daughter B and had the open house of handmade gifts at our home. She invited a few other crafters and for 4 hours the house was a buzz of holiday buying and selling. She wasn't as pleased with the turnout but several of the people I invited came and bought. I had my paintings of which none sold but I did sell many of the note cards that are made from the paintings. It was fun but my legs and feet were in such pain from standing and milling around that I could hardly sleep last night. Throbbing! They are a bit better now.
This week will be another round of hosting a dinner party with the same menu as last week. We also have a cocktail party at a neighbors and hopefully I will get my massage and facial. My massage therapist has been very, very ill for the past three months and so no massage for me. Sad and achy.
Signing off for now but don't forget the giveaway which will end on Wednesday at midnight. Comment (with email or way of contact) and maybe post a link on your blog to enter. This is to celebrate my 1,000 post so you have to post on it please!!!!! HERE!!!!!
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