We had a nice weekend, Saturday morning Jan had to work, but then he was free the rest of the weekend.
It was still nice weather, although much lower temperatures.
We even had a thunderstorm yesterday evening, with lightning and thunder and even some rainshowers.
There isn't too much to tell, well, nothing real special, although there is something I can tell you from the Olympics. We have won two medals there, a silver for the swimming team on the 4x100 mtr. freestyle estafette for women and a golden one on the cycling event for women, on the road.
Marianne Vos was of a special level there, really a worthy winner of the event.
We did watch a lot of the Olympics, and did you see the opening ceremony on Friday evening??? I found it amazing and wonderful, specially the 3 first parts . Wow, the Brits had really used their imagination and skills. I had a great time watching it.
This morning I read the blog of Edna and she had some wonderful news!! She has a new dog in her life, named Pogo, the sweetest little tea-cup Yorkie you could wish for!!! She has some pictures of him on her blog, but I cannot resist showing you already one of them.
So meet Pogo, Edna's new companion, and I hope they will spent many wonderful years together!
My friend Edna has given me an award, which I have to pass on. Thanks Edna, of course, and now the hard stuff: obeying the rules, which are not as easy as you should think.!
1) post the rules
2) Name 5 of your most fabulous moments, either in real life of in blogsphere.
3) Name 5 things you love
4) Name 5 things you hate (or dislike)
5) Pass it on to 5 other bloggers and let them know by a comment.
5 of my most fabulous moments in life:
Winning the pianocompetition from all schools and playing with the Residentie Orchestre in a big hall.
The cruise my parents and I made on a Russian ship
A helicopter flight I made with my parents over the Caucasus Mountains.
Of course meeting my Jan and still being together.
My wedding day, specially the fact that my niece from France came over, and here husband who made a great photoshoot of the whole day, being the only family present on that day, I will always be so greatful for that.
5 things I love:
All things of nature, curled up cosy on the couch, watching a good detective, cooking, the designing of scrapkits, and all things creative, my pets, all friends I've met during my life till now, of course the blogging, which opened another world to me,.
5 things I hate, or better said I dislike:
Dishonesty, intolerance, discrimination, touching worms when I work in my garden (yak), see people around the world who have hunger and diseases and knowing that that shouldn;t be necessary, the terrible way some people treat animals.
Bloggers I pass the award on, for different reaons:
( I would have mentioned Edna, but I received it from her, so that's a bit difficult LOL)
Valinda of http://vjscraproom.blogspot.com/
Minky of http://minkythings.blogspot.com/
Snowy of http://silversnowyraven.blogspot.com/
Miriam of http://miriams-scrap.blogspot.com/
Linda of http://linda-ohwhatfun.blogspot.com/
Hey, I've done it, rofl!
It's time for freebies
From arlene I have various clusters, made with various kits of mine.
And there is a kit for you too and after that it will be time for me to slowly get busy around here, some things I want to do before Jan gets home again.
It's a one colour scheme kit, named Innamorato. Have fun with it.
Happy BIrthday Janet
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