Good morning my wonderful Rockers (well I can hope can't I) and Rockettes tis Friday I tell you and yet again we find the time (we should find the time) to sit back and think back over the last 7 days. Find those silver linings, the things that have made your week more bearable, maybe a phone call, or a letter, an e-mail, a chat, time with people, time on your own whatever has made your life better this week - that is a 'rocking' moment and every Friday we get together to celebrate this fact.
First up (although it goes back more than a week) has to be the people who came to my little birthday meal last week it was a lovely evening out and we all had a lovely time - so thank you one and all. This is a rather poor shot but we forgot the main camera and so only had phones on us, on the left the blonde one is my Mum, and behind her my sister on the right far end is my niece, then Fi my brother's girlfriend, then me and then said 12 year old hubby was taking the shot!
Next up has to be said 11 year old who is now officially said 12 year old and his birthday last Friday. He seemed to have a good day and we were lego'd out by the end of the day. He wanted to see Paranorman for his birthday so we all toddled along - it was a strange film - enough said. But said 12 year old enjoyed so that can't be a bad thing.
Next up hubby walking in with a bottle of Moet on my birthday - we actually still haven't had this - will find the right time and place for it me thinks.
Hubby once again for keeping me sane this week, it's been one of those weeks and always he goes above and beyond. He stayed off on Monday when I had some fairly difficult things to deal with - there to support all the way. He's got on making and sorting evening meals this week, tidying around and generally being his amazing self - thank you sweetie -don't think I'd have managed this week without you.
My boss for being exceptionally understanding in difficult circumstances and for continuing to check that I'm OK this week.
My sister for just being her, currently this means she is being level headed, matter of fact, understanding and supportive. Now she's not always known for her level headedness but she's come into her own recently and for this I am ultimately grateful.
The man at the cable company who helped resolve the e-mail issues this week - resetting passwords etc - now I just have to find the time to actually read them all.
It's a Creative World for their series of Alice inspired posts (one of which was mine) and for UK Scrappers mentioning it on their blog bits and for Carmen finding that - it made me smile!
A walk on Monday was just what I needed but shush don't tell hubby, his cure all for everything and anything is always 'fresh air' and I always pull faces, but on Monday I had a feeling he might be right, so we headed to a nearby dam to have a walk and brush off a few cobwebs.
Another whoop whoop has to be Macbeth at the theatre in Sheffield, ooh my, what an amazing play, what an amazing cast, generally all was fabulous and said 12 year old for having a facebook prompt from Sarah which has led him to spend some considerable time building the set when we got home, with moving centres, tables and grills, he's now got his Dad to set up a lighting rig and somewhere for the smoke to filter through at this rate we could have a full blown rendition of the play - awesome stuff.
Finally laughter, listening to said 12 year old watch Red Dwarf for the first time has been bliss, he's old enough to get the humour and has enjoyed the series immensely starting from series 1 - the joys of the Tivo box I tell you!
Oh and I nearly forgot True Blood series 5 back on the TV - vampires, sigh.
Anyway I think that's your lot peeps oh and It's Raining Men shower gel from Lush it smells Lush
Yes I'll shut up now I will I promise
Before I go a layout to share, hubby and said 12 year old exploring a holiday cottage earlier in the summer, using up a darker paper that I didn't honestly think I'd ever use - just goes to show doesn't it!