Sunday, November 23, 2008

~ Better Late then Never ~

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And you thought I was kidding when I said I saw Elvis.  You thought it was the pain pills, or the drugs while I was in surgery.  Nope.  He appeared along with Hillbilly Jeff.  LMAO  Tell me these guys don't look like they are having a riot!?!  
I was actually working on these pictures when my indigestion started.  Now we all know it was not indigestion at all and since I'm now at my house I had access to them so I wanted to post them.  Sorry for the flash back. 
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Bug and Gage with Hillbilly Jeff.  I can't help but crack up each time I see him.  That fake belly and the long hair.  Just too much fun.  I love the kids costumes too!
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Bug posing with one of Grandma's decorations.  I can't remember for the life of me what she is doing or saying.  Maybe talking to her Mom who is also taking pictures.  My co-worker had given me his camera again to test out.  I have also have the software to get the pictures off the camera and on to my computer.  I actually used the 'new' camera and my niece used my old one. 
I did notice a difference but have not used it again since.  Below the first picture is with my old camera taken by my niece.  Virtually at the same time the other one is taken by me with the 'new' one.  Hopefully I will start gaining more strength and I will be able to try the camera a few more times to see what I come up with.  Like I said, I notice a difference, do you?
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I won't bore you with a bunch of Halloween pictures, but it just wouldn't be right if I didn't post a couple :)

As you can tell I am feeling a bit better but no where near to being normal.  LOL  Like I said earlier I have the Dr. snowed. I love being home as I am not as bored when I have some energy.  It's also good to force me to do a bit for myself.  No worries I won't do to much.  My parents are wonderful and took great care of me.  My younger sister waited on me hand and foot.  Up to and including putting my wonderful stockings on each day and taking them off and washing them each night.  Thanks Nanc! 
I again want to thank everyone for their kindness, concern, and prayers.  I will be getting to more blogs as the days wear on.  Thanks for being so understanding. 
Hugs
~d

51 comments:

Bucko (a.k.a., Ken) said...

Glad you are home again :o)

I think the quality of the pictures is about equal.

Martha said...

The photos are great! Thanks for sharing them with us, too funny! I can see a difference with the two cameras, but both look high quality. I'm so glad you are home and doing better. It's great to see you posting too, I always know you're feeling better when I see a post pop up. Don't get yourself too excited watching the games today. Big hugs! :-)

Dannelle said...

Elvis is in the Yard! Great pictures sorry the memories have to be attached to the pain. Happy to have you back home, please go slow and have a good thanksgiving- Love, Dannelle

Linda said...

LOL great pictures. oh I cringed at that hairy stomack LOL
So glad you are getting better everyday. You are still in my prayers.
Love to you
Linda
llbrown247@aol.com

Joan said...

So glad you are on the mend reading your journal just now is reminding me of when I nursed my hubby after his bypass and the stockings I remember them what a job he had keeping them up. I have lots of tips that could help you if you are struggling with anything just ask and I will do my best to help. Love Joan

Yasmin said...

Good your home now rest up and take it easy, liked the photo's.

Take care

Yasmin
xx

Gaboatman said...

Donna
It's great to hear from you again, glad you are feeling a bit better. I like those characters you were hanging out with, LOL!

I do see a difference between the two pictures, but as Martha said, both are high quality. I know you'll enjoy experimenting with the new one as you get to feeling better.

Rest up now, you have a big day ahead on Thursday. We all have a lot to be thankful for this year!
Sam

Jeannette said...

Now don't you go doing too much now you're home, I know there are still willing hands out there who you can call. Those stockings are a pain but if they keep you going then it's worth the struggle of putting them on! The photos are magic, I just love Bug posing, isn't she the sweetest?! I can see the difference in the two cameras, hope you get to use it some more. Take it easy, no getting excited over your boys! Lol! Good to have you back with us, it wasn't the same without you! Jeannette xx

Hollie said...

It's so good to hear from you!!!! I'm glad that you are able to be home...there's really no place like home. That's so sweet of your sister...I know you would do the same for her. The photos are great. One looks a little more crisp than the other, but they are both great!

Bridgett said...

What fantastic (funny) costumes!
Hillbilly Jeff is a riot. :)

Love the mullet. LOL

And yes, I can definitely notice a difference in the two pictures. The one with the new camera has more vivid colors and the details are more clear.

XOXO

Linda's World said...

So glad you're back home. Great pictures! Wish I could take my "fat suit" off. I love the Elvis costume. Looks like the one Bob's son in law wore at his 50th birthday party last February. Again, it's so good to have you back. Linda in Washington state

Miss Slick One said...

Have an awesome Thanksgiving!

gina said...

so good to see an entry from you! i'm glad you are feeling well enough to be home, and i'm sure you'll take care and not overdo. :) bug is so cute and i would bet that gage scared a few lil kids. lol looks like they had lotsa fun!

Chris/cacklinrosie101 said...

LOL...were you ever normal? Love you, D! Glad you are home and know you will take it easy. But still you sound better each time you write.

When you mention the two different cameras, I went back and can see a bit of a difference but after you mentioned it.

But really is model material. The camera loves that child. Good to hear from you again. Love you!

Jan said...

Oh just look at that darling bug ,look at her fish net tights oooo oo oo loverrrrly ..love Jan xx

MISSY said...

No bore at all. I love Halloween! *M*

http://learningtoadapt.blogspot.com

Traci said...

Those men look hilarious! Love Elvis and his thang!
And Bug is truly one of the most adorable little girls on the planet! I bet she is even more fun in real life!

Linda said...

I am so glad you are home!!! There is no place like home........Linda

Heli gunner Tom said...

'D'
I love your Journal! I also hope that you will do me the honor of commenting on my own Blogspot Journal. Hope you and your family have a great Thanksgiving!
We are simple folks who just enjoy a good home cooked meal and close friendship--'old married couple.
Take care-- be safe.

Tom
tschuckman@aol.com
Wisconsin.

Lainey Laine said...

Awwwwwww love you Donna, love your journal and I love the fact that you are back home and feeling better. Bless you. Love the photos!! They are fantastic and the costumes are brilliant! Laine xxx
http://lainey-lainesworld.blogspot.com/

Julie said...

There doesn't seem to be as much noise in the first pic of Bug, Who is just cute as a bugs ear by the way. Love the costumes. Glad your feeling better.

Leslie said...

Hi hun, *hugs* Im so glad to see some entries from you. Congrats on the award you received. Talking about the last entry. Thats awesome and well deserved :) Ty for sharing the pics hun. Their a riot for sure esp the guys haa, lol. I loved their costumes. The kids ones were great too. Bug looked soo cute. Yes i can definetly see a diff with the pics betw the old and new cam. All the pics came out great though. Im so glad your home now and your getting comfy and all is ok as can be ;) Oh hun of course we understand hun about you not being around as much. Im just soo glad your ok and are at home not resting. I am happy to have gotten comments from you lately. But you rest though thats more inportant. Take care it easy hun. Hear from you soon, xo, Leslie

Beth said...

I LOVE the zombie costume--that is excellent!

Take it easy, D!

Melissa said...

love the halloween pics,glad ur doing a little better

k2shine said...

Welcome Home ~D
sounds and looks good your blog.
About them boys of yours Doc give you the ok to watch them? LOL
again Welcome Back!
love to ya my GP!

Joyce said...

So happy you are home, sharing the great photos...Elvis...LOL Wow...
Bug and Gage are adorable as always. You take it slow...and really and truly have a great Thanksgiving...hugs and love,
Joyce

JCWillow99@gmail.com..( Cassie) said...

Have mercy!!!! LOL~ Great pictures, thanks for the laugh.

Carolina said...

these are just adorable pics!
Want to wish you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving-hugs and love.

Mari said...

Great picture!!! I think I like the new camera better

I did not realize Gage was a real person ...thought that was a Halloween decoration

Take things easy ..glad to hear from you

Hugs Mari

Barbara said...

This entry makes me feel good about you! (((Donna))) Keep getting better.

natalie said...

wow absolutley amazing!:)
really great De!
I just love your picture too!
Hey
Happy thanksgiving!
love ya, natalie :)

ADM DESIGN'S said...

Great pictures! Wishing you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving

mammaw2004 said...

Hey donna ,so sorry to hear about you being so sick. don't comment to much since I don't use this blog very well,but I am so glad you are ok and are at home again. The pictures are all great ,not much difference in them but I do notice colors are a little different. Take care hun and i hope you have a wonderful THANKSGIVING

Big Mark 243 said...

These are way cool. Y'all have so much fun!

Glad you are feeling better!!

sheri said...

Good morning. It's always nice to be Home..Glad you're getting your strength back.
Love the pictures..
Have a nice day,
Sheri

Mike said...

LOL. Great pics. Thanks for sharing.

lisa jo said...

a coworkers grown kids went as a retired Hooters girl and he went as a Viagra patient and let me tell you--those costumes were hilarious and X rated. I love your Elvis there and Bug and Gage are SOSOSO cute!! I hope you continue to heal and rest a lot and feel so much better. So glad you have your sister to help and your family around you. It makes ME happy to see you update...you are so loved by me!

Carolina said...

Stopping by to wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving. Hugs and love

Indigo said...

Great pictures hon. The lower one of the two identical shots, appears clearer more intense to me. (Hugs)Indigo

Sweetnessk71 said...

Hiya. The pictures are great lol. Glad to hear you are feeling a bit better. Have a Happy Thanksgiving.

kris

Bethe said...

OMG! How funny 'Elvis" is!!

I was looking at the bottom 2 pic's. I think the bottom most one has the most vibrant color. So you decided to buy the camera? That will be wonderful to play with while you are recouping.

(Gentle Hugs)

Debbie said...

Hi Donna, it's good to hear you are home and sounding so upbeat. I know you feel more comfortable. I love the Halloween pictures they are all great. They all look they are having a good time.
Hugs
Debbie

beachmom15 said...

Hey D!!! I'm so glad that you are back home. I am sure that you are as well. I just wanted to drop you a line and let you know that I'm here... always, behind as always!! love, Lisa (lisita15)

Terri said...

HAHAHA! Love Elvis and Hillbilly Jeff..too funny!

Bug and Gage look too cute!

I can tell a difference with the new camera...the colors are much more vibrant..and just crisp and clear...but your old camera takes good pics as well!

If you don't post again before Thanksgiving...I hope you and your family have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Hugs
Terri

Allison said...

I am so glad to see you are feeling more like yourself and just in time for Thanksgiving. Those are some truly scary Halloween pics. LOL Have a happy tomorrow always Donna. Luv ya!

ELLIE said...

I am thrilled for you that you are home---YOU TAKE IT EASY - just enjoy the relaxation - be good to yourself!!!
have a blessed holiday!!!
-Ellie

Joyce said...

Great photo's and awesome costumes.
Glad you shared them. Sounds like you feel better too...
Hugs, Joyce

Lisa said...

Have a blessed Thanksgiving and loved the Elvis and all the costumes! So glad you are doing well and thank you for the comment about the custody battle being over. We are all so glad. Hugs,
Lisa

Adirondackcountrygal said...

Great photos, colors are so bright. Funny at first I thought Gage was a decoration!

Robyn said...

Great pictures!! I see a difference with the new camera. That pic seems to be a little bit sharper. All of your photographs you take are amazing though ;)

Londonpussycat said...

Photos are great D.

Take care Jayne