Monday, September 26, 2011

Barn Light Electric Contest! I love their lights.

I love this lamp and need to get three of them, one for the side porch and two for the front porch. A design classic! I'm entering a cool contest from my favorite lighting company. I have two of their lights already here at Casa Genet, can't wait to swap out the three exterior lights we have left.
  1. Look around online at Barn Light Electric and pick lights you’d love to own
  2. Feature your lighting picks on your personal blog, and link to the lights if you can!
  3. Copy/Paste these rules at the bottom of your blog article so others can enter
  4. Once your personal article is up, you must email your blog link to: to be qualified to win. The contest ends Wednesday, October 12, 2011
  5. Don’t have a blog? Find out how you can enter by reading the Official Rules
I'm also loving this for the TV room....

Monday, April 06, 2009


Wonderful friends, wonderful trip.
Carefully selected photos from this year's girls get-away weekend.
Our first view of the dock behind our house.
We made a visit to Warrenton (see last post) on the way to Palacios Texas.
(Note: Palacios rhymes with molassas!)

First meal of really brown food: Fried pickles, shrimp, hush puppies.

Clear day looking toward the water.

View from my bed.

Stocking up on essentials.... peach cobbler.

Cute town square in some nearby town.

Custom partay glasses!

Testing the glasses.

The devil's snacks, including the fatty-buttocks size bag of peanut butter m&ms.

DVDs: 30 Rock, Mama Mia, Sex and the City

A mishap.
Adjusting to the idea of heading home with a last ditch meal at Threadgill's.

Friday, April 03, 2009

Warrenton Preview Weekend

Warrenton and Round Top Antique Weekends are my favorites. I don't even need to buy stuff... I just really like looking at the jumble of objects and taking pictures. This year, I seemed to get objects like dolls or photos of people looking at me in each of my shots.

I know this photo from my childhood, but it wasn't at my own home. It was either at a friend's house, a cousin's house or the doctor's office.

The last photo from my old camera... I got a fun new one after "the accident"

Saturday, March 21, 2009

New York, New York!

This wasn't the first day's activity, but a nice photo to start off the report....
Joey at "Lady Liberty" as he calls the statue.

First Day in the city, Times Square

Lunching in Times Square

Blurry, but Joey's favorite memory from the trip

The American Museum of Natural History
Biological Diversity Exhibit

Joey indulges his love of weapons

Gum Gum Dum Dum

Times Square at Night

Tuesday's Walk

This is how we met New York, on foot, through lots of neighborhoods.
Our kids are troopers and walked miles
with very little complaining.

Tuesday's Lunch at a neighborhood Park
Staten Island Ferry to see the Statue of Liberty

Wednesday, David and I went to the city by ourselves, so we could find some important landmarks....
and so I could fanatically be the first in line for the Daily Show taping!

Daily Show building... the sign over the door reads:
"Abandon News All Ye Who Enter Here"

Walking to the Train with Julie and Jim and David after the taping.

Emma's Required Reading in the 42nd St. Library Reading Room
(extra credit for this shot?)

St. Patrick's Cathedral..... the organist started playing while we were in there... very cool

If only Tina would have been walking out right then, I'm sure she would pick me to be a best friend!

Grand Central Terminal

Dylan's Candy Bar.... Candy for the kids, eye candy for Mom

after the candy....Central Park

Last day - Guggenheim!

Bonicles from the Toys R Us in Times Square...
(= Joey's Heaven)

Last Subway Home