People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.
If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway.
If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.
The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway.
Give the world your best and it may never be enough. Give your best anyway.
For you see, in the end, it is between you and God. It never was between you and them anyway.
-Mother Teresa

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Sweet little Dopher

Little Dopher started going to Miss Catherine's Shining Star Preschool and she is having a great time. She loves wearing her back pack and feels so grown up.

This is her first day of school. Posing for the camera. What a ham.

She is a funny, sassy girl that loves to drink "chocolate and chocolate milk" ALL day long. The other day she and Regan were fighting and I hear Sophie say, "I'm getting madder! See my eyebrows!" >:(

In other news, I have been canning my guts out. My mom was here a while ago and we found a tree with some cherry-sized plums. The tree was loaded and spilling plums all over the side walk so we relieved the tree of some of it's burden:) I've made 37 pints of plum jam, and 2 pints of plum syrup (super yummy). We have a garden with tomatoes, so I've canned 21 pints of salsa, and 2 quarts of spaghetti sauce. Then I brought back peaches from SG and bottled 17 quarts of those. It is very satisfying to see the food I've been able to can and store, but I'm a little pooped to say the least. I may do a few more cans of diced tomatoes with the rest of the tomatoes from my garden, but not for a couple weeks. We need to be outside as much as possible before it starts getting colder and the snow traps me inside. Ciao for now......


Skousen Seven said...

I swear Kris, she a carbon copy of you!!! I love her sweet expressions:)
You are my inspiration for being a better homemaker! I haven't done anything along those lines. Good job you, SUPER WOMAN!!!!!!!!

Dawna Greer said...

Sophie looks so cute for her first day of school. Its great that she gets to attend Catherine's class.

Yes, Kristal the SUPERWOMAN is right!! Those little delicious yellow plums were a rare find! And your tomatoes are amazing! So glad you are using the resources you have. You're definitely the ant and not the grasshopper.

Shawn Becker said...

You are a SUPERWOMAN..all those goodies will taste so good in the winter!

KaNdRa and JaReD said...

Quit making us us all look bad!! Mom forgot AGAIN to give me my plum jam! I can't wait to try it!

Sophie is too cute! I love red on her. I just want to pinch her cheeks:)

Dawna Greer said...

Kandra, I can't help if your scatter-brained self left without it, again. That much more for us to enjoy :) Love Mom

Kim and Darren said...

So cute. I love the comment "I'm getting madder. see my eyebrows". Darren and I got a good laugh out of that one :)

The Waites said...

Sophie is hilarious!!! I love the "eyebrow" comment too! What a hoot! Glad to know I am not the only mom who allows her kid to drink chocolate milk all day, LOL! Brenna is obsessed! I LOVE Sophies little poses and faces! She is a ham and your "mini-me" It's adorable!!!

And you are so awesome canning away with the fruits of your labors. I can't make any excuses now on not having a garden. I aspire to be more like you lady! You constantly amaze me! :)