Tuesday, November 25, 2014

4 Month Photos

A Portrait

New Mannerisms

Siblings

Playtime

Bath Time

Squeaky Clean-Baby

Favorite Toy

A New Trick

A Picture with Mom

A Picture with Dad

New Experience

Monday, November 24, 2014

T-posts... who knew?

This post is not for the faint of heart.

Saturday night hubby and I were cleaning the house and my phone rang. I answered and it was my mom asking where I was. I told her standing in my kitchen, why? She kind of had this panic in her voice. She said that Colonel had been hurt and could hubby or I one come help her? I said well of course. Hubby put his bibs on and grabbed his coat and he was outta here. He told me that he's pretty sure 2 of his wheels didn't hit the road going up my parents driveway (there is a curve in the driveway).

I asked him how bad it was when he got home and he said it wasn't great. The one vet has been out of commission since June/July when he had surgery and his daughter (also a vet) wasn't able to come so they told us what to do and that they'd be there first thing Sunday morning since my dad assessed the situation and they all decided he'd be okay over night.

Sunday we went over to help and I finally got to see what happened. Colonel has a huge hole in his chest that goes straight up and Dr could put her fist in it. Yikes!

We weren't able to sew up the hole, and it would have needed a drain anyway. Vet said the best thing was to cut off the hanging skin (not much and it wasn't salvageable) and he should heal up just fine. Especially since it has the perfect drain since it's straight down.

Then hubby and I went on search of what poked the hole. And here's the culprit. We think that one of the mares was teasing him (he is a stud after all) and he went to mount her and met the T-post instead.

T-post-1, Stud-0

Saturday, November 22, 2014

The Saturday Post {76}

Top 5 Posts of the Week
1. Smoking & Burning

2. We're Crazy

3. Outback Steakhouse - Joplin, MO

4. El Dorado - Raymore, MO

5. Wordless Wednesday

This Weeks Posts
We're Crazy
El Dorado - Raymore, MO
Wordless Wednesday
KC Chiefs Recap vs Seattle Seahawks
365 - Midmonth photos 62-76

Blast from the Past
2013 - Great White Hunting Stories
2012 - Happy Thanksgiving!
2011 - My Weekend
2010 - Let's Get This Show On The Road!!
2009 - Project - Green

Recipes made from the Blog This Week
++None...++

Instagram Lately
Week's Happenings
++I lost track of what day it was this week
++Baby girl spent most of Friday crying. It wore me out.
++We got our Christmas cards in! I started addressing them.
++I don't really remember much about this week, how sad is that?
++Chiefs won Sunday against the Seahawks but lost Thursday night against Oakland Raiders :(
++They're now 7 and 4.
++I want baby girl to write a letter to Santa... is she to young?
++I'm excited about our first Thanksgiving. Sad that Tbug won't be with us but we get her for Christmas.
++I'm already trying to decide what "goody" we'll make for our list of friends. Last year was cinnamon rolls and the year before was cookies.









Friday, November 21, 2014

365 - Midmonth photos 62-76

I felt like this month breaking the 365 project up just a bit so you aren't totally bombarded with photos at the end of the month, so here's 1-15 also known as 62-76.

62/365 - Having our "chili" at the Chili Cookoff for the Newton County Firefighters Christmas for Kids tonight. Btw, my big sissy won!!


63/365 - Another victory for the Chiefs today with a score of 24/10 against the New York Jets. And Tbug got to experience her first game with a win!



64/365 - Thought it would be fun to try mashed potatoes and green beans tonight. Liked the taste but not sure what to do with them...



65/365- I voted!


66/365 - This is the way you write a paper on The Rape of the Lock.


67/365 - Oreo Balls... Yum! I made these for Dive Club Meeting tonight along with Pumpkin Cheesecake Balls.


68/365 - Pork Tenderloin with Candied JalapeƱos and onions and Greenbeans... yum!


69/365 - We've Showered, Fed and Ready for Bed. Oh dang, it's only 8:15pm... Oh well let's watch Christmas movies on the Hallmark Channel!


70/365 - Some days you just need to wear a hat.



71/365 - The Cow wanted to play chicken with me today... I wasn't sure she was going to let me down the driveway... Cows on one side and a tree on the other...


72/365 - Driving to school for a night class in the dark isn't fun and makes me more tired than I think I am... Gotta love night classes, come on Research Methods get over early!


73/365 - I wanted to prove that I do study. Test tonight... and get this... no new scuba turkey drawing... I actually was studying! Scuba turkey drawing reference... look here (https://www.facebook.com/ExtremeSportsScuba)


74/365 - I got carried away feeding the dogs this afternoon....Woops. The bag was completely full and I about dropped the whole thing... Don't worry, that's only half....Woops


75/365 it's a Friday night at the Willoughby household



76/365 - A little light dusting of snow... sure why not. So the old wives tale is the day corresponding with the first snow (ie 15) is how many snow days there will be that winter... think it's true??


Thursday, November 20, 2014

KC Chiefs Recap vs Seattle Seahawks

I sooooo have to do this post just for my friends that are Seattle Seachicken Seahawk Fans :). You will be interested to know there are Seahawk fans in the greater KC area that came to the game so yey :).

I also think that we all have a screw loose for going to this game in 20 degree weather... what were we thinking? Oh wait, we were thinking FUN! (I'm not a cold weather person... lol). You will notice this is the temperature we experienced at 1:35pm... I'm not sure I want to know what it was at 6:30am when we got up. Don't worry, baby girl stayed home in the warm house with grandma and grandpa! She was the smart one... lol :).

We got up Sunday morning and got dressed. While I was getting dressed I stuck my hand in my pocket because there was a lump and I found one of baby girls socks. ha!

This was a noon game so tailgating started around 8am. Our food for this game was Ham and Potato Soup and Chili. At least it was warm food :)

We put a pot of water on the heater to warm water for hot chocolate. It's Deb's special mix... btw, she wasn't with us. She chose to stay home. Probably smart! Hey I couldn't feel my feet most of the day. We put those hand warmer things that are made for feet on our feet around 10:30am and mine finally started working once we were in the truck headed home around Lamar (which is like 2 hrs from KC or something like that...)

mmmmm Ham and potato soup. (Recipe coming soon!)

I love Nancy's boots. Aren't they cute?

The night before Dan and hubby went to Academy and got me this hat. I'm soooooooooooo glad they did because even though my head was cool, it could have been soooooooo much worse!

Tbug got to go to this game with us. We asked her after the game if she was glad she went or if she'd have rather stayed home... she assured us she was glad she got to go.

KC really missed the snow that was predicted but we still had a small amount on our seats anyway. I sat in it, but not with my jeans... nope... we sat in sleeping bags to help with heat. Hubby used blankets and decided that sleeping bags were the way to go. (Tbug and I had the sleeping bags). Yeah you're standing on the concrete in sleeping bags so don't use good ones, we got these for $9. But you aren't constantly having to readjust your blankets around you from all the up and down.

This was the Chiefs Veterans Day game. This flag was friggin awesome! The Marine Corp choir sang the National Anthem. The arrowhead flag was replaced with this one, but that's okay!

She swears she's glad she went but she looked like she was ready for -40˚ weather. She said the only thing cold on her was her nose/face and her toes. Not to bad huh? 

Hiya!

It apparently snowed back home on Sunday. We drove home with clear roads and hit the snow around Nevada. We got somewhere around 3".

And the game.... OH goodness the game was an edge of your seat game which really are the best. KC won 24-20 over the Seahawks.

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