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Friday, October 31, 2008

Some Recent Exploits

I've been away so long that I almost didn't remember how to get to my own blog! In fact, it's been so long, that I've even been considering just scrappin' this blog and starting a whole new one. But, I guess I won't.
Well, how's everybody been? I've been checking up on some of you from time to time, but lately haven't even been doing that. I've been spending most of my online time lately on YouTube, looking up new songs for worship at church.
About 3 weeks ago, we hosted our District Leadership Conference at our church. I prepared a continental breakfast each day for everyone who attended. That turned out pretty well. Also got to see some old friends that I hadn't seen for a few years. Our District spans North to South from San Diego to McFarland, and West to East from Ventura to Ridgecrest, about 75 churches total. It was a fun week and we were blessed by the teaching.
Just the week before the conference, (the Friday before, to be exact) we got new carpet installed in our Fellowship Hall. That meant that everything had to be removed from the room, then put back after the carpet was installed. Right before that, I decided to redecorate our church foyer. I stripped off wallpaper, hubs textured the wall, then I painted and rearranged furniture, and made new floral arrangements. I think it turned out pretty nice.
Since my last post I've also done the decorations for 2 women't meetings, the last of which I had to also be the speaker, as our Women's Ministries Director was out of town. I also put up all the fall decorations inside the church, and had my friend Esther, make two wreaths to put up on the double doors that lead from the foyer to the sanctuary. Also, I shopped my head off to find things to "spruce up" the bathroom, the Men's in particular. I was looking for things that would look nice, be durable in a men's room, and ABSORB SOUND! I'm sure you all get my drift, right? Thought so! Anyhow, got a lot of nice little accessories for both restrooms.
We also began choir practice last Sunday afternoon, for this year's Christmas Program. I had to re-learn all those Christmas carols that I haven't played since we finished last year's program. We'll be rehearsing every Sunday afternoon til Christmas. Ugh!!!
I wanted to show you all some pictures of what I've been doing, but haven't loaded them off my camera onto the computer yet, so I guess you'll just have to wait longer to see what I've up to all summer and fall.
Okay, I've made this long enough for one post, so I'll close and do another post tomorrow.
TTFN and all that jazz! :)

2 comments:

Cheryl said...

:-) That'a girl! Get back into the blogging saddle! You'll find in no time at all you'll be blogging daily :-P ok, at least weekly. I like to read about your parties & decorating.... did you take photos of the mens bathroom? LOL

It's All Good! said...

Welcome back, Brenda! Glad to hear from you. I understand BUSY! And I knew that's probably what was up with ya!
God bless,
Brenda :)