Friday, August 1, 2008

Amazing



Tell me, how do they do this? The colors on these roses are just unreal; I love them!

So, July has been rough. I have had sick kids (two with pneumonia), it is so hot here that you can melt right into a puddle in minutes, my boys are stuck inside our not so big apartment trying to avoid becoming puddles, I am homesick and I miss Target, and signs I can understand, and Arby's Chicken Cordon Bleu WITH fry sauce, and clearance shopping, and basically anything familiar. Don't get me started on how much I miss family.

Don't get me wrong, I do love it here. It is amazing and beautiful and downright outstanding 95% of the time. But sometimes that other 5% can seem a bit lofty. It was lofty in July.

On the bright side, I just picked up my mom from the airport! YAY! And guess what else? She is allowing Dana and I to LEAVE THE COUNTRY and go to Korea and Kyoto (think Memoirs of a Geisha); she's the best. Afterwards we have a couple more weeks to give her the tour of the island. This makes me happy.

But, back to the flowers. July was not so nice to me and so Dana brought me these amazing roses to help my heart heal; they helped. The planets realigned, calmness came back to my soul...and then my mom flew in. August is looking better and better.

9 comments:

Micheal Green said...

That is cool, I have seen them solid colors with the tips changed, but never like that. Very cool.

Angie said...

Wow, how beautiful - and what a beautiful gesture! You have a very thoughtful husband.

When you find out the secret to how this is done, will you share? :)

I'm so glad your Mom is here visiting - I hope it helps you in many ways! :)

Have a fantastic time in Korea (just keep to the south ... ha, ha).

Amie said...

I love the rainbow roses. Thank you for coming last night. I was so glad to have you there, as were our children glad to have yours there. I'm glad your mom made it safely. Call me before you go. . .
Yes, August is looking better and better.

thekerrclan said...

Sorry to hear about the sick kids! Those flowers are awesome...and what a sweet husband. How fun to have your mom. My parents are coming on Monday and I can't wait! Granted, they don't live in another country...but with the cost of gas and airfare and the likelihood of us getting together...it might as well be another country. ENJOY.

2BeautifulGirlsMommy said...

The flowers are so pretty - lucky girl! And your hubby is so sweet! Have fun on your trip.

Natalie said...

What amazing roses..and husband! I found your blog and have been reading up on your family. The boys are so grown up and handsome! Japan seems amazing... we may have that option in a few more years. I just started a blog, forgive my inexperience, and would love tips and advice. Glad to see you are all doing so great!
richnanhoward.blogspot.com

ReadingFamily said...

Hi Jensen family, I am so glad that you guys have a blog. I have been wondering how you guys are doing. Your boys are so so cute.
Stacy

Susan said...

The flowers are great! I love all the different colors in them! How fun that you get to have your mom with you for a little while. I hope it helps to brighten your blues! Have fun with your mom and tell her I said hello! Sometimes mom's are just the right fix! HOpe this month goes better for you!

Jessica said...

Hang in there. Enjoy the break OUT OF THE COUNTRY. Those flowers were beautiful. Have fun with your mom when you get back.