Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Oh Nature Center

This Past weekend I had to spend a little time in our Nature Center helping kids hold snakes, birds, guinea pigs, bunnies etc... Not really my favorite job at camp, but it's always an adventure.

There was 10 minutes until the Nature Center would be open for business. We generally keep it locked so people cant just go in there on their own. Unfortunately one of our staff neglected to lock the door this particular day. I walked by and a crew of screaming kids ran up to tell me that there were dead baby guinea pigs all over the floor. I quickly got everyone out of the Nature Center to assess the situation, hoping it was not as bad as it sounded.

I walked in looked around and sure enough there are 6 new born babies crawling around on the floor. I picked them up and put them in a container, I looked around and tried to figure out where they came from. One of the guinea pig cages was empty so I thought perhaps the mom got out and might be around somewhere. Jenn and I searched and searched and found nothing. Jenn and I are from larger cities and we don't have a ton of experience with new born animals, it didn't occur to us that guinea pigs rarely have litters larger than 3. One of our other staff members came in and informed us they were actually baby bunnies, that was the point where everything made sense. First time bunny moms aren't always the best parents, she just threw them out of her nest right on the floor. We put them back in the cage with her and put some of her hair around them to make them smell a little more rabbit like, and she eventually decided to take care and feed them.

Here is a picture from their first photo shoot. They are 2 days old here and they do look more like bunnies. I thought I would share some of my other nature center friends with you. All of these pics are taken with my phone so forgive the blurriness. This is Gizmo the sweetest little bird in the world who only likes you if no one else is around.The nice old bearded Dragon

This is Mia, she's adorable except when she eats your hair.
Here is one of the baby snapping turtles we had over 50 hatch and we kept a couple in the Nature Center
Here are some we set free!

One of the many reasons why I love Donald Miller


Thursday, October 21, 2010

I totally work here/oh yeah about the couch

I'm really bad at this blogging thing but here is the couch finished a pic of my house and and look at my pretty camp, super random. :) I'll try to get inside house pics up soon

Monday, May 24, 2010

Dear Everyone,
I would like to move into my house today.

Thank you.


Saturday, May 22, 2010

break time

SO I woke up at 5:00 this morning and decided I needed to go into work, my plan was to be incredibly productive and get tons done. SO not the case and now here I am updating my rarely updated blog. I move in less than a week and I am so excited, i have been stalking my house and pricing out things I know I'll need at Menards and Fleet Farm. Today I have an exciting day of garage sailing ahead of me and tonight i am having some girls from youth group over for a pride and Prejudice party, 6 hours of food and fun. I need to post pictures but last week my friend Jodi and I re-upholstered my couch, it looks awesome, we're basically professionals. well that's it short post and back to work.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

I bought a house!!!!

Janet I am doing this for you and I also found pictures online :)
I bought a house in Brainerd and I am super excited, I don't close until the end of May but I have lots of plans and ideas for it running through my mind. I also finally got to meet Charles Gabriel Weaver and I love him, so cute and such a good baby.
Here are the listing pictures:

Friday, March 6, 2009

Time to Back Track

So even though things seem to be going really wrong lately God is reminding me that he is in control. I am feeling much better, I gave in and went to the Doctor yesterday and she gave me some awesome drugs and I feel much better, what 25 year old gets an ear infection? I also had her look at me knee and I got the pity look that I know all too well, I guess my knee is destined to be the thorn in my flesh. The one good thing is that if what's wrong is what I think is wrong it may not be surgical.
Stephen seems to be in good spirits, He is alive which is a blessing in an of itself. He turns the big 30 on Friday. He has food, money, a job and a roof over his head he just has the hassle of finding a new place and of starting over.
My Dad starts his new Job in a week, praise the Lord for such a quick hire.
Wyatt has been helping with the dogs while I have been sick, he is wonderful and he even likes them. I was so impressed when he petted the little dog, it is such a gross little thing.
I am catching up at work and the reason I am behind is because we have had so many new Rental Groups. God is really looking out for us in this slow economy.
God has really taken control of the situation at our local church and he is using a lot of our staff to help out. Our director joined the deacon board a month ago, our office manager and her husband are placed in a unique ministerial and counseling position. and the rest of our staff is always willing and ready to help out when they can. We have an awesome staff right now, it is so much fun to see how God is working through our staff. we have bonded so much this year, this is the first year that I would rather be at camp then anywhere else. I love my job and the people I work with.
And finally I had my car looked at and I was able to make an appointment to get it fixed along with my windshield and I only have to pay a $250 deductible.