Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday's Fave Five, 4-22-17

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1. We are gaining a son in law!!  A week ago tonight, Mary Lee's boyfriend Alex proposed while they were with his family in Florida.  (He was going to propose on Saturday night, but couldn't wait.)  So this is a very exciting time!

I love a solitaire diamond and think it has a classic appeal that never goes out of style.

2. My dad was able to go to church this Wednesday night, for the first time in over 10 weeks!  Three hospitalizations during that time really took it out of him.  It was good to see him walking in and so many people greeting him.

3. I got out of school a little early today.  My entire last period class was signed out early because of the junior-senior banquet tonight (which will be very nice), so I got everything done and was able to leave.

4. This towel is a gift from a student.  It's been a running joke for the sophomores since early in their freshman year, when one of their vocabulary words was "vintage."  As I was explaining the meaning of it, which included something about it meaning something older, and yet with value - I heard a stage whisper from one of the boys - "Vintage.  Mrs. Bailes."  And it has come up several times to great laughter since then.  So when one of the girls found this in a gift shop, she had her mother buy it for me.  Classic!  It's hanging in my classroom right now, but I will bring it home this summer.

5. New stove installed Monday, all the wallpaper stripped, new bathtubs installed, tiler coming in early May.  We are making progress on our home update.

Happy Friday!!


Barbara H. said...

How exciting to have an engagement in the family! That is a cute towel. So glad to hear about your dad's progress! Wow, that's a lot going on in your house.

Faith said...

comgrays to your daugjter!!

the towel is adorable! Im on spring break ( we go back to the classroom Monday) and have had fun browsing in shops looking for vintage clothing! we love the word vintage in my house! ha!

how wonderful that your dad got to attend church this past week.l.a real blessing for sure.

enjoy your weekend!

Deb said...

Congrats on the engagement in the family! Such a happy time! I love hearing about your school and students because I am also a high school teacher. Hope things go smoothly as we move toward summer break! Have a good weekend!

Wendy said...

Congratulations on the engagement. It's great when we get to see our children settled. Love that towel. Sounds like a lot going on at your house!

Susanne said...

So many good things in this post. Congratulations to your daughter and future son in law. Exciting times ahead for your family. Nice that your Dad could attend church. Hope he continues to get better. Love that towel and too funny about the running joke in your class room.