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Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Post 100!

Well, this is my 100th post {could have been here sooner but for my computer troubles!} I know that most people list 100 things about themselves.... but I'm not sure I could create 100 things.........Maybe I'll do 100 things abt me when I get to 200 {gives me a few days to try and think them up! :D}
I've had a request for a post on our 'old school' desks... here goes:
Well, I wish I had some wonderful story about how they came out of some one-room school house in the country, but the truth is I have NO idea about their history. One of the desks... the green chair one, I think... came from a co-worker of Troy's. The desk that is the favored hiding place came from our friends, Mike and Vicki {I don't know where they got it}. The other two came from our neighbor's garage sale. I was looking out the bedroom window and saw they were having a garage sale in the alley.... and they had desks! I was SO excited to see them so that we could have 4. All of the big kids could have their own place to do homework! yeah yeah! :D If I could have done back flips, I would have! I tols Troy I just wanted to see what they wanted for the desks.... {he came with, guess he didn't trust my 'just lookin'!} . They only wanted $5! So for $10 I got two more cool 'Old School' desks, that have been so much fun for Scott and EmmaLece. Each of the older children have a desk that they do homework at nightly.I do wish that they all had the wood tops {if I find another with the wooden top, I'm getting it! :D} We keep the color books and art supplies inside ... well that is the idea, but mostly they are arranged nicely {hahahehe} on the floor around the desks.

Savanna is a little miffed at EmmaLece who removed her homework to the floor while she was asking for assistance and climbed inside HER desk.
Robby wanted to see how well he could fit in the desk..... lookin a little big, huh?
videoThis is kinda long, but you might like to watch and hear the twins creating tents....... {please excuse Robby's yelling}.
Just lying around!

20 comments:

Amz said...

CONGRATS on your 100th post! I am anxiously awaiting mine...(seem to forget I have to actually post more to arrive at that mark! And lately I've been in a slump)

carrie & troy keiser said...

Amz-Thanks! Good luck to you!

Holly said...

I think I'm in the 90's now, I'm not sure. Fun pictures of your kids. They always look like they're having so much fun.

Andrea said...

Congrats on the 100th post! I'm 4 away. I don't know if it will be spectacular or not, but it's at least a milestone.

I love the old desks and think the histories of yours are pretty neat, even if you don't know their birthing origins. :)

KATE said...

How fun, I love a good hiding place, tent forms kind of furniture. Nothins better!!
Happy 100th Post!!

carrie & troy keiser said...

Holly- They do have fun alot ... but sometime the youngest 3 can sure be a chalenge for the older 3!
Andrea- I'll be looking forward to your 100! "birthing origin" :D heheahah!
Kate- When the twins were little, the older kids built a huge fort in the basement that covered the whole room! Using chairs, tables books and lots of blanket..... maybe I'll post the pix some day when I get the back from the hard drive {the hard drive is fine and all pix have been backed up ont CDs and DVD} from my bro-in-law.

crystal said...

I've seen these desks go for a MINT at auction!!! You scored!

Happy 100th Birthday! :)

carrie & troy keiser said...

Crystal- really?! Cool!

Cecily R said...

Yay for your 100th post! If everyone says I can finish my list, so can you!!!!

Love the desks!

carrie & troy keiser said...

Cecily- You have to start to finish ... and that makes you abt 60 closer than me! :)

Michelle A. said...

Those desks my girls would be all over - or in - just like yours! Congrats on your 100th post! Yeah for you :)

KATE said...

Carrie - I would LOVE to see the pix! I so love the forts the kids make. All too often I can't find any blankets in the house until I go in the basement & Oh there they all are! How fun!!

Cecily R said...

I didn't notice that one before. Now I'm weezing.

carrie & troy keiser said...

Kate-Well, I wil lpost the pix of the huge fort ... when I find em! :D
Michelle- Then ya got to find some desks... they are SO much fun!
Cecily- We'll have NONE of that weezzing! :D

Munster and Web said...

I love the desks. That is a great idea. I think it would make school time with my kids more fun. Thanks for your comments on my blog.
TNT

carrie & troy keiser said...

Munster n Web- thanks! You're so welcome for the comments! I LOVE comments :)

so grateful to be Mormon! said...

really love the pic of the little one getting crammed into the desk ... or is it while trying to get out? heehe

carrie & troy keiser said...

Greatful- She climbed in but her sister was mad at her and acted like she was holding her in!

Shellie said...

Love the kids in the desk, that is just something that my kids would do.

carrie & troy keiser said...

Shellie- Aren't kids crazy, silly and a hoot?!