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Whew! Long busy day!
After my workout we went to the cottage. While DH planted cedars (to replace the ones that were stolen several weeks ago) & prepared the flower beds, I cleaned the upstairs of the cottage from top to bottom, and I did a ... Read more
My Version of 'Pick up Sticks'
After my cardio workout this morning, I headed outside to do some yardwork.
Having decided that picking up branches would be the best use of my time, I decided to make it a workout too.
I started picking up branches in the corner of th... Read more
Long time, no blog
Can't believe it's been so long since I last wrote something here.
"Time doesn't just fly, it evaporates" (and you can quote me on that quote LOL)
I drove to the city this afternoon, arriving just minutes before I had to pick up DH for... Read more
This morning I finally felt like doing a workout. I've been too sick for about a week to get one done. The past few days, though I've felt better I've had little to no energy to spare. Yesterday, for example, I lay down for 1.5 hours rest be... Read more
Packed up, finished the cleaning, drove 2 hours and arrived home at noon.
After a quick lunch, laid down and finally slept ... for 2.5 hours! Still coughing, but not as much... hope I'm over the worst of it now!
Well, I've unloaded the c... Read more
Slept and rested for hours, woke up ravenous. Have a very runny nose now, but the intense abdominal pain is gone thank goodness.
Have eaten a good breakfast and am ready to do some more cleaning / packing.
Bring on the dust!... Read more
Not doing so well...
Took my Mom and Dad to the denturist this afternoon. But kept feeling worse and worse. Pain grabbing my abdomen (left side, so not appendix)....I've had this pain off and on for over 20 years - keep getting the info that this is a healing cri... Read more
Well, this is the last week of housesitting for the season (and if the condo deal goes thru the last week of housesitting ever. Busy cleaning, packing up - going to do some each day so I don't overdo it.
On the weekend, we discovered someo... Read more
Having a quiet day here and managed to get some paperwork done AND finish book 2 of "The Inheritance" series (only to find that book 3 is even bigger)! Good books though and gradually getting through them!
Yesterday our DD had her final de... Read more
Hello to you all!
Happy to report that there have been no more occurrences of coons on our housesitting roof (and that means we can sleep in longer that 5:30am again!) The roof was fixed last weekend, and a heavy duty wire mesh over the roof/... Read more
If I was a swearing woman, I'd have a lot to say this morning. Those coons came into the attic above our bedroom early this morning and we could hear them settling for a 'nap'.
So, since we are going home for the w... Read more
Mom & Dad
Since several of you have asked specifically...
Mom is doing great in the nursing home. When I arrived today she was sitting up reading. Her heels are healing nicely at last, she is gaining weight (still under 100 lbs yet though, but look... Read more
Well, my DH and I have put a conditional offer in on a condominium... we've had enough of housesitting and having to move every 4 months. If this goes through, we have some cosmetic changes and some relatively minor (we hope!) changes to fixtu... Read more
One of my sisters went to visit Mom today ... all good news! She has gained 14 lbs (now at 93 lbs) so this is wonderful! She is fitting in well, made a few friends, all the staff love her. This is just such a huge relief for us all!
Mis... Read more
Throat is now sore; voice hasn't improved. Still taking it easy! Had a big bowl of black bean soup, toasted tomato sandwich for lunch. Yummy! Took a long, hot bath (putting epsom salts and some essential oils (lavendar, tea tree, juniperberry... Read more