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The White Christmas Arrived
Friday, December 24, 2010      23 comments

What a beautiful day. I got up an hour before everyone else and had some time to myself to get cleaned up and dressed. As soon as hubby got up he and I drove to get the mail around 9:45 as we were under a winter weather advisory starting at noon... Read more
Countdown Until the Big Day
Thursday, December 23, 2010      17 comments

This morning I opened the bedroom blinds to see a bunch of squirrels scurrying up and down trees, birds covering the suet and sunflower feeders, and 6 deer eating in the backyard woods. We saw lots of deer today. Life is good. It got near 4... Read more
Filling In The Blanks
Wednesday, December 22, 2010      16 comments

Sunday it was cloudy and it spit snow but the roads continued to improve. So we decided that we needed to go see my MIL and Dad for Xmas in between crappy weather events. I fixed breakfast and we left at 10 A.M. We drove the 44 miles to the reha... Read more
Winter Soltice and Morticia's Anniversary
Tuesday, December 21, 2010      35 comments

It warmed up into the 40s and melted the ice and snow. It was another day in the whirlwind of Xmas activity. The gifts are all delivered but one which will have to wait until after Xmas. The last Xmas party was today. Traf... Read more
Chasing My Tail
Monday, December 20, 2010      15 comments

I still have not had much time to do anything online so I will try to catch up tomorrow if I have any time. Xmas get-togethers are in full swing and eating up all my free time.... Read more
Our Christmas.
Sunday, December 19, 2010      22 comments

We had our tiny Christmases with our families today. I will have to blog about it later. I am so busy lately!!... Read more
Pre - Holiday Business
Saturday, December 18, 2010      21 comments

The sun came out today and melted off more of the ice on the roads. It isn't all gone but it is much better. Hubby got the Maytag going in the pole barn and he and my son helped me do 6 loads of laundry. So we are caught up again. We spent ... Read more
Ice Road Walkers
Friday, December 17, 2010      22 comments

Hubby and the next door neighbor both tried to get to work again today. The same pile of abandoned cars was still there in the exact same places. So hubby and the neighbor both left and made it a quarter mile and came straight back home, sliding... Read more
We're The New North Pole!!
Thursday, December 16, 2010      29 comments

Welp, the ice storm came and NOAA was wrong. The rotten turds. LOL. We were supposed to get a little ice but our county got the worst of it. A glaze of ice. Hubby tried to go to work this morning and made it a quarter of a mile from home and cou... Read more
The Ice Storm Cometh
Wednesday, December 15, 2010      33 comments

Today was cold and gloomy. The freezing rain didn't start until late in the evening around 8:30 though. I was able to slide to the post office and get my mail. So I got to talk to my friend and the rural mail carrier who had not left yet. A bob ... Read more
The Quiet Before The Storm
Tuesday, December 14, 2010      27 comments

We are in between winter storms so today I went to town to do my errands. The secondary roads are still pretty slick. The county roads not too bad and the state and interstate highways are good. That will all change tomorrow. This is Illinois. L... Read more
Short Update
Monday, December 13, 2010      20 comments

School was canceled today. It was sunny but windy and only got up to 18. It will be even colder tonight. My son and I went out to look for Hondo. We found some dog tracks and hope they are his but hubby said he saw Baby running around in o... Read more
Walking In a Winter Wonderland.........Weather Advisory
Sunday, December 12, 2010      27 comments

We were under a winter weather advisory until 6 P.M. today. It was gloomy and cold and it snowed all day with high winds blowing the snow sideways. We had 3-4 inches when hubby and I went out at 11:30 for a long walk and to do chores. It continu... Read more
Cooped Up With Flights of Fancy
Saturday, December 11, 2010      26 comments

I always sleep-in on Saturday but today I overslept sleeping-in. Rip Van Mortie again. LOL. The weather here sucks so there was nothing much to get out of bed for anyway. Such a crummy, crummy day. It was 42-45 degrees much of the day with cons... Read more
Take These Washers and Shove Them!
Friday, December 10, 2010      27 comments

Primal scream time. Thursday and Friday were total nightmares here. One of my sparkfriends told me about how her brother ended up throwing his worthless washing machine out in the ditch in his front yard. I think this man and I may be soul... Read more

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