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Warming up!!

Thursday, February 26, 2015      2 comments

It is 8 degrees outside!! I am not sure about the wind chill factor, but the sun is shining and that temp feels sweltering compared to last night. I wish I was one of those people who embrace the cold, the ice, snow and frostbite, but I have n... Read more

Wednesday

Wednesday, February 25, 2015      9 comments

A long and tiring day at work. Chaos, noise and lots of tension.. none of it mine. I did work almost an hour extra though.. I just came home, took a nice shower and am sipping some hot, decaf green tea. Ahhh,, if I cannot have warm weathe... Read more

Tuesday

Tuesday, February 24, 2015      12 comments

A good day at work, the usual ups and downs.. Tomorrow the people from corporate will be here to check on how we do things, right or wrong. I have been given my list of things to get done before they arrive and also after they are here..... Read more

Frigid Monday

Monday, February 23, 2015      9 comments

Again we are in subzero temps..when I was warming Vito up in the garage at 5 am, , his thermometer said 17F. When I backed him out and went down the street, the temp went down to 11F. Two blocks later he said 4F. One mile later, at my workpla... Read more

Frigid Monday

Monday, February 23, 2015      0 comments

Again we are in subzero temps..when I was warming Vito up in the garage at 5 am, , his thermometer said 17F. When I backed him out and went down the street, the temp went down to 11F. Two blocks later he said 4F. One mile later, at my workpla... Read more

Sunday

Sunday, February 22, 2015      8 comments

Caught up on lots of sleep, did lots of little things around the house and engaged in some power naps.. Subzero temps keep me at a bare minimum movement.... Read more

Airy tires

Saturday, February 21, 2015      12 comments

I finally got air in my tires,,yes, both drivers side tires were deflated somewhat. It is normal for winter here, but we still have subzero temps,,-20 at noon. DD and I ran errands before credit union closed, returned something at st... Read more

I count the hours..

Friday, February 20, 2015      7 comments

until we get a temperature higher than zero. It is -21 degrees here with windchill..-11 actual at noon,, As the sun moves across the sky, that will drop again. DD still has that tummy virus, but guzzling the gatorade and immodium. I pray... Read more

Thursday

Thursday, February 19, 2015      9 comments

The thermometer in my car shows -6 degrees parked in the garage, so the actual temp is -29 degreesF!!! the air in one of my tires is a little low, so I was going to use our portable air compressor to fill it up.. It would not work no matter wha... Read more

Wednesday

Wednesday, February 18, 2015      6 comments

Apparently mom listened when I talked to her the day before. She took a shower yesterday morning. No hassles. basic care is such and such in assisted living. The more they need to assist her, the more she pays. They have tried multiple ... Read more

Tuesday

Tuesday, February 17, 2015      10 comments

I will call mom's place today after I get home from work to see if she took her shower,,It has been a WEEk, that is why they are concerned. They also had to inform me because if they bathe her it adds about $450 to her bill.. She is stubborn... Read more

getting closer

Monday, February 16, 2015      8 comments

got a call form mom's assisted living. Now she is refusing to shower. Nurse has tried many times, whole staff too.. I told her to let me talk to mom via her cell phone. Mom would not answer me,, ,, I will have to go out there... I unders... Read more

Very Frigid Sunday

Sunday, February 15, 2015      10 comments

Temps are in subzero teens right now.. We are hoping it warms up to ZERO by he end of he week. I am so glad we gassed up yesterday and got groceries. I just skyped my friend on Mustang Island (Galveston Island) in Texas. They camp the... Read more

Productive Saturday

Saturday, February 14, 2015      8 comments

DD and I were up in the dark 8 am.. went to do grocery shopping, , saved $24 in coupons and freebies,, ate breakfast and DD filled my gas tank from our reserve cans. I am doing laundry, did some pantry shopping in my basement for some vege... Read more

Arctic Friday

Friday, February 13, 2015      8 comments

We now have subzero temps that will continue to drop tonight,, the subzero temps are DAYTIME actual temps, NOT wind chill. We go out only for essentials. I am going to take some good pain meds tonight since I do not have to work tomorrow... Read more


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