Glad ex came over yesterday,, today he repaired parental unit upstairs toilet,, I had tried a long time ago, but could not get the fixtures to cooperate with me.. he informed me that parents mower deck will be ready by next Monday at the latest... Read more
Debbieanne, I do not get a paid vacation,, any time I have a day off, I do not get paid,ever..
that is why I only take one week per year..
IF we did not cook our own meals and take our own food, get free gas cards online, find free things t... Read more
Vacation is over!
Today marks the last day of my vacation.. Still unpacking tubs of supplies and finishing laundry,, DD mowed the lawn, I shopped for essentials..
Back to the grind for another year..
I am relived that our cabin is reserved for next year a... Read more
BEAR with me!
Going to try to put some black bear pics on here from Oswald's Bear Ranch in Michigan. A total rescue ranch for bears all over North America. Friend of my Dad's owns it. The first one is the first bear(there are currently 29 there ,including 3... Read more
What hit us?
DD and I both slept wonderfully last night in our own little beddies with our own pillows(I always take one of my own memory ones with me though).. woke up this morning, started some laundry,, sat in chair, slept on and off all day!! I mean, out... Read more
Be it ever so humble...
We finally arrived home at 5:0pm. We made a few stops on the way home,, unscheduled,, to Hartwick Pines for a long beautiful walk in the ancient pine trees that DD has never seen,, on to West Branch for lunch and shopping,, bought a few Chris... Read more
Wind, sand, swimming
there was a sandstorm on the beach today,, we were the first ones there at ten,, stayed about five or six hours,, the winds were gusting, sending sand on everything,, I went swimming twice,,but we are going to check out Mullet lake tomorrow aft... Read more
We are saying goodbye to Lake Superior and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan this morning.. down to Indian River, Mullet and Burt Lakes, acting like trunk-slammers(tourists)
I am determioned to get SOME rest on this vacation.. we will post pics ... Read more
Bears, Yoopers and friends
We started out going to Oswalds Bear ranch when they opened this morning,,, 29 bears, all rescued from breeders or orphaned,, or people that actuall own them illegally.
so cute,, black bears..
we drove all over the U.P, visited with Con... Read more
I made a nice big breakfast before we headed out to the blueberry festival on our way to Tahquamenon Falls,MI.. we played a game, won threeizes,, a toddlers T shirt, crayola markers and a stuffed animal online game thingie,, kids plaay them, I ... Read more
I ended up driving the whole trip,, DD was tired,so we arrived, did the tour of the resort, unpacked, went down to the lake,, vegged out the rest of the night,, made lots of stops on the way,, we bought a new memory card and fresh batteries for ... Read more
Paradise, here we come!
Couldn't sleep, it is 3 am.. everything packed except laptop, cold foods and us! DD sleeping, so I am up and ready ,, hours before it is time..
I smell a nap on the road,,glad DD is driving most of the way!! More Later..... Read more
Off to Paradise tomorrow!
I finally did get two Rx meds in the mail,, both the ones I did not need right now, so last evening I called Kroger to refill my BP med,, Dd and I are checking things off our list.. went there after work to pick up Rx, some milk and eggs for tri... Read more
86,400 seconds until V-day!
Lots of things to take care of today after work.. had to call CVS Rx company,, they still have not shipped two of my meds,, one is a BP med..and mine is way up now!! gave cell number and mailbag to neighbor for her to collect our mail while we a... Read more
172,800 seconds until vacation(2 days)
Busy day at work, so glad I am almost ready to hit the road, far, far away from here for awhile!!
Still sucking water out of basement,, wrapping Christmas gifts and packing staples to put in trunk. Sure is a lot more work to do with two pe... Read more