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Getting settled in

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

DS has a great attitude and has adjusted to his new "digs".
Granted, more students will be moving in Saturday and it
will get a lot noisier and hectic, but by then he will have
had plenty of time to move things around to suit him.
I had the dubious honor of cleaning in his "old" room and
founds lots of garbage goodies. Basically, the trappings from
the new packages of socks and briefs, intermixed with a
few empty pop cans and one lonely sock that needs to
be laundered. It looks pretty good right now.
DS2 and I worked on fixing the vent on the camper. We
had good quality time, laughing and deciding we would
leave the more complicated repairs to the guys that do
this for a living. It will suffice for the State Fair.
We have officially decreased the goat population by 7
goats. The young man came with his trailer, weighed them
(picture very buff guy holding a goat in his arms and then
stepping on a bathroom scale). This worked for the young
billies but he opted to guesstimate the weight of the old
nanny and billy. The most difficult part was trying to herd
the billy into a corner, as he is quite wild. I took several
running trips around the large lot until he finally got to
the point where we could get a rope on him. After that,
he was very docile. Go figure. Plenty of cardio with
catching the young ones and carrying them out of the
barn to the trailer. But it is done now and DS has $350
for his college fund.
Today's message on SparkCoach was the importance of a
clean and organized kitchen and fitness room. Keep utensils
close by, give yourself plenty of work space and discard
items that are outdated. Put all your exercise equipment
where it is accessible. Good common sense information.
Sometimes my kitchen is more like "organized chaos" but
tonight, it does look much better.
Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful Wednesday. HUGS!
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    Aha...what a GREAT cardio session you had with the goats. Mr. Billy was all puff and huff til he had a rope around his neck, then he decided to behave. LOVE it...I might try that when the hubs gets out of line...which he does more often now that we work together so much! emoticon We've always worked together but it used to be with the big construction biz he was out in the field with the crews and I was in the office or out in the field with the customers. Now we work together pretty much daily within a 3,000 sf radius and we can have some spirited...shall we call them discussions? But all in all for 34 years of marriage we get along GREAT and much prefer each others company to others....that can only be a GOOD thing although I've had girlfriends tell me they think it's 'weird'?

    What's weird about making the RIGHT pick in a spouse that you enjoy spending time with...actually I think THEY are the one's that are weird in not wanting to spend much time with their significant others...oh each their own! emoticon we get along just fine...the hubs and I. emoticon emoticon
    2099 days ago
    I like my kitchen organized, even if I do little of the cooking here. DH & DS like to be chief cooks and let me be chief bottle washer, as it were. emoticon Glad your DS is settled in. emoticon
    2100 days ago
    wow great workout have fun a the fair
    2100 days ago
    2100 days ago
    I like having things organized.
    2100 days ago
  • STARL_73
    State Fair, huh. Wave as you go by :-)

    video sounds like it would have been interesting, but i no longer have access. but thanks for the reviews! still something to think about
    2100 days ago
    Your blog made me smile, especially the part about cleaning DS room. I guess that sons are all alike in their living habits. lol It sounds like a great day and for your sake, I am glad the the goat population is decreasing. lol emoticon
    2101 days ago
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  • GABY1948
    Very good cardio...I love things like that...glad you are settling in at home while ds1 is at college! ENJOY
    2101 days ago
  • JUSTA123
    Glad I read this , early it put a smile on my face..
    2101 days ago
    This blog brought a smile as I imagined you running to herd the goat for capture. Your life truly is adventurous! emoticon
    2101 days ago
    He probably just wanted to see how long it would take you to corner him. Ha, ha, ha!

    My brother also raises goats so I know what you mean that billy can be a tough one. He had the same problem.
    2101 days ago
    It sure sounds like you got your exercise in; I want to see a video of you chasing goats around the yard!
    2101 days ago
  • DAISY443
    I simply can't ever imagine you not being totally organized! Hugs!
    2101 days ago
    emoticon Love your life! emoticon
    2101 days ago
    I wish I could be organized like I once was. Though I must admit, though somewhat messy at home,my work space was always perfect!! The thing is now is Bob isn't that concerned with putting things where they live!! I enjoyed your experience with the goats. Thanks for sharing.
    2101 days ago
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