monday brie bakers etc.
Monday, October 30, 2017      5 comments

good morning! hope everyone had a good weekend. we got a little bit done on the barn--cleaned all the stuff out of the rafters and temporarily relocated it . now we are ready to do the ceiling--which will be a bit of a slog--working overhead ... Read more
friday--tv shoot
Friday, October 27, 2017      7 comments

good morning! yesterday I participated in a film shoot for a tv commercial. first time ever for that. Phyllis emailed me in the morning to ask if I could come be a "shopper" in the store. it was all kind of last minute--the production compan... Read more
Wednesday, October 25, 2017      2 comments

good morning! rob worked from home yesterday so the computer was occupied all day. he is working from home one day a week--usually Tuesdays. I think he wants to transition to two days at some point. I really like it when he works from home--... Read more
monday--rob enters Onederland. as for me--not so much
Monday, October 23, 2017      5 comments

good morning! Friday at his weigh in, rob was below 200--he was so happy and I am very happy for him. this means he has lost about 40 pounds since early july. this morning I got on the scale and the very slight weight loss I had registered... Read more
thursday--car gets an upgrade
Thursday, October 19, 2017      4 comments

hi! just thought I would post these two pictures of the car we DIDN'T trade for the Subaru. our initial thought was to trade our Toyota sienna since it's the older car--but it's much easier for the clumbers to get in and out of, so we kept it ... Read more
wednesday--vet visits and roof painting
Wednesday, October 18, 2017      2 comments

good morning. two vet visits yesterday--dorijane for her monthly chiro tuneup, and a quick trip for ralphie to get his kennel cough vaccine. it's so nice--they are given orally now--no more sloshing them down their nostrils. with his short fa... Read more
sunday--killing time
Sunday, October 15, 2017      3 comments

hi everybody. sitting here in the morning killing time. rob is on the phone with work. second time this weekend. yesterday the mess got fixed fairly early in the morning. we spent most of the day working in the barn and got almost all of th... Read more
friday--chicken tragedy
Friday, October 13, 2017      5 comments

good morning. we lost a chicken yesterday. a hawk made it past my fish line barrier (hawks have extremely keen eyesight and they see the fishline and won't fly into it) and got one of the bielefelder hens. so last night when rob got home we s... Read more
Thursday, October 12, 2017      5 comments

good morning. this morning I am TIRED. yesterday too--I have not been sleeping well the last few days and i'm feeling it. probably need to take Benadryl for a couple nights to help. did a second glaze firing--kiln should be ready to open in ... Read more
internet recipes--AGGGGHHHH!!!!
Monday, October 09, 2017      4 comments

okay--so I have to rant here because I can't leave feedback on the recipe site. atkins has a website with a lot of recipes. found one for granola and decided we would try it tomorrow, so I made it tonight. coconut oil, peanut butter, nuts and... Read more
monday--new air fryer etc.
Monday, October 09, 2017      5 comments

good morning! hope everyone had a good weekend. we had a weekend that deviated from our normal routine. didn't work in the barn at all--although sunday evening we called menards to lock in the price for the 20 sheets of 2 inch thick insulatio... Read more
Friday, October 06, 2017      1 comments

my parents used to tell us we were "full of applesauce" when we acted silly or naughty. yesterday I was just full of applesauce regardless. I had bought a big bag (about 22 pounds) of northern spy apples. this was a bad year for apples here, ... Read more
Wednesday, October 04, 2017      5 comments

good morning! didn't post yesterday because rob was working from home and had the puter tied up all day. we got a storage shed in a box from Costco and it was delivered yesterday--I like to have him home when truck freight shipments come in. ... Read more
the new car
Sunday, October 01, 2017      7 comments

hi all--well--our lovely new car is home. the dealership experience was somewhat excruciating--took FOUR. HOURS. a large part of that time was spent listening to phone muzak of the pink panther while we waited for someone to answer and give th... Read more
friday--new car day!
Friday, September 29, 2017      7 comments

good morning! today is the day we pick up the new car. we have spent the last few days cleaning up the prius for trade in. it's in actually very nice shape except that rob left the hatch up one time and backed out of the garage, which ripped ... Read more

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