Today was, well, trying, to say the least!
First, I drove my son to the DMV so he could get his learner's permit. At 30 years old, he's finally decided he wants to drive - Yay!! He's been studying, and collected all the things the DMV web... Read more
Lazy, Rainy Day...
Central Florida weather. If you don't like it, just wait a minute and it'll change.
This morning started out overcast, and by 7:30 a.m., sunny and hot. By 1:00 p.m., rain and thunderstorms. It's so green outside! Here's another view f... Read more
It sure feels great to not have to stress about getting everything done on the weekend! Tonight will be fairly stress-free, knowing that tomorrow won't be a blur of chores, grocery shopping, gardening, laundry, etc.!!
Today I did my mornin... Read more
Another Great Day!
Time sure flies when you're busy doing what you like to do. Today was spent doing chores, laundry, grooming Dweezle, and straightening out another website page.
My son got a call for another interview at Volcano Bay (part of the Universal ... Read more
Between the Rain Storms....
Another lovely day today! Any gardener will tell you that a nice rain is great for the garden, and a welcome sight! We've had showers off and on, off and on all day, and right now, we have a thunderstorm in progress - It's just peeing down out... Read more
From My Bedroom Window......
Today is the third day in a row that it's been raining here, and it's forecasted to contlinue for the next two weeks. Now, it's not a constant rain - Sometimes we get a hour of so of cloudy sunshine; sometimes thunderstorms with the rain coming... Read more
Yesterday, Cheese - Today, Cheese Ravioli!
As y'all know, I'm doing my best with fill my "cheese cave" with cheeses that will mature before August. So far, I have two cheddars, one should be ready mid July, and now two Butterkases.
May 5th, I opened and sampled the Fontina cheese t... Read more
Another Beautiful Day in the Garden!
Ah, yes! Today was gorgeous! I just had to get those collard greens out (the chickens love them!) and get three rows of bush beans planted today! The weather report says it's supposed to rain tomorrow afternoon, and the new seeds will love th... Read more
Wednesday.....What My Day Was Like...
What a day! And it's not over yet. I woke up at 5:00 a.m., and just decided to get up and let the dogs out.....made coffee and checked my email....
As soon as it was light enough, I let the chickens out and fed them. Just for fun yesterd... Read more
Winding Down a Lovely Day!
It has been really lovely these past few weeks, and I have really been enjoying being outdoors!
Remember when I said I'd lose 10 lbs in the first couple of months being home? As of this morning, I'm down 9 lbs. Yay!
So between pottin... Read more
Glad You Asked -
On my last blog, GARDENCHRIS asked, "What is a Cherokee Tear dress?" and that's a really good question!
The official answer: "The Cherokee Tear Dress is the official tribal dress for women of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma by proclamation... Read more
Whew - Been Busy!
For someone that's trying to slow down a little, I've sure been busy. It's amazing just how many projects there are here at home and how many things I can find to do during the day!
For the record, my car is still at the mechanic's shop. ... Read more
So Far, So Good....
First, the bad news. My car won't start again, but the good news is it's making a sound that causes me to believe it's the alternator. I'll get it to my mechanic tomorrow. How can I be too upset about a car that has been relatively problem fr... Read more
Nothing Like a Day in the Garden...
Yesterday and today were cool, lower '70's, and cloudless. I let the girls help me clear some things yesterday and gave the their last free day in the garden area. Time to plant!
I'm letting the greens continue to grow for as long as they... Read more
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Making Things Work....
It's definitely a struggle to live on under $2000 per month, and I'm trying to do it on 1/2 of that!
So far, I'm doing okay, and haven't had to yard sale yet. One thing is taking advantage of things when you can get them at a decent pri... Read more