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Rain and More Rain

Monday, November 30, 2015      2 comments

Wow we have had the rain...we got right at 8 inches since Friday. I haven't been able to get online due to my satellite just doesn't work during really overcast days. So first time since Thursday to get online. River came up some b... Read more

Nice Quiet Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 26, 2015      2 comments

Spending to day reflecting on our gifts we have received from God. No big meals for us. Rain has started so going to cuddle under a quilt and do some hand stitching instead. Hubby is playing in his shop. So thankful we don't have to cook and the... Read more

Sunday's Annual Thanksgiving dinner at church

Wednesday, November 25, 2015      4 comments

I did get a few photos of the Thanksgiving dinner at church. We have many older people who come just for this meal and then we load them up with food to take home...So many do without this time of year. Our fundraiser we did earlier with 4 other... Read more

Part 2 of Hubby's Birthday

Tuesday, November 24, 2015      6 comments

Just a few photos from his birthday party on Saturday. Pop in denim shirt and his 2 sisters...oldest and youngest and the oldest sister's husband. ... Read more

Hubby's Surprise Birthday

Monday, November 23, 2015      5 comments

What a weekend it has been...Hubby is very happy with his gifts the kids and all gave him on Saturday evening. His sister got her times mixed up and thought we were meeting at 6 instead of after calling her it took them an hour to get the... Read more

Today's the day!!!

Saturday, November 21, 2015      7 comments

Today is the day for hubby's surprise party. Both of us have been busy all morning. First I had popped 3 gallons of popcorn yesterday evening and this morning I cooked up the syrup for Amish Caramel corn. Added almonds to it. Have it cooled and ... Read more

Another pleasant day

Friday, November 20, 2015      7 comments

Have been having another pleasant day. I cooked up some fresh cranberry sauce to take to our pot luck at church on Sunday. I like it really cold. I also started making somfe bread. I'm in the second rise. It is made with buttermilk. Hubby c... Read more

Winter is here?

Thursday, November 19, 2015      5 comments

I know winter doesn't officially start until the middle of December but with the freezing temps here now....well it is winter for me. Had 2 days of rain and of course it knocks out my satellite internet so have to be content with hand stitching ... Read more

cloudy weekend and Monday

Monday, November 16, 2015      4 comments

We have had a couple of dreary days...not much rain but just spitting mist and cold to your bones. I never get online on Sundays but not much to post about. I did finish all 7 of the days of the week towels. I have an apron to put an iron-on des... Read more

Prayer does work!!

Saturday, November 14, 2015      6 comments

Well on the continuing saga of the well pump...seems all is ok now. Our well is a shallow well and is spring fed and has lots of minerals...hence the sand filter...well apparently the submersible pump had fallen too far down in the well and was ... Read more

Not a good day

Friday, November 13, 2015      4 comments

With the weather change, my arthritis has been acting up. My hip that need replacing is giving me fits as is the shoulder on that same side...but I will live. I've lived with pain from RA and OA for so long that it is 2nd nature to me and I can ... Read more

Walking type of Morning

Thursday, November 12, 2015      4 comments

I love the fresh air after storms. We had storms yesterday so did not get online at all. But today is so fresh and breezy and just leaves a wonderful feeling inside. So time for a good walk this morning. While on my walk I took a few photos. I l... Read more

Gorgeous Day for a walk

Tuesday, November 10, 2015      2 comments

Just a short post today. I really would rather be outside walking or working on my crafty things than to be on the computer so much...And today is just gorgeous for a walk. Temps are warmer than yesterday and sun is shining brightly so have been... Read more

cooler temps and weekend and chatelaines

Monday, November 09, 2015      5 comments

The temps around here cooled off considerably...downright cold to me in the mornings. I did an early morning walk and took this photo of the sun coming up over the mountain. Read more

been busy

Saturday, November 07, 2015      4 comments

I've somewhat been back here on Sparkpeople but really this time of year is so busy. I've been watching more what I've been eating and trying to move more. I need to do more of the moving though especially with colder weather coming on. As... Read more

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