Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Someone's reading my blog!

After I started this blog, I wondered to myself if anyone would ever read it. Yesterday I decided to see if I had any comments. And, yes, I did have some comments!!! How exciting. Why, Sarah even put a link to my blog on her blog. How nice that someone thinks that much of me to do that. Thanks, Sarah.

Then there were the comments. Sam doesn't like needles. Well, Sam, it must run in the family. I've never liked needles, either. But, they say, that when it's done right, you don't feel those needles in acupuncture. So, my guess is, you went to the wrong acupuncturest. (Did I spell that right?) However, my foot is much better just with the Chiropractic adjustments. We will see, maybe I won't need the punctures.

Today I go to my freebee job. In fact, they are so far behing, I am going to go two days this week. One of the office girls sister died suddenly Sunday evening. So they are short handed and the extra help would be a great advantage to them. Not that I am that good, but they have to do her job as well as their own.

Oh, Sarah, I haven't figured out how to put links on my blog. Can you explain to me just how to do that? Or, is one of those things that is right there in front of my nose and I just can't see. That is not an uncommon thing with me, you know.

Thanks to all of you who are reading my blog. It's nice to know there is someone with enough interest in what I do to read about me. Again, thanks everyone!

Off to work. Bye!

Monday, August 27, 2007

The party was a success.

It's Monday, and I'm tired. Didn't get out of bed until 8 a.m. Tried three times to take a nap, but it didn't work. Had to go see my Chiropractor just now. My foot is better because of the visits. So, will keep going to get the thing fixed.

The party went off very well yesterday. There were a total of 18 (counting me) here. Ginger Jenkinson Klimisch, Mary Lou Francis Mailloux, Judy DeLion Rausch, Connie Krabbe Lux (and husband David), Donna Wilson Reynolds, Donna Simpson Ubelhor, Carolyn Brettnacher Riley, Patty Mackey Petty, Joan Brooks Lods, Patty Connor Peterson (and husband Jim), Fred Reiss, Ricki Gillaspy Platt, Deidra Simison Sarjent, Michael Lockard (and wife Pam) and me.

We had so much food it was a sin. We ate, talked about school days and since. Fred and Patty are cousins. Something I didn't know. I had some old school stuff, Mike brought pictures and a booklet we made, probably in the 8th grade. I have everyone of my report cards. Both diploma's. At one time there were about 10 to 14 people in my little bedroom just looking at memorbilia and talking. Fred walked to the door with Mike, saw all those women in there and said, "Hey, Mike, all these women, just you and me, and in a bedroom besides. Let's shut the door."

The only thing I didn't get done in time for the party was to mow the grass. It needed it too. But, I'm only one and that's that.

Now, it's get back to the sewing , I think I have about 6 jobs waiting for my attention. Lori called today, she has some sewing for me. Back to the old grind.

I'm so happy that my party was such a success. Everyone thanked me and told me how cute my house is. They all asked about my furniture. Pam liked it too.

It's too late to try to get a nap. Lori is going to be here about 4:15. I need to get dished done.

Enough for today.

Friday, August 24, 2007

Not much that's new

Nothing much is new. Have been working all day yesterday cleaning house. I hadn't been doing anything to keep it clean. There has been so much else going on. So, now it's catch-up time. Still have two windows to clean and the blinds on them. Then wash Snookums nose prints off other windows. Wash the light fixtures in the kitchen and living room.

The kitchen is next. It's really a mess. The floor is too. Snookums isn't too clean.

The thing at the Frozen Custard is today. I think I also need to see the Chiropractor again today. The foot is really a lot better this morning. I guess I'll see how that lasts with all the work I need to do today. Maybe another adjustment is what I really need.

Need to go take Snookums for her walk. It rained again last night. The grass is so wet, I'll have to stay on the sidewalks. She won't, but I will.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Rain, rain, rain, we love you!

It rained yesterday. A lot of rain. It was puddleing in my yard. It just never does that. Thanks God for the rain. It was much needed here. The ground had good size cracks in it.

It is suppose to rain again today. I am going to do my volunteer job today instead of tomorrow. I need to wash my mini blinds and need a day of no rain to do so. Hopefully I can do that tomorrow.

Party plans are moving right along. Will spend probably two days cleaning house. The garage needs a little help yet. Then it'll have to do as is. It will be a busy weekend. And a lot of fun.

Went to see my Chiropractor yesterday. She said that Plantar Fasciitis is caused because the back is not in line. It affects the Fascia. She may need to use acupuncture on it to fix it. Which she claims it will. Hopefully. Need to tell Betty so she can tell her two girls that have been affected by this in the past.

Tom was to come on Saturday and finish the bed. He spaced it. Shame on him. He is to come here tonight and finish it. Thanks heavens. I want to get this room finished so bad.

My life is so exciting, I bet you are on pins and needles waiting to hear what I'm doing next. Till next time.

Friday, August 17, 2007

No rest for the wicked!

Tom came today to build the box for the spare bed. He was here for at least 6 hours but didn't quiet get finished. We didn't have enough wood, so had to go get it before we could begin. He is going to come back tomorrow and hopefully get it finished. Just one more step to being where I hope to be. Finished that is. I need to go get some screws. Have one length, but need another.

I told Tom today that I need a tool chest. I'm hoping that he will remember that and get his siblings together and do that for me for Christmas. Wouldn't that be nice???

I did some watering of the yard today. Still don't have any rain. It takes a lot when it is so dry.

Tomorrow I hope to get some mini blinds washed. If it rains I'll have to postpone it till Sunday.

No rest for the whicked, right????

I read other people's blogs and they go on and on. Their blogs are very long. Mine are not. Maybe I need more excitement in my life. But that is the way it is.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Not a bad day!

Thank the Lord for today. It is much cooler, doing some raining, but much cooler and that is the blessing I have been looking for. It's been too hot to do any work outside. I have begun to water the grass some. Only because it was brown and I would like for it to be a little greener for my party. The rain today, altho not much yet, should help.
I'm finally getting a little room in my garage. Have been moving stuff to the shed. In between rain showers, that is. Nice to have the room to do so. It makes a person feel so good.
I now need more room in my sewing room. Finding stuff in storage that I forgot I had. Oh, well. Maybe I'll put some of it in a garage sale. Come Saturday, I'll have to do more cleaning in the garage. That way if people going to garage sales sees stuff setting out, maybe they'll think I'm having a sale too. I could get rid of a few items. Wouldn't that be nice. The room and the money are the nice things about it.
Am taking Snookums to the vet to have her nails trimed today. They are really long, the front ones, that is. I also need a refill on her heartworm medicine. I usually get a six months supply.
What a nice day!!!!!!!!!!!!

Friday, August 10, 2007

A little cooler today

It was a little cooler today. Still no rain. Yet too hot to move stuff into my shed. Maybe tomorrow.

Finished that western shirt today. She seemed happy with it. Also shortened two pair jeans for Carla (at the jail). Now I have 4 shirts to take up for a lady. Then I'm going to quit until after this reunion. I need to clean out the garage and then clean the house. Also need to water the lawn so it looks decent for the party.

Finally it was cool enough to take Snookums for a walk tonight. She was ready. The last time I walked her was last weekend. It's time to have her nails cut again.

Have a plumber coming on Monday. Have an outside faucet leaking, the stool in the guest bathroom is leaking and the handle on the tub in the same bathroom is broken. Have to fix that.

Need to get Tom over here to get that bed made. Then I will have the office/bedroom set up like I want it.

I lead an exciting life, don't I?

Wednesday, August 8, 2007

A very, very hot day!!!

Yes, it's been a very hot day. On Time and Temp they are saying it's 103. And, when it is hot, I get very lazy. Sometimes that's not good.

This is the day I usually go to the Sheriff's Department. It has turned out to be a very nice volunteer job. It's just busy work, but it gives them some relief. The lady I assist is so swamped, she can't see over the mound of work.

I should have mowed some of the yard, but the heat kept me from doing that. My Plantar Fasciitis is getting better, too. That is a relief in itself. And mowing the yard doesn't usually help it any.

I had an oak tree die last year. Last fall a couple of guys cut it down for me. They just dropped it because I wanted the wood. Gene helped me cut it up and we stacked it. I broke up all the twigs for kindlin'. I had to clean out the space were I had thrown it so I could have the shed built. Have been restacking it kinda behind the shed. Had a really nice, neat stack going. Guess what happened. It fell over. Talk about being depressed....well, just plain mad is what I was. Now I will need to do it again. But won't until the weather cools off some, well, quite a bit, really.

I need to get the cuffs on that western shirt yet tonight. Except for the hem it will be finished.

Sunday, August 5, 2007

More blogs to read

I think blogs are neat. I enjoy reading and keeping up on what the grandchildren, nieces, nephews and just what some friends are up to. It's a neat way to keep up with thier activities. Have been reading Annie's blog on and off for awhile. Now I've found Anna's. I like the way she writes.

For the first time in my life I have the opportunity to be organized. Have been working on this for about a year now. Have been painting the inside of my house now all rooms have been painted. This house is 12 years old and most walls hadn't been painted until about a year and a half ago. Success there. As I was doing the painting I rearranged things. Moved my bedroom from the front of the house to the back. And I really like it there. Was able to put the bunkbeds up in the one spare/guest bedroom. And now am in the process of turning the front bedroom into an office/guest bedroom.

Now have some bookshelves up and loaded with books. It has helped greatly with the organizing part. Now have a shed in the back yard. The next chore is to clean out the garage. Then get some shelves up in there. Can't put the leftover paint in the shed. Need to get the paint cans up off the floor.

Then it's time to clean out the storage unit I've been paying for the last two or three years. I've found baby books for the bottom four kids. All the original birth certificates from the hospital. And other stuff I had almost forgotten about. After I get the storage cleaned out and everything sorted thru, I should know where most things are. Then this winter it will be time to do something with pictures. There are some in albums, but most are not. Wow, I just may be half way finished.

Don't you all feel sorry for me?????!!!!

What a dull life I lead.

Not much happening. Went to church last evening. Yesterday wasn't as hot, but church hadn't cooled off too much. Was better than last week. There isn't one at this time next week. I guess I'll have to go to the hospital on Sunday morning. YUK!!!

Took Snookums for her walk this morning. Was able to walk without a lot of pain. The soreness is still there. Have been putting ice on it the last couple of nights. Seems to have helped.

Worked in the yard most of yesterday. Doug came over and cut up some wood for me. I still have to move the kinlin'back by the shed. It was a really big pile. I work in it when my foot doesn't hurt too bad and it isn't raining. Altho, we could use more rain. My yard is really bad looking. I still need more trees cut down. I had 5 trees die last summer. I wonder if someone didn't help them along!???

I need to get back to finishing that western shirt. Don't like zippers and this one is right down the front. Not funny, McGee!!!!

Let me know how you are doing.

Thursday, August 2, 2007

Same old - same old

Not much happened this day. This lady I'm making this western shirt for came by today for a fitting. She was quite thrilled with what she saw. The zipper she bought is way too long. I am going to church tomorrow, so will get a shorter one while I'm out.

It was quite hot today. I didn't even take Snookums for a walk. Maybe I'll feel like it early enough tomorrow it won't be too hot. She'll like that.

Did a little shopping today. Needed some food. Now I need dog food plus the zipper.

How was your day? Fine I hope. I'd be interested to know.