Monthly Archives: November 2018

Christmas and Chanukah Shopping is Done

Got hubby a new pair of pac boots from Cabelas, mom some wicked good shearling slippers from L.L. Bean, and my m-i-l a 5-pack of bibliophile socks (she’s a librarian) from John’s Crazy Socks.  John has Down Syndrome, so his … Continue reading

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Lovely Thanksgiving, and Working on the Farm on “Black Friday”

Mom didn’t once complain yesterday, ate a little of everything we catered, and kept most of the leftovers.  All was good, except for us having to drive home into the sunset, with the sun glare on a 65mph highway for … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Made the pumpkin pie and cran-apple sauce earlier this week.  The bird’s been in the oven for a little over an hour.  Still need to make the scalloped potatoes, gravy, stuffing, and sweet potato mash with butter and brown sugar, … Continue reading

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First Snow

This sucks, a little.  I was supposed to have my favorite roofing/construction contractor send over a guy around noon to re-caulk a leaky skylight.  When I talked to him this morning about the job, and scheduling, I thought I was … Continue reading

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Ugh! Computer Repair

Last night, my favorite laptop crapped out on me.  First, it inexplicably put itself into airplane mode, and wouldn’t let me switch it back to wireless after a half dozen attempts.  Okay, that was annoying, but I thought maybe a … Continue reading

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Ozzie

Ozzie is the 10 year old longhair gray male cat we adopted a couple of months ago.  He was a picky eater at first.  When we went on vacation a month ago, we decided to “lock” him into the annex, … Continue reading

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Lasagne!

My other half wanted me to make lasagne a few days ago.  No.  Not happening after I had my molar implant removed.  This is day four later, and although I had to scarf down some ibuprofin this morning when I … Continue reading

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Pole Barn Rep Arrived to Assess the Damage

This guy is the local rep for the pole barn manufacturer.  Evidently he made good time driving from his previous appointment, because he got here a few minutes before my other half did.  So, I showed him the roof damage, … Continue reading

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