Monday, August 24, 2009


I haven't posted much lately because it's been toooo hot in the office ~ no ceiling fan in this room. My days have been proccupied with this! We sanded the trim some more (we??) and put a coat of Kilz and then a coat of Atrium White but the baby momma says it needs another coat...too much black bleeding through in places. I'm taking a few days off and hoping it will cool down a tad before putting another coat on. This trim stuff is tough on aging eyes and very very unforgiving to knees!!! It is terribly exciting, though, and I can't believe how caught up in nesting I've become as my first grandchild will be spending her first year with me!!! It's been 20 years since I've held one of these, the baby momma herself...

Tough Read

I just finished reading this.

I would say this is a must read and I hope it is in a YA edition. It is a tough read emotionally and several times I just wanted to put it down and be done with it but my hubby said I had to finish it. Good companion to Three Cups of Tea.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Well, Hello There!!

What a surprise this morning. I was sitting at the desk to check email and heard a thump on the deck. Ordinarily that is the signal to let Boo in, one of our felines who jumps on the deck railing and peers in the office door. Well, she was sitting on the desk in my way and this turkey was on the railing peering in the office door! It has been there for a good fifteen minutes preening. I apologize for the fuzzy cell phone shot...I have yet to replace the camera that fell into the swamp.
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Tuesday, August 4, 2009

He Knows My Name

A very tough couple of days, but we were able to be part of the 1/9 group of Marines who were able to come up to Cape Cod to say good-bye to their brother. We now have a much bigger family and my husband was able to make a connection with a few of the guys, one calls him Pops, now. A praise chorus on Sunday was just what I needed, although I still seem to be wallowing in grief it is a comfort to know He knows each tear...