Sunday, October 16, 2016

Finally Back

My laptop finally died. So off I went to Best Buy for a new one. I usually buy my computers at Walmart but I wouldn't have been able to do the transfer of pictures and other things. And after the mess the other guy made out of my laptop I wasn't taking any chances again. So I paid to have service from the Geek squad for a year and maybe next year I will extend it.

I had a busy week getting things crossed off my very important to do list. So happy the weather has cooled off so I could get out and about. Needed to make a trip down town to record somethings and couldn't believe the changes they are making. Huge buildings that looked like condos and maybe apartments. Everything is a one way streets. Took a few circles around blocks to get to where I needed to be. I managed to get a lot of things crossed off my list. I even mailed my early voting in today.

I did lose all my blogs so I will work on that as I go along. So if I missed you please let me know and I will add you back in. I seem to have lost my side bar too. Getting WiFi set up required a call but I had really good luck with this guy today.

On top of all the running around I came down with a very nasty head cold which has caused lots of coughing and my throat is so scratchy now that it makes me cough even more. Drinking lots of tea, honey and lemon.

Good Night All

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

It's Finished Finally

Been a busy week and I am not finished running around yet. But it sure feels good to be able to do so much. 

Today I will head down town to finish up another item on my list. While the weather is still in the 90's it is much better than the suffocating triple digits and high humidity.

When I finally got to sit in the evenings I worked on the blanket that was supposed to be a scarf. I loved the stitch so much I just kept going. It is now finally finished.

Of course you can see Fred's bone on the floor. The dark stripe is a deep purple

Wishing everyone a wonderful day

Monday, October 10, 2016

Great Food

The weather has been up and down temperature wise and humidity.
We had a few storms blow in and blow back out just as fast. So some days were spent staying home. Of course more time has been spent going out and doing things when the humidity is down. 

Sunday as always my daughter Tracy and I went to breakfast. We headed for the Casino Del Sol as that is where the good breakfast place was. But holy cow was it expensive and if I had known that we would have left. But yes the food was great. It was a buffet and they had all meal types to choose from. breakfast, lunch and dinner.
I had a few things from the breakfast but not much since I spotted the king crab. I have been wanting crab forever. I put a few legs and claws on my plate and some shrimp. Talk about heaven. But it was hard to eat the crab since I was in a restaurant and couldn't get down and dirty with it like I did in my own home oh so many years ago when I lived in NJ, of course those weren't king crab but I loved them and usually you caught your own or someone else did and brought them over.

I did take a picture with my phone but couldn't download them but Tracy took one after 

All gone no more haha. I had been putting the shells on another plate but the server took it away so I had to use the plate I was eating from

The desserts were beautiful but I only tasted the long ones and only the one on the lower left was tasty.
I did have a half piece of cheese cake that almost tasted exactly like my moms.

Then off we went to what they called and Art Show, there wasn't much and most of the vendors are the ones that are always at all the Craft Shows. Tracy spotted a really pretty dragon fly at the leaded glass table. She said I think the marble is cracked I thought maybe it was just a darker line in the middle and we held it up to the sun, it was cracked and the couple manning the table gave it to her as they said the couldn't sell it like that. She was so excited to have it. Made the couple so happy too.
No other money was spent that day.

Today Rose and I went to a couple health food and vitamin stores looking for glycerin soup and no one sold it. So I guess it will be a trip to the east side of town to the Natural Grocery's where I have been buying it. I sure wish that store wasn't so far away. But oh well.

The only money spent today was for lunch. I'm getting pretty good at this not buying anything. We even wandered through Kirkland's.

I had also taken care of some legal business today  I forgot today was a holiday or more would have been done. So I guess that will be a trip for another day this week. 

It just feels good to be getting out and about even if it is somber tasks. But it all needs to get done sooner than later or not getting it done and then there will be problems.

Monday, October 3, 2016

Lots Of Rain

We had some real gushers over the weekend. But seemed to dodge them all pretty good.

Saturday my grandson called and more for a tease than anything to go to a reptile show with them. Well of course I passed on that one. But I guess I missed out on some fun. 

But he later called again and wanted me to meet them at Chili's for lunch. So off I went. We had a great time while we all kept an eye on the sky. I had a great grilled chicken salad. And was amazed to see my great grandson down his broccoli. Arriana of course has no issues with food either. It was just so much fun.

Yesterday morning is always breakfast with my daughter Tracy. We wanted to go somewhere different but on or near our side of town as the sky was full of heavy rain clouds. We tried one of the Casinos and we couldn't find a restaurant and smell of cigs was just awful. 

back out to the truck and boy the  clouds looked bad. So we opted to go to TTT Truck Stop. The food there is always the best. But while eating and watching the sky once again it was fast moving in our direction. And then it hit. So we just took our time eating and catching up on the weeks advents or what ever else popped into out heads. 

My screen door has been broken for awhile and it finally just fell apart. So my daughter and I got it down the rest of the way but what a battle. Who ever hung it used nuts and bolts and those bolts were in a place I have no idea how they got them in there. We sure had a heck of a time getting hold of them even with the smallest nose pliers. I will hang one of those screen doors that uses a tension rod which I will buy today.

Have a Good Day

Friday, September 30, 2016

No Black Moon

My day started off really crappy. I swear I think it is really time to sell this place and clear out of this park.

Anyway I finally managed to get ready to be picked up  by Rose, at 10 am and then we picked up Lois, off we went to Green Valley, so we could go shopping at Big Lots. I didn't find what I really wanted but I did pick up printer paper. Then we hit the Walmart there and I did find what I was looking for.

I went out to see about taking some pictures of the black moon but it was to early and I took these pictures instead.

I went out again a little later when Lois came over and still there was nothing. To many clouds. So we came in the house and had a glass of wine instead.

Good Night All

Sunday, September 25, 2016

I Believe Fall Is Coming

We have been having some really nice weather finally. Nights have been in the high 50' - low 60's and the days in the mid 80's to mid 90's.

Friday I managed to stay out doors until noon then it was getting a little to warm under the aluminum awning. The a/c isn't running much and that is great. Looking forward to nice low electric bills once again.

I hope to get out more with this better weather also. Maybe even get in a camping trip before the really cold nights set in.

Today after Tracy and I had breakfast we stopped at a local lake to take some pictures. After which we stopped at a clothing store so Tracy could pick up some new things. Also stopped at Dollar Tree for some things.

I even walked to my friends house later on in the afternoon to return a book.

This guy just kept sitting there and my daughter was sure he was stuck so she gently move her finger under him. Yes he flew a few feet and went right back into the mud. 

Finally he quit fluttering so I could get this picture

 A pair of Killdeer, I love these birds and there little chirping sounds

The water had this blue color on the bottom and I'm wondering if it is some kind of water treatment

This really gets me, look how close this pizza box is to the trash can. There was lots of garbage in the water also. Why are people so nasty. If you come here to enjoy the park then why can't they keep it clean so it can be enjoyed.
 Tracy found this little dog somewhere and just had to have it since it was a doxie. She really wanted a black one but they didn't come in any color but the brown. The sun glasses and readers are from Dollar Tree as part of the Breast Cancer Awareness collection
Good Night All

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Nothing Exciting

We had been having some cooler temps but it didn't last long. Back up to high 90's but at least the humidity is gone. 

I managed to dig out some old paint from the shed and get them open so I can dry out the paint and get rid of the cans. Someone told me to put kitty litter in the cans. I'll check it out tomorrow. Hope it worked so I can get them out for the trash. Get this clean out under way.

Didn't sleep well last night had terrible heart burn. So I got up and ate some crackers and lots of water. I'm pretty sure I know what caused it and I will not let it happen again. 

Did  breakfast with Tracy this morning and she didn't sleep well either. So we drove up to A Mountain and of course I didn't bring the camera. Next week we will go back with the camera.

We made an early day of it and I came home and slept a few times during the day.

Good Night All