Monthly Archives: September 2012

A birthday. So, I write.

A special person should be celebrating his 50th birthday today.  We were married almost 18 years when cancer claimed him.  He was too young.  It’s why I get irked when people whine about their birthdays.  I say, “Be glad you are … Continue reading

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Photo Friday

Fall Fun! From a walk along the river: First Frost:

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And now, I scurry.

Sometimes my best work gets done under pressure.  The sun is setting earlier.  We’ve had our first, light frost.  I’m a bit like a squirrel harvesting nuts; scurrying about to get my work done before winter blows in, freezes my toes … Continue reading

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My shortest post ever

Pig-farmer sprayed for spiders!!!  The success can be marked up to my blog posts. I love the pig-farmer-spider-sprayer, ACE Hardware – Shelbyville, and Ortho!! No spiders romping about my house this a.m. Hallelu – hallelu – hallelu – lu – … Continue reading

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Spiders make me crazy!!

Seriously, the spiders have got to go.  Please understand that I am not a wimpy person.  I am really not afraid of much.  However, spiders unhinge the trapdoor to my craziness. My sister disposed of the big one on my … Continue reading

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Photo Friday

I enjoyed my Photo Friday last week and decided to continue. To follow up from last week – I learned something! I decided to add a visual to the theme “Here’s How I Roll”  ~           … Continue reading

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Septically Yours,

I’m a saver.  I have containers for change in at least three rooms of the house.  I have an auto-deposit into Christmas and Vacation accounts.  The vacation fund usually ends up going toward my propane contract and real estate taxes… … Continue reading

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Angry Hams

Saturday I royally ticked off my hamstrings.  They took revenge by restricting and contracting.  My morning walk, a fast clip for an hour including a steep hill, followed by a lot of bending-over-weeding of flower beds made me realize on … Continue reading

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Superb Saturday

Gorgeous weather. Early morning walk with sister and friend. Evicted weeds from flowerbeds. Impromptu fire and wiener roast for lunch. Tried a new recipe.  I am all about fast and easy.  Not to mention yummy.  So I made these Monster … Continue reading

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Photo Friday

I’ve been trying to play with my camera more and get accustomed to a new lens.  I thought it might be fun to share some of my victims:

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