Fun, Fall and Flexibility

My thermometer this morning says 46 degrees at 7 a.m.  That is 50 degrees cooler than it was just Wednesday!!  It’s an amazingly gorgeous, fall Saturday morning!

I didn’t post a Photo Friday because I was having too much fun:

Sugar & Spice
Sugar & Spice

After a morning of fun and fall, I had to be home for when the sprayer-rig arrived.  Another step accomplished for the pasture-planting preparation.  Mission-accomplished and so I thought, with my naive optimism, “Oh, I’ll just settle in for a teeny bit with a book.”

Hum a little Jaws music now…

Pig-farmer called me.

“Can you go pick up some pig-feed for the boar?”

He wants him fed a different feed ration than Bernice.

I sighed.  I hedged.  I squirmed and looked longingly at my book.

I said, sweetly, “Can I just ride along with you in the morning to get it?”

He sighed.  He hedged.  He squirmed and started to tell me his plans for Saturday.

I remembered, “Oh yeah….this is my job now.”

I took country roads all the way to the feed store and back and thoroughly enjoyed myself.

For today – be flexible!  You might just enjoy yourself.  😉  

About Marla Rose

This blog documents small-town life in central Illinois with photographs and various ideas/adventures that come my way. My hope is to make you laugh (or at least smile) and appreciate this life!
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5 Responses to Fun, Fall and Flexibility

  1. What kind of deal did you cut with Pig Farmer that YOU have to go get the pig food? Was it giving up your paying gig? I seem to remember you doing something like that. Loved the Jaws music in the story. It made me laugh.

  2. I don’t know what happened. I wrote 46 degrees and then it posted. What lovely weather you are having. Can’t wait to have some cool weather grace our area.

    Have a great day!
    Love, L.

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