Showing posts from March, 2014

Another Short Shower

I've randomly chosen this image to go with the post so that some part of your visit here would be worthwhile. Isn't he a beautiful animal?  He always makes me smile. It has not been an easy winter, the Spring has started off very cold, and now we have lost water to our house.  Well, we spent a bit of money setting up a temporary system to carry us through until the thaw.  Up until then, we will have to haul all of our water in to the holding tank in the garage. To make a long story quite short, one day we noticed we had lost water pressure, then soon after, we lost all pressure.  After a 5 day long battle, we realized we could do nothing more until Spring, and went ahead setting up the temp system.  Luckily we have a truck, a 2009 Dodge, which of course, knowing it was needed, promptly broke down.   That has since been fixed, so everything should be okay for now.  I hope. Maybe the trailer will break, or the pump at the place we haul from will give up.  Or maybe ev

Happy Birthday To Me

I'm a little late on this post.  My birthday was on the 6th and we we forced to celebrate it early because the husband had to leave for work.  So these photos are from the 3rd.  I just have to take up some space bragging about my wonderful family and friends. First of all, Kaitlynn, who is only 11, and a completely fabulous young lady, wanted to cook supper for me. She decided that keeping it simple would be best.  She did not want a whole lot of help from her Father. The dinner consisted of a delicious, tender porchetta, roasted asparagus, and twice baked potatoes.  Everything tasted so good.  And they took it one step further, and made sure there were leftovers for the next day. Yay! - Two days with meals made for me! Our tasty dinner! Dinner was followed up with this fantastic white cake that my daughter baked from scratch.  She also did the decorating.  Did she not  do a fabulous job for her first time ever???  It is a sunflower, of course, because we all have Sp