Tuesday, September 1, 2009

What I have been doing ...

Nothing ... really, not much, but then again why do I always feel I'm busy? I read my favorite blogs and comment once in a while. Clean the chicken pen and gather my one egg a day. Water my 9 sq. ft. garden, and wait for the tomatoes to ripen! There are now 10!! Woohoo! Next year I will expand, I need more to eat than tomatoes.

Last Sunday, the 30th, Dale and Candy came down and we split wood, and split wood, and split wood! Somewhere between 2 1/2 to 3 cords. Filled the wood shed completely.

The shed is about 6' x 6' x 6' and we filled it - not one more piece would fit! And this is the trusty little machine that made it all possible. Along with Maggie the cat.

We are leaving again for a camping trip in two days. The last shebang of the summer. We don't usually go camping on holiday weekends, but we will try this again. We went on the 4th of July and it was wonderful, so we are taking a chance that it will be so again. I finally got my Senior Pass, so I get 50% off the camping fees - Woohoo! There is still hunting season to camp, but that is sort of a working trip as we need to fill the freezers with meat for the coming year. Still a lot of fun even if the weather is cold - please no snow this year!!!

Yesterday was a funny sort of day. I just lollygagged around cleaning the carport of bark from the splitting, watered the yards (3), and futzed around the house. I woke up at 3:45 this morning in a panic. We are leaving in two days and I'm futzing?? What is wrong with me?? I love camping, so why am I not getting stuff done?? I have no answers. But ... this morning it was move the truck and plug in the camper, do a couple of loads of laundry, take stock of what I need to get at the market for the trip, load some clothes and wipe out the dust from the last trip! All this before 8 a.m. I still need to go to town to shop, but that should be simple, as the camper is usually stocked with staples until after hunting camp when I empty it completely. I just need to get the goodies, and the beer! I've also planned out what yarn I will bring to make more dishcloths. I love knit dishcloths!

I've already set up the mister for the garden even though it is suppose to cool down for the weekend. Four days is just too long without water.

I got my electric bill today. I am on level pay and it will go down by $9 starting next month! Love it!!!

I hope you all have a fun and safe holiday weekend - see you when I get back! This time I will remember to bring my camera and USE it.



Paula said...

One of the best feelings in the world is a full woodshed! Glad you guys got that done. With my husband working out of town all summer, we haven't even started though we do have quite a bit left from last year.
Hope you have a great camping trip! Looking forward to hearing about it.

Betty said...

We just returned from our 18-day trip...beautiful pine trees, gorgeous weather, crowded at the first St. Park we went to, but hardly anyone at the second park.

Hope you had a wonderful trip yourself! I look forward to pictures, pictures, and more pictures.

Take care.