A Full Plate!

Monday morning off the the Vet’s because Brandy’s left eye has been red and draining all week end.

Her eye has been almost closed with the lids stuck together.

The Vet said there was a scratch on the cornea but it was already trying to heal itself.  He gave me prescription for drops to aid in the healing.  I felt a lot better after having her looked at.

Well Brandy and I walked again today but only two blocks.  After a couple af days of not walking we spent time in the swing when we came back then moved to the house where we crawled into bed for an hour and a half nap.

After a light lunch we went back to the swing where she slept and I read.  I had completed John Grisham’s Camino Island yesterday and enjoyed it so I brought his paperback and started it today.

Already into chapter four.

The advantage to this one is it fits in my purse.

Well I ordered my fruit for my jam making this morning.  Apricots, strawberries. red raspberries and dark cherries plus rhubarb for making Apple Rhubarb Chutney. (I love this for dipping egg rolls in.)  I decided not to order pectin I’ll bite the bullet and use Sure Jell. I will go up to Montrose Orchards on on Friday 8/25 and pick everything up.

I also have to prepare to do the Hot Dog Relish or summer will be gone and my potato salad time will be past due.

It looks like my ‘plate’, as far as activities go, will be full for a few weeks.

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About Momma

Now 83-years-old on February 22 and I'm still on the right side of the grass.. Mother of two sons and one daughter (Bloggers SEB and Cindyisms are two of them). I'm Grandmother of three. I have lived with my daughter for nine months now and she hasn't kicked me out yet. I stay active with household chores,and feeding my zoo. (3 cats, 1 dog, and 2 birds.) Retired after 29 years+ at Michigan Bell Telephone and ten+ years with The Oakland Press. I was active with the telephone company union and a Dale Carnegie graduate. I work at crocheting, knitting, making ornaments, and other projects. I do a little canning. I trained with the Michigan Bell Clown troupe and then I was a clown doing parades, parties, and picnics for about 15 years. My other passions are music from the 50s through the 80s, reading, birds, flowers, my pets, big cats, and of course blogging!

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