Change Of Plans

Good Early morning.  First the weather. 62 degrees, wind at 5 mph, rain starting at around 11 am and lasting all day.

I decided yesterday I would start reading the father and son’s novel   Sleeping Beauties  by Stephen and Owen King.  Now this book is 700 pages long so I won’t be taking it out when I’m going some place.  Instead I will carry J. D. Salinger’s The Catcher In The Rye.  It is 277 pages long and will fit in my purse.  ( I realize that Catcher is a very old novel but I missed it the first time around so I’m trying to catch up with these stories now.

This morning I started with filling,then running the dishwasher, pulling the laundry from Cindy’s room, also from my room, and basically catching up because I spent yesterday with Wes in the afternoon.  He invited me over for spare ribs ( knowing how much I love them) because he figured we wouldn’t have too many more nice days to to use the grill. While I was there I shot another few color pictures.

Another reddish orange beauty

This bush is beside his driveway

This is looking over his backyard..

I think I’ll take my truck to Auto Zone,  see if they can meter the check engine light on the dash, and determine what the problem is.  I just don’t like driving too far when a problem is indicated.  I realize the truck is about 10 years old but I don’t even want to think about replacing it at my age.  It goes forward, backward, turns left  or right, stops when I step on the brakes,  so that makes it worth trying to keep it up.

I have to make a trip to Sam’s Club for the potato chips for the trick or treaters in a few days.  I believe this is best thing to hand out.  No worry about sweets, individually wrap, and easy to handle.

I think I had better check the laundry and the dishwasher on their progress.  Both are still running.

As to the zoo the cats are fed so I think I’ll move on to the birds then see if Brandy is ready to get up yet.  She won’t eat until later but she may need to go outside.  I have to get dressed, make my bed, and proceed with the away from the house duties.

Have a good day, a productive start of a new week, and take some time for you because you are important.




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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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