Thursday, September 27, 2007
Wednesday, September 26, 2007
A Visit to Apple Hill
C'mon everyone.....lets take a drive down my road, and up the hill to the land of "Apple Ranches"...today we are going to High Hill Ranch.....Oh goodie! the sign says OPEN.....there are lots of huge apple trees...just loaded with red shiny apples! There is a beautiful lake where we can fish...or just sit and enjoy a picnic...(it's a beautiful day for one).... of course being it's almost Halloween...there are all kinds of pumpkins....all colors...and all sizes!
Hope you enjoyed your little trip...next week we will visit a different ranch...there are many many more.....XXXXOOOOOOOOOO
Monday, September 24, 2007
Cosmos and Rain
Hello...my sweet ones...has it really been since September 19th that I have blogged???!!!! They say time goes by while you are having fun....Last week I enjoyed all the wonderful rain we had....I went for walks in the rain with Toby, and loved looking at his tiny little wet paw prints on the dry cement.....I made Andy a cake... we enjoyed a pot roast dinner for his birthday dinner......we got alot of things done too....cleaned the back porch... put all the lawn furniture away for the Winter...I enjoyed the vase of beautiful cosmos that I picked (before the rain came) for in the kitchen...(photo above)....we also cut some wood to get ready for cold weather...we watched the movie "City Slickers".....we have seen this movie many times..but I wanted to watch it again! I especially love "Norman" in the movie! I have been reading like crazy lately...I just finished reading "Krakatoa" about the volcano that exploded in the late 1800's..., and I finished a book about the tragedy of the "Lusitania"...I love a good historical novel! I'm reading a children's book now about a little mouse...the title is "The Tale of....Despereaux...being the story of a mouse. a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread"...I'm reading this one out loud to my cat Shaquille...and my doggums Toby for practice because I am going to volunteer reading to children at our local library..if my animals like it...then it's all good...speaking of good....be sure to watch channel 6, or your local PBS station for the mini series called "The War".....it's the epic tale all about World War II....I am watching it with my Dad...it's very emotional.....it started last night at 8pm...and continues on for the next 6 days...there is also a companion book to the series that you can buy at Walmart...although it's rather "pricey".....Fall is here.....it feels so good...I'm going for a drive today to take some photos of the Fall colors......hope all is well with all of you.....love...XXXXOOOOOOOO
Wednesday, September 19, 2007
Even little Toby is happy that the Fall weather is here...it is windy and brisk today....feels so good to be outside! I have been working on getting some house-cleaning done....that is a copy of my 'list' above...some are works in progress....like the book shelves....cleaning the back porch etc.
Tomorrow is Andy's birthday (tons of birthdays in September)....I'm going to make a pot roast dinner with roasted potatoes and glazed carrots...and ...can't forget the birthday cake!
Good NEWS.....the results from my mammogram came in....(fast huh!) I am GOOD to go....everything is fine.......:-) Back to some more cleaning...and a trip to the grocery store....hope everyone is having a GREAT Wednesday!
Circle Book Pages
Collage Round Robin
Tuesday, September 18, 2007
Monday, September 17, 2007
Thursday, September 13, 2007
Wednesday, September 12, 2007
Carson Road to Apple Hill
I really really cannot believe how fast time goes by....I am in "The Fall Mode"...the weather is simply perfect...cooler nights for sleeping....the wonderful 80's during the sunny days....if you look around you can start to see little changes taking place in nature, you can feel the crispness in the air...I have been busy.
I've made apple dumplings......reading good books...celebrating birthdays (my youngest sister is turning 50 tomorrow...which means all 4 of us kids are now in our 50's) WHOA!
Last weekend Andy and I took a short little morning drive up the road to Apple Hill...I've posted some of the crafts they are selling at one of the local apple ranches "Boa Vista"....I LOVE the stained glass purses for hanging in a window! I'm in the middle of working on some book pages...and, I also took on the huge task of cleaning out one of my book areas...dusting all the books and putting them onto new shelves...(I'm still working on this one). I've been working out in the yard and enjoying the Indian Summer days...I hope to be able to read blogs today...I can't stay away from any of you for too long! :-) This is such a great time of year!
Special HAPPY BIRTHDAYS...to my son.who turned 36th on the 8th....and to my sister who turns 50 tomorrow....HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I LOVE you both very much! XXXXOOOOOOO