Friday…Just rambling

August 8, 2008 at 4:23 pm 2 comments

Today, I had time to get bored…and it was good.  This has been the most beautiful day of all time. Gentle breeze, windows open, low 70s.  Ahhhh.

My only regret is that I spent most of the day paralyzed by it.  I wish I’d been able to do something remarkable.  I did mess with some photos and enjoy a few books from the library I picked up lately.

I also walked a mile with Boy Wonder for a mile this morning again.  He was less talkative and silly today and had trouble keeping up with my stride.  I am a fast walker.  I tried to slow down.  He still sprinted to outpace me at the end.

I also got a cool call today.  Sears called.  I said, “Take me off your calling list, please”, as I always do.  She said, “But, this is in regard to the extended warranty you have on your carpet cleaner.”  She wanted me to renew, of course, but the fact is, it’s broken, and it’s insured, and there is a place in M-ville where I can get it repaired.  Glory!

Also, last night I bought a keyboard to replace the one that was stolen a couple years ago.  It’s considered to be loaded for the money.  I looked at it several years hoping I could get one used or on sale, but prices have stabilized and it’s still around.  I did get one off overstock for about $80.00 off, so that was good.  The insurance money covered 2/3 of the cost or so.  I don’t remember.  They have to ship it from CA, so it will take a while, but I’m excited to have a new toy to mess with again.  Good to have something I can sit in from of the computer at times to learn songs off istead of having to memorize them from youtube and go to the piano back and forth.

We have about one more night on the floors in here.  Whew. I hope to see quarter-round go back on this weekend.

We also hope to finish staining the front door this weekend and get that installed and the front window.  I hope so.

Corn is in…we’ve had corn every day since forever…and we could keep eating it for that long.  We have another couple rows planted this year for after those pilfer down…LOTS of fresh corn.  Love it.  We have cucumbers the size of small watermelon, I’m sure!  I just can’t keep them picked fast enough.

The pool is suffering from the storm.  I need to go sweep it down again.  Just vac-ed yesterday.

Tonight it date night!  Yeah!  All three kids have stuff going on.  I’m getting giddy.  I’ve not been out of the house with the hub alone in a while…or in the house either for that matter.  Don’t call.

Well, off to deliver my bundles of joy to various angels of the world.

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  • 1. Cindy  |  August 8, 2008 at 7:12 pm

    Well, I guess that answers my question about whether you were going to scrapbook tonight! Hope you have a good time and don’t worry, no phone call from this end!

  • 2. touchofglory  |  August 8, 2008 at 11:24 pm

    It was a beautiful day, wasn’t it? I was stuck in my kitchen finishing it up. I’ve been stripping wallpaper all week, and I finally got started painting yesterday. I’ve never been so glad to finish something!!!! Have a great weekend!

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