I guess even God needs a smile now and again! As Adults we know life isn't perfect. I have been shown just how imperfect it is. My friend passed away. Funny how short that sentence looks. It doesn't take into account the tears, memories and just plain pain it brings. I met my friend, Joey, … Continue reading Adulting Stinks
I don't know how many of you receive money from the "government". I am on disability so I get a little bit (microscopic) amount every month. This month I tried to pay rent by sending it via the wire transfer method. I sent it and even got a confirmation number. On Sunday, I did this. … Continue reading Life in the poor lane!!
As I sit in a nice house, with baseboard heating, I remember the smell of the school when they first started the heating. A kind of musty smell and the lunchroom was warming up the beef stew (NO!! I don't want to know what was in it!). It made the official start of fall. It … Continue reading And the decision was made!
I've seen many disaster stories on the subject of "catfish". No, not the kind at the end of your cane pole or even the ones in the fishing pond. The only thing that IS fishy is the awful way people are duped. Yes I have had men (always widowed with at least one child!) try … Continue reading Catfish… and other fairy tales
This was the beginning of a spa day. Not for me. But for Candy. Just in case you don't know Candy is the name of a Percheron horse. Johnny Moore Ranch has two Percheron horses. Gypsy is a mare and Candy is the smaller one. Yes you read that correctly. Candy is the smaller of … Continue reading Pedicure country style!
I remember many years back I had a friend who told me that she boiled the potatoes and eggs together when she made potato salad. OK, now you know that this is going to be a disaster, right? It involves two things that I am rather bad with. 1 - Cooking and 2 - memories. … Continue reading My (IN)famous cooking skills
I have been known to sleep walk. In the past. Lately however I have seen several videos of people sleepwalking or waking from surgery. My sleep walking was brought out again with the medication Ambien. I love the little commercial blurbs "May cause eating or drinking with no memories of the event" I had a … Continue reading If I sound stupid just make me count to ten!
As I sit in a bedroom that has been converted into a mini office. I am thinking of all the cores I have to do. Most of them in the basement as it is raining (thank GOODNESS NOT SNOW!) but I just can't seem to get motivated to hit the basement. I am on my … Continue reading So does anybody else think that its weird… or just a lazy day on the ranch.
Churn After spending the most of my years being comfortably ignorant of what goes into the food I eat. I am amazed how and what goes into making food. Just when I thought life held no more surprises - in comes BUTTER. Real butter not the store-bought slab of fat and chemicals. When I first … Continue reading Butter Churn… Twenty-first century style!
Messy Do you ever wonder why some cattle (notice I didn't say COW) are born bulls? But are sold as steers? Last year was a learning curve for us AND the cattle. Do you know what happens when a "bull" becomes a "steer"? Well, wonder no more! But in an effort to keep this a … Continue reading Goodbye Bull, Hello Steer