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TUESDAY...the weather is still chilly and dreary and plenty of "wet" in the soil. Sort of funny, Abby's had to learn to do her "duties" in the snow, the rain and then...puddles! LOL It's quite entertaining to see her tip toe through the puddles trying to find her "place"...LOL Not complaining at all, she's the cleanest dog I've ever owned in my life, but it's still funny to see her taking care of biz. Mtn.Man and I are still trying to shed the pounds that attached themselves to us over the holidays. I seem to lose 2 of the 5 and then they find me again...:-( Mtn.Man? He's got a bit further to go since he loves evening snacks and Dr. Pepper. He got on the scales and was truly bewildered and realized that Philbe was not being a meanie when she told him those things would "hang around". Winter months are probably difficult for everyone since we can't get out and be active like we normally do. Snow shoeing in the snows and playing frisbie with Abby in the rain helped, but sometimes I think you build muscle and don't lose a pound! We've got the little house to a point that we have to make some room in our mega garage and mega shed to get them to the homestead house, and to do that we've got to make room there by selling both of our years of accumulations. Sooo many irons in the fire. Some times feels like a game, move this so we can put this there, then sell this so we can put this there. BUT...one day they'll be empty and the $$$ will be in hand! I told MM we've just got to get the little house sold or rented or something, because taxes and insurance will come again the end of this year and it will come like jaws2 this time. It's just so hard for us to turn down work when it's available. We asked God to bless his carpentry business and He has...even though he's working for about half the rate he used to get. It helps make ends meet. Once the real camping seasons begin the rates will go up so we won't be able to bug out as much, so we'll just have to use the flea market events to our advantage I guess, by taking our travel trailer with us and staying in it instead of driving back and forth to different events. We'll see. I'm asking the Lord to have little house sold by this coming fall, so we'll have the money to pay the 2013 taxes and be free of it. If it's not sold by then, I guess we'll lease it out...??? So many decisions! Son is still waiting on SSI and he's so frustrated. A lady from a local prayer group went to his apartment and gave him $20 ... totally surprised him! I keep telling him that we love an awesome God and He loves us back! LOL The wonderful thing is, He loved us before we even knew Him! And...He loves us still. Sunday evening we watched the 2nd of the Bible series on the history channel, and it really tickled me that Mtn.Man was able to comment on certain parts that were out of context or left out completely (due to time editing?) in the show. It's okay I guess if you know the Word enough to know what's been omitted and it gives you a mental jog...but for those who may not have read their Bible's much, they are missing some wonderful historical events that lead us to Christ Jesus. Anyway...which is better...a partial truth or no truth?

 

PS...finished laundering the whites & they're in the dryer. Also made up a batch of my own taco sauce (we love Taco bell's so I've come really close to that...and it saves us a bundle on taco sauce) as well as mixing up a batch of homemade fabric softener just for grins. Smells good, so we'll see how it works. I'll give a try when my Suavatel is used up. We had a second helping of potato soup for lunch a bit ago (I made a big stew pot full yesterday which yielded 4 additional servings) and I am always amazed that so many foods taste better the 2nd time around! LOL Weather is sunny and around 40 so Abby-girl is enjoying it in her kennel.

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Don't know what happened, but it posted twice...so I'm editing this one...LOL

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Enjoyed the pizza from scratch, even had a huge slice for Mountain Man's lunch tomorrow. I'll have the left over chili.

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THURSDAY... did follow-up at the vision center and ordered another year's worth of contacts. New ones are two different kinds, sort of weird, but it works. Not a candidate for cataract surgery for several more years (according to eye doc) so wearing contacts works alot better for our lifestyle. My back up glasses are so thick, they fog in cold weather, get spots on them if it's raining, need clip-on sunglasses, have to grab them every morning, take them off every night, remove them in the shower...just a pain in the yah-yah. Put a beef roast in my big crock so cooking will be a cinch this weekend. I don't even bother to freeze my stews because we love to eat them as left-overs, and if there's anything left I make a soup with it. Abby's outside sunning herself in this nice weather. I'm sure she feel abandoned, but she's shedding and it helps when she can do that outside as much as possible! LOL I'll go play frisbie with her after while. Sister is doing better, but it's sure been a long haul for her and we've nearly lost her several times. Such a major back sugery for her. Opened her up from back of neck to tail bone, then from navel all the way around to other side for second surgery. She's been intolerant of the pain meds so has done alot of suffering, both from the pain but from the reactions to the meds...nausea and alot of other stuff. Husband has had his hands full trying to care for her but they finally had somebody come in and help...so glad! Son still hasn't heard yet from the disability people, but they did send him to a cardiologist for some tests, a phychologist, and another one (can't remember). The nutritionist at the clinic has been helping him alter his eating and shopping habits to try and get the diabetes more in control. They did tell him that the reason his left leg is larger than the right is because of phlebitis he had several years ago, so now he's got very prominent varicose veins in it...which really concerns me, but I keep my mouth shut.

Well...I finally did put a jump drive in my pc and got started on writing my book. I think when we're camping I'll write. Did figure out my format as to where to start etc., and when I told Mtn.Man, his response was "that's sure different"...LOL

It'll make writing it a bit easier I think. Sometimes (I believe) when life's been so very hard, it takes only God-given strength to go back through it and put it into writing...and still protect those involved etc. But at least I've made a start, something I've attempted to do several times in the last 20 years...but now my life's so happy, I think I'll be able to make progress.

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FRIDAY...made several modifications today in travel trailer, things we've wanted to do for some time. Removed the valance thingies and the cheapy blinds on all the windows and are getting ready to install rods with nice towels for curtains. They will be very washable and sturdy. Had MM put a small hook in bathroom closet to hang small items in, and raised the bar so our windbreakers etc. could hang back there. Raised the bars in both closets so our clothes can hang straight and not gather at the bottoms. Found two nice wire baskets to put under the closet ledges to hold things like shoes, flip flops etc. Going to install a "reading" ledge on our headboard to put videos, cd's, etc. as well as whatever books we're reading...and our Kindles. Also put dinette down and took the newly upholstered custions from old camper (doesn't run any more) and made ourselves a nice "couch" area. We'll use a little fiberglass folding table to set in front of it when we want to eat. Found two nice pieces of finished shelving that MM will saw to length, and put a couple of extensions on my counter tops. Now we're looking for a small medicine cabinet to put in the bathroom, just over the toilet...there's a mirror over our sink and it has to stay or we can't open storage cabinet door. Also going to keep my eye open for an under-counter 3 cup coffee pot. Rolled all the towels, washclothes, dish towels & dish clothes etc...and was able to get them all in the one storage cabinet in the bathroom. Also found I could "wedge" rolls or toilet paper and paper towels into a small space between wall and shower which gives me more room under my bathroom sink. Also going to sort through all the dishes and take out what I seldom use, so I'll have more room for paper plates, paper bowls, paper cups etc. (which we use alot when camping) instead of using up my pantry space or drawer space. Just a really "fun day" for us. We love being in our travel trailer...even if it's just "pittleing"! LOL Then took a nice walk in the state park and MM found a tick crawling up his arm! Couldn't believe they'd be out so soon after all the snow we've had! I headed for the shower and grabbed my pine tar soap and shampoo! I'll be digging out the lemon grass and citronella soaps for here and the travel trailer as well as putting the repellents handy. I did put sunscreen on my face (which I do all year round) but can feel I got a bit of sun...it was near 80 today...but will turn off cold tomorrow sometimes and then rain/snow predicted for Sunday. Abby is one tired little poopy...flops down on her livingroom bed, follows me to the bedroom and flops down on her bed there, and is sprawled out like a green tree! LOL

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We picked up a frozen turkey from the turkey farm for our Easter dinner. Now I'm seeing it every time I open the freezer. :feedme:

 

Today has been dark and dreary with some rain, temps are hovering right around freezing. I'm not ready for winter to be over.

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SATURDAY...Weather much colder today and turned "drizzly" later this afternoon. Still pittled around in our travel trailer doing the modifications we wanted. Got the new "curtains" hung today and I'm absolutely tickled with them. Took all the old mini-blinds down and was able to buy bath towels at WM for $1.97 each. One each covered the bedroom windows, one covered the kitchen, and four in the livingroom area. I bought chocolate for all the windows except the livingroom area, I put burgandy there. I used the gold "clip" rings on the tops (and can fold the tops down to have a sort of "valance" look) so they just slide across the new curtain rods we bought, really a cheap way to have camper curtains! Mountain Man grinned and said "one of the nice things about this is, you're only $10 away from changing your colors!" Haven't put up the two counter extensions yet, and may not get to this weekend since it's raining and supposed to rain & snow tomorrow. MM doesn't like to use power tools outside in the rain (and garage doesn't have electricity/lights yet). Fixed breaded pork shops, grilled egg plant slices for supper with a side salad. Just was in the mood for eggplant for some reason! Made up another batch of "seasoned" olive oil so I could baste the eggplant with it.

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We spent some time last evening and this morning watching our great niece participate in a sycronized skating competition. It was something new to us - one team had sixteen skaters, and the "flight" was amazing to see.

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That sounds exciting Lovinit!

 

I spent the last two days watching the computer. The birds are nesting again on some live web cams and I watched 3 owls and 2 eagles hatch. I hope I don't get hooked on it as bad as I did last year. A couple that had night vision cameras last year, don't have it this year. The birds switched nests. So far the herons haven't come back to their nest. They were really strange birds and interesting to watch.

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I have watched the Eagles in the nest too Jeepers, it was rather fun to see.

 

I'm going to google more about sycronized skating, we didn't know how the teams were judged and marked.

 

There is a snow fall warning for our area for the next couple of days.

It is snowing so heavily right now, with threats of 60 km winds, that dh and I have decided it would be much safer to stay off of the roads. We will miss hearing a missionary from Columbia speak at church today. We're such a small congregation that it will be disapointing if few show up

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Lovinit...Jeepers...sounds like you've filled your days with lots of good stuff! We've been "playing in the rain" off and on all day. No snow though. Went over to the travel trailer and divested myself of four box fulls of kitchen items that I just don't use like I thought I would, making room for things I do! LOL Isn't that just like we do at home? I boxed up all the plastic plates and put my new granite ware plates in their place, boxed up a whole box of coffee cups (don't ask me why I had so many...MM doesn't even drink coffee or tea!) and put the four granite ware cups there. Was able to provide one whole cabinet side where I can now store paper plates, paper bowls, paper cups/glasses and cofee filters. That gives me one whole drawer now that I can move the trash bags & baggies to, and that in turn will leave one whole drawer EMPTY! By converting the dinette down to a couch, I now have a nice big storage area under it. As soon as this weather clears up we'll be making room in the storage sheds & the garage ... then it's yard sale and swap meet time for selling the "accumulations" of our life times. Gotta build a "sling" in the garage though so we hang the canoe in the big garage. Can you believe this garage is full, another similar 12x24 metal storage shed, a 10x14 wood shed, and an 8x10 rubbermaide shed are all nearly full? We also have a 10x14 wood shed at the little house that's accumulating "stuff" as we clean out the house. Who would have ever dreamed people could accumulate so much! I was married for 42 years when I widowed and MM had been a batchelor for 23 yrs...each of having plenty of things. Now...we're trying to absorb each other! LOL

ps...MM had the little house (2 bedrooms full) of his "survival/camping/rv" supplies plus what he inherited when his mom passed on, then again what he inherited when his dad passed. In case some of you are trying to figure out how two people could have so much "stuff"...LOL

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Philbe, I am suffering from camping envy right now. With all this snow, it will be a long while before we'll get into our camping site. The park is in a coulie and if the creek floods we have to wait for the water to go down. Many campers were flooded/destroyed a couple of years ago. We used to leave the trailer there over winter, but not any more.

 

The graders were by yesterday and had the roads cleaned off. Today the snow is up to our knees, and because the ditches were full you can't even begin to imagine where the road is for driving. We wear amber colored glasses after a fresh snow so you can see the underlying tracks better but those aren\t going to help. Our school buses are useless in snow too so I think we'll not be running in the morning. That will be four ice/snow days in the last two weeks. Part of our going to the city for the skating was just to be away from the house before the snow came again.

I cleaned some bathroom drawers and turffed alot of junk today. Dh is holding the recliner down and watching the world curling.

 

We're having "Planned overs" fried rice for supper.

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Lovinit...sounds like you've got the snows that passed on us twice...and yes, the brightness will blind you. We had to wear sun glasses when we snow shoed. As for camping fever...yep, I catch the "hitch itch" every year! LOL Sure glad you drug your rig out before it fell prey to floods!

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MONDAY...son went for final interview this morning and he's been approved for SSI. I'm sure all of you know what a tremendous burden has been lifted from us and from his grandma (my Mom) as we've been footing the bills for him since last August....us fixing up the upstairs apartment to make it liveable (was vacant for 20+ years) which was a really took a bite out of what savings we had, and his grandma paying the utilities. It's not a huge amount of monthly income, but it will pay us his rent every month, half of his grandma's utilities from now on, and have a very reasonable amount left over for paying his co-pay for his meds etc., buy his dog food & keep their meds up, gas & maintenance for his truck, and his clothing etc. He's got his EBT and our two local pantries for his food and Medicaide pays for his numerous (and costly) meds for Diabetes, PTSD, spinal injuries etc. He'll only need to budget for his co-pay. He'll have a small amount of back pay, that will get his truck insurance so he can drive it, his dogs vacinated & licensed and pay the last 7 months of his utilities etc. He'll be ok...even though he's probably going to squeek when he finds out how far his income DOES NOT go...LOL Like we told him..."welcome to the disabled lifestyle". His dad and I lived that way for 26 years and his grandma still lives meagerly...with help from us paying her a monthly homestead payment. At least now we'll be getting that payment back in his rent, so the homestead will somewhat pay it's own...not counting insurance though. We sure do serve a loving God and Savior! :cheer::runcirclsmiley2::hapydancsmil::24::band:

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TUESDAY...So far we've escaped the rain or snow, it's gone to the south of us. However, we've sure felt the cold air blowing northward! Stopped at the library and picked up the book they had for us (America's Cheapest Family) and noticed the flags on the post office were flying almost straight north, and I mean flying...they were hardly moving. I called MM's attention to it, so weird. Abby's decided she needs to be "naughty" and try to make MM go to bed at midnight. So nearly every night they have a "fight" and unfortunately for Abby, Mountain Man daddy wins...LOL Fixed our Tuesday night pizza tonight, and today fixed a batch of potato salad to put in the frig. MM likes potato salad but I can't hardly get it down if it's store bought. Also stopped at the Dutch store on our way back from the library and the little house, and picked up seven more of my "little white buckets" for 50 cents each. They're so great for storing condiments in (that you get at fast food restaurants), for putting my powdered packages of seasonings etc. in, and all kinds of "little" items that I'm in and out of all the time.

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WEDNESDAY...pretty chilly outside but no moisture...but they're predicting some is headed our way. Abby-girl is stretched out at my feet while I'm browsing the internet and visiting my most favorite site! Son called and said his money is in his credit union account, so he's headed there to draw most of it out (at our advise) and take care of his "past due" business, first of which is to get his truck insurance back and get some gas in it! Mountain Man's headed for his newest work site, and it's a doozy. A Realtor bought this for a rental and it's a mess. It may have been a foreclosure and the occupants left not only unhappy...but nasty. I know lots of people have (and will) lose their homes, but what I don't understand is why they tear them up so bad before they leave. I worked for a foreclosure specialist and saw first hand how some of these homes were trashed out...and it didn't happen in just a month or so...some of this stuff took months and months and maybe even years to get to their conditions. My first/late husband lost a home once, but we sure didn't trash it. Oh well, I'll not get started there. Looking forward to the weather getting warmer so we can get our square foot garden squares updated and ready for planting. Also want to go to our local city brush site and pick up some fresh wood chippings (I think it's free) and have Mtn.Man put me in a chip/mulch patch. I want to do some permaculture gardening as well as container gardening. Going to have him build me a "rack" for my buckets to hang from. It's going to be an interesting garden season for us this year...but...this is the time to experiment. Don't want to do that when our survival depends on our garden. Also would like to plant a couple of miniature apple trees and a couple of peach trees in our "side yard" (a vacant lot) to get some fruit growing, and plant some additional berry plants along the back fence line of the garden yard. Also would like to get some asparagus started along the fence line so we'd have some in a year or so for harvesting. Son loves to garden etc., so we're confident that if teach him our permaculture-type methods, he'll enjoy it even more since he won't have to do back busting work (which he can't do) to keep it tilled & weeded. That will let us do some swap meet trips and get some stuff sold and turned into $$$. Funny how we never consider when we buy stuff that when it comes time to sell it, we'll take a huge "hit" on the price! LOL

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THURSDAY...very chilly day. Played frisbee with Abby for just a little while out back, but my hands got cold (even though I wear gloves to avoid her "slime") after about 20 minutes. She's sort of been under "house arrest" since yesterday, she got a little "mouthy" so she's not allowed outside without being on her leash, except when I played frisbee with her this afternoon. Son had came by and she went zombie and wanted to jump all over him. When I tried to pull her down, she thought she could grab my hand. When I reached for her collar, she dived under the coffee table to hide. When I tried to pull her out, she "mouthed" my hand so son pulled her out. She then decided she wanted to "challenge" us by barking at us. I told son "we have to win or we're in trouble"....so I quickly looped her leash around her neck to form a slip collar, and she immediately knew she was in trouble. I put her in her crate for being so naughty. She continued with her bad behavior when Mtn.Man got home and she wasn't allowed to jump on him, so back in her crate she had to go for a few more minutes. When she's on leash, she has to "heel" even to go outside to do her duties...no sniffing, just get things done. Naughty Abby! Told Mtn.Man she's entering adolescence (sp?) and it's time for some more training. With her being such a large dog, we can't allow her to challenge and get away with it. We are hoping we can get her to the point where she can be a therapy dog...we'd like to do some volunteer work with her. We've been told that when she's about 2 or so, she'll be easier to train as a therapy dog. We've already tried her around canes and walkers etc., and they don't excite or frighten her at all. She just sniffed in curiosity, and actually walked behind MM, leaving a reasonable distance without even being asked to. Jeepers going to say "Oh Abby..." (grin)

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Oh Abby! What did they do to you to make you act like that. Do they frighten you Hon?

If 'they' don't straighten up you know you can run to Auntie Jeepers house.

 

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I told MM I thought she was having PMS...even though she's been spayed...LOL Took her over to "Grandma's House" to see mom and son. She absolutely goes ape when she gets around people...if we're not careful, she'll even "pizzle" on the floor from excitement. Our big baby girl is such an "enthusiastic" lover! LOL

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SATURDAY...well, we finally made the decision to NOT stay on satellite (DISH) tv. We bought a new 32" Vizion "smart tv" from WM...(no comments please) on sale for under $260...because it was a display model and only a week old. Brought it home and finally after lots of "tech support" got it to recognize our internet modem's wifi passcode. Then hooked up our ACER notebook to the tv and the screen now acts just like a monitor for our notebook...which means anything we watch on the internet, we can watch on tv...HULU, YouTube, U-Verse, etc. We can also read our favorite blogs ... on our tv screen! LOL Dish is probably gonna scream, but they've been raising our monthly rate ever since our first year expired. This coming month would be nearly $70 a month for their 200 ...just to watch tv..and many of the channels are duplicates! Now, when we subscribe to Netflix, our tv will only cost us $8.00 a month +/- It will also enable us to pick up our tv (if we want to) and take it with us in our travel trailer, and wherever we can get wifi, we'll have everything we have right here at home. The new tv is strictly wifi, but we can watch direct from our modem (or any modem) if we want to. We can also hook up our DVD or CD player to either the tv or to our notebook and watch movies etc. It feels sort of like somebody pulled a 60# monkey off our back? Most tv stations have streaming (live) broadcast so we can access that via wifi also. Plus...via notebook, we can listen to radio stations that have live broadcast. Don't know why it has taken us so long to make this decision. I guess we sort of "feared" stepping out of the box? Anyway, we're out! We assured each other that we could also step back "inside the box" if things don't work out. But at this point, I don't see that happening.

The weather is chilly and dreary, and you can just "feel" the snow moving in. They're forecasting 6-9 inches in the swath of this storm front, so we're bracing for it. Didn't need to pick up anything except a 1/2 gallon of milk when we were at WM earlier picking up some caulking for MM to work on our shower/tub. Pondering what I want to fix for supper. Got another chicken breast thawing (what's new! LOL) so I can just about pick and choose what I want.

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SUNDAY...Most of the snow has quit, just a few flurries, but they say it's headed due east and gathering steam as it goes. :frozen:

Mtn. Man took Abby out for some frisbee in the snow, she was about to drive us bonkers roaming around, under foot, sticking her nose into everything that we were doing. Mtn.Man's got our bathroom turned upside down, had to pull out all of the old caulking around the tub/shower, clean it, bleach it, wipe it down, and now let it get good and dry. It will be this way until tomorrow evening ... if he's able to get to the work site (which is about 5 miles north, and off a main asphalt road, on gravel) since it's on a gravel road. We agreed that if he gets to the turn off & they haven't plowed the gravel road, he'll turn around & come come and call the client and tell her it's a no-go. The house is vacant so it's no biggy. She bought it for a rental though, so for sure she'll be glad to get it on the rental market. Made another loaf of Irish Soda Bread, Mtn.Man says he likes it about as good as any breads he eaten, so...it's quick and easy...and makes wonderful toast etc. Not near as light as my basic white, but we don't eat alot of sandwiches anyway. For our hamburgers I usually just buy buns a couple of packages at a time and call it good.

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MONDAY...Mtn.Man declined to even try to get to his new work site, so called owner and she understood. Said she hadn't even thought of the fact that the property is off the main road, on gravel, with a very steep (unshoveled) driveway. He'll try tomorrow...and may have to shovel the drive...on her dime. He did get a call from one of his regular clients that had slid into & knocked down his mailbox and his neighbors, so had Mtn.Man come put them back up. So...still have $$ coming in. God is so good! Mtn.Man stopped by Aldi's while he was out and picked up some eggs, some chips and a couple more bags of rice, a couple bags of flour, and a couple bags of beans. I'm storing the smaller bags in the nice, food grade buckets we've been able to buy from WM for $1 each. The flour I needed to keep where I could get to it on a regular basis since I bake so much of my own breads etc. Watched Perbain's channel today (on our smart tv...oh yeah!) on the "big screen" and was totally fascinated at her bread making techniques! Came in here to the pc and printed out her recipe as well as saving the links on my desktop so I can watch them again and again. I absolutely loved it that she uses one style of dough and makes bread, nut breads, cinnamon bread, light rolls...you name it. Nothing fancy, just plain and simple! I make a pretty mean loaf of bread myself, but was really intrigued (and learned) that I can take the same dough and turn it into other styles of breads etc.

Mtn.Man got the old caulking stripped out and the new in, looks soooo much nicer! Changed the filter in the furnace, and some other "honey do" things.

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WEDNESDAY...lots of snow melting, so it's pretty "wet" everywhere. Can't play frisbie with Abby-girl, just too muddy and we don't want to give her a bath every time she comes in. Even though she's got the "suade-like" fur that everything repels off of, she still gets it between her toes etc., and of course there's the normal "shake it off" to share the mud and water with everything and everybody! But wet is what is normal for this time of year. Mtn.Man is now working on another larger work site, and has faced alot of challenges. Had to call the Realtor/owner and show her where the house she'd bought didn't have a sewer pipe connected to the shower drain! So now he's got to crawl under a small crawl space (and he's a big fella!) and literally dig a tunnel for him to get to the area and put one in. Gonna take a tote, tie a rope on it, fill it with dirt & hire son to stand outside, pull the tote out, dump it in a wheelbarrow and try to get it done that way. Mtn.Man can't be sliding forward and backward trying to do it. Realtor/owner wasn't too happy with the people she'd bought it from, but, if it was a foreclosure there's no guarantees. Everything is "as is" and understood so she might as well put the money into it now, while there's no tenants in it, and get it functioning properly. I can't imagine the smell that the house must have had coming up from the crawl space from all that bath/shower water draining into it...yuck! I'm not happy with Mtn.Man having to work in it, but he's assured me he'll wear a mask and gloves etc. I wouldn't be a bit surprised if he doesn't find mold somewhere in the flooring etc. If he does & it's more than the alotted amount, he's done and she'll have to get a mold remediation team to come in and clean it up before he can (or will) resume his repair work. Hopefully he won't find any and get on with his work and get the house ready for her to lease out. Set some venison burger out for speghetti tonight. Didn't fix pizza last night...did too much cleaning etc., and fixed something really quick...broiled cod & seasoned rice. Yesterday, I washed out a couple of white, food grade buckets and started another rice, bean & flour bucket that I'll keep near the kitchen for monthly use. They snap really tight so they'll be better than just sitting on a shelf, and I won't have to go to the pantry storage and open a sealed bucket, a sealed mylar bag, just for a bag of flour. I'll start another one for monthly use sugar. Gonna make a WM run again and buy up as many of their buckets as I can get. One time I got 7 but the last time they only had 1, somebody had already bought their "morning" supply. Just gotta get their early when they first start baking.

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We got moved and finally got internet woohoo! The 6 hour move wasn't bad until we reached new home and found the dirt next to the driveway was too soft and we sank then got out and went off the driveway again into the ditch which made the uhaul fall sideways a bit and rest of the electric pole ugh! finally got the truck in and unloaded in the rain lol. Kids on on their 4th day of school and hubby is at orientation this morning for work after 90 days he will be making half the income from his old job but our bills are a little bit less so hopefully well figure it out. On a good note even with the stress of income and moving in general I have been of my anxiety meds for 4 days now and fine so far so hopefully that will last I told hubby a long time ago where we were living and drama people around was just too toxic for me sometimes its just better to not have family around. Well off to clean a little before I have to go back to school for Easter egg hunts lol, have a great day everyone!

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