Wednesday, January 28, 2009

here we go ......again.....

Another good ol' fashion snow storm!!! no doggie class tonite, no guys working on the house, horses locked in for the day, and I am beginning to think that spring would be a really, really good idea. Oh well, February is in just a couple of days, and then we'll see what Mr. Groundhog predicts.

It's a little hard to tell from this snowy photo, but there is a chimney coming up thru that roof!!! The masons finished that up yesterday. (they are back at work once again for those of you who are curious!!!) All they need to do now is finish up the hearth... which I believe that will be done on Friday.. and that part of the project is done!!! check it off the list.....and the next roof project will be shingles

What is this creature that appeared out of the snow??? Needless to say, keeping the floors any where close to dry totally out of the question.

We plow the road each time we go to the barn to check on the horses. That actually works out well, because it's easier on Ed and the truck to do "small amounts of plowing" verses waiting for it to end and then try to move it all. As the day has progressed, the snow has become more intense, and it's snowing harder now than it was at 6:00 this morning.

Ed was out at the woodpile, getting the box filled up with some of the excellent wood Rick brought last fall. We had some old wood that needed to be used up (before it rotted completely on us) and now that it's gone, we are into Rick's pile.

We're pretty happy to have it, even if I didn't get it "properly stacked" last fall.

So, an evening to be at home, cuddled by the woodstove... just hope there is something "good" on TV tonite....

this is SO my life....

A friend sent this to me... the minute I read it, I thought.... "are they talking about me??!!!" this is soooooo my life....

"If I didn't have a dog(s)...

I could walk around the yard... barefoot.. in safety.

My house could be carpeted instead of tile and vinyl.

All flat surfaces, clothing, furniture and cars would be free of hair.

When the doorbell rings, it wouldn't sound like a kennel.

And when the doorbell rings, I could get to the door without wading thru fuzzy bodies that have beaten me there.

I could sit on the couch or my bed the way I wanted, without taking into consideration how much space several furry bodies will need to be comfortable.

I would have money and no guilt to go on a real vacation.

I would not be on a first name basis with six veterinarians, as I put their yet..unborn grandchildren.. thru college!!!

The "most used words" in my vocabulary would not be : come, sit, stay, down, out, leave that!!!!

My house would not be corded off into zones by babygates,nor would it look like a day care center with toys all over the floor.

My pockets would not contain things like "poop bags", extra leashes and treats.

I would no longer have to spell certain words... b-a-l-l/ t-r-e-a-t / c-a-r-/ c-a-m-p/ b-a-r-n / w-a-l-k

I would not have as many leaves inside my house as there is outside my house.

I would not look strangely at people who claim that one dog or cats.. ties them down too much!!!

I would look forward to spring instead of dreading "mud" season.

I would not have to try answer the question of...

"why do you have so many animals?" to people who will never have the joy in their lives of knowing they are loved unconditionally by someone as close to an angel as they will ever get.

How empty my life would be........