It was hot, sticky and humid when I was in destruction mode in the garden yesterday. Hard work, too, so I announced at dinner time that I was going to do the dishes, take a shower and get into bed early to read.
Of course, circumstances made that impossible (sigh) and I ended the evening on the couch by my lonesome (hubby, having done his share of physical work during the day, sensibly went to bed as soon as he could), eating popcorn and knitting until 10:45 p.m. when, funny thing, my eyelids wouldn't stay in an open position any longer.
I had a good night's sleep, though, and was up and going early this morning. Made it to the Co-op to shop and pick up a special order shortly after they opened. I buy what I can in bulk so upon arriving home, I joked with Papa Pea that it would probably only take me 45 minutes to divide up and properly store my bulk purchases. Ha. It took me one hour by actual count.
I do love buying in bulk and find it's quite an economical way to go. I've already started on my fall list of stocking up those items we purchase for the coming winter season and my bank account is already showing the "extra" monetary outlay. But finances will look healthier this winter 'cause I'll have to purchase so little then, right? Right!
At 10:30 this morning I met with a dear friend who's been gone for several weeks visiting relatives across the country. We had such a pleasant visit and caught up on all the extremely
Back home to make sandwiches for lunch. Then I got a thirteen pound turkey prepped and into the oven. I've recently sorted and reorganized our freezers and it was deemed necessary that Mr. Young Tom Turkey give up his space for vegetables coming in from the garden.
Then the back of my Chevy Tracker was loaded up and I made a much needed run to our wonderful Recycling Center. Me along with half the population of the county! What was this? National Recycling Day??
I'm home now for the rest of the day (hallelujah!), just made myself an iced latte (first caffeine of the day) and am determined to work through this piled up mess on my desk top.
Tomorrow we're tackling the cleaning and sorting of our big storage shed. This necessitates parking the flat bed trailer (to act like a really big table) next to the shed, hauling most all of the contents out and going through all the