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Just lovin' life today

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  • Just lovin' life today

    So, its not a trainwreck thread....its no big deal, and I'm sure most won't be interested.

    But its gorgeous here in Williamsburg VA area....Azaleas planted by my grandmother 60 some years ago that circle the homesite on the edge of the wooded ravine leading to the creek are in a multitude of colors six feet high.

    Outside in the little barn, my electrician is installing and wireing the barn....with switches, lights, outlets, and its just such an exciting day for me!!!!! Never thought I'd see it all happen....I can't wait !!

    Life is good today.
    "Indecision may or may not be my problem"
    --Jimmy Buffett

  • #2
    Sounds beautiful.
    No azaleas here, but tulips in front of the house have been open for about a week and the ones along the edge of the meadow are ready to pop.
    The daffodils/jonquils I rehomed a couple years ago have made a showing & I can see iris & lilies coming up all over.

    Electric in the barn is a godsend.
    To be able to flip a switch & have light in the pitchblack, plug in a radio, some clippers, a little fridge, a heater...

    It's all Good

    Even when it means you flip the switch & come face-to-face with whatever varmint has wandered in
    *friend of bar.ka*RIP all my lovely boys, gone too soon:
    Steppin' Out 1988-2004
    Hey Vern! 1982-2009, Cash's Bay Threat 1994-2009
    Sam(Jaybee Altair) 1994-2015


    • #3
      Life was good up here on Saturday.

      Nice ride on dry ground. Warm enough for horsey's first bucket bath of the season (much needed). Grazing in the sun to dry.

      Went home, ditched the housework and worked in the flower beds until my up and downer wouldn't up and down anymore. Enjoyed the tulips, birds, sunshine and fresh mulch.

      Today is cool and rainy again, but I can handle it with the memories of a perfect spring day.
      Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans


      • Original Poster

        love it. thanks for sharing your blessings, too!!!

        so, just when I thought it couldn't get much better....much progress was made in the barn, and electrician was so patient with me: making sure dutch doors had clearance, feeder doors, that outlets were placed around these concerns, switches set up, ---- its REALLY cool to think of how easy it will all be, and how well planned its been done! (even considered placement in re: the 6 ft. length of cord for heated buckets/mucktub etc....we tried to think of everything!)

        Then: contractor came out to bid some roofing concerns, etc....(and I guess you'd have to be a Virginia /coastal river brat to appreciate this) but he's also a commercial fisherman, who came BACK with fresh caught, fully dressed out croakers. Yup...fish fry tonight! (in addition to the fresh chicken marsala with baby portobello mushrooms I'd already prepared!) smorgasbord! )

        and, the icing? My daughter is coming out from W&M to spend the night with mom and I here...we'll have a fire pit fire, sit around outside on this beautiful evening, have a great dinner and enjoy a three generation time together.
        "Indecision may or may not be my problem"
        --Jimmy Buffett


        • #5
          Enjoy your day, your wiring, fresh fish, blooming azaleas and your daughter!!! I love a happy post. We had a great weekend, warm but breezy and saturday we watched DD show her new horse Life is good!


          • #6
            GREAT DAY IN THE MIDWEST = 67* Wall to Wall Sunshine

            Fabulous day in the Midwest !

            67* and Wall to Wall SUNSHINE ~

            Enjoyed a grand ride on my beloved mare this afternoon~

            LIFE IS GOOD ~
            Zu Zu Bailey " IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE ! "