Monday, January 2, 2012
Winter Work and Hobbies
means we have winter in January. So far we haven't even had much winter and no rain. None,
at all. Everything is so dry. We have to start getting the trees trimmed because by February, buds
start appearing and blooms and then we get lots and lots of wind. Well in a normal year, so far
this hasn't been normal. My husband got a new chainsaw and he had been happily trimming trees.
This is the piles that he ran out of room to put in the green trash cans.
I was telling him yesterday that when I was kid, I always wished my Dad would have a rock
polisher and would polish rocks. So after my husband got these out of the tumbler, I remembered
that dream of long ago and I can say it was so nice to have it. My husband spent some time yesterday
with a three pound sledge hammer breaking up more rock to polish. He broke one open and inside
was a geode. I have always wanted to find a geode and to think we had one in a container of rocks
all of the time.
I can't wait. As my husband always says, " Just keep your eyes open, there is treasure everywhere."
He goes back to work tomorrow. Life will be lots quieter and then I will have to feed myself.
He had fed me the whole time he has been home. It has been so nice. Omeletts in the morning and
these great salads at lunch. Coffee in the afternoons.
I hope your New Year is off to a great start.