This has been a week. My husband has had to get up every morning at 4:30 so he can make his drive to the place he has been working this week. I get up and make his lunch while bleary eyed trying to see what I am doing. I always tell myself I could go back to bed but I never do, early mornings to me are still a beautiful time of day and I watch as the sun comes up over the mountains. It has been hot this week so I go out early and water the garden and take care of my chickens.
This lack of sleep and the heat have really made my creativity go out the window. I find myself just staring out the window and not sewing. We are supposed to have a break next week, it is going to cool down to 97 degrees. I just laughed about that.
I will give a small book report. I just finished reading Killing Lincoln by Bill O'Reilly. Great book. You must know one of my hero's is Robert E. Lee. I always know I am going to sound really bad but I don't read books normally written by Yankees. :) Just kidding. I prefer books written by Southerners and for all I know Bill O'Reilly could be one, but he did do a respectful job of handling the end of the Civil War in a fair way. He presented both views so that I respected Lincoln, Robert E. Lee and U. S. Grant, he was respectful of Mary Lincoln. I always feel that history treats her unfairly. I thought in the book he made all of the historical figures real. He even satisfied the conspiracy part of me. I have always thought there was more to it and I have a idea that Edwin Stanton was involved deeply. So he brought out things I didn't even know which made me decide to add this one to my library. Which says so much because I don't buy many books anymore.
It was worth the read if you love history as much as I do. My nephew and my sons the other day came in and we were talking about when Rome fell and what came after and the different rulers of what dynasties came next. I kind of shook myself because we talk about this stuff like we read it in the newspapers yesterday. I do enjoy history.
I need to get off now and go take care of chickens. Poor things. It is supposed to be 109 for the next few days.
Have a great Friday!