Monday, September 01, 2014

Country Living

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So, at the crack of dawn, I'm woken up by loud POP POP POPs all over the place outside.

I'm thinking, "What the..", and then I remember ...

September 1st - the official start of Dove Hunting Season here.

Jaxon even tells me, "Mommy, I woke up and couldn't go back to sleep because there was a lot of popping going on outside".


Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Snakes and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

Such is the life when one lives out in the country.

I was getting the little boy into the car one morning, and seat-belting him in, when I happened to glance in the direction of the truck.

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I had a "what is wrong with this picture" moment, and then I realised I was looking at a snake.  On our truck's back tyre. ( YES, I SPELL IT AS TYRE ).

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We've seen our share of snakes out here, as well as their shedded skin, but usually they're on the ground or in a hole.

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THIS one, apparently, was having breakfast.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

THIS, I want.

Walking on the treadmill can get pretty ... monotonous .. after a while.  And I NEED to walk for health, for weight, w/ever.

So, to make things less onerous, I have been watching / catching up on movies/tv shows on my tablet as I walk.  I've pretty much caught up on a  bunch of series(es) ?? and am now working on some movies.

So, for the last week I've been watching The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey, and The Desolation of Smaug, in 30 minute installments, more or less.


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Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Agony and Ecstasy Part II

The next day after the horrific storm, we were downtown again ( the hubs said "it feels way toooo soon to be back here" ) and you could see where the hailstones had literally made their marks on the road.

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The CALF festivities were still in full swing and so we joined in some of the fun

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and walked around Everman Park for a bit.

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