One extra hour today! Did you or are you currently sleeping it? I woke up at 4 am which was 5am yesterday so I am hoping that I am going to get in a little nap at some point. That's what is there for right? I love the end of daylight savings, I mean, who doesn't love an extra hour. And also I actually really enjoy that it gets dark out early. Being the old lady that I am, I don't leave the house after 7 but I love the night sky.. Now that it's darker out earlier, I can drink it all up and still be in bed at a reasonable old lady hour. Whoa hoo!
So I am starting to think about holiday stuff, specifically the holiday stuff that could potentially happen in the new house. Then I start to think about all the stuff that needs to be done in the house before any holiday stuff can happen and then my eyes start to bug out and my brain does a wiggle and I forget the holiday stuff and start to freak out a bit. Then the mr is all "one thing at at time" and "we got this" and I am all like "ok, if you say so" and I calm down. Then I start to think about how soon the holidays are and the whole thing starts over again. So basically I am driving myself crazy.
It's been a long week, but some of highlights are
- Got our first winter farm share and have been eating so much celeriac and squash and parsnips
- The upstairs bathroom is all hooked up, like sink, toilet, and tub, and is looking like magic.
- The window trim is going up and all the old trims we saved has been sanded and stained and scrubbed all week long.
- The back porch is all painted and done
- A very large, rounded couch was brought home by the mr. (I can't decide if I hate it or love it)
- I spent a good part of a day in the yard hacking away at the humongous thristle trees (they looked like trees) with a hand saw.
There has been other stuff, but right now I can't think of it. We kinda missed Halloween. We worked all day then decided that the front porch looked to sketchy and dangerous for little kids so didn't give out candy which really bummed out the mr cause he didn't get any Halloween candy this year. Last night I was vacuuming the floor and found a grape. picked it up, gave it a little dust off and ate it. Is that weird? And I cut my hair. Just a few inches over the bathroom sink while the mr was brushing his teeth. Oh man, I think I might be losing it a bit. What I really need to do is spend some time in the kitchen . I realized that I have been so wrapped up in craziness that I haven't gotten any l really kitchen time in a while. This week I am back to making more time for the kitchen and my camera and trying not to be so crazy. I'll make you a salad, maybe some cookies. And soup. We have been eating a shit ton of soup.
Sunday YEA!!! Little sister Barb is coming over today and doing some helping. I was thinking we would paint, maybe even clean, but I have a feeling her help might just be to hang out, listen to the radio and dance party to every crappy song that comes on. harass the mr, and just make me happy. Maybe we will get to some actual work, but I won't be caring if we don't. But I need to clean at some point for sure cause he house is a mess right now and it's driving me freaking nuts. Maybe that's what I can do with my extra hour.
Stuff from the world online.
-Need to stay awake for this one. YES! Dave Chappelle is *finally* hosting ‘SNL' in case you were wondering if dreams come true
-This is good because I don't like to clean my coffee cups. It’s Okay to Never Wash Your Coffee Mug
-Girl Scout cookie cereal. Really? Yup, really.
-So many different kinds. The Ultimate Ice Cream Glossary, A to Z
-I never had a cool lunch box (be sad for me) Beyond The Pail: NPR Unpacks The History Of The Lunch Box
-I needed to know, and now I do. How to Tell a Raven From a Crow
And speaking of birds.Shattered birds in windows
-Swearing Is Much Less Common Than It Seems...not in my family (or maybe it's just me)
and a few pics
Have a great day!