I am so happy for spring. It is my favorite season for sure. All the new, green things popping form the ground.. Warmer but not hot days, rain and sun then rain and more sun. No more winter jackets but sweaters are still good. People are in good moods. Flowers are coming out of the ground. The world is just a delight.
The week started off with a bang. I turned all of the garden beds over and did a great big yard rake and cleaning so things are looking pretty good back there right now. I repotted my tomatoes and peppers and started a bunch of greens and peas which makes me feel awesome. I think this might be the first year that I am actually on top of the planting season like I want to be. Yeh me. I also busted out the bike and went for the first ride of the year. Sure it was only a few blocks, but it was still fantastic. Now what I really need to do is give the old gal a tune up cause the chain was grinding and the tires need air and maybe new brakes? Not sure but I need to get to it, like asap because I plan on making the bike my means of transportation for the summer.
aside from all the that stuff, we also did some work, the mr did even more work (he is always working). I finished up a couple clay projects that have been lingering for a while. We went for lots of walks without jackets and I wore sandals all week. We managed a good stop by to see the littles and bring them carrot cookies. They ate all the cookies (2 dozen), beat the shit out of the mr, and managed to clean while they were doing it. We were impressed to say the least. The mr was sore from getting wacked a bunch.
Then Wednesday was Seans birthday. Would have been 30 years old…Whoa. The family, friends, all of Seans friends went to the basketball court for a little pick up basketball game to celebrate and be together. It was fun, and sad, and good to see all the boys, but sad, but good. Never going get used to it. You know what I mean? Life.
Rest of the week came and went with the usual plus lots of rain and gray, but again, I was all about it because it is spring. worked at the studio on Friday where I moved all the clay in the world, got stabbed so hard by a stray pointy tool that was in slop bucket and got blood everywhere. I also managed to get so much clay in my hair and was overly praised for my height by all the studio ladies. They really appreciate my abilities at grabbing things on high shelves.
And the weekend. Yesterday we woke and basically ran out of the house to moms to borrow her truck (still haven’t found a car to buy). We then drove the truck up to the greater north of Vermont and picked up all the cedar wood we need for the porch. Loaded up, drove back to the porch and unloaded all the wood. I came home for a few hours of power cleaning while the mr ran around all over some more and then back to moms for dinner. (Mom made ham, I brought my own dinner) We ate, Mom brushed my hair and then Barb breaded it which I love love and will never be able to do myself. I raided moms books (found nothing I haven’t read already), searched for a missing bowl, made fun of the boys. Then I came home just in time to passed out.
Today, well today is Easter so after the gym and a few Sunday errands I need to do this morning, we are going to be doing a little easter lunch thing and an egg hunt for the littles at moms with the fam. After that I am coming home and continuing my quest for perfection in the yard, maybe tinker with the bike a bit, take a nap, read, drink all the coffee.. Looking at some sunshine and 70 degrees for the afternoon.. It’s going to be a fine fine day.
And I still have not washed my hair so I need to do that. Most of the clay dried and fell out, but there still is some left….SO yeah, I need to do that today. I really hate washing my hair.
Internet links to check out.
-Fireflies Will Soon Light Up the Skies In Mesmerizing Harmony — Here's How to See Them. I love me some fireflies, how cool would it be to see this.
- The Single Most Useful Snacking Rule I Give My Kid. I don’t have my own kids, but when I have other peoples, I go by a rule like this too except my rule is you can eat veggies any time all the time.
-Want to grow your own avocado tree, here is how. Good luck.
-THE VINTAGE ROMANTIC BATH.. All the clawfoot tubs. Can’t go wrong
-I am so ready. The first official “Stranger Things” Season 3 trailer
-4 Natural Ways To Fertilize Houseplants. Now is a good time to fertilize!
-Hate the dentist? Read this and you will only hate it that much more. The Truth About Dentistry
-How One Woman's 'Magically Delicious' Pot Brownies Changed History. Brownie Mary, what a lady.
-What the freaking f@ck? I am pretty sure I don’t like where this could go. Neuroscientists just brought pig brain cells back to life.
Some pictures from the week