Monday, May 31, 2021
Friday, May 28, 2021
And now another week of 2021 is over. It still amazes me that the weeks are passing so fast. Now we have completed 21 weeks of the year, summer is in full force here and it is about time to start harvesting some of the veggies in the garden. I hope, when I look back over the days of this year, I find joys I had forgotten.
Monday: Met My Beloved Sister and Jerry my handyman at Mom's and got his bid for all the odd jobs for the flip. My Beloved Sister and I decided on things we needed to purchase for the flip. It is nice that we are on the same page and both agree that we do not have to choose things we wold choose for our own homes. She had found the "perfect" light fixture to go above the table and it was gorgeous. We would have loved to see it there because it truly was perfect for the spot, unfortunately it cost a little over a grand. Not happening!
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Monday, May 24, 2021
Friday, May 21, 2021
As is my habit, I try to highlight the joyous things I find each day of the year, because even on the worst day there is something beautiful, joyous or humorous that happens. Sometimes I have to look very hard for it, but it is always there.
Friday: I am not exactly sure what happened on Friday during the daytime. I forgot to write anything down and after a couple of days, one day melts into the next. TheHub came home from the office a little early so we could eat quickly before the SEC softball game. Woo hoo Bama won!Saturday: DIL2 and Son2 came over to have hotdogs and watch the final game in the SEC championship, Bama vs. Florida. Alabama won and the road to the softball finals is now on.
Sunday: We did stream our church services, but did not participate in our Sunday school class this week. TheHub had some work he needed to do and I prepared for an open house at Mom's. The turnout was a little disappointing but we did get a tentative offer on the house. Still I had a lot of laughs with my sister. Later that night TheHub and I went to the Mexican bakery (I wish they had a name posted above the door and I would start referring to it by name.) for a quick little treat.
Monday: The buyer opted out and some decisions were made for us. Mom's house is a beautiful home, but it looks like an 80+ year old woman lived there. My sister's job disappeared during the quarantine period and though she can, she had not planned on retiring yet. It would help her tremendously for us to max out the purchase price for the house, so we are going to do some quick updates to the house to make it a little more appealing to the younger buyers. We figured the 12K estimate will increase the value by 30K so it is worth the effort.
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Monday, May 17, 2021
1. Veggie meal (squash casserole, coleslaw, keto cornbread, lady peas)
Friday, May 14, 2021
Friday: A dear friend had called me and asked if I would meet her for coffee and conversation. Like me she has been contained in her small bubble and was in desperate need of socialization. There is a relatively new Mexican bakery/coffee/ice cream shop near us. TheHub and I had dashed into it before and bought some pastries and I had noticed it was a very large shop and the coffee/ice cream side had always been virtually vacant. It was the perfect spot for both of us to test the waters, since neither of us had been seated inside anywhere since March 2020. I can't begin to tell you how much I needed it, and plan to meet another friend at the same place next week.
Sunday: Mother's Day grilled lunch with Son2 and DIL2. I love seeing them and spending time with them!
Monday: Occasionally, when Son1 is taking Pip to school, they call me. Monday they called and I got to join in her early morning (10 o'clock here) silliness.
Tuesday: I had a wonderful phone conversation with a friend I have not heard from in quite a while. Sure friendships are beyond joyful.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Monday, May 10, 2021
Friday, May 7, 2021
We have now completed 18 full weeks of the yearBesides my solo dancing these are some of this week’s joys
Friday: I did not feel well at all, but the joy was knowing that I could indulge myself by resting (and medicating) and anything that did not get done was really not going to matter. Of course having TheHub pick up a really spicy dinner that I could actually almost taste did not hurt either!
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
A week or so ago we had an abnormally cool day and night and I decided to forget about grilling as planned and make something inside. Unfortunately I had nothing thawed, except a package of sausage and a leftover chicken breast.