Monday, August 31, 2009

What a difference a Day Makes!

I want to go home already...
Ok...Saturday went like this...
Day 1
1. we woke up at 8:30 a.m.
2. we drank coffee and sat and watched the deer for about 2 hours
3. we put some siding on the mud room and took another break for water
4. we put some more siding on
5. went to Harper for lunch
6. ate at the local corner store, got homemade pizza, and listened to some shop gossip
7. bill spent another 30 minutes talking to the owner's son....
8. bought cat food on the way out the door ( you will see why in a bit)
9. went back to the ranch to take another break from lunch
10. took a nap after our break
11. slept for 2 1/2 hours
12. jumped up when car door slammed (it was papa!!!)
13. visited with papa for another 2 1/2 hours AND texted Patty while she was at the Cowboys game
14. took a break when papa left
15. hung a couple more boards (siding on the house) and in the dark...
16. ran into Segovia for pie and coffee!!!!!!
17. came back - took another break (it's 10 p.m.) before bed
18. ran and got camera to take pics of the new "pet" on the ranch (P-Diddy Pork, for short)
19. tooks lots of pics and then some more (see the reason for the c-food) Can anyone out there tell if that's a girl or boy? I can't get any closer to it than you are right now from where you are sitting...but what a cutie huh?
20. at 11:30 p.m. - kissed my sweet hubs goodnight....

Day 2

1. we woke up at 7:30 a.m.
2. drank two cups of coffee
3. got dressed
4. started cutting boards
5. hung the first side of the mudroom siding
6. hung the other side of the mudroom siding

7. hung the third side of the mudroom siding
8. I raked the entire area around the house and picked up trash

9. bill cut more boards for the rest of the back of the house siding
10. we ate leftover cold pizza for lunch
11. I continued raking rocks / bill continued measuring and putting up siding

12. we took a break, watched the deer for 15 mins

13. went into Harper for supplies and my man bought me an ice cream....yum!
14. came back went right to work on the inside of the house sweeping/bill picked up all the tools

15. finished all the siding on the first story of the house and started filling in the last gable on the second story.

16. left for home at 8 p.m. What a nice weekend! :)

Friday, August 21, 2009

Has It Really Been over a MONTH?

WOW! Time flies!
So much has been going on at the Ranch and at the S&L house, that I see MORE THAN A MONTH has gone by and I haven't updated!!!! ok, and plus, everyone is sending me messages and posting my facebook to UPDATE, UPDATE, UPDATE! So hang on to your hat - Here we go....

The neighbors ARE BACK!!!!! YAYAYAYAYAY!!!!

Then once's all Bill....I love this looks like a modern day ARK!!!
It sure rained a LOT this week!!!

AND WE HAVE A ROOF!!!!!!!!We have windows.....this is one of two in my kitchen over my sink....

and here is two of two over my kitchen sink....awwwhhhh...
I can just see those GB's outside playing in the sprinkler now....

The Living room and fire place...Looking outside in... those two small windows are my laundry room windows!House is all wrapped...too much rain in the area these days...a race against the clock for sure....Lovin that Roof and that RANCHER!!!!

The View above the house with the roof almost done!!!


and next week, I will introduce our friends Butch and Patty and our amazing DOORS!!!!!
Off to the ranch we go... :)