Saturday, August 25, 2007

No dog,Kids, or Husbands

I took a day off, and with my daughter, daughter-in law, and her mother we took a trip to Do0r County, WI. My daughter drove so I didn't even have that concern. We took off on Friday afternoon and stayed at the Landmark Resort in a suite with kitchen. This is a great place to stay. They have a restaurant, The Carrington Pup&Grill, they open at 5:ooPM,we were too hungry to wait ,so we drove toEgg Harbor and ate there. Great food. I had honey BBQ salmon. Next to the restaurant was a little shop of purses which we wandered through. Then back to the resort after picking out food to eat for breakfast at the market. We watched the Packers play . Then played canasta.
Saturday morning we went to the Hands On Art Studio in Fish Creek. Had a relaxing time. I painted a butterfly. Then we traveled to the small communities stopping in the small shops.

There were some problems. No pictures, we had camera but forgot to take them. At the resort the pool was to be open twenty-four hours but when we went it was closed for cleaning which would take 30 minutes, but we could use the hottub. Hot tub was very nice. We also got a call from my son that Maggie[the dog of my daughter left at home] was enjured by my sons dog while they were playing, and my son took her to the vet which gave her eye drops.
I want to thank my son and my granddaughter and grandson for taking care of Dr John and the dog.

Monday, August 20, 2007


It rained last night and lightly misted all day here. We have been praying for rain but you have to be careful for what you pray. The grass was brown and the weeds grew. The green is returning here. I don't know if the rain saved the crops or not. The Western part of WI if flooded.

I put Maggie in her crate and did the little trips that needed to get done this morning and I got two loads of laundry done. In the afternoon I played with Maggie. She wants to play football. When we play fetch she comes back full speed and bumps into you before she gives you what she caught. She caught me just below the knee giving me much pain. I had visions of hospital, but the pain got less and I am still walking.

Sunday, August 19, 2007

It's a Sunday

Sunday was a quiet day. I went to church. It was a very nice service. A member from the congregation sang a solo .
During the afternoon I managed to put up my collector plates above the cupboards. These are Christmas plates in blue and white and my kitchen is decorated in blue and white. I had them hanging when we lived up North but we don't have enough room for all the plates here. I have three different sets of plates, and even if they are for Christmas blue and white can go in the kitchen. When we first moved in they put the box of plates on my counter and I have slid the box around as I have been preparing meals. The box was to heavy to move off the counter. Putting them up required a ladder and then it was hard to get them up. My counter is now clear.
I still have two sets of plates, Hummels and The Ten Commandments, which I have no idea what to do with them. It seems to be such a shame to leave them in boxes. These boxes are in the basement so they are not in my way.
I watched High School Musical 2 with the sing along, in the evening. I enjoyed it.
Dog sitting Monday. What new adventures await?

Saturday, August 18, 2007

Starting New

Hi Everyone!

I have a new spot and the ability to post again. I have missed you all. Much has happened but you can get a summary on Dr John's page.

I did want to tell you about my eye surgery. It is great to be able to see even if it is only in one eye. I can see almost at 20/20. I have worn glasses since I was nine. I was very near sighted, I guess I still am but the lens is implanted. I will have surgery on the 4th of September, on the other eye. It is funny because when I go to bed I try to take off my glasses, which I no longer have.

What have I been doing? I have spent most of my time dog sitting. I have spent more time with Maggie than my husband. Although we have a fenced in yard Maggie wants company. She loves to play. She knows how to get my attention. I don't want her in the flower beds so into the flower beds she goes, and digs. We have the famous pool which needs to be treated but we can't because she wants to get in. She has a small pool of her own which she loves but that doesn't keep her from the bigger one. Yesterday she caught a bird. My daughter (whos dog it is) and I went to the doggie park twice. We thought if we went early there would not be many there, wrong. Maggie loved it. The problem we have is that she doesn't come when called yet, and with the other dogs there it is hard to keep her with us. My house needs a lot of attention but I hate to put her in the crate, thats why I am sitting so she doesn't have to stay in a crate. In the house she gets into trouble, wanting to tear up paper and cloth.
I will close for now.