Friday, October 24, 2014
Its been just a bit over 3 weeks since my knee surgery and I am recovering great according to my Doctor, but in my eyes, it seems like its been a very slow and painful process. He had a lot of work to do in there so, its taking a while for it to all heal. Today I managed a nice walk around our little homestead to enjoy the sights and sounds and the cool morning !
The Elderberries are growing well, the ducks are happy, and some very ambitious woodpeckers have made some rather large holes in the cotton wood tree. The woodshed is full for the winter, the pecans are falling from the trees and still the flowers bloom. What joy it is to be outside and off the couch. I am not much for just sitting around so of course the knitting needles and crochet hooks have been busy. Hats for winter, an afghan, a cowl, and a sweater are completed thanks to all this time off my knee. Life is good and there is much to be grateful for around each corner. The simple life has grown richer with the retirement of my husband. We get to enjoy all of this together.
It is a silent sort of morning, sitting next to the wood stove in my rocker, watching the birds outside my windo...