Saturday, November 01, 2014
A Morning Ramble
Its been a very busy morning. Emery is down the road building a chicken house for our daughter and I have been busy peeling apples for more apple pie filling to can. We woke to a rather chilly morning, 36 F (2 C) so the first order of business was to get chores done and build a good fire in the stove. While doing chores we discovered a mole seems to like the nice soft soil of our back garden as well as we do. Naturally, it will be a territory war at some point.
I love being busy, which you would know instantly if you were to visit us. Next to my corner of the sofa is a large basket of knitting projects and in another corner of the room you would see wool needed to be spun into yarn and some just waiting to be needle felted into toys for the little ones. At present, our dinning room table has three cases of canning jars on one end and the sewing machine on the other end with a quilting project laid out. On the chair next to the sewing machine, more diapers to be sewn for grandson. By next weekend, the projects will be finished and more will take their place. Emery has just as many projects going and we like it that way. Never time to be bored or be anything other than Thankful for a full and busy life. Each day, more now than ever, I thank God for the richness of my life. Daily feeling fulfilled, content and complete. And best of all, we now have the time to realize all of our blessings. There are some real benefits to getting old !
It is a silent sort of morning, sitting next to the wood stove in my rocker, watching the birds outside my windo...