Saturday, November 30, 2013

and so ends Month # 11

Day 321: a Sunday afternoon 'coffee' date with my darling husband!!

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Day 322: Oliver found a new place to rest his weary head !!

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Day 323: circa 1996, when we lived in Maple Ridge we received this 'cookie jar' from our neighbours..it was the 'keeper of the dog cookies' until our first 'golden girl' passed away November 22, 2005..I packed it away for three years and then along came our 'golden boy' in December 2008..it once again placed on the kitchen counter and it was the 'cookie holder' yet again....for now the cookie jar is without a lid..I see a trip to Home Depot on the weekend in search of some glue!!

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Day 324:
Fall is here and winter is just around the corner

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Day 325:
Our boy and his favourite thing ..

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Day 326:
November 22,2005
..a picture of a picture
Gone but not forgotten ..

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Day 327:
It's what's for lunch..Olive Garden salad in Marysville !!

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Day 328:
Monday morning sunrise over the Fraser River

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Day 329: we have a 'free loader?'..just hanging around!

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Day 330: it's a slow 'picture' day when the golden
boy is the lucky subject..

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Day 331: yet another 'time-sucker'..pearl's peril..thank you Facebook

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Day 332: the sign that says it ALL!!

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Day 333: as the month of November draws to a close and the weather is dark and rainy, this photo hanging on the wall in kitchen.. makes me wish that this was really the view out the kitchen window..

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…for those blog readers who have ‘hung in there’ with me this past year, your support has been much appreciated..thanks for reading along..soon this project will be done..and I, for one can hardly wait!!!..only 31 more to go!

Saturday, November 16, 2013

the doldrums of November begin..

Day 305: 'just lying around?'..sure would be nice if 'someone' would put his toys away when he was done playing with them?

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Day 306: how many wine glasses do two people need?..especially when only one of them drinks wine?

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Day 307: Yes! We have no bananas!
We have no bananas today!

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Day 308: 'how many more rows till this project is done?..seems to be taking forever!

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Day 309: we are having the perfect weather to grow these 'fungi'..

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Day 310: 'when are they coming back to fix the floor, Momma?..on the 12th, Tucker..soon, very soon!!

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Day 311: anyone in need of a pair of 'cleats'..size 8.5..only been worn a few times!!

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Day 312: a belated birthday gift for Tucker from his 'one and only' Kelly Kelly!!

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Day 313: 'Making a new 'friend'...

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Day 314: 'the forgotten fruit?'..one lonely pear..

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Day 315: a small town Remembrance Day in Keremeos..Lest we forget..

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Day 316: third time round for this pattern..I think I need to take a break and find a different one! Nice to see it FINALLY finished!!

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Day 317: the repair is done! lets just hope we can get to the end of the year without another insurance claim!

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Day 318: it took them two tries to get the baseboard paint done to my satisfaction..nice clean lines now and no white paint on the green walls..the only bad thing is now the other baseboards look like they need painting!!

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Day 319: one of my least favourite housework chores..cleaning the stove!

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Day 320: a Saturday spent cleaning house..and the end result is a 'good one'!!

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..almost done with this project..only 45 more photos!!

I can do it..I will not ‘quit’!!

Friday, November 1, 2013

Ten months done..only two more to go!!

Day 289: 'do you know what happens when a 'bra wire' goes through the washing machine?..well, at this house it gets 'lost' in the parts for six months and then makes it's presence known by leaking water all over the floor..
the bad news?..the repair was $170
more bad news?..it damaged the ceiling in the condo below us..
the good news?..the repair man found $2.05 inside the 'drain'..
..you know of course there is more bad news..water and laminate flooring don't 'play nice' together..

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Day 290: 'Deja Vu'?...some old 'friends' came back to visit...not that we invited them..they are very noisy but doing their 'job'..seems like they were just here about 252 days ago?

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Day 291: ..a sleepy Friday morning..who ever has said that dogs and cats don't get along, has not met my two boys!!..'peas in a pod' they are!!

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Day 292: do you think this 'monster truck' will fit in the underground park-ade at our condo? height restriction of 6'8"..it might be a bit tight?

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Day 293: 'let them eat cake?'...a belated birthday cake for our darling daughter!!

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Day 294: sunny yellow gerber daisy!

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Day 295: 'come into my parlour, said the spider to the fly?'

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Day 296:..yet another morning with a 'thick blanket of fog'

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Day 297: 'seven days without wine, makes one week?'..bottled, corked, capped and labeled~ ready for 'delivery'!!

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Day 298: 'you and me, driving in the dark!'..336 kilometers and four hours later we arrived at our 'happy place'!..let the weekend begin!!

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Day 299: a sunny autumn day in Keremeos

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Day 300: just over the 'Red Bridge'..time to head towards home..

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Day 301: a fine collection of carved pumpkins, already for Halloween!

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Day 302: some songs just 'scream...Turn it up'!!

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Day 303: the ever changing view..soon the leaves will all be gone..

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Day 304: 'someone paw-tied' a little too much today!! Happy birthday Tucker!!! can't believe you are five already!

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..yes..only two more months to go!!

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