I realised today that it's been a while since we've just sat down and had a little visit.
I've busied myself with several different projects lately, I've done a whole lot of de-cluttering around the house, and I've been doing my far share of party hopping too.
But today I want you to pull up a chair and relax.
I've made cinnamon rolls for us to share and a hot cup of tea for you to drink.
And I've chosen one of my heirloom teacups to serve you because you are a special guest of mine today!
The fire is lit and now it's time to chat.
First, I wanted to let you know that today I became a 'school girl' again. Ha!
Yes, I am taking a computer class at the local learning centre. Now I can go from being a dunce to a beginner.
Well, not quite that bad, but close!
The beauty of it is that it's free and only five minutes from my back door.
I'm learning that there are some advantages to being a Senior after all!
Now, something else I wanted to discuss was my kitchen re-model.
You remember a while back when I was working like a bat out of hades on my kitchen?
I painted the walls, the cabinets, the kitchen table and chairs. I started decorating with the promise of the big reveal, then......
I never mentioned the kitchen again.
It was as if the project had ended.
Here's what happened.....
See this stove and this floor? They had to go!
However, I was not willing to pay $800.-$900.
for the basic white kitchen stove that I wanted.
So I waited and waited and finally two weeks ago found one on sale. The only problem is that it still hasn't arrived yet.
Then when Tim started the project of laying the kitchen flooring, the table saw went kaput and ended that project too.
Fortunately the new switch just arrived today.
So he'll be back in the saddle on this project tomorrow.
Now that is the saga of my stalled kitchen project, my friends.
Have you heard when the new Downton Abbey is going to be airing? I can never remember if it's in the Fall or after the first of the new year.
I did hear you can watch it on you-tube right now if you want to.
This, I could never do.
It would be like sneaking into hidden Christmas gifts before Christmas morning.
It would just ruin it for me.
I'm the same way with babies. I do not want to know their sex until they are born.
They are a big, beautiful, miraculous Gift from God.
And I want to be surprised!
Our forecast for the next three days is sunshine here.
So tomorrow will find me with a paint brush in my hand painting the black shutters and our black front door.
This is the colour I have chosen. Our brick is this same colour also.
So I'm hopeful it will turn out well.
I'll keep you posted on the end results.
Now hold on a minute while I pour you another cup of tea!
It's your turn to tell me what's going on with you.
I've been jabbering so much I haven't had time to eat my cinnamon roll....
Your turn now, my friend.