Author Archives: Barbara Fritchman Thompson

Tuesday July 25, 2017

I worked in the garden this morning harvesting more carrots, potatoes, squash, and green beans. Last night I made my first squash casserole which I think turned out pretty good. Frances and Al will get most of what I gathered … Continue reading

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Monday July 24, 2017

Gym this morning. We had a pretty good thunderstorm come through around midnight bringing a little over an inch of rain. I saw in the Winston paper this morning the other side of town from where Al and Frances live … Continue reading

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Sunday July 23, 2017

I cleaned the upstairs bathrooms and ran the vacuum to get up the dog hair. I went out to check on the garden. Bob weighed out what I harvested; a little over 4 lbs of potatoes and about 3 lbs … Continue reading

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Saturday July 22, 2017

I am reading Liberty Falling by Nevada Barr. Hot and dry. I picked up the grass seed yesterday to repair the yard but no sense in doing that until things cool off and we get a forecast for some decent … Continue reading

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Friday July 21, 2017

Things are finally back to normal. After a little digging with his backhoe Larry located the septic tank late yesterday afternoon. He pulled both lids one of which exposes the pipe that comes out from the house. No problems at … Continue reading

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Thursday July 20, 2017

And the hits just keep on coming. The electrician showed up yesterday afternoon to see what he needed to install the ceiling lights and vent covers. When he and Bob went downstairs they saw a puddle of water in front … Continue reading

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Wednesday July 19, 2017

Gym and library this morning. The weather being what it is fooled all of us yesterday. After posting yesterday about no rain in sight I left here around 1pm to head to town with sunny skies. As I neared town … Continue reading

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Tuesday July 18, 2017

In the garden this morning I picked a few squash and some peas. Things are dry, very dry. We need rain but there is none in sight. I gave the garden, the butterfly garden, and all the plants a good … Continue reading

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Monday July 17, 2017

I am reading Final Curtain by Ngaio Marsh. Gym and errands this morning. We are working on kit stuff today. Yesterday while I vacuumed, dusted, and mopped the other rooms Bob scrubbed down the kitchen cabinets and counters. We finished … Continue reading

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Sunday July 16, 2017

Let the cleaning begin. With the project downstairs more or less complete I am doing a good cleaning up here today. The bathroom is now cleaned from top to bottom and side to side. The new flooring looks great. We … Continue reading

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