Author Archives: Barbara Fritchman Thompson

Tuesday September 19, 2017

Another beautiful fall day in Sparta. I’ve spent the morning outside sitting on the porch enjoying the nice weather. I had a couple of gardening chores to finish I did not have time to do yesterday afternoon. Colin enjoys being … Continue reading

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Monday September 18, 2017

Gym this morning. I stopped at the garden store to pick up a couple of mums for the front. They had some very nice looking flats of winter pansies. I picked up one to get me started. I need to … Continue reading

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Sunday September 17, 2017

Household cleaning chores this morning. We have kit stuff to work on this afternoon. The cows have returned to the pasture behind the house after a summer vacation in the pasture on the other side of the hill. The weather … Continue reading

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Saturday September 16, 2017

Today is the Mountain Heritage Festival in downtown Sparta. I signed up to work in the museum from 10 – 1:30. We also had a tent on the sidewalk outside the museum where we were selling local history publications, cakes, … Continue reading

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Friday September 15, 2017

I am reading Scales of Justice by Ngaio Marsh. Gym, library, and grocery store this morning. We have kit projects lined up for the remainder of the day. Lots of sunshine and warm temperatures have returned.

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Thursday September 14, 2017

A trip down to Winston this morning leaving here at 8:15. I had several errands to take care of before getting to Frances and Al’s around 11:15 to drop off some things for them and pick up some things for … Continue reading

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Wednesday September 13, 2017

Gym this morning. Today is mostly cloudy and cool. We may see some low 70’s by the weekend. At least we have a dry day to give Colin his outdoor play times. He was not a happy camper yesterday. Bob … Continue reading

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Tuesday September 12, 2017

As Irma heads west into Tennessee we are getting outer rain bands and lots of wind. We’ve only had a little over 1.7 inches of blowing rain but it’s a nasty day. I am working at the Friends bookstore this … Continue reading

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Monday September 11, 2017

I am reading The Shattered Tree by Charles Todd. Gym this morning. I have a Friends of the Library meeting at 1pm. Rain and wind bands from Irma should start to reach us by this afternoon.

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Sunday September 10, 2017

Happy 34th anniversary to Bob. Frances and Al came up yesterday morning. While I worked on my projects Al tilled the garden and planted a crop of turnips. After he finished with the garden he helped me with my weeding … Continue reading

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