Category Archives: Holidays

Thursday July 4, 2019

68 degrees and mostly cloudy. We had a thunderstorm last evening bringing about an inch and half of rain. Did not get the raccoon. He ate some of the meat and sprung the trap but did not get caught. TC … Continue reading

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Saturday December 29, 2018

41 degrees, partly cloudy, and windy when I took Colin out this morning. High today may make it into the low 50’s but with the 19 plus gusty winds and partly cloudy skies it is not all that warm. I … Continue reading

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Tuesday December 25, 2018

Merry Christmas to all. Although he was not a big fan of the holiday,  I missed Bob but Frances and Al certainly help in filling the void. We’ve had great food to munch on all day and opened a lot … Continue reading

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Wednesday December 19, 2018

Gym this morning. Back home then off to Winston to meet my friends for lunch downtown. From there I met another friend for a short visit and to exchange Christmas gifts before heading back up the mountain. As I was … Continue reading

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Saturday November 23, 2018

Woke up to rain/freezing rain with ice hanging on everything, again. Thankfully, not as bad as last time. Temperatures were right around 33 and winds were calm. Now the sun has come out and its warmed up to a balmy … Continue reading

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Thursday November 1, 2018

Last night I had to do Trunk or Treat at the park for the bookstore. Joyce and Alice, out managers were both out of town so I took one for the team and said I would do it. Another bookstore/Friends … Continue reading

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Monday December 25, 2017

Merry Christmas. Frances and Al left after lunch to head back to Winston. They’ve been here since late Saturday afternoon. We grilled out chicken and hamburger steaks Saturday night. Yesterday while I was down visiting Bob, Frances and Al fixed … Continue reading

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Sunday February 12, 2017

Today is Colin’s 6th birthday. Nothing special planned, he gets VIP treatment 365 days of the year. House cleaning this morning. The temperatures were a balmy 61 degrees with just a breeze around 8am. By mid-morning the winds were back … Continue reading

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Saturday November 26, 2016

I have returned to Sparta after a fun filled two and half days in Winston with Frances and Al. I arrived in Winston Thanksgiving morning around 10:30. Al had started on painting the walls in his shed. Last week Austin … Continue reading

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Wednesday November 23, 2016

I am reading Books, Cooks, and Crooks by Lucy Arlington. Gym this morning for a light workout. I have been battling my annual change of season sinus malady since Saturday. The smoke from fires did not help. Nothing to do … Continue reading

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