Two weeks ago (or so) :
Outside the master bedroom at the old house, growing through the
Same day, which happened to be July 11, I checked.
Other end of the same deck.
A set of steps will be made to go down to the yard. This deck was originally going to be a
three seasons room and for various reasons, was not finished. We have to finish the deck, and make
it safe before we can rent the house out. We will be replacing siding next weekend, and then
painting the exterior. We have found a wonderful young man with carpentry skills
and he is doing a great job.
Keith built the railing portion last night, in order to show what he wanted done on the rest of the
I picked a bunch of small tomatoes off the vines at the old place, and I'm going to run them to my son's house today.
This... jungle... is the south flower bed. Yes, it's giving me a major stomach ache.
However, we have had almost three hours of gentle rain this morning (Sunday) and
I hope to get out there this week and start pulling and digging out the weeds.
This is what happens when no one is living at a place.
It's nice to come home to neatness and order... and beauty.
So... we are making progress, little by little, and are looking at
being finished by hopefully the third week of August, so we can
have the real estate company come out and take a look at the place.
The young man who is helping us with the deck there will also be
coming to help us with the deck HERE when we rebuild it... YAYYYY.
Does it hurt me to see my beloved place like this?
Yes... very much so.
I am trying to learn to let go, though.
Tomorrow, Lilly Ann goes to the vet early in the morning to have a
medical procedure done. We are very worried about this... I don't want to talk about it until we know more... but I am very worried. Very.
Prayers... if you think of it today... requested, please.