HAPPY NEW WEEK!
I hope everyone has a wonderful week!
Evening all: Was out all morning taking stuff to the Assistance League's charity shop, then various unrecyclable items to the city's drop off point for disposal and then to the local garden center to find out what's ailing our tangerine tree. We have something here called Asian Citrus Psyillid - a bug that's a big problem given the state's massive citrus groves, so I was a bit worried, but the consensus is that the poor tree just didn't get enough water this summer - my fault - and is stressed. Needless to say, it's been nicely soaked and dead bits cut off so we'll see how it goes. Meanwhile, I can see the entire summer will be spent harvesting the Valencia orange tree, which is heaving with young fruit after taking a gap year and producing a measly 50 oranges this summer.
Diane: As usual our thanks. You're too good - and help us out with all kinds of obscure techy stuff too!
Lindybird: I bet your finger will fill out nicely now the ring is off. :-)
Do hope OG is coming along okay....
Hallo to everyone!
Thanks DIANE. Hello ANNETTE.
I hope OG has recovered.
Lazy day with 2 hour snooze after lunch. How would I have managed if plans had not changed. To backtrack – yesterday pm Dau phoned that MissJ still had tummy bug. Today’s the big day of Miss8’s dancing concert & whole family going. I offered to babysit MissJ, much to Dau’s relief. I had instructions on what she may, or more likely, not eat, drink, etc. She’d probably sleep most of day so I packed a book & knitting. This morn Dau phoned again; MissJ slept all night, ate normal breakfast and as perky as usual. So I was cancelled and I went off to church – after changing from nanny clothes LOL. Not much of a babysitter if I had fallen asleep on duty!
Action on vacant block behind us. Last week a busy little digger was moving soil around. Today there are foundation trenches. Next door renovation seems to have stalled.
Sorry, been busy with family, will reply tomorrow ! I looked in on FB this morning, think I saw that OG was also looking in at the same time:-) which is a good sign, I think she has been very unwell. Dark dull and damp here today. Take care, all.
Evening all: OH and I spent the morning carting ladder and hoses around the house, sluicing out gutters (thanks to our Chinese Elm!) so they'll be free of leaves, etc., for the rainy season. A once-a-year-job, even with gutter guards...
Lindybird: Good your finger is bouncing back, so to speak.
AQ: Kids seem to recover very quickly from being deathly ill one day and perfect the next. UK niece and nephew have come down with norovirus or something like that, which my sister says is doing the rounds.
Heather: Thanks for keeping an eye out for OG...
Not much else to report here, planning a lazy evening. Just went to RIch Text and got a "page no longer exists" message. Well of course it still exists! I just wish there was some warning that you need to sign in. But copy/paste saved the day.
Annette and anyone interested: Yesterday, CBS News had an interesting update on the efforts to save the California Condor. The video showed good footage of the huge birds.
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