HAPPY NEW WEEK!
I hope everyone has a wonderful week!
I walked to my small town yesterday to visit the post office and the grocery store. At the top of the hill, I looked up to see R.T. Hawk's mate circling above me. I was glad to see that she made it through the long winter and looks well.
Spring isn't here yet. When I woke up this morning, the temperature was 12F; that's 11 below zero C. The "feels like" temp (wind chill) was 4 below zero F; that's 20 below zero C. In defiance, though, the trees on my patch are budding out.
Take care, all.
Diane: THANK YOU!! Reassuring to know that your wild friends are going to be around this year But really, that's way too cold. Have you started shopping for a truck yet?
We are putting our clocks forward tonight and it's a measure of my distraction that I've been going around all day thinking we'd gain an extra hour. But no. Duh.
DIANE – Thank you for a new week. Wonderful that Mrs RTH has survived your winter; hope you see Mr soon. I can’t imagine your temperatures – we are rejoicing that our max temps for this week are only 31-33C as summer attempts its last charge.
ANNETTE – What, you are changing clocks already?! We have to wait until 3 April. One can’t interfere with Mad March festivities.
HEATHER – Is your s-i-l responsible for this? It was reported “If you order a beer from a bar next year, there is a chance its bubbles could have been manufactured using carbon dioxide extracted from the Bass Strait seabed. The largest gas producer in southern Australia on Friday announced it would build a plant to recycle and purify carbon dioxide (CO2) extracted from industrial gas to use in the food and beverage industry.” It doesn’t bother me one way or other as I don’t like the taste of beer and I can’t remember when I had a fizzy soft drink. Plain ol’ tap water for me.
Sunday. Take it slow and give your soul a chance to catch up with your body.
Sunday is the day when I prepare for the week ahead by making improbable To Do lists.
Well, there’s nothing better than putting your feet on a Sunday afternoon and grabbing a good book. (Cris Klein)
AQ: I'm with Cris Klein! And yes, tonight's we spring forward - much too soon for me. Not sure about those bubbles showing up in everything; coffee? milk? :-)
Sorry that your church outing was disappointing, OG. It seems odd that some rules are still in place and others are now gone or ignored. Sorry too, that you still have such pain. I hope you can all get out for a nice dinner on Thursday. We went for a short walk in the fields this morning and it wasn't too damp underfoot- I managed, with a stick, and Bonnie was pleased to have both of us out together. Afterwards, we went to visit Sue, and Toffee was equally pleased. Here he is, smiling:
He's really settled in well and Sue has had some training sessions with him for recall, etc. He has a good life now, after once upon a time living by his wits on the streets.
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