Saturday, November 15, 2014

Hodge Podge Saturday

It's been quite a while since I updated the blog..No excuses.  It's been so terribly cold recently....below average temps.  Thank goodness for the furpeople who live here.  They cuddle up and provide that little extra warmth.  Gilligan is small enough to climb up into my arms and sleep like a baby.

While Carson and Briscoe are stuck on the floor cuddling together.

I had a visit from a friend recently.  Corey and his wife were our sponsors when we moved to the Philippines in 1977.  Corey always wanted to fly and went on to get his pilot's license once he went back to the states and got out of the Navy.  He got hold of me recently as said he had purchased another small plane and was going to be flying it home to Washington state from Florida and wondered if I was going to be home as he was flying into Springfield on his way home. I jumped at the chance to see him again after 36 years!  We spent the evening reminiscing about the PI and catching up on life.  Here he is at the airport getting ready to take off west again.  I asked if the plane had a name yet..."The Mistress" is evidently the name favored by his wife!  With that sassy red belly, I can agree!  TeeHee.

Anyone will tell you that I really hate winter.  I don't mind the cold, I can bundle up with the best of them.  But winter in the Ozarks generally means snow and ice and that's where I draw the line.  I am so fearful of winter weather that I get almost paralyzed by the fear.  I've already lined up alternative transportation in case we get snow and I need to get to work!  Anyway, they've been predicting our first snowfall for today.  And I'd scheduled to take a short class on machine embroidery in Springfield this morning.  Fate was with me today, my friends.  I went to my class, ran a couple of errands in town and motored home...I think I was home 5 minutes and looked outside on the deck...Here's what I saw.

 If I didn't know better, I'd think a pillow filled with small styrofoam poofs had exploded! And it's wicked cold out.

So I am home, snug and warm inside...let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.  

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