Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Good Tuesday Morning to Everybody!
I still get a pretty good view of the sky from the new place. Love the addition of the green grass. Snow will be up close and personal this coming winter, too. (If we don't have a brown winter like last year!)
After we last chatted I started organizing the books in the hallway bookcases.
I am definitely not taking the time to organize in the OCD detail I would normally, but they are in the general places they are going to stay--LOL!
I have to say I am a little less impressed with Linda's moving crew as I unpack...although I haven't found anything broken yet. She bragged on so about how they could put everything back exactly the way it was. I found one random shelf with a lip out on the darker brown bookcase in the hallway that obviously didn't belong. And Linda herself packed my TV cabinet. She put everything else back inside my TV cabinet, but not the black box I had under there with all my chargers...like for my camera and bluetooth and batteries. Still can't locate that box so some of these pictures today were taken with my now dead camera and some with the cell phone. Until I find that box...it is now the cell phone for pics and I'm praying no batteries die in the meantime. I still can't find my postage scale, either, that was in the glass bookcase they packed. No clue where these things ended up. I know I'll find them eventually, but it's quite annoying because of all that bragging she did, you know?
Anyways, this is where I see Karma a lot of the time...unless...
...the grouse clan are wandering by. :):)
They go by 2-4 times a day!
Karma has spent more time by the patio door--LOL! She loves to watch them like she did the swallows, so she's quite happy.
I grouped up the satchels as best I could...
...and even had room to spare!
So we'll find something along the way that's less kid-tempting to fill in there on the bottom of that one bookcase.
I swiped this picture of my Mom and Connie, the manager at the Denny's where my folks were regular customers, off my brother and SIL's facebook. This was the day after she was released from the rehab center. Blaine and Kathy arrived and took her out to eat. She looks so happy!! Glad she's back home. :)
A few of you asked how old my mom is. She's 86. On the 30th she'll be flying up to Minnesota with Blaine and Kathy.
I caught Karma lounging in Ian's toy cubes. Whenever there's an empty space, you know. LOL! And she could still spy out the patio door for birds or jackrabbits. ;)
This is my view the other direction from my resting spot. And--yes--there's my red thermal mug for T Stands For Tuesday! :) :)
Karma's gotten quite used to her giant CatTV screen.
But she still bolts when the yardwork guys come...
...whether it's on their mowers or carrying those wicked weed whippers.
We have come to look forward to the grouse family visits. It's hard to shoot pictures through the screen, but you can see most of the group--blurry as they are.
Mornings when the light is too bright right smack in my eyes to do anything but crack the blinds for a bit...Miss Karma loves to spy through the cracks...no matter how tired she is...
...her ears are open.
This morning we had a gathering of sparrows hopping about right on the patio. Karma crouched and took a lunge behind the blinds...even though she knew she could only scare them...she dreams she is a lioness, I think. (We won't remind her that she couldn't even kill the intruding cricket. LOL!)
Well, have a wonderful week. I have the spice cupboard and the pantry to organize this week...and then I will be basically down to the studio...the last room!! That's the goal, anyways. Leah and Ian are coming over tomorrow...and maybe Dagan after work, too. Nice!!
Keep smiling and hug somebody today!
Virtually or in the flesh!
Spread the love! :):)
"Joy is the simplest form of gratitude."