Once again, it’s Monday. Not too much to write about as far as the weekend was concerned. One of most exciting things I did the entire weekend was to clean out the “bill box”. Yes, I know, that’s pretty sad!
Does anyone else have a “bill box”? I actually have three plastic boxes that I keep old receipts and other stuff in, and all three were filled to capacity. It took me about two hours to get them cleaned out and organized, but I felt a sense of accomplishment when I finished!
The weather in our area was sort of “weird” all weekend. The sun played peek-a-boo a good bit of the time, and it rained a couple of times on Saturday, and Saturday night.
Ed and I woke up to a power outage on Sunday morning. We ate cold cereal for breakfast, then sat around for a couple of hours, until the lights came back on. We both agreed, it’s hard to accomplish much without electricity.
I didn’t even realize that Sunday was Grandparent’s Day, until Sunday evening when two of our grandchildren came to see us, bearing a gift-
I love this thoughtful gift, crafted by the boys and their mother, Christina, and will always treasure it. I don’t know if I was more impressed by the plaque or the great photo of the boys! I know, from experience, that getting little boys to cooperate with anything, can sometimes be a challenge!
Speaking of challenges, I’m joining “Meet Me On Monday”, and here are Heather’s questions for today:
1. What is your favorite memory you made while on walk?
My favorite “walking memory” is from about 25 years ago, when I participated in our church’s walk-a-thon to raise money for youth camp. It was a five-mile walk, so I trained for several weeks to build up my stamina. Walking along beside me were lots of enthusiastic children, a few more parents, and my seventy-year-old father-in-law! Toward the end of the walk, I was sort of struggling, while my father-in-law was still comfortably walking, laughing, and talking! Simply amazing!
2. Do you prefer to live in the city, suburbs or country? Why?
I’ve lived in all three places, and believe me, country living is THE BEST! I love the privacy–being able to do whatever I want to in my yard, without worrying about neighbors or a home owners association. We’re also able to have a large garden, chickens, and a variety of pets.
3. Post the cutest kid/pet/whatever picture you have taken lately?
4. What is your favorite recipe made with apples?
I love the fried apples at The Cracker Barrel! I’m not sure why they called them “fried” though. If you’ve never tried them, they are basically cooked, seasoned apples, without a crust.
My question for you is:
5. Do you save a lot of receipts and papers, or are you a “clutter-free” type of person?