Erma Bombeck always made me laugh at life. Her regular newspaper posts cracked me up and her wise words...
"When I stand before God at the end of my days I want to be able to say I used everything you gave me."
Help guide my life, my choices because how sad is it to waste God's greatest gift? Life?
These came from Great-Grandma Blodgett's garden via Grandma Blodgett... I think that makes them sweeter each spring, knowing the women who passed out bulbs to friends and family. Such a small thing to do to bring such joy each spring...
New Roof in Progress!!! This long awaited home improvement came after too many back-and-forths with my husband and son-in-law about re-doing this roof.... I stood my ground and we hired it done because it's high.... It's tricky.... and these guys weren't afraid to use harnesses to stay alive! Whereas my very competitive show-off family men... Well. You get the drift of what I'm saying. :) The roof is done, and everyone is alive, which was my goal all along!
And we'll tell them stories.... and laugh and sing.
And then.... :) Sleepy baby.
Isn't that like the best picture ever???
Oh, wait.... Yes, the sleeping baby is best ever.... but here is the below-grade completed (and inspected!) work for the new family room/foyer addition:
And here is the freshly poured concrete floor of the crawl space:
THE LUMBER COMES!!! AND WALLS WILL BEGIN!