Monthly Archives: November 2008

Black Friday 2008

Are you out shopping today? Not me. I tried it out about twenty years ago, and that was it for me. Especially now that we’re so far from the big city, I’d have to get up at 3am to be there to stand in line. No thank you. Especially with this morning’s news about the man killed in Walmart; trampled to death by shoppers rushing into the store. A woman is reportedly said to have miscarried in the same store… Read the rest

Carnival November 25, 2008

Thanks to Tara over at Feels Like Home for including my post Turkey Soup from your Thanksgiving Turkey in the 91st Make It From Scratch Carnival. Sorry for the lack of posts this week! AJ has been volunteering at my job to help with the Thanksgiving Dinner lunch and we’ve been running errands every day after work so I haven’t had much computer time in the evenings. I should be back with some posts soon!! Yours Truly, Thank you for… Read the rest

The Life of a Gardener

I promised I’d share some pictures of the baby plants. These are lettuce babies. Unfortunately, I went out to check on the garden this afternoon before milking, and they were all gone, every last green baby leaf, gone. I was pretty bummed out, and annoyed with myself as there are a few small holes that I’ve known about but didn’t think the birds had figured out yet. I can’t believe how crafty they are. Later while I was milking, Mr.… Read the rest

Gas Dropping and why I like QT

On November 2nd, I paid $2.39 for unleaded. By November 19th, it had dropped by thirty-five cents, to $2.04. The next day, on the 20th, when I saw it was down under two dollars a gallon, I just had to stop and fill up my tank in celebration. For a while there, I was having to budget $638.00 just for my drive to work, and church on Sunday and Wednesday night. At $1.99/gallon, my monthly budget for gasoline has mercifully… Read the rest