This time of year is my summer. I am outside doing lots! We had junk day and this is all the "junk" I got rid of! It was like magic...I came out the next morning and it was all gone!
Wednesday, I had the eye doctor appointment to measure my eyes for the surgery...1 1/2 hour drive. Well, in the morning I close my door when I'm getting dressed and making my bed because Miss Peeps is all over the bed and my clothes. Well, I was all set and went to open my door and I couldn't. The doorknob had broken and I was trapped in my room! Luckily I had my phone so I called my neighbor but realized she couldn't help me so I had to call 911! The Sheriff's office responded and the young officer was very nice and he was able to pry open my door in the garage to the kitchen with very little damage and he unscrewed the doorknob to my bedroom and set me FREE!!! My neighbor was helpful as she provided the tools for him.....it takes a village! Would you believe it.....I was early for my doctor appointment. Unfortunately I had hoped to stop by Hobby Lobby and Lowes for mulch but in my "rattled state" I totally left my wallet and checkbook at home! It's a good thing I didn't get stopped by the police! I was so exhausted I took a 3 hour nap when I got home! Stress is very tiring!
I have been able to get some painting done outside. I finished painting the shed....it's only taken me 3 years! LOL! I started on the stair railings (I have 2 sets of stairs in the back) and then ran out of paint.
So, yesterday I made a grocery list, went out to the highway and filled up the gas tank then went to the new Tractor Supply....they have a garden center and gifts and I was looking for mulch and a fire pit. They had neither but I still managed to get some birdseed and flowers which I planted today...... these are pansies I planted in my old washtub..........
After Tractor Supply, I went to Walmart and actually shopped in the store. Between Tractor Supply and Walmart that is the first time since Covid that I have gone inside a store. I wore a mask though. I had to get more paint and I had bought it at Walmart but they could not match it as they didn't have the base....crazy! I did my grocery shopping, came home and put the perishables away and called the local hardware store in the next town. They said they would try. The did a perfect job and I will never buy paint at Walmart again although it covered really well. I came home and put the rest of the groceries away. I have had lots more energy. I don't know if it's the weight loss (22 lbs so far) or the Ensure. I've stopped all supplements except a baby aspirin and I just take the Ensure for nutrition. I am loving this energy!
We are having the best Fall....regular temps70-80'ish with no humidity and the trees are just starting to change. It is really taking it's time which is so nice. The pest control guy came today and got all the spider webs off my windows so I can wash them. In the last 2 weeks the spiders have been weaving webs like crazy! So, after the painting is done it will be window washing and maybe the car too if I can get it done. I finally was able to order a firepit from Amazon but the mulch I will have to drive to Lowes in Mountain Home to get....another long trip but I need it.
I have been terrible at visiting. With all the doctor stuff and fall chores there aren't enough hours in the day. I'm like a squirrel rushing around getting ready for Winter. I hope you are all well and safe from all the storms and that you are able to enjoy your Fall or Spring depending on where you live.