Helicopters making a mess April 17th, 2012


Every year around this time I bitch and moan about the helicopters coming down from my maple tree in the back yard.  They are everywhere and this was only this morning.  I've been sweeping them up every day.   It's supposed to rain this weekend, so they've got to go before the rain hits them.  Those rat bastards will grow on anything. 

Once the tree stops pooping her seeds everywhere, I'm a happy camper.  She does give some awesome shade in the summer time. :)



I cooked a vegetable stew this morning and put the scraps in my blender with some water.  Then I gave it to the few plants that I've got growing already.  I hate to use fresh water to put outside so I save all my wash water in a bucket for the plants.  Everything is starting to sprout.  Maybe next week I'll start putting stuff in the ground.


I was going to use my capsule machine to make some vitamin C, but ended up filling the capsules by hand instead.  The powder is not fine enough, plus it is kind of sticky so the machine would not work.  Tomorrow I'll do some Turmeric, I know the machine will work for that. :)

 

LOL...this is how my crazy pussy keeps her feet warm.  Sometimes I walk into the room and the other monitor will have all kind of crazy stuff going on due to her feet being on the keyboard.  She broke the Chrome browser a couple of days ago, so I'll have to re-install it.  It's Firefox for now.

I haven't decided on what to do about the concrete floor yet.  I know it will be awfully cold in the winter without carpet, but carpet sure is expensive!  I did stop by a place called the Weekend Carpet Warehouse and they had a couple of big rolls of carpet on sale called "my mistake".  This is carpet that was installed and then pulled back up because it was the wrong color.   I guess I could get two different colors and make some kind of design out of it?  I need about 280 sq ft.

While I'm making up my mind about what to put on the floor, I'm going to put rollers on the bookcaseonitsside aka  my desk and anything else I can put rollers on.  The stuff is just too heavy to keep on moving around.  I'm usually by myself when I get these hairbrained ideas about my furniture so I figure I'll make it a bit easier on myself.


This is what I'm seeing out of my window at my desk at work.  Isn't it beautiful?

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I was born in Jever, Germany.  My parents immigrated to the United States in 1968.  I became a United States citizen in 2005.
 
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