Our reason for coming to Post Falls was to meet up with Brandon and his family to catch a few games of basketball. Brandon is the head coach for the Orofino Maniacs. This is the weather we had to drive to from Post Falls to Spirit Lake where the tournament was being held. The two… Continue reading And this is what we came to Post Falls for ~ Basketball!!
When Christopher saw us he was so excited. He wanted to go swimming and so we were off to the pool. We only had about 30 minutes that we could swim before heading off to the basketball games. Christopher, our little fish. And Max, the bigger fish. Do you know how hard it is for… Continue reading Swimming in Post Falls ~ December 2010
We woke to very cold weather but that did not deter us from what we came to Newport to do. Go to the cemetery where Ron’s Grandpa is buried. Ron never knew his Grandpa as he died when Pete, Ron’s Dad, died when he was 14 years old. We ate a quick breakfast of apple… Continue reading Newport, WA ~ Monday, December 27, 2010
We have had two good days of traveling and also some visiting. I will share our trip with pictures and a few comments. My Christmas Cactus opened another bloom. There are three more buds yet to open. A note about this plant. It started with a cutting from a friend who got her cutting from… Continue reading From Edmonds, WA to Newport, WA
Merry Christmas!!! Today has been a busy day here at the Christmas Tree lot. Ron woke up about 4:00 a.m. and could not go back to sleep. He got up and spent some time on the computer and then walked over to Starbucks to get a hazelnut mocha to start his day. About 7:00 a.m.… Continue reading Christmas Eve Night
Monday, December 20th we celebrated 35 years of marriage. We slept till about 8:30 a.m. and then we walked across the street for breakfast. I had an omelet and Ron had his favorite, biscuits & gravy. We enjoyed our time and then headed back to the tree lot. I am so thankful for the man… Continue reading Our Anniversary and a few other things!
It seems like just a week ago we were pulling into the parking lot here at Safeway to begin this adventure of selling Christmas trees. We have five days to go and we will be done. We can’t say we have been busy because we don’t have anything to compare it to since we have… Continue reading Almost Done!
Where to start? Woke up late this morning after a pretty rough night. I started not feeling well yesterday early afternoon. Took a nap and still felt crummy. Let Ron do most of the work on the tree lot, trying to rest. My left eye was really sore and I couldn’t figure out why. Woke… Continue reading A Thinking Kind of Day
Greetings on this very wet and rainy night here in Edmonds, WA. We have 11 more days of selling Christmas trees. We have sold 164 trees so far and have 77 trees on the lot. We are expecting one or more two deliveries this week before our final weekend. We are actually open till 5:00… Continue reading Catch Up Time Again & Time to Plan for Our Next Adventure
It has been a pretty quiet day here at the Christmas tree lot. Leaves lots of time to think and contemplate. So what have I been thinking about? Let’s begin with work in the future. As many of you know we had a phone interview with Bonnie and the board of directors of Lone Star… Continue reading Thursday Thoughts