Not Much Knitting Going On

Things are finally beginning to wind down after all the home improvement projects, appointments, and errands. We are both staying put tomorrow and enjoying a day off. I haven’t done much in the way of knitting, been a bit tired, and didn’t sleep well last night. The fridge and pantry are well stocked, we don’tContinue reading “Not Much Knitting Going On”

Still Hot in Texas

The break we had from the high heat has passed. It’s windy. It’s over 100° again. But, our propane tank is filled and the Generac is online and ready in case the power goes out, so we are good to go. And here we are starting another month. Not that I miss July one bit,Continue reading “Still Hot in Texas”

Almost There

The propane tank is set and connected to the Generac. It works! All we need now is for Douglas Propane to send a truck out to top off the tank. During a power outage the generator will come on after 15 seconds without power and shut off again when the power comes back on. AndContinue reading “Almost There”

Another Blazing Hot Day In Texas

I stayed indoors today but Brad took Magen in to see the vet and get her shots. She was such a good girl, much calmer than her sister Hava. He picked up our grocery order on his way home. Tomorrow he takes Hava back to see if her muzzle can come off or has toContinue reading “Another Blazing Hot Day In Texas”

Generator Installation Day!

The guys from Webbs Electric just arrived. It’s 8:45 am. They’ll need to level the spot where we want the Generac and set it in place, then run the electrical cable to the transfer box on the house. It won’t have power until the propane tank and line is installed but Douglas Dist. is waitingContinue reading “Generator Installation Day!”

One Step Closer

It’s 99° and not much of a breeze outside today. The ground is parched and the grass is more brown than green. It’s been over a month since we had any rain and there doesn’t seem to be any headed our way soon. We are closer to being self sufficient with regard to our powerContinue reading “One Step Closer”

Tomorrow Is The Day!

First thing in the morning Web Electric will be coming down our drive to begin installing our Generac 2400 generator, and about half an hour later our electric coop will be here to disconnect the power so that the generator can be connected to the house, then they’ll turn everything back on. Easy peasy. ThenContinue reading “Tomorrow Is The Day!”

Busy Day, Unhappy Pup

Turns out Hava did have a small fracture of her jaw as well as it being dis-located. All is well, except she is frustrated with the muzzle that has to stay on for two weeks. She dislikes having to drink her dinner and she’s tired and frustrated. Brad was busy today, up at 6:00 am,Continue reading “Busy Day, Unhappy Pup”

Blocked, Ready to Wear

This is a very comfy shawl, soft and drapes well. It’s great to have a finished project out of my own hand-spun yarn. I’m ready for cooler fall weather when it arrives. In the meantime, it’s 100° outside and 73° in the house. We have the ceiling fans running so it’s nice and cool inside.Continue reading “Blocked, Ready to Wear”

It’s A Beautiful Morning!

It’s 81° and mostly sunny this morning. According to the weather dude we should miss the triple digit temps today. I ran water thru the new coffee maker to make sure it’s clean inside then Brad prepped it for a full pot of coffee before heading to town to pick up breakfast croissants for theContinue reading “It’s A Beautiful Morning!”