February 12, 2016
9:50a m WOKE UP! Â D., my dog, has jumped up on the bed and wants me to pet her. Â This is one way to get me up and get me to move. Â WE spend some time together. Â Â It is another way to start the day. Â Of course I do not want to get our of the comfortable bed and go for a walk in the cold, but I guess it needs to be done.
10:05 to 10:20 am D. and I go for our morning walk. Â It is quiet out here among the trees and snow. I like the time to my self and D. does her doggie things.
10:25 am fix breakfast. Â Toast for D. and me. Â Yogurt and tea..
10:30 am read the newspaper nothing much it
11:00AM Â Help my friend T with her cats. Â We are bring them down to my apartment while her apartment gets sprayed. Â I call wrestling the cats. Â One of three cats escapes from her bed room which will have to come later when they find it.
11:15 am back to finish the newspaper funnies my laughs or the day and work the cross word puzzle. Â My mental exercise for the day.
11:50 am. Went to computer room to check for emails. Â Talked to M. Â Wished my lap top was working it is in the shop along with the desk top. Â Hope to get them tomorrow after the community dinner.
12:20 am went to get B’s diet Pepsi and candy for the community dinner. Â I want the small boxes of candy hearts to pass out. Found them on the tops shelf of the Family Dollar store. Â Darn I have reach for them. Â Got nine packages of 4, that should be enough with a few extra.
1:00 pm Lunch and television watching. Â Another quiet time. Â Crackers and cheese. Â Good lunch. Â Â Of course D. has to have some also. Â she loves cheese
1:30 pm Wash soda cans. Â I recycle the can so I can cash them in for money for our community dinners. Â Â We always need paper plates, plastic ware, napkins. etc. Â I have to keep thinking of the money we save from all of the cans. Â I have about 5 residents save them for me. Â Of course they do not rinse them out. Â (Why do I do this??
1:35pm fold Â towels. Â They have been sitting there for two days. Does not take long but getting around to it.
1:45 pm sorting socks. Â Oh that is why I did the towels, Â I was out of socks
1:50 pm time to sit and watch tv and knit. Â That was interesting what they were cooking on Create (pbs)
2:40 pm L., another daughter calls and wants me to help her Dad clean out things from his entertainment center. Â They have got him a new one and they will be delivering it later today. Â She does not want to come and do it because she is tired from working and coming down with a cold.
Go over to my ex-husbands apartment Â with B. and get things ready for them. Â Find a couple DVD’s I think I would like.
2:50 pm back to resting, watching tv and knitting. Â I am making a scarf for L. Â It looks like dog hanging around her neck. Â It is black and white like her dog S., a part dalmation
3:30pm took another resident, J., to a food pantry. Â We both about froze waiting. Â The food pantry let us in 10 at a time, instead of 5 at a time. Â Thank goodness so it went faster.
4:35 pm return with a bag of groceries and a sack of bread. Â Bread is going to T because she is out of bread and could not go with us. Â Got a nice turkey breast. Â Trying to decide what to do with it. Â I think I will cook it and ask some of the neighbors in. Â B. has supper ready. Â Good it is hot.
5:00pm called G., the ex-husband, for supper. Â Of course he is not hungry. Â says his stomach is upset.
5:30 pm Â clean the table and wash the dishes. Waiting for C. to show up, Â She is an old friend of T’s from Henry County. We are planning to play Sequence tonight with T. and K.–my neighbor.
6:30 pm C. arrives and I sit with her while she eats. Â We talk.
6:45 pm K. comes and we get B. to sit in until T. comes. Â T. shows up during the first round. Â On with the game
8:00 pm Wrestle cats. Â All four of us getting cats rounded up and back to T’s apartment. Â and back to the game. Â Lots of fun and crazy things. Â Â We enjoy some good laughs
10:20: pm Game is called to an end. Â C. needs to go home with this weather, K. wants to see the 11:00 pm News. Â I need to walk D.
10:25 pm walk D. Â It is cold but very quiet. Â She wants to get back in and hurries,
10:30 pm Â Off to bed. Â I read a couple chapters in the book I am reading, “A Test of Wiills” by Charles Todd. Â An English mystery after WW 1
11:30 pm Â went to sleep