I think I'm back... not really very sure. It's one of those times when life grabs you by the butt and whirls you around refusing to let go.
Have been spending lot of time with my parents.
Dad is doing much better and was even released from physical therapy this week. However, his twin brother has not been as lucky. He fell and hurt his back and when they did the x-rays they discovered that he has advanced lung cancer that has spread through out his organs and lymph system. Due to his other conditions treatment is not advisable and they have given him just a few months to live.
So with permission and lots of advice of Dad's doctors my sister and I took him and my mom to Kentucky for 10 days.
It was a long drive with having to stop every hour to let Dad walk around for 15 min. per doctors orders.
Here is the "BOYS" on our first morning there. Having breakfast on the deck.
Dad is on the right . They both wear glasses but Uncle Wilburn broke his and refuses to spend money on another pair. They are identical twins and up until the last few years you could not tell them apart if you didn't know them.
Wilburn Coy Williams
Wayburn Troy Williams
I have no idea where the names came from as I have never heard them anywhere else.
We also managed to have a small impromptu reunion with the folks from Mom's side of the family. Fifty seven cousins showed up with only a 2 day notice. Mom was very happy and of course cried a lot.
The garden season is almost over. It's been so dry here with no rain for over a month and everything is getting pretty crunchy. While I was gone Bob forgot to water the flower beds and the veggies. :( So all of the annuals are pretty much gone and the perennials look pretty sad.
I still have tomatoes, cucumbers and watermelons in the veggie garden but the watermelons are the only ones that look good.
They are delicious this year. This one weighed 20 pounds and the one we picked last night was 33 pounds.
The one by the coffee cup is the BIG DADDY that came in at 33 pounds. There are a few more small ones out there but don't know if they will get ripe before it gets too cold.
Same goes with the tomatoes. There are a whole lot of little green ones out there but we'll see if they make it to ripe . If not we'll have fried green tomatoes. :)
Still no art happening here. I have been working on crochet and knit Christmas gifts though. I haven't knit in over 4o years so I'm a bit rusty with it . I finished the cowl I started and it took me a whole month to do it :- /
Now I'm working on a pair of finger-less gloves. Which are going much faster :)
The gloves are for my daughter-in-law who works from home 2 days a week and complains about her hands being cold while on the computer. They keep their home rather on the cool side to keep the utility bill down. I'm hoping to get her a cowl knit with the same yarn too.
Today's Random Thoughts
Today's Random Thoughts
Well that's about all for today . Hopefully I won't be missing so many weeks again.