Hey to you grandkids — think I should tell you what a day in the life of Grandma and Grandpa is like — since you were not here yesterday to share it. I know you would of had fun if you were here.
But, first a couple days ago Marc asked — “Why did hours of grandpa’s churning NOT result in butter? Temperature?” I have no idea – but he sure was persistent to spend many hours on a failure – think in inherited his trait of not knowing when to cut our losses and run. I went to web and watched several videos on butter making in an attempt to answer your question, Marc, and I am sure temperature is one critical factor – but there are others!
What a weekend — much fun — for example — Yesterday we read newspaper, Grandma and I discussed philosophy of news items (You think we argued?) There was hardly any screeming at each other – and no name calling — Do you think we have some different view on politics? What fun.
Next we went to breakfast with our Sunday morning group.
Next – we had a gift of 5 pounds of cherries — to store for crust mix – Grandma made pie.
She off to Art and craft show with friend and me off to 4 hours of horsing around with 2 and 1/2 hour trail ride thru much new territory with 3 other horsed (And riders).
Then we sat on porch and had a beer – then 8 of us met at a home 51/2 miles from nowhere over dirt roads — but on the shores of Lake Heron for sloppy Joes, ham, and much other food including a brand new peach cobbler with peach frozen yogurt. Great group of friends.
Home by 10pm – too tired to do anything but nothing.
Damm what a boring life — oh, I did much cloud watching too and the “wasted” (invested) a lot of time this morning trying to find some clouds to show you — and doing a little Photoshop to highlight better what I saw in the clouds. So bear with me, I am learning: