After weather forecasters predicting another cold wet rainy day you can imagine our delighted surprise at having ourselves a warm sunny 70+ day. Some things are just a downright bonus in the old weather department.
OUR FRONT YARD IS GREENING UP NICELY
THESE 2 CHAPS KEEP CLOSE WATCH ON ALL OUR GREENERY
No point in me trying to jazz up our day's activities. Nice day of course but just not too jazzable in the old writing department. If it doesn't interest me to write about our day it sure isn't going to interest anyone to read about our day. There is always a very fine line between what makes a post interesting or ho-hum. Always a challenge for any Blogger sitting down to write a post to know where that line lies. A very fine line indeed.
Kelly has had an old antique vanity in her bedroom for years & after re-vamping her room this week decided it was time for the vanity to go. Deciding to list it on a couple area 'For Sale' sites she needed a picture. We carried the vanity to the sunroom where I took a photo of it. Funny thing happened. She had over a dozen replies right away but only two of them were interested in the vanity. The other replies were folks answering just to say how much they liked the picture. Don't know if I have ever heard of that happening before. Frustrating for Kelly though because she has not had any firm offers on the vanity. It does need re-finishing but maybe folks aren’t into doing that so much anymore & maybe older furniture has lost it’s charm over the years. We do have a much younger buyers market out here these days.
STILL BUSY ORGANIZING, RE-ORGANIZING, PRE-ORGANIZING & POST ORGANIZING THE RIGS BINS
Our 03 Hyundai Santa Fe is still at the BAYFIELD GARAGE waiting to have a new clutch installed. Latest word from our trusted garage is we may have the Santa Fe home Friday afternoon sometime. Ever since meeting Kelly back in the summer of 93 we have always known the convenience of being a 2 vehicle family. Sure would take some adjusting on our part if we were to ever decide on having just one vehicle. With our own independent natures we are both just used to coming & going anywhere anytime we please. But come to think of it now as I am writing this, we are actually a 1 vehicle family for half the year. In Congress Az we only have the Jeep & by golly come to think of it we get along with that just fine.
DOGGY RUNNING FAST IN THE GRASS THIS AFTERNOON
I have never been a horn honker. You can cut me off in traffic, do something totally stupid, be a flaming idiot with your vehicle, hog the lane beside me or do whatever it is you do but you will not get me to honk my horn at you. Experience has shown me horn honking just makes an already unpredictably unstable situation worse. I'm sure many road rage cases are quickly escalated by drivers hammering on their horns when another driver intentionally or unintentionally does something stupid. Now instead of having one emotionally upset driver, you have two. Sometimes it doesn’t require a driver to do anything wrong at all. Horn honkers will use their horns to bull their way through traffic anyway. So horn me if you will but I will not horn you back…………10-4:))
SPRING IN THESE PARTS IS ALL ABOUT BEING GREEN:))
GROANER'S CORNER:(( Said the FBI agent to the bank teller after the bank was robbed for the third time by the same bandit: "Did you notice anything special about the man?" "Yes, he seemed better dressed each time!"
Mother decided that 10-year-old Cathy should get something 'practical' for her birthday.
"Suppose we open a savings account for you?" mother suggested. Cathy was delighted.
"It's your account, darling," mother said as they arrived at the bank, "so you fill out the application." Cathy was doing fine until she came to the space for 'Name of your former bank.' After a slight hesitation, she put down 'Piggy.'
Sure did love this rainy day we had! Does it get much better? Like you we always were a two car family and id our own thing. Now just the coach and the car, now problem and a lot less expense too.ReplyDelete
No horn honking here either, I really can see the point in it other than to say Hi there we here.
Oh I love that photo of Pheebs running in the grass. Reminds me of another gal I used to know.ReplyDelete
Russ is like you Al...never honks. I think a horn is a warning device. If someone is not paying attention and is about to run into me, or is sitting at a green light talking on their phone, I'll give a little wake up toot - but I don't lay on the horn or use it out of anger.
I would snap up that vanity in an instant if I lived closer.....do you deliver?ReplyDelete
I won't honk my horn either. There will always be folks out there, young and old, who appreciate a nice piece of furniture - with character. Just be patient.ReplyDelete
I love Kelly's vanity. In the U.S. Vintage is becoming very hip now. I guess calling it vintage rather than antique makes a difference to the younger folks.ReplyDelete
What a lovely vanity! My grandmother had one like it and it was the ONLY item of hers that I wanted after she passed on. My aunt, however, got rid of it. I have so many wonderful memories of me sitting at it and Grandma brushing my hair! I miss it...sigh...and her, too.ReplyDelete
~Cheryl Ann~ I did get her teacups, most of which I purchased for her...
the vanity will find a new home..it's a lovely antique that just needs the perfect buyer!ReplyDelete
Well it is a cool pic with the window reflecting in the mirror.... A quick warning honk has saved me from being backed into a couple times, but as an expression of frustration they're just annoying.ReplyDelete
I noticed you changed your header picture.ReplyDelete
I love your antique vanity, if I were close by I would buy it. I live in Old Hickory, Tennessee...
I agree with you about horns. I have been thinking about it and can not remember ever honking the horn on my Class C that I have owned for a little over 4 years now. Could not tell you if it works.ReplyDelete
At one time, I LOVED antiques, but lately I have downsized and de-cluttered. Lots of old stuff went...I DID keep Macgyver though.ReplyDelete