2019 Weekly Synopsis
GREETINGS FROM FAR EASTERN OREGON
~March 2, 2019
We have not had much snow this winter–what we did get didn’t last. Meanwhile even driving toward Boise, we noticed they had more than we received. And, well in the news–Soldier Mountain Ski Resort in Central Idaho is closed due to too much snow. Idaho snowpack is 300% of what is considered normal. (OMG) In Southern Oregon, barns are collapsing under the weight of this wet snow.
We are not short on mud–every week I keep mentioning it. The winter wheat that was planted between here and town is up–and pleasant to my heart. The promise of Spring is everywhere. Store shelves are filling with gardening supplies, etc.
Our helpers were back–what great help they are too! The happy screams filled the airwaves. I wasn’t sure who was going to tire out first–the sheer energy exuded was spectacular. Finally, we crashed on the lawn, and this happened.
And just think–these two young girls believe this is the norm–Grannie raises puppies with Grandpa Cliff, and probably nearly every grandparent does this, right?
This Week On the Blog…
We put out a call for help with material for our blog, and a few of you came through big time. We do so appreciate you understanding our need. Of course, it is an ongoing need. (Haha) I will most likely continue to beg.
This week a lot centered on adventures in the February Snow.
Sunday— February 24 — Speaking of Beauty
Monday–-February 25 — Yesterday
Tuesday — February 26 — A Service Dog
Wednesday — February 27 — Snow Anyone
Thursday –- February 28— Colorado OwyheeStar
Friday — March 1 — Stone
On a very personal note
Cliff finished the trim and the gate installation last week, and now he is working on a pocket door. Unfortunately, it is a bit too long so he has to take it down and shorten it.
I picked up a few pieces of pottery at the TVCC Art Department. I also trimmed a few more and have about seven or so glazed and ready for the next firing. I am enjoying the process and working on my skill level. I am happy with the improvement.
I met up with Lynda at the Art Department Thursday–we finished our work and then registered for the Spring Term. After that, we treated ourselves to lunch. So, I had coffee with a long time friend this week, and lunch with my pottery mentor. I call it a good week.
You might remember one of my goals for doing pottery was to create some bulb-forcing pots. I did make quite a few. I will need for next year as I gave away several set up and ready to bloom. I am enjoying a few of the blooms right now, myself.