Thursday, February 11, 2010

No more, no more~~

No more pictures of the snow to show. I barely looked outside today. Doing that kept me at peace.

Husband woke up early this morning and got the snowblower out and cleared the driveway. At that point we had 8" he said. He left for work and I heard from him early afternoon. He had sent some people home already and wanted to finish some things up and then he was leaving to come home. Then he heard the news that 81 was closed from the Md border into Pa. He was talking about getting a room, and I thought it was the safest and smartest thing to do. Cheaper than towing, digging him out, or an accident. It's been a real peaceful day. I did some hooking. Can't show it because it's a challenge piece. But I slowly got into the groove again. Felt really good. And so far, I'm liking it!

Well, a good friend once told me if you see a dead skunk on the road, it will be an early Spring. I saw one about a month or so ago. I'm really starting to doubt her lol. But yet, everyone believes the dang groundhog. Go figure! Another thing I saw today in my bedroom was a ladybug walking up the wall. Hmmm, that looked sooo pretty. Reminds me of Spring. Have had quite a few of them lately. It has to be a sign, right? All of you shake your head yes :).

Tomorrow would be the weekly hook-in at Grantstreet. I know I won't be there. And I'm sure no one else will be either. I'm bummed. It's the one day out of the week I really look forward too. Sooo, I'll stay in, pull the blinds down, not look outside, and do some more hooking. George will be home in the afternoon. Said he will try and get out of work early so he can come home and snow blow the driveway. If it's not real windy, I may, just may go out on the deck and at least start shoveling that, so he doesn't have so much to do.

One sad thing to type is my daughters hamster Valentino is on his last days. He has not been well, and it pains me to see him that way. He was my buddy. I enjoyed holding him each day and interacting with him. Amazing how something so small can bring a smile to your face. This is why I don't like having animals. I can't deal with it. I will cry like a baby I'm sure. I just hope he doesn't suffer too much longer.

So if you are stuck inside because of this cold, wet, and white stuff, I hope you are all warm, and find something fun to do!
Hurry Up Spring ~~~~


Orange Sink said...

Hi Kathy,
From cold -4 tonight ( but not snowing) here in Wis. When we get that much snow it sticks around til the middle of May! How long do you think it will take for it all to melt? As busy as we all are winter seems to drag it's feet! Thank-goodness for hooking! Cathy G

moosecraft said...

Bob and I were in PA about a month ago and did see a squashed skunk... methinks that theory need to be rethunk! LOL! Lady bugs hatching seems would be a sign though... I do hope that George gets home safe today. Very windy here. Happy to hear you had some enjoyable time with your hook yesterday! Sometimes the colors and textures of the wool is the best therapy for a snowy day! Hugs to you and you daughter about Valentino... he's such a cute little furball!

Rugs and Pugs said...

Kathy ~
Your skunk theory is one I've not heard before. Reminds me of the song "Dead Skunk in the Middle of the Road". I guess that's why I don't like most country! I've had a few ladybugs lately, but it's those Chinese ladybugs or some such ones that we were INFESTED with a few years ago.
Poor Valentino. I, too, remember crying over a dead hamster (another country music song perhaps?).
Happy hooking :)

Joanne said...

Oh Kathy - isn't it great the sun is shining today - I held off posting on my blog last nite - figured it might not be suitable for people to read as it was still snowing at 9:00 - started to taper off around 11:00 - So glad George was safe then sorry. I also saw a skunk last week on the road - dead that is - can't say I ever heard that one! Jonesy was playing with a lady bug the other day - is this a sign of Spring?

Doris said...

Hi Kathy - I haven't seen any lady bugs but still see a few stink bugs in the house. The darn things hibernate and just won't die. I keep looking for spring but can't see it yet. I too had hoped to come to Cburg today but no such luck. I miss the hook ins.

Teri said...

Hi Kathy,
Thank you for visiting my blog and good to know on the pennies ... I think the last one I just did may have the nipple affect!
I am now going to follow your blog in hopes of learning more! Thanks again!

TeresaM said...

I was so hoping to make it to Grant St. today too Kathy!!

997 was drifted shut in both directions still late this afternoon. Sure hope they have it open by tomorrow!

Way too much snow for me!!!

Whimsical Works by Shug said...

Kathy!!! I know you are most likely under feets of snow like me but I am sending warm thoughts your way. Picture a warm sun on your tan face in a very warm favorite spot. That helps me forget about the snowblower, the piles of extra snow next to the mail box and more. My poor dog, he is now forgetting about finding an area to relieve himself as he is just covered by snow where ever he goes.....Hook away lady and keep in touch. All the best, Kim