Weekends

My oldest son and his family came to spend time with us this weekend. That just means, they bring lots of booze, we play cards all night or work on a puzzle, I get to enjoy my granddaughter, we cook, eat, drink, laugh and just enjoy each others company. Our idea of a cooler.  Grab a bottle, stick it in the snow…Works for us!! My oldest son and his wife.  He cooks, she cleans.  Ok by me!! My granddaughter and mini me.  A blank canvas!!  Im going to teach her! I planted seeds, we cooked amazing food like, BBQ Shrimp over Polenta and Swiss Chard, played setback till the wee hours, milked goats, gathered eggs, made a huge sit down, back home, breakfast the next morning.  We were family.  We loved.  We hugged.  We kissed.  We enjoyed….each other.  Our door is always open.  You are never too far away.  Come…

Best Birthday!

We had some warm weather for a few days.  The temperature got up into the 40’s.  Everyone came outside to celebrate. Fluffy Butt soaked up some sun. The goatee girls worked on their tans. Ok, maybe not everyone came outside. It was nice while it lasted and then the groundhog saw his shadow so now we will have 6 more weeks of winter.  We got hit with more snow and are expecting another 8-10 inches tomorrow and a big storm for the weekend. Our family celebrates a lot of birthdays in January and February.  My daughter just turned 36 and is expecting another baby.  She has a little boy, Trent, so we are all excited to find out what sex this new addition will be. Look at that cute little belly! I just had my birthday as well.  My daughter made me a very special birthday cake. BOY? or GIRL?…That…