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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Fighting a Losing Battle!

We've spent the day on the Ponderosa fighting a battle we know we are going to lose!  Leaves have been blown and shoveled and raked and chopped and burned.  We got rid of tons, but. . .

We know that in the morning the places we cleared today will be covered again!

Don't Tell

Don't tell the flowers in my garden that today is November 8th and they should not be looking like this!

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Sunday's Blast from the Past

I found this photo while going through some boxes that  Ruth Moles left behind.  She had labeled the back, but I recognized it.  It is the Cordell Hull Birthplace before any renovations were done. 

Halloween 2011

We left the Ponderosa on Halloween to visit the grands and watch them trick or treat in their neighborhood. The neighbors there take Halloween seriously and everyone gets out in the street and goes door to door visiting and gathering treats.  Most people sit out in their driveways or on their porches and pass out candy.  Parker likes to go out early so he can pass out treats when his bucket is full!

Parker knew he wanted this costume the first time he saw it!  It is Luigi from the Mario Brothers, a game he loves to play on the Wii.
The stinkbugs went as a puppy and a kitty.  They did not seem to mind dressing up and after visiting their neighbors went around the block in their stroller.  

 It was a festive day filled with fun and everyone was. . .