Friday, November 7, 2008

1 YEAR COME AND GONE

WOW....IT HAS BEEN 1 YEAR IN THIS HOUSE. WHAT HAPPENED TO THE TIME??? I AM SITTING HERE AND LOOKING AT THE FIRE AND LISTENING TO MY DAUGHTER PLAY WORLD OF WARCRAFT AND BEGAN TO THINK OF WHAT I HAVE GOTTEN ACCOMPLISHED AND FAILED THIS PAST YEAR. I TEND TO ONLY FOCUS ON FAILURES SO I HOPE IT HELPS ME TO SEE THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN WRITING.

1. RUN IN SHED BUILT
2. ELECTRIC FENCE INSTALLED (NOT CURRENTLY IN USE)
3. 6 TREES CUT DOWN AND CHOPPED UP
4. 2 RAISED GARDEN BEDS BUILT
5. 3 COMPOST RINGS BUILT
6. NEW BACK PORCH BUILT
7. LIVING ROOM PAINTED (OK NOT FINISHED BUT CLOSE)
8. TURKEY PEN BUILT
9. FIRST TURKEY FLOCK RAISED AND SOLD
10. CHICKEN HOUSE BUILT
11. CHICKENS PURCHASED
12. HOUSE IS NOT PINK ANY MORE
13. WOOD PLAY FORT MOVED IN...FREE FROM A FRIEND
14. JOHN DEERE RIDING MOWER BOUGHT AND PAID OFF
15. TRASH PILE MOVED OUT BY THE ROAD AND HAULED OFF
16. RENTAL HOUSE SOLD AND "PARTS" REMOVED AND MOVED OUT HERE TO THE SHED FOR FUTURE USE
17. FRONT YARD FIRE PIT DUG BY MY GRANDSON AND LINED WITH COOL ROCKS FROM OKLAHOMA
18. DISCOVERED HOW WONDERFUL FIRESTARTERS ARE MADE FROM PINE CONES (WHICH I HAVE TONS) AND DRYER LINT (ALSO HAVE TONS)
19. FOUND A COOL DOG
20. NEW BED AND MATRESS BOUGHT AND MOVED IN...STILL PAYING FOR THE MATTRESS
21. 140000 MILES ON THE CAR....110000 MORE TO GO
22. HOUSE LEVELING!
23. MAINTENANCE DONE ON THE WOOD BURNING STOVE ALONG WITH A LESSON ON HOW TO USE IT EFFECTIVELY.
24. GARLIC IS PLANTED
25. 2 OLD DAMAGED STORAGE SHEDS REMOVED


OK I THINK I COULD EVEN KEEP GOING BUT I AM SLEEPY AND WITH THIS MANY MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS TO FOCUS ON, THE FAILURES SEEM MORE LIKE LESSONS LEARNED THAN FAILURES NOW.

MAYBE TOMORROW I WILL POST MY LIST OF WHAT I WANT TO GET ACCOMPLISHED.

PS...AFTER MONDAY....MY BIG SISSY WILL BE A CANCER SURVIVOR.

1 comment:

Patrice Farmer said...

Glad to hear your sister will survive. Thats good news and the house looks really good!!!