Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Still A Snow Day Up Here On My Mountain!

We had a fair share and it is definately hanging around for a few days this time. The guys have been dutifully keeping the road clear, (even if I suspect that they rather enjoy it), and my Hubby has gone to work! What a hero, at least he is to me!

The worst experience for us out of the whole deal is the intermitant loss of our sattalite service! I know, big whine! I do not have ANY problem filling my time when without "outside" entertainment. I just head off straight into the studio! I have put out a couple of pieces that I like but I am right in the middle of a experimental stage. I have not tweaked it to my satisfaction yet and am having a blast playing. Unfortunately, as with all trial and error, there is the "error", which does not necessarily mean something really bad, just different!

I have recently begun trying to fulfill one of my New Years resolutions by writing more and learning how to "internet" my way along. Even posting here is part of that same said quest! I also resolved to create more art and to try to do one positive thing for myself everyday!

Monday, January 21, 2008

Redding Life

Life in Redding Calif. (as experienced and noted by me).

What a truly gorgeous day it is here upon my fine mountain top. I realize that I live higher up than some of my fellow Reddingnites, as well as below some others, but I do so love my weather here! I rarely become too overheated in the Summer, (w/swamp cooler of course), and dispite a few bouts with some minor snow, I am usually kept warmed through the winter. I understand how lucky I am and my heart goes out to those without. I feel so lucky to live in this part of the world, in this exact spot even!

I am not that able to get about, my gardening is tanamount to physical therapy. So, today was the day to prune my roses, I went about my task even as a light snow was falling around me. I know that they need to be done now. I am proud to say I completed my task and managed to do so without injury! :)

My second project today has been to prepare my "carnitas", this is the meat I will use to make taquitos in the next day or so. In the meantime we will have burritos for dinner tonight and then likely tacos tommarrow. This is how I handle a lot of meals with a minnimum of preperation. When I was younger this was just to save money and time, now it is mostly to trim my efforts!