Thursday, October 28, 2010

Covered Bridge Sunday

Sunday after doing some work around the house, watching football we decided to get out and enjoy the day. We found this covered bridge in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. We have been their several times but I was reading a magazine (Midwest Living) and found out they have a covered bridge in the park.

This Sunday were off again in search of more covered bridges. In our neck of the woods it another hang on to your hat day- so windy.
Be back later!!

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Friday Night Football

This has been one of those gorgeous October weekends - great weather - lots of sun and warm temps. Today it was in the 70s.

Our weekend started with our grandson's football game Friday night. There was a full moon and Sara and I did sit there with blankets wrapped around us. Sara, myself and Tom sat in the bleachers while his Dad paced the sidelines.

Short of running up to the fence and calling his name I only got to see his back most of the night. He would be #6- my favorite 15 year old grandson. He plays mostly the junior varsity games but due to an illness he's the backup quarterback on the varsity. He didn't get to play and their team lost - but all in all it was a good night.
Only about a week left in October - enjoy it while you can!!

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Family Affair

Saturday was a cow show in Medina that Kris and her kids were going to - so Tom and I, my son Matt and his girlfriend Ashley all turned up to lend a helping hand.

Here's my favorite 7 year old - love that grin. My favorite 10 year old is behind him with her back to the camera. She was busy gabbing with her friend. Matt was busy helping the kids get their cows to the ring and Ashley was his helper.

I didn't get to see much of the show - I was cooking hamburgers for the group. The cows all behaved, it was great weather, good family and friends - what more could you ask for.
Be back soon!!

New View

Sunday was the day to put a new window in my office/bedroom. Two nice big windows with a great view. No more windows that had to have been here since the 50s. The count would be 2 down, 6 or so more to go. Be right back - I had a terrible time the other day trying to upload pictures and post - so today I hope to catch up.

Monday, October 4, 2010

Vacation Highlights

Vacation started way back in September with a trip to the local Farmer's Market. I finally got there early enough to get this great bouquet of sunflowers and lillies. Most of the time I don't get there until noon and the flowers are sold out. Good way to start the week off I thought. We did a few day trips around Ohio, doing some shopping in Amish country and tractor hunting.

After driving all over the place looking at tractors and seeing if we could find a good deal on one - we ended up about 2 miles from our house and found this one. I can't remeber all the specifics on it but I do know its a Ferguson, it was the right price and it now is in the barn awaiting some restoring. We don't know exactly when we will be retiring - but the plan is to restore and repair old tractors after we are done working the jobs we have now. I am amazed how tractors have gone up in price over the past few years so hopefully this is a good investment for the future.

I did get in lots of knitting and finished some projects- those pictures soon.
Be back soon!!