Ponderings Category

5 , October

October 5, 2009

FOR MOST PEOPLE MONDAY IS THE BEGINNING OF A NEW WORK WEEK……. BUT FOR US….. THIS MONDAY IS OUR 7TH DAY TO GO TO WORK…… OUR WORK SCHEDULE IS A 10 AND 4 ROTATION…… SO WE WORK RIGHT TROUGH EVERY OTHER WEEKEND AND THEN GET A 4 ½ DAY WEEKEND OFF EVERY 2 WEEKS….. WE […]

4 , October

October 4, 2009

SEVERAL READERS HAVE ASKED WHEN THE LONG JOHNS ARE GOING TO COME OUT OF STORAGE……  ALL I CAN SAY IS THAT IT WON’T BE LONG……  WE KEEP PUTTING IT OFF…… AS IF IT MIGHT DELAY THE INEVITABLE COLD…… DENISA WILL BE SLIPPING INTO HER LONG JOHNS ONCE IT DROPS TO -10C……. I, ON THE OTHER […]

3 , October

October 3, 2009

AFTER I SENT YESTERDAY’S PONDERINGS, THE TEMPERATURE DROPPED TO -7C AND IT DIDN’T GET ABOVE FREEZING UNTIL NOON…… DENISA WENT OUT WITH THE CAMERA TO GET SOME FROST PICTURES…. THE LENS ON THE CAMERA FROSTED UP SO SHE HAD TO WAIT FOR THE CAMERA TO GET A LITTLE COLDER SO THE FROST WOULDN’T COLLECT ON […]

2 , October

October 2, 2009

WE ARE UP A LITTLE EARLY THIS MORNING….. THE COYOTES WERE HOWLING OUTSIDE OUR BEDROOM WINDOW…… I REMEMBER THE FIRST TIME IT HAPPENED AND IT WAS ACTUALLY SCARY……. AT THIS POINT LIVING UP HERE IT IS JUST ANNOYING….. YOU SORT OF ROLL OVER AND SAY…… “LET ME GET TO SLEEP”…… AS I WRITE….. THERE IS […]

1 , October

October 1, 2009

DOESN’T TIME FLY……. HERE IT IS OCTOBER 1 AND THE GRASS IS STILL GREEN……. SO FAR WE HAVE BEEN BLESSED……  NO SNOW AND VERY LITTLE FROST……. IT GOT DOWN TO -10C IN EDMONTON LAST NIGHT BUT STAYED JUST ABOVE FREEZING UP HERE…… IT IS ALL GOOD….. I AM LATE WITH MY NORTH OF 57 PONDERINGS […]