Thanks to the warm weather the outside faucet defrosted so today is fill up the water tanks day. I got smart and got out the wheelbarrow so I could haul off the ice to the front yard and dump it around the trees. That way as it melts it waters the plants, waste not want not. And thanks to my brother getting rid of one of his horses I only have to fill up the tanks once a week. This is working out well. Best of all, it’s Saturday and I…Continue
Woke up really sick today. Coughing, sneezing, head aching, muscles hurting, the whole flu package. So naturally I got up and went to feed the animals. It’s days like this that I wish I had some frozen or instant food so I didn’t have to make breakfast.
Thanks to my coworker covering my shift this weekend I didn’t have to go to work and beyond the livestock I didn’t have to do anything else, so I didn’t. I pulled out the quilt…Continue
In 2011 I started writing a daily blog about being stuck on the graveyard shift at a local truck stop. In early 2012 I got moved up to the day shift and fully intended to keep writing but things had changed. I found that my days were now split into three parts. There were the hours between when I woke up and went to work, I did most of my daily duties at this time. There were my working hours. And then there were my post work, pre going to bed hours. The problem was by the time I got all my…Continue