Monday, January 12, 2009

The Weekend

The weekends are long here. I try to stay in the basement but there is no natural light. The windows have all been blocked with wood from the previous owners afraid of break ins. Trina and I tried to take some of the wood down but the guy used security screws. Those are screws you can screw in but can't screw back out.

The basement is fully finished with tile floors and a drop ceiling, if I coul
d just get the wood off the windows to get some natural light it would be great.

Trina came home last Friday with a surprise for me. I came up the stairs and she said I have a present for you...she pulls out a really nice pair of size 14 jeans she got at Target. She grabs me and hugs me and tells me how sorry she is for the other morning. I was flabbergasted. The jeans fit perfect. Hey from a size 24 to a 14. All my clothes are too big for me so to get a size that actually fit was nice. I thanked her and as for the apology I accepted it. Hopefully we will get along better in the future.

My sister-in-law Candy is under Hospice care now. I had to find out from the hospital grapevine. A co-worker text me to say she was sorry about Candy and I had no idea what she was talking about, and she said about Candy in hospice. I thanked her for telling me and I called Bruce to ream his ass out for not telling me. He had good reasons, worried about me and how far away I am. I wr
ote Candy a letter telling her how much she means to me and how much I am going to miss her and that I will always remember her. I sent it e-mail so she would get it through her husband Brian right away. I just needed to say good bye.

Then when I was done I was talking myself into going for a walk outside. It is cold here. It is like the 17th day in a row for below zero weather. Then I thought about Candy. She is my Hero. I thought she would give anything to go for a walk so get off your lazy ass and take your walk. I walked 3 miles and I felt so good doing it. I just need to keep it up everyday. It's -30 here today and snowing but Bruce sent me my snow pants and I have the gear for cold weather outing now so no excuses...just do it.

The reason I am here and the only thing that matters right now, Piper is calling me...later dudes.


billy pilgrim said...

i think trina owes you more than a pair of jeans from target.

yellowdog granny said...

billy's right...
but I'm just glad she's trying...I was trying to figure out how I was going to be able to sneak up there give her a good bipping and back to texas with out you knowing it was me..haha
ohhhh, she's so beautiful...send me your address i got her the sweetest little outfit..

yellowdog granny said...

go here...there is a tool that will take the security screws out..just need to know what size screws they are so you get the right size tool...

Mama Kelly said...

I am so sorry to hear about Candy.

I am glad though that things are a little easier at your son's house, though I agree with the others that Trina owed you MUCH more than a pair of jeans.

Have a lovely day in any case!

Mama Kelly

PS Piper is just gorgeous!!!

buddha_girl said...

Billy speaks the truth.

And that's a beautiful picture.

I would give my eyeteeth (whatever they are) for you as a mother-in-law. Mine's a drunk, thinks it's ok to smoke with Buddha around, drives after getting smashed, can't hold and doesn't want to hold a job, wants someone to claim her as disabled so she can garner a check every month and spend it on booze and smokes, and wonders why I will no longer allow her around my son.

Katrina needs a kick in the ass. I'll shop the sales at Talbot's. Forget Target jeans.

Check your email.

tsduff said...

I just LOVE your picture with the baby. It is a good one.