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Weekly Flylady Thread 14 March 2022
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Ours love the catio - it is bordered by a Devon bank with fields beyond where our neighbour grazes his ewes and their lambs. The cats are fascinated by the sheep - and they even come to tell us when Phil has put them back in after they've been in the lambing sheds!
The village road is supposed to be 30mph - not that some of the drivers round here seem to understand that, so the catio would be esential, even if all the breeders that we've known over the years have insisted in indoor/safe enclosures for the kittens that they've sold us. The attrition rate round here for cats that are allowed to roam free is heartbreaking 😭.
piggers - do not sell yourself short. The world will queue up to do that for you. You chumbawumdad and weebled and sometimes probably waded through never-ending 'treacle' days to reach today. And I can think of, at least, 12 human beings who are glad you did. Make that 13. I'm glad too. 14? OH might like to be included.....but the important thing is that you recognise it.
I don't think there is one flylady who hasn't braved a storm or storms recently. And yet here we all are. Helping each other through. Warriors? Soul sisters? Yes and no - because the bottom line is that we are a random group of women who 'found' flylady and, thus, found each other. And I unashamedly grateful for the joy you all bring to my life ❤🙏
Flying? I'm dressed, fed the birds, put out the recycling, done the last laundry shuffle (for now) and been to Pops for a coffee and a natter.
Oh and I put a pokemon newspaper freebie magazine in the recycling box. Dated 2000. It was in a trunk in the RoD which I decided to open to see what was in it. That's one thing less in it. Remember ottoman 😉
I need food
Fence painting is complete apart from a couple of bits to touch up which DH will do on Thursday when he's painting the shed.
Having a cuppa then I'll put on some slightly more respectable clothes so I can have a walk with DH and another one with the dogs. We won't be going far though as my feet are killing me. When I get back I will soothe y aching muscles in a lovely warm bath.
And the next time that I have a panic on about the mundane, please kick me into touch. Went to the new-to-me opticians (in out of town Mr S, so why did I panic about parking??) and guess what? It was my old-to-me optician sitting there, having moved practices! Ticked off eye test, new glasses (my choice, not absolutely necessary, but I have no spare atm, so old ones will be my spare), short trip round Mr S to pick up a few things which have been eluding me online. A couple of ys and teabags for work and hey presto, I managed to get £4.50 off my shop, and nothing random purchased. DD’s car filled with petrol at the empty pumps, and home to go the allotment. 3 hours spent there, caught up with a couple of the old timers and even managed some digging. Hard work, but that has ticked off my exercise for today.
WM finally now running with bedding in. Need to wash my hair, then deal with the bounty retrieved from the allotment - kale, spring greens, leeks and cavolo nero.
DW run on clean cycle
Washing out on airer
Necessary kit found for my holiday at the end of next week
Started a list for end of next week as it's going to need some careful planning and packing,
Now going to browse the internet for meal ideas for me to make to leave for OH whilst I'm on holiday and for us all to have with friends at the start and end of the holiday. And enjoy a cup of tea
I have spent today trying to arrange a look around 3 schools or at least a chat with a few sencos and have achieved none of those. I have listed 10 items on V!nted, loaded the DW, sweated a few ounces off on the school run and now I need to do dinner, pack ups, poke Squeak into her lesson and get myself in gear for the graveyard shift.. Dot is really sruggling at bedtime.. She is resistant and the last few nights has had to be bodily carried up, dumped in bed and pretty much sat on.. I do not have the energy for another 3 hours battle tonight.
No word from hospital about the outstanding 2 blood tests...
I do have 2 prescriptions to pick up.. and DS1 asked me to go buy grandbeasts shoes with him..
I've finished a puzzle book while half watching Cheltenham races. I had 3 x 1st, 1 x 2nd and 3 x DNF. So no £100000 for me. Puzzle book is going into the recycling box - fer-ling 😁
Got my blood results.. they were emailed to me.. saved me a walk!