Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Look at what is still standing. Yup the little house!!! They seemed to think that as it was old and not in good shape that a little machine would take it down HUH!!! A huge maple tree was cut down and fell onto the house and it did not do any damage so they are going to bring in a bigger machine. Never under estimate small things... lol!

Tuesday, July 29, 2008


About 6 years ago we fell in love with this tiny little camp like place. After searching deed records at the court house we finally found the last deed. The man who owned it deceased 2 years prior and it was just sitting there. We found his family and asked about it. They said that if it was up to them we could just have it but that medicaid had a lean on it for $15,000. I am not sure why we fell in love with this little shack but it was something about it that caught my heart. It was falling apart and was very small. It has 5 rooms total in it and a good gust of wind would probably knock it down but I had so many dreams about what it could become. I contacted the local medicaid office who took days to find their records on the place and get back to me about contacting their attorney who was handling it. He said that there was a bid in on it already but I was more then welcome to add a bid also. I was then told that it could take up to 5 years before they decided on ending the bids. I so wanted to put in a written bid but a wait of 5 years! We talked about it and decided we would wait awhile and see what direction God would lead us on this. Well this past January the phone rang and it was a good friend of ours who is an attorney and when I answered he said he bought us a house. I was stunned as I could not figure out what he was talking about. I put John on the phone and left the room. When he got off the phone he asked if I was still interested in the little house in Pleasantdale and of coarse I said I was. Well it was bought for us! God works in his own way and our dear friend knew how much that house meant to us and bought it. He was even willing to have it remodeled for us. It is on a bigger area then we thought.... 9 lots! Of coarse most of this was over grown with trees and such so they started clearing it. Oh how beautiful as a creek runs right through the side of the property and my best friend likes across the creek. My dreams were shattered a couple of months later as code said it was in flood zone. So everything has been on hold as we thought that now we have this property and no house. All of a sudden a huge area is being dug up to build a market not a mile away and they offer us all the dirt they have to discard of. Sadly the small house has to go and will be torn down tomorrow. John will be there as I do not want everyone to see me cry as it comes down. Over 200 loads of clean fill will be brought in and leveled out to raise the land out of flood zone and our dear friend is gonna see about getting us a modular home put in. Below is a small video of John at our little shack this afternoon while I came to say good bye to it.



I went to see my heart doctor today. He said the results from the cardiac catheter were pretty good. 30% blockage in one vessel which he said was pretty good. He did give me a prescription for something for my cholesterol as it is way high and has been for about a year. I have to go back in 6 months now unless something comes up.

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Nyema Jade

poem I found on line

Our niece Janiye being silly

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

We found the grossest thing tonight. Upon opening a bag of price chopper frozen corn into the pan and adding water we found a large bug.

Joshua is now here to spend a few days

Cheyenne came for a couple of days

Friday, July 18, 2008

My cardiologist office called yesterday and rescheduled my appointment to the 29th. Here goes over a week more of stressing wanting to know what they plan on doing.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Today when opening the door to go down stairs there was a baby bird sitting there. Well the animal sucker that I am i scooped it up and put in in an empty laundry hamper. I knew if I left it there it would become dinner for the cats next door at the cat feeding station. I waited until it calmed down abit and then i picked it up and put it on the desk and got pictures. I then went on to see about finding someone who had knowledge of this. Within half an hour a woman came for the baby bird and took it to her friend who is a wild life rehabber. I am amazed that it was so fast and that they really called me back to let me know it was a baby robin about 3 weeks old and that they were 99% sure it would survive. The only time I dealt with baby birds was last year when we found a goose nest with eggs in it and watched to find out the mother abandoned it so I brought the eggs in and hatched them in a tote with heating pads. I kept them until they were old enough and a rehabber took them to get them ready to return to their natural habitat.

Monday, July 14, 2008

Fishing today

More new pictures of my granddaughter Nyema Jade

This is my daughter Diane and her fiance Tomas.

Thursday, July 10, 2008


Wednesday, July 9, 2008

July 7 2008

My grandaughter Nyema Jade arrived. 6lbs 2 oz. will share pictures soon