Friday, January 13, 2012

A Quiet Day

Today is supposed to be a chilly “winter’s day” here in Lower Alabama.  Most likely it will be a “stay inside and read” kind of day; although, the sun is rising and it looks peaceful outside even though it is only in the thirties.  However, it’s nice inside, especially while sitting in my recliner covered up with my man quilt.

The legs are still waiting to be installed so, if the wind isn’t blowing real hard, I just may spend some time on that project.  Yesterday I attempted to put the driver side leg in, but I need to get my hands on a “saws all” to cut away some more sheet metal.  Mike and I cut it back when we removed the old leg last spring, but the new leg needs a little more space to slide into place.  I’ll also use the saws all to cut the window in the propane tank housing as well. 

Yesterday we made a run to Hobby Lobby so Miss Judy could get some yarn for her new toy – the sock loom.  So now she can “Sock It To Me, Sock It To Me!!!!”



While we were there, I picked up some new paints.  “They” have developed a new medium called water mixable oil paints.  I have been entirely unhappy with acrylics because they dry out waaaaay to fast and I’m not a fast painter.  Supposedly the water mixable oil paints have the same characteristics of oil paints other than the fact that you can thin them with water and wash up the brushes with soap and water.  Also, you can mix them with acrylics which means that I can use up my acrylic paints as well, but that would speed up the drying.  We shall see.

Last night we joined with our Rainbow Plantation family for dinner at the clubhouse.  Larry made his world famous baked spaghetti casserole with garlic bread, a garden salad, and banana cream pie.  It was “Oh So Good!”  Andy and Mary Brown, who are friends that we had never met before, joined us at our table.  It’s always nice to meet new folks and make new friends – ya can never have enough friends, ya know?

BBFN and God Bless


  1. That sock loom looks interesting! I sure do not understand the concept. Do they have instructions to turn the heel? Or will the socks be tube socks?

  2. Sorry man I brought my drill but not my sawzall!

  3. thanks for the picture :) loom looks interesting...and of course I have the same question as Nan..only socks I ever made were on 4 needles with a double heel...

  4. The dinner sounds great but you've got me wondering about a baked spaghetti casserole. Does he just put spaghetti in the oven or is there a special knack to it? Good luck with the paints.

  5. Looking forward to seeing the end product. Interested in maybe getting one of those too!

    Mike and Dee