Plums ... Pumpkins ... Potatoes ... PieAs always ... never a dull moment around here. Dear Hubby and I have been busy ... he more so than me. Since my surgery I seem to be the foreman more than anything ... delegating different projects for everyone to do. I help where I can as long as I don't have to do any kind of lifting.
Today it's Plums ...
... peeled and seeded ...
Yesterday and today ... it was Pumpkins ~ from Dar and Bills patch ... I picked out a few from the pile of them on the hay wagon to put by my door step for fall decoration along with some gourds.
... and Potatoes ~
... that I sat and watched as Dear Hubby, my sister Darla and her hubby Bill dug and picked up and put into bags ...
Thank goodness for the potato picker behind the tractor and they didn't have to be dug by hand.
Today Dear Hubby cleaned up and canned 21 quarts of the small potatoes ...
I did insist on doing something today ... so I peeled up some apples and made an apple pie. Then ... dummy me ... I forgot about it. Slim had to run over to our daughters place to get our wood splitter and he asked me if I wanted to ride along. Sure ... I'm ready to get out of the house for a bit.
We're over at Staci's place ... gabbing away and it dawns on me. I FORGOT ABOUT THE PIE!!! It's still in the oven. It was suppose to come out an hour ago!
We mad dash it home ... all is well ... the house didn't burn down and the pie doesn't look too bad either. Although, I'm afraid when we cut into it - it just might resemble applesauce inside it.
My mind has been through a whirlwind of emotions ... concerning some health issues. I was diagnosed with bladder cancer and had surgery last Friday along with my first dose of Chemo. For now ... I'm coping, and feeling a little bit on the bitchy side of things ... this was NOT ON MY AGENDA!! I know I probably shouldn't say I feel like this; but that's the way I'm feeling. I'm not good at sitting around and trying to take it easy.
I'm so grateful to have my family and wonderful friends supporting me through this.
I'll be fine; but if you want to toss a prayer my way and toss one in for my Dear Hubby and family too (cuz they're the ones who have to deal with me on a daily basis) ... I'd appreciate it. Love & Hugs to All!!!
Until next time ...
So it goes in my neck of the woods.