Monday morning we’re taking off to Milwaukie for a few days. Business related for hubby and a nice break away from here. He will come home & I’ll stay in northern Indiana visiting friends for a few days. I am so looking forward to it. I’ve never been there so new places are always neat to visit. The Harley museum is close by the hotel so I’m hoping we can get over there.
The down side of leaving for a few days….lots of work to be finished up before I go. Isaiah & I were at earth first this morning for another trailer load of compost…we took it to his house and 2 hours later he, Erika & I had it unloaded in their flowerbed.
For right now, we’re using it as mulch…the addition (another bedroom) scheduled this fall will tear up the flower beds but my thought is we can start amending the soil some now.
We went back for a second load to finish it off & the rest I’ll use in the garden.
While they finished “mulching” I was able to get in 3 more rows of potato’s & 3 more roma’s. My BIL had dropped off more rabbit poo the other day so I was able to mix it with the compost when I planted. I’m interested to see how the 2 separate potato beds do. The first bed I put in the main garden (generally used for spinach and lettuces) & it’s shaded for about 3 hours in the afternoon….the second bed is in full sun. I ended up adding another layer of compost over both beds….and then went through the rest of the garden dressing everything with the black gold . It was hot, and I didn’t want to know the temps. About 3pm I turned the hose on myself & by 5 pm when the hubby got home my arms felt a mile long….and the ground was rippling. A loooong cool shower later I felt human again. The rest of it is staying in the trailer till morning but I need to have it emptied and cleaned out by 1pm.
Because ……(insert drum roll) we get to go to pick up and load Erika’s bedroom set & Isaiah’s bunk-beds from…… her ex’s.
It’s taken an entire stinkin year and a court order issued yesterday to get them. Erika’s bed set was given to her from Mr. Fix-It’s grandmother right before she died so come hell or high water we’re getting it back!. The old style inlayed bed frame and dressing table. In all honesty were almost afraid to see what condition it will be in. We’ll be taking snacks and water bottles as I know he’ll keep us waiting. ….because he can.
Crawling off to bed…