For those of you who checked into my Instagram – you might have noticed that we had a fire in our backyard. I sat and documenting the whole thing from my bedroom window. The county newspaper found one of my pictures on Facebook and asked to use it on the front page. Here is a sneak peek.
As I stated before I was on a rescue mission where I helped get my friend out of a domestic situation. Yesterday was a long day of traveling, with what felt like a small Noah’s Ark- two adults, two dogs and two cats all crammed into the front of the Uhaul. I was exhausted and emotional by the time I got home. The trip had been a miracle.
It’s amazing how things work out. My friend, Karlene, aka- Kar, has been dealing with major health issues for the last few years and was waiting for an official diagnosis of her neurological issues. What she needed was love and support, but instead got judgment and verbal abuse. When her ex started stealing her pain management pills to get high, she had enough.
As my husband and I were working on how to get me down there I suddenly realized that my mom was on her way to California. It worked out even better than I had thought because my mom had actually booked a room in Mesquite, and when things escalated she was able to help with the packing, loading and hotel rooms for Kar and her animals. Yesterday we traveled back to northern Utah after parting with my mom, arriving late in the day at her mom’s house after many leg stretches and potty stops. Where her mom, children and grandchildren happily greeted her, with love.
Today I wasn’t able to go down to help unload the truck because of the many service people coming, so I was surprised when I got a call very early from Kar- Murphy was not done with her. Her brother who was on hospices passed away in the middle of the night and her mom was heartbroken. Kar was so grateful that she was there for her mom, and she would need to be because the day was not over. Later that afternoon I got a text saying – “can’t make this shit up. mom just got a 30 day notice from the landlord.” – the reason was because they are selling the house.
I’m still trying to pick myself up off the floor. Our problems seem so distant now.
A few weeks ago our chickens started laying their eggs in wilds places – our neighbors pasture weeds, under the pine tree, under our deck – every day we got to have our own little Easter egg hunt because the heat had become unbearable in their coop. One of their nests under the deck is hard to reach and I wasn’t able to get one the other day. The next morning I came out to find that the hens had pushed the egg out for me.
At least my birds love me!
My Mind: Or is this their way of giving you a bird?
Looks at the light over the sink and notices that it is filled with bugs and needs to be cleaned. Decides not to clean but to replace it instead with the new light we bought over a year ago.
My daughter was being harassed by a jerk and she wasn’t in a good mood, so she just stood silently staring at them. He started to get louder and and more rude, she still didn’t respond. This either pissed him off or encouraged him to rant more but Kaylie was done playing- sorta.
She pretended to sign that she couldn’t hear or understand what he was saying, this completely baffled the guy and she was able to walk away to her vehicle. Luckily she burst out laughing after she drove away!
Setup: We are out camping, enjoying the night and fire.
Kaylie: This trip I want to see a Sasquatch, or an alien, or a locness monster!
Renee: Just look in the mirror.