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June 11. A list

I’m wiped out from this day. So tonight, you’re getting a list. Here goes.

*Woke up to a flat tire. My second flat tire this week. But, despite the fact that my tire was shot, my tire guy just happened to have a decent used tire that he sold me for twenty-eight dollars. Done. And thank you.

*Was behind on work, so I thought I’d take my laptop and my little hotspot with me to the tire place. Turns out when you want your laptop to charge overnight in your office, you have to plug in both ends. Productivity while waiting for tire repair? Not so much.

*After the tire place, zipped across the street to the feed mill…

I’m wiped out from this day. So tonight, you’re getting a list. Here goes.

*Woke up to a flat tire. My second flat tire this week. But, despite the fact that my tire was shot, my tire guy just happened to have a decent used tire that he sold me for twenty-eight dollars. Done. And thank you.

*Was behind on work, so I thought I’d take my laptop and my little hotspot with me to the tire place. Turns out when you want your laptop to charge overnight in your office, you have to plug in both ends. Productivity while waiting for tire repair? Not so much.

*After the tire place, zipped across the street to the feed mill to get feed and minerals for the lambs, and small feed tubs to put the minerals in. Got home. Me: Emma, I got minerals, feed and feed pans. Emma: Mom you got all that stuff last week. It’s out in the barn. I only needed minerals.” I will now carry fifty pound bags of feed in my trunk until we need feed again. And guess who’s chickens got new feed pans today? This girl’s.

*Mary was migraine-y. I let her have a glass of Gatorade (a supposed migraine deterrant. The jury’s still out.) Filled up her glass to the top. Tipped over the glass onto my newly mopped floor and into the kitchen cabinets. Lovely. Not so much. 

*Dinner, on the other hand, was excellent. A made-it-up-as-I-went-along version of southwest egg rolls. Yum.

*Pulled four deer ticks off Elizabeth. Total ugggggh. Put an alarm on my iPhone to check her tick bite spots daily and check her “symptoms” in one week. 

*Stayed up super late (right now!) catching up on work from today. Usually I listen to Pandora while I work because (okay, I admit it), sometimes the super-quiet house creeps me out when I’m the only one awake. But tonight, I opened the windows, turned off the music and the quiet is just what I needed. 

Here’s to a fresh twenty-four hours tomorrow filled with potential. Though I’d simply settle for normal. xo.

2 comments on “June 11. A list”

  1. Hope today is calmer! I had this kind of day on Monday.. I'll have to remember to write a list like this the next time it happens. I bet it was sort of calming to do this…

  2. Ok, this is a stupid question but, next week my family is up and moving to our very first little farm (or homestead rather ..it's only 7 acres) and I'm worried sick about ticks and what not. Do the kids freak out when they bite them or when you pull them off? I'm super excited because it's been my dream to live in the country my whole life, but things like ticks, poisonous snakes, and drowning in the stream tend to put a damper on things. Do you just get used to it all?

    Also, I'm sorry about your crappy day. Things aren't looking too much better here either. We had our first little chick die this morning. 🙁 Here's hoping we both have better days today 🙂

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