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Sunday, 5 November 2017

Rainy and Bleak

   I had no big plans for today but it turned out to be a busy one. It was raining when I got up this morning and continued all day, but quite mild. Up early this morning because of the clock change but was busy until lunchtime. By then I was ready for a nap and didn`t surface until 3:00 p.m.

   I tried to settle at the computer (I have the Minutes from last week's meeting to type up) but got sidetracked and finally gave up around 4:00. I needed some fresh air so walked up to the library to pick up a Donna Leon book I have been waiting for. The rain seemed to have stopped, but it started up again before I got home - not too wet. It`s been an indoor sort of day.

   Dinner is on - chicken stew - thighs with lots of vegetables. I am using up most of the tomatoes that have ripened indoors. It`s actually for tomorrow as I have some leftover fish to eat tonight. Yesterday I planted some over wintering garlic as it needs to go in before the ground freezes. I also tidied up some branches from my neighbour`s tree that he very kindly let fall over the fence when he was pruning it. He pretended he didn`t notice they landed on my side of the fence! Luckily I still had some room in my bins so it will be picked up on Wednesday.

4 comments:

  1. Ms. Elliot.
    Enjoyed reading your BLOG and lovely photos you shared.Hope you had a wonderful evening. Enjoy the beautiful week ahead. RJ & I prepared some meals for 2-3 days this week. I know your stew was delicious...
    Lots of pretty colors this time of year. Moon has been gorgeous.
    By the way...Happy Belated Birthday 75 years young

    In Christ,
    Sherrell
    Mary Esther

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    1. You can call me Chris. I'm afraid our coming week is going to be cold and rainy but, heigh-ho, it is November in Canada!

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  2. Donna Leon is one of my favorites!

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    1. The book, "Earthly Remains" starring Commissario Guido Brunetti, is turning out to be a bit of a change from her usual fare, but a great plot nevertheless.

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