Our Lady of the Blue Highways

Our Lady of the Blue Highways
Portrait in oils by Jackie Poutasse

Tuesday, June 21, 2011


Here I am, once again, house-sitting at the "Cabin in the Woods" while Holly and Dave are enjoying their new RV on a trip to Colorado.

I have charge of 2 dogs, 3 cats, 4 geese, a dozen chickens and a pond of fish. The dogs like to wake me early - very early in the mornings for their morning constitutional. First I get a very gentle nudge on what ever part of my flesh is uncovered. Then about 10 minutes later, both dogs come into my room, nosing around, and trying to climb onto my bed - that gets me up promptly.

I'm also enjoying a large dining room temporarily turned into sewing room, where I am happily stitching away at various projects. I'm trying to use up as much fabric as I can before I depart westward.

It looks as though I may not get on my way until the first of September.

Yesterday, Janet stopped by in the afternoon to play Canasta - I'm getting better, even though she bested me both games!

I'm slowly reducing my remaining belongings. The biggest concern is all the christmas ornaments and displays made by my Mother. I just can't let them go, yet. I may have an apartment at some point in my future where I could once again enjoy using them. I've gotten rid of so much that I feel it's OK to hold on to these items.

I'm taking a load of old knick-knacks and collectibles to my niece, Nicki who has offered to sell them for me. Once that stuff is dropped off, my remaining belongings will fit in the back of the pickup. At this point, I don't know if that includes the Christmas stuff or not. I got rid of all store bought decorations, and just have Mom's left - these are my personal items. I still have a considerable amount of ornaments Mom made to sell at craft shows - even though I gave away a lot of them last year.

************** CORRECTION! In one of my blogs, I mentioned my cousin's website - but gave the wrong address. The correct site is: digitalmontana.net. Please check it out for some awesome photography! ************************

It's such a quiet morning here - out in the boonies, so to speak. I think I'll go out to the gazebo and read for awhile.

Until next time

Luv 'n Boots
She believed she could do it, and so she did!

Friday, June 10, 2011

Curioser and Curioser

Last week I added a very short post, just to let you all know I was still alive
and kicking. It was the first time ever that I didn't check the post after up-loading it. Well, guess what? The post ended up on a friend's blog!!!

I've never been to that blog, I didn't even know it existed until a phone call from
the friend told me about it.

So, Sibyl, if this ends up on your blog again - let me know. You know where I am!!!

Until next time

Luv "n Boots

She believed she could do it, so she did!