Monday, August 29, 2011

Our New Cat

This cat showed up in our yard one day in early July.  We think he was dropped off by someone and he was very skinny.  He was very friendly and loved attention.  Over the next week, we did not feed him because we thought he may have lived on the neighbor's farm and just wandered here.  After that week, it was clear he wanted to stay here and we started feeding him.  He acts more like a dog than a cat.  He follows us all over the property and lays with us when we have our fires.  He sits by my feet when I water the garden and he hangs out in the garage with Eddie. He loves being around people.  Eddie started calling him Homer before we knew he was staying.  The name has stuck.   Since I have a serious cat allergy, he will never be allowed into the house.  He has taken up residency on our back porch and seems to love it.  He is waiting outside the door in the morning for us to come out.  During the winter, we will be sure he has access to Eddie's heated garage for warmth.

Monday, July 18, 2011


One morning we were having a fire in our pit and started talking about making birdhouses.  We decided to make some that day. I had a very relaxing time painting them after Eddie made them.  We had such a good time that I bought a book of bird house and bat house patterns. We decided that this winter would be a great time to get out to the woodshop and make some more for our yard.

Friday, July 15, 2011

AJ & Kirstie Prom 2011

AJ and his girlfriend Kirstie went to the Prom at her school this year.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Playing in the Snow

This is how my husband spent some time playing in the snow today.  He made this snow plow when we first moved back to New York.  He has made some modifications through the years, but it works great and it beats using a snow blower in our huge driveway and property in the back that needs to stay cleared for access to all of the shops and barns.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Future Couple

These pictures were taken at my third birthday party in November of 1967.  Eddie was a handsome guest in his red vest and bow tie.  Twenty seven years later we were married.  Now it's been 43 years since these photos were taken.  Who would have known at that time that we would be together so many years later?