Making the most of it.

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by lindalouly, Aug 4, 2015.

  1. lindalouly

    lindalouly Grd Ctrl 2 Major Tom

    Watched a random story that was acted out on YouTube about a silkie that was small and picked on and wanted nothing more than to be a mom and acted the ultimate sacrifice when the time came...it wa a great little rendition and now I must find a silkie!!!!! Maybe next year[​IMG] gonna re watch the video when I do to name my chick and honor the sweet sweet story
     
  2. lindalouly

    lindalouly Grd Ctrl 2 Major Tom

    Good morning all... The third day of an overcast aka traveling smoke covered day.. It's been hot but the smoke masks the sky to make you believe it's overcast outside but then you just get hit with heat and that pollutant stench. Washington needs a good rain and prayer to help stop these wild fires... Very scary. Yesterday was a good day. Had family dinner at devins moms house and they surprised me with a little shower. Future mom in law and sister in law spoiled me. Was very surprised and was overwhelmed by their kindness... Devin and I are pretty low key people.... Honestly, we are talking getting married in shorts and a sundress!!! Lol with a back yard bbq. But it was nice to be thought of. Gonna focus on the house today and decide if the coop needs a litter change or not. Been less work since I moved to the deep litter method. Think I will treat the girls to a watermelon later on today, it's fun to watch them hollow it out. Got to think about school supplies toooo.. Ugh he not ready for school to start. Lots to do with limited motivation. Talk to ya soon.
     
  3. lindalouly

    lindalouly Grd Ctrl 2 Major Tom

    Went out to feed the girls breakfast and Alice gave me a good squat so I ruffled her tail feathers a bit and she scooted off happily with a shake... Sorry can resist fluffing up a squatting bird!!!! Got another egg from miss Ethel this morning. Up to eight in the fridge... All varying sizes. Hoping when Alice lays it will be the large white eggs that are common for her breed... My giants are still hand shy but they are finally getting color to their combs and wattles. Good stuff!!!
     
  4. lindalouly

    lindalouly Grd Ctrl 2 Major Tom

    When you wake up in the morning and go out to make coffee and have to step over 7 teenaged boys..... I need more coffee
     
  5. attimus

    attimus Chillin' With My Peeps

    We are covered by a blanket of smoke here in my area of California as well. Its never a good morning when you can smell it through the swamp cooler. Kudos on getting a few eggs collected bet it can be hard with a big family. I just put my sign out for farm fresh eggs. Tho I still give a dozen out here and there to family. As far as your boys go, sounds like your boys need their own coop. Lol. I'm thinking pirate ship hammock bunk beds in the future. Best put those little soldiers to work and earn that keep.
    Have a great day
    Onward and upward
    Attimus
     
  6. lindalouly

    lindalouly Grd Ctrl 2 Major Tom

    This is probably something no one wants to hear but we are thinking about canceling the wedding that is planned in 5 short dayszzzz what was once just a small gathering of friends and family for a personal exchange of vows and a reason for a low key celebration has turned into hurt feelings and stress. Devin and I want to be married because we love each other and want to honor each other... This was meant to be a low stress time of celebration just like winning the super bowl. It was not intended for stress and hurt feelings. If you know me, you would know that the thought of me hurting anyone in anyway keeps me up at night and my body does does not handle stress at all with my anxiety disorder. Today should have been a day of rest but ended up a day of tears.... I think I want to wisp my kids and my boyfriend and dan and his family away to the beach for a private ceremony. Can the officiant be one of the witnesses... I don't know.... But I don't like this feeling.
     
  7. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    Be strong. It's your wedding, have it your way. Some people may get their feelings hurt because they were not invited, TOO BAD. You can always say you'll have a reception/party "later" to celebrate.

    If eloping is easier, I say go for it - You do what feels right for Devin and you - No one else.
     
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  8. lindalouly

    lindalouly Grd Ctrl 2 Major Tom

    thanks for the support Friday.... Family dynamics are never easy. It's just a matter of very stressed people dealing with each other.

    Need to try my hardest to stay away from negativity today. I feel my body reacting in a horrible way. I need peace and I can see that the stress is spreading like a wild fire. Just stay calm focused friendly encouraging and rested. The fiancé left in a huff... My fault for allowing the stress to get the better of me. Time to focus. Time to meditate with the chickens.... Time to drink and drink and drink some more.
     
  9. lindalouly

    lindalouly Grd Ctrl 2 Major Tom

    So my girls have got to be hitting 24 weeks here and they all have red combs but no eggs..... Just keep on trucking along.
     
  10. attimus

    attimus Chillin' With My Peeps

    Friday said it right for sure. Do what's best for the two of you. Small get together, elope, big bash. Its ultimately up to you both what you want, not anyone elses choice how I see it. Sometimes people have a hard time biting their pride but that's just what most seem to need to do. Spend time with your chickens watch them scratch and pick. Enjoy and just be patient they will reward you in more ways than one.
    The days only just started
    Attimus
     

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