Winter.. Yuck!

winter snow.jpg                   Trails covered in white puffy snow…

I will be writing from this blog, as http://www.marionbell.com is having some difficulties.. What they are I have no idea.. Till I get the site mended I will write on this blog site.. I thank you for all your patience in this matter.. 

It seems to be the time of the season for snow to fall.. Not only will snow fall but temperatures will take a big drop as well.. The snow has been falling here all day long.. There is a call for snow into Tuesday, and that weather is supposed to be quite nasty.. So, if you live around where I do.. (Canada)  Be careful out there on the roads.. The conditions have changed and you will need to pay attention to your surroundings.. And for goodness sakes,, “Slow down”  your life depends upon road conditions and your speed.. Please be safe…

road conditions.jpg               Bad weather, nasty road conditions…

Today, was remembrance day… I watched the laying of wreaths for the veterans lost in the wars.. There was snow falling pretty hard, as the soldiers marched down the main street of our city.. I remember hearing an older fella answer the question he was asked.. “How do you keep warm?”   The man answered with a smile and a chuckle.. “I wore two pairs of pajamas.” He chuckled and said, “Shush, I don’t want anyone to know.” The reporter laughed along with him… Little did he know he was heard over the televisions in many homes, around the world.. 🙂 🙂

veterans.jpg                      Veterans…

This weekend, that has just passed was pleasant enough.. The yard got a leaf removal done.. There are still leaves on a few trees, and a plant of mine that is outside had a white bloom on it.. That plant and it’s bloom have all but died and been frozen.. I have rescued my pepper plant and have it under a grow light… It seems to be doing quite well so far.. Today, I seen some aphids on a couple leaves.. I cleaned them off and I am still wondering where the heck they would have come from.. Guess I will be googling later to find out how to protect this plant from these bugs.. The plant is inside the house and has been for a couple weeks now.. So, all I can do at this point is crush these bugs, and hope I got them all.. 

chicken chili.jpg              Chicken chili..

During this last weekend I took my first stab ever, at making a chicken chili.. The results turned out pretty darn good.. My daughter-in-law can not eat beef at all.. Her tummy says “No way” and in light of that I made it for her.. I really like the taste, and will surely make it again.. I went shopping at Costco, and the place is all festive looking.. Toys, clothes and books for young and old fill the isles.. The pretty colors of wrapping paper and large bows brought a real spark to the surroundings.. Personally, I am not any where near ready for that time of the season.. And, I dis-like shopping all together.. “Grrrr.” I know I will have to make a trip to the stores, but I will have to do that soon and get that over with… We have to find a new tree this year.. We just need a small one, as it is just the hubby and me.. I would imagine the children will plan a get together before the day.. I kind-a hope one of my kids will make Christmas dinner this year.. We will see.. If push comes to shove I will take on the task..

DSCN2807 (2).JPG       Swimming lessons…

This Monday evening was our grandson’s last swim lesson… He received his certificate for being a good new swimmer.. He does pretty good.. Grand-parents were able to come take photos of  the babies in the water.. He was smiling most of the time.. At least till the dunk time came along.. He came out of the water spitting, and sneezing, as tiny tears rolled down his face.. It only took a minute for mom to turn those frowns into smiles.. He just turned six months old and is crawling, and spoke his first clear word.. That was Da Da…  To say the least dad was very happy… Mom, well not so much, but she just laughed it off… She was hoping for him to say momma first.. Now they need baby proof all the house, as he will be all over the place.. It’s cool sitting back and seeing him achieving his growth..  🙂 🙂

gran driving red  lips (2).jpgMAGS… Till later.. be safe on the roads.. 🙂 🙂

 

Today’s wind…

windy day lady.png                      The windy can blow you away…

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This is my chatter for Tuesday November 5th…

Today was a windy day, but later in the day the temperature went up to a balmy nine degrees Celsius.. It was actually quite nice outside.. I still have blooms in my garden and in some hanging pots.. The snow had lightly covered them with, but that did not stop them from growing.. I am very tempted to bring in the potted plants once the call for cold weather and snow comes.. They are so pretty, and I don’t want to see them die..  Oh well… 🙂 🙂

gran driving red  lips (2).jpgMAGS… Till later, be safe…

Rain drops…

DSCN2020.JPGThis beautiful horse was grazing on the grass in the early morning..

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This is my banter for Wednesday September 25th…

Howdy all you smiling people:: How has your day been?? Mine has been cool and miserable.. The rain drops fell most of the day again.. Pretty soon I will see the plants hiking up their roots just to stay out of the water.. But, the grass is very green and not brown.. I dressed warmly as I was freezing cold.. If I catch a chill it takes sometime to get rid of it.. Once I find my way to bed, I will be warm and cozy.. Snug as a bug in a rug.. Thinking of that.. I do have to go as I have a few things I need to do before heading to that warm cozy place.. I wish you all a safe Wednesday and good fortune.. Till later.. Enjoy life… 🙂 🙂

gran driving red  lips (2).jpgMAGS..  Thanks for stopping by… 🙂 🙂

Drizzle…

This beautiful bird watches over the water front…DSCN2147.JPG

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This is my banter for Tuesday September 24th…

Hello everyone:: How’s your day been?? I trust your Monday went by quickly and without any problems.. Mine was good, and uneventful.. Got somethings done around the house, then made dinner for the fellas.. Our grandson has been living here for a few months.. He has decided to go back to the place he was before he came here.. I’m going to miss him, and I pray all things will work out for him.. We love him and wish him the best.. We let him know that no matter what we will be here if he needs to come back.. He’s a man and knows his mind… Our children and grand children need to know we love them… Well I need to run.. Take care and be safe on the roads.. Till later.. Share a smile and see how many return it.. 🙂 🙂

gran driving red  lips (2).jpgMAGS.. Have a great Tuesday… 🙂 🙂

Weather change…

lilly red.jpg            This is a photo I took while visiting my son and his wife…

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This is my banter for Tuesday August 27th…

Hello everyone:: How’s your day been?? I hope the day has been pretty good to you and yours.. My day has been busy with cleaning, cooking, and laundry.. All the fun things I look forward to each day.. ‘Are you kidding me.’ I never look forward to chores like that on any given day..  I just thought it sounded pretty positive.. It’s been beautiful outside, and the wind has been blowing cool all day.. It is going to be a good night for sleeping, if I ever get there.. The laundry is finally done.. ‘Thank goodness.’  Tuesday was supposed to be a carbon copy of Monday, as was the rest of the week.. But, the weather man through a curve at everyone of us.. Now we are looking at rain, and more rain.. Pretty well rain for the rest of this week.. I had so many things to do outside but, now that’s all been filed under ‘G’ for garbage.. Now I have to figure out what to do Tuesday.. I’m sure I can find something rewarding to do.. Well, I’m off to bed shortly.. You all take care, and be safe out there… Till later.. Keep your head above water… 🙂 🙂

gran driving red  lips (2).jpgMAGS…   Thanks for being the great person you are… 🙂 🙂

Amazing day…

DSCN1519.JPG                 Bright yellow Begonias… 

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This is my banter for Tuesday August 20th..

Hello everyone:: Monday has gone, and we are into Tuesday. Before we know it the weekend will be upon us.. I hope your Monday was prosperous, and a blast for anyone you came in tough with.. My Monday was quite enjoyable even if it rained the majority of the night.. I love how even the brown grass turns to green.. There are a lot of brown lawns out there, and I see them when ever I’m out.. The day started out warm then got cool enough too sit outside, and watch the world go by.. The best way to spend your time.. I find there are so many people who peak our interest.. The differences between people is not limited to size and hieght.. Just sit in the mall and you will see what I mean.. You may be looked at by a watcher like I am.. Well, This gals got to run.. You take care, and be safe.. Till later.. Never stand in the shadows of others.. Stand tall on your own… 🙂 🙂

gran driving red  lips (2).jpgMAGS..   Thanks for visiting with me today… 🙂 🙂

Relaxing..

DSCN1458.JPG            Now, that’s a great place to relax…

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This is my banter for Wednesday August 14th..

Hello all you wonderful people:: My day was hot and I took it easy for a change.. What did you all do on this great day.. I hope whatever you did it was fun.. We all need fun in our lives from time to time.. Life tends to become just boring, and repetitive.. That takes all the fun out of work and home life.. So, get out there, and do something interesting.. If you are a home body, then just have a spa day, or watch a movie that you would not normally watch.. Change, throws a wrench into the whole hum drum thing.. Don’t forget that everyone counts.. If you have a mate that will do the dinner instead of you, then just stand back and let him create.. Help others when you can and give to the human society.  Their work is for those who need us to take care of them… We are their voice.. Pets.. Well, people I will be on my way… Till later.. Keep trucking on… 🙂 🙂

gran driving red  lips (2).jpgMAGS..  Thank you to all you for coming by… 🙂 🙂