I am always trying to come up with things that I can do to keep busy. So, I created these wallpapers for my computer screen. You might consider it an art form, or just stupid. Each image has several layers of images. Some with as many as 9 or 10 images.
I have always loved old cars and trucks so I added one to each wallpaper. The VW was one of ours & not that old.
So why am I doing this blog? I often wonder that. Does anyone even read this stuff?
I guess that I’m doing it because due to my vanishing physical abilities it gives me something to do instead of watching TV, reading or taking naps. I can spend quality time thinking up silly or stupid things to put in a blog. However, I still watch TV and take naps.
I have noticed lately that my short-term memory isn’t so great. I think of things that I would like to write about and ten minutes later I forgot and I might meet someone, walk away and forget their name.
I do not participate in any social media platforms (or often, antisocial media) for various reasons which I will not elaborate on as I might offend someone that is a social media super fan. But, basically, I have lived over 82 years without it.
Last year, Mother Nature wiped out all the blooms on fruit trees, so we got nothing – but this has been a better year.
Last year, we planted a little peach tree. Our entire yield this year consisted of two peaches. We anxiously watched them till they were ready to pick, and they were yummy. Obviously, we are hoping for a few more next year.
At one time, someone planted trees out along our irrigation line that were peaches grafted onto plum bases. When we moved here, there were only a couple branches of peach left, and now they have totally reverted to little green wild plums. In addition to freezing some, we got a dehydrating machine on Craig’s List and have been making prunes. We all know about old folks and prunes, so…enough said.
The raspberries have also done great and there is a stash in the freezer.
Gwynne got disgusted after a few bad garden years and plowed it under last fall, but I really hate the tasteless store tomatoes, so we got just two small plants and have had enough to eat fresh.
I was pretty happy about homemade apple pies earlier in the year, then figured out they were FAUX apple pies made with zucchini. OK, they were pretty good with ice cream or whipped cream on top, but now we have REAL apples and the pies are even better.