Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Blizzard Tuesday

           Yesterday the weather was in the 50's.  People were out and enjoying the weather.  Light coats were on, bikes were on the trails, smiles were on most peoples faces.   Woke up this morning and we are having a blizzard.  50 mile winds, snow, cold, cold, cold.  Man what a shock to your system.

          Yes, I know the weatherman said it was coming, but seriously.  They usually say we have a 50 % chance.  What kind of forecast is that!  I could do that.   "It may snow today......then again it might not".  "Why don't we just wait and see".  So you never know and I can always hope it will go next door and miss us. 

    I had to call today and cancel the auctioneer who was coming to look at the house.  Made Rick happy as he is not ready for this next step, but the house is ready, pretty much.  We talked it over also for those who asked and think it would be a mistake for my son to buy the house.  I don't want him doing something emotionally and getting in over his head.  It is a 100 year old house and home repairs can break the bank if they are needed.   Plus I believe we are in a recession and heading for a plain old depression here by next year.  Time to be laying low and saving the money you got.  It was a nice thought, but not a practical one in these times.

        Hubby was up bright and early.  Happy the auctioneer couldn't come today and puttering in the kitchen.  Looks like he has nice warm stew bubbling away in the crock pot.   Love a man who thinks about supper at 6 in the morning.

       I am caught unprepared for this storm.  No books to read.  I could do laundry and housework.  Yikes, did I say that?

      Instead I think I will do the ebay auction I didn't get to yesterday.  Sip on some more ginger tea,  take my vitamins,  Yes lots of C, thanks everyone.  And hope the storm ends quickly.



ukgal36 said...

stay warm and dry and NO housework...:-)

rdautumnsage said...

Blizzards are an excuse to curl up and do ANYTHING but HOUSEWORK.....I think it's a wise decsion that your son isn't going to be buying the house. Your right an older house can break the bank (which I'm in the throes of learning)....At his age he doesn't need to be buried under the weight of it.....If the house is ready for auction and everything is moving forward, when is the unwanted guest (BIL) moving on? (Hugs) Indigo

linnpooh said...

I think you are right about your son buying the house.....it would be too much to take on at his age. I hope the weather eases up soon for you.....stay inside and bundle up, read a good book or watch a movie :)

Pooh Hugs,

carolelainedodd said...

Housework!!!!  No way!!! On line that sounds good to me.  So does that stew.  Yummmmy!!
Take care.

jimsulliv3 said...

At least we don't get snowdrifts; At least we don't get snowdrifts and blizzards; At most we get hurricanes and a few hisacanes.


kirkbyj05 said...

Blizzard conditions demand a warm fire and a good book.  Not housework.  You don't need that Julie.  You have been doing enough of that over at Betty's.
Be nice and kind to yourself and take it easy.  Be a couch potato and let Rick pander to your taste buds with his nice stew.
I wish Bryan could throw a stew together.  I'd get a fried egg with chips...maybe.  Lol!
Keep getting better.  Swallow all your medicines and snuggle down 'til the storm is over.
Jeanie xxx

carrotlife said...

i say no to the housework, too. i am very sentimental...and would have encouraged him to buy the house, though! enjoy the snow :)

radar446 said...

Not fair!


candlejmr said...

THAT IS AMAZING!!!  50 degrees one day and a blizzard the next??
That is some CRAZY weather!!!


jckfrstross said...

stay warm:)


cacklinrosie101 said...

We also had the 50's and then 70 mph winds blow in some ice and tons of snow.  It blew my DSL out for the whole darned week.  I do believe we are heading for a depression also.  Certainly a buyer's market out there.  Chris