Sunday, December 7, 2008

Getting ready for Christmas...

My uncle and aunt made a HUGE pot of Turkey noodle soup after Thanksgiving with the leftovers and it was so good. They invited their good friend Ellen, her daughter and their family and my mom and I over to have some. Later on my uncle brought the pot over with some more noodles, he didn't think it have enough noodles. We had some more and it was even better. Thursday their water heater broke, of course on the holiday and they won't be able to get it fixed until hopefully today. They left the pot of turkey soup here for Teresa to put in the refrigerator in the garage. The soup was so nuclear hot that she decided to put it outside the garage door to cool down before she put it in the refrigerator. When she was getting ready to leave she went to take the dogs out and came rushing the dogs back into the house, she said there was a HUGE raccoon coming up the driveway to get our turkey soup, they really have an incredible sense of smell. She said it was the biggest raccoon she had ever seen and she has lived here are whole life.
The last couple of weeks have been really busy trying to get everything ready for Christmas. Teresa helped me decorate and it looks really awesome. Last weekend we decorated the inside and this weekend we put up the lights outside and got the Christmas tree and set it up in the living room, tomorrow we're going to decorate it. My cousin Rich is building a ramp at his house in the mountains so that I could go there for Christmas, I am so excited because I haven't been able to see my cousin and his family or the house for a very long time... I practically grew up in this house and from what I've heard it is totally changed.
Tomorrow I have an appointment with Dr. Owens. My spine is starting to collapse a little bit and I going to see if anything can be done about it. I had my spine x-rayed and it's not scoliosis which I thought it was at first it is just that my torso is so long as the muscles around it are getting so weak from not be used... that's what I think anyway. My left arm is always hurting because I've always leaning on it and I really hope that there's something we can do about it.
Tuesday I have a dentist appointment to get my teeth cleaned, I have them cleaned every three months because sometimes it's hard to do a good job.
I've heard from my old neighbor/friend Jerry yesterday. He is having his 50th birthday party in Aptos towards the end of this month and he invited me so I asked Teresa and she said that she would take me, it will be so great to see Jerry and Liz again.
Jeff, one of the guys who built my house, was over helping my uncle and aunt all day yesterday and before he left he came over to say hello. He is such a sweet man and it's always great to see him.

1 comment:

a corgi said...

my gosh that must have been a sight to see that raccoon thinking he could help himself to a free meal; that soup sounds delicious! I'm so glad that you will be able to be with friends/family to celebrate Christmas and birthday parties!! sounds like a lot of fun!!! I bet the decorating looks good!! I just started mine a few days ago

hoping they can give you some relief from your spine problems and do something for them

take care of yourself Tammie

betty