Boring day...Ramblings.....

I know I have already posted today but.....I am bored and well here I am!!

I just finished chasing my dog down around the neighborhood for the past hour!! and repairing the fence where he keeps digging his way out!! yeesh...thankfully since I paid the $175 last time he was in the pound I didn't have to pay anything this time!! I got a phone call about 15 min after we discovered he wasn't there, from the dog shelter telling me someone had him. I called the people got their address and went and picked him up.........I am getting tired of his running antics!! I need to send him to dog training school.....someone very special gave me some info on one and I need to get my but in gear and get us down there.....I would be very upset if something happened to him and J won't put up with him costing much more $$$ then he already has!!!

Having to repair the fence made me see............well............just how trashy this fence is.......we get A LOT of rain out here and this soil....well it gets slick like and becomes a mud pit. There really isn't good drainage for all the water we get. Due to all this rain.....we get rotting fences quite easily....... I think we should attempt to replace the fence with the neighbors but our last attempt at that the neighbors just laughed us off.......guess they don't want to spend the $$ on something that will last about 6 years before it rots again.......I think it justifies what we want for our house more but telling J that adds pressure to him that we need more $$$. I didn't realize the fence was that bad when we bought the place so there is always hope that potential buyers will also be less aware!!! It overwhelmes me, being out there, the amount of mud and dog reckage....you know the evidence that our dogs are only 1 year old....and chew EVERYTHING left outside....including logs from our wood pile!!

side note:..... J just got home and I talked to him about the fencing....and he agrees....wow eh....so we are going to replace the worst of the panels!.....well as soon as we have the cash to do it.....we made plans to replace the rest of the flooring too.....in 3 stages so we can pay cash for it too....yea for progress.....boo for all the cash going right out the door!!! yea for making more money on the sale of our house......

I cleaned my oven today...........I know you are all in shock aren't you??!!! I know I was too....but I actually figured out how to use the self-cleaning feature on the thing!! I had to twist one dial...push one button and lock the door..........hmmmmmm confusing I know but I did it! I am so proud of myself!! now I just have to wait for it to cool so I can wipe the ashes out....I can't believe I haven't done it before!! well .... yes I can..... procrastinator is my middle name after all!!

The kids have been fighting ALL day long today ........ that just wears me out. I feel so..... done with it all...... I really don't want to hear it or deal with it....which is probably why they keep doing it....deep cleansing breath....breath in breath out.... Emily got sent to her room 3x for saying she "hated" one of her sisters............ J is heading in to his busy work season and when he comes home he is tired and I don't like dumping on him the kids and all their issues....usually he just throws it back on me that I have not been consistent yadda yadda yadda...I know I am not but ....famous last words...but......well I am not going to defend myself.....being with the kids is such a full time job and lots of hard work. Some days are just harder then others......today is one of them.

I am thinking about trying to get a job next year....just one day a week...just to get out of the house and meet new people and get a break.....so we will see what happens with that. J said whatever makes me happy..... he is pretty great that way. Next year is also my last year with a child home full time so part of me doesn't know if I am wanting to abandon her yet...I know I would not be abandoning her.....but it sort of feels like I would be....

well I guess that is about it for now........after cleaning my room, the girl's rooms, the last of the aftermath of yesterday, doing 10 loads of laundry (I still have about 3 more to do and fold and put it away. that is my least favorite part!) vacuuming, the bathroom, the kitchen, the oven, and chasing down the dog and repairing the gate. and making phone calls for baseball ........... I just want to go crawl into a ball and sleep........ahhhhh precious sleep.....but I see that the clock is saying it is time to start dinner.....you know I think the bigomists got it straight..... I think I could handle living in a commune where everyone pitches in and shares the work load!!! besides sharing my husband...... I quite like the idea!!!

3 comments:

Shash said...

I spent the day at Brian and Muriel's place, they are writing and teaching this parenting class. They had 9 kids at their place today, 2 adopted - 3 foster and 4 grandchildren (kids range from a grandchild who turns 2 years old tomorrow to 13 year old developementaly challenged foster daughter) and you wouldn't have known it. I'm going to get more information, it is an easy program to follow that shows results. They had 1 foster kid who was labeled difficult and in 2 days he was responding and changed enough to go home after a week. I'm thinking of asking Dave if they can bring the sessions to the church.

Suz said...

Sorry your dog got out yet again. One of mine, MinPin if he could would run away and he is a pain to catch.

This was my last year having a child home. Next year I will be alone during the day. I thought about going back to subbing. Littleman's pre-k needs subs all the time.

Hugs Suz

Wave's Word said...

Change that title to productive day. Never underestimate the importance of your time. This time in your life makes a valuable impression on your children.