Thursday, January 07, 2010

New Year ......... NO Resolutions!

Well here we are at another year. Christmas was lovely, a real Family affair this year. Both Sons here, Step-Daughter, Daughter-in-Law, GrandDaughter and Mother, so it was lovely.
No 2 Son has had another Birthday (29) and we had, what is becoming tradition, a meal out with friends.

Then there has been the snow! Boy! Has there been snow! The photo above was taken on the 20th December, not a very good picture as I had to try and snap it through the windscreen, but the little blobs you can see in the road are phesants .............. traffic jam Hillsborough style!

This next one was taken yesterday and shows that, yes, it is still snowing and the drive is an ice skating rink. I am housebound. Starting to get a little stir crazy, but I have no washing or ironing, my wardrobe has been cleaned out and a big bag of things for the Charity Shop is sitting waiting for me to be able to get to it, the kitchen cupboards are all nice and tidy and those bottles of miscellaneous things that are probably
harbouring something potentially lethal have all been discarded.

My house is the cleanest it has been for ages, but I am BORED! I want to be able to go out! It is even too cold to go and sit for long in my lovely haven, my workshop. It is even too cold to sit for too long in the house, we are considering lighting the fire for this evening as I am sure I saw a brass monkey looking for a welder in the bathroom this morning.
This is was we woke up to this morning, freezing fog that has hung around all day, so no wonder the outside temp has not gone above minus 2 all day.


Julia Dunnit said...

OMgee, I am shivering just thinking about it! So glad to see you've had a wonderful Christmas...and now, to wait for the thaw. Hope it comes thoon.

misteejay said...

I hope the brass monkey didn't make too much of a mess in the bathroom LOL

We have had more snow than in many a year but that wouldn't be a problem - it turns to ice so quickly...and boy is that a problem.

Poor Kristy feels like she has turned into a brass monkey up in Catterick (the heating in the Defence housing on their estate leaves an awful lot to be desired).

Happy New Year to you and I hope it isn't too long before you can get back into your haven.

Toni :o)

Lyn said...

Chuckled at the brass monkey comments and love the traffic jam! Sounds like a lovely family generation Christmas.

Good gravy, ffroggster, FlyLady would be SO proud and I'm mega impressed - and, just think, all that shopping you will have to do to fill the gaps in your wardrobe!

That's what I'm doing wrong .... I need to be snowed in for a week ....