Another beautiful sunny and clear day. A tad warmer. The wind is still brisk and cold, probably coming off the snow on the mountains.
My drooping Daffodil.
These have been planted for years so I am surprised they are blooming. Seems they are right on schedule though - after checking, they always bloom mid-January - drought or rain. They have their own little built-in timer.
The teeny tiny roses love the winter.
I'm a tree lover - this is the pretty bark on my incense cedar tree.
I watch this show called Chef vs Wild. These chefs have a few days to forage natural ingredients and make a 5-star meal. Just last night, one of them infused cedar into a dish, and apparently, it tastes similar to coconut.
Now I don't know if it is that way for the Insense cedar - these trees were in British Columbia. Foodie is very interested in foraging - You have to really know what you are doing. Our recreation center has classes on forging...it's getting to be popular.
Well, the husband went to work today and I had errands to do - I started dinner in the crock pot; round steak with cream of mushroom soup. Quick and simple. Then I bought us a deli sandwich and met him for lunch. Found out they closed down our local Bed Bath & Beyond. Came home, started laundry, swept the floors, emptied the dishwasher -
Decided I wanted to take a quick drive out to the Dam to look at the lake.
I was the only person on the Dam.
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Cold up on the Dam - (to the right) took my photos and came home.
Those dry islands that were there a month ago are now gone.
I don't usually take a panorama photo - I must have pressed it by accident.
Simply Safe called my husband - told him our automatic payment failed in December. So he called me to take care of it. I had forgotten to update them after I received my new debit card last month. It's funny though - I called and spoke with a man who sounded like he was from India. I could not understand him. We went round and round - and he was nice, trying very hard to help me but we had a definite language barrier so I told him I would take care of it online.
Then I went online and did it myself. Much faster.
Good News - Navy told me the inlaws that have been living with them, are moving out at the end of this month. They bought a manufactured home in Butte County. I know my daughter-in-law will miss them and the little girl but they helped them for a whole year - footing the cost of 2 adults and 1 child so they could get on their feet. They did good but It's time.
All the adult kids were boomerangs at one time and the husband thought they would never move out. We had a full house and Char was living in the motorhome at the side of our house. It was a crazy time. I kept the faith - and they eventually did move. It wasn't easy but we did it. It was all total of about 2 years, I think.
That's it for me this Friday. Hard to think it's almost February in just 11 days.