am not writing as much this month, and
I miss it. I've been hitting the books
pretty hard, and nearly burned myself
out. A lot of the material is high school
level biology, physics and chemistry,
used to be Grade 13, which doesn't exist
in Ontario. High school is a long time
ago and although
information looks familiar, and is extremely
easy to understand, it must be carefully
On top of all that I've been practicing new skills. That in itself is not so difficult. What is difficult is being left handed in a class taught by a right handed person. She keeps trying to explain things reversed, without provocation, which is a waste of our time. I need to see things demonstrated the right handed way, and do the reversals myself. I've been doing this all my life and I am good at it. She isn't very skilled at mirror images and we all end up frustrated. Her heart is in the right place.
I'll get through it, no doubt about that. It won't be fun though, not by a long shot.
It is the last day of March! Hooray! Lets hope the snow storms are over for this year. Of course, until the middle of April it is anyone's guess as to whether a snow storm will pop up.
Right now though, the sun is shining and the snow is melting. We can see small bits of the lawn here and there. The deck is completely clear of snow and even though it is chilly, I venture out where I can to hear the birds sing and feel the stiff breeze.
Last weekend Attila and I carted brush from the pine branch (1 1/2 foot diameter branch) that fell last winter during a wind storm. We managed to gather and discard all the small branches that were not still encased in ice. The rest of the wood from the branch will be chopped for next winter's kindling.
Today I've been taking things easy. No studying today. I have applesauce simmering in the crockpot. I've managed to wash and dry three loads of laundry.
I am also tackling a little chore that has been put off since we moved here. Organizing the keys. I have tags on some of them, no problem there. But there are quite a few keys with no tags and what they are for I do not know. I spent a few hours trying keys in locks, comparing keys, labeling what I could. However, a small pile of mystery keys remain. Maybe Attila knows what they are for. Maybe not.
Today we received news that Frank will been made redundant at his workplace. This is harsh news, and we are thinking of him all the way over there in England, which does not seem so merry today.
Tomorrow is April, at last!
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