the winter months Attila and I lead
a life of isolation. Our way of life
is constrained by weather, a shared
vehicle, low-income, health issues (my
location, heating method (wood) and
Attila's heavy work load. You might
famine from Christmas until the spring
Last summer, our lives became socially active for the first time in many, many years. A welcome feast season. This spring, our feast season began when I began my training program. Suddenly human contact was a daily experience.
This past weekend was a very busy one for us. Harriet and Hogan dropped by on their way to the cottage and then again on their way back. Our daughters, their husbands, the grand kids and the grand dogs arrived to share an Easter dinner. We had a full and very happy house for a few days. Wonderful.
My studies occupy much of my time and I am truly looking forward to completing the course by the summer. I am not as young as I used to be and find that the daily drive and added hours of home study leave me tired right out at the end of the day. No worries though, it is going well and I am enjoying my newly learned skills.
The temperatures are still dipping to -6 C or so. This means we must continue to burn wood and heat the house. We are now using next year's fuel supply. Attila says it is the same with everyone around here this spring, due to the extremely long winter.
Today the sun his shining and I am at home with Mist. We are having a quiet day of puttering. I have some studying to do tonight, but not while the sun shines!
|RECIPES :: Cast
The Easter Egg Hunt
"A family with an old person has a living treasure of gold."
(for my Mom)
Feels Like: -
Wind: N 4km/h
Rel Humidity: 41%
Pressure: 102.56 kPa
Visibility: 14.0 km
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