Our life living off the land in our log cabin, breathing fresh mountain air, and getting back to basics.

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Graced With A Little Free Time

It's been an unexpectedly calm and quiet day today.  You see, in order to get more sunshine to our soon to be planted vegetable garden, a friend and neighbor from down the mountain was going to come help us fell six very tall (I'd say 80 feet tall or so) Tulip Poplar trees.  But the weather did not cooperate, and we had to postpone.  This was one of those moments when I do a happy dance inside and think to myself, "no worries, I know how to take advantage of some free time"!

I watched the fog roll in and out of our holler all morning...it was really beautiful.

We decided to go visit with our friends Bobby & Lisa; we enjoy chatting with them and had not seen them in a while.  As we drove up, this scene was before me, so you know I had to stop and take some pictures...I really like the wintery greyness of the day, but with the new blooms giving promise of spring's arrival. 

I smiled as I watched this plumped up Dove, just sitting and watching the world go round...
...which was exactly what I was doing today. 

Every now and then, it's good to have a day that you put aside the 'to-do' list, and take time to smell the roses...what do you do when you find you have been graced with a little extra free time?

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Dad/Pepere said...

Glad you could enjoy your "day off". Hugs!

Christine said...

My kind of day Lise! I spent most of the day napping and reading as we had really horrible thunderstorms here today.

Glenda Beall said...

Glad you had a nice day. I seem to always have something hanging over me that I need to do. Right now it is taxes, planning a family reunion, and publicizing classes for Writers Circle.
But last night I watched five more episodes of Mad Men which I didn't see on the first time around on TV. I am addicted to the show.

Lise said...

Thanks dad, I did! hugs back!

I hope your weather has cleared up Christine, but it sure does make for great napping! We are getting snow today:)

Glenda, sounds like you are following the old saying "better busy than bored", LOL! I've never watched Mad Men. Hope you are staying warm this morning, we are getting lots of snow, woo hoo!