Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Trailer for Sale or Rent...

"Trailers for sale or rent
Rooms to let...fifty cents...."

Remember that song 'King of the Road' by Roger Miller?  I remember listening to the parents Country Cowboy album.

Well, it's my new theme song for the trailer by the lake.

YES, LADIES...the snake was back when we went out to the trailer on Saturday.

Curled up under my pillow.

And even though hubby had said he would "take care" of the snake, it wasn't to my satisfaction.  I envisioned that "taking care" of a snake would mean something that required a parental warning to view...kind of like a scene from The Sopranos.  I did not think "taking care" of a snake meant kindly guiding it to the trailer door and letting it slither back under the trailer (where it could find it's regular entry to its luxury home).


On a brighter note, we've been eating out of our garden.  Yes, we've had our battles with bugs, groundhogs, and drought.  The weeds also got the better of us.  We have a greater appreciation for our grandparents who grew most of what they ate out of necessity.

More on our vegetable garden experience in another post.

 A friend gave me some rhubarb, so I tried a new recipe that I found on Nancy Guppy's facebook site.  Nancy runs the Chapman Landing Cooking Studio in Nipissing, Ontario.  She's all about local food that's good for you and tastes fantastic.  I wanted to link to the recipe on her facebook page, but I can't find it on her facebook page now!  
I found out lately that rhubarb is packed full of calcium.  Good stuff.

I finished weaving my alpaca rugs and cut them off the loom.  I'm happy with them.  I will make a hem on one and just knot the fringe ends on the other.

Have a good day!


Zenitude (formerly Wooly Knits n Bits) said...

Those rugs are beautiful!
And I think I'll pass on renting your trailer for now! Wow, that snake did not want to give up it's rights on your bed. (I'm so happy you did not post a picture of it).

Julia said...

Hi Norma, what kind of loom do you use?

I love rhubarb too!

Azure Accessories said...

Awww...I hear you about the snake...I wouldn't want to stay there, it would give me the creeps!

Gorgeous rugs...love the color combo.


Norma from Misty Haven Alpacas said...

Thanks for the compliments on the rugs.

Julia - I have a 36" LeClerc jack floor loom at home, but I wove this on a counterbalance floor loom at the learning studio.