Our local news channels have been watching this system for several days, warning of severe weather.

Before the storm, it was just cloud with gusts of wind and some sprinkles.

Lily and I had an impromptu mother-daughter date. Lunch at Bob Evans, then some shopping at Target.

I let Lily get Barbie Fairytopia: Magic of the Rainbow. She’s been watching Mermaidia on repeat.

Once we got home, I started making dinner. Just in case. If there would have been a power outage, it’s 2+ hours until it’d come back on.

Out here, we just got lots of wind and 15 minutes of downpour. Then, it started to clear up.


We got lucky. The storm started to lose strength as it traveled across Indiana. Our hearts go out to those in Washington, Illinois that weren’t as fortunate.

You can help with disaster relief by donating to the American Red Cross.

“Green Eggs and Ham” by Dr. Seuss

Lily needed a rhyming book for her Building Bridges With Books bingo sheet, and Dr. Seuss is perfect for that!

Here is Lily’s book report:

I liked the book because Sam wanted the guy to try the green eggs and ham, but he didn’t want to, but at the end he wanted to try them.

My favorite was Sam giving the guy green eggs and ham to try.

I like all the characters.

If you had to pick one place to have green eggs and ham, where would it be?
In a car.

What about in a box with a fox?

What about in a house with a mouse?

Project 365: Day 153 – Silver Lining


The whole day has been gloomy. It’s been overcast and dull and spitting little raindrops.

I thought it’d make for a pretty crummy day. Who really wants to deal with the 50s and gray clouds?!

It was the perfect day for a sweater and jeans, coffee with toffee creamer, and lounging around inside.

All things I accomplished, all while I worked. It was nice to sit at my desk to address some letters, pay some bills, and not wish the day would speed by so I could go outside.

The rain and colder temps are also.nice for farming. What little rain we did get didn’t evaporate into unbearable humidity.

Silver living to every cloud.