Thursday, March 20, 2014

Beautiful day on Wednesday and today Wednesday already done list: ate lunch with WB got groceries and planned supper sorted the dogs cooked cut some trees so that we won't have as much to do this weekend planned the rest of the week sorted the dogs kennels and lap time Thursday Another beautiful day already done list? cut the chicken wire and ready it to fix the fence. social with the pups try out the snake boots cut trees plan meals for weekend (we're having corned beef/cabbage/pie/tea for lunch/ supper (Friday), Rubens and cabbage slaw (lunch Sat), Cabbage and potato soup/ corn bread (Sat night), Sunday dinner, spaghetti/salad, French bread (supper Sunday) caught up with Internet Friday The plan is to cut trees on west section until finished, make the corned beef/cabbage/slaw, and start sorting limbs. Saturday The plan is to finish limbing and cutting west section trees, get things ready to burn limbs. Big Dog stuff (he needs hugs), and fix the fence. I want to work hard and smart Friday and Saturday. I'd love to have the limbs cut and sorted by Saturday night. Sunday Hope to have the trees cut so that we can collect them up into a wood pile on Sunday. If it's raining Sunday, we can go get the blocks to make the wood pile stand, move the chickens to the spot for the wood pile. Get nail clippers for the dogs. Get laundry soap/softner. What I hope to have done by Monday AM? finish cutting trees on west section moved chicken pen to where the wood pile will be finished fixing the west fence limbed and sorted cut trees ready everything for the west side so that it's ready to chip, use, or burn stack the dog houses clean the dog food hopper clean the back of the car so that we can go get blocks for the wood pile stand pick up the logs and move to the area next to where we're putting the wood pile Have Big dog sorted for the year cleaned the kennel put new shavings in the dog houses fill any holes in cleared areas give the dogs a good run move Big dog's kennel to the house get new dog nail clippers (nice ones) even better if I have the chicken fence fixed form for the gravel for the wood pile set up Monday Give dogs a bath/clip nails Begin washing clothes plan meals for the week/weekend get movies for weekend get glossy magazine/find book Tuesday Dogs stuff wash more clothes dogs stuff kennel Wednesday/Thursday Start moving blocks/gravel for wood pile fix the dog kennels move the saw horses/plywood to fix the kennels Friday/Sunday clean closet clean kitchen finish working on the dog kennels finish working on the wood pile give dogs bath sort dogs Monday sort dogs Tuesday Finish any other things not done in March on the west side April Begin working on the central section Cut trees in back and in front fence line Clear out things in yard Put up green house cut hedges clear out trees on east section of house fix front fence fix front fence of west section clear space for new fence line east side west section buy tposts/posts for front fence buy tposts/posts for east cross fence move boat move boat finish wood pile stand by end of April make sure that the yard is sorted, trees cut, hedges clipped, wood bought for shed, chickens sorted, baby chicken pen is sorted (including heat lamp), chicken waters bought, dogs sorted for year. I would like to have the yard sorted, the chickens/dogs sorted, the green house up, the boats moved, and things ready to begin painting fixing the house. I need to have the dogs kennels ready so that they can be outside while we paint inside the house. I would like to have the trees cut on both parcels, the fences mended, and the materials ready to put in fences. I want to have the grow beds and herb beds planted. I want to have the compost pile ready and the garden area tilled and planted. May If there's any last minute things that weren't done in Feb,Mar,April? May is the time to finish. I want the kitchen painted/doors finishes, Pup's room finished, our bedroom finished and living room done by the end of May. June/July Painting outside, putting in storage building, empty and move storage building, empty and sort outside storage area. Finish reno work and ready for bathrooms reno work. August Work on the boats. Get ready for Fall sailing season. Pole barn September/October Finish up any loose ends. Get ready for the holiday season Get mailing list for Christmas cards Get the outside decorations ready Start planning for Christmas Get present for mail lady Start planning for next work projects for the winter I would like to have the pole barn up I would like to have the fence moved I would like to have the H2O sorted I would like to have the boats sorted\ I would like to have the dogs sorted I would like to have the house sorted I would like to have the yard sorted I would like to have the car sorted I would like to go back to school By this time next year, I would like to have my life, dogs, and home sorted so that next year I will be concentrating on photography, writing, sailing, school, volunteering, church, and family. I can do this. January? I dealt with the weather and having a new dog in the family. February We start clearing the west section and fence line. We're also working at sailing club. I'm hoping to get the west section finished. When I don't, I roll it into March which works because I can do the rest of Feb and March to do list done. Also we get a chain saw and someone to teach me how to use it. March March is all about the west section of the property. I'm clearing a section for the pups and for me. It's looking great. We're sorting the dogs, the chickens, a wood pile, and cleared fence lines so that they'll be easy to work with. I take out the swing and begin clearing the house section. We get wood piles moved and the dangerous limbs moved. We move the old fence and the barbed wire that some idiot threw on the ground and the let get covered with dirt and limbs. We're thinning out the woods so that you can see through them. The area is made safe and fun for the pups. I'm getting ready to move the fence and fix the front and side fences. I hope to have all of this done by the end of the month. At this point, I have 10 days left. I'm trading off by doing some of the April stuff when the March stuff can't be done. More than once, I'm on schedule. This is true even when I'm having to change schedules when the weather is bad or there are unforeseen things that must be dealt with. For example, when the Ashplund people are in the area and I use the three days that I was going to clean kitchen/closet to work with them to get limb moved, right of way cleared,, and limbs picked up. It's working. I also hope to have the pups sorted for the year. I learn to say "no" and get yard work done here. I learn to say, "I'm sorry but I can't because of previous commitments." I get my stuff done. It's a good already done list and the month isn't over yet. April ?

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