This gray and white cat has been sleeping on my park bench out on the front porch for over a week now. He/she disappears about 7pm and is back again about 8am. It doesn't beg for food and I've decided not to offer it any, because it really needs to go home for food. I wouldn't dare let it in the house because 1st of all I don't know it's health condition and it might harm Gabi (or vice versa). It sleeps on the blanket I have on the bench and doesn't appear to be afraid of me, but I don't directly approach it either. When I have to walk by it, I speaking softly and it just watches me, then puts it's head down and goes back to sleep.
I was at the main Goodwill store yesterday looking for yarn and knitting needles. Of course when I'm on a mission for a particular thing, they don't have it. (I've seen them there a hundred times in the past). So I went over to Hancock Fabrics and bought some needles and a pretty rosy/pink yarn. I'm still determined to learn to knit and have printed out the directions for the "Magic Scarf" available on Google. I did however find some treasures to put on eBay. So that always makes me happy.
Today I must clean this messy house and finish getting things together in order to have my taxes done. I haven't received the W-2's yet but I want to be ready when they arrive. I called today and made an appointment with my tax person for the first week of February.
The sun is finally shining here this afternoon. Yesterday it was cold and gloomy all day. It's supposed to be rainy and windy all weekend and then sun again all next week.
There have been a couple small earthquakes at Mt St Helens this past week. One day there was a rather big plume of steam coming out of it. I think the web cams nearby are out right now but I found one that's showing the steam plume out of South Carolina. Thanks to them for keeping up with our mountain. http://www.wcbd.com/midatlantic/cbd/news.apx.-content-articles-CBD-2008-01-18-0014.html. Here's another one from Portland, Oregon; http://www.kevision.com/helens.html
Thank you all for the kind comments in regards to the passing of my friend Judy's father. I will pass them on to her next week.
I hope everyone has had a wonderful week. And that you get to do something fun this weekend. The movie "27 Dresses" is out, I may go see it. Barbara is busy all weekend but I don't mind going alone. Maybe Saturday.......
Until next time, Linda