November 21, 2016

The Quotidian (21. 11. 16)

Quotidian: daily, usual, or customary;
everyday; ordinary; commonplace.

Connecting to the new water main.

Rose bud in November.

Austin's rose tree seems to have recovered

Man in trench, pile of dirt, and excavator all blocking the driveway.
Emma and I had to leave for music lessons within the hour.
It all worked out.  :)

Prepping for winter storage.

Waving at his Mama.

End of an era ~ Papers have been part of
our family's life for over eleven years.
And now, the torch is being passed.

Loaded and lugging.

The boys have been taking turns helping Emma.

The days of paper delivery are now behind us ~
It's bittersweet.

Big brother guidance ~ a sweet blessing.

Happy Monday!
With Love, Camille


Jill said...

Love the paper delivery and that they help her... so very sweet! Have a lovely day!


Debbie Harris said...

Love these posts!
My oldest daughter delivered papers and meet some dear senior ladies during that time of her life. It's a great first job. :-)

The Lord bless you, sweet lady~~

Esther said...

Love your pictures!! Love seeing everyone's smiling faces!! <3 <3 I'm off to catch up on your blog!! XOXO

Cheesemakin' Mamma said...

Wow, 11 years! End of an era for sure. I'm sure that Emma is an amazing baby sitter and could probably make a lot more money at it too. Or is she doing something different for a job now ? I am so happy to hear that the beautiful rose tree has fully recovered but sad to see that your lawn will be in need of repair. Looks like the weather has been nice up there like it has been here. Doesn't seem like snow is anywhere in sight which is unusual for this time of year in eastern Oregon

Camille said...

Jill ~ I realised that it wasn't clear what I was saying in the post, so, I modified it to add that we have given the route away. It has been a wonderful blessing to us all these years, but, it was time to let it go. Thank you for your kind words…we are thankful that the boys were willing to chip in these last couple of months. Hugs to you my friend. :)

Debbie ~ Yes, it is amazing how many people you can develop friendships with through the papers…we are thankful that our children had the opportunity. You are right…it is a great first job. :)

Esther ~ So glad you stopped by my sweet friend! Big Hugs to you. XOXO

Jackie ~ It was definitely time to let the route go to another family as Emma was the only one left to do it and I wasn't happy to let her go alone. She would love to babysit…but, hasn't had the opportunity yet. She is planning to do editing work for Calvin! He has offered to pay her while he trains her and then she will be off an running. I was thrilled that our little rose tree survived…it was an amazing recovery. The yard….well, technically, that part of the property belongs to the city, so they can do whatever they want to it. Hugs! :)

With love,