See the weed above surrounded by many more weeds? I have patches of grass that are gone because now cause they were so dense!
The weather was agreeable yesterday and so I attempted yard work. At this point you should know that I have tried weed and feed, directly applying weed killer liquids and various other stuffs to handle the weeds in my yard. Nothing worked.
I should have taken a before and after picture excep that I spent 4 hours digging up dandilions and other knoxious weeds and you couldn't really see them (but I knew they were there) by hand! My hands are very sore today. I also planted two tiny little plants - you wouldn't be able to see them either if I took a picture. It's soooo funny looking. It looks like a dirt pile and nothing else. I'll probably do a raised flower bed for some color but I need time to buy and arrange the blocks. I managed to make it to Lowe's last night around 9:45 PM and bought some additional flowers and plants but of course, didn't plant them in the dark. Also, my front porch light is falling down broken and I believe it's a hazard so I disconnected it and now can't even work with a little bit of light in the dark.
I do believe I am going to plant those plants tomorrow. I didn't get around to the backyard yet but I did pay a boy scout (my friend's son) to come and weed wack the entire thing. It needs a mowing and to dig the dandilions out back there, too. One little baby step at a time.
On another note, I should know by now that everything works out the way it should with or without me but I am especially grateful today for volunteers from one district going all the way over to Tillamook to help them have a fun day camp experience. There is tons and tons of work to do still but they are my main priority until then.
Except for...drum roll please...
Tonight - go home for father's day and conveient commute to the golf tourney tomorrow Vancouver
Monday - Golf tourney - way past Canby, OR and then home to finish up yard work
Tuesday AM - Salem, Service area meeting, Leadership Newberg Graduation, Council Fall Membership Kickoff in Tigard
HAVE YOU NOTICED A TREND HERE? NO
TIME FOR DAY CAMP PREPARATION??
Thursday - Tillamook Pre camp leaders meeting, meet at 1 PM at the storage container (remember, I need an agenda and items to give to the leaders at this meeting and 1.5 hrs to drive there). Then Roundtable.
Friday - arrive at camp to recieve camp supplies from council quartermaster at 1 pm, again, travel time. Finish preparing for day camp. I mean, that's it...then it arrives.
Next week I have day camp. I still need 32 kids to show growth in my district for the year and I'm afraid we're not going to make it. This is terribly disheartening. I just got to go and get 'er done, that's all.
I can't wait until it's all over! YIKES!!!! Please, pray for me. Trying to stay positive and happy.
Check yall later,