Monday, October 24, 2016


OCTOBER 24 2016

Wilson slept with us all night.

Got up at 6AM this morning and said goodbye to hubby.

Went back to bed.

Slept until 8:30.

Got up and did laundry. Fed kittens & cleaned up their room. Gave dogs ham, Bud got his pain pills.



Started to get ready at 3PM to go pick up hubby & KR for Graduation Party.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Weekend Class HydroTherapy Part 2

OCTOBER 23, 2016

Got up at 7AM.

Hubby stayed home to make eggs for dogs.

I got ready and left by 8AM for school.

2nd day of the Hydrotherapy Class.

Was really tired all day.

We had Essential Oil lecture from Sabrina until Noon.

Kim and I ate at Fu-Ki in Post Falls. It was so very good. The food was wonderful.

When we got back at 1PM, we listened to Jen lecture about Hot Stones.

Then we went into the other room and did the stones. Kim and I paired up.

We also massaged other people's feet because we were done early. There was an ice plunge that we did with the others.

Kim left at 3PM, the rest of us cleaned up, got the room put back in order. Put away massage tables & put out class tables & chairs.

Then Jen let us leave at 3:30 because we had not taken our afternoon break.

Drove to CDA and got my car washed. Then drove by Costco, but too many people in line for gas.

Drove home quickly.

Hubby had the dogs ready, he drove down to the shop. I got changed and we took the dogs for a walk in the park. Stopped to get snacks at Lil Town Market.

Walked over by the Brig. Could not walk very far because Buddy was limping.

Returned home.

Made spaghetti for dinner.

At 6PM, we watched Season 7 Premiere of The Walking Dead.

Went to bed early at 10PM because we were both exhausted.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Weekend Class HydroTherapy Part 1

OCTOBER 22 2016

Got up at 7AM.

Hubby made breakfast for the dogs.

I left at 8AM.

Arrived at school by 9AM.

Secured a table in the back. We listened to Jen lecture about Hydrotherapy.

At Noon, we left for lunch. Kim and I went to Mexican restaurant.

Brought back left-overs for hubby.

Kim and I stopped at Starbucks for lattes before returning to class. We were 10 minutes late because we thought there was extra time.

At school, we listened to lecture until Kim left at 3:00.

Jen let us go early at 3:30 because she was finished.

I drove home.

Hubby met me there about 6PM. He had been working at the shop in Post Falls.

We watched TV and went to bed.

Friday, October 21, 2016


OCTOBER 20 2016

Got up and dressed.

Gave dogs ham for breakfast. Gave Bud his pain pill.

Fed kitties and cleaned up their room.

Drove to school. Picked up latte at KoKoPelli on the way.

At school, we sat in on Jen's class. Kim was there with me today.

Jen would not let us use phones in class. I could not practice test for Mblex.

Was bored in class. Kim, Elsbeth, and I went to Del Taco for tacos for Kim, Starbucks for coffee & tea for Elsbeth & Kim.

Drove back. It had taken us 20 minutes for break.

We were done at 11:45. I finally left.

Drove to Super One in Rathdrum and got some more groceries. Then drove home. Got mail. Unloaded groceries.

Cleaned up kitty room and took them food.

Internet was down ALL DAY.

Wilson was chewing on SOAP & a string with plastic on it when I got home.

Wilson was also coughing (honking), so called Vet and took him down at 4:30PM for a Vet check-up. Talked to Maggie while I was waiting.

Vet lady said that nothing wrong with Wilson. Paid for vet appointment and returned home.

Hubby got home at 6PM.

We watched movie, Warm Bodies. It was good.

Went downstairs to clean up kitty room again.

I took a hot bath.

Went to bed at 10PM. I was exhausted.

OCTOBER 21 2016

Got up and dressed.

Gave dogs ham for breakfast. Gave Bud his pain pill.

Fed kitties and cleaned up their room.

Stripped Ben's bed and washed linens.

Made Cheese Souffle.

Transferred pics from phone to computer.

Gave dogs bones.

Did monthly payments.

Left for nail appointment at Noon.

Came back from Nail Appointment at 2:30.

Gave dogs some turkey. Fixed Bud's brace.

Talked to Kim at 4PM. She had gotten done with an interview massage and was excited to talk with somebody about it.

Did several loads of laundry. Changed Ben's bedding.

Cleaned up cat litter again.

Hubby got home at 7PM after stopping at Richie Cole's place to drop off parts.

We watched newest recorded The Blacklist and went to bed at 10PM.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Counting Down The Hours


Got up at 6:30 and hugged hubby goodbye. Made sure that Bud had his brace on today.

I fed the dogs some ham and gave Bud his pills.

Gave kitty their breakfast and cleaned up their room.

Washed clothes. Started the dishwasher.

Watched The Lake House. I love that movie. So romatic.

Left for school at 8:00.

Kim texted that she would not be coming in today.

Driving behind a truck pulling an oversize trailer. They were going 35 mph up Hwy 41. Finally decided to get a latte at KoKoPelli.

At School, saw Angela in the Clinic room. Pam was teaching Pathology there. We got tables and chairs set up. Angie even came to school today. I have missed her.

Pam asked all of us how much time we have left. Most of the class is going to be there until the end of November. Kim and I are the only ones that will get out of there by Oct 26.

I am so tired of being in make-up class. Nothing to do. I keep taking the AMTA Mblex tests on the App.

We took the quiz with the class. I went in to see Admin and gave her my report that had been sitting in the Admin in-box since Tuesday. She seemed surprised to see it.

Pam got done with class early. We just stood around until 11:45 and left.

I drove to Wendy's to get burgers for the dogs and a salad for me.

Stopped at KR's and dropped off her booze and Beebo's leash/collar. I went potty there.

Then I drove home. Stopped at Super One and picked up some groceries.

Got the mail at home. Just junk.

Unloaded groceries.

Fed the burgers to the dogs. Cleaned up the cat litter. Did a load of laundry. Put away dishes. Had lunch.

Worked on Tax letter.

Then drove to Athol to mail the letter certified mail/return receipt.

Came back home and watched tv. My stomach is very upset. I am still coughing from the Bronchitis.

Hubby is going to work at the shop in Post Falls until late.

I took a nap for a while.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

More MAKEUP Hours & Pick up KR from AIRPORT



Hubby got up at 7:30. He had not set his alarm. He asked me what day it was. Monday, duh.

He was late to work.

I slept until 9:30.  I was sick. Did not do anything all day.

Sat like a bump on a log. Coughed a lot.

Hubby came home at 6:30PM after working OT for 2 hours.

We drove up to Sandpoint to pick up parts out the Sandpoint CO box.

Stopped at Connie's and had dinner. Hubby had homemade meatloaf. I had the French Dip; both were delicious. Then we shared Coconut Cream Pie for dessert. I did not eat much. Made hubby eat it.

Drove back home. It was raining and dark. Cold.

Fed the dogs some ham. Went to bed at 11PM.


Got up at 7AM.

Raining again today.


Fed & cleaned up the kitties.

Gave ham to the dogs. Gave Bud his pills. He spit out one.

Put away the rug that Bravo had chewed.

Drove to school. Picked up a latte for Kim at Starbucks because she was running late.

She drove up the hill just before me.

Sat in Pam's class with the Newbies for the first hour because Jen was absent.

Jen finally came at 10AM. She had forgotten the time.

Jackie was sick this week. Lydia took time off for her daughter's baby.

Texted Panda about all the gossip.

Kim & I went to get another Starbucks latte for her at 11AM break.

Talked to everybody after class.

Stopped at Wendy's for salad & dog burgers. Drove home.

It was raining and cold again.

At home, got mail.

Fed dogs the burgers from Wendy's.

Worked on taxes. Yuck.

Took Beebo at 7:30 and drove to the Post Falls shop. All the latte stands were closed.

Hubby stank of 90 weight. Yuck.

Drove the Jeep to Spokane Airport. IT WAS RAINING ALL THE WAY THERE. We got there early and hubby wanted something to eat. Drove thru crap restaurant in Airway Heights. They have added a lot of fast-food restaurants on the corner by Walmart.

Picked KR up at the Airport right at 9:05. She was waiting by the baggage claim.

Drove back to Post Falls. Dropped KR off at the Post Falls shop because she had her Jeep there to get fixed.

Hubby drove his truck home. I drove the Jeep. It was raining and dark.

At home, we were exhausted and went to bed at 11:30PM.

Saturday, October 15, 2016



Got up at 9:30. Hubby fed dogs.

It was not raining yet. Cloudy.

Stopped to get hubby a latte.

Took dogs for a walk.

Came back and worked around the house for a while. Then we had to drive into Post Falls and pick up KR to take her to the airport.

Friday, October 14, 2016

No Rain, Sunshine, and Wind


Got up at 6:00 because I thought hubby had left the light on in the laundry room again. But he was still down there. I pottied and then gave him a hug before he left.

Went back upstairs. Slept until 8:00. Bad nightmares all night long. Then at 8:30, a huge white/grey bird was pecking at the window and woke me up.

Dressed and went downstairs to give dogs their ham. Bud got his pills for breakfast. Then I went to the basement and gave kitties their breakfast meal. Cleaned up their room. Really need to do a THOROUGH cleaning down there this weekend.

I cut up an apple and drank water for breakfast.

Katrina from UPS brought my Lancome order with a bag & the perfume I ordered.

Drove to CDA and got my nails & toes done by Tracey. It was 2:30 before I got out of there.

Went straight home. I was tired.

Took a nap when I got home.

Hubby got home late.

We watched TV and went to bed.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

More Makeup Hours & Nick Visit


Got up this morning for potty and Wilson had hopped into bed with us. He was barking outside and then came running into our room.

I went back to sleep until 6:30. Hubby left the light on in the laundry room and that woke me up.

Got up and dressed. Gave dogs ham for breakfast. Gave Bud his pills.

Went downstairs and cleaned up the kitty mess, then fed them.

Drove to school at 8AM. Got there by 8:45. It was raining today.

Nick was there to take the Sample Mblex test on the computer. He was there from 9AM until 12.
I gave him a hug and wished him luck

Sat in on class with Jen. Only missed 4 on the Quiz. Nice review.

I was coughing several times and had to leave class.

Then at 12:00, Kim came to do Clinic and I sat with Elsbeth, Shelly, and Kim for a while.

Left at 12:30 to go over to Walmart to get ink, but forgot my phone. Could not buy ink. I got cat toys, contact lens solution, and light bulbs.

Stopped at Del Tacos for something to eat. Long line.

Drove to Rathdrum and picked up dog food in the pouring rain. Nice kid walked the dog food out to my car and helped me load it.

Got a latte at Jitterz. My throat was sore.

Drove home. Just junk mail.

Unloaded purchases. Went downstairs and cleaned up kittens.

Nick had taken his Mblex Test at 3PM, so I texted him to congratulate him on passing. I knew he would do it.

Hubby got home and parked his truck with the lights on at the shop. I had to drive down there to tell him to shut off the lights.

He came up to the house at 8PM.

We ate dinner and watched The Blacklist. Then watched a little bit of Citizen Kane and went to bed.

I woke up at 1:30AM. Laid there, thinking about bad things.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

More Make Up Hours & A Term Paper


Got up and felt awful this morning. It was very cold. 30 degrees when I woke up at 6:30.

Hubby had already gotten up at 5:30 and met another boat down at the shop by 6:00.

I felt for him in the bed and was lonely when I noticed he was already gone.

Dressed, went downstairs and gave ham to dogs. Gave Bud his painkiller pills.

Went to the basement and gave kitties their breakfast, cleaned up their litter and fixed their room.

Left the windows closed for the kitties because it was still too cold, but turned on the fan.

I was thinking about staying home today, but decided not to because it would be that much more that I have to make up at the end of the month and I really want to be done with class.

Drove to class at 8AM. Got there about 8:40.

Went into class and nobody seemed to know what was going on. One of the teachers was gone today, so Pam had to take both classes. They had their Mid-term today for Pathology. Tim, Elsbeth, Shelley and I were there to sit in for make-up.

Jackie came in with our Business Project paperwork and grades. I got 97%.

I picked up a paper in my inbox which said that I have to do another term paper to receive academic credit. The subject is Somatic Therapy. I need to research this.

We were finally done at 11:45 and Pam let us go.

I was tired, so came directly home. I had forgotten to get the coupons from hubby to get dog food at the hardware store in Rathdrum.

Kim called me on the cell phone on the way home. I talked to her for a while.

At home, I got mail which was nothing but junk.

Made lunch for myself. Went downstairs and opened windows for kitties. Cleaned up their litter again.

I took a nap until 3:30PM.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Make Up Hours


Got up early. Hubby went to bed early last night; about 10:30.

It was really cold last night. Might have gotten below freezing. 32 Degrees when we got up this morning.

I gave ham to dogs & Bud's pill.

Cleaned up kittens. Gave them food & fresh water. Left their window closed. It was too cold to open it.

Emailed Bud's Posh Brace info to the company, including documents and pictures.

I got dressed & ready for school make-up hours.

Drove to Post Falls. Met hubby at Jack In The Box. He was getting change and some breakfast. He gave me some cash.

I drove to school. Sat in Jen's A&P class for 3 hours. With Angela & Sam.

Then I drove to Wendy's and got burgers for dogs, salad for me.

Drove to Rathdrum, got gasoline and groceries. Mostly cat food & cat litter that we had forgotten the other day.

Then I drove home. Picked up mail. Unloaded groceries.

Took a nap for a while. It is still cold outside, but the sun is shining.

Hubby got home at 6:30. He put boats in the storage building.

Monday, October 10, 2016



Rained hard all night long.

Got up after hubby left. I was exhausted. Had taken a couple allergy pills so that I could sleep and not cough all night.

Started laundry. Started dishes.

Fed the kitties and cleaned up after them. They don't like being cooped up in the bathroom now. There is lots of energy within them that needs to be burned off.

I gave the dogs some ham, gave Bud his pill.


OCTOBER 9 2016

Got up. Hubby fed the dogs eggs.

I started laundry and put away the dirty dishes.

Hubby went downstairs to feed the kitties & clean up their litter.

Hubby had to run down to the shop at 10AM to get boats & RVs in the shop.

Then he came back.

We took old Xmas lights off the trees, cleaned up the decks, put away deck chairs, I picked up all Wilson's toys in the backyard, picked up the bones.

We drove to the dump with Ben and dumped the garbage. Came back home.

We watched a movie on TCM. He then had to run back down to the shop to get another RV into the shop.

After hubby changed his clothes, we drove into town with the Jeep. Stopped at KR's to visit her.

Hubby was hungry, so we stopped to eat at MOD pizza. I love their pizza.

Then we went to Lowe's and picked up a new showerhead and bottom door seals.

Drove over to wash the Jeep. It was 5:00. Felt like way later. Sun goes down too soon.

Drove over to Rathdrum and got groceries. Then we drove home. Unloaded groceries. Gave dogs treats. Went to clean up the kitties and feed them.

Forgot to get more kitty litter & kitty food.

We were both exhausted. My knee was very painful. I took a hot bath and went to bed. Hubby came up later.