It will be a short one, since I really wasn't set on posting. Or at least there won't be as many pictures like usual.
So let's get to it!
Trey & I both worked. He cut alfalfa last Saturday and it still wasn't ready to bale due to humidity. It rained during the week as well. The end of the week it got super hot. He got some of it baled, but the rest was still wet. I sent him off with the water jug because it was nasty out and I said I would bring him some Gatorade or PowerAde (depending on what the gas station had) out so he could get some electrolytes in his system. Well I never got the memo that he was done early so we missed each other on the way. So he would have some for the next day, and I went to bed around 9 because I was tired.
I got up early because I needed to go to the bank to deposit some checks and take out our cash for the month. I then headed to Wal-Mart to get a present for our niece and I got him a couple of those dry fit shirts. Those work wonders out in the heat!
I picked up some vitamins at CVS since I was getting low (holy cow aren't they expensive?!) and I printed off Christmas pictures for my mom. Yeah, nothing like being 6 months late on that one. I took those to her and then headed home to start on laundry and some cleaning.
I did two loads, and ate lunch and around that time Trey was in because there was nothing he could do, for it being so hot. I think the heat index was 104. Around 2:30 I was tired and I took a glorious 2 hour nap on the couch. He went and checked on the hay, and it was dry so he baled our farm, and his brother cut alfalfa in a field that my dad has, and a field for another guy the day before and he square baled those areas.
Around 6 or so, I took out the water jug and he was almost done with our field. He would come home to bring the baler home and take the truck, trailer, and skidsteer to start loading the bales to bring them home.
Since I was in town, I went to see my nieces and nephew. Peyton showed me that she can now ride her bike without training wheels. Yay! She also showed me all the fireworks they got for our party for the 4th.
We visited for a bit, but they were getting ready to eat so I left after an hour or so. I did find some Peyton selfies on my phone. She loves the filters as you can tell!
I went home and had the energy to clean; it was that wonderful nap that helped that! I swept the floors in the living and dining room, did the dishes, and grilled cube steak. When I went to pick up the steak off the grill, I was walking on the sidewalk and happened to look down at what I thought was a stick. I was wrong: it was a snake! Eww!!!! I think I scared him as much as he scared me. I jumped and he jumped and ran away. He was a little thing, but still. That's what I don't like about snakes: you never know they're around.
Trey called later and said that I needed to stay up because they were going to pick up the bales and I needed to drive the truck. Luckily I had taken that nap because it probably would have been a struggle.
|The moon was big and bright.|
|The guys on top of the bales.|
|I can't remember the last time I've seen this time on a clock. LOL|
We left at 11, picked up another brother and headed to the field. It took about two hours to pick them all up. I believe there was around 250 bales. We got home, both took showers and hit the bed at 2 a.m.
We slept in on Sunday. I felt bad for skipping church two weeks in a row. Sleeping in until 9:30 felt pretty good though. It was needed because we had a birthday party to go to that afternoon.
Our niece Raelee was having her first birthday party. Her birthday isn't until the 7th, but she got to celebrate early. The party was outside, but luckily we were under a shelter house, and there was a nice cross breeze blowing.
Little miss loved her cake. She wasn't too sure about it at first though.
I just can't believe she is already one. They grow up too fast!
We still had to go to the grocery store afterwards, and we saved a lot. We stocked up on Propel water; can't beat $.59 for a bottle!
I caught my favorite taking a little snooze. He doesn't like when I catch these moments, but they are rare. He works so hard all the time that he deserves to rest every once in a while.
The rest of the afternoon/evening was spent making supper, cleaning up, doing dishes, staring at the sunset, and catching up on my bible/devotional reading.
I am looking forward to this week. I'm only working two days, getting to celebrate America's birthday, fun with family, and we have another birthday party on Sunday. We have lots of birthdays in July and August so be prepared for lots of birthday posts!