Sunday, November 25, 2012

Real, Live Pictures!

I just uploaded pictures from my camera. Yikes! I am usually pretty good about that but there was a month's worth on there. Today I will post the pictures from the hurricane. This was our first hot dog roast, complete with fire wood provided by Sandy, and collected by our kids. 

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Random picture of a chicken. Who is now in my freezer. Incidentally, this one had so much fat it was amazing. Mom said she had never seen so much fat in a chicken. And she had no eggs in the shoot. I know you are dying to know, so I will tell you. Laying hens have eggs of various stages of formation in the hopper at any given time. The other chicken we butchered had a soft shelled egg (her signature), a yolk, and several smaller eggs brewing. She also had some weird tumor-like mass, which might have been why she had difficulty laying? Hmm, its just like high school anatomy, only I am not shooting sheep eye lenses across the room at a boy named Dennis. He's probably still in therapy for that one, but I couldn't resist. He was rather obnoxious, but when it came to dissecting stuff, he was incredibly squeamish. I am sure he loved having a part of an eyeball flying at him at rapid speed.

This was the power line above our yard. See the three wires twisted together?

This is what caused the problems: our neighbor's tree. It snapped the pole in half. 

The siding Jeff secured in the storm. Glad it didn't fly off!

I am totally done with hot dogs for a long time. Maybe forever.

And an awesome picture I forgot I took. This is me, smelling of Slim Jims, days without a shower, and starting to go stir crazy apparently. Scary!

My 'kitchen' during the storm (note our dining area to the right)

Katie was also going stir crazy, and resorted to donning multiple pairs of undies as accessories

1 comment:

Terry and Linda said...

Thank you. You have had a really horrible time. I'm so glad you you were okay through all of it.


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