Pond Hockey ~ Washoe Valley, Nevada

Been really busy lately and have neglected my blog…hopefully things will start to settle down in a bit.

Wanted to post some pictures of a hockey game we came across while out and about one weekend. After spending some time up in Virginia City we drove down through Carson City and then on the east side of Washoe Valley. At the north end is Little Washoe Lake…we stopped to eat our lunch and enjoy a hockey game.

The dogs were pretty funny…one was definitely the coach, barking his orders. 🙂











For Today ~ 18 January 2013 ~ A Simple Woman’s Daybook

FOR TODAY … 18 January 2013

Outside My Window… There’s a pogonip moving through the valley. The freezing fog is putting a frost onto everything in it’s path. Even me while walking down the hill from the parking lot to work!

Pogonip frosting a pine tree near my office, taken about 6:10 am this morning.

Pogonip frosting a pine tree near my office, taken about 6:10 am this morning.

I am thinking… I wish I could shake this head cold. My nose is red and sore and I’m tired of coughing.

I am thankful for… Kleneex with “potion” in it.

From the kitchen… I made a “hmmm…what’s in the frig that I can put into the pot?” dinner last night. Onion, garlic, red and orange peppers, mushrooms, spinach, chicken sausage, tofu…all tossed with brown rice and Israeli couscous a splash of olive oil and fig balsamic vinegar.

I am wearing… Jeans, tennies, black mock turtleneck, purple wool sweater.

I am creating… I’ve been pulling out the triangles I cut out a while back and sewing them into rows. The fabric is Frolic by Sandy Gervais for Moda.

I am going… To check out the movie schedule for the weekend. Still have some movie passes from Christmas.

I am reading… All Roads Lead to Austen: A Year-long Journey with Jane by Amy Smith.

I am hoping… It warms up into the 40’s with some sunshine.

I am hearing… Muted sounds due to the fog.

Around the house… laundry needs to be done and the kitchen floor needs to be mopped.

One of my favorite things… Books and a teapot full of hot vanilla chai tea.

A Few Plans For The Rest Of The Week… Not really sure.

Here is a picture thought I’d share with you…

Leo and Lucy snuggling.

Leo and Lucy snuggling.

Snuggling again...same chair different night.

Snuggling again…same chair different night.