Friday, February 27, 2015

Floral Friday

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I’ve been doing a lot of puzzles over the last month or two.  I love doing them but leaning over is hard on my back.


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I am learning to step away, even as much as I am addicted, taking breaks to relieve my back. 


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I took a two day break last week to head down to Battle Ground, WA. to check out a trailer I saw on Craig’s List. 

It was a lovely drive along the Columbia Gorge with Mt. Hood in the background.  The weather was great, albeit a bit breezy (as it can belong the Columbia River) and I arrived at my destination in about 6 and a half hours. 

I couldn’t wait to see the trailer, so instead of going the following morning, I took a chance and went right away.  They were home and I got to see it right away.

I won’t go into details but just generally, the gentleman that had the trailer was apparently having trouble with the details on this trailer and contradicted himself many times over the week that I talked with him and when I arrived.  Three different weights, two different lengths and all the improvement just made….NOT.  So I learned a lesson.  Things are not always as they are represented.  It was disappointing but not everyone is totally honest…I guess I should know that.  Hummm.

I was staying the night in town and the only hotel had a pool and a hot tub, so I had a wonderful relaxing evening and a nice drive home.  Lessons learned….yes.  And I am ok with that. 


  1. It's too bad that the trailer didn't turn out to be what you expected. At least you enjoyed some beautiful scenery.

  2. So sorry about that. That was a lot of driving. The scenery looked beautiful and glad you had a relaxing time. Stay well.

  3. Loved the scenic route and the lesson learned.

    Hugs and happy weekend (from the Canadian Plains this week),

  4. So sorry it didn't all work out but you got a nice night out.

  5. So sorry the trailer was not what you had hoped, but I'm glad you found that out before putting money out on it! Glad you had a lovely trip and I'm sure you needed that little break!
    Sure miss you!

  6. Pretty rose..Sorry the trailer didn't work out for you..At least you had a pretty drive and a nice trip..Pretty scenery..

  7. Hey.....a nice hotel with hot tub and quiet evening??? I'd say trip was very worthwhile!!!!


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