Tuesday, June 3, 2008

A Blustery Day On The Prairie

It certainly is! Big, hot gusts of wind are coming straight out of the south. It's also a bright, sunny day out there. Since I've managed to have another week, I finished the cows (pictures tomorrow) and can get some more instructions out of the way. I'm actually very glad to have had this extra time.

I had lunch today with my darling daughters. It was nothing special, but it was nice just the same. And now I am overstuffed. There is a big tomato scare in our part of Texas. It seems some have been contaminated with Salmonella. Crikey, kids! Ariel and I had tomatoes on our sandwiches! Apparently the safest tomatoes are the ones you grow yourself. I'm sure glad ours have started coming in! I guess we will cross our fingers and hope for the best over the next 72 hours! And of course I did not find out about this until after lunch, when I got home and talked to T-man who had left two messages. Did I have the cell phone with me? Well, no, I did not. I was incommunicado!

I dreamt of tornadoes last night. I've had dreams about them for as long as I can remember. The places change, but my family is always central to the dream. In this one, we were back in our old house. I can't figure that part out, but I know what the tornadoes mean. Here's one interpretation:
tornado - Being overwhelmed by work or circumstances. You are stressed out. If you are overtaken: Things are out of control in your life. If you escape from or avoid it: You are stressed but can handle the situation.
Fortunately, I've never been overtaken by the tornadoes. Hmmmm. I know I've been trying to convince myself and everyone else that I'm not stressing, but there sure are some obvious signs that I am. I wonder if I can get a massage during seminar??? So, in honor of the tornadoes, I'm showing you the Twister Scissors Fob: I have quite a few people ask what scissors fobs are for. Well, if you are in a big class, like those at EGA seminars or the Bead & Button Show, a personalized scissors fob makes your pair easy to spot. Plus, they're just fun and nifty.

Hasta la bye-bye, beadlings, I've got typing . . . well, other typing . . . to do! And don't take in any suspicious looking tomatoes!


Anonymous said...

I have those dreams too. Mine are always multiple tornadoes overtaking the entire city.
The best things have always been the ones you grow or make yourself. How is the rest of the garden coming along?


Bead-Mused said...

I've had tornado dreams since I was a teenager. Realistically, I'm terrified of them and take the watches and warnings very seriously. But in the dreems, I'm worried about everyone being safe and there are always at least a dozen, one right after the other. It's a storm chaser's wet dream!

The rest of the garden is doing fine. We have radishes coming out of our ears and a tomato each day. The arugula is already past its prime and we have tiny little cataloupes on the vine. When are you coming to visit?