Woke up several times all during the wee morning hours today to the sound of pounding rain on the roof. I didn't know what to expect when we got up today.
A whopping 2& 1/2 inches in the gauge explained all the noise of the night.This system that dropped flooding rains all around our area was pushing out to sea early this morning leaving us with a cloudy cool 70 degree day.
Hubbie had a yearly physical appointment this morning at 9am so he was gone early to have his bloodwork done.
After chores and breakfast I did my morning walk/run and checked out any rain damage we had. I didn't find much only a couple small gulleys and a misplaced rock that turned water into the horse barn below the new storage. I also discovered that I need to dig the ditch deeper around the new building to allow all the water to drain around it instead of running under it.
Back inside I made the apple jelly from the juice that sat overnight. It turned out to be really pretty and flavorful but is slow to set.
I went by the recipe that came with the Mrs. Wages fruit pectin exactly except I put in some cinnamon sticks and clove while I boiled the juice. I scooped them out before I poured it in the jars so I wouldn't think this had any effect on the gelling process.
I had lunch as hubbie came in with chicken feed to restock my supply and was happy with his dr.'s appointment as his blood pressure is lower than it has been in years.
After lunch he went down the drive to make some small repairs and I worked on ditching the water around the building.
While it was still cloudy and cool I decided this would be a good day to work some in my sewing shop. I got 9 jean aprons cut out and matched with lace.
Rebekah's sisters are visiting this week and they all walked over for a short visit this afternoon.
I finished the last load of today's laundry and then headed out to the high school to watch daughter's team play volleyball. They played a cross county rival Hendersonville. Her JV team won both their very close matches. This is the JV team on the court, daughter is the coach on the far side under the big N.
I left and came home to feed all the animals who were already wondering why the heck their supper was over 30 minutes late.
Daughter called and said it was like they just gave up in the second set and the score wasn't even close.
I spent the evening working on my blog book and catching up on my blog reading.
Thankful for the blessings of this day.
Good Night and God Bless.