Container 1: Husband took it out of the freezer and put it on top of the refrigerator. We've had a problem with the ice dispenser being stuck on crushed (which we hate!), so he researched (love internet!) and figured out how to fix it. Well, he forgot it was up there, and I found it the next morning.
Container 2: Thursday afternoon we had a thunderstorm. One lightening strike turned the house blue. The
Container 3: I bought the last container Sunday. Monday I actually was able to have a little bit, and boy, is it good! Who knew $1.88 ice cream could taste so good? (Well, technically I paid $5.64 for it: $1.88 x 3!) It's "slap your grandma" good, y'all! Monday around 5:00, I'm on the computer, trying to catch up with reading blogs, and guess what? The power goes out. There doesn't seem to be any reason for it: there were no storms in the area. It just goes out. YS looks at me and says: "Mom, what's in the freezer?" We got a good laugh out of it, and I told him that if it melted this time, it wasn't meant for us to have it. The power was out for 2 hours, which is extremely unusual for where we live. And the ice cream: Good as new! After the power came back on, the cable wasn't working. I was in a near panic, knowing today is Monday. I was beginning to think I'd have to start knocking on doors so I could watch "The Real Housewives of New Jersey". Thank goodness it came back on: Life is good.
One of my nephews called later and said that a friend of theirs was walking their dog right next to where the transformer blew (which happened to be near our house) and the dog got away. So, that mystery was solved. I don't know if they found their dog. I went out and tried to find it, and I'm keeping my eye on the yard. We get some stray dogs coming through the yard every now and then.
So, while the power was out, YS & I had some doggy time. And I did what any self-respecting blogger would do: I took some pictures. I tried to get some video of my little girls playing, but they didn't do anything unusually cute while the camera was on. Suz at Day by Day With Suz has a couple of beautiful boxers. A while back she posted a picture of one of her dog's paws. I told her I was going to post one of Pepper's paws; she's our Jack Russell mix. I think her feet are the funniest things: we call them "Grinch feet". See if you can tell why:
She is the hairiest little dog I've ever seen. After taking several pictures of her paws, I think she'd had enough:
Can you see her little Grinch feet in that picture? Cracks me up! Here's a picture of YS while we were waiting for the power to come back on:
And a picture of my girls after they had had enough of outside and wanted to get cooled off:
In the top picture I thought Ally was being all sweet and showing her little sister some love...until I saw Pepper heaving. She made it outside just in time!
And, I think that's a good way to end this post! Oh! The refrigerator! It ended up just being the fan...the frig was cooling, but the air wasn't circulating through the unit. We were quite relieved that we weren't going to have to buy a new refrigerator!