Hi everybody, hope you are having a wonderful day today!
So, on Facebook you see these posts saying “live here rent free for a year but no smartphone. No internet. Can you do it?” I was one saying yes l can. Well, being here I have learned one thing. NO, I CAN’T! Learning how to not have my phone is not easy. I have my phone, but you must do a dance, sing a song, lift one foot up, hold your tongue right and maybe find service. Not everyone has this problem. Its my service. I love my service but might have to investigate somewhere else. You don’t know how much you miss something till its gone. I am so using to playing games at bedtime. Now I just go to sleep.
The only time I am really missing it is with my crocheting. I look up new things to do and my patterns are not as easy to get to. Good thing most are in my head and I can do without a pattern now. So, if you think you could do it. I say go a day without it. It is a lot harder than it sounds.
The good part is my two cats, Snickers and Patches, are getting use to the place. First, they were running away from everything and freaking out. Now they are starting to play a little. They like it here too. Sandy isn’t a cat person (loves all animals but just not his number one), but Patches has been able to get some love from him too.
So, I said I want to learn more each day. So today is Lavender. It’s my favorite color. All purples are really. Just I noticed that it is in the cream and oil I use for my shoulder (Big Guns and Moontime back and belly). I love my cream and oil because I can move my arm most of the day without pain, also it smells wonderful.
So yesterday someone said they needed lavender to cook with. What? Really? No way I heard that right. Yes!! Very little goes a long way, but it is used in some recipes. I was shocked to learn this. Like I said I make things from a box kit. I can bake some and I can cook very little. Nothing like what Alisa does here. Let me tell you, if you live close by and have not ordered from here you are so missing out on things.
Back to Lavender. Did you know it can be used on bug bites and stings too? I never knew this. Burn yourself, use lavender. This summer maybe after I get sunburned, I will see how good it will be. Its and antiseptic and anti-inflammatory. It can even be used to keep bugs away. Helps you relax and calm down. How can something do so much but only time I ever hear of it is with relaxing. It has been used all the way back to Roman times. So, if you were alive back then and went to the medicine man you were probably going to get something with lavender in it.
It amazes me how much I must learn here. It will be an adventure.