Monday, February 18, 2008

February 18

Well the refinery fire is out and all is quiet again.

I have actually done a little sewing the last few days. got some blocks put together for a baby quilt I started last year. Then added borders to my crazy quilt cats block that was in a round robin. Also did a little sewing on the skirts for my tables that I set my village on. Didn't have time to do it before Christmas so am getting it done so it will be ready for next year.

Better get off to bed, was up early with the explosion this morning and am definitly feeling it. Maybe can post some pics tommorow and some of my new puppy.

Our refinery explosion

Just wanted to post a couple of pics of the smoke plume coming from the refinery explosion that happened in my town about 8:15 this morning. It woke me up and looked over and my fish tank was rocking back and forth. These pics were taken from my bedroom window and we are about 10 miles from the refinery. I took these about an hour ago about 1:00 pm. It's amazing only one person was injured at the refinery. A girl was hurt that was driving by the refinery on the interstate when her car was thrown off the interstate. Lots of windows broken in the area within a mile or 2 of there. I'm sure we will hear more things as time goes by. The smoke is still drifting off to the northwest so we haven't had to deal with that problem here in town although I am sure the little towns of coahoma and Sand Springs are in its direct path.

A Little About Me

Hi and Welcome! I am 50 years old, married with 2 girls Andrea and Crystal, and 3 grandchildren. A girl, Jesi who is 13 that we are raising and a boy, Christian, who is 6 and, lives with Mom. Andrew James or Peanut is 6months old and brother to Jesi. We live in a house built in 1897 that is not in the best of shape but we are working on it and we love it. It is a 2 story colonial style with big columns and a big wrap around front porch. We also have 6 cats, of which only part of are allowed in the house, and 5 dogs. A Momma dog and 4 puppies. She had 9, we gave one away, then they all came down with parvo. I lost 4 but was able to save 4. A heartrending experience but was just glad to be able to save any. No help from the vet as they want so much money but found some homeopathic remedies that actually worked. I also have a 7 month old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel that is my baby. She goes everywhere with me, sleeps under the covers with me, and is just the cutest thing ever.