April 23, 2012
Monday, April 23, 2012
Saturday, I did some more painting on my deck, had lunch out there, got cleaned up and went to New Castle. It is a colonial town on the Delaware River. The Swedes first settled there in the 1600,s and then the Dutch took over. Shortly after the Dutch, William Penn landed in New Castle and it became an English colony. There is a statue of Penn on the green in the center of the town. Erin and I went into the courthouse and a tour guide greeted us and told us all about the courthouse that was built in the 1600,s. He answered our questions and gave us some brochures. The town rolls up its sidewalks at 3:30 so we didn't get to see much more of the colonial houses. We got a colonial ice cream cone that had a window outside of a bar. It was good. We looked inside the Colonial Presbyterian Church. It had been started as a Dutch Reformed Church when under the Colonial rule of the Dutch. We also looked around the cemetery of the colonial Episcopal Church. We left after that as I had to get back to let Danny out.
Yesterday, I did some spring cleaning. I started with Erin,s room because she is very messy. I got that room cleaned up and hope it stays that way. Next will be the little blue bedroom.
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Posted by tedkarol at April 23, 2012 7:37 AM
I could relate to the fact that Erin is messy and the fact that you are bothered by that. Our son from CA and his family just recently left our home after a wonderful visit. But, one day as Dave and I were standing together, we looked at each other and said - "our home looks like a war zone". They too are messy people. They do have a 6 mo. old, which explains some of the mess. Babies needs are great. I will say though, that such messes are tough to look at day after day. We, as well as you, do our best to grin and bear it.
We're having our carpet cleaned today and speaking of war zones, this leaves your home looking pretty messy too, but, we will need to simply replace furniture and then it will be nice to know that our floors are nice and clean too.
Hope you have a great week. Love, Ruth
Probably for your sake it would be best to keep her door shut. Many years ago (pre Len) a friend and I were going to share an apartment. We both realized it was not a good idea. I can't stand clutter, she thrives in it. I would have been picking up after her and resenting it, she would have resented me for picking up. Decided to save our friendship, not to even try.
Years ago Amy and Scott took us to a neat resturant in New Castle. Wish I could remember the name. It was in the historic district and looked like an old inn.