17.1.13

Winter Blues

So winter is here.  It has snowed a few times.  I've finally faced my fears and braved the snow covered roads.  I'm quiter proud of myself.  I didnt freak out, or cry or anything insane.  Just drove like an old lady, que theme music for "Driving Mrs. Daisy", if you please.  Not something I enjoy, but at least now I know I can drive in the snow when needed.

I'm waiting on spring, so I can get out and trim my grape vines, and turn the ground.  I really want a motorized cultivator, but unfortunately they cost a little more than I can afford at the moment.  *SIGH*  Maybe next year.  Big project for Marius when he comes home in August is to insulate the outside of the house, i.e. Stucco, his specialty.  I can't wait for people here, who think they know how to do stucco, to see a real professional do it.  My baby is a perfectionist.  I'm not, but he makes me proud!

Don't have a whole lot to say at the moment, but thought I'd share my current thoughts as it has been a while since I've written anything.

Hope everyone is enjoying snuggling by the fires with cups of hot cocoa or boiled wine.  Don't turn your nose up, it's REALLY good!!!

5 comments:

Gorges Smythe said...

Can you get chaains and studded tires over there?

AND, were you getting spammed, or why the word verification? (Ot did I just forget you had it?)

Anonymous said...

It's spring now in Tulcea ?

Stuart said...

Hello Odessa,

Saw you on Raoul Pop's Youtube Channel. I really admire your gumption to move to a foreign country. I also admire your farming expertise. I have tried to do a little gardening here in Hokkaido, Japan. So far, so so... Winter lasts forever here. I hope spring brings some good weather and rain and you get off to a good start with you farm. Romania is a wonderful country. I haven't been to Tulcea, only central Romania. Last time was in 2003. I miss it a bit!

Odessa Toma said...

It is spring here now. JUST starting to warm up enough to open doors and windows. Garden is planted and growing! Now if I could get enough water pressure up here on the hill I'd be in heaven!

Odessa Toma said...

Gorges I was getting spammed.

I can get chains here, but I settle for winter tires!