Becky , Racoons, And A Porch
September 17, 2015
Our sweet Becky enjoys watching cars go by. Highway 51 is not far from our home, and porch. Every day I find something new to clean in order to help make our porch more appealing, and a little more convenient.
This morning I wish I would have had our camera prepared . Our little dog Candy girl was trying to get to the porch, but our cat Boo Bear had a grip on Candy's leash with his paws, and was playing with it , and holding Candy back. Candy pulled as hard as she could, but Boo had a powerful grip on her leash. She could not pull free. Candy is a small dog that we lovingly call our hound. Boo is a very large, beautiful male cat that loves to play. When Candy freed herself from Boo, she went straight underneath Joann's gown, and to visit Becky.
It is a warm morning . Our weather forecaster said today would turn hot, around ninety four degrees. Becky wanted to sit in her wheelchair by her folding table. We placed two large electric fans on the porch to help reduce the heat.
I need to buy some plywood from our hardware store to repair a few large openings in the floor. The porch is closed in, but has a lot of windows I once installed with screens so that they could be opened. It is a good porch, for my family to enjoy views of the outdoors . Every day, Becky wants to go on the porch, so we do whatever is possible to give her what she wants.
I purchased some nice folding tables. Two are very large, and two more are medium in size. The smaller ones are convenient , for us to serve outdoor meals, and refreshments on them. Two raccoons come for food every day. Becky watches them, and Candy barks at them in order to make sure they will not come close to us. There is a temptation to be more friendly with the raccoons, but they are wild so it is best to leave them alone .
We saw a large wild rabbit running across our yard. There are squirrels that run across the top of our home. Becky also watches lizards that look like miniature dinosaurs as they try to catch insects. We have a lot of birds that visit our car shed, and Pecan tree.
This morning Becky drank her large cup of coffee. I made some biscuits, and baked them. It is getting kind of hot so we want be on our porch long. We had a few cool days, and look forward to more of them in the future.
We constantly check on Becky to make sure she stays cool enough, but soon it will be best , for Joann, and Becky to come back into our house where we have air conditioners.
I always have work to do. My plan is to eventually make the porch , and air conditioned set up. Joann just finished cooking Becky some Alfredo sauce with Penne's.
I am sure our pets, and raccoons will enjoy their snacks , and our leftovers.