Looks like my ankle problems might be worse that I thought. Went to the orthopedic today and he wants me to go get a MRI of the ankle to see what's really happening. He suspects that I have a tibia tendon tear. Now I am in a walking cast, and scheduled for an MRI on Saturday bright and early at 7am. Only have to wake up at 5:30 to be there on time. Just called work and told them that I can't work between 6am and 8:30am. Not a bad job, considering I can call and just take off for 2.5 hrs, then back to work. My fear though is that I may need surgery to fix the problem. Maybe just resting the ankle will fix the problem....on can hope.
On to other news. Don't you just love winter? Having 50 degree temps in the afternoon, then waking to find a fresh blanket of snow. That's just what happened here the last 2 days. I supplement the heat in my house with firewood. The smell of wood burning, the smoke in the house...gotta love it. The only thing I hate about it is having to carry the wood into the house and carry the ashes out. Back and forth....tedious. But when I can heat a 90 yr old, 3000 sq ft house for $700/yr, can't complain. I would do even better if I added insulation to the attic. When I had a new heating/ac unit installed last year, the install guys remarked how well the house maintains the temp. Gotta love old plaster walls. Speaking of plaster walls, they are wonderful, until you have to repair them. I live on a major road, with tons of traffic everyday. My house sits fairly close to the road too, but you would never know it. The old plaster walls are a great insulator and sound barrier. Have you ever noticed when you are in an old house, how quite it is in the house. They sure don't make houses like that anymore. In today's houses you can hear every little sound. However, with an old house comes repair. Still haven't finished my bathroom, but other things have interfered.....like winter. Enough babbling.