This beauty just fully opened today. I love it so very, very much. It is the definition of pink and the definition of delicate and the definition of simple elegance.
If you ask me.
Last year I thought I'd identified it but when I double checked that today, I decided that I was wrong. It's close, but that isn't it. I've used the online camellia identifier search but it comes up with zero suggestions. I've used Google image search.
I've used my plant ID app and it just calls it a camellia which of course I know already.
So for now, she shall remain nameless.
And shameless in her glory.
Owen has been here most of the day and I love having him here. He is so helpful. And it makes me so happy when he says, "I love being here!" and I know he means it.
The plan for the fellas getting work done has gone a bit awry although they did get our new bed on a frame. More on that later.
What they HAVE done is to go and buy a virtual reality device thing that they have figured out and enjoyed immensely.
They wanted me to try it and I did and for a few moments I was underwater, surrounded by sharks. It was scary awesome. I can't describe the level of reality there. I'm not sure what all they've done but dancing with a robot is one thing for sure. This seems to be quite enjoyable and I won't make any judgements about that until I, too, have danced with a robot.
Like I said they got a frame under our bed. They went back upstairs and took the frame from underneath our old bed and brought it down, set it up, and put the new bed on it. It is now a good height for my husband although I may need little pet steps to get in bed. We haven't actually been sleeping on it because of a lot of details that no one needs to hear about but tonight we'll be back in there and Owen will be sleeping in the middle bedroom where we've been sleeping. I dusted the furniture in there and it's pretty cozy.
I still need to move some pictures back into that room. The ones that I cherish and seem to need around me as I sleep.
Right now Owen and Boppy are building a fire outside to cook the steaks on. I love watching them do things together. It just makes my heart so happy. I have made yet another loaf of sourdough which is about to go into the oven. I will be air frying the onion rings and cooking artichokes. I hope the boy will be pleased.
Oh! One more thing- I decided to truly give the refrigerator that's waiting for its new compressor a real cleaning today and I'm so glad I did. It was getting quite stinky in there and I've even been leaving the doors to it open. When I pulled out one of the freezer drawers I discovered the definite source of the stink.
Some packages of ground venison had gotten trapped between the drawer and the freezer.
You don't want to know.
Luckily they'd been vacuum sealed so they hadn't leaked but the wrapping was not odor-proof.