Remembering Barbara Bush

This will be another “indoor” day–watching television coverage of the Barbara Bush funeral. The Houston NBC station has presented beautiful stories about the Bush family. Perhaps more hours devoted to her life (by local stations) because this has been their home for decades. Barbara Bush has had enormous influence in the community; heartwarming interviews with people touched by her kindness. 

Thankfully, the yard sale wasn’t advertised (and the banner is down). Rain. and chill, would have limited customers AGAIN  like previous two “disagreeable weather” weekends.

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Early to mid-morning, my eyes were not constantly on the television screen. While listening to announcers, I prepared a veggie soup–ideal for a cool, cloudy, maybe rainy day. Conversely, during the entire funeral service, my eyes were fixed on the TV set.

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Maybe later ?!

Furthermore: Aches and pains from bending and lifting blocks. Not complaining; good exercise!!

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I’m such a “wimp”?! Almost ten and I’m still cold. I’m wearing a warm robe and a sweater (over flannel pajamas), and warm fuzzy slippers. I’m eating “comfort food”: Delicious homemade cake delivered yesterday, by a friend. ~~ It’s a fact: Electric heaters do not do a good job heating my trailer home!! Before Fall and Winter, I’ll negotiate with a local propane company for a large tank and regular delivery.

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Hard at work ?!

Twenty-twenty hindsight: I forgot to put weights on the blocks yesterday. I “did” weights when I prepared my patio at the CARE Center. With forethought, I scrubbed the floor in the laundry room in preparation for the refrigerator. Two loads of laundry while working on the projects.

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More time devoted to the blocks but not enough “showing” to merit another picture.

Strenuous task !!

Heat, and HUMIDITY, will be here soon so imperative that I return to this project while pleasant weather. One-and-one-half hours was my limit for early morning. I’m exhausted!! There’s more to do and I won’t procrastinate.

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Check my earlier blog; in January and February some of the wood was removed by a strong handyman.

Beastly workout !!

When I noticed the neighbor was gone, I ignored my fatigue and hastened to move “his”  things from “my”  place to his. “Neighbor”  has had more than five months to move his stuff.

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With exception of first…  above are “before”  pictures; below are “after.”

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I am super exhausted but “jumped” at the opportunity to move things. The man seldom leaves his bed, let alone leave the property. I’ll spare you the encyclopedia of information about my neighbor. This one detail: He is not a pleasant person. No, he isn’t ill; he’s a hypochondriac who lays in bed watching television. ~~ Wow!! I had a strenuous one-hour workout!! ~~ If you don’t hear from me for several days, the neighbor killed me?!

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I searched for more pictures to document my frustration–and my actions.

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