That’s French for “What a pity.” I’m chiding myself because two lovely purses were purchased–but never used. I’m trying to organize my wardrobe for the cruise (less than one week away). As I–belatedly–process through things that have been packed for months–or years–I discover items that should have been donated rather than stored. Granted, I did not pay the original retail price for the purses but too bad I didn’t enjoy the purchase. The lesson is “Use it or relinquish it!!”
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Weather-wise, it is an extremely beautiful day–after one-and-one-forth inches of rain. Not too hot, not too cold. Perhaps I’ll get a lot of projects accomplished this next week?! One project, this morning: Secure the tarp on the shelter so it doesn’t fly away in the wind. The plants were moved out into the sunshine.
For all my good intentions, the wind was my enemy!!
Check Good tidings of great joy.
The television images are beautiful. Barring a heavy wind that topples the TV antenna (like it toppled the supports of my shelter), I hope for many months–or years–of free television viewing. ~~ Dave spent over four hours working with the components. I’m so grateful for his tireless efforts!! Fortunately, the predicted major rain storm held off until seconds before Dave descended from the roof. Project completed.
Eighty-two channels!! Many Spanish and Asian… but an awesome variety for me. No contract, no monthly bill. FYI: With three RG-6 cables, the total cost was just short of $200.00. A bargain, IMHO!!
Question: Is “customer service” a relic of the past??
I hate confusion!! The power strip, and box labeled “cable, ‘sat,’ DVD,” plus numerous coax and electric cords was a nightmare to this old lady (picture three) . I often tell people “I ascribe to the ‘KISS’ principle: Keep it simple, senior.” ~~ All the items for the new TV antenna have arrived. Dave took a look last night but getting too dark to do much. Not wanting to put too much work on Dave, I disassembled the “spaghetti” and reworked the arrangement (adding a Monster Power strip with surge protection). I’ll let Dave do the hard stuff like climbing ladders and standing on the roof. I’ll keep my feet on the ground, thank you!!
The day was exceptionally nice–and warm. The temperature reached 70 degrees (or more here; 76 degrees in Houston). I should have worked in the yard and storage building but prepared previous message Keep it simple. I had three visitors (extremely unusual) and we sat on the patio and chatted. One hour into our conversation, I suddenly asked Ken if he would help me with a project. He hesitated…, skeptical? I pointed out my proposed shelter and said I need help spreading the large tarp. He was agreeable… and it did not take very long. The pictures tell the story. IMHO, it looked good. Next time we have some freezing temperatures, my perennial plants will be safe.
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After a day with accomplishments, I’ll relax with a good book in front of the fire. A fire… thanks to a VHS-tape.
Remember my message from November 8th? I signed up for the program; I paid valuable dollars for the coaching!! I have “procrastinated” spending time watching the on-line instructions. I’ve had “good intentions” but there’s an old expression that haunts me. I’ve said it before: I need to clone myself so I can accomplish all my projects!!