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Impelling – The view inside the new washer is bright, shiny, and rather sci-fi looking.

And that’s the cabinets fitted – I’ve still got to make a pantry to fill the open space on the left, and another set of shelves on the opposite side of the room too. +1

Cabinets fitted on one side. Now for the cabinets on the opposite wall.

Ginger fitting hinges – currently we are adding some high-level storage for ‘little used’ items.

Boxes – we have some work to do today. The utility room remodel is getting out of hand! We had already dealt with several boxes when I took this picture.

Final coat of stain – Made a lot of difference to the color. Now to varnish it all, add door handles, and it’s finished. +3

Distractions – A couple of weeks before Christmas the dryer broke down. We were just about to have the utility room, painted, so Ginger decided that she’d pop out and buy a new dryer and washer for the freshly painted room. And that’s when the work began. Two-minute read, +1

Gary and Ginger, Christmas Day, 2021 – Like the shirt? I was wearing it, plus shorts, in honor of the unseasonably hot weather we were having. +1

Essential Supplies – What the Brit abroad needs.

Fronds and bottles – Testing my new cell phone’s camera in the dark. +3

Storm clouds over Ozark – checking on the radar, the storm was nine miles away over Ozark.

Ginger – Breakfast at Denny’s.

Breakfast at Denny’s – Ginger, immersed in her phone.

Packed and Ready to go – The Bishop’s staff were delivering the second of two training events for new vestry and church leaders this Saturday morning. Like most meetings nowadays, it was on Zoom. I got to be slide master, and we all gave 10-minute talks to introduce ourselves and let the folks know how we can help them. As soon as we’d finished delivering the morning’s training I was ready to get changed and head out of here! Two-minute read.

An evening visitor and more clumsiness – I was sitting in my hammock thinking about preparing dinner when I felt some water splash on my foot. It was raining hard, but I was nice and dry, and I thought it a bit odd. I bent down to investigate and spotted this little peeper, who’d hopped in to join me sheltering from the rain.

There go my backpacking plans – Things started to get a bit surreal as it dawned on me that I was the “Cardiac Emergency” just announced on the hospital PA system. Five-minute read, 2 pictures

View from the bluffs overlooking Beaver Creek at Hercules Glades. Video: 22 seconds & 2 pictures

The Hunchback of Hercules – While hiking west on the Pilot (Tower) Trail to the bluffs I was caught by a thunderstorm. Finally a real chance to try out my rain poncho! It worked fine, but with the temperatures up in the mid eighties it was hot and humid with it on. One-minute read, 2 pictures

Too good not to share – Today I received a couple of phone calls … from myself. I wonder which of my many clones it was.

Anticrepuscular Rays.

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