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Tough Workout, Lots Of Errands & A Call From Harry

July 29, 2015

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Exhausted after the Memphis quick trip followed by the gate lock not opening, Monday morning still arrives with DH leaving for the airport while I head to exercise with our trainer, Greg, who brought his little boy to see our farm last Saturday. Precious little boy!

Core, lower body, upper body, weights, cardio – yep, it was a great workout.

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A “Walmart run,” Whole Foods stop, Home Depot for the new gate lock then waiting, waiting, waiting for the US Post Office to open. 8:30am – gee, half my day is gone by then!

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Unload everything at the apartment, change clothes, something to eat, set the combination on the new lock. Phone rings: “Have you already been out to the place?” “No, Harry, I had errands to run after exercise.” “Well, you may want to come on out here. They’re putting in the fireplace inserts. Oh, didn’t you get a spec sheet about the vent-a-hood?”
Oh no. I forgot to leave the spec sheet for Johnny our builder.
“I’m getting in the car right now.”

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Fill the water bottle. Load Lucy & her bed in the car. Fill her water bowl. Drive. Thirty minutes later we are turning into the driveway & up the hill we go.

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Park the car. Unload Lu. Unlock the barn & speak to Moxie who wants to be brushed. Grab the spec sheet & my big gardening hat. Walk to the house – lots of activity. Lots of people.

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Johnny, Harry & Darrell the electrician were waiting for me in the kitchen.
Very good news – Johnny had installed a 10-inch pipe for the vent-a-hood, exactly what the spec sheet called for.

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Great Room Wood-Burning Fireplace

Discussing with Darrell light placement in the master bathroom at the vanities. Seeing that he had installed the lights with vents in the shower & water closet. Even electrical outlets in the house & on the deck – working outlets!

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Then to pick tomatoes & okra – the temperature is already in the 90’s, humidity around a 1000 percent! Yep, gonna get overheated today!

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