Archive for October 19th, 2021

Diary #590

I don’t normally give Cicero his breakfast peanuts on the front porch, because, as you can see, it makes a bit of a mess.  But now that the monsoon season is once again upon us, I don’t have the heart to make him eat his breakfast in the rain, so if it’s actively falling when I get up in the morning, I’ll feed him in the dry spot near the door.  You can see where that stops in this picture, and you can also see the peanut storage in that garbage can; we buy ’em in bulk because it’s cheaper, and the wooden frame is to keep him from knocking it over (it was originally built because Orville kept doing exactly that).  And you can also see a hand truck which someone apparently forgot to put away after bringing my new desk upstairs last week; Jae is starting to work on my office, which is good because I’ve wanted that for a while now and we’ll have fewer days to work on the bathhouse now that it’s raining half of the week or more.  I would’ve liked to have a good bit of roofing up before this started, but it didn’t work out that way; still, there should be enough dry days over the next couple of months to make some slow progress before the really heavy rain arrives with the winter.

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