Friday, December 13, 2013
The Labors of Hercules.
I am flat on my back pecking this out with a stylus on my Kindle. Today the weather was good and I did not waste the opportunity to get things done. I cleaned all the leaves off the roofs of both porches. On the back porch this is not so bad. On the front porch if I fall off I will have lots of time to think about it before the shattering crash at the bottom. I repaired some loose shakes and put waterproofing on the decks. Then I cleaned out all the gutters and used the leaf blower to clean all around the house. Hauling my two huge ladders around was not fun. I miss having my son to help me. My wife and daughter would bring me out something to drink but of course neither of them was around today. I'm beat tonight. The ferrets are taking up most of the bed but I have one side to myself. Ragnar has been sick for a couple of days and if he isn't better tomorrow it's time to go to the vet. Rain this weekend so with all the essential work done I can rest. We were going to see the hobbit Saturday as a belated anniversary treat to ourselves but my wife has the flu and won't be home this week. I offered to go get her but she didn't feel well enough to make the trip. Maybe next week.