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The plan had been to spend the weekend painting. First the living room bookcases and then the trim that still needs doing. It was a great plan. But then I thought about The Garage Sale. The annual street sale on the Little Street. And I thought about all those boxes downstairs and the fact that I had sorted through only a fraction of them. So I spent a day and a half sorting through an entire room of boxes.

1. Garbage

2. Keep

3. Garage Sale.

Very satisfying. Although in retrospect I wish I had been painting. When I finally finish the bookcases I will be able to unpack STACKS of book boxes.

First coat on bookcase # 1. Farrow and Ball’s Cat’s Paw. Even if you don’t like the colour you have to love the name. Finished the top half on the weekend. And started on bookcase # 2. By the end of the coming weekend. That would be grand.

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Shocking really. Almost the whole of April and all of May. The twin issues of the horribly slow replacement computer and the yet to be replaced camera battery charger loom still. ┬áMakes nonsense out of the phrase, “Click of a button”.

But I know I will regret my failure to record the comings and goings. So I will grit my teeth and live with these challenges.

We are waiting for lots to happen. Things not photo worthy have been going on. Our 200 amp service is connected and running. YAY. Our air conditioner was hooked up last Friday just in time for the heat wave. Yay again.

Tim spent the entire weekend in the garden. Disposing of weeds, leveling ground and spreading top soil. The birds were soooooo happy. All those worms. They sat in the trees overhead chirping away.

And because I cannot resist a plant sale I brought home some “pinks” which Tim planted for me in one of our sunny spots.

I have never had “pinks” before. But have admired those growing in other gardens.

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