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Monday was a wet dog [Mar. 14th, 2017|11:44 am]
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Carrie seems terrified of towels. Unlike drought era California, we do have rain here and she has no choice but to get wet. Not sure how to solve this: manhandling her so that i can dry her doesn't seem likely to help. Must remember to have treats at hand. Maybe some treats while holding towels, etc.

Winteresque weather has returned. We're due some solid lows (22°F). The peony has emerged, and i think i need to keep it protected. It out grew the cover i had for it on the first day -- i need something else. Maybe a sheet or towel over an old tomato cage?

Christine gave me a game camera/camera trap for my birthday, and i think i have ruined it by leaving it in "aim" mode all day on the very first day. Eventually i need to call them for support. Not happy about the fuss.

This morning a near catastrophe occurred. My teapot's handle gave way: it is bamboo held on with wire hooks through the ceramic, one of which finally slipped through the loop. I had a heavy robe on, protecting me from a serious scald. I was able to have a controlled drop of the tea pot, right side up, on to the empty dog bed below, so there was still tea. The thought of that failure occurring at some other more vulnerable moment is daunting.

I can't remember if it was my Silver or Cadmium year resolution that was about habits, but i think that this year is going to be about habits again. I've dropped so many. Some drops may be just fine, but i think others need to come back.

Goals Check-In: Spring of Indium year, week 2 of 8


I came up with a morning schedule last Wednesday and put little chimes on my phone to urge me to move on. Thursday & Friday & Saturday went well; Sunday had snow and the time shift. Monday went well, this morning i had a near catastrophe.

That's not as bad as i thought.

More goals to come.

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[User Picture]From: randomdreams
2017-03-15 01:54 am (UTC)
I've protected a lot of crops via a tarp over the plant with a light bulb in there.
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