T-minus 18 days

Walkabout: A temporary return to traditional nomadic life, taken especially between periods of work or residence and usually involving a period of travel through the bush.

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Gardening: Prepping for Veggies

The rains are mostly done, and we are coming out of hibernation, or the post move in & remodel coma. Before we take on important tasks like insulation & house painting, we need a bite to eat. Vegetable beds need to get started!

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Stain

We created a large bookcase in the media room – it took us all weekend, and Scott had had the lumber cut, more or less, before we started. Mostly it was he and I, but when the rain loomed while we hadn't finished applying wood stain on the shelves, we called for help and friends S & z showed up. And when it was time to lift heavy objects, we talked A & K into into move things with us. The conversations were, uh, not necessarily safe for work (hence the initialing, in case they want plausible deniability)

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Flowers

I had the occurrence to compare ecosystems while walking under a tall, flowering purple bush with Amanda the other night. Jogging, really, and I reached up to touch the blooms as I identified the rhododendron as 'not a lilac' which made Amanda laugh.

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