Grump Central Archive: Week of 7 April 2019

Saturday, 13 April 2019. It's being Seattle here again. I'm sick of all this rain.

Grump Central Weather at 3:00 AM

  • temperature 62° F
  • humidity 95%
  • barometer 30.05" steady
  • wind 5 mph S
  • light rain, 0.07" in the last 12 hours

Friday, 12 April 2019. Another unproductive week has crept by. I remain seized by depression. I should be really bothered by this, but I'm not—at least not enough to change anything.

Grump Central Weather at 3:00 AM

  • temperature 47° F
  • humidity 47%
  • barometer 30.23" steady
  • wind 3 mph E
  • no precipitation

Thursday, 11 April 2019. A landmark day three years ago: I installed the 28-foot long 2x12 ridge beam for the garage. That was quite a challenge! Today I face a different challenge: how to finish the house. If it's even possible.

Grump Central Weather at 5:30 AM

  • temperature 40° F
  • humidity 66%
  • barometer 30.13" steady
  • no wind
  • no precipitation

Wednesday, 10 April 2019. What a beautiful day it was three years ago today. I wouldn't mind being transported back to that time—I was active, fit, and blissfully ignorant of the nightmare that was just around the corner...

Grump Central Weather at 5:00 AM

  • temperature 44° F
  • humidity 91%
  • barometer 29.75" steady
  • no wind
  • no precipitation

Tuesday, 9 April 2019. On this day in 2016, I'd nearly completed framing the walls of the first level. Three years later, things are looking "good," but I'm nowhere near where I'd expected to be by now. I'd like to say I got some work done on the house outside, but it was actually too warm—it hit 80° yesterday afternoon. Maybe Wednesday, when the high isn't even supposed to hit 60°. Wacky weather indeed.

Grump Central Weather at 4:00 AM

  • temperature 55° F
  • humidity 85%
  • barometer 29.68" steady
  • no wind
  • no precipitation

Monday, 8 April 2019. On this day in 2016, the concrete crew was digging holes for the deck footings. Today I wonder if I'll ever get to build that deck...

Grump Central Weather at 5:30 AM

  • temperature 54° F
  • humidity 96%
  • barometer 29.90" falling
  • no wind
  • light rain, 0.22" in 12 hours

Sunday, 7 April 2019. Spent some of the day yesterday helping a friend replace his mailbox after it had been demolished by a drunk driver the night before. I also received a surprise gift in the mail from a modeler—proof that there are still some genuinely nice people on the planet.

Grump Central Weather at 6:00 AM

  • temperature 42° F
  • humidity 96%
  • barometer 30.21" steady
  • no wind
  • no precipitation

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